Mercedes launching G-class with resin cube '79

Hey Mercedes develop an all-new voice assistant

Mercedes-Benz revealed a new user interface at the International Consumer Electronics Show ( ) on Tuesday.

M - Artificial intelligence, once just the purview of sci-fi films, is soon coming to a Mercedes-Benz near you - but its name isn't HAL, it's MBUX, or Mercedes-Benz User Experience.

The system uses a Linux base and actually has decent hardware for vehicle infotainment standards - 8 Gb RAM, a six-core CPU and graphics by Nvidia.

Mercedes will offer the cockpit screens in three different configurations comprising the instrument cluster and infotainment system: two 7-inch displays, a 7-inch display and a 10.25-inch display, and two 10.25 inch displays.

Federal government awards San Diego $20 million for the homeless
In addition, homelessness among families with children declined 14.2 percent across the state since 2016. The continuum of care grants provided will give support to individuals and families across the state.

The MBUX is a new user interface system that allows the occupants of the vehicle to issue commands to the auto using voice, touch or buttons.

MBUX debuts on the next Mercedes A-Class hatchback later this year. The display on the screens is visually very clear and modern-looking, while the menus are tiered to make the most-used functions immediately accessible. Similar to systems like Amazon Alexa, the voice-activated assistant can be summoned with the phrase "Hey, Mercedes". It learns and responds accordingly to the things the users say. A unique feature of the MBUX is the system's ability to learn your driving habits thanks to artificial intelligence. While some of those features are starting to become in luxury vehicles, Mercedes-Benz hopes MBUX will separate itself from competitors with its simple, intuitive design.

Khan said the system would allow drivers to talk to their cars the same way they might talk to friends, and would update to incorporate new slang terms. Important reminders are given by the system as well like when the user needs to attend a meeting, call someone or go to a certain location at a given time.

Related News:

  • Those not on NRC likely to face trouble

    Those not on NRC likely to face trouble

    So, my only request to the government is that no genuine citizen should be left out of that register, ” she said. The Bill proposes to grant citizenship to Hindu Bengalis with a cut-off date of December 31, 2014.
    Gardner to Investigate Greitens Affair

    Gardner to Investigate Greitens Affair

    She also said during the taped conversation that Greitens threatened to release the photo if she went public about the affair. The woman involved in the affair has not been named. "This personal matter has been addressed by the Governor and Mrs.
    Mississippi DOT joins Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    Mississippi DOT joins Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said human trafficking is deep underground, making it a challenge to address. Because human trafficking occurs behind closed doors, she says better awareness and understanding are important.
  • Female SNK fighters team up for Switch beat 'em up

    Female SNK fighters team up for Switch beat 'em up

    The trailer showed series mainstays Mai Shiranui, Athena, Yuri Sakazaki, Kula Diamond and Leona Heidern. The most powerful women in SNK's storied fighting history will soon have their own Switch fighter.
    Mariah Carey Stole Meryl Streep's Seat at the Golden Globes

    Mariah Carey Stole Meryl Streep's Seat at the Golden Globes

    The pop star goes on to talk about finally meeting actor Steve Carell , 13 years after his notorious scene in The 40-Year-Old Virgin where he screams her name while getting his chest waxed.
    Villagers attack Bihar CM's convoy, securitymen injured

    Villagers attack Bihar CM's convoy, securitymen injured

    Kumar was not hurt in the incident but a few of his security personnel were said to have recieved injuries. Nitish Kumar is on a state-wide tour these days to learn the needs of the people for developing the state.
  • Nancy Pelosi mocks bipartisan meeting on immigration for having only white men

    Pelosi was concerned that no minority members of Congress were included in the meeting. She specifically mentioned the race of the negotiators and the race of those left out.
    Bezos Donates $33 Million to Dreamers' Scholarship Fund

    Bezos Donates $33 Million to Dreamers' Scholarship Fund

    They also must pay out-of-state or worldwide tuition, which often more than three times in-state tuition in more than 15 states. Bezos' wealth recently hit. "MacKenzie and I are honored to be able to help today's Dreamers by funding these scholarships".
    Trump Suggests He Has 'Very Good Relationship' With North Korea's Kim

    Trump Suggests He Has 'Very Good Relationship' With North Korea's Kim

    As a result of Chinese help so far, Trump said he has not been tough on China as he would like to be. Trump has been of late more open, on more than one occasion, to having a dialogue with North Korea.
  • Pune real estate sees prices drop for the first time

    Pune real estate sees prices drop for the first time

    The capital city recorded the highest-ever office transaction (3.34 mnsqft) in a six-month period during (July December 2017). For instance, a stamp duty charge waiver, a standard discount now, amounts to an additional 5 per cent cost benefit.
    Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah Would Reportedly Cost Real Madrid 'At Least' £80M

    Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah Would Reportedly Cost Real Madrid 'At Least' £80M

    Liverpool have already let one of their star names leave the Anfield as Philippe Coutinho left for FC Barcalona for 160 million euros.
    Budget to tackle rural distress, job creation, investments

    Budget to tackle rural distress, job creation, investments

    When asked about the suggestion regarding long-term capital gains tax, he said the issue relates to budget and did not elaborate. Kumar added that NITI Aayog will soon come out with a new way of monitoring employment, based on various high-frequency data.


Most liked

Gov. Sam Brownback to deliver his final State of the State address
Brownback's administration worked on its budget proposals for weeks, allowing hints to leak to lawmakers early. In fact, he blocked us on every path, and now he's just putting the screws to us for next year.

Here's the real reason why Game of Thrones isn't airing until 2019
Now, however, we know that season 8 won't come until 2019 which pushing back the earliest possible start date for the spinoff. The duo wanted as much time as they could to make the strongest - and most epic - episodes that they possibly could.

Unusual Gainer Making Charming Facts: Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG)
The energy company reported ($1.24) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.16) by ($1.08). The Volatility 12m of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (AMEX:CQP) is 18.743800. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) for 135 shares.

Diet Coke Gets Brand Makeover In Bid To Attract Millenials
Almost a year ago Coca-Cola revealed a new "one brand" marketing approach to counteract the brand's diluted presence on shelf. The new Diet Coke range will be packaged in taller 12-oz cans, and sold as on-the-go singles and in eight-packs.

'John Wick' TV Series 'The Continental' Coming to Starz
The show will focus on the unusual events that occur inside the hotel-for-assassins, The Continental , according to Deadline . There is no word on whether or not this will affect (possible title) John Wick Chapter 3 , but we'll know soon enough.

United States updates travel advisory; puts India at level 2
Now every country has a travel advisory based on this system, which has replaced all the previous such advisories. The UK, France and China were included in Level 2 - Be aware of heightened risks to safety and security.

US Blocks Sale of MoneyGram to Ant Financial
The Chinese behemoth was forced to raise its initial offer for MoneyGram back in April after Euronet stepped into the fray. While China dealmakers acknowledged the signal sent by Ant's MoneyGram failure, most viewed it as a one-off situation.

Taylor Swift Has Sold $180 Million in 'Reputation Tour' Tickets Already!
The 10-time Grammy victor announced that she is adding a second show to her Philadelphia stop on her Reputation Stadium Tour . A glimpse at MetLife Stadium's availability for the July 20 and July 21 shows echoes what the source told the newspaper.

Suspect accused of shooting Knoxville police officer now TBI's 'Most Wanted'
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said the driver shot at the officer with a handgun and a shotgun. So we ask that folks if you see the vehicle, if you know this individual, then do not intervene.

OPEC oil cut adherence rises in Dec as Venezuela output slides
Oil prices fell Friday as some investors cashed in on the week's strong gains and others mulled ambiguous US inventory data. Gasoline stocks in the US are expected to grow by 2 million barrels a week, distillates - by 1.3 million barrels.

Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP) and Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM)
It worsened, as 15 investors sold BEAT shares while 66 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. It increased, as 56 investors sold C shares while 400 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes.

Indian state of Tamil Nadu enters 7th day
The striking unions wanted the wage revision to be fixed at 2.57 times - while the state government insisted it be 2.44. The strike has affected the passengers across the state.

Amazon CEO Now the Richest in History
Gates has given away 700 million shares of Microsoft, which are worth more than $60 billion along with nearly $3 billion in cash. Bezos earned the title of world's richest person back in July, when he briefly passed Bill Gates, but lost the spot soon after.

Blaze Car Park Could Be Demolished
A WREXHAM couple were told they would not be getting their auto back after a major fire engulfed a multi-storey parking facility. The horses were moved to safety inside the arena. "We are extremely thankful to the emergency services for their efforts".

Kwara FC Players, Officials Escape Death
From pictures circulating on social media, the Kwara United's team bus has been badly damaged from the crash. Oke said that the injured player and officials were receiving treatment in a hospital in Ibadan.