By operating a touch screen the driver has got no feedback of the operating system in the past. With haptic landscapes it is now possible to become an acoustic and haptic feedback via vibrations of sliders and keys after a selection is done.
NIO in collaboration with SGL Carbon
Can contribute to the reduction of driver distraction
Variable programmable haptic feedback
Button contour can be felt
Individualization of contours possible
Plastics or real glass surface options
The smart autonomous door system is a necessary function for automated driving. Driverless vehicles must be able to open and close their doors even without operators or door handles to deal with different practical situations and allow passengers to get in and out conveniently.