Snow report, horoscope and puzzle fun: With the Keyword “Hey Mercedes” are the passengers of a Mercedes-Benz from now on four new entertainment options in the multimedia system MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) available. Among other things, the IT has stored, in the meantime, his tie and starting in April in many languages on the “You.”
With the car on You: Personal, close bond, thanks to MBUX the new type of interaction between the driver and the vehicle. Starting in April, will be progressively introduced in new vehicles in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Poland, Taiwan, and in Hong Kong, a new Form of speech. MBUX is a first-name basis in these countries in the future, the customer, rather than formal “you” address. To strengthen the emotional bond the customer to your Mercedes with MBUX as a personal assistant.
Skiers get their money’s worth: “Hey Mercedes, how the snow in Samnaun is?” Mercedes-Benz has now integrated the option in the infotainment system IT to display the weather for certain regions of the read – in almost all languages. This includes, among other things, the snow report for popular ski resorts, such as Samnaun. Both the snow levels on the mountain and in the valley are displayed and read aloud are available as well as how many lifts and how many of them are in operation.
“Hey Mercedes, tell me the horoscope for Aquarius!”: In addition, IT looks for the driver in the star, so his eyes can stay on the road. The query of a personal horoscope (only in German and UK English available) was also added. For the horoscope is requested by voice dialogue, the date of birth or the zodiac signs and the daily horoscope is read to you.
City, country, river: in Addition to star in the interpretation of MBUX operated now also as a Quizmaster, and among the passengers with an exciting Geo-puzzles to the main cities in the world. That makes the trip in a Mercedes-Benz still entertaining.
IT is complemented with these Services, the comprehensive functions for entertainment and support during the journey. Among the other Strengths of MBUX wizard in addition to the user-friendly voice-the intuitive touch-screen operation of the Media display and the navigation display with Augmented-Reality technology in the active Navigation: A video image of the environment is also enriched with useful navigation information.
Source: Daimler AG