PeterH on October 21st, 2015

A wealth of new features for a pleasant atmosphere

During the systematic further development of the entire climate control system, a particular focus was placed on the development goals of performance, air quality, precise regulation, noise level and efficiency.


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PeterH on October 20th, 2015

B-Klasse (W246) Verkehrszeichen-Assistent B-Class (W246) Traffic Sign Assist

A component of COMAND Online, Traffic Sign Assist helps the driver to obey the rules of the road – particularly beneficial when driving on long, monotonous stretches of road with variable message signs, through roadworks or in unfamiliar cities.


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PeterH on October 17th, 2015

Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse Coupé (C 217); Touchpad; 2013

Commands at the touch of a finger

The touchpad in the new C-Class developed by Mercedes-Benz marks an evolutionary step. As on a smartphone, all the head unit functions can be operated using finger gestures.      (more…)

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PeterH on October 12th, 2015


In online contact with the car

Mercedes-Benz is introducing a new package of services in Europe under the name “Mercedes connect me”.      (more…)

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PeterH on October 9th, 2015

MAGIC VISION CONTROL adaptive windscreen washing system

Conjuring trick for outstanding visibility

  • World premiere – wipe and wash systems folded into one
  • A duct system takes the water directly to the wiper blade
  • Three partly autonomous wash programmes
  • Fully heated system against snow and ice


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Assistenzsysteme für die Stadt: Gefahren sehen und erkennen wie der Mensch - Eine Verkehrssituation mit Fußgängern, Radfahrern und alle Objekte sind eindeutig detektiert und erkannt. Dank Szenen-Labeling. Driver assistance systems for the city: seeing and recognising dangers in the same way as a human - A traffic situation with pedestrians and cyclists and every object is clearly detected and identified. Thanks to scene-labeling.

  • Where is the danger? Scene labelling allows complex traffic situations to be reliably understood
  • Has he stopped? Or is he walking? Identifying the intentions of crossing pedestrians
  • All clear? City-centre lane changing made easy
  • Where next? Identifying intentions to turn or change lane
  • Closing presentation of UR:BAN research project


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