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iDrive – The New Interaction Concept for Automotive Cockpits
Published October 21, 2002 by Convergence Transportation Electronics Association in United States
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The very first objective of each HMI system is to arrange its handling as intuitive and easy as possible so that the driver can concentrate on the driving, which means driving in a safe manner as well as real fun to drive. Since the arrival of microelectronics, the number of functions in the vehicle which go beyond the straightforward business of driving have been ever increasing. This enormous range of functionality and information should continue to be usable easily and intuitively by the most varied types of driver without diverting the driver's attention from the traffic and putting the safety of the driver and passengers at risk. With the new operation concept iDrive BMW has set a big milestone.