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Nissan's future cars could read your mind

Nissan's future cars could read your mind
From Engadget - January 3, 2018

"When most people think about autonomous driving, they have a very impersonal vision of the future, where humans relinquish control to the machines," said Nissan VP Daniele Schillaci. "B2V technology does the opposite, by using signals from their own brain to make the drive even more exciting and enjoyable."

Nissan is on the cutting edge of green and autonomous tech with its Leaf EV, now packing about 150 miles of range and the semi-autonomous ProPilot system. Even when self-driving cars become the norm, however, manufacturers like Nissan say they will still give drivers control if they want.

As such, it's experimenting with ways to enhance manual driving and make it more fun. "Nissan is the very first manufacturer that is bringing real-time brain activity in vehicles as a means for enhancing driving pleasure," said Nissan senior researcher Lucian Gheorghe.

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