An ergonomic joystick with haptic feedback replaces complicated controls on the new Lexuses
By Lawrence Ulrich
Posted 08.07.2009 at 4:40 pm 1 Comment
Since satellite radio, Bluetooth-connected cellphones and navigation systems all began competing for a driver’s attention, car companies have been trying to develop control systems intuitive enough that drivers can command their car’s gizmos without careening into a tree. The smartest new interface we’ve seen in a while is from Lexus, whose Remote Touch system combines a mouse-like joystick with haptic feedback and a high-mounted display screen.
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