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BMW’s upcoming iDrive version to have touchscreen and gesture recognition


The world’s largest premium automaker, Germany’s BMW, has been one of the pioneers of advanced car human-machine interface – and its iDrive infotainment system is already a piece of auto history. Now the Munich-based automaker has announced plans to upgrade the next-generation iDrive system to feature a touchscreen and gesture recognition features as it strives to upgrade the system’s user friendliness. ...
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