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Mitsubishi Electric Unveils EMIRAI S concept car fitted with novel HMI / biotech sensors

Date Announced: 10 Oct 2019

TOKYO, Japan - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has  unveiled its EMIRAI S concept car equipped with cutting-edge technologies, such as an innovative human-machine interface and biological-sensing technologies, which are expected to contribute to safe and secure transportation as well as enhanced passenger communication in the upcoming mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) society. The EMIRAI S will be exhibited during 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition complex from October 24 to November 4.
Rendition of EMIRAI S

Features

Biometrics technology realizing safe and secure transportation

DMS featuring contactless heart-rate sensing technology incorporating near-infrared camera. Face-tracking technology continuously tracks driver's face movements. Body surface temperature is measured with a sensor.

Analysis of heart rate and body temperature enables system to diagnose driver conditions such as fatigue, drowsiness, sudden sickness, etc.

Driver Monitoring System

Face-tracking technology determines eyes, nose and mouth positions using camera images

Innovative human-machine interface facilitates communication both inside and outside vehicle

Speech-separation technology distinguishes voice commands from other verbal conversation in the vehicle, recognizing who utters voice commands and when based on camera images and audio signals3.

Wide crossed-image display combines floating 3D images and holographic visual effects while a ring-shaped knob on a display simplifies operations using various via GUIs. Both help realize intuitive operations for enhanced user experiences.

Contact

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Tokyo Building, 2-7-3, Marunouchi,

Chiyoda-ku,

Tokyo 100-8310,

Japan

Phone: (+81) 3-3218-2111

E-mail: info@mitsubishielectric.com

Web Site: https://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/index.html

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