Tech you can find in cars today
Just because cars today have awesome features doesn’t mean brands aren’t thinking of innovations. And this is interesting, considering cars today already have a lot of awesome and useful features that greatly benefit drivers and passengers. Aside from the usual compartments, airbags, etc., we now have advanced security systems, infotainment screens, and even wireless charging for your devices. So, when it comes to new and improved tech trends in the world of cars, what exactly should we watch out for?
- Mobile apps help you control your car remotely
When we first got modern cars a few decades ago, we only relied on keys for us to access our vehicles. Today not only do we have remote access keys, but cars often have special ops designed to control and monitor its various functions. Some car apps (like those on Kia Seltos, MG Hector and Hyundai Venue) allow you to check your vehicle’s oil and battery settings, remotely lock and unlock your car, or even monitor other statistics.
- Advanced camera and radar tech for better safety
Technology today has equipped cars with cameras and radar can capture an assortment of data that can help maintain your car’s safety. For instance, cars can have a front camera and a side radar that can detect vehicles in front or in the blind spot of your vehicle and automatically adjust your car’s speed accordingly. Called adaptive cruise control, this features allows your car to automatically slow down or maintain a certain speed whenever it encounters certain vehicles and obstacles in its way.
- Smartphone integration for better convenience
Most cars nowadays often feature an infotainment system that allows you to access a myriad of applications to boost convenience. These apps include Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as a lot more apps that you can use to help make travelling much easier and much more convenient. This saves you the hassle of having to park your car along the driveway just to check your phone for messages, or better, it reduces the risk of distracted driving.
- Multiple ports and access points for gadgets
Cars today are built with the capacity to support USB ports, wireless chargers, and even full-sized wall outlets to keep your gadgets and accessories juiced up.
- Ventilated seats help passengers be more comfortable regardless of weather
Certain cars are capable of actually adjusting the temperature of their seats (ventilated seats), which can be extremely helpful for drivers travelling during warm or cold weather. This option, now even offered on relatively affordable cars, vastly increases the car’s potential to provide maximum comfort to passengers.
- Seat massaging takes passenger comfort to the next level
Have loads of money to spare on your car? Well, then most super-luxury cars actually have the capability of offering massages to its passengers. These massages are usually directly controlled through the car’s interface, and often feature a wide variety of massages. This feature is awesome, especially if you come across a stressful day and need to relax, well if you want your ride to be as comfortable as possible.