Although the car sensor
functions discussed in this article are not yet completely mature, it is not difficult to imagine microwave and optical vision systems making their way into future automobiles.
Other new Dragon Drive features include enhanced interaction with other digital assistants, services, and IoT devices, and AI integration with other car sensors
, which allows it to tailor information to context such as whether it is raining.
To increase safety and efficiency, data from road conditions, car sensors
and driver behavior can inform predictive car maintenance," Microsoft noted on its blog.
On Kim's laptops, I watched a simulation of what the car sensors
were seeing, with each moving object represented by a constantly shifting parallelogram.
For instance, car sensors
can inform the driver if something is wrong with the vehicle; a smartphone can be used to activate a coffee maker; a washing machine can be monitored via wifi, among other things.