Mercedes-Benz took part at the first day of CES 2021 by unveiling MBUX Hyperscreen which features three seamlessly merged displays with a width of 141 centimetres. The display and operating system adapt completely to the user and make personalised suggestions for numerous infotainment, comfort and vehicle functions depending on the situation, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI). The MBUX Hyperscreen will be launched in the fully electric EQS luxury saloon.
Mercedes-Benz also presented a new MBUX feature for the first time exclusively at CES: “Mercedes Travel Knowledge”. The German carmaker promises the feature will evaluates map data and, moreover, its surroundings and provides a lot of information about interesting landmarks along the route, from individual buildings or points of interest to entire cities. The next time you drive or sit a Mercedes car, you can ask – for example, “Hey Mercedes, what can you tell me about this building?” or “Hey Mercedes, what is the name of the restaurant on the left?” – and the information appears on the respective display as well as spoken by the voice assistant. This feature will also be immediately available in the new S-Class in addition to the EQS.
With MBUX Hyperscreen, long gone are scrolling around the submenus or enter voice commands thanks to “zero layer”. The most important applications, such as navigation or telephone, are always offered situationally and contextually on the top level in the field of vision. More than 20 other functions – from the active massage programme to suggestions for the to-do list – are automatically displayed with the help of artificial intelligence if they are relevant for the customer.
MBUX Hyperscreen also has an impressive specifications too: Eight CPU cores, 24 gigabytes of RAM and 46.4 gigabytes per second RAM memory bandwidth. Not only that, a total of twelve actuators are located under the touchscreen surfaces offer haptic feedback during operation.