Autonomous vehicles that can fly and use mind controlThe future of transportation was on full display at CES 2018, including self-driving cars, a taxicab drone and even a vehicle controlled by brain waves. CNET's Kara Tsuboi gives you the highlights.
[SOUND] [MUSIC] The cars of the future will do more than drive you around. And autonomous vehicles won't just be confined to the roads. At CES in Las Vegas, Intel showed us the Volocopter. It's designed to be an air taxi autonomously flying you around the city from point A to point B The great potential lies in using this on demand, summoned via an app just like in England today, shared service that we offer. As for self-driving cars, the focus is shifting. If cars can start driving themselves then we need to be entertained. Movie screen on the dash and swiveling seats. So, I can chat with my passengers. Electric car maker [UNKNOWN] has created, what they're calling a digital lounge in their concept car. You'd use hand gestures for controls and your face to unlock the car and customize your ride. If you do have to steer, you may not have to use your hands Nissan is working on what it calls brain to vehicle technology, which reads your brainwaves to help control the car. CNET's Roadshow editor, Emme Hall, tried it out. If I'm decideing to turn left or turn right and it's going Going to basically put that input in a little bit quicker, essentially reducing my reaction time up to a half a second. When the car detects an obstacle in Autonomous Driving Mode and starts to brake, you can change the car's mind with your mind. Samsung has a concept car that can help you decide what to make for dinner. I don't know what I need from the grocery store so I'm just gonna tap this refrigerator button and next thing you know I'm seeing a live feed of what's inside of it and I know exactly what I have to pick up and how much they were. [SOUND] It's not clear of this tasty technology will actually make it to market but it gives us an idea of what's coming down the road I'm [UNKNOWN] Dubois for CBS News, Las Vegas. [MUSIC]