Waymo patented a car with buttons «Go» and «Stop now» instead of pedals

Google-owned company has long been engaged in technology Waymo unmanned driving, but the creation of only one software is not limited to - its experts are coming up with various innovations and patents that may be useful in the future. One of them - the futuristic instrument panel for motor vehicles, in which, instead of the steering wheel and various buttons are located just a few indicators.

Waymo patented a car with buttons «Go» and «Stop now» instead of pedals

As you can see from the illustration applied to the patent, the center of the new panel can be a button "Go" and "Stop now". In addition, here are the keys Power windows, lock the doors, adjustable lighting and heated seats. In addition, attached to the patent document can not understand how using a console, passengers will be able to ask the car to the required route.

Waymo patented a car with buttons «Go» and «Stop now» instead of pedals

Nevertheless Waymo certainly made it possible to route laying. Probably, it will be carried out by voice control, or via the app - so the user can fully control the car his usual way. And in case of emergency will be able to stop the machine button "Stop now".