The $US1,600 Raku Navi AVIC-MRZ009 will be rolled out in Japan next week with its Air Gesture Sensor that uses an infra-red system to detect and track the motion of the driver's hand. It doesn't limit the functionality of the navigation unit's touchscreen, though, which can still be operated with taps for accessing all of its functionality. The new gesture system is just meant to be a safer alternative for accessing more common functions without requiring the driver to take their eyes off the road. [Pioneer via Tech-On!]
A Friendly Wave Is All You Need To Navigate This GPS Device
Trending Stories Right Now
We're coming up to Christmas with tremendous speed, and that means you're probably busily choosing and shopping and buying presents for everyone special in your life. But don't forget yourself -- you deserve a special Christmas gift too. Here at Gizmodo, we want to give you a present. So we've teamed up with Sony Mobile to celebrate one of this year's best smartphones, the $999 Xperia XZ. We're giving you the chance to win one. As a matter of fact, we're giving three of you the chance to win.
If you have a new (and probably quite expensive) 4K HDR TV, then 4K video is amazing -- it looks incredible. But to watch a 4K Blu-ray, you need a 4K Blu-ray player, which can set you back quite a few hundred dollars more than regular Blu-ray. If you do want to make that investment, though, the cheapest 4K Blu-ray player actually does a lot more than just play movies. You can buy a 4K-toting Xbox One S for as little as $349, a full $200 cheaper than the least expensive Blu-ray player on sale in Australia today.