Apparently Cars Of The Future Will Be Built By Human/Robot Hybrids


Technology may be going a little too far.

To streamline car production, automakers have made every possible aspect of the assembly line automatic, but now Volkswagen wants to turn its human workers into partial cyborgs. In an attempt to reduce accidents and speed up assembly, Volkswagen is implementing 3D glasses for its assembly line workers to wear while piecing together cars. Much like Google Glass, the eye wear will interact with workers to help ensure they are using the right parts during assembly.

A camera in the glasses will double as a barcode scanner, which will read parts and highlight the correct choice in green so the worker knows it's needed next. If a worker makes the wrong choice, the part is highlighted in red to inform them of the error. The glasses will also tell workers where needed parts are stored to save time. Users will be able to use voice commands or touch commands to interact with the glasses. Workers who feel like the tech would be a nuisance can work without the glasses, but it would be helpful to have them in order to make building newly released cars easier. Hopefully these glasses will prevent workers from installing those pesky cheat devices that got them in so much trouble.

You Might Also Like
The Greatest Cadillac In The Past Decade Was A 556-HP Wagon
The Greatest Cadillac In The Past Decade Was A 556-HP Wagon
10 Of The Craziest Japanese Concepts Ever Made
10 Of The Craziest Japanese Concepts Ever Made
Jaguar XE 300 Sport And XE SV Project 8 Create Modern Art

Two vastly different sports sedans that share a common thread.

All-New Revolutionary Mazda3 Teased Ahead Of LA Reveal

Along with its game-changing sparkless ignition engine.

WatchThe Extraordinary Nissan GT-R50 Being Built By Hand

It’s all about bending sheet metal the old-fashioned way.

Here's How Aerodynamics Make The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ So Much Faster

Take a behind the scenes look at this amazing system.

Fake Lamborghini Murcielago SV Reverse-Engineered By Iran

The Chinese couldn’t have done it better.

Hennessey Trackhawk Is World's Quickest SUV

That's what a thousand horsepower will do for ya.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2019 BMW X5

After driving the car for the first time, here are our key takeaways.

Watch The BMW M2 Competition Lap The Ring In 7:52

That was supercar territory not long ago.

Kim Jong-un Gets Classy With New Ride

So much for sanctions.

What's Hot