he US Patent No. 9,890,576, granted on February 13th 2018, is titled: “Active door operation based on voice commands”. The summary discloses that an audio sensor is mounted on the exterior of the vehicle and is configured for listening to voice commands. The vehicle door comprises an integrated device that is arranged for gently opening the door when the proper command is provided. Furthermore, in order to prevent the vehicle door from bumping into obstacles and/or passerby, a series of sensor is arranged for signaling whenever the vehicle door is going to hit another object.
Ford patents voice command vehicle doors
5 Mar 2018 | Patents