BMW new autonomous parking system is set to debut on the next CES in January 2015. The new technology are now possible with a new cutting edge laser scanning system which will scan all obstacles and objects including pedestrians. It is part of their main safety features. Amazingly, the system used exact mapping features and able to guide the car in multi story parking lot.
Imagine you are in a hurry, it is raining and you cannot find any near available spot to park your car. With this new system you can let your BMW park itself and using a Remote Valet Parking Assistance, you can call it back to fetch you using voice command.
Of course it is still under development and they must be thinking on how the car should intelligent enough not to park on Disable People parking spot. In future, maybe the parking space itself need to follow certain rules and standard in order for the system to work effectively.