All hmi articles

  • HaptX Inc - VR Gloves for Automotive Training
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    HaptX Gloves Development Kit gives a VR helping hand

    2018-10-04T15:43:47Z

    Image: HaptX HaptX, a start-up with offices in Seattle and San Luis Obispo, California, has launched a Gloves Development Kit for advanced simulation with haptic feedback. The wired-up VR ‘gloves’ are said to deliver “realistic touch feedback” and “natural interaction”, suitable for applications in design and engineering, as well ...

  • 2019_Toyota_Avalon_600
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    HERE, Airbiquity, Bose and more join Automotive Grade Linux open source project

    2018-06-12T07:46:32Z

    Image: Toyota The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project, an open source collaborative program bringing together automakers, suppliers and technology companies, has welcomed a number of new members which brings it to over 120. The latest to join are Abalta Technologies, Airbiquity, Bose, EPAM Systems, HERE, Integrated Computer Solutions and ...

  • Geely-Boyue_crop
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    Visteon to supply SmartCore cockpit control platform to Geely Auto

    2018-04-27T11:15:18Z

    Geely Bo Yue, featuring GKUI platform Image: Geely Auto Visteon is to supply its SmartCore cockpit domain controller platform to Geely Auto for upcoming electric vehicles from the Geely and Lynk&Co brands. This platform will be integrated with Geely’s own GKUI ‘intelligent ecosystem’, which delivers cloud-based infotainment, as well ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    "There is no added value in gesturing with your fingers”

    2017-03-10T11:46:07Z

    Massing: “With artificial intelligence, we will soon be in a position to significantly reduce the stress level behind the wheel.” (Photo: Claus Dick) Digitization is changing vehicles’ interiors along with their other aspects. Georges Massing, director, user interaction at Mercedes-Benz, spoke with automotiveIT about the effects of the trend, ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    At CES, BMW to showcase "HoloActive Touch"

    2016-12-16T15:59:30Z

    BMW wants to take the HMI to the next leve at CES 2017 (Photo: BMW) At the 2017 CES, BMW will show a kind of interactive touchscreen that offers a vision of what tomorrow's HMI may look like. The German premium car maker said the "HoloActive Touch" system consists ...

  • VW.automotiveIT
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    Tomorrow's HMI systems "will change massively"

    2016-06-20T10:59:43Z

    Tanneberger introduces the e-Golf Touch at the Las Vegas CES in January 2016 (Photo: VW) As driver assistance systems become more sophisticated and the fully autonomous car is beginning to look more feasible, automakers are increasingly focused on what the changing trends will mean for the human-machine interface (HMI) ...

  • Mercedes.automotiveIT
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    Daimler design chief sees ever smarter cars

    2015-11-20T09:25:27Z

    Gorden Wagener expects autonomous driving to be possible by 2030 (Photo: Daimler) Mercedes-Benz unveiled a rolling club lounge for young urbanites at the recent Tokyo auto show. In an interview with automotiveIT, the premium car maker's design chief, Gorden Wagener, explains how digitization will affect upcoming Mercedes models and ...

  • BMW.automotiveIT
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    BMW 535i: Driving our HMI test winner

    2013-10-25T19:10:54Z

    BMW did best in our premium-segment HMI test, so I was keen to try out a BMW 535i on a recent 1,800km roundtrip between Munich and Amsterdam. I set out to get a subjective impression of the ease of use of BMW's connected infotainment and driver assistance systems. No attempt ...

  • volvo.iaa.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Volvo's next XC90 likely to have oversized display

    2013-09-18T17:54:15Z

    Volvo showed a concept with a big monitor at the IAA (Photo: Volvo) FRANKFURT - A senior Volvo executive said the next version of the XC90, which will be launched in 2014, will likely have a big portrait-layout monitor not unlike the display in Tesla's new Model S. Volvo ...

  • hilmar dunker.automotiveIT
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    Point of view: HMI still has way to go

    2013-09-08T12:00:30Z

    Hilmar Dunker is editor-in-chief of Germany's automotiveIT and carIT magazines carIT magazine recently commissioned a test to see how the infotainment operating systems of the three German premium car manufacturers stack up. The Doppler Laboratory for Contextual Interfaces at Austria's Salzburg University together with the Auto Club Europe employed ...

  • Delphi displays.automotiveIT
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    Frost predicts sharp rise in in-car displays

    2012-07-11T11:13:39Z

    At the CES in January, Delphi showed how to spread information across various in-car displays (Photo: Delphi) The number of in-car displays will rise sharply as infotainment becomes a more important part of the car, Frost & Sullivan said in a report. The researchers predicted that the market for central ...

  • volvo sensus.automotiveIT
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    Mitsubishi Electric develops Volvo's infotainment system

    2012-05-22T12:16:45Z

    Volvo’s new V40 has a fully graphic instrument cluster. The driver can choose from three themes(Photo: Volvo) Volvo Car has selected Mitsubishi Electric to develop a next-generation infotainment system that will be on all new Volvo models from November, 2013. The Swedish carmaker said the new system will work in ...

  • trw touchpad.automotiveIT
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    TRW unveils capacitive touchpad sensor

    2012-05-09T12:06:50Z

    TRW says its touchpad provides a more intuitive way to operate various infotainment controls (Photo: TRW) TRW, in an attempt to further simplify in-car controls, has developed a capacitive touchpad that recognizes handwriting. The US-based automotive supplier said the touchpad, which will be ready for production this year, will mark ...

  • vw microsleep
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    HMI solutions to grow strongly in cars, Frost & Sullivan says

    2012-01-25T14:47:11Z

    In 2007 already, VW developed a prototype system to combat driver’s "microsleep" (Photo: VW) Further improvements are needed in the way drivers control the growing array of infotainment and safety features in the car, Frost & Sullivan said in a recent analysis. The researchers said cars' so-called human machine interface ...