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AR Windshield Brings The Dashboard To Eye Level [Video]

The augmented reality display shows information like the speed and distance of the car in front as well as incoming calls.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on March 8, 2013.

Harman‘s augmented reality windshield, on display at the Geneva Motor Show, features information at your eye level instead of on the dashboard. The interactive heads-up display would work something like Google Glass, showing things like the speed and distance of the car in front as well as info like incoming calls, weather conditions, navigation, and alerts.

AR Windshield Brings The Dashboard To Eye Level [Video]

The aim is to enable the driver to keep their eyes on the road at all times, instead of looking down at the dashboard or their phone. The infotainment system hopes to push the boundaries of technology in the vehicle, with augmented navigation, touch-free gesture controls, and the latest connectivity options.

The concept is based around a “multi-display” infotainment system, where the in-dash center console, instrumentation cluster, and heads-up display are fully integrated. The driver can reject incoming info and silence phone calls with a wave of their hand. Harman is currently working with car makers to incorporate many of these new features into the next generation of vehicles. You can see it in action in the Telegraph‘s video below:

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