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, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 4–7 | Cite as

Head-up display next generation with augmented reality

  • Jochen Blume
  • Thorsten Alexander Kern
  • Pablo Richter
Cover Story Assistance Systems
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The technology employed in the windshield head-up display (HUD) is now highly standardised. Continental is currently using this knowledge to prepare the next step in the evolution of the ergonomic human-machine interface: The contact-analog projection of information onto the driver’s actual exterior view will provide even better support for driver assistance systems in the future.

Complexity is growing

Reducing the complexity of vehicle cockpit instrumentation remains one of the key challenges In addition to actually driving, the person at the wheel now has to process a level of information that, if not clearly structured and prioritised, can prove too great a burden. This flood of information is triggered by a whole range of simultaneous trends: Traffic density continues to increase, making driving more stressful. Fortunately, motorists are receiving increasing support from vehicle safety and comfort features that ease the strain. But if drivers want to activate and/or parameterise a...

Reference

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    Schumm, T.; Worzischek, R.: Serienfertigung von Head-up-Displays (Series production of head-up displays). ATZproduktion 4 (2011), No. 4, pp. 32–37CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jochen Blume
    • 1
  • Thorsten Alexander Kern
    • 1
  • Pablo Richter
    • 1
  1. 1.BabenhausenGermany

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