BMW presented drivers points of the added reality
The Mini enterprise of BMW concern presented the latest concept – driver’s points of the added reality, capable to see the car through. The presentation of a nosimy gadget took place within an exhibition of cars in Shanghai. The Mini Augmented Vision system uses the added reality for driving and another useful matters.
On appearance digital points of BMW is something average between sun-protection points pilots and the real aviation retropoints. The user information is deduced on the compact transparent displays which have been built in a gadget. The device grows out of collaboration of the BMW DesignworksUSA and Qualcomm companies.
The gadget deduces information messages in sight of the user, and the audiosystem of the car sounds them, without distracting the driver from the road. But the most interesting feature of these points is the X-Ray vision function, allowing to see physical objects behind a body of the car which usually are not looked through, for example, road borders. The tool also helps with a parking at the expense of image transfer from external chambers. A certain illusion of transparency of separate parts of the car is created.
Unlike ordinary navigators points of the added reality of BMW are imposed by shooters of the direction of movement not on the screen, and on the road. It allows to enjoy a trip, intuitively following a route to the specified destination. The device also displays information on speed of the movement, the remained way and other important parameters of a trip.
Driver’s digital points which while are in a prototype stage, show vision of the future of automobile technologies by BMW eyes.
It should be noted that the technology of the added reality received wide popularity thanks to emergence of Google Glass in 2013. However too great attention of public to this gadget ruined the project.
Steps to the direction of the added reality also undertook the Sony and Microsoft companies which have presented the digital points. On hearings, something similar develops also Apple.