It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
Pioneer Carrozzeria AR heads-up display hands-on Pioneer Carrozzeria AR heads-up display hands-on
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Pioneer Carrozzeria AR heads-up display hands-on
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 3rd October 2012, 08:08   #1
[M] Reviewer
 
Stefan Mileschin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Romania
Posts: 46,508
Stefan Mileschin Freshly Registered
Default Pioneer Carrozzeria AR heads-up display hands-on

Pioneer has been showing off versions of its AR HUD for some time now, but here at CEATEC 2012 the company is showing off a production version of the thing. It is, as its name implies, an augmented reality navigation unit that shows you where to go using a front-facing camera and a variety of systems. A projector built into the ceiling shines an overlay onto the road ahead, using a piece of plastic that flips down in front of the driver's eyes.

It's a cool effect that, unfortunately, we weren't able to capture on photo or video, so you'll just have to trust us. But, more photogenic is the rendition that's created on the slide-out display of the head unit itself, which you can see in the video after the break. Additionally, the system creates a sort of targeting reticule that appears over nearby cars, letting you know when you're perhaps driving a little too close. (That, of course, is when you have to switch from missiles to guns.) The head unit recently became available in Japan, and while there's no word on a release date or price in the US, hopefully it won't be long off.

http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/02/p...ands-on-video/
Stefan Mileschin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
$100 Android console, Ouya, heads to Kickstarter Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 11th July 2012 08:59
Windows XP heads into the sunset Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 4th July 2012 08:20
Apple next-generation MacBook Pro (with Retina display) hands-on at WWDC 2012 Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 12th June 2012 08:06
Facebook backer heads to Brazil Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 12th June 2012 07:11
ViewSonic VCD22 22-inch Android Smart Display hands-on Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 4th June 2012 10:27
Sportiiiis Heads Up Display for Athletes Review @ TestFreaks Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 2nd May 2012 08:32
Dolby 3D on prototype 4K display and HTC Evo 3D hands-on (video) Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 19th April 2012 08:05
Pioneer to End Plasma Display Production jmke WebNews 2 13th May 2008 19:03
Intel Heads Towards 4MB Cache in Desktop Processors jmke WebNews 0 17th March 2004 09:36

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:06.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO