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Car HUD (Head-up Display): the top 10 features

Car HUD is a multimedia device projecting real-time data that’s critical for the driver in the context of concurrent driving conditions. All this information is displayed on the windshield or a combiner to mitigate driver distraction.I have added some of the exciting features of the Car HUD. Do add more!

Also check out this page that provides more information on the HUD features - Car HUD features

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‘Touchless commands’ – Voice Recognition and Gesture Control

‘Touchless commands’ – Voice Recognition and Gesture Control

To ensure driver safety and mitigate driver distraction while driving, Head-up Display (HUD) design is armed with voice recognition and gesture control features

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Wifi cameras activated with reverse gear and left/right indicators

Wifi cameras activated with reverse gear and left/right indicators

The heads-up display for cars is integrated with 3 IP-based #Wifi cameras. When car activates the reverse gear or turns on left or right indicators, these wifi cameras are switched on.

The cameras capture the rear or left/right view outside the car and display the same on #HUD windshield display or the HUD combiner display through projector.

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Instrumentation cluster/Virtual Gauges

Instrumentation cluster/Virtual Gauges

This feature also provides assistance to drivers and helps reduce driver distraction. The location map and destination driving navigation are displayed on the #HUD system

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Texas Instruments (TI) Pico Projector for HUD display

Texas Instruments (TI) Pico Projector for HUD display

I2C interface and drivers send data from the car HUD to the projector. i.MX6 platform sends data in RGB format to DLP, which can project the data at a maximum resolution of 864×480

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Receiving and Making Calls/Messages through HUD system of the car:

Receiving and Making Calls/Messages through HUD system of the car:

The Phone App in Car HUD displays call/message info on the head-up display combiner or car windshield. The cell phone’s contact list can also be accessed through In-car HUD.

The driver can make or receive calls and messages by touch-less commands (voice recognition and gesture control features)

The BlueZ stack and essential BT (Bluetooth) drivers support the phone app features.

Android has in-built support for following BT profiles that facilitate device access and data transfer:

Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
Device ID Profile (DIP)
Hands-Free Profile (HFP)
Message Access Profile (MAP)
Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP, PBA)
SIM Access Profile (SAP, SIM, rSAP)