Panasonic’s AR HUD Could Be The Future Of Automotive Safety

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Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic took CES by storm this year, revealing new changes to its mysterious UHD VR glasses as well as a new augmented reality heads-up display designed specifically for automotive vehicles.

Daimler Transforms the Automotive Lifecycle

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How Daimler uses Unity across its automotive lifecycle. Let’s cover a few of the ways they create and deploy HoloLens applications at various stages of the automotive lifecycle. Traditional training programs use cut-section models to instruct technicians on how to service an automotive transmission. For more on Daimler’s automotive lifecycle transformation, see the presentation below. This article is the latest in AR Insider’s editorial contributor program.

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Hollywood Automotive Exhibit Brings Famous Vehicles To Life In Mixed Reality

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Today marks the grand opening of The Petersen Automotive Museum’s “Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy” exhibit, an automotive-themed showcase that shines a spotlight on some of the most iconic dream cars from cinema and video games. Image Credit: Petersen Automotive Exhibit. Karges, Executive Director of the Petersen Automotive Museum. Microsoft HoloLens powers Back to the Future & Halo-themed MR experiences.

DigiLens raises $25 million For Automotive Holographic Display

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DigiLens of Sunnyvale, California announced today that it has raised $25 million from Continental, a German technology company interested in the automotive application of the startup’s holographic display technology. The deal will give Continental an 18 percent stake in DigiLens. The two companies are now jointly developing “a waveguide head-up display” (HUD) for cars. The waveguide technology also has potential for aviation and motorcycle helmets, the companies said in a press release.

Automotive Research VR and AR app, RelayCars, Announces Updates

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See Also: Augmented Reality’s Surprising First Frontier: The Automotive Industry. AR Apps Augmented Reality Automotive & Transportation News AR apps augmented reality automotive industry featuredBuying a car is a big decision so it makes sense to get all the help that you can get. One app giving people a little extra help is RelayCars. RelayCars is a VR and AR app that lets buyers get to know the car that they’re buying before they sign the check.

Staff Picks: DT’s favorite automotive tech of 2020

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Of all the cars that were released this year, DT's automotive staff thinks Ford's Hybrid F-150 is the biggest, most important of the bunch. Here's why. Cars Ford Hybrid F-150 staff picks 2020

Western Digital at FMS 2020: Zoned SSDs, Automotive NVMe And More

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Western Digital's industrial and automotive lineup currently consists of eMMC and UFS modules and SD/microSD cards. The new Western Digital IX SN530 NVMe SSD is an industrial/automotive grade version of the PC SN530, OEM counterpart to the retail SN550.

Interview: Automotive Specialist Zerolight on Finessing Software Through Eye Tracking

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With its headquarters in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, Zerolight is at the forefront of immersive visualisation techniques for the automotive industry, regularly showcasing its virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) developments. Earlier this month Develop:Brighton took place and VRFocus caught up with the Zerolight team to find out what was new.

uSens Automotive Infotainment Gesture Tracking – The Wave of the Future

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Market size for automotive gesture recognition is worth well over $800M and demand is estimated to surpass over 43% compound. The post uSens Automotive Infotainment Gesture Tracking – The Wave of the Future appeared first on Usens Inc. AR Aritificial Intelligence Augmented Reality car Machine Learning self-driving car Technology automotive hand gesture infotainment

AR Automotive Market Estimated to Reach $7.98 Billion

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While many industries are beginning to embrace augmented reality, it’s really starting to come into its own in the automotive space. According to the International Trade Administration, the automotive industry accounts for roughly 3 to 3.5 The augmented reality automotive market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 30.31% during the forecast period, to reach $7.98 At CES 2017, for example, three automotive equipment makers shared augmented reality concepts with the world.

Delphi Automotive Creates New Company – Aptiv

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Delphi Automotive decided to transform itself from a traditional automotive parts supplier into a tech company focused on autonomous driving. Also, the company is capable of complying with the strict automotive regulations, pertaining to lowering of the CO2 and other toxic emissions from combustion engines by a considerable amount ,”the company announced. The post Delphi Automotive Creates New Company – Aptiv appeared first on VR World.

Rest Assured You’re Not at Fault With the Best Dash Cams to Tell the Whole Story

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What is adaptive cruise control?

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Cars adaptive cruise control ADAS Automotive driver assistance systemsIt's not a stretch to call cruise control an early driving aid. Adaptive tech gives it a high-tech makeover.

Varjo XR-1 Compatibility with Autodesk VRED: Mixed Reality Car Design Case Study

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As the XR-1 is supported by design solution Autodesk VRED , the mixed reality headset becomes an even more valuable solution for automotive companies. Automotive Design and Mixed Reality. Automotive design is a long and complicated process even with mixed reality.

HaptX Gloves Will Help Transform VR Training and Design

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In addition to the whimsical demo I tried of the farm house, HaptX has also created hands-on demos for training firefighters and a glimpse into how automotive companies could use the gloves to showcase design in a more immersive environment. With HaptX Gloves, leading automotive and aerospace companies can touch and interact with their vehicles before they are built, radically reducing time and cost for design iterations,” said Jake Rubin, Founder and CEO of HaptX.

Manual vs. automatic transmission

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Cars Automatic Transmission Automotive CVT Manual transmission Tier 4 versusIn the battle of automatic versus manual, which one wins? Let's look at the differences and similarities.

Jaguar Just Showed Us The Future of Car Launches

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A competitor to the Tesla Model X, the I-PACE is a major foray for Jaguar into electric automotive transportation. So when it came to launching a future facing vehicle like the I-PACE, Jaguar needed a car launch that went above the normal conventions of previous automotive launches. Let me just lead by saying that i’ve been to other car launches before, and they’re what you’d expect from an automotive reveal. News Automotive Dell HTC Vive Imagination

The best radar detectors for 2020

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Buying Guides Cars Automotive Cobra Escort radar detectors Tier 4Investing in a reliable radar detector can save you money if you like driving fast. Here are the best ones.

Continental Increases Stake in Waveguide Display Company DigiLens, Raising $25M Series C

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Continental , a leading German automotive manufacturing company, is increasing its investment in Silicon Valley-based waveguiide company DigiLens , bringing a $25 million Series C financing round to the company. While Continental’s investment will primary concentrate on the automotive heads-up displays (HUDs), the cash injection could mean further breakthroughs for smaller waveguides like those used in AR headsets.

Retractable Headrest Speaker Wings Give Every Car Passenger Their Own Stereo System

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harman jbl automotive ces 2021 gadgets tech consumer tech speakers audio personal audio headrest platformWell-equipped vehicles come with climate control systems allowing every passenger to customize the temperature at their seat.

The best road trip cars for 2020

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Buying Guides Cars Automotive Best of road trip Subaru Tier 4 TravelFrom a high-tech Tesla Model 3 to an old-school Ford Crown Victoria, here are the best cars for a road trip.

The coolest car gadgets for 2020

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Android Apple Buying Guides Cars Mobile Automotive best of everything Escort Other Tier 4 Tile MateFrom a night vision camera to a Bluetooth-enbled tire gauge, here are some of our favorite car accessories.

The best sedans for 2020

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Buying Guides Cars Automotive Best of best of everything Honda sedans Tier 4Don't bid farewell to the sedan yet. From EVs to budget-friendly commuters, these are the best ones in 2020.

Tesla Knocks Facebook Off List of Top Five U.S. Companies by Market Cap

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Report: Apple Using VR to Test Self-Driving System

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Many of the engineers working Canada were hired over the past year, with dozens coming from Blackberry’s QNX, a leading automotive software provider. News Apple AutomotiveVirtual reality is being used to test Apple’s self-driving vehicle. According to a Bloomberg report on Tuesday, Apple will be able to continue to keeping their secretive plans to develop self-driving software behind closed doors thanks to virtual reality.

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The best station wagons for 2020

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Buying Guides Cars Audi Automotive best of everything Mercedes Benz Volkswagen Volvo wagonsFrom the Subaru Outback to the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, these are the best station wagons in 2020.

The best crossovers for 2020

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Buying Guides Cars Automotive Best of best of everything cars CrossoversNearly every automaker competes in the hugely popular crossover segment, so finding a good one is challenging.

The Future of Augmented Reality in Autonomous Driving Technology

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Everyone in the automotive industry is racing to advance autonomous driving technologies and deploy driverless cars. See Also: Augmented Reality’s Surprising First Frontier: The Automotive Industry. Application Augmented Reality Automotive & Transportation augmented reality automotive industry featuredThis year, we’ve seen massive strides thanks to emerging technologies such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence.

What to pack in a car emergency kit

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Cars Automotive emergency kit first aid kit goTenna Other Tier 4Packing an emergency kit for your next road trip ensures small problems don't become an absolute disaster.

The best cars for teens

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Buying Guides Cars Automotive Best of Mazda teenagers teens Tier 4A first car is a rite of passage. These are the best cars for teens, balancing both safety and affordability.

The best minivans for 2020

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Buying Guides Cars Automotive Best of best of everything Chrysler Pacifica Family Cars Honda Odyssey Kia Sedona Minivans Tier 4 Toyota SiennaAlthough a little boring, minivans are versatile cars for motorists with people, gear, or both to lug around.

Uber Kicks Its Self-Driving Car Unit Out the Side Door

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The best used cars you can buy for under $15,000

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Buying Guides Cars Automotive Best of Mazda Prius Subaru Tier 4There are plenty of used cars for under $15,000, whether you’re looking for a daily driver or a luxury sedan.

Every car compatible with Apple CarPlay

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Apple Cars Mobile Automotive CarPlay Other Tier 4Wondering if you can connect your iPhone to your car's infotainment center? Here is a full list of CarPlay-compatible cars.

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The best sports cars for 2020

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Buying Guides Cars Aston Martin DB11 Automotive Best of best of everything BMW M5 Ford Mustang Lamborghini Huracán Evo Subaru BRZ Tier 4 Toyota 86 Toyota SupraIt’s a great time to be a car enthusiast. Modern sports cars are powerful, yet manageable. Here are the best.

The best trucks for 2020

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Buying Guides Cars Automotive Best of best of everything Ford General Motors Honda Jeep Ram 1500 Tier 4 Toyota trucksLooking for a better way to haul your gear? From Ford to Ram, these are the best new pickup trucks available.

Volkswagen Will Train 10,000 Employees Using VR This Year

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News Automotive Cars HTC Vive Training VolkswagenThe Volkswagen Group will use an augmented reality hub to train employees across the globe. ????????????In In 2013, Volkswagen demonstrated a new process by which service workers could use augmented reality to service a vehicle. During the demo, attendees watched as Volkswagen technicians manipulated virtual parts that corresponded to real world actions.