Andriod Car PC Visteon - CES 2011
by, 01-08-2011 at 05:26 PM (6667 Views)
Visteon uses an Android operating system in this proof of concept to illustrate the possibilities of what you might see in near future of in-vehicle computing. The Android OS used in this concept limits the apps used to only those conducive to in-vehicle computing for safety.
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Rob Wray, from mp3Car, shows us the Visteon C-Beyond car. The center console has a thermal IR sensor that detects your hand location and opens and closes the console compartment automatically according to hand movement. Adjustable ambient lighting can be changed based on the passenger's mood. Motion sensing lighting can aid passengers in finding lost items at night as the floor can illuminate based on hand gestures. "Vertical Air Flow" eliminates the need for conventional HVAC vents on the dash. Individual zones of the vehicle are more easily climate controlled based around circular ceiling and floor modules. A Windows PC and Centrafuse front end controls all of the technology.