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PANASONIC AUTOMOTIVE UNVEILS DRIVEABLE AR HUD 2.0 WITH PATENTED EYE-TRACKING-SYSTEM AT CES 2022

Printed: Jan. 4, 2022 at 1:45 PM EST|Up to date: 9 hours in the past

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As we speak at CES 2022 Panasonic Automotive Programs Firm of America, a tier one automotive provider, unveiled their Augmented Actuality HUD (AR HUD) 2.0, the primary to incorporate a brand new patented eye monitoring system (ETS) enhancing the AR expertise.

 

Powered by SkipGen2 – Enhanced with Eye Monitoring

Powered by Panasonic’s SkipGen2, its eCockpit infotainment controller, AR HUD 2.0 with patented ETS leverages Panasonic’s legacy of superior optics.  This proprietary innovation is enabled by an IR digicam packaged with the AR HUD projector and optics, eliminating the necessity for a standalone driver-facing digicam.  ETS acknowledges the motive force’s line of sight and optimizes the AR imagery for readability and accuracy making a extra intuitive and nice expertise.

“The Panasonic AR HUD 2.0 continues the pattern of up-integration of show domains, reminiscent of Cluster and HUD, into the central infotainment compute module,” mentioned Andrew Poliak, CTO, Panasonic Automotive Programs Firm of America. “By integrating our proprietary eye monitoring expertise into the AR HUD we are able to enhance constancy of photographs within the driver’s area of view by understanding exactly the place the motive force is wanting then matching and focusing the AR photographs to the true world far more exactly.”

Connecting Driver to Setting Extra Exactly

Particularly, the ETS expertise identifies the person driver’s peak and head motion behind the wheel and dynamically adjusts and compensates the photographs within the “eyebox.”  Drivers are consistently shifting their head and altering their line of sight, however with parallax alignment and dynamic autofocus working collectively, drivers will solely see precisely positioned, crisp, high-resolution overlays and icons.  The motive force’s expertise is powered by AI navigation software program which intelligently matches the altering atmosphere with AR overlays and icons offering an intuitive consciousness of the state of affairs and surrounding atmosphere.

Panasonic AR HUD 2.5D options embrace:

  • AI powered navigation software program with 3D AR overlays, icons, and mapping
  • DLP for crisp, excessive decision photographs and icons
  • Simulated 3D utilizing a tilted, twin picture airplane offering 3D at the price of 2D

Patented, newly up to date eye monitoring (ETS) allows:

  • Computerized driver peak adjustment
  • Parallax compensation (to correctly align AR icons within the optical path)
  • Dynamic auto focus (to account for shifting driver eyebox positioning)
  • Driver monitoring functionality (to determine and monitor the motive force’s state)

Extra Intuitive Journey: Driver Monitoring

Putting the IR digicam throughout the AR HUD eliminates the necessity to package deal a standalone driver monitoring digicam and helps driver identification and different driver monitoring options like detecting drowsiness, impairment, and distraction.

For extra details about Panasonic’s AR HUD 2.0, or to schedule a reside buyer demonstration, go to https://na.panasonic.com/ces

About Panasonic Automotive Programs Firm of America
Panasonic Automotive Programs Firm of America is a division firm of Panasonic Company of North America and is a number one international provider of automotive infotainment and connectivity system options.  Panasonic Automotive is head quartered in Peachtree Metropolis, Georgia, with gross sales, advertising and engineering operations in Farmington Hills, Mich. For extra info on Panasonic Automotive, please go to: https://na.panasonic.com/us/automotive-solutions

About Panasonic Company of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Company of North America is dedicated to creating a greater life and a greater world by enabling its business-to-business clients via improvements in Sustainable Power, Immersive Leisure, Built-in Provide Chains and Mobility Options. The corporate is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Company. Certainly one of Interbrand’s High 100 Finest International Manufacturers of 2021, Panasonic is a number one expertise accomplice and integrator to companies, authorities businesses and customers throughout the area. Study extra about Panasonic’s concepts and improvements at https://na.panasonic.com/us/

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