BMW continues to drive their works in developing technology of the automotive world. By utilizing the International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) which held in Las Vegas, on January 6 until January 9, 2016, the renowned German automotive manufacturer offers the helmet with the Head-Up Display (HUD) technology that is expected to enter the retail market in the coming years.
|BMW introduces HUD Helmet Concept at the CES 2016. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1SyUQH4)|
HUD is the additional display to showing a variety of desired information such as speed, rpm, even traffic info through to GPS. Such technology has been widely applied in cars, for example, the latest Mazda2 who already had the HUD screen on the windshield to show the speed.
BMW admitted, the challenge of the HUD technology that uses on the helmet should not interfere with the rider vision. And the HUD also have to replace what is shown in the instrument panel to the helmet. The solution obtained, by placing a small transparent glass in front of the right eye.
|Views are seen from the viewpoint of the rider. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1SyUQH4)|
This small transparent screen will present a variety of information that can be programmed. The details can be displayed, including tire pressure, oil, until the remaining fuel.
The overall controller is placed on the left side of the handlebar, can be installed on a wide variety of motorcycles. The components be integrated with the power from a battery, and can operate for five hours. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTORCYCLE.COM]=
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