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2015-01-08 10:45

FUTURE HYUNDAI HUD: Hyundai’s augmented reality head-up display and intersection movement system will warn drivers if oncoming vehicles pose a danger. Image: Hyundai

  • Hyundai showcases future technology
  • New head-up display -  more info
  • 3D-gesture controls introduced
  • Autonomous driving improved

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Connected cars, voice recognition, hand gesture controls, wearable devices and smartphone apps are future technologies Hyundai is showcasing at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, USA.

Some of the key technologies the automaker is exploring are virtual reality head-up displays (HUD), wearable tech to monitor drivers and advanced vehicle systems such automatically guide your car through narrow streets.


At CES, Hyundai is showcasing a near production-ready augmented reality HUD concept that presents even more information to drivers in the form of animations which describe road conditions ahead.

Its new HUD will warn when a car is about to unexpectedly enter the vehicle’s  lane, show arrows leading to exit ramps, highlight street signs and operate smart cruise control distance bars.

Hyundai has also linked its augmented HUD to a wearable band that will vibrate when the lane departure warning system is activated or when a car is about to unexpectedly enter the driver’s lane. It also acts as a heart rate monitor capable of notifying emergency services if a driver’s heart rate changes rapidly.


Hyundai also debuted new customer applications for connected devices with its Cockpit Concept the 2015 CES. Also included would be tablets for rear seats.

 • Heart rate monitoring
 • Driver alertness monitor with rest recommendation messages
 • Blind spot and safe following distance warnings
 • Advanced low fuel level warnings
 • Advanced navigation
 • Navigation transfer from inside the car to a mobile device for walking to a final destination

Calendar life log information display: Tracks your driving habits
 • Sharing information among vehicle, cloud, tablet, smartphone and wearable devices
 • POI suggestions by ranking and driver preferences
 • Fuel stations near route


The cockpit concept will make use of 3D hand-gesture recognition, capable of recognising driver commands for the satnav, infotainment and even smartphone functions. Simple hand-gestures, detected via infrared and camera sensors, can be used to play/pause music and advance to the next track.

New safety systems will be shown at CES with Hyundai stating each has a “high probability of being production ready in the near future”.

 • Remote auto parking- Perform parking maneuvers automatically.

Connectivity among vehicles, infrastructure and devices (referred to as V2X):
 •  V2P (Vehicle to Pedestrian) – Pedestrian collision detecting
 •  V2I (Vehicle to Infrastructure) - Traffic signal information (current signal phase and countdown to change), speed suggestion, school zone info, weather.
 •  V2V (Vehicle to Vehicle) - Emergency braking, intersection assist, emergency vehicle warning, road construction warning, do not pass warning

Driving aids:
 •  Emergency stop - If the wearable device determines that the driver is impaired, this system safely guides the vehicle to the shoulder and stops it.
 •  Narrow path assist - Recognises that the vehicle is traveling on a very narrow path and automatically controls lateral movements.
 •  Variable speed limit system - automatically varies vehicle speed for current conditions.

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