Present head-up shows undertaking a small area of view. Increasing the sector of view can create a extra immersive expertise and ship essential driving data within the driver’s pure line of sight, permitting them to maintain their eyes on the highway.

BMW’s new design showcases a head-up show know-how that transforms the windshield right into a secondary show.

The Bosch-supplied BMW Panoramic Imaginative and prescient show is tucked far again on the dashboard and just under the windshield. It tasks the contents from its three screens throughout the decrease part of the windscreen. The ultra-wide show sits within the driver’s line of sight however is low sufficient in order to not impede the view of the highway.

Freyer stated the Panoramic Imaginative and prescient show makes use of high-contrast “matrix backlight” know-how.

“It is a number of occasions stronger than any show that’s usually utilized in a automobile,” he stated.

The show delivers driving data, navigation prompts and incoming notifications reminiscent of cellphone calls.

In pillar-to-pillar display ideas, there’s a lot actual property that automakers really feel compelled to fill it with content material, Durach stated.

“We try to cut back the data … to actually significant issues and keep as targeted as doable,” he stated. Consequently, car velocity is displayed as a quantity, with not one of the graphics and animations that sometimes clutters the instrument cluster.

“We wish to [emphasize] eyes on the highway, palms on the wheel,” Freyer stated. “That is why we wish to carry an important data immediately into the motive force’s view.””

BMW pairs the Panoramic Imaginative and prescient with a parallelogram-shaped touchscreen inside attain of the motive force and entrance passenger. The centrally positioned OLED show is oriented to view infotainment, gaming and navigation.

A 3rd display — an elective 3D head-up show activated above the steering wheel — is restricted to navigation and assisted driving data.