Day: January 8, 2022

How augmented reality transforms the car windshield into a virtual screen

At CES 2022, joined forces to present augmented reality windshield display technology.

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At CES 2022, joined forces to present augmented reality windshield display technology.

What if all the information you need while driving was no longer displayed on a dashboard, but projected directly onto your windshield? This kind of augmented reality display already exists for motorcyclists. Now French startup EyeLights wants to adapt its technology to cars. In collaboration with the automotive glazing manufacturer AGC, a demonstration aimed at wooing carmakers from around the world has been staged at CES 2022.

This technology essentially involves showing drivers all the information they need in the form of an augmented reality display directly on the car windshield. This would include the car’s current speed, as well as navigation data and route guidance, safety distances and the detection of cyclists or slow vehicles.

Other information, such as entertainment settings, could

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Gordon Murray Automotive’s next supercar teased

Gordon Murray Automotive has posted to social media a teaser of its next supercar. It will be the second car to emerge from the company founded by the legendary race car engineer who created the McLaren F1. The follow-up to the incredible T.50 and T.50s is scheduled for a release in three weeks. So far all we have is a name, the T.33, which the teaser shows us as an emblem in yellow.

Notably, however, GMA refers to it as a “supercar GT” indicating that it’ll be more of a grand tourer than the hard-core sports-oriented T.50. As such, it may be a tad more relaxed than the manual-shift, 654-horsepower, 344-pound-foot T.50 (shown below).

Given Murray’s fondness for mid-mounted V12s, we think it’s likely that the T.33 will be powered by some version of the 3.9-liter Cosworth V12 developed for the T.50. As a GT, though, perhaps the

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