The HUDWAY Glass Heads Up Navigation Display, a simple and fairly cheap (49.95/46.45) way to turn any smartphone using any app into a safer navigation system while driving.
As well as GPS, iOS and Android connectivity, internal speakers and a rear camera, the P1 Motorcycle Helmet from Silicon Valley HUD developers Skully Helmets has an integrated heads-up display that appears to float about 6m ahead of the rider.
No word on pricing, but you can apply to beta test the helmet here.
From the screens of SHIELD’s hovership to the various iterations of Tony Stark’s HUD helmet display, a lot of thought went into the creation of the Avengers’ user interfaces.
Visual artist Jayse Hansen sez:
Included are some partial explanations of how the HUD diagnostic functions Variations of it in ‘all clear’ mode, and a ‘battle mode’, after the suit has suffered damage and new windows have popped up to show depleted weapon stores and hazardous environmentals and general.
The flight menu was designed with input from an A-10 Fighter Pilot. I like to keep my stuff accurate – while still taking design liberties that films afford.
I start all designs on paper so I included some ideas for the dock icons. When I sketch stuff out – I find it important to not use a ruler and give yourself ‘permission to draw badly”. In the final icons, the more detailed versions show system status based on the way they animate.
Cargo Collective has a massive image dump of screens and displays from the series for your delectation (give it a minute to load).
The 2012 Audi A7: fully-equipped for just a shade under $60,000 and on sale as of the first week in July, the A7 is a tech-lover’s dream car, with several totally integrated technological features, such as: 3D Google Earth aerial views on the above-dash GPS-system; a “Head-Up Display” that projects speed and turning directions onto the windshield in the driver’s line of vision (so that the driver doesn’t have to look down, thus keeping his head up); In-vehicle WiFi connectivity for up to 8 devices. a touchpad system with handwriting recognition, allowing the driver to write out phone numbers, addresses, or the names of restaurants, hotels, and more with his pointer finger.
Available in Europe this Autumn starting at €51,650. We’ll have two.