It seems that we can’t go more than a few minutes anymore without staring at some kind of display screen at home, at work or on our phones. The screen became a fixture on most modern cars years ago, but Audi’s new concept at CES takes everything to the next level.
What you’re seeing is an interior model featuring large AMOLED (active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) displays with integrated haptic feedback. And yes, like several CES concepts (and the production BMW 7 Series) it has gesture control. That seems to be the next big thing in cars and we’ll have more on it soon.
This definitely isn’t the first time we’ve seen a multi-screen setup on a concept car—several automakers have played with this idea, some more fantastical than others. In all honesty, Audi’s setup seems like one of the more realistic ones yet.
The center screen is nothing new, and the dashboard display reminds me of the Virtual Cockpit the company employs on the TT and other models. The iPad like screen in front of the gear lever is new, but it’s easily within reach of a driver or passenger.
Also released from Audi today: some additional shots of the Audi e-tron quattro concept, which is said to preview the all-electric SUV to debut by 2018.
Could you ever warm up to that many screens in your car?
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