AUO Oval LCD Screens For Vehicle Instrument Panels

A company by the name of AUO has managed to develop an oval-shaped LCD display, which could change the appearance of next-generation instrument panels. The ovoid LCDs don't just look good, but they could allow for customizing instrumented data. Of course, the technology is far from being integrated into your next… » 7/07/08 2:40pm 7/07/08 2:40pm

Toyota Night Vision System Recognizes Pedestrians

Toyota's Crown Hybrid is getting one hell of a feature that will make the walkers of the world happy: night vision pedestrian recognition. Complex pattern recognition system cameras will recognize when pedestrians are walking alongside the road and put a nice yellow square around them on a camera view on the… » 5/30/08 3:20pm 5/30/08 3:20pm

We'd Question The Legality Of A 15-inch Windshield LCD

Any AutoX'er can testify that the Nissan 300zx is one heck of a fun car to drive. With that being said, we're baffled that one particular Boston 1991 Nissan 300zx owner would feel the need to install a 15-inch LCD screen right in the view of the windshield. Sure, there's space to the left and right to, you know, see… » 5/20/08 1:40pm 5/20/08 1:40pm

LCD Rims: TV for the Tires

Remember what we said about finding the tasteful stuff among the endless supply of aftermarket glitz here at SEMA? We lied. The above video clip indicates what can happen when technology meets the world of dumbass automotive accouterments. The idea is to use these TV rims as a new mode of over-the-road product… » 10/31/07 4:39pm 10/31/07 4:39pm