Digital mobility strategies, a rising tide of information and the increasingly interconnected and mobile lives of drivers — these all lead to new requirements for the way information is conveyed inside vehicles. It is an area in which conventional display and operating systems are rapidly reaching their limits, says Continental. New cockpit designs are needed for automated driving to succeed if drivers wish to be relaxed and entertained in their new environments. With these requirements in mind, Continental used the recent Frankfurt Motor Show to showcase its vision of the cockpit of the future. "Numerous innovations in vehicle interiors await us on the path to the automated and fully interconnected future of mobility. Interfaces that can change and seamlessly take on new forms — digital mirrors and large-scale augmentation of the vehicle environment will all be available to drivers in the future," says Frank Rabe, head of Continental’s instrumentation and driver HMI (human machine ...

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