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Lack of Instrument Panel due to Augmented Reality Glasses

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by zambono, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. zambono

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    Just a thought, how nice would that be. All the vehicle sensors could feed the visual cues to the glasses via BT and it display objects, vehicle info, navigation etc. You can do it Elon.
     
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    So... you have to wear glasses to drive?
     
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    I ain't wearing no Google Glasshole specs to drive my car ;)
     
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    just my 0.02, but i don't think anyone will really be driving the car. If i was an auto insurance company, i would be worried...
     
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    I didn't spend $2600 on LASIK to wear glasses...
     
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    What about people who already wear prescription glasses? While technically feasible to have augmented reality glasses system, I highly doubt the probability. I'm thinking they are going with HUD (heads up display) system of some sort.
     
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    rolosrevenge Dr. EVS

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    I think it will be a HUD as well, but I would rather have the normal dash display personally, a bit of redundancy with such information is important.
     
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    Ain't gonna happen...
     
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    HA!
     
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    Hindsight is 20/20 they say :p
     
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    Nobody wants to wear glasses to drive.

    What may happen, and I think will happen soon enough, is HUD that takes into account drivers' eye position and gaze. That way, instead of a silly little HUD in the bottom of the windshield, a full-windshield system could overlay things like navigation "arrows" so that they appear to be right in the middle of the lane the car needs to be in. Or your speed could always be off to the side, but at "eye level".
     
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    It was just an idea, I also got Lasik a decade ago and I wear sunglasses sometimes. HUDs right now are as big as a cell phone screen, and I am not even sure if they are polychromatic.
     
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    HUDs are just projected light; you can change the color to whatever you want, but bright/white-based colors are good for visibility.

    Give this a read.

    Glasses are too much of an inconvenience. What if you break it? Or drop it? It's difficult for current glasses-wearers, too.
     
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    I think with Tesla trying to remove barriers to driving (for example car unlocking itself on approach, starting itself with no start button, auto opening doors on Model X, etc.) it is unlikely Tesla will add another layer (like needing to put on glasses).
     
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    I don't hate to idea it just seams like it would be a pain with the head gear a large HUD would be nice in my mind.
     
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    Thanks for the link ! I had no idea TI was doing a HUD projection system :)

    I also do think that a HUD, whether projected on a retractable screen or the windshield, is in their plans. It makes sense to me.
     
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    Google glass is perverse. Its not going to happen with the 3.
     
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    God no.
     
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    20/15 :) I see at 20 feet what 'normal' vision sees at 15. That was 3 days after LASIK AND at 10 years in.
     

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