London, UK (PRWEB) April 10, 2016
The future feel, shape and look of in-car HMI will be determined by which approach to vehicle automation and on-demand mobility emerges triumphant. Should the “Google” model win (fast-forwarding to full automation) then instrumentations may be minimalistic with interiors that are utilitarian and comfortable. Alternatively, should the incremental improvements path hold strong (following automation levels) then we will see OEMs roll out more advanced active safety technology.
The following panel session has been designed to consider both eventualities:
The Changing Face of the Vehicle -
Connectivity is changing the design of the car in many more ways than simply losing the tape deck. We take a look at how the shape, look and feel of automobiles is evolving.
- Forget Driving - Designed for Living! Debate the proliferation of in-car entertainment features and workspace functions as the role of the human as a driver is minimized
- Import your Digital Life – Extend the vehicle lifecycle by allowing consumers to transfer their digitized preferences so that all cars are truly personalised and contemporary
- Welcome to the Design House – Balance the grand designs of Auto Shows with practical reality to predict what the car of the future might look like (e.g. types and styles of interiors)
Bret Scott, Head of Silicon Valley Future Technologies, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Tim Philippo, Product Strategy & Cross Car Line Manager, Jaguar Land Rover
David Taylor, Director, Connected Services, Panasonic
Gareth Williams, Director of Advanced Development, Audio, Video & Communications, Mitsubishi Electric
Moderator: Drew Winter, Senior Editor, WardsAuto
Jack Palmer, Project Director for the event commented, “This panel has generated so much interest already. We could have filled it twice over – so many people have come forward and said they’d like to give their view on the topic. He continued, “Connectivity, on-demand mobility and automation will combine to produce a mobility solution unrecognisable from the car of today”.
This keynote session is one part of the 75+ sessions taking place over June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan for TU-Automotive Detroit 2016 – the world’s largest conference & exhibition dedicated to innovation in automotive technology, covering connected cars, autonomy, and mobility.
Over 3,000 executives will attend for the 16th annual event to hear from over 150 speakers and explore 300 booths on the exhibition floor, spanning more than 200,000 sq ft.
Industry leaders and disruptors from Audi, General Motors, Zipcar, Amazon, Ford and more will lay out their visions for the future of the car in the digital society as automotive undergoes a technological revolution.
Find out more here: http://www.tu-auto.com/detroit
NB. There is a $200 discount ending this week – (Friday, April 8). Register on the website: http://www.tu-auto.com/detroit/register.php
Tickets will sell-out so early booking is advisable.
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