Yesterday, foreign media reported that Apple is currently applying for a new patent on automobiles. The front windshield of the car will turn into an augmented reality display, which can display navigation calls, vehicle information and so on.
In June last year, Cook publicly admitted that Apple is developing an automatic driving system, and Apple has applied for a number of patented technologies related to automobiles. This patent application was published on August 1. The patented details show that this is an augmented reality windshield display system, also known as a heads-up display, that displays information on the windshield in augmented reality.
Although this patent turns the windshield into an AR display, it does not affect the realization of the driver of the car. The information will be displayed on the glass in a transparent manner, and the driver can see it without bowing. To a certain extent, it may also improve the safety of driving.
In response to this patent, Apple said it can provide information on vehicle speed, driving environment, etc. on the glass, and can also provide relevant information to other vehicles.
However, if you want to achieve this plan, you need external sensors and other equipment to provide corresponding data, including visible light imaging, infrared imaging, light speed scanning, ultrasonic sensors, audio sensors, depth camera equipment, radar, position detection equipment, etc. .
In addition to the display of relevant information such as vehicle speed and driving environment, it is understood that Apple's technology also supports drivers of different vehicles to make video calls through FaceTime. In addition, if the driver is emotionally unstable, it can be detected, and the driver's mood will be stabilized by corresponding adjustments.