Audi and Nvidia Visual Computing and Android tablet in the car




Audi and Nvidia Visual Computing and Android tablet in the car

According to Nvidia, currently there are more than 4.5 million cars on roads that are equipped with Nvidia processors, among which are models of Audi, Volkswagen, Skoda and SEAT. Audi is set in the future on some models to a virtual cockpit, which is to replace the classical indicators. So you get to see dynamic things such as speed, tachometer and co.

cockpit audio

In addition to the virtual cockpit Audi is preparing a second novelty for instrumentation and operation of vehicles before: en tablet that is networked with the vehicle electronics. The so-called smart display has a size of 10.2 inches. It serves as a remote control for the infotainment and as an entertainment device for the rear passengers, says Audi.

This tablet is powered by a Tegra 4 processor is designed for rear seat use and fits seamlessly into the audio and video system of the car. He was particularly robust construction to withstand a wide variety of operating conditions such as temperatures ranging from minus 40 to plus 80 degrees Celsius and shocks or vibrations that can occur while driving – so the statement from NVIDIA and Audi.

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Unlike before, the device could also be used outside the vehicle – as a conventional tablet with Android operating system and the interface to the vehicle, for example, stores the location or climate control takes over from outside. Still, the apparatus shown in Las Vegas is indeed only a prototype, but according to information from business circles it is already offered in the coming year for the new Q7 as an accessory.

Would I by the way do not leave so publicly in a car, a tablet 😉
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