Researchers Taken Facial Recognition in VR to a New Level

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Researchers from Australia, New Zealand and India have used facial recognition technology to use users’ expressions to trigger actions in virtual environments, potentially reducing the need for hand-held controllers. Smiling, frowning …

Tags:face recognition| HMI| R&D (Research & Development)| Virtual Reality

Is an 8K User Interface Necessary?

by Benjamin Schwarz

When we read on 9TO5Google that Android TV 12 is finally supporting 4K User Interface (UI) rendering, we sighed a sigh of relief at the 8K Monitor. Indeed, this Google announcement means that the …

Tags:HMI| Interfaces| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling

Gazing Back to the Future (Part 2)

by Bob Raikes

Yesterday, (Gazing Back to the Future) I looked at how good it would be for PCs to be able to add gaze recognition to supplement the 40 year plus paradigm of GUI, keyboard, mouse …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Foveated Rendering| Gaze Recognition| HMI| Mixed Reality| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Tobii| Virtual Reality

Automotive IQ Releases Two New Reports

by Andrew Fenn

Automotive IQ has released a couple of free reports. “Machinery and man: Interact at your peril” explores the benefits and breakthroughs occurring in automotive human-machine interface. Additionally, Dr Alexander Meschtscherjakov from the Centre of …

Tags:Automotive| Back Panel| HMI| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 22

MDM Vol 25 Issue 13 Product Roundup

by Bob Raikes

EAO of Switzerland, which specialises in HMI controls for industrial and automotive applications, has launched a rotary encoder from Grayhill Inc that includes an LCD touch display. The encoder can be used where fine …

Tags:HMI| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch Interfaces| Vol 25 - Issue 13

UXS: Edge-to-Edge Smartphone Displays Compromise User Experience

by Damir Lokas

Bezel-less and edge-to-edge designs are rapidly becoming the norm, allowing OEMs to squeeze larger displays into a more compact form factor. However, optimising one-handed usability and adding value through smart implementations of edge interactions …

Tags:HMI| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Touch| Vol 25 - Issue 03

Personalised Displays Could be a Differentiator in Cars

by Damir Lokas

Strategy Analytics has a new report that has identified that personalisation of in-car displays can be a signficant differentiator for consumers in the US, Western Europe and China. The interest in displays has been …

Tags:Automotive| HMI| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 46

Continental HUD with DMD Technology Goes into Production

by Andrew Fenn

Automotive manufacturer Lincoln Motor Company, a division of Ford Motor Company, is putting Continental’s head-up display (HUD) with digital micromirror device (DMD) technology into production for the first time. The solution from the technology …

Tags:Automotive| Back Panel| Head Up Displays HUDs| HMI| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 44

Different Use Cases Need Different HMIs

by Bob Raikes

Strategy Analytics has a report on HMIs for sale and said (surprise, surprise!), no one HMI works on every kind of device, user case or context. The firm said that voice is helpful, but …

Tags:HMI| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 31

UX Awards to be Presented at IFA

by Bob Raikes

There will be an award ceremony at IFA to present winners of UX Design Awards which are intended to reward companies that have created good human interfaces that make interaction with products and systems …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| HMI| IFA 2017| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 31