Speaking about motor show concept cars today’s manufacturers put more and more emphasis on high-tech gadgetry in the cockpit. From multimedia content and social media to navigation and vehicle diagnostics systems - there are numerous ways to equip modern automotive GUIs. The Qt Company provided a white paper that introduces emerging trends in user interface design, embedded hardware and cross-platform frameworks.
- Many of the latest mid-range cars are launched with graphical center-consoles.
- Most common purposes of consoles: navigation, communication and diagnostics.
- The trend is towards touch screen head units with an ever-growing diversity of input signals.