Fig.2: The cockpit enables drivers and passengers to seamlessly continue their "digital lives" in the vehicle.
The NEXT TWO HMI has been built to cope with heterogonous features coming from external applications, embedded on smartphones, that can also be easily integrated and used to, for example, receive concert tickets purchased via the Cloud. Other native applications, such as Skype, are pre-installed in the vehicle’s computer and accessed from the HMI.
Smart connectivity allows the driver to start the journey from their home by using a smartphone to interact with and precondition the vehicle. The driver can choose to pre-set a number of functions, ranging from navigation and climate to entertainment, ensuring the car is ready for the journey by the time the driver enters the vehicle.
Upon entering the NEXT TWO, the driver is presented with technology that incorporates multiple display interfaces consisting of a HUD, Cluster and infotainment system, each with its own screen.
The HUD offers navigation with augmented