GPS HUD Speed Meter: Bluetooth Head-Up Display for Navigation

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 20 2007 @ 06:27 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Here’s a smart idea coming to us from the world of jet fighters where Head-Up Displays have been standard for decades. Now this basic technology is cheap enough to equip every car with it, not just a few luxury models. GlobalTop Technology will be showcasing the GPS HUD Speed Meter at CeBIT which displays your speed and other navigational info, like direction, onto your car’s windscreen.

Not having to look down to check your gauges increases safety and the beauty of this device is that it can communicate via Bluetooth with your Smartphone or PDA navigation program. We’ll be FedExed a HUD module in the next few weeks so that we can report on how it works but this is what we know so far..

Check it out at Digital Reviews.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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