28 Feb '14, 9pm

Volvo Concept Estate Features Company’s Next User Interface

Volvo Concept Estate Features Company’s Next User Interface

The Volvo Car Group will reveal at the Geneva Motor Show its new in-car control system designed around a large tablet-like touch screen. This new tablet-type of in-vehicle controls will be featured in a new concept vehicle, the Concept Estate, inspired by the classic Volvo P1800ES of the early 1970’s, which had a shooting brake type of rear design. Volvo explained the touch screen replaces the traditional selection of buttons and controls in the center stack with one control panel. It will blend established tablet functionality, such as swiping and pinching, with new solutions that are specially designed for the in-car environment. It also interacts with the digital instrument cluster in front of the driver. “The basic idea is to organize controls and information in a perfectly intuitive and user-friendly way. Everything is exactly where you expect it to be, making the dri...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/volvo-concept-estate-features-c...

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