The First production car to be equipped with augmented reality display, will be released in Chinese state-owned automaker Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC Motor). For the development of AR display of the Russian-Swiss company WayRay investors have already allocated about $ 18 million, reports Kommersant. Among the parties interested in the development of the display, listed and Internet giant Alibaba Group, the owner of SAIC Motor.
The Press service of WayRay reports that the parties have already signed the necessary contracts and began joint work on the creation of navigation system of augmented reality, which can not only show the driver the route, but will clearly demonstrate all the information from the dashboard.
Vitaly Ponomarev, founder of WayRay, noted that this year the company plans to begin mass production of new items, and then will start negotiations with car manufacturers about installing it the infotainment system on their machines. The leaders of the Alibaba Group is also confident of success and believe that such developments the future, because augmented reality technology can be applied in various fields.
The Company WayRay presented AR system Navion in the summer of 2016. Development allows you to turn the navigation system on the dashboard and any transparent surface, made her three-dimensional display.
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