All HMI/UX design articles

  • SEAT Tarraco_HIGHRES_Embargo (9)
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    HMI walk through: Seat Tarraco touchscreen UX

    2019-11-13T09:44:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video review from Screens runs through the Seat Tarraco’s main display, which features both touch and gesture UI controls

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    HMI walk through: Byton M-Byte interior UX

    2019-11-06T10:20:00Z Sponsored by

    If you didn’t get a chance to see the M-Byte in Frankfurt then we have a video just for you. Screens attended the show and shot this in-depth review of the M-Byte’s UX, watch to discover a multitude of ways to interact with the vehicle’s HMI and access it’s software functions

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    HMI walk through: VW Touareg maps and navigation

    2019-10-30T09:57:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the VW Touareg’s maps and navigation software. The interface is provided through the car’s main head unit display with features such as my destinations, points of interest and live traffic

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    Interior Motives: Autumn 2019 issue out now

    2019-10-28T15:21:00Z

    In this issue: Bentley EXP 100 GT, Genesis Mint, Geometry A, Lotus Evija, Lincoln Corsair, Honda e, Special focus - Lighting, and 5 inspirations - Ian Callum

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    HMI walk through: Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 phone connectivity

    2019-10-23T15:14:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 telephone function interface. Watch to see how to connect to your cell phone using MBUX to access and call your contact list

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    Screens unlocks user experience

    2019-10-21T13:38:00Z Sponsored by

    Screens is a new service from Deutsche Automotive that is designed to help user-experience teams understand their competitors’ systems at a deeper level. Rather than benchmarking the physical characteristics of in-car systems, Screens uses a consistent heuristic walkthrough of a cars’ interface—with clear explanations of how different functions work and how many clicks/touches it takes to get there—to build a true experiential benchmark. 

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    HMI walk through: Audi e-tron media playback interface

    2019-10-16T09:03:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the Audi e-tron’s media playback interface. Watch to see how you can connect to SD, USB, Bluetooth and online streaming sources such as Napster and Amazon Music using the car’s touchscreen head unit

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    HMI walk through: BMW X7 phone and messaging apps

    2019-10-09T08:49:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the BMW X7’s phone and communications interface. Watch to see how BMW have optimised the car’s head unit UI to keep you connected while you’re (safely parked) on the road

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    Exclusive: HMI walk through: Volvo S60 2019 head unit + instrument cluster

    2019-10-02T10:45:00Z Sponsored by

    In an exclusive video premiere on CDN, Screens latest review features the UX of the Volvo S60 2019. Watch to find out how the car’s head unit and instrument cluster combine to display information and multimedia in a multiscreen experience

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    OEMs’ profit strategies today could hurt them tomorrow

    2019-09-30T08:54:00Z

    Ahead of stringent EU emissions targets starting in 2020, some carmakers are pursuing strategies that actually go against what they will ultimately need to do to reduce hefty fines. This makes sense – but only for now

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    EU fines and electric future not entirely in the hands of OEMs

    2019-09-26T09:56:00Z

    In the face of government and citizens’ rising concern over climate change, vehicle emission regulations around the world are tightening, especially in Europe. In our latest business intelligence report, we forecast that carmakers will face hefty fines under tightening vehicle emission targets, driven largely by factors outside their control.

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    HMI walk through: Tesla Model 3 head unit

    2019-09-25T08:39:00Z Sponsored by

    New video walk through from Screens on the Tesla Model 3’s head unit. A comprehensive video narrative of the user experience of the dominant display unit in Tesla’s 3 Series rival, including customising screens and navigating through all the different tiles and sub-menus

  • Future opportunities
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    Opportunities ahead for automotive OEMs and tier suppliers

    2019-09-25T06:00:00Z

    The downturn in automotive sales volume creates many challenges, but the transitional state of the industry also provides many business opportunities including for R&D and design, according to a forecast and report from Ultima Media.

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    Frankfurt 2019: Byton inches closer to massive screen production

    2019-09-20T18:08:00Z

    Genuine unique selling points among the proliferation of new electric car brands are becoming harder to discern but Byton’s M-Byte still has one – and it’s a big one: its dashboard-dominating 48-inch screen. Gaining its world debut at the Frankfurt motor show, the design team behind the Chinese marque’s mid-size SUV EV gave Car Design News a run-through of its production-ready features

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    HMI walk through: Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 media playback

    2019-09-18T14:25:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens runs through the EQC’s media playback interface, with music sources on offer including radio, audio over bluetooth and USB devices. Watch the video to see how the car neatly displays tracks and playlists on screen for easy multitouch browsing

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    HMI walk through: VW Touareg head unit user personalisation

    2019-09-11T08:43:00Z Sponsored by

    The 2019 VW Touareg offers drivers a number of ways to tailor the infotainment UI to suit their needs. Screens’ latest video gives an overview of how you can configure the car’s head unit screen to customise your in car experience and display the information most relevant to you

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    HMI walk through: Jaguar I-Pace navigation system

    2019-09-04T16:12:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s HMI walk through focuses on the Jaguar I-Pace’s satellite navigation system. Can Jaguar’s feature packed sat nav compete with the likes of Google Maps in terms of usability? Screens let us know in their latest video

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    HMI walk through: BMW X7 Head Unit

    2019-08-27T16:22:00Z Sponsored by

    New video walk through from Screens on the BMW X7 Head Unit. A comprehensive video narrative of the user experience of the dominant display unit in this big BMW, including customising screens and navigating through all the different tiles and sub-menus. 

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    Exclusive: HMI walk through: Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886 widescreen cockpit

    2019-08-20T08:13:00Z Sponsored by

    In a brand new video, CDN premieres Screens latest review featuring the UX of the Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886. Watch to find out how the car’s head unit and instrument cluster combine to form a high resolution widescreen cockpit

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    Exclusive: HMI walk through: Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid head unit overview

    2019-08-13T08:15:00Z Sponsored by

    Premiering on CDN, this latest video from Screens reviews the touch UX of the Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid 2019’s head unit display