10 years back into the past, wishing for gesture control, projection of data on the windows, navigation directions on the windshield and great performance specs felt as if we were asking for too much. But the current advancement in technology begs to differ. Concept cars are definitely not what they used to be.
Recently introduced to the public at the New York International Auto-Show, the Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept is the perfect validation of the fact that high-tech features, like the ability to control the vehicle using hand gestures is far from being just a fantasy anymore thanks to the global economy.
Could it be any cooler? Yes it can! Because it does other things too. For instance, is the sunlight annoying you? Slide a hand over the window to darken it. Is the gloomy weather not what you need right now? A hand gesture will change the glass roof to give you the display of a bright sunny sky.
Possibly, the most intriguing functions in the vehicle is what is referred to by the designers as the “transparent bonnet.” It superimposes a video image of the road ahead onto the hood or as Brit calls it, the “bonnet,” to make it seem like if it is not actually there. This is especially useful in rough ground where the front of the car makes the path ahead a bit vague especially when descending and ascending steep grades.
The Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept is on exhibit at the New York auto show, which is open to the public since the end of April this year. Check out the video below for more details: