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Wednesday, 13 January 2021 00:39

On The Lighter Side: Samsung's Digital Cockpit Turns Cars into Offices, Gaming Hubs, or Concert Halls

Written by Fabienne Lang, Interesting Engineering

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5G connectivity and expanding screens are all part of the futuristic vehicle cockpit.

Samsung unveiled its latest Digital Cockpit ahead of CES 2021, and it's a marvel of electronic advancements and technology.


Complete with swiveling screens and the latest Samsung tech, the South Korean firm's Digital Cockpit is designed to simplify communication and deliver on-the-go entertainment that means passengers and the driver make the most of their automotive moment.

 

So what's in store for future Samsung Digital Cockpit users? A 49-inch QLED display with an immersive sound system, for one. The numerous moveable displays around the cockpit transform the vehicle into a comfortable all-purpose space.

 

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The screen moves up when not in drive mode. Source: Samsung

 

Not only will these screens and speakers be useful for entertainment such as gaming or watching live concerts, but they can turn the vehicle into a remote office, complete with video conferencing.

 

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Video conferencing and work mode are also possible. Source: Samsung

 

In terms of driving and screens, the center of the steering wheel replaces a typical car horn with a driver-exclusive screen. This 8.8-inch touchscreen LCD display works...


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