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Garmin refines K2 driver display (pictures)

Garmin made its K2 infotainment interface easier to use, and added a HUD, ahead of its launch in 2016.

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Garmin used this dashboard simulator to show the head-up display for its K2 infotainment interface.
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Garmin focused on using clean, clear graphics for head-up display information.
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Garmin optimized the graphics and information flow for the cabin LCD of its K2 infotainment system.
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From any screen, a driver can call up this icon-based tool panel, filled with user-customizable shortcuts.
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Information sources such as Yelp are integrated with any destination found in the navigation system's points-of-interest database.
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The K2 interface shows all audio sources on one screen, regardless of type.
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The K2 audio playback screen uses a standard format no matter what the source, so drivers can always find basic controls such as Skip and Play.

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