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Harman concept brings curved OLED, QLED screens into car

At CES 2018, Harman showed off its Digital Cockpit concept, leveraging screen technology from parent company Samsung.

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Harman modified this Maserati GranCabrio to show off its latest dashboard electronics concept, the Digital Cockpit.

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The Digital Cockpit concept demonstrates what automakers could implement in future models, and leverages the display technology from Harman's parent company Samsung.

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On start-up, the car conducts a security check to make sure it hasn't been hacked displaying the results on its OLED instrument cluster.

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The OLED instrument cluster allows ultimate flexibility in graphics, as it is able to show different gauge types and infotainment information.

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A wide center screen, using Samsung's QLED technology, shows typical driver-oriented information, such as navigation.

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The passenger can view different content, such as a personal video library.

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In this concept, the large screen can fold down to minimize its display.

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A curved OLED screen on the console shows off climate controls.

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The curved OLED can also show deeper settings that lets drivers customize the car's interface.

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Dials in the dashboard use embedded OLED screens, letting them be used for different functions, with appropriate graphics.

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Harman uses a standard LCD in place of the rear-view mirror, showing video from a rear camera and two side cameras.

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