HUDs have already made their way into the automotive industry, but mostly as a premium built-in option only a few can afford. And because of that, chances are you will still be using your smartphone for navigation, especially if you prefer driving with Waze or Google Maps. But when you use your smartphone as a navigation device wherever you mount it, it will either block your view or make you look away from the road to check directions. Besides, you dont limit using your smartphone in the car to navigation only, do you? At the same time, you must be well aware.That using a smartphone behind the wheel is dangerous. Not only does it take our eyes off the road. But also reduces our visual scan, and increases cognitive load.
Smartphone distraction behind the wheel is reported to have taken. But the National Safety Council still reports. We cant deny there may be a need to stay connected even when youre driving.But we believe there should be a safer way to use a smartphone behind the wheel, and we hope to change everyones driving habits for the better with an affordable and universal HUD solution. In essence, HUDWAY Cast is an external display for your smartphone bright, transparent, and driving-oriented. Here's an overview of its features. Gives a real head-up display feel.
The image from HUDWAY Cast display is taken to a lens which enlarges it to 20 and focuses the virtual image about 9 feet or 2.8 meters in front of you. This way, it feels easier for your eyes to readjust focus from the road to the projection just like using a luxury vehicle built-in HUD, but about a dozen times less expensive. Bright and contrast image in any conditions.A display 20 times brighter than a smartphone screen gives an excellent full-color projection even on a sunny day on a completely transparent lens. The display brightens and dims automatically, and the projection quality does not depend on how bright your smartphone screen is.
Just affix it to the dashboard and plug in the cigarette lighter socket. Take it off the mount and put to a gloves compartment when youre leaving the car. We suggest that you tuck the cable under the windshield to keep it out of sight. Connects to any smartphone, mirrors any app. It wirelessly connects to any smartphone that supports Miracast or Airplay and that means virtually all.
Pairing with a smartphone is very easy, as both iOS and Android devices allow to cast the screen image to an external display wirelessly with just a swipe and a tap. You launch a navigation app on your smartphone, select to stream it to HUDWAY Cast et voila enjoy driving with your directions projected in your line of sight. You'll get the best experience if you switch Waze or Google maps to night mode prior to streaming them to Hudway Cast.Versatile: for any car and driving professional. As HUDWAY Cast supports streaming any navigation app, it will be helpful for those who spends hours behind the wheel every day truck drivers, taxi drivers, public transportation drivers, rally pilots, etc. Anything on your smartphone screen can be streamed as is to HUDWAY Cast lens. This way, you can create a route in your favorite navigation app, stream it to HUDWAY Cast and see directions youre used to in your line of sight. Thats one way to go.. It allows you to access the most needed smartphone functions in a driving-friendly way and makes using smartphone behind the wheel safer and less-distracting.
Heres what were implementing in the app. Enter the destination and use HUDWAY Cast navigation to guide you with offline maps, traffic info, and crisp uncluttered route view. Or switch it to Waze or Google Maps in the app settings. When youre using HUDWAY Cast navigation, you will always see the directions displayed on the heads-up display, no matter what youre doing in the app on your smartphone. That is to say, you can handle calls or switch tracks and still see the navigation streamed on the lens.Accept calls like youre used to using your headset, car speakers, or your smartphone. Use swipes to accept or dismiss a call.
Make calls choosing from the list of favorites or recent calls in a less distracting, hands-free way. To avoid reading messages and texting when driving, HUDWAY Cast allows you to.Listen to a received message. Reply with a voice message. Reply with a quick template message.
Share your position and ETA. Due to the fact that Apple keeps a lot of things private, there will be differences in cans and can'ts for IOS and Android versions of HUDWAY Cast app. We plan on implementing a voice-to-voice chat in the next versions of the app so that you would be able to communicate safer behind the wheel on both iOS and Android.
Throughout the past few years the team in Beijing has been working to create an uncompromising alternative to built-in vehicle HUDs. After rounds and rounds of making, testing and updating prototypes, experimenting with lens curvatures, projection screens and body designs, a full-fledged aftermarket HUD device was finally developed versatile, powerful, and affordable. What's in the box.
To check whether it will fit in your car, print a device mockup. Cut it out and take it to your car. The item "HUDWAY Cast Heads up display (HUD) Car GPS Navigation Projector Driving Gadget" is in sale since Wednesday, May 15, 2019. This item is in the category "eBay Motors\Parts & Accessories\In-Car Technology, GPS & Security\Electronic Accessories\Head Up Displays (HUDs)".
The seller is "hudway" and is located in Ogden, Utah. This item can be shipped worldwide.