Continental is working on a HUD that is separate from the windshield, about six inches wide that would sit in front of the windshield. Continental’s Thorsten Alexander Kern explains how a Heads-up-display (HUD) works, technically. A HUD allows a person to see all the important information in a screen, while keeping their eyes on the road. It’s a safety issue. But how does it work?
How does heads-up-display (HUD) work? on Driving the Nation
About the Author: Lou Ann Hammond
L ou Ann Hammond has a work history in the energy and transportation field. Starting with Chevron Corp. in finance and accounting from 1978 to 1986. Hammond was exposed to the accounting, selling, management, and transportation of petroleum and all the alternative energies Chevron explored for during the turbulent 1970s. Hammond is the founder and owner of the first privately owned automobile website www.carlist.com. Carlist is the longest running used car database, since 1986, even prior to the Internet. Hammond's most recent website, www.drivingthenation.com, covers a broader range of subjects than solely the automotive or the energy industry. Driving the Nation encompasses both automotive and energy issues to show the audience how dependent we are on both. Hammond's varied background in the petroleum and automotive industry gives her an analyst insight into the myriad levels of automobile and energy topics.