The Car HMI Europe award exclusively honors exceptional projects in the automotive industry and celebrates exceptional solutions, innovations and unique development processes in the areas of automotive user experience, UIs and HMI.
Each of the nominees presented their HMI solution via a short video and through live-voting, the Car HMI Europe Community voted for their leaders and projects showing outstanding effort in taking user interaction and UX to the next level.
Winner Most User-Friendly HMI Feature! Volvo Active Control
Proud winner of the Car HMI Award 2019 is Volvo Construction Equipment and their Volvo Active Control. Based on the Car HMI Award-winning service platform ‘Volvo Co-Pilot’, Volvo Active Control is a machine control feature for excavators conducting excavation duties.
2nd Place! MyScript The Power of Handwriting in Automotive
*The Power of Handwriting in Automotive* is a cutting-edge technology meant to build up a human-machine interface using handwriting. By putting ink at the core of the digital world, MyScript gives users the opportunity to interact with any digital device in the easiest and most intuitive way.
Runner Up! Conjure’s project Triumph Scrambler 1200
A key objective was to bring a modern look and feel to a classic bike to appeal to a younger audience, whilst also providing familiarity and not alienating an older demographic of existing riders.
Winner Most Innovative HMI Feature! Valeo Voyage XR
Valeo Voyage XR allows users to “teletransport” their family and friends, bringing them virtually onboard the vehicle. Valeo Voyage XR creates the illusion that the person of your choice, located in reality somewhere else, is sitting in the back seat and interacting with you.
2nd Place! Daimler MBUX Interior Assistant
MBUX started with the vision of an intelligent interior, which detects the body language of the occupants and supports them by automating comfort functions. Realizing this vision required the development of cutting edge 3D sensing technology and AI based vision processing software. The MBUX Interior Assistant was presented to the public the new GLE in October 2018 and is available now on the market.
Runner Up! Elektrobit Cockpit Demonstrator
Elektrobit created an Android-based cockpit demonstrator that extends the capabilities of a standard Amazon Alexa integration, enabling the service to be proactive and alert drivers of incidents on the road and assist in the handover between autonomous and manual modes of driving.
Winner Community Award Category! Volvo Active Control