Sunday, December 25, 2005

automobile user interfaces

The Mercedes S-class dashboard is interesting -- you can change it from analog-looking dials to night vision television.

If you are interested in such things, one of Jakob Nielsen's alertbox columns talks about VW and BMW user interface problems. The BMW idrive interface took a lot of heat.

These folks did a three-way usability test: BMW idrive, Audi MMI, and the Jaguar touch screen.