INTRO: The rumors about GMC reviving the “Hummer” brand with a replacement electric pickup became true when the American automobile-manufacturers unveiled their “all-electric super truck”, the 2022 Hummer EV Edition 1. Apart from going from 0-60 mph in only 3 seconds, the electrical pickup has another USP, which is that the Unreal Engine-powered Android infotainment system. Yep, that’s right! It actually has one.
According to a recent report, GMC installed a whole Android system in its upcoming “2022 Hummer EV” to offer users one among the simplest in-truck experience. Moreover, this is often the primary in-vehicle infotainment system which is powered by Unreal Engine’s “human-machine interfaces (HMI)”.
A Custom Interface for Automobiles
Epic Games, earlier this year, announced that they need been working with GMC to put in the primary Unreal Engine-powered in-vehicle system within the upcoming electric Hummer. The game developers said that they need used their existing technologies to develop an entire new “human-machine interface” for future automobiles.
Now that the “2022 Hummer EV” is call at the open, the Creative Director of the vehicle, Scott Martin told Engadget all about the supertruck’s infotainment system. According to Martin, the electrical truck features a custom Android system that’s powered by an Intel CPU and has 64GB of onboard storage. Moreover, the auto-makers partnered with Google to feature voice control, Google Maps, and even the Play Store to the infotainment system.
Apart from displaying general information about the truck, the system has the choice to use the extra power to point out more advanced information to the drivers. For instance, if/when drivers go off-roading with the truck, they’re going to be ready to see the balance of the truck and therefore the positioning of every of its wheels in real-time through the gyroscopic-feed. All this information are going to be displayed on the 12.3-inch driver information display. There is also a 13.4-inch infotainment screen to point out all the opposite information.
So, with of these technologies packed inside the primary Unreal Engine-powered in-vehicle system, the “2022 Hummer EV” is about to supply one among the simplest driving experiences for truckers.
The “2022 Hummer EV Edition 1” are going to be available within the fall of 2021 and can have a starting price of $112,595 (~Rs. 83 lakhs).