The Tata Pixel.

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Tata Motors presents Tata Pixel, a new city car concept for Europe. Based on the Tata Nano, the Tata Pixel — at just over three metres in length , is the most package efficient four-seater in the world, comfortably accommodating four adults, unlike a typical city car which is either a two-seater or can accommodate two adults and two children only.
The Tata Pixel’s ability to manoeuvre and park in the tightest of spaces is made possible by its Zero Turn toroidal traction-drive Infinitely Variable Transmission (IVT), which assists rotation of the outer rear wheel forwards and the inner rear wheel backwards, while the front wheels turn at acute angles. The result is a turning circle radius of just 2.6 metres.
The ‘scissor’ doors rotate upwards from the front to allow passengers to effortlessly enter or exit the Tata Pixel, even in the tightest of spaces.A 1.2 litre three-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine, positioned at the rear of the Tata Pixel, gives lively performance. The engine is a low-friction design, featuring variable coolant and oil pump and rapid warm-up technologies. With optimised aerodynamic drag, low rolling-resistance tyres, stop-start technology, and intelligent battery charging, the Tata Pixel returns European combined cycle (NEDC) fuel economy of 3.4 l/100km and CO2 emissions of just 89g/km.A forward sweeping roofline, with minimal front and rear overhangs, accentuates the youthful styling. The Tata Pixel is also designed to provide a high level of connectivity. Key functions are controlled by the driver’s smart phone, running ‘My Tata Connect’ — the first integrated human-machine interface (HMI) concept from Tata Motors.

The Samsung Transparent Smart Window makes sci-fi movies a reality


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Imagine a world of see-through monitors, windows that are interactive, and car windscreens that relay all

the information on the screen rather than the dashboard beneath it.

Now imagine that, rather than being the stuff of science fiction movies and pipe dreams, the technology

that will allow this to become a possibility is going into production in just 20 days.

At CES in Las Vegas Samsung is demoing a new touchscreen display technology that is see-through.

Dubbed the Samsung Transparent Smart Window, the transparent touchscreen LCD tech can fit a

window any size up to 46 inches and deliver a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels allowing full interaction at

the same time.
CES 2012: Heads-up displays inbound

There is no word on price or where we will see this next, but the possibilities are endless thanks to our

love of glass.
One such possibility as we overheard during our demo at CES is in submersibles where you want to

move the instrumentation out of the way of a glass viewing area. That’s really niche, but imagine car

designers being able to remove the dashboard of your car altogether, or Minority Report style computers

that are just sheets of glass rather than the big bulky monitors that you have in your office at the moment.

To show what’s possible beyond the window, Samsung was also showing off the technology with a smaller

monitor. The same screen technology can be used to create smaller screens with higher resolutions. In

this example it measured 22 inches and offered a higher resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels.

And if you are worried that others will be able to see what you are doing from behind the screen. Don’t.

Samsung says that the technology comes with a privacy screen that works like a one-way mirror.
According to Samsung, the future looks see-through