Audi Showcases MIB-2 Technology and Virtual Cockpit at Connected Car Expo in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- Nov 18, 2014 --


  • New Audi MIB-2 features NVIDIA Tegra 3 processing power for improved performance, higher resolution graphics and an upgradable platform
  • MIB-2 debuts in the 2016 A6 and A7 model lines; Audi virtual cockpit debuts with the 2016 Audi TT
  • Audi zFAS piloted driving technology also on display at the Expo

Audi today detailed key aspects of the advances in the electronics technology appearing in two of its newest models for 2015. At the 2014 Connected Car Expo (CCE) in Los Angeles, Audi explained how its MIB-2 (Modular Infotainment Platform) electronics architecture has dramatically shortened the timeline to introduce newer and more powerful processors used for infotainment and driver assistance systems.

MIB-2 debuts in the 2016 A6 and A7 model lines, which also make their North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.

The new Audi MIB-2 uses the NVIDIA Tegra 30 system on chip, driven by a quad-core processor from the NVIDIA Tegra 3 series, for fast performance, higher resolution graphics and an upgradable platform. As more sophisticated technology becomes available, the highly flexible Audi MIB-2 platform will allow owners to simply upgrade their software for improved online, media, voice command, navigation and telephony functions.

With double the processor performance and a faster graphics processing unit, it can drive two displays simultaneously, one in the center stack and one in the instrument cluster display. The T30 graphics processor empowers a virtual 3D platform and a completely redesigned user interface to allow Audi to implement and display a full three-dimensional graphical user experience in its vehicles.

Audi Virtual Cockpit and zFAS
Audi and NVIDIA are also showcasing the industry's first virtual cockpit -- an entirely digital dashboard that will be featured in the all-new 2016 Audi TT, which makes its North American auto show debut in Los Angeles this week. The virtual cockpit revolutionizes the concept of a driver-centric experience by replacing the instrument cluster with a central, digital unit. It combines the functions of traditional gauges with the central MMI monitor in one unique, 12.3-inch TFT display with superb 3D graphics and brilliant clarity. A quad-core Tegra 30 processor from NVIDIA capable of rendering up to 60 frames per second ensures that the needles of the speedometer, rev counter and navigation are displayed with absolute precision.

Also on display at CCE today is the revolutionary zFAS computing module, which serves as the brains of Audi piloted driving. Significant technological and engineering advancements in the size and efficiency of the zFAS central control unit have resulted in a module that is now the size of a compact laptop computer. Powered by the NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor with a 192-core NVIDIA Kepler GPU, the zFAS uses the same processing architecture that powers 10 of the world's most energy efficient supercomputers.

ABOUT AUDI
Audi of America, Inc. and its U.S. dealers offer a full line of German-engineered luxury vehicles. AUDI AG is among the most successful luxury automotive brands globally. The Audi Group delivered 1,575,500 vehicles to customers globally in 2013, and broke all-time company sales records for the 4th straight year in the U.S. Through 2018, AUDI AG will invest about $30 billion on new products, facilities and technologies. Visit www.audiusa.com or www.audiusanews.com for more information regarding Audi vehicles and business topics.





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