Head-Up Display (HUD) is computerized system which projects information onto the screen in range to the viewer on screen or by means of a separate display. Some alternative names of HUD includes VGS (Visual Guidance system), HGS (Head up Guidance system), HFDS (Head up flight display system). The Head-Up Display systems projects data, images and supporting information to the driver in such a way that the driver can view both outside world and the information at the same time. The Head-Up Display (HUD) Market size was $851.6 million in 2017 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of nearly 15% during the forecast period 2018-2024. The aviation segment which garnered the major share generated around $307 million in terms of revenue in 2017.
What is Head-Up Display?
Head-Up display (HUDs) are transparent displays that present valuable and critical information into the pilots or users forward field of view. These displays are majorly used in aircrafts and automobiles. Two of the most important parts of driving are being able to see well and knowing where you're going. Head-up display technology works with both of these ideas in mind and it's going to change the way we see the road forever. Heads-up display (HUD) systems can project information on the windshield, tell you where to turn, notify you of lane markings, identify how close the car in front of you is and even give you restaurants information all right in front of your eyes and while you're actually able to see those objects or places. Fighter jets have used a simple HUD system to display altitude, speed and even targeting systems. The technology for HUD varies on the system. Some cars use transparent phosphors on windshield that reacts when a laser shines on it.
What are the major applications for Heads-Up Display?
The various end users assessed includes Auto motives, Aviation and Wearable’s. HUD in Aviation’s is used to present information to the pilot in the line of their external forward vision which projects key flight instrument data onto a small see-through screen which is positioned in front of the pilot. HUD in auto motives improves driver’s safety, performance, efficiency and comfort through the support of information and communication technology.