Basic actuator and input interface setup.
Equipped with a total of 8 transducers in the backrest and seat cushion, a Unity 3D application with custom sound output and 4 Stereo channels.
Demonstration of 4 use cases: Audio Augmentation, Engine Augmentation, Warnings and Wellbeing.
Refined actuator setup (more channels) and a refined interface setup (car seat).
Use Case ‘Safety’ was added.
A driving simulation software application with custom sound output. A sound middleware software with up to 16 channels.
Prototypes are available in Berlin, Shanghai and Detroit.
Integration into a BMW i3s in order to evaluate driver feedback.
CAN integration that offers real-time in-vehicle testing capabilities. Completely re-designed actuator hardware to fit in a small box.
Detailed product development timeline and investment plan. In addition, final development partner network.
Drivable prototype is available across Europe.
Showcasing VIBES in a German Premium OEM Showcar at Consumer Electronics Show 2023 in Las Vegas.