HEADS UP DISPLAY 2016
BMW Motorrad will be displaying two innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on 6-
Laser light for motorcycles and
A helmet with a head-
In 2003, BMW became the first European automobile manufacturer to introduce a head-
All displays are freely programmable; ideally, to provide the best-
The information display technology can be integrated in existing helmets, without affecting either wearer comfort or rider safety. The operating time of the system with the two replaceable batteries is around five hours.
At the moment, the technology is still too cost-
BMW Motorrad wants to develop this innovative technology to series-
In 2014, the BMW Group sold approximately 2.118 million cars and 123,000 motorcycles worldwide. The most popular BMW Motorrad models with over 40,000 units sold are the R 1200 GS (24,380) together with its sister model R 1200 GS Adventure (16.242). The middle range models F 800 GS/GS Adventure (7,040/4,278 units) and F 700 GS (6,499 units)
On the K 1600 GTL concept vehicle presented, the BMW Motorrad laser light is derived from a design from the automobile division of the BMW Group. The innovative laser technology is already available in the new BMW 7 Series as well as in the BMW i8. BMW Motorrad has now adapted this technology.