Touchscreen displays in our cars aren't going away anytime soon. So designer Matthaeus Krenn figured that now was as good a time as any to radically improve their interfaces, replacing grids of ugly buttons and options with an elegant and minimal multi-touch UI ---that the driver doesn't need to look at.
Jed Fisher's insight:
We've moved to touchscreen but have started going backwards - creating button intensive complex interfaces. Gestures are our friends! Here is a lovely example of re-imagining car touchscreens.