Automotive HMI Starter Kit

Vectorform - Blueprints - Mar 22, 2021

The Automotive HMI Starter Kit provides a base for creating custom HMI designs in Unreal.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.25 - 4.26

Automotive HMI Starter Kit delivers an expedited workflow for the creation of instrument clusters in Unreal. With real-time data inputs and material controls, this kit provides a quick and flexible starting point for custom HMI design, allowing automotive teams to safely conduct realistic tests to validate their ideas, or simply share concepts for presentation purposes. Current release focuses on instrument clusters.

HMI Widgets

  • 10+ pre-built instrument cluster templates, including:
  • 3 x EV (Electric Vehicle) templates
  • 3 x ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) templates
  • Two switchable color schemes (light and dark)
  • Instrument layout guidelines
  • 50+ variations of customizable widgets with real-time data inputs:
  • Global Text and Image
  • Speedometers, Tachometers
  • Fuel and battery life meters
  • Power regeneration meters
  • Custom-designed 3D vehicle to demonstrate key vehicle information
  • Custom-designed icon library for telltale indicators
  • Animation system for boot-up and shutdown sequences
  • Asset library designed and organized for simplicity and reusability
  • 10+ Materials and Parameter Collections
  • Widget Controller

HMI Simulator

  • Vehicle message bus with blueprint integration
  • Full environment and vehicle simulator
  • Modular street system, including city and residential buildings
  • Customizable event triggers
  • Multi-display support including use of mobile devices as displays over WiFi

This product requires the TCP Socket Plugin.

Technical Details


Highly customizable HMI Widgets toolkit

Modular HMI Simulation environment

Custom-designed 3D vehicle to demonstrate key vehicle information

Multi-display support for HMI Simulation

See detailed feature list above for more information

Details and Requirements:

Number of Blueprints: 99 - there is also a large amount of additional code.

Input: Keyboard, Mouse

Network Replicated: (No)

Supported Development Platforms:

Windows: (Yes)

Mac: (No*)

Visual Studio 2019

  • Desktop Dev C++ Workloads
  • Game Dev C++ Workloads
  • Latest .NET Framework SDK (4.8)

Documentation: Documentation included inside zip folder

Important/Additional Notes: (Builds for UE 4.25 and UE 4.26). If you need additional support or have questions, please see us at

*At this time the Automotive HMI Starter Kit is supported on Windows only. Due to high interest, Vectorform has prioritized a Mac build of the kit.