Visteon Expands Information and Controls Portfolio with Head-Up Display
MUNICH, Nov. 15, 2012
MUNICH, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Global automotive supplier Visteon
Corporation (NYSE: VC) is expanding its class-leading electronics portfolio of
information and controls products with a new head-up display offering.
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Visteon and BAE Systems, a global defense and security business, are
developing an industry-leading display image quality with a compact and
efficient optical design. Bringing BAE's state-of-the-art aerospace technology
to the automotive market, Visteon is applying its expertise in electronics,
mechanical design and packaging, software, display integration, thermal and
electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) management. Initial development projects
include both combiner and windshield head-up display systems using a thin-film
transistor (TFT) image source.
Focused on helping drivers manage cognitive workload, Visteon's head-up
display systems are designed to display different types of critical
information directly in the driver's line of sight. Examples include vehicle
speed, blind spot detection, turn-by-turn navigation and collision avoidance
"Visteon views head-up display technology a natural extension of the current
driver information and advanced HMI solutions we provide to vehicle
manufacturers around the world," said Christian Feltgen, Visteon global
director of cockpit electronics. "We are excited to be able to demonstrate
this technology to our customers in the coming months."
Today, Visteon develops driver information solutions, including low-cost,
mid-range and premium platforms that deliver critical driver information while
appealing to the increasing sophistication expected by consumers. In addition,
Visteon's multi-function center display platforms and instrument cluster
concepts combine Visteon's strength in craftsmanship, design, human machine
interaction (HMI) and intelligent TFT display integration.
Visteon is displaying this technology among others at the Electronica show in
Munich, Germany, from Nov. 13-16 in Hall A6, Booth 343.
Visteon is a leading global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and
manufactures innovative climate, electronics and interior products for vehicle
manufacturers. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich. (U.S.);
Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; the company has facilities in 28
countries and employs approximately 22,000 people. Learn more
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