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Automotive Infotainment v/s Digital Instrument Cluster

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Data is crucial, particularly when you're driving. To guarantee an agreeable and safe ride, the driver must have an entrance to basic data, relating to the vehicle, in a way which is straightforward and doesn't superfluously occupy the driver.

Since days of yore, Instrument Cluster has assumed a urgent job in satisfying the previously mentioned prerequisites. An Electronic Instrument Cluster makes accessible information like Speed, Fuel Gauge (Petrol/Diesel/Oil Levels), and Engine Temperature, Distance and certain admonitions and cautions.

Cordiality the in-streets of In-vehicle Mobility, Connected Car and other Digital Technologies, our humble Electronic Instrument Cluster has developed into a Digital Instrument Cluster. This Digital Transformation has prepared for Digital Cockpit experience for the end-clients.

In this blog, we will concentrate on one of the intriguing sections of this digitalization venture. We will illuminate the job of Digital Instrument Cluster as an ease option of an Infotainment System, for the cutting edge Electric Scooters or Electric Two-Wheelers. In this way, how about we take care of business with certain presentations! Embitel Technologies

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What is an Electronic Instrument Cluster Automotive Instrument Clusters comprise of various displays and indicators which enable a driver to operate the vehicle appropriately. Among the displays in such a cluster are: • • • • • •

Speedometer Tachometer Odometer Fuel gauge Oil pressure gauge As along with different indicators for system malfunctions and warnings.

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Infotainment System v/s Instrument Cluster Features Supported

Infotainment System

Instrument Cluster

Display screen specs

7 inches

5 inches

Hardware

Application processors(Snapdragon, NXP’s IMX8 Series, Renesas’ R-Car)

Microcontrollers (STMicroelectronics, PIC microcontrollers)

Audio Playback Supported

Yes

No

Video

Yes

No

Camera

Yes

No

Smartphone sync

Yes

No

Real-time Map/ route display

Yes

No

Turn by Turn Navigation

Yes

Yes

Alerts

Yes

Yes

Support for FOTA (Firmware-Over-The-Air) update

Yes

Yes

Advanced Graphics

Yes

No

Trace and Track /Find my Bike

Yes

Yes

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Infotainment Solution v/s Digital Instrument Cluster: What is the take of Electric Scooter OEMs’? Currently, the OEMs’ of the Electric Scooters are opting for one of the following two approaches: 1. High-end infotainment solutions: Loaded with an intuitive GUI, Bluetooth Controlled Smartphone Integration & phone call management, audio/video Playback, real-time maps, Commercial vehicle-specific navigation system among other capabilities. Such systems require investment in software and hardware modules and hence have a higher per unit cost. 2. Instrument Clusters: On the other side, there are other set of OEMs’ whose focus is to enable display of crucial vehicle information on the dashboard while supporting cloud connectivity. Embitel Technologies

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Automotive Infotainment System vs Instrument Cluster  

We understand why this alternative is important for Electric Scooter OEMs' and further trace down the key difference between the features of...

Automotive Infotainment System vs Instrument Cluster  

We understand why this alternative is important for Electric Scooter OEMs' and further trace down the key difference between the features of...

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