New Delhi: Connected software products supplier, Elektrobit (EB) on Monday said that it is providing a development platform for the digital instrument clusters and infotainment devices in Volkswagen’s new generation of electric cars.
The EB Guide toolchain enables developers at Volkswagen to easily and quickly design complex human machine interfaces (HMIs), the company said in a statement. The software toolkit is among the most feature-rich HMI software solutions in the industry.
Gunnar Wegner, Head, HMI Development, Volkswagen said, “EB Guide provides a sophisticated HMI framework and HMI development environment for automotive series production. The 2D and especially the 3D features of EB Guide meet all the technological and visual requirements that Volkswagen IVI and cluster user interfaces have.”
“Plug-ins seamlessly integrate with Volkswagen’s skinning and internationalization process. EB’s HMI toolchain is perfectly suited for multi-user editing and HMI integration in our large team of developers. Volkswagen HMI Development takes on high requirements and expectations at every level. The substantial contribution EB GUIDE helps us meet these continuously,” he added.
According to the company, EB Guide helps to save time and increases the productivity of HMI development teams by consequently applying a model-based approach to the HMI development process including prototyping, specification, implementation and maintenance.
“EB GUIDE is the ideal HMI development platform for car makers with large project scope, such as Volkswagen,” said Martin Schleicher, Executive Vice President, Elektrobit.
It is said to the only HMI development platform in the market that enables developers to implement intuitive graphical 2D or 3D user interfaces with voice, touch, and gesture control features.