Tata Elxsi joins with DiSTI for 3D automotive UX
Tata Elxsi, part of the $100 Billion Tata group and a leading global design and technology services provider for the automotive industry, has announced its partnership with DiSTI Corporation Florida, USA, the creators of user interface tool, GL Studio. This partnership will help the continued effort to provide best-in-class user interface solutions to the automotive clients delivering high-end HMI design, innovative and appealing visual content for futuristic displays in vehicles. As the first step of this partnership, Tata Elxsi has developed an integrated e-cockpit solution with IVI, IC, HUD, and ADAS features, all integrated on a single Renesas R-Car H3 platform, with the UX developed completely using DiSTI’s GL Studio.
“After many years of successful collaboration, DiSTI is very excited to have a formal partnership with Tata Elxsi,” DiSTI’s Vice President of Automotive, Christopher Giordano, said. “Their proven software implementation capabilities combined with DiSTI’s industry leading, functional-safety-capable UI tool, GL Studio, has enabled the automotive market with a very powerful HMI option for Instrument Clusters, Heads Up Displays and Infotainment. As the need for safety-critical software in the automotive market grows, we are very proud and honored to be part of this collaboration with Tata Elxsi,” “The partnership with DiSTI will enable Tata Elxsi design team to rapidly prototype advanced HMI which seamlessly transitions with the target system such as instrument clusters, infotainment head units, rearseat entertainment, ADAS and connected car application interfaces and across SoC platforms. The conformance of the tool up to ASIL-D adds further value when we and DiSTI jointly go to market and provide end to end design and software development to our customers,” Tony K John, Global Head of Marketing, Partnerships and Alliances, Transportation Business Unit, Tata Elxsi, said.
Tata Elxsi showcased the integrated e-cockpit solution along with an exciting array of solutions covering infotainment, ADAS, autonomous vehicle technology and V2X communications, and telematics, at the recently-concluded CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Tata Elxsi as a leading global technology and design services provider, addresses the automotive, broadcast, communications, consumer electronics and healthcare industries.
It is a preferred partner for leading automotive OEMs and suppliers across the world, combining award-winning design and UX capability with deep technology experience of over 20 years in automotive software and system design, and domain expertise in automotive electronics, connected cars, active safety and security. This is supported by a network of design studios and development centers across the world, Automotive SPICE Level 5 certified quality processes, and centers of excellence for digital technologies including IoT and analytics.
DiSTI is a global leader in the development of Human Machine Interface (HMI) software for businesses, governments and the military. The company’s flagship product, GL Studio, enables programmers and developers to build high-fidelity safety critical 3D graphics, enhancing the level of interactivity and sophistication for embedded automotive applications, while providing superior per formance and visual quality.
Over 4,600 end users and 700 customers worldwide, including Boeing, Calsonic Kansei, Chrysler, Continental, ESG, Jaguar Land Rover, Honeywell, Hyundai, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Nissan, Raytheon, TATA, Thales and Virgin Galactic, use DiSTI solutions to build safety-critical and non-safety critical embedded HMI displays, maintenance trainers, create PC and Internet-based courseware and simulators.
As a full service provider, DiSTI offers a complement of custom programming, architecture and development services, and is the recognized leader in embedded target and training solutions for the global automotive, aerospace and medical markets.