July 05, 2017
Rightware partner Visteon uses Kanzi in new Range Rover Velar digital instrument cluster
HELSINKI, July 5, 2017 – In March 2017, JLR unveiled the innovative new Range Rover Velar, which features an advanced digital cockpit with multiple front and rear displays. Today, our partner Visteon Corporation has revealed that the 12.3” high-definition all-digital instrument cluster was developed with Rightware’s flagship user interface design and development tool, Kanzi.
Visteon’s advanced multicore platform technology is designed for superior multimedia and graphics performance. Rightware’s UI software toolkit, Kanzi Studio, enables development of custom shaders for specialized graphics effects in the vehicle, and Kanzi Runtime provides a high-performance graphics engine to power the rich visual user experience.
“Rightware congratulates our partner Visteon Corporation on this extension of their premium instrument cluster technology provided to JLR,” said Jonas Geust, CEO, Rightware. “As evidenced in the new Range Rover Velar, we share a vision of stunning performance, elegance, and usability in the all-digital cockpit.”
Rightware® is the leader in advanced user interface technology, serving automotive and other embedded markets with its Kanzi® software for rapid user interface design and deployment. Our passion is to unleash creativity to enable fantastic user experiences. As a Thundersoft® Company, Rightware is backed by a world leading smart device operating system and platform technology provider. A wholly owned subsidiary of Thunder Software Technology Ltd. Co., Rightware is headquartered in Finland and has a presence in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, China, South Korea, and Japan
Visteon is a global technology company that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative cockpit electronics products and connected car solutions for most of the world’s major vehicle manufacturers. Visteon is a leading provider of instrument clusters, head-up displays, information displays, infotainment, audio systems, telematics and SmartCore™ cockpit domain controllers. Visteon also supplies embedded multimedia and smartphone connectivity software solutions to the global automotive industry. Headquartered in Van Buren Township, Michigan, Visteon has approximately 10,000 employees at more than 40 facilities in 19 countries. Visteon had sales of $3.16 billion in 2016. Learn more at www.visteon.com.
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