LG Electronics new IVI for Mercedes
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LG Electronics latest premium infotainment system (IVI) is a central feature within the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS EV sedan. The Pillar to Pillar (P2P) display is made into the MBUX Hyperscreen and extends the complete width of the control board. With its unique interior concept and revolutionary man-machine interface, Mercedes-Benz AG’s first luxury electric vehicle highlights futuristic trends in electric vehicle design and points to an exciting vision of future mobility.
First introduced by Mercedes-Benz at AG CES 2021, the MBUX Hyperscreen comprise of three screens including an LCD display, an ICD (Instrument Cluster Display) and two OLED displays, a CID (Central Information Display) and a CDD (Co-Driver Display) below a connected glass lid to offer the looks of one continuous display. The utilization of advanced plastic OLED (P-OLED) display technology allows the infotainment system within the Mercedes-Benz EQS EV to deliver clear, sharp images and text, and thin buttonless frames means passengers get an intuitive touch interface with a refined haptic.
LG’s IVI system is specifically designed to fulfill the requirements of Mercedes-Benz AG with the curved, panoramic shape needed for a sleek sedan interior. LG’s in-house Institute of producing Engineering, which provides expertise in equipment and material components likewise as advanced manufacturing techniques, has developed the core technologies implemented in display: curved glass design, surface treatment and curved display bonding.
In close collaboration, LG and Mercedes-Benz AG engineers take in-vehicle displays like instrument panels and navigation systems to a brand new level, providing drivers and passengers with greater road comfort. The visually pleasing IVI system within the Mercedes-Benz EQS EV not only raises the bar when it involves simple use but also safety with new technologies.
“It is an honor and a privilege to figure closely with a trusted partner like Mercedes-Benz AG,” said Eun Seok-hyun, President of LG Vehicle Components Solutions. “We are happy with the very fact that Mercedes-Benz AG declared us a respected supplier of automotive displays last year and that we are pleased that the partnership is showing great results.”
As an innovative partner for future mobility, LG Electronics Vehicle Component Solutions (VS) is functioning with global carmakers like Mercedes-Benz AG to become a number one manufacturer of connectivity, infotainment and ADAS solutions to supply a range of in-vehicle experiences. LG is committed to diversifying its portfolio to further strengthen its acquisitions capabilities, including automotive lighting and headlight vendor supplier ZKW Group and cybersecurity software company Cybellum, yet as a venture, LG-Magna e-Powertrain.
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