Tata Elxsi to showcase integrated e-cockpit solution at CES, partners DISTI for feature-rich 3D automotive UX

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 04 Jan 2017

Tata Elxsi, the global services design and technology services provider for the automotive industry, today announced its partnership with DiSTI Corporation Florida, USA, the creator of user interface tool, GL Studio.

This partnership will enable the continued effort to provide best-in-class user interface solutions to Tata Elxsi’s 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. This solution is being showcased at the Tata Elxsi and DISTI booths at CES 2017 in Las Vegas (January 5-8).

"After many years of successful collaboration, DiSTI is very excited to have a formal partnership with Tata Elxsi," said DiSTI’s vice-president of automotive, Christopher Giordano. "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’s design team to rapidly prototype advanced HMI which seamlessly transitions with the target system such as instrument clusters, infotainment head units, rear-seat 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,” said Tony K John, Global Head of Marketing, Partnerships & Alliances, Transportation Business Unit, Tata Elxsi.

Tata Elxsi is showcasing the integrated e-cockpit solution along with varied solutions covering infotainment, ADAS, autonomous vehicle technology and V2X communications, and telematics, at its booth 6223 at CES 2017, Las Vegas.