Electronic Display Applications in Instrument Panel Design 750366

Electronic displays, or more precisely, solid state and plasma displays controlled electronically, are becoming increasingly evident in most segments of our commercial environment. The exception to this general pattern is the automotive vehicle where only a small number of applications have appeared.
This paper deals with the application of electronic displays in the instrument panel design process. More specifically, it will discuss how electronic displays can assist in dealing with the major design problems in this area of the vehicle.
The paper will also cover other advantages of electronic displays in terms of the serviceability, reliability and overall appearance of the instrument panel area.
In summary, the purpose of this paper is to assist personnel involved in instrument panel design to utilize this new technology more effectively as applications broaden in our industry.


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