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Elektrobit ships augmented reality software framework

November 26, 2018 

Elektrobit’s software toolkit allows creation of advanced head-up displays for a safer, enhanced driving experience; downloadable interactive demo allows developers to “test-drive” AR HMIs

ERLANGEN, Germany – November 26, 2018 – Today Elektrobit (EB), a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products for the automotive industry, announced the general availability of its augmented reality (AR) software framework, EB arware. This augmented reality software toolkit allows the creation of AR displays that enable safer driving and improve the overall driving experience.

 

With EB arware, human-machine interface (HMI) developers can create solutions that add AR information to a vehicle’s head-up display (HUD). This includes data that complements existing navigation information, such as showing distances between cars or marking driving lanes to assist lane departure features.

 

In addition to the EB arware software package, EB is making available a free, downloadable, and interactive demo to give HMI developers a better understanding of the product. The demo allows the viewer to experience and replay real sensor data recorded from EB’s test vehicle, as well as showcase various product capabilities such as displaying near field information, highlighting adaptive cruise control, and more.

 

EB arware—in conjunction with EB’s multimodal HMI toolkit, EB GUIDE—gives car makers a competitive edge by creating an in-vehicle experience that is unique to their brand. The EB tools are designed to allow developers to more quickly and easily develop advanced HMIs, with components that integrate critical elements of highly-automated driving systems, including sensors and data fusion.

 

 

About Elektrobit (EB)

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB’s software powers over one billion devices in more than 100 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services. EB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental. For more information, visit us at elektrobit.com

 

 

For more information:

 

Nicole Donhauser

Head of global Marketing & Communications, Elektrobit

Tel. +49 9131 7701-6446

Mobile. +49 173 532 03 27

Email: nicole.donhauser@elektrobit.com

 

EMEA

Philipp Hanke

Weber Shandwick for EB

Tel. +49 89 380179-48

Email: phanke@webershandwick.com

 

North Americaphanke@webershandwick.com

Barbara Hagin

Breakaway Communications for EB

Tel. +1 415 358-2484

Mobile. +1 408 832-7626

Email: bhagin@breakawaycom.com

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