Putting instrument panels through their paces

April 22, 2014

Early analog vehicle instrument panels incorporated little more than a speedometer, tachometer, odometer, and fuel gauge. Modern digital instrument clusters, on the other hand, are intelligent devices that communicate with an array of sensors distributed throughout a vehicle, enabling them to display numerous additional features. Prior to fitting an instrument cluster to a vehicle, manufacturers must test each one to ensure that it will perform as expected. To do so, engineers at Alphr Technology have developed a system to perform functional testing, calibration and verification of such instrument clusters. >>>Read more

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James Carroll

Former VSD Editor James Carroll joined the team 2013.  Carroll covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles, Carroll managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.

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