CGI Studio GmbH and Dimenco B.V. have partnered to bring the best-in-class human-machine interface (HMI) to the automotive industry. Integrating Dimenco’s Simulated Reality (SR) technology in CGI’s Incari HMI Development Platform combines the state of the art in hardware and software to enhance the visual experience in in-car display clusters and create a user-centric solution designed to deliver immersive human-vehicle interactivity without wearables.
Compared to conventional in-car display clusters the new SR-enhanced Incari HMI development platform enables developers to turn data into realistic 3D graphics while creating a 4D HMI solution without the need for a headset. This approach will pave the way for the real-time presentation of context information in three dimensions, crucially including the perception of depth. Recently developers had been increasingly looking for context-driven solutions, not only facilitating their working processes but more importantly improving the driver’s experience.
The methods for creating 3D HMI solutions had been highly complex and error-prone. Developers will now benefit from the SR-enhanced Incari platform which adds a true third dimension to design. This way we simplified the development process, improved design quality, and created the first reliable full 3D driver experience.
“Since we first experienced Dimenco’s SR technology, it’s been clear that they deliver a real value to the automotive industry,” says Alexander Grasse, CTO at CGI Studio GmbH. “By integrating the technology into the Incari HMI Development Platform, we give our customers access to new and advanced methods of HMI visualization. Together, we can help HMI designers and engineers leverage these new technologies for their upcoming HMI projects so that they get the best development experience from early design stages, up to series production.”
Leveraging a 3D design approach, Incari HMI Development Platform offers seamless support for SR output. The SR-enhanced development environment is currently undergoing the final stages of testing and will be available to customers soon.
“Simulated Reality from Dimenco enables a new generation of immersive in-car display experiences that combines outstanding spatial computing with fully natural human visualization – it’s a vision of the future that just about anyone can understand,” Erik van der Tol, CPO at Dimenco.
About CGI Studio GmbH
Based in Berlin, Germany, CGI Studio GmbH is a team of tech enthusiasts, known in the automotive industry as former co-founders of PI-VR, the originator of Autodesk VRED TM. We are focusing on delivering high-quality and easy-to-use tools for UI/UX designers and engineers. Our philosophy is based on high efficiency and professionalism. Our Incari platform offers a one-stop solution for the entire interface development pipeline – a completely new workflow for the creation of innovative and customizable interiors. By leveraging the skills of the development team, we create the required tools and technologies, necessary for developing future-based HMI systems in the automotive and other industries.
About Dimenco B.V.
With origins in Royal Philips Electronics, Dimenco has been leading the spatial visualization market since 2010. The company, based in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, aims to push the boundaries to achieve the dream of simulated reality – one of the world’s biggest developments in 3D. Dimenco unites hardware, software and technology to deliver fast, rich and natural three-dimensional experiences – no wearables required. Its open approach to the possibilities of spatial computing will result in totally new ways of interacting with a display, exceeding industry expectations. Inspired by a future filled with holograms, Dimenco is taking simulated reality out of the realm of science fiction and turning it into fact.