In recent years, vehicles and technologies in them have evolved drastically to increase convenience for users and operators. One of the key upgrades in automobiles is the inclusion of electronic instrument clusters. The traditional analog ones used in vehicles show estimated readings and were more prone to displaying errored readings.
However, digital panels with a digital speedometer are featured in many new vehicles. Such panels show a variety of options regarding the vehicle’s particulars within its display in a digital form.
One of our clients needed digital clusters for their forklift trucks. They are an India-headquartered group of companies that have around 15 business lines. They are a highly trusted brand that has operated here for multiple decades. Currently, they handle industrial material needs and are one of India’s largest manufacturers of lift trucks.
They needed a solution that could enable automated safety and maintenance checks every day, and also when a forklift operates. Since India has mostly foreign brands specializing in digital panels for vehicles, our client aimed to take on the international competition in a growing market like ours.
With the help of our team of experts, we at Alpha ICT always emphasize delivering services to encompass all the diverse requirements of our clients. After listening to our client’s demands, we realized that we needed to replace existing traditional analog clusters with digital ones.
We felt the need to add sensors and automate its process, along with establishing remote connectivity. This solution needed to be designed with OEM and a digital cluster retrofit add-on, with versatile usage in mind.
We successfully helped the client accomplish the following things –