Production Mobility Solutions

Environmental pollution and scarce raw materials require a rethink of mobility and production. As a result, the market is concerned with new vehicle technologies and drive systems as well as information and data transmission for traffic control and positioning.

Productivity is a crucial success factor, especially in production processes. Robust warehouse transportation of goods, low downtime of production equipment, and optimized logistic processes can ensure competitiveness. Historically, in the automotive industry, established technologies and processes are perfectly suitable to use them in the production mobility market. Predicted maintenance can help to reduce downtime of vehicles. Failures can be detected before they lead to an influence on the production process. Fleet management systems collect data from vehicles and production machines and report any risk to an operator. Anti-collision and obstacle detection systems prevent accidents. In many cases, the repair cost is very high, because parts are usually not available immediately. In addition, anti-collision and obstacle detection protects human life. Further technologies like Head-up-display and surround-view help the operator to remain concentrated on essential tasks.

Agriculture Environment

Due to its versatility, our agriculture division offers a broad range of possibilities for the application of automotive technology. These include sensor-based environment detection, precise positioning, visual environment monitoring, various HMI concepts, or the expansion of vehicle connectivity. In this market environment, our customers benefit from our many years of experience in agriculture, combined with the opportunities to adapt passenger vehicle and commercial vehicle technology to agricultural applications.

Examples of use cases

HMI Technologies
Head up Displays
360° Surround View
  • 360° Surround View Systems
  • Driver Monitoring
  • Head Up Technologies
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Backup Assist
  • Environmental Modeling

Construction Environments

The Construction area naturally has many possible fields of application for automotive technology. On the one hand, this technology can be used to optimize processes and procedures or to prevent incidents and accidents. High-quality standards of automotive components combined with a very long life expectancy is the key. The main aim is to involve people more deeply in the processes to make “overlooked” impossible. The objective is to optimize and automate processes and to raise the holistic occupational safety level further.

Example use of cases

Driver Monitoring
Head up technologies
360° Surround View
  • 360° Surround View Systems
  • Driver Monitoring
  • Head Up Technologies
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Backup Assist
  • Area Monitoring

Mining Environments

In the area of above-ground and underground mining, due to very robust design, automotive technologies can increase the safety of work processes and enable the automation of entire process chains. For example, sensors for load detection can be used both stationary and mobile. Collision avoidance, localization, and automated driving can also be achieved. For this purpose, we offer special industrial sensors that can be adapted to all the necessary conditions.

Example of use cases

Level Measurement
Load Measurement
360° Surround View
  • 360° Surround View Systems
  • Divergent ways of level measurement
  • Load measurement detection
  • Conveyor Belt Rip Protection
  • Splice Elongation Measurement
  • Driver monitoring

Industrial Plant Environments

Industrial installations are characterized by structured and compact design principles. Automotive technology can make an essential contribution by increasing process flows and safety. For example, in some areas, it is necessary to monitor access. An environment-independent level measurement or the topic of automated driving can also play an important role. All of these topics can benefit from robust automotive technologies.

Example of use cases

Perimeter Surveillance
Object Detection
Level Measurement
  • Distance control and collision avoidance
  • Area Monitoring
  • Automated Driving
  • Driver monitoring
  • Head up Displays
  • Augmented reality information provision
Solutions Overview
BlockbusterProductApplication
VehiclesInfrastructure
HEAD UP DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIESCombiner or Windshield
DRIVER MONITORINGDual camera
ENVIRONMENT DETECTION AND AUTOMATED DRIVINGPerception Development Kit
VOLUME FLOW MEASUREMENTIndustrial Radar
CONVEYOR BELT RIP PROTECTION Rip detection sensor system
SPLICE ELONGATION MEASUREMENTInductive splice detection sensor system
CLUSTER AND EDUFree reprogrammable Custer
ANTI-COLLISION AND OBSTACLE DETECTION SYSTEMS Mobile use of Radars & Cameras
MONITORING OF AREAS OR OBJECTSStationary use of Radars & Cameras
MANUFACTURING & PROTOTYPING Productions and Additive manufacturing
ELECTRIFICATION / HYBRIDATIONInverters
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORINGTPMS
INTELLIGENT GLASS CONTROL Smart Glass
WEARABLE SMART GLASSESAugmented Reality Glasses
SPEAKER LESS AUDIOAc2uated Sound

Example Solutions

More then one accident per day in big cities with trams happen. Sensors can be used to detect obstacles in front of a tram and for warning the tram driver. There is big market demand for Collision Warning-Systems. It is the first step for automated driving in trams and other Railway vehicles.

Benefits

  • Protects humans
  • Improves accident prevention
  • Reduces downtime and costs
  • Improves the attention of the tram driver
  • Technology robust against bad weather conditions

Stationary use of automotive technology for access control, object and obstacle detection. Examples for this use can be level crossing. The well proven radar and camera technology with use case tailored algorithms increase the safety level during rail operations to detect each type of object or obstacle that could hinder the operation.

Benefits

  • Proven automotive technology
  • Weather independent sensor technology
  • Detects and clusters objects and people
  • Increase the safety during rail operation
  • flexible application use case and area

The cameras provides a complete 360° view around the entire train to supports the pilot, for example, in complex maneuvering tasks. This technology can be used with 2,4 or 6 cameras to generate a additional view that fits exactly to the use case and increase the safety during the maneuvering or at the entrance of the train without the need of a additional person

Benefits

  • Simple obstacle and rail tracking
  • Easy train maneuvering and entrance
  • Avoid accidents with people or obstacles in the blind spots
  • No need of additional safety personal

Our Head-Up Displays (HUD) project the essential information directly into the pilot field of vision without restricting it. The pilot´s concentration remains on the road ahead, this not only contributes to higher safety, it also reduces eye fatigue by decreasing the demand of switching focus between the road and instruments.

Benefits

  • Relevant information is moved to the pilot´s field of vision
  • Pilot fatigue is reduced by removing the need to switch focus
  • Safety is increased because the pilot’s eyes remain on the road

The system monitors the pilot’s head to evaluate pilot attention, gaze direction, facial expressions, heart rate, drowsiness estimation and fatigue, this information is used to increase safety and productivity level. In combination with an stereo- or TOF-system, gesture recognition is also available.

Benefits

  • Relevant information is moved to the pilot´s field of vision
  • Pilot fatigue is reduced by removing the need to switch focus
  • Safety is increased because the pilot’s eyes remain on the road
  • Reliable pilot condition tracking
  • Reduction of pilot distraction and stress
  • Increased safety through potential initiation of safeguarding strategies

Direct Contact

Matthias Clemenz
Tel: +49 69 678 696 410
Email: matthias.clemenz@conti-engineering.com

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