FORCIOT grip

Next generation stretchable multisolution for safe driving

 

FORCIOT® GRIP

Next generation stretchable multisolution for safe driving

FORCIOT® GRIP is a steering wheel HMI solution, which brings additional safety and more functionality.

GRIP combines several functionalities into one multisolution to bring advanced steering wheel grip detection, levels of force, and now also as new functionality heating, for enhanced safety and user experience.

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SAFETY

  • Detecting grip force
  • Multiple sensing zones
  • Measuring gentle touches to firm grip force accurately

COMFORT

  • Stretchable heating element
  • Seamless temperature control
  • Thin solution

COST EFFECTIVENESS

  • Light weight
  • Less layers
  • Less electronics

SIMPLICITY

  • Sensor
  • Heater element
  • Software & ECU interface

INCREASED SAFETY IN A COST-EFFECTIVE WAY

As an innovative new multisolution GRIP reduces costs by combining heater element and capacitive sensing system for grip detection into one multisolution.

Printed heater in same multisolution cuts out the need for two separate electronics interfaces, as data is combined and processed in one ECU. Printed heating element is thin, and it improves the visual quality of the product from design perspective.

FORCIOT® GRIP reduces cost and complexity by combining functionalities and components into one unique multisolution. Cost savings are created through less layers and electronics, in addition to simplified assembly process and supply chain.

Advanced solution structure and architecture

Printed and stretchable electronics combined with advanced algorithms, GRIP revolutionizes steering wheel solutions by providing reliable data in all conditions with multiple sensing zones, allowing design freedom to easily integrate into any surface, size, and shape, regardless of the surface material.

Accurate measurement creates reliable data for ADAS and connected car systems. As a unique and important safety feature grip is detected even when the driver wears gloves, and no false detection signals are generated by presence of moisture or humidity.

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