THE LG revealed that its youngest IVI infotainment system for luxury cars will come equipped in the new sedan Mercedes-Benz EQS EV 2022. With this, the South Korean company’s software will be equipped in the Pillar-to-Pillar display (P2P), which occupies the entire dashboard of the vehicle.
The new panel that has a screen all over it was first presented by the German company at AG CES 2021, under the name of ‘MBUX Hyperscreen‘, the technology consists of three screens, including LCD display, ICD (Instrument Cluster Display) and two OLED displays, CID (Central Information Display) and CDD (Co-Driver Display) built into the panel with a glass cover over them to give a sense of continuity.
All these displays together total a surface of 56”, according to LG, the advanced plastic OLED display (P-OLED) feature enables better delivery of clear and crisp images and text and without physical buttons. With that in mind, the South Korean company developed the system I SAW to meet the needs that the Mercedes-Benz has with the Pillar-to-Pillar display (P2P).
Credits: Mercedes-Benz Publicity
Both companies worked together during both software and hardware development. THE LG states that its Production Engineering Research Institute has worked providing component knowledge to use in the design and also “advanced production techniques, developed the main technologies implemented in the screen: curved glass forming, surface treatment and curved screen gluing.”
Through the new system I SAW The LG claims that the new sedan Mercedes-Benz EQS EV 2022 will have greater convenience and control of the driver’s experience on the road. Another point raised by the South Korean giant is the safety of this new panel, which will come with new technologies that “work well above the minimum standards for frontal collision and collisions.”
This is just the beginning of the work of the LG together with the Mercedes-Benz, in the future, new cars from the German company should also come with the Pillar-to-Pillar display (P2P) and the system I SAW. The South Korean manufacturer still has to expand its partner automakers even further, because it is currently working with several other manufacturers.
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