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SMK Electronics to Showcase Advanced Automotive In-Dash Displays and External High Definition Camera Modules at International CES 2016


January 6, 2016
By Business Wire News

LAS VEGAS

SMK Electronics, a division of SMK Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of remote controls and consumer electronics components, today announced that it will introduce a new family of advanced automotive touch-panel interface solutions, together with its newest Megapixel CMOS automotive camera modules, this week at International CES 2016 (booth #20400, South Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center).

“We are excited to be introducing new automotive vision and display products at this year’s CES,” said Paul Evans, President, SMK Electronics Corporation. “Forward-facing and rear-viewing cameras, together with seamless and curved touch-interface displays, are becoming standard in cars produced in the U.S. and across the global advanced marketplace. Providing robust products supported by localized R&D, sales and manufacturing services, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned to supply the country’s auto industry with cost-effective camera and in-dash display solutions.”

Advanced Touch-Interface Displays and HD Camera Modules

New this week at CES, SMK Electronics will be demonstrating a variety of advanced automotive in-dash touch-panel controls including capacitive models utilizing advanced curved-surface displays, super-sensitivity models using thickened display cover designs to enable gloved finger operation, and a unique new haptic feedback model providing a seamless, curved, illuminated display powered by SMK’s proprietary ‘Piezo-electronic’ sensing technology.

Additionally, SMK will demonstrate a new family of Megapixel CMOS automotive cameras. Producing non-compressed digital streaming @ 30fps over a wide range of viewing angles, SMK’s IP67-rated camera modules feature water-repellent antifouling lens coatings to reduce grime accumulation and improve performance. Manufactured and supported locally, SMK’s cost-effective camera modules are designed for easy integration into automotive rear- and front-view vision systems.

About SMK Electronics

SMK Electronics is the U.S. division of SMK Corporation, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of OEM remote controls with a global production of more than 70 million units annually. Through its local Research & Development and Manufacturing facilities, and in coordination with SMK’s R&D and Manufacturing Centers worldwide, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned to provide the U.S. Automobile industry with technologically advanced, robust, cost-effective vision and touch-panel solutions. Learn more at http://www.smkusa.com/.

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Keith M. Roberts
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