Engineering Limited (Varroc), a global Tier-1 auto component manufacturer, has
signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Candera GmbH for a strategic
association to integrate the Human Machine Interface (HMI) technology in
Varroc’s Thin-Film-Transistor (TFT) Instrument Cluster.
to the MoU, Varroc will develop the hardware and base software of the product,
while Candera will provide software solution for HMI. This MoU will enable both
the companies to respond to automotive application opportunities in India and
the global markets with shorter lead time and cost optimized solutions.
manufactures a wide-range of electrical and electronic components used in the
automotive industry. These products are aimed at helping the OEMs stay in synch
with evolving end-user preferences. The company innovates in response to key
automotive trends and creates products that are greener, safer, smarter and
Instrument Clusters are undergoing a change in digital display, and
increasingly are becoming similar to that of a mobile phone, transforming from
a Black and White display screen to a TFT (Thin-Film-Transistor) Liquid-Crystal
TFT Instrument Cluster offerings offer complete customisation of interface and
an array of other features such as Navigation, Day and Night modes, Bluetooth
connectivity, AES encryption, and mobile phone synchronization. Candera, is a
leading HMI tool provider and development partner for worldwide automotive and
industrial customers. It supports its customers with CGI Studio, a scalable and hardware independent HMI
special USP of CGI Studio are its user-friendly interface and the
high-performance representation of 2D / 3D display elements and animations.
Furthermore, it comes with ready-to-use HMI controls, an AI assisted Smart
Importer and integrated state machines.
in 2000 in Linz, Candera GmbH is a subsidiary of ArtSpark HD Inc. based in
Tokyo, Japan. Candera supports its customers with the CGI Studio tool
environment as well as the provision of software services mainly in the areas
of HMI development, User Interface Design, and embedded software. The company
operates in a self-sufficient manner providing a product range developed
entirely at the location in Linz, Austria.
on the partnership, Arjun Jain, Whole-time Director and the President -
Electrical and Electronics Business Unit at Varroc, said “At Varroc, we look to
drive growth leveraging sustainable automotive trends such as the desire to be
greener, safer, smarter, and more connected. We are delighted to partner with
Candera to comprehensively build out our capability set to deliver
next-generation TFT Instrument Clusters that meet our customers evolving
Füricht, CEO of Candera noted, “We have been collaborating with Varroc already
successfully the past years. This MoU now takes our partnership to the next
level and we’re looking forward to support our mutual, worldwide customers to
be successful in their business by creating powerful HMI solutions together
with Varroc’s TFT clusters.”
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