Chris Williams from Radiant Vision Systems a Konica Minolta company, chats to Tom Selway at AutoSens in Brussels 2018. Recorded at AutoSens Brussels 2018, the world's leading vehicle perception conference and exhibition, held at AutoWorld Museum, Brussels and coming to the USA in May 2019 at the Michigan Science Center, Detroit.
Radiant Vision Systems provides visual test and measurement systems that characterize and inspect light and color for quality in display design and automated production. Their inspecting processes and tools are used in LCDs, LEDs, microLEDs, and OLED for flat panel displays, head-up displays, AR/VR, and near to eye displays (NEDs).
KGNOW interviews Optical Software Engineer James Wheeler and Director of Marketing Cathy McBeth of Radiant Vision Systems from the floor of the 2018 Display Week by SID (Society for Information Display). James explains their capabilities including software and hardware packages from head mounted displays for virtual reality to head-up displays for automotive.
You’re in the driver’s seat of your car, glancing at the map on your GPS display to navigate the journey. Meanwhile, your spouse is in the passenger seat, using a display interface in the center console to adjust the temperature and air flow inside the car for everyone’s comfort. And your kids are strapped in the back seat, heads bent together over a shared tablet that’s playing the latest Pixar video release to keep them entertained on the drive.
In today’s automobiles, versatile high-resolution touchpads have replaced analog gauges and knobs. Modern smart lighting adjusts to changing conditions. Radios have been replaced with multi-function, touch-sensitive infotainment displays. Generic sealed-beam and capsule headlamps have been superseded by stylish, aerodynamically-efficient, model-specific LED and HID headlamp assemblies. Head-up displays (HUDs) are becoming an automotive standard.
Early Model-T Ford vehicles didn’t even have a speedometer (their top speed was just 35 mph), but soon after, dashboards began to include multiple gages, indicators, and vehicle controls. (Fun fact: the word ‘dashboard’ originates from horse-drawn wagons and carriages, where a board at the front protected passengers from mud that was ‘dashed’ up by the horses’ hooves.)
This article introduces methods for meeting the requirements of the new SAE J1757-2 standard for head-up display measurement and outlines the advantages of automated measurement systems.
The Auto-POI (Automatic Points of Interest) functionality available in Radiant's TrueTest™ software platform enables the automatic application of points of interest on backlit symbols using luminance values and chromaticity coordinates to define measurement thresholds. Learn how to use this tool for quick and efficient measurement of various symbol sets in a backlit panel, button, sign, or instrument cluster.
Head-up displays (HUDs) project images onto ambient real-world scenes at infinite focal distances. This unique viewing context poses a challenge for ensuring image visibility and position, especially when it comes to meeting all requirements of established quality standards. Photometric measurement of light and color is equally important as dimensional measurements for image size, distance, location, and integrity in performing comprehensive HUD evaluation to SAE standards for optical quality.
In this article, we discuss standardization of HUD measurement, and benefits of photometric imaging systems for efficiency, paired with software to enable fully-automated HUD testing to SAE standards.
Head-up display (HUD) technology is one of the largest growth areas in the automotive market, and standard measurement criteria are rapidly being defined to evaluate HUD performance for quality and safety. This paper introduces methods for meeting the requirements of the new SAE J1757-2 standard and outlines the advantages of automated measurement systems.In this White Paper, you will learn about:
Learn a unique application of Radiant ProMetric® imaging solutions for measuring OLED displays on the pixel and sub-pixel level to calculate non-uniformity and coefficients for pixel-level luminance correction. This process, referred to as “demura,” adjusts the luminance and/or chromaticity of each OLED pixel to produce displays with an entirely uniform appearance.
The demand for perfection in consumer electronics displays is now reaching the automotive market as display technologies such as in-dash LCD screens and heads-up displays are becoming the latest standard feature in today's vehicles. To make the sale and build the brand in the automotive market, perfect displays are required.
In today’s automobiles, versatile high-resolution touchpads have replaced analog gauges and knobs. Modern smart lighting adjusts to changing conditions. Radios have been replaced with multi-function, touch-sensitive infotainment displays.
Learn how Radiant automated visual inspection systems meet specific needs in automotive lighting and color calibration and in-line quality control, using the industry's leading CCD-based imaging colorimeters and photometers. Radiant's turnkey hardware/software solutions offer superior results in applications ranging from:
In this article, we discuss unique measurement considerations for ensuring the quality of LED sources, and equipment for measuring LED displays, individual sources, and luminaires.
As part of today’s on-the-go lifestyle, we’ve become used to getting into our car and expecting to seamlessly connect personal devices like music players and cell phones to the vehicle’s systems and power sources.
In this 50-minute webinar, International Senior Business Advisor for Radiant Automotive applications Matt Scholz presents a method for repeatable sparkle measurement across users, devices, and systems, with quantifiable results that correlate to human visual perception of display quality.
In this article, we describe a method for the measurement of large light sources in a limited space that efficiently overcomes the physical limitations of traditional far-field measurement techniques. The measurement is performed from within the near-field of the light source, enabling a compact measurement set-up, and generates a detailed near-field color and luminance distribution model that can be directly converted to ray sets for optical design and that can be extrapolated to far-field
For optical design and product qualification, the output color and luminance distributions of large light sources are needed to qualify and predict the performance of architectural, automotive, street, security, entertainment and other lighting systems. However, these distributions are difficult to measure because of both the size of the source and the large space required for the measurement.