Profile: Visteon Corp (VC.N)
Visteon Corporation, incorporated on January 5, 2000, is a global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures electronics products for original equipment vehicle manufacturer (OEM) across the world, including Ford, Mazda, Nissan/Renault, General Motors, Honda BMW and Daimler. The Company operates through Electronics segment. The Company's Electronics segment provides vehicle cockpit electronics products to customers, including instrument clusters, information displays, infotainment, audio systems, telematics solutions and head up displays. The Company designs and manufacturers vehicle cockpit electronics components, modules and systems. The Company's manufacturing and engineering footprint is principally located outside of the United States.
The Company offers a full line of instrument clusters, from standard analog gauge clusters to high-resolution, all-digital, fully reconfigurable, two dimensional (2-D) and three dimensional (3-D) display-based devices. These support all vehicle segments, including motorcycles. These clusters can use a range of display technologies, graphic capabilities and decorative elements, including organic light-emitting diode (OLED), free-form and curved displays. Premium clusters support complex 3-D graphics and features, such as driver awareness and camera inputs.
The Company offers a range of information displays incorporating a sleek profile, craftsmanship and touch sensors, designed to deliver high performance for the automotive market. These displays can integrate a range of user interface technologies and graphics management capabilities, such as 3-D, dual view, cameras, optics and dual (OLED) displays.
The Company offers a range of infotainment platforms from entry to high-end solutions. Its entry offering is designed to allow vehicle occupants to connect their mobile devices to the system and access phone functions, listen to music, stream media and enable mobile connectivity applications through Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Baidu CarLife. The Company's Phoenix infotainment platform enables third-party developers to create applications while delivering built-in security and over-the-air updates. It facilitates application creation through a software development kit (SDK) and software simulation of the target hardware system.
The Company offers a range of audio products. Its products include audio head units, amplifiers, and analog and digital radios, which deliver consumer device connectivity.
The Company provides a telematics control unit to enable secure connected car services, software updates and data. The Company's telematics solution uses a single hardware and software architecture to support regional telematics service providers and mobile networks. The Company's wireless gateway platform is designed to meet connectivity requirements, including fourth generation (4G), V2X, wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) and next-generation mobile standards, such as fifth generation (5G). The Company also offers a hands-free telephone unit that provides Bluetooth and Universal Serial Bus (USB) connectivity.
Smartcore Cockpit Domain Controller
The Company offers an automotive-grade, integrated domain controller approach, called Smartcore. Smartcore can independently operate the infotainment system, instrument cluster and other features on a single, multi-core chip.
The Company provides a complete line of head-up displays (HUD) that present critical information to the driver in a convenient location and at a comfortable focal distance. Combiner HUD projects a virtual image in front of the driver using a compact, transparent screen mounted on top of the instrument panel. Windshield HUD projects the image directly on the vehicle windscreen.
The Company competes with Alpine Electronics, Continental AG, Delphi Automotive PLC, Denso Corporation, Harman International, Nippon Seiki, Panasonic Corporation, Pioneer Corporation and Robert Bosch GmbH.
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VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP MI 48111-5711
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Visteon entered into amendment no. 2 to its credit agreement, dated as of Apr 9, 2014 - SEC Filing
- BRIEF-Visteon seeks to amend $350 mln term loan due in 2021
- BRIEF-Visteon enters into master confirmation, supplemental confirmation with UBS AG
- BRIEF-Visteon sees FY 2017 electronics product group sales $3.1 bln - $3.2 bln
- BRIEF-Visteon announces new $400 mln share repurchase authorization