Visteon Wins Top Innovation Prize for SmartCore™ Domain Controller
Markus Schupfner, chief technology officer for Visteon Corporation (second from right) accepts the German Center of Automotive Management’s (CAM) 2017 top innovation prize for Visteon’s market-leading SmartCore™ vehicle cockpit domain controller solution. With Schupfner (from left) are Felix Kuhnert, leader of PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Automotive, Europe; Barbara Hahlweg, journalist and presenter at the ceremony; and Prof. Dr. Stefan Bratzel, director of Center of Automotive Management (CAM). SmartCore™ was honored in the category of “strongest innovation from automotive supplier – interface and connectivity” in the ceremony hosted by CAM and PwC at Tower 185 in Frankfurt, Germany, on May 4. SmartCore is designed to create an ideal digital cockpit user experience by simplifying driver interaction through one seamless, intuitive user interface, while helping reduce the cost and complexity of in-vehicle electronics for automakers.