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TactoTek® and BlueBinaries Collaborate to Expand IMSE® Technology Bringing New Light Interfaces to Upcoming Automotive Platforms

TactoTek® and BlueBinaries Collaborate to Expand IMSE® Technology Bringing New Light Interfaces to Upcoming Automotive Platforms

TactoTek® and BlueBinaries collaborate to expand IMSE® technology bringing new light interfaces to upcoming automotive platforms

  • TactoTek® and BlueBinaries collaboration broadens the use of IMSE® (In-Mold Structural Electronics) technology in the automotive industry, facilitating the process from initial concept development to design execution for their licensees.
  • TactoTek's advancements introduce new platforms capable of producing distinct, clear lighting. This innovation paves the way for the creation of unique and visually striking user interfaces.
  • BlueBinaries' expertise in automotive optics, mechanical design, and electronics, complemented by TactoTek’s IMSE technology, opens avenues to develop novel interface designs and intelligent vehicle interiors, elevating the customer experience to a new level.

Oulu, Finland and Chennai, India - 31 January 2024. TactoTek®, a Finnish company known for its expertise in Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE®), has recently signed a licensing agreement with a leading automotive engineering service provider, BlueBinaries.

This agreement focuses on developing cutting-edge automotive interiors using TactoTek's IMSE technology and leveraging BlueBinaries' strong engineering pedigree to develop advanced automotive light interfaces and enhance the next-generation vehicle cabin experiences.

IMSE technology from TactoTek is notable for its ability to create slim, high-contrast designs with clear lighting. This technology is particularly suited for developing new types of human-machine interfaces.  With this agreement, BlueBinaries aims to champion the adoption of novel designs and smart interiors, emphasizing slim, compact configurations and unconventional shapes for automotive panels—all driven by cutting-edge IMSE technology. BlueBinaries places a strong emphasis on harnessing innovative technologies to develop solutions for future mobility and create unique customer experience. Using IMSE technology BlueBinaries will be able to not only take a significant leap in design flexibility but also implement energy-efficient lighting features, such as smart and adaptive lighting systems contributing to improved safety and overall reduction of the vehicle's carbon footprint. This collaboration is a significant step for both companies.

Differentiation with cutting-edge technology for our customers

BlueBinaries is embracing an opportunity to enhance its lighting solutions by integrating TactoTek's IMSE technology. This collaboration is a strategic step for BlueBinaries, allowing them to utilize their extensive expertise in lighting alongside the innovative features of IMSE. This integration aims to develop unique, customer-centric lighting designs that are both functional and aesthetically appealing. "I am delighted to announce our collaboration with TactoTek as the engineering partner in developing groundbreaking automotive interiors for future mobility. TactoTek's IMSE technology, renowned for its unmatched design flexibility, stands at the forefront of our mission to create scalable and innovative designs for the next generation of vehicle interiors, all while ensuring total cost efficiency. I am very excited to integrate BlueBinaries' engineering prowess with IMSE technology to create not just differentiated designs but also to leverage IMSE extensively to develop lightweight and eco-friendly automotive solutions, pushing our commitment to drive innovation for our customers globally", says Kishore, President & COO at BlueBinaries.

Engineering scale to support our mutual customers

TactoTek’s IMSE License for Engineering Partners is a comprehensive package of IP and toolkits for IMSE design, innovation, and simulation to accelerate the development of smart 3D surfaces. Paavo Niskala, SVP IMSE Technology at TactoTek, says: "Our partnership with BlueBinaries is a strategic move to enhance the application and reach of our IMSE technology. BlueBinaries' expertise and scale significantly contribute to our ecosystem, enabling us to meet global design needs more effectively."

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About TactoTek®

TactoTek Oy (Oulu, Finland), is the world leader in developing and licensing injection-molded smart structure technologies. Automotive, aviation, connected home, industrial control and medical brands use TactoTek innovations to create next-generation user experiences that are compelling, differentiated, and more sustainable. Designers use TactoTek IP to integrate circuits and components directly into plastic parts, transforming conventional structures into smart interactive surfaces. TactoTek licenses its intellectual property, including over 220 patents and critical know-how developed over a decade of intensive R&D and quality testing, to global manufacturers who use reliable, standardized manufacturing processes to produce curved-shape and conformal electronics. Learn more at www.tactotek.com.

About BlueBinaries Engineering Solutions Pvt Ltd

BlueBinaries, a specialized Engineering and Technology partner, is accelerating the transformation in the mobility industry with a solution-centric approach that creates delightful experiences. With a strong pedigree of vehicle E/E engineering and digital technologies, BlueBinaries offers a range of solutions and services focused on vehicle engineering and systems development, digital engineering, and enterprise IT, as well as testing and homologation. BlueBinaries offers solutions catering to every demand for next-gen mobility, such as software-defined vehicles (SDV), E/E architectures, electrification, shared mobility, etc. We engineer futuristic technologies and solutions that accelerate the transformation in the vehicle ecosystem with a spirit of innovation all around the talent contributing to the future roadmap. BlueBinaries has emerged as a trusted partner for its customers with domain expertise in digital cockpits, electrification, ADAS/autonomous driving systems, lighting and visibility systems, and comfort and convenience electronics. Our teams align with our core purpose and drive a strong value system resonating with excellence at every stage of collaboration and excellence. As a global partner, while embracing the new shift towards sustainable mobility and technology transformation, BlueBinaries is leading the charge to accelerate speed to market with end-to-end services, innovative solutions, and technology platforms for future mobility. For more information, please visit www.bluebinaries.com.

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