Press Release Summary:
Customizable, microprocessor-based enGage(TM) IV can be programmed to monitor, display, and control vehicle functions. Backlit dot-matrix LCD provides viewing in all lighting conditions. OEMs can view up to 4 gauge functions simultaneously in numeric, bar, or simulated needle styles. Up to 6 switched inputs track status of vehicle parameters such as over temperature, parking break, and low fuel. CAN communication allows interconnectivity with other system components.
Original Press Release:
Curtis Introduces Fully Customizable Instrument Panel
enGage (TM) IV replaces up to four gauges
February 3, 2004, MOUNT KISCO, NY - Curtis introduces a new fully customizable microprocessor based instrument panel enGage(TM) IV that can be easily programmed to monitor, display and control numerous vehicle functions in a single integrated package, for unprecedented flexibility and advanced functionality. enGage(TM) IV is ideal for industrial and commercial vehicles, including material handling, outdoor power and construction equipment, engine driven stationary equipment, commercial cleaning equipment, and light-on-road vehicles. OEMs can design their own instruments to meet their specific applications and needs with a wide palette of possibilities. One hardware set can be instantly programmed into a wide range of OEM specified instrumentation for use in a variety of different vehicles. A large, easy- to-read backlit dot matrix LCD provides excellent viewing in all lighting conditions. OEMs can view up to 4 traditional gauge functions simultaneously in a variety of styles including numeric, bar or simulated needle. Up to 6 switched inputs are available to track status of critical vehicle parameters such as over-temperature, parking break, low-fuel, etc. Displays can include multiple warning icons and an advisory line for hour meters, maintenance monitors and time-of-day clock. CAN communication allows seamless interconnectivity with other system components, such as motor controllers. Provides more information, such as diagnostics to the operator, while eliminating unnecessary wiring.
About the company: Curtis Instruments, Inc. is a leading provider of instrumentation, power conversion and battery control products. The product line includes battery monitors, motor controllers and power conversion products for electric vehicles; electronic gages, panels and modules for battery and engine powered vehicles and equipment; and timing and counting devices used by many industries. The company has offices around the world with more than 1,000 employees working to produce, market and support its products. Curtis has maintained headquarters in Mount Kisco, New York since 1960.