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AIS Provides Embedded Video & Vision Systems Design, Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Services for Intelligent Transportation Systems

American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS), announces its standard and custom embedded video and vision systems design capabilities and supply chain management services for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Communications, In-Vehicle and Fleet Management applications. The company leverages its considerable in-house resources and ITS development and manufacturing experience to deliver quality engineering management and supply chain management capabilities and services.

Intelligent Transportation Systems, In-Vehicle Displays, Embedded Video and Vision Systems (Photo: B ...

Intelligent Transportation Systems, In-Vehicle Displays, Embedded Video and Vision Systems (Photo: Business Wire)

AIS video and vision systems capabilities are made possible by their total in-house, engineering and management services to support the development of intelligent transportation systems solutions for ITS customers. With comprehensive in-house engineering capabilities for technology, electrical, software, mechanical, image, video & vision, system and environmental design, AIS provides their customers turnkey services and solutions. AIS employs an extensive set of tools, processes and techniques for HMI and display design, simulation and testing. All engineered solutions for machine and information monitoring from AIS meet automotive, military, marine, ISO, UL, CE, MIL, DNV, ATEX, SAE and/or unique customer specific application requirements.

AIS Offers Video & Vision Design Capabilities for ITS in Vehicles, Infrastructure and Fleet Management

Embedded video and vision is revolutionizing the operator interaction experience with its powerful functionality and advanced visual capabilities desirable for a variety of industries including: industrial, automotive, marine, military and aerospace. AIS TFT LCD modules utilized for embedded video and vision applications add imaging, video and vision processing capabilities and provide optimal visibility and enhanced view-ability to industrial embedded system applications. AIS’s market-leading TFT LCD modules, application processors and system-on-chip solutions offer the perfect combination of programmability, performance and power for both mobile devices and industrial systems. Designed for automotive vision systems and industrial machine vision, some specific uses include:

  • Machine Vision: for applications where operational guidance is provided to equipment for the execution of functions based on the capture and processing of images.
  • Driver Assistance Systems: improve safety and process digital information from digital cameras sources or sensors to perform lane departure warnings or parking assistance.
  • Radar/Electronic Warfare Systems: with integrated GPS guidance, image processing for target recognition, and real-time flight path guidance computations.

AIS’s Efficient Supply Chain Management Services Ensure Total, Long Term Project Success

The ability to efficiently manage the flow of goods and materials in the supply chain is critical to meeting long term performance goals, expectations and profitability of all suppliers and partners involved in the supply chain. AIS has extensive experience and success with performing this mission critical function for a variety of companies that produce rugged vehicles for fleet management and/or vessels for marine/naval industries. These customers are involved with off-highway and earth-moving machinery (machine, information and monitoring), agricultural (ISOBUS connectivity, video and enhanced hardware), bus (in-vehicle communications), train (cab communications and operator displays) and marine (integrated bridge and automation systems) applications. AIS supply chain services include everything from product development and sourcing to production and logistics, as well as the information systems needed to coordinate these activities. The company is also ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/TS16949 certified/approved.

Common ITS Applications for AIS Standard & Custom Computer Interface Solutions

ITS is the application of advanced information and communications technology to surface transportation in order to achieve enhanced safety and mobility while reducing the environmental impact of transportation. This category is sub-divided into three different categories: infrastructure, vehicles and operations. Within each category exists specific applications that AIS has a proven track record of success in solving operator interaction and HMI needs. Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Communications networks where vehicles and roadside units are the communicating nodes; present many application opportunities for AIS rugged computers, human machine interfaces, operator displays and driver user interfaces. These ITS applications vary greatly and include safety, mobility, positioning, traffic management, drivers’ assistance systems, policing and enforcement, pricing and payments, travel-related information and general information services.

AIS Standard Rugged Computer Display Solutions for Fleet Management & Marine Industries

AIS offer their customers standard rugged computer display solutions and operator interfaces for the transportation, fleet and the marine industries. Available in 8.4” and 10.4” models, AIS vehicle mount operator control panels are equipped with user-friendly touch-screen interfaces and are designed for warehouse management systems, fleet management and dispatch applications. They come standard with wireless connectivity and ISO11898, ISO 11783, SAE J1939 Can bus conforming devices and outdoor sunlight-readable capabilities for the total system solution.

For marine industry applications, AIS offers naval rugged display systems and marine panel computers that withstand the harsh maritime environment, requiring low EMI or long-term vibration for use in naval applications such as Combat Information Center (CIC) on board surface ships, combat ships, submarines or military vessels. These rugged, naval touch screen interfaces from AIS comply with marine equipment standards IEC 60945, DNV 2.4, and IACS-E10, which are the international standards for maritime navigation and radio communications equipment and systems.

Featuring a COTS-based design, AIS COTS rugged marine display computers come standard in screen sizes 10.4”, 12.1”, 15”, 17”, 19” and 24”.

About AIS

Headquartered in Irvine, California, USA, American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) offers in-house electronic and mechanical design, software development, manufacturing, production and quality control services. Offering one of the widest ranges of Industrial Computing solutions, AIS solutions are available in a multitude of configurations for Industrial, Oil & Gas, Military and Marine applications. The company is fully committed to empowering, improving and delivering turnkey HMI, monitoring and display solutions for OEM, ODM and end-user customers. AIS is an ISO 9001:2008 certified supplier and manufacturer of rugged computers and displays, and received completion of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). For more information, visit:, email: [email protected] or contact: 1-888-485-6688.

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