1968 1979 1986 2003
Nartron Firsts**
1968 – 1979
Sensors, controls, displays, annunciators
• First vehicle Illuminated Ent...
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Nartron Firsts Rev 08.16.10

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  • 1. 1968 1979 1986 2003 Nartron Firsts** 1968 – 1979 Sensors, controls, displays, annunciators • First vehicle Illuminated Entry System; General Motors • First integrated Backlite Timer System(BLT); General Motors • First solid state liquid level alarm(Level Guard™ ); General Motors • First solid state integrated voltage sensor & alarm (Voltron® ); UPS 1986 – 2003 Further integration of SENSE→COMPUTE→CONTROL® • First position sensor (RSS); General Motors • First multi-turn solid state rotary position sensor • First ambient light sensor/alarm; General Motors • First solid state pedal pressure sensor (Smart Pedal ® )• First solid state integrated voltage sensor & alarm (Voltron ); UPS • First multiple sensor integrated alarm (Bark® ); Freightliner • First audio/visual electronic alarm (Buzz-Lite® ); Peterbilt • First solid state automotive relay • First “1x1x1” automotive relay (Minipower® ); General Motors, Ford • First self canceling truck turn signal system; Kenworth Fi t i t t d lid t t / t l (S t P ® ) p p ( ) • First solid state vehicular switches (DC and AC) (Smart Touch® ) • First solid state interactive displays/touchscreens • First full electronic controlled gas range (Smart Flame™ ) • First low cost pressure sensor (molecule counter) • First automotive seat massage system; General Motors • First solid state PWM headlamp dimmer system• First integrated solid state sensors/controls (Smart Power® ) • First solid state flasher; Oshkosh • First solid state LED vehicle lamp assembly; Ford • First production smart card door lock system (Saflok) • First drunk-driver interlock system • First integrated glove box switch/light; General Motors, Ford, Chrysler • First solid state PWM headlamp dimmer system • First high performance centrifugal HVAC compressor • First solid state turbidity fluid sensor (“photon counter”) • First “Smart” dishwasher: auto sensing soiled dished • First air driven automotive turbine generator • First high performance integrated oven & range • First diesel Quick Start electrical control system 1980 – 1985 Microprocessor based systems • First electric power steering system; General Motors • First production drive-by-wire system; General Motors • First diesel Quick-Start electrical control system • First touch screen user volume production • First scrollable solid state input system • First non-contact anti-trap window closure systems (Smart Close® ) • First convertible roof closure non-contact anti-entrapment systems 2003 t p y y ; • First electroniccruise control; General Motors • First in-dash computer (GMGraphic Control Center) • First operator interactive (HMI) computer system; General Motors • First “talking car”; production; General Motors • First electronicchime; General Motors • First voice operated vehicle control system (“Close 2000”) 2003 – present Further systems integration of SENSE→COMPUTE→CONTROL® • First low cost integrated seat/door/IP cockpit control system • First Smart VOV™ high performance refrigerant controller • First adaptive, high efficiency, ice cuber system • First fully integrated electronic fuel delivery system• First voice operated vehicle control system ( Close 2000 ) • First hands-free vehicle telephone system: General Motors • First Keyless Entry System; General Motors • First solid stateglow plug controller; Detroit Diesel • First automotive industry surface-mount production assemblies; General Motors • First fluid volume sensor system (EOL); Amway First fully integrated electronic fuel delivery system • First operator interactive gen-set control system • First high accuracy, solid-state fuel level sensor • First FMVSS-103 hot fluid windshield cleaning system (ClearFast® ) • First SAE J-1939 multiplex genset system • First touch screen (electronic) interactive system; Chrysler 200C (iQ Power® ) • First volume production virtual IP centerstack• First fluid volume sensor system (EOL); Amway • First volume production virtual IP centerstack partial list Rev. 8.16.10 **Nartron patented products

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