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Gentex SEMA Booth Highlights:
Video-based digital mirrors for integration into professional racing cars and touring vehicles
New dimmable sun visor concept
On-board home automation, connectivity, e-concierge and mobile payment solutions
Custom, high-tech, dirt-themed Chevrolet Silverado and matching Vorsheer trailer
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) will again be prominently featured at the SEMA Show, the automotive industry’s premier aftermarket trade event. The company’s stand will showcase its growing product portfolio, including home car automation products, connectivity and electronic concierge products, in addition to digital rear-view mirrors for passenger vehicles and the integration of professional racing cars.
Gentex is a long-time supplier of electro-optical products to the global automotive, aerospace and fire protection industries. It is best known for providing nearly every major automaker with connected car technologies and advanced electronic features that optimize driver vision and improve driving safety.
“While we are primarily a Tier 1 automotive supplier, we also support the aftermarket as well as the professional racing industry,” said Steve Downing, President and CEO of Gentex. “Over the years we have supplied digital mirrors to professional racing teams around the world. This not only allows teams to experience the benefits of a digital vision system, but also allows Gentex to further strengthen and control the technology as it continues to evolve for passenger car use.
The Gentex booth will feature a professional race car as well as two custom vehicle models. Back by popular demand, the company’s heavily modified 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Trail Boss (2LT) has been transformed into the ultimate land vehicle. Its aggressive stance features Fiberwerx carbon fiber fenders and heads, 37-inch Nitto Ridge Grappler tires, custom 20-inch Brixton forged wheels, and Custom Addictive Desert Design Stealth Fighter front and rear bumpers. The truck is detailed with forged carbon fiber accents, including a hood applique, exterior and interior mirror housings, and exhaust tips.
The truck is paired with a companion 2021 Vorsheer XOC (Extreme Overland Camper) featuring the same overland theme. It comes with all the outdoor adventure necessities, including heating and air conditioning, propane stove, sink, fridge/freezer, rooftop tent, and more. It also includes a Gentex-designed trailer camera built into the spare tire cap to stream live rear video to the truck’s digital rear view mirror. To add to its comfort, Gentex has equipped it with a built-in kegerator with reverse tap, bottom fill dispensing system, custom whiskey bar and 300 cigar humidor.
Gentex’s SEMA booth will also highlight connectivity features such as HomeLink, the world’s first home automation system, and the Integrated Toll Module, a universal in-vehicle tolling technology.
To help automakers increase customer engagement and brand loyalty, Gentex will demonstrate its partnership with Simplenight, a provider of e-concierge and travel booking services that can be customized and integrated into vehicle apps, central consoles and customer engagement websites.
Finally, Gentex will introduce its new concept of dimmable sun visor, which folds down like a traditional visor but includes a dimmable clear panel that can darken on demand or in conjunction with solar load sensors.
The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is the world’s premier specialty automotive products trade event. This year’s show will take place November 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Gentex exhibit is in the North Hall, booth #11623.
Founded in 1974, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) is a supplier of auto-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry, dimmable aircraft windows for aviation markets, and crash protection products. fires for the fire protection market. Explore some of the company’s latest technologies at www.gentextech.com.
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