At the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit an Electronics Innovation Vehicle called
Mesos was introduced, presenting a range of up to date solutions in electronics.
The Human Factors - User Interface contained a cost effective display that displayed information in an easy to read format, while limiting driver distraction. Intuitive feature buttons allowed the driver to easily view the desired function, and haptic controller ensured maximum control and feedback in the user interface.
Centerstack featured the location-based trip information system
Point, using cost effective display technology to provides gas, food, and lodging information in an intuitive, easy to read format and layout. The re-use and consolidation of electronic components with the integration of the wireless control system
HomeLink® and handsfree phone system
BlueConnect added value. The HomeLink buttons were able to be reused for several locations because the vehicle automatically updated to the programmed location. Through the use of the BlueConnect drivers were able to call the number of the POI without picking up their phone.
The integration of Johnson Controls' rear seat entertainment system
AutoVision in the floor console was another feature of Mesos.
* Content developed prior to divesture of Headliners, Sun Visors and Electronics.