Display computers, controllers, communication devices

 

Published articles

New safety I/O controller enabling smart system architectureMobile Maschinen, April 2016
CrossFire SX - a compact, safety certified I/O-controller for advanced hydraulic control.

Equipment telematics at your fingertips - IVT International, March 2016
At Bauma 2016 CrossControl launches the next extension to LinX Software Suite – Enterprise Connect.

Rugged, high-performance display computer - International Mining, 2016
Display computer, CCpilot XM2, offers state-of-the-art computing performance for severe duty applications.

Integrating Smart devices in vehicle controls - Diesel Progress, 2016
A solution enabling equipment OEMs to easily create Smart device apps that allow different stake holders to interact with the equipment.

Easy integration of smart devices in vehicle control systems - Mobile Maschinen, November 2015
By integrating a Smart device – a Smartphone or a Tablet – with the vehicle control system, OEMs can offer end user a range of value-adding functions.

Controller with CANopen and J1939 support - CAN Newsletter Online, October 2015
At Agritechnica, CrossControl showcases CrossFire SX I/O controller.

Safety at any cost – without cost - IVT International, October 2015
At Agritechnica CrossControl will show case CrossFire SX - a new safety certified I/O controller.

Next generation on-board display computers – Written by Bo Svensson for Diesel Progress North America, May 2015
CrossControl, headquartered in Milwaukee with operations in North America, Europe, South America and China, launches their CCpilot XM2 display computer, an upgraded version of the CCpilot XM.

Handling advanced graphical features – CAN Newsletter Online, May 2015
CrossControl has presented the CCpilot VA 7-inch display computer. Based on the Linux system, users can choose to develop applications in C/C++ or utilize the company’s Linx Software Suite.

Size mattersIVT International, March 2015
As demand grows for enhanced levels of operator support, many types of off-highway equipment need to be fitted with larger displays with increased integrated functionality.

Making machines smart IVT International, September 2014
The CrossControl display portfolio supports different levels of need – from simple visualization of engine data to comprehensive work process control and vehicle management.

CrossControl stellt  5” Variante seiner Vision-Line Produktfamilie vor (in German)Mobile Maschinen, September, 2014
The new CCpilot VC is the latest addition to the CrossControl Vision line of displays, a product line that enables a premium user experience in cost sensitive equipment and applications

5-inch touch screen display with ARM core - CAN Newsletter, March 2014
CrossControl (USA) presented the CCpilot VC display product platform at the Conexpo 2014. This display makes it possible to offer operator support functions for example in agriculture vehicle applications. To the online CAN Newsletter version >>

Appy days - iVT International Magazine, February 2014
With its efficient ARM core, a powerful software platform and high-readability 5in display with optional touch screen, this new display product makes it possible to offer a premium user experience and enhanced operator support functions in a variety of cost-sensitive construction and agricultural vehicle applications.

Next generation operator panels, (see page 6) - International Mining, October 2013
With surfpads and Smartphones soon being products that virtually everyone uses, industrial vehicle operators will expect more from the operator environment in their working machine.

Smart thinkingiVT International, September 2013
The SMART cluster features modern instrumentation integrated with advanced display technology and other HMI functionality, for efficient control of off-highway machinery.

New display line for agri and construction - MobileMaschinen, September 2013
Damit haben Sie alles aug dem Schrim - MobileMaschinen, September 2013
In the new product line, the Maxima track record in products for high volume applications is combined with the advanced display technology from CrossControl.

App solution for efficient remote connectivity - Mobile Maschinen, April 2013
Die Volle Kontrolle (in German)- Mobile Maschinen, April 2013
The world is changing. Almost unthinkable ten years ago, equipment operators today carry in their pocket a device with impressive processing power, great user interaction and graphics, and with an amazing connectivity: the smartphone.

Electronics - iVT International Magazine, Mar 2013
Freely programmable displays offer vehicle OEMs the possibility to create a space-efficient HMI.


What´s going on with electronics? - iVT International Magazine, Mar 2013
We have only just set off on the journey of increasing software content and complexity.


Exploratory surgery - iVT International Magazine, Mar 2012
Exploration drilling rigs have a huge array of special and complex functions. Simple operation, with control from an easily-understood interface, is just what the doctor ordered.


Smart kommt an - MobileMaschinen, Feb 2012
Next generation operator panels. CrossControl has developed a concept for replacing expensive and inflexible operation panels in industrial vehicles. (The article is written in German.)


In touch - iVT International Magazine, Nov 2011
No matter hos rapidly technology advances, people always want more. An open software tool chain approach for GUIs enables easy realisation of premium user experience. 


Aufmerksamer Beifahrer - MobileMaschinen, Nov 2011
Was heute die Endkunden von den Maschinenherstellern für ihre Maschinensteuerung fordern, ist eine bessere Bedienerführung und Benutzerfreundlichkeit. Mit Hilfe seiner offenen Tool-Chain für die Erstellung graphischer Benutzeroberflächen schafft CrossControl die Voraussetzungen für die einfache Entwicklung herausragender Benutzerführungen. (Article written in German.)


An extra dimension - iVT International Off-Highway edition, 2011
Althoug 2D technology offers several advantages for efficient road construction, a new range of 3D systems will help even the most comples construction plans to be undertaken in record time - while ensuring optimal quality.


A crossover in control design - Diesel Progress May/Jun 2011
Industrial vehicles have been fitted with in-cab displays for many year, starting with simpler, text-based systems. As the user expections are getting higher and interation through graphicla user interfaces (GUIs) and touchscreens is increasing, the importance of advanced human-machine interation is also growing.


Humans in control - Advanced Lift Truck Technology International, Jun 2010
Integrated fleet management is a solution that enables industrial vehicle OEMs to leverage onboard intelligence for improved machine-to-machine offering.


Straight to video - iVT Magazine, Nov 2010
As products and communications buses mature, digital network video solutions are overcoming the shortcoming of analogue technologies for optimum flexibility.  


Carrying the CAN - iVT Off-Higway edition, Oct 2010
CAN has been the main communication protocol used in industrial vehicles, but the latest trends have seen ethernet technology gaining increasing use for when CAN can’t quite manage on its own.


Dream display - iVT Magazine, Sept 2010
All the features a software developer could dream about – one standalone display computer brings pc-level functionality to the most extreme operating environments.


Upwardly mobile - iVT Magazine, Jun 2010
With a modern graphical user interface in their cab, industrial vehicle operators can enjoy the same exciting user experience as they get with their smartphones. The automotive business has pushed both display and computing technologies so that users can now enjoy industrial-grade components, proven for heavy-duty use, at the same cost as the simplistic display solutions introduced in the 1990s. 


Fleet Treat - iVT Magazine, Mar 2010
A new Fleet Management platform that is seam lessly integrated with the machine control system can turn mere vehicle suppliers into leading machine service providers.


Go One Better - iVT Lift Truck Annual Review, Mar 2010
A new simulation-based test strategy for control system software can provide a test environment with higher observability, more controllability and greater interaction possibilities.


A touch of the future - iVT Magazine, Nov 2009
Owners of even the most general purpose machines are now expecting increased efficiency through the use of modern controls and onboard computing.


Can you afford not to certify your control system - iVT Magazine, Nov 2009
Engineers from CrossControl introduce the current most important safety directives and standards for industrial vehicles and machines.


Under new management - iVT Magazine, Sept 2009
A new product platform for machine management enables smarter next-generation machines that provide a host of benefits for the user.


Unlimited potential iVT Magazine, Jul 2009
As an open software platform for highly integrated control and information systems, our solution provides a platform for any machine – rather than fitting the machine to the platform.


All on board - iVT Magazine, May 2009
To operators of a number of industrial vehicle applications, integrated-computer control, wireless communication and touch-screen displays all contribute to an easier ride.


Display if safe - iVT Magazine, Mar 2009
In response to the new standards for machine safety, CrossControl presents a high-performance display computer that meets sil2.


SmartMoves - iVT Magazine, Jan 2009
Kalmar’s smartpath and smartrail automation systems for the optimisation of container handling efficiency rely on a robust onboard computer with a versatile set of interfaces.