The influence geometry has on the driver’s field of vision can be investigated with CAVA Vision in a simple way. Questions such as “Will the vehicle still fulfill the requirements for A-pillar obstruction, if the SgRP (Seating Reference Point) is changed slightly?” are answered in a few clicks.
Legal conformity checks are especially helpful with regard to rear-view mirror function, as it is possible to test the impact of specific parameters directly in CAD.
- What happens when convex or aspherical glass is used instead of planar glass?
- How is the field of vision affected when the radius of the glass is changed?
These are just a few of the possibilities. From this, the user is able to easily calculate the level of obstruction to the field of vision due to the vehicle design.
Moreover, the functionality of the CAVA Mirror feature has already been approved by different homologation authorities for the European standards.