ADAS Driving Assistance & Automated Driving

Windshield Rain Sensors

Last update: 06 Jun. 2024

What is a car Rain Sensor?

A car Rain Sensor is a compact device situated behind the windshield that significantly enhances both comfort and safety in vehicles. This sensor offers automated control of various vehicle features in response to environmental conditions. Among its principal functions are the automatic activation of the wiper blades or the activation and deactivation of headlamps and tail lamps depending on the light conditions, ensuring optimal visibility on the road.

One of the car rain sensor’s key features is its ability to adjust the wiping speed of the windshield wipers in accordance with rain intensity. By doing so, it maintains clear vision through the windshield for the driver, irrespective of weather conditions. Furthermore, the rain sensor helps in preventing windshield fogging, an essential feature for maintaining visibility and safety during colder weather or high humidity conditions.

Additionally, the Rain Sensor contributes to maintaining a comfortable cabin environment by supporting the air conditioning system. It does this by measuring the sunlight radiation intensity entering the cabin, allowing the air conditioning system to adjust accordingly. Thus, the Rain Sensor is an essential piece of technology that combines comfort with safety, making every journey more enjoyable and secure.

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What are our Car Rain Sensors benefits?

  • Reduces driver distraction and increases safety
  • Automatically turns the headlights/tail lamps on/off
  • Automatic wiper operation
  • Automatic air conditioning to prevent mist on the windshield
  • Automatic air conditioning to compensate sun-light

Car Rain Sensors specifications

  • Easy to customize product platform with modular software
  • Best-in-class rain detection, robust against phantom wipe
  • No ambient light interferences and sensitivity reduction
  • Optional functions for solar sensing and head-up display brightness
  • Robust seamless product architecture

Unique Selling Points

  • 30 years of experience
  • Worldwide engineering and manufacturing footprint
  • ~10M

    vehicles equipped per year

Vehicle type

  • Passenger car
  • Bus
  • Truck
  • Robot taxi
  • Motorcycle
  • Bike
  • Droid
  • Off road

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