How to Make a Tablet Dash: KnowledgeFest

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Mobile Solutions Master Class KnowledgeFest

Mobile Solutions will hold two classes at KnowledgeFest next month including a session on how to integrate a tablet in the dashboard.

The classes are taught by leading fabricator and Mobile Solutions founder, Bryan Schmitt.

Here are the class descriptions:

Tablet Integration in the Dashboard – A Comprehensive How-To

Learn how to integrate a removable tablet into the vehicle dashboard with complete retention and functionality of existing electronics. Discover wired and wireless options for connecting audio and video into the car’s systems, as well as charging and serviceability strategies. You’ll also learn:

  • How to bond to OEM and dissimilar plastics with specific adhesives and techniques
  • Several finishing primer and texturing techniques that provide a factory-like appearance on dashboard surfaces
  • Electrical and audio signal integration solutions for any vehicle, whether an OEM or aftermarket audio system is in place
  • Applications for all tablet and large smartphone types, including iPad/iPad Mini, iPhone 6/6+, Microsoft Surface and Android-based tablets

How to be profitable and efficient with this exciting and growing category of integration

Advanced Trim Panel Fabrication

This class will demonstrate effective and time-saving techniques to get vehicle interiors on par with other automotive performance enhancements. Using materials like leather, vinyl, carpet, fiberglass, composite plastics and aluminum, I’ll show you how to build some highly unique interior panels and surface treatments along with the latest tools for the job. You will experience:

  • How to create simple designs
  • Easy mounting methods
  • Advanced router techniques
  • 3-D Shaping and contouring examples
  • Demonstrations for cutting aluminum
  • Upholstery examples and finishing techniques
  • Examples on how to charge for your time

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