Modern Developments of Man-Machine Communications Demonstrated With a Touch Panel 885091

With increasing complexity of modern vehicles the number of control buttons grows, too, because every electric element like power windows, power seats, or a sun roof, requires a separate switch. By use of a touch panel which is similar to a graphics tablet you may now combine many switches and buttons within a single element.
The combination of a touch panel with synthetic speech output may facilitate the handling: the speech output reflects the inputted commands permitting the driver to concentrate on the street ahead.
For the near future it is not planned to introduce a touch panel into the series production; however, in the Research Department of Daimler-Benz, different man-machine interfaces are investigated and weighed up.


Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »


Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.