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1. (WO2014198552) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING AND/OR OPERATING A PIECE OF TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT, IN PARTICULAR A VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/198552    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2014/061154
Publication Date: Fri Dec 19 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Thu May 29 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: G06F 3/01
B60K 35/00
G02B 27/01
G06F 3/03
Applicants: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
Inventors: DREUW, Philippe
MODLER, Holger
Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING AND/OR OPERATING A PIECE OF TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT, IN PARTICULAR A VEHICLE
Abstract:
A lightweight, low-cost, clearly-laid-out and flexible system (100) for the monitoring and/or operation of a piece of technical equipment, in particular a vehicle (101), by a user (117), comprises eye-tracking means for detecting a viewing point and viewing direction of the user (117) relative to the piece of technical equipment, means for making available a predefined pattern of virtual display elements for monitoring and/or virtual operator control elements for operating the piece of technical equipment, image-generating means for generating a view of the virtual display and/or operator control elements in a correctly positioned fashion with respect to at least part of the piece of technical equipment on the basis of the predefined pattern and the measurement variables of the viewing point and the viewing direction of the user (117), detected by the eye-tracking means, playback means for representing the correctly positioned view of the virtual display and/or operator control elements in a field of vision of the user (117), gesture-detection means for detecting operator control gestures of the user (117), in particular operator control gestures relating to the virtual operator control elements, and control means for generating control instructions for the piece of technical equipment and/or the playback means on the basis of operator control gestures detected by the gesture-detection means.