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1. (WO2015043653) USER INTERFACE AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING A USER IN THE OPERATION OF AN OPERATOR CONTROL UNIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/043653    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2013/070215
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 28 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: G06F 3/16
Applicants: VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Inventors: WILD, Holger
CZELNIK, Mark Peter
SEITZ, Gordon
Title: USER INTERFACE AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING A USER IN THE OPERATION OF AN OPERATOR CONTROL UNIT
Abstract:
A user interface and a method for assisting a user in the operation of a touch-sensitive operator control unit (1) are proposed. According to the invention, the following steps are performed: – recognition (200) of the presence of an input means (2), particularly of a finger of the user, in a predefined first area (11) in front of a button (10, 20, 30) displayed on the operator control unit (1), in response thereto: – starting of a timer with a predefined period, and in response to expiry of the timer: – execution (400) of a secondary function of the button that is associated with the button (10, 20, 30).