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1. (WO2017157510) DISPLAY DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/157510    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/000317
Publication Date: Fri Sep 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 11 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B60K 37/06
Applicants: DAIMLER AG
Inventors: NECKER, Marc
Title: DISPLAY DEVICE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a device and to a method for displaying a current driving mode of a vehicle, wherein at least one of a plurality of driving modes of the vehicle is an autonomous driving mode. The device according to the invention comprises a display unit (101), which has at least a light source (102) and an imaging unit (103) that interacts with the light source (102), a first control unit (104), which controls the light source (102), wherein the first control unit (104) is designed in such a way that the first control unit fulfills a first technical qualification with respect to a reliability or safety criterion, and wherein the control unit (104) activates the light source (102) only in the case of the actual presence of the autonomous driving mode, and a second control unit (105), which controls the imaging unit (103), wherein the second control unit (105) is designed in such a way that the second control unit fulfills a second technical qualification with respect to the reliability or safety criterion, wherein the first technical qualification corresponds to greater reliability or safety with respect to the reliability or safety criterion than the second technical qualification.