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1. (WO2018015165) DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING A USER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/015165    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/066854
Publication Date: Fri Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jul 07 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06F 3/01
B60K 35/00
B60K 37/06
G06F 3/03
H04S 7/00
G06F 3/0484
G06F 3/038
Applicants: BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Inventors: TOPTSIS, Ioannis
Title: DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING A USER
Abstract:
The invention relates to a device and to a method for controlling a function of an application system (A1, A2, A3) of a means of transportation (10), in particular a motor vehicle. The method comprises the following steps: sensing (400) a pointing gesture (4), which is performed three-dimensionally in space by a user (1) and is sensed by means of a sensor (401); automatically assigning (500) a spatial position (5) on and/or within the means of transportation (10) that is addressed by the pointing gesture (4); and, in response thereto: controlling (600) the function in accordance with the addressed spatial position (5).