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|1. (WO2018083039) OPERATING DEVICE FOR A VEHICLE COMPONENT|
|Applicants:||BEHR-HELLA THERMOCONTROL GMBH
|Title:||OPERATING DEVICE FOR A VEHICLE COMPONENT|
An operating device for a vehicle component, in particular a human-machine interface (HMI) for vehicles is provided with a housing (10), which has a front wall that has a front face in particular with a display surface and a rear face facing away from the front face, and an operating element unit (19, 19') which is positioned and/or can be positioned on and/or in front of the front wall of the housing (10) for manually triggering operating functions and/or for manually adjusting parameters of operating functions for a vehicle component. The operating element unit (19, 19') has at least one operating element (18, 60), a display element and/or a display device (40), an analysis and actuation unit (48) which is assigned to the at least one operating element (18, 60) and to the display element or the display device (40), and an energy supply unit (50). In order to supply electric energy to the operating element unit (19, 19') by means of the energy supply unit (50), at least one first coil (54) is arranged so as to face the rear face of the front wall, wherein at least one second coil (56) which is inductively coupled to the at least one first coil (54) and is connected to the energy supply unit (50) is arranged in and/or on the operating element unit (19, 19').