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Method and creating or supplementing a card for a motor vehicle

A method for creating or augmenting a map for a motor vehicle, wherein the motor vehicle establishes its location in a surrounding environment by comparing environment data acquired by at least one sensor with map data stored in the map. The method provides a base map of a surrounding environment... Volkswagen Ag

Method and device for estimating the friction values of a wheel of a vehicle against a substrate

A method and a device for estimating coefficients of friction of a wheel of a vehicle with respect to an underlying surface including decomposing a supplied trajectory into individual curve segments, estimating a lateral force and a slip angle for a front axle of the vehicle, assigning respectively estimated lateral... Volkswagen Ag

Method for supporting a vehicle docking operation and a support system

A method for assisting a process of coupling a vehicle to a towed object, in particular, a trailer, including detecting an object position of a coupling element of the towed object which is suitable for coupling to a mating coupling element of the vehicle, determining a travel path of the... Volkswagen Ag

Method for producing fiber-reinforced components or semi-finished products

A process for the production of fiber-reinforced components or semifinished products is provided, where fibers are saturated with monomer. The process includes at least one of adding flakes including fibers and adding individual fibers. For this, the fibers, the monomer, and the flakes including fibers and/or the individual fibers are... Volkswagen Ag

Method, computer program and verifying authorization of a mobile communication device

A method for checking an authorization of a mobile communication device for operating a vehicle engine of a vehicle which includes determining a position of a mobile communication device. The position of the mobile communication device is inside or outside the vehicle. The method also includes receiving a digital key... Volkswagen Ag

Apparatus, vehicle, method, computer program and radio system for radio supply in a predefined space

An apparatus, a vehicle, a method, a computer program and a radio system for radio coverage in a predefined space. The method includes operating at least one transmission and/or reception antenna in the predefined space to cover at least one subregion of the predefined space using at least one element... Volkswagen Ag

Method for providing an authenticated connection between at least two communication partners

A method for providing an authenticated connection between at least two communication partners including implementing a server application on a first communication partner of the at least two communication partners, implementing a first user application on a second communication partner of the at least two communication partners, and carrying out... Volkswagen Ag

Method for providing an authenticated connection between at least two communication partners

A method for providing an authenticated connection between at least two communication partners and to a communication system. The method includes providing a shared secret key for the at least two communication partners; setting up an anonymous signal-conducting connection between the at least two communication partners, wherein all messages of... Volkswagen Ag

Method for providing an authenticated connection between at least two communication partners

A method for providing an authenticated connection between at least two communication partners and to a communication system. The method includes setting up an anonymous signal-conducting connection between the at least two communication partners; checking the authenticity of a signed certificate used by a first communication partner of the at... Volkswagen Ag

Device, method and computer program for characterizing antenna units in a predefined space

An apparatus, a method and a computer program for characterizing antenna units in a predefined space. The antenna units provide coverage with radio services for a mobile transceiver in the space. An antenna unit is operated in two modes of operation, sending and receiving. At least one first antenna unit... Volkswagen Ag

User interface and the hybrid use of a display unit of a transportation means

Disclosed are a user interface, a computer program product, a signal sequence, a transportation vehicle and a method for the multiple use of a display unit of a user interface included in a transportation vehicle. Said method may comprise the steps: displaying, on a first display unit, display elements representing... Volkswagen Ag

Method and device for determining at least one state variable of a storage element for electrical energy

A method and an apparatus for determining at least one state variable of a storage element for electrical energy having at least one control device, at least one storage element for electrical energy, and at least one temperature sensor, wherein the temperature sensor detects the temperature of the storage element... Volkswagen Ag

Method and device for displaying information arranged in lists

In a method for displaying information, a portion of a list is displayed on a display area, which includes a plurality of list entries, and the displayed portion of the list is changed by a first operator action of a user, the entries of the list being run through consecutively... Volkswagen Ag

Fuel cell having a projecting bipolar plate

The invention relates to a fuel cell (1), a fuel cell stack (10) having at least two fuel cells (1), a fuel cell device having a fuel cell stack and a motor vehicle having a fuel cell device. In order to prevent a production-related mispositioning of a membrane electrode assembly... Volkswagen Ag

Turned-wheel detection for yielding during low-speed lane changes

Systems, components, and methodologies are provided for improvements in operation of automotive vehicles by enabling monitoring analysis and reaction to subtle sources of information that aid in prediction and response of vehicle control systems across a range of automation levels. Such systems, components, and methodologies include wheel-turn detection equipment for... Volkswagen Ag

Bipolar plate and fuel cell comprising a bipolar plate of this type

The invention relates to a bipolar plate (10) for a fuel cell (100), comprising—an internal coolant flow field (33), which comprises a coolant channel (43), and—a first and a second flat side (11, 12) with a first and second reactant flow field (31, 32) respectively, which has at least one... Volkswagen Ag

Method for producing a catalytically coated membrane and membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell stack having same

The invention relates to a method for producing a catalyst coated membrane (19) for a fuel cell (10), wherein the catalyst coated membrane (19) has a membrane (11) and a catalyst layer (12, 13) of a catalytic material arranged on at least one of its flat sides, as well as... Volkswagen Ag

Assisting method and docking assistant for coupling a motor vehicle to a trailer

An assist method for coupling a motor vehicle to a trailer, wherein the motor vehicle includes a trailer coupling, at least one camera, a display, and an electronic unit, and wherein the trailer includes a tow bar for the trailer coupling. The assist method captures a first image of at... Volkswagen Ag

Method for spectrally efficient determination of collective environmental information for cooperative and/or autonomous driving

A method for the acquisition of collective surroundings information for cooperative and/or autonomous driving. The method includes a vehicle equipped with an on-board unit and surroundings observation apparatus which produces a report about a detected vehicle not equipped with an on-board unit and transmits the report to the further vehicles... Volkswagen Ag

Finger strip and use of said finger strip

The present disclosure relates to an infotainment system, to a locomotion vehicle, and to a user interface. The user interface may comprise: an input device for detecting swipe gestures of a user guided by a structure in respect of two dimensions, called “finger strip” in the following, a display device,... Volkswagen Ag

Electric charging of electric vehicles by adapter for signal conversion

An adapter having a CHAdeMO socket on its input side for receiving a charging station connector of a CHAdeMO charging station, a CCS connector on its output side for connection to an electric vehicle, and an electronic circuit logic which embeds signal states entering via the CHAdeMO socket into a... Volkswagen Ag

Actuation device

An actuating apparatus having a signal transmitter and a mechanical operating element, wherein the mechanical operating element includes a first position that is stable over time and a second position that is stable over time, wherein the mechanical operating element, in the case of a movement from the first position... Volkswagen Ag

Method and determining a driver's hand torque on a steering wheel of a vehicle

A method for determining a driver's manual torque at a steering wheel of a vehicle which includes sensing a steering angle speed by a steering angle sensor, sensing a steering torque by a steering torque sensor at a steering column connected to the steering wheel, estimating a driver's manual torque... Volkswagen Ag

Transportation means, user interface and overlapping the display of display contents over two display devices

The invention relates to a transportation means, a user interface and a method for overlapping the display of display contents of a user interface of a transportation means. The method comprises the steps: displaying first display contents on a first display device of the transportation means; picking up a pre-defined... Volkswagen Ag

Method for starting a fuel cell system and a fuel cell system

The invention relates to a starting method for a fuel cell system (100), particularly for an air/air start of the fuel cell system (100). The method enables the reduction of damaging half-cell voltages in the fuel cell stack (10) through voltage limitation by means of a DC voltage converter. The... Volkswagen Ag

Methods, apparatus and computer programs for capturing measurement results of mobile devices

Methods, apparatuses and computer programs for acquiring and providing measurement results from mobile devices. Disclosed is a method for providing information about a measurement result of a mobile device which includes obtaining a data message containing information about a measurement job. The information about the measurement job includes information about... Volkswagen Ag

Method for performing a cooperative driving maneuver

A method for performing a cooperative driving maneuver and a vehicle. The method performs a cooperative driving maneuver which includes determining, by a first vehicle, a driving maneuver to be carried out; receiving maneuver information pertaining to a planned driving maneuver of a second vehicle by the first vehicle receiving... Volkswagen Ag

Fuel cell vehicle having a plurality of selectable operating modes

The invention relates to a fuel cell vehicle (200), in which the driver has more influence on the consumption and the dynamic of the vehicle (200). This is achieved by the fuel cell vehicle (200) comprising at least one sensor for detecting a first driver input and a control unit... Volkswagen Ag

Method for triggering actions in a vehicle and vehicle for carrying out triggered actions

A method for triggering an action of a vehicle including changing a position of a device relative to the vehicle, detecting the change in the position of the device, and triggering a configurable action in the vehicle based on the detected change in the position of the device.... Volkswagen Ag

Method and system for secure access to a vehicle

A method for assessing a reliability of a determination of the relative position between a device for accessing a vehicle and the vehicle including transmitting a first radio signal from a first antenna of the vehicle; transmitting a second radio signal from a second antenna of the vehicle; receiving the... Volkswagen Ag

Motor vehicle control operating a control autonomously driving a motor vehicle

A method for operating a control device for the autonomous guidance of a motor vehicle, wherein a nominal speed is predetermined as a driving speed to be set by the control device and another vehicle driving in front more slowly than the nominal speed is detected by a detection device... Volkswagen Ag

Method for switching off a fuel cell stack, and fuel cell system

(c) Separation of the cathode chambers (12) from the environment.... Volkswagen Ag

Output device of a motor vehicle and associated operating method

A method for operating an output apparatus of a motor vehicle performed by the output apparatus and including receiving a first consumption signal that indicates a consumption relating to a first form of energy measured in a first unit of measurement, receiving a second consumption signal that indicates a consumption... Volkswagen Ag

Apparatus and a relay station for vehicle-to-vehicle messages

A device and to a method for a relay station for vehicle-to-vehicle messages. The relay station communicates using vehicle-to-vehicle messages via at least one antenna. The device includes an input interface to receive a vehicle-to-vehicle message via the at least one antenna and a control module to filter the vehicle-to-vehicle... Volkswagen Ag

Methods, apparatus, and computer programs for providing a lock control signal for a mobile logistics destination

Methods, apparatuses and computer programs for providing a lock control signal for a mobile logistic destination including obtaining information about a delivery request, providing an authorization request for opening the mobile logistic destination, obtaining information about an authorization for opening the mobile logistic destination during the probable delivery period from... Volkswagen Ag

11/02/17 / #20170317361

Fuel cell

The invention relates to a fuel cell (10) having a stack comprising a bipolar plate (20) which has a flow field (22) formed by a profiled section of the bipolar plate (20), and an elongated sealing element (21) which at least partially surrounds the flow field (22), and a membrane... Volkswagen Ag

11/02/17 / #20170317364

Fuel cell switching off a fuel cell stack

The invention relates to a fuel cell system (100) comprising a fuel cell stack (10) comprising anode chambers (11) and cathode chambers (12), an anode supply (20) comprising an anode supply path (21) for supplying an anode operating gas to the anode chambers (11), and an anode exhaust path (22)... Volkswagen Ag

10/26/17 / #20170307386

Method and comparing two maps with landmarks deposited therein

A method for comparing two maps with landmarks stored therein. The method includes comparing at least one portion of the first map with a corresponding portion in the second map, wherein a similarity between the portion of the first map and the corresponding portion in the second map is determined... Volkswagen Ag

10/26/17 / #20170309926

Fuel cell and motor vehicle

The invention concerns a fuel cell (100), comprising a stack (1) of alternating bipolar plates (113) and membrane electrode assemblies (114) as well as flow channels (104, 105) that are designed between a bipolar plate (113) and a membrane electrode assembly (114) and flow channels (104, 105) that are designed... Volkswagen Ag

10/19/17 / #20170297397

Swivel bearing for the independent wheel suspension of a front wheel

A pivot bearing for independent wheel suspension of a steerable front wheel of a vehicle having at least one upper bearing with a connection to a spring strut for attachment to the body. To improve the safety of the passenger cell in the event of a frontal collision, the connection... Volkswagen Ag

10/19/17 / #20170297475

Lighting system for a motor vehicle and motor vehicle having a lighting system

In a motor vehicle having motor vehicle exterior lighting devices and an operator control device, the following lighting modes of the motor vehicle exterior lighting devices can be set: deactivated, parking light, daytime running light, forwarding lighting, and automatic mode in which the motor vehicle exterior lighting devices are operated... Volkswagen Ag

10/19/17 / #20170297530

Electronic car key and communication system

An electronic vehicle key and a communication system wherein the cryptographic material stored in the secure memory of the electronic vehicle key is alterable by a command received from a first communication device or a second communication device to provide multiple vehicles flexibly using personal electronic vehicle key without being... Volkswagen Ag

10/19/17 / #20170303084

Procedures for passive access control

A method for passive access control including a mobile device serving as key and an interaction unit, the mobile device and the interaction unit having in each case at least one data communication facility for exchanging authorization information. Operations are provided for carrying out an electronic distance measurement between the... Volkswagen Ag

10/12/17 / #20170291562

Method, device, vehicle and central station for determining the actuality of a local user setting

A method, an apparatus, a vehicle and a control center for establishing an up-to-dateness of a local user setting. The method for a first information system establishes an up-to-dateness of a local user setting and includes determining a first data word based on the local user setting. The first data... Volkswagen Ag

10/12/17 / #20170291608

Method for the autonomous or partly autonomous execution of a cooperative driving maneuver

A method for autonomously or semi-autonomously carrying out a cooperative driving maneuver and a vehicle. Provision is made for a maneuvering vehicle which plans the execution of a driving maneuver to determine a maneuvering area of a road in which the driving maneuver is potentially executed, to communicate with one... Volkswagen Ag

10/12/17 / #20170295482

Method of transmitting information regarding an emergency between a mobile terminal and an emergency management site

Methods and devices for transmitting information regarding an emergency between a mobile terminal and an emergency control center. The method includes communicating first information regarding the emergency via a control channel of a mobile radio system between the mobile terminal and the emergency control center and communicating second information regarding... Volkswagen Ag

10/12/17 / #20170295599

Bluetooth® connection setup and bluetooth® device

A method for receiving and outputting radio signals to set up a BLUETOOTH® connection which includes receiving, within a predetermined period, at least two of the advertising data packets which originate from a device; determining starting times of the two advertising data packets; and outputting, after the predetermine period, of... Volkswagen Ag

10/05/17 / #20170285355

Method for representing items of information in a means of transportation, and instrument cluster for a motor vehicle

In a method for displaying items of information in a transportation device, the items of information are displayed in the form of hierarchical menu structures. A device for displaying items of information includes a control unit and a display unit for the stereoscopic and/or autostereoscopic display of items of information.... Volkswagen Ag

09/28/17 / #20170279139

Method for starting a fuel cell and fuel cell system

purging the anode space with a fluid in order to expel fuel, impressing electricity on a unit composed of the cathode (2k)/membrane (1)/anode (2a) by applying a current and/or a voltage, wherein the fluid is applied to the anode space or continues to be so, switching off the electricity, and... Volkswagen Ag

09/28/17 / #20170280284

Device, method, and computer program for grouping devices by location

The method simplifies the formation of groups of devices in secure spaces. Such spaces may be passenger compartments of vehicles, and the passenger compartments can additionally be partitioned into zones. Each zone can be allocated a group. For instance, driver and front-seat passenger can be allocated to one group. The... Volkswagen Ag

09/14/17 / #20170259832

Geofencing for auto drive route planning

A system of a semi-autonomous driving vehicle for transitioning from a semi-autonomous driving mode to a manual driving mode. A navigation system to determine a route to a destination. A vehicle head unit to receive data that comprises information related to a geographic zone in which autonomous driving is discouraged... Volkswagen Ag

09/14/17 / #20170261991

Automated vehicle with optimized driving profiles

The present disclosure includes automated vehicles having optimized driving profiles including optimized speed profiles for execution between obstacles in consideration of economy of operation, and methods thereof.... Volkswagen Ag

09/14/17 / #20170263944

Supported catalyst material for a fuel cell

The disclosure relates to a supported catalyst material for a fuel cell. This comprises an electrically conductive, carbon-based carrier material and catalytic structures deposited or grown on the carrier material with a multilayer structure. The core layer comprises an electrically conductive bulk material, with the bulk material in direct contact... Volkswagen Ag

09/14/17 / #20170263956

Fuel cell operating a fuel cell system

The disclosure relates to a fuel cell system comprising a fuel cell stack for providing an electrical power Pstack depending on a power demand, at least one auxiliary unit for operating the fuel cell stack with an electrical power consumption Paux, at least one consumer with an electrical power request... Volkswagen Ag

09/14/17 / #20170263957

Body structure element for a vehicle with integrated humidifier

The disclosure relates to a body structure element for increasing the stiffness and/or the crash performance of a body structure of a vehicle, comprising a first channel for a first gas flow with a first gas feed line and a first gas discharge line and comprising means for introducing moisture... Volkswagen Ag

09/07/17 / #20170257759

Method and system for authenticating a user and a motor vehicle

A method for authenticating a user with respect to a facility, for example, with respect to a vehicle. A signal having an item of information relating to the user is injected into skin of the user by a transmitting device. Direct contact is established between the skin of the user... Volkswagen Ag

08/31/17 / #20170250763

Method and estimating an expected reception quality

A method and an apparatus for estimating an expected reception quality in an interval of time for car-to-X communication including a receiving device for acquiring data packets and a memory, wherein the memory stores at least one empirically determined variable for reception patterns of data packets in a first interval... Volkswagen Ag

08/24/17 / #20170243011

Component for processing a protectable date and implementing a security function for protecting a protective date in such a component

A component for processing a datum requiring protection, which component implements at least one security function for protecting the datum requiring protection, and a method for implementing a security function for protecting a datum requiring protection in such a component. The datum requiring protection is assigned to a protection target... Volkswagen Ag

08/24/17 / #20170243073

Method and system to identify traffic lights by an autonomous vehicle

A method and system to determine whether a traffic light applies to a vehicle. Traffic light count, visibility duration and spatial position are analyzed to determine the applicability of a traffic light to a vehicle.... Volkswagen Ag

08/24/17 / #20170244566

Component for connecting to a data bus, and methods for implementing a cryptographic functionality in such a component

A component for connecting to a data bus wherein the component implements at least one cryptographic functionality. Also disclosed is a method for implementing a cryptographic functionality in such a component. The implementation of the cryptographic functionality is based on a specified selection of cryptographic functions, methods and protocols adapted... Volkswagen Ag

08/10/17 / #20170226301

Method for producing impregnated fiber structures

The invention relates to a process for the production of saturated fiber structures. The process includes (a) introduction of a fiber structure onto a conveyor belt; (b) application of a solution including monomer and optionally including activator, and optionally including catalyst in at least one line to the fiber structure;... Volkswagen Ag

08/10/17 / #20170230831

Methods, apparatus, and computer programs for providing a lock control signal for a mobile logistics destination

Methods, apparatuses and computer programs for providing a lock control signal for a mobile logistic destination including obtaining information about a delivery request, providing an authorization request for opening the mobile logistic destination, obtaining information about an authorization for opening the mobile logistic destination during the probable delivery period from... Volkswagen Ag

08/03/17 / #20170219714

Method for determining a desired trajectory for a first traffic user, in particular for a motor vehicle, for a route section

A method for determining a desired trajectory for a first road user for a route section. A process involves at least one trajectory that the at least one second road user has used to cover the route section being ascertained by one or more sensors. Then, a further process involves... Volkswagen Ag

08/03/17 / #20170222235

Humidifier, plate, device, and motor vehicle

A humidifier, a device including a fuel cell, and a motor vehicle. The humidifier of the includes at least one humidifying duct and is designed in such a way that a first gas to be humidified can be conducted in the humidifying duct in a direction of flow and, separated... Volkswagen Ag

07/27/17 / #20170210358

Method and control device for self-braking a motor vehicle

A method for controlling self-braking of a motor vehicle wherein a collision detection device predicts an imminent collision and determines for the self-braking a TTB braking time at which the self-braking is to start, and a brake system is operated in a standby state in which the brake system reacts... Volkswagen Ag

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07/27/17 / #20170210377

Method and device for handing over a motor vehicle to the driver during an automatic parking space-leaving maneuver

A method and a device for handing over a motor vehicle to the driver during an automatic parking space-leaving maneuver performed by an automatic parking function. The method includes receiving an external parking space-leaving signal reflecting the driver's wish to get the motor vehicle out of the parking space, initializing... Volkswagen Ag

07/13/17 / #20170200330

Intelligent logging

An on-board computing system for determining an opportune time to log data into a first memory. A sensor system collects data of a vehicle's environment. A controller of the on-board computing system logs the data to a first memory when it determines an opportune time to log data to the... Volkswagen Ag

06/29/17 / #20170186136

System and methodologies for super sampling to enhance anti-aliasing in high resolution meshes

Disclosed embodiments provide systems, components, and methodologies for performing super sampling in combination with other operations to enhance anti-aliasing in high resolution meshes generated by GPUs so as to mitigate, reduce or eliminate the effects of degenerated triangles so as to improve the appearance of simulated objects.... Volkswagen Ag

06/29/17 / #20170186221

Multiple light source simulation in computer graphics

Light sources are simulated by using a surface normal perturbation method. A mesh representing the surface of an object and containing surface normals is provided. A light source vector representing the orientation of the surface toward a light source is generated. Based on light intensity adjustments input by a user,... Volkswagen Ag

06/29/17 / #20170186257

Apparatus, method and computer program for controlling functions of a vehicle

Apparatuses, methods and computer programs for controlling functions of a vehicle. The apparatus for an information system of a vehicle includes a communication module for communication with a mobile device and a control module for controlling the communication module. The control module obtains a key signal and information about a... Volkswagen Ag

06/29/17 / #20170187050

Fuel cell unit including an exchangeable deionization device and a vehicle including such a fuel cell unit

A fuel cell unit having at least one fuel cell, a cooling circuit and a deionization device (10). The deionization device includes a housing (16) and a deionizing agent (11) located therein A vehicle is also provided having such a fuel cell unit. It is provided that the deionization device... Volkswagen Ag

06/22/17 / #20170174092

Mobile energy storage and providing energy to a consumer

A mobile energy store which includes a storage device which delivers energy stored therein to a load. The mobile energy store includes a receiving device which receives a request signal of the load. The request signal includes at least information about a location distant from a charging station for the... Volkswagen Ag

06/22/17 / #20170174257

Method and device for adapting a steering wheel angle of a steering wheel and a wheel steering angle of a wheel steering system in a motor vehicle

A method for adapting an actual steering wheel angle of a steering wheel and an actual wheel steering angle of a wheel steering system in a motor vehicle after an automated driving maneuver has been executed. The method includes detecting the actual steering wheel angle by a steering wheel angle-detection... Volkswagen Ag

06/22/17 / #20170179505

Humidifier with an integrated water separator for a fuel cell system, fuel cell system including a humidifier, and vehicle including same

A humidifier with an integrated water separator for a fuel cell system, including a housing with a first channel for a first gas stream and a second channel for a second gas stream, a humidifier area in which the first channel and the second channel are separated from one another... Volkswagen Ag

06/22/17 / #20170180126

Method for implementing encrypted client-server communication

A method for implementing an encrypted client-server communication, wherein the server includes an entry point, service systems behind the entry point, and a secure system. The method includes incorporating common cryptographic material into the client and into the secure system, deriving key material from the common cryptographic material in the... Volkswagen Ag

06/22/17 / #20170180381

Method for preventing deactivation of online services in a vehicle

A method for preventing deactivation of online services in a vehicle. The method includes generating a configuration message that contains details of what online services that are active in the vehicle cannot be deactivated, wherein the generation takes place on a computer unit that is at least temporarily connected to... Volkswagen Ag

06/15/17 / #20170166079

Electric voltage distributing electrical power in an electric voltage system

An electrical power supply network for a motor vehicle, including at least one high-voltage battery and one low-voltage battery, wherein at least one DC/DC converter is arranged between the high-voltage battery and the low-voltage battery, which is designed such that the high-voltage battery charges the low-voltage battery, and at least... Volkswagen Ag

06/15/17 / #20170166207

Method and system for automatically controlling a following vehicle with a front vehicle

A method for automatically controlling a following vehicle. A leading vehicle is guided along an actual trajectory, and a desired trajectory is produced for the following vehicle. The actual trajectory of the leading vehicle is captured by the following vehicle, and a trajectory similarity is determined by comparing the captured... Volkswagen Ag

06/15/17 / #20170166256

Auxiliary frame for a vehicle and producing an auxiliary frame

A subframe for a vehicle for supporting at least one wheel-controlling component, wherein the subframe has at least one shell element, wherein the subframe has or forms at least one mount section for the mounting of a transverse link element, wherein a first subsection of the mount section has or... Volkswagen Ag

06/15/17 / #20170168504

Method and system for automatically controlling a following vehicle with a scout vehicle

A method and system for automatically controlling at least one following vehicle, where a scout trajectory is produced for a scout vehicle and the scout vehicle is guided along the scout trajectory. Scout environmental data are captured by scout sensors and a desired trajectory is produced for the following vehicle.... Volkswagen Ag

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06/15/17 / #20170168505

Method and system for automatically controlling a following vehicle with a scout vehicle

A method and system for automatically controlling at least one following vehicle where a scout trajectory is produced for a scout vehicle and the scout vehicle is guided along an actual trajectory, the actual trajectory of the scout vehicle and scout environmental data is captured by scout sensors. A desired... Volkswagen Ag

06/15/17 / #20170171893

Device, method, and computer program for establishing a communication link between an information system and a mobile device

Apparatuses, methods and computer programs for establishing a communication link between an information system and a mobile device. The apparatus for an information system includes a first communication module for communication with a computer infrastructure, a second communication module for communication with the mobile device, and a control module for... Volkswagen Ag

06/08/17 / #20170158193

Method and apparatus in a motor vehicle for automated driving

A method for the automated driving of a motor vehicle which provides environment data, detects objects in the environment data, selects a current scenario by a scenario-interpretation apparatus on the basis of the detected objects, wherein a scenario has at least one elementary situation which is assigned at least one... Volkswagen Ag

06/08/17 / #20170163082

Electric voltage charging a battery of an electric voltage system

A high-voltage electrical system having at least one high-voltage battery and one solar module, wherein the high-voltage battery may be galvanically isolated from a voltage connection via at least one switch between a terminal of the high-voltage battery and the voltage connection, wherein at least one control device is associated... Volkswagen Ag

06/01/17 / #20170155159

Fuel cell device having a water-transferring anode gas path, and operating a fuel cell

A fuel cell device (1) including an anode-gas path (3) and a method for operating a fuel cell device (1). In order to wet an anode of the fuel cell device (1) in a simple manner, an anode-gas drainage section (13) of the fuel cell device (1) is connected to... Volkswagen Ag

05/25/17 / #20170149071

Bipolar plate for a fuel cell and fuel cell stack including a fuel cell

supply ports situated in the first and second supply areas as through openings, an anode gas port for supplying or removing the anode gas, a cathode gas port for supplying or removing the cathode gas, and a coolant port for supplying or removing the coolant, the anode gas port being... Volkswagen Ag

05/18/17 / #20170141417

Fuel cell recirculating water in a fuel cell system

A fuel cell system (1) in which a water separator (110) for separating liquid water from an exhaust gas (6, 4) of a fuel cell (10) of the fuel cell system (1) is fluid-mechanically coupled into an exhaust gas path (32, 22) of the fuel cell system. A water recirculator... Volkswagen Ag

05/18/17 / #20170142724

Apparatus, method, and computer program for frequency band selection

Apparatuses and methods for influencing the selection of a frequency band for wireless communication with a mobile station. The apparatus includes a transmission circuit that sends a beacon signal at a first transmission power in the frequency band. The apparatus also includes a recognition circuit that recognizes a connection request... Volkswagen Ag

05/18/17 / #20170142725

Apparatus, method, and computer program for frequency band selection

Apparatuses, a method, and a computer program for influencing the selection of a frequency band for wireless communication with a mobile station. Disclosed is an apparatus, method, and computer program for controlling a frequency band selection for wireless communication with a mobile station in a wireless local area network—WLAN—, wherein... Volkswagen Ag

05/04/17 / #20170125827

Cathode supply for a fuel cell

A cathode supply (30) for a fuel cell (10) of a fuel cell unit (1) for a fuel cell system is provided, the cathode supply (30) including a cathode supply path (31) and a cathode exhaust gas path (32) and at least two fluid pumping devices (33, 133) for pumping... Volkswagen Ag

04/27/17 / #20170117562

Fuel cell device with a flushing gas path

A fuel cell device (1) having a fuel cell (2) with a housing (7) and, accommodated therein, a membrane-electrode assembly (6) with a cathode and an anode, having a cathode gas path (3) that serves to transport a cathode gas and that extends through the membrane-electrode assembly (6) on the... Volkswagen Ag

04/27/17 / #20170117618

Apparatus, method, and computer program for a vehicle having at least one indoor antenna and at least one external antenna

An apparatus, a method, and a computer program for a vehicle having at least one interior antenna and at least one exterior antenna. The apparatus includes a transceiver module for communication via a frequency band and a control module to control the transceiver module. The control module provides signal processing... Volkswagen Ag

04/27/17 / #20170118724

Device, method, and computer program for a transceiver system

An apparatus, a method, and a computer program for a transceiver system having a first communications module for communication in a first mobile radio system and a second communications module for communication in a second radio system. The apparatus has a control module to adapt a transmission power used in... Volkswagen Ag

04/20/17 / #20170110739

Bipolar plate and fuel cell comprising a bipolar plate of this type

A bipolar plate for a fuel cell, including a profiled anode plate and a profiled cathode plate, each having an active region and two distribution regions for feeding and discharging operating media to and from the active region, and each distribution region having a main anode-gas port for supplying and... Volkswagen Ag

04/20/17 / #20170111178

Method for protected communication of a vehicle

A method for protected communication by a vehicle which includes generating a key pair consisting of a private key and a public key and/or of one or more symmetric keys for the vehicle or for a controller of the vehicle in the area of influence of the vehicle manufacturer, generating... Volkswagen Ag

04/20/17 / #20170111332

Method and system for asymmetric key derivation

A method for asymmetrical key derivation by a signing entity for a terminal including introducing identical cryptographic material into the signing entity and into the terminal; deriving in each case a private key from the cryptographic material in the signing entity and in the terminal; calculating in each case a... Volkswagen Ag

04/20/17 / #20170111353

Method for certification by a control unit of a vehicle

A method for performing certification by a control device of a vehicle including generating a first signed certificate, which has at least one public key, and generating an associated private key; single-time introduction of the first signed certificate and of the associated private key into the control device; producing a... Volkswagen Ag

04/20/17 / #20170111487

Method and device for external operation of a device

A method for external use of a device having a wireless communication interface by a program of a mobile device. External use is possible only when a key device serving as an authentication token communicates with the program. This increases the security of an entry method for a vehicle.... Volkswagen Ag

04/13/17 / #20170101107

Method for determining the activity of a driver of a motor vehicle and the adaptive response time and a corresponding assistance system

A method for determining an adaptive reaction time of a driver of a motor vehicle, wherein the adaptive reaction time is determined from the activity of the driver by determining the driving behavior of a vehicle driving ahead by a surroundings sensor system, determining activities of the driver of the... Volkswagen Ag

04/13/17 / #20170103587

System and controlling vehicle data

A method for controlling data acquired from vehicles, wherein case data are anonymized and provides data reduction. Control exists between the units of each vehicle, between the vehicles and a backend of the system, between the units of the backend, and also between the units of the backend and at... Volkswagen Ag

04/13/17 / #20170105235

Configuration of connectivity before getting into a vehicle

The configuration of a wireless communication link between a mobile device and a vehicle including authentication of the mobile device, automatic adjustment of a configuration of the mobile device for the wireless communication link on the basis of the authentication, and automatic adjustment of a configuration of the vehicle.... Volkswagen Ag








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