US Patent No. 9,272,708

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,272,708
Issue Date March 01, 2016
Title Autonomous Vehicle Entertainment System
Inventorship Mark A. Cuddihy, New Boston, MI (US)
Manoharprasad K. Rao, Novi, MI (US)
Assignee Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,272,708

1. A vehicle system comprising:
an autonomous mode controller configured to control a vehicle in an autonomous mode;
an entertainment system controller configured to determine whether the vehicle is operating in the autonomous mode or a non-autonomous
mode and present media content on a first display when the vehicle is operating in the autonomous mode and on a second display,
and not the first display, when the vehicle is operating in a non-autonomous mode,

wherein the entertainment system controller is configured to present the media content on the first display when the vehicle
is operating in the autonomous mode and transfer presentation of the media content to the second display when the vehicle
is operating in the non-autonomous mode.