US Patent No. 9,349,203

OPERATION SEQUENCE DISPLAY METHOD AND OPERATION SEQUENCE DISPLAY SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,349,203
Issue Date May 24, 2016
Title Operation Sequence Display Method And Operation Sequence Display System
Inventorship Masataka Takao, Tokyo (JP)
Katsuro Kamijo, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,349,203

1. An operation sequence display method for sequentially displaying a series of operation procedures to remove, install, or
remove and install a plurality of target components included in an apparatus, on a monitor controlled by a computer, comprising:
displaying, on the monitor, at least one operation scene showing installation or removal of one or more of the target components;
displaying, in the operation scene, the target components and other surrounding components differently in monochromatic shades;
making a displayed marking blink by serially repeating displaying and hiding of the marking at predetermined constant intervals
in the operation scene, the displayed marking comprising an arrow for highlighting the one or more target components or an
operation spot on the one or more target components to be moved in association with the installation or removal operation;
and

after the blinking of the displayed marking is over, displaying, in the operation scene, an animation showing a movement of
the highlighted one or more target components or the operation spots;

wherein the movement of the one or more target components or the operation spot is displayed in a constant rhythm; and
wherein the blinking rhythm of repeating displaying and hiding of the marking at the predetermined constant intervals and
the running rhythm of the animation are set to a common rhythmic base.