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Ford Earns Patent For A Movie Theater In Your Car

Ford Earns Patent For A Movie Theater in Your Car

Trady

Trady

17 March 20163 min read

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Ford Earns Patent For A Movie Theater in Your Car

Ford Motor Co.'s new patent

Ford Motor Co. recently earned a patent for tech that would allow passengers to watch movies from the windshield of their car - the tech is being referred to as a so-called, “Autonomous Vehicle Entertainment."

Description of the new technology

The system, according to the patent’s abstract, involves a screen that covers the windshield and a projector that drops from the vehicle’s headliner. These vanish back into their resting places when not in use. Ford’s diagram of the system that accompanied the patent application, shows the front seats removed for viewing.

“The entertainment system controller presents media content on a first display while the vehicle is operating in the autonomous mode and on a second display when the vehicle is operating in a non-autonomous mode,” states the patent abstract.

That means a second screen can be used for rear seat passengers when a person is driving. “Our priority is in making the first Ford autonomous vehicle accessible to the masses and truly enhancing customers’ lives,” Ford CEO Mark Fields told Forbes magazine.

Ford received a patent for the technology in early March.

Conclusion

Ford Motor Co. has developed a new patent for an Autonomous Vehicle Entertainment system that allows passengers to watch movies from the windshield of their car. The system includes a screen that covers the windshield and a projector that drops from the vehicle's headliner. It can be used in both autonomous and non-autonomous modes, with a second screen available for rear seat passengers. Ford aims to make this technology accessible to the masses and enhance customers' lives.


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