2018 SID/DSCC Display Week Conference May 21st - May 24th, 2018 LA Convention Center
KarlheinzBlankenbach President/Chairman, and Professor at Pforzheim University German Flat Panel Forum
Abstract: Displays in Autonomous Vehicles Autonomous driving will change the use and design of cars. As a consequence more and larger displays will be integrated in a design-driven way. Hardware and software requirements for e.g. HMIs will dramatically increase.
Bio: Karlheinz Blankenbach graduated in physics at the University of Ulm, Germany, where he also received his PhD in 1988. Until 1995, he was with AEG-MIS /subsidiary of DAIMLER-MERCEDES), Germany, developing display electronics, LCDs and software. A highlight was a 3D helmet mounted monitor for stereo endoscopy founded by BMBF. Karlheinz was appointed 1995 as full professor at Pforzheim University, Germany, launching the University's Display Lab. His main R&D activities are on display measurements (mainly automotive, incl. LEDs) and display systems as well as display hard- and software resulting in many talks, papers, and projects (governmental and industrial funded). Karlheinz is member of the SID subcommittee “AUTOMOTIVE/VEHICLUAR DISPLAYS AND HMI TECHNOLOGIES”. He has been a member of the board of the DFF (German Flat Panel Forum) since 2001 and acts as chairman since 2011. Karlheinz is chairman of the electronic displays Conference held every year in Nuremberg, Germany.