Patent Number: 6,305,732

Title: Dashboard with integrated directional microphone

Abstract: A dashboard includes a microphone with a microphone capsule, which is connected to an electronic unit, in the dashboard of a motor vehicle. The microphone is a directional microphone in the form of a slotted-tube type microphone or of a parabolic mirror type microphone and is aligned with a driver's position.

Inventors: Ruhl; Hans-Wilhelm (Beethovenstr, DE)

Assignee: Mannesmann VDO AG

International Classification: B60R 11/02 (20060101); B60R 11/00 (20060101); B62D 025/14 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018