07268677 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 10 patents.

An information processing system for use in a vehicle includes a main body for various operations and a portable device in data communication with the main body. The portable device is installed in front of a seat, and has a speaker system for outputting an audible signal. A virtually created source of the audible signal whose location or direction relative to the driver and other occupants of the vehicle is identified by the information processing system. A sound field localization based on a data processing for the audible signal makes the sound signal heard from the identified direction. Perception of the audible signal from the virtually created source of the audible signal facilitates awareness of a surrounding environment of the vehicle.

Title
Information processing system
Application Number
11/139632
Publication Number
7268677 (B2)
Application Date
May 31, 2005
Publication Date
September 11, 2007
Inventor
Toshiyuki Morishita
Nagoya
JP
Ryoichi Sugawara
Nagoya
JP
Takeshi Enya
Nagoya
JP
Agent
Posz Laws Group
Assignee
DENSO CORPORATION
JP
IPC
B60Q 1/00
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