Direct Debit is a payment method where a customer allows the site manager to withdraw money from their back account.
Direct Debit manage the required fields to the order for later retrieval.
For automated processing of Direct Debit which is country specific in what data is necessary and how to present your bank with this data you probably need a bank/country specific module too.
The Dutch "Automatische Incasso" is managed by clieop to interface with some dutch bank upload interfaces.
The german translation is committed thanks to Stephan_M.
Motivation for drupal.org is that Payment is not ubercart specific and tracking the module through status update is only possible over there.