Secured vehicle for user use only

  • US 10,074,223 B2
  • Filed: 01/13/2017
  • Issued: 09/11/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/13/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A vehicle security system, comprising:

  • a security license system to lock one or more vehicle systems using encryption;

    one or more sensors to detect that an authorized user of the vehicle is no longer proximate to the vehicle;

    a communications system to provide, in response to the one or more sensors detecting that the authorized user of the vehicle is no longer proximate to the vehicle, a decryption key to a communication device associated with the authorized user, wherein the decryption key is configured to decrypt the encryption used for locking the one or more vehicle systems;

    the communications system further configured to receive a plurality of factors for authentication in response to a request for authentication, wherein the plurality of factors includes the decryption key;

    a multi-factor authentication system in communication with the communication system to determine whether access to the vehicle should be provided based on the received plurality of factors;

    a low-level controller that allows access to the one or more vehicle systems upon authentication confirmation from the multi-factor authentication system; and

    the multi-factor authentication system further allowing access to user profile information associated with the authorized user of the vehicle based on the authentication and only when the decryption key is received by the communications system.

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