System for transmitting and displaying multiple, motor vehicle information

  • US 6,295,492 B1
  • Filed: 01/27/2000
  • Issued: 09/25/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/27/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for transmitting and displaying diagnostic and performance information for a motor vehicle having an on-board diagnostic system, said diagnostic system including a plurality of sensors capable of transmitting codes indicating the status of components on said motor vehicle, said system comprising:

  • a. a translating means used to translate said codes from said sensors to a computer readable file;

    b. a wireless communication means coupled to said translating means used to communicate with a wireless communication network located in a specific region;

    c. a wireless communication network located around said specific region;

    d. a computer wide area network; and

    , e. a central computer connected to said wide area network, said central computer used to receive said translate information from a plurality of said translating means located in different motor vehicles and connected to said wide area network by said wireless communication means in said specific region.

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