Vehicle security system for a vehicle having a data communications bus and related methods

  • US 6,696,927 B2
  • Filed: 10/04/2002
  • Issued: 02/24/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/22/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A remote control system for a vehicle of a type including a vehicle data communications bus connecting a plurality of vehicle devices, the remote control system comprising:

  • at least one remote transmitter;

    a receiver within the vehicle;

    a vehicle function controller operatively connected to said receiver; and

    a signal enabler and a vehicle function controller bus interface associated therewith to define a data bus adaptor connected to said vehicle function controller and the vehicle data communications bus for adapting said vehicle function controller to communicate with at least one of the vehicle devices based upon at least one signal for the vehicle and responsive to said at least one remote transmitter.

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