Mobile unit attached in a mobile environment that fully restricts access to data received via wireless signal to a separate computer in the mobile environment

  • US 7,805,542 B2
  • Filed: 05/03/2006
  • Issued: 09/28/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/25/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A processor implemented method of communicating data in a mobile environment comprising:

  • at a unit comprising a processor and a processor readable storage medium in the mobile environment;

    persistently storing a unit unique hardware identification that identifies a specific hardware unit;

    receiving information via an external wireless signal at the unit;

    communicating a set of data extracted from the information received from the wireless signal to a separate computer system in the mobile environment via a data bus interface of the unit,wherein the persistently stored unit unique hardware identification is used to fully restrict access to information received at that unit via the wireless signal by determining if the unit is authorized to pass the information received at that unit via the wireless signal to the separate computer system via the data bus interface; and

    at the separate computer system in the mobile environment;

    receiving from the unit via a data bus interface the authorized set of data extracted from the information received from the wireless signal; and

    generating an output to a display at the separate computer system for a mobile user based on the authorized set of data.

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