Vehicle diagnostic information generating and transmission systems and methods

  • US 8,229,624 B2
  • Filed: 02/21/2008
  • Issued: 07/24/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/07/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A vehicle, comprising:

  • a plurality of sensor systems mounted at different locations on the vehicle, each of said sensor systems providing a measurement related to a state of each of said sensor systems or a measurement related to a state of the mounting location of each of said sensor systems;

    a location determination system arranged to determine location information for the vehicle based on signals received from satellites;

    a processor coupled to said sensor systems and arranged to generate diagnostic information concerning the vehicle based on the measurements of said sensor systems, a transmitter for sending the location information determined by said location determination system and the diagnostic information generated by said processor to a site remote from the vehicle; and

    wherein the diagnostic information comprises a severity determination for an accident involving the vehicle.

View all claims
  • 6 Assignments
Timeline View
Assignment View