Automotive communication system

  • US 9,221,399 B2
  • Filed: 11/07/2014
  • Issued: 12/29/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/08/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An automotive communication system for a vehicle, said automotive communication system comprising:

  • a global positioning system operable to determine a geographical location;

    a multi-pixel reconfigurable display device disposed at an interior portion of a vehicle equipped with said automotive communication system;

    wherein data is wirelessly communicated to and is received by electronic circuitry of the equipped vehicle and wherein said data is at least in part customized to the geographic location of the equipped vehicle as determined by said global positioning system;

    wherein information derived at least in part from said data is displayed by said display device and is viewable by a driver of the equipped vehicle who is operating the equipped vehicle;

    wherein a user input for the wireless communication is operable within an interior cabin of the equipped vehicle;

    wherein said automotive communication system includes voice input and said automotive communication system includes voice generation; and

    wherein said data is wirelessly communicated to the equipped vehicle from a data provider located external of and remote from the equipped vehicle.

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