Global Patent Index - EP 0715287 B1

EP 0715287 B1 2000-06-14 - Method and device for obtaining information about the zone around a vehicle

Title (en)

Method and device for obtaining information about the zone around a vehicle

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Gewinnung von Informationen über die Umgebung eines Fahrzeugs

Title (fr)

Méthode et dispositif pour obtenir des informations sur la zone autour d'un véhicule

Publication

EP 0715287 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 95250282 A

Priority

  • DE 4444390 A
  • DE 19521914 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0715287A1] The data collection system uses a fleet of floating cars, each collecting data at given time intervals, or after travelling defined distances, for transmission to the central traffic processor together with the position data for the vehicle. The operating conditions of different function unit onboard the vehicle, e.g. the brakes, the windscreen wipers, the hazard lights, the headlamps, or the fog lamps are monitored, with evaluation using given criteria, to provide data relating to the driving conditions transmitted to the central traffic control.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G08G 1/0967

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G08G 1/01 (2006.01); G08G 1/0967 (2006.01); G08G 1/123 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G08G 1/20 (2013.01); G08G 1/0104 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0715287 A1 19960605; EP 0715287 B1 20000614; AT 193954 T 20000615; ES 2146712 T3 20000816

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