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An in-vehicle device data communicates with data processing resources for the purpose of transacting e-commerce and e-business. The in-vehicle device and the data processing resources can effectuate a wide variety of e-commerce and e-business including accessing auto part databases, warranty, customer, and other databases. In addition, e-commerce and e-business transactions can include vehicle security and vehicle service management, data communicating Internet based radio, audio, MP3, MPEG, video, and other data. Furthermore, e-commerce and e-business transactions can include interactive advertising, promotional offers, coupons, and other remote data communications. The in-vehicle device can also include functionality for remote monitoring of vehicle performance, data communicating and accessing remote Internet based content and data, and effectuating adjustments and control of vehicle operation. Remote monitoring and control of vehicle operation can include engine control system programming and setting adjustment, vehicle monitoring, and transmission of vehicle telemetry and metric data.

Title
Communicating interactive digital content between vehicles and internet based data processing resources for the purpose of transacting e-commerce or conducting e-business
Application Number
9/579263
Publication Number
6615186 (B1)
Application Date
May 25, 2000
Publication Date
September 2, 2003
Inventor
H Brock Kolls
Pottstown
PA, US
Agent
RatnerPrestia
US
Assignee
USA Technologies
PA, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
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