07504931 is referenced by 40 patents and cites 10 patents.

Methods and apparatus are provided for controlling operation of a vehicle. The apparatus includes, but is not limited to, an input configured to receive an action of the operator that is indicative of the operation to be performed by the vehicle and a transmitter that is configured to send a first signal via a wireless connection with the vehicle that at least partially embodies a command for the action of the operator received by the input. In addition, the apparatus comprises a receiver configured to receive a second signal via the wireless connection with the vehicle that at least partially embodies feedback from a sensor of the vehicle indicative of the operation resulting from the command at least partially embodied by the first signal sent by the transmitter. Furthermore, the apparatus comprises an output configured to present information to the operator on the operation based at least in part on the feedback in the second signal received by the receiver.

Title
Remote feedback for vehicle key fob functions
Application Number
11/360935
Publication Number
7504931 (B2)
Application Date
February 23, 2006
Publication Date
March 17, 2009
Inventor
Huan T Nguyen
Troy
MI, US
Assignee
GM Global Technology Operations
MI, US
IPC
B60R 25/10
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