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Jeffrey E Pierfelice: Navigation systems and vehicles for providing traffic information pertaining to pre-defined locations of interest. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Dinsmore & Shohl, November 5, 2013: US08577600 (11 worldwide citation)

Navigation systems and vehicles for providing traffic information pertaining to pre-defined locations of interest are provided. A navigation system or a vehicle may present a traffic location input control on a display of the navigation system or vehicle, detect a tactile input indicative of a selec ...


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Jeffrey E Pierfelice: Systems, methods and vehicles for providing route guidance. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Dinsmore & Shohl, March 10, 2015: US08977488

In one embodiment, a navigation system may include one or more processors, a display, a satellite antenna, one or more memory devices, and map data. A route distance icon can be presented on the display, automatically, when the current location is not coincident with the route and the start offset d ...


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Jeffrey E Pierfelice, Sean L Helm, Bryan E Yamasaki: Speech recognition system with abbreviated training. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa PC, June 26, 2018: US10008199

A method of adapting a speech recognition system to its user includes gathering information about a user of a speech recognition system, selecting at least a part of a speech model reflecting estimated speech attributes of the user based on the information about the user, running, in the speech reco ...


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Jeffrey E Pierfelice: Control of vehicle exterior lights based on vehicle location and/or planned route information. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa PC, September 5, 2017: US09751454

A computing device for a vehicle exterior light control system is described. The computing device includes one or more processors for controlling operation of the computing device, and a memory for storing data and program instructions usable by the one or more processors. The one or more processors ...


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Jeffrey E Pierfelice: Vehicle navigation systems and methods for presenting information originating from a mobile device. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Dinsmore & Shohl, October 21, 2014: US08868337

Vehicle navigation systems and methods for presenting information originating from a mobile device on a vehicle navigation system display of a vehicle are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of presenting information originating from a mobile device on a vehicle navigation system display of a veh ...


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Jeffrey E Pierfelice: Vehicle navigation systems and methods for presenting information originating from a mobile device. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Dinsmore & Shohl, May 10, 2016: US09335182

Vehicle navigation systems and methods for presenting information originating from a mobile device on a vehicle navigation system display of a vehicle are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of presenting information originating from a mobile device on a vehicle navigation system display of a veh ...


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Eric R Schmidt, Jeffrey E Pierfelice: Vehicular entropy for random number generation. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa P C, March 6, 2018: US09912475

A method is provided for producing cryptographic keys, while a vehicle is in operation, for use in secure vehicle communications. The method may include obtaining unique entropy data from an entropy source based on dynamically changing, transient variables related to the operation of the vehicle, op ...


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Jeffrey E Pierfelice: Control of vehicle interior sound levels based on vehicle location. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa PC, November 14, 2017: US09817631

A computing device for a vehicle interior sound control system is described. The device includes one or more processors for controlling operation of the computing device, and a memory for storing data and program instructions usable by the one or more processors. The one or more processors are confi ...


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Jeffrey E Pierfelice, Mark A Jotanovic: Vehicle auxiliary system with global positioning system control. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Darrow Mustafa PC, August 25, 2015: US09116782

A system for a vehicle includes a vehicle support subsystem in communication with the GPS subsystem, the vehicle support subsystem operable in response to the GPS subsystem. The system can control a vehicle characteristic (e.g., tire inflation pressure, suspension system, suspension damping system, ...