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Gabriel Alan Matlin, Robert F D Avello, Chris Mulderink: Systems and methods for updating device software. Continental Automotive Systems, December 11, 2012: US08332838 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for updating device software are disclosed, including a method for updating an information handling system, the method comprising: rebooting the information handling system; loading operational software for operating the information handling system; applying one or more updates t ...


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James A Van Bosch, Thomas A Brey, Robert F D Avello: Device and method for communicating teletype information in a vehicle communication system. Temic Automotive of North America, May 5, 2009: US07529562 (3 worldwide citation)

A communication system and method for transmitting and receiving teletype information in a vehicle (20). The communication system (22) includes an external interface (24) and a communication control unit (26). The external interface (24), embedded in the vehicle (20), is capable of receiving a first ...


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James Snider, Robert F D Avello: Apparatus and method for maintaining communication with a stolen vehicle tracking device. Continental Automotive Systems US, April 17, 2012: US08159336 (2 worldwide citation)

Communications are maintained between a base station and a stolen vehicle tracking (SVT) module disposed with a vehicle. At the SVT module at the vehicle, it is determined whether jamming is occurring with communications between the SVT module and the base station and a temperature is measured at th ...


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Harsha Dabholkar, Robert F D Avello, Michael Cruz: Apparatus and method for reducing false alarms in stolen vehicle tracking. Continental Automotive Systems, August 11, 2015: US09102293 (1 worldwide citation)

A determination is made as to whether an expected signal has not been received from a stolen vehicle tracking (SVT) module in a vehicle. When the expected signal has not been received, at least one operating parameter of the vehicle is determined and based upon the at least one operating parameter, ...


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Ramy P Ayoub, Robert F D Avello, Gus S Giunta: System and method for providing content to vehicles in exchange for vehicle information. GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, February 23, 2016: US09269265 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing content from a source to a vehicle is disclosed. The content is restricted by associating the content with at least one requirement for vehicle information from a vehicle to which the content is provided. When restricted content is requested, a vehicle system obtain ...


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Gabriel Alan Matlin, Robert F D Avello, Chris Mulderink: Systems and methods for updating device software. Continental Automotive Systems, March 12, 2013: US08397228 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for updating device software are disclosed, including a method for updating an information handling system, the method comprising: receiving an update, wherein the update is identified with an update type selected from a predefined set of update types; determining a probability t ...


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Ramy P Ayoub, Robert F D Avello, Gus S Giunta: System and method for providing content to vehicles in exchange for vehicle information. GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, May 8, 2018: US09965906

A system and method for providing content from a source to a vehicle is disclosed. The content is restricted by associating the content with at least one requirement for vehicle information from a vehicle to which the content is provided. When restricted content is requested, a vehicle system obtain ...


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James Snider, Robert F D Avello: Apparatus and method for compromised vehicle tracking. Continental Automotive Systems, November 25, 2014: US08896431

Before a vehicle is parked, a signal is received from at least one of a base station and a location determination system. It is determined when the signal fails to meet at least one predetermined criteria. When the signal fails to meet the at least one predetermined criteria, a warning message is fo ...


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James Snider, Robert F D Avello: Apparatus and method for detecting a cloned base station. Continental Automotive Systems, July 17, 2018: US10027682

Communications are established between a base station and a mobile unit. The mobile unit analyzes the content of at least some information received from the base station relating to neighboring cells. When the analyzing indicates that the base station is a cloned base station, a warning is initiated ...


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James Walby, Robert F D Avello, Harsha Dabholkar, James Snider: Apparatus and method for detecting a cloned base station. Continental Automotive Systems, January 28, 2014: US08639209

Communications are established with a first base station and the communications include first validation information associated with the first base station. Second validation information is obtained and the second validation information is stored in a data structure. The second validation informatio ...