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Richard D Beckert, Mark M Moeller, William Wong: Vehicle computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 11, 1998: US05794164 (361 worldwide citation)

A vehicle computer system has a housing sized to be mounted in a vehicle dashboard or other appropriate location, a computer mounted within the housing, and an open platform operating system which executes on an open hardware architecture computer. The open platform operating system supports multipl ...


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Richard D Beckert, Mark M Moeller, William S Wong: Vehicle computer system with wireless internet connectivity. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 13, 2001: US06202008 (328 worldwide citation)

A vehicle computer system has a housing sized to be mounted in a vehicle dashboard or other appropriate location. A computer is mounted within the housing and executes an open platform, multi-tasking operating system. The computer runs multiple applications on the operating system, including both ve ...


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Richard D Beckert, Mark M Moeller, William S Wong: Vehicle computer system with open platform architecture. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 16, 2001: US06175789 (193 worldwide citation)

A vehicle computer system has a housing sized to be mounted in a vehicle dashboard or other appropriate location. A computer is mounted within the housing and executes an open platform, multi-tasking operating system. The computer runs multiple applications on the operating system, including both ve ...


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Duane R Pillar, Bradley C Squires: Equipment service vehicle with network-assisted vehicle service and repair. Oshkosh Truck Corporation, Foley & Lardner, January 31, 2006: US06993421 (181 worldwide citation)

A method of ordering parts for an equipment service vehicle comprises performing a diagnostic test on the equipment service vehicle, the performing step being performed by an on-board computer system of the equipment service vehicle and transmitting a request for a replacement part for the equipment ...


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Richard D Beckert, Mark M Moeller, Ron Randall, William Wong: Vehicle computer system with high speed data buffer and serial interconnect. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 28, 1999: US06009363 (176 worldwide citation)

A vehicle computer system has a housing sized to be mounted in a vehicle dashboard or other appropriate location. The housing includes a base unit and a faceplate. A first logic unit is mounted to the base unit to form a support module. The support module has two interfacing slots and can support co ...


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Neal J Alewine, James Campbell Colson, David Carl Loose, Sandeep Singhal: Method and apparatus for personalizing static and temporal location based services. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Leslie A VanLeeuwen, Michael R Nichols, May 13, 2003: US06564143 (139 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus in a vehicle computer system for providing location based services. A path is defined along which the vehicle is to travel. Responsive to receiving a request for a location, the path is used as a filter to identify the location. The position and/or directions of the vehicle al ...


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Richard D Beckert, Mark M Moeller, Li Zhou: Displaying computer information to a driver of a vehicle. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 7, 1999: US05949345 (133 worldwide citation)

A vehicle computer system includes a display device that is configurable for viewing by a driver of a vehicle while the vehicle is moving. The display device is responsive to a processor that executes application programs in conjunction with an operating system. A plurality of sensors are used to in ...


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Stephen J Buckley: Vehicle instrument panel computer interface and display. DaimlerChrysler Corporation, Mark P Calcaterra, June 12, 2001: US06246935 (79 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes a removable computer which is information-coupled to a built-in computer system of a vehicle. The computer is removably resident in a predetermined location within the vehicle and communicates with a vehicle computer system either wirelessly or via a connectorized bus ...


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Jossef Goldberg, Timothy J Cullen, Owen W Paulus, Mark M Moeller, Paul A Horenberger: Application-to-component communications helper in a vehicle computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 10, 2002: US06449541 (67 worldwide citation)

An application-to-component communication helper facilities communication between applications running an in-vehicle computer to an in-vehicle component. Each vehicle part has a corresponding object, and each object exposes a pre-defined Device Communication Application Programming Interface (DCAPI) ...


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Earl D Diem: Method and system for analyzing an on-board vehicle computer system. Delphi Technologies, Edmond P Anderson, March 4, 2003: US06529808 (63 worldwide citation)

An On-Board Diagnostics/Inspection Maintenance (OBD/IM) Vehicle Analysis System (OVAS) includes the hardware and software necessary to access the onboard computer systems on 1996 and newer vehicles, determine On-Board Diagnostics Generation II (OBDII) readiness, and recover stored fault codes using ...