Patent Number: 6,297,732

Title: Radar/laser detection device with multi-sensing and reporting capability

Abstract: A combination radar/laser detector with environmental sensors is programmed to provide a range of functions, including weather information, road conditions and the like, and in some cases to incorporate road-specific information in functionality. The road-specific information may be provided by roadside RF broadcast terminals. In a preferred embodiment the system monitors characteristics that indicate a driver's state of awareness, and audio alerts are provides when the system determines a driver is dozing or drifting toward a dozing state. In various embodiments a broad range of functionality is provided based on received and sensed parameters.

Inventors: Hsu; George (Santa Rosa, CA), Becky Oh; Chung-a (Santa Rosa, CA), Sherer; Christine Annette (Santa Rosa, CA)

Assignee: Precision Navigation, Inc.

International Classification: B60Q 1/50 (20060101); B60Q 1/52 (20060101); B60Q 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018