Patent Number: 7,046,638

Title: Wireless access to closed embedded networks

Abstract: A method and system is provided for a protocol translation device that may include two different protocols and an intermediate, network-independent protocol. In an embodiment, an emerging worldwide standard, Bluetooth, provides a wireless interface to the electronics in an automotive vehicle via the de-facto standard for vehicle buses, Controller Area Network (CAN). A remote application can connect to this interface via a Bluetooth host in the vehicle or in communication range of the vehicle.

Inventors: Klausner; Markus (Wexford, PA), Dietrich; Arne (Mountain View, CA)

Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH

International Classification: H04Q 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/16/02018