Patent Number: 7,133,661

Title: Emergency information notifying system, and apparatus, method and moving object utilizing the emergency information notifying system

Abstract: An emergency notifying apparatus of a moving object, having: image pick-up devices for picking up a part of the moving object and surroundings thereof, a video recording apparatus for recording signals related to the images taken by the image pick-up devices according to an output from at least one of shock sensors for detecting a shock applied to the moving object, a thermal sensor for detecting a heat or a temperature in a given portion of the moving object, and a manual switch, and a control unit for generating a signal for transmitting the image signals recorded in the recording apparatus to a given station via a radio communication device.

Inventors: Hatae; Yasuhiko (Tokyo, JP), Usui; Shuji (Hachioji, JP), Nakamura; Yoshifumi (Tokorozawa, JP)

Assignee: Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

International Classification: H04Q 7/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00