Patent Number: 7,825,780

Title: Cellular augmented vehicle alarm notification together with location services for position of an alarming vehicle

Abstract: A cellular alarm notification signal is received wirelessly from an alarming vehicle, and a position of a cellular transceiver of the alarming vehicle is requested and provided to police, security, emergency personnel, and/or surveillance cameras. A vehicle alarm notification is sent directly to the owner of a particular vehicle immediately upon alarm, or to the police, or to building security to dispatch an investigative team, or to a building surveillance company to activate or monitor a relevant security camera. In addition to the alarming status of the vehicle, the cellular alarm notification cellular call may provide a position of the alarming vehicle to the notified party, obtained through appropriate location services provided in a wireless system to satisfy requirements for responding in a personal emergency to a requesting public safety access point (PSAP).

Inventors: Pitt; Lance Douglas (Kent, WA)

Assignee: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

International Classification: B60R 25/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00