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System and Service to Detect Disaster and to Inform it to Users

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000207970D
Publication Date: 2011-Jun-16
Document File: 1 page(s) / 28K

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Yoshiaki Baw Matsumura: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

With this invention, when a device with a gyro sensor and/or accelerometer detects an emergency condition, such as an earthquake, it sends notification and/or message to the client devices.

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Sony Corporation

Sony Electronics Inc.

IPD Case # 201003981

Title:

System and Service to Detect Disaster and to Inform it to Users

Description of the Invention:

With this invention, when a device with a gyro sensor and/or accelerometer detects an emergency condition, such as an earthquake, it sends notification and/or message to the client devices.

Inventor:

Yoshiaki Baw Matsumura
Koji Matsubayashi

Invention Disclosure:

Explain your invention and specifically identify the new and novel features.

Recently many devices, such as smartphone, TV remote, game controller, have gyro sensor and/or accelerometer inside the device. When it detects movements with the sensors, the device sends the data to server through network. Here network maybe cell phone network and/or Internet.


Server receives the data from many devices, and analyzes the data, with geographic location of the device etc.

If any emergency condition, such as earthquake, is detected, it sends notification and/or message to the client devices.

The emergency message maybe displayed on smartphone screen, TV screen, not only in the emergency area but also in other area. Or it is sent to twitter etc. application to be broadcasted.

Describe other possible uses for your invention:

Other application is to detect tornado if smartphone or other devices has a pressure sensor.