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System and method for driving sentiment analysis and use

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000235694D
Publication Date: 2014-Mar-20
Document File: 1 page(s) / 24K

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Abstract

A system and method for keeping track of how a driver is driving is disclosed. The method factors in vehicle movement including speed, lane change interactions, and the type of traffic along a specific path. Analytics are utilized to map the collected information into a driver sentiment.

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System and method for driving sentiment analysis and use

Disclosed is a system and method for keeping track of how a driver is driving. The method factors in vehicle movement including speed, lane change interactions, and the type of traffic along a specific path. Analytics are used to map information into a driver sentiment.

The disclosed method provides a way for getting driver sentiment, based on driving habits, the cars and traffic around the vehicle, the vehicle's relationship to the terrain, road and other vehicles. Voice to text analytics are utilized for sentiment tracking, and for mapping that to a driving sentiment. A sentiment history is determined and recorded for the road/conditions and overall traffic patterns. The system may suggest alternative routes or driving changes to provide a better experience for the driver.

Intelligent vehicle features are utilized. The distance from another vehicle and the speed of the vehicles are determined by the system. Fast and aggressive lane changes without signaling, frequent brakes, and voice analysis are utilized to determine an aggressive, relaxed, or calm sentiment towards driving in a certain traffic pattern and road condition.

Actions by the driver are categorized as aggressive, comfortable, cautious, or good.

The following information is captured and analyzed by the system to perform the categorization:

Track speed and distance from cars in relation to current speed limit. Analysis depends


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on the speed...