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Baby Care System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241154D
Publication Date: 2015-Mar-31
Document File: 2 page(s) / 463K

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KESSLER Sébastien - CONTINENTAL Automotive France: INVENTOR

Abstract

This invention is dealing with occupant detection and more specifically with children presence detection in a car, especially in a situation where child is left alone in the car. Idea is to implement in each vehicle the basic system requirements to enable the system to operate. The system collects: • Vehicle status information as the vehicle is stopped, the engine is off, the driver has left the vehicle... • Information regarding the monitoring of the Baby / Child presence in the vehicle, • Information regarding the monitoring of the Pets presence in the vehicle. System gathers all those inputs to transmit messages or alert first the vehicle user (parents...) by sending: • A sonic signal coming from the vehicle, • A message to the Smartphone of the vehicle user (for that purpose a dedicated software application has to be created and synchronized with the vehicle, using either a Bluetooth® link or a cellular link or the like), • A message to the user key fob in case of bi-directional key fob.

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Continental Automotive France S.A.S.

FIELD OF ACTIVITY

This invention is dealing with occupant detection and more specifically with children presence detection in a car, especially in a situation where child is left alone in the car.

Nowadays, 38 young children are dying every year in the United States of America while being left alone in a car. This situation therefore needs to be addressed.

STATE OF THE ART

Today, numerous devices and methods exist for children or occupant (pets for instance) detection in a car. Nevertheless, there is a need for a safe, cost effective and efficient solution.

INVENTION

Idea is to implement in each vehicle the basic system requirements to enable the system to operate.

The system collects:

 Vehicle status information as the vehicle is stopped, the engine is off, the driver has left the vehicle...

 Information regarding the monitoring of the Baby / Child presence in the vehicle,

 Information regarding the monitoring of the Pets presence in the vehicle.

System gathers all those inputs to transmit messages or alert first the vehicle user (parents...) by sending:

 A sonic signal coming from the vehicle,

 A message to the Smartphone of the vehicle user (for that purpose a dedicated software application has to be created and synchronized with the vehicle, using either a Bluetooth® link or a cellular link or the like),

Idée : Sébastien KESSLER (Drémil-Lafage - France)

BABY CARE SYSTEM



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Continental Automoti...