Qualcomm Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 17 -- Qualcomm, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,508,352) developed by William Von Novak, San Diego, and Michael Joseph Contour, San Diego, for a "hardware continuity loop for preventing vehicle misappropriation."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "The specification and drawing figures describe and show a hardware continuity loop that is installable in a vehicle for preventing vehicle misappropriation. In one embodiment, the hardware continuity loop includes a plurality of cables that is operatively connected across selected components of a mobile computing platform, and a relay for controlling vehicle response to an attempted vehicle misappropriation. In another embodiment, the hardware continuity loop includes as detection circuit located in the mobile application server adapted to process a signal on sensing vehicle misappropriation, a plurality of programmable general purpose modules, and one or more low side drivers, for causing a vehicle response to attempted vehicle misappropriation."
The patent application was filed on Aug. 31, 2007 (12/376,752). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=85,08,352.PN.&OS=PN/85,08,352&RS=PN/85,08,352
Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.
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