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1. (WO2018039977) FINGERPRINT APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REMOTE ACCESS TO PERSONAL FUNCTION PROFILE FOR VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/039977    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2016/097542
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B60R 25/25
G06K 9/00
Applicants: BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
BUCHER, Andreas Hermann
Inventors: BUCHER, Andreas Hermann
LIU, Xiaojing
GOY, Reinhard
KROELL, Philipp
Title: FINGERPRINT APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REMOTE ACCESS TO PERSONAL FUNCTION PROFILE FOR VEHICLE
Abstract:
An apparatus (100) for a vehicle is provided which comprises: a touch panel configured to acquire fingerprint data of a user, a transceiver (104), and a controller (106) configured to, in response to receiving the fingerprint data of the user, transmit the fingerprint data of the user and a request for a preferred function profile of the user to a remote server (140) via the transceiver (104), and drive a corresponding function of the vehicle by using the preferred function profile of the user which is associate with the fingerprint data of the user, if the preferred function profile of the user is received from the remote server (140) via the transceiver (104). A method for remotely accessing a preferred function profile for a vehicle implemented at the vehicle side is also provided. With use of such apparatus and method, the user experiences may be improved.