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1. (WO2018177665) REPORTING SYSTEM IN A VEHICLE FOR REPORTING AN INCIDENT OF THE VEHICLE, AND METHOD FOR REPORTING AN INCIDENT OF A VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/177665    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/054708
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Feb 27 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G08B 25/00
G08G 1/00
Applicants: BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Inventors: STERNECKER, Bernd
Title: REPORTING SYSTEM IN A VEHICLE FOR REPORTING AN INCIDENT OF THE VEHICLE, AND METHOD FOR REPORTING AN INCIDENT OF A VEHICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a reporting system in a vehicle for reporting an incident of the vehicle. The reporting system has a communication unit and a control unit which is coupled to the communication unit. The communication unit is designed to receive and transmit signals, and the control unit is designed to trigger the communication unit so as to: receive first keepalive signals transmitted by a transmission unit according to a specified reception/response pattern and transmit second keepalive signals to the transmission unit in response to the first keepalive signals, wherein a deviation from the specified reception/response pattern represents the presence of an incident of the vehicle; and transmit a vehicle information signal to the transmission unit, said vehicle information signal comprising at least one of the following pieces of information: position information of the vehicle; occupancy of the vehicle, state of health of one or more vehicle occupants; position information of a damaged and/or missing part of the vehicle; technical state of the vehicle and/or the vehicle functions; travel parameters and/or vehicle function parameters; surroundings data of the vehicle; and a prognosis of the communication capability of the transmission unit and/or the communication unit.