US 9,809,196 B1
Methods and systems for vehicle security and remote access and safety control interfaces and notifications
Angel A. Penilla, Sacramento, CA (US); and Albert S. Penilla, Sunnyale, CA (US)
Assigned to Emerging Automotive, LLC, Los Altos, CA (US)
Filed by Angel A. Penilla, Sacramento, CA (US); and Albert S. Penilla, Sunnyale, CA (US)
Filed on Jun. 5, 2013, as Appl. No. 13/911,072.
Application 13/911,072 is a continuation in part of application No. 13/452,882, filed on Apr. 22, 2012, granted, now 9,123,035.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/760,003, filed on Feb. 1, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/745,729, filed on Dec. 24, 2012.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/478,436, filed on Apr. 22, 2011.
Int. Cl. B60R 25/10 (2013.01); B60R 25/30 (2013.01); H04N 7/18 (2006.01)
CPC B60R 25/10 (2013.01) [B60R 25/30 (2013.01); H04N 7/181 (2013.01)] 5 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, executed by a processor, managing security of a vehicle having electronics for managing the vehicle and for communicating wirelessly with the Internet, comprising:
recording a zone proximate to the vehicle using at least one of an audio, visual, or motion sensor;
receiving one or more requests at the vehicle from a wireless device handled by a user of the vehicle; and
illuminating an area proximate to the vehicle with lighting upon receiving a first request, the illuminating being color coded to be indicative of a safety level for approaching said vehicle by said user, the safety level associated with the vehicle based on unauthorized events that were detected of persons at the vehicle or within the proximity zone of the vehicle during a time before receiving the first request at the vehicle, the first request being to open or access the vehicle.