US 9,813,535 B2
Short range wireless location/motion sensing devices and reporting methods
David B. Benoit, West Hartford, CT (US); and Phillip A. Giancarlo, Lebanon, CT (US)
Assigned to WEARSAFE LABS, LLC
Filed by WearSafe Labs LLC, Hartford, CT (US)
Filed on Jan. 21, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/3,544.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/107,205, filed on Jan. 23, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0214553 A1, Jul. 28, 2016
Int. Cl. B60Q 1/00 (2006.01); H04M 1/2745 (2006.01); H04W 4/22 (2009.01); H04M 1/725 (2006.01); B60R 21/00 (2006.01)
CPC H04M 1/274575 (2013.01) [H04M 1/7253 (2013.01); H04W 4/22 (2013.01); B60R 2021/0027 (2013.01); H04M 1/72536 (2013.01); H04M 1/72572 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A wireless adapter, comprising:
a housing configured to couple with a power port of a vehicle, the housing comprising:
a wireless interface;
a microphone;
a motion sensor that senses at least one of velocity, acceleration, and orientation;
a processor; and
a memory that stores logic that is executed by the processor to:
receive motion signals from the motion sensor;
transmit the motion signals on the wireless interface to a mobile device that is communicatively coupled with the wireless adapter; and
activate the microphone when the motion signals indicate that an emergency event has occurred.