US Patent No. 10,433,351

MOTOR VEHICLE CONTROLLER, METHOD FOR MONITORING A MOBILE INTERNET CONNECTION, AND MOTOR VEHICLE


Patent No. 10,433,351
Issue Date October 01, 2019
Title Motor Vehicle Controller, Method For Monitoring A Mobile Internet Connection, And Motor Vehicle
Inventorship
Assignee Audi AG, Ingolstadt (DE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,433,351

1. A method for monitoring an internet connection in a motor vehicle, comprising:receiving a roaming signal to indicate a mobile wireless connection in a roaming mode;
detecting a change of the mobile wireless connection to the roaming mode;
in response to the detected change, performing a predetermined connectivity test to detect an interruption of the internet connection; and
in response to the detected interruption of the internet connection, activating a display to present an indication signal,
wherein the indication signal is a received short message service (SMS) message,
wherein the internet connection uses the mobile wireless connection, and
wherein the mobile wireless connection is established between a mobile wireless module in the motor vehicle and a mobile wireless network.