US Patent No. 10,973,060


Patent No. 10,973,060
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Methods And Systems For Management Of An Association Between A User And A Vehicle
Inventorship Narendran Ravi, Torrance, CA (US)
Assignee HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,060

13. A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium containing executable computer program code, the code comprising instructions configured to cause a processor to:receive identification data corresponding to a user;
transmit the identification data to a server, wherein the identification data is compared to previously stored data in a memory of the server;
when the identification data matches previously stored data, transmit a notification to a mobile device of the user;
when the identification data does not match previously stored data, transmit a message based on the identification data, wherein the message prompts the user to complete a registration with the server;
establish an association between the user and a vehicle based on at least one of the notification and the registration,
wherein when the registration is complete, receiving a first token at the mobile device of the user and a second token at the vehicle,
when a connection between the user and the vehicle is established, transferring the first token to the vehicle from the mobile device or transferring the second token to the mobile device from the vehicle;
when both the first and second tokens are received by either the mobile device or the vehicle, transmitting both the first and second tokens by either the vehicle or the mobile device to the server; and
compare at the server the first and second tokens.