US Patent No. 11,115,791

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SUPPLYING ADDITIONAL VEHICLE INFORMATION FROM AN ASSET TRACKING SYSTEM


Patent No. 11,115,791
Issue Date September 07, 2021
Title Method And System For Supplying Additional Vehicle Information From An Asset Tracking System
Inventorship Ian Christopher Drummond Doig, Roquefort les Pins (FR)
Stephen John Barrett, Haywards Heath (GB)
Assignee BlackBerry Limited, Waterloo, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,115,791


1. A method at a first computing device within an Intelligent Transportation System for vehicle length reporting, the method comprising:receiving, at the first computing device, a reported position from a second computing device;
finding position information for the first computing device from a position sensor;
determining that a time stamp for the reported position from the second computing device, and a time stamp for the position information for the first computing device are within a threshold time of each other;
calculating a difference between the position found for the first computing device and the position reported from the second computing device; and
using the difference for vehicle length reporting.