US Patent No. 9,240,116

INTEGRATED GAS DETECTION AND VEHICLE TELEMATICS SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,240,116
Issue Date January 19, 2016 
Title Integrated Gas Detection And Vehicle Telematics System
Inventorship Amer Boushehri, Houston, TX (US)
David Robert Turissini, Leawood, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Communications Company L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,240,116

1. A vehicle system for detecting chemical substances in a surrounding environment, the system comprising:
a detector component configured for:
monitoring a level of one or more chemical substances; and
communicating the level of the one or more chemical substances;
a vehicle telematics component configured for:
receiving the level of the one or more chemical substances;
determining that a threshold level of the one or more chemical substances has been detected;
generating an alert signaling detection of the threshold level of the one or more chemical substances, wherein the alert is
generated based on the determination that the threshold level of the one or more chemical substances has been detected; and

communicating the alert;
a mobile gateway component configured for:
receiving the alert;
upon receiving the alert, providing access to an access component in a wireless communications network for communicating the
alert; and

communicating the alert to one or more recipients.