GPS emergency call standards
pander at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Apr 6 15:58:58 CEST 2009
Perhaps you can also merge the functionality with
http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Anti-Theft_Mode and avoid the patent thing.
Lothar Behrens wrote:
> Besides all the discussion. Is this here really yet patented?
> If a patent would disable an emergeny functionality like automating
> the alert
> in case of 'changing behaviour' (accels), or it makes the device a bit
> expensive, because it helps save live, I must say patents are the
> wrong way.
> I think, such an important issue should not be patented, because it is
> a feature
> all phones should become and not only these whose manufacturer are
> to pay the patent licenses.
> Also, in my view, the amount of invention is not quite high to
> eligible for a patent.
> What do you think?
> Is there prior art?
> An interactive location is established and is provided by many
> services, does an automation
> of them by a change in accelorometer behavior not be always the
> conclusion to be the best?
> Wouldn't that idea in someones head earlyer?
> Am 19.03.2009 um 01:18 schrieb Rask Ingemann Lambertsen:
>> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 02:58:10PM +0100, Tilman Baumann wrote:
>>> Harald Welte wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 12:06:20PM +0100, Tilman Baumann wrote:
>>>>> PS: According to Wikipedia, 112 works on all GSM networks no
>>>>> matter if
>>>>> the number is a emergency number in tie state.
>>>> that depends on what the network operator does.
>>> Yep, but there seems to be some international agreement on the
>>> significance of 112.
>>> I don't have any quote yet, but as far as I understood it is even
>>> required to by the GSM standards. But that might be wrong.
>> A D112 AT command is mentioned in the 3GPP TS 07.07 specification
>> which you
>> can get from here:
>> Quoting section "8.3 Enter PIN +CPIN":
>> NOTE: Commands which interact with ME that are accepted when ME is
>> pending SIM PIN, SIM PUK, or PH‑SIM are: +CGMI, +CGMM,
>> +CGMR, +CGSN, D112; (emergency call), +CPAS, +CFUN, +CPIN,
>> +CDIS (read and test command only), and +CIND (read and test
>> command only).
>> I don't know where the D112 command is documented. I also haven't
>> through the commands to see if there is a loophole such that you can
>> 112 without making an emergency call.
>> Btw, a few days ago danish media had a news story about unintended
>> emergency calls. It appears that the answering machine offered by many
>> telcos is partly to blame. What happens is that you press and hold
>> "1" to
>> speed dial your answering machine, press "1" to listen to a message
>> press "2" to delete a message. Doing so leaves the number 112 on the
>> Rask Ingemann Lambertsen
>> Danish law requires addresses in e-mail to be logged and stored for
>> a year
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