Patents by Inventor Eric T. HOSEY

Eric T. HOSEY has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20140269466
    Abstract: A method of controlling a Wi-Fi service provided by a vehicle includes detecting at the vehicle that an ignition switch of the vehicle is turned off; wirelessly receiving at the vehicle a message that controls the operation of the Wi-Fi service while the ignition switch of the vehicle is turned off; and activating or deactivating the Wi-Fi service provided by the vehicle in response to the wirelessly-received message while the ignition switch of the vehicle is turned off.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Kevin W. Owens, Daniel C. McGarry, Eric T. Hosey, Joshua M. Sine
  • Publication number: 20140097959
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for detecting a power line of a telematics unit is incorrectly wired. In one example, a system includes a first module that evaluates at least one of a validity of a global positioning system and a powered on status of the telematics unit. A second module determines that the power line of the telematics unit is incorrectly wired based on the at least one of the validity of a global positioning system and the powered on status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Applicant: General Motors LLC
    Inventors: Eric T. HOSEY, Kevin W. OWENS, Daniel C. McGARRY, Joshua M. SINE