TUSIMPLE, INC. (San Diego, CA)

Disclosed are systems, devices and methods for remote safe driving. One method for remote safe driving is to identify an emergency and turn the vehicle to low-power mode. This involves turning off certain components of the vehicle and sending periodic updates of a vehicle’s location to a remote monitoring center. Another exemplary method includes selecting at least one from a set of vehicular driving actions, and transmitting through an encrypted connection, at the very least one of the vehicular driving actions to the vehicle. the set of vehicle driving actions is generated by a classification of driver behavior.

An autonomous vehicle navigation system is a way to sense the movement and position of the vehicle and control the vehicle to steer towards an intended final destination. Autonomous vehicle navigation can have importantapplications in transportation of people, goods and services.

The disclosed devices, systems and methods for remote safe driving. This includes self-checking systems and emergency handling systems and remote control systems. This can be achieved through a remote monitor center that controls a part of the monitoring and emergency handling systems of the vehicle, and giving instructions to ensure safety of the car and its passengers in an emergency.

In one sense the disclosed technology could be used to create the possibility of remote secure driving of vehicles. This method may be implemented at the vehicle. This technique involves identifying an emergency and then switching the vehicle into low power operation mode. This includes shutting down some vehicle components and periodically transmitting the location of the vehicle’s position to a remote monitoring centre.

In a second aspect the technology described could be used to provide another method for remote safe driving of a vehicle. This could be done from an unconnected location connected to the vehicle. The method involves selecting at least one among a set of vehicle driving actions, and then transmitting, over a secure connection, the at the very least one of the vehicular driving actions to the vehicle, wherein the set of vehicular driving actions is derived by a classification of a plurality of driver behavior.

Another possible example is a computer with a processor that can use one of the techniques that are described in this document.

Another instance is a computer program that contains a computer-readable medium that has code stored on it. The code when executed by a processor, will cause the processor to implement a procedure that is described.

The other features and aspects of the disclosed technology will be detailed in the drawings, descriptions and claims.

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