KR100824318B1 - Method and Vehicles Management Server for Providing Vehicles Information Service by Using Terminal - Google Patents

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KR100824318B1
KR100824318B1 KR1020060008140A KR20060008140A KR100824318B1 KR 100824318 B1 KR100824318 B1 KR 100824318B1 KR 1020060008140 A KR1020060008140 A KR 1020060008140A KR 20060008140 A KR20060008140 A KR 20060008140A KR 100824318 B1 KR100824318 B1 KR 100824318B1
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The present invention relates to a vehicle information service providing method and a vehicle management server using a mobile communication terminal.
The present invention relates to a vehicle information service providing method and a vehicle management server for providing vehicle information service by transmitting situation information of surrounding vehicles to a server using a mobile communication terminal and transmitting the vehicle situation information from a server to a called terminal. will be.
According to the present invention, the mobile communication terminal using the location-based service grasps the current situation of the surrounding vehicles, and notifies the information to the call center, etc. so that the nearby vehicles can easily and quickly receive the current situation information through text messages and phone calls. There is an effect to enable driving.
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Method of providing vehicle information service using mobile communication terminal and vehicle management server {Method and Vehicles Management Server for Providing Vehicles Information Service by Using Terminal}

1 is a block diagram schematically showing a vehicle information service providing system using a mobile communication terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

2 is a diagram illustrating an internal configuration of a vehicle management server providing a vehicle information service using a mobile communication terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

3 is a block diagram schematically illustrating an internal configuration of a mobile communication terminal in a vehicle information service providing system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

4 is a flowchart illustrating a vehicle information service providing method using a mobile communication terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

The present invention relates to a vehicle information service providing method and a vehicle management server using a mobile communication terminal. More specifically, the vehicle information service is provided using a mobile communication terminal that transmits the situation information of surrounding vehicles to a server using a mobile communication terminal, and transmits the situation information of the vehicle from a server to a called terminal. It relates to a method and a vehicle management server.

Recently, a wireless internet service has been introduced to provide a data communication service using the Internet, in addition to a text and voice service, and the development of mobile communication terminal technology and a rapid increase in the penetration rate further enhance the development of such a wireless internet environment. Accelerated. Recently, in order to provide a communication service that transcends space, a wireless Internet service that provides an Internet communication service to a mobile communication service subscriber through a wireless communication network has emerged, and many companies have been developing technology for the wireless Internet. The wireless Internet service is an advanced personalization service according to a user's terminal use, and has a feature of providing a unique information based on a user's mobility. Mobile communication service subscribers can receive various types of information such as news, weather, sports, securities, exchange rates, and traffic information in various forms such as text, voice, still image, and video through wireless Internet service.

Among various wireless Internet services using a mobile communication terminal, in particular, location based services (LBS) have gained much attention due to their wide availability and convenience. Location-based service refers to a communication service that locates a mobile communication terminal such as a mobile phone, a personal digital assistant (PDA), a notebook PC, and provides additional information related to the identified location. Location-based services include rescue requests, response to crime reports, Geographical Information System (GIS) for providing information on neighboring areas, differential pricing of mobile telecommunications based on location, traffic information, vehicle navigation and logistics control, location-based CRM It can be used in various fields and situations such as customer relationship management.

The location-based service is one of various additional services. The location-based service determines the location of the mobile communication subscriber by determining the location of the mobile communication terminal through a base station or a global positioning system (GPS) satellite of the mobile communication system. It is an additional service of a mobile communication system that provides services such as service, location notification service, and geographic information service.

Currently, location-based services provide personalized location information services of various services such as weather information, sale information, dining out information, and road guidance according to pedestrian locations.

With the development of mobile communication technology and the expansion of subscribers, the service of mobile communication service providers is increasing day by day, and the telecommunication service providers develop and provide additional services considering various environments.

As such, the additional service implemented in the mobile communication terminal is developed as an additional service by focusing on a service that can make things more convenient in everyday life using the mobile communication terminal.

In Korea, the penetration rate of automobiles is increasing rapidly, and the rate of car related accidents such as various automobile accidents and thefts is increasing.

Communication between drivers of nearby vehicles while driving is limited by the way they communicate, such as ringing a clarkson or turning on the headlights.

With this in mind, it is possible to think of an additional service that facilitates a communication method between vehicles during driving or other traffic conditions among services implemented in a mobile communication terminal.

As such, there is no method or similar service for providing the vehicle driver with situation information of his or her surrounding vehicle at all.

In order to solve this problem, the present invention provides a mobile communication terminal that transmits situation information of surrounding vehicles to a server using a mobile communication terminal, and transmits situation information of the vehicle from a server to a called terminal. It is an object of the present invention to provide a vehicle information service providing method and a vehicle management server.

In order to achieve the above object, the present invention provides a vehicle information service in a system including a vehicle management server that provides a vehicle information service to a mobile terminal, (a) location information from the mobile terminal, the vehicle Receiving a vehicle information request signal including a number and a status information code; (b) analyzing the context information code to determine whether the context information code is code information to search for a telephone number; (c) extracting telephone number data matching the vehicle number as a query when determining that the context information code is code information to search for the telephone number in step (b); And (d) extracting the context information that matches the context information code from the query word and transmitting the context information code to the called terminal through the extracted phone number data.

According to another aspect of the present invention, a vehicle management server providing a vehicle information service to a mobile communication terminal includes: a program storage unit storing a vehicle information management program for providing the vehicle information service to the mobile communication terminal; The vehicle information management program is driven to receive a vehicle information request signal including a location information, a vehicle number, and a situation information code, and analyze the received situation information code to determine whether the situation information code is code information to search for a telephone number. A control unit configured to determine and to extract the situation information and the telephone number data that match the situation information code and the vehicle number to the query word and transmit the situation information to the called terminal using the telephone number data; And a database server storing a vehicle number database including the vehicle number and the telephone number data matching the vehicle number, and a vehicle status information table including the situation information and the situation information code matching the situation information. .

According to another aspect of the present invention, a method for providing the vehicle information service in a mobile communication terminal provided with a vehicle information service from a vehicle management server includes: (a) context information code and vehicle number as query words, respectively; Determining whether a vehicle information selection signal for executing a service for transmitting the situation information to the called terminal through the telephone number data is received from the vehicle management server generating data; And (b) when determining that the vehicle information selection signal has been received in step (a), generating a vehicle information request signal including the location information, the vehicle number, and the situation information code and transmitting the generated vehicle information request signal to the vehicle management server. Steps.

A mobile communication terminal provided with a vehicle information service from a vehicle management server according to another aspect of the present invention generates a vehicle information request signal including a vehicle number + situation information code and transmits the generated vehicle information request signal to the vehicle management server. A terminal controller configured to control to receive and output situation information of the vehicle from the vehicle management server providing an information service; And a memory unit for downloading and storing the vehicle situation information table including the vehicle situation information and the situation information code from the vehicle management server.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION Hereinafter, exemplary embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings so that those skilled in the art may easily implement the present invention. As those skilled in the art would realize, the described embodiments may be modified in various different ways, all without departing from the spirit or scope of the present invention. In the drawings, parts irrelevant to the description are omitted in order to clearly describe the present invention, and like reference numerals designate like parts throughout the specification.

In addition, when a part is said to "include" a certain component, this means that it may further include other components, except to exclude other components unless otherwise stated.

Now, a vehicle information service providing method and a vehicle management server using a mobile communication terminal 100 according to an embodiment of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the drawings.

1 is a block diagram schematically illustrating a vehicle information service providing system using a mobile communication terminal 100 according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

The vehicle information service providing system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a mobile communication terminal 100, a mobile communication network 110, and a vehicle management server 150.

The mobile communication terminal 100 is connected to the mobile communication network 110 to perform a normal voice call through wireless communication, and automatically performs a session setting procedure according to a session establishment request from the mobile communication network 110 and transmits packet data. A typical mobile communication terminal for transmitting and receiving.

In the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the mobile communication terminal 100 is illustrated for convenience of description, but generically refers to a personal digital assistant, a personal computer system (PC), etc. having an information processing function by wired / wireless communication and data input / output. In other words, any device may be used as long as it is a terminal capable of transmitting and receiving wireless data with the vehicle management server 150 through the mobile communication network 110.

In addition, the mobile communication terminal 100 inputs a short message according to a user's key value input, and then transmits the input short message to the mobile communication network 110 by performing a call attempt to the wireless base station 112. It should have a function to To this end, the mobile communication terminal 100 is a model capable of using a short message, a terminal subscribed to a short message service in order to use a short message, and a notice should be subscribed to an information inquiry service. In addition, the mobile communication terminal 100 may be connected to the Internet through a provided web browser and the like to be provided with a data service.

The mobile communication terminal 100 is a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant), cellular phone, PCS (Personal Communication Service) phone, Global System for Mobile (GSM) phone, W-CDMA (Wideband CDMA) phone, CDMA-2000 phone, WiBro (Wireless Broadband) phones DMB (Digital Multmedia Broadcasting) phones and the like. In addition, the mobile communication terminal 100 should be provided with a browser (Browser) that can send and receive data as a means for connecting to the SMS center 118 through the mobile communication network 110, such a browser is a wireless application protocol ( WAP browser based on Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), Microsoft Internet Explorer (MIE) based on HTML using HTTP protocol, Handheld Device Transport Protocol (HDTP) I-mode, Binary Runtime Environment for BREW Wireless), SK Telecom's 'NATE' and the like, but is not limited thereto. Among the Internet access protocols used by the mobile communication terminal 100, the MIE uses a shortened version of HTML, which is abbreviated as HTML, and in the case of i-Mode, a language called compact HTML (c-HTML), which is a subset of HTML. Use

After the mobile communication terminal 100 accesses the vehicle management server 150 using a wireless Internet service provided by the mobile communication network 110, the mobile communication terminal 100 receives vehicle location information and "vehicle number + situation information code" (for example, * 1234 + Vehicle information including 0002) is generated and transmitted to the vehicle management server 150.

Here, the situation information code is a component of the vehicle situation information table shown in the following [Table 1], and is matched with various situation information that may occur during driving.

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The mobile communication terminal 100 periodically downloads and stores the vehicle status information table from the vehicle management server 150.

The mobile communication terminal 100 may be a mobile communication terminal 100 equipped with a GPS receiver, or may be a conventional mobile communication terminal 100 without a GPS receiver. If the mobile communication terminal 100 is equipped with a GPS receiver and receives a GPS signal using the GPS receiver and calculates position information based thereon, the mobile communication network 110 may use the PDE 122. ), In conjunction with devices that determine the location of the mobile communication terminal 100 using GPS such as the MPC 124, determine the exact location of the mobile communication terminal 100 and transmit the same to the vehicle management server 150.

In addition, if the mobile communication terminal 100 is a conventional mobile communication terminal 100 that is not equipped with a GPS receiver, devices for determining the position of the mobile communication terminal 100 such as the PDE 122, the MPC 124, etc. are omitted. The mobile communication network 110 calculates the location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 in units of cells using the home location register 116 and transmits the location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 to the vehicle management server 150.

In addition, the mobile communication terminal 100 includes a platform that stores an electronic map for providing a road guidance service, a local search service, and a vehicle information service through a map, that is, a GVM (General Virtual Machine) in a memory provided therein. Software for displaying the information received from the management server 150 on the electronic map to output on the screen may be provided.

The mobile communication network 110 includes a wireless base station 112, a mobile switching center (MSC) 114, a home location register (HLR) 116, and a short message service center (SMSC). Center, hereinafter referred to as SMS Center 118, LBS platform 120, Packet Data Service Node (PDSN: PDSN) 130, and WAP Gateway 140 do.

The radio base station 112 performs a location registration function, a function of allocating a radio channel, various functions required for radio call processing such as handoff, and the like. The Mobile Switching Center (MSC) 114 performs basic and additional service processing for providing voice communication services, incoming and outgoing call processing of subscribers, location registration and handoff procedures, interworking with other networks, and the like. Do this.

The home location register (HLR) 116 receives location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 from a visitor location register (not shown) and performs functions such as registration recognition, registration deletion, and location verification. In addition, the home location register 116 stores profile information of the mobile communication terminal 100 that is waiting for a call. Here, the profile information refers to a mobile identification number (MIN), an electronic serial number (ESN) and / or subscribed mobile communication service information of the mobile communication terminal 100. In the embodiment of the present invention, the profile information of the home location register 116 includes subscriber information of the vehicle information service.

The SMS center 118 is interworking with the mobile communication switching station 114, receives the short message sent through the calling mobile communication switching station 114, and uses the MIN of the receiving terminal to receive a mobile communication switching center (not shown). This function converts the message to be sent to SMS) and sends it to the called terminal.

In addition, the SMS center 118 requests the location information of the called terminal to the home location register 116 of the mobile communication switching station 114 found using the MIN of the called terminal. Accordingly, the home location register 116 provides the location information of the called terminal to the SMS center 118, and the SMS center 118 uses the received location information to determine the location of the mobile communication switching center of the region where the called terminal is currently located. 114).

In addition, when the vehicle situation information table is changed or updated as shown in Table 1, the SMS center 118 receives the change information from the vehicle management server 150 and converts the information into a short message to the mobile communication terminal 100. Function to provide.

The LBS platform 120 is a platform for providing various location-based services to the mobile communication terminal 100 connected via the mobile communication network 110. The LBS platform 120 may include a position determination entity (PDE). And a mobile communication terminal (100), a mobile location inquiry center (MPC: Mobile Positioning Center (MPC)) 124, a LBS (Location Based Service) service server, and the like. ) Provides voice call service, data communication service, wireless internet service and location based service.

The PDE 122 receives a location tracking request for the mobile communication terminal 100 from the MPC 124 and mounts a GPS system (GPS) function. As a server for inquiring the position of a), when the mobile communication terminal 100 receives a GPS signal and transmits it to a location determination server and requests location information, the location of the mobile communication terminal 100 is analyzed by analyzing the received GPS signal. And the longitude / latitude data is extracted and transmitted to the mobile communication terminal (100).

The MPC 124 requests the GPS location query to the PDE 122, performs a routing function of transmitting the location information located in the PDE 122 to the LBS service server 126, and interworks with the home location register 116. By checking the information on the mobile communication switching station 114 to which the mobile communication terminal 100 belongs to provide to the PDE (122).

The LBS service server 126 refers to a kind of application server for providing an LBS service, and refers to a service server that provides a plurality of additional services based on the location of the mobile communication terminal 100. In addition, the LBS service server 126 receives a vehicle information service using a location-based service from the mobile communication terminal 100 through a wireless Internet service or a wireless data service, and works with the home location register 116 and the MPC 124. Inquires the location of the mobile communication terminal 100, and provides a variety of additional services based on the inquiries.

In addition, the LBS service server 126 transmits the location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 to the vehicle management server 150, and receives the mode setting information for receiving vehicle information from the mobile communication terminal 100, This is transmitted to the vehicle management server 150 in real time.

The PDSN 130 provides a mobility management function for the user to receive data while moving, so that the mobile mobile terminal 100 can continue to receive data service through communication with the Internet. Also, when the mobile communication terminal 100 moves to another cell, the mobile communication terminal 100 manages the mobile communication terminal 100 entering its area, and the current location of the mobile communication terminal 100 is a home agent (HA) (not shown). It performs a function that informs you.

The WAP gateway 140 performs a process such as communication code conversion or protocol conversion between the mobile communication network 110 and the wired internet network so as to quickly retrieve and display information on the Internet, thereby interconnecting the mobile communication network 110 and the wired Internet network. Perform the function of connecting. That is, the WAP gateway 140 converts the swap protocol and the Internet TCP / IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol) protocol to each other.

The vehicle management server 150 receives the vehicle position information and the vehicle information including the "vehicle number + situation information code" (for example, * 1234 + 0002) through the mobile communication network 110.

The vehicle management server 150 searches the database server 250 by querying the vehicle number included in the received vehicle information and extracts a registered driver's telephone number matching the vehicle number.

The vehicle management server 150 searches the database server 250 using the context information code received from the mobile communication terminal 100 as a query to extract context information matching the context information code, and extracts the extracted context information to the vehicle number. Using the matching phone number, a text message or a call connection is attempted to the called terminal.

The vehicle management server 150 determines the type of contextual information and performs a process according to the contextual information. That is, in case of a tire puncture or a lamp abnormality of a vehicle, the phone number matching the vehicle number is searched and the situation information is transmitted to the retrieved phone number, and in case of drunk driving or a collision accident, the position of the mobile communication terminal 100 Send information and contextual information together to relevant agencies.

The vehicle management server 150 receives the location information from the mobile communication terminal 100, retrieves the location information of the vehicle corresponding to the location information by querying the location information from its own database server or an external network server, and then extracts the location information. The situation information of the vehicle is transmitted to the mobile communication terminal 100 through the mobile communication network 110.

In detail, when the vehicle equipped with the mobile communication terminal 100 enters an area in which the vehicle in which an accident has occurred (within a predetermined range (about 5 km), etc.), the vehicle management server 150 may request a vehicle information service subscriber. Alternatively, the vehicle transmits the situation information of the vehicle collected from a related organization (police, etc.) to the mobile communication terminal 100 using a text message or a voice message.

2 is a diagram illustrating an internal configuration of a vehicle management server 150 that provides a vehicle information service using a mobile communication terminal 100 according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Vehicle management server 150 according to an embodiment of the present invention is a program storage unit 200, memory unit 210, control unit 220, display unit 230, network interface card (NIC: Network Interface Card, hereinafter 'NIC' 240), the database server 250, and the key input unit 260.

The program storage unit 200 includes a vehicle information management program that provides a vehicle information service based on situation information of surrounding vehicles.

The vehicle information management program receives the vehicle information request signal including the vehicle location information and the "vehicle number + situation information code" from the mobile communication terminal 100.

The vehicle information management program searches the database server by querying the vehicle number included in the vehicle information request signal received from the mobile communication terminal 100 to retrieve phone number data of a registered driver matching the vehicle number.

The vehicle information management program searches for a database server using the context information code included in the vehicle information request signal received from the mobile communication terminal 100 as a query and extracts context information matching the context information code. Subsequently, the vehicle information management program transmits the extracted situation information to the called terminal in the form of a text message or attempts to make a call using the retrieved telephone number data.

Such a vehicle information management program may be implemented in various ways according to the operating system (OS) of the vehicle management server 150. For example, the vehicle information management program may be implemented in a 'C' programming language or an object-oriented 'C ++' or 'JAVA' programming language. Can be.

The memory unit 210 temporarily stores data processed by the controller 220 or queries the vehicle information request signal and the home location register 140 received from the mobile communication terminal 100 generated according to the vehicle information management program. Through this, it temporarily stores service subscription information, terminal location information, and status information type.

The controller 220 controls the overall operation of the vehicle management server 150, and drives the vehicle information management program stored in the program storage unit 200 to select the vehicle number + situation information selected by the user from the mobile communication terminal 100. The vehicle information request signal including the " code ".

The controller 220 determines the situation information type by searching the database server using the situation information code included in the received vehicle information request signal as a query, and then performs processing according to the situation information type. That is, when it is determined that the controller 220 has received a situation information code such as a tire puncture or a lamp error of the vehicle, the controller 220 searches for a telephone number corresponding to the vehicle number in the database server and retrieves the situation information (text message or call) from the retrieved telephone number. Control in the form of a connection).

If it is determined that the controller 220 receives a situation information code such as a crash accident or drunk driving, the controller 220 connects to a related institution (police, hospital, etc.) and transmits location information and situation information of the mobile communication terminal 100.

The controller 220 matches the location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 with the emergency situation information and the situation information code and stores it in the database server 250 as a situation information database.

The controller 220 periodically receives the location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 through the mobile communication network 110, and thus the emergency information and the situation information code according to the location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 and the location information are matched. Save and update the existing contextual information database.

Therefore, when the mobile communication terminal 100 enters a predetermined range from the location information generating the emergency information, the controller 220 transmits a warning message to the mobile communication terminal 100 together with the emergency information.

The controller 220 periodically receives emergency situation information, location information, and the like by a relevant external organization (police, hospital, etc.), a vehicle information service subscriber, and stores the information in a database server 250.

Here, the predetermined range may be configured in various ways, such as setting a predetermined search area or setting a radius within a range of 1 km from the location where the emergency information occurs, such as east and west units. That is, when there is a terminal subscribed to the vehicle information service entering the search area, the controller 220 transmits emergency situation information and a warning message.

The mobile communication terminal 100 outputs emergency information in the form of a voice or a text message. For example, when the mobile communication terminal 100 enters the above-described preset search area, traffic is collided in a collision of 500m ahead. This is crowded. It is advisable to proceed to National Highway 2 'and a confirmation voice message or text message will be displayed.

The display unit 230 provides an input / output status of various data in a monitor form so that an administrator who manages the vehicle management server 150 may view the display unit 230. The display unit 230 may not only process the vehicle according to key input from the key input unit 260 but also the vehicle. Displays the processing status and the like for the information management program. The network interface card (NIC) 240 is a communication module that provides a communication interface for communication with the Internet or the mobile communication network 110. The vehicle interface information table, the situation information in the form of a text message, voice message It transmits to the mobile communication terminal 100, and receives a vehicle information request signal from the mobile communication terminal 100, and functions as a communication interface of various signals / messages input and output from the vehicle management server 150.

The database server 250 may include a vehicle number database that stores a vehicle number and a driver's phone number that matches the vehicle number, a vehicle situation information table that stores situation information codes that match the vehicle situation information and vehicle situation information, And a situation information database in which the vehicle situation information and the situation information code according to the location information and the location information of the terminal are matched, and the data input from the key input unit 260 under the control of the control unit 220 is used as database information. This function updates and saves the data.

Here, the telephone number database, the vehicle situation information table, and the situation information database may be configured as a separate server separately from the vehicle management server 150, or may be integrated into one database.

The key input unit 260 is used for inputting data when the administrator manually adds or updates the information of the database server 250, and inputs data when updating the vehicle information management program of the program storage unit 200. Used for

3 is a block diagram schematically illustrating an internal configuration of a mobile communication terminal 100 in a vehicle information service providing system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

The mobile communication terminal 100 according to the preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a GPS antenna 310, a GPS receiver 312, a vehicle information storage unit 314, a comparison unit 316, a program memory 318, and a buffer memory ( 320, the mode state storage unit 322, the terminal control unit 324, the key input unit 326, the display unit 328, the digital signal processor 330, the baseband converter 332, the speaker 334, and the microphone. 336, an antenna 338, an RF signal processor 340, and the like.

The GPS antenna 310 receives GPS radio waves from one or more satellites and transmits them to the GPS receiver 312.

In general, a satellite may be associated with a parabolic antenna, but GPS requires receiving radio waves from various satellites orbiting the earth, so it is not possible to use a high-gain, high-gain antenna such as a parabolic antenna. . The GPS antenna 310 usually has a semi-circular directivity on the top of the ground plain, and receives the primary source polarization transmitted from the satellite.

The GPS receiver 312 receives the navigation data included in the received GPS radio wave from the GPS antenna 310 and transmits it to the terminal controller 324.

The vehicle information storage unit 314 includes a vehicle number storage area and a location information storage area, receives and stores the vehicle number and location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 registered from each of the storage areas from the mobile communication network 110. When the vehicle information request signal of the counterpart terminal is received, the stored vehicle information is transmitted.

The vehicle information storage unit 314 temporarily receives and receives vehicle number and vehicle position information received from the counterpart terminal mounted in the adjacent vehicle for each storage area.

The comparison unit 316 compares adjacent vehicle location information based on its vehicle location information received from the GPS receiver 312 or the mobile communication network 110 to determine the vehicle number and location information to be displayed.

The program memory 318 includes operating system (OS) software having a real-time processing function for the operation of the mobile communication terminal 100 and call processing software for processing functions related to call processing. Is stored, and access software for enabling wireless Internet is stored. In addition, the program memory 318 includes a terminal management program in which the mobile communication terminal 100 is connected to the vehicle management server 150 and receives a vehicle information service.

When the terminal management program receives the vehicle information selection signal through the key input means, generates a vehicle information request signal including "vehicle number + situation information code" and transmits it to the vehicle management server through the mobile communication network 110, The situation information and emergency situation information retrieved from the vehicle management server are received.

On the other hand, the terminal management program may be mounted in the program memory 318 during the production stage of the mobile communication terminal 100, or may be downloaded and mounted on a mobile communication service provider server through a wireless Internet connection.

The buffer memory 320 is a concept including a ROM, an EEPROM, a RAM, a flash memory, a volatile, a nonvolatile memory, and the like. ) It is mounted on the internal circuit board. In the ROM region, an operation program and a system program of the terminal controller 324 may be stored, and may be electrically erased or stored again as needed. In addition, the ROM stores variable and state information of a program generated in connection with driving various software such as a terminal management program installed in the program memory 318.

EEPROM (EEPROM) is a memory that can be electrically erased or re-stored, non-volatile memory in which data for storage, such as NAM (Number Assignment Module) parameters, telephone numbers, names, short messages are recorded.

In addition, the buffer memory 320 typically serves as a data buffer when an operation program of the mobile communication terminal 100 is executed, and temporarily stores data input by the key input unit 326 or moves externally. According to an embodiment of the present invention, data such as text or image received by the communication terminal 100 and situation information related to a vehicle are received from the vehicle management server and stored as data information.

The mode state storage unit 322 stores the current operation mode of the mobile communication terminal 100 selected by the key input unit 326 as a state flag (0, 1, 2, ...), 324 updates the mode state storage unit 322 by allocating a unique state flag for each mode in order for the mobile communication terminal 100 to distinguish a reception mode, an origination mode, a storage mode, a call mode, a search mode, and the like. . In particular, the vehicle management service mode according to an embodiment of the present invention is stored as a status flag.

The terminal controller 324 controls the overall operation of the mobile communication terminal 100 so that the communication protocol is processed according to a predetermined protocol of transmission and reception data with reference to the state flag stored in the mode state storage unit 322. In particular, the terminal controller 324 drives the terminal management program stored in the program memory 318 to generate a vehicle information request signal including the " vehicle number + situation information code " selected by the user through the mobile communication network 110. Send to fleet management server.

The terminal controller 324 periodically downloads and stores the vehicle situation information table including the situation information and code information matched with the situation information from the vehicle management server.

The terminal controller 324 outputs the status information of the vehicle received from the vehicle management server in the form of a text message or a voice message through the display unit 328 or the speaker 334.

The terminal controller 324 periodically checks location information of the vehicle received from the GPS receiver and transmits the location information to the vehicle management server.

The terminal controller 324 preferentially outputs the nearest vehicle position information and the vehicle number within a preset range according to the determination result of the comparison unit 316.

The terminal controller 324 selects desired vehicle information from the vehicle position information output through the key input means and the vehicle information including the vehicle number, and transmits the selected vehicle information to the vehicle management server 150 through the mobile communication network 110. .

The key input unit 326 is provided with a plurality of numeric keys, character keys, call keys, and end keys to provide a key selection function for dialing, menu selection, call termination, and command input. In addition, the key input unit 326 selects the vehicle information service providing mode of the mobile communication terminal 100 by operating a numeric key, a function key, a cursor movement key, and the like provided in the key input unit 326.

The display unit 328 displays the overall operating state of the mobile communication terminal 100 including the degree of use of power, the reception strength of radio waves, and the date and time. In addition, according to an embodiment of the present invention, the display unit 328 receives the vehicle status information from the vehicle management server 150 and outputs it.

In addition, the display unit 328 displays an interface screen for performing a vehicle information service function and an input window for inputting an authentication number for authentication of a user.

The digital signal processor (DSP) 330 is an audio data processing function for encoding or decoding audio data exchanged with the baseband converter 332. It is a digital signal processing processor that executes and executes an equalize function for noise reduction in multipath. In addition, the digital signal processor 330 receives the received message data RX DATA from the baseband converter 332.

The baseband converter 332 converts signals transmitted and received with the speaker 334, the microphone 336, and the RF signal processor into baseband signals, and functions such as digital-to-analog conversion and analog-to-digital conversion processing. Run Accordingly, the baseband converter 332 converts the audio data received from the DSP 330 into an audio signal and outputs the audio signal to the speaker 334, or converts the audio signal input from the microphone 336 into audio data and converts the audio data into the DSP data. 330).

In addition, the baseband converter 332 converts the transmission message data TX DATA input from the terminal controller 324 into a transmission message signal TXIQ and outputs it to the RF signal processor 296 or the RF signal processor 296. The received message signal RXIQ, which is inputted from the RXQ, is converted into the received message data RX DATA and output to the DSP 330. The baseband converter 332 automatically controls the gain for the power POWER of the RF signal processor 296 (AGC).

The speaker 334 outputs an audio signal output from the baseband converter 332 as an audible sound, and converts the microphone 336 voice input into an audio signal.

The antenna 338 transmits an RF signal to the air or transmits an RF signal received from the air to the RF signal processor 296.

The RF signal processor 340 converts a transmission message signal into a radio frequency (RF) signal and outputs it to the antenna 338, or converts an RF signal applied from the antenna 338 into a reception message signal RXIQ. Output to the baseband converter 332.

4 is a flowchart illustrating a vehicle information service providing method using a mobile communication terminal 100 according to an embodiment of the present invention.

When the mobile subscriber performs a simple additional service subscription procedure through the mobile communication network 110 as well as a voice and data communication service through the mobile communication network 110 by using the mobile communication terminal 100 possessed by the mobile communication terminal 100, Various location-based services such as voice and data communication rate discount service and vehicle guide service based on a desired region can be provided.

Accordingly, the mobile subscriber connects to the LBS service server 126 through the wireless data service or the wireless Internet service provided by the mobile communication network 110 using the mobile communication terminal 100, and the LBS service server 126. The user may subscribe to the vehicle information service by inputting service setting information for registering to the vehicle information service and selecting registration according to the provided guidance message (S400). Here, the service setting information includes "vehicle number + situation information code".

The mobile communication terminal 100 receives and stores a vehicle situation information table, which stores a situation information code matching the situation information of the vehicle, from the vehicle management server 150.

First, the mobile communication terminal generates a vehicle information request signal including the vehicle location information and the "vehicle number + situation information code" and transmits it to the vehicle management server 150 (S402).

The controller 220 of the vehicle management server 150 analyzes the situation information code included in the vehicle information request signal to determine whether the situation information code is a phone number search code (S404).

Here, the phone number search code is an identification code indicating slight vehicle status information before a vehicle accident such as a puncture of a tire or a lamp abnormality occurs.

If it is determined in step S404 that the situation information code is a phone number search code, the controller 220 searches the database server 250 with the vehicle number included in the vehicle information request signal received from the mobile communication terminal 100 as a query. Search the phone number data of the registered driver matching the vehicle number (S406). The controller 220 extracts situation information matching the situation information code from the vehicle situation information table stored in the database server 250 (S408).

Here, the vehicle situation information table means a set of situation information codes that match the situation information of the vehicle stored in the database server 250 of the vehicle management server 150 as shown in Table 1.

Subsequently, the controller 220 transmits the extracted contextual information to the called terminal in the form of a text message or attempts to make a call using the retrieved phone number data (S410).

If it is determined in step S404 that the situation information code is not a phone number search code, the control unit 220 determines that the situation information matching the situation information code is situation information requiring urgent action such as drunk driving, a crash accident, etc. Send emergency information (in text or voice messages) by connecting to an institution (police, hospital, etc.).

At this time, the control unit 220 receives the location information of the mobile communication terminal 100 from the LBS platform 120 and transmits the emergency situation information to the relevant external organization (S412).

In addition, the controller 220 may transmit the retrieved telephone number data together with the related external organization in addition to the location information and the emergency situation information.

Although the embodiments of the present invention have been described in detail above, the scope of the present invention is not limited thereto, and various modifications and improvements of those skilled in the art using the basic concepts of the present invention defined in the following claims are also provided. It belongs to the scope of rights.

As described above, according to the present invention, the mobile communication terminal using the location-based service grasps the current situation of the surrounding vehicles, and informs the call center of the detected information, so that the surrounding vehicles receive the current situation information through a text message or a phone call. Easily and quickly delivered has the effect of enabling safe driving.

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  3. A vehicle management server for providing a vehicle information service to a mobile communication terminal,
    Receiving a vehicle information request signal including a location information, a vehicle number and a situation information code from a first mobile communication terminal, and if the situation information code is code information to search for a telephone number, the situation information code and the vehicle number are Extract situation information and phone number data matched by a query word and transmit the situation information to a second mobile communication terminal using the phone number data, and the situation information code is not code information to search for a phone number. A control unit configured to extract emergency situation information matching the situation information code to a query word and transmit the situation information code to a related external organization together with the location information; And
    A database server storing a telephone number database including the vehicle number and the telephone number data matching the vehicle number and a vehicle status information table including the situation information and the situation information code matching the situation information;
    Vehicle management server comprising a.
  4. The method of claim 3, wherein
    The first mobile communication terminal or the second mobile communication terminal,
    Subscribe to the vehicle information service through the provided key input means, generate the vehicle information request signal and transmit it to the vehicle management server, vehicle status information table including the situation information and the situation information code from the vehicle management server Vehicle management server, characterized in that for receiving and storing or receiving and outputting the status information.
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  6. The method of claim 3, wherein the database server,
    And a situation information database storing location information of the first mobile communication terminal, the situation information, and the situation information code matched with the situation information.
  7. The vehicle management server of claim 3,
    When it is determined that the first mobile terminal or the second mobile communication terminal has entered the preset search area, transmitting a warning message to the first mobile terminal or the second mobile communication terminal together with the situation information. Fleet management server.
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  9. In the mobile communication terminal receiving a vehicle information service from a vehicle management server,
    A terminal control unit which generates a vehicle information request signal including a vehicle number and a situation information code and transmits the generated vehicle information request signal to the vehicle management server, and receives and outputs vehicle status information from the vehicle management server providing the vehicle information service; And
    Memory unit for downloading and storing the vehicle status information table including the vehicle status information and the status information code from the vehicle management server
    Mobile communication terminal comprising a.
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