WO2007105515A1 - Device for controlling in-vehicle unit, method of controlling in-vehicle unit, program for controlling in-vehicle unit, and computer-readable recording medium - Google Patents

Device for controlling in-vehicle unit, method of controlling in-vehicle unit, program for controlling in-vehicle unit, and computer-readable recording medium Download PDF

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WO2007105515A1
WO2007105515A1 PCT/JP2007/054211 JP2007054211W WO2007105515A1 WO 2007105515 A1 WO2007105515 A1 WO 2007105515A1 JP 2007054211 W JP2007054211 W JP 2007054211W WO 2007105515 A1 WO2007105515 A1 WO 2007105515A1
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Yasuo Ogiwara
Katsunori Oritani
Koichi Kikuchi
Kenji Nakamura
Manabu Kiyota
Kiyoshi Morikawa
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    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
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    • B60H1/00764Control systems or circuits characterised by their input, i.e. by the detection, measurement or calculation of particular conditions, e.g. signal treatment, dynamic models the input being a vehicle driving condition, e.g. speed
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Abstract

A detection section (101) of a device (100) for controlling an in-vehicle unit detects the environment in a vehicle interior and whether there is a living matter in the vehicle interior. A determination section (102) determines, when the detection section (101) detects a living matter in the vehicle interior, determines whether the environment in the vehicle interior is a dangerous environment posing a danger to the life of the living matter. When the determination section (102) determines that the vehicle interior environment is a dangerous environment, a control section (103) controls an electricity source section (104) to turn on the power source of an air conditioner, making the air conditioner operate at a temperature according to the dangerous environment. Further, the control section (103) controls a window open/close section (105) according to the dangerous environment to open or close a vehicle window. In addition, the control section (103) controls an alarm section (106) according to the dangerous environment to cause a vehicle horn to sound. Also, the control section (103) controls a communication section (107) to make it transmit information to a communication device of a predetermined contact address, the information being composed of lifesaving information informing the living matter needs a rescue along with information on the position of the vehicle acquired by an acquisition section (108).

Description

Specification

Vehicle-mounted device control apparatus, the vehicle-mounted device control method, vehicle-mounted device control program, and a recording medium readable in combination Yuta

Technical field

[0001] This invention, vehicle-mounted device control equipment to keep the environment inside the vehicle safely control the vehicle-mounted device control method, a record medium readable to the vehicle-mounted device control program, and a computer. However, use of this invention, the above-mentioned vehicle-mounted device control apparatus, the vehicle-mounted device control method, not limited to a recording medium readable to the vehicle-mounted device control program, and a computer.

BACKGROUND

[0002] As an example of a vehicle-mounted device control apparatus controls the vehicle-mounted device to securely maintain the environment inside the vehicle to detect the diacid I 匕炭 oxygen leakage inside the vehicle, the carbon dioxide with carbon dioxide leakage suppressing OBE controller elevated concentrations has been proposed (for example, under Symbol Patent Document 1.).

[0003] Patent Document 1: International Publication No. 00Z59748 pamphlet

Disclosure of the Invention

Problems that the Invention is to you'll solve

While [0004] is the force, the according to the prior art, when Akui匕 vehicle interior environment by factors other than leakage of diacid I 匕炭 oxygen in the vehicle interior, human vehicle can operate the device in the vehicle to perceive an abnormality of the internal environment, safety must be maintained in the environment inside the vehicle by operating the device in the vehicle. Therefore, if the organism, such as a free infant and small animals capable of operating the device in the vehicle is left an extended period in the vehicle interior in a state in which power is turned off in the vehicle, the vehicle interior environment are negatively I spoon Life problem life of the body at risk as an example.

Means for Solving the Problems

[0005] To solve the above problems and achieve an object, the vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to the invention of claim 1, the environment of the vehicle interior, and whether or not power the vehicle interior organism is present a detecting means for detecting that, when it is detected that the virtual creature inside the vehicle by the detection means is present, the whether the vehicle within the environment is a risk environment life-threatening of the organism actuation determining means for determining a result of the determination by the determination unit, when the vehicle inside of the environment which is the hazardous environment, an electronic device provided inside the vehicle device or the vehicle in response to the environmental hazards characterized in that it comprises a control means for.

[0006] Further, the vehicle-mounted device control method mowing force to the invention of claim 9, and the environment inside the vehicle, a detection step of detecting whether a transient the vehicle interior organism is present, the vehicle by the detection step If it is detected that the inside organism is present, the determination step of the vehicle inside of the environment to determine whether a hazardous environment life-threatening of the organism, the determination by the determination step result, when the vehicle interior of the environment Ru said hazardous environments der, characterized in that it comprises a control step of operating the electronic devices provided inside the vehicle device or the vehicle in response to the environmental hazards .

[0007] Further, the vehicle-mounted device control program hunt force to the invention of claim 10 is characterized in that to execute the vehicle-mounted device control method according to claim 9 to the computer.

[0008] The recording medium readable such computer to the invention of claim 11 is characterized by recording a vehicle-mounted device control program according to claim 10.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

[0009] [FIG 1] FIG 1 is a block diagram showing an example of a functional configuration of the force mowing vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to this embodiment.

FIG. 2 is a Furochi Yato showing the contents of processing of the force mowing vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to this embodiment.

FIG. 3 is a view to a block diagram of an example of a hardware configuration of the force mowing Nabigeshiyon apparatus in this embodiment.

[4] FIG. 4 is a Furochiya over preparative showing the contents of processing of the force mowing Nabigeshiyon apparatus in this embodiment.

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[0010] 100 vehicle-mounted device control apparatus 101 detecting section

102 determination unit

103 control unit

104 power supply unit

105 window opening and closing part

106 alarm section

107 communication unit

108 acquisition unit

BEST MODE FOR CARRYING OUT THE INVENTION

[0011] with reference to the accompanying drawings, the vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to the present invention, the vehicle-mounted device control method

, It will be described in detail embodiments of a preferred implementation of the recording medium readable to the vehicle-mounted device control program, and a computer.

[0012] (Embodiment)

(Functional configuration of the vehicle-mounted device control system)

With reference to FIG. 1, to explain the functional configuration of the mosquito ゝ mowing vehicle device control device according to the present embodiment. Figure 1 is a view to a block diagram of an example of a functional configuration of the force mowing vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to this embodiment. In Figure 1, the vehicle-mounted device control apparatus 100 includes a detection unit 101, a determining unit 1 02, a control unit 103, a power supply unit 104, and the window opening and closing section 105, an alarm unit 106, a communication unit 107, acquisition unit It is constructed comprising a 108.

[0013] detecting section 101 detects the environment inside the vehicle, whether transient organisms inside the vehicle is present. Environmental inside the vehicle, for example, be detected by such concentrations of specified hazardous substances present in the internal temperature or the vehicle interior of the vehicle. Temperature inside the vehicle, for example, is detected by the temperature sensor or the like of the onboard air conditioner in a vehicle. Further, designated hazardous substances is a substance harmful to the human body as included in the exhaust gas of the vehicle, Do shown!, It is beforehand Me stored in the storage unit. Organisms present in the interior of the vehicle, for example, refers to an organism that does not have the ability to manipulate its own device such as a human (infant) or Shodo thereof. Raw Inochitai present inside the vehicle, for example, is detected by measuring the temperature distribution of an object present inside the vehicle by an infrared camera mounted on the vehicle. [0014] determination unit 102, the detection unit 101 by spot vehicle interior creature has detected the presence case, determines mosquitoes ゝ not the environment inside the vehicle is dangerous environments life-threatening organisms to. A hazardous environment, for example, environmental temperature inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism or too low environment, or the concentration of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle, it could endanger the life of the organism It refers to such as too high environment.

[0015] control unit 103, the result of determination by the determination unit 102, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environment, to operate the electronic device provided inside the vehicle equipment or vehicle in accordance with the hazardous environment. Vehicle equipment, for example, is that the later-described window opening and closing unit 105 and alarm unit 106. Electronic apparatus provided inside the vehicle, for example, air conditioners. Then, the control unit 103, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environment, is operated at a temperature corresponding to the air conditioner in hazardous environments the power of the air conditioner controls the power unit 104 described later in the ON state. Specifically, if the temperature inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism, the control unit 103, the air conditioner inside the vehicle by controlling the power supply unit 104 to turn the air conditioner on the ON state It is actuated to lower the temperature. On the other hand, if the temperature inside the vehicle is too low as the injury, death of the organism, the control unit 103, the air conditioner with the power of the air conditioner in the ON state by controlling the power supply unit 104 the temperature inside the vehicle It is operated so as to increase.

[0016] Further, the control unit 103, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environment, by controlling the window opening and closing unit 105 to be described later to open and close the windows of the vehicle in accordance with the hazardous environment. Specifically, if the temperature inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism, or when the concentration of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism, the control unit 103, open the window of a vehicle by controlling a window opening and closing section 105. On the other hand, if the temperature inside the vehicle is too low as the injury, death of the organism, the control unit 103 closes the windows of the vehicle by controlling the window opening and closing section 105.

[0017] Further, the control unit 103, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environment, the sound the horn of the vehicle by controlling the alarm unit 106 to be described later in accordance with the hazardous environment. Specifically, when the temperature inside the vehicle as the injury, death of the organism too high or too low, there had the higher concentrations of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle could endanger the lives of organisms If too high, the control unit 103, Ru was sounded the horn of the vehicle by controlling the alarm unit 106.

[0018] Further, the control unit 103, if the environment inside the vehicle is dangerous environments, predetermined life-saving information that the organisms present inside the vehicle and controls the communication unit 107 to be described later requires rescue It is sent to the contact of the communication device. At this time, the control unit 103 may be transmitted together with life-saving information positional information on the current position of the vehicle acquired by the acquisition unit 108 to be described later.

[0019] Power unit 104 performs ONZOFF power of the air conditioner provided inside the vehicle. The window opening and closing unit 105 for opening and closing the windows of the vehicle. Alarm section 106, sound the horn of the vehicle.

[0020] The communication unit 107 transmits the life-saving information that the organisms present within the vehicle requires rescue predetermined contact communication device. Prescribed contacts, for example, is such as mobile phones and fire department of the user.

[0021] acquiring unit 108 acquires position information about the current position of the vehicle. Acquisition of position information, for example, radio waves and received from a GPS satellite, based on the outputs of various sensors such as speed sensors 'angular velocity sensor' orientation sensors! / Is performed Te.

[0022] (details of the processing of the vehicle-mounted device control apparatus 100)

Next, with reference to FIG. 2, describing the details of the processing of the vehicle-mounted device control apparatus 100 mow force to this embodiment. Figure 2 is a flowchart of processing of the force mowing vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to this embodiment. In the flowchart of FIG. 2, the detection unit 101 of the vehicle-mounted device control system 1 00 detects the environment inside a vehicle, whether transient organisms inside the vehicle is present (step S 201). Environmental inside the vehicle, for example, be detected by such concentrations of specified hazardous substances present in the internal temperature and the vehicle inside the vehicle. Temperature inside the vehicle, for example, is detected by the temperature sensor or the like of the onboard air conditioner in a vehicle. Also, specified hazardous substances is a substance harmful to the human body as included in the exhaust gas of the vehicle and is hail force Ji because stored in a storage unit not shown. Organisms present inside the vehicle, for example, human Do have the ability to manipulate its own device, etc. (infants) and small animals, organisms or the like. Organisms present inside the car both, for example, is detected by measuring the temperature distribution of an object present inside the vehicle by an infrared camera mounted on the vehicle.

[0023] Next, the determination unit 102, if the organism inside the vehicle by the detection unit 101 in step S201 detects the presence, the vehicle interior environment is hazardous environment to adversely life-threatening organisms determines whether (step S 202). A hazardous environment, for example, environmental car both internal temperature is too high as injury, death of the organism or too low environmental or dangerous to the specified harmful substances in organisms life present inside the vehicle, but things such as environmental 及 Buhodo too high, cormorants.

[0024] In step S202, the result of determination by the determination unit 102, if the environment inside the vehicle is dangerous environment, the control unit 103, dangerous air conditioner controls the power unit 104 to turn ON the power of the air conditioner It is operated at a temperature corresponding to the environment (step S 203). Specifically, if the temperature inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism, the control unit 103, the air conditioner inside the vehicle by controlling the power supply unit 104 to turn the air conditioner on the ON state It is actuated to lower the temperature. On the other hand, if the temperature inside the vehicle is too low as the injury, death of the organism, the control unit 103, the air conditioner with the power of the air conditioner in the ON state by controlling the power supply unit 104 the temperature inside the vehicle It is operated so as to increase.

[0025] Further, in step S202, the result of determination by the determination unit 102, if the environment inside the vehicle is dangerous environment, the control unit 103, vehicles windows and controls the window opening and closing unit 105 in response to the environmental hazards for opening and closing the (step S 204). Specifically, if the temperature inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism, or when the concentration of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism, the control unit 103, open the window of a vehicle by controlling a window opening and closing section 105. On the other hand, if the temperature inside the vehicle is too low as the injury, death of the organism, the control unit 103 closes the windows of the vehicle by controlling the window opening and closing section 105.

[0026] Further, in step S202, the result of determination by the determination unit 102, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environment, the control unit 103, sound the horn of the vehicle by controlling the alarm unit 106 in accordance with the environmental hazards make (step S 205). Specifically, the temperature inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism, or too low, or the concentration of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is too high as injury, death of the organism case, the control unit 103 causes sound the horn of the vehicle by controlling the alarm unit 106.

[0027] Further, in step S202, the determination by the determination section 102 a result, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environments, indicating that organisms present inside the vehicle by controlling the communication unit 107 requires rescue sends life information in a predetermined contact communication device (step S206), and terminates the processing of a series. Prescribed contacts, for example, is such as mobile phones and fire department of the user. At this time, the control unit 103 also transmits the positional information on the current position of the vehicle acquired by the acquisition unit 108 together with the life-saving information.

[0028] As described above, according to this embodiment, the vehicle-mounted device control apparatus, when it is detected that the raw life body is present inside the vehicle, the vehicle interior environment life-threatening forms of life it is determined whether or not 及 boss dangerous environment. Then, the vehicle-mounted device control device, when the environment of the vehicle interior is dangerous environment, the power of the air conditioner in the ON state is operated at a temperature corresponding to the air conditioner in hazardous environments. Further, the vehicle-mounted device control system, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environments, to open and close the windows of the vehicle in accordance with the hazardous environment. Therefore, it is possible to prevent the life of the organism to the environment inside the vehicle is present inside the vehicle by Akui匕 is compromised

[0029] Further, the vehicle-mounted device control system, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environment, sound the horn of the vehicle depending on the hazardous environment. Further, the vehicle-mounted device control system, when the vehicle interior environment is dangerous environments, and transmits the life-saving information that the organisms present within the vehicle requires rescue predetermined contact communication device. At this time, the vehicle-mounted device control unit transmits the location information about the current position of the vehicle together with life-saving information. Therefore, it is possible to contribute to the realization of the early rescue of organisms present inside the vehicle.

Example

[0030] Hereinafter, a description will be given of an embodiment of the present invention. In this embodiment, for example, the vehicle (four-wheeled vehicles, including motorcycles) by Nabigeshiyon apparatus mounted on a moving object such as, an example of when carrying out the vehicle-mounted device control system of the present invention.

[0031] (Hardware Configuration of Nabigeshiyon equipment)

With reference to FIG. 3, a description will be given of a hardware configuration of the force mowing Nabigeshiyon apparatus in this embodiment. Figure 3 is a block diagram showing an example of a hardware configuration of the force mowing Nabigeshiyon apparatus in this embodiment.

[0032] In FIG. 3, Nabigeshiyon device 300 is mounted on a mobile object such as a vehicle, a C PU301, a ROM 302, a RAM 303, a magnetic disk drive 304, a magnetic disk 30 5, and optical disk drive 306 , an optical disk 307, a voice IZF (interface) 308, a microphone 309, a speaker 310, an input device 311, a video IZF312, a display 313, a communication I / F 314, a GPS unit 315, and various sensors 316 , a camera 317, are you 備免. The constituent parts 301-317 are connected to each other by Bruno scan 320.

[0033] First, CPU 301 controls the entire Nabigeshiyon device 300. ROM302 is boot program, the current position calculating program, route search program, route guidance program, sound generation program has recorded the map information display program, a communication program, the database creation program, data analysis program, a program such as. Further, RAM 303 is used as a work area of ​​the CPU 301.

[0034] Here, the current position calculation program, for example, based on the output information of the GPS unit 315 and each kind sensor 316 will be described later, to calculate the current position of the vehicle (the current position of the Nabigeshiyon device 300).

[0035] In addition, the route search program uses the maps information recorded on the optical disc 307 to be described later, to search for the optimum route from the departure point to the destination point. Here, the optimum route, and the like best match route the shortest (or fastest) route and conditions specified by the user to the destination point. In addition, not a destination point only, it may be searched for a route to a drop point and break ground point. Guide route which is searched by executing the route search program is output to the audio IZF308 and video IZF312 through the CPU 301.

[0036] Further, the route guidance program, guidance route information which is searched by executing the route search program, read current position information of the vehicle calculated by performing a current position calculating program from the optical disk 307 based on the map information, to perform the generation of real-time route guidance information. Route guidance information generated Te cowpea to performing route guidance program is output to the audio IZF308 and video IZF312 through the CPU 301.

[0037] The voice generation program to generate tones and information sounds corresponding to the pattern

. That is, based on the route guidance information generated by executing a route guidance program, performs generation of settings and voice guidance information of the virtual sound source corresponding to the guidance point, and outputs the audio IZF308 through the CPU 301.

[0038] Further, the map information display program, to determine the display format of map information to be displayed by the video I / F 312 to the display 313, and displays the map information on the di splay 313 by the determined display form.

[0039] In addition, CPU 301, when detecting that the ACC power of the vehicle by various sensors 316 to be described later has decreased to OFF, it is determined whether organisms inside the vehicle is present. Life forms, for example, organisms or the like which does not have the ability to manipulate the device in the vehicle, such as infants and animals. Specifically, CPU 301 determines whether organisms inside the vehicle exists based on the vehicle interior image information taken by the camera 317 to be described later that having a infrared camera function using Bruno Tteri power .

[0040] Then, if it is determined that the organism within the vehicle is present, CPU 301, the concentration of a specified hazardous substances present in the vehicle interior by each species sensor to be described later is equal to or less than safety level. Specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is a substance harmful to the human body as included in the exhaust gas of a vehicle, for example, are hail force Ji because recorded ROM 302. When the concentration of the specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is not less than safety level, CPU 301 may open the window ON the ACC power of the vehicle.

[0041] Further, when the concentration of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is less than safety level, C PU301 the vehicle internal temperature or der Ru mosquito ゝ not within the safety standard range by the various sensors 316 to be described later the judges. Safety range of temperature inside the vehicle, the raw life bodies present inside the vehicle is in a range of temperature that can sustain life, for example, it is recorded in a ROM 302. When the temperature inside the vehicle is not within the safety standard range, CPU 301 actuates the air conditioner ON the ACC power of the vehicle. Specifically, if the temperature inside the vehicle is higher than the safety standard range, CPU 301 activates the cooling of the air conditioner ON the ACC power of the vehicle. On the other hand, if the temperature inside the vehicle is lower than the safety standard range, CPU 301 activates the heating of the air conditioner ON the ACC power of the vehicle.

[0042] Then, after a predetermined time has elapsed, CPU 301, the temperature of the vehicle interior by the various sensors 316 to be described later to determine a force whether it is within the safe reference range. When the temperature inside the vehicle is not within the safety standard range, CPU 301 may sound the horn of the vehicle. In this case, CPU3 01 is, but it may also be to turn on the vehicle of the hazard lamps at the same time as the sound of the horn of the vehicle. [0043] Then, CPU 301 acquires positional information about the current position of the vehicle based on information obtained from GPU unit 315 and various sensors 316. Then, CPU 301 transmits the life-saving information that the organisms present inside the vehicle and controls the communication IZF314 described below requires rescue together with the position information of the vehicle to the communication device of a given contact. Prescribed contacts, for example, is such as mobile phones and fire department of the user.

[0044] magnetic disk drive 304 controls the reading Z write of data pairs on the magnetic disk 305 under the control of the CPU 301. The magnetic disk 305 records the data written under the control of the magnetic disk drive 304. The magnetic disk 305, example, may be used HD (Nono Dodisuku) or FD (flexible disk).

[0045] optical disk drive 306 controls the reading Z writes data with respect to the optical disk 307 under the control of the CPU 301. Optical disk 307 is a removable recording medium to be read by the data under the control of the optical disk drive 306. Optical disk 307 may also be utilized writable recording medium. Further, as the removable recording medium body, the optical disk 307 Noho force MO, may be a memory card.

[0046] As an example of information recorded in a recording medium such as a magnetic disk 305, optical disk 307, and a map information used for such a route search 'route guidance. Map information, buildings, rivers, and background data representing features (features) such as the ground surface has a road shape data representing the shape of the road, two-dimensional or three-dimensional in the display screen of the display 313 It is drawn to.

[0047] road shape data further includes traffic condition data. The traffic condition data, For example, for each node, signals the presence or absence of such a crosswalk, doorway or the presence or absence of junk Chillon highway, the length of each link (distance), a road width, a traveling direction, a road type (Fast roads, toll roads, and general road) contains information such as.

[0048] In addition, the traffic condition data, the past traffic jam information, and stores the past congestion information of statistical processing on the basis of the seasonal, day of the week 'long holiday' time, Ru. Nabigeshiyon device 300 is obtaining information congestion that is currently generated by the road traffic information received by the communication IZF314 described later, the past traffic congestion information, it is possible to perform the expected traffic conditions at the specified time . [0049] It is not limited to this force be recorded and map information on a recording medium such as a magnetic disk 305, optical disk 307 in the present embodiment. For example, map information may be provided outside the Nabigeshiyon device 300 in the the nag what is recorded only those provided in the hardware and integrated navigation Geshiyon device 300. In that case, Nabigeshiyon apparatus 300, for example, through the communication IZF314, acquires map information via the network. The acquired map information is stored in such RAM 303.

[0050] Voice IZF308 is connected to the microphone 309 and the speaker 310 for audio output for audio input. Sound received by the microphone 309 is AZD converted in the audio IZF308. Also, sound is output from the speaker 310. Incidentally, voice input from the microphone 309 may be recorded on the magnetic disk 305 or the optical disk 307 as audio data.

[0051] Input device 311 letters, numbers, Bei example remote control a plurality of keys for inputting various instructions, a keyboard, a mouse, and the like Tatsuchipaneru.

[0052] Video IZF312 is connected to the display 313 and the camera 317. Video IZF312, specifically, for example, a graphic controller that controls the display 313, and Roh Ffamemori such as VRAM (Video RAM) that temporarily stores immediately displayable image information, outputted from the graphic controller that on the basis of the image data, and a control IC that controls display di splay 313.

The [0053] Display 313, icon, cursor, menu, window or character various data such as and images are displayed. The display 313 is, for example, can be adopted CRT, TFT liquid crystal display, or a plasma display. Further, Display I 313 Yogu be provided plurality in a vehicle for example, those for passenger seated on the rear portion seat to that for the driver, and the like.

[0054] Communication IZF314 is wirelessly connected to a network and functions as an interface between Nabigeshiyon device 300 and CPU 301. The communication I / F 314 is connected to a communication network such as the Internet via a wireless, also functions as Interferon one scan of the communication network and the CPU 301. The communication IZF314 transmits together with life saving information that organisms present position information about the current position of the vehicle calculated by the CPU301 inside the vehicle requires rescue to a predetermined communication device. [0055] to the communication network, LAN, WAN, there is a public line network, a mobile telephone network. Specifically, the communication IZF314, for example, FM tuner, VICS (Vehicle Information and Communication System) Z beacon Les Shino, wireless Nabigeshiyon apparatus, and is constituted by other Nabigeshiyon apparatus, congestion Ya the VICS center force is also distributed to acquire road traffic information such as traffic regulations. It should be noted that, VICS is a registered trademark.

[0056] In addition, GPS unit 315 receives radio waves from GPS satellites, and calculates the information indicating the current position of the vehicle. The output information of the GPS unit 315, the output values ​​of the various sensors 316 to be described later, is used when calculating the current position of the vehicle by CPU 301. Information indicating the current position, for example, latitude 'longitude, and altitude, which is information for specifying one point on the map information.

[0057] various sensors 316, the vehicle speed sensor or an acceleration sensor, such as an angular velocity sensor, and outputs information capable of determining the position and behavior of the vehicle. Values ​​output from the various sensors 316, calculates and the current position by the CP U301, used for such measurement of the velocity and direction variation. Also, various sensors 316 detects whether the ACC power of the vehicle is turned to OFF. Further, various sensors 316, detects whether force not the organism is present within the vehicle based on the image information captured by the camera 317 having an infrared camera function to be described later. Specifically, for example when the temperature of the heat source corresponding to the organism present in the video information captured by the camera 317 having an infrared camera function, various sensors 316 detects an organism that is present inside the vehicle . Further, various sensors 316 senses the temperature inside the vehicle. Further, various sensors 316 detects a concentration of a specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle.

[0058] The camera 317 photographs the vehicle inside or outside the image. Video Yogu either still images or moving images for example, taken the behavior of the vehicle interior of the driver by the camera 317 and outputs the captured image in a recording medium such as a magnetic disk 305, optical disk 307 through the video IZF312 . Further, by photographing the state outside the vehicle by the camera 317 and outputs the captured image in a recording medium such as a magnetic disk 305, optical disk 307 through the video IZF312. The camera 317 has an infrared camera function, it can be a distribution of the surface temperature of an object present inside the vehicle a relative comparison based on the image information captured using the infrared camera function. Furthermore, images that are output to the recording medium, overwriting recording and saved as an image for the drive records da performed.

[0059] Note that, among the functional configurations of a vehicle-mounted device control apparatus 100 mow force to the embodiment, the detection unit 101, various sensors 316, determination unit 102 and the control unit 103, CPU 301 by the power supply unit 104 and the window an opening and closing section 105 alarm unit 106, the CPU 301, the communication unit 107, the communication iZ F 314, acquisition unit 108, connexion by the CPU 301 and the GPS unit 315 and various sensors 316, respectively realizes its function.

[0060] (details of the processing of Nabigeshiyon 300)

Next, with reference to FIG. 4, a description about the content of the processing of the force Cal Nabigeshiyon apparatus 300 in this embodiment. Figure 4 is a view to flow the contents of processing of the force mowing Nabigeshiyon apparatus in this embodiment. In the flowchart of FIG. 4, first, CPU 301 determines whether ACC power of the vehicle is turned OFF (step S401). Specifically, if the ACC power of the vehicle is turned OFF, CPU 301 may, ACC power of the vehicle detects that turned OFF by the various sensors 316.

In [0061] step S401, waiting for the ACC power of the vehicle is OFF (step S40 l: No loop), when it becomes OFF (step S401: Yes), CPU 301 may organism in unit vehicle there it is determined whether there are mosquitoes ゝ not (step S402). Specifically, for example, when the temperature of the heat source corresponding to the organism in the video information captured by the camera 317 having an infrared camera function is present, CPU 301 may exist organisms in section a vehicle by various sensors 316 to detect that. Also, processing of CPU301 in step S402 is carried out, for example, using battery power. In step S402, if the car both inside organism does not exist (step S402: No), CPU 301 ends the series of processes.

[0062] On the other hand, in step S402, if the organism within the vehicle is present (step S402: Yes), CPU 301 may determine whether the concentration of the specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is less than the safety standard value (step S403). Concentration of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle, for example, be detected by various sensors 316. Specified hazardous substances are toxic substances harmful to the human body as included in the exhaust gas of a vehicle, for example, it is recorded Me beforehand in ROM 302. [0063] In step S403, when the concentration of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is not equal to or less than the safety standard value (step S403: No), CPU 301 may open the window ON the ACC power of the vehicle (step S404). Then, CPU 301 is shifted to the processing in step S408, sound the horn of the vehicle (step S408).

[0064] On the other hand, in step S403, when the concentration of specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is less than the safety standard value (step S403: Yes), or CPU301 is within temperature inside the vehicle safety reference range determines whether (step S405). Temperature inside the vehicle, example, be detected by various sensors 316. Safety range of temperature inside the vehicle is in the range of temperatures that can be life forms in the vehicle unit to maintain life, for example, is because the recording Ji rough force, etc. ROM 302.

[0065] In step S405, when the temperature inside the vehicle is within the safe reference range (step S405: Yes), CPU301i or, the process returns to step S403, and repeats the process. On the other hand, in the scan Tetsupu S405, if the temperature inside the vehicle is not within the safe reference range (Step S4 05: No), CPU301 operates the air conditioner ON the ACC power of the vehicle (step S406) o specifically , when the temperature inside the vehicle is higher than the safety standard range, CPU 301 activates the cooling of the air conditioner oN the ACC power of the vehicle. Also, if the temperature inside the vehicle is lower than the safety standard range, CPU 301 activates the heating of the air conditioner ON the ACC power of the vehicle.

[0066] Then, after a predetermined time has elapsed, CPU 301 determines whether the temperature inside the vehicle is within the safe reference range (step S407). Temperature inside the vehicle, for example, be detected by various sensors 316. In step S407, when the temperature inside the vehicle is within the safe reference range (step S407: Yes), CPU 301 returns to the process of step S403, the processing is repeated.

[0067] On the other hand, in step S407, when the temperature inside the vehicle is not within the safe reference range (scan Tetsupu S407: No), CPU 301 may sound the horn of the vehicle (step S408). At this time, CPU 301 may be simultaneously lit point the vehicle hazard lamp as sound the horn of the vehicle.

[0068] In addition, CPU 301 acquires positional information about the current position of the vehicle (step S409) o position information, for example, the current position of the vehicle based on information CPU 301 is obtained from the GPS unit 315 and various sensors 316 It is obtained by calculating. Further, the obtained position information, for example, are recorded in such RAM 303.

[0069] Then, CPU 301 transmits the life-saving information that the organisms present in the vehicle in the unit to the communication device a predetermined contact by the communication IZF314 requires rescue (step S410), ends the series of processes to. In this case, CPU301 is, I also send you to step S4 09 controls the communication IZF314, the position information of the vehicle obtained Te together with the life-saving information! /,. Prescribed contacts, for example, is such as mobile phones and fire department of the user.

[0070] As described above, according to this embodiment, Nabigeshiyon apparatus, when detecting presence of an organism in the vehicle interior after becoming ACC power force SOFF of the vehicle, the vehicle interior temperature Contact and vehicle detecting a concentration of a specified hazardous substances present therein. When temperature of the vehicle interior is not within the safety standard range, Nabigeshiyon device activates the air conditioner ON the ACC power of the vehicle. Further, if the concentration of the specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle is not less safe standard values, Nabigeshiyon device Keru open window ON the ACC power of the vehicle. Therefore, it is possible to prevent the life of the organism that is present inside the vehicle at risk by controlling the device in the vehicle automatically.

[0071] Further, Nabigeshiyon apparatus transmits life information indicating that organisms present within the vehicle requires rescue together with positional information relating to the current position of the vehicle in the communication equipment of a predetermined contact. Therefore, it is possible to contribute to the realization of the early rescue of organisms present inside the vehicle.

[0072] Incidentally, Te you!, In this embodiment, Nabigeshiyon device has been combined with the position information of the life-saving information and the vehicle and sending to a predetermined contact, a predetermined contact, for example, navigate Shiyon device may be determined by searching the like nearest police.

[0073] In addition, the vehicle-mounted device control method described in the present embodiment can be realized by executing a Purodara beam prepared in advance on a computer such as a personal 'computer or a workstation. This program is a hard disk, a flexible disk, CD-ROM, MO, is recorded on a computer-readable recording medium such as a DVD, and is executed by being read out even recording medium force by a computer. Matako program may be a transmission medium that can Rooster to himself fabric through a network such as the Internet.

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The scope of the claims
[1] the vehicle and the internal environment, and detection means to detect whether the transient the vehicle interior organism is present,
If it is detected that the virtual creature inside the vehicle is present by said detecting means, a determining means for the vehicle interior of the environment to determine whether a hazardous environment life-threatening of the organism,
Results of determination by the determination unit, when the vehicle interior of the environment Ru said hazardous environments der, and a control means for operating electronic devices provided inside the vehicle device or the vehicle in response to the dangerous environment,
Vehicle-mounted device control apparatus comprising: a.
[2] The electronic apparatus is an air conditioner,
Wherein, the vehicle-mounted device control device according to actuating the air conditioner at a temperature corresponding to the hazardous environment in claim 1, feature.
[3] further comprising a power supply means for performing ONZOFF power of the air conditioner,
It said control means is operated in the case where the vehicle inside of the environment which is the hazardous environment, the temperature of the air conditioner with the power of the air conditioner in the ON state by controlling the power means in accordance with the environmental hazards OBE control device according to claim 2, characterized in that to.
[4] The vehicle device is a window opening and closing means for opening and closing the window of the vehicle,
Wherein if the vehicle inside of the environment which is the hazardous environment, the vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the controller controls the window opening and closing means in response to those 該危 insurance environment.
[5] The vehicle device is a warning means for sounding the horn of the vehicle,
Wherein if the vehicle inside of the environment which is the hazardous environment, according to claim 1 you characterized by causing ringing the horn and control the alarm means in response to those 該危 insurance environment OBE controller.
[6] further comprising a communication means wherein the organism is to send life-saving information to the effect that requires rescue, wherein if the vehicle inside of the environment which is the hazardous environment, control the communications unit OBE control device according to claim 1, characterized in that transmitting the life information for a given contact communication device by.
[7], further comprising an acquisition unit that acquires position information about the current position of the vehicle,
Wherein, the vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to claim 6, characterized in that for transmitting the position information acquired by the acquisition unit to the communication device of said predetermined contacts together with the life-saving information.
[8] the detection means detects the temperature inside the vehicle, and a concentration of a specified hazardous substances present inside the vehicle as the environment,
The determining means is vehicle-mounted device control apparatus according to any one of claims 1 to 7, wherein the temperature and the concentration is characterized in that it is determined whether the hazardous environment.
[9] the vehicle and the internal environment, the more detection E for detecting whether a transient the vehicle interior organism is present,
If it is detected that the virtual creature inside the vehicle by the detection step is present, the determination step of the vehicle inside of the environment to determine whether a hazardous environment life-threatening of the organism,
Wherein the determination by the determination step results, when the vehicle interior of the environment Ru said hazardous environments der, and a control step of operating the electronic devices provided inside the vehicle device or the vehicle in response to the dangerous environment,
OBE control method characterized by including the.
[10] car mounting device control program, characterized in that to execute the vehicle-mounted device control method according to the computer to claim 9.
[11] a computer-readable recording medium characterized by recording a vehicle-mounted device control program according to claim 10.
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