Rental System For Movable Body Such As Vehicle

  • Published: Nov 21, 2002
  • Earliest Priority: Jul 27 2000
  • Family: 8
  • Cited Works: 0
  • Cited by: 56
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The present invention is a movable body management system which can appropriately calculate a movable body fee according to availability etc. and flexibly and effectively allow movable bodies to be used. Each of vehicles such as cars and bicycles has a GPS capability to detect a current position of its own at a specified time interval. The system transmits information indicating the detected current position to an operating company for managing current positions of respective vehicles. When each of vehicles such as bicycles is rented out to a member and is used, the system stars measuring a traveling distance and a traveling time. When the use of the vehicle ends, the system transmits the measured traveling distance and traveling time to a server apparatus in the operating company. The operating company's server apparatus calculates the fee for settlement according to the transmitted traveling distance and traveling time.

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  • Publication: Nov 21, 2002
  • Application: Jun 24, 2002
    US US 8878702 A
  • Priority: Jul 11, 2001
    JP 2001210549 A
  • Priority: Jul 27, 2000
    JP 2000227447 A

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