How does GM’s OnStar system call for help?

How OnStar WorksShanna Freeman reports the back story about how OnStar actually works. She details the gathering of satellite data, the connection to one of three North American operator centers, and the telemetry that accompanies voice transmissions from OnStar. Freeman details concerns with privacy and the OnStar system. Can its telemetry be used against drivers in an accident? Can operators listen in on private car conversations?

http://auto.howstuffworks.com/onstar.htm

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s