On a mobile device a “live” network-based query for search is performed (e.g., performed automatically) in response to a map display update or other trigger event. In some implementations, when the map display is updated (or other trigger event occurs) a network-based map service is queried to obtain information related to the current location of the mobile device. The information can be presented on the map display. In some implementations, when multiple search results matching the query are provided by the map service, a confirmation request is presented on the mobile device to allow the user to select a search result. The selected search result (e.g., a destination) can be presented on the map display. A route from the current location of the mobile device to a destination can be drawn on the map display.

Title
Map service with network-based query for search
Application Number
12/119316
Publication Number
20090281724
Application Date
May 12, 2008
Publication Date
November 12, 2009
Inventor
Richard Williamson
Los Gatos
CA, US
Mike Matas
San Francisco
CA, US
Seejo Pylappan
Cupertino
CA, US
Christopher Blumenberg
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson PC
MN, US
Assignee
Apple
IPC
G01C 21/30
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