05635940 is referenced by 128 patents and cites 8 patents.

A method and apparatus for communication configuring in digital equipment based on the location of the equipment includes a mechanism determining the location of the digital equipment and a mechanism configuring a communication channel of the equipment based on the location. The location may be determined using a Global Positioning System, Global Paging System, or similar wireless communication system, or by connection to a wired network. User input may also be used in determining, in part or in whole, the location of the digital equipment. Once the location of the digital equipment has been determined, the communication channel for the digital equipment is configured based upon the location using configuration data stored with the digital equipment.

Title
Communication configurator and method for implementing same
Application Number
8/191260
Publication Number
5635940
Application Date
February 2, 1994
Publication Date
June 3, 1997
Inventor
Lawrence K Stephens
1250 Mildred Ave., San Jose, 95125
CA, US
Paul L Hickman
27140 Moody Rd., Los Altos Hills, 94022
CA, US
Agent
Hickman Beyer & Weaver
IPC
G01S 1/24
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