06845321 is referenced by 74 patents and cites 17 patents.

The subject invention reveals a navigation system comprising: a position determining device; a means for associating each of a plurality of narrations with each of a plurality of locations, wherein each of the plurality of narrations relate to each of a plurality of points of interest; a means for associating each of a plurality of alert with each of the plurality of locations; a means for communicating alerts to the traveler as the traveler freely moves, wherein the alerts are communicated when the traveler moves within a specified proximity to the locations associated with the alerts, and wherein the alerts advise the traveler with respect to the point of interest; a means for providing the traveler with the option of obtaining directions to the point of interest; and a means for providing the traveler with the option of hearing the narration reading the point of interest.

Title
Method and system for providing narrative information to a traveler
Application Number
10/610489
Publication Number
6845321 (B1)
Application Date
June 30, 2003
Publication Date
January 18, 2005
Inventor
Michael Lester Kerns
Medina, 44256
OH, US
Agent
Alvin T Rockhill
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