06947976 is referenced by 164 patents and cites 17 patents.

A system for providing to a user of a handheld device at least one of location-based information and time-based information includes a server assembly including (1) a server application and a server data storage medium; (2) activity site information periodically updated in the server data storage medium and pertaining to at least one activity site, the activity site information being correspondingly updated in a device data storage medium of the handheld device using a communication link between the handheld device and the server assembly; and (3) a client application on the handheld device adapted to (a) obtain reference location information identifying a reference location; (b) access the activity site information from the device data storage medium; (c) determine a relationship between the activity site information and the reference location, the relationship being at least one of a geographic relationship and a temporal relationship; (d) select at least a portion of the activity site information based on the relationship; and (e) present the portion to the user with reference to the relationship.

Title
System and method for providing location-based and time-based information to a user of a handheld device
Application Number
9/629568
Publication Number
6947976 (B1)
Application Date
July 31, 2000
Publication Date
September 20, 2005
Inventor
Jon McAuliffe
Seattle
WA, US
David Stcey Joerg
New York
NY, US
Jason Anthony Devitt
New York
NY, US
Agent
Morrison & Foerster
Assignee
Vindigo
NY, US
IPC
H04Q 007/20
G06F 015/173
G06F 015/16
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