07313476 is referenced by 27 patents and cites 22 patents.

One embodiment in accordance with the invention can include a controller that can be coupled with a position determining component, and a motion detecting component. In one embodiment, the motion detecting component detects motion of a valuable movable item and generates a signal to the controller indicating the motion. The controller, in response to the signal, causes the position determining component to determine the geographic location of the valuable movable item. A determination is made as to whether the geographic location is within a pre-defined zone. In response to the determination, a command can be generated for controlling the valuable movable item.

Title
Method and system for controlling a valuable movable item
Application Number
10/952607
Publication Number
7313476 (B2)
Application Date
September 28, 2004
Publication Date
December 25, 2007
Inventor
Dennis Workman
Morgan Hill
CA, US
Gregory T Janky
Sammamish
WA, US
Mark Nichols
Christ Church
NZ
Assignee
Trimble Navigation
CA, US
IPC
G01C 21/26
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