09906909 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 167 patents.

Once a proximity beacon is installed within a venue, mobile devices receive signals transmitted by the proximity beacon. These mobile devices then report their own locations to an application server. These mobile devices also report a signal strength to the application server, the signal strength associated with the signal from the proximity beacon. The application server determines the location of the proximity beacon by triangulating based on the locations of the mobile devices and on the signal strengths from the mobile devices. The location of the proximity beacon is then transmitted to a front-end device that then displays the location of the proximity beacon on a map along with other locations of other proximity beacons. The map may also display range areas and battery levels of the proximity beacon, and any other data that can be gathered by the application server from the mobile devices or the proximity beacon.

Title
Map based beacon management
Application Number
15/144359
Publication Number
9906909 (B2)
Application Date
May 2, 2016
Publication Date
February 27, 2018
Inventor
Benjamin Keeling Mathews
Orlando
FL, US
Joshua David Bass
Carlsbad
CA, US
Benjamin Harry Ziskind
San Diego
CA, US
Scott Sebastian Sahadi
Solana Beach
CA, US
Agent
Polsinelli
Assignee
BLAZER AND FLIP FLOPS
CA, US
IPC
G01S 5/14
G01S 1/02
H04W 4/02
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