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Koichi Endo, Kan Shishido: Navigation apparatus. Alpine Electronics, Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Nikaido Marmelstein Murray & Oram, May 11, 1999: US05902349 (179 worldwide citation)

A navigation apparatus is provided which can search out, even if a vehicle goes off of a guide route, a route which allows the vehicle to return to the guide route so that the travel distance to a destination may be comparatively short. A guide route control unit calculates, when the vehicle is in a ...


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Naoya Oshida, Shigehito Takahashi: On-vehicle navigation system for searching facilities along a guide route. Alpine Electronics, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 13, 2002: US06434482 (142 worldwide citation)

While the vehicle is traveling on a highway, the controller searches facilities located within a specific distance from the next exit of the highway, on the basis of the map data contained in the CD-ROM and the current vehicle position measured by a position measuring device, and provides the result ...


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Tatsuo Yokota: Vehicle navigation system apparatus and method providing enhanced information regarding geographic entities. Alpine Electronics, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, July 1, 2003: US06587787 (115 worldwide citation)

A vehicle navigation apparatus displays a map on a display screen by using detailed map information. The apparatus displays map information at a plurality of scale, or zoom, levels. The apparatus selectively displays or does not display any given road based on both display scale and the importance, ...


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Satoshi Tanimoto: Navigation system having intersection routing using a road segment based database. Alpine Electronics, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 13, 1999: US05893898 (110 worldwide citation)

A route searching system for a vehicle navigation system for navigating on a road network, for use when the road network database is organized in terms of road segments and the destination is a road intersection. The destination road segment for a particular guided route is selected so that the dest ...


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Tetsuya Ohishi, Kiyoto Hiruta, Tatsuki Nakamura, Hiroshi Shishido, Hiroyuki Nemoto, Koji Hayashida, Fumio Saito: Navigation system. Alpine Electronics, Brinks Hofer Gilson Lione, May 7, 2002: US06385535 (110 worldwide citation)

A navigation system having a navigation controller includes a voice recognition unit for recognizing a predetermined word from the spoken utterances of a user. It also includes a destination supposition and suggestion unit for predicting an appropriate destination desired by a user, based on a user& ...


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Shin ichi Imoto: Remote control device. Alpine Electronics, Guy W Shoup, Leighton K Chong, Paul J Winters, September 13, 1988: US04771283 (109 worldwide citation)

A common remote control device has an operating section for specifying an equipment to be remote-controlled and an operation of the equipment; a memory; a receiving unit for receiving various remote control signals generated from each of the private remote control transmitters provided corresponding ...


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Kenji Ouchida: Audio control device. Alpine Electronics, Guy W Shoup, November 10, 1987: US04706294 (108 worldwide citation)

In an audio control device, in which a mode selection switch, a level regulation switch, a level display, a memory, an electronic variable resistance and a brake mechanism are connected with a processor, signals produces by actuating the switches are given to the processor, which controls the level ...


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Hikaru Wako, Tatsuo Yokota: Display method and apparatus for navigation system. Alpine Electronics, Muramatsu & Associates, July 2, 2002: US06415224 (107 worldwide citation)

A display method and apparatus for navigation system for displaying information necessary for guiding a driver of a vehicle. The navigation system is designed to promote safe driving by producing different display forms and contents depending on whether the vehicle is in motion or stationary. When t ...


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Hikaru Wako: Display method and apparatus for navigation system. Alpine Electronics, Muramatsu & Associates, November 19, 2002: US06484094 (98 worldwide citation)

A display method and apparatus for navigation system for specifying the destination easily and quickly. The navigation system is designed to enable a user to quickly select a POI (Point of Interest) through a set of POIs specially made by a user or by the system. The navigation system includes a “Fa ...


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Shigeru Ichikawa: Navigation system and method for calculating a guide route. Alpine Electronics, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, February 26, 2002: US06351707 (94 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a navigation system that is able to accurately calculate the cost during searching or guiding a route. The navigation controller of the navigation system is comprised of a map buffer that stores various data for displaying maps and searching routes, a route search processor fo ...



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