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Rodric C Fan, Xinnong Yang, James D Fay: Using location data to determine traffic information. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, July 15, 2003: US06594576 (289 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for determining and disseminating current traffic information is presented. A traffic data compilation computer linked to a data network collects location data from mobile units, each of which is associated with an identification number. The computer compiles the location data, ...


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Kulbir S Sandhu, Roderic C Fan, David Mleczko, Kenny Nguyen, Carey Fan: Method and system for a plurality of mobile units to locate one another. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, March 15, 2005: US06867733 (287 worldwide citation)

A method and system whereby two mobile units can locate each other is presented. A user connects an interface device, such as a personal digital assistance (PDA), a wireless phone, a laptop, or a pager, to a mobile unit. The mobile unit regularly obtains its location through a location-determining t ...


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Paresh Nagda, Wenbin Li, Julia Howlett, Rodric C Fan, Xinnong Yang, James D Fay: Using location data to determine traffic and route information. At Road, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, March 1, 2005: US06862524 (272 worldwide citation)

System and methods for determining and disseminating current traffic information and/or route information are presented. For example, in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, traffic condition information is collected from mobile units that provide their location or position infor ...


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Rodric C Fan: Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, April 22, 2003: US06552682 (241 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing locating-relevant information includes providing a GPS position of a client to a server on a data network, and returning location-relevant information by the server based on the specified GPS position. Such location-relevant information include travel or tourist information ...


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Rodric C Fan: Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, December 16, 2003: US06664922 (234 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing locating-relevant information includes providing a GPS position of a client to a server on a data network, and returning location-relevant information by the server based on the specified GPS position. Such location-relevant information include travel or tourist information ...


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Claude Nicolas Fiechter, Amir Ben Efraim, T Hea Nahm, David Hudson: Portable browser device with adaptive personalization capability. At Road, Koestner Bertani, Mary Jo Bertani, May 15, 2007: US07219123 (203 worldwide citation)

A mobile information network browser device with audio feedback and adaptive personalization capability that is capable of transmitting a request for information via a wireless communication interface from one or more servers in an information network. The browser device further includes an audio in ...


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Rodric C Fan, Julia A Langley, Edward D Meczko, Kulbir S Sandhu: Dual platform location-relevant service. At Road, Michael Shenker, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, April 19, 2005: US06882313 (163 worldwide citation)

A location-relevant service system provides location-relevant information to, or performs location-relevant service for, a first mobile unit based on the location of a second mobile unit. In one instance, the first mobile unit is fixed on a vehicle, while the second mobile unit can be provided as a ...


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Rodric C Fan, Amin Mufti: Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, March 4, 2003: US06529159 (134 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing locating-relevant information includes providing a GPS position of a client to a server on a data network, and returning location-relevant information by the server based on the specified GPS position. Such location-relevant information include travel or tourist information ...


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Amir Ben Efraim, Tae Hae Nahm, David Hudson: Portable browser device with voice recognition and feedback capability. At Road, Koestner Bertani, Mary Jo Bertani, April 10, 2007: US07203721 (95 worldwide citation)

A mobile information network browser device with audio feedback capability that is capable of transmitting a request for information via a wireless communication interface from one or more servers in an information network. The browser device further includes an audio interface capable of receiving ...


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Rodric C Fan, Carey B Fan, David Mleczko: Method and system for detecting vehicle collision using global positioning system. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, October 1, 2002: US06459988 (90 worldwide citation)

A method and a system using the Global Positioning System (GPS) to detect and report vehicle accidents are presented. GPS, which is currently used primarily for vehicle positioning, can be combined with wireless technology to automatically report accidents to third parties. A mobile unit placed or i ...