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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr, Tony Davani: Locating equipment communicatively coupled to or equipped with a mobile/portable device. Certusview Technologies, Foley & Lardner, Joseph Teja Jr, November 13, 2012: US08311765 (94 worldwide citation)

Locating and/or marking equipment, such as a locate transmitter or locate receiver, a marking device, or a combined locate and marking device, may be communicatively coupled to and/or equipped with a mobile/portable device (e.g., a mobile phone, personal digital assistant or other portable computing ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Fleet management systems and methods for complex event processing of vehicle-related information via local and remote complex event processing engines. Certusview Technologies, Foley & Lardner, Joseph Teja Jr, June 25, 2013: US08473148 (84 worldwide citation)

A fleet management complex event processing (CEP) engine executes on at least one hardware computer processor. The CEP engine receives at least a first input stream onto which first vehicle information related to a first vehicle is published, and a second input stream onto which second vehicle infor ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Methods, apparatus, and systems for acquiring and analyzing vehicle data and generating an electronic representation of vehicle operations. Certusview Technologies, Foley & Lardner, Joseph Teja Jr, September 4, 2012: US08260489 (82 worldwide citation)

Geo-referenced and/or time-referenced electronic drawings may be generated based on electronic vehicle information to facilitate documentation of a vehicle-related event. A symbols library, a collection of geo-referenced images, and any data acquired from one or more vehicles may be stored in memory ...


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Daniel Paul Miller: Laying and protecting cable into existing covering surfaces. Certusview Technologies, Foley & Lardner, Joseph Teja Jr, July 9, 2013: US08480332 (70 worldwide citation)

To construct an underground cable line in-situ, cut and immediately evacuate a void in the existing covering surface. Next, lay or apply cable(s) into the void. Then, flow a non-shrinking composition into a portion of the void around the cable to fill a portion of the void. Upon rigidification the c ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers: Methods and apparatus for providing unbuffered dig area indicators on aerial images to delimit planned excavation sites. Certusview Technologies, Foley & Lardner, Joseph Teja Jr, April 10, 2012: US08155390 (68 worldwide citation)

Indicating a precise geographic extent and a precise geographic location of a dig area at a work site at which excavation is planned, to facilitate detection and/or marking of a presence or an absence of an underground facility in the dig area. A graphical user interface includes an aerial image of ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr, Rene Vazquez: Marking system and method. Certusview Technologies, Foley & Lardner, Joseph Teja Jr, November 15, 2011: US08060304 (64 worldwide citation)

A marking system may hold a container from which markers are dispensed and identify a marker characteristic regarding the markers in the container. The marking system may also receive activation of a trigger, dispense a marker from the container when the trigger is activated, and store the marker ch ...


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Steven E Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Methods and apparatus for analyzing locate and marking operations with respect to environmental landmarks. CertusView Technologies, December 17, 2013: US08612271 (61 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus and systems including a computer comprising at least one hardware processor, at least one tangible storage medium (memory), and at least one input/output (I/O) interface for evaluating a quality of a locate and/or marking operation. First information relating to the locate and/or ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr, Rajdip Singh Sikand: Methods, apparatus, and systems for dispatching service technicians. CertusView Technologies, December 17, 2013: US08612276 (60 worldwide citation)

Scheduling of activities for field service technicians may be improved by modifying availability constraints associated with appointment windows for activities. Activities may be scheduled based on a performance deadline and relevant shift times of the resources to whom the activity may be allocated ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Marking apparatus configured to detect out-of-tolerance conditions in connection with underground facility marking operations, and associated methods and systems. CertusView Technologies, December 17, 2013: US08612148 (58 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and systems for facilitating a marking operation to indicate a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility. Marking information, including one or both of environmental information representative of at least one environmental condition of an environment in which th ...


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Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Electronically documenting locate operations for underground utilities. Certusview Technologies, Foley & Lardner, Joseph Teja Jr, September 10, 2013: US08532341 (57 worldwide citation)

A technician performs a locate operation of an underground utility in a dig area of proposed excavation by applying one or more physical colored markers (e.g., paint, flags, other colored markers) to ground, pavement or other surface to indicate a presence or an absence of the underground utility in ...