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Valerie Shuman, Cynthia Paulauskas, T Russell Shields, Richard J Weiland, John C Jasper: Method and system for an in-vehicle computing architecture. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, December 12, 2000: US06161071 (265 worldwide citation)

A computing architecture for a motorized land-based vehicle is disclosed. The computing architecture includes a data network comprised of a plurality of interconnected processors, a first group of sensors responsive to environmental conditions around the vehicle, a second group of sensors responsive ...


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James A Meek: Navigation system remote control unit with data caddy functionality. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, January 30, 2001: US06182006 (264 worldwide citation)

An improved remote control unit for an in-vehicle navigation system and methods for use thereof. The improved remote control unit includes a re-writable data storage memory and a data reception interface through which data from an external computing device can be transmitted to the remote control un ...


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William McDonough, Srinivasa Rao, Ashutosh Srivastava: Method and system for map display in a navigation application. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, July 18, 2000: US06092076 (195 worldwide citation)

A program and method for a map display tool for use with a navigation system and used with a map database. The map display tool is adapted to render a map on a display or in a graphics buffer for a predetermined geographic region. The map display tool includes a map processing layer for performing t ...


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David A Behr, Ramesh Ramakrishnan: Electronic navigation system and method. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 15, 1998: US05808566 (190 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and system for providing route guidance and other information from a base unit to a remote unit in response to a request from the remote unit. A query is formatted at the remote unit, the query including the request, and is transmitted from the remote unit to the base ...


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Kevin Cherveny, Aaron Crane, Lawrence M Kaplan, John Jasper, Russell Shields: System and method for updating, enhancing or refining a geographic database using feedback. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, April 4, 2000: US06047234 (190 worldwide citation)

A system for updating, enhancing and/or refining a geographic database. A geographic database includes data representing physical features in the geographic region, and, optionally, attributes of such features. The system includes a plurality of data collecting sensors. Each of the data collecting s ...


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Vijaya S Israni, Richard A Ashby, Paul M Bouzide, John C Jasper, Robert P Fernekes, Gregory M Nyczak, Nicholas E Smith, David S Lampert, James A Meek, Aaron I Crane: System and method for use and storage of geographic data on physical media. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, October 19, 1999: US05968109 (168 worldwide citation)

An improved method and system for storage of geographic data on physical storage media. The geographic data are stored in a manner that facilitates and enhances use and access of the data by various navigation application functions in navigation systems that use the data. The geographic data include ...


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William Gale, Ildiko Hegedus, Matthias Thorner, Lawrence M Kaplan: Navigation applications using related location-referenced keywords. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, November 26, 2002: US06487495 (161 worldwide citation)

An improved system and method for specifying physical locations when using applications run on navigation systems or other computer platforms that provide navigation- or map-related functions. When requesting a navigation- or map-related function from such an application, a user specifies a physical ...


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David S Lampert, Richard A Ashby: Method and system for forming and using geographic data. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, September 14, 1999: US05953722 (121 worldwide citation)

A system and method for making and using a geographic database. The geographic database represents a geographic region and is used with a navigation application program. The geographic database includes a plurality of data entities each of which represents a physical feature in the geographic region ...


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John Ahrens, John Jasper, Joseph Kohler, T Russell Shields: System and method for distributing information for storage media. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, September 14, 1999: US05951620 (118 worldwide citation)

A system and method for distributing information for storage media, and in particular, for distributing updated navigation data, such as geographical data and navigation application programs, contained on storage media and used in in-vehicle navigation systems. A plurality of local repositories are ...


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David A Behr, Ramesh Ramakrishnan: Electronic navigation system and method. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, August 22, 2000: US06107944 (113 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and system for providing route guidance and other information from a base unit to a remote unit in response to a request from the remote unit. A query is formatted at the remote unit, the query including the request, and is transmitted from the remote unit to the base ...



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