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Anette Bernas, Jukka Heiska, Jukka Nihtila, Seija Salmela: Method and apparatus for providing position profiles in mobile value-added services. Nokia Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, September 27, 2011: US08027691 (109 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing position profiles in mobile value added services is disclosed. Users define, manage and use position profiles with mobile value-added services and utilize the personal position profile in context sensitive value-added services. The method includes defining at lea ...


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Kaveri Mathur, James F Buller, Andreas Kurz: Semiconductor devices with improved local matching and end resistance of RX based resistors. Globalfoundries, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, May 22, 2012: US08183107 (102 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor devices are formed with reduced variability between close proximity resistors, improved end resistances, and reduced random dopant mismatch. Embodiments include ion implanting a dopant, such as B, at a relatively high dosage, e.g. about 4 to about 6 keV, and at a relatively low implant ...


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Arto Mattila, Timo Kivinen, Tommi Ojala: Method, terminal device and system allowing for handling location services independently from a cellular communication system. Nokia Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, April 19, 2011: US07930342 (102 worldwide citation)

The basic concept of the method for requesting location related information of a mobile communication terminal device comprises an encoding of a location request. The location request contains information and commands for instructing a receiving location serving networked device to retrieve location ...


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Antti Ruha: Sensor data sharing. Nokia Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, May 4, 2010: US07710262 (101 worldwide citation)

The disclosed embodiments relate to a method for operating two or more mobile terminals in an interactive session. The mobile terminals are provided with one or more sensors. The data captured by the sensors is sent via a wireless connection to the other mobile terminals that participate in the inte ...


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Gabor Bajko: Method providing positioning and navigation inside large buildings. Nokia Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, September 4, 2012: US08259692 (98 worldwide citation)

Positioning and/or navigation of an electronic device within a building when GPS signals are unavailable is provided. The electronic device scans for available Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Access Points (APs) upon, e.g., entering a building. The electronic device detects a signal (e.g., beacon ...


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Jarmo Kuusinen, Ari Tourunen, Minna Asikainen: Method and device for handling missed calls in a mobile communications environment. Nokia Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, August 24, 2010: US07783283 (91 worldwide citation)

A mobile terminal comprises a registering functionality which is adapted to register terminal-based information about one or more missed call events which are not accepted by a user. Network-based information about one or more missed call events or voice messages registered by a PLMN to which the mo ...


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Damien Balsan, Ajay Bam: Method and apparatus for managing services using bearer tags. Nokia Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, January 1, 2013: US08346210 (90 worldwide citation)

An approach is provided for managing one or more services corresponding to a bearer tag (e.g., near field communication (NFC) tag, radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, contactless card, or barcode). A request to manage a service is initiated by reading service information from a bearer tag cor ...


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Michael J Albanese, James Roland Henderson, Keith Barraclough, David Irvine, Rodrigo Philander: Token-based remote data access. Nokia Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, February 22, 2011: US07895445 (85 worldwide citation)

Data transfer between remote and home locations over a network is effected using an electronic token to facilitate access to the data. According to an example embodiment of the present invention, a network-based server facilitates the generation of a token specifying conditions upon which data acces ...


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Russell L Pond, Thomas W Zalewski, Raymond J Estep: Electronic payment methods for a mobile device. Nokia Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, August 10, 2010: US07774231 (77 worldwide citation)

A system for facilitating electronic payments in a food service setting using a mobile device is provided. The mobile device interacts with a proximity reader to verify user upon entry into a food establishment and the rest of the transaction such as ordering items and paying for said items is accom ...


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Ken Utagawa: Image input apparatus, photodetection apparatus, and image synthesis method. Nikon Corporation, Ditthavong Mori & Steiner P C, June 8, 2010: US07732744 (65 worldwide citation)

An image input apparatus includes an imaging optical system, a microlens array having a plurality of microlenses two-dimensionally arrayed with a predetermined pitch in the vicinity of a focal plane of the imaging optical system, and a photoreceptor array having a plurality of photoreceptors for eac ...