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Matthew A Guido, Christopher Dougherty, Roy Casino: Geographic database organization that facilitates location-based advertising. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank J Kozak, Grace L O Brien, August 8, 2006: US07089264 (174 worldwide citation)

A method of facilitating delivery of advertising to users of mobile computing platforms is disclosed. A geographic database contains data entities that represent geographic features, such as roads, located in a geographic region. Advertising zones are defined within the geographic region. Associated ...


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Richard A Ashby: Method and system for updating geographic databases. Navteq North America, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Grace L O Brien, July 25, 2006: US07082443 (112 worldwide citation)

A method and system for updating geographic databases used in systems that provide navigation-related features are disclosed. An original version of a geographic database is formed in which the data are organized into parcels. An updated version of the geographic database is formed that includes upd ...


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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. Navteq North America, Grace L O Brien, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, March 27, 2007: US07197500 (88 worldwide citation)

An improved method and system for storage of data that represent geographic features in a region. The data are organized into parcels each of which contains data that represent those geographic features that are located within a separate one of a plurality of rectangular areas into the region is div ...


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Eric Groth, Timothy McGrath, Lumumba Mbekeani, Christopher S Page: Method and system for developing traffic messages. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank J Kozak, Grace L O Brien, August 22, 2006: US07096115 (75 worldwide citation)

A method for developing traffic messages is disclosed. Data indicating traffic speed at a plurality of locations on a road network are obtained. Each of the locations is assigned a unique location reference code. The data indicating traffic speed for the location reference codes assigned to location ...


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Vijaya S Israni, Robert Fernekes, Richard A Ashby, David Lampert, John M Jaugilas: Method and system for using real-time traffic broadcasts with navigation systems. Navteq North America, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Grace L O Brien, April 18, 2006: US07031983 (60 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed that allow a navigation system that uses a geographic database to also use the data in traffic messages broadcast by a traffic broadcast system. One aspect of a present system and method includes the formation, storage, and use of location reference data records in ...


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Christopher Dougherty, Matthew A Guido, Kurt B Uhlir: Method of collecting market research information. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank K Kozak, Grace L O Brien, August 15, 2006: US07092964 (53 worldwide citation)

A method of collecting market research information is disclosed. A geographic database contains data entities that represent geographic features, such as roads, located in a geographic region. Advertising zones are defined within the geographic region. Users of mobile computing platforms are provide ...


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Timothy McGrath: Method and system for developing traffic messages. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank J Kozak, Grace L O Brien, July 31, 2007: US07251558 (48 worldwide citation)

A method of facilitating delivery of traffic messages is disclosed. Data indicating a plurality of traffic conditions on a road network are obtained. For each of the traffic conditions, the data provides a location description. For each of the traffic conditions, the method determines at least one b ...


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Lawrence M Kaplan: Geographic database including data indicating wireless coverage and method and system for use thereof. Navteq North America, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Grace L O Brien, July 18, 2006: US07079945 (46 worldwide citation)

Wireless coverage data are associated with a geographic database that contains data that represent a road network in a geographic region. The wireless coverage data indicate areas within the geographic region in which navigation-related services or data from a navigation services provider are availa ...


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Lumumba Mbekeani, Eric Groth, Timothy McGrath: Method and system for developing traffic messages. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank J Kozak, Grace L O Brien, November 21, 2006: US07139659 (29 worldwide citation)

A method for developing traffic messages for broadcast is disclosed. Data indicating a plurality of traffic conditions on a road network are obtained. For each of the traffic conditions, the data provides a start location at which the traffic condition begins and an end location at which the traffic ...


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Steven P Devries, James M Herbst, Karen A Hopkins, Suzanne M McGrath, Ellen M Bauer, James R Bennett, Jason M Borak: Method of operating a navigation system. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank J Kozak, Grace L O Brien, December 12, 2006: US07149626 (23 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a navigation system obtains an ordered plurality of interconnected segments providing a route from an origin to a destination. A guidance message for each of the segments is formed. The step of forming the guidance message comprises determining whether to reference a previous ...