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David G Bird: Location of missing vehicles. Trimble Navigation, John Schipper, May 23, 1995: US05418537 (399 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for determining the present location of a missing vehicle, such as an automobile or marine vessel, using a Global Positioning System that receives GPS signals from two or more GPS satellites. A GPS antenna, GPS signal receiver/processor, a paging responder, a cellular telephone ...


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James M Janky, John F Schipper: Location of emergency service workers. Trimble Navigation, John Schipper, September 3, 1996: US05552772 (340 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for monitoring the present location of an emergency or general serviceperson, such as a firefighter or a hazardous materials spill clean-up specialist, assigned to perform emergency services at a designated site. The site diameter can be as small as a few meters or as large as s ...


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Nathan Schulhof, James M Janky, Grant Jasmin: Enhanced delivery of audio data. Information Highway Media, John Schipper, November 24, 1998: US05841979 (323 worldwide citation)

A system for selection by a user and delivery to the user of selected audio data files at a delivery rate of 2-100 times the delivery rate for normal, audibly perceptible playback of an audio data file. The user registers the user's selection of audio material with a central library of data files an ...


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John F Schipper, James M Janky: Arrestee monitoring with variable site boundaries. Trimble Navigation, John Schipper, October 22, 1996: US05568119 (314 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for monitoring present location of a site arrestee confined to a permitted site of arbitrary size. Present location of the arrestee can be checked at selected time intervals of several hundred milliseconds to thousands of seconds, as desired. The arrestee wears a location-determ ...


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John F Schipper, James M Janky: Hybrid monitoring of location of a site confinee. Trimble Navigation, John Schipper, April 6, 1999: US05892454 (237 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for monitoring present location of a person ("confinee") who is to be confined to a designated site, which site can have a diameter as small as a few meters or as large as several kilometers. The present location of the confinee is checked at selected time intervals with time pe ...


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James L Sorden, Terry J Smith, Eric Klein: Event-activated reporting of vehicle location. Trimble Navigation, John Schipper, May 10, 1994: US05311197 (233 worldwide citation)

Apparatus that is carried on a land vehicle, a marine vehicle or vessel, or an airborne vehicle or vessel for notifying others that a vehicle accident or other abnormal situation has occurred and for notifying others of the location of the vehicle at the time of the accident. The vehicle carries an ...


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Peter Van Wyck Loomis, James M Janky, John F Schipper: Portable hybrid location determination system. Trimble Navigation, John Schipper, August 10, 1999: US05936572 (220 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for determining the present location of a mobile user that carries the apparatus inside or outside buildings and structures within a region R. The apparatus includes a radio location determination (LD) signal module that receives radiowaves from at least three radio LD signal so ...


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Douglas H Sturgeon, Anthony T Sziklai: Integrated hazardous substance tracking and compliance. Alternative Systems, John Schipper, March 10, 1998: US05726884 (185 worldwide citation)

Apparatus that provides an integrated approach for all management activities for hazardous substances used or generated at a facility, including form generation and compliance with the reporting requirements. The apparatus includes eight functional groupings and a database schema or coordinator that ...


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David R Gildea, Charles Trimble: Cordless SPS smart antenna device. Trimble Navigation, John Schipper, September 6, 1994: US05345244 (172 worldwide citation)

Cordless antenna apparatus for determination of the location of an observer and/or of the time of observation by use of a Satellite Positioning System (SPS), such as the Global Positioning System or the Global Orbiting Navigational Satellite System. In each embodiment, the apparatus includes a Smart ...


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Michael W McGreevy: System, method and apparatus for discovering phrases in a database. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Rob Padilla, John Schipper, April 13, 2004: US06721728 (169 worldwide citation)

A phrase discovery is a method of identifying sequences of terms in a database. First, a selection of one or more relevant sequences of terms, such as relevant text, is provided. Next, several shorter sequences of terms, such as phrases, are extracted from the provided relevant sequences of terms. T ...