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Tracey Nocek, Cynthia Paulauskas: Method and system for providing reminders about points of interests while traveling. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, July 1, 2003: US06587782 (186 worldwide citation)

A navigation system includes a feature that allows a user to specify a type of point of interest (or business chain) and then receive a reminder when the user is in proximity to a location of the point of interest of the specified type (or business chain) while traveling in a geographic region.


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Lawrence M Kaplan, John L Hanson: Method and system for finding intermediate destinations with a navigation system. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, June 4, 2002: US06401034 (170 worldwide citation)

A navigation system includes a feature that allows a user to specify a type of point of interest at which the user wishes to make an intermediate stop while on route to a final destination. The feature identifies for the user one point of interest of the specified type at which an intermediate stop ...


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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 (166 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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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 (164 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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Valerie Shuman, Cynthia Paulauskas, T Russell Shields, Richard J Weiland, John C Jasper: Method and system for an in-vehicle computing architecture. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, January 6, 2004: US06675081 (143 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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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. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Hozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, August 20, 2002: US06438561 (124 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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Frank J Kozak: Method and system for providing safe routes using a navigation system. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, July 2, 2002: US06415226 (119 worldwide citation)

A feature for a motor vehicle that includes a navigation system and one or more safety systems that detect an area around the vehicle. The navigation system uses geographic data and the one or more safety systems also use geographic data. The feature advises the vehicle driver to travel along roads ...


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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 (111 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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Asta Khavakh, William McDonough, Oleg Voloshin, Yaoguang Wang: Method and system for route calculation in a navigation application. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, January 13, 2004: US06678611 (108 worldwide citation)

A program and method for route calculation for use with a navigation system and used with a map database that represents a road network in a geographic region. A route calculation program is adapted to find at least one solution route between a first location on a road network and a second location ...


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Jean K Ohler, Richard Robinson, Brian Walton: Method and system for providing related navigation features for two or more end users. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, July 23, 2002: US06424910 (104 worldwide citation)

A feature provided by a navigation system or a navigation services provider provides navigation-related services for plural users who have related needs. In one embodiment, a first user specifies a type of place at which to meet a second user who is at a location some distance away from the first us ...