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Jonathan C Burrell, David F Lammers Meis: Wearable electronic device. Garmin, Kevin E West, Samuel M Korte, July 8, 2008: US07398151 (171 worldwide citation)

A wearable electronic device (10) is disclosed comprising a location determining component (12) enclosed by an elongated housing (14) and a strap (16) operable to secure the housing to a user's forearm for use during exercise or other periods of activity. The housing (14) includes a display (30) and ...


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Christopher J Kulach, James K Rooney, Paul R MacDonald: Method and apparatus for estimating a motion parameter. Garmin, Samuel M Korte, December 16, 2008: US07467060 (115 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for estimating a motion parameter corresponding to a subject element employs one or more accelerometers operable to measure accelerations and a processing system operable to generate a motion parameter metric utilizing the acceleration measurements and estimate the motion para ...


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Jonathan C Burrell, John H Lovitt, John C Conrad: Portable apparatus with performance monitoring and audio entertainment features. Garmin, Kevin E West, Samuel M Korte, April 1, 2008: US07353139 (110 worldwide citation)

A portable apparatus (10) providing both substantially automated performance monitoring and audio entertainment features. In a preferred embodiment the apparatus (10) broadly comprises a portable housing (12); an attachment mechanism (14); a GPS component (16); a heart rate monitor component (17); a ...


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Wai C Lee, Tracy L Oliver, Ryan T Moore, Claudette D Fisher, David J Downey, John H Lovitt, Scott J Brunk: Personal training device using GPS data. Garmin, Samuel M Korte, September 7, 2010: US07789802 (104 worldwide citation)

A personal training device (10) adapted to assist a user in reaching performance goals, navigating, and accumulating performance statistics. In a preferred embodiment, the device broadly comprises a housing (10); an attachment mechanism (30); a GPS component (40); a user interface (50), including an ...


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Glenn T Peterman: Method and apparatus for providing an alert utilizing geographic locations. Garmin, Samuel M Korte, August 31, 2010: US07787857 (101 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a navigation device (10) and method that are operable to provide an alert by comparing user geographic locations. The navigation device (10) generally includes a location determining component (14) operable to determine a current geographic location of th ...


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Eugene L Shoykhet, Jason D Bridges: System and method for selecting a frequency for personal-use FM transmission. Garmin Switzerland, Samuel M Korte, May 10, 2011: US07941141 (93 worldwide citation)

A portable electronic device includes a radio frequency receiver; a radio frequency transmitter; and a processing system coupled with the receiver and transmitter. The processing system directs the receiver to scan a radio frequency spectrum for available radio channels over which the transmitter ma ...


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Joel M Andrews: Electronically steered weather radar. Garmin International, Samuel M Korte, Maxwell M Ali, March 29, 2016: US09297896 (90 worldwide citation)

An electronically steered weather radar system comprises a plurality of transmit/receive modules, a plurality of antenna modules, and a system signal processor. Each transmit/receive module may be configured to adjust a phase characteristic of a radio frequency (RF) signal to be transmitted and rece ...


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Christopher J Kulach, James K Rooney, Paul R MacDonald, Ross G Stirling: Method and apparatus for determining the attachment position of a motion sensing apparatus. Garmin Switzerland, Samuel M Korte, November 8, 2011: US08055469 (86 worldwide citation)

A motion sensing apparatus generally comprising a housing unit operable to be attached to an object at an attachment position, an accelerometer operable to provide a signal corresponding to an acceleration measurement; and a processing system. The processing system is operable to acquire the signal ...


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Oliver Michael: Device and method for generating a text object. Garmin Würzburg, Samuel M Korte, Mohammad M Ali, July 17, 2012: US08225201 (76 worldwide citation)

A graphic output device for generating a mixed graphic-textual depiction having at least one text object consisting of multiple letters for identifying a geographic feature, the output device comprising a processor unit, which is set up to reshape the text object in such a manner that the reshaped t ...


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Choy Wai Lee, Karen J Jantz, David C Zahorsky, Mark D Tompkins, Ryan T Moore: Apparatus for switching navigation device mode. Garmin Switzerland, Samuel M Korte, May 1, 2012: US08170790 (66 worldwide citation)

A portable navigation device operable to present a plurality of operating modes. The device may include a display; a location determining component operable to determine a current geographic location of the navigation device; mount detection circuitry operable to determine a mounting status of the n ...