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Cherveny Kevin, Crane Aaron, Kaplan Lawrence M, Jasper John, Shields Russel T: System and method for updating, enhancing or refining a geographic database using feedback. Navigation Tech, June 9, 1999: EP0921509-A2 (95 worldwide citation)

A system for updating, enhancing and/or refining a geographic database. A geographic database includes data representing physical features in the geographic region, and, optionally, attributes of such features. The system includes a plurality of data collecting sensors. Each of the data collecting s ...


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Israni Vijaya S, Ashby Richard A, Bouzide Paul M, Jasper John C, Fernekes Robert P, Nyczak Gregory M, Smith Nicholas E, Lampert David S, Meek James A, Crane Aaron I: System and method for storing geographic data on a physical storage medium. Navigation Tech, April 29, 1998: EP0838663-A2 (34 worldwide citation)

An improved method and system for storage of geographic data on physical storage media. The geographic data are stored in a manner that facilitates and enhances use and access of the data by various navigation application functions in navigation systems that use the data. The geographic data include ...


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Natesan Senthil, Crane Aaron, Robare Philip: Navigation system with distributed computing architecture. Navigation Tech, October 23, 2002: EP1251335-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing geographic data to end users' computing platforms. A server maintains downloadable geographic data that are organized into pre-computed parcels that correspond to pre-determined sub-areas into which the entire geographic region serviced by the server is divided. The ...


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Crane Aaron I, Roberts Joseph R, Kozak Frank J: Method and system using positions of cellular phones matched to road network for collecting data. Navigation Tech, March 7, 2001: EP1081666-A2 (5 worldwide citation)

A data collection system and method are disclosed that match the positions of one or more cellular phones, or other types of wireless phones, to data indicating the locations of roads in a geographic area to derive data about phones located in vehicles traveling along the roads. The data about phone ...


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Israni Vijay S, Ashby Richard A, Bouzide Paul M, Jasper John C, Fernekes Robert P, Nyczak Gregory M, Smith Nicholas E, Lampert David S, Meek James A, Crane Aaron I: System and method for using and storing geographic data by physical medium. Navigation Technol, January 18, 2007: JP2007-010678 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To supply geographic information by an efficient, economical and flexible technique of wide use, onto a computer-readable storage medium, with one potential disturbance when imparting an intensified function to a navigation system.SOLUTION: A parcelization method supplies a par ...


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Israni Vijaya S, Ashby Richard A, Bouzide Paul M, Jasper John C, Fernekes Robert P, Nyczak Gregory M, Smith Nicholas E, Lampert David S, Meek James A, Crane Aaron I: System and method for storing geographic data on a physical storage medium. Navigation Tech, November 26, 2003: EP1365212-A1

An improved method and system for storage of geographic data on physical storage media. The geographic data are stored in a manner that facilitates and enhances use and access of the data by various navigation application functions in navigation systems that use the data. The geographic data include ...


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Israni Vijaya, Ashby Richard A, Bouzide Paul M, Jasper John C, Fernekes Robert P, Nyczak Gregory M, Smith Nicholas E, Lampert David S, Meek James A, Crane Aaron I: Systeme et methode ameliores dutilisation et de stockage de donnees geographiques sur support physique, Improved system and method for use and storage of geographical data on physical media. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Navigation Technologies Corporation, CASSAN MACLEAN, February 18, 2003: CA2219043

An improved method and system for storage of geographic data on physical storage media. The geographic data are stored in a manner that facilitates and enhances use and access of the data by various navigation application functions in navigation systems that use the data. The geographic data include ...


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Natesan Senthil, Crane Aaron, Robare Philip: Navigation system with distributed computing architecture. Navigation Technol, July 31, 2008: JP2008-175830

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide geographic data to end users' computers.SOLUTION: A server maintains downloadable geographic data that are organized into pre-computed data assemblies that correspond to pre-determined sub-areas into which the entire service area served by the server is divided. The ...


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Israni Vijay S, Ashby Richard A, Bouzide Paul M, Jasper John C, Fernekes Robert P, Nyczak Gregory M, Smith Nicholas E, Lampert David S, Meek James A, Crane Aaron I: System and method for using and storing geographical data in physical medium. Navigation Technol, November 24, 1998: JP1998-312153

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an enhanced computer readable storage medium product storing geographical data to be used for a navigation system by facilitating the strengthened use and access of data through various navigation application functions in the navigation system to be used concerning t ...


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Cherveny Kevin, Crane Aaron, Kaplan Lawrence M, Jasper John, Shields Russel T: System and method to update, expand and improve geographical data base using feedback. Navigation Technol, September 17, 1999: JP1999-249552

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To obtain a system to update, expand and/or improve a geographical data base. SOLUTION: Each of data collection sensors is installed on individual plural vehicles 50 and provides outputs showing one or more features of regions. A computer program executes the feedback processin ...