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William C Kennedy III, Dale E Beasley, Terry S Parker, Thomas D Russell, William C Saunders: System and method for routing a call using a communications network. Track Communications, Locke Liddell & Sapp, June 11, 2002: US06405033 (320 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes mobile units, a network switching center, and service centers to provide a variety of traditional and enhanced services to the mobile units. Using a user interface, an operator of a mobile unit issues a request for services from one or more service centers. The networ ...


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William C Kennedy III, Dale E Beasley, Terry S Parker, Thomas D Russell, William C Saunders: System and method for providing menu data using a communication network. TRACK Communications, Baker Botts L, December 26, 2000: US06167255 (304 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes mobile units, a network switching center, and service centers to provide a variety of enhanced services to the mobile units. In one embodiment, a service center communicates menu data to a mobile unit using a voice network. The mobile unit displays at a user interface ...


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William C Kennedy III, Dale E Beasley, Terry S Parker, Thomas D Russell, Larry C Wortham, William C Saunders: System and method for providing directions using a communication network. Minorplanet Systems USA, Locke Liddell & Sapp, March 18, 2003: US06535743 (186 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes mobile units, a network switching center, and service centers to provide a variety of enhanced services to the mobile units. The service centers and/or the network switching centers determine directions from an origination location to a destination location. The direc ...


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Kenneth R Westerlage, William C Kennedy III, William C Saunders, Dale E Beasley, William L Hoag: Method and apparatus for determining expected time of arrival. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, November 16, 1999: US05987377 (175 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for determining an expected time of arrival of a vehicle (40) equipped with a mobile unit (42) includes a dispatch (20) remotely located from the vehicle (40). The dispatch (20) generates destination information for the vehicle (40), the destination information specifying at least one ...


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Dale E Beasley, William C Kennedy III, Kenneth R Westerlage: System and method for remote patching of operating code located in a mobile unit. Highwaymaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, December 16, 1997: US05699275 (152 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for remote patching or updating of operating code located in a mobile unit (22, 24, 26, 28, or 30) is provided. The system (10) includes a manager host (16) and a mobile unit (22, 24, 26, 28, or 30). The manager host (16) is operable to initiate transmission through a communication net ...


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Kenneth R Westerlage, William C Kennedy III, William C Saunders, Dale E Beasley, William L Hoag: Method and apparatus for determining expected time of arrival. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, March 3, 1998: US05724243 (143 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for determining an expected time of arrival of a vehicle (40) equipped with a mobile unit (42) includes a dispatch (20) remotely located from the vehicle (40). The dispatch (20) generates destination information for the vehicle (40), the destination information specifying at least one ...


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William C Kennedy III, Kenneth R Westerlage, Dale E Beasley, James L Gerstner: Automated selection of a communication path. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, October 12, 1999: US05966658 (140 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (32, 42) is provided for automatically selecting one of a plurality of alternate communication paths (16). The apparatus (32, 42) includes a database (74, 94) which stores information for at least one communication attribute relating to the plurality of alternate communication paths (16 ...


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William C Kennedy III, Kenneth R Westerlage, Dale E Beasley, Carl W Drueckhammer: System and method for communicating using a voice network and a data network. &commat Track Communications, Locke Liddell & Sapp, October 9, 2001: US06301480 (120 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes mobile units, a network switching center, and service centers to provide a variety of services to mobile units. Using a voice network and a data network, the network switching center establishes a voice/data session between a mobile unit and an appropriate service cen ...


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Dale E Beasley: Notification of a mobile unit out of coverage. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, April 25, 2000: US06055426 (80 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes a mobile unit that communicates with a platform using a cellular telephone network or a data communication network. The mobile unit informs the platform when it is out of coverage or out of service to reduce or eliminate unsuccessful attempts to communicate with the m ...



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