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David W Nesbitt: Presenting a travel route using more than one presentation style. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, January 22, 2008: US07321824 (87 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for presenting a route in a manner that emphasizes the route and provides context information. For example, a vivid color or vivid colors may be used to display the route, and pastel colors or other desaturated colors may be used for non-route context information. This may re ...


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David W Nesbitt: Automated route determination to avoid a particular maneuver. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, November 7, 2006: US07133771 (36 worldwide citation)

A preferred route may be determined from an origin location to a destination location. The preferred route avoids a particular maneuver or particular maneuvers identified by a user. The determination is made by processing directed links (e.g., one-way edges) in a graph that includes one or more link ...


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David W Nesbitt: Presenting a travel route. MapQuest, Fish & Richardson P C, January 6, 2009: US07474960 (32 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for presenting a route using a route presentation that provides both a context map and one or more detail route maps. Narrative instructions for the route also may be presented. The presentation of the context map and the one or more detail route maps may be interactive. The ...


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David W Nesbitt, W Karl Renner: Identifying a route configured to travel through multiple points of interest. MapQuest, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, April 5, 2011: US07920965 (26 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for identifying a route that is configured to travel through multiple points of interest includes receiving a query that includes an origin location, a destination location, and at least a first point of interest and a second point of interest. The method also includes ...


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David W Nesbitt, W Karl Renner: Identifying a route configured to travel through multiple points of interest. MapQuest, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, January 10, 2012: US08095303 (25 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for identifying a route that is configured to travel through multiple points of interest includes receiving a query that includes an origin location, a destination location, and at least a first point of interest and a second point of interest. The method also includes ...


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David W Nesbitt: Presenting a travel route in a ground-based vehicle. MapQuest, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, October 19, 2010: US07818116 (19 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for displaying a map for a route in a ground-based vehicle. The map includes a variable road network map showing finer detail for geographic features near the route and less detail for geographic features farther from the route. The map is displayed based on the travel direct ...


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David W Nesbitt: Automated route determination. MapQuest, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC, February 11, 2014: US08649975 (19 worldwide citation)

A preferred route may be determined from an origin location to a destination location. The determination is made by processing directed links (e.g., one-way edges) in a graph that includes one or more links and two or more nodes. The determination of a preferred route may include an estimate of the ...


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David W Nesbitt, G Duane Gearhart, Michael Dean Swartz: Reducing driving directions. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, July 1, 2008: US07395153 (19 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for reducing the number of maneuvers presented in narrative driving directions for a route from an origin location to a destination location. To do so, driving directions are not provided for maneuvers for areas with which a person is likely to be familiar, such as neighborho ...


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David W Nesbitt: Presenting a travel route. MapQuest, Fish & Richardson P C, April 20, 2010: US07702454 (13 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for presenting a route using a route presentation that provides both a context map and one or more detail route maps. Narrative instructions for the route also may be presented. The presentation of the context map and the one or more detail route maps may be interactive. The ...


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David W Nesbitt: Presenting a travel route using more than one presentation style. MapQuest, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, March 8, 2011: US07904238 (12 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for presenting a route in a manner that emphasizes the route and provides context information. For example, a vivid color or vivid colors may be used to display the route, and pastel colors or other desaturated colors may be used for non-route context information. This may re ...