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Gordon John Hines, Mario G Tapia, Will Cousins: Area watcher for wireless network. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, January 22, 2008: US07321773 (82 worldwide citation)

Dynamic and current information is provided regarding a wireless device's entry into or exit from a geographically defined “watched” area. An area watcher application monitors preconfigured wireless devices entry/exit into preconfigured watched areas. The watched areas may watch for any/all subscrib ...


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Gordon John Hines, Mario G Tapia, Will Cousins, Patrick Carey: Location derived presence information. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, September 16, 2008: US07426380 (75 worldwide citation)

The number of messages required in networks where both location and presence services are deployed may be reduced, by retrieving presence data from messages otherwise intended to provide only location information. Thus, information determined in a location service scheme is utilized to provide a pre ...


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Gordon John Hines, Will Cousins: Consequential location derived information. TeleCommunication Systems, October 10, 2006: US07120450 (16 worldwide citation)

The number of messages required in networks where location services are deployed may be reduced, by providing updated location information regarding particular subscribers, or even all subscribers, to subscribed or otherwise logged applications or services upon obtaining and providing location infor ...


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Gordon John Hines, Mario G Tapia, Will Cousins, Patrick Carey: Location derived presence information. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, October 4, 2011: US08032112 (9 worldwide citation)

The number of messages required in networks where both location and presence services are deployed may be reduced, by retrieving presence data from messages otherwise intended to provide only location information. Thus, information determined in a location service scheme is utilized to provide a pre ...


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Myron D Souza, Gordon John Hines, David Bartnik, Joseph Hannan, Joel Groen, William Wells: Roaming gateway enabling location based services (LBS) roaming for user plane in CDMA networks without requiring use of a mobile positioning center (MPC). TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, June 21, 2011: US07966013 (6 worldwide citation)

LBS support to CDMA mobiles while roaming on another network. IS-801 session data is routed by a routing gateway to a correct visited network PDE that contains correct BSA data, which is used to return assistance data to an interrogating mobile device. A standalone exemplary roaming LBS routing gate ...


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Lance D Pitt, Thomas Ginter, Gordon John Hines, Victor Burton, Mark Ramberg: N-dimensional affinity confluencer. Telecommunication Systems, William H Bollman, April 1, 2014: US08688087 (3 worldwide citation)

An N-dimensional affinity confluencer comprises an affinity table to maintain a plurality of affinities for each of a plurality of wireless devices. A sphere of influence (SPIN) table provides an influence for determination of a confluence between affinities maintained in the affinity table. An affi ...


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Myron D Souza, Gordon John Hines, David Bartnik, Joseph Hannan, Joel Groen, William Wells: Roaming gateway enabling location based services (LBS) roaming for user plane in CDMA networks without requiring use of a mobile positioning center (MPC). TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, May 29, 2012: US08190151 (3 worldwide citation)

LBS support to CDMA mobiles while roaming on another network. IS-801 session data is routed by a routing gateway to a correct visited network PDE that contains correct BSA data, which is used to return assistance data to an interrogating mobile device. A standalone exemplary roaming LBS routing gate ...


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Yinjun Zhu, Gordon John Hines, Victor Burton, Hsin Chih Liao: Location service requests throttling. TeleCommunications Systems, February 25, 2014: US08660573 (2 worldwide citation)

A technique to allow a server such as a location server to throttle concurrent or closely timed location requests for the position of a given wireless device such that within a certain time period preferably only one location request will be initiated to the positioning engine and the remaining clos ...


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Robert Ehrlich, Donald L Mitchell, Roger S Marshall, Gordon John Hines: Index of suspicion determination for communications request. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, March 17, 2015: US08983047 (1 worldwide citation)

The risk that an incoming emergency call is a prank call is presented in real-time to the called party, in the form of, e.g., an index of suspicion. An index of suspicion aggregation server quantifies, qualifies, and aggregates risks, suspicions, and/or threats relevant to a call center to formulate ...


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Yinjun Zhu, Gordon John Hines, Roger Marshall, Fei Yang, Victor Burton: User plane location services over session initiation protocol (SIP). TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, November 24, 2015: US09197992 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and mechanism to allow a location server to initiate a user plane location service (e.g., SUPL defined by OMA) procedure to a user plane enabled device via Instant Messaging, or alternatively, via an existing SIP session if a multimedia session is already established. The location request i ...