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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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Hegedus Ildiko, Thorner Matthias, Gale William, Kaplan Lawrence M: Method and system for forming a keyword database for referencing physical locations. Navigation Tech, December 5, 2001: EP1160694-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

An improved method and system for specifying physical locations when using applications run on navigation systems or other computer platforms that provide navigation- or map-related functions. When requesting a navigation- or map-related function from such an application, a user specifies a physical ...


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Ohler Jean, Burton Mark, Casino Roy, Kaplan Lawrence M: Navigation system with property for reporting error. Navigation Technol, August 9, 2002: JP2002-221422 (9 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To easily report to an end user, who uses map data in a navigation system, on errors, imprecision or another problem sensed from the map data such as a calculated route or guidance with low quality.SOLUTION: The end user employs a user interface of the navigation system to show ...


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Kaplan Lawrence M: Method and system for providing backup driving instructions with a navigation system. Navigation Tech, November 13, 2002: EP1256785-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

A navigation method and system are disclosed whereby users of the systems are provided with backup driving instructions. A wireless communications system allows end users' computing devices to receive dynamic route guidance from a remotely located navigation services provider. The dynamic route guid ...


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Ohler Jean, Barton Mark, Casino Roy, Kaplan Lawrence M: Navigation system with feature for reporting errors. Navigation Tech, January 2, 2002: EP1167924-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

A feature whereby an end user of a navigation system that uses geographic data can easily report perceived errors or inaccuracies in the geographic data or other problems such as poor quality route calculation or guidance. The end user uses a user interface of the navigation system to indicate the p ...


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KAPLAN LAWRENCE M: Method and system for reporting errors in a geographic database, Verfahren und System zur Meldung von Fehlern in einer geographischen Datenbank, Procédé et système pour signaler des erreurs dans une base de données géographiques. NAVTEQ NORTH AMERICA, May 30, 2012: EP2458336-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A geographic database (130) is updated using image data collected in the background of a viewing application, such as an augmented reality application, running on a mobile device (100). The mobile device (100) determines a current geographic location, which is used to access an outline template gene ...


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Kaplan Lawrence M: Geographic database including data indicating wireless coverage and method and system for use thereof. Navigation Tech, October 23, 2002: EP1251334-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

Wireless coverage data are associated with a geographic database that contains data that represent a road network in a geographic region. The wireless coverage data indicate areas within the geographic region in which navigation-related services or data from a navigation services provider are availa ...


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KAPLAN LAWRENCE M: [fr] Système de navigation avec procédé et système permettant de fournir un guidage sauvegardé, [de] Verfahren und System zur Bereitstellung von unterstützenden Fahranweisungen mit einem Navigationssystem, [en] Method and system for providing backup driving instructions with a navigation system. NAVTEQ, August 14, 2013: EP2626669-A1

[en] A navigation method and system are disclosed whereby users of the systems are provided with backup driving instructions. A wireless communications system allows end users' computing devices to receive dynamic route guidance from a remotely located navigation services provider. The dynamic route ...


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Hegedus Ildiko, Thorner Matthias, Gale William, Kaplan Lawrence M: Method and system for forming a keyword database for referencing physical locations. Navteq North America, December 29, 2010: EP2267618-A2

An improved method and system for specifying physical locations when using applications run on navigation systems or other computer platforms that provide navigation- or map-related functions. When requesting a navigation- or map-related function from such an application, a user specifies a physical ...


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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 ...