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Mitsuhiro Nimura, Shoji Yokoyama, Koji Sumiya, Shuzo Moroto, Kiyohide Kato: Navigation apparatus with non-volatile memory for return to initial departure point. Aisin AW, Kabushiki Kaisha Shinsangyokaihatsu, Lorusso & Loud, July 27, 1993: US05231584 (114 worldwide citation)

A navigation apparatus has an input unit (1), a CPU (2), a display unit (3) and a memory unit (4), the memory unit (4) being a memory such as a CD-ROM in which network data of geographical points, namely destinations and present locations, and information are stored in advance. Also stored are map d ...


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Mitsuhiro Nimura, Kiyohide Kato, Yasunobu Ito: Vehicle navigation apparatus and storage medium. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, May 16, 2000: US06064941 (104 worldwide citation)

A navigation apparatus reduces route search time while providing guidance in conformity with drivers' preferences, by selectively conducting either a full-range route search or a more limited, local area search, in accordance with detected conditions and responsive to occurrence of an off-route even ...


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Akimasa Nanba, Kiyohide Kato: Navigation system for vehicles. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, February 23, 1999: US05874905 (103 worldwide citation)

The vehicular navigation system of the present invention includes a present position detector for detecting the present position of a vehicle, an input device for inputting a destination, an information memory for storing road data for searching for an optimal route, a route search system for search ...


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Kiyohide Kato, Koji Hashimoto: Voice navigation by sequential phrase readout. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, September 15, 1998: US05809447 (32 worldwide citation)

A vehicle navigation device provides route guidance by voice or the like in accordance with a preset route. The system includes data storage for storing data such as data relating to a map and route guidance voice data. The system reads out the route voice guidance data from storage and outputs the ...


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Akimasa Nanba, Kiyohide Kato: Navigation system for vehicles. Aisin AW, March 12, 1997: EP0762361-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

The vehicular navigation system of the present invention comprises a present position detecting means for detecting the present position of a vehicle, an input means for inputting a destination, an information memory means for storing road data for searching an optimal route, a route searching means ...


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Takaaki Nakayama, Shino Oonishi, Kensuke Takeuchi, Daisuke Tanizaki, Kiyohide Kato: Route guidance systems, methods, and programs. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, May 24, 2011: US07949468 (5 worldwide citation)

Route guidance systems, methods, and programs detect a current position of a vehicle and search for a route to a destination on the basis of the vehicle position. The systems, methods, and programs set a guidance point at a predetermined distance before a target point on the searched route. If a gui ...


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Takaaki Nakayama, Shino Oonishi, Kensuke Takeuchi, Daisuke Tanizaki, Kiyohide Kato: Route guidance system and route guidance method. Aisin AW, Bacon and Thomas PLLC, May 8, 2012: US08175800 (4 worldwide citation)

A route guidance system includes a current position detection section, a route search section, and a guidance section. The guidance section includes a branch computation section computes the number of branches between a host vehicle location and a guidance location along a specified route. A point g ...


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Daisuke Tanizaki, Kiyohide Kato, Kenichi Murata, Kiyokazu Okada: Route guidance system and route guidance method. Aisin AW, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, August 13, 2013: US08510038 (1 worldwide citation)

A route guidance system includes: a current position detecting unit; a display condition determination processing unit that determines, for each of pieces of lane data that correspond to a lane list display section set in a forward direction of a vehicle position, whether a display condition for cre ...


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Takaaki Nakayama, Shino Oonishi, Kensuke Takeuchi, Kiyohide Kato: Route guidance system and route guidance method. Aisin AW, Bacon & Thomas Pllc, May 31, 2007: US20070124068-A1

A route guidance system includes a current-location detecting unit for detecting the current location of the vehicle; a route-searching unit for searching to determine a route to a destination from the detected vehicle current location; a guidance-intersection setting processing unit for setting a g ...