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Louis A Stilp, Robert J Anderson, Matthew L Ward: Applications processor including a database system, for use in a wireless location system. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, September 18, 2007: US07271765 (284 worldwide citation)

An Applications Processor (14) including a centralized database system is used in a wireless location system (WLS). The APs 14 may be used to manage resources in the WLS, including signal collection systems (SCSs 10) and TDOA location processors (TLPs 12). Each AP 14 contains a database containing t ...


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Louis A Stilp, Robert J Anderson, Matthew L Ward: Multiple pass location processor. Trueposition, Woodcock Washburn, April 4, 2006: US07023383 (165 worldwide citation)

A multiple pass location processing method, for use in a wireless location system (WLS), comprises identifying a received transmission as requiring multiple pass location processing whereby the WLS produces a first, lower quality location estimate and then subsequently produces a second, higher qual ...


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Robert J Anderson, Louis A Stilp, Matthew L Ward: Multiple pass location processor. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, March 29, 2005: US06873290 (118 worldwide citation)

A multiple pass location processing method, for use in a wireless location system (WLS), comprises identifying a received transmission as requiring multiple pass location processing whereby the WLS produces a first, lower quality location estimate and then subsequently produces a second, higher qual ...


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Jeffrey F Bull, Robert J Anderson, Thomas Stephan Ginter, Matthew L Ward: Augmentation of commercial wireless location system (WLS) with moving and/or airborne sensors for enhanced location accuracy and use of real-time overhead imagery for identification of wireless device locations. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, September 23, 2008: US07427952 (68 worldwide citation)

Mobile LMUs can be used in a Wireless Location System to provide detection coverage in areas lacking adequate receiver coverage. The mobile LMUs can be used to detect the radio frequency (RF) transmissions from wireless handsets and devices over a period of time to permit determination of their loca ...


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Jeffrey F Bull, Matthew L Ward: Network autonomous wireless location system. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, July 3, 2012: US08213957 (56 worldwide citation)

A Network Autonomous Wireless Location System (NAWLS) is designed to allow for precise location of a mobile device (e.g., a cell phone) without interconnection to, and with minimal disruption of, the local wireless communications network. Using distributed radio network monitors (RNM) and a managed ...


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Robert J Anderson, Jeffrey F Bull, Paul Czarnecki, Thomas Stephan Ginter, Matthew L Ward: Advanced triggers for location-based service applications in a wireless location system. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, August 24, 2010: US07783299 (42 worldwide citation)

Method and systems are employed by a wireless location system (WLS) for locating a wireless device operating in a geographic area served by a wireless communications system. An exemplary method includes monitoring a set of signaling links of the wireless communications system, and detecting at least ...


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Jeffrey F Bull, Rashidus S Mia, Robert J Anderson, Matthew L Ward: Emergency wireless location system including a location determining receiver. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, December 7, 2010: US07848733 (34 worldwide citation)

A wireless location system may include geolocation of a wireless device connected to Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) adapter. The VoIP adapter may include a wireless transceiver or a wireless location determining receiver that facilitates the location of a wireless device connected to the VoIP a ...


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Matthew L Ward, Paul M Czarnecki, Robert J Anderson: Geo-fencing in a wireless location system. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, November 27, 2012: US08320931 (29 worldwide citation)

Method and systems are employed by a wireless location system (WLS) for locating a wireless device operating in a geographic area served by a wireless communications system. An exemplary method includes defining a geo-fenced area. The method then includes monitoring a set of predefined signaling lin ...


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Matthew L Ward, Robert J Anderson: User plane uplink time difference of arrival (U-TDOA). TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, April 3, 2012: US08150421 (17 worldwide citation)

A system for locating a mobile wireless device is configured to communicate with a wireless communications system via a control plane and a user plane. The user plane includes a data channel, and the system includes a server configured to communicate via the data channel with a wireless device to be ...


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Robert J Anderson, Rashidus S Mia, Matthew L Ward: Femto-cell location by direct methods. TruePosition, Woodcock Washburn, May 15, 2012: US08180368 (16 worldwide citation)

Illustrative embodiments of the inventive subject matter described herein include, but are not limited to, the following: a femto-cell device, methods for use by a wireless location system (WLS) in locating a femto-cell device, and a wireless location system having certain features relating to the l ...