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Douglas G Smith, Aaron W Joseph, David A Boone, Robert E Borchers, Ernest M Burgess: Gait activity monitor. Prosthetics Research Study, Seed and Berry, January 16, 1996: US05485402 (159 worldwide citation)

A monitor records the gait activity of a wearer. The monitor is constructed to determine and record the number of steps taken by a wearer during selected intervals. The monitor includes an optical transmitter receiver to permit the monitor to be optically coupled to a stand-alone computer for transm ...


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Robert E Borchers, Bruce J Kilgore, Eric D Rosenthal, David A Boone, Kenneth Birdwell: Object imaging device and method using line striping. Nike, Banner & Witcoff, May 19, 1998: US05753931 (59 worldwide citation)

A device and method is provided for quickly and accurately obtaining surface contour information from an object without the need for precisely aligning and calibrating mechanical structures or optics elements, and without moving parts. In various embodiments, the invention includes steps of projecti ...


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Scott Forstall, Gregory N Christie, Robert E Borchers, Kevin Tiene: Synchronizing mobile and vehicle devices. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, May 15, 2012: US08180379 (54 worldwide citation)

Location information is received at a mobile device from the memory of a vehicle device. The mobile device is updated based on the location information. Sensor data is received from at least one sensor measuring movement of the mobile device, and an estimated location of the mobile device is calcula ...


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Scott Forstall, Gregory N Christie, Robert E Borchers, Kevin Tiene: Adaptive route guidance based on preferences. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, May 8, 2012: US08175802 (52 worldwide citation)

Adaptive route guidance can include analyzing route progressions associated with one or more routes based on multiple user preferences. The adaptive route guidance can provide one or more preferred routes based on the user preferences including those derived from historical selection or use, which c ...


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Scott Forstall, Gregory N Christie, Robert E Borchers, Imran A Chaudhri: Location based tracking. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, January 31, 2012: US08108144 (46 worldwide citation)

Location information is used to build a database of locations having associated audio, video, image or text data. In some implementations, a device includes a touch-sensitive display and collects data associated with a geographic location of interest. The geographic location of interest can be displ ...


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Scott Forstall, Gregory N Christie, Robert E Borchers, Kevin Tiene: Location based media items. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, December 11, 2012: US08332402 (43 worldwide citation)

Media items can be distributed to mobile devices based on the location of the media device. The media items can be associated with location information, which can be examined and distributed to those devices whose proximate area includes the location information associated with the media items.


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Scott Forstall, Gregory N Christie, Robert E Borchers: Location-based categorical information services. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 13, 2012: US08311526 (42 worldwide citation)

A selection of a category of interest and location information is used to determine categorical information that is provided to a device. In some implementations, the device includes a touch-sensitive display and presents the categorical information on a map using an indicator. In some implementatio ...


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Scott Forstall, Gregory N Christie, Robert E Borchers, Kevin Tiene: Adaptive mobile device navigation. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, June 19, 2012: US08204684 (42 worldwide citation)

Adaptive mobile device navigation system, methods, and apparatus provide location information for a mobile device performing location estimation using dead reckoning. Multiple estimation modes can be selected including a mode for restricting measured movements to surrounding streets. Updated locatio ...


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Scott Forstall, Gregory N Christie, Robert E Borchers, Kevin Tiene: Location-based services. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, October 16, 2012: US08290513 (40 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for location-based services. An event or device condition is detected at a device. A current geographic location of a device is determined. Location-based information based on the determined current geographic location is received ...


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Scott Forstall, Gregory N Christie, Robert E Borchers, Imran A Chaudhri: Location-based emergency information. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, September 25, 2012: US08275352 (36 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for location-based emergency information. A current geographic location of a device is determined. One or more first contact information items based on the determined geographic location are received at the device. The first conta ...