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Rodric C Fan, Amin A Mufti: Method and structure for distribution of travel information using network. Vectorlink, Edward C Kwok, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin Friel, September 28, 1999: US05959577 (503 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for processing position and travel related information through a data processing station on a data network. In one embodiment, a GPS receiver is used to obtain a measured position fix of a mobile unit. The measured position fix is reported to the data processing station which as ...


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Rodric C Fan, Xinnong Yang, James D Fay: Using location data to determine traffic information. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, July 15, 2003: US06594576 (289 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for determining and disseminating current traffic information is presented. A traffic data compilation computer linked to a data network collects location data from mobile units, each of which is associated with an identification number. The computer compiles the location data, ...


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Paresh Nagda, Wenbin Li, Julia Howlett, Rodric C Fan, Xinnong Yang, James D Fay: Using location data to determine traffic and route information. At Road, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, March 1, 2005: US06862524 (272 worldwide citation)

System and methods for determining and disseminating current traffic information and/or route information are presented. For example, in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, traffic condition information is collected from mobile units that provide their location or position infor ...


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Rodric C Fan: Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, April 22, 2003: US06552682 (241 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing locating-relevant information includes providing a GPS position of a client to a server on a data network, and returning location-relevant information by the server based on the specified GPS position. Such location-relevant information include travel or tourist information ...


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Rodric C Fan: Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, December 16, 2003: US06664922 (234 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing locating-relevant information includes providing a GPS position of a client to a server on a data network, and returning location-relevant information by the server based on the specified GPS position. Such location-relevant information include travel or tourist information ...


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Rodric C Fan, Julia A Langley, Edward D Meczko, Kulbir S Sandhu: Dual platform location-relevant service. At Road, Michael Shenker, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, April 19, 2005: US06882313 (163 worldwide citation)

A location-relevant service system provides location-relevant information to, or performs location-relevant service for, a first mobile unit based on the location of a second mobile unit. In one instance, the first mobile unit is fixed on a vehicle, while the second mobile unit can be provided as a ...


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Rodric C Fan, Amin Mufti: Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, March 4, 2003: US06529159 (134 worldwide citation)

A method for distributing locating-relevant information includes providing a GPS position of a client to a server on a data network, and returning location-relevant information by the server based on the specified GPS position. Such location-relevant information include travel or tourist information ...


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Rodric C Fan, Carey B Fan, David Mleczko: Method and system for detecting vehicle collision using global positioning system. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, October 1, 2002: US06459988 (90 worldwide citation)

A method and a system using the Global Positioning System (GPS) to detect and report vehicle accidents are presented. GPS, which is currently used primarily for vehicle positioning, can be combined with wireless technology to automatically report accidents to third parties. A mobile unit placed or i ...


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Rodric C Fan, Kenny Man D Nguyen: Obtaining vehicle usage information from a remote location. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, December 14, 2004: US06832140 (89 worldwide citation)

Presented are a method and a system by which an individual can obtain usage information of a vehicle. A mobile unit, which may be located inside a vehicle, receives data from a part of the vehicle (e.g., the odometer) and/or Global Positioning System satellites and derives parameters such as the vel ...


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Rodric C Fan: Method for providing an instant distance measurement on a map. Edward C Kwok, Glen B Choi, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, December 7, 1999: US05999892 (39 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing an instant distance and path information report on an electronic map using linked display lines from a selected point on a map to one or a plurality of preselected position markers on the map. The distance and path information are displayed adjacent to the linked ...