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Shoji Yokoyama: Route guide system. Kabushikikaisha Equos Research, Lorusso & Loud, August 21, 2001: US06278941 (195 worldwide citation)

In order to enable a location function for telling the present position on a screen as a function usually used when traveling in a known area to be always used by its lone, a navigation apparatus


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Shoji Yokoyama: Printing apparatus, printing method, and printing system. Seiko Epson Corporation, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, December 26, 2000: US06166826 (165 worldwide citation)

A printing apparatus is disclosed which comprises print means for printing input print data on a print recording medium, the print means driven by the input print data, storage means for storing the print data, storage control means for determining whether or not storage specification is set in the ...


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Shuzo Moroto, Shoji Yokoyama, Mitsuhiro Nimura, Akimasa Nanba, Takashi Yamada, Koji Sumiya: Display system in navigation apparatus. Aisin AW, Kabushiki Kaisha Shinsangyokaihatsu, Lorusso & Loud, June 9, 1992: US05121326 (125 worldwide citation)

A display system in a navigation apparatus according to the invention has course searching means (13) for searching out an optimum course based on position information, node data (21), intersection data (19) and road data (23), and scale ratio setting means (15), wherein the scale ratio of a display ...


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Mitsuhiro Nimura, Shoji Yokoyama, Koji Sumiya, Shuzo Moroto: Vehicular navigation apparatus with help function. Aisin AW, Kabushiki Kaisha Shinsangyokaihatsu, Varndell Legal Group, February 12, 1991: US04992947 (120 worldwide citation)

A vehicular navigation apparatus, which is equipped with a help function, for outputting guidance information for travel to a desired destination includes an input unit having desired destination input means, present position input means and help function input means, a memory unit for storing desir ...


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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, Shoji Yokoyama: Navigation apparatus. Aisin AW, Kabushiki Kaisha Shinsangyokai Hatsu, Varndell Legal Group, July 3, 1990: US04939662 (112 worldwide citation)

A navigation apparatus for navigating a vehicle in accordance with a preset course while measuring distance travelled and steering angle is characterized by presetting distance information for guidance along the course, and outputting guidance relating to the pertinent distance information in the fo ...


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Takashi Yamada, Mitsuhiro Nimura, Yasuhiro Toyama, Shoji Yokoyama: Route exploration method of navigation apparatus. Aisin AW, Kabushiki Kaisha Shinsangyokaihatsu, Lorusso & Loud, December 1, 1992: US05168452 (104 worldwide citation)

In a navigation apparatus for setting a route from a designated departure point to a destination and providing guidance along the route, there are provided, as map data used in route exploration, node data [FIG. 15(b)] comprising position information and information relating to the attributes thereo ...


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Shuzo Moroto, Masao Kawai, Shoji Yokoyama, Koji Kobayashi, Koji Sumiya: Navigation system. Aisin A W, Kabushiki Kaisha Shinsangyokaihatsu, Varndell Legal Group, September 4, 1990: US04954959 (102 worldwide citation)

A first external storage device which may be a CD stores data representing standard map of a particular area and that required for guidance, and a second external storage device which may be an IC card stores individual data which cannot be complemented by said data representing the standard map and ...


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Shoji Yokoyama: Electronic diary with navigation destination output. Kabushikikaisha Equos Research, Kabushikiaisha Shinsangyokaihatsu, Lorusso & Loud, August 5, 1997: US05654908 (92 worldwide citation)

An electronic diary stores information for a schedule of a user, information of a business card binder, a telephone director and an address book into a schedule supervision table, a telephone number supervision table, an address supervision table and a business card supervision table. When the user ...


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Shoji Yokoyama, Akimasa Nanba: Vehicular navigation apparatus. Aisin AW, Kabushiki Kaisha Sinsangyokaihatsu, Lorusso & Loud, August 27, 1991: US05043902 (83 worldwide citation)

A vehicular navigation apparatus includes a distance sensor (1), a steering angle sensor (3), a curve detecting unit (9) provided with inputs of a distance signal and steering-angle signal for calculating a change in vehicle travelling direction by referring to a steering angle - travelling directio ...