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William C Kennedy III, Dale E Beasley, Terry S Parker, Thomas D Russell, William C Saunders: System and method for routing a call using a communications network. Track Communications, Locke Liddell & Sapp, June 11, 2002: US06405033 (331 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes mobile units, a network switching center, and service centers to provide a variety of traditional and enhanced services to the mobile units. Using a user interface, an operator of a mobile unit issues a request for services from one or more service centers. The networ ...


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William C Kennedy III, Dale E Beasley, Terry S Parker, Thomas D Russell, William C Saunders: System and method for providing menu data using a communication network. TRACK Communications, Baker Botts L, December 26, 2000: US06167255 (311 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes mobile units, a network switching center, and service centers to provide a variety of enhanced services to the mobile units. In one embodiment, a service center communicates menu data to a mobile unit using a voice network. The mobile unit displays at a user interface ...


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William C Kennedy III, Kenneth R Westerlage: Data messaging in a communications network. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts, July 23, 1996: US05539810 (236 worldwide citation)

A messaging unit (16) equipped with a cellular transceiver (38) is attached to a truck trailer (12) located within a communications network (10). The messaging unit (16) generates a data message in response to the occurrence of a reporting event. Upon generation of a data message, the cellular trans ...


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Kenneth R Westerlage, William C Kennedy III: Data messaging in a communications network. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, October 20, 1998: US05826195 (229 worldwide citation)

A messaging unit (16) equipped with a cellular transceiver (38) is attached to a truck trailer (12) or a monitoring station (13) located within a communications network (10). The messaging unit (16) generates a data message in response to the occurrence of a reporting event. Upon generation of a dat ...


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William C Kennedy III, Dale E Beasley, Terry S Parker, Thomas D Russell, Larry C Wortham, William C Saunders: System and method for providing directions using a communication network. Minorplanet Systems USA, Locke Liddell & Sapp, March 18, 2003: US06535743 (190 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes mobile units, a network switching center, and service centers to provide a variety of enhanced services to the mobile units. The service centers and/or the network switching centers determine directions from an origination location to a destination location. The direc ...


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William C Kennedy III, Kenneth R Westerlage: Data messaging in a cellular communications network. Highwaymaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, August 6, 1996: US05544225 (188 worldwide citation)

A messaging unit (16) equipped with a cellular transceiver (38) is attached to a truck trailer (12) located within a communications network (10). The messaging unit (16) generates a data message in response to the occurrence of a reporting event. Upon generation of a data message, the cellular trans ...


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Kenneth R Westerlage, William C Kennedy III, William C Saunders, Dale E Beasley, William L Hoag: Method and apparatus for determining expected time of arrival. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, November 16, 1999: US05987377 (184 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for determining an expected time of arrival of a vehicle (40) equipped with a mobile unit (42) includes a dispatch (20) remotely located from the vehicle (40). The dispatch (20) generates destination information for the vehicle (40), the destination information specifying at least one ...


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Dale E Beasley, William C Kennedy III, Kenneth R Westerlage: System and method for remote patching of operating code located in a mobile unit. Highwaymaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, December 16, 1997: US05699275 (155 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for remote patching or updating of operating code located in a mobile unit (22, 24, 26, 28, or 30) is provided. The system (10) includes a manager host (16) and a mobile unit (22, 24, 26, 28, or 30). The manager host (16) is operable to initiate transmission through a communication net ...


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William C Kennedy III, Thomas D Russell, Kenneth R Westerlage: Method and apparatus for call delivery to a mobile unit. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, March 31, 1998: US05734981 (154 worldwide citation)

A call delivery system (10) for delivering a call to a mobile unit (12) on a vehicle (14) includes both a data communications network (16) and a mobile voice communications network (20). The mobile unit (12) generates call delivery information and communicates this information to a platform (18) usi ...


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William C Kennedy III, William C Kennedy Jr, William C Saunders: System and method for communicating a message using a cellular telephone network. HighwayMaster Communications, Baker & Botts L, January 25, 2000: US06018657 (150 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes a cellular telephone network that provides communication services to messaging units. A network central controller (NCC) or gateway MSC couple the cellular telephone network to external devices. The communication system allows messaging between messaging units and bet ...