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Eric Johnson, Xiaming Xi: Bitmap array for optimally distributing map data content to wireless communications devices. Research In Motion, Gowling Lafleur Hendreson, July 9, 2013: US08483947 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of distributing map data from a map server to a wireless communications device entails generating a bitmap array representative of the vector map data for a given zoom level, computing attributes of the bitmap array to determine which map features to retain and which map features to suppres ...


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Ronald Anthony Dicke, Michael Majid, Ngoc Bich Ngo, Hartmuth Gutsche, Xiaming Xi: System and method for linking an address. BlackBerry, Borden Ladner Gervais, Todd Keeler, April 4, 2017: US09613010

A method and a mobile device comprising an address linking module assess a segment of text as comprising an address and create a link. The method comprises: searching a text for a segment of text having at least two character strings satisfying a proximity constraint, each character string being of ...


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Eric Johnson, Xiaming Xi: Bitmap array for optimally distributing map data content to wireless communications devices. BlackBerry, Moffat & Co, October 13, 2015: US09159150

A method of distributing map data from a map server to a wireless communications device entails generating a bitmap array representative of the vector map data for a given zoom level, computing attributes of the bitmap array to determine which map features to retain and which map features to suppres ...


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Eric Johnson, Xiaming Xi: Bitmap array for optimally distributing map data content to wireless communications devices. Research In Motion, Ogilvy Renault, October 30, 2008: US20080268822-A1

A method of distributing map data from a map server to a wireless communications device entails generating a bitmap array representative of the vector map data for a given zoom level, computing attributes of the bitmap array to determine which map features to retain and which map features to suppres ...


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Ronald Anthony DICKE, Michael MAJID, Ngoc Bich NGO, Hartmuth GUTSCHE, Xiaming XI: System and method for linking an address. Research In Motion, Smart & Biggar, November 4, 2010: US20100281057-A1

A method and a mobile device comprising an address linking module assess a segment of text as comprising an address and create a link. The method comprises: searching a text for a segment of text having at least two character strings satisfying a proximity constraint, each character string being of ...