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Roy Want, Mark David Weiser, Anthony George LaMarca, David Goldberg: System and method for obtaining and using location specific information. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, September 19, 2000: US06122520 (511 worldwide citation)

A location information system uses a positioning system, such as the civilian Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS), in combination with a distributed network. The location information system includes a radio transceiver for communicating to the distributed network and a GPS receiving system. The ...


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Chuk David Chan: Vehicle mounted navigation device. Advanced Future Technologies, Larry J Guffey, May 4, 1999: US05899956 (353 worldwide citation)

A vehicle mounted, navigation device is disclosed. This invention combines a global position system (GPS) with an image capturing system into a portable device that can be optimally mounted within a vehicle. The image capturing system detects and interprets visual information in the vicinity of the ...


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Sabry F El Hakim, Pierre Boulanger: Mobile system for indoor 3-D mapping and creating virtual environments. National Research Council of Canada, Neil Teitelbaum & Associates, December 28, 1999: US06009359 (281 worldwide citation)

A mobile mapping system is designed to generate a geometrically precise three-dimensional detailed model of an unknown indoor environment. There is no limit on the distance the mobile system may travel, nor on the type of details that can be mapped. The same design is used for environments ranging f ...


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Leonard Schuchman, Aaron Weinberg, Lloyd Engelbrecht: No-outage GPS/commercial RF positioning system. Stanford Telecommunications, Jim Zegeer, June 6, 1995: US05422813 (222 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a no outage GPS/AM position finding system wherein a GPS system having a plurality of satellites transmits time and location data over radio frequency signals to enable a mobile GPS receiver station on the ground to determine its position, and a cellular telephone is ...


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Harry F Smith, Mark F Harrington: Methods and apparatus for updating navigation information in a motorized vehicle. Intellectual Property Development Associates Of Connecticut Incorporated, September 8, 1998: US05806018 (220 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus providing supplementary navigation data to be used w a vehicular navigation system. The supplementary navigation data can be superimposed over primary navigation data on a navigation system display or can be presented as a split-screen display. The supplementary navigation data ...


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Ryota Shirato, Hiroshi Mouri: Lane recognition apparatus for vehicle. Nissan Motor, Foley & Lardner, November 23, 2004: US06823241 (209 worldwide citation)

A lane recognition apparatus for a vehicle is comprised of an image picking-up section which picks up a road image in front of the vehicle, a lane-marker candidate-point detecting section which detects coordinate values of a plurality of lane marker candidate points from the road image, and a road m ...


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Aviv Izidon, Yaron Sheinman: GPS-based anti-collision warning system. BVR Technologies, Daniel J Kluth, June 28, 1994: US05325302 (204 worldwide citation)

A warning system for predicting collision between two or more relatively moving objects, comprising a position determination element for determining at a predetermined frequency for each one of the objects a respective location in space relative to a fixed frame of reference so as to produce success ...


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Keiju Kishigami, Katsuro Hayami, Hidehiko Ohki: Traffic information display device method of displaying traffic information and medium on which display control program for use in traffic information display device is recorded. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, June 1, 1999: US05908464 (172 worldwide citation)

A traffic information display device including a current position detecting unit for detecting the current position of a vehicle in which the traffic information display device is mounted, a road map storing unit for storing road map data, a map display control unit for displaying a road map image a ...


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Harry F Smith, Mark F Harrington: Methods and apparatus for loading or modifying a vehicle database from a remote computer via a communications network and a fuel or current dispenser. Intellectual Property Development Associates of Connecticut, February 6, 2001: US06185501 (171 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus providing supplementary navigation data to be used with a vehicular navigation system. The supplementary navigation data can be superimposed over primary navigation data on a navigation system display or can be presented as a split-screen display. The supplementary navigation da ...


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Russell J Keller, Robert W Petrie, Gregory R Price: Form line following guidance system. Trimble Navigation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 16, 1999: US05987383 (170 worldwide citation)

A first form line is defined using two or more terrestrial locations. The first form line may be predefined or may be defined by user during a spraying operation. A second form line is then computed using positioning data obtained while following the first form line and a swathing offset correspondi ...