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James R Davis, Christopher M Schmandt: Automobile navigation system using real time spoken driving instructions. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Choate Hall & Stewart, January 5, 1993: US05177685 (492 worldwide citation)

An automobile navigation system which provides spoken instructions to the driver of an automobile to guide the driver along a route is disclosed. The heart of the system is a computing apparatus comprising a map database, route finding algorithms, a vehicle location system, discourse generating prog ...


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John M Van Ryzin: Automobile navigation system. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, December 1, 1998: US05844505 (397 worldwide citation)

Automobile navigation system utilizes a wide angle CCD camera that is coupled to the vehicle to receive video images of signs being approached by the vehicle. The user (e.g., the driver) of the system supplies via an input keyboard the desired destination of the vehicle and by using, e.g., a digital ...


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Hidekazu Oshizawa: Automobile navigation system using remote download of data. Visteon Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 16, 1999: US05987381 (320 worldwide citation)

A method of enabling an on-board vehicle navigation system to compute a route from a current position of the vehicle to a desired destination is provided. A user of the navigation system in a vehicle utilizes a cellular telephone or any other wireless, two-way audio communications link to contact an ...


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Andrew R Golding: Automobile navigation system with dynamic traffic data. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Dirk Brinkman, August 3, 1999: US05933100 (270 worldwide citation)

A system located in an automobile provides personalized traffic information nd route planning capabilities. This system uses equipment which is becoming standard in automobiles, such as on-board navigation systems and cellular telephones. On-board navigation systems use global positioning system (GP ...


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Mahesh Chowdhary: Method and apparatus for inertial guidance for an automobile navigation system. Visteon Technologies, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, August 28, 2001: US06282496 (195 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses an improved vehicular inertial guidance navigation system, a.k.a. a dead reckoning system for navigation of a vehicle. The inertial guidance navigation system which may be used alone or in combination with other position determination means, such as GPS and map databa ...


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Ari I Polidi: Quick selection of destinations in an automobile navigation system. Horizon Navigation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 29, 2003: US06600994 (67 worldwide citation)

An automobile navigation system which allows quick selection of destinations by users is described herein. The system maintains a record of destinations selected by each of multiple users of the system. For each user, the system determines a set of destinations most-commonly selected by the user, ba ...


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Masayuki Sekine, Toshikazu Sakakibara: Automatic resumption of route guidance in vehicle navigation system. Visteon Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 13, 1999: US05922042 (38 worldwide citation)

An on-board automobile navigation system provides route guidance instructions to a user. The system detects a power-down of the vehicle and, in response, determines whether to resume route guidance in response to the next start-up of the vehicle. This determination is made prior to powering down the ...


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Yamazaki Noboru: Automobile navigation system. Alpine Electronics, July 6, 2001: JP2001-183159 (25 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an automobile navigation system capable of efficiently travelling in a traffic lane in which entrance to another traffic lane and leaving another lane for the traffic lane are restricted. SOLUTION: Map data including road information on entrance/leaving points in an ...


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Sakamoto Kiyomi, Hamada Hiroyuki, Ata Teruaki, Yamashita Atsushi: Map display and automobile navigation system. Matsushita Electric, November 30, 2001: JP2001-330451 (24 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a map display and an automobile navigation system which enable users to intuitively grasp information by synthesizing and displaying various kinds of information changing in real time onto maps.SOLUTION: In this map display, a communication part 7 receives various ki ...


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Nobutaka Tauchi: Automobile navigation system and road map update system. DENSO CORPORATION, Posz Law Group, July 21, 2009: US07565241 (20 worldwide citation)

A navigation system in a vehicle stores position history information including position information related to a detection position detected by a position detector and position information related to a map matching position. The map matching position is obtained by matching the detection position wi ...