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Melvin L Barnes Jr: System, method, and computer program product for providing location based services and mobile e-commerce. Mel Barnes, February 3, 2009: US07487112 (336 worldwide citation)

A system, method, apparatus and computer program product for providing location based functions and mobile e-commerce comprising a central processing unit including a processor, a storage device, and programming stored in the storage device, a display device, an audio input device, an audio output d ...


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Abraham Bar, Ravi Rajapakse, Mati Wax, Oliver A Hilsenrath: Internet distributed real-time wireless location database. Trafficmaster USA, Motorola, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 24, 2002: US06456852 (319 worldwide citation)

A system for easily and inexpensively distributing real time location information of cellular telephone users to various third party information subscribers comprises an HTTP server machine which maintains a dynamic database of current cellular users. The database has a list of caller entries, where ...


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George V Paul, Glenn J Beach, Charles J Cohen, Charles J Jacobus: Real-time head tracking system for computer games and other applications. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, October 17, 2006: US07121946 (314 worldwide citation)

A real-time computer vision system tracks the head of a computer user to implement real-time control of games or other applications. The imaging hardware includes a color camera, frame grabber, and processor. The software consists of the low-level image grabbing software and a tracking algorithm. Th ...


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Robert Ellis Richton: Method and apparatus for wireless telecommunications system that provides location-based information delivery to a wireless mobile unit. Lucent Technologies, November 18, 2003: US06650902 (306 worldwide citation)

A wireless telecommunications system uses location or position information of a wireless mobile unit to initiate the sending of location-specific information to travelers. As position information is received, it is compared to prestored position information of a remote location, such as an airport. ...


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George V Paul, Glenn J Beach, Charles J Cohen, Charles J Jacobus: Realtime object tracking system. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, March 23, 2010: US07684592 (293 worldwide citation)

A real-time computer vision system tracks one or more objects moving in a scene using a target location technique which does not involve searching. The imaging hardware includes a color camera, frame grabber and processor. The software consists of the low-level image grabbing software and a tracking ...


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Eric A Portman, Michael L Gailey, Chad S Holmes, Michael J Burgiss, Angela King Smith, Ashton F Pitts III, Stephen L Dempsen, Vinny Wai yan Che: Location-based services. Accenture, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 13, 2005: US06944447 (286 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method and system for providing location-based services to a remote terminal that is connected to various types of communication systems. A tailored request for information is generated with the remote terminal. In addition, a geographic indicator associated with th ...


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James V Brady Jr: System and method for locating and notifying a user of a person, place or thing having attributes matching the users stated preferences. Earthcomber, Patzik Frank & Samotny, July 4, 2006: US07071842 (273 worldwide citation)

A location-based and preference-based system and method for matching the profiles of the attributes and/or characteristics of persons, places and/or things with the expressed preferences of mobile users such as travelers, to alert and direct such users to any places having attributes matching the us ...


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Jackie Friedman: System, apparatus and method for location-based instant messaging. Danger, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 30, 2004: US06714791 (259 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method comprising: transmitting positional data identifying a wireless device's position responsive to a first user transmitting a message from the wireless device to one or more other users; and transmitting the positional data to the one or more other users.


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Bagher Rouhollahzadeh, Ranjit Bhatia: System and method for location-based marketing to mobile stations within a cellular network. Ericsson, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, March 27, 2001: US06208866 (256 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for collecting mobility information regarding mobile subscribers and providing this mobility information to telemarketing companies to generate extra revenue for cellular network operators. A telemarketing application can define a target area, whic ...


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Alan Phillips, Frank Schroth, Geoffrey M Palmer, Stefan G Zielinski, Allen P Smith, Colin M Cunningham III: Location-based services. Where, Cesari and McKenna, December 7, 2010: US07848765 (254 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are methods and systems relating to location-based services such as social networking, providing demographic information, tracking mobile devices, providing business information, providing an adaptable user interface, remotely effecting a change on a portable electronic device, provi ...



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