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Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Russel Kipp Jones, Edward James Morgan, Michael George Shean: Location-based services that choose location algorithms based on number of detected access points within range of user device. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, December 4, 2007: US07305245 (170 worldwide citation)

A location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using same. Wi-Fi access points are located in a target geographical area to build a reference database of locations of Wi-Fi access points. At least one vehicle is deployed including at le ...


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Edward James Morgan, Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Russel Kipp Jones, Michael George Shean: Method and system for building a location beacon database. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, July 22, 2008: US07403762 (164 worldwide citation)

A location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using same. Wi-Fi access points are located in a target geographical area to build a reference database of locations of Wi-Fi access points. At least one vehicle is deployed including at le ...


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Russel Kipp Jones, Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Edward James Morgan, Michael George Shean: Server for updating location beacon database. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, August 19, 2008: US07414988 (160 worldwide citation)

A location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using same. Wi-Fi access points are located in a target geographical area to build a reference database of locations of Wi-Fi access points. At least one vehicle is deployed including at le ...


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Achal R Patel: Method and system for dynamic soft handoff resource allocation in a wireless network. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, June 14, 2005: US06907243 (157 worldwide citation)

A method and system for dynamic soft handoff resource allocation in a wireless communications network includes determining a wireless path characteristic individually for each path of a macro diversity connection between a mobile device and a plurality of wireless sites. Wireless resources are alloc ...


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Gregory M Vaudreuil: Location based service restrictions for mobile applications. Lucent Technologies, March 20, 2007: US07194273 (151 worldwide citation)

A cell phone system that controls the functionality of cell phones based upon their geographical locations. Functionality information stored in data bases located at and unique to each location. A local or low power transmitter at each location transmits functionality information from the data bases ...


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Jeffrey Alan Millington, Larry E Spencer II, Donald J Long, Richard Eklund, Michael G Lambie: Vehicle navigation system with location-based multi-media annotation. Magellan DIS, Carlson Gaskey & Olds, March 19, 2002: US06360167 (150 worldwide citation)

A navigation system provides multimedia annotations based upon the present location of the vehicle. These presentations may comprise advertising or text or other information entered by the user and associated with a specific location or locations. The navigation system also provides a removable medi ...


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Jason Anthony Devitt, David Stcey Joerg, Jon McAuliffe: System and method for providing location-based and time-based information to a user of a handheld device. Vindigo, Morrison & Foerster, September 20, 2005: US06947976 (145 worldwide citation)

A system for providing to a user of a handheld device at least one of location-based information and time-based information includes a server assembly including (1) a server application and a server data storage medium; (2) activity site information periodically updated in the server data storage me ...


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Robert Bleidt, Danny Chin, James Timothy Christopher Kaba: Method of striping a data stream onto subsets of storage devices in a multiple user data distribution system. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, July 6, 1999: US05920702 (145 worldwide citation)

A multiple user data storage, retrieval and distribution system containing a parallel processing computer system that forms a digital information server. The server contains a plurality of parallel processors each connected to a information storage device. The user data is stored in a distributed ma ...


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Paul John Rankin, Jonathan Charles Griffiths: Distributed location based service system. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Michael E Schmitt, April 12, 2005: US06879838 (144 worldwide citation)

A system, apparatus, and method for providing a distributed location based service system to a mobile user. Information related to a particular geographic location may be electronically transferred to a mobile electronic device, without a request from the user, and interpreted locally on the device ...


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Nemmara Chithambaram: Use of triggers and a location hypercube to enable push-based location applications. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, January 10, 2006: US06985747 (144 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and article of manufacture enable the use of location based applications (LBA). A location server (LS) on a wireless network receives trigger information from a LBA that is located outside of the wireless network. The trigger information defines a source locatable, spatial informat ...



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