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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 (213 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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Philip N Garfinkle, Yaacov Ben Yaacov, Elliot D Jaffe: Method of processing digital images and distributing visual prints produced from the digital images. PictureVision, January 25, 2000: US06017157 (206 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to a method of processing at least one digital image of at least one photographic image and distributing at least one visual print produced from the at least one digital image. The method includes the steps of storing at least one digital image of at least one photographic ...


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Doron Ben Yehezkel, James E Forman, John A Baker: Method and apparatus for providing location-based information services. Teletrac, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman L, April 11, 2000: US06049711 (203 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing location-based information services to a requesting user. A subscriber unit transmits an access request message comprising an identification number to one or more receiving sites on a response channel. A forward channel message is sent to the subscriber unit, the fo ...


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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 (197 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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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 (196 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 (191 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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James D Maloy, Michael Kusar, Alexander Mranca, Venkatesh Narayan, Jeffrey Thorsen: System and method for generating and updating location check digits. Vocollect, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, October 21, 2014: US08868519 (186 worldwide citation)

Method, apparatus and program product for generating check data for a location within an area of a workspace include receiving an identifier for a selected location that has check data associated therewith. Candidate check data for use with the selected location is generated. The candidate check dat ...


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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 (185 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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Patrick H Hayes, Jeremy Black: System and methods for home appliance identification and control in a networked environment. Universal Electronics, Gary R Jarosik, December 26, 2006: US07155305 (183 worldwide citation)

A home control and automation system and method. The system generally includes one or more wireless remote controls, a plurality of appliances (including network enabled appliances and traditional legacy appliances in the exemplary system), associated control centric devices, and associated content ...


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Dennis P Crowley, Alexander M Rainert: Location-based social software for mobile devices. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, September 22, 2009: US07593740 (181 worldwide citation)

A method of establishing connection between users of mobile devices includes receiving at a computer a location of a first user from a first mobile device, receiving from a second mobile device a location of a second user having an acquaintance relationship to the first user, and sending a message t ...