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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 (162 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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Bruce H Levin: Tracking medical products with integrated circuits. Bruce H Levin, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 1, 2005: US06861954 (162 worldwide citation)

A system and method of tracking medical products provides for associating a group of medical products with a group location based on a group radio frequency identification (RF ID) device signal, where the group includes a first unit and a second unit. The first unit is associated with a first remote ...


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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 (161 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 ...


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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 (160 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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Parulekar Koustubh, Neras Arve: Providing location based information to a mobile device. Openblue, April 20, 2005: GB2407230-A (159 worldwide citation)

A mobile device such as a personal digital assistant (PDA) or mobile phone obtains its geographic location, using for example a global positioning system (GPS), and provides the location to a sever, preferably through a wireless connection. The server hosts a database containing information associat ...


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Matthew Banet, Randon Schultz, Robert Murad: Wireless, internet-based medical-diagnostic system. Triage Data Networks, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, July 8, 2008: US07396330 (158 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring a patient's vital signs that features a vital-sign monitor including sensors for measuring from the patient at least one of the following vital-sign data: O2 saturation, blood pressure, electro-cardiogram, respirator rate, and blood glucose level. The system also includes a g ...


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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 (157 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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Vinod Anupam, Suryanarayan Perinkulam, Chitra A Phadke, Viswanath Poosala: Provision of location-based services utilizing user movement statistics. Alcatel Lucent USA, Ryan Mason & Lewis, July 13, 2010: US07756534 (156 worldwide citation)

Location-based services are provided in a communication system comprising at least a portion of at least one wireless network. One aspect of the invention relates to generation of user movement statistics that may be utilized to facilitate the development of targeted marketing campaigns or other typ ...


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Peter Gerrard, Anthony J Baerlocher, Dov L Randall: Gaming device having a destination pursuit bonus scheme with advance and setback conditions. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, October 26, 2004: US06808454 (156 worldwide citation)

A gaming device having a plurality of locations, at least one destination location, a player symbol, an award associated with the destination location which is provided to the player if the player symbol reaches the destination location, a setback condition associated with one of the locations, wher ...


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John J Roese, Richard W Graham, David Frattura, David Harrington: Location based data. Enterasys Networks, Holland & Knight, Brian J Colandreo, August 15, 2006: US07092943 (155 worldwide citation)

Data is provided with location-based access control information. Access to the data at a physical location is then limited according to the location-based access control information. A physical location of a device accessing the data can be determined, and the limiting of the access is then accordin ...



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