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Martin Kelly Jones: Apparatus and method for monitoring travel of a mobile vehicle. Global Research Systems, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, March 26, 2002: US06363323 (159 worldwide citation)

A vehicle tracking system includes a sensor (e.g., a GPS sensor) and a vehicle control unit (VCU) attached to a vehicle. The sensor determines the vehicle's location based on positioning signals received from a plurality of satellites. The VCU compares the vehicle's location to a predefine ...


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Bruce H Levin: Tracking medical products with integrated circuits. Bruce H Levin, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 1, 2005: US06861954 (158 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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Nemmara Chithambaram: Use of triggers and a location hypercube to enable push-based location applications. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, January 10, 2006: US06985747 (158 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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Dennis P Crowley, Alexander M Rainert: Location-based social software for mobile devices. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, September 22, 2009: US07593740 (157 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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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 (156 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 (154 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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Jason Ford: Location-based authorization of gaming action in wireless communication gaming devices. Sprint Spectrum, October 14, 2008: US07435179 (153 worldwide citation)

A gaming server periodically receives location information from a plurality of distributed gaming devices. Such devices can take the form of cellular telephones or other wireless communications devices equipped with a GPS transceiver. When the gaming server determines that a gaming device is within ...


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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 (153 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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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 (153 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 (152 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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