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Jason Ford: Location-based authorization of gaming action in wireless communication gaming devices. Sprint Spectrum, October 14, 2008: US07435179 (154 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 (154 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 K Tendler: Location based service request system. Tendler Cellular, Robert K Tendler, February 11, 2003: US06519463 (153 worldwide citation)

A wireless phone based system to accommodate users of wireless phones for providing information as to the location of Certain services such as gasoline stations, movie theatres, drug stores, etc., includes the utilization of a GPS receiver and a wireless phone, with the wireless, phone adapted to ca ...


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Elias N Ross: Method and apparatus for acquiring, processing, using and brokering location information associated with mobile communication devices. Openwave Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 1, 2005: US06961562 (152 worldwide citation)

An information broker operates a location server coupled to a wireless network and a wireline network, which acquires and processes information indicating locations of mobile communication devices on the wireless network. The information broker provides the processed information to one or more recip ...


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Matthew A Guido, Christopher Dougherty, Roy Casino: Geographic database organization that facilitates location-based advertising. Navteq North America, Jon D Shutter, Frank J Kozak, Grace L O Brien, August 8, 2006: US07089264 (151 worldwide citation)

A method of facilitating delivery of advertising to users of mobile computing platforms is disclosed. A geographic database contains data entities that represent geographic features, such as roads, located in a geographic region. Advertising zones are defined within the geographic region. Associated ...


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James K Prueitt, Richard A Pineau, Kevin F Bernier, Todd M Lynton, Scott D Wicker: Method and system for generating a permanent record of a service provided to a mobile device. Woodcock Washburn, June 29, 2010: US07747699 (150 worldwide citation)

System and methods are disclosed that provide users of mobile digital devices the opportunity to obtain a permanent record of the service rendered at the mobile device for all modes of web based services, location based services, services originating at the mobile device and not related to the locat ...


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Raymond L Bolduc, Kenneth H Rosen, Steven Charles Salimando, Peter H Stuntebeck, Roy Philip Weber: Cellular phone network that provides location-based information. AT&T, December 5, 2000: US06157841 (149 worldwide citation)

A cellular phone network provides location-based information to a user of a cellular phone. The cellular phone network includes a plurality of antennas coupled to at least one server. The server is coupled to a database. Stored on the database is a plurality of location-based information that is ind ...


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Edward James Morgan, Michael George Shean, Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Russel K Jones: Continuous data optimization of new access points in positioning systems. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, February 17, 2009: US07493127 (148 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems of continuously optimizing data in WiFi positioning systems. A location-based services system uses WiFi-enabled devices to monitor WiFi access points in a target area to indicate whether a WiFi access point is newly-observed. A WiFi-enabled device communicates with WiFi access po ...


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Jean Michel Rousseau, Hemant Chaskar: Apparatus, and associated method, for facilitating location determination of a mobile station pursuant to a location based application. Nokia Corporation, Alston & Bird, September 12, 2006: US07106717 (148 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, and an associated method, for facilitating implementation of a location service in a radio communication system. When a location service is initiated, a network-based entity is alerted to the service initiation. The network-based entity generates a message to inquire of network-based info ...



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