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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 (146 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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Parulekar Koustubh, Neras Arve: Providing location based information to a mobile device. Openblue, April 20, 2005: GB2407230-A (146 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 (144 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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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 (144 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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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 (142 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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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 (142 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 (142 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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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 (141 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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Jason Ford: Location-based authorization of gaming action in wireless communication gaming devices. Sprint Spectrum, October 14, 2008: US07435179 (141 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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