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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 (158 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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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 (156 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 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 (155 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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David Blight, Elaine Lusher, Stuart Eichert, Cathy Summers: Resource proxy for mobile wireless electronic devices. Palm Source, Wagner Murabito & Hao, August 31, 2004: US06785542 (153 worldwide citation)

A method and system supporting location based services for a mobile electronic device that supports multiple wireless communication technologies. The mobile device contains a resource proxy for dynamically storing a set of resources that are available to the electronic device and that are location s ...


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Joel E Short, Florence C I Pagan, Josh J Goldstein: Systems and methods for providing content and services on a network system. Nomadix, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 29, 2013: US08364806 (152 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for managing and providing content and services on a network system. Aspects of the invention include location-based determination of network content and services that may be provided to client computers. Other aspects of the invention include authorization and authentication com ...


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Edward J Morgan, Michael G Shean, Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Russel K Jones: Continuous data optimization by filtering and positioning systems. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, January 6, 2009: US07474897 (152 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems of continuously optimizing data in WiFi positioning systems. A location-based services system for WiFi-enabled devices calculates the position of WiFi-enabled devices. A WiFi-enabled device communicates with WiFi access points within range of the WiFi-enabled device so that obser ...


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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 (152 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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Joel E Short, Florence C I Pagan, Josh J Goldstein: Systems and methods for providing content and services on a network system. Nomadix, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 5, 2013: US08370477 (151 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for managing and providing content and services on a network system. Aspects of the invention include location-based determination of network content and services that may be provided to client computers. Other aspects of the invention include authorization and authentication com ...


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Michael T Lundy, Robert R Moritz: Location-code system for location-based services. Sprint Spectrum, June 28, 2005: US06912545 (151 worldwide citation)

A location-code system provides user-specific location codes corresponding to locations. A user can provision the codes. When the user accesses a location-based service, the user can then provide the service with a location code. The service, perhaps with the assistance of a location-code provider, ...