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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 (162 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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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 (162 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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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 (160 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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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 (159 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 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 (156 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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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 (155 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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David Kammer, Ray Combs: Location based security modification system and method. Palm, Foley & Lardner, September 15, 2009: US07591020 (155 worldwide citation)

A method or system for providing a level of data security dependent on the location of the user of a wireless device is disclosed. One exemplary embodiment relates to a method of adjusting security for a network user node in communication with a network based upon the location of the node. The metho ...


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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 (154 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 (153 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 ...