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Giovanni Vannucci: Mobile location estimation in a wireless system using designated time intervals of suspended communication. Lucent Technologies, Ryan & Mason, April 30, 2002: US06381464 (48 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for estimating mobile location in a wireless communication system including a plurality of base stations. In a base-to-mobile embodiment, the system base stations periodically transmit location signals to mobile stations during a system-wide blank-and-burst interval during whic ...


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Barry S Bosik, James Ehlinger, Amit Garg, Rajeev B Patil: Method for call forwarding a call from a mobile telephone. AT&T, February 15, 2005: US06856806 (47 worldwide citation)

A method of call forwarding a call originally placed to a mobile telephone number of a mobile telephone to a landline telephone number of a landline telephone is provided, wherein the call is routed through a telephone network by a service provider. A forwarding location of the mobile telephone is d ...


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Shu Shaw Wang, Marilynn P Green: Mobile location method for WLAN-type systems. Nokia Corporation, February 16, 2010: US07664511 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a new and unique method and apparatus for providing an estimate of a mobile location of a wireless node, point or terminal in a wireless local area network (WLAN) or other suitable network, the estimate being based on a correlation of a radio frequency (RF) signal stre ...


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Mitchinson James Collier, Graham John Alexander: Vehicle location determining system. Mitchinson James Collier, Graham John Alexander, October 7, 1992: GB2254508-A (41 worldwide citation)

The location of a vehicle or person, G5 is determined by measuring the differences in time of arrival between pairs of line or frame synchronising pulses received from 3 different TV signal transmitters S1-S3. The measurements are corrected for relative system time delays or signal synchronising alt ...


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Theodore Havinis, David Boltz: System and method for monitoring positioning requests for mobile subscribers. Ericsson, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, October 8, 2002: US06463288 (41 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for monitoring all successful and unsuccessful attempts by third parties to locate a mobile subscriber and providing identity information associated with those third parties to the mobile subscriber. Whenever a positioning request is received by a ...


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Farhan Ali: System and method for mobile location detection in synchronous wireless systems. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 25, 2003: US06539229 (40 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining the geographic location of a mobile station in a mobile telephone system is disclosed. The system broadcasts a series of forward link triangulation signals from an array of base transceiver stations, so that a mobile station may determine the differential times of ...


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Gregory W Cox, Stephen S Gilbert: Method and apparatus for processing a communication signal based on the geographical location of a communication device. Motorola, Jeffrey K Jacobs, May 16, 2006: US07047019 (38 worldwide citation)

An apparatus including a processor 42 coupled to a memory 44 resides in a location call filtering center 36 and cooperates with a gateway mobile location center 34 and a mobile switching center 22 to process a communication signal, based on the geographical location of a communication device 28, suc ...


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David D Heiderscheit, Raja Kambhampati: Situation aware mobile location ad hoc firewall. Rockwell Collins, Matthew J Evans, Daniel M Barbieri, August 17, 2010: US07779458 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a wireless communication system and method. In an exemplary embodiment, the wireless communication system includes a destination system and a source network. The source network provides network services to the destination system. Further, a plurality of mobile nodes are comm ...


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Thomas F La Porta, Ramachandran Ramjee, Malathi Veeraraghavan: Method and system for distributed control in wireless cellular and personal communication systems. Lucent Technologies, August 19, 1997: US05659544 (35 worldwide citation)

A system for distributed control in wireless cellular and personal communication systems includes separate servers for performing call control and connection control functions, thereby obviating the need for a mobile switching or other switch to be anchored for the duration of a call. During a regis ...


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Thompson Andrew Thomas, Mason George Allan, Welsh Paul Steven: Remote location monitoring. Gps Genetic, April 9, 1997: GB2305568-A (34 worldwide citation)

A location monitoring apparatus comprises a plurality of GPS mobile location monitoring units, one or more ground stations and a cellular telephone communications link between the mobile location monitoring unit and the ground station. Each ground station is arranged to receive location information ...



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