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Jean Luc Meunier: Method for determining proximity of devices in a wireless network. Xerox Corporation, Jeannette Walder, October 31, 2006: US07129891 (24 worldwide citation)

In a wireless network, two or more devices can determine how close they are from one another in a peer-to-peer way, by exchanging the network characteristics they observe in real time. A method for determining device proximity in a wireless network, includes characterizing at a first device any dete ...


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Sateesh K Addepalli, Ashok K Moghe, Lillian Lei Dai, Mohammand H Falaki: System and method for providing resource sharing, synchronizing, media coordination, transcoding, and traffic management in a vehicular environment. Cisco Technology, Patent Capital Group, July 14, 2015: US09083581 (23 worldwide citation)

A method in one embodiment includes maintaining a list of authorized devices; creating an association between a wireless device being operated by an end user and an onboard unit (OBU) element, which is provisioned in a vehicle; establishing a session over a designated port for an application to be e ...


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Edward James Morgan, Michael George Shean, Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Russel Kipp Jones: Continuous data optimization of moved access points in positioning systems. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, July 2, 2013: US08478297 (22 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 has moved relative to its previously recorded location. A WiFi-enabled de ...


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Nhan Nguyen, Shoaib Mian, Michael S Smith, Ryan Ross, Steve Zelinger: System and method for location-based, interactive consumer engagement platform. SweetSpot WIFI, LeClairRyan a Professional Corporation, April 1, 2014: US08688147 (21 worldwide citation)

A location based wireless consumer interactive system is disclosed. The system includes a first gateway device stationed at a first location which includes a first antenna configured to generate a first wireless zone covering a preassigned area proximal to the first location. The first gateway devic ...


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Gerald D Lynde, John P Davis, Steve Rosenblatt: Well cleanup tool with real time condition feedback to the surface. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Steve Rosenblatt, January 6, 2009: US07472745 (19 worldwide citation)

A flow sensor is incorporated into a junk basket to sense a flow stoppage due to a plugged screen or plugged cuttings ports in a mill. The sensor triggers a signal to the surface to warn personnel that a problem exists before the equipment is damaged. The sensor signal to the surface can take a vari ...


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Heather Marie Callanan Knight, Jae Kyu Lee, Hongshen Ma, Lauren Kattany: Wheelchair alarm system and method. The General Hospital Corporation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Quarles & Brady, June 19, 2012: US08203454 (19 worldwide citation)

A wheelchair alarm system and method for preventing falls for patients at risk by recognizing the gesture of a patient attempting to stand. The wheelchair alarm system uses an array of proximity sensors and pressure sensors to create a map of the patient's sitting position, and then uses gesture rec ...


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Robert C Meier, Keith Dettloff, John G Waclawsky: System and method for integrated WiFi/WiMax neighbor AP discovery and AP advertisement. Cisco Technology, Tucker Ellis, February 12, 2013: US08374122 (18 worldwide citation)

A system and method wherein mobile nodes scan both 802.16 and 802.11 radio channels for neighbor access points. A mobile node reports both WiMax and WiFi neighbor access points to its parent access point. A parent access point advertises both WiMax and WiFi neighbor access points to child mobile nod ...


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Dennis J Dupray, Frederick W LeBlanc, Charles L Karr, Sheldon F Goldberg: Locating a mobile station and applications therefor. TracBeam, Dennis J Dupray, March 31, 2015: US08994591 (17 worldwide citation)

A location system and applications therefor is disclosed for wireless telecommunication infrastructures. The system is an end-to-end solution having one or more location systems for outputting requested locations of hand sets or mobile stations (MS) based on, e.g., CDMA, GSM, GPRS, TDMA or WIFI comm ...


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Amar N Ray, Cadathur V Chakravarthy: System and method for providing location information to a public safety answering point during an emergency 911 call from a WiFi handset. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Swanson & Bratschun L L C, May 21, 2013: US08447267 (17 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing location information to a public safety answering point may include receiving, at a network access point, an emergency 911 call signal including GPS location information and mobile directory number of a wireless device. The GPS location information and mobile direct ...


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Lawrence Edward Osentoski, Michael A Cummins, Vijay Padmanabhan, Michael Joseph Grattan, John Charles Zlater, Paul Anthony Krasicky, Aaron Robertson Harris: Vehicular fleet monitoring via public wireless communication access points using compressed diagnostic data sets and reduced latency transmissions. MTS Technologies, Mark Young P A, March 22, 2011: US07912641 (17 worldwide citation)

A vehicular monitoring system is configured to acquire GPS position data and vehicular operating data, write the data to a file, and detect and utilize public wireless communication (e.g., 802.11x/WiFi) Internet access points to communicate the file containing the acquired GPS position data and vehi ...



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