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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 (11 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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Michael Austin Halcrow, Dustin Kirkland: Generating and dynamically updating databases of WIFI hotspots locations and performance metrics via location mappers. International Business Machines Corporation, Dillon & Yudell, May 12, 2009: US07532898 (11 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer program product for efficiently generating a substantially accurate list of available hotspots in geographic locations. A computer system configured with a hotspot location utility operates as a Provider. The Provider receives from a mobile device a hotspot operability ...


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Stephen S Boyle, Giacomo Lami, Nicolas Ruggieri, Thang Dao: Method and system for personalized venue marketing. Joingo, Clause Eight IPS, Michael Catania, April 30, 2013: US08433342 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and system for personalized venue marketing is disclosed herein. An application that is resident on a mobile communication device of a patron sends personally identifiable information and the identifying device address to a server when the patron enters a venue. The server associates the id ...


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James T Kajiya: Low-cost, steerable, phased array antenna with controllable high permittivity phase shifters. Microsoft Corporation, Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, April 25, 2006: US07034748 (11 worldwide citation)

A low-cost, steerable, phased array antenna suitable for use in wireless fidelity (WiFi) and other wireless telecommunication networks, in particular multi-hop ad hoc networks, is disclosed. Various embodiments of an antenna assembly that includes a plurality of linear phased array antennas fed by c ...


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Calderon Roberto, Diepstraten Wihelmus, Macdonald John N, Shen Ying, Strauss Steven E: Interoperability and co-existence between two disparate communication systems. Agere Systems, BOLLMAN William H, May 27, 2004: WO/2004/045092 (11 worldwide citation)

Combined IEEE 802.11 (WiFi) and Bluetooth transceiver and method of operation employing busy signals to monitor when transmissions of each type are being transmitted or received, and employing a synchronizing signal to synchronize the use of time slots. In one embodiment, a simple two-wire interface ...


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Louie J Sanguinetti: Wireless communications circuitry with simultaneous receive capabilities for handheld electronic devices. Apple, Treyz Law Group, G Victor Treyz, Jason Tsai, April 26, 2011: US07933561 (10 worldwide citation)

Handheld electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry has simultaneous reception functions that allow the handheld devices to simultaneously receive multiple communications signals in a single communications band. The handheld ...


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Vyacheslav Zavadsky, Mykola Sherstyuk: Wireless game controller for strength training and physiotherapy. June 28, 2011: US07967728 (10 worldwide citation)

Wireless game controller can provide variable resistance during strength training exercise and is coupled with off the shelf video gaming system such as Nintendo WII or personal computer by bluetooth or WiFI connection. The resistance is provided by a motor/generator. Electrical recuperation occurs ...


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Jonathan M Vincent, Yuhang Zhu: Configuration of WiFi network parameters. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, March 2, 2010: US07673325 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method of configuring network access parameters of a portable computing device is provided. A portable computing device usually includes wireless networking components and may be used with various wireless networks. A configuration server using a device management protocol, such as the ...


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Stephen S Boyle, Russell S Greer, Maynard Demmon: Method and system for providing real-time end-user WiFi quality data. Joingo, Clause Eight IPS, Michael Catania, November 12, 2013: US08583777 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing WiFi operators real-time end-user WiFi quality information is disclosed herein. An application server injects a scriptlet into a content transferred to a web browser of a mobile device during a browsing activity. The scriptlet is configured to run in the background ...


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James T Kajiya: Transmission line phase shifter with controllable high permittivity dielectric element. Microsoft Corporation, Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, April 11, 2006: US07026892 (10 worldwide citation)

A transmission line phase shifter ideally suited for use in low-cost, steerable, phased array antennas suitable for use in wireless fidelity (WiFi) and other wireless telecommunication networks, in particular multi-hop ad hoc networks, is disclosed. The transmission line phase shifter includes a wir ...



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