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Anton Okmyanskiy, Mickael Graham, Mark Grayson: System and method for hand-in disambiguation using user equipment WiFi location in a network environment. Cisco Technology, Patent Capital Group, September 22, 2015: US09143995 (8 worldwide citation)

An example method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a handover request from a first radio network to handover a user equipment (UE) to a second radio network, wherein the handover request includes an international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) for a user associated wit ...


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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 (8 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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Antti Vaha Sipila, Jarkko Oikarinen: Apparatus, method and computer program product providing enforcement of operator lock. Nokia Corporation, Harrington & Smith, November 22, 2011: US08064598 (8 worldwide citation)

A data blob has an operator's certificate that specifies a network. The data blob is encrypted by the network using a private key that authenticates that a user device owns a MAC address. The network sends the encrypted data blob to the user device, which decrypts it using a private key that is loca ...


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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 (8 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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Poulaud Marc, Elson Nigel: User authentication via short range communication from a portable device (eg a mobile phone). Isolve, May 18, 2005: GB2408129-A (8 worldwide citation)

A user is authenticated to a computing device (PC) 2 by the transmission of 'credentials' 8 (user ID biometric etc') from a mobilephone 6 (or the like) device via a short range communication link 5 such as 'Bluetooth,' IrDa or WiFI. The user may have to input information for authentication at the mo ...


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Jacek Grzegorz Zoladek, Colin David Goodall, Douglas John Preece, Gary Thomas Pepper: Multi-user motor vehicle telemetric system and method. August 31, 2010: US07786895 (8 worldwide citation)

A multi-user vehicle telemetric system comprises vehicle interface units (VIUs), wireless gateways, and one or more central hosts. The VIU in a vehicle collects data over the OBD-II bus and stores the data in the form of DataPoint Records (DPRs) in an on-board non-volatile (e.g. flash) memory. When ...


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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 (8 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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Bucuk Asim, Bucuk Asim: A method and system for the creation, management and authentication of links between people, entities, objects and devices. Bucuk Asim, November 26, 2008: GB2449510-A (8 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for establishing relationships and creating links between entities (such as users, devices, organisations etc) are described. The method comprises receiving at a first device 110 over a short range wireless link, an identifier which relates to a nearby device 116. This identifier ...


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Barkan Elad: Wireless internet system and method. Barkan Elad, ZUTA Marc, August 30, 2007: WO/2007/096884 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a wireless Internet connection to WiFi-enabled devices (STAs) comprising: wirelessly connecting a first STA to the Internet through a first AP with a first SSID; remaining connected to the first Access Point (AP), the first STA creates a software-based wireless AP with a secon ...


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HUANG Joseph Ding Jiu, MILLMAN David Benjamin: PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL DE LOCALISATION MOBILE, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MOBILE LOCATION DETERMINATION. WIFISLAM, HUANG Joseph Ding Jiu, MILLMAN David Benjamin, OLIVER Erik, August 9, 2012: WO/2012/106075 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of generating a user?s location using a mobile device. The method comprises, determining a signal snapshot on the mobile device, the signal snapshot describing characteristics of unregulated radio frequency (RF) transmissions detectable by the mobile device. Generating the user?s location o ...



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