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Melvin L Barnes Jr: System, method, and computer program product for providing location based services and mobile e-commerce. Mel Barnes, February 3, 2009: US07487112 (292 worldwide citation)


A system, method, apparatus and computer program product for providing location based functions and mobile e-commerce comprising a central processing unit including a processor, a storage device, and programming stored in the storage device, a display device, an audio input device, an audio output d ...


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Abraham Bar, Ravi Rajapakse, Mati Wax, Oliver A Hilsenrath: Internet distributed real-time wireless location database. Trafficmaster USA, Motorola, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 24, 2002: US06456852 (285 worldwide citation)


A system for easily and inexpensively distributing real time location information of cellular telephone users to various third party information subscribers comprises an HTTP server machine which maintains a dynamic database of current cellular users. The database has a list of caller entries, where ...


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George V Paul, Glenn J Beach, Charles J Cohen, Charles J Jacobus: Real-time head tracking system for computer games and other applications. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, October 17, 2006: US07121946 (270 worldwide citation)


A real-time computer vision system tracks the head of a computer user to implement real-time control of games or other applications. The imaging hardware includes a color camera, frame grabber, and processor. The software consists of the low-level image grabbing software and a tracking algorithm. Th ...


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Robert Ellis Richton: Method and apparatus for wireless telecommunications system that provides location-based information delivery to a wireless mobile unit. Lucent Technologies, November 18, 2003: US06650902 (270 worldwide citation)


A wireless telecommunications system uses location or position information of a wireless mobile unit to initiate the sending of location-specific information to travelers. As position information is received, it is compared to prestored position information of a remote location, such as an airport. ...


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Eric A Portman, Michael L Gailey, Chad S Holmes, Michael J Burgiss, Angela King Smith, Ashton F Pitts III, Stephen L Dempsen, Vinny Wai yan Che: Location-based services. Accenture, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 13, 2005: US06944447 (254 worldwide citation)


The present invention discloses a method and system for providing location-based services to a remote terminal that is connected to various types of communication systems. A tailored request for information is generated with the remote terminal. In addition, a geographic indicator associated with th ...


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George V Paul, Glenn J Beach, Charles J Cohen, Charles J Jacobus: Realtime object tracking system. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, March 23, 2010: US07684592 (246 worldwide citation)


A real-time computer vision system tracks one or more objects moving in a scene using a target location technique which does not involve searching. The imaging hardware includes a color camera, frame grabber and processor. The software consists of the low-level image grabbing software and a tracking ...


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James V Brady Jr: System and method for locating and notifying a user of a person, place or thing having attributes matching the users stated preferences. Earthcomber, Patzik Frank & Samotny, July 4, 2006: US07071842 (235 worldwide citation)


A location-based and preference-based system and method for matching the profiles of the attributes and/or characteristics of persons, places and/or things with the expressed preferences of mobile users such as travelers, to alert and direct such users to any places having attributes matching the us ...


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Michael V Ryden: Location based communications system. Allen H Erickson, June 19, 2007: US07233795 (226 worldwide citation)


A location based communications system uses a physical location system (PLS) or relative position system to determine a communication unit's location in two or three dimensions, and is configured for radiotelephonic calls through intermediary communications satellite systems, cellular systems or oth ...


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Bagher Rouhollahzadeh, Ranjit Bhatia: System and method for location-based marketing to mobile stations within a cellular network. Ericsson, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, March 27, 2001: US06208866 (223 worldwide citation)


A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for collecting mobility information regarding mobile subscribers and providing this mobility information to telemarketing companies to generate extra revenue for cellular network operators. A telemarketing application can define a target area, whic ...


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John Ross: Apparatus and method of notifying a recipient of an unscheduled delivery. Worldwide Notification Systems, R Edward Brake, Howrey & Simon, August 22, 1995: US05444444 (213 worldwide citation)


An apparatus and method for notifying a party of a pending delivery or pickup of an item. A mobile vehicle or carrier is equipped with a satellite receiver, a controller and a communicator. The mobile vehicle determines its location based on positioning signals received by the satellite receiver. Th ...



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