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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 (235 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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Ian S Small, Michael Chen: Time and location based computing. Apple Computer, V Randall Gard, June 24, 1997: US05642303 (235 worldwide citation)


Utilizing a simple, low-cost beacon and receiver technology to allow users to build their own infrastructure by placing beacons in key locations provides intelligent location awareness. This location awareness can be leveraged by the computer electronic equipment that the user is carrying, needs no ...


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Michael V Ryden: Location based communications system. Allen H Erickson, June 19, 2007: US07233795 (234 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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Alan Phillips, Frank Schroth, Geoffrey M Palmer, Stefan G Zielinski, Allen P Smith, Colin M Cunningham III: Location-based services. Where, Cesari and McKenna, December 7, 2010: US07848765 (228 worldwide citation)


Provided herein are methods and systems relating to location-based services such as social networking, providing demographic information, tracking mobile devices, providing business information, providing an adaptable user interface, remotely effecting a change on a portable electronic device, provi ...


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Darrell E Ernst, Donald R McMillan, Thomas L Folk, Steven R Rogers: Location based selective distribution of generally broadcast information. The Mitre Corporation, Larson and Taylor, June 3, 1997: US05636245 (222 worldwide citation)


A system for determining whether information broadcast by a general transmitter is relevant to a particular user based on the location, velocity and/or time of an object of interest includes a remote terminal, a general broadcasting unit, a transmitter at the general broadcasting unit for broadcasti ...


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Edward James Morgan, Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Russel Kipp Jones, Michael George Shean: Location beacon database. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, October 7, 2008: US07433694 (220 worldwide citation)


A location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using same. Wi-Fi access points are located in a target geographical area to build a reference database of locations of Wi-Fi access points. At least one vehicle is deployed including at le ...


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Fred Wimbush: Distress radiolocation method and system. 122923 Canada, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, January 15, 1985: US04494119 (215 worldwide citation)


A dedicated distress radiolocation system combines direction-finding techniques with calculations based on signal strength to precisely locate a distress transmission and effect rescue of the person or property in distress. The system is capable of locating a distress transmission solely on the basi ...


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Philip N Garfinkle, Yaacov Ben Yaacov, Elliot D Jaffe: Method of processing digital images and distributing visual prints produced from the digital images. PictureVision, January 25, 2000: US06017157 (202 worldwide citation)


This invention is directed to a method of processing at least one digital image of at least one photographic image and distributing at least one visual print produced from the at least one digital image. The method includes the steps of storing at least one digital image of at least one photographic ...


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Jeffrey Alan Millington, Larry E Spencer II, Donald J Long, Richard Eklund, Michael G Lambie: Vehicle navigation system with location-based multi-media annotation. Magellan DIS, Carlson Gaskey & Olds, March 19, 2002: US06360167 (190 worldwide citation)


A navigation system provides multimedia annotations based upon the present location of the vehicle. These presentations may comprise advertising or text or other information entered by the user and associated with a specific location or locations. The navigation system also provides a removable medi ...



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