Robert K Tendler: Location based service request system. Tendler Cellular, Robert K Tendler, February 11, 2003: US06519463 (134 worldwide citation)

A wireless phone based system to accommodate users of wireless phones for providing information as to the location of Certain services such as gasoline stations, movie theatres, drug stores, etc., includes the utilization of a GPS receiver and a wireless phone, with the wireless, phone adapted to ca ...

Edward J Morgan, Michael G Shean, Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Russel K Jones: Continuous data optimization by filtering and positioning systems. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, January 6, 2009: US07474897 (132 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems of continuously optimizing data in WiFi positioning systems. A location-based services system for WiFi-enabled devices calculates the position of WiFi-enabled devices. A WiFi-enabled device communicates with WiFi access points within range of the WiFi-enabled device so that obser ...

Mark A Schaecher, Richard J Burgess Jr, Jay B Miller: Location based timing scheme in memory design. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 13, 2002: US06434736 (132 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for improving the access time of a memory device is described. The location based timing scheme utilizes a subset of the address bits to adjust the timing of the sense amplifier enable in order to achieve a faster read of the information stored in the memory cell.

Janine M Irwin, James M Seymour, Iris Y Chen, James M Davis, David C Sowell, Nailesh B Desai, Julia B Torbert: Method for routing calls based on predetermined assignments of callers geographic locations. BellSouth Corporation, Jones & Askew, July 2, 1996: US05533107 (131 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method that enables a business with multiple locations within a LATA to use a single number for its service. All callers dial the same number to reach the subscriber's business, and a network routes the calls to the most appropriate subscriber location based on the geograp ...

Dennis P Crowley, Alexander M Rainert: Location-based social software for mobile devices. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, September 22, 2009: US07593740 (129 worldwide citation)

A method of establishing connection between users of mobile devices includes receiving at a computer a location of a first user from a first mobile device, receiving from a second mobile device a location of a second user having an acquaintance relationship to the first user, and sending a message t ...

John J Roese, Richard W Graham, David Frattura, David Harrington: Location based data. Enterasys Networks, Holland & Knight, Brian J Colandreo, August 15, 2006: US07092943 (128 worldwide citation)

Data is provided with location-based access control information. Access to the data at a physical location is then limited according to the location-based access control information. A physical location of a device accessing the data can be determined, and the limiting of the access is then accordin ...

Vinod Anupam, Suryanarayan Perinkulam, Chitra A Phadke, Viswanath Poosala: Provision of location-based services utilizing user movement statistics. Alcatel Lucent USA, Ryan Mason & Lewis, July 13, 2010: US07756534 (128 worldwide citation)

Location-based services are provided in a communication system comprising at least a portion of at least one wireless network. One aspect of the invention relates to generation of user movement statistics that may be utilized to facilitate the development of targeted marketing campaigns or other typ ...

Raymond L Bolduc, Kenneth H Rosen, Steven Charles Salimando, Peter H Stuntebeck, Roy Philip Weber: Cellular phone network that provides location-based information. AT&T, December 5, 2000: US06157841 (128 worldwide citation)

A cellular phone network provides location-based information to a user of a cellular phone. The cellular phone network includes a plurality of antennas coupled to at least one server. The server is coupled to a database. Stored on the database is a plurality of location-based information that is ind ...

Farshid Alizadeh Shabdiz, Kaveh Pahlavan: Estimation of position using WLAN access point radio propagation characteristics in a WLAN positioning system. Skyhook Wireless, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, April 7, 2009: US07515578 (127 worldwide citation)

A method for estimating position using WLAN access point radio propagation characteristics in a WLAN location based service is provided. A location-based services system has a plurality of Wi-Fi access points in a target area. The Wi-Fi access points are positioned at geographic locations and have s ...

Michael T Lundy, Robert R Moritz: Location-code system for location-based services. Sprint Spectrum, June 28, 2005: US06912545 (127 worldwide citation)

A location-code system provides user-specific location codes corresponding to locations. A user can provision the codes. When the user accesses a location-based service, the user can then provide the service with a location code. The service, perhaps with the assistance of a location-code provider, ...

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