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Michael T Lundy, Robert R Moritz: Location-code system for location-based services. Sprint Spectrum, June 28, 2005: US06912545 (143 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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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 (141 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 ...


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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 (141 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 ...


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Robert Ellis Richton: Method and apparatus for a wireless telecommunication system that provides location-based action services. Lucent Technologies, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 4, 2002: US06400956 (141 worldwide citation)


A wireless telecommunications system uses location or position information to initiate actions on behalf of travelers. As position information of a wireless mobile unit is received, it is compared to stored position information of a remote location, such as a home. As the traveler approaches his hom ...


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Joel E Short, Florence C I Pagan, Josh J Goldstein: Systems and methods for providing content and services on a network system. Nomadix, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 29, 2013: US08364806 (139 worldwide citation)


Systems and methods for managing and providing content and services on a network system. Aspects of the invention include location-based determination of network content and services that may be provided to client computers. Other aspects of the invention include authorization and authentication com ...


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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 (139 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 ...


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Joel E Short, Florence C I Pagan, Josh J Goldstein: Systems and methods for providing content and services on a network system. Nomadix, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 5, 2013: US08370477 (138 worldwide citation)


Systems and methods for managing and providing content and services on a network system. Aspects of the invention include location-based determination of network content and services that may be provided to client computers. Other aspects of the invention include authorization and authentication com ...


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Brian Wilson, Krishna Bhuyan, Jacob Feinstein: Apparatus and systems for providing location-based services within a wireless network. Cingular Wireless II, Woodcock Washburn, June 26, 2007: US07236799 (136 worldwide citation)


A system for providing wireless telecommunications services to mobile devices includes structure and functionality for location-based services, and includes both server and client/mobile device apparatuses. One apparatus includes a data store storing at least a first record associated with a first w ...


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Arshad A Syed, Curtis R Reider: Location based method of and system for forwarding wireless telephone calls. Integrated Telecom Solutions, Denise L Locke Liddell & Sapp Mayfield, March 14, 2000: US06038451 (136 worldwide citation)


A method of and system for processing a telephone call to a wireless telephone number associated with a mobile telephone unit forwards the call to a registered wireline number if the mobile unit is located near the geographic location associated with the wireline number. In response to a call placed ...



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