Jean Michel Rousseau, Hemant Chaskar: Apparatus, and associated method, for facilitating location determination of a mobile station pursuant to a location based application. Nokia Corporation, Alston & Bird, September 12, 2006: US07106717 (151 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, and an associated method, for facilitating implementation of a location service in a radio communication system. When a location service is initiated, a network-based entity is alerted to the service initiation. The network-based entity generates a message to inquire of network-based info ...


James A Fitch, David A Hose, Michael McNight: Interface for wireless location information. Openwave Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 21, 2009: US07522927 (148 worldwide citation)

Multiple location finding equipment (LFE) inputs are used to enhance location information made available to wireless location-based applications. A wireless network utilizes a mobile switching center to route communications between wireless stations, a network platform, and a variety of LFE systems. ...

Michael T Lundy, Robert R Moritz: Location-code system for location-based services. Sprint Spectrum, June 28, 2005: US06912545 (148 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, ...


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 (147 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 ...

Falkenhainer Brian C, Garnaat Mitchell: Shared-data environment in which each file has independent security properties. Xerox, September 9, 1998: EP0863453-A1 (147 worldwide citation)

A shared-data system, such as could be used with an intranet or internet, in which a large quantity of files available in a file system are each individually assigned an identification number. This identification number is then converted into a non-location-based URL, such as a simple scalar number, ...

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 (144 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 ...

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 (144 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 ...

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 (144 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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