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7656348 System and/or method for determining sufficiency of pseudorange measurements  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to a system and method for determining a sufficiency of measurements for locating positions. In one example, although claimed subject matter is not so...
7653464 Regenerative hybrid system for position-adaptive sensor applications  
A hybrid air-ground vehicle design that cycles through a regenerative energy phase during a ground-based trajectory. The regenerative ground-based trajectory, in turn, produces energy for purposes...
7646313 Method and device for assisting in the piloting of an aircraft  
A device for assisting in the piloting of an aircraft includes a detecting device for detecting all the aircraft in the vicinity and a display device for presenting, on a display screen...
7647165 Method and apparatus for vehicle tracking and control  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for improving vehicle tracking and remote control. A wireless telecommunications system infrastructure receives a unique vehicle identifier via a...
7646336 Automated asset positioning for location and inventory tracking using multiple positioning techniques  
A system and method is provided for tracking and maintaining a highly accurate inventory of shipping containers that are stored within container storage facilities. The invention includes using...
7642958 Satellite positioning system receivers and methods  
A mobile wireless communication device (200) including a wireless transceiver (210) communicably coupled to a processor (220), a satellite positioning system receiver (250), wherein the processor...
7642919 Signalling and localization device for an individual in the sea and method of use thereof  
Signalling and localisation device for an individual in the sea, including an ultrasonic wave transmitter constituting an individual alarm unit carried by the individual in the sea designed to...
7640103 Multi-function appliance for a satellite navigation data distribution system  
A multi-function appliance for use in a satellite navigation data distribution system is described. A computer includes an input/output interface and a memory the computer is configured with a...
7640101 Method and apparatus for motion-based disabling of electronic devices  
The system of the present invention uses a gps receiver and a computer program product to disable a feature of an electronic device when movement of the receiver is detected. Speed data from a gps...
7636061 Method and apparatus for location determination of people or objects  
A system and method for determining the position of people and/or objects, whether mobile or stationary, is presented herein. The system uses fixed and/or portable FM transmitters to transmit...
7634341 Detecting device and method of using same  
A detecting device for detecting moving target vehicles from a moving host vehicle, comprising a first detector means mounted to the host vehicle and aligned to a stationary target area for...
7633437 Method for using three GPS frequencies to resolve whole-cycle carrier-phase ambiguities  
A new three-frequency technique for obtaining geometry free, refraction-corrected, ambiguity-resolved, carrier-phase measurements has been described. First, the ambiguities on at least two...
7630830 Navigation apparatus, driving direction guidance method, and navigation system  
A navigation apparatus and a driving direction guiding method are capable of clearly indicating a correct direction in which a vehicle should be driven at an exit when the vehicle exits a parking...
7629899 Vehicular communication arrangement and method  
Method for transmitting data from infrastructure to vehicles includes arranging a transmitter apart from the vehicles, providing information relating to operation of at least one vehicle or of an...
7626958 Serial port multiplexing protocol  
An interface system for interfacing to a first receiving device receiving a first plurality of signals and a second receiving device receives a second signal includes a microcontroller coupled to...
7626539 Method and apparatus for managing time in a satellite positioning system  
A method, apparatus and system for time management in a position-location system is described. The method may include (i) obtaining, at a global-navigation-satellite-system receiver while being...
7627448 Apparatus and method for mapping an area of interest  
An apparatus and method are provided for mapping an area of interest using polar coordinates or Cartesian coordinates. The apparatus includes a range finder, an azimuth angle measuring device to...
7623871 Position determination for a wireless terminal in a hybrid position determination system  
Techniques to determine a position estimate for a wireless terminal. An accurate position estimate for the initially obtained (e.g., based on a first (accurate) position determination sub-system)....
7619561 Managed traverse system and method to acquire accurate survey data in absence of precise GPS data  
A method and system obtains precise survey-grade position data of target points in zones where precise GPS data cannot be obtained, due to natural or man-made objects such as foliage and buildings....
7603232 Vehicle position tracking system via satellite and method thereof  
A vehicle position information transmitter via satellite, a method thereof, a vehicle position tracking system using the same and a method thereof are provided. The transmitter transmits vehicle...
7603233 Map matching method and apparatus for navigation system  
A map matching method and apparatus for a navigation system estimates a location of the navigation system on a correct road segment when a GPS signal is invalid. The map matching method creates a...
7599796 Dual-mode location position system  
The dual mode positioning system comprises multiple wireless network devices, one of the multiple wireless network devices including a GPS receiver. DSS is coupled to the multiple wireless network...
7599770 Apparatus and method for tracking vehicle travel and expenditures  
A system and method is provided to track and log the distance traveled by a vehicle during a trip and other expenditures related to the trip. The system is capable of categorizing the trip as...
7595754 Methods, systems and apparatus for integrated wireless device location determination  
Methods, devices, and systems are presented for integrated wireless device location determination. A method for determining location on a wireless device includes receiving a request for wireless...
7593813 Navigation system and method for operating a navigation system  
A navigation system for a motor vehicle includes at least one storage device, at least one navigation map being stored on each storage device, which is read out using a reading device. Associated...
7586442 GPS for communications facility records  
Methods and systems are disclosed for enhancing line records with Global Positioning System coordinates. Global Positioning System information is acquired and associated with an address. A line...
7587275 Vehicle navigation control system and method  
A vehicle navigation control system and method in which the system includes a communication bus, a navigation system, a display device, and a vehicle control computer. The navigation system is...
7580795 Vehicular navigation system  
A vehicular navigation system includes a vehicle having a global-positioning system receiver operable to receive signals from satellites external to the vehicle in order to establish its geographic...
7580794 Remote subscription unit for GNSS information  
A GPS information service system for providing supplemental GPS correction and signal acquisition information to subscribers. A GPS information server broadcasts GPS aiding information encrypted...
7576679 Radar detector with position and velocity sensitive functions  
A GPS enabled radar detector dynamically handles radar sources based upon previously stored geographically referenced information on such sources and data from the GPS receiver. The detector...
7574222 Method and system for location management and location information providing system  
In an information providing system, a user inputs desired mobile ID number to a client terminal. The client terminal transmits a request for location information on the mobile station including the...
7574282 Electronic directing system  
The present disclosure relates to an arrangement and an electronic navigational control system for a self-propelling device (5), preferably a lawn-mowing robot. The system comprises at lease one...
7571042 Navigation system for a vehicle  
A navigation system for a vehicle includes a control and a global positioning system. The control may receive a user input and may download directional information from an external service provider...
7565147 System and method for synchronizing base stations  
The invention provides a method for installing a positioning system, the positioning system comprising two or more base stations (BS1 to BS4), and comprises the steps of; collocating the base...
7564402 Information gathering using reflected satellite signals  
A method of using reflected satellite signals, such as GPS signals or high orbit satellite signals, to determine information including the steps of: receiving direct and reflected satellite signals...
7565176 Data transfer rate display selection  
A device for displaying data transfer rates on a display. The device includes a system for displaying the transfer rates in an alphanumeric mode or an alternative graphics mode; and a system for...
7564404 Determining precise direction and distance to a satellite radio beacon  
The present invention discloses a device and method for precisely determining the direction and distance to a satellite radio beacon. In one embodiment, the disclosed device is used for SAR (search...
7558696 Method and device for position determination  
A method and device for position determination, in which one or more application (201, 202) requests a positioning method selection device (204) for positioning data. The positioning method...
7555384 Mobile object position detecting apparatus  
A control unit 10 detects the presence/absence of receiving position information based on the position data provided from a GPS receiver 14. While the GPS receiver 14 is supplying no position data,...
7552034 Method and computer program for use in locating wireless base stations in a mobile communications system  
When locating base stations which are wirelessly coupled with each other and establish one or more inter-cell wireless relay routes in a mobile communications system, the heights of directional...
7551931 Method and system for validating a mobile station location fix  
A method and system for evaluating the validity of location fixes of a mobile station by comparison of a location fix for which a validity determination is desired with one or more prior reference...
7552025 Position data interpolation method, position detecting sensor and position measuring device  
A position data interpolation method, comprising: continuously taking digital images of scenes in the surrounding in a process of moving from a first point, which is a known point, via a second...
7548813 Method and apparatus for map matching  
A navigation apparatus and a map matching method are provided. An acceleration sensor detects an acceleration of the vehicle. A gradient determination section determines an angle of inclination of...
7538724 Method and system for relative tracking  
Systems and methods for providing relative tracking for a user in an unprepared environment, e.g., in the field. A larger mobile unit, such as a truck, is tracked precisely in world coordinates...
7536189 System and method for sending broadcasts in a social network  
Systems and methods for broadcasting advisory communications to remote units are disclosed.
7528769 Enhancing the usability of carrier phase measurements  
An orientation of a mobile first antenna is determined based at least on sensor information. Further, a computational compensation of a difference between the orientation of the first antenna and...
7526245 Method and system for single chip satellite set-top box system  
Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in an single chip satellite set-top box solution that comprises demodulation, decoding and audio/video display functions integrated within a single...
7525480 Dynamic speed finding method  
A dynamic speed finding method to detect drive speed of a target, i.e., a speeding car, to serve as evidence in writing a traffic ticket is executed in the following steps: Step A: the position and...
7525482 Mitigation of array factor distortions for GPS and broadband reception  
An adaptive antenna system may be used with a GPS system to improve operation in the presence of interference signals. A resulting adapted antenna pattern will cause array pattern distortions...
7525451 Navigation systems, methods, and programs  
Navigation systems, methods, and programs store traffic information and crated prediction traffic information based on the stored traffic information. The systems, methods, and programs search a...