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8699992 Wireless terminal device and communication control method  
A mobile telephone device includes: a communication switching unit that selectively switches between an LTE communication system and a CDMA communication system, for performing communication; and a...
8700056 Systems and methods for real-time location  
An embodiment concerns the field of real-time location systems (RTLS) based on RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication) measurements. An embodiment is based on determining the distances between...
8699948 Connection method for near field communication  
A host side wireless communication terminal and guest side wireless communication terminals are stacked together, for example. The wireless communication terminals each generate an access point...
8699952 Electronic apparatus, proximity network system and connecting method thereof  
A proximity network system includes a plurality of Bluetooth devices disposed respectively in each one of a plurality of electronic apparatuses. The Bluetooth devices are arranged for enabling the...
8699988 Method, device and system for sending and receiving messages  
A method, a device, and a system for sending and receiving messages are provided. The method for sending messages includes: receiving, by a Mobility Management Entity (MME), an Earthquake and...
8700050 Method and system for authorizing location monitoring  
Techniques for location tracking, location utilization, and dissemination and management of location information are disclosed. As a location monitoring system, one embodiment includes at least a...
8699943 Mobile repeater system and method having geophysical location awareness without use of GPS  
A repeater system and method for implementing within a mobile platform includes repeater circuitry configured for repeating signals between devices and signal sources such as base transceiver...
8700066 Identifying location of individuals on a predefined list  
Systems and methods of transmitting a message and/or a location request to individuals identified on an emergency contact list. In some arrangements, a message and/or location request may be...
8700065 Location determination for calls within a femtocell  
When a call is placed within a femtocell area of coverage, the location of the femtocell is used as the location of the mobile device. The location of the femtocell is stored in the network, and if...
8699990 Location requests and measurement responses in wireless communications networks and methods  
A method for requesting location information, for example, Enhanced Observed Time of Arrival timing information, from mobile wireless communications in wireless communications networks. The...
8700051 Positioning of a wireless device served by a femto cell  
Techniques for supporting positioning are described. In an aspect, positioning of mobile stations served by femto cells may be supported by having the femto cells transmit at least one identity...
8700052 Systems, methods, and computer program products for determining a location of a tracked device after a device or network failure  
Systems, methods, and computer program products are for receiving a tracking failure notification including a device identifier of a tracked device that is unavailable because of a failure...
8700055 Maintaining location based service session continuity during inter-RAT mobility  
When a user equipment engaged in mobile communications transfers from a network with one radio access technology (RAT) to another network with a different radio access technology, maintaining...
8700049 System and/or method for reducing initial position uncertainty in SPS operation  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to a system and method for reducing an initial position uncertainty of a mobile station. In one example, although claimed subject matter is not so...
8700064 Method and system for device discovery in a wireless video area network  
A method and system for device discovery in a wireless network is provided. The device discovery involves directionally transmitting a data unit from a transmitting station over a channel in...
8699991 Method and apparatus for customizing map presentations based on mode of transport  
An approach is provided for customizing map presentations based on mode of transport. A map customizing platform determines a mode of transport with respect to a mapping service. The map...
8699989 System and method for the definition and scope of commercial mobile alerts  
An emergency alert system includes an emergency alert gateway configured for receiving an emergency alert message, for categorizing the emergency alert message, and for determining a subscriber...
8693454 Mobile computing device geographic location determination  
A wireless connection between a mobile device and an IP-based wireless telecommunications network is established when the mobile device registers with a network controller (NC) through an access...
8693977 Techniques for personal security via mobile devices  
Techniques for achieving personal security via mobile devices are presented. A portable mobile communication device, such as a phone or a personal digital assistant (PDA), is equipped with...
8693978 Methods and systems for emergency call handling with position location over communication networks  
Certain embodiments of the present disclosure relate to methods for handling an emergency call along with its position location in the WiMAX network, and for performing a handover of the emergency...
8693980 Emergency alert system channel assignment  
A mobile device automatically is configured to the emergency alert system (EAS) channel utilized by the cellular site from which the mobile device registers with a network. In an example...
8693455 Wireless RFID networking systems and methods  
Embodiments of the present invention include a wireless access point that acquires and processes radio frequency identification (RFID) information. The wireless access point may be coupled to a...
8693976 Preferential treatment for emergency callback  
Disclosed herein are techniques for allowing callbacks from emergency call centers to a subscriber, including when restrictions in place would have otherwise prevented the call. The technique may...
8693979 Power efficient emergency call triggered tracking method  
Aspects of the present disclosure provide power efficient methods to track an emergency call. A mobile station may take Location Base Service (LBS) measurements during a low power state and may...
8694023 Location management of static/low speed mobile devices  
In some examples, a method of tracking device location in a communication network is described. The method may include, detecting at a Machine Type Communication (MTC) device, location indicia from...
8688148 Dynamic resource matching system  
A method, apparatus, and system are provided for implementing resource and/or location-based matching services between a wireless terminal (e.g., mobile phone) user and one or more resources. A...
8688071 Donut alert messaging  
Different emergency alert messages may be provided to different mobile devices within a common geographic region subdivided into a plurality of inner regions. Each inner region may have different...
8688069 Mobile radio with independent, user-operated messaging channel carrying location information  
A mobile communication system may include a remote communication system which may transmit communications to and receive communications from a plurality of mobile radios over one or more wireless...
8688070 Location-based emergency information  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for location-based emergency information. A current geographic location of a device is determined. One or more first contact...
8688141 System and method for providing communication services to mobile device users incorporating proximity determination  
In certain embodiments, a method for proximity determination includes receiving one or more network identifiers, each associated with a corresponding network, from a first mobile device. The method...
8682284 Localized personal emergency response system  
A personal emergency response system oriented to mobile individuals uses cell phones or other wireless devices as sources of an emergency indicating signal. A personal profile associated with that...
8682286 Enhanced E911 network access for a call center using session initiation protocol (SIP) messaging  
A switched emergency call (e.g., a 911 call, an alarm company call) forwarded by a telematics call center is converted into a session initiation protocol (SIP) packetized phone call at the call...
8682285 Positioning signal for rescue forces  
An emergency call unit for a vehicle includes not only a detection unit, a position-finding unit and a control unit, but also a transmission unit for the repeated transmission of a locating signal...
8676268 System and method for monitoring and restricting the usage of a mobile communication device  
A system and methodology for monitoring and restricting the use of a mobile communication device while operating a moving vehicle is disclosed. The mobile communications device...
8676151 Detecting a transport emergency event and directly enabling emergency services  
The present invention provides a system and method that provides a standardized and portable automatic emergency event notification, or AEEN, device which detects a vehicle or other transport...
8676227 Method of performing a data transaction between a portable storage device and an electronic device  
A method of performing a data transaction between a portable storage device and an electronic device includes determining positions of the portable storage device by a positioning module of the...
8676153 Method for geo-targeting wireless emergency alerts  
Geo-targeting may be used in combination with wireless alert capabilities to provide alerts to a more granulated geographical area. Disclosed herein is a system and method for performing...
8675547 Wireless link monitoring and active troubleshooting  
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method comprises transmitting a Layer 2 (L2) frame from a first wireless device. Upon receipt of a frame in response to the L2 frame, the first...
8676231 Methods and apparatus for mobile station location estimation  
Methods and apparatus for estimating mobile station location include receiving reported signal strengths or other attachment indicator values from a mobile station. The reported signal strengths...
8676881 Location update method, heterogeneous network communications system and device  
A location update method, and a heterogeneous network communications system and a device are provided herein. The method includes: an information server receives a location update request message...
8676228 Tracking system and a method for tracking the position of a device  
For allowing a reliable and fast determination of the position of devices with a high degree of privacy preservation a tracking system for determination of the position of devices within a wireless...
8676229 Apparatus and method for controlling whether to provide location information in broadband wireless access system  
A method and an apparatus for an operation of a Mobile Station (MS) in a wireless access system are provided. The method includes receiving a request to report measurement data required for...
8669882 Alert device  
An alert device for a vehicle including a communications receiver for receiving file fragments for the device, a positioning data receiver for providing vehicle location data, a microcontroller...
8669870 Location dependent monitoring for stolen devices  
A system and method for controlling the surveillance conducted by lost or stolen electronic devices dependent upon the location of such electronic devices is provided. A data repository contains...
8670743 Warning message transmission method and apparatus  
The present invention provides a warning message transmission method and apparatus after the warning message transmission procedure is completed. The method comprises: after sending a WRITE-REPLACE...
8665840 User interface based on magnetic induction  
A receiving and transmitting node for a wireless data network, and a wireless data network based on magnetic induction. The receiving node includes an antenna receive module for receiving one or...
8666436 Location based system with contextual locator and method of operation thereof  
A method of operation of a location based system includes: detecting an event representing a gathering of event participants; establishing a geofence associated with the event; and identifying a...
8665088 Method and apparatus involving global positioning and long-range wireless link using a tag  
A tag has a transmitter for transmitting first wireless signals, and a receiver for receiving second wireless signals from which the tag can determine its current physical location. A different...
8666362 Emergency service warning system  
An emergency service warning system, arranged to warn a user of approach of emergency services, provided with: at least one movable emergency service transmitter (T) and at least one stationary...
8666430 Method of improved positioning  
In a method of improved clustering for providing position determination assisting data in a cellular communication system, providing (S10) a plurality of clusters of points, said points being...