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7941163 Determining the location of a wireless mobile communications device  
An exemplary method determines a location of a wireless mobile unit by a node in a communication network. Amplitude adjustment coefficients are received from a rake receiving process used by the...
7941142 Mobile switchboard, mobile unit, mobile communication system, and position-registration extending method  
A mobile unit transmits a request for position registration to a network when moving from a first area to a second area. When the number of incoming calls does not exceed a threshold and the number...
7941124 Methods of providing messages using location criteria and related systems and computer program products  
Methods of providing messages for a user can include accepting entry of a message for the user, and accepting entry of a location criteria associated with the message. Physical location information...
7937079 Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication network and software upgrading method  
A base station control portion 200 selects one or plural signals from signals received by plural settable communication paths in accordance with the state of the wave. A wireless communication...
7937339 Method and apparatus for using bayesian networks for localization  
The invention is a technique for performing sampling in connection with Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations in which no attempt is made to limit the selected samples to a selected slice of the...
7933612 Determining physical location based upon received signals  
The subject disclosure pertains to systems and methods for determining locations of mobile devices. In particular, a set of regions is defined based upon the relative strength of signals received...
7929976 Communicating forwarding information for a communications device based on detected physical location  
Detecting a physical location change of a mobile communications device may initiate a process to initiate, or cancel, forwarding of future incoming communications to the mobile communications...
7929979 Wireless communication method, wireless communication system, and mode switching method  
In a mobile terminal (10), a position information which is received by a position information detecting section (12) is transmitted to a base station. A determining section (34) in the base station...
7925278 Method and system for locating a wireless device in a wireless communication network  
A method and system for locating a Wireless electronic device (200) in a wireless communication network (100) is provided. The method includes sending a ranging code (504) by the wireless...
7925277 Positioning system of positioning wireless communication apparatus  
The invention provides a positioning system of positioning a wireless communication apparatus. The positioning system transmits and receives positioning signals which have different frequency bands...
7920873 Assisted method of locating mobile communications terminals of a cellular network using a USSD transport channel  
A mobile communications terminal (T) for a cellular communications network comprises an assisted satellite positioning device (D) connected to a satellite positioning installation connected to an...
7920872 Method for the transmisson of location-related information  
The supplementary location-related information which may be included in a digital map of the receiver is transmitted in such a way that the location-related information may be downloaded from an...
7920874 Position estimating system  
A position estimating system capable of accurately estimating the position assumed by a target terminal user based upon measurement of wireless reception signal levels of signals from a target...
7907955 Presence system with proximity presence status  
A presence information system reports proximity presence status to presence subscribers. The proximity presence status conveys how far an individual is from a phone, computer, or any other endpoint...
7907924 Semiconductor device interconnecting unit, semiconductor device and high-frequency module having a millimeter wave band  
A semiconductor device interconnecting unit configured to input/output a high-frequency signal having a millimeter wave band to/from a semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor or device...
7904098 Method of assigning transmission channels in a telecommunications network and user station  
A method of assigning transmission channels in a telecommunications network and a user station are provided, which facilitate an increase in the capacity of a telecommunications network. The...
7904026 Dynamic channel quality measurement procedure implemented in a wireless digital communication system to prioritize the forwarding of downlink data  
A wireless digital communication system includes a base station in communication with a plurality of user equipment mobile terminals (UEs). The system prioritizes the forwarding of blocks of...
7904096 GPS application using network assistance  
A Global Positioning System (GPS) system includes multiple GPS application servers. The multiple GPS application servers provide GPS assistant information for locating a mobile terminal. The mobile...
7899467 Estimating the location of a wireless terminal based on the traits of the multipath components of a signal  
A technique for estimating the location of a wireless terminal at an unknown location in a geographic region is disclosed. The technique is based on the recognition that there are traits of...
7899469 User defined location based notification for a mobile communications device systems and methods  
A communication system is described, including a mobile communications device, a mobile communications base station, and a server computer system. The location of the device may be correlated with...
7899472 Positioning with wireless local area networks and WLAN-aided global positioning systems  
Accurate position capability can be quickly provided using a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN). When associated with a WLAN, a wireless device can quickly determine its relative and/or coordinate...
7899473 Wireless network location-based reference information  
The present invention provides a ‘411xx’ value added service to wireless users. The disclosed ‘411xx’ service allows a mobile user who may be unfamiliar with their current geographic locatio...
7898473 Method for positioning, a positioning system, and an electronic device  
A method for positioning a wireless communication device includes storing position data relating to one or a plurality of reference areas to at least one database. It is examined which of said...
7899452 Methods and systems for providing a proxy service  
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing a location proxy. The disclosed systems and methods include associating a user device with a confining area. Furthermore, the disclosed systems and...
7899468 Location sensitive messaging  
Methods including computer program products for receiving a request from a first device, the request incorporating a message. One or more users from a first set of one or more users are selected...
7894830 Motion adaptive wireless local area network, wireless communications device and integrated circuits for use therewith  
A circuit includes an on-chip gyrating circuit that generates a motion parameter based on motion of the circuit. A global positioning system (GPS) receiver receives a GPS signal and that generates...
7890118 Method, system and apparatus for detecting a position of a terminal in a network  
In a position detection system utilizing a WLAN supporting multiple data transfer rates, it is possible to reduce the number of required installed base stations, so system construction costs can be...
7885664 Method for generating triggers based on the position of a terminal in a mobile communication network, related network and computer program product therefor  
Triggers for the provision of location based services in a mobile communication network supporting a plurality of mobile terminals over a given territory, are generated by defining a set of target...
7885665 System and method for failsafe presence monitoring  
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of network clients (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a communications controller (502); and a positioning server (152) configured...
7885689 Suppressing interference using beamforming of uplink signals received at multiple base stations  
The present invention provides a method for suppressing interference using beamforming of uplink signals received at multiple base stations. The method may include accessing information indicative...
7885668 Determining the network location of a user device based on transmitter fingerprints  
Reliably identifying an AP through which a user device is accessing one or more networks, and reliably determining the current network location of the user device. An AP and network location may be...
7881655 Mover, information center, and mobile communication system  
A mover such as a vehicle acquires the information, which has been updated by broadcasting/communication during an engine stall or in an unreceivable state, after the engine start or the recovery...
7881730 Method and system for dynamic estimation and predictive route generation  
The preferred embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for dynamic route estimation and prediction using discrete sampled location updates from various mobile...
7877101 Locating a WLAN station using signal propagation delay  
A wireless network device comprises a first RF transceiver module and a control module. The first RF transceiver module transmits a first data frame to a second RF transceiver module and receives a...
7877100 Position determination system that uses A cellular communication system  
A position determination system and apparatus for utilizing a network of cellular base stations to determine position of a mobile station includes taking a plurality of statistically independent...
7873367 Methods and apparatus for locationing in a wireless network using statistical weighting  
Methods and systems are provided for determining the location of a first wireless device (e.g., a mobile unit) within a wireless network comprising a plurality of second wireless devices (e.g.,...
7869811 Determination of a relative position of a satellite signal receiver  
For enhancing the quality of a relative positioning, a filter is adjusted depending on information on a movement of a satellite signal receiver. A position of the satellite signal receiver is...
7869804 Method for automatically searching wireless LAN access point and terminal for processing the same  
Disclosed is a method for automatically searching a wireless LAN AP (access point) in a terminal having a wireless LAN module, a mobile communication module, and a GPS receiving module installed...
7865194 Systems and methods for characterizing the performance of a wireless network  
Systems and methods for characterizing a performance of a wireless network. Data or metrics are collected from a device. The metrics include timing information associated with certain sectors. The...
7860518 Locating a mobile station inside a building  
Locating mobile stations used for wireless communications even when the mobile station is within a building includes determining whether at least one indicator associated with a signal used by the...
7856236 Area watcher for wireless network  
Dynamic and current information is provided regarding a wireless device's entry into or exit from a geographically defined “watched” area. An area watcher application monitors preconfigured wir...
7853272 Wireless network tour guide  
Location based wireless services in a service provider's network are intertwined with a message database (text and/or audio) to automatically provide location information regarding the subscriber...
7853271 Method and apparatus for interlocking communication and tracking applications in a wireless communication device  
A wireless communication device transmits location information associated with a mobile worker, and provides an option to the mobile worker to disable such location transmissions. The use of the...
7853267 Wireless system signal propagation collection and analysis  
Wireless systems coverage planning uses propagation modeling to provide a prediction of service coverage. Accurate and effective wireless systems coverage analysis requires a measurement of signal...
7848766 Wireless terminal position detecting method and system therefor  
In any indoor location, whenever operating a wireless terminal position detecting system comprising a transferable wireless terminal, a plurality of base stations individually allowing a connection...
7848761 System and method for global positioning system (GPS) based presence  
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of network clients (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a communications controller (502); and a positioning server (152) including a...
7844281 Method and system for providing location information for emergency services  
Emergency Services architecture for determining the location of a wireless caller. The architecture leverages a synchronization feature of GSM networks of the Base Station Subsystem (BSS) to enable...
7844280 Location of wideband OFDM transmitters with limited receiver bandwidth  
One illustrative embodiment takes the form of a system for locating wireless transmitters employing an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) digital modulation scheme. The OFDM scheme...
7844284 Third party location query for wireless networks  
A location query service is disclosed. The service provides requesters with a location of a device. The service receives a location query from a requestor, retrieves location information associated...
7844283 Method of providing location based information to a mobile terminal within a communications network  
A method of providing location based information to a mobile terminal within a communications network comprising the steps of interrogating a component of the communications network to determine...