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8160609 System and method for multiple range estimation location  
A system and method of determining the location of a mobile station by determining the time of transmission of a signal by a mobile station and determining range rings at a plurality of reference...
8155662 Self-configuring wireless network location system  
Wireless adapters are installed on one or more general purpose computing devices and are connected via a network in an enterprise environment. The adapters are densely deployed at known locations...
8155666 Methods and systems for determining location using a cellular and WLAN positioning system by selecting the best cellular positioning system solution  
The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for determining the location of a WLAN and cellular position system enabled device using a WLAN position estimate to select the best cellular...
8155673 Estimation of position using WLAN access point radio propagation characteristics in a WLAN positioning system  
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...
8155664 Portable wireless sensor for building control  
A network of wireless radios automatically conserves energy, directs the operation of equipment, and locates assets and personnel. The network may identify changes in the occupancy of a building...
8155672 Scalable geo-location event processing  
Traditional, server-oriented architectures have focused on providing location-based services by using publish-subscribe, efficient message buses, and filtering mechanisms. However, given an...
8155634 System and method for generating an alert signal when an additional data line between a packet-switched network and a wireless communications network should be installed  
The present invention provides methods and systems to determine whether to upgrade the infrastructure of a wireless communication network. The invention is directed to generating an alert signal...
8150416 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...
8150932 System and method for providing privacy protected navigation between mobile terminals  
A system of providing location and routing information to a target mobile terminal while still maintaining a specified level of privacy. A target mobile terminal includes a profile having an...
8150418 Methods and systems for proximity-based monitoring of wireless devices  
Method and apparatus are disclosed for monitoring the geographic location or velocity of a first wireless device relative to at least one other wireless device and noting an exception if the first...
8150421 User plane uplink time difference of arrival (U-TDOA)  
A system for locating a mobile wireless device is configured to communicate with a wireless communications system via a control plane and a user plane. The user plane includes a data channel, and...
8150415 Method for determining location of UE by using AGPS information  
Disclosed is a method for determining a location of a UE by means of AGPS information. The method includes generating by an SLC a pseudo UE ID according to a request for location information of...
8150378 Determining position of a node based on aged position data  
Techniques are provided for determining a position of a node. For example, the node receives first position data from a first reference node and second position data from a second reference node....
8150372 Method and system for distributing data within a group of mobile units  
Described is a method for writing data onto a storage device from a wireless access point (“AP”), providing the data to a master mobile unit (“MMU”), authenticating an identity of the MMU at the...
8145241 Methods, systems, and computer program products for role- and locale-based mobile user device feature control  
Methods, systems, and computer program products for role- and locale-based mobile user device feature control are disclosed. According to one aspect, a method for controlling at least one feature...
8144640 Location tracking in a wireless communication system using power levels of packets received by repeaters  
A location tracking apparatus and method are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving information from each repeater indicating which packets wirelessly transmitted by a mobile...
8145185 Method for communicating indoor location to an emergency service system  
A method for communicating location to an emergency service system. A wireless communication device (WCD) such as a cell phone attains a GPS location fix when outdoors and then uses a compass and...
8145242 Determining geographic zone  
Included are embodiments for determining data for at least one geographic zone. At least one embodiment of a method includes determining at least one geographic zone for monitoring and receiving...
8145235 System and method for estimating mobile wireless unit position in a localized area  
A local positioning system comprises a plurality of sensor elements that may communicate with mobile units in a wireless fashion. The responsiveness of the mobile units is measured by yes/no...
8140051 Link establishment method and mobile communication system  
A mobile communication system that establishes a link between a plurality of base stations in which an adjacency condition is satisfied. The mobile communication system including a first base...
8140094 Continuous data optimization of new access points in positioning systems  
Methods and systems of continuously optimizing data in WiFi positioning systems. A location-based services system uses WiFi-enabled devices to monitor WiFi access points in a target area to...
8135417 Method and apparatus for estimating geo-location of terminal wireless communication system  
A method and apparatus for estimating a geo-location of a terminal in a wireless communication system are provided. In a method of operating a terminal for providing geo-location information in a...
8135378 Emergency response system  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a computer-readable storage medium including computer instructions for receiving an emergency request to...
8121645 Software defined radio base station and configuration method  
The present invention relates to a method for configuring a base station (10) of a mobile communication network over a software defined radio module (12), that base station (10) serving at least...
8121613 Method and system for obtaining emergency caller location  
Methods and systems for obtaining the location of a caller during an emergency or other telephone call. Before or during a call, a phone system can obtain from one or more sources a subscriber...
8121587 Communication device  
The communication device which implements a voice communicating function, an attached file emailing function, a geographic location function, a dictionary function, a schedule notifying function,...
8121621 Position estimation system  
A position of a mobile communication terminal in an environment where the terminal cannot communicate with a GPS is defined more narrowly than a sector area of a base station in which the mobile...
8121622 Method and system for providing location measurement of network based to mobile communication terminal by using G-pCell database according to location  
Disclosed is a system and method for providing a mobile communication terminal with network-based location measurement according to locations by using a G-pCell database. The system includes an...
8116783 Method and apparatus for determining the location of a wireless client device on a wireless network  
The rate at which a particular wireless client may be PINGed may depend on many factors, including the accuracy with which the location of the wireless client is required to be known, how accurate...
8116782 Communication quality control system  
The present invention implements communication control with user's service subscription information reflected in a mobile communication network. A QoS control server for providing a communication...
8116789 Terminal positioning technique  
A technique of estimating the location of a mobile terminal in a mobile communications network having a plurality of base stations, including: determining at least one signal parameter measurement...
8112096 System and method for locating an unknown base station  
A system and method for estimating a location of an unknown Node B in a wireless communication system having a plurality of other nodes and a plurality of location measurement units. A first value...
8112100 Location-based status checking  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems and methods of location-based status checking. Such a method comprises scheduling an event to occur at a scheduled time at a defined location;...
8107974 Probabilistic location prediction for a mobile station  
A probabilistic prediction is made of the location of a wireless-enabled mobile station in a wireless local area network. The prediction includes calculating a vector representing movement of the...
8103289 System of utilizing cell information to locate a wireless device  
A system is described that utilizes the measured characteristics of a cell site or a plurality of cell sites (100, 102, 104) and the cellular identification to selectively provide a wireless...
8103293 System and related circuits and methods for detecting and locating wireless communication device use within a geographical area or facility  
A system for detecting and locating illicit cellular telephone use within a facility includes an array of radio frequency (RF) receivers, each receiver being placed in a predetermined location in...
8099104 Location based services for integrated cellular and LAN networks  
Determining the physical location of a WLAN client includes making a request to a core network of an integrated cellular—WLAN network. Using an HLR and WLAN client identifier, the WLAN network in...
8099111 Vehicle telematics data logging  
A system and method for data logging of telematics events by a vehicle telematics unit. Upon detection of a telematics event, checks are made to determine if location data logging is enabled and...
8099112 Network entity, method and computer program product for dynamically changing a request for location information  
A network entity includes a controller adapted to operate a location-based application for initiating a location reporting session. The location reporting session includes determining and...
8099109 Location-based advertising message serving for mobile communication devices  
Embodiments of a location sharing network manager process are described. The process is executed on a server computer coupled to a plurality of mobile communication devices over a wireless...
8099110 Apparatus and method for efficient determination of mobile station location in a wireless network  
An apparatus and method for efficient determination of mobile station location in a wireless network. A location register database is used by base station controllers to track the locations of...
8095155 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...
8095148 Position information processing method, position information processing system, position information processing apparatus, communication apparatus and program  
A position information processing method includes: measuring, at a communication apparatus, a signal intensity of a signal transmitted from a plurality of base stations; recording a history of...
8095152 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...
8090384 System and method for generating a location estimate using a method of intersections  
The location of a wireless mobile device may be estimated using, at least in part, one or more pre-existing Network Measurement Reports (“NMRs”) which include calibration data for a number of...
8090344 Dynamic location-based rating for prepaid calls  
A method and system for streamlining the calculation of a rate for a prepaid wireless call is provided. A mobile subscriber can be billed at one rate when she is within her home network and at a...
8090388 Method and apparatus for determining a geographic location  
A communication system is disclosed that uses a received wireless signal combined with stored location data about the received signal to determine a location of the communication system or a...
8086249 Ranging of wireless communication networks with distant wireless links  
A method of operating a communication system is disclosed. The method includes receiving a first location information related to a geographic location of a wireless communication device and a...
8086252 Method and arrangement for locating a mobile terminal in a multicell radio arrangement  
A method and system for locating a mobile terminal in a multicell radio system are provided. A plurality of radio base stations detect the field strength of a data transmission of the mobile...
8086246 System and program for providing user location information with a personal information management program  
Provided are a system, program, and data structures for providing user location information with a personal information manager program. Position coordinates of a wireless device associated with a...