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8121615 Mobile station, wireless communication system and method of operation  
A mobile station (105, 200) operable in a wireless communication system (100), the mobile station including means (218, 202 of 105) for reporting to a location server (104) of the system a current...
8121616 Set initiated area event triggered positioning method in mobile communication system  
A SET-initiated area event triggered positioning method in a session-based service system is disclosed. The method is variously performed according to a proxy mode or a non-proxy mode, and further...
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, a...
8121611 SET initiated area event triggered positioning method in mobile communication system  
A SET-initiated area event triggered positioning method in a session-based service system is disclosed. The method is variously performed according to a proxy mode or a non-proxy mode, and further...
8116786 Set initiated area event triggered positioning method in mobile communication system  
A SET-initiated area event triggered positioning method in a session-based service system is disclosed. The method is variously performed according to a proxy mode or a non-proxy mode, and further...
8112101 Communication terminal, position notification method, and communication system  
A communication terminal which communicates with a communication device includes a position detecting section which detects a current position of the communication terminal, and a control section...
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...
8107975 Shared image database with geographic navigation  
There is disclosed a method and device for operating an image database shared by a plurality of users. In an embodiment, each image captured by a user and stored in a shared image database is...
8106771 Traceability method for an electronic payment terminal in the event of a theft thereof, and corresponding computer program  
A traceability method is provided for an electronic payment terminal, in the event of a theft thereof. The method includes the following steps: detection of a lack of contact with a base and/or...
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 device...
8103294 Determining the change in time at a mobile terminal  
In a terminal 106 having a receiver 202 for receiving the signals from plural transmission sources 101-105 whose positions and transmission time offsets are unknown within the terminal, a method is...
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...
8099113 Passive traffic alert and communication system  
A passive traffic alerting method includes: identifying traffic events from analyzing traffic information; selecting an identified traffic event based on a location of a mobile communicator; 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 reporting...
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 network....
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...
8090387 System and method for detecting wireless communications activity within a predetermined area and for generating messages to selected communication devices  
A system and method is disclosed for detecting the presence and level of wireless communications activity within a predetermined area, without disclosing the identity of the wireless users, and for...
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 loc...
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...
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...
8086235 System and method for restricting mobility in wireless networks  
This invention provides a method, system and apparatus for controlling mobility on a wireless network, which includes retrieving a network mobility preference, the network mobility preference...
8086250 Communications method  
A method of 2-way data and voice communication with a user utilizing a portable device having a cellular transceiver module, a GPS module and an emergency call button is disclosed. The method...
8081962 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, a...
8078538 Systems and methods for remotely authenticating credit card transactions  
A system for remotely authenticating credit card transactions of a consumer comprises at least one subsystem that alerts the consumer via a communication device of the consumer when a credit card...
8078190 Systems and methods for detection of transmission facilities  
In embodiments, a method of detecting a transmitting device within an obstruction rich environment is disclosed. The method may involve detecting the transmitting device with a wireless...
8078118 Method and apparatus for signal processing in a satellite positioning system using navigation message common information  
A method and apparatus for processing satellite positioning system (SPS) signals which are weak in level. In one embodiment, a SPS receiver receives at least two signal samples representing, at...
8078195 Methods and apparatus for facilitating the determination of GPS location information for a mobile station without disrupting communications of voice call  
Techniques for use in a mobile device for obtaining location information with use of a Global Positioning System (GPS) involve receiving, through a user interface of the mobile device, a voice call...
8077628 Mobile device peer volume polling  
Performing local peer volume polling by a mobile device is provided. In response to determining that a polling function is enabled in a mobile device, a request is transmitted to each of the peer...
8073464 Method and apparatus for identifying transmitters in a wireless communication system using power predictions  
Identification of transmitters for signals received by a terminal. To determine the transmitter of a given received signal, a list of candidate transmitters that may have transmitted that signal is...
8073467 WiFi and GSM landmarks and neighborhoods for location based services  
A system for capturing and delivering location-based information and services captures wireless landmark information sent by mobile devices to build a map of locations based on the relationship...
8073461 Geo-tagged journal system for location-aware 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 network....
8072895 Management procedure in wireless communication system and station supporting management procedure  
Provided are a management procedure in a wireless communication system and a station supporting the management procedure. In the method, a requested station receives a location request frame...
8068857 Apparatus and systems for providing location-based services within a wireless network  
A system for providing wireless telecommunications services to mobile devices includes structure and functionality for location-based services, and includes both server and client/mobile device...
8068838 Mobile communication device initiated hand-off based on air interface metrics  
A mobile communication device wirelessly transfers user communications to a first wireless base station. The mobile communication device determines a first metric based on a load indicator for the...
8068837 Wireless communications handoff method and system employing such  
A method for reducing a delay in a wireless communications system resulting from a handoff while mitigating a risk of premature termination of wireless communications, the method includes comparing...
8068850 Method of locating a transmitter  
A method of locating a transmitter is disclosed. A communications link is established between multiple receiving stations and a control station, and used with a calibration signal to calibrate out...
8068853 System and method for automatically recording position information  
A method and system for automatically recording position information of an electronic device are provided. The method includes receiving a header notification from the electronic device; receiving...
8064923 Wireless communications device and integrated circuits with global positioning and method for use therewith  
A circuit includes a global positioning system (GPS) receiver that receives a GPS signal and that generates GPS position data based on the GPS signal. A wireless telephone transceiver section...
8064355 Automatic user availability status determination for a handheld communication device  
To automatically determine the availability status of the user of a handheld communication device, various selected conditions of the device may be checked, which imply whether or not the user is...
8064955 Communication devices with integrated gyrators and methods for use therewith  
A device includes an on-chip gyrating circuit that generates a motion parameter based on motion of the device. An RF transceiver generates an outbound RF signal from an outbound symbol stream,...
8064954 Communication device  
The method for a communication device, wherein the communication device functions under a 1st language mode and a 2nd language mode, when the 1st language mode is selected by the user, the commands...
8065079 System and method for indicating reminders via a portable computing device  
A method of processing location data at a portable computing device is provided and includes receiving information associated with a user defined location at the portable computing device. The...
8064887 Communication and control system using location aware devices for audio message storage and transmission operating under rule-based control  
A cellular telephone handset stores audio files previously recorded by the user as well as voice mail messages from other users and selectively transmitted selected ones of these files to the...
8064935 Ubiquitous connectivity and control system for remote locations  
A thermostat control system for monitoring and controlling environmental characteristics of a building includes a base station unit and a remote access unit continuously interfacing through instant...
8064925 Method and system for determining vehicle traffic characteristics from wireless network registrations  
Methods and systems for determining the density and velocity of wireless communication devices (WCDs) on a road are provided. A preferred embodiment involves determining a set of WCDs that are...
8064931 GPS-based traffic monitoring system  
A cellular phone comprises a cellular phone control module that controls the cellular phone, a global positioning system (GPS) selectively generates vector and location data, and a transmitter. The...
8064965 In-vehicle apparatus  
An in-vehicle navigation apparatus performs the following: according to an initial operation of a user to register a handsfree function, connecting a handsfree profile with a cellular phone and...
8060075 Mobile addressability with mapping of phone numbers to dynamic IP addresses  
A network device, method, and mobile device are directed towards enabling a computing device to initiate an Internet Protocol (IP) connection with a mobile device using text messaging. The...