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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...
8060111 Method for determination of location information in a communication system  
A method for computer-aided operation of a communication system with a communication network, which has a plurality of network nodes, which are designed to interchange data with a number of...
8059672 Internet communications between wireless base stations and service nodes  
A communication system includes a base station and a service node. The service node communicates over the Internet. The base station establishes Internet connectivity over a communication link. The...
8060112 Mobile device and geographic information system background and summary of the related art  
The present invention provides a system and mobile device for providing geographic information to a user. The system includes a mobile device that is wirelessly connected to a geographic database....
8060013 Establishing communications between devices within a mobile ad hoc network  
A mobile ad hoc network may be established between a plurality of devices that have common contacts on their contact lists. The contact lists may be conventional contacts stored in a list of...
8060108 Method and apparatus for generating and outputting a location data stream  
A method and apparatus for providing a sequence of location data points to a mapping device. A cellular mobile station uses GPS satellite signals to compute its varying location over time and...
8055279 Transmission control method and device  
When information of its own station is transmitted to another mobile station by a CSMA access method, by a transmission control method and device, moving speed information and location information...
8055275 Interactive method for reporting location report by target user equipment in location service  
Disclosed is an interactive method for reporting location reports by a target UE in an LCS. The method comprises: the target UE receiving a location request initiated by an applicant and reporting...
8055277 Customized location tracking service  
Provided is a method in which a tracker configures a notification condition on the basis of an authorization policy predetermined by a trackee so that a location information server provides a...
8055250 Apparatus and method for function setting event in mobile terminal according to user position information  
An apparatus and method for a function setting event in a mobile terminal according to user position information are disclosed. According to the apparatus and method, a character agent function is...
8055271 Intelligent location-to-cell mapping using annotated media  
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for providing location information for a current location of a portable device, such as a camera-phone. In general, a current, generic location, e.g., cell ID,...
8050688 Method and apparatus for delivering services  
A user requests a service using a communication device (102) capable of providing information about the location of the user. The request is communicated by the communication device (102) along...
8046003 System and method for location transparency  
A service that augments a key element of Unified Messaging and Unified Communications initiatives—i.e., Mobile Subscriber Location Awareness—to enhance substantially the value, usefulness, etc. of ...
8045999 Location information system and method for performing notification based upon location  
According to an embodiment, a location based notification method in a H-SLP (Home-SUPL Location Platform) includes receiving, by the H-SLP, a request for positioning of a roaming terminal;...
8045960 Integrated access control system and a method of controlling the same  
An access control system including a base station located near a stationary target site used to control access to the stationary target site and satellite access station coupled to the exterior of...
8045998 Method and system for communicating using position information  
A method for communicating using position information includes communicating on a first communication network at a first location using one or more first communication parameters of the first...
8045996 Determination of cell RF parameters based on measurements by user equipments  
Techniques for using measurements made by UEs to improve network performance are described. In one aspect, RF parameters of cells may be determined by taking into account mobility of the UEs....
8041348 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...
8041354 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...
8041304 Area estimation system, area estimation method and area estimation apparatus  
An area estimation apparatus 100 includes: a reception level receiving unit 110 configured to receive, from a plurality of the radio signal capturing terminals 40a and 40b via the network, a radio...
8040219 System and method for in-building location determination  
To enhance in-building location determination of an electronic device, described is a system and a method that uses a blip access point to transfer location assistance information to the electronic...
8036680 Location information system and method for performing notification based upon location  
According to an embodiment, a location based notification method in a SLP (SUPL Location Platform) includes transmitting, by the SLP, a session initialization message including a notification mode...
8036686 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...
8036681 Location information system and method for performing notification based upon location  
According to an embodiment, a location based notification method in a H-SLP (Home-SUPL Location Platform) receiving, by the H-SLP, a request for positioning of a roaming terminal; transmitting a...
8031720 Packet transfer system, radio base station, and packet transfer route optimization method  
A fault-tolerant packet transmission system is disclosed that can avoid localized load concentration on a specific portion of a network, while autonomously keeping route optimization, without...
8031657 Server for updating location beacon database  
A location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using same. Wi-Fi access points are located in a target geographical area to build a...
8027691 Method and apparatus for providing position profiles in mobile value-added services  
A method and apparatus for providing position profiles in mobile value added services is disclosed. Users define, manage and use position profiles with mobile value-added services and utilize the...
8027697 Public safety access point (PSAP) selection for E911 wireless callers in a GSM type system  
Public safety access points are selected in a wireless network for E911 calls based on ESRD substitution when ESRKs are not being used. The present invention was conceived as an ESRK workaround...
8027448 Method and apparatus for monitoring telephone status  
The monitor is for monitoring the status of a first client telephone, and for sending this status information via a central server to an authorized second client telephone. The central server...
8023949 System and method for managing communications with mobile platforms operating within a predefined geographic area  
A system and method for providing communications within an airfield between an aircraft component located upon an aircraft and an airport data network. A control computer is used to select an...