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9026364 Place affinity estimation  
A system and method for estimating a place affinity for a user is disclosed. The system comprises a gathering module, a communication module and a scoring module. The gathering module receives a...
9020751 Route risk mitigation  
A method is disclosed for mitigating the risks associated with driving by assigning risk values to road segments and using those risk values to select less risky travel routes. Various approaches...
9008965 Position measurement device, method for generating locational information, and storage medium  
In position measurement device, a positional data acquirer measures a present position to acquire positional data. A positional data storage sequentially stores the positional data acquired by the...
9002636 Contextual traffic or transit alerts  
A computing system is described that can provide a user with alerts based on traffic information related to the user's expected travel route. In some embodiments, a user can be alerted if a...
8996303 Route risk mitigation  
A method is disclosed for mitigating the risks associated with driving by assigning risk values to road segments and using those risk values to select less risky travel routes. Various approaches...
8972173 Method for determining the length of the route travelled by a vehicle  
A method for determining the length of the route travelled by a vehicle using a position measuring device that records positions of the vehicle and a digital road map, which is composed of road...
8933808 RFID skier monitoring systems and methods  
A system and method monitor skier behavior. An identifier is read from a lift access product when the lift access product is in the vicinity of a lift boarding area and a scan record containing...
8924154 Methods, apparatus and systems for determining correctness and completeness of locate operations  
One or more pieces of equipment (e.g., a locate wand, a marking tool) are used to perform an operation to identify, in response to a ticket, a presence or an absence of an underground facility at...
8918275 Action history recording apparatus, action history recording method, and program  
With use of GPS, an action-history recording apparatus obtains latitudes and longitudes representing places of user's action where a user is acting, and stores action-history data containing place...
8914235 System and method for detecting a user location using a latest available location  
A system and method for location detection is disclosed. The system and method may derive estimates of a user's location by interfacing with other sources of location data. In one aspect of the...
8903657 Systems and methods for correlating routes of mobile devices  
A route correlation method, an identification method, and a route correlation system determine an implicit relationship between two entities, i.e. two users with mobile devices, following dynamic,...
8825383 Extracting patterns from location history  
Embodiments relate to determining commute routes and clustering commute routes from a user's location history. Points in the user's location history may be clustered to find the user's home and...
8818704 Navigation system with road object detection mechanism and method of operation thereof  
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a road object detection for monitoring a movement of a device; determining a travel state based on the road object detection;...
8818724 Apparatus and method for generating sketch map information in portable terminal  
Provided is an apparatus and method for generating a sketch map in a portable terminal. The apparatus includes a sketch map generating unit. The sketch map generating unit collects information...
8770140 Marking apparatus having environmental sensors and operations sensors for underground facility marking operations, and associated methods and systems  
Marking information relating to use of a marking device to perform a marking operation may be acquired from one or more input devices, logged/stored in local memory of a marking device, formatted...
8775080 Destination estimating apparatus, navigation system including the destination estimating apparatus, destination estimating method, and destination estimating program  
An object of this invention is to improve the accuracy of estimating a destination in a destination estimating apparatus. A destination estimating apparatus 100 includes: a learning data storing...
8762057 Enabling a first mobile device to navigate to a location associated with a second mobile device  
A first mobile device is allowed to persistently lock onto a second mobile device, thereby allowing the first mobile device to not only constantly monitor the dynamic location of the second mobile...
8756011 Determining locations of interest based on user visits  
Techniques are described for determining locations of interest based on user visits. In some situations, the techniques include obtaining information about actual locations of users at various...
8751162 System for pattern recognition in real-time location-based services applications  
A prediction method that estimates the real-time position of a mobile device based on previously observed data is provided. The present invention can be used in real-time navigation, including...
8731746 Integrated data system for railroad freight traffic  
A system for modifying CLM-based statistical data using received GPS data.
8731835 System and method for trip plan crowdsourcing using automatic fare collection data  
A method and system are disclosed for trip planning using crowdsourcing. Validation information from automatic ticketing validation systems is collected and used to generate validation sequences,...
8731830 Marking apparatus for receiving environmental information regarding underground facility marking operations, and associated methods and systems  
Methods, apparatus and systems for marking a presence or absence of an underground facility. Marking material is dispensed, via actuation of an actuation system of a marking device, onto a target...
8718927 GPS data repair  
Repairing GPS data is disclosed. Repairing GPS data includes repairing an effort, comprising determining that the effort includes inaccurate GPS data; and adjusting the effort using a repaired...
8706409 Vehicle route selection based on energy usage  
Vehicle management systems and associated processes can consider energy consumption when selecting routes for fleet vehicles. Vehicle management systems and associated processes are described...
8700325 Marking apparatus and methods for creating an electronic record of marking operations  
A marking system may hold a container from which markers are dispensed to mark the presence or absence of an underground facility in a dig area. The container may identify a marker characteristic...
8645059 Method of generating graphical data and electronic device  
There is provided an electronic device, comprising: a receiving unit configured to receive location data generated by a navigation unit of a positioning system, and to receive performance data...
8612148 Marking apparatus configured to detect out-of-tolerance conditions in connection with underground facility marking operations, and associated methods and systems  
Methods, apparatus, and systems for facilitating a marking operation to indicate a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility. Marking information, including one or both of...
8606512 Route risk mitigation  
A method is disclosed for mitigating the risks associated with driving by assigning risk values to road segments and using those risk values to select less risky travel routes. Various approaches...
8600674 Using pattern recognition in real-time LBS applications  
A prediction method that estimates the real-time position of a mobile device based on previously observed data is provided. The present invention can be used in real-time navigation, including...
8583343 Vehicle drive control apparatus, travel section pick-up apparatus and method of picking up travel section  
A vehicle drive control apparatus for use in a vehicle collects the number of travels in each of road sections in a traveled route for each of travel directions, extracts road sections having been...
8583372 Methods, apparatus, and systems for facilitating compliance with marking specifications for dispensing marking material  
Control of locating equipment used by a locate technician to perform a locate and/or marking operation to detect and/or mark a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility at a work...
8538679 Enhanced geocoding  
An enhanced geocoding module may be used to determine various physical addresses located on the same street. The enhanced geocoding module may create a grid around a predetermined location and...
8538690 Vehicle tracking detection and alarm method and navigation device using the method  
A tracking detection and alarm method which is applied to a navigation device use a number of positioning data points retrieved from a navigation module of the navigation device. A number of...
8478525 Methods, apparatus, and systems for analyzing use of a marking device by a technician to perform an underground facility marking operation  
Methods, apparatus, and systems for monitoring a technician's performance of a marking operation to indicate the presence or absence of an underground facility, wherein the technician uses a...
8478526 Enabling a first mobile device to navigate to a location associated with a second mobile device  
A method is described that allows a first mobile device to persistently lock onto a second mobile device, thereby allowing the first mobile device to not only constantly monitor the dynamic...
8478524 Methods and apparatus for dispensing marking material in connection with underground facility marking operations based on environmental information and/or operational information  
Methods, apparatus, and systems for facilitating a marking operation to indicate a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility. Marking information relating to the marking...
8457893 Methods and apparatus for generating an electronic record of a marking operation including service-related information and/or ticket information  
Methods and apparatus for generating electronic records of marking operations for underground facilities/utilities. Electronic records of marking information may be logged/stored in local memory...
8442766 Marking apparatus having enhanced features for underground facility marking operations, and associated methods and systems  
Marking information relating to use of a marking device to perform a marking operation may be acquired from one or more input devices, logged/stored in local memory of a marking device, formatted...
8407001 Systems and methods for using location data to electronically display dispensing of markers by a marking system or marking tool  
Information is electronically displayed relating to use of a marking system or a marking tool configured to dispense one or more markers to mark, on ground, pavement, or other surface, a location...
8396662 Ghost trip elucidation system and method  
Unauthorized use of fleet vehicles is detected by matching drivers' logged out times with vehicle movements for which there is no logged in driver. Allowance is made for vehicles that may be moved...
8386178 Marking system and method  
A marking tool and a method for marking a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility is presented. The method includes dispensing a marker when a trigger of a marking tool is...
8346420 System and method for predicting vehicle energy consumption  
A method is provided for generating projected vehicle energy consumption information for a second vehicle using statistical information describing a driving history of a driver of a first vehicle....
8290701 Vehicle route selection based on energy usage  
Vehicle management systems and associated processes can consider energy consumption when selecting routes for fleet vehicles. Vehicle management systems and associated processes are described...
8280631 Methods and apparatus for generating an electronic record of a marking operation based on marking device actuations  
Methods and apparatus for generating electronic records of marking operations for underground facilities/utilities. Electronic records of marking information may be logged/stored in local memory...
8271497 Information processing apparatus and information processing method outputting information on movement of person  
In a position history analysis unit for analyzing a position history to acquire movement history information such as places of stay, a speed history computation unit refers to the position history...
8260553 Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for providing user location information  
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided, which may provide activity user location information. An apparatus may include a processor configured to maintain data describing a...
8224563 Running route acquiring system and arrival notifying system for touring bus  
The latitude/longitude and time acquired at prescribed sampling time intervals by a touring bus 1 which runs a predetermined running route are wireless-transmitted. A user 6 specifies a...
8165797 Vehicular control object determination system and vehicular travel locus estimation system  
In a vehicular control object determination system, locus correlation degree calculator calculates a degree of correlation between a future travel locus of a vehicle estimated by first travel...
7885745 GNSS control system and method  
A GNSS control system and method are provided for guiding, navigating and controlling a motive component, such as a tractor, and a working component, such as an implement. A vector...
7792637 Visiting place identification device and visiting place identification method  
A current position determination unit determines a current position of a user; a facility candidate search unit specifies, as a candidate for a visited place, a facility that is located within a...

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