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9030355 Location fix from unknown position  
An apparatus for determining a location of a receiver by using signals received by the receiver from a number of satellites, the apparatus being configured to, when the receiver has been unable to...
9013352 Method, system, and machine to track and anticipate the movement of fluid spills when moving with water flow  
The present invention relates to systems, methods, and machines for tracking a fluid spill. The method includes obtaining real-time location data for a number of tracking devices from a...
9007261 Method and apparatus for fast TTFF  
A data model containing orbital parameters is stored in a mobile device. When a First Fix is required by a GNSS system within the mobile device, these stored orbital parameters are used to rapidly...
9003500 Method and system for facilitating synchronizing media content between a vehicle device and a user device  
A user uploads content such as files containing audio, video, graphical, data, points of interest, and other information from a user device such as a personal computer to a central server over the...
8994587 Compressed sensing for navigation data  
Methods, apparatuses, and systems are provided for processing positioning signals to obtain navigation information by applying compressed sensing.
8983048 Location derived presence information  
The number of messages required in networks where both location and presence services are deployed may be reduced, by retrieving presence data from messages otherwise intended to provide only...
8977493 Self-position measuring terminal  
An information processing apparatus including a positioning unit that determines a position of the information processing apparatus based on an external signal; a sensor unit that detects a change...
8938231 Method and system for femtocell positioning using low earth orbit satellite signals  
Methods and systems for femtocell positioning using low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite signals may comprise receiving an initial position of a wireless communication device (WCD) as entered by as...
8922426 System for geo-location  
A method, computer program product, and system are provided for position estimation in a geo-location system. For example, the method can include receiving a plurality of position measurements...
8912900 Information acquisition device, positional information storage method and storage medium  
An information acquisition device, includes: a positioning unit that measures a current position and acquires positional information thereof; an information acquisition unit that acquires...
8903643 Hand-held marking apparatus with location tracking system and methods for logging geographic location of same  
Marking apparatus and methods to mark ground, pavement or other surfaces to provide a visual indication of a presence or an absence of an underground utility in a dig area. An example marking tool...
8902059 Tracking apparatus for baggage  
Embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus for tracking an item transported with the apparatus. The apparatus comprises a global positioning system (GPS) module for determining a...
8872698 Apparatus and method for measuring spatial movements of plant structures  
An apparatus and method for measuring spatial movements of plant structures, such as pipes, due for example to movement of the ground in presence of landslide phenomena, subsidence, collapse, or...
8872699 Resampling a signal to perform synchrophasor measurement  
Performing power quality and synchrophasor analysis on a resampled signal. A first signal may be initially received which corresponds to a power system. The first signal may have a plurality of...
8866669 GPS pre-acquisition for geotagging digital photos  
A handheld electronic device, such as a GPS-enabled wireless communications device with an embedded camera, a GPS-enabled camera-phone or a GPS-enabled digital camera, determines whether ephemeris...
8855922 Managing use of location-identification services  
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for identifying a location of a mobile computing device. A first location...
8854259 Method and system for maintaining a GNSS receiver in a hot-start state  
A GNSS receiver in a wake up state during a standby mode may acquire ephemeris from received GNSS signals such as GPS signals and/or GLONASS signals. When subsequently transitioning from the...
8842717 Method and apparatus for rapid acquisitions of GPS signals in space applications  
A global positioning system (GPS) receiver that is configured to rapidly acquire GPS signals in space applications and a method for rapidly acquiring GPS signals in space applications is...
8840033 System and method for using a mobile electronic device to optimize an energy management system  
Embodiments of the invention comprise systems and methods for using the geographic location of networked consumer electronics devices as indications of occupancy of a structure for purposes of...
8830122 Phase rate of change techniques for passive geo-location of radio frequency emitters  
The present invention relates to a system for resolving phase ambiguities in phase rate of change (PROC) measurements of a long baseline interferometer (LBI). The system includes an LBI having a...
8818043 Traffic signal mapping and detection  
A system and method provides maps identifying the 3D location of traffic lights. The position, location, and orientation of a traffic light may be automatically extrapolated from two or more...
8816883 Method and system for GPS based navigation and hazard avoidance in a mining environment  
A system and method for GPS based navigation and hazard avoidance in a mining environment are described. The system includes a central application that has a dynamic roadmap definition module...
8779980 Position validation  
A method of determining an indication of the position of an electronic device. The method includes: obtaining (100) information relating to a radio signal received by the device. The received...
8773303 Position tracking device and method  
The present application relates to tracking a position of a device, e.g. for detecting slow and rapid earth deformation, by making use of a recursive filter having the filter characteristic...
8775076 Position calculating method and position calculating device  
A position calculating method comprising: receiving a positioning signal; and performing a position calculating operation using the received positioning signal, the position calculating operation...
8760345 Supporting a satellite based positioning  
A satellite signal receiver 40 comprises a measurement component 43 adapted to perform measurements on received satellite signals. In order to enable an enhanced handling of the measurements, the...
8762052 Method and terminal for providing a route in a navigation system using satellite image  
A method and a terminal for providing a route in a navigation system using a satellite image are provided. The terminal includes a route calculation unit for calculating a route from a current...
8730100 On demand positioning  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to a method, an apparatus, and an article related to determining a location of a mobile device using more than one location determining technology,...
8725176 Methods for receiving information relating to an article of footwear  
In at least one embodiment, a method for providing information to a user about a fitness activity includes receiving on a portable fitness device from a shoe having an RFID tag information...
8717233 Satellite signal multipath mitigation in GNSS devices  
A method for mitigating the effects of multipath errors in GNSS devices is provided. Signals from GNSS satellites are received. Image data from an image sensor is received. Orientation data from...
8717231 Position privacy in an electronic device  
A privacy enhancement device for electronic device such as a cellular telephone. The privacy enhancement device may include a jammer which may produces false information, e.g. false information...
8712104 Traffic signal mapping and detection  
A system and method provides maps identifying the 3D location of traffic lights. The position, location, and orientation of a traffic light may be automatically extrapolated from two or more...
8706163 Chip cards providing trusted time references  
The subject innovation relates to a chip card to be inserted in terminals. An exemplary embodiment of the chip card includes a clock unit to provide a time reference and an internal power source...
8704707 Position determination using measurements from past and present epochs  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to positioning systems and location determination using measurement stitching.
8700069 Systems and methods for mobile terminal location determination using radio signal parameter measurements  
A method and system for calculating the location of a mobile radio terminal in a radio communications network. The method provides for the collection of measurements of radio signal parameters at...
8700049 System and/or method for reducing initial position uncertainty in SPS operation  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to a system and method for reducing an initial position uncertainty of a mobile station. In one example, although claimed subject matter is not so...
8670927 Positioning method, program, positioning device, and electronic apparatus  
A positioning method in a positioning device includes: measuring a current position by receiving positioning signals transmitted from a plurality of positioning satellites and performing first...
8666344 Satellite signal reception device and control method for a satellite signal reception device  
A satellite signal reception device has a reception unit that receives a satellite signal transmitted from a positioning information satellite, a reception state display device for displaying the...
8659429 In-building location system  
An in-building location system for detecting the location of individuals or items within a building utilizes a scanner carried by an individual or an item and RFID tags to provide fiducial points...
8655578 Positioning device, positioning method and storage medium  
An electronic device 1 receives ephemeris information from a GPS satellite at intermittent timings TE1, TE2, and TE3 and stores the received information in its memory. In addition, the electronic...
8655504 Safety test carrier controlled by external guidance system  
The disclosure relates to a carrier for automotive safety testing wherein the movement of the carrier is controlled by an external guidance system, so that the carrier follows a determined route...
8643541 Method and apparatus for enhanced autonomous GPS  
A method and apparatus for determining a location of a remote receiver is described. The remote receiver receives satellite tracking data from a server, which it stores in memory. This satellite...
8643544 Location obtained by combining last known reliable position with position changes  
Location of a wireless communication device is determined by a combination of geolocation and a detection of augmenting data such as acceleration and/or speed over time measurements. A last known...
8629801 Event location determination  
A method of determining a location of an event of interest by processing signals from a satellite positioning system comprises periodically recording blocks of data samples of a satellite...
8626616 Method and apparatus for managing installation information  
A method and apparatus for managing installation information. In one embodiment the method comprises obtaining, via an installation application on a mobile device comprising at least one...
8624782 Method and apparatus for utilization of location determination signal samples in noisy environments  
An apparatus for location determination includes a location determination receiver configured to receive location determination signals, a location determination signal quality assessment...
8620306 Location specific search for regional satellite vehicles  
A position location system, method, and apparatus are disclosed. A wireless device receives a first signal and obtains an identifier indicative of a first location from the first signal. The first...
8610545 Method and a system for determining the location of a subject on the basis of a location score computed from signals received from a radio frequency identification tag  
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for determining the location of a subject is provided. The method includes receiving, by a first set of receivers out of a plurality...
8606188 Self-positioning of a wireless station  
A self-positioning mechanism is provided that determines and tracks the position of an access point in real time. A location unaware access point determines its location from the locations of...
8583146 Indoor positioning using joint likelihoods  
A method in a mobile terminal for estimating a position of the mobile terminal includes: receiving an expected measurement map indicative of expected measurement values of a parameter; receiving...

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