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01/22/15
20150026181
 Matching anonymized user identifiers across differently anonymized data sets patent thumbnailnew patent Matching anonymized user identifiers across differently anonymized data sets
Provided is a process of obtaining a plurality of location data sets from different providers of user geolocation history, each location data set including a plurality of user-activity records, each user-activity records being associated with a user identifier and including geolocations of the corresponding user and times that the corresponding user was at the geolocations, the different providers having different user identifiers for a given corresponding user; matching, by one or more processors, the user identifiers between the location data sets based on geolocations of the corresponding user and times that the corresponding user was at the geolocations; and storing the matched user identifiers in association with one another in corresponding user profiles.. .
Placeiq, Inc.
01/22/15
20150022350
 Object acquiring system and acquiring method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Object acquiring system and acquiring method thereof
An object acquiring system includes a cloud center, a target device disposed on an object, a host device, and a plurality of acquiring and tracking devices. The target device is provided with an id.
Glory Tripod Property Corp.
01/15/15
20150019549
 System and  controlling and organizing metadata associated with on-line content patent thumbnailSystem and controlling and organizing metadata associated with on-line content
A system and method are disclosed for controlling metadata associated with content on an electronic device that includes displaying interface screens for user entry of metadata control instructions, accepting user instructions, modifying metadata of applicable content, and associating the modified metadata with the applicable content. The system can export and/or store the applicable content along with modified metadata.
01/15/15
20150018014
 Triggering geolocation fix acquisitions on transitions between physical states patent thumbnailTriggering geolocation fix acquisitions on transitions between physical states
A method and device for triggering acquisition of geolocation fix information. The method include determining activity state information based on information from one or more sensors.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150016666
 Method and  determining geolocation of image contents patent thumbnailMethod and determining geolocation of image contents
A method and apparatus for determining a location of an object depicted in an image are disclosed. The location of an object depicted in an image is determined based on one or more of a camera location at a time the image was captured, object distance data, and camera orientation.
Google Inc.
01/08/15
20150011238
 Unilateral geolocation for mobile terminals patent thumbnailUnilateral geolocation for mobile terminals
Systems and methods for enabling accurate unilateral geolocation in a user equipment (ue) are provided. In one embodiment, the ue utilizes network attachments steps to determine an estimate of a propagation time difference between two base stations.
Broadcom Corporation
01/08/15
20150009072
 System and methods for non-parametric technique based geolocation and cognitive sensor activation patent thumbnailSystem and methods for non-parametric technique based geolocation and cognitive sensor activation
The present invention relates to a geolocation system and method for a multi-path environment. The geolocation system comprises one or more emitters (201a .
Rockwell Collins Inc
01/01/15
20150006287
 Advertising infrastructure supporting virtual tag activation ranging and triggers patent thumbnailAdvertising infrastructure supporting virtual tag activation ranging and triggers
Advertising revenue models applied to geolocation virtual tag infrastructures. In various embodiments, a fee-based activation area is established for delivery and display of a virtual tag that includes advertising information from a merchant or service provider located within the activation area.
Broadcom Corporation
01/01/15
20150006100
 Enhancing geolocation using barometric data to determine floors at a location patent thumbnailEnhancing geolocation using barometric data to determine floors at a location
Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for determining floors at a geographic location using barometric air pressure sensors in a mobile phone. An exemplary method includes identifying a first height associated with a location based on a client device.
Google Inc.
12/25/14
20140380511
 Methods and systems for controlling levels of geolocation access patent thumbnailMethods and systems for controlling levels of geolocation access
A communication device may be configured to control access to geolocation services for applications on the communication device utilizing a first privacy access level setting that enables access to the geolocation services when selected, a second privacy access level setting that disables access to the geolocation services when selected, and other privacy access level settings that are different from, and fall between, the first privacy access level setting and the second privacy access level setting, and enable one time access to the geolocation services for the communication device when selected. The applications can include applications on the communication device that are managed and/or handled by a particular application service provider.
Google Inc.
12/25/14
20140379261

Human-like global positioning system (gps) directions


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a user, a request for a route from a first geolocation to a second geolocation; and calculating the route from the first geolocation to the second geolocation. The route includes one or more segments and a set of navigation instructions of the segments.
Facebook, Inc.
12/25/14
20140378161

Method for synchronizing time measurements carried out in a radio communication network for geolocation purposes


The invention relates to a system for forming an asynchronous communication network for receiving client transmitters, comprising base stations that are remote from one another, said network enabling the geolocation of the client transmitters. For this purpose, the system comprises a plurality of stationary reference transmitters, the positions of which are known and each of which transmits a specific beacon signal in a frequency band included within the frequency band of the network.
Sigfox
12/18/14
20140372304

Geo-enumerative deviceholder authentication


A system, method, and software product are provided for fraud prevention in the field of payment instrument transactions without requiring registration. A computing device receives details of completed payment transactions.
Mastercard International Incorporated
12/18/14
20140372193

Card-linked advertisements


Embodiments of the present invention automatically link users to card-linked offers. A card-linked offer is an incentive tied to a user's credit card or other form of electronic payment.
Microsoft Corporation
12/11/14
20140365304

Cross-device geolocation sensing to geotarget offers


Provided is a process of distributing offers to non-location-sensing devices based on a geolocation sensed by another device, the process comprising: obtaining a geolocation of a user from a mobile device of the user; associating the geolocation of the user with an identifier of the user in an offers engine; receiving a request for an offer from another computing device of the user, the request including or prompting obtaining data from the other computing device sufficient to identify the user; retrieving the geolocation of the user obtained from the mobile device by identifying the user with the data from the other computing device sufficient to identify the user account; selecting, with the offers engine, a responsive offer based on the geolocation of the user obtained from the mobile device; and sending the responsive offer to the other computing device of the user.. .
12/04/14
20140359078

Systems and methods for delivering media data based on geographical locations


The invention discloses a method performed at a server computer for location-based media data delivering. The method includes receiving first geolocation data that identify a first geolocation of a first client device, identifying a plurality of second client devices as located within a predetermined range of the first geolocation according to their respective second geolocation data, and in response to the identifying, retrieving media file log data that record information concerning a plurality of media files that have been transmitted to the plurality of second client devices.
12/04/14
20140358994

Systems and methods for location based data pushing


The present application discloses a computer-implemented method performed by a computer server system for location based data pushing. The method includes receiving first geolocation data that identify a first geolocation of a first client device, identifying a plurality of second client devices as located within a predetermined range of the first geolocation according to their respective second geolocation data, and in response to the identifying, retrieving webpage log data that record information concerning a plurality of websites that have been accessed by the plurality of second client devices.
12/04/14
20140358725

Time- and geolocation-limited marketplace


In some embodiments, an app provides a geolocation-limited marketplace limited to a pre-defined period of time. The geolocation-limited marketplace is accessible only by the users in a predefined geographical area.
12/04/14
20140354408

Certified factory location


A methods and systems are provided that relate to providing location data so that a retailer can know whether an item is produced at a factory it is purported to be produced at. A website may be provided to the retailer and/or exposed to the consumer.
11/27/14
20140351411

Systems and methods for time-based geofencing


The present disclosure describes systems and methods for time-based geolocation queries, with designated planned arrival and/or departure times or event start/end times. The number of queries can be drastically reduced to reduce battery, bandwidth, and processing requirements; or the rate of queries can be increased within a specified time frame, providing much higher resolution of geolocation information.
11/27/14
20140351328

Systems and methods for comparative geofencing


The present disclosure describes systems and methods for time-based geolocation queries, with designated planned arrival and/or departure times or event start/end times. The number of queries can be drastically reduced to reduce battery, bandwidth, and processing requirements; or the rate of queries can be increased within a specified time frame, providing much higher resolution of geolocation information.
11/20/14
20140344294

Venue-related multi-media management, streaming, online ticketing, and electronic commerce techniques implemented via computer networks and mobile devices


Various aspects described or referenced herein are directed to different methods, systems, and computer program products relating to multi-media management and streaming techniques implemented over a computer network, including, for example, one or more features and/or functions relation to one or more of the following (or combinations thereof): venue-based streaming radio stations, mobile user graphical user interfaces, creation and streaming of dynamic streaming radio stations based on a user's geolocation, ticketing and reservations, etc.. .
11/13/14
20140337186

Method and system for associating container labels with product units


Methods, systems and devices for enabling the geolocational monitoring, tracking and management of an agricultural workflow are provided. A first version of the method includes establishing a serial number for shipping containers which corresponds to a software database record that is readily editable.
11/06/14
20140330904

Geolocation rescheduling system and method


A method, computer program product, and computing system for determining an initial meeting location for a meeting previously-scheduled to be attended by a plurality of attendees at a defined meeting time. A current attendee location is determined for each of the plurality of attendees proximate the defined meeting time, thus defining a plurality of attendee locations.
11/06/14
20140327571

Systems and methods for direct emitter geolocation


Systems and methods are disclosed for locating signal wave (sw) emitter/s using at least one moving signal collection platform. The disclosed systems and methods may be employed in one embodiment to estimate the signal energy transmitted from a grid of locations (such as a map) using collected iq data (or other raw data representation such as iq data covariance matrix), and without requiring computation of any intermediate geolocation-observable measurements (such as angle-of-arrival, direction-of-arrival, etc.).
11/06/14
20140326783

Predictive geolocation based receipt retrieval for post transaction activity


In general, embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, or computer program product for providing a user with a predictive geo-location based receipt retrieval for post transaction action. Consumers receive e-receipts after handling a transaction with a merchant in many ways.
10/30/14
20140324630

System and delivering relevant, location-specific gis information to a mobile device


The current invention provides systems and methods for requesting all relevant shapefiles or satellite imagery data for a parcel of land from a mobile gis app and e-commerce web portal. The parcel of land can be designated for request by address, parcel identification, latitude and longitude coordinates, or geolocation data determined by a gps chip set or other means resident on a handheld mobile device.
10/23/14
20140313044

Global positioning system equipped hazard detector and a system for providing hazard alerts thereby


The present invention relates to detectors of hazardous environmental conditions (e.g., smoke, gas, motion). Specifically, the invention relates to a hazard detector configured to transmit and/or receive information related to hazardous environmental conditions based at least in part on the location of the hazard detector as identified through one or more location based service means (e.g., global positioning systems (gps), cellular triangulation, internet ip geolocation)..
10/09/14
20140301715

Map your movie


A method of displaying an interactive geographical representation associated with a video content item is described. The method includes: playing the video content item, wherein the video content item includes at least one scene; requesting relevant metadata associated with the at least one video scene, the relevant metadata including a geographical representation and geolocation metadata associated with the at least video scene; receiving the relevant metadata; and displaying an interactive geographical representation along with at least one visual indication, wherein the at least one visual indication is associated with the at least one video scene and positioned at a location indicated by the geolocation metadata.
10/02/14
20140297669

Attract mode operations associated with virtual tagging


A method and system for drawing roaming users to a particular virtually tagged location based on associated geolocation virtual tags. Notifications are provided to the user of a mobile communications device at a first location to attract the user to a second location having associated virtual tags.
10/02/14
20140297617

Method and system for supporting geo-augmentation via virtual tagging


A system and method provide for geo-augmentation through virtual tagging. A search infrastructure supports creation, managing and searching geo-coded virtual tags using mobile communication devices.
10/02/14
20140297575

Navigating through geolocated imagery spanning space and time


Systems and methods of the present disclosure provide techniques for providing user-specified ways of navigating through real-world three-dimensional geographic imagery that spans space and time. An exemplary method includes identifying a plurality of images depicting a geographic location at street level.
10/02/14
20140297554

Transport using geolocation


An apparatus includes a memory and a processor. The processor may receive, from a transporter device, an indication of a problem associated with locating a destination site associated with the first user device.
10/02/14
20140297176

Interpolating geolocation


An apparatus includes a memory and a processor. The memory can store a first address and a longitude, latitude, and altitude associated with the first address.
09/25/14
20140289049

Communication system for the display of advertisements


Communication system for displaying advertisements, characterized in that it comprises a cascade geolocation system.. .
09/25/14
20140287739

Method and managing call data


A data management system and method of managing call data for at least one radio network element within a cellular communication network. The method comprises receiving geolocation associated call data for at least one call within the at least one cellular communication network, arranging the received geolocation associated call data for the call into at least one call data record, and writing the at least one call data record to at least one data storage device, the geolocation associated call data for the at least one call comprises at least two spatial coordinate values for an at least two dimensional spatial reference, and the method comprises indexing the at least one call data record within the at least one data storage device using a single dimensional coordinate value..
09/18/14
20140282035

On-demand simultaneous synthetic aperture radar (sar) and ground moving target indication (gmti) using mobile devices


Methods and apparatus are provided for obtaining current geographic imagery and moving target geolocations and tracks from a typically autonomous remote platform device with sensors spanning the electromagnetic spectrum through a mobile device interface. An autonomous system is provided capable of interpreting high-level commands, measuring data using multiple sensors and processing the data to generate relevant data products which expedites the data measurement/processing procedure enabling field personnel to request and receive mission-critical intelligence in a timely manner..
09/18/14
20140280913

Device and settings management platform


A purposed-device management platform monitors a network of mobile devices dedicated to a single purpose. The single purpose may be to function as a point-of-sale terminal at a retail shop or a plurality of retail shops.
09/18/14
20140280516

System of dynamic information relay using geolocational data


A system and method for providing dynamic information relay by using geolocational data. Relay of information is triggered by proximity to the geolocation of objects of interest, thereby resulting in dynamic and automated information transmission to a mobile device..
09/18/14
20140279812

Combinatorics approach to probabilistic geolocation


A method and system for geolocation. The method and system determines the geographic history of a target of interest (i.e., the probability that a sample of interest passed though a defined location) given a combination of spatially attributable input data and weighing distributions..
09/18/14
20140279465

Location based payments


Disclosed herein are systems and methods to facilitate bill payment with a service provider system by: storing geolocation information for a plurality of points-of-service; receiving geolocation information for a customer; determining one or more bills for the customer to pay based on the customer geolocation information; determining one or more payment locations by comparing the stored point-of-service geolocation information to the customer geolocation information, wherein the payment locations are the locations of one or more of the plurality of points-of-service stored in the service provider system; determining a subset of the payment locations at which the customer may pay the one or more bills; transmitting the subset of the payment locations to the customer; receiving a request from the customer to make a payment at one of the subset of the payment locations; and receiving a confirmation of the payment from the one of the subset of the payment locations.. .
09/18/14
20140279411

Pre-arranging payment associated with multiple vendors within a geographic area


Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for enabling a user to execute at least one purchase transaction in a geographical area. An exemplary apparatus is configured to: receive identification information from a mobile device when a user associated with the mobile device enters a geographical area; receive geolocation information from the mobile device; receive payment preference information; determine, based on the geolocation information and the identification information, a purchase transaction being executed by a user of the mobile device in the geographical area; store transaction information associated with the purchase transaction; and process the transaction information, based on the payment preference information, upon determining the mobile device is exiting or has exited the geographical area..
09/18/14
20140279123

Geolocation check-in system


Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for providing a geolocation check-in system. An exemplary apparatus is configured to collect positioning data related to a user.
09/18/14
20140279009

Self-service intercept on or off premise


Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for transmitting an offer to a user associated with an account. An exemplary apparatus is configured to: determine, based on geolocation information associated with a mobile device associated with the user, whether the mobile device is within a predetermined distance of a reference location; in response to determining the mobile device is within the predetermined distance of the reference location, transmit an offer to the mobile device, wherein the offer is associated with a product or a service, and wherein the offer has been previously communicated to the user; and provide an option for the user to accept the offer via the mobile device..
09/18/14
20140279004

Separating offers associated with one account based on geolocation of account users


Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for micro-targeting an offer based on geolocation information. An exemplary apparatus is configured to: determine a first user is accessing an account, wherein the account is associated with a first user and a second user, wherein the account is presented on a user interface; and in response to determining the first user is accessing the account, transmit a first offer to the first user based on geolocation information associated with the first user, wherein the first offer is presented on the user interface, and wherein the first offer enables the first user to receive a discount or a rebate on a transaction associated with the first offer.
09/18/14
20140278214

Frequency difference of arrival (fdoa) for geolocation


A method for determining a fdoa of a pulsed waveform received by two sensors includes obtaining a respective plurality of in-phase and quadrature-phase (iq) samples indicative of a pulse envelope of the received pulsed waveform. The method includes determining a tdoa responsive to a leading edge of a pulse of the pulsed waveform and obtaining a first cross correlation of iq samples at a delay (dc) closest to the tdoa, and respective second and third cross correlations at least one additional delay (dc+1 and dc−1) on either side of the closest delay.
09/18/14
20140274349

Progressive value tracking and publication in gaming systems


A gaming system harvests a current progressive value from available gaming devices. A protocol is implemented that incorporates the current progressive value with current geolocation data associated with the available plurality of gaming devices as a universal progressive data feed.
09/18/14
20140274335

System and revealing the outcomes of real world wagers through geolocation reveals


The invention relates to systems and methods of placing real-world wagers, obtaining outcomes of the real-world wagers, facilitating user interactions with various interactive media, and revealing the outcomes of the real-world wagers through location-based reveals to give an appearance that the outcomes of the real-world wagers resulted from the user location even though the outcomes resulted from the real-world wagers. The system may associate certain locations with a reveal such that when a user enters, is determined to be at, and/or leaves a reveal location, a reveal opportunity may be presented to the user.
09/18/14
20140267765

Visible audiovisual annotation of infrared images using a separate wireless mobile device


A smart phone user captures video and still images of a motor and makes a sound recording of his observations. The images and recordings are tagged with a date/time stamp, a serial number, bar code, matrix code, rfid code, or geolocation and sent wirelessly to an infrared camera.
09/18/14
20140266907

Geolocation with radio-frequency ranging


A geolocation system includes an originator device configured to transmit a first wireless signal to a transponder device. The transponder device is configured to transmit a second wireless signal to the originator device.
09/18/14
20140266888

Electromagnetic vector sensors (emvs) apparatus method and system


An electromagnetic vector sensor (emvs) system, having a plurality of emvs devices consisting of a plurality of loop antenna elements spatiatally orthogonally integrated with and electrically isolated from a plurality of dipole antenna elements, mounted on a rotatably adjustable platform having a true north orientation, including active circuitry residing in antenna housings, and external executing software programs causing the active circuitry in cooperation with the emvs device and receivers to determine angle of arrival and resolution of incoming wave vectors and polarization of incoming signals and to perform accurate high frequency geolocation signal processing; the programs which perform calibration and antenna element placement determination operations, also cause the system to collect data of known transmitted high frequency skywave signals, and estimate direction of arrival of unknown signals by detecting, resolving and measuring components of an electric field and a magnetic field at a single point.. .
09/18/14
20140266800

Crowd-sourced parking advisory


Architecture that employs crowd-sourced parking-related information to compute the probability of finding parking spots at specific road segments, parking lots, and/or in larger geographic areas. The crowd-sourced parking-related information can be obtained from geolocation (geographical location) traces.
09/11/14
20140252080

Method, apparatus and system for crowd sourced counterfeit detection and brand assurance


A method, system and device are provided that collect and provide information related to goods at retail sales locations. The goods may be or include consumer products, commodities, equipment, food, food products, agricultural supplies and agricultural products.
09/04/14
20140249751

Method and system for monitoring a rental vehicle


The invention relates to a method (400) for monitoring a rental vehicle, said vehicle including a navigation/geolocation device arranged such as to determine and report the positioning coordinates of said vehicle, said method including the following steps: verifying (406) that the positioning coordinates of said vehicle are inside a previously recorded predetermined area and, if the positioning coordinates are not inside the predetermined area, executing a step (408-440) of indicating the anomaly. The invention also relates to a system implementing such a method..
08/21/14
20140236916

System and geolocation of social media posts


A system for geolocation of social media posts, comprising a social search engine; a geolocation software module; and a network-attached database comprising at least a media storage and a metadata storage. The social search engine retrieves a plurality of social media content postings and stores them in the database; and the geolocation software module geolocates a first social media content posting by: extracting metadata from the posting; extracting embedded location data from the posting; identifying an author of the posting; determining if the metadata storage contains location-related data about the author, if one was identified; determining if author location data is available; identifying any known place names in the social media content posting; disambiguating a plurality of locations obtained; and geotagging the posting and storing the resulting geotagged posting in the metadata storage..
08/21/14
20140236851

Crowdsourced search and locate platform


A crowdsourced search and locate platform, comprising an application server and a crowdrank server. The application server: receives connections from crowdsourcing participants; navigates a first crowdsourcing participant to a specific geospatial location; sends an image corresponding to the geospatial location to the first crowdsourcing participant; receives tagging data from the first crowdsourcing participant, the tagging data corresponding to a plurality of objects and locations identified by the first crowdsourcing participant.
08/14/14
20140229098

Computer-implemented triggering events


A computer-implemented system and method for triggering events is described. A plurality of zones of influence is defined.
08/14/14
20140225786

Watch with bezel antenna configuration


A wrist-worn electronic device comprises a housing, a display, a location determining element, and a first antenna. The housing includes a lower surface configured to contact a wearer's wrist, an opposing upper surface, and an internal cavity.
07/31/14
20140214615

Virtual purchasing assistant


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for an intelligent, continuously active purchasing assistant. The method may include receiving at least one customer specification from at least one potential customer of an expression of an interest in a purchase, the expression of the interest in the purchase comprising at least an interest lifetime; receiving a customer geolocation; receiving at least one supplier specification from at least one supplier of an inventory item; creating a continuous, real-time distribution channel comprising at least one match of the at least one customer specification and the at least one supplier specification of the inventory item, wherein the real-time distribution channel is sustained during the interest lifetime; and conducting an exchange wherein the inventory item is made available to the at least one potential customer.
07/31/14
20140210822

Apparatus and compass intelligent lighting for user interfaces


An apparatus and method for depicting one or more objects are provided. The method includes determining a geolocation of one or more objects, determining a vector from the objects to a light source, applying shading to the objects according to the vector, determining shadows cast by the objects according to the vector, and depicting the objects in the geolocation with one or more of the applied shading and the cast shadows..
07/24/14
20140207371

Systems and determining spatial locations of patient data gathering devices


A method for determining a spatial location of at least one patient data gathering device includes the steps of receiving at least one signal from a geolocation system and analyzing the at least one signal to determine the spatial location of the at least one patient data gathering device.. .
07/24/14
20140205189

Techniques for ground-level photo geolocation using digital elevation


Techniques for generating cross-modality semantic classifiers and using those cross-modality semantic classifiers for ground level photo geo-location using digital elevation are provided. In one aspect, a method for generating cross-modality semantic classifiers is provided.
07/24/14
20140205186

Techniques for ground-level photo geolocation using digital elevation


Techniques for generating cross-modality semantic classifiers and using those cross-modality semantic classifiers for ground level photo geo-location using digital elevation are provided. In one aspect, a method for generating cross-modality semantic classifiers is provided.
06/26/14
20140180670

General dictionary for all languages


Disclosed are implementations of methods and systems for displaying definitions and translations of words by searching for a translation simultaneously in various languages according to a query in a general language dictionary. The invention removes the need to specify a source language for the word or word combination when translated into a target language.
06/19/14
20140171104

Mobile communication system


A cellular wireless communications system and method of generating reference signatures for use in geolocation are provided. The cellular wireless communications system identifies a sub-area within the coverage area of a cellular wireless communications system, the sub-area having a density of radio frequency measurements that is below a threshold value.
06/19/14
20140171102

Mobile geolocation


A method and apparatus for generating reference signatures for use in geolocation in a cellular wireless communication system is provided. A first signature for a mobile communication unit comprises location information, a timestamp, and radio frequency measurement information obtained by a mobile communication unit at a location, but does not contain identification information for the mobile communication unit.
06/05/14
20140157139

Systems and methods for managing and presenting geolocation data


A system for managing and presenting geolocation data. The system includes a plurality of electronic devices and a server in data communication with a plurality of electronic devices.
06/05/14
20140156528

Method and system for secure mobile payment of a vendor or service provider via a demand draft


A method and system for consumers to pay vendors or service providers is presented. A demand draft is created and sent to a vendor or service provider from a trusted third party on behalf of a consumer.
06/05/14
20140155106

Matching based on geolocation information from a mobile application


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for location matching. The method may include tracking, by the user equipment, a plurality of locations of the user equipment, the plurality of locations mapped to a plurality of time values representative of when the user equipment traversed the plurality of locations; determining, by the user equipment, a first location of the user equipment, wherein the determining is based on a first time value received from an interface; providing, by the user equipment, at least one of the determined first location and the received first time value to a database searchable based on the at least one of the determined first location and the received first time value; and receiving, at the user equipment, an indication of whether the database includes one or more items matching the at least one of the determined first location and the received first time value.
06/05/14
20140155094

Dynamic geofence based on members within


One example embodiment relates to a method that comprises receiving, via a first portable electronic device, contextual information and a geolocation relating to a first user in a network-based system; receiving, via second portable electronic device, contextual information and a geolocation relating to a second user in the network-based system; identifying a common element in the received contextual information relating to the first user, and the received contextual information relating to the second user; and in response to an identification of the common element, defining a boundary for a geofence based on the geolocation of the first or second users.. .


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