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Date/App# patent app List of recent Geolocation-related patents
05/19/16
20160142916 
 Data stitching for networked automation patent thumbnailData stitching for networked automation
A telecommunication carrier may stitch data from multiple sources to support device automation and access control. A state may be assigned to a user of a user device at a telecommunication carrier based on a data stitch of information from multiple data sources.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142532 
 Location-based and time-based mobile device security patent thumbnailLocation-based and time-based mobile device security
Approaches are provided for preventing unauthorized access to mobile devices. An approach includes determining at least one of connectivity and a geolocation of a mobile device.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160141869 
 Demand response device patent thumbnailDemand response device
Aspects of the subject technology relate to a demand response device that is configured to receive comparison report information from a notification system, wherein the notification system is configured to execute steps including receiving at least one temperature report for each of a plurality of demand response devices, and identifying two or more demand response devices that share a common geographic location. In some aspects, a notification system of the subject technology can be further configured for generating a comparison report, wherein the comparison report is based on the ambient temperature information and the geolocation data for at least two of the plurality of demand response devices..
Opower, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140556 
 Method and system for determining affiliation of foreign payment card holders with domestic educational institutions patent thumbnailMethod and system for determining affiliation of foreign payment card holders with domestic educational institutions
A method and a system are provided determining affiliation of foreign payment card holders (e.g., students) with domestic educational institutions (e.g., universities and colleges). In particular, the present disclosure provides a method and a system for assessing the relative degree of proximity of the residential geolocation of the foreign payment card holders and the geolocation of the domestic educational institutions to facilitate determining whether the foreign payment card holders are affiliated with the domestic educational institutions, and also for assessing purchasing and payment behavior of the foreign payment card holders at domestic merchants.
Mastercard International Incorporated


05/12/16
20160134644 
 Geolocation safety awareness patent thumbnailGeolocation safety awareness
A method and/or technique for geolocation safety awareness is provided herein. When a user, having a client device, travels to a location, threats associated with that location may not be known to the user.
Yahoo!, Inc.


05/12/16
20160133136 
 Method of representing a cartographic image in a geolocated display system taking into account the accuracy of geolocation patent thumbnailMethod of representing a cartographic image in a geolocated display system taking into account the accuracy of geolocation
The general field of the invention is that of methods of representing a cartographic image in a geolocated synthetic vision system for vehicles, said system including a cartographic database, geolocation means, graphic generation means enabling generation of a two-dimensional or three-dimensional synthetic view of said terrain, and a display device. In the method in accordance with the invention, the angular position of each point of the synthetic view is known with an angular error depending on the distance of said vehicle and the accuracy of geolocation of said vehicle, if said angular error is less than or equal to a predetermined angular tolerance, the point is represented in a standard representation mode and if said angular error is greater than a predetermined angular tolerance, the point is represented in an uncertainty representation mode different from the standard representation mode.
Thales


05/12/16
20160129960 
 Bicycle theft monitoring and recovery devices patent thumbnailBicycle theft monitoring and recovery devices
Bicycle theft monitoring and recovery systems include a tracking device with geolocation capabilities that is mountable to or integrated into a bicycle or other asset. Communications between the tracking device and a networked server or a user device permit configuring the tracking device as well as receiving reports of asset disturbances.
Biketrak, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127864 
 Method, recording medium and electronic device of 3d geolocation patent thumbnailMethod, recording medium and electronic device of 3d geolocation
A method, a recording medium and an electronic device of 3d geolocation are provided. The method includes the following steps: distributing a plurality of samples that are already 2d-geolocated into a plurality of geographic areas according to 2d locations of the samples, wherein each sample includes a measurement report provided by a user equipment attached to a mobile network; generating a relative sequence of altitudes of the samples in each geographic area according to altitude-related data obtained from the samples in the geographic area; and determining the altitudes of the samples in each geographic area according to the relative sequence of the geographic area..

05/05/16
20160127485 
 Recommendations based on geolocation patent thumbnailRecommendations based on geolocation
In one embodiment, a method includes accessing geolocation data indicating a current geolocation of a client device of a user; identifying one or more categories of interest to the user based at least in part on social information of the user; identifying one or more objects based at least in part on the current geolocation; and determining one or more recommendations for the user based at least in part on a calculated interest value of each identified object. The calculated interest value is based at least in part on the identified categories of interest to the user.
Facebook, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127384 
 Method and system for geolocation verification of resources patent thumbnailMethod and system for geolocation verification of resources
A method of geolocation verification, including obtaining the geolocation of an operating system, generating a unique system id for an installed operating system, and transmitting the geolocation of the operating system and a system id to a data repository. The method further includes receiving a request to either initiate deployment of, or grant access to, a computer object associated with the operating system, identifying if the computer object requires geolocation verification, then identifying an object id associated with the computer object and communicating each of the object id, the geolocation of the operating system, and the system id, to a domain controller for assessment.
Sync-n-scale, Llc


05/05/16
20160125507 

Collaborative geolocation shopping


Methods and systems for facilitating collaborative shopping are described. A user creates and shares a shopping list containing desired items.
Stubhub, Inc.


04/28/16
20160117347 

Method and system of using image recognition and geolocation signal analysis in the construction of a social media user identity graph


A social media identity/construct is created for a person by locating social media profiles of the person at least by one or both of i) recognizing image(s) in one or more social media postings related to the person and ii) correlating geolocation data embedded in one or more social media postings related to the person or the person's social media connections, analyzing, monitor social media outlets and channels to create a social media profile for the person.. .

04/21/16
20160109578 

Disruption detection of a positioning measurement differential correction message of a satellite geolocation device


The invention relates to a disruption detection method and device for a positioning measurement correction message of a satellite geolocation device, able to receive a composite radio signal including a plurality of signals each emitted by a satellite in view of the geolocation device, and a positioning measurement differential correction message (mc) emitted by a satellite geolocation precision augmentation system. The device (20) according to the invention includes modules (32) computing, for each of the satellites in view, at least one differential correction coherence metric depending on a positioning measurement differential correction (cas) extracted from the received differential correction message (mc).

04/14/16
20160105770 

Instant media sharing to defined groups based on location


Disclosed are instant media sharing platforms, systems, and software comprising: mobile modules configured to determine geolocation, capture media, and transmit captured media to a server application, each captured media associated with a capture time and a capture geolocation; a database of geolocation information, the geolocation information associated with each user of the mobile application; and server modules configured to identify recipient users for each transmitted media, a recipient user present within a radius about a capture geolocation during a time interval about a capture time; and provide a media stream to each user of the mobile application, the media stream comprising transmitted media for which a user is identified as a recipient user, the media stream provided via the mobile application. Also disclosed are networks formed by and methods of using the same..

04/14/16
20160104131 

System and exchanging goods and services


A system for implementing an exchange of goods and services for barter currency and volunteer transactions over a computer network includes a server having a processor, memory, storage, a network interface, and remote communications devices for communicating data between the server and the remote communications devices. Each of the remote communications devices is associated with a participating individual.

04/14/16
20160103583 

Rearranging display of mobile applications based on geolocation


Rearranging a set of generated application display panels is provided. A set of application display icons corresponding to a set of mobile applications installed on a mobile data processing system having matching keyword tags with a geolocation keyword tag corresponding to a defined geographic area is inserted into a set of generated application display panels.

04/07/16
20160097857 

Integrated targeting device


An integrated targeting device comprising a housing, the housing comprising an input aperture and an output aperture, a geolocation module configured to estimate the geolocation of a selected target, an imaging module comprising an imaging camera, a laser comprising a seed laser configured to emit a seed laser beam and a moveable optical reflector, a display; and a processor operatively coupled to the laser module, the imaging module, the geolocation module; and the display.. .

03/31/16
20160094669 

Use of packet header extension for geolocation/geotargeting


A method for providing geo-location information in a communication packet is disclosed. The method comprises constructing an ipv6 packet using a client device.
A10 Networks, Incorporated


03/31/16
20160094645 

Dns-based load balancing


A domain name system (dns) server that is operable to apply dns-based load balancing policies based on geolocation and time of day is described herein. In an embodiment, the dns server determines a geolocation and a time of day associated with a plurality of dns queries and then obtains a domain name resolution policy that is associated with one or more of the geolocation and the time of day.
Microsoft Corporation


03/31/16
20160091611 

Method and integrity verification device location information obtained by at least two satellite geolocation devices


The invention relates to a method and a device for verifying the integrity of position vector information obtained by at least two satellite geolocation devices, each of the geolocation devices being able to receive a plurality of wireless signals from a plurality of separate satellites, and to use the received wireless signals to compute a position vector of said geolocation device, including position coordinates computed in a predetermined spatial reference at a given moment in time, each of the geolocation devices being independent of the other geolocation devices, the satellites used being able to be different from one geolocation device to the next. The method includes, for at least one considered pair of geolocation devices made up of a first geolocation device (gm) and a second geolocation device (gn), computing (34) a deviation statistic between a first position vector computed by the first geolocation device and a second position vector computed by the second geolocation device, and computing (36) an alarm statistical threshold (s(m,n)) based on the deviation statistic and a first predetermined probability (pfa).
Thales


03/24/16
20160085863 

User interface to augment an image


A system and method for a media filter publication application are described. The media filter publication application receives a content item and a selected geolocation, generates a media filter based on the content item and the selected geolocation, and supplies the media filter to a client device located at the selected geolocation..
Snapchat, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085773 

Geolocation-based pictographs


A system and method for geolocation-based pictographs are provided. In example embodiments, a current geolocation of a user device is determined.
Snapchat, Inc.


03/24/16
20160084636 

System for characterizing the physiological state of plants and corresponding method


The invention concerns a system (1) for characterising the physiological state of woody plants (2, 3) with branches grown in rows, such as vine plants, said system (1) including a vehicle (10) designed to move between said rows, a geolocation device (14) and a processing unit (15), and being characterized in that it includes a sensor (16) including a light source (17) designed to emit a light beam (18) and a light receiver (19), said light beam (18) being able to intersect the branches, as the vehicle (10) moves forward, said light beam (18) having a dimension (l) greater than the diameter (d) of the thickest of the branches in said row (6), said light beam (18) projecting, onto said light receiver (19), a shadow (20a, 208) from which the processing unit (15) determines the diameter (d1, d2 of the branch (2a, 28) in question.. .
E.re.c.a- Ingenierie En Electrionique Et Informatique Industrielle


03/17/16
20160078524 

Method and system for suggesting and processing regular transactions based on product data


A method for identifying and initiating a regular transaction for a consumer includes: storing a merchant profile, the profile including data related to a merchant including a merchant geolocation; storing an account profile, the profile including data related to a consumer including a plurality of transaction data entries, each including data related to a transaction involving the consumer including a set of one or more product identifiers corresponding to products purchased in the transaction; identifying a regular order for the consumer, the regular order including a specific set of one or more product identifiers based on frequency of the specific set as the set included in the transaction data entries in the account profile; receiving a geolocation associated with the consumer, the geolocation being within a predetermined distance of the geolocation in the merchant profile; and transmitting at least the one or more product identifiers included in the specific set.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated


03/17/16
20160078452 

Memorabilia authenticator process utilizing geolocation assets from satellite or terrestrial sources on mobile devices such as: handsets, watches, tablets, laptops or desktop computers...


A process by which memorabilia is authenticated using geolocation assets to verify time and place of signing or marking. The assets of smartphones, computers, watches, tablets are used along with a mobile application to certify when and where the interaction occurs.

03/17/16
20160077201 

Geolocation with guided surface waves


Disclosed are various embodiments for fixing a navigational position using guided surface waves launched from guided surface wave waveguide probes at various ground stations. A navigation unit may fix its position by determining the travel time of guided surface waves from the ground stations to the navigation unit.
Cpg Technologies, Llc


03/17/16
20160074750 

System and facilitating user defined virtual space


A system and method for facilitating a user defined virtual space is disclosed. One or more virtual space locations and/or activities may be correlated with user specified geolocations.
Kabam, Inc.


03/10/16
20160073261 

Systems and methods for geolocation-based authentication and authorization


Systems and methods are provided for controlling the authentication or authorization of a mobile device user for enabling access to the resources or functionality associated with an application or service executable at the user's mobile device. The user or user's mobile device may be automatically authenticated or authorized to access application or system resources at the device when the current geographic location of the user's mobile device is determined to be within a preauthorized zone, e.g., based on a predetermined geo-fence corresponding to the preauthorized zone.
Mapquest, Inc.


03/10/16
20160073228 

System and generating expected geolocations of mobile computing devices


A computer-implemented method for generating a geographical information database associating users with one or more geolocations. The method includes the steps of receiving user identification data, geolocation data, and date and time data associated with the geolocation data from the personal computing devices of a plurality of users.
Mastercard International Incorporated


03/10/16
20160071368 

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.
Game Play Network, Inc. D/b/a Oddz


03/10/16
20160069676 

Methods and devices for bias estimation and correction


This invention relates to methods and devices for bias estimation and correction, particularly for time-of-arrival (toa) based wireless geolocation systems. Multipath and non-line-of-sight (nlos) biases can cause distance estimation errors in the range of tens-hundreds of meters and is particularly problematic in urban and indoor environments.
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation


03/03/16
20160066144 

Geolocation service discovery tool


A geolocation discovery system provides an application executing on an individual's mobile wireless device that may detect the presence of hardware used to implement geolocation services or a location associated with known geolocation services. Upon such detection, the program consults with a location registry that identifies specific application programs or permissions necessary to use those geolocation services.
Solomo Identity, Llc.


03/03/16
20160065558 

Identity verification for online education


A method includes, in connection with a submission of a user's coursework in an online education course event, prompting the user to provide authentication information for a user authentication process, which includes any of (1) a social network account login authentication process, (2) comparing a geolocation of the first communication device on which the online education course is presented and a previously registered geolocation, (3) comparing the geolocation of the first communication device and a geolocation of a second communication device associated with the user, and (4) a personalized challenge-response authentication process. The method further includes comparing the authentication information received from the user to stored information associated with the user, and issuing a verified credential to the user based on the comparing and on completion of the user's coursework..
Coursera, Inc.


03/03/16
20160063493 

System and performing payment authorization verification using geolocation data


A computer implemented system and method for estimating and verifying a characteristic of a billing address of a payment card including receiving mobile phone and payment card number data from a cardholder. geolocation data associated with the mobile phone is collected at a predetermined time after cardholder permission to access such data has been granted.
Mastercard International Incorporated


03/03/16
20160063011 

Location-based media searching and sharing


Various embodiments relating to searching, identifying, and sharing music being played at entities is disclosed. In one embodiment, audio samples are received from a client computing system, and one or more songs are identified as corresponding to the audio samples.
Microsoft Corporation


02/25/16
20160055327 

Systems and methods for multi-factor authentication for administration of a computer-based test


Systems and methods are provided for providing a computer-based test to be taken at a computer. A determination is made as to whether a geolocation of the computer is within an approved geolocation range.
Educational Testing Service


02/18/16
20160047894 

Anti-geolocation


Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture make geolocation of a source transmitter more difficult or impossible. Scatterers common to a source transmitter and an intended receiver are identified using a variety of techniques, such as iterative time reversal (itr) and singular value decomposition (svd) of a scatter matrix.
Ziva Corporation


02/11/16
20160044455 

Techniques for multiple pass geolocation


Techniques for multiple pass geolocation are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the techniques may be realized as a system for multiple pass geolocation.
Jdsu Uk Limited


02/04/16
20160034910 

Data processing of carbon offsets for entities


Disclosed are various embodiments for performing data processing to identify an entity to offset carbon credits. A geolocation of a client device performing a transaction where an item is purchased is determined.
Greenprint Llc


02/04/16
20160033649 

Geolocation and frequency synchronization of earth-based satellite uplinks


A system for providing physical state estimation that can include an emitter configured to emit a structured energy emission within a transmission medium. The system can also include a transponder configured to receive the structured energy emission propagated through a transmission medium from the emitter emit the structured energy emission without significant modification of the internal structure of the energy emission.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.


01/28/16
20160029340 

Geolocation


A method for determining information regarding a location of a target. A signal is sent from a first device to the target, and a total flight time delay is measured.

01/28/16
20160029186 

Communications system for filtering recipients based upon geographical proximity


A system for communications between senders and recipients within a geographic location comprising: a portable device having a transceiver, gps receiver, display and device computer readable medium; a server in communications with the portable device having a server computer readable medium; a database of records representing potential recipients in communications with the server wherein each record includes a unique user id and is associated with a user's portable device wherein each portable device includes current geolocation information; and, a set of device computer readable instructions on the device computer readable medium for creating message, associating a broadcast distance with the message, transmitting the message to the server to deliver to users within a distance represented by the broadcast distance relative to the device geolocation information.. .
Be Heard, Llc


01/28/16
20160027083 

Surfacing local inventory


Disclosed are various embodiments for surfacing local inventory. A location of a client device is determined based at least in part on a user-specified location associated with the client device or a geolocation technology using an identifier associated with the client device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


01/28/16
20160026886 

Processing container images and identifiers using optical character recognition and geolocation


Embodiments include a system configured to process location information for objects in a site comprising an imaging device configured to take a picture of an object, the picture containing a unique identifier of the object; a global positioning system (gps) component associated with the imaging device and configured to tag the image of the object with gps location information of the object to generate a tagged image; a communications interface configured to transmit the tagged image to a server computer remote from the imaging device over an internet protocol (ip) network; and a processor of the server configured to perform optical character recognition (ocr) on the picture and to create an indicator code corresponding to the identifier of the object, wherein the processor is further configured to create a processed result containing the indicator code and the location to locate the object within the site.. .
Hki Systems And Service Llc


01/28/16
20160025857 

Geolocation device


A geolocation device is disclosed. In one aspect, the geolocation device is adapted for receiving first radioelectric positioning signals from satellites.
Thales


01/21/16
20160021503 

Machine learning-based geolocation and hotspot area identification


Machine-learning based geolocation techniques may be used to provide the geolocations of user devices and determine the locations of hotspot areas. A coarse geolocation of a user device may be determined based on the wireless communication network usage information of the user device.
Tupl, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021502 

Control based on geo-dependent conditions


A network device capable of performing rule-based actions dependent on geolocation-based conditions or realtime conditions from an external source. The network device can obtain its geolocation, obtain a rule based on a condition, query sources for and/or calculate updated statuses of the condition based on the geolocation, and perform actions based on the updated status of the condition, the geolocation, and the rule.
Belkin International, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021046 

Routing messages based on geolocation information


Embodiments relate to method and computer program products for routing messages based on geolocation information. Aspects include receiving a message from a publisher, computing a geo-hash for the message based on a location associated with the message, and traversing a geo-hash tree associated with a subscriber to determine if the geo-hash of the message corresponds to a geo-hash grid in the geo-hash tree.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160021045 

Routing messages based on geolocation information


Embodiments relate to method and computer program products for routing messages based on geolocation information. Aspects include receiving a message from a publisher, computing a geo-hash for the message based on a location associated with the message, and traversing a geo-hash tree associated with a subscriber to determine if the geo-hash of the message corresponds to a geo-hash grid in the geo-hash tree.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160019465 

Analyzing mobile-device location histories to characterize consumer behavior


Provided is a process of inferring a user's reason for movement between geolocations sensed by a mobile device of the user, the process including: obtaining a history of time-stamped geolocations of a user; selecting a plurality of geographic areas based on each of the selected geographic areas including at least one of the time-stamped geolocations; obtaining a probabilistic model specifying parameters comprising: a plurality of candidate user events, each candidate user event being an underlying potential reason why the user moved between geographic locations; probabilities of the user transitioning between each pair of the candidate user events; and probabilities of obtaining a geolocation reported by the computing devices associated with the user in each of the plurality of geographic areas following occurrence of each of the candidate user events; inferring, with one or more processors, one of the candidate user events.. .
Placeiq, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018517 

Detecting an underground object


In a method of detecting an underground object which is at least partially under a surface of ground, a first view of the object determined by transmitting a first radar signal from a first known geolocation. A second view of the object is determined by transmitting a second radar signal from a second known geolocation.
Trimble Navigation Limited


01/14/16
20160014713 

System and robust navigation and geolocation using measurements of opportunity


A system and method to opportunistically capture and use measurements of barometric readings from a plurality of mobile agents to determine the elevational position of one of the mobile agents.. .
Echo Ridge Llc


01/14/16
20160014648 

Techniques for improved allocation of network resources using geolocation and handover management


Techniques for improved allocation of network resources using geolocation and handover management are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the techniques may be realized as a system for optimizing a mobile communications network.
Jdsu Uk Limited


01/14/16
20160014561 

Geolocation messaging services


Exemplary embodiments described herein provide methods, mediums, and systems related to location messages that may be exchanged between users of mobile devices. The location messages may allow the location of a first user to be displayed on the device of the second user.
Zappapp, Llc.


01/14/16
20160014557 

User description based on a context of travel


A description of a user is estimated based on the context of the user's travel pattern. A disclosed data-processing system continually receives data points originating from the user's cell phone, for example, wherein each data point represents a visit by the user to a particular geolocation, at a particular time.
Yellowpages.com Llc


01/14/16
20160013544 

Watch with bezel antenna configuration


A wrist-worn electronic device comprises a housing, a display, a location determining element, a first antenna, and second antenna. The housing includes a lower surface configured to contact a wearer's wrist, an opposing upper surface, and an internal cavity.
Garmin Switzerland Gmbh


01/14/16
20160012290 

Photo-optic comparative geolocation system


A photo-optic comparative geolocation system for calculating the location of an object has been developed. The apparatus includes optic sensors that capture surrounding location data, an interface that maps the optic sensor data, a storage database containing prior optical and location data, a digital sextant that provides data calculated using magnetic or celestial references, a data processor that compares the mapped data to stored data and calculates current location based on the comparison analysis, and a visual display for location information..

01/14/16
20160012068 

Venue prediction based on ranking


A technique is disclosed for presenting possible cheek-in venues to a mobile device user, such as for the purpose of checking in with social networking services such as foursquare. The disclosed technique operates by training a model during an initial training sequence.
Yellowpages.com Llc


01/07/16
20160004724 

System and large scale crowdsourcing of map data cleanup and correction


A system for large-scale crowd sourcing of map data cleanup and correction, comprising an application server that generates image data, sends image data to a user device, receives tagging data provided by the device user, and provides tags to a crowdsourced search and locate server based on tagging data from a user device, a crowdsourced search and locate server that receives tags from an application server, computes agreement and disagreement values and performs expectation-maximization analysis, and a map data server that stores and provides map data, and a method for estimating location and quality of a set of geolocation data.. .
Digitalglobe, Inc.


12/24/15
20150371211 

Method and system for maintaining privacy in the inference of merchant geolocations


A method for inferring a merchant geolocation includes: storing a plurality of transaction data entries, each including an account identifier, merchant identifier, and transaction time; storing a plurality of merchant profiles, each including a merchant identifier and geolocation; identifying a first set of transaction data entries, each entry including a common merchant identifier; identifying a second set of transaction data entries, each entry including a different merchant identifier corresponding to a merchant within a predetermined distance of a merchant corresponding to the common merchant identifier; transmitting an identification value associated with each transaction data entry in the first and second sets; receiving geolocation data entries for each identification value, each entry including a location time and geolocation; and identifying an updated merchant geolocation for the merchant corresponding to the common merchant identifier based on the geolocation included in geolocation entries that match transaction data entries in the first set.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated


12/17/15
20150365794 

Apparatus and geolocation intelligence


Location information relating to a changeable location of a mobile device is received. An automatic determination is made as to whether an asset is closest in geographic proximity to the location of the mobile device where the asset is selected from a plurality of assets.
Ge Intelligent Platforms, Inc.


12/17/15
20150363640 

Automatically organizing images


A method includes obtaining a plurality of images, including geolocation information and time information for each image. The method also includes identifying a group of related images from the plurality of images from a common geographical area and a common time period based on the geolocation information and the time information for each of the plurality of images, and identifying an event that occurred within the common time period and within the common geographical area by searching a repository of event information.
Google Inc.


12/10/15
20150356606 

Method of geolocation


A method of geolocation assigning an internet user a geolocation within a territory determined on the basis of the geolocation of his ip address. A method of broadcasting advertising announcements according to the method of geolocation..

12/10/15
20150355339 

Method for estimating the level of error in satellite geolocation measurements and for monitoring the reliability of said estimations and associated device


In the field of satellite global navigation, a method is provided for estimating the level of error in global navigation satellite measurements and for ensuring the reliability of these estimations, implemented by a global navigation device in which local errors are detected by said global navigation device and errors associated with the satellites are detected by a ground segment.. .
Thales


11/26/15
20150339762 

Systems and methods for generating an online solar energy marketplace


Computer-implemented systems and methods are disclosed for providing an online solar marketplace. In an embodiment, a geolocation may be received corresponding to a property.
Geostellar, Inc.


11/26/15
20150338521 

Method and system for processing positioning signals based on predetermined message data segment


A method and system for determining a geolocation of an object includes collecting a positioning signal including a predetermined message data segment. A time of arrival of the predetermined message data segment may be determined in the positioning signal.
Fast Location.net, Llc


11/26/15
20150335291 

Method for calculating the activity of a user


-e- one of the two devices calculates, based on the distance traveled and the number of steps taken between the two geolocations, the average stride and/or average step of the user.. .

11/19/15
20150334131 

Spoofing detection


A wireless access device in a wireless network, whether a known or unknown entity, can be located using a geolocation system according to the present invention. A signal strength is determined by a wireless intrusion detection system (wids) node in a wireless network for each wireless access device that it detects.
Tekla Pehr Llc


11/12/15
20150324823 

Method and system for identifying associated geolocations


A method and a system are provided for identifying associated geolocations. The method involves retrieving from one or more databases a first set of information including payment card transaction information, and retrieving from one or more databases a second set of information including external information.
Mastercard International Incorporated


11/12/15
20150324771 

Systems and methods for providing an optimized payment location for cash payments


Disclosed herein are systems and methods to facilitate fast and safe cash payments including systems and methods for generating an optimized payment location for a customer by: storing geolocation information for a plurality of points-of-service; receiving customer information including geolocation information for the customer of the bill provider from the bill provider; determining an optimized payment location for the customer by comparing the stored point-of-service geolocation information to the customer geolocation information; generating a token that is a reference to the customer information; and transmitting with the service provider system the optimized payment location and the token to the bill provider.. .
Paynearme, Inc.


11/05/15
20150319197 

Real-time content sharing between browsers


Techniques are provided for selectively broadcasting information from a sender's computer to one or more recipient computers in real-time. A user connects to a networked content server and browses selected content items which are determined to be of interest to other collaborators.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


11/05/15
20150317663 

Mobile loyalty and payment system using temporary short codes


A loyalty server enables customers to use a merchant's mobile loyalty and payment program by pairing a customer's loyalty account through use of temporary codes. A customer may login to the customer's loyalty and payment account using a loyalty application installed on a mobile device.
Tillster, Inc.


11/05/15
20150317631 

Matching personal photo images with purchase history


At a photo server, a payment card account number is obtained from a cardholder. At the photo server, access is obtained to a database of payment card transaction information, using the payment card account number.
Mastercard International Incorporated


10/29/15
20150312708 

Remote tracking arrow


The remote tracking arrow comprises an arrow body and an arrow head arranged in a conventional arrow arrangement. The arrow body is configured as a conventional arrow body except that it includes a sensor assembly on its end which is adjacent to the conventional arrow head.

10/29/15
20150310726 

System for leveraging a user's geo-location to arm and disarm network a enabled device


A system includes a security monitoring device in a monitored physical location, a security processing system, and one or more mobile devices. The one or more mobile devices are configured to communicate with the security monitoring device over a network and the security monitoring device is configured to communicate with the security processing system via the network.
Canary Connect, Inc.


10/29/15
20150307107 

Driver performance determination based on geolocation


A system for determining driver performance based on vehicle geolocation comprises one or more onboard vehicle sensors, one or more processors, and a memory. The one or more onboard vehicle sensors are configured to detect driving data of a moving vehicle.
Lytx, Inc.


10/22/15
20150302480 

System and providing targeted advertisements and geolocation information to an operator of a vehicle


A system is disclosed for inserting stored advertising content into broadcast content being played over an audio system. The system may have a smartphone in wireless communication with the audio system which runs an application relating to a specific broadcast station that is broadcasting the broadcast content.
Myine Electronics, Inc.


10/22/15
20150302364 

Facilitating presentation of localized information regarding recycling service on a mobile device


A system and method for facilitating presentation of localized recycling information on a mobile device is disclosed. Recycling information regarding recycling service(s) available at corresponding service locations may be managed.
Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.


10/22/15
20150300828 

Cooperative learning road infrastructure detection and characterization


A method for generating street map data includes collecting acceleration, turning, and geolocation data. The data is collected from acceleration sensors, turning sensors, and geolocation systems in at a least one vehicle across a plurality of vehicle drive cycles.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


10/15/15
20150296342 

Portable device and the geolocation and continuous location of an object moving in a constrained environment


Means for processing this signal able to calculate the speed vector of this object and its position.. .

10/15/15
20150295888 

Geolocation via internet protocol


Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for extracting information associated with one networking transmission protocol, such as internet protocol version 6 (ipv6), based on information associated with a different networking transmission protocol, such as internet protocol version 6 (ipv4). More specifically, when resolving an ip address for a uniform resource locator (url) through which a content file may be obtained, the system may base the resolved url on attributes of an ipv4 address extracted from an ipv6 address for a machine associated with the request.

10/08/15
20150289113 

Method for calibrating the physical position and orientation of an electronic device


A system and method for calibrating the location and orientation of an electronic device, including an electronic data device having a processor, permanent memory, temporary memory, program loading means, a visual display and display subsystem, user input devices, a motion detection subsystem, an orientation detection subsystem, and a geolocation subsystem. The electronic device is programmed with instructions that, when executed, cause the electronic device to visually display a virtual representation of a user-selected physical space on the electronic visual display and to display a position indicator corresponding to an initial location and orientation of the electronic data device in the user-selected physical space, and thereafter to adjust and correct the location according to either user manual inputs or movement of the electronic data device in the physical space..

10/08/15
20150289093 

Social network for users sharing geolocation-based information


A social network enabling a plurality of users to post and access current information on a server related to topics of interest, where an information topic is referenced by a geolocation having a physical geographical location. There may be a plurality of geolocations that serve as contexts and references for organizing information related to different topics.

10/01/15
20150281329 

Placeshifting recommendations using geolocation and related systems and methods


Methods and systems are provided for placeshifting data. An exemplary method of placeshifting a media program from a source device to a destination device over a network involves obtaining location information associated with the destination device, determining, by a server coupled to the network, one or more recommended media programs available for streaming from the source device in a manner that is influenced by the location information, and providing indication of the one or more recommended media programs to the destination device..
Sling Media Inc.


10/01/15
20150278838 

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for agricultural data collection, analysis, and management via a mobile device


Systems and methods for data collection, management, and use, and more particularly to data collection, geolocation, and crop scouting using hands-free devices in agricultural interest zones. In various embodiments, users predefine criteria regarding a particular agricultural interest zone.
Tekwear, Llc


09/24/15
20150271266 

Urban mobile network system


An embodiment of a mobile communication system includes a plurality of mobile units operating within a defined operating area, each of the mobile units having a processor, a memory for storing a mobile unit file structure, an application running on the processor for operating on the mobile unit file structure, and a receiver for receiving on a common receive communication channel data. The mobile communication system further includes a plurality of geolocation markers disposed within the defined operating area, each having a memory for storing geolocation information to define a relative position within the defined operating area, and a geolocation transmitter for transmitting the defined geolocation information on the common receive communication channel, the geolocation transmitter having a geolocation transmit range less than the defined operating area..
Beelinx Usa, Llc


09/24/15
20150269501 

System and process for resource allocation to relocate physical objects


A machine server system includes a video processor adapted with logic to identify a physical object representation in a video, an object fingerprinter adapted to assign an object type to the physical object representation, a resource allocator adapted to match the object type to pre-defined relocation resource values for physical objects having the object type, and weighting logic adapted to adjust the pre-defined relocation resource values for physical objects having the object type by an adjustment amount that varies according to geolocation coordinates correlated to the physical object representation.. .
Ghostruck Co


09/24/15
20150268354 

Geopositioning method with trust index, and associated terminal


In the field of satellite geolocation, a geopositioning method with a trust index is implemented by a geopositioning terminal. According to the method, the positioning of the terminal is estimated by geopositioning satellites and the trust index is provided by comparison with at least one pseudo-distance measurement recorded by at least one additional geopositioning satellite, which is different from those used to compute the position of the terminal..
Thales


09/24/15
20150268349 

Interference geolocation using a satellite constellation


A system includes a plurality of satellites including respective antennas and circuitry. The satellites form a satellite constellation and revolve around a rotating astronomical object from which a source radiates interference toward a target satellite for at least some period of time as the target satellite revolves in a target orbit.
The Boeing Company


09/17/15
20150264533 

Geofenced event-based fan networking: systems


The present invention is a fan networking system (fns), available through a software application, executing on fans' portable smart devices for an event to be held in a venue. A fns may offer event-customized services to fans, such as messaging, fan groups, mementos, coupons, “friends”, and contests.
Bleachr Llc


09/17/15
20150264525 

Geofenced event-based fan networking: space-time dependence


The present invention is a fan networking system (fns), available through a software application, executing on fans' portable smart devices for an event to be held in a venue. A fns may offer event-customized services to fans, such as messaging, fan groups, mementos, coupons, “friends”, and contests.
Bleachr Llc


09/17/15
20150262232 

Serving an advertisement according to a user's shopping interest


Methods and systems are provided for selecting and serving content, such as promotional content, to a user in accordance with a shopping interest of the user, location information for the user (e.g., location information associated with the user's mobile device), or both. A content delivery system is configured to make inferences on which promotional content to deliver to a user based on different types of signals.
Google Inc.


09/17/15
20150262214 

Geofenced event-based fan networking: methods


The present invention is a fan networking system (fns), available through a software application, executing on fans' portable smart devices for an event to be held in a venue. A fns may offer event-customized services to fans, such as messaging, fan groups, mementos, coupons, “friends”, and contests.
Bleachr Llc


09/17/15
20150260826 

Determining the precise geolocation of a wireless internet target


The techniques herein describe an approach that can quickly geolocate internet users that are connected through a wireless (e.g., wifi) network. To do so, one or more embodiments herein send specially-crafted signals to the user's ip address.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute


09/10/15
20150256976 

System for creating anonymous social gatherings


A system for creating an anonymous social gathering of 3 or more persons. The system has a server digital device and a client digital device both operatively connected to a distributed network and thus to each other.

09/10/15
20150254599 

Time and location monitoring systems and related methods


A system for monitoring a worker's time and location by receiving a scheduled time and location of when and where a worker should begin a working appointment from a scheduler. The system receives a starting geolocation and a starting time associated with when the worker is at the starting geolocation from a client device associated with the worker.
Remote Personal Web Solutions, Inc.


09/03/15
20150247928 

Cooperative location sensor apparatus and system for low complexity geolocation


A location or position sensor apparatus and sensor systems are presented, in which individual location sensors store and wirelessly exchange orbital information, soft demodulation information, position and time of day information, and the sensors share decoding and computation tasks related to acquiring and tracking navigation satellites to conserve power and to facilitate determination of sensor positions.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated


08/27/15
20150244819 

Systems and methods for mapping ip- addresses to geolocations


A computer-implemented method that includes receiving a location from a location aware access device and an ip address of a network device to which the location aware access device is connected, receiving a request that includes the ip address of the network device from a location unaware access device that is connected to the network device, determining a geographic location for the location unaware access device based on the ip address of the network device and the location received from the location aware access device, selecting information responsive to the request from the location unaware access device based at least in part on the geographic location, and providing the selected information to the location unaware access device.. .
Google Inc.




Geolocation topics: Geolocation, Syndication, Cell Phone, Authorization, Ip Address, Mobile Network, Computer Program, Transactions, Authentication, Navigation, Transmitter, Subscriber, Web Server, Internet Service Provider, Communications

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