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Diagnostic radio frequency identification sensors and applications thereof

Altivera

Diagnostic radio frequency identification sensors and applications thereof

Date/App# patent app List of recent Geolocation-related patents
02/26/15
20150057022
 Mobile wireless access point geolocation services proxy for mobile devices patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile wireless access point geolocation services proxy for mobile devices
A method for mobile wireless access point geolocation services proxying for mobile devices is provided. The method includes providing in a wireless access point, a wireless hotspot for different mobile devices and establishing a cellular communications link between the wireless access point and the internet.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150056099
 Diagnostic radio frequency identification sensors and applications thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Diagnostic radio frequency identification sensors and applications thereof
An integrated passive wireless chip diagnostic sensor system is described that can be interrogated remotely with a wireless device such as a modified cell phone incorporating multi-protocol rfid reader capabilities (such as the emerging gen-2 standard) or bluetooth, providing universal easy to use, low cost and immediate quantitative analyses, geolocation and sensor networking capabilities to users of the technology. The present invention can be integrated into various diagnostic platforms and is applicable for use with low power sensors such as thin films, mems, electrochemical, thermal, resistive, nano or microfluidic sensor technologies.
Altivera, Llc
02/19/15
20150052204
 System and  anonymously messaging, generating social percentile, match making, personal recommendation and geolocation search patent thumbnailSystem and anonymously messaging, generating social percentile, match making, personal recommendation and geolocation search
The present invention relates to computer-implemented services and user interfaces for allowing users to send a request or message to another user or anyone with an email address without disclosing her or her identity, match friends, tag people with certain attributes to generate a social percentile, and review connections. The invention also relates to methods for sending a request or message anonymously, generating a social percentile with attribute tagging, reviewing individuals and matching a member with another individual..
02/19/15
20150051975
 Geolocation conversions based on product or service availability patent thumbnailGeolocation conversions based on product or service availability
Aspects of the present disclosure relate generally to using position information to provide advertisements. More specifically, wireless network access point data may be used to identify the position of a mobile device in an indoor space, which, in turn, may be used to identify products within the vicinity of the identified position.
Google Inc.
02/19/15
20150051953
 Method and system for geolocation mapping of indoor locations using payment data patent thumbnailMethod and system for geolocation mapping of indoor locations using payment data
A method for mapping merchant boundaries includes: storing, in a transaction database, a plurality of transaction data entries, wherein each transaction data entry includes data related to a payment transaction including at least a merchant identifier, a consumer identifier, and a transaction time and/or date; identifying, in the transaction database, a subset of transaction data entries, wherein each transaction data entry in the subset of transaction data entries includes a common merchant identifier; receiving, for each transaction data entry in the identified subset of transaction data entries, a geographic location of a mobile communication device associated with the respective included consumer identifier temporally proximal to the respective included transaction time and/or date; and generating, by a processing device, a boundary map for a merchant associated with the common merchant identifier based on the geographic locations received for each transaction data entry in the identified subset of transaction data entries.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated
02/19/15
20150048972
 System and  using measurements of opportunity with vector tracking filters for improved navigation patent thumbnailSystem and using measurements of opportunity with vector tracking filters for improved navigation
A system and method to opportunistically use measurements on a priori unknown radio signals, not intended for radio navigation or geolocation, to improve navigation/geolocation position estimation yield accuracy and efficiency.. .
Echo Ridge Llc
02/19/15
20150048941
 Excessive-stop alerts in a web based asset tracking system patent thumbnailExcessive-stop alerts in a web based asset tracking system
A geolocation server system and method monitors locations of mobile devices. The geolocation server system compares the locations against rules defining alert conditions.
Landairsea Systems, Inc.
02/12/15
20150045053
 Privacy-hardened geolocation system patent thumbnailPrivacy-hardened geolocation system
A lightweight, wireless geolocation node monitors mobile wireless devices for the purpose of the geolocation and has restricted functionality to better preserve privacy information. Mac addresses acquired from probe signals of mobile wireless devices may be one-way encrypted before being transmitted from the node.
Solomo Identity, Llc.
02/12/15
20150043471
 Method and  activating frequencies in white space patent thumbnailMethod and activating frequencies in white space
A method for acquiring spectrum beyond the licensed spectrum for wireless network communications comprising accessing a geolocation database to determine a configuration of white space frequencies that may be available and transmitting the carrier aggregation configuration to user equipment (ue). The carrier aggregation configuration may be at least partially encrypted with the key sequences for the encryption being optionally changed for improved security.
Nokia Corporation
02/05/15
20150040238
 Method and device for improving subscribers privacy in ip communications networks patent thumbnailMethod and device for improving subscribers privacy in ip communications networks
A method and devices for improving privacy of subscribers of a service provider ip network are disclosed. The service provider has a worldwide unique collection of global ip addresses to be used by their subscribers and the region served by the service provider is divided in different zones, the service provider having for each zone a network node, called ip address assigner node, which assigns unique global ip addresses to the subscribers located in said zone.
Alcatel Lucent
02/05/15
20150039393

Systems and methods for increasing user engagement by determining the mode of transport of the users


Systems and methods for detecting geolocation data associated with a traveler and detecting geolocation data associated with a plurality of routes of public conveyances. Detecting a match between the geolocation data associated with the traveler and the geolocation data associated with one of the plurality of routes of public conveyances provides a signal responsive to which the traveler may be engaged electronically.
Ebay Inc.
02/05/15
20150039222

Marine navigation device with improved contour lines


A marine navigation device comprises a location determining element, a display, a memory element, and a processing element. The location determining element determines a current geolocation of a marine vessel on a first body of water.
Garmin Switzerland Gmbh
02/05/15
20150039221

3d sonar display with semi-transparent shading


A marine navigation device comprises a location determining element, a display, a memory element, and a processing element. The location determining element determines a current geolocation of a marine vessel on a first body of water.
Garmin Switzerland Gmbh
02/05/15
20150038114

Methods and system for device authentication


A request is received to access a user account. A geolocation of a mobile device registered with the user account is obtained directly from the mobile device.
Yahoo! Inc.
01/29/15
20150032527

Systems and methods for electronic geocaching


A method and system for transferring electronic units of value to a mobile device using a computer device coupled to a database are provided. The method includes establishing a transfer account associated with the mobile device, initiating, by the mobile device, a transfer of an identifier encoded in a geo.chip to the mobile device, receiving, by the mobile device, the identifier and a geolocation of the mobile device, transmitting the received identifier and geolocation for verification of the identifier using the geolocation, and receiving, by the mobile device, an indication of the units of value associated with the geo.chip location..
Mastercard International Incorporated
01/22/15
20150026181

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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..


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