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 Geolocation device for a telecommunication system patent thumbnailnew patent Geolocation device for a telecommunication system
A tracker (16) arranged to launch active location cell monitoring of a mobile communication device (9) whose mobile device identifier has been selected by the sorter (14).. .

 System and  determining credit worthiness of a user patent thumbnailnew patent System and determining credit worthiness of a user
Disclosed is a method and system for determining credit worthiness of a user on an online platform. The system may comprise a user device further comprising a memory coupled with a processor.
Mb Technology Partners Ltd.


 Method and system for generating map data patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for generating map data
A method of generating map data, a system for generating map data and a method of creating a merchant map based on the generated map data are disclosed. The method of generating map data includes receiving transaction data from a merchant over a communications network, the transaction data including merchant identification data and a time-stamp of the transaction, determining a physical address of the merchant from the merchant identification data, mapping the physical address of the merchant to corresponding geographical coordinates using a geolocation database.
Mastercard Asia/pacific Pte. Ltd.


 Systems and methods for providing geolocation services in a mobile-based crowdsourcing platform patent thumbnailSystems and methods for providing geolocation services in a mobile-based crowdsourcing platform
The present invention provides systems and methods for providing geolocation services in a mobile-based crowdsourcing platform. More specifically, the system of the present invention includes a plurality of remote mobile devices configured to communicate and exchange data with a cloud-based service, such as a crowdsourcing platform.
Crowdcomfort, Inc.


 Systems and methods for providing error correction and management in a mobile-based crowdsourcing platform patent thumbnailSystems and methods for providing error correction and management in a mobile-based crowdsourcing platform
The present invention provides systems and methods for providing error correction and management in a mobile-based crowdsourcing platform, specifically a platform providing geolocation services. More specifically, the system of the present invention includes a plurality of remote mobile devices configured to communicate and exchange data with a cloud-based service, such as a crowdsourcing platform.
Crowdcomfort, Inc.


 Systems and methods for detecting man-in-the-middle attacks patent thumbnailSystems and methods for detecting man-in-the-middle attacks
A computer-implemented method for detecting man-in-the-middle attacks may include (1) registering a mobile device of a user within a computing environment as an authenticated mobile device that corresponds to the user, (2) receiving an authentication request to log into a secure computing resource as the user, (3) transmitting, in response to receiving the authentication request, an out-of-band push authentication prompt to the registered mobile device of the user through a different channel than a channel through which the authentication request was received, (4) comparing a geolocation indicated by the authentication request with a geolocation indicated by the registered mobile device, and (5) performing remedial action in response to detecting a man-in-the-middle attack based on a determination that the geolocation indicated by the authentication request and the geolocation indicated by the registered mobile device do not match. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed..
Symantec Corporation


 Method and system for cross-border travel alerts patent thumbnailMethod and system for cross-border travel alerts
A method for using mobile device roaming data to determine consumer geolocation for use in authorization decisions includes: storing an account profile, the profile including data related to a transaction account associated with a cardholder including an account identifier and geographic location; receiving a location notification, the notification including the account identifier and an updated geographic location of the cardholder, the updated geographic location being identified based on roaming data associated with a mobile communication device associated with the cardholder; receiving an authorization request associated with a payment transaction, the authorization request being a transaction message formatted based on associated standards and including the account identifier, transaction data, and a transaction location; determining an authorization decision for the payment transaction based on a correspondence between the updated geographic location and the transaction location; and forwarding the received authorization request and the determined authorization decision.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated


 Method and system for fraud control based on geolocation patent thumbnailMethod and system for fraud control based on geolocation
A method for fraud control of a transaction account based on geolocation includes: storing, in an account database, an account profile including data related to a transaction account including a first profile rule associated with a first geographic area and a second profile rule associated with a second geographic area different from the first; receiving an authorization request for a first transaction involving a first payment card, the request including a first geographic location; receiving an authorization request for a second transaction involving a second payment card, the request including a second geographic location; determining validation for each authorization request, wherein each is determined to be valid if the geographic location is in a geographic area corresponding to the first geographic area or the second geographic area; and transmitting the determination of validation for each authorization request to a payment network for processing of the associated payment transaction.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated


 Geolocating a remote emitter patent thumbnailGeolocating a remote emitter
A method for improving geolocation accuracy in a passive radar warning receiver, using synchronized data curve-fit and interpolation to asynchronous and noisy receiver and navigation measurements over observation periods that are extended to reduce inaccuracies caused by noise. The present disclosure yields synchronized data samples at intervals short enough that constant-rate equations are valid, even though the actual motions over the observation interval may be more complex and have higher-order dynamics.
Raytheon Company


 Predicting geolocation of users on social networks patent thumbnailPredicting geolocation of users on social networks
A system and method for predicting the location of a user of social media utilizing information related to the interaction of the user with other users of the social media is described.. .
Seachange International, Inc.


Virtual credentials and licenses

Providing virtualized credentials of a holder includes authorizing a subset of credential data to be sent to a device of a relying party that is different from the holder, where the subset of credential data depends on a role of the relying party, selection by the holder, and/or contextual data of the relying party and includes displaying the subset of credential data on a screen of the device of the relying party. The contextual data may be a privacy level setting, distance between the relying party and the holder, and/or geolocation of the relying party.
Assa Abloy Ab

Risk modeling system

The system provides early warning intelligence feeds which analyze risks of potential human caused threats and naturally caused hazards. It includes data mining functions that autonomously search and categorize threats/hazards from worldwide open source data on a continuing basis.

Method and system for estimating residence latitude and longitude with transaction data

A method for estimating a consumer geolocation using filtered transaction data includes: storing transaction data entries, each including an account identifier, merchant identifier, and merchant category code; storing filtering rules, each including one or more merchant category codes; receiving a location request including a specific account identifier and specific filtering rule; identifying a subset of transaction data entries including the specific account identifier; filtering the subset of transaction data entries to remove transaction data entries where the merchant category code does not correspond to one of the merchant category codes included in the specific filtering rule; identifying a geographic location for each transaction data entry in the subset based on the respective included merchant identifier; estimating a geographic location based on the geographic location identified for each transaction data entry in the filtered subset; and electronically transmitting the estimated geographic location in response to the location request.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated

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.

Predicting geolocation of users on social networks

A system and method for predicting the location of a user of social media utilizing information related to the interaction of the user with other users of the social media is described.. .
Seachange International, Inc.

Geolocation antenna system

Systems and methods for improved global positioning system (“gps”) function employ two multiband, multiport antennas to receive gps signals. The antennas also serve wifi frequencies, and the system utilizes the received wifi signal strength to correct the gps reception pattern for detuning due to user contact or other factors.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Doppler geolocation system (dgs)

In a geolocation method and/or apparatus, a plurality of satellites is provided in a fixed earth-sun coordinate system or a fixed earth-moon coordinate system. Two respective radio frequency band signals of the plurality of respective radio frequency band signals are received by at least one receiver from at least two satellites of the plurality of satellites, the at least one receiver comprising at least one respective geolocation.
Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

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

Portable electronic device and locating vehicle

Portable electronic devices and methods are presented for preserving the location of a vehicle, in which a geolocation of the portable electronic device is automatically obtained in response to detection of termination of a portable electronic device charging operation, allowing a user to locate a vehicle at which the charging operation was terminated.. .

Mitigation of multipath distortions for tdoa-based geolocation

Method and system for radiolocation of rf transmitter in the presence of multipath interference. Rf receivers are spatially separated at known locations in a moderate multipath environment in the vicinity of the transmitter.
Elbit Systems Bmd And Land Ewelisra Ltd.

Systems and methods of using geolocation verification

Systems and methods for displaying one or more submissions are described. One such exemplar method includes: (i) accepting, from a client device associated with a reviewer, a representation of the reviewer's presence at a represented location; (ii) receiving location coordinates of a location-enabled device when the reviewer represents being present at the represented location and the location-enabled device is proximate and/or in possession of the reviewer; (iii) deeming the reviewer as an authorized reviewer of the represented location if the location coordinates of the location-enabled device are within a predefined threshold area around the represented location when the reviewer represents being present at the represented location; and (v) causing to be displayed, on one or more of the client devices, one or more submissions relating to the represented location received from the authorized reviewer of the represented location..
Relola Inc.

Damage detection and repair system and method using enhanced geolocation

A damage detection and repair system is provided for performing a damage detection and repair preparation process, and includes an image-capturing device having at least one camera lens, a first positional sensor, and an orientation sensor. At least three second positional sensors are provided for the object to detect a corresponding three-dimensional (3d) position of the object relative to the image-capturing device.
Airbus Operations (s.a.s.)

Downstream utilities in a website using multi-objective optimization

In an embodiment, a method may comprise acquiring behavioral data of one or more users that suggests a causal relationship between source content and a request for destination content separated from the source content by one or more requests for intermediate content; and determining, based on the behavioral data, content to be placed on a web page. The method may also comprise determining, based on the behavioral data, a location on the web page to place the content.
Linkedin Corporation

Point of sale terminal geolocations

Identifying the geolocation of pos terminals using non-payment events to predict when the geolocation of a computing device at a time when the device detects events corresponds to the geolocation of the terminal. The device monitors for pre-selected events and transmit data to the account system.
Google Inc.

Prediction for power conservation in a mobile device

Architecture that facilitates power conservation in mobile devices such as cell phones using prediction. The architecture is an algorithmic-based solution that transforms infrequently-captured geolocation data of an entity into a continuous probable location approximation.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Mobile application volatility management for situational applications

A method for managing situational mobile applications of high volatility in a mobile computing device includes first defining a policy specifying under which context a mobile application is to remain installed in a mobile computing device. Thereafter, the policy is loaded into memory of the device and a geolocation is determined for the device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Geolocation analytics

Provided are a system and method for visualizing data analytics. An identifier is transmitted by a mobile electronic device of an interested party in or proximal a retail establishment to a computer in communication with a stored set of analytics regarding store items.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Multi-angle video editing based on cloud video sharing

A solution for composing a multi-angle video from videos captured from different angles is disclosed. A request to compose a multi-angle video is received from a target user, requesting composing a multi-angle video using a video captured by the target user and videos captured by other users nearby the target user.
Zepp Labs, Inc.

Technologies for geolocation attestation of computing devices in a network path

Technologies for geolocation attestation of computing devices in a network path include a verification device to generate a secure trace packet such that the secure trace packet includes a timestamp that corresponds with a departure time of the secure trace packet from the verification device. The computing device transmits the secure trace packet to a computing device in the network path.

Method for generating verifiable condition reports indicating a condition of a title vehicle

A mobile device for creating a verifiable condition report. The mobile device includes a geolocation module and recording module for including in the verifiable condition report geolocation data and files evidencing a condition of a target object, respectively.

Automated compatibility matching system for dogs and dog owners

An infrastructure and methodologies to support automated matching of compatible dogs based on geo-proximity and dog profile/preference information. In various embodiments, a dog owner establishes a profile for a first dog by entering profile/preference information via a downloadable application.
Barkhappy Inc.

Methods and apparatuses for charging of electric vehicles

A method for determining an availability of an electric vehicle charging station is disclosed. The method includes: receiving a first geolocation information regarding a mobile device; comparing the first geolocation information with a second geolocation information of the electric vehicle charging station; determining a distance between the mobile device and the electric vehicle charging station using the first geolocation information and the second geolocation information; and based on the determined distance, determining the availability of the electric vehicle charging station; and sending a notification to a user regarding the determined availability of the electric vehicle charging station..
Zeco Systems Pte Ltd

Method for wireless device labeling and machine readable medium for implementation thereof

A system for designating a wireless communication device (wcd), a method of identifying a wcd, a system for identifying users of wcd in local zones, and machine-readable carriers enabling implementation of the aforementioned methods are proposed. The method identifying wcd includes steps of accepting network packets containing device identifiers (dis), determining dis, checking whether the di is stored in a database associated with the system.
"wi-fi Guide" Limited Liability Company

Drive event capturing based on geolocation

A system for drive event capturing based on geolocation comprises an interface and a processor. The interface receives driving data from one or more onboard sensors of a vehicle, and the processor is configured to capturing a drive event based on a geolocation of the vehicle.
Lytx, Inc.

Gifttitan proprietary system

A system using a mobile device and computing device connected to a network, a member database containing information on the members of the system and the gift items each has identified in one or more gift lists, and a merchant database containing information on merchant geolocations and inventories. The mobile device uses geolocation identification software utilizing gps technology to pinpoint the mobile device's geolocation.

Linking accounts using surface representations of geolocation history

Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for linking one or more geolocation devices held by an individual with a payment instrument used by the individual. A specialized computing device receives graphical representations of geolocation history associated with one or more geolocation devices transmitting recognition ids.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Systems, methods, and reverse geocoding

Some embodiments described herein relate to reverse geocoding using, for example, real estate parcel data. In some embodiments one or more location records can be received, for example, from a location record database associated with a real estate mapping service.
Verve Wireless, Inc.

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; 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, and redefining the boundary of the geofence to exclude at least one member from the population, the exclusion based on an identified change in geolocation or contextual information relating to the at least one excluded member.. .
Ebay Inc.

Method and system for linking transactional data to behavioral and purchase activity based on location

A method for providing purchase behaviors based on geolocation and biometric data includes: storing transaction data entries, each entry including data related to a payment transaction including an account identifier, a geographic location, biometric data, and transaction data; receiving a data request, the request including a specific account identifier, a specific geographic location, and biometric data; identifying a subset of transaction data entries where each transaction data entry in the subset includes the specific account identifier and the specific geographic location; identifying purchase behaviors based on the transaction data included in each transaction data entry in the subset and a correspondence between the biometric data in the data request and the biometric data in each transaction data entry; and transmitting the identified purchase behaviors in response to the received data request.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated

Scalable complex event processing with probabilistic machine learning models to predict subsequent geolocations

Provided is a process, including: obtaining a set of historical geolocations; segmenting the historical geolocations into a plurality of temporal bins; determining pairwise transition probabilities between a set of geographic places based on the historical geolocations; configuring a compute cluster by assigning subsets of the transition probabilities to computing devices in the compute cluster; receiving a geolocation stream indicative of current geolocations of individuals; selecting a computing device in the compute cluster in response to determining that the computing device contain transition probabilities for the received respective geolocation; selecting transition probabilities applicable to the received respective geolocation from among the subset of transition probabilities assigned to the selected computing device; predicting a subsequent geographic place based on the selected transition probabilities.. .
Retailmenot, Inc.

Methods for processing mobile game by managing interactions at different geolocations

Methods for processing operations of a mobile game to be played via a portable device that is used in various geographic locations of a real world to enable players of the mobile game to complete game-related tasks are provided. One method includes assigning, by a server, a first game-related task to a first geographic location in the real world and establishing, by the server, a wireless connection with the portable device to enable play of the mobile game.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Techniques for mobile network geolocation

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

Enhancing probabalistic signals indicative of unauthorized access to stored value cards by routing the cards to geographically distinct users

Provided is a process including: receiving a stored value card from a first computing device and a first geolocation of the first computing device, the first computing device having balance access information of the stored value card; receiving a request for a stored value card from a second computing device at a second geolocation; determining to not send the stored value card to the second computing device as a result of the second geolocation being within a threshold geographic distance to the first geolocation; receiving another request for a stored value card from a third computing device at a third geolocation; and determining to send the stored value card to the third computing device as a result of the third geolocation not being within the threshold geographic distance to the first geolocation; and sending balance-access information of the stored value card to the third computing device.. .
Retailmenot, Inc.

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

Systems and methods for cloud-based agricultural data processing and management

A cloud-based system for integration of agricultural data with geolocation-based agricultural operations is provided. The system receives agricultural-related data associated with a given geographic area and transforms the received data into an analysis-ready format.
Wilbur-elllis Company

Direct geolocation from tdoa, fdoa and agl

A direct geolocation approach for estimating a location of a stationary emitter located on the earth surface is provided. The approach uses data collected during a plurality of time periods including time difference of arrival (tdoa) and frequency difference of arrival (fdoa) measurements of a radar pulse sent from the emitter, and altitude measurements of an aircraft above the earth surface.

System and dynamically retrieving and monitoring geofence activity

Systems, device and techniques are disclosed for dynamically retrieving and monitoring geo-fence activity. A meta geo-fence may be identified based on a user device geolocation.
Exacttarget, Inc.

Method and system for determining and assessing geolocation proximity

A method and a system are provided for authenticating secure payment card transactions and verifying and validating payment card user identities. The method includes receiving information from a transaction device involving a payment card holder initiating a payment card transaction at a merchant using a mobile device having a near field communication (nfc) circuit that is communicatively coupled thereto; determining coordinate location of the merchant by leveraging a physical address of the merchant; determining coordinate location of the mobile device using an application programming interface (api) framework that is sufficient to support communication with a cellular phone communication provider; comparing the coordinate location of the merchant with the coordinate location of the mobile device to determine a relative degree of proximity of the merchant with the mobile device; and assessing the determined relative degree of proximity to facilitate determining whether the payment card transaction using the mobile device is valid or invalid (e.g., potential fraud)..
Mastercard International Incorporated

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.

Location and boundary controls for storage volumes

This disclosure describes, in one embodiment, a system that includes a block storage and virtual machine (vm) manager to identify one or more storage node(s) that meet at least one policy constraint and to select a storage node with capacity from the one or more storage node(s) that meets all of the at least one policy constraints, the at least one policy constraint related to a respective geolocation of each of the identified storage node(s).. .
Intel Corporation

Web and mobile based scheduler and methods for identifying employment networking opportunities utilizing geolocation

The present invention is directed, in part, to a system and methods for human resources management and efficient, online and mobile guidance on assisting job seekers in locating and securing job opportunities. More specifically, the present invention relates to a system and methods for performing substitute fulfillment, including identifying acceptable substitute employees/professionals, job opportunity review, real time employee availability, skill set review for employers/clients, appointment scheduling and establishing network connections amongst employers/clients and employees/professionals for both current and future job opportunities.



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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