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 Prediction for power conservation in a mobile device patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailMulti-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 patent thumbnailTechnologies 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailAutomated 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 patent thumbnailMethods 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailDrive 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.

Back-filling of geolocation-based exercise routes

Techniques for automatic tracking of user data for exercises are disclosed. In one aspect, a method of operating a wearable device may involve determining that a user of the wearable device has started an exercise, activating the gps receiver in response to determining that the user has started the exercise, and detecting a time at which the gps receiver achieves an initial gps fix of a location of the wearable device.
Fitbit, Inc.

Gps suggestions based on social points of interest (poi) metadata

A method is disclosed for providing notice of geo-locations of potential interest to a user. The method includes obtaining the user's current geo-location, collecting geo-locations indicated in the user's network-based social data, and collecting geo-locations indicated in network-based social data of other persons who are identified in the user's network-based social data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Gps suggestions based on social points of interest (poi) metadata

A method is disclosed for providing notice of geo-locations of potential interest to a user. The method includes obtaining the user's current geo-location, collecting geo-locations indicated in the user's network-based social data, and collecting geo-locations indicated in network-based social data of other persons who are identified in the user's network-based social data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and computer-implemented methods to compare and identify duplicative presentations of comparable data files including imagery and data representations of rental property listings

A datastore that includes property listings (e.g., for rental properties) may be accessed by a computing resource configured to execute a thumb printing algorithm to generate summary data values (e.g., thumbprint values, hash values) of digital data included one or more images of a property listing. The summary data values along with listing attributes (e.g., address, zip code, geolocation, brand, number of bedrooms/bathrooms/sleeps, amenities) of the property listing may be compared with summary data values and listing attributes of other property listings to determine if the summary data values of one or more images match and if one or more listing attributes match.
Homeaway, Inc.

Geolocation and practice setting based training filtering

Systems and methods for suggesting geolocation-based mobile solutions are described herein. An example method can commence with receiving, from a mobile device, indicia of a mobile application being launched.

Meeting coordination utilizing profile and proximity information of primary parties and affiliated secondary parties

A method and system for establishing a meeting location for affiliates of primary users of mobile devices. In various embodiments, geolocation information from first and second mobile devices in proximity to first and second affiliated parties, respectively, is used to identify a meeting location.
Barkhappy Inc.

Automatic tracking of geolocation data for exercises

Techniques for automatic tracking of user data for exercises are disclosed. In one aspect, a method of operating a wearable device may involve determining, based on output of one or more biometric sensors, that a user of the wearable device has started an exercise and identifying a type of the exercise that the user has started based on comparing the output of the one or more biometric sensors to defined sensor data for a plurality of exercise types.
Fitbit, Inc.

Onboard avionic system for communication between an aircraft and the ground and managing a radio channel of such a system

An onboard avionic system for communication between an aircraft and the ground comprising a service unit connected to various aircraft equipment and a radio communications unit providing communication between the avionic system and a communications system on the ground via a radio channel. The system comprises a configuration unit having a control unit, a geolocation unit and a database in which are recorded, data relative to the use of the radio channels which are available in a flight zone, as well as data relative to the radio conditions for the available radio channels.
Airbus Operations (sas)

Probabilistic cross-device place visitation rate measurement at scale

Provided is a process including: obtaining network traffic logs; matching a set of a plurality of the user computing devices; obtaining an indicator of content to be measured for effectiveness in driving place visits; selecting from the network traffic logs records of network exchanges in which the indicator is present; obtaining a device identifier from each of the selected records; matching the obtained device identifiers to respective matching sets including the respective obtained identifier; obtaining respective mobile device identifiers from the respective matching sets; selecting from the network traffic logs records indicating communications from mobile computing devices identified by the obtained mobile device identifiers; obtaining geolocations from the records indicating communications from the mobile computing devices identified; determining that a subset of the records have geolocations that correspond to at least one of a set of geographic areas; and determining an effectiveness of the content in driving visits.. .
Placeiq, Inc.

System and location verification

Location data from one or more geolocation engines such as gps, a system that determines location from relative signal strengths or transit times, etc., within and/or connected to a device, such as a mobile phone, vehicle, movable electronic device, computer, etc., is included in a digital record that submitted to obtain a digital signature such that the presence of the device at the particular location can later be proven. The digital record may include data that encodes a message, as well as other parameters such as time.
Guardtime Ip Holdings Limited

Recommendations based on geolocation

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing geolocation data indicating a first geolocation of a mobile computing device of a user of a social-networking system. The social-networking system including a graph that includes a number of nodes and edges connecting the nodes.
Facebook, Inc.

Analyzing consumer behavior based on location visitation

Provided is a process, including: obtaining geolocations histories of computing devices; assigning different subsets of the location histories to different computing devices in a compute cluster; querying a geographic information system (gis) with geolocations in the geolocations histories to obtain identifiers of chain retail establishments; determining visit graphs for the individuals; and determining, for a given retail chain and a given individual, a score indicative of an affinity of the given individual to the given retail chain based on the visit graphs for more than 100 individuals including the given individual.. .
Placeiq, Inc.

Purposed device 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 or for other purposes, such as customer service, digital signage security, resource management, testing and an educational function.
Moki Mobility, Inc.

Assignment of hierarchical cell structures employing geolocation techniques

Distance is employed to facilitate sector selection and re-selection in a network during handoff. A system receives measurement information for a mobile device.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Method for detecting misuse of identity in electronic transactions

The invention provides methods for determining whether a transaction has taken place in geographic proximity to a wireless device. Upon receiving a notification to authenticate the use of an identity at a transaction location, where the identity is associated with a wireless terminal, the method determines an approximate location of the wireless terminal based on cached position information, gps location, cellular geo-location, and/or wi-fi geolocation, and determines whether one or more of these is in geographic proximity to the location of the transaction..
Bpriv Llc

Emitter geolocation method

A method for correcting for refraction effects of the earth's atmosphere in an emitter geolocation technique for locating an emitter of electromagnetic waves, by way of a plurality of receivers, includes detecting the times of arrival of electromagnetic waves at the receivers, computing the relative time differences of arrival between the various receivers and estimating therefrom the position of the emitter, and, for correcting, by way of an iterative procedure, the detected times of arrival for path length discrepancies caused by refraction in the earth's atmosphere. The receivers are each mounted on a respective airborne platform, and at least three pairs of the receivers are provided..
Selex Es Ltd.

Redirection service

A method can include receiving a url via an interface of a computing system responsive to activation of an internet link by a remote user device wherein the internet link is associated with a webpage ad for an item where the url comprises user device data and ad data; based at least in part on the user device data, via the computing system, determining a geolocation of the user device; based at least in part on the ad data, via the computing system, determining information about the item; based at least in part on the geolocation of the user device and the information about the item, via the computing system, generating search results; and via the computing system, communicating the generated search results to the user device.. .

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.

Mobile photo sharing via barcade, sound or collision

Jane talks to bob, who can be a stranger. She shows him photos on her mobile device.

Techniques for dynamic network optimization using geolocation and network modeling

Techniques for dynamic network optimization using geolocation and network modeling are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the techniques may be realized as a system for improving performance of a mobile communications network.
Jdsu Uk Limited

Techniques for dynamic network optimization using geolocation and network modeling

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

Method of determining segmentations of subscribers, network entity using the same, and server using the same

The present disclosure proposes a network entity, a server, and methods of determining the segmentations of the subscribers. In one of the exemplary embodiments, a network entity may receive a plurality of signaling messages of the plurality of subscribers, cdrs of the plurality of subscribers, and service contents of the plurality of subscribers, and obtain user information of the plurality of subscribers.

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.

Expediting pattern matching queries against time series data

Provided is a process including: obtaining activity profiles; for each activity profile, sorting the activity records in order of the timestamps; obtaining a query having a rule specifying criteria to select a subset of the individuals; and for each sorted activity profile: iterating through the sorted activity records in sorted order and at each iteration: determining whether the attribute of the geolocation of the respective activity record matches the activity of the activity pattern and, in response to determining a match: determining the activity pattern count; determining whether the activity pattern count satisfies the first condition and, in response to determining that the first condition is satisfied: initializing the activity pattern count; determining the quantifier count; and determining whether the quantifier count satisfies the second condition and, in response designating the individual corresponding to the respective sorted activity profile as responsive to the query.. .
Placeiq, 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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