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Global Positioning System-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Systems and methods to identify a predefined geographical region in which a mobile device is ...
Ninthdecimal, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170347231

Systems and methods including a mobile device determining the coordinates of its location using a location determination system, such as a global positioning system. A database stores the identifiers of cells representative of predefined regions in a hierarchical grid system. A server computer or the mobile device converts the coordinates of the location to one or more cell identifiers at ...
Motor-wing gimbal aircraft, methods, and applications
Ninthdecimal, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170341725

This invention, the motor-wing gimbal aircraft (mga) is an aerial vehicle and waterborne craft. It launches and lands vertically from the ground and water. In flight, it transitions from vertical, hovering and forward flight to horizontal flight. The mga embodies multiple configurations and arrangements of motor-wings, propulsion systems and hybrid engine combinations. The mga uses a fly-by-light system for flight ...
Horizontal directional drilling system including sonde position detection using global positioning systems
Vermeer Manufacturing Company
November 23, 2017 - N°20170335677

A locator device and methods of use are disclosed. The locator device includes a first locating system configured to generate to sense an electromagnetic field emanating from a sonde associated with a drill head, and a second locating system including a global positioning system. The locator device includes a display on the locating system configured to display a map of ...
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Location-assisted service capability monitoring
Apple Inc.
November 16, 2017 - N°20170332344

A digitally stored map can indicate the signal quality for each of the map's regions. A device can determine its location, speed, and direction using global positioning system (gps) and other sensors. Based on this information, the mobile device can predict a field of locations within which the device will probably be located within a specified future time frame. Based ...
System for tracking location of a person
Apple Inc.
November 16, 2017 - N°20170330443

A system and a method for tracking the location of a person are provided. The system includes means for wearable housing, means for data communication, means for data interface and a means adapted for a computing device. The means for wearable housing includes a battery, an antenna, a heart monitoring sensor, a distress signal actuated button and a global positioning ...
Portable terminal and method for position determination
Nokia Technologies Oy
November 16, 2017 - N°20170329018

There is a mobile terminal including an antenna, a global positioning system (gps) receiver and at least two different applications. Each of the at least two different applications are executable on the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal is configured to wirelessly transmit information to and wirelessly receive information from a mobile communication network. The mobile terminal is further configured to ...
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Systems and methods for identifying socially relevant landmarks
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
November 16, 2017 - N°20170328724

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for identifying socially relevant landmarks that can facilitate wayfinding providing a landmark based route map that is easy to read and is dynamically updated by known and new landmarks based on their social relevance. Gps (global positioning system) locations help in identifying active zones and social media data associated with users in the ...
Remote monitoring device
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
November 16, 2017 - N°20170325743

A remote monitoring device is connected to a rubber strap and contains: a controller, a global system for mobile communication (gsm), a global positioning system (gps), a wi-fi & blue tooth, and a near field communication (nfc). The controller includes a microprocessor, a blood pressure sensing unit, a heartbeat sensing unit, a temperature sensing unit, and a wireless signal transmitting ...
Offline map download
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
November 09, 2017 - N°20170325064

A system discloses analyzing global positioning system (gps) parameters of a mobile device to determine if the mobile device is outside a predetermined range and if it is determined that the mobile device is outside the predetermined range, communicating a notification to the mobile device to download maps on the mobile device using an alternate communication channel.
Personal global positioning system (gps) security token
The Boeing Company
November 09, 2017 - N°20170323548

An improved system for increasing computer security generates a list of computing devices or assets, and a set of rules having approved locations corresponding to each of the computing devices or assets. An alert is generated if a computing device or asset that is in a rule violation of the set of rules. A separate personal security token configured to ...
Implantable device for locating drug users
The Boeing Company
November 09, 2017 - N°20170319108

A medical implant including a drug sensor and a global positioning system (gps) module connected to a wireless network. The gps module sends a location of the patient and optionally information of when patient uses an illegal drug when the sensor detects the drug within the patient's bloodstream.
Systems and methods to identify home addresses of mobile devices
The Boeing Company
November 02, 2017 - N°20170318434

Systems and methods including a database storing the identifiers of cells representing residential parcels of real estate properties. Mobile devices determine the coordinates of their locations during a period of time using a location determination system, such as a global positioning system. The coordinates are converted to cell identifiers to look up corresponding residential parcels that have been visited by ...
Location based services in a distributed communication system, and related components and methods
The Boeing Company
November 02, 2017 - N°20170318415

Distributed communication systems provide location information to mobile terminals that may not be able to receive otherwise global positioning system (gps) information from gps satellites. Providing location information to clients inside a building or other location may make location based services, such as emergency (e911) services, possible based on the location information. The distributed communications system may be provided location ...
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System of determining a position of a remote object via one or more images
The Boeing Company
November 02, 2017 - N°20170314931

In one or more embodiments, one or more systems, methods and/or processes may determine a location of a remote object (e. G., a point and/or area of interest, landmark, structure that “looks interesting”, buoy, anchored boat, etc.). For example, the location of a remote object may be determined via a first bearing, at a ...
Search, measurements, and positioning with aid of motion detection information
Qualcomm Incorporated
October 26, 2017 - N°20170311266

Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to enhanced procedures for search, measurement, and positioning with aid of motion detection information. According to certain aspects, a method is provided for wireless communications which may be performed, for example, by a user equipment (ue). The method generally includes determining one or more parameters of the ue; dynamically adjusting a periodicity ...
System and method for surrogate locational determination
Dell Products, Lp
October 26, 2017 - N°20170310682

Surrogate locational determination may rely on a surrogate device to provide a locational fix. When a device lacks an accurate geo-location system, communication may be established with a nearby surrogate device. The surrogate device is queried for an accurate location, such as that determined by a global positioning system receiver. Because the surrogate device is geographically proximate, the location determined ...
Computerized system and method for generating and updating a map user interface
Dell Products, Lp
October 19, 2017 - N°20170303081

Apparatus, interfaces, and computer instructions are provided for establishing an association between a user and a declared interest, such as a brand or some other subject, and for generating a map to display the interests of one or more users. An association is established between an interest identifier, a user, and target object selected based upon an action of the ...
Accurate synchronization as a service
Dell Products, Lp
October 19, 2017 - N°20170302392

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing network timing functionality. In some embodiments, a grand master clock(s) might receive a first timing signal from a global positioning system (“gps”) source via a gps antenna(s), and might send a second timing signal (which might be based at least in part on the first timing ...
System and method for pressure altitude correction
Dell Products, Lp
October 19, 2017 - N°20170299723

Transponder transmissions may be monitored through a direct, shielded connection of an rf coupler to a transponder antenna cable. The transponder interrogated pressure altitude may quickly change and measuring accurate data including position and pressure altitude is critical. A global positioning system (gps) may be onboard a universal access transceiver (uat) and may be utilized to correct the transponder interrogated ...
Method and system for packet acquisition, analysis and intrusion detection in field area networks
Dell Products, Lp
October 19, 2017 - N°20170299633

A packet intercept system includes probes along the field area network. A portion of the probes are mobile probes configured to receive and process a global positioning system signal. Intercepting by the mobile probes includes implementing a global positioning tag in each packet in the traffic data stream intercepted by the mobile probes, the global positioning tag includes a timestamp ...
Charging station guide apparatus and method of the same
Dell Products, Lp
October 19, 2017 - N°20170299401

The present disclosure provides charging station guide apparatus and method. The charging station guide apparatus includes: a global positioning system (gps) receiving a gps signal transmitted from a gps satellite; a storage unit storing charging station information including map information and charging station position information; a control unit generating a first display window including a vehicle object representing vehicle position ...
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