Vehicle Location

Vehicle Location-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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NEW System and method of sharing vehicle location information, and computer readable medium recording the method ...
May 25, 2017 - N°20170146661

A location information sharing system includes an emergency call system and a navigation system provided in a vehicle, wherein the emergency call system comprises a first initial location calculation unit for generating a first initial location by receiving a global navigation satellite system (gnss) or a global positioning system (gps) signal transmitted from a gnss or gps satellite, a first ...
NEW Method and system for controlling a cruise control system
May 25, 2017 - N°20170144659

A method for controlling a cruise control system on a vehicle includes identifying a vehicle location and identifying a number of respective cruise control overrides by a driver at the vehicle location. If the number of cruise control overrides by the driver is at least a threshold number of overrides, identifying respective actions by the driver after the cruise control ...
Systems and methods for location-based fuel distribution
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140455

Presently disclosed are systems and methods for location-based fuel distribution. One embodiment takes the form of a method of delivering fuel to a vehicle, including a fuel mobile app that registers the vehicle location and requests the fuel service, a gateway and authentication server, a location server, a dispatch server, a real-time fuel price server, a back-end server, and a ...
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Apparatus for recognizing vehicle location
Denso Corporation
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124880

In an apparatus for recognizing a location of an own vehicle, a detector is configured to detect one or more own-vehicle location candidates on roads based on map data. A partition line determiner is configured to, based on a captured image of a road around the own vehicle, determine a line type of each of partition lines extending along edges ...
Tolling system and method using telecommunications
Intelligent Technologies International, Inc.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124775

System, arrangement and method for tolling includes a location determining system arranged at least partly in a vehicle to determine the vehicle location during vehicular travel, a toll database including data about tolls for use of a plurality of lanes of a multi-lane roadway at a plurality of different geographic points, the toll data being different for different lanes of ...
Entity location management using vehicle logistics information
International Business Machines Corporation
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124509

Physical location information for a specified user is corrected according to vehicle location and trajectory analysis. Vehicles, such as delivery vehicles, produce physical location information for the vehicle during delivery events to the specified user and a surrounding physical area. The physical location information for the vehicle is accessed to correct erroneous physical location information for the specified user.
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Entity location management using vehicle logistics information
International Business Machines Corporation
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124143

Physical location information for a specified user is corrected according to vehicle location and trajectory analysis. Vehicles, such as delivery vehicles, produce physical location information for the vehicle during delivery events to the specified user and a surrounding physical area. The physical location information for the vehicle is accessed to correct erroneous physical location information for the specified user.
Vehicle maintenance analytics and notifications
International Business Machines Corporation
April 20, 2017 - N°20170109944

A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and system for vehicle maintenance are provided. The computer-implemented method may include predicting a future vehicle location based on a vehicle location history; predicting future vehicle usage from user information, wherein the user information includes information collected from a user's social media account; identifying maintenance needs of a vehicle; and determining available times for ...
System and method for scheduling and facilitating waste removal
Recycle Track Systems Inc.
April 20, 2017 - N°20170109704

Systems, methods and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, are disclosed that allow for the efficient scheduling, tracking and fulfillment of waste management services. The disclosed waste management system may receive waste management service requests from customers, provide price estimates for customers, allow waste management companies to automatically or manually assign service requests to hauler vehicles, generate ...
Equipment control system
General Electric Company
April 20, 2017 - N°20170109673

A system includes transportation vehicles within a facility, an equipment controller, and a communication unit. The communication unit receives signals indicative of component locations within the facility, vehicle locations within the facility, and/or allocation requests for at least one of the components. The equipment controller schedules enactment of the allocation requests based on designated times associated with operations involved ...
Systems and applications of lighter-than-air (lta) platforms
Space Data Corporation
April 20, 2017 - N°20170108578

Innovative new methods in connection with lighter-than-air (lta) free floating platforms, of facilitating legal transmitter operation, platform flight termination when appropriate, environmentally acceptable landing, and recovery of these devices are provided. The new systems and methods relate to rise rate control, geo-location from a lta platform including landed payload and ground-based vehicle locations, and steerable recovery systems.
Vehicle control system and method
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
April 13, 2017 - N°20170101030

A control system or controller (190) for a vehicle (100), the vehicle (100) comprising: at least one energy-consuming subsystem (180), such as a battery cooling system (180), for controlling a or a respective first vehicle operating parameter, e. G. The battery operating temperature, and actuation means for the subsystem (180) for activating or deactivating it in accordance with vehicle operational requirements; wherein the control system (190) is ...
Apparatus for correcting vehicle location
Denso Corporation
April 06, 2017 - N°20170097642

In an apparatus for correcting a location of a vehicle, a satellite positioning unit mounted in the vehicle measures the location of the vehicle using navigation satellites. A locational trajectory generating unit generates a locational trajectory of the vehicle based on the location of the vehicle measured by the satellite positioning unit. A location correcting unit corrects the location of ...
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System and method for using geo-fenced guidance lines
Deere & Company
March 30, 2017 - N°20170090479

Systems and methods for planning a path of a vehicle are provided. One system comprises a location-determining receiver for determining location data representing a current vehicle location and a guidance module for identifying at least one geospatial region encompassing the current vehicle location based on geographical information retrieved from a guidance database. The guidance module is capable of generating a ...
Identification of acceptable vehicle charge stations
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
March 30, 2017 - N°20170087999

A vehicle may require an electric recharge. A request may be sent to obtain identification of charge locations along a route. Along with the request, data may be sent identifying vehicle location, route, and desired safety rating. A response may be obtained from a remote server, and the results may be displayed, which include the safety rating of the charge ...
Method and apparatus for enhancing driver situational awareness
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
March 16, 2017 - N°20170076597

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, determining, by a system comprising a processor, a driver profile according to a driver identity for a driver of a vehicle, selecting a driver-specific enforcement scenario for the vehicle according to the driver profile and traffic enforcement information that is associated with a vehicle location, and presenting an in-vehicle alert to ...
Traffic obstruction detection
Inrix Inc.,
March 16, 2017 - N°20170076227

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for training and/or utilizing a traffic obstruction identification model for identifying traffic obstructions based upon vehicle location point data. For example, a training dataset, comprising sample vehicle location points (e. G., global positioning system location points of vehicles) and traffic obstruction identification labels (e. G., locations of known traffic obstructions ...
Methods and systems to synchronize vehicle settings via a home network connection
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
March 16, 2017 - N°20170075366

A vehicle system includes a processor programmed to synchronize a vehicle setting based on a home setting received from a home network. The processor is in communication with the home network via a transceiver. The processor is programmed to establish communication with the home network based on a vehicle start request, receive the home system setting from the home network ...
Methods and apparatus for performance assessment of a vehicle onboard navigation system using adaptive stochastic ...
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
March 16, 2017 - N°20170074661

A method for monitoring performance of a navigation system onboard a vehicle is provided. The method obtains, at a vehicle electronic control unit (ecu), a triangulated vehicle location and vehicle motion data, the triangulated vehicle location obtained from the navigation system; computes an estimated vehicle location, using the triangulated vehicle location and the vehicle motion data; calculates a probability that ...
Method and apparatus for changing vehicle behavior based on current vehicle location and zone definitions ...
Zonar Systems, Inc.
March 09, 2017 - N°20170067385

A remote user can define one or more zone based driver/vehicle behavior definitions. Current vehicle location is analyzed at the vehicle or remotely to determine if the vehicle is approaching or has arrived at a location for which a zone based driver/vehicle behavior has been defined. For zone based driver behavior definitions, a display in the vehicle automatically ...
Method and apparatus for changing vehicle behavior based on current vehicle location and zone definitions ...
Zonar Systems, Inc.
March 09, 2017 - N°20170066453

A remote user can define one or more zone based driver/vehicle behavior definitions. Current vehicle location is analyzed at the vehicle or remotely to determine if the vehicle is approaching or has arrived at a location for which a zone based driver/vehicle behavior has been defined. For zone based driver behavior definitions, a display in the vehicle automatically ...