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System and on-demand electrical power
A system for providing on-demand renewable energy. The system includes at least one power unit for converting environmental energy into electrical power; a global positioning system (gps) unit that provides current location coordinates for the system; and a regulator for controlling an amount of the electrical power drawn from the at least one power unit based on a first authorization rule and at least one second authorization rule, wherein the first authorization rule is a misuse event requirement for detecting that the current location coordinates indicate that the system has not been moved from an authorized location; wherein the system is independent from any grid and is initially installed at the authorized location; wherein failure to meet the misuse event requirement results in a denial of supply of electrical power by the regulator; and wherein the at least one second authorization rule is a purchase requirement..

Systems and methods for finding a user device based on sensor readings of the user device
Techniques described herein may be used to locate a user device within a wireless network. A first user device may send, to a location server, a request to locate a second user device.

Radio access networks
Among other things, a communication system comprising remote units, a reference timing source, a controller, a controller clock, and a remote unit clock. The remote units exchange radio frequency (rf) signals with mobile devices.

Audio content of a digital object associated with a geographical location
A geographical location of a user device is determined using a global positioning system. It is determined that the geographical location of the user device is within a geographical region of a digital element.

Presenting advertising to moving vehicles
A method and system for providing advertising to a moving target vehicle. Vehicle data is determined by one or more devices namely at least one sensor device and/or a global positioning system (gps) device.

Doppler shift estimation and correction for broadband communication in unmanned aerial vehicles
Systems and associated methods for reducing doppler shifts in the broadband signals between unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) and ground stations are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for reducing the doppler shift of wireless signals includes estimating a velocity of the uav based on a global positioning system (gps) or an inertial measurement unit (imu) of the uav and calculating the doppler shift of an upload (ul) wireless signal based on the velocity of the uav.
Facebook, Inc.


Autonomous aquatic herbicide application
Various autonomous aquatic herbicide application vessels are described. In one embodiment, a system for aquatic herbicide application includes an aquatic vessel, a propulsion system to propel the aquatic vessel over a body of water, a holding container to hold a substance, a substance applicator to apply the substance to the body of water, and a controller.
North Carolina State University


Autonomous control of unmanned aircraft
A method and apparatus for autonomous control of unmanned aircraft. A method includes, in a memory of a flight controller associated with an unmanned aircraft, identifying a target to be captured, the identifying comprising a plurality of target variables, identifying a type of the unmanned aircraft, selecting one or more capture routines, defining desired data parameters, and storing the plurality of target variables, the one or more capture routines and the desired data parameters in the memory as a flight path.

Smart non-uniformity correction systems and methods
Various embodiments of the present disclosure may include an imaging device configured to determine appropriate conditions for updating non-uniformity correction (nuc) terms. In certain embodiments, the imaging device may determine when the imaging device is likely not in use and update nuc terms during the times when the imaging device is likely not in use.

Devices, methods and systems for close proximity identification of unmanned aerial systems
Embodiments described herein include an electronic beacon system mounted to an unmanned aerial system (uas) broadcasting identification and sensor data including a uas identification code, global positioning system data and other telemetry information. In certain embodiments, identification and global positioning system data of the unmanned aerial system is transmitted to and displayed upon a mobile handheld device.

Network-enabled global positioning satellite-based device for obtaining patient verification

A patient treatment system includes a network server, an agreement signification device, a global positioning system device, and a network-enabled sensor that performs operations including obtaining, using the agreement signification device, global positioning system device, and network-enabled sensor, information that is input into the network server and is associated with at least one of a patient, medical equipment, a physician, and an ancillary provider. The information includes a signature of the patient representing agreement of the patient with data entered by the physician including (1) whether the patient is benefitting from use of the medical equipment, (2) whether the patient needs to continue use of the medical equipment, and (3) hours of operation of the medical equipment.

Method and system for auditing and verifying vehicle identification numbers (vins) with audit fraud detection

A method and system for auditing and verifying vehicle identification numbers (vins) with fraud detection. Digital photographs of vehicle vins are collected and verified with crowdsourcing and global positioning system (gps) information of the vehicles, gps information and motion information of a mobile network device used to collect the digital photographs of the vehicle vins and a number of manually entered vins.

Point of sale apparatuses, methods and systems

Transformation of inputs including beacon inputs, global positioning system (gps) inputs, captured panorama inputs, user-penned descriptive inputs, and payment-amount-specifying inputs, via components, into outputs including user device pos configuration setting outputs and/or payment-gateway-directed authorization request outputs. Further, transformation of inputs including pos scanner inputs, pos keyboard inputs, and/or pos printer-directed inputs, via components, into outputs including compliance check outputs, tagged omnibus record outputs, sku-upc mapping outputs, and/or convergence/correlation outputs.

Point of sale apparatuses, methods and systems

Transformation of inputs including beacon inputs, global positioning system (gps) inputs, captured panorama inputs, user-penned descriptive inputs, and payment-amount-specifying inputs, via components, into outputs including user device pos configuration setting outputs and/or payment-gateway-directed authorization request outputs. Further, transformation of inputs including pos scanner inputs, pos keyboard inputs, and/or pos printer-directed inputs, via components, into outputs including compliance check outputs, tagged omnibus record outputs, sku-upc mapping outputs, and/or convergence/correlation outputs.

Combinatory sensor apparatus

The present application discloses a combinatory sensor apparatus. The apparatus includes a sensor mounting frame and at least one sensor; the sensor mounting frame includes a sensor mounting base plate and at least one sensor support component, the sensor mounting base plate is mounted on a top of a driverless vehicle, and the at least one sensor support component is mounted on the sensor mounting base plate for supporting the at least one sensor; and the at least one sensor includes a global positioning system antenna and/or a laser radar.

Generating and using a location fingerprinting map

A computerized method for building a multisensory location map, the method may include: receiving, by an interface, multiple multisensory data vectors acquired by multiple mobile devices at multiple locations and location estimates indicative of the multiple locations; wherein at least a majority of the multiple locations are located within an area in which a granularity of global positioning system (gps) based navigation is below an allowable threshold; wherein the location estimates are at least partially generated by internal navigation systems of the multiple mobile devices; and calculating, by a map calculator, in response to the multiple multisensory data vectors and the location estimates, a location fingerprinting map that comprises multiple grid points, wherein each grid point comprises a multisensory grid point fingerprint and grid point location information.. .
Navin Systems Ltd.

Method and system for interference detection and diagnostic in cable networks

A method and system for detecting and diagnosing leaks and interferences in a cable network by detecting interferences through radio receivers and correlating with data extracted from the network elements. Interferences in a cable network are detected with a kit comprising an antenna, a radio receiver, a computer device, a global positioning system (gps), and an application.
Lntraway R&d S.a.

Vehicle communication with connected objects in proximity to the vehicle using cloud systems

Methods and systems are provided. One method includes processing communication with a vehicle and connected objects.
Emerging Automotive, Llc

Video and audio recording system and method

A video and audio recording system including a camera assembly, mobile application operable upon an electronic device and rechargeable and replaceable power source. Camera assembly includes video module, audio module, housing, memory storage, and a wireless communication module.

System and social networking

A system and method of social networking. A first computer determines a location of a first user using a global positioning system (gps) of the first computer.

Autonomous, solar-powered, vessel tracking and safety beacon devices and methods thereof

An autonomous, solar-powered, vessel tracking and safety beacon device includes a global positioning system coupled to at least a solar power system, one or more communication systems coupled to the solar power system, and a vessel tracking and safety beacon microcontroller system. The microcontroller system is coupled to the global positioning system, the one or more communication systems, and the solar power system.
Mcmurdo, Inc.

Endless first missed opportunity program

Endless first will provide a platform for users to contact other users of the program anonymously and publicly by use of the program's message board and private messaging system. Users will enter an address of occurrence (event, address, title), then compose a message (describe the encounter/missed connection).

Communication device and method

A device is provided. The device includes a processor, a screen, and a memory including an application configured to record, transmit, receive, play, display, and group visual messages.
Vivoo Inc.

Method and determining vehicle location in vehicle-to-vehicle communications

A method for developing and reporting enhanced user equipment (ue) location information includes obtaining a global positioning system (gps) location for a user equipment (ue), determining a location of at least one radio frequency (rf) antenna relative to the gps location, developing a reference frame based at least in part on the location of the at least one rf antenna, determining a location of a structural element of the ue, and transmitting the gps location, the location of the at least one rf antenna, and the location of the structural element of the ue.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Localization system

A localization system includes a plurality of radio frequency readers having transceivers and antennas. Adjustable configuration settings allow for configuration adjustments including signal strength, antenna gain, antenna polarization, and antenna orientation.
Lucomm Technologies, Inc.

Radio operation switch based on gps mobility data

Systems and methods are disclosed for providing a radio operation switch based on mobility data. In one embodiment, a mobile base station is disclosed, comprising: a global positioning system (gps) module for determining a current location of the mobile base station; a velocity module coupled to the output of the gps module for determining a current velocity of the mobile base station; and a controller, the controller configured to perform steps comprising: determining the current velocity of the mobile base station using the velocity module; comparing the current velocity to a threshold; and switching, based on the comparison, from a first radio band to a second radio band..
Parallel Wireless, Inc.

Localization determination for mixed reality systems

To enable shared user experiences using augmented reality systems, shared reference points must be provided to have consistent placement (position and orientation) of virtual objects. Furthermore, the position and orientation (pose) of the users must be determinable with respect to the same shared reference points.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Apparatus and providing a wireless, portable, and/or handheld, device with safety features

An apparatus, including a case; cameras; microphones; a speaker; a processor; a display; a touchscreen keyboard; a global positioning system; and a collision avoidance sensor. The processor detects a texting, e-mail, game or gaming, or speakerphone, operational mode and activates the camera to display a view in front of, or an anticipated travel path of movement of the apparatus.

Method, system, apparatus, and program for real-time and online freight management

A method, system, apparatus, and program for real-time and online on-demand shipping/freight management in the global logistics industry using various technologies such as: global positioning system (gps); satellite feeds; various cloud-based communication platforms for simple message system (sms), email, chat; blockchain; own blackbox module; real-time online payment system; and other related components. A system for processing and storing transactions and reservations for online freight management comprises: an end-user module for interfacing with a user device through an exclusive ingress module to execute a login procedure, wherein a user of the user device is a service provider; a middleware module for processing a request for a transaction by the user; a back-office corporate module for performing a procedure-based integrity check on each transaction, for managing each transaction, and for interfacing with the user device through an exclusive egress module to execute a logout procedure; and a black-box module communicating with the middleware module and using various technologies for monitoring users and storing data including transaction data, user profile data, and communication data, wherein the black-box module, among others, includes an entity relationship database for storing the data in an organized and readily retrievable structure.\.

Electronic device localization based on imagery

An electronic device includes one or more imaging cameras. After a reset of the device or other specified event, the electronic device identifies an estimate of the device's pose based on location data such as global positioning system (gps) data, cellular tower triangulation data, wireless network address location data, and the like.
Google Llc

Systems and methods for fan interaction, team/player loyalty, and sponsor participation

A system for fan interaction is disclosed including, in some embodiments, a fan-interaction module stored in a memory of a mobile device; a touchscreen display interface; and one or more sensors selected from a touchscreen sensor, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, and a global positioning system receiver. The fan-interaction module can be configured to: 1) provide a notification to a fan that an entity the fan supports is to perform or an event the fan supports is to occur; 2) log an interaction of the fan with the device regarding the entity ready to perform or the event ready to occur; 3) calculate an amount of kinetic energy associated with the interaction; and 4) provide the amount of kinetic energy to a server for combination with a combined amount of calculated kinetic energy for up to all fans of the entity ready to perform or the event ready to occur..
Ekrally, Llc

Space-time calibration system and method

A space-time calibration system and method implement space-time solutions, in which, in one preferred embodiment, a single node determines its own space-time solutions based on other network nodes with which the single node communicates. In other preferred embodiments, space-time solutions for the node can be generated using other resources in the network.
Digimarc Corporation

Three-dimensional mapping of an environment

A system for registering a three dimensional map of an environment includes a data collection device, such as a robotic device, one or more sensors installable on the device, such as a camera, a lidar sensor, an inertial measurement unit (imu), and a global positioning system receiver. The system may be configured to use the sensor data to perform visual odometry, and/or lidar odometry.
Otsaw Digital Pte. Ltd.

Display and shelf space audit system

Auditing shelf space of an outlet of a retailer using a device comprising: a computer, a camera, a global positioning system receiver and a repository. The device is authenticated using the time and date of the audit, and a location of the audit at the outlet of the retailer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Emergency response pet collar device

The present invention discloses a wearable emergency alert device that can be worn by a pet or a service animal. The wearable emergency alert device comprises a single unit, which is integrated with a collar or body harness of a pet or service animal.
Chi Home Inspections Of Sf, Llc

System and autonomous vehicle navigation

A system that performs a method is disclosed. The system receives a current vehicle position from a position sensor.
Faraday&future Inc.

Vehicle activity information system

Techniques are described for vehicle activity information collection and analysis. A vehicle activity information unit in a vehicle generates vehicle activity information including video data that is captured by interior and/or exterior camera(s) on the vehicle.
The Heil Co.

Device/ue-oriented beam recovery and maintenance mechanisms

Aspects of this disclosure provide techniques for detecting and recovering from beam-failure events. In some embodiments, motion sensor information generated by motion sensors on a ue is used to detect, predict, and/or recover from a beam failure event that results, or would otherwise result, from movement of the ue.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Systems and methods for using a sliding window of global positioning epochs in visual-inertial odometry

A method for visual inertial odometry (vio)-aided global positioning is described. The method includes updating an extended kalman filter (ekf) state including a current pose and a sliding window of multiple prior poses.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Fault detection for pipelines

The invention concerns structural integrity assessment apparatus for determining stress concentration zones in a structure, such as a pipeline. The apparatus allows particularly to detect defects in buried pipelines using magnetometric surveying where anomalies in the magnetic field around the pipelines are detected.
Speir Hunter Ltd

Systems and methods for using a global positioning system velocity in visual-inertial odometry

A method performed by an electronic device is described. The method includes determining a predicted velocity relative to earth corresponding to a first epoch using a camera and an inertial measurement unit (imu).
Qualcomm Incorporated

Methods and synchronizing multiple lens shutters using gps pulse per second signaling

Systems, devices, and methods for synchronizing the operation of a first shutter of a first camera with the operation of a second shutter of a second camera without a physical tether between the first and second cameras. The method includes: receiving a global positioning system (gps) pulse-per-second (pps) signal at the first and second cameras; and in response to a unique timing pulse in the pps signal, simultaneously actuating the first and second shutters..
Red Hen Systems Llc

Vehicle antenna system

A vehicle antenna system including a mobile phone antenna provided in a front header of a vehicle, a dedicated short range communication antenna provided in a windshield of the vehicle, and a global positioning system antenna provided in the inside of a front instrument panel of the vehicle. For example, the front header includes a front surface to which the windshield of the vehicle is attached, and a rear surface opposite to the front surface, and the mobile phone antenna is arranged on the rear surface side..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods for mapping object sizes and positions onto a cylindrical panorama using a pivoting stereoscopic camera

Systems, devices, and methods for determining the size and global positioning system (gps) coordinates of an object. The size of the object is determined from first and second image data recorded at first and second angular positions, respectively, by a camera rotatably mounted at a fixed distance from a spindle.
Red Hen Systems Llc

Systems, devices, & methods for locating opioid antagonist products

The present disclosure relates to systems, devices and methods for locating opioid antagonist products associated with an opioid related condition. According to one aspect, a mobile computing device for locating an opioid antagonist product generally includes one or more processors, memory, a display, a user interface, a global positioning system (gps) antenna, and a wireless communication antenna.
Adapt Pharma Operations Limited

Gnss and gps inaccuracy detection urban environments

A system for detecting inaccuracies in a global network satellite system receiver or a global positioning system receiver within a vehicle includes a global network satellite system receiver or a global positioning system receiver, an average position and standard deviation determination unit, an inaccuracy determination unit, and a vehicle controller. The global network satellite system receiver or global positioning system receiver receives a signal indicating a current position of a vehicle.
Denso Corporation

Multi-agent system for global positioning syste (gps) web services

The present invention is an internet communications and coordination system for providing demographic transport and shipments services. Multi-agent technology comprises the web server, vehicle, and customer applications of the internet system.

Method of detecting and providing parking space information and/or road obstacle information to vehicles

Vehicles which are provided with at least one sensor and a location system, such as a global positioning system (gps) detect parking spaces and/or road obstacles when driving along a road. The detected parking space and/or road obstacle data is transferred to a remote processing module.
Arm Limited

Driver assistance system with traffic light alert

A traffic light alert system for a vehicle includes a camera, a processor that processes image data captured by the camera to determine a signal status of a traffic light present ahead of the vehicle, and a global positioning system operable to determine a current geographical location of the vehicle. A display device is operable to display an iconistic traffic light representation.
Magna Electronics Inc.

Marine seismic surveying

A system for acquiring a marine seismic survey makes use of a propelled vessel (40) towing at least a seismic source assembly (100) behind it. The navigation control system (42) of the propelled vessel is instructed to steer the propelled vessel in response to position information repetitively generated by a source global positioning system (gps, 130) which forms part of the seismic source assembly being towed.
Shell Oil Company

Robust and stable autonomous vision-inertial navigation system for unmanned vehicles

An onboard robust and stable vision-inertial navigation system that makes an unmanned vehicle autonomous in its navigation capabilities in the absence of external navigation aids like a global positioning system (gps). The system is robust to the sensor noise properties of the onboard vision and inertial sensors, as well as errors in initial estimates of the position and orientation of the vehicle.
Syracuse University

Multi-purpose portable fan

A multi-purpose portable fan, which may include a hand-held-style fan to enhance the atmosphere at an event while having a mobile device application, which may be able to summon aid when needed. The hand-held style fan may have located in a handle and/or otherwise lights, or a fan array with led lights.

Body camera

Described herein is a body camera, a method of operating a body camera, a system for a body camera, and methods and systems for configuring a body camera. The body camera may include a digital camera configured to capture video.
S4 Worldwide, Llc

Asset data updating

A special use portable computing device and associated method and computer program product. The device includes: a global positioning system (gps) device to obtain a geographical location of a computer related asset from a gps; specialized hardware to manage asset data comprising an identification of a first gps locator which provides to the gps an incorrect identification of the geographical location of the computer related asset due to first gps locator not positioned on the computer related asset, and wherein a second, different gps locator is positioned on the computer related asset; and specialized hardware to manage display of a graphical user interface (gui) and to receive via the gui a directive to change the identification of the first gps locator in the asset data to an identification of the second gps locator which provides to the gps a correct identification of the geographical location of the computer related asset..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and positioning via unmanned aerial vehicles

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a positioning system for use with a corresponding one of a plurality of uavs, the positioning system operable to receive at least one low bit rate (lbr) signal that includes satellite location data from at least one satellite via a receiver of the uav. Current location data is generated based on the at least one lbr signal.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

System and methods for vehicle sharing

A system, apparatus and method for secure vehicle sharing comprising a computerized client device in the form of a mountable vehicle license plate frame (slpf) 117 enabled for wireless communication and connection to a wide area network 101 including a server 103. The slpf 117 device has a processor with an instance of the software 105 executing from memory thereon, global positioning system (gps) capability, power source, and a locking key compartment.
Phrame, Inc.

Geospatial media recording system

A computer implemented geospatial media recording system which receives a global positioning signal from a global positioning system, a video stream from a video recorder and an audio stream from an audio recorder and encodes the global positioning system signal as global positioning data continuously embedded at intervals in the video stream or the audio stream at a frequency at the upper end or outside of the human audible range as a combined data stream which by operation of a geospatial media program can be concurrently displayed as a video in a first display area with a geospatial representation in second display area on a display surface with a plurality of coordinate location indicators located in the geospatial representation each at the coordinate location associated with the global positioning data embedded in the video.. .
Remote Geosystems, Inc.

Apparatus and recognizing position of vehicle

Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for recognizing a position of a vehicle. The apparatus includes a recognition unit that recognizes at least one first neighboring vehicle, a global positioning system (gps) receiver that receives an absolute position of an own vehicle, a communication unit that transmits, to another vehicle, a relative position of the at least one first neighboring vehicle and the absolute position of the own vehicle and to receive, from the another vehicle, an absolute position of the another vehicle and a relative position of at least one second neighboring vehicle recognized by the another vehicle, and a processing unit that calculates the relative position of the at least one first neighboring vehicle, fuses relative positions of at least one third neighboring vehicle commonly recognized by the own vehicle and the another vehicle based on the relative position of the at least one first neighboring vehicle, the absolute position of the own vehicle, the absolute position of the another vehicle, and the relative position of the at least one second neighboring vehicle, and corrects an absolute position of at least one of the own vehicle, the another vehicle and the at least one third neighboring vehicle based on the fused relative position of the at least one third neighboring vehicle..
Hyundai Motor Company

Facilitating demographic assessment of information using targeted location oversampling

Demographic assessment of information is facilitated using targeted location oversampling. In one example, a device determines mobile devices communicatively coupled to a base station device associated with a first defined region, wherein the first defined region is relative to a defined location of interest.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Security seal with global positioning system

A container seal. The container seal includes a global positioning system, a transmitter, a processor and a power source.

Vehicle vision system with traffic light status determination

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera having a forward field of view, a control including an image processor that processes image data captured by the camera, and a global positioning system. Presence of a traffic light located ahead of the vehicle is determined at least in part by the global positioning system.
Magna Electronics Inc.

Network authentication of a geo-fenced volume

Provided is a method for managing a software defined network using a software control layer to regulate a geo-fenced volume. The software control layer can use a global positioning system (gps) including a range of latitudes, a range of longitudes and a range of altitudes.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for displaying disaster and safety information, and portable device

The purpose of the present invention is to display disaster and safety information. To this end, the present invention comprises: a global positioning system (gps) module for receiving position information of a portable device; an information receiving module for receiving disaster and safety information; a sensor module for sensing tilting of the portable device; a processor module for visualizing the disaster and safety information from a first person point of view or a third person point of view according to the sensed tilting value; and a display module for displaying the disaster and safety information..
Korea Institute Of Science & Technology Information

Method and system for time to first fix (ttff) reduction of gps receivers using satellite based augmentation system (sbas) signal

A global positioning system (gps) receiver, a control method of the gps receiver, and a gps system are provided, which are capable of reducing an initial position check time using an sbas signal transmitted from a sbas satellite. The control method of a gps receiver includes receiving an sbas signal from a sbas satellite and calculating a satellite clock and a satellite position of the gps receiver using the received sbas signal.
Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Apparatus and controlling charging battery

A battery charging control apparatus of an electric vehicle includes an air conditioning control device that controls an operation of an air conditioning device, a control device that receives global positioning system (gps) information of a user terminal, which approaches a vehicle, and to generate charging control information based on a distance that is determined based on the gps information of the user terminal and location information of the vehicle, and a battery charging device that controls an amount of current to be supplied to a battery and the air conditioning control device, based on the charging control information.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Metadata analyzing

In embodiments, a system receives a file comprising metadata to which rules are applied. Alerts may be generated based on the rules processing of the metadata.
Uipco, Llc

Wearable system for providing walking directions

A wearable computing device includes an input device, a global positioning system (gps) sensor, an inertial measurement unit (imu), a camera, and a memory that is designed to store a database of landmarks and corresponding locations. The device includes a mobile processor that is designed to receive first user input indicating that the user is traveling from a starting location to a destination location and second user input indicating that new landmarks are present.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Mobile alert and security system

A safety alert system for a specific vehicle includes an internet-connected server executing software, a digital data repository, a profile associated with the specific vehicle and identifying the specific vehicle and comprising contact information for a person, a computerized monitoring apparatus located in the specific vehicle with a two-way internet connection to the internet-connected server, global positioning system (gps) circuitry coupled, a plurality of sensors, sensing both environmental conditions and status of apparatus of the specific vehicle, and reporting to the monitoring apparatus, and at least one set of variable values stored in the digital data repository indicating an alert status. The server keeps a log of reported variable values for the specific vehicle, periodically compares the variable values reported with the at least one set of variable values indicating an alert status, and issues an alert accordingly..

Systems and methods for identifying articles of clothing

Systems and methods for allowing sight impaired or blind persons to identify articles of clothing utilizing “smart labels” which comprise identification information, wherein the identification information is contained in, represented by, or interpretable via raised indicia (e.g., raised lettering or braille), smart codes, global positioning system (gps) technology, magnetic stripes, radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, near field communication (nfc) technology, microprocessors, bluetooth technology, or combinations thereof. These smart labels are unaffected by normal usage such as washing, folding and crumpling to allow sight impaired or blind persons to tactually, or via an electronic interpretation device, e.g., personal computer, a smartphone, computer tablet, magnetic stripe reader, nfc communicator, rfid reader, or bluetooth device, comprehend the identification information of the smart label..

Apparatus, content playlist based on user location

An exemplary geographic playlist system includes a plurality of mobile devices with global positioning systems that provide geographic location information of the mobile device to a geographic location playlist device. The geographic location playlist device has a database of geographic playlist information that includes at least a unique identifier for each one of a plurality of media content events and at least one associated geographic location for each of the plurality of media content events.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Location correction through differential networks system

A method may be executed by a base station or mobile device to improve accuracy of a global positioning system (gps)-based position or “geoposition” of the mobile device. A time-stamped first set of gps data may be received via a gps receiver, e.g., of the base station.
United States Of America As Represented By The Administrator Of Nasa

Multiport multiband vehicular antenna assemblies including multiple radiators

Exemplary embodiments are disclosed of multiport multiband vehicular antenna assemblies. In exemplary embodiments, a multiport multiband antenna assembly may include multiple ports (e.g., three, four, or five ports, etc.) with different combinations of antennas or radiators operable over various frequencies, such as one or more cellular frequencies (e.g., long term evolution (lte), etc.), internet frequencies (e.g., wi-fi, wi-fi ism, etc.), satellite navigation frequencies (e.g., global positioning system (gps), global navigation satellite system (glonass), etc.), and/or other frequencies.
Laird Technologies, Inc.

Aerial image processing

Methods for aerial image processing and object identification using an electronic computing device are presented, the methods including: causing the electronic computing device to build a deep learning model; receiving actual aerial image data; applying the deep learning model to the actual aerial image data to identify areas of interest; post-processing the areas of interest; and returning a number of classified objects corresponding with the areas of interest to a user. In some embodiments, methods further include: applying global positioning system (gps) mapping to the number of classified objects with respect to the actual aerial image data..
Panton, Inc.

Method and system for high precision time synchronization

In one embodiment, a dedicated time processing device inserted into a peripheral bus coupling or embedded with at least some of the rest of system components (e.g., processor, memory) of a data processing system to synchronize a system clock of the data processing system. The peripheral bus can be a peripheral component interface (pci) bus, a pci express (pcie) link, a pci extended (pci-x) bus, or the like.
Baidu Usa Llc

Target tracking air vehicle

A target tracking method for an air vehicle includes steps of: during a flight of an air vehicle main body to a position corresponding to a global positioning system (gps) positioning signal, taking pictures of an area where a reference target is located by a camera, and obtaining a reference image; extracting reference image characteristics of the reference target and initial position information of the reference target in the reference image from the reference image; when the camera obtains a temporary image showing a temporary target, extracting temporary image characteristics of the temporary target and temporary position information of the temporary target in the temporary image from the temporary image; if the reference image characteristics are consistent with the temporary image characteristics, calculating a deviation direction according to a difference between the initial position information and the temporary position information; and tracking the temporary target in the deviation direction.. .
Yuneec International (china) Co.,ltd

Monitoring the structural health of columns

A method and apparatus for monitoring the structural health of a stock of columns such as lighting columns and/or columns within that stock each of which is connected to receive power from an external source or otherwise. The method comprises the steps of locating on an upper surface of each or a plurality of columns within the stock to be monitored a micro controller connected to receive power from the electrical source of the respective column.
The Aluminium Lighting Company Ltd

Method and system to improve sensor accuracy for adas systems using geographical information

The disclosure includes embodiments for estimating whether local sensor data or remote sensor data is more accurate for a given geographical location of an ego vehicle. A method may include determining, based on global positioning system data (“gps data”), whether the ego vehicle is located in a geographical region where local sensor data or remote sensor data is more accurate.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Network authentication of a geo-fenced volume

Provided is a method for managing a software defined network using a software control layer to regulate a geo-fenced volume. The software control layer can use a global positioning system (gps) including a range of latitudes, a range of longitudes and a range of altitudes.
International Business Machines Corporation

Intelligent solar roadway system and solar roadway panels

An intelligent roadway system of trafficable solar roadway panels for collecting solar energy, converting the solar energy into electricity, illuminating leds, storing and distributing the electrical energy and sensing dynamic conditions on and about the trafficable solar roadway panels and communicating the sensed dynamic conditions and precise global positioning system (gps) location of the sensed dynamic conditions to a user for use.. .
Solar Roadways Incorporated

Gauge type bicycle computer

A cycling gage assembly comprises a housing, a dial gauge face, a first antenna, a second antenna, a motor assembly a printed circuit board and a battery. The housing has a rotating bezel, a transparent cover, and a rear cover.
Omata, Inc.

Autonomous flight termination system and method

An autonomous flight termination system for terminating vehicle flight after the vehicle is launched from an aircraft includes a global positioning system (gps) receiver; a termination unit selected from a cut-off switch connected to terminate vehicle flight when actuated, and a switch connected to detonate an explosive on the vehicle; a system controller for receiving a first signal indicating separation of the vehicle from the aircraft and a second signal from the gps receiver to calculate an actual vehicle trajectory, and for sending a third signal to actuate the termination unit to terminate the flight of the vehicle when the actual vehicle trajectory is determined to be outside the safety bounds of a mission-planned flight trajectory; and a failsafe controller connected to receive operational data of the system controller, and to actuate the termination unit when the operational data indicates that the system is in an error state.. .
The Boeing Company

Computerized vehicular location-based service provision

Computerized apparatus useful within vehicles for causing provision of location-based services to users via a portable wireless computerized device. In one embodiment, the vehicle comprises a global positioning system (gps) based receiver capable of providing location data to the computerized apparatus..
West View Research, Llc

Vehicle position point forwarding autonomous vehicles

In one embodiment, a first position associated with a set of rear wheels of an autonomous vehicle is determined based on global positioning system (gps) data received from a gps source. A moving direction of the autonomous vehicle is determined based on directional data received from an inertial measurement unit (imu) onboard.
Baidu Usa Llc

Gps jammer & spoofer detection

A method for determining the presence of interference on a gps receiver is described. The method involves monitoring global positioning system data received by a receiver under known non-interfering conditions, storing the data for analysis and, at a later time, comparing the data, over a period of time, with the position output of a pure inertial navigation system to determine the presence of characteristics indicating interference..
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

Method for detecting forward collision

A safety system for an automotive vehicle includes: a dedicated radio to receive and transmit state data between a host vehicle and a remote vehicle; a global positioning system (gps) receiver; an on-board unit (obe) to perform a vehicle-to-vehicle (v2v) communications so that the host vehicle receives state data of the remove vehicle in a basic safety message (bsm) format; and a safety control unit. In particular, the safety control unit receives the state data of the host and remote vehicles, calculates a separation distance, a prediction horizon time, and then compares the prediction horizon time with a driver reaction time to generate a warning to a driver.
Kia Motors Corporation

Ground-based, multi-bistatic interferometric radar system for measuring 2d and 3d deformations

The invention relates to a method and to an apparatus for determining a displacement vector field of a scenario, by a ground-based interferometric radar system operated in multi-bistatic mode and comprising a main radar transceiver device and at least one passive radar receiver device arranged at a predetermined distance from each other, in which the oscillators of the at least two radar are synchronized, in time and in frequency, in particular according to a signal coming from a global positioning system. The method provides a step of interferometrically determining at least one first displacement map and one second displacement map of the scenario between a previous time and a subsequent time, expressed in a global reference system and having each a plurality of pixels each associated to a respective domain of the scenario.
Ids Georadar S.r.l.

Dedicated short-range communication vehicle management apparatuses, systems and methods

Exemplary embodiments are provided of dedicated short-range communication (dsrc) vehicle management apparatuses, systems and methods. In an exemplary embodiment, dsrc apparatus for a vehicle generally includes a receiver (e.g., a global positioning system (gps) receiver, etc.) configured to determine a location of the vehicle, a vehicle bus interface coupled to a vehicle bus of the vehicle to obtain diagnostics of the vehicle, and a dsrc wireless interface configured to communicate wirelessly with a vehicle management server.
Laird Technologies, Inc.

Smart open house system and method

A smart open house system for providing a mobile device application useful for identifying and viewing the details and location of at least one real estate listing. The user interface may be a real estate multiple listing service interface, a global positioning system module, and a user-input interface.

Review system with location-verified reviews

In general, the subject matter described in the specification can be embodied in methods, systems and program products for an improved review system with location-verified reviews. The system verifies a user's location using one or more available sources, such as geographic location by global positioning system (gps), cellular localization systems, or wireless local area network (wlan).

Autonomous vehicle navigation system and method

An autonomous vehicle is improved with a navigational system having both cameras and echolocation sensors. The cameras and echolocation sensors may be part of an optical and echolocation system, respectively, that may work in conjunction with, for example, a global positioning system to determine a course for the autonomous vehicle to reach an objective while detecting and avoid obstacles along the course..
Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation

Vehicle-disabling remote anti-theft system and method

A vehicle anti-theft system includes a vehicle control module having an electrical interface, a transceiver, and a gps receiver, a kill switch, a mobile device with a microphone, a mobile device application, a programmable security passcode, a security camera, at least one impact detection sensor, and a speaker. The vehicle control module communicates with and controls the vehicle via the electrical interface.

Dynamic gps location update

A global positioning system (gps) is provided and includes a processing system that is in communication with a network and memory. The memory has executable instructions stored thereon, which, when executed, cause the processing system to control the network to coarsely identify a region currently occupied by a tracked device and determine an accurate location of the tracked device responsive to a predefined event..
International Business Machines Corporation

System for insertion of location data into a source device's storage location

A system for providing locations for each of a plurality of non-global positioning system (gps) enabled devices (e.g., locations of “things” or objects in the iot, for sensors in a wsn, and so on). The system includes a source device or “thing” including memory (e.g., a long-range sensor in a wsn or the like).
Trimble Inc.

Dynamic gps location update

A global positioning system (gps) is provided and includes a processing system that is in communication with a network and memory. The memory has executable instructions stored thereon, which, when executed, cause the processing system to control the network to coarsely identify a region currently occupied by a tracked device and determine an accurate location of the tracked device responsive to a predefined event..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method, device and system for target tracking

The disclosure discloses a method, device and system for target tracking. Wherein, the method for target tracking includes that: global positioning system (gps) information of a target object monitored by tracking equipment is acquired (s102); pan/tilt/zoom (ptz) coordinate information corresponding to the gps information of the target object is obtained according to a pre-stored conversion relationship between gps information and ptz coordinate information (s104); and the tracking equipment is regulated to control the tracking equipment to monitor the target object according to the ptz coordinate information of the target object (s106).
Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co.. Ltd

Systems and methods for measuring gas flux

Systems and methods for measuring gas flux are disclosed. One method for calculating gas flux includes: receiving a master clock signal from a global positioning system (gps) module; transmitting a clock synchronization signal that is based on the master clock signal to a measurement subsystem configured to measure environmental data, wherein the measurement subsystem comprises at least two clocks; receiving the environmental data from the measurement subsystem, wherein the environmental data is associated with the at least two clocks; and calculating gas flux based on the environmental data received from the measurement subsystem..
Li-cor, Inc.

Inertial track measurement system and methods

A track geometry measurement system includes a plurality of wheels, a frame, an inertial measurement unit, a global positioning system, and a processor. The plurality of wheels are operable to trail over rail track.
Harsco Technologies Llc

Vehicle security system

A vehicle security system for monitoring a vehicle and notifying a user includes at least two image capture devices (icd), sensors, a global positioning system tracking module (gpstm), a control module (cm), and a monitoring device. The icd are positioned at predetermined locations of the vehicle for capturing and transmitting images of a target object.

Automatic motor vehicle accident reporting

An accident reporting arrangement for a motor vehicle includes at least one camera capturing images of an environment surrounding the motor vehicle. A microphone is positioned to produce a microphone signal based on sounds in a passenger compartment of the motor vehicle.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Systems and methods for control of mobile platform safety systems

A control system and method of controlling a mobile platform safety system is provided. User input including a modification to a predefined alert response associated with the mobile platform safety system is received, the modification being associated with a geographic location.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Method and providing goal oriented navigational directions

A method or system is able to refine global positioning system (“gps”) information for guiding a vehicle via extracted metadata using a gps refinement (“gr”) model managed by a virtuous cycle containing sensors, machine learning center (“mlc”), and a cloud based network (“cbn”). The gr system includes a set of outward facing cameras, a vehicle onboard computer (“voc”), and gr model.
Surround.io Corporation

Aquatic visual data collector

A system for the collection of visual and related data on marine and other underwater habitats and fauna, in particular and without limitation for benthic habitats over significant spatial scales. The system can include elements such as a digital or video camera to receive visual images, various sensors to sense other related data and waterproof housings to protect various elements of the device.
Ocean Vision Environmental Research Pty Ltd

Global positioning system and ultra wide band universal positioning node consellation integration

Gaining a time signal from a radio signal such as gps, an ultra-wide band constellation can be synchronized. While the entirety of the constellation is synchronized to a nanosecond level of accuracy, local subsets of ultra-wide band nodes can establish even finer degrees of synchronization resulting in more accurate positional determination.
5d Robotics, Inc.

Performance and position monitoring of a mobile hvac&r unit

A system for monitoring a mobile refrigerant system including one or more system components is provided. The system includes a global positioning system, a performance monitor, and a processor.
Carrier Corporation

Road health (pothole) detection over wireless infrastructure

A motor vehicle includes a road condition sensor detecting a hazardous condition of a road on which the motor vehicle is traveling. A global positioning system detects a global position of the motor vehicle.
Panasonic Automatic Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Techniques to improve global weather forecasting using model blending and historical gps-ro dataset

Techniques for improving weather forecasting using model blending and historical global positioning system-radio occultation (gps-ro) measurements are provided. In one aspect, a method for weather forecasting includes: obtaining historical gps-ro measurements; determining a refractive index of the atmosphere from the gps-ro measurements; obtaining historical forecasts from multiple individual numerical weather models from a same given time period as the gps-ro measurements; statistically correcting the historical forecasts using the refractive index of the atmosphere determined from the gps-ro measurements; blending the numerical weather models using the statistically corrected historical forecasts to create a blended weather model, wherein the blending is performed to improve a forecast of the refractive index of the atmosphere by the blended weather model; and forecasting primary weather parameters using the blended weather model.
International Business Machines Corporation

Fast gps recovery using map vector data

Methods and apparatuses to assist a global positioning system (gps) module to determine gps position estimates for a wireless communication device is disclosed. Processing circuitry in the wireless communication device determines a potential or an actual inaccuracy in a gps position estimate obtained from a gps module.
Apple Inc.

Disablement of global positioning system transceiver while providing directions

In one aspect, a device includes a processor, a motion sensor accessible to the processor, a global positioning system (gps) transceiver accessible to the processor, and storage accessible to the processor. The storage bears instructions executable by the processor to identify at least a first instruction to travel to a location, and determine whether to disable the gps transceiver based at least in part on one or more of a distance to be traveled before a second instruction is provided and a length of time to pass before the second instruction is provided.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Sport pole with sensors and a using it

The present invention relates to a sport stick that measures the driving force generated by the upper body, which is applied to the ground through poles during the natural performance of nordic walking or any other sport, where poles are used to drive/propel the body forward. An inclination sensor along with a pole length sensor (pole length constant in a fixed length pole) has been placed into the pole for the achievement of the most suitable biomechanical performance, i.e.

Remote control device for aircraft, aircraft system and remote control aircraft system

A remote control device for an aircraft and an aircraft system are provided. The aircraft system includes the aircraft (3) and the remote control device.
Yuneec Technology Co., Limited

System and placing virtual geographic zone markers

A system and method for user interaction includes a network, a server connected to the network, a supervisor device receiving information from a global positioning system and connected to the network, a user device receiving information from the global positioning system and connected to the network. The supervisor, having the supervisor device, defines a set of virtual geographic zones and sub-zones in which the user device is tracked, and saves the set of virtual geographic zones and sub-zones to a supervisor account on the server.
Zonal Systems, Llc

Underground gps for use in plug tracking

A system for tracking an object in oil and gas wellbore operations wherein a releasable object carrying a first signal system is released into tube system associated with a wellbore. The first signal system communicates with one or more second signal systems positioned along the travel path of the object; along the surface of the formation; and/or throughout the wellbore.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Highway infrastructure inventory and assessment device

The disclosure provides a method for identifying a transportation infrastructure condition may comprise disposing a smart camera system on a vehicle and installing the smart camera system to the vehicle. The method may further comprise recording data from transportation infrastructure with the smart camera system, transmitting the data to a remote server with the transmitter, analyzing the data on the server, and accessing the data on the server with device.
The Texas A&m University System

Advanced mobile emergency communication system

Described herein is a module mobile emergency notification system. This system includes a module wireless emergency alerting device for receiving a user input indicative of an emergency situation and communicating the user input with a base station, a base station for communicating with the alerting device, and a mainframe for communicating with the base station and an alert notification display.
Shieldtech Inc.

Self-customizing, multi-tenanted mobile digitally gathering and disseminating real-time visual intelligence on utility asset damage enabling automated priority analysis and enhanced utility outage response

A self-customizing, multi-tenanted mobile system includes digitally gathering and disseminating real-time visual intelligence on utility asset damage enabling automated priority analysis and enhanced utility outage response. A preferred embodiment may be made up of, for example, communication module (102) to transfer geo-coded damage imaging and associated metadata simultaneously from multiple outage-causing damage locations to dispatchers and operations personnel in the utility control room and in the field.
Bossanova Systems, Inc.

Method and input device for setting function keys

Disclosed herein are a method and an input device for setting function keys. Information of latitude and longitude related to the input device is obtained by a network positioning method or a method of global positioning system and position information is obtained according to the information of latitude and longitude.
Kye Systems Corp.

System and calculating distance between objects

System and method for calculating distance between objects is disclosed. Location data of a first object is generated.
Hcl Technologies Limited

Plug tracking using through-the-earth communication system

A system for tracking an object in oil and gas wellbore operations wherein a releasable object carrying a first signal system is released into tube system associated with a wellbore. The first signal system communicates with one or more second signal systems positioned along the travel path of the object; along the surface of the formation; and/or throughout the wellbore.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Plug tracking through surface mounted equipment

A system for tracking an object in oil and gas wellbore operations wherein a releasable object carrying a first signal system is released into tube system associated with a wellbore. The first signal system communicates with one or more second signal systems positioned along the travel path of the object; along the surface of the formation; and/or throughout the wellbore.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Driverless vehicle movement processing and cloud systems

A system for navigating a vehicle automatically from a current location to a destination location without a human operator is provided. The system of the vehicle includes a global positioning system (gps) for identifying a vehicle location and a communications system for communicating with a server of a cloud system.
Emerging Automotive, Llc

Plug tracking using piezo electric pulse signaling

A system for tracking an object in oil and gas wellbore operations wherein a releasable object carrying a first signal system is released into tube system associated with a wellbore. The first signal system communicates with one or more second signal systems positioned along the travel path of the object; along the surface of the formation; and/or throughout the wellbore.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

System and methods for smart and secure package receivers

A smart and secured system to receive packages from online shopping; automatically download list of incoming packages from one or multiple linked online-shopping accounts; provide navigational support to postal carriers and/or autonomous delivery; print receipts for validation; send encrypted confirmation to home-owners when any packages arrives; and implement an a. The system compromises of a secure box with a magnetic lock to store packages; a control circuitry, mini thermal printer and embedded processor to recognize and validate the arrived packages; a radio-frequency transceiver to wirelessly communicate with other electronic devices to notice information of the packages; and global positioning system (gps) tracking tags for anti-theft protection.

Systems and methods to track regions visited by mobile devices and detect changes in location patterns

Systems and methods including mobile devices determining their 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.
Ninthdecimal, Inc.

Positioning with wireless local area networks and wlan-aided global positioning systems

Accurate position capability can be quickly provided using a wireless local area network (wlan). When associated with a wlan, a wireless device can quickly determine its relative and/or coordinate position based on information provided by an access point in the wlan.
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and determining turf performance indicators

System and method for quantifying qualitative turf conditions as they relate to turf performance and health. In an embodiment, data is collected about turf condition using a turf analysis device.
Gardengenetics Llc

On-road vehicle service handling method

A computerized, on-road, vehicle service handling system involves, a motor vehicle having therewithin a global positioning system (gps) navigation system, an on-board diagnostic (obd) system, a display within the vehicle, non-transitory storage having stored therein payment information, and at least one processor. While a user is driving a vehicle between first and second locations, upon receiving a fault condition signal from the obd system, the processor will; automatically identify, and transmit information, to multiple vehicle service locations within a limited distance radius of the path towards the second location, receive service responses, receive a selection by the user of at least two of the vehicle service locations and an order of preference thereof; send a service request with payment information to the first selected vehicle service location; and receive a communication from the first vehicle service location either accepting or rejecting the request..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and a system for providing an interactive location service

The present invention provides a method (200) for providing an interactive location service to a user, through a computing device (110). The method comprising the steps of obtaining (210) a spherical map of the geographical region, identifying (220) a point of reference within the geographical region, obtaining (230) reference global positioning system (gps) coordinates corresponding to the point of reference, defining (240) a spatial coordinate system with the point of reference as an origin of the spatial coordinate system, identifying (250) a first locale within the geographical region and obtaining first gps coordinates, calculating (260) first spatial coordinates, displaying (270) the spherical map at a screen (120), indicating (280) the first locale on the spherical map by means of a first token and displaying (290) content data corresponding to the first locale to the user.
Centre For Content Creation Sdn Bhd

Methods and assessing tire health through monitoring effective tire rolling radius

Methods and apparatus for assessing tire health through monitoring an effective tire rolling radius are disclosed. An example method includes obtaining velocity data for a vehicle from a global positioning system, obtaining angular speed data for a wheel of the vehicle, processing the velocity data and the angular speed data using a digital filter, and determining an effective rolling radius of a tire coupled to the wheel based on the processed velocity data and angular speed data..
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

Trailer, labeling system, control system, and program for field implementation of computerized hole selection for layflat irrigation pipe

A system for installing and labeling lay flat irrigation pipe in flooded rice and furrow irrigated fields, and a trailer for laying a roll of pipe in an irrigated field. The trailer includes a flexible hitch assembly positioned at a first end of the trailer, wherein the hitch assembly couples the trailer to a vehicle.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Arkansas

Baler information system and method

A bale information system includes a baling machine configured to process a material into a bale, the baling machine including a sensor configured to measure a release of the bale from the baling machine, a global positioning system receiver in operable communication with the baling machine, and a data storage system operable to receive and store data from the global positioning system receiver.. .
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Systems and methods to track locations visited by mobile devices and determine neighbors of and distances among locations

Systems and methods including mobile devices determining their locations using a location determination system, such as a global positioning system. A set of locations, including locations of one or more mobile devices, are identified by their coordinates on the surface of the earth.
Ninthdecimal, Inc.

Method of using gps map information to highlight road markings on a head up display that otherwise may be non-visible due to inclement weather

A head up display arrangement for a motor vehicle includes a global positioning system module emitting geographic location coordinates associated with the motor vehicle. A database includes lane marking location data stored in association with corresponding geographic location coordinates.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Intelligent standpipe

A standpipe (15) for drawing water from a mains water supply. The standpipe includes an inlet 9 having a first coupling (7) configured to enable the standpipe to be connected to a hydrant outlet of the mains water supply and an outlet (5) having a second coupling (23) configured to enable a water delivery hose to be connected to the standpipe.
Skilltech Consulting Services Pty Ltd

Dome light assemblies and units that produce natural and courtesy light patterns

A dome light assembly that includes a reflective surface facing an interior; a light-diffusing element over the reflective surface having a plurality of corresponding opposed edges and led sources; and a controller for directing the sources to transmit a plurality of light patterns from the element into the interior based at least in part on a plurality of inputs. Further, each source is configured to direct incident light into the corresponding edge.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Systems and methods to identify a predefined geographical region in which a mobile device is located

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.
Ninthdecimal, Inc.

Motor-wing gimbal aircraft, methods, and applications

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.

Horizontal directional drilling system including sonde position detection using global positioning systems

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.
Vermeer Manufacturing Company

Data derived pre-bolus delivery

A medical therapy system to deliver a pre-bolus volume of medicant is disclosed. The medical therapy system includes an infusion pump that has a case containing a processor, memory, a drive mechanism, a reservoir, communication hardware and a sensor system.
Medtronic Minimed, Inc.

Location-assisted service capability monitoring

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.
Apple Inc.

System for tracking location of a person

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.

Portable terminal and position determination

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.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Aircraft laser detector

In certain embodiments, an apparatus comprises a laser detector, a lens, a global positioning system (“gps”) receiver, a digital ground map, a tilt measurement device, and one or more processors. The laser detector is operable to detect a laser light emitted from a laser source, the lens is operable to pass the laser light to the laser detector, the gps receiver is operable to determine a gps location of an aircraft, and the tilt measurement device is operable to determine a tilt angle of the aircraft.
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Systems and methods for identifying socially relevant landmarks

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 zone help to identify candidate landmarks in the active zone that may be registered as new landmarks.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Remote monitoring device

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 unit.

Offline map download

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.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Personal global positioning system (gps) security token

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.
The Boeing Company

Implantable device for locating drug users

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

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.

Location based services in a distributed communication system, and related components and methods

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.

Multi-mode remote collaboration

Generally discussed herein are systems and apparatuses for multi-mode collaboration between entities in different jurisdictions. According to an example a technique can include determining a location of a remote communication device by at least one of a global positioning system (gps), low frequency (lf) atomic time radio, earth magnetic signature, internet protocol (ip) address, and cell phone tower triangulation, determine regulations regarding communication from an internal network to the remote device based on the determined location, and configure the remote device to transmit and receive communications in a manner compliant with the determined regulations including one of voice over internet protocol (voip) communication, hypertext transfer protocol (http) communication, text communication, voice communication, video communication, and augmented reality communication..

System of determining a position of a remote object via one or more images

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 first location, and a second bearing, at a second location, to the remote object.

Search, measurements, and positioning with aid of motion detection information

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).
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and surrogate locational determination

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.
Dell Products, Lp

Computerized generating and updating a map user interface

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 user.

Accurate synchronization as a service

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 signal) to a slave clock(s), in some cases, via one or more network elements or the like.

System and pressure altitude correction

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.

Method and system for packet acquisition, analysis and intrusion detection in field area networks

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.

Charging station guide apparatus and the same

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 information and a charging station position object representing charging station position information based on the gps signal, the map information, and the charging station information, generating a second display window including a charging station distance object representing charging station distance information, and also generating an image so that the second display window overlaps with one end of the first display window; and a display unit displaying an image generated from the control unit..

Remote controlled aircraft

A remote controlled aircraft includes an aircraft that may be flown. A plurality of light emitters is coupled to the aircraft.

Gps time-aiding and frequency correction

A system and method for time-aiding an autonomous global positioning system device over a bluetooth connection allows for a faster time to fix by allowing faster acquisition of time and ephemeris data. The time-aiding information may be distributed in a one-to-one manner or in a manner that allows for the synchronization of multiple devices..
Google Technology Holdings Llc

Cell phone for prevention of accidents

A cell phone which can be used to disable texting, calling and other features while driving a moving vehicle. The position and speed of a user's cell phone are captured with the help of global positioning system feature present in the cell phone.

Peer competitor locating system

The present embodiment is a system and a method for enabling interactive socialization of users at a venue and employing a wireless interactive device. The system may include a registration interface, location determination data packet, user location data packet, transmission data packet, intercommunication data packet, and mapping data packet.

On board monitoring device

An onboard device comprising a processor, a memory coupled to the processor, and an analog-to-digital (a/d) converter. The onboard device also comprises a transceiver and a global positioning system (gps) receiver.
Gordon*howard Associates, Inc.

Method and generating road surface, processing point cloud data, computer program, and computer readable recording medium

Provided herein is a method for generating a road surface. The method for generating a road surface includes: obtaining a view height of a laser scanner used in an operation process through a mobile mapping system (mms); determining a reference height on the basis of the obtained view height and a height measured by a global positioning system (gps); extracting point cloud data positioned in a predetermined height range from the determined reference height among point cloud data obtained in the mobile mapping system; and generating the road surface on the basis of the extracted point cloud data..
Thinkware Corporation

Geofencing for medical devices

A medical therapy system for delivering at least two therapies based on a geographic location of the medical therapy system is disclosed. The medical therapy system includes an infusion pump having a case that contains a processor, memory, a drive mechanism, a reservoir, a radio, and a sensor suite.
Medtronic Minimed, Inc.

Traffic flow rates

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for determining a scaled flow rate of traffic for a road segment. For example, probe flow rate information is determined based upon locational information from one or more probe vehicles on a road segment (e.g., a flow rate of probe vehicles corresponding to a sum of probe vehicles identified from time stamped global positioning system coordinates provided by the probe vehicles).
Inrix Inc.

Joint non-coherent integral vector tracking method based on spatial domain

The present invention discloses a joint non-coherent integral vector tracking method based on a spatial domain, which is used for further improving the performance of a vector tracking gps (global positioning system) receiver. In a new vector tracking strategy design, a phase discriminator/a frequency discriminator in a traditional vector tracking loop is discarded, and baseband signals of visible satellites in each channel are taken as an observation value after performing non-coherent integration, and eke (abbreviation of extended kalman filter) is used to estimate directly and to solve the position, the velocity, a clock error, etc.
Southeast University

Determination of a ground receiver position

Technology for determining a geographical location of a ground receiver is disclosed. A plurality of radio frequency (rf) signals from a plurality of rf signal carriers may be received at the ground receiver.
Raytheon Company

Interactive applications using data from light sensory networks

In various example embodiments, a system and method for interactive applications that use location-based information from a light sensor network are presented. In example embodiments, data indicating a destination location inside a geofence is received.
Sensity Systems Inc.

Terminal device and early warning method thereof

The embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a terminal device and an early warning method for the terminal device. The method includes: a terminal starts a global positioning system (gps) positioning to acquire current geographical location information in real time, and matches the current geographical location information with geographical location information of a set region in a service area of a base station to which the terminal belongs; if a matching result is that the terminal has left the set region of the base station to which the terminal belongs, the terminal performs an early warning operation.
Zte Corporation

Mounting device for portable multi-stream video recording device

A disclosed mounting device for a portable video capture device includes a main body, a first coupling device, and a second coupling device. The main body includes a global positioning system (gps) receiver.
Waylens, Inc.

Apparatus, method, and computer program product for correlating global positioning system data and iso 8583 network transaction data or the like

A mobile application is made available for download to a device associated with a mobile business. Data describing a varying location of the business (and including an id) is obtained by exposing an api to the application over a wireless network.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Global navigation satellite system antenna

A system for facilitating installation of a global navigation satellite system (gnss) antenna on an aircraft may include, a gnss antenna, a transducer, a cable operably coupling the gnss antenna to the transducer, and a global positioning systems (gps) receiver operably coupled to the transducer.. .
Aeroantenna Technology, Inc.

Method and system for assessment of cognitive function based on electronic device usage

A system and method that enables a person to unobtrusively quantify the effect of mobility, physical activity, learning, social interaction and diet on cognitive function. The method records on the electronic device one of global positioning system longitude and latitude coordinates, accelerometer coordinates, and gyroscope coordinates, one of outgoing and incoming phone calls, outgoing and incoming emails, and outgoing and incoming text messages, one of urls visited on an internet browser application, books read on an e-reader application, games played on game applications, and the nutritional content of food consumed, performs the step of learning a function mapping from those recordings to measurements of cognitive function using a loss function to identify a set of optimal weights that produce a minimum for the loss function, uses those optimal weights to create the function mapping, and performs the step of computing the variance of the cognitive function measurements that is explained by the function mapping to assign an attribution to the effect of physical activity on measured changes in cognitive function..
Mindstrong, Llc

Gps signal acquisition method and distributed base station

A method for acquiring a global positioning system gps signal and a distributed base station are provided. The method includes that: a gps signal is received via a gps receiving module on a radio remote unit rru of a distributed base station, herein the gps signal includes a clock signal and location information; the rru transmits the received clock signal and location information to a building base band unit bbu of the distributed base station; and the bbu computes to obtain an optimal clock provided for all devices of the present base station to use according to the received clock signal, and stores the received location information..
Zte Corporation

Multipath error correction

In one or more embodiments, techniques and systems for multipath error correction are provided herein. A global positioning system (gps) component or unit determines a position of a vehicle at different times.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Uav policing, enforcement and deployment system

The described embodiments provide systems and methods for any type, usage, classification of unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) policing including but limited; detection, compliance to faa (local, state, federal and global) enforcement and various operational guidelines. The unmanned aerial vehicle enforcement (uave) includes but is not limited to operational and airworthiness guidance for the operation of plurality approved routes and/or route restriction, methods, procedures, global positioning systems, registration (ownership), authorization, cargo and usage approval, breadcrumb trail of flight departure(s) procedures and coordinates (dpcs), and standard arrival procedures and coordinates (sapcs) and other systems.

Marine vessel station keeping systems and methods

A system for maintaining a marine vessel in a body of water at a selected position and orientation includes a global positioning system that determines a global position and heading of the vessel and a proximity sensor that determines a relative position and bearing of the vessel with respect to an object near the vessel. A controller operable in a station keeping mode is in signal communication with the gps and the proximity sensor.
Brunswick Corporation

Content display controls based on environmental factors

Approaches are described for controlling and filtering the display of content by computing devices. In particular, a mobile computing device can adjust the playing of media content (e.g., audio, video, images, games, ringtones) according to situational appropriateness and other environmental factors occurring around the device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Car-top mount with population density estimation

In many contexts, vehicles navigate routes while providing a service on behalf of a service provider, and with the assistance of global positioning systems (gps) for navigation, routing, and/or vehicle tracking. In addition to identifying the location of the vehicle, devices with integrated gps may also identify a population density (e.g., of individuals, cyclists, or other vehicles) within a vicinity of a location of the vehicle, which may caution a driver of high-population-density areas; may be used to assess a risk of the vehicle while navigating the route, and/or to suggest alternative routes; and/or to count the people who observe the vehicle navigating the route while performing the service.

Selecting a location determination a mobile device within a wireless communication network

A method of selecting a location determination method for a mobile device within a wireless communication network. For example, the method may be selected based upon how the mobile device accessed the wireless communication network and the capabilities of the mobile device.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Location tracking power cord and method therefore

A location tracking power cord and method therefore is taught in the various embodiments. The power cord includes location module housing having a location circuit board therein.

System and instantaneously determining uniform distribution of water, salinity, conductivity, temperature and other conditions in soil

A system and method for objective and real-time measurable indicator for calculating distribution uniformity of water, salinity, conductivity, or temperature in turf are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system and method may be directed to collecting turf condition data using a compact, portable turf analysis device having one or more sensors and global positioning system (gps) module configured to collect location data to a server database.
Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc.

System and determining turf performance indicators

System and method for quantifying qualitative turf conditions as they relate to turf performance and health. In an embodiment, data is collected about turf condition using a turf analysis device.
Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc.

System and tracking and optimizing pin hole locations on a putting green

A system and method for more efficient tracking and automatically recommend an optimizing pinhole locations on putting greens are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system and method may be directed to identifying a global position of a pinhole location using a turf analysis device having a global positioning system (gps) module configured to collect and assimilate pinhole location data and condition data to a server database.
Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc

Golfing performance assistance device

A golfing performance assistance device for performance assistance through range finding and terrain mapping includes a housing. A power module, a microprocessor, a receiver and a memory storage unit are coupled to and positioned in the housing.

Automated farming system and method

An automated farming system includes equipment operating on a cropland. The equipment includes a yield monitor for dynamically measuring crop yields, and a communications subsystem for wirelessly reporting data corresponding to the crop yields.

Mitigation of spoofer satellite signals

A technology is described for mitigating global positioning system (gps) spoofer signals. A potentially spoofed gps signal received via an antenna coupled to a gps receiver can be identified.
Raytheon Company

Processing container images and identifiers using optical character recognition and geolocation

Embodiments include a system configured to process location information for objects in a site comprising an imaging device configured to take a picture of an object, the picture containing a unique identifier of the object; a global positioning system (gps) component associated with the imaging device and configured to tag the image of the object with gps location information of the object to generate a tagged image; a communications interface configured to transmit the tagged image to a server computer remote from the imaging device over an internet protocol (ip) network; and a processor of the server configured to perform optical character recognition (ocr) on the picture and to create an indicator code corresponding to the identifier of the object, wherein the processor is further configured to create a processed result containing the indicator code and the location to locate the object within the site.. .
Hki Systems And Service Llc

Assigning social networking system users to households

Users of a social networking system are assigned to households using prediction models that rely, in part, on user profile information and social graph data. Information about users may be received by a social networking system through various channels (e.g., declared/profile information, user history, ip addresses, global positioning system (gps) data from check-in events and/or continuously provided by mobile devices, external household information, and/or social information).
Facebook, Inc.

Navigational and location determination system

A navigation and location system is provided that can include an inertial measurement unit (imu) comprising an in a strap down configuration and a global positioning system (gps), and a control section that determines orientation of a range sensor aligned with one axis of the imu with respect to the earth based on a sequence of system orientation and location measurements from said imu/gps along a displaced path from a starting point (sp) to an activation point (ap). Remote geo-location of the object can be determined based on determined range and bearing to the object determined by rotating axis of at least one reference frame from the strap down imu axis with gravity and aligning another axis with a line of longitude through the displacement path to determine true north then determining a azimuth or bearing angle between true north and the range sensor output axis oriented on the object..
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Dive computer with global positioning system receiver

Dive computers in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment includes a mobile phone handset, including a microprocessor, a microphone connected to the microprocessor, a speaker connected to the microprocessor, a telephone transceiver connected to the microprocessor, memory, a display, and an external connector for communicating with external devices wherein the memory contains a software application, and a waterproof housing including a pressure transducer, where the mobile phone handset is located within the waterproof housing and connected to the pressure transducer via the external connector, and wherein the software application configures the mobile phone handset to create a dive log stored in memory, wherein the dive log comprises recorded information including depth of submersion information recorded from the pressure transducer and display the recorded information during the dive..
Pelagic Pressure Systems Corp.

Acquiring global positioning system (gps) information in mobile devices

Various examples include methods for assisting global positioning system (gps) applications using a long term evolution (lte) subscription on a wireless communication device. Various example methods may include determining whether positioning information can be obtained from a first network associated with the lte subscription, obtaining the positioning information from the first network through the lte subscription in response to determining that the positioning information can be obtained from the first network, translating the positioning information into a format recognizable to a gps application executing on the wireless communication device, and providing the positioning information to the gps application..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wearable personal security

A wearable apparatus for providing personal safety contains an enclosure, a microprocessor, a global positioning system (gps) module, a push button, and a wireless communication device. Based on the enclosure, the apparatus can be worn around the neck or on the wrist.
F.r.i.e.n.d. Security Systems Llc

Digital geologic compass/inclinometer system and method

A digital geologic compass system includes a microcontroller electronically connected with an accelerometer, a gyroscope, and a magnetometer, which facilitates operations of the accelerometer, the gyroscope, and the magnetometer and data output from the accelerometer, the gyroscope, and the magnetometer. The digital geologic compass system further includes a gps (global positioning system) unit that communicates with the microcontroller, wherein the microcontroller facilitates an operation of the gps unit.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Method of calculating average revolutions per independent unit with a gps navigation system

A method to obtain average revolutions per independent unit includes a total number of engine revolutions with an on-board computing device and a current distance value with the on-board computing device and a retrofitted global positioning system unit so that a final value can be calculated by dividing the total number of engine revolutions with the current distance value for a designated time period. The current distance value can be a distance unit or time unit as the final value, which is the average revolutions per independent unit, is displayed with a control panel of a vehicle.

Mobile asset cellular device transmission detection system and method

A mobile asset cellular device transmission detector system and method comprises a mobile asset cellular device transmission detector, a wireless processing unit, an event recorder, and a digital video recorder. The wireless processing unit includes event recorder interface software, digital video recorder interface software that obtains data from the digital video recorder, wireless navigation (wi-nav) software that obtains data from the wi-nav, global positioning system (gps) software that obtains data from a gps and geo-fence software.
Wi-tronix, Llc

Alarm system and method

An alarm system includes a detector positioned to detect when an object experiences an unauthorized removal and which produces an alarm signal when the object experiences an unauthorized removal. The alarm system includes a global positioning system (gps) and a transmitter in communication with the detector which transmits wirelessly an alarm alert signal with coordinates of the transmitter's location when the transmitter receives the alarm signal.

Method and small cell discovery in heterogeneous networks

A method for acquiring and applying offload area information for offloading a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) to a small cell in a different frequency layer is disclosed. The wtru may enter a region or a macro cell and receive offload area information of the region in which a small cell in the vicinity of the macro cell is located.
Idac Holdings, Inc.

Connected vehicle communication with processing alerts related to traffic lights and cloud systems

Methods and systems are provided. One method for processing communication between a vehicle and traffic lights is provided.

On board monitoring device

An onboard device comprising a processor, a memory coupled to the processor, and an analog-to-digital (a/d) converter. The onboard device also comprises a pair of wires where a first wire of the pair of wires is coupled to an analog input port of the a/d converter, and a second wire of the pair of wires is coupled to a reference voltage port of the a/d converter.
Gordon*howard Associates, Inc.

Using geographical features to reduce in-field propagation experimentation

The present invention includes an apparatus and method for determining cell coverage in a region with reduced in-field propagation measurements comprising: obtaining geographical features of the region; predicting the number of measurements required to accurately characterize its path loss; determining the path loss prediction accuracy of wardriving and crowdsourcing by oversampling a suburban and a downtown region from cell measurements that comprise signal strength and global positioning system coordinates; and using statistical learning to build a relationship between these geographical features and the measurements required, thereby reducing the number of measurements needed to determine path loss accuracy.. .
Southern Methodist University

Sports game ball tracking system and method

The present invention comprises a sports game ball tracking system and method. The invention includes at least one computer chip imbedded in a game ball.

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Location-assisted service capability monitoring

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.
Apple Inc.

Method and system for displaying a position of a vehicle at a remotely located device

A system and method for displaying a vehicle location on a user device includes an in-vehicle infotainment system and the user device coupled to the in-vehicle infotainment system of a vehicle. A global positioning system generates a vehicle position signal at the vehicle.
The Directv Group, Inc.

System and method to identify engagement of vehicle automation functions

A system and method for monitoring operation of vehicle automation systems utilizes an electronic vehicle monitor configured to connect to a computer system of a vehicle via the on board diagnostics (“obd”) port of the vehicle. The electronic vehicle monitor is configured to obtain operational status information of the activation or use of vehicle automation systems of the vehicle, such as of an automated braking system, automated acceleration system, automated steering system, automated vehicle navigation system, automated collision avoidance system, and an automated cruise control system.
Opus Inspection, Inc.

Radio operation switch based on gps mobility data

Systems and methods are disclosed for providing a radio operation switch based on mobility data. In one embodiment, a mobile base station is disclosed, comprising: a global positioning system (gps) module for determining a current location of the mobile base station; a velocity module coupled to the output of the gps module for determining a current velocity of the mobile base station; and a controller, the controller configured to perform steps comprising: determining the current velocity of the mobile base station using the velocity module; comparing the current velocity to a threshold; and switching, based on the comparison, from a first radio band to a second radio band..
Parallel Wireless, Inc.

Global positioning system (gps) signal piggyback in a distributed device environment

An application configured to provide a service using a particular type of sensor data can be executed by a first mobile device. The application attempting to access the particular type of sensor data from the first mobile device can be detected.
International Business Machines Corporation

Flexible telematics providing telematics to a vehicle

A method for providing telematics to a vehicle comprises providing a telematics unit with a global positioning system device, a data pump, and a short range wireless personal area network transceiver, communicatively connecting the telematics unit to an integrated communication device of the vehicle, the integrated communication device having a memory holding a list uniquely identifying at least one mobile communication device selected from a currently paired mobile communication device, a previously paired mobile communication device, and a pre-defined mobile communication device, transmitting an alert out from the telematics unit to an off-site telematics provider utilizing a communications path of the data pump, and receiving a channeled response to the alert from the off-site telematics provider automatically through the at least one mobile communication device.. .
Sirius Xm Connected Vehicle Services Inc.

Apparatus for identifying location of user

A terminal for identifying a location of a user includes a transmitter configured to transmit data, a receiver configured to receive the data, a sensor configured to sense at least one piece of context information, and a controller configured to determine a priority order of area information, service set identifier (ssid) information, global positioning system (gps) signal information, and the context information corresponding to each location, identify the location based on the priority order, and determine the priority order of the ssid information and the gps signal information in response to retrieving a number of ssids.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Multipath error correction

In one or more embodiments, techniques and systems for multipath error correction are provided herein. A global positioning system (gps) component or unit determines a position of a vehicle at different times.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Method and system for associating location attestations with derived location data

A mobile communications device is adapted to receive user input for association with a defined geographic area or location. The user inputs an attestation of his or her location and the mobile device compares the user-attested location with a geolocational data derived from external transmitters, such satellites as the global positioning system (“gps”).

Systems for automatic driverless movement for self-parking processing

A method for navigating a vehicle automatically from a current location to a destination location without a human operator is disclosed. The method includes identifying a vehicle location using global positioning system (gps) data regarding the vehicle.

Audio video navigation device and providing charging station information using the audio video navigation device

An audio-video-navigation device of a vehicle includes: an input interface receiving power information of the vehicle through inter-vehicle communication; a memory storing map information; a user input portion generating an input signal corresponding to a demand of a user; a global positioning system (gps) receiving a signal transmitted from a gps satellite; a controller connected to the input interface, the memory, the user input portion, and the gps; and a display portion displaying information processed by the controller. When power of the vehicle is turned on, the controller determines whether first information regarding a charging station nearest to a position of the vehicle at a time at which power of the vehicle was previously turned off is stored in the memory and controls the display portion so as to display an object representing the first information when the first information is stored in the memory..
Hyundai Motor Company

Gps routing based on driver

A global positioning system (“gps”) receives a destination location from a current driver of a vehicle. A gps route planning process of the gps identifies potential routes for the vehicle to the destination location.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods for topology and automatic neighborhood detection in lighting system

Apparatuses and methods, the methods including installing a plurality of lighting fixtures, each of the lighting fixtures being installed at a location where they are to be operated and including at least one of a motion sensor and a global positioning system (gps) device; receiving a signal from the plurality of lighting fixtures; storing a dataset including data representing the signals from the plurality of lighting fixtures; determining a correlation between the plurality of lighting fixtures and/or determining neighboring lighting fixtures for the plurality of lighting fixtures; and determining a topology of the installed lighting fixtures based on the determined correlation between the plurality of lighting fixtures.. .
General Electric Company

Vehicle object detection and notification system

Disclosed and described herein is a vehicle object notification system comprising a controller and a steering interface comprising a plurality of light-emitting elements controlled by the controller, each of the light-emitting elements arranged in an elongated pattern along a respective portion of the steering interface, wherein any one or more of the plurality of light-emitting elements are configured to illuminate based on information received from a vehicle including gps (global positioning system) information, navigation information, foreign object proximity information, vehicle performance information, general warning information, course information, positioning information, and blind spot warning information.. .
Tk Holdings Inc.

Self-controlled digital authorization over communication networks

A system for authorizing an external device to access computerized records. The system includes a server.
Netspective Communications Llc

Disablement of global positioning system transceiver while providing directions

In one aspect, a device includes a processor, a motion sensor accessible to the processor, a global positioning system (gps) transceiver accessible to the processor, and storage accessible to the processor. The storage bears instructions executable by the processor to identify at least a first instruction to travel to a location, and determine whether to disable the gps transceiver based at least in part on one or more of a distance to be traveled before a second instruction is provided and a length of time to pass before the second instruction is provided.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

User terminal and control method thereof

A user terminal and a control method thereof are provided. The control method of a user terminal includes registering a first point, acquiring movement information of the user terminal using a motion sensor when the user terminal moves from the first point to a second point, and providing a user interface (ui) for guiding to the first point on the basis of the movement information if a user command for a return is input.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Methods and system for controlling the use of firearms

According to certain aspects, a system for controlling use of firearms can include a circuitry coupled to a firearm and in communication with a global positioning system (gps) unit. The circuitry may be configured to: determine, using the gps unit, coordinates of a current location of the firearm; transmit the coordinates of the current location of the firearm to a remote server, wherein the remote server comprises a database including a plurality of coordinates associated with a plurality of locations at which the firearm should be enabled or disabled; receive from the remote server information relating to whether the firearm should be disabled at the coordinates of the current location of the firearm; and in response to determining that the firearm should be disabled based on the information from the remote server, initiate disabling of the firearm..

Traffic light for cooperative vehicle-infrastructure and controlling the same

The present disclosure provides a traffic light for cooperative vehicle-infrastructure and a method for controlling the same. The traffic light for cooperative vehicle-infrastructure includes: a communication module, a central processing module, a global positioning system gps module and a scheduling module.
Leauto Intelligent Technology (beijing) Co. Ltd

Apparatus and sway control

Embodiments of the invention provide a device and method for controlling sway of a trailer utilizing a global positioning system (gps) device to detect a speed of a vehicle, a rate gyro to detect a sway angle of the vehicle, and a controller coupled to the gps device and the rate gyro. The gps and the rate gyro provide the speed and the sway angle to the controller and the controller outputs a brake command if either a first condition is satisfied or a second condition is satisfied..
Hayes Towing Electronics Llc

User interface using tagged media, 3d indexed virtual reality images, and global positioning system locations, for electronic commerce

A user interface operated via at least one consumer computing device, a database, and at least one host computer processor, provide an electronic commerce (ecommerce) environment for secured transactions between consumer and vendor members subscribed to the environment. Digital product images are scaled into digital images of environments of intended use for virtual reality observation.

System for promoting spontaneous purchases of goods using prestocked lockers and proximity marketing

System for promoting spontaneous purchases of goods using prestocked lockers and proximity marketing. Locker banks having secure lockers are deployed at strategic locations near consumers.

Augmented communication and positioning using unmanned aerial vehicles

A system for augmenting wireless communication and satellite positioning for machines at a worksite includes one or more unmanned aerial vehicles (uav) configured to be remotely operated above an area encompassing the worksite. Each of the uav includes a real time kinematic (rtk) global positioning system (gps) onboard the uav for determining the position of the uav relative to a base station located at a known location, and a machine vision module for detecting an object on the ground at the worksite.

System and sharing vehicle location information, and computer readable medium recording the sharing vehicle location information

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 compensation location calculation unit for generating a first compensation location compensated from the first initial location, a first transmitting/receiving unit for receiving a second initial location and a second compensation location transmitted from the navigation system, and a first control unit for outputting one location information of the first initial location, the first compensation location, the second initial location, and the second compensation location.. .

Method and system for charging an electric vehicle

A method of positioning an electric vehicle, such as a battery electric vehicle, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, or similar vehicle relative to a charging point includes receiving at the vehicle a global positioning system (gps) signal, receiving at the vehicle a global positioning system correction signal, correcting the global positioning system signal using the global positioning system correction signal, and positioning the vehicle relative to the charging point using the corrected global positioning system signal such that the vehicle can be charged by the charging point.. .

System and accessing an emergency dispatcher in a foreign country

A system and method of accessing an emergency dispatcher in a foreign country is provided. The system and method includes a mobile device and a database.

Car entertainment control system

A vehicle includes a user interface having a plurality of components. A global positioning system determines a geographical location of the vehicle.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Monitoring the structural health of columns

A method and apparatus for monitoring the structural health of a stock of columns such as lighting columns and/or columns within that stock each of which is connected to receive power from an external source or otherwise. The method comprises the steps of locating on an upper surface of each or a plurality of columns within the stock to be monitored a micro controller connected to receive power from the electrical source of the respective column.
The Aluminium Lighting Company Ltd

Method and system for providing personalized navigation services and crowd-sourced location-based data

A system for updating location-based data available to a network of user includes a network of users connected to a server; a database comprising location-based information on the server accessible to the network of users, the location-based information including global positioning system (gps) coordinates of environmental conditions including traffic conditions, topographical information, weather information, road surface condition information, roadside object information, on-road object information, and combinations thereof; a vehicle including an image gathering device, the image gathering device in communication with the server; an image recognition module including software executing on a computer readable medium for performing image processing on images gathered from the image gathering device; software executing on a computer readable medium for updating the location-based information in the database based on processed images taken by the image gathering device; and an electronic map reflecting the location-based information in the database.. .

Radio access point location verification using gps location and radio environment data

Techniques are provided to perform location verification of a radio access point device such as femtocell. The radio access point device is configured to receive signals from global positioning system (gps) satellite transmitters to produce gps location data representing a gps location of the radio access point device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Point of sale apparatuses, methods and systems

Transformation of inputs including beacon inputs, global positioning system (gps) inputs, captured panorama inputs, user-penned descriptive inputs, and payment-amount-specifying inputs, via components, into outputs including user device pos configuration setting outputs and/or payment-gateway-directed authorization request outputs. Further, transformation of inputs including pos scanner inputs, pos keyboard inputs, and/or pos printer-directed inputs, via components, into outputs including compliance check outputs, tagged omnibus record outputs, sku-upc mapping outputs, and/or convergence/correlation outputs.
Appi Tecnologia S/a D.b.a. Muxi

Wireless lock sensory delivery and control device, system and method

The invention discloses a wireless lock sensory delivery and control device, system and method comprising a wireless lock and alarm connected to and controlled by bluetooth connection to a remote device such as a cell phone, tablet, computer or pda. The lock and alarm can be adjusted by the user remotely through the remote device, to control and modulate functions including alarms, sirens or other sound emitters; shock and movement sensors; lights; global positioning system (gps) location and tracking components; battery strength detection components; alarm and lock testing and diagnostic feedback mechanisms; registration and warranty monitors; and data collection and storage components.

Satellite positioning system enabled traffic determination

The present invention is directed to utilizing monitoring devices (200) for determining the demographics of individuals passing a particular geographic location. The monitoring devices (200) are distributed to a number of study respondents.
Rdpa, Llc

Accurately determining real time parameters describing vehicle motion based on multiple data sources

A multi-modal meter of a vehicle obtains information from multiple sources to determine the most accurate values of motion parameters of the vehicle. The multi-modal meter obtains data describing motion of a vehicle from various sources including an on-board diagnostics (obd) and global positioning system (gps.) the dynamically evaluates the signal sources for their accuracy as the vehicle travels.
Flywheel Software, Inc.

Machine learning based determination of accurate motion parameters of a vehicle

A multi-modal meter of a vehicle obtains information from multiple sources to determine the most accurate values of motion parameters of the vehicle. The multi-modal meter obtains data describing motion of a vehicle from various sources including an on-board diagnostics (obd) and global positioning system (gps.) the dynamically evaluates the signal sources for their accuracy as the vehicle travels.
Flywheel Software, Inc.

Autonomous vehicle navigation system and method

An autonomous vehicle is improved with a navigational system having both cameras and echolocation sensors, each including overlapping fields of view. The cameras and echolocation sensors may be part of an optical and echolocation system, respectively, that may work in conjunction with a global positioning system to determine a course for the autonomous vehicle to reach an objective while detecting and avoid obstacles along the course..
Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation

Traffic prompting system for driver

A traffic prompting system for a car includes a processing unit. The processing unit includes a global positioning system (gps) unit and a controller.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Techniques for augmenting gps-based navigation via light-based communication

Techniques are disclosed for augmenting global positioning system (gps)-based navigation via light-based communication (lcom). In accordance with some embodiments, a light-sensing device, such as a camera or an ambient light sensor configured as described herein, may be used to detect an lcom signal transmitted by a local lcom-enabled solid-state luminaire.
Osram Sylvania Inc.

System and process for distribution of information on a communication network

A communications system includes a plurality of recipient processors located at geographically remote locations with respect to each other and connected for communication with an information provider processor, over the communications network. The provider and recipient processors may comprise respective computers coupled for communication on the internet or www.
Geocom, Llc

Computer-aided system for 360° heads up display of safety / mission critical data

A safety critical, time sensitive data system for projecting safety/mission critical data onto a display pair of commercial off the shelf (cots) light weight projection glasses or monocular creating an immersive omnidirectional hud (heads up display) system with 6 degrees of freedom movement with user immersion and user inputs & outputs. The system includes the display, haptic glove, haptic suit, vestibular interface, temperature emulation, smell emulation, and omnidirectional sound, the workstation, the application software, and inputs containing the safety/mission critical information (current user position, total collision avoidance system—tcas, global positioning system—gps, magnetic resonance imaging—mri images, cat scan images.
Real Time Companies, Llc

Dynamic geofence determination

A system for dynamic geofence determination for trip navigation comprises an interface and a microprocessor. The interface is configured to receive data for one or more trips.
2e Systems Gmbh

Method and system for providing gps location embedded in an ipv6 address using neighbor discovery

A method is disclosed of embedding a gps location of a host device in an ipv6 address using ipv6 neighbor discovery, the method includes sending a neighbor solicitation request having a global positioning system (gps) option from a first host device to an ipv6 server via an ipv6 communication network, the gps option providing gps information of the first host device; receiving the neighbor solicitation request having the gps option on the ipv6 server, the ipv6 server configured to capture the neighbor solicitation request and create an ipv6 address with gps information for the first host device; sending a neighbor discovery advertisement from the ipv6 server to the first host device; receiving the neighbor discovery advertisement and returning a solicit, request and renew message to the ipv6 server; and returning a reply message to the first host device with the ipv6 address with the gps information.. .
Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

Situational awareness and position location information interface system

An efficient and reliable way to send various information including position location information (pli) and emergency messages (em) using or within a mobile satellite system (mss) using different message formats including short message (e.g., short burst data (sbd), etc.), between mobile users as provided. Embodiments also use global positioning systems (gps) used in some cases with the pli system.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Apparatus and switching navigation mode between vehicle navigation mode and personal navigation mode in navigation device

An apparatus and method are provided for switching a navigation mode between a vehicle navigation mode and a pedestrian navigation mode. The apparatus includes a global positioning system (gps) receiver configured to receive a gps signal; and a controller configured to calculate a speed of the apparatus by using the gps signal received by the gps receiver, compare the calculated speed of the apparatus with a threshold speed, and determine the navigation mode of the apparatus between the vehicle navigation mode and the pedestrian navigation mode based on the comparison..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and system for assessment of cognitive function based on electronic device usage

A system and method that enables a person to unobtrusively quantify the effect of mobility, physical activity, learning, social interaction and diet on cognitive function. The method records on the electronic device one of global positioning system longitude and latitude coordinates, accelerometer coordinates, and gyroscope coordinates, one of outgoing and incoming phone calls, outgoing and incoming emails, and outgoing and incoming text messages, one of urls visited on an internet browser application, books read on an e-reader application, games played on game applications, and the nutritional content of food consumed, performs the step of learning a function mapping from those recordings to measurements of cognitive function using a loss function to identify a set of optimal weights that produce a minimum for the loss function, uses those optimal weights to create the function mapping, and performs the step of computing the variance of the cognitive function measurements that is explained by the function mapping to assign an attribution to the effect of physical activity on measured changes in cognitive function..
Mindstrong, Llc

Intelligent shading objects utilizing a global positioning system (gps) receiver and digital compass

An intelligent umbrella includes a base unit, a central support unit, a shading element projection mechanism, one or more shading elements; and a gps/gnss receiver, the gps/gnss receiver to capture a latitude and/or longitude of the intelligent umbrella. The intelligent umbrella includes a controller, the controller to receive the latitude and the longitude measurement of the intelligent umbrella and to calculate an associated azimuth angle for the intelligent umbrella.
Shadecraft, Llc

Cut tree information system

A logging information system includes a felling machine that includes a first global positioning system receiver and a sensor configured to measure an orientation of a felling head operably connected to the felling machine, and an information system controller operable to estimate a cut tree location based on a measured global position of the felling machine and a measured orientation of the felling head of the felling machine.. .
Deere & Company

Global positioning system (gps) for linking network access platforms with social network profile electronic documents

A global position system (gps) configured to be accessed by a clinical provider and an external agency over a network. The system can include an input/output unit to receive an input external from the system and communicate an output.
Netspective Communications Llc

Vehicle monitoring system and vehicle monitoring method

A vehicle monitoring system includes a positioning module, a gravity acceleration sensor, and a position determining module. The positioning module receives data transmitted from a global positioning system satellite to obtain a position of a vehicle or of a device which is co-positional with the vehicle.
Nanjing Asiatek Technology Ltd.

Method and system for providing enhanced location based information for wireless handsets using dead reckoning

Methods, devices and systems for generating enhanced location information on or about a mobile device may include improved dead reckoning solutions in which the mobile device performs location determination calculations with the aid of network components or global positioning systems (gps). The network aided location information may be provided to the processor and utilized in measuring the accuracy of sensor based location calculations.
Rivada Research, Llc.

Traffic flow rates

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for determining a scaled flow rate of traffic for a road segment. For example, probe flow rate information is determined based upon locational information from one or more probe vehicles on a road segment (e.g., a flow rate of probe vehicles corresponding to a sum of probe vehicles identified from time stamped global positioning system coordinates provided by the probe vehicles).
Inrix Inc.,

Smart integrated point of sale system

Embodiments of the present technology relate to an all-in-one integrated transaction platform. An example integrated point of sale (pos) device comprises a tablet processor, secure processor, and memory for storing executable instructions that comprise a business management system, a housing comprising a plurality of video display screens, wherein a merchant display screen is coupled to at least one customer display screen, a business management system receiving input from the plurality of video display screens, a payment reader, wherein the payment reader is capable of accepting at least magnetic swipe cards, emv (europay, mastercard, and visa) chip and pin cards, and nfc (near field communication) payment, a barcode scanner, a cash drawer, a printer, an ada (american disabilities act) compliant secure keypad, a biometric verification unit, at least one camera, gps (global positioning system), and wired and wireless communication technologies such as but not limited to ethernet, wi-fi, bluetooth, 3g/4g etc..
Innowi Inc.

Traffic obstruction detection

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 such as stop signs, crosswalks, stop lights, etc.), may be evaluated to extract a set of training features indicative of traffic flow patterns.
Inrix Inc.,

Single pcb wrist worn device

A wrist worn device, comprising: a single piece flexible printed circuit board (pcb), the single piece flexible pcb having: a central portion fabricated with a central conducting area configured to connect electronically to an electronic source, a processing unit and a cellular communication circuit; a band portion fabricated with conductive materials for forming an integrated antenna electrically connected to the cellular communication circuit via the central conducting area; and a second band portion; a global positioning system (gps) module electrically connected to the processing unit and to the electronic source via the central conducting area; a first band cover mounted to wrap the first band portion; a second band cover mounted to wrap the second band portion; and a central portion cover having a receptacle area for housing the electronic source, the processing unit and the cellular communication circuit.. .
Kgps (israel) Ltd.

Bicycle activity monitoring and recording device with air pollution sensors

Provided is an activity monitoring and recording device which may include a smartphone, a pollution sensor, a global positioning system (gps) device, a microprocessor and proprietary software supported to a bicycle.. .

Positioning with wireless local area networks and wlan-aided global positioning systems

Accurate position capability can be quickly provided using a wireless local area network (wlan). When associated with a wlan, a wireless device can quickly determine its relative and/or coordinate position based on information provided by an access point in the wlan.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Distress signal transmitters

Distress signal transmitters of the present invention are designed to maximize the chance for a victim to survive an accident, and minimize the time for a rescue party to find a victim. The preferred embodiments of the distress signal transmitters of the present invention are to be self-powered, self-activated, and to remain fully functional when dropped into salt water.

System and selecting events or locations based on content

Systems and methods of returning location and/or event results using information mined from non-textual information are provided. Non-textual information is captured using a hardware component of a user device.
Ebay Inc.

Shoelaces with location monitoring systems

Systems and methods for monitoring the location of a wearer of a shoelace and providing alerts when the wearer is not within the pre-established parameters are disclosed. A shoelace has a location monitoring device irremovably housed within it.

System and video streaming to a geographically limited set of viewers

A video distribution technique permits individual users to view a streaming video of an event if they are located outside an exclusion zone surrounding the location of the event. The exclusion zone may be a distance (e.g., 50 miles) or a geographical zone (e.g., a city or county border).
Mobilitie, Llc

Textual geographic location processing

Textual geographical location relates a placename, which is a set of terms, from one to any maximum as defined in an individual language, to a unique point or area (many points) as found on a map or other coordinate system, such as the map of the united states as used in global positioning system (gps).. .
Intelligent Language, Llc

Methods and systems for detecting and defending against invalid time signals

Some embodiments of the time resilient system and methods disclosed herein can be configured to detect and defend against invalid time signals. According to various embodiments of the disclosed technology, the time resilient system include a receiver for collecting time signals sourced from an external clock.
San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Vehicle and map generating the vehicle

A map generating method includes: modeling a predetermined amount of global positioning system (gps) data as linear segments; determining whether a difference between the modeled segments and the gps data is within a predetermined range; and determining an amount of gps data forming the modeled segments based on whether the difference is within the predetermined range.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Method and radio interface-based inter-cell synchronization in wireless communication system

Provided are a method and an apparatus for transmitting a maximum stratum level in a wireless communication system. An evolved nodeb (enb) or a home enb (henb) having a global positioning system (gps) constitutes a maximum stratum level indicating a maximum value of a hop capable of supporting radio interface based synchronization (ribs) and transmits the constituted maximum stratum level to a small cell.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Cell id disambiguation

Systems and methods for cell id disambiguation are described. In one embodiment, a method may be disclosed for constructing a neighbor table, comprising: receiving, at a mobile base station, a physical cell identifier (pci) of a detected neighbor base station from a user equipment (ue); receiving a global positioning system (gps) position of the mobile base station; and associating the gps position of the mobile base station with the pci of the detected neighbor base station in a neighbor table..
Parallel Wireless, Inc.

Global positioning system ("gps") independent navigation system for a self-guided aerial vehicle utilizing multiple optical sensors

Disclosed is a global positioning system (“gps”) independent navigation system (“gins”) for a self-guided aerial vehicle (“sav”). The sav has a housing, where the housing has an outer surface, a length, a front-end, and a longitudinal axis along the length of the housing.
The Boeing Company

Retriever locator

A selectable lost item retriever locator system to locate the predetermined lost and/or stolen items, comprising a hand-held receiver or locator unit and chips applied to items the user desires to locate, is disclosed. The receiver or locator unit is a hand held device, either a smartphone app or a component that picks up signals like a remote or a key clicker device.

Sharing links in an augmented reality environment

Various embodiments provide methods and systems for users and business owners to share content and/or links to visual elements of a place at a physical location, and, in response to a user device pointing at a tagged place, causing the content and/or links to the visual elements of the place to be presented on the user device. In some embodiments, content and links are tied to specific objects at a place based at least in part upon one of global positioning system (gps) locations, inertial measurement unit (imu) orientations, compass data, or one or more visual matching algorithms.
A9.com, Inc.

Modularized self-addressing apparatus and method

A monitoring and reporting system involves a master control unit; multiple geographically dispersed monitor units, each comprising a base unit including a self addressing radio controller repeater having at least a microcontroller, a global positioning system (gps) receiver, and a multi-band communications transceiver; multiple sensors, communicatively coupled to the base unit, including at least one motion, temperature, and electrical sensor; each of the monitor units self-addresses according to complex self-addressing and communicates with at least one other of the monitor units to collectively form an ad hoc network; at least a first of the monitor units operates as a repeater with respect to communications received from either or both (i) of a second of the monitor units located at an equipment location or (ii) the master control unit; and the second of the monitor units will take local readings and report at least one to the master control unit.. .

Method and system for vehicle rollover engine protection, emergency call and location services

A vehicle rollover engine protection and location system 10 for an off-road vehicle includes an inertial sensor unit 22, a communication bus 18 for providing communication from both the rollover sensor 22 and a global positioning system 40 to an electronic control unit 12. When a vehicle rollover has occurred, a processor 14 of the electronic control unit 12 is configured to stop providing fuel to an engine of the off-road vehicle, stop operation of the fuel pump, determine a location of the off-road vehicle from signals of the global positioning system, perform a rollover emergency call to actively indicate rollover of the off-road vehicle, and transmit a location signal..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Motor vehicle power management system and method

A power management system for a vehicle having at least one motor, comprising a user interface, a global positioning system input, an energy management system input, a motor controller operatively connected to the at least one motor and a power controller operatively connected to the user interface, the global positioning system input, the energy management system input and the motor controller, the power controller being configured to estimate a maximum available power value based on information provided by the user interface, the global positioning system input and the energy management system input. The power controller limits power available to the motor though the motor controller based on the estimated maximum available power..
Lito Green Motion Inc.

Location tracking system and method

Provided is a location tracking system and a method of operating the location tracking system. The location tracking system selects either an indoor location tracking mode or an outdoor location tracking mode according to whether a user is currently indoors or outdoors and tracks the location of the user.
Foundation Of Soongsil University-industry Cooperation

Systems and methods to identify home addresses of mobile devices

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.
Ninthdecimal, Inc.

Facilitation of determination of antenna location

Assisted global positioning system (agps) information is retrieved from mobile devices and employed to facilitate antenna location. Measurement information, including agps information, can be received from a plurality of mobile devices dispersed over a geographical region.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Circularly polarized global positioning system antenna using parasitic lines

A circularly polarized global positioning system (gps) antenna using parasitic lines, in which circular polarization is implemented to improve the efficiency of the reception of satellite signals by an antenna. For this, a circularly polarized gps antenna using parasitic lines according to an embodiment includes a substrate, a radiating patch formed on a top of the substrate, a parasitic line part formed on the top of the substrate and disposed to be spaced apart from the radiating patch, thus implementing circular polarization characteristics by inducing reverse current, a ground plate formed on a bottom of the substrate, and a feeding via formed through the substrate and configured to electrically connect the ground plate to the radiating patch..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Enhancing information security via the use of a dummy credit card number

The present disclosure is directed to enhancing electronic information security. An electronic device is registered in a registration process.
Paypal, Inc.

Autonomous transmit chain delay measurements

A system and method for determining transmission delay in a communications system. In some embodiments, satellite positioning information having system frame number (sfn) information may be received for a mobile device and observed time difference of arrival (otdoa) measurements may be received for a mobile device.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Doppler shift estimation and correction for broadband communication in unmanned aerial vehicles

Systems and associated methods for reducing doppler shifts in the broadband signals between unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) and ground stations are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for reducing the doppler shift of wireless signals includes estimating a velocity of the uav based on a global positioning system (gps) or an inertial measurement unit (imu) of the uav and calculating the doppler shift of an upload (ul) wireless signal based on the velocity of the uav.
Facebook, Inc.

Multiband vehicular antenna assembly

Exemplary embodiments are disclosed of multiband vehicular antenna assemblies with global navigation satellite system (gnss) capabilities. In exemplary embodiments, a multiband antenna assembly is operable with more than two satellite navigation system frequencies (e.g., global positioning system (gps), beidou navigation satellite system (bds), the russian global navigation satellite system (glonass), etc.).
Laird Technologies Shanghai Co., Ltd.

Alarm system and method

An alarm system includes a detector positioned to detect when an object experiences an unauthorized removal and which produces an alarm signal when the object experiences an unauthorized removal. The alarm system includes a cell phone with global positioning system (gps) in communication with the detector which transmits wirelessly an alarm alert signal with coordinates of the cell phones location when the cell phone receives the alarm signal.

Techniques for securing live positioning signals

A pay television satellite broadcast includes validation data that can be used to validate authenticity of live global positioning system (gps) data. The validation data may be included within entitlement messages and encrypted for security and selective reception by authorized receivers.
Opentv, Inc.

System and placing virtual geographic zone markers

A system and method for user interaction includes a network, a server connected to the network, a supervisor device receiving information from a global positioning system and connected to the network, a user device receiving information from the global positioning system and connected to the network. The supervisor, having the supervisor device, defines a set of virtual geographic zones and sub-zones in which the user device is tracked, and saves the set of virtual geographic zones and sub-zones to a supervisor account on the server.

Integrated multifunction scope for optical combat identification and other uses

Systems and methods for enabling an integrated multifunction scope for optical combat identification and other uses. The functionality of multiple integrated laser engagement system (miles) is combined with optical combat identification systems (ocids) or other identification as friend or foe (iff) systems.
Cubic Corporation

Potential call drop indicator

Mobile device user notifications of highly likely call drops or service losses are provided. A wireless network can determine from the location history of a mobile device if that mobile device is likely to lose connectivity to the wireless network or to a particular wireless service and issue an alert to the user.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Systems and methods for refining landmark positions

A system is provided for determining a location of a landmark for use in navigation of an autonomous vehicle. The system includes a processor programmed to receive a measured position of the landmark.
Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd.

Interactive applications using data from light sensory networks

In various example embodiments, a system and method for interactive applications that use location-based information from a light sensor network are presented. In example embodiments, data indicating a destination location inside a geofence is received.
Sensity Systems Inc.

Intelligent global positioning system service

An approach for an intelligent gps service is provided. The approach monitors a plurality of routes, wherein the plurality of routes are routes traveled by a user in a plurality of successive journeys.
International Business Machines Corporation