US Patent No: 7,426,380

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Location derived presence information

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The number of messages required in networks where both location and presence services are deployed may be reduced, by retrieving presence data from messages otherwise intended to provide only location information. Thus, information determined in a location service scheme is utilized to provide a presence service as well. A location server requests mobile subscriber (MS) information from a Core Network (CN) Node (i.e. HLR, MSC, etc.) that can be used in determining the Location of the MS. A single message aggregates retrieval of information for two services, specifically, for both location and presence.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC.ANNAPOLIS, MD274

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Carey, Patrick Seattle, WA 7 52
Cousins, Will Seattle, WA 20 94
Hines, Gordon John Kirkland, WA 38 175
Tapia, Mario G Seattle, WA 15 85

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6,208,854 System and method for routing a call to a called party's landline or wireless communication unit 245 1998
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (9)
6,205,330 System and host arrangement for transmission of electronic mail 154 1998
7,103,574 Enforcement architecture and method for digital rights management 161 1999
6,775,655 Rendering digital content in an encrypted rights-protected form 193 1999
7,024,393 Structural of digital rights management (DRM) system 121 2000
7,136,838 Digital license and method for obtaining/providing a digital license 96 2000
6,772,340 Digital rights management system operating on computing device and having black box tied to computing device 282 2000
6,996,720 System and method for accessing protected content in a rights-management architecture 107 2000
7,047,411 Server for an electronic distribution system and method of operating same 108 2000
7,065,507 Supervised license acquisition in a digital rights management system on a computing device 82 2001
 
ELBIT SYSTEMS LTD. (1)
5,325,302 GPS-based anti-collision warning system 144 1991
 
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5,864,667 Method for safe communications 132 1997
 
ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
2003/0101,341 Method and system for protecting data from unauthorized disclosure 67 2001
 
DeLorme Publishing Co. (1)
5,802,492 Computer aided routing and positioning system 601 1996
 
TOMTOM GLOBAL ASSETS B.V. (1)
5,508,931 Route guidance on/off-route state filter 177 1994
 
LUNAREYE, INC. (1)
6,297,768 Triggerable remote controller 130 1999
 
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5,614,890 Personal identification system 120 1993
5,606,313 Low power addressable data communication device and method 142 1995
6,745,038 Intra-piconet location determination and tomography 95 2001
6,515,623 Enhanced location methodology for a location system 89 2001
6,973,320 Method and apparatus for locating a remote unit within a communication system 67 2002
6,816,734 Method and apparatus for improved location determination in a private radio network using a public network system 64 2002
6,904,029 Method and apparatus for a source-initiated handoff from a source cellular wireless network to a target non-cellular wireless network 95 2003
2006/0023,747 Method and apparatus for session layer framing to enable interoperability between packet-switched systems 42 2004
 
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6,463,272 Location reporting pager 82 1998
 
BLACK HILLS MEDIA, LLC (1)
6,618,593 Location dependent user matching system 287 2000
 
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5,513,243 Person location system 135 1994
6,542,464 High throughput wireless data communication using transferred protocol data for communication across land-line network 80 1998
 
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2005/0134,504 Vehicle appliance having hands-free telephone, global positioning system, and satellite communications modules combined in a common architecture for providing complete telematics functions 37 2003
 
KOKUSAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
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6,249,680 Radio transmitter location finding in CDMA wireless communication systems 129 1998
6,731,940 Methods of using wireless geolocation to customize content and delivery of information to wireless communication devices 234 2000
 
Precision Tracking FM, Inc. (2)
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6,333,919 Methods and arrangement in a communication system 122 1997
6,738,800 Method and apparatus for organizing and accessing electronic messages in a telecommunications system 80 2000
 
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
5,406,614 Zone registration of a mobile in a mobile telephone system 102 1993
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
6,691,019 Method and system for controlling distortion of turbine case due to thermal variations 46 2001
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (61)
5,289,527 Mobile communications device registration method 206 1991
5,983,099 Method/apparatus for an accelerated response to resource allocation requests in a CDMA push-to-talk system using a CDMA interconnect subsystem to route calls 146 1996
5,960,362 Method and apparatus for access regulation and system protection of a dispatch system 79 1996
6,081,229 System and method for determining the position of a wireless CDMA transceiver 166 1998
6,327,473 Method and apparatus for increasing the sensitivity of a global positioning satellite receiver 120 1998
6,178,506 Wireless subscription portability 88 1998
6,058,338 Method and apparatus for efficient GPS assistance in a communication system 123 1999
6,449,476 System and method for independently downloading features into a set of storage locations in a wireless communication device 85 1999
6,188,354 Method and apparatus for determining the location of a remote station in a CDMA communication network 140 1999
6,539,200 Method and apparatus for paging a user terminal within the "sweet spot" of a satellite 71 1999
6,360,093 Wireless push-to-talk internet broadcast 88 1999
6,542,743 Method and apparatus for reducing pilot search times utilizing mobile station location information 128 1999
6,134,483 Method and apparatus for efficient GPS assistance in a communication system 102 1999
6,556,832 Method and apparatus for evaluation of position location performance 108 2000
6,477,150 System and method for providing group communication services in an existing communication system 311 2000
6,542,734 Method and apparatus for detecting specified events in a mobile station 80 2000
6,400,314 GPS receiver utilizing a communication link 136 2000
6,260,147 Wireless subscription portability 73 2000
6,661,372 Client-server based remote locator device 116 2000
6,697,629 Method and apparatus for measuring timing of signals received from multiple base stations in a CDMA communication system 88 2000
6,665,539 Position location with low tolerance oscillator 66 2001
6,701,144 System for automatically configuring features on a mobile telephone based on geographic location 100 2001
6,594,500 Method and apparatus for controlling transmit power thresholds based on classification of wireless communication subscribers 69 2001
6,570,530 Method and apparatus providing improved position estimate based on an initial coarse position estimate 84 2001
6,895,249 Method and apparatus for broadcasting position location data in a wireless communication system 81 2001
6,775,802 Method, apparatus, and system for signal prediction 77 2001
6,778,885 Apparatus, method, and system of transferring correction information 82 2001
6,941,144 Method and apparatus for detecting excess delay in a communication signal 71 2001
7,079,857 Method and apparatus for providing arbitration in a group communication network 103 2001
7,151,946 Controller for reducing latency in a group communication network 67 2001
6,633,255 Method for open loop tracking GPS signals 134 2001
2003/0078,064 System and method for queuing talk requests in wireless dispatch system 105 2001
6,718,174 Method and apparatus for estimating velocity of a terminal in a wireless communication system 74 2001
6,965,767 Communication device for entering and exiting a net within a group communication network 95 2001
6,721,578 System and method for providing an interactive screen on a wireless device interacting with a server 77 2002
6,947,772 System and method for providing messages on a wireless device connecting to an application server 94 2002
6,781,963 Method and an apparatus for terminating a user from a group call in a group communication network 85 2002
6,873,854 Method and an apparatus for adding a new member to an active group call in a group communication network 107 2002
2003/0153,340 Server for joining a user to a group call in a group communication network 82 2002
2003/0153,341 Server for initiating a group call in a group communication network 98 2002
2003/0153,343 Communication device for initiating a group call in a group communication network 134 2002
6,907,224 Time acquisition in a wireless position determination system 78 2002
2004/0002,326 System and method for application management through threshold events 61 2002
6,937,872 Methods and apparatuses for measuring frequencies of basestations in cellular networks using mobile GPS receivers 86 2002
2004/0044,623 Billing system for wireless device activity 156 2002
2004/0068,724 Server processing for updating dataset versions resident on a wireless device 86 2002
6,865,395 Area based position determination for terminals in a wireless network 167 2002
6,907,238 Beacon for locating and tracking wireless terminals 92 2002
6,856,282 Directly acquiring precision code GPS signals 94 2002
6,816,111 Calibration and correction system for satellite position location systems 77 2003
6,903,684 Method and apparatus for optimizing GPS-based position location in presence of time varying frequency error 67 2003
6,839,021 Method and apparatus for determining time in a satellite positioning system 67 2003
6,975,266 Method and apparatus for locating position of a satellite signal receiver 95 2003
6,842,715 Multiple measurements per position fix improvements 67 2003
7,065,351 Event-triggered data collection 74 2003
6,978,453 System with required enhancements to syncML DM environment to support firmware updates 88 2003
2004/0205,151 Triggering event processing 90 2003
2004/0242,238 User plane-based location services (LCS) system, method and apparatus 74 2004
6,861,980 Data messaging efficiency for an assisted wireless position determination system 80 2004
2005/0039,178 System and method for downloading update packages into a mobile handset in a carrier network 105 2004
2005/0028,034 Fault diagnosis, repair and upgrades using the acoustic channel 65 2004
 
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5,761,618 Updating technique for downloading new system identification (SID) list into a handset 206 1994
5,920,821 Use of cellular digital packet data (CDPD) communications to convey system identification list data to roaming cellular subscriber stations 178 1995
6,075,982 Wireless prepaid platform integration with standard signaling 116 1997
 
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5,874,914 GPS receiver utilizing a communication link 369 1996
6,131,067 Client-server based remote locator device 479 1996
5,841,396 GPS receiver utilizing a communication link 416 1996
5,812,087 Method and apparatus for satellite positioning system based time measurement 326 1997
6,208,290 GPS receiver utilizing a communication link 189 1997
5,999,124 Satellite positioning system augmentation with wireless communication signals 428 1998
6,185,427 Distributed satellite position system processing and application network 322 1998
6,215,441 Satellite positioning reference system and method 181 1998
6,061,018 Method and system for using altitude information in a satellite positioning system 261 1998
6,816,710 Method and apparatus for signal processing in a satellite positioning system 74 1998
6,052,081 Method and apparatus for satellite positioning system based time measurement 227 1998
6,064,336 GPS receiver utilizing a communication link 307 1998
6,133,874 Method and apparatus for acquiring satellite positioning system signals 306 1998
6,677,894 Method and apparatus for providing location-based information via a computer network 394 1998
6,313,786 Method and apparatus for measurement processing of satellite positioning system (SPS) signals 216 1999
6,150,980 Method and apparatus for determining time for GPS receivers 235 1999
6,377,209 Method and apparatus for satellite positioning system (SPS) time measurement 118 2000
6,307,504 Method and system for using altitude information in a satellite positioning system 120 2000
6,239,742 Method and apparatus for satellite positioning system based time measurement 137 2000
6,665,541 Methods and apparatuses for using mobile GPS receivers to synchronize basestations in cellular networks 97 2000
6,433,734 Method and apparatus for determining time for GPS receivers 128 2000
6,421,002 GPS receiver utilizing a communication link 145 2001
6,411,254 Satellite positioning reference system and method 127 2001
6,799,050 Reducing cross-interference in a combined GPS receiver and communication system 98 2001
6,597,311 Method and apparatus for determining time in a satellite positioning system 116 2002
6,725,159 GPS receiver and method for processing GPS signals 93 2003
6,788,249 System for setting coarse GPS time in a mobile station within an asynchronous wireless network 77 2003
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (1)
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6,249,873 Method of and apparatus for providing secure distributed directory services and public key infrastructure 150 1999
 
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6,104,931 System and method for defining location services 101 1998
6,195,557 System and method for use of override keys for location services 103 1998
6,219,557 System and method for providing location services in parallel to existing services in general packet radio services architecture 92 1998
6,553,236 On demand location function for mobile terminal 78 2000
 
TOKIMEC INC. (1)
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Honeywell Inc. (1)
5,361,212 Differential GPS landing assistance system 186 1992
 
CSR PLC (1)
6,930,634 Shared memory architecture in GPS signal processing 71 2002
 
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MapTrek LLC (1)
6,198,431 Compact GPS tracker and customized mapping system 182 1999
 
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5,398,190 Vehicle locating and communicating method and apparatus 242 1994
 
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5,374,936 Security system 99 1994
 
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5,494,091 High modulus low hysteresis rubber compound for pneumatic tires 64 1995
 
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5,592,535 Mobile-radio network with debit accounts 191 1996
 
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6,603,973 Call redirection system 64 1997
6,169,891 Method and apparatus for billing of wireless telephone calls 119 1999
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QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (4)
8,620,275 Server processing in providing messages for a wireless device connecting to a server 1 2008
8,630,634 Processing of interactive screens for a wireless device 0 2008
* 8,660,613 System and method for providing messages on a wireless device connecting to an application server 1 2008
* 2008/0225,815 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING MESSAGES ON A WIRELESS DEVICE CONNECTING TO AN APPLICATION SERVER 2 2008
 
X ONE, INC. (6)
8,538,458 Location sharing and tracking using mobile phones or other wireless devices 8 2008
8,831,635 Methods and apparatuses for transmission of an alert to multiple devices 1 2011
8,750,898 Methods and systems for annotating target locations 0 2013
8,798,645 Methods and systems for sharing position data and tracing paths between mobile-device users 1 2013
8,798,593 Location sharing and tracking using mobile phones or other wireless devices 1 2013
8,798,647 Tracking proximity of services provider to services consumer 1 2013
 
UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COOPERATION FOUNDATION OF KOREA AEROSPACE UNIVERSITY (1)
* 8,923,243 Bridge-based cellular ethernet system and handover processing method therefor 0 2008
 
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. (20)
8,660,573 Location service requests throttling 0 2005
8,150,363 Enhanced E911 network access for call centers 5 2006
8,290,505 Consequential location derived information 0 2006
8,467,320 Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) multi-user conferencing 0 2006
8,059,789 Automatic location identification (ALI) emergency services pseudo key (ESPK) 3 2006
8,532,266 Efficient usage of emergency services keys 0 2007
* 7,966,013 Roaming gateway enabling location based services (LBS) roaming for user plane in CDMA networks without requiring use of a mobile positioning center (MPC) 5 2007
8,208,605 Extended efficient usage of emergency services keys 3 2007
8,032,112 Location derived presence information 3 2008
8,576,991 End-to-end logic tracing of complex call flows in a distributed call system 0 2008
8,068,587 Nationwide table routing of voice over internet protocol (VOIP) emergency calls 3 2009
8,150,364 Enhanced E911 network access for a call center using session initiation protocol (SIP) messaging 0 2009
8,249,589 Mobile based area event handling when currently visited network does not cover area 1 2010
8,532,277 Location derived presence information 0 2011
8,666,397 Area event handling when current network does not cover target area 0 2011
8,682,321 Mobile internet protocol (IP) location 0 2012
8,406,728 Enhanced E911 network access for call centers 3 2012
8,369,825 Enhanced E911 network access for a call center using session initiation protocol (SIP) messaging 3 2012
8,885,796 Extended efficient usage of emergency services keys 0 2012
8,831,556 Unique global identifier header for minimizing prank emergency 911 calls 0 2012
 
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
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CIENA CORPORATION (1)
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RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED (1)
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XONE, INC. (2)
8,385,964 Methods and apparatuses for geospatial-based sharing of information by multiple devices 14 2011
8,712,441 Methods and systems for temporarily sharing position data between mobile-device users 2 2013
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