Method and system for saving and retrieving spatial related information

  • US 20050073443A1
  • Filed: 02/17/2004
  • Published: 04/07/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/14/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A machine-readable medium having a set of executable instructions for causing a processor to perform a method of displaying position information of a mobile computing device, said processor being operatively coupled to the mobile computing device, said mobile computing device being operatively coupled to at least one machine-readable memory, a display, a GPS device, a communication interface, and a timing element, said method comprising the steps of:

  • periodically receiving position information of the mobile computing device using said GPS device, said position information describing a position of said mobile communication device;

    associating each periodically received position information with a time data, said time data indicating a time at which each position information was received;

    storing in said machine-readable memory the periodically received position information into said machine-readable memory;

    displaying a graphical map;

    displaying on said graphical map a graphical position icon indicating a position described by one of said periodically received position information; and

    displaying the time data associated with the position information describing the position indicated by said graphical position icon.

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