System and method for using location information to execute an action

  • US 20070010260A1
  • Filed: 09/15/2006
  • Published: 01/11/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/19/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An apparatus for selecting a service from a plurality of services, the apparatus comprising:

  • a wireless communication device, wherein the wireless communication device is in communication with a first software component;

    a handheld location system for obtaining a current location of the apparatus, wherein the handheld location system communicates the current location of the apparatus to the first software component; and

    a second software component for selecting the service from the plurality of services via the first software component, the second software component including instructions for;

    displaying an interface that includes a service selection entry area, and a service-specific parameter entry area, sending contents of the two entry areas to the first software component, and receiving a selection of the service back from the first software component.

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