Data Retrieval Method for Location Based Services on a Wireless Device

  • US 20080085724A1
  • Filed: 10/05/2006
  • Published: 04/10/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/05/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for communicating location-based information between an application server and a mobile device in response to an information query, the mobile device and the application server communicating via a communication network, the method comprising the steps of:

  • a. initially receiving a subset of the location-based information at the mobile device in response to the information query;

    b. receiving further subsets of the location-based information as required; and

    c. pre-caching a predefined amount of location-based information at the device in response to a pre-cache trigger notification, the pre-cache trigger notification being generated when it is determined that the mobile device may lose contact with the communication network.

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