System and method for alerting a first mobile data processing system nearby a second mobile data processing system

  • US 20090031006A1
  • Filed: 07/10/2007
  • Published: 01/29/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/07/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A data processing method for communicating whereabouts of a first mobile data processing system in relation to a second mobile data processing system, said method comprising the steps of:

  • determining a first situational location with a first automatically detected location of said first mobile data processing system;

    determining a second situational location with a second automatically detected location of said second mobile data processing system;

    determining that said second mobile data processing system is within a nearby distance to said first mobile data processing system; and

    alerting that said second mobile data processing system is nearby said first mobile data processing system.

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