Situation information system

  • US 6,091,956 A
  • Filed: 06/12/1997
  • Issued: 07/18/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/12/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A scalable, openly accessible, dispatcher obviating, situation information system comprising:

  • a. mobile computers with radios severally operated by users substantially transmitting information including location data, receiving situation information of selectable execution, including audible, visual, and tactile execution, and continually receiving telephone numbers of diverse providers of services and merchandise while obviating the resulting interference imposed by the obligatory answering of a ringing telephone as automated updates occur, and conducting shopping functions in shopping areas including stores and malls,b. radio locating means by which, from said location data including triangulation systems installed within and among buildings, the location of each of said mobile computers is determined and processed into location information including information pertaining to, and derivable from, the change in location of each of said mobile computers, andc. one or more radio sources of said situation information, including said location information, proximate information and other information, for purposes including presenting entertainment, commercial offers, and advertising whereby users of said mobile computers with radios benefit from timely information pertaining to situations within their locus.

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