Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network

  • US 6,552,682 B1
  • Filed: 10/20/1999
  • Issued: 04/22/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/28/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for distributing location-relevant information over a data network to a mobile client, comprising:

  • at a server, receiving a GPS position of said client over said data network through a gateway bridging said data network and a wireless communication network; and

    obtaining said location-relevant information using said GPS position and positional information of selected locations stored at said server; and

    returning to said client said location-relevant information over said data network and said wireless communication network through said gateway.

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