System and method for using location information to execute an action

  • US 7,412,234 B2
  • Filed: 09/15/2006
  • Issued: 08/12/2008
  • 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 handheld location system for obtaining a current location of the apparatus, wherein the handheld location system communicates the current location of the apparatus to a feature server;

    a wireless communication device, wherein the wireless communication device is in communication with the feature server, the wireless communication device comprising;

    a memory storage; and

    a processing unit coupled to the memory storage, wherein the processing unit is operative to select the service from the plurality of services from the feature server wherein the processing unit being operative to select the service comprises the processing unit being operative to;

    display an interface that includes a service selection entry area, and a service-specific parameter entry area,send contents of the two entry areas to the feature server, andreceive a selection of the service back from the feature server.

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