Method and system for providing travel time information

  • US 7,522,995 B2
  • Filed: 02/07/2005
  • Issued: 04/21/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/05/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • gathering travel time information pertaining to a route based on a plurality of cell phone locations measured through cell phone tower triangulation, wherein the travel time information is associated with at least one parameter relating to the travel time;

    estimating a typical travel time of the route based at least in part on the gathered travel time information;

    storing the typical travel time in a database;

    receiving a navigation request from a user; and

    presenting the route in response to the user request, wherein the presentation includes retrieving the typical travel time from the database and presenting the typical travel time of the route.

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