Personal communication system to send and receive voice data positioning information

  • US 7,702,455 B2
  • Filed: 01/08/2007
  • Issued: 04/20/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An information apparatus comprising:

  • a processing element configured to form a request for data concerning traffic pertaining to an area, and to process responsive data to the request, the responsive data being included in traffic data received from a data provider;

    an interface device for requesting and receiving map information from digital map storage separate from the data provider; and

    a display for showing thereon map information received from the digital map storage a location of the apparatus, and traffic information resulting from processing the responsive data, the shown map information including a plurality of waypoints indicating corresponding locations of goods or service providers on a map, the waypoints being selectable by a user in an order, wherein the selected waypoints are processed and reordered to uggest to the user a route to the respective locations of goods or service providers corresponding to the reordered waypoints.

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