Device, system and method for remotely entering, storing and sharing addresses for a positional information device

  • US 7,917,285 B2
  • Filed: 04/28/2006
  • Issued: 03/29/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/28/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for remotely entering location information into a positional information device, the system comprising:

  • a server configured to receive a request for an address of at least one location not already stored in the positional information device, to determine the address of the least one location and to transmit the determined address to the positional information device,wherein the request is received from a remote computer with a first identifier and the server being configured to determine a second identifier for identifying the positional information device based on the received first identifier;

    the positional information device includinga locational information module for determining location information of the positional information device;

    a communication module for receiving the determined address of the at least one location from the server;

    a processing module configured to receive the determined address from the communication module and determine route guidance based on the location of the positional information device and the determined address; and

    a display module for displaying the route guidance; and

    a communications network for coupling the positional information device to the server.

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