Location based information system

  • US 8,060,117 B1
  • Filed: 10/07/2010
  • Issued: 11/15/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/28/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. In a wireless device based system, a system for delivery of a requestable location-based service to be charged to the wireless device user, comprising:

  • a GPS receiver for receiving GPS signals and a GPS antenna, said GPS receiver and said GPS antenna adapted to be used with a wireless device, said wireless device adapted to be activated to place a call to an entity that arranges for delivery of said location-based service, said wireless device adapted to be operated on a wireless network and having a number associated therewith, said wireless device having a transmitter responsive to GPS signals for transmitting to said entity via said wireless network a signal useful in determining the geophysical location of said wireless device and said number, said entity arranging for delivery of said location-based service responsive to said transmitted signal and arranging for charging of said user regardless of charging method at least in part for the requesting of the location-based service or for the requested service, said charging based on said transmitted number.

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