System and method for communication with a tracking device

  • US 8,154,401 B1
  • Filed: 02/09/2009
  • Issued: 04/10/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/08/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A tracking device comprising:

  • a location detector operative to determine locations of said tracking device;

    a communication device operative to communicate with a remote system;

    memory for storing data and code, said data including location data determined by said location detector and configuration data;

    a processor operative to execute said code to impart functionality to said tracking device, said functionality of said tracking device depending at least in part on said configuration data; and

    a configuration routine operative to modify said configuration data responsive to a communication from said remote system; and

    wherein said configuration data modifiable responsive to said communication from said remote system at least partially determines a threshold distance between one of said locations and subsequent ones of said locations for storing said subsequent ones of said locations.

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