Updating a mobile device's location

  • US 8,559,942 B2
  • Filed: 01/31/2011
  • Issued: 10/15/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/04/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for providing current location information for a mobile remote unit comprising:

  • receiving current location information for the mobile remote unit resolved in response to data indicating that the mobile remote unit has changed locations, wherein the current location information is resolved using a set of more than one referenced positioning signal received by the mobile remote unit;

    using previously-stored location information for the mobile remote unit, wherein the previously-stored location information was resolved using a distinct set of more than one referenced positioning signal, and the current location information to verify that the current location of the mobile remote unit has changed; and

    providing an authorized resource with the current location information for the mobile remote unit.

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