We own over 450 patents across the US and Europe. Our intellectual property powers everything from high speed vehicle navigation to world class client-side geofencing. Our commitment to innovation runs deep.
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Patents

March 8, 2016: US Patent US2013241776
Technique for using cached information with a WLAN positioning system to obtain an estimate of a position of a mobile device.

February 2, 2016: US Patent US2011235532
Methods of and systems for resolving multiple location estimate conflicts in a WLAN-positioning system.

January 12, 2016: US Patent US2013217390
A method of and system for estimating the range of a mobile device to a wireless installation is disclosed.

December 30, 2015: European Patent EP2427004
Methods and systems for classifying WLAN access points according to the quality of estimation of characteristics of the WLAN access points are provided.

September 1, 2015: US Patent TW200942057
Methods and systems for selecting and providing a relevant subset of Wi-Fi location information to a mobile client device

August 11, 2015: US Patent US9103900
System and method of gathering WLAN packet samples to improve position estimates of WLAN devices.

July 10, 2015: Japanese Patent JP5775449
The method of integrating a WLAN-PS and SPS to create a hybrid positioning system.

June 23, 2015: European Patent 2651853
Estimation of position using wlan access point radio propagation characteristics in a WLAN positioning system.

June 9, 2015: US Patent 20196621
A method for estimating position using WLAN access point radio propagation characteristics in a WLAN location based service is provided. 

May 19, 2015: US Patent 9037160
A method for providing contextual information about a location of a wireless-enabled mobile device

May 19, 2015: US Patent 9037162
Methods and systems of continuously optimizing data in Wi-Fi positioning systems

May 12, 2015: US Patent 9031580
Method of estimating demographic information associated with a selected tile based on tracks of a plurality of mobile device users

April 21, 2015: US Patent 9014715
Systems for and methods of determining likelihood of atypical transmission characteristics of reference points in a positioning system

April 21, 2015: US Patent 9013350
Systems and methods for using a satellite positioning system to detect moved WLAN access points

April 14, 2015: US Patent 9008690
Method for estimating the speed and bearing of a Wi-Fi enabled device using WLAN radio signals in a WLAN based location service

April 7, 2015: US Patent 9001743
method and system for increasing the accuracy of a WLAN based position estimate using cellular positioning information

March 31, 2015: US Patent 8996032
Systems for and methods of determining likelihood of reference point identity duplication in a positioning system

March 17, 2015: US Patent 8983504
Systems for and methods of determining likelihood of relocation of reference points in a positioning system are disclosed

March 17, 2015: US Patent 8983493
Meth
od and system for selecting and providing a relevant subset of Wi-Fi location information to a mobile client device so the client device may estimate its position with efficient utilization of resources

March 3, 2015: US Patent 8971923
Methods of and systems for measuring beacon stability of wireless access points are provided

March 3, 2015: US Patent 8971915
Systems for and methods of determining likelihood of mobility of reference points in a positioning system are disclosed

February 24, 2015: US Patent 8965412
Method of determining device location using the stored locations for the identified Wi-Fi access points, the signal strengths of the received messages and the chosen location-determination algorithm

February 11, 2015: European Patent 101494252
Method of estimating an expected error of a position estimate for use in a WLAN positioning system that estimates the position of a WLAN-enabled device

January 22, 2015: Australian Patent 2011202783
Method of utilizing Wi-Fi-enabled devices to monitor Wi-Fi access points in a target area to indicate whether a Wi-Fi access point has moved 5 relative to its previously recorded location

December 9, 2014: US Patent 8909245
Method of estimating an expected error of a position estimate for use in a WLAN positioning system that estimates the position of a WLAN-enabled device

November 21, 2014: European Patent 101466411
Calculation of quality of estimation of WLAN access point characteristics for use in a WLAN positioning system

November 18, 2014: US Patent 8890746
Methods and systems of hybrid positioning for increasing the reliability and accuracy of location estimation

October 21, 2014: US Patent 2600861
Continuous data optimization method in a positioning system

September 16, 2014: US Patent 8837363
Location beacon database and server method of building a location beacon database, and location based services

May 1, 2014: Australian Patent 2012200417
Method and system for determining location using a hybrid satellite and WLAN positioning system by selecting the best WLAN-PS solution

April 22, 2014: US Patent 8706140
System and Method of Passive and Active Scanning of WLAN-Enabled Access Points to Estimate Position of a WLAN Positioning Device

April 15, 2014: US Patent 8700053
System for and methods of determing likelikood of relocation of reference points in a positioning system 

March 26, 2014: Japanese Patent 5450529
Location beacon database and server, method of building location beacon database, and location based service using the same

March 26, 2014: Japanese Patent 5450689
Continuous data optimization in positioning systems

February 19, 2014: Japanese Patent 5419891 
Method and system for selecting and providing a relevant subset of Wi-Fi location information to a mobile client device so the client device may estimate its position with efficient utilization of resources

February 4, 2014: US Patent 8644852
Method and system for determining location using a hybrid satellite and WLAN positioning system by selecting the best WLAN-PS solution

January 28, 2014: US Patent 8644852 
Improvement of the accuracy and performance of a hybrid positioning system 

January 28, 2014: US Patent 8638725
Methods and systems for determing location using a cellular and WLAN positioning system by selecting the best WLAN PS solution

January 14, 2014: US Patent 8630657
Systems for and methods of determing likelihood of reference point identify duplication in a positioning system

January 14, 2014: US Patent 8630664
Creation of an access point database

December 31, 2013: US Patent 8619643
System and Method for Estimating the Probability of Movement of Access Points in a WLAN-based Positioning System

December 12, 2013: Australian Patent 2008345574
Providing Wi-Fi location information to a mobile device in order to estimate its position

December 10, 2013: US Patent 8606294
Method of and System for Estimating Temporal Demographics of Mobile Users

October 22, 2013: US Patent 8564481
Systems and Methods for Using a Satellite Positioning System to Detect Moved WLAN Access Points

October 15, 2013: US Patent 8559974
Methods of and systems for measuring beacon stability of wireless access points 

September 18, 2013: Japanese Patent 5291618

Sept 17, 2013: US Patent 8538457
Continuous data optimization of moved access points in positioning systems

Sept 3, 2013: US Patent 8526967
Estimation of speed and direction of travel in a WLAN Positioning System

July 2, 2013: US Patent 8478297
Continuous data optimization of moved access points in positioning systems

June 28, 2013: Singaporean Patent 167168 
Method and system for determining location using a hybrid satellite and WLAN positioning system by selecting the best WLAN-PS solution

June 13, 2013: Australian Patent 2011232813
Location beacon database and server, creating a method of building location beacon database and location based services

June 11, 2013: US Patent 8462745
Methods and systems for determining location using a cellular and WLAN positioning system by selecting the best WLAN PS solution

Mar 26, 2013: US Patent 8406785
Method and system for estimating range of mobile device to wireless installation

Feb 15, 2013: Singaporean Patent 162558
Providing Wi-Fi location information to a mobile device in order to estimate its position

Feb 5, 2013: US Patent 8369264
Method and system for selecting and providing a relevant subset of Wi-Fi location information to a mobile client device so the client device may estimate its position with efficient utilization of resources

January 17, 2013: Australian Patent 2011201767
A method of locating a user-device having a Wi-Fi radio

Nov 27, 2012: Spanish Patent 2391566
Database and server location beacons method used in constructing a database location beacons

Nov 20, 2012: US Patent 8315233
System and method of gathering WLAN packet samples to improve position estimates of WLAN positioning device

Nov 16, 2012: Chinese Patent 08101637.9
Location beacon database and server method used in building location beacon database

Oct 9, 2012: US Patent 8284103
Systems and methods for using a satellite positioning system to detect moved WLAN access points

Oct 2, 2012: US Patent 8279114
Method of determining position in a hybrid positioning system using a dilution of precision metric

Aug 14, 2012: US Patent 8244272
Continuous data optimization of moved access points in positioning systems

Aug 14, 2012: US Patent 8242960
Systems and methods for using a satellite positioning system to detect moved WLAN access points

July 25, 2012: European Patent 1820120
Location beacon database and server method used in building location beacon database

July 24, 2012: US Patent 8229455
System and method of gathering and caching WLAN packet information to improve position estimates of a WLAN positioning device

July 17, 2012: US Patent 8223074
Systems and methods for using a satellite positioning system to detect moved WLAN access points

May 22, 2012: US Patent 8185129
System and method of passive and active scanning of WLAN-enabled access points to estimate position of a WLAN positioning device

Apr 27, 2012: Japanese Patent 4980247
Method of continuous data optimization in a positioning system

Apr 26, 2012: Australia Patent 2010/226917
Method of continuous data optimization in a positioning system

April 10, 2012: US Patent 8155666
Methods and systems for determining location using a cellular and WLAN positioning system by selecting the best cellular positioning system solution

April 10, 2012: US Patent 8155673
Estimation of position using WLAN access point radiopropagation characteristics in a WLAN positioning system

April 10, 2012: US Patent 8154454
Systems and methods for using a satellite positioning system to detect moved WLAN access points link

March 27, 2012: US Patent 8144673
Method and system for employing a dedicated device for position estimation by a WLAN positioning system

March 20, 2012: US Patent 8140094
Data optimization of new access points in positioning systems

March 8, 2012: Spanish Patent 2376045
Calculation of quality characterization WLAN access point for use in WLAN access point system.

March 6, 2012: US Patent 8130148
System and method for using a satellite positioning system to filter WLAN access points in a hybrid positioning system

Jan 24, 2012: US Patent 8103288
Estimation of speed and direction of travel in a WLAN positioning system using multiple position estimations

Jan 3, 2012: US Patent 8090386
Estimation of speed and direction of travel in a WLAN positioning system

Jan 3, 2012: US Patent 8089399
System and method for refining a WLAN-PS estimated location using satellite measurements in a hybrid positioning system

Jan 3, 2012: US Patent 8089398
Methods and systems for stationary user detection in a hybrid positioning system

Jan 1, 2012: Australian Patent 2010226917
Continuous data optimization in a positioning system

Dec 12, 2011: South Korean Patent 1099151
Location beacon database and server method used in building location beacon database

Dec 14, 2011: European Patent 2022281
Calculation of quality of a WLAN access point characterization for use in a WLAN positioning system

Dec 1, 2011: Australia Patent 2007/317677
System and method for estimating positioning error within a WLAN-based positioning system

Dec 1, 2011: Australian Patent 2010226912
Method for continuous data optimization in a positioning system

Nov 22, 2011: US Patent 8063820
Methods and systems for determining location using a hybrid satellite and WLAN positioning system by selecting the best SPS measurements

Nov 18, 2011: Japanese Patent 4866361
Location beacon database and server method of building location beacon database using same

Nov 15, 2011: Singapore Patent 152385
Systems and methods for estimating positioning error within a WLAN-based positioning system

Nov 8, 2011: US Patent 8054219
Systems and methods for determining position using a WLAN-PS estimated position as an initial position in a hybrid positioning system

Oct 27, 2011: Australia Patent 2005330513
Location beacon database and server method used in building location beacon database

Oct 5, 2011: European Patent 2012830
Estimation of speed and direction of travel in a WLAN positioning system

Oct 4, 2011: US Patent 8031657
Server for updating location beacon database

Sept 20, 2011: US Patent 8022877
Systems and methods for using a satellite positioning system to detect moved WLAN access points

Sept 13, 2011: US Patent 8019357
System and method for estimating positioning error within a WLAN-based positioning system

Sept 6, 2011: US Patent 8014788
Estimation of speed of travel using the dynamic signal strength variation of multiple WLAN access points

Aug 16, 2011: US Patent 7999742
System and method for using a satellite positioning system to filter WLAN access points in a hybrid positioning system

Aug 18, 2011: Australian Patent 2007317677
System and method for estimating positioning error within a WLAN-based positioning system.

July 23, 2011: Australia Patent 2006/335359
Continuous data optimization in positioning system

Mar 29, 2011: US Patent 7916661
Estimation of position using WLAN access point radio propagation characteristics in a WLAN positioning system

Mar 15, 2011: Australia Patent 2010/226912
Continuous data optimization in positioning system

Mar 10, 2011: Australia Patent 2006335359
Continuous data optimization in positioning system

Dec 21, 2010: US Patent 7856234
System and method for estimating positioning error within a WLAN-based positioning system

Nov 17, 2010: China Patent 101438270
Location beacon database and server method used in building location beacon database

Nov 16, 2010: US Patent 7835754
Estimation of speed and direction of travel in a WLAN positioning system

Oct 19, 2010: US Patent 7818017
Location-based services that choose location algorithms based on number of detected access points within range of a user device

Aug 3, 2010: US Patent 7769396
Location-based services that choose location algorithms based on number of detected access points within range of a user device

Aug 3, 2010: US Patent 7768963
System and method of improving sample of WLAN packet information to improve Doppler frequency of a WLAN positioning device

Mar 31, 2010: Singapore Patent 157355
Location beacon database and server method used in building location beacon database

Nov 30, 2009: Singapore Patent 132039
Location beacon database and server method used in building location beacon database

July 23, 2009: US Patent 7551929
Estimation of speed and direction of travel in a WLAN positioning system using multiple position estimations

July 23, 2009: US Patent 7551579
Calculation of quality of WLAN access point characterization for use in a WLAN positioning system

Apr 7, 2009: US Patent 7515578
Estimation of positioning using WLAN access point radio propagation characteristics in a WLAN positioning system

Mar 10, 2009: US Patent 7502620
Encoding and compression of a location beacon database

Feb 17, 2009: US Patent 7493127
Continuous data optimization of new access points in positioning systems

Jan 6, 2009: US Patent 7474897
Continuous data optimization by filtering and positioning systems

Dec 30, 2008: US Patent 7471954
Methods and systems for estimating a user position in a WLAN positioning system based on user assigned access point locations

Oct 7, 2008: US Patent 7433694
Creation of a location beacon database

Aug 19, 2008: US Patent 7414988
Server for updating location beacon database

July 22, 2008: US Patent 7403762
Method and system for building a location beacon database

April 30, 2008: Singapore Patent 134837
Continuous data optimization in positioning system

Dec 4, 2007: US Patent 7305245
Location-based services that choose location algorithms based on number of detected access points within range of user device