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 new patent  Map having computer executable instructions embedded therein

Methods, apparatuses, systems, and computer program products are provided. An example method comprises accessing a record for a particular traversable map element. The record comprises an executable instruction. The example method further comprises receiving sensor data from one or more sensors. The sensor data corresponds to the particular traversable map... Here Global B v

 new patent  Method, apparatus and computer program product for a navigation system user interface

Embodiments described herein may provide a method for presenting a list of relevance-ranked milestone locations in a navigation system user interface. Methods may include: determining a current, map-matched location and a direction of travel; determining a plurality of milestone locations based on the current, map-matched location and the direction of... Here Global B v

 new patent  Method and non-occluding overlay of user interface or information elements on a contextual mao

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for non-occluding overlay of user interface or information elements on a contextual map. A method is provided for receiving map data and location data, determining, using a processor, relevant map elements based on the location data; and determining an information element... Here Global B v

 new patent  Device location verification for updated map data

Systems and methods for verifying a device requesting map data is within an approved geographic boundary. The method includes receiving a request including a route hop count and a latency value calculated from the device to a network node. The route hop count and latency values are compared against threshold... Here Global B v

Iterative map learning based on vehicle on-board sensor data

Methods, apparatuses, systems, and computer program products are provided. An example method comprises receiving a change trigger; and providing two or more map versions to a plurality of vehicle apparatuses. The map versions may comprise a stable map version and a changed map version. The example method further comprises receiving... Here Global B v

Method, apparatus and computer program product for adaptive venue zooming in a digital map interface

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided for adaptive zoom control for zooming in on a venue beyond the maximum zoom level available in a digital map. An apparatus may be provided including at least one processor and at least one non-transitory memory including computer program code instructions.... Here Global B v

Analysis and monitoring of a positioning infrastructure

It is disclosed a method comprising one or more of the following: a first determining whether or not at least one characteristic that has been derived from a coverage map being representative of respective coverage areas of a plurality of beacons deployed in an area is affected at least by... Here Global B v

Notifications involved with attaching or detaching connectable vehicles

Navigation devices, systems, and methods for transmitting notifications to and/or receiving notifications from electronic devices associated with passengers of connectable vehicles are described herein. In one example, a method is provided for sending a notification regarding a planned detachment of a designated vehicle from a plurality of connected vehicles. The... Here Global B v

Supporting positioning quality assurance

An apparatus obtains fingerprints that have been collected by at least one mobile device for supporting a positioning of other mobile devices. Each fingerprint comprises results of measurements on radio signals of at least one communication node at a particular location and an indication of the particular location. The apparatus... Here Global B v

Supporting a collaborative collection of data

An apparatus obtains fingerprints that have been collected by a plurality of mobile devices at a particular site for supporting a positioning of other mobile devices, each fingerprint comprising results of measurements on radio signals of at least one communication node at a particular location and an indication of the... Here Global B v

Reducing changes to a compiled database

It is disclosed to determine, in a second process of compiling data that yields a second compiled database, whether a first compiled database, which is yield from a first process of compiling data performed before the second process of compiling data, contains first object data defining a first object that... Here Global B v

Lane level traffic

Lane level traffic levels are determined based on traffic camera images. A controller aligns a three-dimensional map with a traffic camera view, and identifies multiple lanes in the traffic camera view based on lane delineations of the three-dimensional map. The controller calculates a traffic parameter based on the multiple lanes... Here Global B v

Vehicle usage-based pricing alerts

Methods, apparatus, computer program products, and systems for presenting a trip cost determination and/or a representation thereof to a user. An example method comprises receiving a pricing request comprising a user location and determining one or more cost model parameters, the one or more cost model parameters comprising at least... Here Global B v

Method, apparatus and computer program product for a navigation user interface

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are therefore provided for providing a navigation user interface. The apparatus may be caused to: receive an indication of an origin and a destination; provide for presentation of a representation of the origin, a representation of the destination, and a representation of the... Here Global B v

Method and determining location-based vehicle behavior

A method, apparatus and computer program product are described so as to provide more additional information regarding vehicular behavior. In the context of a method, information is received regarding a location of the vehicle at a plurality of instances in time. The plurality of instances in time define a time... Here Global B v

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for processing sensor data

A method is provided that includes: receiving a plurality of estimated position points, each estimated position point including a timestamp, where each estimated position point is an estimate of a position of a vehicle at a time respective timestamp; receiving on or more path events, where each of the one... Here Global B v

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for implementing customizable caching strategy based on traffic pattern to optimize memory footprint and reduce latency

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided to implement a customized caching strategy which optimizes the implementation based on usage patterns. In the context of a method a client request for a service is intercepted and an authentication check is performed for the client request based on cached... Here Global B v

Enabling improved user experience with location estimates

In a system a map of a site is presented on a display. A user input specifying at least one path section in the map on the display is detected. A definition of the at least one path section is stored. A representation of a radio environment stored for the... Here Global B v

Location estimates

A device obtains at least one characteristic of at least one radio signal detected at a mobile device that is located at a particular site and a representation of a radio environment for the site and a definition of at least one specified path section for the site. The at... Here Global B v

Using of a novel map to improve performance of indoor positioning system

An apparatus that determines, based on a geometrical criterion and at least one map object of plurality of map objects, whether a map element of a first map element type or a second map element type shall be created; wherein elements of the first map element type are intended to... Here Global B v

Method and route calculation considering potential mistakes

An approach is provided for route calculation using a navigation system by considering potential mistakes. The approach involves calculating, using the navigation system, at least one route. The approach also involves querying a map database to identify one or more intersections along the at least one route. The approach further... Here Global B v

Method and classifying a traffic jam from probe data

An approach is provided for classifying a traffic jam from probe data. The approach involves receiving the probe data that is map-matched to a roadway on which the traffic jam is detected. The probe data is collected from one or more vehicles traveling the roadway. The approach also involves determining... Here Global B v

Determining speed information

Further presented are inter-alia corresponding apparatuses, a corresponding system and a corresponding computer program code.... Here Global B v

Determining speed information

Further presented are inter-alia corresponding apparatuses, a corresponding system and a corresponding computer program code.... Here Global B v

Determining speed information

Further presented are inter-alia corresponding apparatuses, a corresponding system and a corresponding computer program code.... Here Global B v

Determining speed information

Further presented are inter-alia corresponding apparatuses, a corresponding system and a corresponding computer program code.... Here Global B v

Supporting radio model quality assurance

An apparatus obtains fingerprints that have been collected by at least one mobile device for supporting a positioning of other mobile devices. Each fingerprint comprising results of measurements on radio signals of at least one communication node at a particular location and an indication of the particular location. The apparatus... Here Global B v

Checking the health of radio model data

An apparatus obtains results of measurements, which are performed by a mobile device on signals of communication nodes. The measurement results for each of the communication nodes include a signal strength related value and an identification of the communication node. The apparatus obtains for one of the communication nodes a... Here Global B v

Dynamic identification of businesses based on geo-business localized social signals

Web based business page data is received. Historical data for the web based business page data is compounded. Geo-business cells are generated based on business identification information. Relevancy values of each geo-business cell is determined based on historical data specific to the geo-business cell. Relevancy values associated with web based... Here Global B v

Handling bluetooth low energy messages of radio tags for position determination

A method comprises: a mobile tag receiving at least one first Bluetooth Low Energy message transmitted from each of at least two fixed tags, each first Bluetooth Low Energy message including at least an identifier corresponding to the respective fixed tag; the mobile tag measuring a radio parameter for each... Here Global B v

Sharing safety driving metrics for navigable segments

A method is disclosed, comprising holding available, by at least a first apparatus, data associated with each road segment of at least one road segment, said data comprising (i) a representative of a first metric associated with spatial properties associated with the respective road segment; (ii) at least one representative... Here Global B v

Ambiguity map match rating

Methods and apparatuses are provided for generating, using, and storing ambiguity ratings for map matching. In an embodiment, an ambiguity rating is generated using a road segment and a relationship of the road segment and other nearby road segments. The ambiguity rating may be stored in a cell based map.... Here Global B v

Apparatus and associated providing u-turn guidance

provide an indication of the dynamically identified U-turn location for use in route navigation onto the different route of travel.... Here Global B v

Determination of a free-flow speed for a link segment

A method comprising determining speed-time cluster application histogram data set for a link segment that comprises a plurality of speed-time cluster application histogram data elements, each speed-time cluster application histogram data element identifying a speed-time cluster and an applicable duration of the speed-time cluster for the link segment throughout a... Here Global B v

Data mining in a digital map database to identify insufficient merge lanes along roads and enabling precautionary actions in a vehicle

Disclosed is a feature for a vehicle that enables taking precautionary actions in response to conditions on the road network around or ahead of the vehicle, in particular, an intersection without traffic signals and without a sufficient merge lane. A database that represents the road network is used to determine... Here Global B v

11/16/17 / #20170332198

Map based feedback loop for vehicle observation

Embodiments include apparatus and method for collecting observation data for updating a geographic database. An initial observation is collected by a first mobile device, a first vehicle, or a first sensor. Along with the geographic position, data indicative of the first observation is send to a server. The central server... Here Global B v

11/16/17 / #20170332248

Determining one or more potential installation positions and/or areas for installing one or more radio positioning support devices

A method performed by an apparatus is presented which comprises determining one or more potential installation positions and/or areas for installing one or more radio positioning support devices in a predetermined environment, wherein said one or more potential installation positions and/or areas are determined at least partially based on at... Here Global B v

11/09/17 / #20170322034

Dynamic traffic rendering

An initial geometry including one dimensional representation of a path is accessed. The initial geometry may be based on traffic data. An envelope size is identified based on the path. The envelope size may be derived from a width, functional classification, or lane quantity associated with the path. A processor... Here Global B v

11/09/17 / #20170322035

Method and matching probe points to road segments utilizing a trajectory identifier

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to match probe points to road segments utilizing a trajectory identifier, thereby increasing the accuracy with which probe points, such as probe points in ambiguous locations, are matched to road segments. For a probe point having a respective trajectory identifier (ID)... Here Global B v

11/09/17 / #20170322036

Stitching mixed-version map tiles in hybrid navigation for partial map updates

Methods, apparatus, computer program products, and systems related to partial map updates are provided. An example embodiment provides a method comprising receiving updated map data comprises a plurality of links. One or more changed or new are identified links. The method further comprises determining a tiling of the updated map... Here Global B v

11/09/17 / #20170322037

Stitching mixed-version map tiles in hybrid navigation for partial map updates

Methods, apparatus, computer program products, and systems related to partial map updates are provided. An example embodiment provides a method comprising receiving a map update for at least a first tile comprising map update data. The map update comprises updated map data for the first tile and previous map data... Here Global B v

11/09/17 / #20170323563

Determination of an average traffic speed

Navigation devices, services, and methods are provided for determining an average traffic speed for a path segment using probe data from a plurality of navigation devices. The method for determining an average traffic speed may include retrieving probe data from a plurality of navigation devices, each navigation device traveling over... Here Global B v

11/09/17 / #20170324495

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for selecting weather stations

A method is provided herein for selecting a combination of a subset of weather stations from among a plurality of weather stations for estimating the weather at a specific location. The method may include: receiving an indication of a plurality of weather stations within a predefined area, where the predefined... Here Global B v

11/09/17 / #20170325070

Positioning performance

An apparatus obtains test data, which comprises radio samples with associated indications of reference locations. The apparatus estimates for each of a plurality of representations of a radio environment positions based on the radio samples of the test data and on the respective representation. Each representation has been generated based... Here Global B v

11/02/17 / #20170314933

Data mining to identify locations of potentially hazardous conditions for vehicle operation and use thereof

Disclosed is a feature for a vehicle that enables taking precautionary actions in response to conditions on the road network around or ahead of the vehicle. A database that represents the road network is used to determine locations where a potentially hazardous condition exists. Then, precautionary action data is added... Here Global B v

11/02/17 / #20170314934

Map matching quality evaluation

A method is provided for generating ground truth data for positional data with matched road segments. The method comprises identifying a route comprising one or more road segments. Positional data, collected while traveling the route, is received. A plurality of candidate road segments is identified. The positional data is matched... Here Global B v

11/02/17 / #20170314935

Referencing closed area geometry

Embodiments includes systems and methods for referencing a dynamic closed geometry event to a map tile for a navigation application. The dynamic closed geometry event changes in geographic coverage area over time. In response to receipt of data indicative of the dynamic closed geometry event in map agnostic coordinates, a... Here Global B v

11/02/17 / #20170314936

Method and disambiguating probe points within an ambiguous probe region

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to disambiguate probe points within an ambiguous probe regions to permit more reliable association with a road segment. In regards to a method, probe trajectory identifiers (IDs) of probe points along at least a portion of the first and second branches... Here Global B v

11/02/17 / #20170316698

Accident notifications

A method comprising receiving sensor information from at least one sensor, determining that a vehicle was involved in an accident based, at least in part, on the sensor information, determining that an informative notification criteria is satisfied based, at least in part, on the accident, sending an informative notification in... Here Global B v

11/02/17 / #20170318117

Method and providing selection and prioritization of sensor data

An approach is provided for processing and transmitting sensor data in a bandwidth efficient manner. The approach involves causing, at least in part, a specification of one or more prioritization attributes for one or more sensors associated with at least one transmitting entity. The approach further involves processing and/or facilitating... Here Global B v

10/26/17 / #20170307389

Method and use in navigational applications

A method comprising providing or receiving updated information, previous and said updated information associated with a geographic region, said previous information comprising information about one or more links usable for connecting to one or more links in a different geographic region, and said updated information comprising at least said previous... Here Global B v

10/26/17 / #20170309171

Traffic volume estimation

Systems and methods for using a plurality of probe reports to augment a geographic database with traffic volume data. The plurality of probe reports are identified for a road segment for a time period. A probe value is determined for the road segment for the time period based on the... Here Global B v

10/26/17 / #20170309172

Node-centric navigation optimization

Vehicle position data from vehicles on a roadway are received. Affected nodes of the roadway are identified based on the vehicle position data. The roadway graph, representative of the roadway, is updated based on the affected nodes of the roadway. Routes of each vehicle are optimized based on updates to... Here Global B v

10/19/17 / #20170301232

Intersection map message creation for vehicle communication

In one embodiment, a method for intersection MAP message creation for vehicle communication is provided. The method includes receiving, over a network, map data for an intersection. A processor calculates a reference point location for the intersection from the map data and calculates offset values relative to the reference point... Here Global B v

10/19/17 / #20170303087

Assigning location information to wireless local area network access points

An apparatus receives a message including results of measurements on signals of a WLAN access point. The apparatus determines as a first condition whether the message comprises no indication of a position obtained in a non-cell based positioning and/or no information enabling a non-cell based positioning. The apparatus determines as... Here Global B v

10/12/17 / #20170293296

Method, apparatus and computer program product for grouping vehicles into a platoon

A method, apparatus and computer program products are provided for grouping a plurality of vehicles together into a platoon and using navigation and other available data to optimize the efficiencies of operating the vehicles together as a platoon. Methods may include receiving a first trip request including a first vehicle... Here Global B v

10/12/17 / #20170293857

Distributed online learning for privacy-preserving personal predictive models

Methods, apparatus, systems, and computer program products are provided for providing distributed online learning for personal predictive models that preserves user privacy. An example method comprises receiving model updates based at least in part on synchronization metadata. The model update comprises one or more received model parameter updates. The received... Here Global B v

10/12/17 / #20170294036

Supporting a creation of a representation of road geometry

A system including at least one apparatus creates a representation of a road geometry from a plurality of sets of data, each set of data including at least an indication of a position and an indication of a heading of a mobile object. The system detects an intersection in the... Here Global B v

10/05/17 / #20170284812

Road geometry matching with componentized junction models

In one embodiment, a method for road geometry matching with componentized junction models is provided. The method includes receiving a plurality of predefined road component models, receiving map data representing a physical road junction, selecting a subset of the plurality of road component models to characterize the physical road junction... Here Global B v

10/05/17 / #20170285129

Method and uploading radio maps

In accordance with an example embodiment, an apparatus comprises a first receiver configured to receive a first partial radio map and a second partial radio map, a processor configured to compare the first partial radio map and the second partial radio map, and the processor further configured to determine to... Here Global B v

10/05/17 / #20170287337

Learning lanes from radar sensors

Systems, methods, and apparatuses are disclosed for determining lane information of a roadway segment from vehicle probe data. Probe data is received from radar sensors of vehicles at a road segment, where the probe data includes an identification of static objects and dynamic objects in proximity to the respective vehicles... Here Global B v

09/28/17 / #20170276834

Selecting a weather estimation algorithm and providing a weather estimate

Methods, apparatus, systems, and computer program products are provided for selecting a weather estimation algorithm and providing a weather estimate based thereon. In an example embodiment a method is provided that comprises receiving request location information by a processor, identifying one or more weather stations, and determining a distance from... Here Global B v

09/28/17 / #20170277716

Map updates from a connected vehicle fleet

A road furniture item or another type of road object is detected by at least one sensor. An associated geographic position associated with the road furniture item or road object is determined. After a predetermined time is reached, the geographic position is compared to a local database. A remote database... Here Global B v

09/21/17 / #20170268887

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for correlating probe data with map data

A method is provided for partitioning probe data into a plurality of subsets, map matching a portion of the subsets and establishing a route based on the map-matched subsets of probe data. A method is provided that includes: receiving probe data points from a plurality of probes, where an uncertainty... Here Global B v

09/21/17 / #20170268894

Predicting short term travel behavior with unknown destination

Methods, apparatus, systems, and computer program products for predicting short term travel behavior of a user without knowing the user's destination. In one embodiment, a method is provided. The method comprises receiving historical location information for a vehicle and querying a set of indexed partial routes. A partial route of... Here Global B v

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09/21/17 / #20170268901

Enabling alert messages in a vehicle

A feature for a motor vehicle that takes precautionary actions in response to conditions on the road network in the vicinity ahead of the vehicle. The feature uses a data representation of the road network extending from the current vehicle position out to an extent. The data representation of the... Here Global B v

09/21/17 / #20170269221

Supporting an estimation of satellite locations

An apparatus computes first locations of a satellite for several points in time based on a first set of parameters values broadcast by the satellite for a first validity period and second locations of the satellite for these points in time based on a second set of parameter values with... Here Global B v

09/21/17 / #20170270791

Method and automated service schedule derivation and updating

A method, apparatus and computer program products are provided for automatically determining or fine-tuning bus service schedules for bus stops along a route. One example method includes causing reception of GPS data from a plurality of buses or uses from along a transit route, the GPS data comprised of a... Here Global B v

09/14/17 / #20170261328

An apparatus and associated methods for providing updated content for location based applications and services

An apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following: based on a determined match between a... Here Global B v

09/07/17 / #20170256163

Precision traffic indication

Precision traffic flow indication may involve receiving device data over a period of time representing a plurality traffic flow readings associated with a road involving a plurality of subsections. Calculating traffic flows and determining road subsections having similar traffic flows may also be involved. Also, indicating a different traffic flow... Here Global B v

08/31/17 / #20170248431

Probe based identification and validation of roundabout junctions

Probe data including points with geographic locations and heading angles are identified for a geographic area. A translation is performed on the points in the probe data in a predetermined direction orthogonal to the corresponding heading. The translated points are aggregated according to a location grid. The aggregated points are... Here Global B v

08/31/17 / #20170248437

Mapping road illumination

A method and apparatus for providing navigation services including illumination data. A request for a route is received with one or more preferences related to illumination for the route. One or more road segments that have illumination road attributes that correspond to the one or more preferences are selected. The... Here Global B v

08/24/17 / #20170241785

Supporting magnetic flux density based positioning

An apparatus obtains data comprising magnetic flux density data and an association of the magnetic flux density data to grid points of at least one grid, each grid point representing at least a geographical location. The apparatus applies at least one frequency transform to a representation of the magnetic flux... Here Global B v

08/24/17 / #20170243392

Geometrically and semanitcally aware proxy for content placement

An approach is provided for providing perspective-based content placement. A content placement platform processes and/or facilitates a processing of one or more models of one or more objects associated with a geographical area to cause, at least in part, a decomposition of the one or more models into one or... Here Global B v

08/17/17 / #20170235744

Method and initiating a task based on contextual information

An approach for initiating a computing task based on generation of a statement or question formed using context information related to a user is described herein. A request generation platform determines an input from a device specifying at least one term. Context information associated with the device, a user of... Here Global B v

08/17/17 / #20170238134

Method and selective zone-based communications

A method, apparatus and computer program product are described to provide geographically-related features and services based at least in part upon the data provided by a mapping database, such as by providing for selective communication with user devices in a manner dependent upon a mapping database. In the context of... Here Global B v

08/17/17 / #20170238205

Handling wireless fingerprint data

Apparatus is configured to scan for radio signals transmitted by at least first and second transmitting devices; for each radio signal identified in the scan, receive an identifier relating to the originating transmitting device from the radiosignal; use the identifier and/or parameters of a radio signal received from the first... Here Global B v

08/10/17 / #20170229013

Dynamic multi-lane capacity optimization in a mixed vehicle environment

In the example embodiments as described herein there is at least a method and apparatus to perform operations including monitoring probe data of car and truck traffic on at least one road segment including more than one lane; based on the monitoring, determining that an occurrence of a traffic jam... Here Global B v

08/03/17 / #20170219357

Navigational database update package

A method or apparatus for performing map updates includes two stages for reducing a size of the update package. A first navigation database having a first set of navigation data records and a first index section and a second navigation database having a second set of navigation data records and... Here Global B v

08/03/17 / #20170219358

Efficient and error tolerant mapping from a source graph to a target graph

Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are provided. An example method comprises identifying an object in a source graph; defining a closure graph around the object in the source graph; building a closure set around the object based on the closure graph; identifying the anchor nodes of the closure set... Here Global B v

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07/20/17 / #20170205491

Obtaining radiomaps

It is disclosed to obtain physical layout data of radiomap based on a plurality of location information representatives, each of the location information representatives being associated with a radiomeasurement.... Here Global B v

07/20/17 / #20170208128

Highly assisted driving platform

Methods for providing a highly assisted driving (HAD) service include: (a) transmitting telematics sensor data from a vehicle to a remote first server; (b) transmitting at least a portion of the telematics sensor data from the remote first server to a remote second server, wherein the remote second server is... Here Global B v

07/13/17 / #20170199051

Componentized junction models

In one embodiment, a method is provided for componentized junction models. A plurality of road junction configurations are defined with a different set of road segment models corresponding to each of the plurality of road junction configurations. One of the plurality of road junction configurations are selected for a route... Here Global B v

07/06/17 / #20170191834

Road segments with multi-modal traffic patterns

A method and system includes identification of road segments with multi-modal traffic patterns. A server receives speed data for a link. The server calculates a quantity of speed clusters from the speed data. The server calculates speed profiles for the quantity of speed clusters. The server identifies one or more... Here Global B v

07/06/17 / #20170193682

Method and generating a composite image based on an ambient occlusion

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for non-occluding overlay of user interface or information elements on a contextual map. A method is provided including receiving a two dimensional image associated with a geographic area or object, receiving geometry model associated with the associated with the geographic area,... Here Global B v

06/29/17 / #20170186225

Method and generating a composite indexable linear data structure to permit selection of map elements based on linear elements

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for generating a composite indexable linear data structure to permit selection of map elements based on linear elements. In the context of a method, map data and a selected linear element indication are received. The map data comprises a list of... Here Global B v

06/29/17 / #20170186314

Method, apparatus and computer program product for traffic lane and signal control identification and traffic flow management

A method is provided for traffic lane and traffic signal control identification and traffic flow management. Methods may identify traffic lights controlling lane movements, cataloging the information through analysis of traffic light signal phase and timing, and analyzing traffic movement through an intersection during specific periods of time. In particular,... Here Global B v

06/22/17 / #20170176193

Generation of link node routing graph using a straight skeleton algorithm

A processor identifies a navigable space. The processor generates a polygon from the navigable space. The processor calculates skeleton lines from the polygon using a topological algorithm. The processor removes a subset of skeleton lines leaving one or more center segments. The processor generates a routing graph from the center... Here Global B v

06/22/17 / #20170177710

Method and providing natural language input in a cartographic system

An approach is provided for classifying natural language input into plurality of query processing levels. The approach involves parsing at least one natural language input into one or more words, wherein the at least one natural language input represents at least one cartographic query. The approach also involves mapping the... Here Global B v

06/22/17 / #20170177933

Method and updating road map geometry based on received probe data

A method is provided for generating and revising map geometry based on a received image and probe data. A method may include: receiving probe data from a first period of time, where the probe data from a first period of time is from a plurality of probes within a predefined... Here Global B v

06/15/17 / #20170169710

Method, apparatus and computer program product for lane filtering

The disclosure relates to a method for lane filtering. In particular, the present embodiments relate to a method for determining whether lane filtering may be performed, an apparatus for lane filtering and computer program code to implement the determination by a device. In accordance with an example method information of... Here Global B v

06/08/17 / #20170160373

Fingerprint collection/provision control based on detected errors

It is disclosed to one of produce and obtain at least one set of fingerprint information, wherein the at least one set of fingerprint information comprises identification information for identifying at least one of a radio node and a cell observed at at least one position of the device, to... Here Global B v

06/08/17 / #20170160374

Fingerprint provision control based on device properties

It is disclosed to transmit query information that comprises information on at least one property of a device (101), to obtain response information that comprises information indicating that the device has been determined, based at least on the information on the at least one property of the device comprised in... Here Global B v

06/08/17 / #20170160375

Estimation of a level for an observation data set

It is disclosed to obtain an observation data set comprising respective identification information of one or more observed radio nodes of an environment and respective radio measurements values determined with respect to the one or more observed radio nodes; to determine respective association measures for the observation data set with... Here Global B v

06/08/17 / #20170162041

Predictive incident aggregation

In one embodiment, an incident report including a path segment identifier and an incident identifier is received at a computing device. The incident identifier is sent to a traffic prediction model. The traffic prediction model returns a traffic distribution value. The traffic distribution value identifies a portion of a traffic... Here Global B v

06/01/17 / #20170155561

Methods, apparatuses and computer program products to derive quality data from an eventually consistent system

An apparatus for deriving quality data includes a processor and memory storing executable computer code causing the apparatus to at least perform operations including receiving a consistency check from a network device indicating a summary count obtained during a time period. The summary count specifies a number of data items... Here Global B v

05/25/17 / #20170146350

Method and providing integration of access management with navigation systems

An approach is provided for acquiring access rights for one or more restricted access areas. The approach involves determining that at least one potential route for at least one user includes at least one location with one or more access restrictions. The approach also involves initiating at least one query... Here Global B v

05/25/17 / #20170146353

Method and providing traffic event notifications

An approach is provided for determining an escape point for at least one predicted route, and causing a timely notification based on attributes associated with the escape point. The approach involves determining at least one predicted route for at least one vehicle. The approach also involves determining one or more... Here Global B v

05/25/17 / #20170146355

Method and selectively qualifying trajectories in regards to a determination of travel time for a maneuver

A method, apparatus and computer program product selectively qualify trajectories for utilization in regards to the determination of the travel time for a maneuver. In the context of a method, it is determined whether a trajectory intersects both first and second gate lines disposed at opposite ends of a maneuver... Here Global B v

05/25/17 / #20170146360

Road density calculation

A map region is analyzed by a mobile device or by a server. The map region including one or more road segments is identified. Multiple points are selected from the map region. From each of the selected points, a distance is measured from the selected point to a nearest road... Here Global B v

05/25/17 / #20170148322

Providing driving condition alerts using road attribute data

A method and system for providing a driving condition alert to vehicle drivers and others are disclosed. The alert is provided based on road location and attribute data; real-time, historic, and forecast traffic data; real-time, historic, and forecast weather data; and/or scheduled and unscheduled event data. The alert may include... Here Global B v

05/25/17 / #20170150024

Interchangeable user input control components

In one example, a controller of a camera is configured to detect a mechanical connection of an accessory for the camera through data received by a sensor. The accessory includes a physical component that performs a function for the camera. The function may replace an existing function of the camera... Here Global B v








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