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Top Measurement Patent – Method and system for displaying navigation information on an electronic map – US8032297

U.S. Patent 8032297 was awarded to on 2011-10-04 and describes a “Method and system for displaying navigation information on an electronic map.” This patent has been cited 269 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative measurement patents in the field of instruments. The abstract states:

A mapping systems includes determining that a map object (“MO”) is outside the visible area of a map displayed; calculating the direction, distance and travel-time to the MO, creating an object vector indicator (“OVI”) and displaying the OVI on the map-display application. The OVI may be displayed on the periphery of the map-display and may be positioned in the general direction of the MO. The position of the electronic device is factored into the calculations and placement of the OVI. Link: U.S. Patent 8032297

This patent was originally filed on 2008-05-08 which gives it a processing time of 1244 days, compared to an average processing time of 1465 in the field. has total patents. The first named inventor is Gabriel Jakobson of Alamo, CA. The primary examiner was Tan Q Nguyen.

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