TeleNav Patent Grants

Navigation system with data gathering mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9644988
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a travel context based on a travel condition; determining a source type with a control unit based on the travel context for providing a candidacy factor; and determining a candidate landmark based on the candidacy factor from the source type suited for the travel context.

Navigation system with notification and method of operation thereof

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9644989
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: receiving a notification associated with a remote location; detecting a user location for locating a device; detecting the user location at the remote location based on the notification; receiving an operation at the remote location when the user location is different from the remote location; and generating an alert based on the operation for displaying on the device.

Navigation system with search mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9646106
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating activity logs including a plurality of a travel frequency to a point of interest; generating a search index including a plurality of an index type based on the activity logs with a control unit; generating a preliminary result based on searching the search index with the index type tailored to a search context; and generating a search result based on filtering the preliminary result including the travel frequency meeting…

Navigation system with data driven category label creation mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: May 2, 2017
Patent Number: 9639617
A method of operation of a navigation system comprising: storing information including to a plurality of search query; counting each of the plurality of search query stored; ranking each of the plurality of search query based upon an aggregate count of each of the plurality of search query stored; identifying a category label based upon the ranking associated with each of the plurality of search query; and updating a category label list for displaying on a device.

Navigation system with mode mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: April 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9618349
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a travel condition for traveling from a start location to a waypoint; determining a navigation mode based on the travel condition by comparing a travel distance, from the start location to the waypoint, to a distance threshold for selecting a mode type; and generating a travel route with a control unit based on the navigation mode for displaying on a device.

Content delivery system with barge-in mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: April 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9620115
A method of operation of a content delivery system includes: receiving a command phrase based on determining an utterance type according to a travel context; determining a trigger match with a control unit based on the command phrase matching a trigger phrase; and stopping a prompt according to a prompt type based on the trigger match for controlling the prompt presented by a device.

Navigation system with location detection mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: April 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9622033
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a multiple instances of a user location within a geofence; generating an event with a control unit based on a user count of the user location meeting or exceeding a count threshold; and generating a notification based on the event for displaying on a device.

Navigation system with location correction mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: March 14, 2017
Patent Number: 9593953
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a location indicator within a geographic area; determining a traversal position based on a distance from an inanimate object location; determining a position error based on calculating a distance difference between the location indicator and the traversal position; determining an adjustment factor based on an error magnitude of the position error; and generating an update position with a control unit based on updating the…

Navigation system with content delivery mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: March 14, 2017
Patent Number: 9593954
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a target value level based on an activity history for responding to a notification; determining a boundary dimension with a control unit based on the target value level; and generating a geofence including the boundary dimension for adjusting the boundary size for displaying on a device.

Wireless system with database transfer mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: March 14, 2017
Patent Number: 9594819
A method of operation of a wireless system includes: receiving a notification packet through a wireless channel; calculating a retrieval route based on the content of the notification packet including identifying a final WLAN hub accessible form the retrieval route; transferring an update database while travelling the retrieval route including receiving a final update packet from the final WLAN hub through the wireless channel; and loading a storage unit with the content of the update…

Navigation system with map matching mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: March 14, 2017
Patent Number: 9595209
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: receiving a current position for locating a device; adding a new edge from a road topology map to a topological tree based on the current position; removing an old edge from the topological tree based on the current position; determining a matched edge of the topological tree based on the current position and the topological tree; and calculating an adjusted location based on the matched edge for displaying on the device.

Navigation system with content retrieving mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: February 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9581450
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a travel context with a control unit based on a vehicle information for identifying a vehicle; determining a restriction level based on the travel context for controlling a content retrieval by a head unit from a device; and determining the content retrieval based on the restriction level for displaying a display content on the head unit.

Navigation system with landmark recognition mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: February 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9581458
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a travel context with a control unit for traveling through a geographic region; generating a mental model for the travel context; and determining a guidance landmark based on the mental model for providing a navigation guidance for presenting on a device.

Communication system with transport link mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: February 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9584601
A method of operation of a communication system includes: adapting an application programming interface (API) for communicating with an application using a control unit; identifying a detection signal for identifying a physical transport for communication with the application through the application programming interface (API); arbitrating a physical transport protocol for the physical transport with the application programming interface (API); and connecting a transport wrapper for the…

Navigation system with feed prioritization mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: February 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9578454
A navigation system includes: a control unit configured to generate a feed hierarchy for prioritizing a trustworthiness of an interest feed based on a feed characteristic; determine a discrepancy by comparing the interest feed with the interest list, a feed record, or a combination thereof; determine a feed authorization based on the feed characteristic, the feed hierarchy, an entry category, or a combination thereof for manipulating the interest list; generate an update to the interest…

Electronic system with prediction mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: January 31, 2017
Patent Number: 9557184
An electronic system includes: a communication unit for providing a factor; a storage unit, coupled to the communication unit, for consolidating history with the factor; a control unit, coupled to the storage unit, for: estimating a delay based on the factor and the history; predicting traffic based on the estimated delay; and determining an alternate route based on the predicted traffic.

Hybrid navigation system with location based services and method of operation thereof

Granted: January 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9541402
A method of operation of a hybrid navigation system includes: providing a position information for locating a first device; linking a second position to the position information, the second position for locating a second device; generating a planned route with the position information refined by the second position for transferring over a regional network to the first device or the second device; and storing saved route information from the planned route for displaying on the first…

Navigation system with destination travel category extraction measurement capture mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: January 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9541411
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating a travel route having a first destination; assigning a first travel category for the first destination; detecting a detour to a second destination separate from the travel route; assigning a second travel category for the second destination; and capturing a mileage measurement for the travel route where the detour to the second destination is excluded based on the first travel category not being the same as the second…

Navigation system with touchless command mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: January 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9541415
A navigation system includes: an image capture unit, configured to capture a gesture; a control unit, coupled to the image capture unit, configured to distinguish between a command motion and a natural motion based on the gesture, an auditory cue, and a contextual information; and generate a command combination for instructing the navigation system based on the command motion and the auditory cue.

Navigation system with rule based point of interest classification mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: January 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9542479
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating a point of interest term from an uncategorized point of interest; applying a statistical rule to the point of interest term to generate a category score for the point of interest term; determining a normalized category score based on the category score and on matching the point of interest term and the uncategorized point of interest; and generating a category identifier for the uncategorized point of interest based on the…