TeleNav Patent Grants

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…

Navigation system with route optimization mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: December 20, 2016
Patent Number: 9523584
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating a route having a travel time and a travel distance; determining a context for using the route; determining a fuel usage factor based on the context for evaluating the route; calculating a fuel estimate for the route based on the fuel usage factor; and determining a fuel-optimization route based on the fuel estimate for displaying on a device.

Navigation system with indexed term searching and method of operation thereof

Granted: September 27, 2016
Patent Number: 9453741
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: preconstructing an inverted term index having a nested spatial index of at least one location; providing a search term and a search range for searching the inverted term index; locating the search term in the inverted term index and having the nested spatial index bounded by the search range; and retrieving a location record linked to the nested spatial index and associated with the search term and the search range for displaying on…

Navigation system with non-native dynamic navigator mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: September 13, 2016
Patent Number: 9441982
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: receiving a destination; generating a route to the destination; and generating a non-native dynamic navigation based on the route for displaying on a device.

Navigation system with content curation mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: September 13, 2016
Patent Number: 9441983
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating a point of interest record based on normalizing an entry record; calculating a similarity score based on comparing a plurality of the POI record to each other; and generating an affinity group with a control unit based on the similarity score meeting or exceeding an edge weight threshold for displaying on a device.

Navigation system with an itinerary planning mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: September 6, 2016
Patent Number: 9435657
A navigation system includes: a storage interface, configured to access a travelogue image for depicting an interest point; a control unit, coupled to the storage interface, configured to generate an extracted interest set including the interest point based on the travelogue image; generate a travel itinerary including an activity sequence based on the extracted interest set; calculate a navigation route based on the travel itinerary and the extracted interest set for accessing the…

Navigation system with communication identification based destination guidance mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: August 30, 2016
Patent Number: 9429445
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: identifying a target location with a communication identification; detecting a current location for locating a device; selecting a candidate location based on the candidate location being closer to the current location than the target location where the candidate location is associated with the communication identification of the target location; and generating a travel route to the candidate location for displaying on the device.

Computing system with multimodal interaction mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: August 30, 2016
Patent Number: 9430420
A method of operation of a computing system includes: receiving a interrupt request for an interrupt task request; determining a request intent, with a control unit, from the interrupt request; generating a system notification for the interrupt task request based on the request intent; and determining a presentation order of the system notification relative to an existing system notification based on a notification priority associated with the interrupt task request.

Graphical display system with adaptive keystone mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: July 19, 2016
Patent Number: 9398278
A method of operation of a graphical display system includes: generating a first registration point of an adaptive alignment image; calculating the adaptive alignment image having a first alignment point with a known location relative to the first registration point; projecting a projected image, having a first projected registration point, with the adaptive alignment image for displaying on a display surface with the first alignment point is a first projected alignment point on the…

Navigation system with point of interest ranking mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: July 12, 2016
Patent Number: 9389095
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating a first point of interest; identifying a current location for locating a device; and calculating a dynamic rank for the first point of interest, the dynamic rank represents a relevant match listing of the first point of interest based on a proximity of the current location to the first point of interest and an encounter validity based on the arrival time at the first point of interest.

Navigation system with device recognition mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: July 5, 2016
Patent Number: 9383214
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: accessing a device identification for identifying a device; generating a maneuver-relative status corresponding to the device identification with a control unit for representing the device associated with maneuvering a vehicle; and generating a device function profile corresponding to the device identification based on the maneuver-relative status for controlling the device or the vehicle.

Navigation system with semi-automatic point of interest extraction mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: June 28, 2016
Patent Number: 9377321
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: extracting a feature from a sample field with a manual label associated with a point of interest, the feature for locating the sample field in a document; generating a rule based on the feature extracted to assign the manual label to a target field; extracting the target field from the document with the manual label assigned by applying the rule to the document; and inserting the target field associated with the point of interest to…

Navigation system with content delivery mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: May 31, 2016
Patent Number: 9357343
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating a time fence with a control unit based on a provider location relative to a travel waypoint; generating a notification based on the time fence meeting or below a tolerable time threshold; and communicating the notification based on a delivery type for providing on a device.

Navigation system with spelling error detection mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: May 17, 2016
Patent Number: 9341490
A navigation system includes a control unit configured to identify map data for a geographic region; generate an n-gram frequency set based on the map data and the geographic region; calculate a target occurrence rate for detecting one or more potential spelling errors in the map data based on the n-gram frequency set; and a communication interface, coupled to the control unit, and configured to communicate the target occurrence rate.

Navigation system with route guidance mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: May 17, 2016
Patent Number: 9341498
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a travel context based on a travel condition; determining a guidance landmark based on a candidate landmark; and generating a navigation guidance with a control unit having the guidance landmark suited for the travel context for presenting with a device.

Navigation system with error detection mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: March 1, 2016
Patent Number: 9273972
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: accessing points of interest; identifying a target of interest including a field selection based on accessing the points of interest; generating a categorical set and a further set from the points of interest based on the field selection of the target of interest; calculating an error-related probability based on the categorical set and the further set; and determining an erroneous entry associated with the target of interest based…

Navigation system with conditional based application sharing mechanism and method of operation thereof

Granted: February 16, 2016
Patent Number: 9261603
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a service type of a first application for interacting with a first pairing device; determining a second application for interacting with a second pairing device in which the second application is also of the service type; selecting the second application with the second application meeting or exceeding a selection condition, otherwise the first application is selected; and generating an execution result for executing the…