Patent Awarded: Wireless Emergency Reporting System Patent

Researchers from the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the USF Computer Science and Engineering Department were awarded U.S. Patent # 8,045,954 – Wireless Emergency-Reporting System – Bidirectional location-based multimedia messaging system.  Issued October 11, 2011, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. For more information, contact Sean Barbeau, Ph.D.  

Patent Awarded: Optimizing Performance of Location-Aware Applications Using State Machines Patent

Researchers from the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the USF Computer Science and Engineering Department were awarded U.S. Patent # 8,036,679 – Optimizing performance of location-aware applications using state machines – Dynamically adjusts GPS sampling rates to allow high resolution tracking while moving and conservation of battery energy when  stopped.  Issued October 11, 2011, U.S. Patent…