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 Departmentwere recently 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 and Trademark Office.

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