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New Google Mobile Patents

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Friday, May 25, 2007
12 years ago1,718 views

Two new Google patents in the mobile space surfaced:

Mapping in Mobile Devices
<<A computer-implemented mapping method is disclosed and includes displaying a first map view of a geographic area on a display of a computing device, receiving a voice or key-press zoom command and generating a first zoom box of a predetermined size on the display relative to the first map view in response to the zoom command, and displaying a second map view of a zoomed geographic area corresponding to the zoom box.>> ...

Local Search and Mapping for Mobile Devices
<<A computer-implemented method is disclosed that includes receiving on a mobile device a search query associated with a geographic location, providing one or more search results in response to the search query, the search results each being associated with a geographic location, and presenting on a graphical display of the computing device icons corresponding to each search result and also corresponding to a key on the computing device.>> ...

[Thanks Manoj Nahar!]

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