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Apparatus and method for displaying a map (Patent)

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A computer hardware and software system and method for displaying a map of streets corresponding to an area over which a vehicle may move to assist a driver to navigate, the system displaying the map on a display based on a scale-dependent street prioritization scheme, providing on the display a vehicle position symbol indicating the current position and heading of the vehicle and a moving map which moves in translation and rotation as the vehicle moves, selectively and dynamically labelling streets on the display as the vehicle moves, and providing a destination symbol on the display indicating a desired destination or the direction to a desired destination.  
 
A computer hardware and software system and method for displaying a map of streets corresponding to an area over which a vehicle may move to assist a driver to navigate, the system displaying the map on a display based on a scale-dependent street prioritization scheme, providing on the display a vehicle position symbol indicating the current position and heading of the vehicle and a moving map which moves in translation and rotation as the vehicle moves, selectively and dynamically labelling streets on the display as the vehicle moves, and providing a destination symbol on the display indicating a desired destination or the direction to a desired destination.  
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[[Media:Apparatus_and_method_for_displaying_a_ma.pdf|Media:Apparatus and method for displaying a ma.pdf]]
  
 
== Related Pages ==
 
== Related Pages ==
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[[Tracking the Ice Hockey Puck - FoxTrax (Glow Puck)]]
 
[[Tracking the Ice Hockey Puck - FoxTrax (Glow Puck)]]
 
== Patent ==
 
 
[[Media:Apparatus_and_method_for_displaying_a_ma.pdf|Media:Apparatus and method for displaying a ma.pdf]]
 
  
 
[[Category:Culture_and_society]] [[Category:Law_&_government|Category:Law_&_government]] [[Category:Patents]] [[Category:Transportation]] [[Category:Navigation]]
 
[[Category:Culture_and_society]] [[Category:Law_&_government|Category:Law_&_government]] [[Category:Patents]] [[Category:Transportation]] [[Category:Navigation]]

Revision as of 18:36, 15 December 2010

Abstract

A computer hardware and software system and method for displaying a map of streets corresponding to an area over which a vehicle may move to assist a driver to navigate, the system displaying the map on a display based on a scale-dependent street prioritization scheme, providing on the display a vehicle position symbol indicating the current position and heading of the vehicle and a moving map which moves in translation and rotation as the vehicle moves, selectively and dynamically labelling streets on the display as the vehicle moves, and providing a destination symbol on the display indicating a desired destination or the direction to a desired destination.

Patent

Media:Apparatus and method for displaying a ma.pdf

Related Pages

Recollections of the development of the FoxTrax hockey puck tracking system

Sportvision

Technological Innovations in Sports Broadcasting

Tracking the Ice Hockey Puck - FoxTrax (Glow Puck)