NEW YORK—Rivada Networks has been granted Japanese Patent No. 5856675, covering its enhanced Location-Based Services. Rivada’s eLBS offers up to a five-fold increase in location accuracy in GPS-stressed environments.
The technology, already patented in the U.S., Canada, South Korea, Australia and Russia, uses a combination of sensor fusion and, where available, ad hoc mesh networks between nearby devices to pinpoint the location of a mobile device.
“Rivada’s eLBS will improve everything from location data for ride-sharing services or driverless cars to contextual advertising”
The Japanese patent, valid for twenty years from the filing date of August 15, 2012, is Rivada’s 15th patent award for its eLBS technology. The eLBS algorithm runs on both Android™ and iOS operating systems and has demonstrated location accuracy of under one cubic meter, including on the Z-axis (elevation), without relying on a GPS fix.
This unprecedented level of accuracy facilitates a range of innovative location-based services on mobile devices. “Rivada’s eLBS will improve everything from location data for ride-sharing services or driverless cars to contextual advertising” and more, according to Rivada CEO Declan Ganley. “We’re delighted that patent protection for eLBS has now been extended to Japan.”
Interested parties are invited to discuss the licensing and use of Rivada’s this technology with the Rivada executive team.
About Rivada Networks
Rivada Networks is a leading designer, integrator and operator of wireless, interoperable communications networks. Rivada’s technology, Dynamic Spectrum Arbitrage-Tiered Priority Access (DSATPA), allows wireless broadband capacity to be dynamically bought and sold in a fully competitive on demand process to competing commercial entities. DSATPA is a game changer for the way in which spectrum is consumed, maximizing the efficiency of radio spectrum bandwidth and unlocking the potential for more extensive, higher capacity broadband networks.