Patent published on July 25, 2023

Predicting Location: QUALCOMM's New Patent for Enhanced Location Tracking

We all know how technology has been taking over our lives – the way we communicate, shop, work, and even how we keep track of things. In the age of technology, it's now easier than ever to keep track of where we are and where we are going.

Recently, QUALCOMM, one of the leading providers of mobile technology, has patented a new technology that promises to take location tracking to the next level. This technology, which is referred to as the “variable ping rate for a location tracker”, will make it easier and more accurate for people to track their whereabouts.

The technology works by detecting when a tracking device has moved and then using the current location and speed to predict where it will go next. This means that the accuracy of the location tracking is improved as the device can predict where it is going and then accurately track its movements.

In addition to being able to predict where a device is going, the technology also allows the device to be tracked at different intervals. This is referred to as a “variable ping rate”, which means that the device can be tracked more frequently or less frequently depending on the circumstances. This means that the device could be tracked more frequently when in transit, for example, and less frequently when it is stationary. This will help to save battery life and improve the accuracy of the location tracking.

The technology works by using a combination of Global Positioning System (GPS) and other technologies such as radio, cellular, or satellite networks. This means that the device can be tracked from virtually any location in the world. This is especially useful for people who are travelling, as they can be sure that their device will be tracked accurately no matter where they are.

The technology is also designed to be cost-effective. Since the device is only tracked when it is moving, there is no need to constantly track the device, which reduces the amount of power used. This makes the technology more affordable and accessible to more people.

The patent also includes a number of security features that make it harder for someone to hack into the device or track its movements without permission. This means that the device is secure and its location is only visible to the people that are authorized to view it.

In conclusion, QUALCOMM’s new patent for enhanced location tracking could revolutionize the way we track our whereabouts. The technology uses a combination of GPS and other technologies to accurately track a device’s location and predict where it is going. The variable ping rate also allows for the device to be tracked more or less frequently depending on the circumstances, which helps to save battery life and make the technology more cost-effective. In addition, the patent includes a number of security features that make the device more secure. Although it is still a patent and there is no guarantee that it will make its way to the market, it could be a groundbreaking technology for location tracking in the future.

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