G01C 21/32 (2006.01)
U.S. CI 701/211; 340/995.1
Field of Classification Search 701/200 202,
701/23-26, 208, 211, 213-215; 340/988,
340/995.1, 995.17, 995.19; 342/357.06,
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U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS
Primary Examiner—Yonel Beaulieu
(74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Foley & Lardner LLP
A system for displaying vehicle location information in a vehicle includes a current location detection device configured to provide location data for a first location of the vehicle representing the vehicle's current location, a vehicle speed sensor configured to provide vehicle speed data and a database of road network information configured to include at least one of street names and addresses along the streets thereon. The location data may include a direction of travel for the vehicle. A microprocessor coupled to the current location detector, the vehicle speed sensor and the database, the microprocessor is configured to determine a second location of the vehicle at a predetermined time in the future based on the location data and vehicle speed data and to determine a position identifier corresponding to the second location of the vehicle. A display is coupled to the microprocessor and is configured to display the position identifier.
13 Claims, 7 Drawing Sheets