Patent Number: 7,788,030

Title: Navigation system

Abstract: A navigation system for providing a destination of a trip and for use in a vehicle includes a position detector for detecting a current position of the vehicle, a condition detector for detecting a combination of a plurality of predetermined vehicle conditions when the vehicle is stopping at a stop location, a first determination unit for determining that the stop location is one of a stop-by place of the trip and the destination of the trip based on the combination of the plurality of the predetermined vehicle conditions detected by the condition detector, a storage unit for storing at least the destination of the trip based on a determination result by the first determination unit and an information provision unit for providing destination information regarding the trip at least based on the destination stored in the storage unit.

Inventors: Kato; Seiji (Toyota, JP), Suzuki; Takamitsu (Okazaki, JP), Oumi; Masanori (Gifu, JP), Mizuno; Nobuhiro (Tokyo, JP), Hara; Kosuke (Tokyo, JP), Iwasaki; Hirotoshi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Denso Corporation

International Classification: G01C 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018