Patent Number: 8,442,204

Title: Real-time update of location information regarding a communications device

Abstract: An automatic location update system receives location information regarding an identified communications device and stores an identification of the communications device, advantageously its telephone number, and the location information, advantageously X/Y coordinates. Weighting factors associated with the coordinates are also stored. The coordinates and weighting factors thus stored are compared and the coordinates that appear to be the most accurate are selected. The selected coordinates are delivered to a positioning server used to route special number calls.

Inventors: Boroski; Eileen Kaye (Elmhurst, IL), Klepetka; Thomas W. (Lombard, IL), Smith; Robert Leo (Bensenville, IL), Mueller; Joseph (St. Charles, IL), Nelson; Michael Jay (Louisville, CO), Kuzel; Daniel Richard (Fredericksburg, VA)

Assignee: West Corporation

International Classification: H04M 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-14 0:00:00