Patent Number: 8,577,602

Title: Method and device for presenting information associated to geographical data

Abstract: The invention relates to a method for presenting points of interest (POIs) via a graphical user interface (GUI) on an apparatus. Generally, data is received via a global positioning system (GPS) and map data is received via a communications network. Next, a reference location is determined, and based on the reference location a search area is determined. Next, POIs are found within said search area, wherein said reference location is comprised within said search area, and then said POIs are organized in a multilevel hierarchy tree. Finally, the found POIs are presented on the GUI.

Inventors: Walder; Robert (Kristianstad, SE)

Assignee: Vodafone IP Licensing Limited

International Classification: G01C 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017