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GPS BASED, ANTI- TAMPERING TAXI METER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009796D
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-19

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Neoh Kim Koon

Abstract

This article describes a new application based on the Global Positioning System (GPS). The application utilizes a taximeter which is GPS-based, instead of on which is based on an odometer. This application is intended to minimize the occurrence of taximeter tampering by unscrupulous operators. As the GPS system provides worldwide coverage, this application can be used virtually anywhere in the world.