JP3424328B2 - Mobile terminal device - Google Patents

Mobile terminal device

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JP3424328B2
JP3424328B2 JP13918794A JP13918794A JP3424328B2 JP 3424328 B2 JP3424328 B2 JP 3424328B2 JP 13918794 A JP13918794 A JP 13918794A JP 13918794 A JP13918794 A JP 13918794A JP 3424328 B2 JP3424328 B2 JP 3424328B2
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友哉 尾崎
宏 清水
道弘 目瀬
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DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION [0001] BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention
Mobile terminalsEquipmentIs what you do. [0002] 2. Description of the Related Art In mobile terminal devices, radio waves from satellites are used.
To detect your current location and display it on a map
There is a system. Examples of such systems include:
For example, equipped with GPS (Global Positioning System)
There is a car navigation system. [0003] SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
System knows where you are, but runs in groups
When moving, the position of the members scattered in the group
There is a problem that they cannot confirm each other. Therefore, an object of the present invention is to act as a group.
Mobile terminals owned by members of the group, for example
To be able to see each other visually
It is in. [0005] [Means for Solving the Problems]Portable end according to the present invention
The device comprises: an imaging unit having a lens to capture an image;
Location information about the location where the image was captured by the imaging means.
Position information acquiring means capable of acquiring information, and the imaging means
And stores the captured image in correspondence with the position information.
Storage means for storing the image and the image stored in the storage means.
And the position information is read, and the image and the position information are read.
Display means for displaying the position at which the image was captured using
And the image and the position stored in the storage means
Transmission means for reading and transmitting information. [0006]The portable terminal device according to the present invention
Imaging means for capturing an image having
More location information about the location where the image was captured
Position information acquiring means, and the
Storage means for storing an image and the position information in association with each other
And the image and the image stored by the storage unit.
Transmitting means for reading and transmitting the position information, and another portable terminal
Image sent from the device and the location where the image was imported
Receiving means for receiving positional information related to, and the receiving means
Using the image and the position information received by the
Display means for displaying the position at which the image has been captured.
You. Further, the portable terminal device obtains time information.
Obtaining time information obtaining means, wherein the storing means
The time information acquired by the time information acquiring unit is
And stored together with the position information. [0008]Further, the position information acquiring means is a GPS satellite.
It is specially equipped with a receiving means for receiving radio waves from stars.
Sign. The position information indicates a longitude and a latitude.
It is characterized by including information. [0010] The display means may display a position at which the image is captured.
The location is displayed on a map. In addition, the table
Indicating means for displaying the image on a map.
You. [0011]In addition, the display means includes the image and the image.
The feature is to display the position where the image was captured on the map
I do. [0012] First, information on the position and speed of the portable terminal device a is
A method of displaying on the mobile terminal device b will be described. this
In this case, in the portable terminal device a, the current
Acquire the current location, and use the transmission
Transmit to the mobile terminal device b. In the mobile terminal device b
First, the position information from the portable terminal device a is received by the receiving means.
Receive information. Then, map management is performed by the map display means.
When displaying map data managed by
Then, the position information received earlier is displayed on the map by the position display means.
Is displayed over the display. In the mobile terminal device b,
The current position of the portable terminal device b itself is displayed by the position display means.
It can be displayed on a map. Also, the position display means
When displaying a mark on the location of another mobile terminal device on a map
In addition, the own mobile terminal device and another mobile terminal
The distance to the device is calculated, and the distance calculated by the color management means
Reads the color corresponding to, and displays the mark with the color read earlier
can do. In addition, the moving speed calculation means
Calculate the moving speed of the mobile terminal device and use the speed display means
The speed can be displayed with an arrow. Next, information on the position and speed of the portable terminal device a
Will be described with respect to another method of displaying on the portable terminal device b.
You. Another way to display this speed is to use a mobile device
In position a, the current position is detected by the position
The moving speed is obtained by the output unit, and the transmission unit is used.
And the detected position and speed information are transferred to another portable terminal device b.
Send to In the mobile terminal device b, first, the receiver
Receive the position and speed information from the portable terminal device a
I believe. And, by the map display means, the map management means
Therefore, while displaying the managed map data,
The received position information is displayed by the position display means and the speed information.
Information is superimposed on the map by the speed display means.
You. Next, a method for displaying information about the user
Will be described. First, the mark selected by the selection means
Information about the user is displayed by the user information display means.
You. Further, information on the mark selected by the selection means is provided.
As a report, the distance calculated by the distance calculation means
The time difference obtained by the time display means and the time calculation means
The display means can be displayed. Next, a method of displaying traffic information will be described.
I will tell. In this case, the traffic information receiving means
Is received and displayed over the map. Next, together with information on the position of the portable terminal device a,
The still image is transmitted to the portable terminal device b, and the portable terminal device b
A display method will be described. First, the mobile terminal device a
, A still image is captured by the image input means. So
The current position is acquired by the position detecting means, and the transmitting means
And the previously captured still image
Is transmitted to the portable terminal device b. In the mobile terminal device b
First, the position information from the portable terminal device a is received by the receiving means.
Information and still images. And the map display means
Map data managed by the map management means.
Displaying the position information received earlier and displaying the position information
To display on the map. And by the selection means
To select the mark displayed on the map,
The step displays a still image on the screen. Next, a method for capturing a still image will be described.
I will tell. First, the screen is switched by the screen selection means, and the screen is switched.
The image input by the image input means is transferred to the image display means.
Display more on the screen. And image capturing instruction means
Command to capture an image with the
Of the input image. Next, via the host station, the portable terminal device a
To display the information such as the position of the mobile terminal device b
explain about. First, in the mobile terminal device a, the position
The current position is acquired by the detecting means, and detected by the registering means.
The transmitted location information is transmitted to the host station. In the host station,
The position information of the portable terminal device a is received by the host receiving means.
The position information is stored by the position management means. So
Then, the host station carries the portable terminal device b by the notification means.
The position information of the band terminal device a is transmitted. To the mobile terminal device b
First, from the host station by the second receiving means
The position information of the portable terminal device a is received. And the map table
Map managed by the map management means by the indicating means
Displays the data and displays the previously received location information
The display means superimposes and displays the map. [0019] BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS FIG.
I do. FIG. 1 shows a communication system according to an embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 3 is a diagram showing a configuration outline. First, an overview of the present embodiment will be given.
This will be described with reference to FIG. In FIG. 1, 100a, 100b, 10
0c is a portable terminal device. The mobile terminal device 100 is an example
For example, each member of the group has one member. Ma
190a, 190b, and 190c are GPS (Global
 Positioning System) It is a satellite. Mobile terminal device 10
0 is for receiving radio waves from at least three or more GPS satellites.
By communicating, the current position can be specified. Ma
In addition, the portable terminal devices 100 communicate with each other using wireless or the like.
By exchanging data with other members, some members
Know where other members of the group are
Location can be confirmed. FIG. 3 shows the portable terminal device 100 shown in FIG.
FIG. 2 is a block diagram showing an internal configuration of the device. In the figure, 101 is control
Control of peripherals, request and processing of data, communication
Various processing programs related to the above are executed. 102
Is a storage unit, which is involved in data requests, processing, communication, etc.
Various programs and data are stored. Storage unit 102
Are, for example, RAM, ROM, flash memory,
Hard disk or the like can be used. 103 is a communication unit
And performs data exchange with another portable terminal device. communication
The unit 103 will be described later. 104 is a display unit
Yes, for example, LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) display
It is a driver for driving the display and the LCD. Display 1
04 has a CRT (CathodeRay Tube) instead of an LCD
Can also be used. 105 is a GPS receiving unit,
Receives radio waves from three or more GPS satellites 190 and
The current position of the terminal device 100 itself is calculated. 106 is the ground
The figure management unit searches and reads map data.
In the map management unit 106, a storage medium such as a CD-ROM or
Use flash memory. 107 is a clock and time
Management and periodic interrupt generation. 108 is input
Part, for example, a display integrated touch panel, or later
Buttons to be explained. The button is required
is not. 111 is a VIC for receiving traffic information
A CS receiving unit 113 is an image for capturing an image.
An image input unit. The VICCS receiving unit 111, the image
The input unit 113 is not essential. In the system having the configuration described above,
The position of the mobile terminal device 100 relative to each other's terminal device 100
To detect and display on the screen of the mobile terminal device
explain. First, the order of the self and other portable terminal devices 100
The position management table 300 for managing the position is shown in FIG.
This will be described with reference to FIG. Location information management table 300
Is stored in the storage unit 102 of the mobile terminal device 100. The location management table 300 has IDs 301,
It consists of a position 302 and a time 303. ID 301 includes
Stores an identifier for identifying a user. Also the position
In 302, the position of the user specified by the ID 301 is specified.
Stores information (position information) for setting. The position
As information for specifying the information, for example, latitude and longitude
Combination or combination of direction and distance from a specific point
Use a fake etc. At time 303, the position is measured.
Stores the time when it was performed. Next, the telephone number and the like of the portable terminal device of the member
Member management table 3 for managing information about members
50 will be described with reference to FIG. Member management table
Table 350 is stored in the storage unit 102 of the mobile terminal device 100.
To pay. The member management table 350 has an ID 35
1, a name 352 and a telephone number 353. ID35
1 stores an identifier for identifying a user. Name
The front 352 contains the name of the user identified by the ID 351.
Store. The phone number 353 has the ID 351
The telephone number of the mobile terminal device owned by the user
You. In addition, a name and a telephone number are directly used for ID351.
It is also possible. In this case, to identify the user
It is not necessary to have ID 351 consisting of the above identifier
You. Next, the portable terminal device 100 sets its current location.
FIG. 9 is a flowchart of the position detection process 500 for detecting
This will be described using a chart. In the position detection processing 500, first, the GPS reception
In the communication unit 105, at least three or more GPS satellites 190
Calculates the current position using radio waves from
501). Then, the control unit 101 receives the current position information.
Capture, location information and time in location management table 300
It is stored (step 502). In this step 502
Is the identifier and ID 301 of the owner of the portable terminal device 100
Is stored in the position 302 of the record that matches
The time read from the clock 107 is
At the time 303 of the code. Note that the position is determined by radio waves from GPS satellites.
For how to decide, Reference 1: “The GPS Navigation Messe
Page, Navigation Vol. 25, No. 2, 147-1
Page 65 (The GPS Navigation Message, Navigation Vo
l.25, No. 2); 1978 " Reference 2: "A Positioning Fixing Algorithm
Mu For The Low Cost GP RESI
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ー Es (A Position Fixing Algorithm for the Lo
w Cost GPS Receiver, IEEE Trans. on AES); 197
March 6 " And so on. The above-described position detection processing 500
It is executed periodically using the clock 107. Next, the position of the portable terminal device 100a is
Processing for notifying band terminal devices 100b and 100c
explain. The configuration of the communication unit 103 includes a cell
Using a telephone or using a specific low-power radio
There is a method that uses both a cellular phone and a pager. First, communication is performed between the portable terminal devices 100.
The communication data 400 will be described with reference to FIG.
I do. The structure of the communication data is the same as the above three methods.
And common. The communication data 400 includes an ID 401 and a position 4
02, time 403. ID 401 contains the user
Stores an identifier for specifying Also, position 402
Stores the location information of the user identified by the ID 401
I do. At time 403, the position to be stored in the position 402 is set.
Stores the time when the location information was measured. First, a cellular phone is used for the communication section 103.
From the mobile terminal device 100a to another mobile terminal device 100
b, the information about the position of the mobile terminal device 100a is notified.
Will be described with reference to the flowchart of FIG.
I will tell. This notification processing is performed by the mobile terminal device 100a.
Information transmission processing 510 and the mobile terminal device 100b
And an information reception process 520. In the information transmission process 510, first, the member management
To all members registered in the
It is determined whether the communication data 400 has been transmitted (step
511). When transmitting to all, the information transmission process 510
finish. If not sent to everyone, not sent
Select a member and phone number in the member management table 350
The telephone number is read from 353 (step 512). Next
Call the read phone number and connect the line
(Step 513). Then, the position management table 300
Specified by the identifier of the owner of the mobile terminal device 100a
From the position 302 of the record
The position information is read and the position 402 of the communication data 400 is read.
And from the time 303 of the record
Read time and store at time 403 of communication data 400
I do. The identifier of the owner of the mobile terminal device 100a
Is stored in the ID 401 of the communication data 400. Soshi
Then, the communication data 400 is connected in step 513.
To the portable terminal device 100b through the
Step 514). After transmission is completed, disconnect the line (step
515). After step 515 is completed, go to step 511.
Return. In the information receiving process 520, first,
Through the line established with the mobile terminal 100a.
Receives communication data 400 from band terminal device 100a
(Step 521). Next, in step 521,
Management specified by the ID 401 of the communication data 400
In the position 302 of the record of the table 300, the communication data
400 stores the position information stored in the position 402
At the same time, the communication data
The time stored in the time 403 of the data 400 is stored.
(Step 522). In the above embodiment, a cellular telephone is used.
However, instead of a cellular phone, PHP (Personal Handy P
hone) can be realized in a similar manner. Next, a specific low-power radio is used for the communication unit 103.
The processing in the case where the
Will be described. When using the specified low-power radio,
Information transmission processing 530 in the mobile terminal device 100a;
Information reception processing 540 in the mobile terminal device 100b
Become. In the information transmission process 530, the position management table
Of the owner of the portable terminal device 100a in the file 300
From the position 302 of the identified record, the portable terminal device 1
00a is read, and the position of the communication data 400 is read.
402, and the time 3
03, the time is read from the communication data 400 and the time 40 is read.
3 is stored. In addition, the owner of the mobile terminal device 100a
The identifier is stored in the ID 401 of the communication data 400.
Then, via the communication unit 103, the preset
The communication data 400 is transmitted at the frequency (step 53).
1). In the information receiving process 540, first,
The same frequency as the frequency at which the band terminal device 100a starts
In this state, the communication data 4 is transmitted from the portable terminal device 100a.
00 is received (step 541). Next, step 5
Specified by ID 401 of communication data 400 received in 41
Record position 302 of the position management table 300
When the position information stored in the position 402 is stored
In both cases, at time 303 of the record, time 403
Stores the time stored in. (Step 54
2). In the above example, the specific low power radio is used.
Ham radio instead of specific low-power radio
Even if it is used, it can be realized by a similar method. Next, when a cellular phone and a pager are used together,
The processing of the case is explained using the flowchart of FIG.
I will tell. What happens when a cellular phone and pager are used together
Is an information transmission process 550 in the mobile terminal device 100a.
And information receiving process 560 in portable terminal device 100b
Consists of In the information transmission process 550, the pager has
Use the group call function. The group call
Is a function to call multiple pagers at the same time.
is there. In the information transmission processing 550, first, the cellular phone
Phone numbers for making group calls
A call is made and a line is connected (step 551). next,
Location of the mobile terminal device 100a in the position management table 300
From the position 302 of the record specified by the owner identifier,
The position information of the mobile terminal device 100a is read, and the communication data is read.
At the position 402 of the
The time is read from the time 303 of the code, and the communication data 4 is read.
It is stored at time 403 of 00. In addition, the portable terminal device 10
0a is the ID of the communication data 400
1 is stored. Then, the line established in step 551
The communication data 400 is transmitted through (step 55).
2). Finally, disconnect the line established in step 551.
(Step 553). In the information receiving process 560, the pager
Communication data 4 transmitted by the portable terminal device 100a at the receiving unit
00 is received (step 561). Next, step 5
Identified by ID 401 of communication data 400 received in 61
Record position 302 of the position management table 300
When the position information stored in the position 402 is stored
In both cases, at time 303 of the record, time 403
Is stored (step 562). In each example described above, the position measurement is performed.
The information of the time at which the
Although it is transmitted to the terminal device 100b, only the position is displayed.
In such a case, the time information is not always necessary. Next, the information transmission processing 510 described above,
In the method of starting the transmission processing 530 and the information transmission processing 550
explain about. Information transmission processing 510, information transmission processing 53
0, the method for activating the information transmission process 550 is as follows.
How to start periodically, when you move a certain distance or more
There are two types of activation methods. In case of starting periodically, the clock 107 is used.
The information transmission process 510 and the information transmission process
Then, the information transmission process 550 is started. A place to be activated when moving over a certain distance
In this case, the previous information transmission processing 510, the information transmission
When the communication process 530 and the information transmission process 550 are started
Information is stored. Then, position detection processing 5
00 and the previously stored location information.
Calculate the distance to the information. The calculated distance is less than a certain value
In the above case, the information transmission process 510, the information transmission process 530,
Activate the information transmission process 550, and
The position information obtained by the output process is stored in the storage unit 102.
To pay. Information transmission processing when moving over a certain distance
510, information transmission processing 530, and information transmission processing 550 are started.
So that when it is not moving, it will send
To reduce the power consumption of the mobile terminal device 100
Can be. In the method described above, the portable terminal device 100
b is the position of the portable terminal device 100a, that is, the portable terminal
Detect the position of the member using the device 100a.
Can be. Next, the portable information terminal 100b
Displays information about the position received from terminal 100a
The flowchart of FIG.
This will be described with reference to FIG. In the position display processing 700, first, position management
Table 300 shows the identity of the owner of portable terminal device 100b.
From the position 302 of the record specified by the identifier, the mobile terminal
Read the position information of the device 100b (step 70)
1). Next, a map is read from the map management unit 106 (scan
Step 702). Next, the location read in step 702
The figure is displayed on the display unit 104 (step 703). Next
The portable terminal device 100b read in step 701
A mark indicating the position of is displayed on the map (step
704). Next, stored in the location management table 300
To determine whether the positions of all members are displayed
(Step 705). Display of the positions of all members is completed.
If completed, the position display processing 700 ends. Still position
If there is a member who does not display the position, still position
The position of the member not displaying the
Is read from the file 300 (step 706). And
Mark indicating the position of the member read in step 706
Is superimposed on the map on the display unit 104 (step
707). After the end of step 707, step 70
Return to 5. The position of the portable terminal device 100b is displayed on the screen.
If not displayed in step 701 and step 704
Can be omitted. Step 702
In the process of reading the map of
Select the map that includes the location of the issued mobile terminal device 100b.
You can also choose. Such technologies are already being used for vehicles
This is realized by a navigation system or the like. FIG. 14 shows the processing of step 702.
By changing to the map selection processing 710 shown, the position management
Positions of all members stored in table 300
Can be displayed on one screen. In the map selection process 710 shown in FIG.
All the positions stored in the position management table 300
And read it out (step 711). And step 71
A map that includes all the locations read in step 1
It is read from the management unit 106 (step 712). In the above embodiment, the map data
Data was read from the map management unit 106,
Therefore, the map data is not necessarily stored in the mobile terminal device 100.
No need to have. For example, managing map data
A database system is prepared and the mobile terminal device 100
Has a means to access the database,
Data can be read from the database system
It is. Hereinafter, examples thereof will be described. In this case, the communication
The unit 103 needs to have a cellular telephone function. Reading map data from the database system
Step 702 of the position display processing 700
Instead, map data acquisition processing 870 is performed. Also,
In the database that manages map data, map data
The data providing process 880 is performed. Map data acquisition processing 870,
33 and the map data providing process 880 in FIG.
This will be described using a flowchart. In the map data acquisition processing 870, first,
For example, by calling the database system
Establish a line with the base system (step 87)
1). Next, the map data is sent to the database system.
The request is sent (step 872). And the day
Receiving map data from the database system (87
3). Also, in the map data providing process 880,
Receive a request from the mobile terminal device 100 (step
881). Next, read the map data as requested.
(Step 882). Next, in step 882,
Transmits the found map data to the mobile terminal device 100
(Step 883). By performing the above processing, the portable terminal device
It is also possible to obtain map data from outside the device 100
is there. Next, a display example of the screen of the portable terminal device 100
Will be described with reference to FIG. (A) of FIG.
A mobile terminal owned by another member is displayed on the screen of the terminal device 100b.
It is an example of the screen which displayed the position of device 100a. In the figure,
290 is a map displayed on the screen. Also, 201
(201a, 201b) is another mobile terminal device 100a
Is a mark indicating the position of. FIG. 17B shows the portable terminal device 1.
00b, the mobile terminal device 100 of another member
a at the same time as the position of the mobile terminal device 100b itself.
5 is an example of the screen displayed in FIG. In the figure, 201 is another mobile phone.
This mark indicates the position of the terminal device 100a.
Is a mark indicating the position of the mobile terminal device 100b itself.
You. As described above, the positions of the members are displayed on the map.
Shows at a glance where members are
It can be recognized. In the present invention, the position of the member is shown.
Display the member's name with the mark
Can also. In that case, step 7 of the position display processing 700
In step 07, the step in the member management table 350 is performed.
The record specified by the member identifier read in 706
The name of the member is read from the name 352 of the
It is displayed below the mark 201. By the above processing, the name of the member is displayed below the mark.
FIG. 17 shows an example of a screen displaying the previous state. 231 in the figure
(231a, 231b) are member names. This
The member name 231 is displayed below the mark 201
You can see at a glance who is and where
You. Further, the position of the portable terminal device 100 is
When displaying multiple items on the screen, separate
Can be displayed. In this case,
The table management table 360 is used. Note that the mark management
The table is stored in the storage unit 102 of the mobile terminal device 100.
You. FIG. 20 shows the structure of the mark management table 360.
This is shown. ID 361 includes identification information for identifying the user.
Stores another child. A mark 362 is displayed on the screen.
Network is stored in, for example, a bitmap format. A separate mark is provided for each portable terminal device 100.
To display, step 70 of position display processing 700
4. When displaying a mark in step 707
In the mark management table 360, the user's knowledge
From the mark 362 of the record specified by the bespoke,
Read the mark to be displayed and display it on the screen.
You. By the above processing, each portable terminal device 100
Use different marks to display the position of the screen
Examples are shown in (e) and (f) of FIG. Like this
Each mark has a separate mark (in the illustrated example, the mark 201a is
(Circle and mark 201b are square)
You can see at a glance where certain members are. In the present invention, the portable terminal device 100b
Of the mark according to the distance between the
You can also change the color. In this case, the distance / color table
Bull 370 is used. The distance / color correspondence table 3
70 is stored in the storage unit 102 of the mobile terminal device 100
You. FIG. 29 shows the structure of the distance / color correspondence table.
Show. Distance / color correspondence table 370 has lower limit 371 and upper
Limit 372 and color 373. For example, in the lower limit 371
1 km, upper limit 372 to 5 km, color 37
3 includes red, the mobile terminal device 100
Distance to b is more than 1 km and not more than 5 km
When it is full, it means to display in red. [0100] The mask is set according to the distance from the portable terminal device 100b.
In order to change the color of the
Before the step 707, the color selection 860 is performed. color
For the selection process 860, the flowchart of FIG.
Will be described. In the color selection processing 860, first, in step 7
01, the position information of the mobile terminal device 100b read out,
From the position information of the member read in step 706,
The distance between two points is calculated (step 861). Next, the distance
From all records in the separation / color correspondence table 370,
It is determined whether the read processing of the limit and the upper limit has been performed.
(Step 862). When all records are read
If the color to be displayed is a predetermined color (default
(Step 866). Still reading
If there is no record, distance / color correspondence table 3
70 from the lower limit 371, and from the upper limit 372
The limit is read (step 864). Next, step 86
The distance calculated in 1 is greater than or equal to the lower limit and less than the upper limit
It is determined whether or not this is the case (step 864). Upper limit above the lower limit
If not, the process returns to step 862. Above the lower limit
If less than the upper limit, the lower and upper limits are set in step 864.
The mark is displayed from the color 373 of the read record.
The color is read (step 865). Then, the position display processing
In Step 707 of the logic 700, Step 865 or
The mark is displayed in the color determined in step 866
I do. FIG. 31 shows the distance from the portable terminal device 100b.
Shows an example in which the color of the mark is changed. In the figure, 201
(201a, 201b) indicates the position of the other portable terminal device
It is a mark. Color cannot be expressed on paper
Therefore, in this example, the colors are represented by shading. More than
The color changes according to the distance from the portable terminal device 100b.
The distance to other members at a glance
You can also make it. In the above embodiment, the portable terminal device 100b
, Information on the position of the mobile terminal device 100a
However, according to the present invention, information on the moving speed is also displayed.
Can be displayed at the same time. The examples are shown below.
You. First, a table for storing information on the moving speed is provided.
The cable will be described with reference to FIG. When displaying the moving speed in addition to the position,
In the embodiment, the position management table 300 is
Table 310. Position management table 310
Are ID 311, position 312, time 313, speed 314
It consists of. ID 311 contains the same information as ID 301.
Store. The position 312 stores the same information as the position 302.
To pay. At time 313, the same information as at time 303 is stored.
I do. The speed 313 includes information on the moving speed.
(Moving speed information). Information about the speed of travel and
For example, a combination of speed and direction is used. The moving speed of the portable terminal device 100a is
As a method of detecting with the terminal device 100b, a portable terminal
The moving speed of the device 100a is transmitted to the portable terminal device 100b.
And the moving speed of the mobile terminal device 100a
From the mobile terminal device 100a
There are two types of methods: receiving. First, information is transmitted in the former method.
An example in which the process 510 and the information receiving process 520 are used
explain. In this method, in the information receiving process 520,
Before performing step 521, the speed calculation processing 800 is performed.
U. The flowchart of FIG.
This will be described with reference to FIG. In the speed calculation processing 800, first, the communication data
Management table 3 specified by the ID 401 of the data 400
From the ten records (record A), the time 313
And the time difference from the time 403 of the communication data 400
Is calculated (801). Next, from record A to position 31
2 is read and compared with the position 302 of the communication data 400.
Then, the distance between the two positions is obtained (step 80).
2). The distance calculated in step 702 is calculated in step 801.
Determine the speed by dividing by the time determined in
803). Then, the speed obtained in step 803 is
It is stored in the speed 314 of the record A (step 80).
4). The information transmission processing 530 and the information reception processing
540, or information transmission processing 550 and information reception processing
Steps 542 and
Before step 562, the speed calculation processing 700 is inserted.
The speed of the portable terminal device 100a
Can be stored in the speed 314 of the location management table 310.
In the portable terminal device 100b, the portable terminal device 10
It is possible to obtain information on the speed of 0a. Next, the latter method will be described.
In the case of this method, the communication data 400 is
replace. The communication data 410 is shown in FIG.
This will be described with reference to FIG. The communication data 410 includes an ID 401,
It comprises a position 402, a time 403, and a speed 404. speed
In 404, information on the speed of the mobile terminal device 100 is stored.
Store. In this method, the speed information is transmitted to the portable information terminal 100.
Attach the sensor. The speed sensor is the mobile terminal device 1
00 travel speed information is detected. Next, in the portable information terminal 100a,
The process of acquiring the dynamic speed information will be described. Mobile terminal
In the position detection processing 500 of the device 100a, steps
After 502, the moving speed information obtained from the speed sensor
Of the mobile terminal device 100a in the location management table 310.
The speed 314 of the record specified by the owner identifier is rated.
To pay. Next, the moving speed information of the portable terminal device 100a is described.
Notification processing to the portable information terminal 100b,
When using the information transmission process 510 and the information reception process 520
An example of the case will be described. To notify the traveling speed information, the information transmission
In the communication process 510, before performing the step 514,
Of the mobile terminal device 100a in the location management table 310
From the speed 314 of the record specified by the
Reads the traveling speed information of the band terminal device 100a, and
To the speed 404 of the data 410 (hereinafter,
This is referred to as speed information transmission preparation processing). Ma
Step 522 is performed in the information receiving process 520.
Before receiving the ID 401 of the communication data 410 received earlier.
Speed 3 of the record of the specified position management table 310
14, the moving speed information stored in the speed 404 is stored.
(Hereinafter referred to as speed information storage processing).
). The information transmission processing 530 and the information reception processing
540, or information transmission processing 550 and information reception processing
Step 531 is also performed when using 560.
Before step 552, speed information transmission preparation processing
Insert, before step 542, step 562,
By inserting the speed information storage processing, the mobile terminal
The speed of the device 100a is determined by the position of the mobile terminal device 100b.
Can be stored in the speed 314 of the management table 310,
In the mobile terminal device 100b, the
It is possible to obtain information on speed. [0111] By the method described above, the portable terminal 1
00b, the speed of the mobile terminal device 100a
Information can be detected. Next, the portable terminal device detected by the above method is used.
The moving speed information of the device 100a is
The display process will be described. Other mobile terminal 100
(For example, the mobile terminal device 100a)
To display on the screen of the band terminal device 100b, the position table
Speed display processing 81 after step 707 of the display processing 700
Try to add 0. Regarding the speed display processing 810,
This will be described with reference to the flowchart of FIG. In the speed display processing 810, first,
In step 706 of the location management table 310, the position information is read.
From the speed 314 of the same record as the record
The dynamic speed information is read (step 811). Next,
Starting from the position read in step 706, step 8
The moving speed information read in step 11 is displayed, for example, with an arrow.
(Step 812). At this time, the direction indicated by the arrow
The traveling direction of the band terminal device 100a is indicated.
When an arrow is displayed, it is read in step 711.
Change the length of the arrow in proportion to the speed
May be. For example, the longer the moving speed, the longer the arrow
You. FIG. 17 (c) shows a mobile phone of another member.
5 shows an example in which the position and speed of the terminal device 100 are displayed. Figure
In the middle, the arrow 211 (211a, 211b) indicates the mark 20.
1 (201a, 201b)
0 indicates the moving speed and moving direction. Further, the portable terminal device 100b
At the same time, information on the speed of the
It is also possible to indicate. In this case, the location management table
310 is identified by the identifier of the owner of the portable terminal device 100b.
From the record speed 314 of the record to be
The information is read, and in step 704, step 7
Starting from the position read out in step 01, the mobile phone
The moving speed information of the band terminal device 100b is represented by, for example, an arrow.
Show. FIG. 17 (d) shows a mobile phone of another member.
The position and speed of the terminal device 100, and its own position and speed
An example of the display is shown. In the figure, the arrow 212 indicates its own moving speed.
Shows the degree and direction of movement. As shown in the figure, the moving speed
Is indicated by an arrow, so that the member can move in any direction.
You can visually confirm whether you are doing. In the above embodiment, the position and the member
And speed were displayed, but in the present invention,
Information such as distance can also be displayed. Below, the implementation
Here is an example. In this embodiment, the storage unit 102 stores
Position management table 310 for managing the position of the
Member management table 3 for managing information about members and members
There are 50. First, the user of the mobile terminal device 100b
The flowchart of FIG.
This will be described with reference to FIG. The member information display process 820
Is when the user touches the touch panel of the input unit 108
To start. In the member information display processing 820, first,
The position touched by the user on the touch panel of the force unit 108 is detected.
Then, it is converted to coordinates on a map (step 821). Next
The position detected in step 821 and the position management table
Information stored in the position 312 of the file 310
Calculate the distance between the two points. Distance tube calculation
All the members whose positions are managed by the management table 310.
To the position detected in step 821.
Identify the closest member and identify the user's identifier from ID311.
Read (step 822). Next, at step 822
Distance between the specified member and the position detected in step 821
Is determined to be within a certain value (step 823).
If the distance is not within the predetermined value, the member display processing 820
To end. If the distance is within a certain value, the member management
Table 350 of the user read out in step 822.
Information about the member from the record identified by the identifier
Is read and displayed on the screen (step 824). Information displayed on the screen includes, for example,
The member name read from the name 352 and the like are included.
Also, at the same time, in the position management table 310, step 82
Information stored in the record of the member specified in 2
Is read out and displayed. The information to be displayed at this time
Is the position information stored in the position 312 and the speed 314
The moving speed information stored at time 313
There are times and so on. In step 824,
Regarding the information to be displayed, all the information given above
It is not necessary to display it. Then, in step 824, the following
Mobile terminal device by adding
100b and the position specified by the user through the input unit 108.
You can also display the distance between the members. In the distance calculation processing, first, the position management table
Of the owner of the portable terminal device 100b in the file 310
From the position 312 of the specified record, the portable terminal device 1
The position information of 00b is read. Next, step 822
Compare with the location information of the member specified by
(Straight line distance) and other information to be displayed in step 824.
The information is displayed on the display unit 104 together with the information. In the above distance calculation processing, the portable terminal 1
00b and the user specified via the input unit 108
The straight line distance between the members was obtained, but the map
Information along the road is calculated.
You can also. The distance found along the road is the actual distance
I will call it. As a method to find the actual distance,
For example, select the route that minimizes the distance along two roads
How to do and roads at two points for roads over a certain width
To select the route that minimizes the distance along
You. Step 824 includes a distance calculation process.
First, by adding the time difference calculation process described below,
The mobile terminal device 100b is identified in step 822.
The time it takes to reach the position of the member
Means that the member identified in step 822 is a portable terminal device
Time required to reach position 100b (with members
Time difference) can be displayed. In the time difference calculation process, first, the position management data
Speed of the record identified in step 822 of table 310
The movement speed information is read from the degree 314 and the speed (for example,
Speed). Next, the actual distance obtained by the distance calculation process
By dividing the separation by the speed calculated earlier,
The difference can be calculated. Then, step 824
Is displayed on the display unit 104 together with other information to be displayed. In the above time difference calculation process, the member
The actual distance was used to find the time difference from
If not, use straight-line distance
Can also. However, if you use a straight distance, the actual distance is used.
The accuracy is lower than when used. In the above embodiment, the position management table
310 is used, but the position management table 300 is used.
You can also. In that case, in step 824,
Moving speed information cannot be displayed. Also time
Since the difference calculation process cannot be performed, the time difference
Cannot be displayed. FIG. 24 shows a screen displaying member information.
Here is an example. In the figure, reference numeral 260 denotes information on members.
As described above, the user simply selects the mark on the screen.
To get detailed information about the selected member
It works. In the above embodiment, the portable terminal device 100
Used to send and receive location information and travel speed information.
To provide the mobile terminal device 100 with the image input unit 113
Thus, still images can be transmitted and received. Below,
An example is shown. Portable terminal device 1 having image input unit 113
An example of the appearance of 00 is shown in FIGS.
In the figure, 151 is a view button, and 152 is an image capture.
Button. 153 is for capturing an image.
Is an imaging unit including the lens of FIG. View button 151 and
The operation when the image capture button 152 is pressed.
Will be described later. A portable terminal having an image input unit 113
An example in which the device 100 is mounted on a car is shown in FIG.
It is shown in (c). In the figure, reference numeral 171 denotes a front glass of an automobile.
172 is a handle. 155 is a portable terminal
Camera including the terminal device 100 and the imaging unit 153 (video camera)
(A) is a connection line for connecting Mounted on a car
When the imaging unit 153 including the lens is
By setting it up nearby, the scenery seen by car drivers
It becomes possible to capture the same scenery as. Next, a still image is displayed on the portable terminal device 100.
Still image management table 490 for managing images
This will be described with reference to FIG. In the still image management table 490, the position 49
1 and an image 492. Still image at position 491
Stores location information about Image 492 contains a still image
Stores image data. Still image stored in image 492
May be compressed. The still image management table
When no location information is stored in the location 491 of the file (example
For example, when the value is 0), the record is assumed to be empty.
You. Next, a still image is exchanged between the portable terminal devices 100.
For communication data 420 used to transfer
This will be described with reference to FIG. The communication data 420
ID 401, position 402, time 403, and image 405
To achieve. The image 405 stores a still image. Next, a still image is displayed on the portable terminal device 100a.
The still image capturing process shown in FIG.
This will be described using a chart. Still image capture processing 8
30 is activated by pressing the view button 151
You. In the still image capturing process 830, first,
Capture the image reflected on the camera via the image input unit 113
Only on the display unit 104. At this time,
Is saved in the storage unit 102 (step 831).
Next, the user presses the view button 151 or
Wait until the button 152 is pressed. The capture button 152
If pressed, the process moves to step 833. View button 1
If 51 has been pressed, the flow moves to step 834. Steps
At 833, when the capture button 152 is pressed,
The storage unit stores the image input through the image input unit 113
Stored in 102. Note that the still image stored in the storage unit 102
The image is displayed on the mobile terminal device 100b using the information transmission process.
Transfer to In step 834, the information recorded in step 831 is entered.
The screen saved in the storage unit 102 is restored. By the still image capturing process, the user can
Capturing images to be captured while visually checking them
Becomes possible. This allows you to get the image that the user really wants
Can be captured. Next, the data is captured by the portable terminal device 100a.
A process for transmitting a still image to the portable information terminal 100b is described.
And the information transmission process 510 described above with reference to FIG.
An example in which the reception process 520 is used will be described. Still image captured by portable terminal device 100a
In order to transmit the image to the portable terminal device 100b, information transmission is required.
In the communication process 510, before performing the step 514,
The storage unit 1 in step 833 of the still image capturing process 830
02 is stored in the communication data 420 (FIG. 7).
(C)) is stored in the image 405 (this process
Is referred to as a still image transmission preparation process). Also, information
Before performing step 522 in the notification receiving process 520
From the position 402 of the communication data 420 received earlier.
Location information is read out, and the still image management table 490 becomes empty.
It is stored at the position 491 of the record. Also quiet
Image 492 of the same record in still image management table 490
The still image read from the image 405 of the communication data 400
Make sure to store the images (these two steps
First, it will be referred to as a still image storage process). The information transmission processing 530 and the information reception processing
540, or information transmission processing 550 and information reception processing
Step 531 is also performed when using 560.
Before step 552, the still image transmission preparation processing
Insert and stop before step 542 and step 562
By inserting image storage processes,
The still image captured by the device 100a is transferred to the mobile terminal device 1
00b in the still image management table 490
it can. According to the method described above, the portable terminal 1
00b, the static data captured by the portable terminal device 100a
A still image can be received. Note that
The process for transferring the still image
In the information transmission process 510 immediately after the process 830 is performed
Executed. Next, a still image is displayed on the terminal device 100b.
Are displayed in the display example of FIG. 19 and FIG.
This will be described with reference to the flowchart of FIG. In the present invention
In order to display a still image, image position display processing 84
0 and still image display processing 850 are performed. First, the position where the still image exists is indicated on the map.
FIG. 2 shows an image position display process 840 for display.
This will be described with reference to the flowchart of FIG. In the image position display processing 840, first,
All still images stored in the image management table 490
Determines whether position information has been read for the image
(Step 841). Rank for all still images
When the position information is read, the image position display processing 84
Exit 0. Stationary without reading position information
If an image exists, the position of the still image management table 490
Position 491 of the record from which the location information has not been read
The position information is read from (step 842). Next,
The position read in step 842 is
Determine whether or not you are within the displayed map (S
Step 843). If not on the map, step
Return to 841. When in the map, the display unit 104
On the map displayed in step 842
The corresponding mark is displayed at the position. By the above processing, the portable terminal device 100a
Display the location where the still image was captured on the map
Can be. Next, the still image specified by the user is displayed on the screen.
About still image display processing 850 for displaying on
This will be described with reference to the flowchart of FIG. In addition, this static
The still image display process 850 is performed when the user touches the input unit 108.
Fires when touching the touch panel. In the still image display processing 850, first, the input
Detects the position touched by the user on the touch panel of the unit 108
Then, the coordinates are converted to coordinates on a map (step 851). Next
Next, the position detected in step 851 and the still image management
Position information stored in the position 491 of the
From, calculate the distance between the two points. Distance calculation,
All the static images stored in the static image management table 490
This is performed on the still image, and moves to the position detected in step 851.
Identify the closest record and position 491 of that record
The position information is read from (step 852). Next,
Position read in step 852 and detected in step 851
Determines whether the distance from the specified position is within a certain value
(Step 853). If the distance is not within a certain value,
The still image display processing 850 ends. Distance is less than a certain value
In the case of, the still image management table 490, step 8
From the image 492 of the record specified in 52, the still image
It is read and displayed on the screen (step 854). With the above-described processing, the stillness specified by the user
The image can be displayed on the screen. FIG. 19A shows a map of the position of a still image.
The example displayed above is shown. In the figure, 251 is the position of the still image
Is a mark indicating Here, we use a star-shaped mark
However, if you prepare various marks, you can use different marks.
It is also possible. FIG. 19B shows a still image
4 shows an example of a screen displaying an image. In the figure, 252 is a user.
Still image displayed when the user specifies the mark 251
It is a statue. If you can transfer still images,
For example, an image of the meeting place is acquired by the mobile terminal device 100a.
Transfer to the portable terminal device 100b,
The user of the terminal device 100b ensures that the meeting place is
You can figure out. In the above embodiment, a still image is used.
In Ming, you can also use video. In that case, stationary
Importing and displaying images into video
do it. In the present invention, the captured still image is
In addition to transmitting to the other mobile terminal device 100b, the terminal
Store the captured still image in the device 100a
Can also. In this case, the process of the still image capturing process 830 is executed.
At step 833, the portable terminal device of the position management table 310 is displayed.
Of the record specified by the identifier of the owner of the device 100a
The position information is read from the storage 312, and the still image management data is read.
Stored in the empty record position 491 of the
A record image 492 is captured via the image input unit 113.
The stored image may be stored. In the above embodiment, the communication data 42
I used 0 to send a still image with location information,
By using the communication data 430, position information, speed
A still image can be transmitted together with the degree information. Less than
Below, the example is shown. First, regarding the configuration of the communication data 430,
This will be described with reference to FIG. The communication data 420
ID 401, position 402, time 403, speed 404, image
An image 405 is formed. Next, a still image is displayed together with position information and speed information.
A method for transmitting an image will be described. Location information, speed information
Information transmission process to send a still image with
510 and information reception processing 520 or information transmission processing 5
30 and information reception processing 540 or information transmission processing 55
0 and the case where the information reception process 560 is used.
Step 514, Step 531 and Step 55
Before step 2, speed information transmission preparation processing and still image transmission preparation processing
Step 522, Step 542, Step
Before the step 562, the speed information storage process and the still image storage process
You just need to insert the information. In the present invention, the portable terminal 1
VICCS receiving unit 11 for receiving traffic information at 00
1, and displays the received traffic information on the display unit 104.
Congestion information can be displayed by superimposing it on the map
Can be confirmed on a map, and members are caught in traffic
Can be visually confirmed. Traffic in Figure 32
The example which displayed the information on the map was shown. In the figure, 240
Indicates that the section indicated by 240 is congested. In the above embodiment, the portable terminal device 100a
Transmits information about the location to the mobile terminal device 100b
Has been shown, but the position of the mobile terminal device 100b is
The information is transmitted to the portable terminal device 100a, and the portable terminal device 1
00a to display the position of the mobile terminal device 100b
The same is true. Here, in the system configuration of the above embodiment,
Is the portable terminal device 10b.
Information on the position of the mobile terminal device 100a
Was received from. However, in the present invention, the host station is
From the host station for the location of other mobile terminal devices, etc.
You can also receive information to do. Hereinafter, the embodiment will be described.
Show. FIG. 2 shows a communication system provided with a host station.
An outline of the system configuration is shown. In the figure, 180 is a host station
is there. 100a, 100b, and 100c are portable terminals.
And 190a, 190b, and 190c are GP devices.
The S satellite. Next, the configuration of the host station 180 will be described with reference to FIG.
4 will be described. In the figure, reference numeral 181 denotes a control unit,
Each part related to edge control, data request and processing, communication, etc.
Execute the seed processing program. 182 is a storage unit
And various programs related to data requests, processing, communication, etc.
RAM and data are stored. The storage unit 182 stores, for example,
RAM, ROM, flash memory, hard disk, etc.
Can be used. 183 is a communication unit,
Data exchange with the terminal device 100 is performed. 184 is a display unit
, For example, a CRT display device. 187 is a clock
It manages the time and generates periodic interrupts.
An input unit 188 includes, for example, a keyboard and a touch panel.
A mouse, a pen-type input means, and the like. FIG. 1 shows a case where a host station 180 is provided.
Between system configuration and mobile terminal device 100
Although the exchange method is different, the data stored in the portable terminal device 100 is different.
Data, position detection processing 500 and position display processing 700 are the same.
The same. That is, in the case of the system configuration shown in FIG.
Is a data exchange method between the portable terminal devices 100.
Report transmission processing 510 and information reception processing 520, or information
Transmission processing 530 and information reception processing 540, or information transmission
The communication processing 550 and the information reception processing 560 are used.
In the system configuration shown, another data exchange method is used.
You. Hereinafter, data exchange in the case of the system configuration shown in FIG.
The switching method will be described. First, in the host station, the portable terminal 1
00 in the host location management table 450 that manages the location
This will be described with reference to FIG. The host
The location management table 450 is stored in the storage unit 1 of the host station 180.
82. The host location management table 450 has ID4
51, position 452, and time 453. ID451
Stores an identifier for identifying the user. Ma
In addition, at the position 452, the user specified by the ID 451 is located.
Stores location information. At time 453, the position
Stores the time when the measurement was performed. Next, the position of the portable terminal device 100a is
Processing for notifying band terminal devices 100b and 100c
explain. In the case of this system configuration, the mobile terminal device 100
After the location information of a is temporarily stored in the host station 180,
The other mobile terminal devices 100b and 100c are notified. What
The configuration of the communication unit 103 of the mobile terminal device 100
How to use cellular phone, cellular phone and page
There is a method that uses a combination of keys. Also, the mobile terminal device 100
Communication data between the host stations 180 includes communication data
400 is used. In each mobile terminal device 100,
Is a position management table 3 for managing member positions.
00 is used. First, a cellular phone is used for the communication unit 103.
The method will be described with reference to the flowchart of FIG.
You. This method uses a client in the mobile terminal device 100a.
Processing 600 and host processing in the host station 180
610. In the client processing 600, first, the communication
A call to the host station 180 via the cellular telephone of the unit 103
Then, the line is connected (step 601). And the position
Owner of the mobile terminal device 100a in the management table 300
From the position 302 of the record specified by the identifier of
The position information of the terminal device 100a is read, and the communication data 4 is read.
00 at the location 402, and
The time is read from the time 303 of the
At time 403. Also, the mobile terminal device 100a
To the ID 401 of the communication data 400
Store. Then, this communication data 400 is
Transmission to the host station 180 through the line connected at 601
(Step 602). Next, from the host station 180,
Receive location information of other members. Position of other members
In receiving the information, first, an end code is received from the host station 180.
It is determined whether or not it has been sent (step 603). End
If an acknowledgment code has been sent,
The disconnected line is disconnected (step 606). Exit code sent
If not, the communication data 4 from the host station 180
00 is received (604). Received in step 604
Management specified by the ID 401 of the communication data 400
In the position 302 of the record of the table 300, the position 402
The location information stored in the
At time 303 of the record,
Is stored (step 605). Then,
Return to step 603. In the host processing 610, first, the client
Communication data transmitted in step 602 of
400 is received (step 611). Then, step
The ID 401 of the communication data 400 received at 611
Of the record of the host location management table 450
The location information stored in the location 402 is stored in the
At the time 453 of the record,
The time stored in the time 403 is stored (step 6).
12). Next, it is registered in the host location management table 450.
Location information of the member being
Send. When transmitting, first, the host location management table
All members stored in file 450 (but not
The ID 401 of the communication data 400 received in the
(Excluding members specified)
Is determined (step 613). Location information of all members
Is sent, an end code is sent and the process ends.
(Step 615). Send location information for all members
If not, the host location management table 450
Identify the records of members who have not sent the location information.
Next, the user is identified from the ID 451 of the specified record.
Read the child and store it in the ID 401 of the communication data 400
The position information is read from the position 452 and stored in the read position 402.
And read the time from time 452 and store it in time 403
I do. Then, the communication data 400 is transferred to the mobile terminal device 1.
00a (step 614). Then,
Return to step 613. Note that the host processing 610 is performed by the mobile terminal.
Start up when a line with device 100 is established
To The other portable terminal devices 100b and 100c
However, by performing the client process 600, the mobile terminal
Position information of the terminal device 100a. [0147] Next, the cellular phone and the page are transmitted to the communication section 103.
The flowchart of FIG.
This will be described with reference to FIG. This method is applied to the mobile terminal device 100.
Client information transmission processing 620, client information
Report reception processing 640 and the host
From the host information receiving process 630 and the host information transmitting process 650
Become. In the client information transmission process 620,
The host station 180 via the cellular telephone of the communication unit 103.
And a line is connected (step 621). Soshi
In the position management table 300, the mobile terminal device 100a
Is the position 302 of the record identified by the identifier of the owner of the
Read the position information of the mobile terminal device 100a and
The data is stored in the position 402 of the data 400, and
The time is read from the time 303 of the record, and the time 40 is read.
3 is stored. In addition, the owner of the mobile terminal device 100a
The identifier is stored in the ID 401 of the communication data 400. So
Then, the communication data 400 is connected in step 621.
To the host station 180 via the established line (step
622). Then, the line established in step 621 is
Cut (step 623). In the host information receiving process 630, the client
Sent in step 622 of the
The communication data 400 is received (step 631). Next
The I of the communication data 400 received in step 631
Of the host location management table 450 specified in D401
Stored at position 452 of record, position 402
Stores location information and the time of the record
At 453, the time stored at time 403 is stored.
(Step 632). The host information reception processing 630
Indicates that a line with the mobile terminal device 100 has been established.
Then, start it. Client Information Transmission Process 620 and Host
By the information receiving process 630, the position of the portable terminal device 100a is determined.
Location information can be registered in the host station 180. Next
To notify the mobile terminal device 100a of the position of another member
Information transmission processing 650 for performing
The information receiving process 640 will be described. It should be noted that the host information transmission processing 650 is a clock
It is started periodically using 187. Also, once
In the host information transmission processing 650, the host position management table
Information of one member managed by the
Process only one record. Send host information
The processing 650 is performed, for example, by using the host location management table 450.
The first record, such as the location information of members managed by
To be sent in order. That is, the host location tube
In the management table 450, three members A, B, and C
If the host information is managed, the first host information
In the communication process, the information of A is transmitted, the second time is B, and the third time is
Processing is performed in the order of A for C and the fourth time. In host information transmission processing 650, first,
Records in the order of the strike position management table 450
The user identifier is read from the ID 451 of the
Data from the position 452 to the position
The information is read and stored in the position 402, and from time 453
The time is read and stored at time 403. And communication
Using the broadcast function of the pager to carry the data 400,
It is transmitted to the band terminal device 100a (step 651). In the client information receiving process 640,
The host station 180 via the pager of the communication unit 103
The communication data 400 is received (step 641).
Next, 400 of the communication data received in step 641
The record of the position management table 300 specified by the ID 401
In the position 302 of the code, the position stored in the position 402
Information, and the time 30 of the record described above.
3 stores the time stored at time 403 (S
Step 642). The client information receiving process 64
0 indicates whether the pager of the communication unit 103 is the host station 180 or not.
To start when the communication data 400 is detected.
To In the above embodiment, the location management
Cable 300 and communication data 400 were used.
Location management table 310 instead of management table 300
Use communication data 410 instead of communication data 400.
Can also be used. In this case, the host location management table
Host location management table 460 instead of
use. The structure of the host location management table 460 is
This is shown in FIG. Host location management table 460
Are ID 451, position 452, time 453, speed 454
It consists of. The speed 454 stores speed information. First, a cellular phone is used for the communication section 103.
The position management table 310 and the communication data
Shows the case where 410 is used. In this case, the client
Prior to step 602 of process 600, described in another embodiment
The prepared speed information transmission preparation process is performed. Also,
Before step 605, the speed information storage processing is performed.
You. Further, in the host process 610, step 61
Before performing step 2, the communication data received in step 611
Host location management table specified by 410 ID 401
460 of the record of the communication data 410
The moving speed information stored in the speed 404 is stored.
(Referred to as host speed information storage processing)
). In step 614, data is transmitted.
Before the communication, the speed 404 of the communication data 410 indicates the host position.
A record in which the position information of the management table 460 is read out;
Read the speed information from the speed 454 of the same record,
(Host speed information transmission preparation processing and call
). Next, the cellular phone and the page are transmitted to the communication section 103.
When using the positioner, the position management table 310 and
This shows a case where communication data 410 is used. In this case,
In the client information transmission process 620, step 62
Before step 2, the speed information transmission preparation processing is performed. Ma
In the host information receiving process 630, step 63
Before step 2, host speed information storage processing is performed.
Further, in the host information transmission processing 650, the communication data
Before sending the data 410, host speed information transmission preparation processing
To do. Furthermore, client information reception processing
At 640, before step 642, store speed information
Perform processing. By the method described above, the host station 180
Via the mobile terminal device 100a,
The terminal device 100 can be notified. The still image management table 490 is used.
And the communication data 42 instead of the communication data 410
By using 0, you can also send a still image
Wear. In this case, instead of the host location management table 460,
In addition, the host location management table 470 is used. The structure of the host location management table 470 is shown.
8 (c). The host location management table 470 is
ID 451, position 452, time 453, image 455
To achieve. The image 455 stores still image data. First, a cellular phone is used for the communication section 103.
The method for sending and receiving still images
You. In this case, in the client process 600,
To perform a still image transmission preparation process before
I do. Before step 605, a still image storage process is performed.
To do. In addition, host processing 610
Before step 612, the communication data 4
The still image is read from the 20 images 405 and the communication data is read.
Host location management table specified by 420 ID 401
Is stored in the image 455 of the record of the file 470 (this processing
Is referred to as host still image storage processing). Ma
In step 614, the communication data 420 is transmitted.
Before performing the operation, the host
Record from which the location information of the location management table 470 is read
Read a still image from the image 455 of the same record as
And store it. After transmission, the image 455
(For example, set 0)
Host still image transmission preparation processing
Will be called). By the above processing, a certain portable terminal device 10
0a is transferred to another mobile terminal device 100
b. Next, the cellular phone and the page are transmitted to the communication section 103.
How to send and receive still images when using
Explain the law. In this case, client information transmission processing 6
Before step 622 in FIG.
To do. In addition, the host information reception processing
Before the step 632, the host still image storage processing is performed.
To do. Also, steps of the host information transmission processing 650
In step 651, before transmitting the communication data 420,
A still image transmission preparation process is performed. Also,
In the client information receiving process 640, step 64
Before step 2, a still image storage process is performed. By the above processing, a certain portable terminal device 10
0a is transferred to another mobile terminal device 100
b. In the above embodiment, the communication data 42
I used 0 to send a still image with location information,
By using the communication data 430, position information, speed
A still image can be transmitted together with the degree information. Less than
Below, the example is shown. In this case, the host location management data
Table 480 instead of the host 470
Use The configuration of the host location management table 480 is
This is shown in FIG. Host location management table 480
Are ID 451, position 452, time 453, speed 45
4, image 455. First, a cellular phone is used for the communication section 103.
The processing in the case of the case will be described. In this case, the position information, speed information
In order to send a still image along with the information, the client
In process 600, prior to step 602, the speed information
Insert the transmission preparation processing and the still image transmission preparation processing, and
Before the step 605, speed information storage processing and still image storage processing
To be inserted. Also, in host processing 610
Therefore, before the step 612, the host speed information storage processing and
The host still image storage processing is inserted, and the process proceeds to step 614.
Before sending the communication data 430, the host speed information
Information transmission preparation processing and host still image transmission preparation processing.
To do. [0167] Next, the communication section 103 is provided with a cellular telephone and a page.
The processing when the jar is used will be described. In this case,
Step 622 in the client information transmission process 620
Before, speed information transmission preparation processing and still image transmission preparation processing
To do. Also, the host information receiving process 630
Before the step 632, the host speed information storage processing is performed.
Management processing and host still image storage processing. Also,
In the host information transmission processing 650, at step 651
Before transmitting communication data 430, host speed information transmission
Preparation processing and host still image transmission preparation processing are performed.
You. Further, in the client information receiving process 640,
Before the step 642, the speed information storage processing and the still image
Image storage processing is performed. By performing the above, the host station 180
Is provided, the speed information of the mobile terminal device 100a is provided.
Or a still image captured by the mobile terminal device 100a,
Can be received by the portable terminal device 100b. [0169]As described above, the present embodimentAccording to
The position of the member holding the portable terminal device can be visually confirmed.
This has the effect. In addition, the direction of movement of members can be displayed.
At a glance to see if the members are heading in the right direction
You can check it. Also, depending on the distance between you and the member,
The distance between the members
It will be easier. Also, according to the moving speed of other members,
At a glance by changing the length of the
I can understand. [0170] Also, a still image can be transferred.
And, for example, the image of the meeting place on the mobile terminal device a
By taking in and transferring it to the portable terminal device b, the portable terminal
The user of the device b must be able to reliably grasp the meeting place.
Can be. Furthermore, in the present invention, the image to be captured is
It allows you to capture while checking visually
It is easy to capture the image that the user really wants
Wear.Furthermore, only when you move a certain distance or more,
Device information to other mobile terminal devices.
Power consumption of the mobile terminal device when not moving
Can be obtained. [0171]According to the present invention, the position at which an image is captured
Position can be confirmed.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS FIG. 1 is an explanatory diagram showing an outline of a communication system according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 2 is an explanatory diagram showing an outline of a communication system according to another embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 3 is a block diagram of the portable terminal device of FIG. 1; FIG. 4 is a block diagram of the host station shown in FIG. 2; FIG. 5 is a configuration diagram of a member management table used in the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 6 is a configuration diagram of a position management table used in the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 7 is a configuration diagram of communication data used in an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 8 is a configuration diagram of a host location management table used in the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 9 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of a position detection process according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 10 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of information transmission processing and information reception processing according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 11 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of information transmission processing and information reception processing according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 12 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of an information transmission process and an information reception process according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 13 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of a position display process according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 14 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of a map selection process according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 15 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of a client process and a host process according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 16 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of client information transmission processing, client information reception processing, host information transmission processing, and host information reception processing according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 17 is an explanatory diagram illustrating a display example of a screen according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 18 is a configuration diagram of a still image management table used in the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 19 is an explanatory diagram showing a display example of a screen according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 20 is a configuration diagram of a mark management table used in the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 21 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of a speed calculation process according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 22 is a flowchart illustrating an overview of speed display processing according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 23 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of a member display process according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 24 is an explanatory diagram showing a display example of a screen according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 25 is an explanatory diagram illustrating an example of an appearance of a portable terminal device according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 26 is a flowchart showing an outline of still image capturing processing according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 27 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of an image position display process according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 28 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of a still image display process according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 29 is a configuration diagram of a distance / color correspondence table used in the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 30 is a flowchart illustrating an outline of a color selection process according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 31 is an explanatory diagram showing a display example of a screen according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 32 is an explanatory diagram illustrating a display example of a screen according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 33 shows map data acquisition processing according to an embodiment of the present invention;
It is a flowchart figure which shows the outline of map data provision processing. [Description of Signs] 100 Mobile terminal device 180 Host station 101, 181 Control unit 102, 182 Storage unit 103, 183 Communication unit 104, 184 Display unit 105 GPS reception unit 106 Map management unit 107, 187 Clock 108, 188 Input unit 190 GPS satellite 151 View button 152 Image capture button 153 Imaging unit

──────────────────────────────────────────────────の Continued on the front page (51) Int.Cl. 7 Identification code FI H04Q 7/34 H04B 7/26 106A (72) Inventor Hiroshi Shimizu 292 Yoshida-cho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture Hitachi, Ltd. Video Media Research institute (56) References JP-A-5-167965 (JP, A) JP-A-6-120875 (JP, A) JP-A-7-152997 (JP, A) JP-A-6-338978 (JP, A) (58) Fields investigated (Int.Cl. 7 , DB name) G01C 21/00 G08G 1/0969 G09B 29/00-29/10 H04B 7/26 G06F 17/60

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  1. (57) [Claim 1] An image pickup means having a lens for taking in an image, position information obtaining means capable of obtaining position information on a position at which an image is taken in by the image pickup means, Storing means for storing the image captured by the means and the position information in association with each other, reading out the image and the position information stored in the storage means, and reading the image using the image and the position information A portable terminal device, comprising: display means for displaying a captured position; and transmission means for reading and transmitting the image and the position information stored in the storage means. 2. An image pickup means having a lens, for taking in an image, position information obtaining means capable of obtaining position information relating to a position at which the image is taken by the image pickup means, an image taken by the image pickup means, and the position Storing means for storing information in association with the information; transmitting means for reading and transmitting the image and the position information stored by the storing means; and transmitting the image and the image transmitted from another portable terminal device. Receiving means for receiving position information related to a position, display means for displaying the image received by the receiving means, and a position at which the image was captured using the position information, Mobile terminal device. 3. The portable terminal device includes time information acquiring means for acquiring time information, and the storage means stores the time information acquired by the time information acquiring means together with the image and the position information. The mobile terminal device according to claim 1 or 2, wherein 4. The portable terminal device according to claim 1, wherein said position information acquiring means includes a receiving means for receiving a radio wave from a GPS satellite. 5. The portable terminal device according to claim 1, wherein the position information includes information indicating longitude and latitude. 6. The portable terminal device according to claim 1, wherein said display means displays a position at which said image has been captured on a map. 7. The portable terminal device according to claim 1, wherein said display means displays said image on a map. 8. The portable terminal device according to claim 1, wherein said display means displays the image and a position where the image is captured on a map.
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