JP4394809B2 - Method and server for causing server to process information acquired from mobile phone - Google Patents

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JP4394809B2
JP4394809B2 JP2000197101A JP2000197101A JP4394809B2 JP 4394809 B2 JP4394809 B2 JP 4394809B2 JP 2000197101 A JP2000197101 A JP 2000197101A JP 2000197101 A JP2000197101 A JP 2000197101A JP 4394809 B2 JP4394809 B2 JP 4394809B2
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[0001]
BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
The present invention relates to a method of notifying a friend of the location of a specific person on a Web page map and a Web server that implements this information service.
[0002]
[Prior art]
For example, PHS location registration information is used, such as “Now Where Service (registered trademark)” provided by NTT DoCoMo (registered trademark) and “Now Where Mapion (registered trademark)” provided by Cyber Map Japan (registered trademark). It is known to know the location of a specific person and notify this in map format via PC communication, facsimile, and the Internet, confirming the location of a traveling family member, an outside salesperson or a business traveler, a child It is used for various purposes, such as confirming the location of elderly people in the city.
[0003]
[Problems to be solved by the invention]
By the way, the above service does not function when the power of the PHS possessed by a specific person is turned off. Conversely, if the power of the PHS is turned on, the person knows whereabouts without permission, regardless of the intention of the person. There is a risk of being. In addition, the map information presented in this service only describes the latest location of the specific person who wants to know the location, but it would be convenient if additional information such as the planned route and action history of the specific person could also be known. is there.
[0004]
The present invention has been made paying attention to such a point of the conventional service, and is configured to notify the location by the will of a specific person, and can notify a friend of additional information such as a scheduled route and an action history. An object of the present invention is to provide a method of notifying friends by describing the location of a specific person on a map of a web page.
[0005]
[Means for Solving the Problems]
To achieve this object, the present invention is a method for causing a server to process information acquired from a mobile phone,
The server is
Obtaining additional information including location information relating to the location of the mobile phone from the mobile phone;
Searching the reference web page registered in association with the acquired telephone number from the reference map database registered in association with the telephone number and the reference web page including the map screen;
Adding a predetermined location symbol to a position corresponding to the acquired location information on the map screen included in the searched reference web page;
Performing a credential authentication procedure when the user computer accesses the reference web page; and
Sending the reference web page to the user computer for which the qualification authentication has been completed;
It is characterized by performing .
[0006]
In the present invention, in the step of receiving the data packet based on the access to the location notification web page by the mobile phone by the incoming call processing device connected to the server and acquiring the additional information, the incoming call processing device The telephone number, the calling date and time, and the base station number as the location information may be acquired.
[0007]
Further, in the step of acquiring the additional information, the location information is acquired from the mobile phone recognized when an incoming call is received from the mobile phone through the public telephone network to the incoming call processing device connected to the server. It is good also as performing based on a telephone number.
[0008]
Further, the additional information includes a message to a reference web page viewer, and in the step of adding the location symbol, the message is added to the position corresponding to the base station number together with the predetermined location symbol. In this case, the message may be a voice message obtained by encapsulating a voice message transmitted from a mobile phone.
Furthermore, the present invention is a server for processing information acquired from a mobile phone,
Means for acquiring additional information including location information relating to the location of the mobile phone from the mobile phone;
Means for accessing a reference map database registered in association with a telephone number and a reference web page including a map screen;
Means for searching the reference web page registered in association with the acquired telephone number from the reference map database;
Means for adding a predetermined location symbol to a position corresponding to the base station number on the map screen of the searched web page for reference;
Means for performing a qualification authentication procedure when a user computer accesses the reference Web page;
Means for transmitting the reference Web page to the user computer for which the qualification authentication has been completed .
[0009]
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION
=== System Configuration ===
FIG. 1 is a schematic configuration of a “service for informing a friend of the location of a specific person via a web page on the Internet”, which is described as an embodiment of the present invention. The location information providing server S1 and the incoming call processing device S2 are connected to the Internet I and are Web servers on the Internet I. The location information providing server S1 and the incoming call processing device S2 are each composed of one or a plurality of computers, which are connected via a LAN 3. The user computer C is a computer used by a specific person or a friend, and more specifically, a personal computer connected to the Internet I installed in a home or company.
[0010]
A mobile phone K (including PHS) carried by a specific person when going out has an Internet connection function by packet communication in addition to a basic call function. The cellular phone network 5 is connected to the public telephone network 9 and to the Internet I through the gateway G. A cellular system is adopted as a communication system of the mobile phone network 5, and a large number of base stations 7 installed in various places are connected to the mobile phone network 5. The cellular phone network 5 registers and manages the correspondence between the ID of each cellular phone K and the number of the base station to which the cellular phone K is connected in the location information database D. A base station number associated with the mobile phone K is attached to a call signal or data packet exchanged at that time.
[0011]
=== Usage form ===
<Member registration>
The specific person who uses this service needs to access the registration web page provided by the location information providing server S1 and complete the membership registration. The specific person enters the telephone number and password of the mobile phone K carried when going out in a predetermined field of the registration web page, and transmits it to the location information providing server S1. The location information providing server S1 registers the telephone number and password sent to the member database linked to the server S. The telephone number and password registered here are used as authentication information when a specific person or friend uses this service.
[0012]
<Setting of reference web page>
The specific person who has completed the membership registration next registers a dedicated reference web page for notifying friends of his / her whereabouts. This registration is performed by accessing the setting web page provided by the location information providing server S1. When accessing the URL of the Web page set dispense the credential authentication procedure by the authentication information, the Web page map configuration shown in Figure 2 to the user computer C which a particular person to operate sent. A specific person displays a map screen image that includes the area that he / she wants to refer to by using the functions such as specifying the range by searching the place name, changing the display area using the scroll bar, and changing the map scale. Further, the planned route is drawn on the map screen by the planned route designation tool provided on the map screen. When the above setting is completed and a specific person performs a predetermined completion operation, the setting information on the map screen is transmitted from the user computer C to the location information providing server S1.
[0013]
The location information providing server S1 generates a reference web page shown in FIG. 3 based on the sent setting information, and assigns a URL to the page and registers it in the reference map database linked to the server S1. At this time, the authentication information sent along with the setting information is also registered in the reference Web page in association with it. The reference web page registered in the reference map database is published on the Internet I as the web page specified by the URL. The URL is described on a predetermined web page, transmitted to the user computer C, and notified to a specific person.
[0014]
<Register your current location>
The specific person carries the mobile phone K registered in the member database when he / she goes out and uses his / her mobile phone K to register his / her location on the reference web page. This registration is performed by accessing the location notification Web page provided by the incoming call processing device S2. When a specific person accesses the location notification Web page, a data packet carrying a location notification instruction command is sent to the incoming call processing device S2 by the action of an auxiliary program attached to the Web page. When the data packet is sent, the incoming call processing device S2 notifies the location information providing server S1 through the LAN 3 of the telephone number, the calling date and time, and the base station number of the mobile phone K appended to the data packet.
[0015]
When the location information providing server S1 receives the notification from the incoming call processing device S2, the location information providing server S1 searches the reference map database for a reference web page associated with the telephone number. Then, the location date and the stay date and time based on the call date and time are entered at the position corresponding to the base station number on the map screen of the searched web page for reference. The association between the base station number and the position on the map screen is performed with reference to the base station number database in which this association is stored and managed.
[0016]
When a specific person accesses the location notification web page from the mobile phone K at an appropriate timing from the outside, the location symbol and the stay date and time are successively entered in the reference web page as described above. .
[0017]
<Location confirmation>
The specific person notifies the friend of the URL and the authentication information registered in the member database. A friend, such as a family member or a colleague who wants to confirm the location of a specific person, can access the URL from the user computer C and refer to the reference person's web page by performing the qualification authentication procedure using the authentication information. it can. Thereby, the fellow can know the location of the specific person, the planned route, the action history, and the like.
[0018]
=== Other applications ===
When a specific person accesses the location notification Web page of the incoming call processing device S2 from the mobile phone K, the character message input in the mobile phone K is received and transferred from the incoming call processing device S2 to the location information providing server S1. By filling in the reference web page, the specific thing can convey a message to a friend from the outside through the reference web page. Further, the voice message is encapsulated from the cellular phone K and transferred from the incoming call processing device S2 to the location information providing server S1, and this is attached to the corresponding reference Web page in the location information providing server S1, for example, the Web page. If the icon prepared on the map is clicked, the voice message may be reproduced.
[0019]
In the above-described embodiment, the location of the mobile phone K is grasped by the base station number. However, the incoming call processing device S2 is connected to the public telephone network 9, and an incoming call from the mobile telephone K is received through the public telephone network 9. The location of the mobile phone K may be specified from the upper digit telephone number of the mobile phone K recognized at that time.
[0020]
In the above-described embodiment, the authentication information of the member database is used for qualification authentication when the friend browses the reference web page. However, when the friend browses the reference web page, the authentication information is not registered. Alternatively, an issued password may be used.
[0021]
In the above embodiment, the location information providing server S1 and the incoming call processing device S2 are connected via the LAN 3, but the location information providing server S1 and the incoming call processing device S2 may be integrally configured.
[0022]
【The invention's effect】
As described above, a specific person intentionally performs a predetermined operation on the mobile phone so that a location symbol indicating his / her whereabouts is entered on the map on the Web page. The location symbol is entered only when you want to complete it. Therefore, when the specific person himself / herself does not intend, his / her location is not known to friends.
[0023]
A specific person can freely customize the map described on the Web page shown to friends, and additional information such as an action schedule can be entered on this map. In this way, it is possible to properly convey the location and action schedule to the friends. In addition, since the Web page includes a past action history and a message entered by the specific person from the outside, the fellow can know more detailed information about the specific person.
[0024]
Furthermore, according to the present invention, since the location of the person can be known indirectly without directly contacting the specific person, the person is not inconvenienced. Also, since this web page is managed as it is on the web server, it can be enjoyed as a substitute for the person's diary after returning from a specific person, and it can also be used for entertainment such as making conversations with friends.
[Brief description of the drawings]
FIG. 1 is a diagram showing a schematic configuration of a system according to an embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 2 is a diagram showing a setting web page according to an embodiment of the present invention;
FIG. 3 is a diagram illustrating a reference Web page according to an embodiment of the present invention.
[Explanation of symbols]
3 LAN
5 Mobile phone network 7 Base station C User computer D Location registration database G Gateway I Internet K Mobile phone S1 Location information providing server S2 Incoming call processing device

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  1. A method of causing a server to process information acquired from a mobile phone,
    The server obtains additional information including a message from the mobile phone, a telephone number, a call date and time , a base station number corresponding to the mobile phone , and a reference web page viewer ;
    Searching the reference web page registered in association with the acquired telephone number from the reference map database registered in association with the telephone number and the reference web page including the map screen;
    Adding a predetermined location symbol and the message to a position corresponding to the acquired base station number on a map screen included in the searched reference web page;
    Performing a credential authentication procedure when the user computer accesses the reference web page; and
    Sending the reference web page to the user computer for which the qualification authentication has been completed;
    The method characterized by performing.
  2. The method according to claim 1, wherein the message is a voice message obtained by encapsulating a voice message transmitted from a mobile phone.
  3. A server for processing information acquired from a mobile phone,
    Means for acquiring additional information including a message to the mobile phone from the mobile phone, a call date and time , a base station number corresponding to the mobile phone and a reference web page viewer ;
    Means for accessing a reference map database in which a telephone number and a reference web page including a map screen are registered in association with each other;
    Means for searching the reference web page registered in association with the acquired telephone number from the reference map database;
    Means for adding a predetermined location symbol and the message to a position corresponding to the base station number on the map screen of the searched web page for reference;
    Means for performing qualification authentication procedures when the user computer accesses the reference web page;
    Means for transmitting the reference web page to the user computer for which the qualification authentication has been completed.
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