KR100573191B1 - LBS/GIS browser in mobile terminal - Google Patents

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KR100573191B1
KR100573191B1 KR1020040054917A KR20040054917A KR100573191B1 KR 100573191 B1 KR100573191 B1 KR 100573191B1 KR 1020040054917 A KR1020040054917 A KR 1020040054917A KR 20040054917 A KR20040054917 A KR 20040054917A KR 100573191 B1 KR100573191 B1 KR 100573191B1
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The present invention relates to a mobile communication terminal having a browser, the mobile communication of the LBS / GIS dedicated browser including the engine module and applications related to the location-based geographic information providing function (LBS / GIS; Location Based Service / Geographic Information System) In addition to being mounted on the terminal, it stores geographic information in the internal memory or external memory of the mobile communication terminal so that the mobile communication terminal can provide various location-based geographic information directly to the user through the LBS / GIS dedicated browser. In order to provide a mobile communication terminal having a dedicated browser LBS / GIS, positioning module for identifying the current location of the mobile communication terminal; A map engine for displaying a surrounding map and POI of the current location grasped by the positioning module on the screen using map data stored in advance and providing a user with a zoom / rotation / rotation / route drawing function; An address / POI search engine for querying pre-stored address / POI data according to a user's address / POI search request and displaying a search result on a screen; A server communication module for requesting / receiving detailed geographic information through interworking with a remote LBS / GIS interworking system; And selectively transmitting the request received from the LBS / GIS related application installed in the mobile communication terminal to the map engine or the address / POI search engine and transmitting the received result to the LBS / GIS related application. Provided is a mobile communication terminal having an LBS / GIS dedicated browser configured to include an application interface module.
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LBS / GIS browser in mobile terminal             

1 is a configuration diagram of an embodiment of a mobile communication terminal to which the present invention is applied.

2 is a hierarchical structure diagram of a mounting module of a mobile communication terminal having an LBS / GIS dedicated browser according to the present invention;

Figure 3 is a detailed configuration diagram of an embodiment of the LBS / GIS dedicated browser and known LBS / GIS interworking system of Figure 2;

4 is a diagram illustrating an embodiment of a route guidance function to which the present invention is applied.

* Explanation of symbols on the main parts of the drawing

30: positioning module 31: map engine

32: address / POI search engine 33: server communication module

34: application interface module 35: map data

36: address / POI data

The present invention relates to a mobile communication terminal having a browser, and more particularly, to LBS / GIS including an engine module and an application related to a location based service / geographic information system (LBS / GIS). In addition to installing a browser in a mobile communication terminal, it can store geographic information in the internal memory or an external memory of the mobile communication terminal and provide various location-based geographic information directly to the user through the LBS / GIS dedicated browser. The present invention relates to a mobile communication terminal having a dedicated LBS / GIS browser.

Recently, a location based service (LBS) technology and a geographic information system (GIS) associated with satellite positioning system (GPS) technology have been linked. Information System (hereinafter referred to as "GIS") With the development of technology, it is possible to grasp the location and surrounding information of people or objects anytime, anywhere.

For example, location-based geographic information service provided to a mobile terminal user may include a current location lookup service, nearby buildings / road information search service, friend finder service, public transportation search service, route (origin / stop / destination). Guide service.

The system for providing location-based geographic information includes a location server (LDS; Location Determination Server (LDS) for collecting the location information of the mobile communication terminal (eg, GPS satellite signals, access base station information, etc.) to determine the current location of the subscriber. Position Determination Entity), the agent server for processing the current location information of the subscriber and the subscriber information, etc. identified by the positioning server, and provides an association with a specific information providing system (e.g., public transportation information providing system, etc.) Based on the Agent Server (also known as LBS / GIS Platform) and the location of the subscriber identified by the positioning server, various geographic information (e.g., map, route navigation information, address, point of interest (POI)) Current location coordinates through satellite signals received from the LBS / GIS server and GPS satellites for providing GIS data, etc. To include a mobile communication terminal for acquisition.

However, the conventional technology as described above, the LBS / GIS server sends only the cell ID (Cell ID) or GPS coordinate value to the subscriber's mobile communication terminal to know the current location, the subscriber's mobile communication terminal received GPS coordinates Only location information in the form of a value mapped on an electronic map is provided.

In addition, since the conventional technology as described above has a limitation on the data storage capacity of the mobile communication terminal, location-based geographic information is downloaded from the LBS / GIS server to the mobile communication terminal whenever a subscriber requests. As the downloaded map is displayed, only simple geographic information is provided to subscribers.

In addition, the prior art as described above, even when the subscriber requests a specific specific information such as a specific building / road inquiry, especially map zoom / zoom out of the downloaded map, the mobile communication terminal requests the corresponding information transmission to the LBS / GIS server accordingly Since it is necessary to download the information, the subscriber is burdened with the communication costs due to data transmission and reception.

The present invention has been proposed to solve the above problems, and moves the LBS / GIS dedicated browser including the engine module and applications associated with the location-based geographic information system (LBS / GIS; Location Based Service / Geographic Information System) In addition to being installed in a communication terminal, the geographic information can be stored in an internal memory or an external memory of the mobile communication terminal so that the mobile communication terminal can directly provide various location-based geographic information to the user through the LBS / GIS dedicated browser. It is an object of the present invention to provide a mobile communication terminal having a dedicated browser for LBS / GIS.

The present invention for achieving the above object, the positioning module for determining the current position of the mobile communication terminal; A map engine for displaying a surrounding map and POI of the current location grasped by the positioning module on the screen using map data stored in advance and providing a user with a zoom / rotation / rotation / route drawing function; An address / POI search engine for querying pre-stored address / POI data according to a user's address / POI search request and displaying an inquiry result on a screen; A server communication module for requesting / receiving detailed geographic information through interworking with a remote LBS / GIS interworking system; And selectively transmitting the request received from the LBS / GIS related application installed in the mobile communication terminal to the map engine or the address / POI search engine and transmitting the received result to the LBS / GIS related application. Provided is a mobile communication terminal having an LBS / GIS dedicated browser configured to include an application interface module.

Hereinafter, exemplary embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. In the following description of the present invention, detailed descriptions of well-known functions or configurations will be omitted if it is determined that the detailed description of the present invention may unnecessarily obscure the subject matter of the present invention. Terms to be described later are terms defined in consideration of functions in the present invention, and may be changed according to intentions or customs of users or operators. Therefore, the definition should be made based on the contents throughout the specification.

1 is a configuration diagram of an embodiment of a mobile communication terminal to which the present invention is applied.

As shown in FIG. 1, the mobile communication terminal to which the present invention is applied includes a wireless transceiver 10 for wirelessly transmitting and receiving a signal, a mobile communication terminal driving program, an LBS / GIS dedicated browser, map data, an address / A memory 11 for storing POI data and a plurality of LBS / GIS related applications, a power supply unit (also called a battery) 12 for supplying power to each component of the mobile communication terminal, and a controller 17 A display unit 13 for displaying a map and location-based geographic information (eg, current location, route guidance information, etc.) on the LBS / GIS dedicated browser by control, and a phone number and a search item (eg; A key input unit 14 for receiving an address search, a destination search, etc.), a microphone 15 for receiving voice, etc., a speaker (or earphone) 16 for outputting voice, etc., and the mobile communication terminal. Each component A control unit for controlling the device and controlling to display a corresponding map and corresponding location-based geographic information on the LBS / GIS dedicated browser by driving the LBS / GIS dedicated browser according to a user's request for performing LBS / GIS function. 17). In addition, the mobile communication terminal includes basic components (not shown) for mobile communication.

The mobile communication terminal is equipped with a known positioning function that detects the current position through a GPS coordinate value (eg, latitude / longitude) received from a GPS satellite or a cell ID of a currently connected base station. On the other hand, the mobile communication terminal may be equipped with a known function to check the current location by receiving the location information grasped by the positioning server or the like.

In the present invention, the mobile terminal generates a variety of location-based geographic information by processing the current location and the pre-stored map data and address / POI data, etc. identified using a known function to display on the LBS / GIS dedicated browser do.

In addition, the memory (aka built-in memory) 11 of the mobile communication terminal includes statistically frequently used map data (e.g., Seoul and six major metropolitan cities, highways / national roads, etc.) and brief address / POI data (e.g., city / gu). / Name of the building, name of each POI, location coordinates, etc.) are stored.

The mobile communication terminal preferably downloads detailed map data and address / POI data from the LBS / GIS server and stores the memory 11 in the memory 11 according to a user's request for information.

On the other hand, since the data storage capacity of the memory 11 of the mobile communication terminal has a limit, it stores data having a large capacity such as map data, address / POI data, etc. in a separate external memory 11a, and the like. It is preferable to attach and detach the external memory 11a to the mobile communication terminal to load necessary data. In addition, it is preferable that the data storage capacity of the external memory 11a is larger than the data storage capacity of the internal memory 11.

Meanwhile, in the present invention, the wizard locker function is invoked through a hot key (LBS HotKey), etc., so that a transition is made from the standby mode (the cover of the mobile communication terminal closed) to the activation mode (the cover is open) without driving a specific browser. In this case, the LBS / GIS dedicated browser is driven to be displayed on the screen. Here, the environment setting related to the LBS / GIS dedicated browser screen display may be variously changed by the user.

2 is a hierarchical structure diagram of a mounting module of a mobile communication terminal having an LBS / GIS dedicated browser according to the present invention.

As shown in Fig. 2, the lowest layer on the mobile communication terminal having a browser dedicated to LBS / GIS is equipped with a mobile communication terminal operating system 20, and the mobile communication terminal operating system 20 is provided. The upper layer is equipped with a middleware form of a wireless platform (WiPI (Wireless Internet Platform for Interoperability)) 21, and the upper layer of the wireless platform 21 is equipped with a software development kit (SDK) 22. The LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23 is mounted on the upper layer of the software development kid 22, and the LBS / GIS related application 24 is mounted on the upper layer of the LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23.

The LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23 is equipped with an engine module 23a and a client module 23b.

In the engine module 23a, a map engine that retrieves map data and displays it on an LBS / GIS dedicated browser screen, and inquires address / POI data according to a user's search request, and displays the query result on the LBS / GIS dedicated browser screen. An address / POI search engine to display, a positioning module to perform a positioning function (current position grasp), and a server communication module to request / receive detailed geographic information through interworking with a known LBS / GIS interworking system 40 have.

The client module 23b is an application for delivering the request received from the LBS / GIS related application 24 to the engine module 23a, and delivering the received result to the LBS / GIS related application 24 accordingly. Application Interface Module.

3 is a detailed block diagram of an embodiment of the LBS / GIS dedicated browser and known LBS / GIS interworking system of FIG.

As shown in FIG. 3, the LBS / GIS dedicated browser loads the positioning module 30 for determining the current location and pre-stored map data 35 to display the POI surrounding map on the LBS / GIS dedicated browser screen. And the pre-stored address / POI according to the user's search request (e.g., origin / stop / destination inquiry, etc.) and the map engine 31 for providing functions such as zooming / reducing / rotating / route drawing. Detailed geographic information (detailed through linkage with the LBS / GIS interworking system 40) and the address / POI search engine 32 which displays the query results on the LBS / GIS dedicated browser screen by inquiring the data 36. The server communication module 33 for requesting / receiving route guidance information, etc.) and the request information received from the LBS / GIS related application 24 to the corresponding engine modules 30 to 33, and accordingly receive the received result. LBS / GIS related applications (24) The application interface module 34 to the moon is mounted.

In addition, the known LBS / GIS interworking system 40 stores position information (eg, GPS satellite signals, access base station information, etc.) grasped by the LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23 of the mobile communication terminal, in particular, the positioning module 30. Detailed geographical information (detailed route guidance information, etc.) in the positioning server 41 for collecting and determining the current location of the subscriber, and in the LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23 of the mobile communication terminal, in particular, the server communication module 33. ), The detailed information through the connection with the application service module (eg, public transportation information providing module, etc.) 44 and the LBS / GIS server 45 with reference to the corresponding subscriber information through the subscriber information storage unit 43. An agent server 42 for providing information, a detailed map database 46, a detailed address / POI database 47, and a map providing server for providing map data corresponding to the detailed map request of the subscriber side ( 48), sign up Route search server 49 for providing a route search result corresponding to the route search request of the own side, and address / POI search server 50 for providing address / POI data corresponding to the detailed address / POI search request of the subscriber side. It includes a LBS / GIS server 45 consisting of.

On the other hand, the map data 35 and the address / POI data 36 is preferably stored in the external memory 11a, LBS / GIS dedicated browser-related data (e.g. engine module, application interface module, icon, menu) Item (input window, search window, etc.) data, etc.) is preferably stored in the built-in memory (11).

[Table 1] below shows the data stored in the memories 11 and 11a.

Item Contents Expected size  Map data National map about 9 levels of house map, detailed map data of Seoul and six major metropolitan cities  30-40 MB     Address / POI Data For address retrieval: city / town / dong / name data, remarks: Data for retrieval of the address is downloaded from the LBS / GIS interworking system 40 and stored or requested   100 KB For name search: Name / position coordinate data of about 650,000 POIs, Remarks: Data for detailed information search is downloaded from LBS / GIS interworking system 40 and stored or requested)   40 MB  LBS / GIS browser-specific data Engine modules, application interface modules, icons, menu item data, and other resource data  1 MB  Other (free space) Downloaded map / address / POI data, management data, etc.  10 MB

The LBS / GIS dedicated browser-related data, in particular, each engine module 30 to 33 may be embedded in the mobile communication terminal or embedded in the mobile communication terminal in a download form from the LBS / GIS interworking system 40.

The LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23 is first mounted on the mobile communication terminal, and then version information is checked and upgrades are made in order to meet various geographic information requests of the user.

That is, the version information of the LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23 can be confirmed through a communication function between the server communication module 33 and the LBS / GIS interworking system 40, and is mounted on the mobile communication terminal after checking the version information. When the LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23 is upgraded, the upgrade data is downloaded and mounted through the wizard library function on the LBS / GIS dedicated browser.

Meanwhile, the map data 35 and the address / POI data 36 include the server communication module 33 and the LBS / GIS interworking system 40 in consideration of the data storage capacity of the memories 11 and 11a and the communication cost according to data transmission and reception. ) And / or map / address / POI data upgrade notification on specific web pages. Accordingly, after the user who wants to upgrade the map / address / POI data has downloaded the data through the communication function between the server communication module 33 and the LBS / GIS interworking system 40 or after downloading the data using a computer. It is stored in the mobile communication terminal through a data transmission cable (USB or UART).

4 is a diagram illustrating an embodiment of a route guidance function to which the present invention is applied.

FIG. 4 illustrates a “mania butterfly” function among Pedestrian Navigation Service (PNS) functions.

A quick look at this walking guidance service feature: "1. Easy Butterfly" feature shows you a map and information of your current location, and "2. Mania Butterfly" provides a route from your chosen starting point to your destination. The "3. Theme Butterfly" function shows the theme-specific information about the area where you are currently located (e.g., displays only restaurant information or government office information), and the "4.Subway Butterfly" function displays nearby traffic information. Or it shows the means of transportation available from the starting point to the destination.

In the present invention, the location module 30 of the LBS / GIS dedicated browser 23 grasps the current location, and the current location information is determined as "departure" (eg, "history") of the "mania butterfly" function, The POI position coordinates selected by the user among the POI list searched by the address / POI search engine 32 are set to "Destination" (eg, "Mongchon Saturn Station") among the "Mania Butterfly" function, and this origin / destination is set. As the user selects the "route navigation menu" among the "mania butterfly" function, the server communication module 32 requests the LBS / GIS interworking system 40 for route search information from the origin to the destination and accordingly the route search result. Receive values (route data, guidance data, etc.), route data (e.g., origin / destination direction arrows, road / building information around waypoints) received from the map engine 31, and received guidance data (e.g., front) Turn left at 10m My arrows, and so on) is displayed on the map.

While the content of the present invention has been described by way of examples, the embodiments of the present invention are merely illustrative of the present invention and should not be construed as limiting the scope of the present invention. Those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains may modify or alter the present invention in various forms within the principles and scope described in the claims herein.

As described above, the present invention provides an LBS / GIS dedicated browser including an engine module and an application related to a location-based geographic information providing function in a mobile communication terminal and stores various geographic information in a memory to meet a user's request. There is an effect that can provide a variety of location-based geographic information.

In addition, the present invention stores the geographical information frequently used in the memory and provides a zoom / rotation / rotation / path drawing function and an address / POI search function, so that the geographical information is transmitted to a remote LBS / GIS system separately. Therefore, it is possible to reduce information display delay and communication cost due to data transmission and reception since it is not necessary to receive the information accordingly.

In addition, since the present invention can return geographic information corresponding to various requests of the corresponding application by interworking with LBS / GIS related applications, it is possible to develop various applications related to location-based geographic information in the mobile communication terminal. have.

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  1. A positioning module for identifying a current position of the mobile communication terminal;
    A map engine for displaying a surrounding map and POI of the current location grasped by the positioning module on the screen using map data stored in advance and providing a user with a zoom / rotation / rotation / route drawing function;
    An address / POI search engine for querying pre-stored address / POI data according to a user's address / POI search request and displaying a search result on a screen;
    A server communication module for requesting / receiving detailed geographic information through interworking with a remote LBS / GIS interworking system; And
    Selectively forwards the request received from the LBS / GIS related application installed in the mobile communication terminal to the map engine or the address / POI search engine, and delivers the received result to the LBS / GIS related application. Application interface module
    Mobile communication terminal having a dedicated browser LBS / GIS configured to include.
  2. The method of claim 1,
    And the map data and the address / POI data are stored in an external memory attached to and detached from the mobile communication terminal.
  3. The method of claim 2,
    The server communication module, upon receiving a route search request from a user in a state where a source / destination is set, requests route search information from a source to a destination to the LBS / GIS interworking system and receives a route search result accordingly. Mobile communication terminal with LBS / GIS dedicated browser.
  4. The method of claim 3, wherein
    The map engine is a mobile communication terminal having a dedicated LBS / GIS browser, characterized in that for mapping the route data and guidance data of the route search results received from the server communication module on the map to display.
  5. The method according to any one of claims 1 to 4,
    The server communication module, LBS / GIS-only browser, characterized in that to perform the version information check and upgrade according to the function of checking the version information through the linkage with the LBS / GIS interworking system in order to respond to a variety of geographic information requests of the user Mobile communication terminal having a.
  6. The method of claim 5, wherein
    The LBS / GIS dedicated browser is a mobile communication terminal having an LBS / GIS dedicated browser, characterized in that is driven and displayed on the screen when the mobile terminal transitions from the standby mode to the mobile terminal activation mode.
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