TW201135188A - Method of utilizing a personal navigation device to predict paths and related personal navigation device - Google Patents

Method of utilizing a personal navigation device to predict paths and related personal navigation device Download PDF

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TW201135188A
TW201135188A TW99110545A TW99110545A TW201135188A TW 201135188 A TW201135188 A TW 201135188A TW 99110545 A TW99110545 A TW 99110545A TW 99110545 A TW99110545 A TW 99110545A TW 201135188 A TW201135188 A TW 201135188A
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Sajeewa Dayaratne
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A method of utilizing a personal navigation device to predict paths taken by a user of the personal navigation device includes storing profile data for a user of the personal navigation device in a memory of the personal navigation device, detecting a current path that the user is traveling on when the user has not inputted a destination location into the personal navigation device, determining possible paths that the user may take based on the current path that the user is traveling on, determining a most likely possible path that the user may take according to the profile data for the user, and providing information about upcoming locations related to the most likely possible path.

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201135188 VI. Description of the invention: [Technical field to which the invention pertains] [Prior Art] Built-in global position location system (6) continued siti〇ning sy_, Qing ^ device is not only well-known and ambiguous _ in the vehicle recruitment device. A guide to the weaving: It can include the library of the provided area, which can be used in the navigation device. The navigation device is usually set on the dashboard or in the dashboard. "Navigation device" - the word is about a device that can navigate the user to a predetermined destination. The navigation device is useful for receiving location information, such as a GPS receiver, which is a receiver that can only be connected to receive location information. The navigation device itself can self-calculate the navigation path, or connect to the remote server, the remote server can calculate the navigation path, and provide navigation navigation device, or guide the remote server to complete the guide. Face arithmetic. The personal GPS navigation device is not a permanent mosquito on a vehicle but can be shouted and loaded on the any-trailer at any time. Therefore, the personal GPS navigation device is equipped with the same 'that is, the personal GPS navigation m includes the built-in GPS 201135188 antenna. The software and map are navigated so the navigation path can be depicted and displayed. In a conventional personal navigation device, the user enters a destination he wants to go, such as an office building, a silk, or a tourist attraction, and then the personal navigation device generates navigation instructions to guide the user to the destination. Silk, after the destination is transferred to the personal navigation device, unless the user is following the aetive route, the personal navigation device does not give the general user some form of information, such as interest. Point information. When the user walks through the familiar road skills, the user usually does not want to waste energy to input the destination to the personal navigation device, but the user may not miss the personal navigation device because the user does not input the destination into the personal navigation device. Potentially important information that can be provided. In addition, if the system only wants some areas of the lion or winds, he may have no purpose to drive around. Miscellaneous is a driving purpose without a purpose, and the user may still need to know the nearby points of interest or need some form of navigation guidance. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION An embodiment of the present invention provides a method for predicting a path adopted by a user of the personal navigation device using a personal navigation device, including storing profile information of the 6 Hai user of the personal navigation device to the individual a memory of the navigation device; when the user has not input a destination to the personal navigation device, detecting a path that the user is currently traveling; determining a possible use of the user according to the path that the user is currently traveling through All paths; based on the user's profile, determine the path that the user is most likely to use at 201135188; and provide information about the area that will be encountered on the path most likely to be used by the user. Another embodiment of the present invention provides a personal navigation device for predicting a path taken by a user of the personal navigation device. The personal navigation device includes a memory for storing profile information of a user of the personal navigation device; a path planning software 'gathering when the user has not yet entered the destination—to the personal navigation device, detecting The path that the user is currently undergoing, according to the user's current miscellaneous 'determination that the user may make a path, according to the user's profile data' determines the path most likely to be used by the user, And providing a processor with an area to be encountered on the path most likely to be used by the user; and a processor for executing the path planning software and controlling the operation of the personal navigation device. [Embodiment] Referring to Fig. 1 and Fig. 1 is a functional block diagram of a personal navigation device 1 of the present invention. The personal green device 10 includes a display 12, a user interface 14, a processor 16, a speaker 18, a Gps receiver 2A, and a memory device 3. Display U can be a touch screen and processor 16 is used to control the operation of personal navigation device 10. GPS receiver 20 is operative to receive the current coordinates of personal navigation device 1. The memory 30 stores a map database 32, and the map database u & contains map data and points of interest: the memory II 30 additionally stores the road plan software % and the profile of each individual user of the personal navigation device 1 : #料36. The user uses the 201135188 individual identity or account number on the user interface 14 to distinguish each other and establish a profile information for each user. The personal navigation device 1() disclosed by the present invention can collect the driving habit data of the user and store the driving habit data as the profile data 36, and then the user may next based on the current location of the user and the path side. Line _ path, money based on the information accumulated in the profile data 36 provides location and road (4) information not far ahead. Different from the prior art, the user does not need to input the destination to the personal navigation device to cause the personal navigation device 10 to generate useful information to the user, such as a point of interest, danger, father, or road condition to be encountered. . This means that the personal navigational stimuli disclosed in the present invention provide additional functionality without requiring additional time and effort by the user. - By using the GPS receiver 2G to receive the current location of the personal navigation device ω, the locality = library 32, and the path planning software 34' can determine which way the user prefers to travel. Then, information about the user's driving habits is updated to the user's profile #料36. The type of information stored in the profile 36 contains the specific path of the user's preference. For example, if the user walks through the office and passes through the same road, then after collecting enough information, it is easy to predict the user's preference for the path. General: Miscellaneous 36 also contains the form of the lack of travel for the forehead. For example, the user may prefer to drive the main road, the secondary road, the scenic route, or the road to the handle. It is also possible to (iv) other (iv), for example, the speed of travel that is accustomed to by users on certain road sections. As long as the user's personal navigation device (1), even if you use 201135188 to set the 1G rules, you can also receive the general situation of the destination person = 3, the market is green (4) can secretly make private money to use the brothers and poor materials 36 to collect enough information After that, the path planning software 34 can start the pre-pre-routed path and start providing information about the front-end pinch. At that time: the planning software 34 first decided to use all the way f of the thorns, then voyage (four)% all possible = use = path in the path of the most likely use of the financial users, then come to the individual Whether the user of the navigation device 接收j receives the navigation command of the route most likely to be used by the user, such as (4) the editor of the building, the software guide to guide the user along the path most likely to be used by the user. OK ^ then the road control planning software 34 consults the map database 32 to provide the user's favorite points of interest on the most used road control, the road to be encountered, the upcoming 2 road conditions, or the most pot path There will be information such as _ danger nearby. In addition, information will be provided to users, for example, information about the most likely road conditions or traffic warnings. The personal navigation device 10 also warns the user whether or not the speed is overspeed by comparing the speed stored in the profile data 36: the New Zealand and the Langer are currently on a particular road 2. If the user's current driving speed is much higher than the storage speed, the difficulty will be issued to the driver. Description of Embodiments Referring to Figure 2, Figure 2 is a summary of the 201136188 profile of the present invention to predict the path that the user will use. The steps of the method of FIG. 2 will be described in detail as follows: Step 50: Start; Step 52. Collect the user profile 36 and store it in the memory 30 of the personal navigation device 10; v. 54. The path planning software 34 is based on The current location of the personal navigation device 1G provided by the GpS receiver and the road information stored in the map database % determine the path that the user is currently traveling; Step 56 · The road planning software 34 determines the user from the current location of the user All pathways that may be used; ^ 8-way twin planning software 34 studies and analyzes the user's profile 36 to predict the path that is likely to be made for all possible (four) path towels; Step 60: Provide users with information about upcoming Information on points of interest, roads, hazards and/or traffic; and if the driving speed of the stalker is much higher than the speed limit stored in the profile data 36 for a particular road segment, the personal navigation device 1() will warn the user of the speeding; 2 personal navigation device 1 〇 ask the user whether they are willing to adopt the personal navigation, set the most likely path for the prediction; if it is 'go step 64; if not, skip to Step 66; = Step 64: The path planning software 34 provides navigation commands to guide the user to travel along the path most likely to be used by the user; Step 66: End. 201135188 Month >'', and FIG. 3, FIG. 3 are diagrams illustrating the predicted path of the path planning software 34 of the personal navigation device by means of a map. The arrow (10) shown in the map lake indicates where the user is currently located. The user is currently heading north on the secondary road 〇4 and/or has entered the destination on the personal navigation slot. However, according to the data accumulated in the user profile 36, the route planning software determines that the user prefers the agency to do the road, and the payee will drive to the north after the right side of iG6. Highway 1G8, and will not continue to drive north on the secondary road (10). In addition, other information in the profile data 36 can be utilized, such as comparing the frequency at which the user travels on the secondary road 104 and driving on the first road, and comparing the speed limit 10 of the two roads with the normal driving speed of the user. , the road that the sidewalker will drive next. Once the predicted path' path planning software 34 can provide information about upcoming points of interest along the predicted path. In the example of Fig. 3, when the user has not arrived at the road just after the first street, the personal navigation device 10 will remind the user of the information of the restaurant 11〇 and the gas station 112 that will appear. . The route planning software % also provides traffic information and road conditions for Predicting Road #. Finally, the personal navigation device will ask if the user is willing to adopt the predicted path (dashed line in Figure 3). If the user wishes to think (4) the predicted path 'Roller Line Software % will provide navigation instructions to guide the user along the predicted path. In the heart of the month, even if the user has never been to a place where he has never been to, he can still use the information of the road that you used to specify the form, and generate a _ path for the user's reference. If the user prefers to travel on the main road, the personal navigation device will guide the user to the nearest main road. In summary, the user's driving record can be used to construct the profile data 36, and the profile data 36 can predict the path most likely to be used by the user based on the user's driving preferences. Even when the user does not follow the path predicted by the personal navigation device 1 and does not receive the guide command to the destination, the personal navigation device 1 continuously collects the information to the profile 36 and continuously provides the upcoming information. The information of the area is given to the user. Thus, the present invention encourages the user to turn on the personal navigation device 1 whenever possible to construct the profile data 36 and receive information about the upcoming area. The above are only the preferred embodiments of the present invention, and all changes and modifications made to the scope of the present invention should fall within the scope of the present invention. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS Fig. 1 is a functional block diagram of a personal navigation device of the present invention. Fig. 2 is a flow chart showing a method for predicting a path that a user will use based on a user profile data according to an embodiment of the present invention. Figure 3 is a schematic diagram illustrating the route planning software path of a personal navigation device by means of a map. [Main component symbol description] 201135188 10 Personal navigation device 12 Display 14 User interface 16 Processor 18 Speaker 20 GPS receiver 30 Memory 32 Map database 34 Path planning software 36 Profile data 100 Map 102 Arrow 104 Secondary road 106 One Street 108 One Highway 110 Restaurant 112 Gas Station 50-66 Steps

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  1. 201135188 VII. Patent Application Range: 1. A method for predicting a path adopted by a user of the personal navigation device by using a personal navigation device, comprising: storing the profile information of the user of the personal navigation device to the personal navigation device a memory; when the user has not input a destination to the personal navigation device, detecting a path that the user is currently traveling; determining, according to the path that the user is currently traveling, all paths that the user may use; The user's profile information determines the path that the user is most likely to take; and provides information about the area that is likely to be encountered on the path most likely to be used by the user. 2. The method of claim 1, wherein each user of the personal navigation device has an individual profile. 3. The method of claim 1 further comprising: inquiring whether the user receives a navigation instruction of a path most likely to be used by the user; receiving a decision of the user, and when the user decides to receive the navigation instruction The navigation command is provided to guide the user to travel along the path most likely to be used by the user. 4. The method of claim 1, wherein the user profile includes information about the user's preferred road, preferred driving speed, and/or road form of preferred travel. 5. The method of claim 1 of May, wherein the information about the area that is most likely to be encountered by the user is provided, including the road technology most likely to be used by the user. Information on multiple points of interest, road information, critical information and/or traffic alerts. 6. The method of claim 1, wherein the information about the area to be encountered on the most likely route of the user is provided, including providing information about the current driving of the user based on the profile information of the user. Warning of behavior. 7. A personal navigation device for predicting a path adopted by a user of the personal navigation device. The personal navigation device comprises: ^ δ ** memory, used to store profile information of a user of the personal navigation device; The planning software is configured to detect a path that the user is currently traveling when the user has not input a destination to the personal navigation device, and determine the user according to the path that the user is currently traveling. All the paths used, based on the profile information of the user, determine the path most likely to be used by the user, and provide information about the area that the user is likely to encounter on the path that is most likely to adopt 14 201135188; ' is used to execute the path planning software and control the operation of the personal navigation device. 8. The personal navigation device of claim 7, wherein each user of the personal navigation device has an individual profile. 9. The personal navigation device of claim 7, wherein the scale planning software asks the user whether to receive a navigation command for the path most likely to be used by the user, receives the user's decision, and when the user decides When receiving the navigation command, a navigation command is provided to guide the (10) system to travel along the path that the producer is most likely to take. 10. The personal navigation device of claim 7, wherein the user profile includes information on the road the user is riding, the preferred driving speed, and/or the form of the road in which the money travels. 11. The personal navigation device of claim 7, wherein the squeezing plan is used to provide information, road information, danger information, and/or information about a plurality of points of interest to be met on the path that the user is most likely to take on (4). Traffic alert. 12. The personal navigation device of claim 7, wherein the routing software is configured to provide a warning about the current driving behavior of the user based on the user profile information.
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