US Patent No. 9,432,961

LOCATION-ASSISTED SERVICE CAPABILITY MONITORING


Patent No. 9,432,961
Issue Date August 30, 2016
Title Location-assisted Service Capability Monitoring
Inventorship Bharath Narashima Rao, Cupertino, CA (US)
Cherif Jazra, Los Altos, CA (US)
Leonardo A. Soto Matamala, Los Altos, CA (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,432,961

1. A method of responding to anticipated travel into a region having particular network communication service quality characteristics,
the method comprising:
detecting, at a mobile device, using one or more sensors of the mobile device:
a current location of the mobile device;
a current direction of travel of the mobile device; and
a current speed of travel of the mobile device;
determining, based at least in part on the current location, the current direction of travel, and the current speed of travel,
by the mobile device, that the mobile device will enter a region having the particular network communication service quality
characteristics within a specified threshold amount of time; and

in response to determining that the mobile device will enter the region within the specified threshold amount of time, automatically
displaying, on a display of the mobile device, a notification alerting a user of the mobile device that the mobile device
will enter the region having the particular network communication service quality characteristics within the specified threshold
amount of time.