|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||455/456.1; 455/556.1; 455/550.1; D14/138C; 348/552|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 88 인용 특허 : 48|
Provided herein are methods and systems relating to location-based services such as social networking, providing demographic information, tracking mobile devices, providing business information, providing an adaptable user interface, remotely effecting a change on a portable electronic device, providing a geofence, outputting location-based information on a mobile device, varying transmissions to and from a mobile device, providing location-based alerts, verifying transactions and tailoring information to the behavior of a user.
1. A method comprising: taking a picture using a portable electronic device, the picture including image data captured from an imaging sensor;passing the picture to a location services facility that is configured to analyze the image data, using one or more processors, and determine location information for the portable electronic device, at least in part, from characteristics extracted from the image data;receiving, at the portable electronic device, from the location services facility, location information for the portable electronic device determined,...