System and Method for Presenting Information About an Object on a Portable Device

  • US 20130233920A1
  • Filed: 04/22/2013
  • Published: 09/12/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/15/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • capturing a digital image using a digital image capturing device that is part of a portable electronic device;

    detecting symbology associated with the digital image using a portable electronic device;

    decoding the symbology to obtain a decode string using one or more visual detection applications residing on the portable electronic device;

    sending the decode string to a remote server for processing;

    receiving information about the digital image from the remote server wherein the information is based on the decode string;

    displaying the information on a display device associated with the portable electronic device.

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