System, method and article of manufacture for location-based filtering for shopping agent in the physical world

  • US 6,317,718 B1
  • Filed: 02/26/1999
  • Issued: 11/13/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/26/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for creating a customized offer information summary, comprising the steps of:

  • (a) obtaining one or more items of interest of a user;

    (b) determining a physical location of the user;

    (c) creating a query based on the items of interest and the physical location of the user;

    (d) querying a communication network of information utilizing the query;

    (e) receiving a customized offer from a retailer-based agent in response to the query;

    (f) displaying the customized offer information associated with the items of interest and their locations relative to the physical location of the user; and

    (g) alerting the user to a best local price.

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