System and method for presenting information about an object on a portable electronic device

  • US 8,424,752 B2
  • Filed: 06/28/2011
  • Issued: 04/23/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/15/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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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 an object within 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 object from the remote server wherein the information is based on the decode string of the object;

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

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