Barcode device

  • US 8,763,907 B2
  • Filed: 03/07/2013
  • Issued: 07/01/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/18/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A mobile device that can read and use a barcode comprising:

  • a mobile device including a digital camera operable to obtain an image of a two dimensional barcode having first information, a display, and circuitry operable to make a wireless communication over a channel;

    said mobile device operable to make a telephone call over a channel;

    said display is operable to display information, including a barcode that has been obtained;

    wherein the digital camera is also operable to capture photographs and the display is operable to display said photographs;

    said mobile device including a processor operable to obtain said first information by the mobile device reading the two dimensional barcode;

    wherein the first information includes a first uniform resource locator;

    said mobile device, responsive to the reading, being operable to address a database on the internet using the first uniform resource locator and to receive a second uniform resource locator from the database on the internet, when accessed through the first uniform resource locator; and

    said mobile device operable to display the second uniform resource locator and content associated with the second uniform resource locator on the display.

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