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

  • US 8,936,190 B2
  • Filed: 02/17/2014
  • Issued: 01/20/2015
  • 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 an electronic device;

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

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

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