Method and system for managing images and geographic location data in a mobile device

  • US 9,177,015 B2
  • Filed: 06/30/2014
  • Issued: 11/03/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/22/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A mobile communication device for managing images, associated geographic location data, and associated supplemental information in a mobile device and displaying the images and the associated supplemental information, the apparatus comprising:

  • a housing having a form factor suitable for handheld use;

    a display device contained in the housing;

    an input device contained in the housing, wherein the input device includes a touch-sensitive screen;

    at least one wireless network connection component contained in the housing and configured to connect to a wireless network;

    a location component contained in the housing and configured to generate geographic location data based on a current geographic location of the mobile device;

    a camera component contained in the housing configured to generate an image;

    a map display component in the housing configured to cause the display device to display a map; and

    a processor contained in the housing and coupled among the display device, the input device, the at least one wireless network connection component, the location component, the camera component, and the map display component;

    wherein the processor is configured to;

    receive geographic location data based on the current geographic location of the mobile device from the location component;

    display a map corresponding to the received geographic location data;

    display a plurality of images and associated supplemental information corresponding to each image in a list mode in a first user interface, wherein the displayed associated supplemental information comprises description information and a street address;

    receive a selection of the plurality images, the associated description information corresponding to each image, and the associated street address corresponding to each image; and

    display the selected associated description information in a second user interface, wherein the second user interface comprises an editing mode for editing the supplemental information, which comprising receiving an input of note information and associating the note information with the selected associated description information.

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