Mixed-mode interaction

  • US 9,390,435 B2
  • Filed: 12/30/2013
  • Issued: 07/12/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. Apparatus, comprising:

  • a processor;

    computer memory holding computer program instructions to;

    receive first data indicating a permission to provide a mobile device user a notification, the notification having an associated notification criteria;

    at a given time, determine a location of a mobile device;

    based at least in part on a determined location of the mobile device and the notification criteria, to provide to the mobile device the notification, the notification being associated at the mobile device with one of;

    an audible, visual and tactile alert;

    receive second data as a result of an input being received at the mobile device following the notification;

    retrieve information associated with the input and the determined location of the mobile device; and

    provide to the mobile device a response to the input, the response based on the retrieved information.

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