Systems and methods for establishing communications between mobile device users

  • US 9,763,070 B2
  • Filed: 01/19/2017
  • Issued: 09/12/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/18/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for establishing a communication between mobile devices, comprising:

  • registering a plurality of mobile devices on a collaboration system, each device including profile data;

    providing a user of a first mobile device an option to designate at least one desired activity;

    providing a user of a second mobile device an option to designate at least one desired activity;

    determining, by the collaboration system, a match between the profile data of the first mobile device and the profile data of the second mobile device;

    displaying at the first mobile device in response to the match a first list of user identifications, the first list including an identification of the user of the second mobile device;

    displaying at the second mobile device in response to the match a second list of user identifications, the second list including an identification of the user of the first mobile device;

    providing at the first mobile device an option for the user of the first mobile device to select or not to select the identification of the second mobile device user from the first list;

    providing at the second mobile device an option for the user of the second mobile device to select or not to select the identification of the first mobile device user from the second list;

    wherein;

    in response to selecting the identification of the second mobile, device user from the first list and selecting the identification of the first mobile device user from the second list, an electronic communication is formed between the first mobile device and second mobile device; and

    whereinin response to the first mobile device user failing to select the identification of the second mobile device user from the first list or the second mobile device user failing to select the identification of the first mobile, device user from the second list an electronic communication is prevented from being formed between the first mobile device and second mobile device.

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