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Method and System for Creating Mobile Device (MD) based Communities

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000199706D
Publication Date: 2010-Sep-15
Document File: 2 page(s) / 43K

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Abstract

Method and system is disclosed for creating Mobile Device (MD) based communities. One or more users may become members to a MD-community based on a specific requirement.

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Method and System for Creating Mobile Device (MD) based Communities

Disclosed is a method and system for dynamically creating Mobile Device (MD) based communities. A user of a mobile device may initiate a MD-community for a specific requirement. One or more users who share the same requirement may become members of the MD-community. In a scenario, an existing member may refer other users to the MD-community. The one or more users of the MD-community exchange information pertinent to the requirement among the members of the MD-community.

The MD-community may have one or more subgroups. A subgroup is formed by one or more members of the MD-community for other requirements based on dynamic conditions. The dynamic conditions can be time, location and vicinity. As an example, when one or more members who wish to engage in an activity at a place are in the vicinity of 0.2 mile, they may create a subgroup. A member may leave or join a subgroup based on the dynamic conditions, which results in varying number of active members for a subgroup.

In a scenario, a sharing application, is provided to a user to form a MD-community. Therefore, each MD-community has a corresponding sharing application. The sharing application is copied to mobile devices of other users who share the same requirement and who wish to become members of the MD-community. The sharing application is used by the one or more members of the MD-community to send/receive alerts and exchange information in the...