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Method and System for Facilitating Shopping Using a Mobile Device Based On Policies Set By a Shopper

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000209051D
Publication Date: 2011-Jul-25
Document File: 2 page(s) / 96K

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Rohit Sharma: INVENTOR

Abstract

A method and system for facilitating shopping using a mobile device based on policies set by a shopper is disclosed. The method involves sending a keyword of a product to be shopped by the shopper using the mobile device. Based on the keyword and/or the policies set by the shopper, relevant products are displayed on the mobile device.

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Method and System for Facilitating Shopping Using a Mobile Device Based On Policies Set By a Shopper

Abstract

A method and system for facilitating shopping using a mobile device based on policies set by a shopper is disclosed.  The method involves sending a keyword of a product to be shopped by the shopper using the mobile device.  Based on the keyword and/or the policies set by the shopper, relevant products are displayed on the mobile device.

Description

Disclosed is a method and system for facilitating shopping using a mobile device based on policies set by a shopper.  The method involves registering a mobile device to a shopping module.  After registering, the shopper may send a keyword of a product to be shopped using the mobile device.  Based on the keyword and/or the policies set by the shopper, relevant products are displayed on the mobile device.

Figure

In an exemplary embodiment as illustrated in the figure, a shopper is registered with a shopping module by providing basic contact and billing information of the shopper.  Further, the user may specify a set of policies related to products.  The set of policies may include one or more of, but is not limited to, value for money, cheapest product available, product in demand, product purchased by friends of the shopper and a hybrid policy.  The hybrid policy involves a weighted combination of one or more policies in the set of policies.  As illustrated in the figure, the shopper sends a keyword of a product to be shopped to the shopping module.  Subsequently, th...