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Method and System for Providing Personal Training on Demand by Locating Trainers in Real Time

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000239181D
Publication Date: 2014-Oct-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 50K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing personal training on demand by locating trainers in real time.

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Method and System for Providing Personal Training on Demand by Locating Trainers in Real Time

Disclosed is a method and system for providing personal training on demand by locating trainers in real time. The method and system allows user to search and locate one or more trainers in real time using an interactive user interface (UI) for providing personal training. The method and system provides personal training by maintaining consultants or trainers, expertise levels and location databases. Subsequently, the interactive UI displays information regarding available trainers in real time, thus, assisting users to locate trainers of respective domain or subjects.

Figure 1

In accordance with the method and system, a trainer is provided with an interactive UI that guides each trainer to create a trainer profile as illustrated in Figure 1. A trainer profile includes information related to location information, contact information, availability information and knowledge level/experience with respect to one or more skills/subjects.

In order to retrieve location information of a trainer, the system may use Global Positioning System (GPS) identifier, cell phone identifier or calendar location associated with the trainer, or other location identification methods.

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Figure 2

In another implementation, the method and system provides an automated mechanism for enhancing a trainer profile as illustrated in Figure 2. The interactive UI scans social media information related to a trainer for determining subject matter expertise of the trainer. The method and system analyzes data such as, but not limited to, published works, emails and other sources. Subsequently, the interactive UI determi...