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Personalized Invitation system: Utilizing data of user habits to manage events for on-time arrivals

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000242019D
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-15
Document File: 1 page(s) / 76K

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Abstract

A system, method, and programming product for utilizing data of user habits to manage events for on-time arrivals is disclosed.

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Personalized Invitation system: Utilizing data of user habits to manage events for on-time arrivals

Disclosed is a system, method, and programming product for utilizing data of user habits to manage events for on-time arrivals.

This article addresses the problem of providing accurate time estimates for coordinating an event and having friends and family arrive at the same time (on time). Even for a host of event, it may be difficult to get everyone in the group to arrive on time. User's habits are tracked through data collection to provide an accurate approximation on how much time it will take the user to get ready and arrive at an event (on time). The system uses data from previous user habits to give the host estimates on when the users usually arrive (10 minutes late versus 20 minutes early). Instead of the host sending out the same time to all of the attendees of the event, the host sends user adjusted times for each individual, such that everyone will arrive at the same time at the event.

The system tracks the type of event the user is attending (meeting, dinner date, shopping outing) and how on-time the user is (late/early). When the host of an event sends out the starting times of an event, the system checks the type of event and the relative time that each of the users usually shows up and then calculates which starting times to send each user, such that the users will arrive at around the same time. This is an opt-in system for users who seek optimizat...