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Method and System for Sharing a Person's Image Automatically When Any Camera Image is Taken of the Person

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243604D
Publication Date: 2015-Oct-05
Document File: 1 page(s) / 75K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for sharing a person's image automatically when any camera image is taken of the person.

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Method and System for Sharing a Person's Image Automatically When Any Camera Image is Taken of the Person

With cameras in smart phones, tourists and visitors take pictures with unrelated people

who are at the site inadvertently. Sometimes the pictures turn out to be good shots of unrelated people, but the people owing pictures on their phone's camera are oblivious to identities of people who inadvertently were in the shot. Current technology allows face recognition software to assess identity of people, but contact information is not easily available. Our solution attempts to solve the issue of not being able to share photos with the person/people that are in the image.

Disclosed is a method and system for sharing a person's image automatically when any camera image is taken of the person. The method and system proposes a QR code that is associated with a user access profile and information that is read by a smart phone camera automatically. The QR code may be worn as a button or on a person's clothing, tattoo, or as a piece of jewelry, such as a necklace. The QR code is associated with the person's contact information, such as email phone number, social network and user access profile. When an image is taken, the image is automatically shared with person / people in the image using the QR code. The user access profile may contain privacy related information regarding whether the person chooses that image is allowed to be shared or is to be hidden.

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