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Method and System for Determining how an Object ages and/or Deteriorates from Historical Analysis

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246991D
Publication Date: 2016-Jul-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 132K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for determining how an object ages and/or deteriorates from historical analysis.

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Method and System for Determining how an Object ages and /or Deteriorates from Historical Analysis

Disclosed is a method and system for determining how an object ages and/or deteriorates from historical analysis.

The system uses a user's camera outfitted mobile device for analyzing objects (such as food items). The camera is tracked with a micro-location service.

In accordance with the method and system, the camera focuses on a stationary object/region and analyzes the item/object using known art. Thereafter, the system determines what the optimal appearance (color/shape) of the item should be based on known data and historical data. System compares the optimal appearance to the current appearance of the object relative to the location of the mobile device.

The optimal appearance can be based on a user's needs/preferences. Based on the user's need/preferences, the system assist user to make the purchase decision with respect to the item/object.

Consider an example, wherein a user is walking through a supermarket doing weekly shop with his mobile device. The user has a lot of items on the shopping list, one of which is skirt steak. The user heads over to a meat refrigerator case and looks at the different types of cuts there are. The user finds the skirt steak and is not sure if the user should buy it. Therefore, using the system, the user can now be alerted with a recommendation on if the user should buy the meat.

By using crowd sourced viewing information, the...