06587835 is referenced by 1291 patents and cites 13 patents.

A system is provided in which a handheld computing device may be used to provide a user with shopping assistance services. A shopping assistance service may allow a user to obtain directory information for a shopping mall. A user may use the handheld computing device to handle shopping lists. The handheld computing device may display promotional material based on the shopping lists. The handheld computing device may be used to obtain information on products being sold in a store. Products may be purchased using wireless financial transactions. Reminders and other messages may be sent to the handheld computing device. The location of the handheld computing device may be monitored. Services may be provided to the user based on the location of the handheld computing device. The handheld computing device may communicate with communications equipment in retail establishments using a local wireless link.

Title
Shopping assistance with handheld computing device
Application Number
9/501053
Publication Number
6587835 (B1)
Application Date
February 9, 2000
Publication Date
July 1, 2003
Inventor
Susan M Treyz
37 Vanderburgh Ave., Larchmont
NY, US
G Victor Treyz
37 Vanderburgh Ave., Larchmont
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
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