06675165 is referenced by 237 patents.

An interactive search system for use primarily with a global computer network, e.g., the Internet, using geographic locations of advertising media to obtain a supply of product-related information for presentation to a user. A computing means may be used to access an implementing server containing a geo-coded database linking product and manufacturer information to geographic locations of advertising media relating to such product and manufacturer. Location data relating to a billboard or signage, whether located indoors or outdoors, can be entered into the computer through manual input of data relating to the city, state or zip code of the billboard. Alternatively, the location of the advertising media can be obtained by a location determination unit, such as a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. In a preferred embodiment, the computing means and location determination units are incorporated into a single device which accesses the implementing server though a two-way wireless communication link.

Title
Method for linking a billboard or signage to information on a global computer network through manual information input or a global positioning system
Application Number
9/649501
Publication Number
6675165 (B1)
Application Date
August 28, 2000
Publication Date
January 6, 2004
Inventor
Leigh M Rothschild
Miami
FL, US
Agent
Gerald E Hespos
US
Anthony J Casella
US
Assignee
Barpoint com
FL, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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