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A system and method for enabling a user with a mobile device to link to information, on a local or global electronic network, related to an item of interest to the user while observing a visual, audio, or printed medium containing the item. Linking is accomplished by an item information provider creating codes that can be utilized by the user to implement a link between the user's device and an item information containing server programmed by the provider. The user can select the item by inputting codes to the device and be instantly linked to a database in the server on which item information is stored by the provider along with associated information to link to a network website specifically containing further item-related information for user access. If the user doesn't wish to access the information immediately, the mobile device may be used to “bookmark” or store the user's coded information request and the user may link to the server and retrieve the desired information when convenient.

Title
System and method of linking items in audio, visual, and printed media to related information stored on an electronic network using a mobile device
Application Number
9/652943
Publication Number
6766363 (B1)
Application Date
August 31, 2000
Publication Date
July 20, 2004
Inventor
Leigh M Rothschild
Miami
FL, US
Agent
Gerald E Hespos
US
Anthony J Casella
US
Assignee
Barpoint com
FL, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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