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A system, method, apparatus and computer program product for providing location based functions and mobile e-commerce comprising a central processing unit including a processor, a storage device, and programming stored in the storage device, a display device, an audio input device, an audio output device, a communications module, a commerce module, an image module, and a location module. The programming controls the operation of the present invention to provide functions based on location data, to facilitate commercial exchanges by wirelessly exchanging payment and product information with venders, to identify services such as venders meeting selection criteria, to wirelessly exchange select information with other users and systems, to restrict and/or monitor the use of the device based on authorized user parameters, selecting one of a plurality networks through which to communicate, detecting a trigger for performing an action based on a change in location and sensed data, storing a voice annotation with a computer data file, determining service providers and associated communication parameters, contemporaneously maintaining a wireless voice and data link, providing a system for selecting and delivering mobile advertisements, and many other functions and services that are described herein.

Title
System, method, and computer program product for providing location based services and mobile e-commerce
Application Number
10/154016
Publication Number
7487112 (B2)
Application Date
May 23, 2002
Publication Date
February 3, 2009
Inventor
Melvin L Barnes Jr
Bethesda, 20814
MD, US
Agent
Mel Barnes
IPC
H04N 5/445
G06Q 30/00
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