08364171 is referenced by 41 patents and cites 252 patents.

In general, the invention relates to methods and systems that record the location of a user and transmit targeted content to a user based upon their current and past location information. A network includes a server programmed with a database of location information, a database of user information, and a wireless communication system capable of communicating with the user's mobile device. The location of the mobile device is ascertained and recorded. The location information is analyzed to determine the businesses visited by the user, and other behaviors of the user. The system has access to the reported locations of a plurality of mobile devices. This aggregate location information is used in order to determine which business locations are currently popular, busy, or not busy.

Title
Systems and methods to determine the current popularity of physical business locations
Application Number
13/555202
Publication Number
8364171 (B2)
Application Date
July 23, 2012
Publication Date
January 29, 2013
Inventor
James David Busch
Tempe
AZ, US
Agent
James David Busch
Assignee
Enhanced Geographic
AZ, US
IPC
H04W 24/00
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