Patent Number: 7,787,869

Title: Device, method, and computer program product for providing enhanced blogging features on a mobile phone

Abstract: A method, device and computer program product for updating a blog web-site use a portable mobile communications device equipped with one or more data generating sensors. This includes acquiring sensor data from the sensors and creating a blog entry containing the acquired sensor data. The blog entry is then sent from the portable mobile communications device to a blog Internet web-site over a mobile network. A blog update profile indicates a schedule for updates and which sensor data to include. Sensor blog data can also be appended to manual blog entry data to form a single blog entry. The sensors can be integrated within the portable mobile communications device, or can be accessories that are communicable with the portable mobile communications device. The sensors can include a location determination sensor, an accelerometer, a heart rate monitor, a blood pressure monitor, or a body temperature monitor.

Inventors: Rice; Myra L. (Durham, NC), Ang; John Eric (Raleigh, NC)

Assignee: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB

International Classification: H04M 3/42 (20060101); H04M 3/493 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018