Patent Number: 7,822,829

Title: Method for interfacing scanned product information with a source for the product over a global network

Abstract: A method for interfacing scanned product information with a source for the product over a global network. A method is provided for obtaining information regarding the source of a product from a remote information source location on a global communication network utilizing a product code associated with the product and unique thereto. The product code associated with the product is scanned with a scanner at a user location on the global communication network to extract the information contained in the unique product code therefrom. A unique scan ID code is associated with the scanning operation and a packet of information assembled that is comprised of the extracted product code and the unique scan ID code to provide a routing packet. The user location is then connected to the remote information source location utilizing the routing packet and in response to the step of scanning, wherein the routing packet is representative of the location of the remote information source location on the global communication network through an association with a routing table.

Inventors: Philyaw; Jeffry Jovan (Dallas, TX), Mathews; David Kent (Carrollton, TX)

Assignee: RPX-LV Acquisition LLC

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101); G06F 15/173 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00