Patent Number: 8,798,599

Title: Content identification and retrieval based on device component proximity

Abstract: The invention provides proximity based content retrieval. A proximity element is provided for each of a plurality of components associated with a primary device. Identification information of each proximity element for an associated particular proximity space is communicated to a mobile wireless device. Upon the mobile wireless device being located within the associated particular proximity space of a particular proximity element, the mobile device receives associated identification information of the particular proximity element. The mobile device retrieves video content based on the associated identification information.

Inventors: Hintermeister; Gregory R. (Rochester, MN), O'Keefe; Timothy J. (Rochester, MN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: H04M 3/42 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018