Patent Number: 8,880,602

Title: Embedding an autograph in an electronic book

Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for embedding an autograph into digital media, particularly an electronic book. A system is described that includes an author's device running a signing application and at least one reader's device storing a copy of the electronic book. Depending on the proximity of the reader's device to the author's device, the author's device automatically performs different autographing tasks.

Inventors: Dougherty; Casey Maureen (San Francisco, CA), Hajj; Melissa Breglio (San Francisco, CA)

Assignee: Apple Inc.

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00