US Patent No. 10,462,409

METHOD FOR COLLECTING MEDIA ASSOCIATED WITH A MOBILE DEVICE


Patent No. 10,462,409
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Method For Collecting Media Associated With A Mobile Device
Inventorship William P. Alberth, Jr., Prairie Grove, IL (US)
Assignee GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC, Mountain View, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,409

1. A method performed at a computing system, comprising:receiving, without user interaction, video data and audio data captured via a plurality of distributed video devices configured to monitor one or more vicinities;
receiving a first request from a mobile device for a media collection service;
in response to the first request, determining, without user interaction, a user of a mobile device to be within a proximity of the plurality of distributed video devices;
in accordance with a determination that the user is within the proximity of the plurality of distributed video devices:
identifying, without user interaction, video data and audio data in which the user of the mobile device appears; and
storing the identified video data and the audio data to the computing system;
receiving a second request from the user of the mobile device to access the identified video data and the audio data; and
in response to the second request, transmitting the identified video data and the audio data to the user.