US Patent No. 10,885,573

DEVICE ASSOCIATION-BASED LOCATING SYSTEM AND METHOD


Patent No. 10,885,573
Issue Date January 05, 2021
Title Device Association-based Locating System And Method
Inventorship Andrew Weiss, San Ramon, CA (US)
Scott Hotes, Berkeley, CA (US)
Joseph Anakata, Alameda, CA (US)
Costandino Dufort Moraites, Berkeley, CA (US)
Tasos Roumeliotis, Orinda, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,885,573

1. A product ordering method comprising:placing an order by a user with a particular product supplier for a physical product;
receiving by a receiving device of the user from a mobile device a signal comprising an identifier, the signal corresponding to a first signal protocol;
measuring the signal to produce at least one signal measurement;
estimating a location of the mobile device based on the at least one signal measurement;
transmitting the identifier via a second signal protocol;
determining by a processor that the identifier corresponds to the particular product supplier;
providing to the user the location of the mobile device and an indication that the identifier corresponds to the particular product supplier; and
receiving by the user the physical product from a delivery person corresponding to the particular product supplier after the determining that the identifier corresponds to the particular product supplier.