US Patent No. 9,182,976

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING CLIENT APPLICATION ENABLEMENT


Patent No. 9,182,976
Issue Date November 10, 2015
Title System And Method For Managing Client Application Enablement
Inventorship Daniel Hodges, San Francisco, CA (US)
Tasos Roumeliotis, Orinda, CA (US)
Jesse Myers, San Francisco, CA (US)
Mitchell Scott Ozer, San Francisco, CA (US)
Joseph Anakata, Alameda, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,182,976

1. A method for implementation by a network-connectable computing system, the method comprising:
receiving an indication of a service corresponding to a mobile device, the indication based on a user action; and
transmitting at least one text message to the mobile device responsive to the indication of the service, the at least one
text message comprising:

an instruction for a particular application corresponding to the service to provide a status of the particular application;
and

an instruction for a user of the mobile device to initiate contact with a network resource to access data corresponding to
the particular application;

wherein the instruction for the particular application is a unique code represented by any one of a token, a pattern, or an
encoded signal, and is included in the text message as an attachment to the instruction to the user of the mobile device;

determining based on a lack of a response from the particular application that at least one of an update of the particular
application and installation of the particular application is required;

determining that a response from the user has been received; and
rendering to the mobile device data enabling at least one of an update of the particular application and installation of the
particular application responsive to the response from the user and based on the lack of a response from the particular application.