In-store item alert architecture

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9818148
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13785082

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A method and apparatus for alerting an individual is described. A determination as to whether an individual is within a sensing area of a first device is made. The first device may be configured to provide information about a product on a shelf on which the first device is attached. In response to determining that the individual is within the sensing area, a determination as to whether to notify an occurrence of the determination that the individual is within the sensing area of the first device to at least one second device is made. In response to determining to notify, a notification may be transmitted to the at least one second device that the individual is within the sensing area of the first device. An alert may be triggered at the at least one second device based upon the transmitted notification.

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RTC INDUSTRIES INC2800 GOLF ROAD ROLLING MEADOWS IL 60008

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bynum, Anthony Eugene Wadsworth, US 3 28
Johnson, Bradley Thomas Crystal Lake, US 6 54

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