US 10,891,680 B1
Product purchase guidance system and related methods
Jacob Bowman, High Point, NC (US); Melissa Bube, High Point, NC (US); and Joel Corra, Winston-Salem, NC (US)
Assigned to INMAR CLEARING, INC., Winston-Salem, NC (US)
Filed by INMAR CLEARING, INC., Winston-Salem, NC (US)
Filed on Oct. 9, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/155,056.
Int. Cl. G06Q 30/06 (2012.01); G06Q 30/02 (2012.01); H04W 4/029 (2018.01)
CPC G06Q 30/0631 (2013.01) [G06Q 30/0207 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0259 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0261 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0271 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0639 (2013.01); H04W 4/029 (2018.02)] 27 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A product purchase guidance system comprising:
a user device configured to permit selection of a social media influencer from among a plurality thereof, the user device comprising a geographic positioning system receiver and a camera; and
a purchase guidance server comprising:
a memory configured to store personalized influencer media content of a respective suggested product purchase list associated with each of the plurality of social media influencers and a plurality of retailer store layouts each associated with a corresponding retailer store, and
a processor coupled to the memory and configured to:
determine an identity of the selected social media influencer from the user device,
determine a geographic location of the user device based upon the geographic positioning system receiver,
load a corresponding retailer store layout to the user device based upon the determined geographic location of the user device being geographically adjacent the corresponding retailer store,
receive images from within the corresponding retailer store from the user device, the images acquired from the camera as the user device moves within the retailer store,
determine an in-store position of the user device based on the acquired images, and
communicate the personalized influencer media content corresponding to the selected social media influencer and for a given suggested product from the respective suggested product purchase list based upon the determined retailer store layout and in-store position so that the user device outputs the personalized media content for the given suggested product.