US 11,657,443 B2
Data mesh based environmental augmentation
Ryan Melcher, Ben Lomond, CA (US); John Tapley, San Jose, CA (US); and Robert Lee, Burlingame, CA (US)
Assigned to EBAY INC., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed by eBay Inc., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed on Nov. 30, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/538,491.
Application 17/538,491 is a continuation of application No. 16/391,852, filed on Apr. 23, 2019, granted, now 11,210,723.
Application 16/391,852 is a continuation of application No. 14/449,126, filed on Jul. 31, 2014, granted, now 10,304,114.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/970,263, filed on Mar. 25, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2022/0092671 A1, Mar. 24, 2022
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04L 29/06 (2006.01); G06Q 30/0601 (2023.01); A61B 5/24 (2021.01); G06T 11/20 (2006.01); H04L 43/04 (2022.01); H04L 67/10 (2022.01); H04L 9/40 (2022.01); H04W 76/14 (2018.01); H04W 4/80 (2018.01); H04L 67/1042 (2022.01); H04W 84/18 (2009.01); H04L 101/69 (2022.01)
CPC G06Q 30/0631 (2013.01) [A61B 5/24 (2021.01); G06Q 30/0633 (2013.01); G06T 11/206 (2013.01); H04L 43/04 (2013.01); H04L 63/08 (2013.01); H04L 63/107 (2013.01); H04L 67/10 (2013.01); H04L 67/1042 (2013.01); H04W 4/80 (2018.02); H04W 76/14 (2018.02); H04W 84/18 (2013.01); H04L 2101/69 (2022.05)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method comprising:
receiving, by a network system from a plurality of sources, data associated with a user, the data including inventory monitored by one or more of the plurality of sources;
authenticating, by the network system, an identity of the user based on an analysis of a portion of the data received from a mobile device carried by the user, the mobile device being one of the plurality of sources providing the data;
tracking, via one or more of the plurality of sources, movement of the user through an environment; and
augmenting one or more activities of the user based in part on the tracked movement and the data from the plurality of sources, the augmenting the one or more activities including:
facilitating payment by the user based on the user being at a particular location, the facilitating payment comprises causing the payment to be made without the user providing a security credential based on the authenticating of the identity of the user; and
providing a notification to the user regarding the payment.