Method for informing product position in limited (sale) environment

Application Number  00128650 Application Date  2000.09.19
Publication Number  1290904 Publication Date  2001.04.11
Priority Information   1999/9/23 US 09/404,407  
Applicant(s) Name  International Business Machine Corp.  
Inventor(s) Name  Wicktos Bostis  
Patent Agency Code  11038 Patent Agent  feng xun
AbstractA method for conveying a location of a product within a controlled environment. An infra-red (IR) light emitting diode (LED) is installed at a location within the controlled environment and IR light is projected. The IR light projected is first modified to include digitized product information and location. The IR light is broadcasted in a predetermined area to permit a customer having an IR receiver to locate said product.