Participant Grouping for Enhanced Interactive Experience


Gary King, Eric Mazur, and Brian Lutkoff. 2/26/2019. “Participant Grouping for Enhanced Interactive Experience.” United States of America US 10,216,827 B2 (U.S Patent and Trademark Office). Copy at
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Participant Grouping for Enhanced Interactive Experience


Representative embodiments of a method for grouping participants in an activity include the steps of: (i) defining a grouping policy; (ii) storing, in a database, participant records that include a participant identifier, a characteristic associated with the participant, and/or an identifier for a participant's handheld device; (iii) defining groupings based on the policy and characteristics of the participants relating to the policy and to the activity; and (iv) communicating the groupings to the handheld devices to establish the groups.
Last updated on 02/26/2019