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1. (US20150004578) Lifestyle companion system

Office : United States of America
Application Number: 14485358 Application Date: 12.09.2014
Publication Number: 20150004578 Publication Date: 01.01.2015
Publication Kind : A1
IPC:
G06Q 50/00
G09B 19/00
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
Q
DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
50
Systems or methods specially adapted for a specific business sector, e.g. utilities or tourism
G PHYSICS
09
EDUCATING; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
B
EDUCATIONAL OR DEMONSTRATION APPLIANCES; APPLIANCES FOR TEACHING, OR COMMUNICATING WITH, THE BLIND, DEAF OR MUTE; MODELS; PLANETARIA; GLOBES; MAPS; DIAGRAMS
19
Teaching not covered by other main groups of this subclass
CPC:
G06Q 50/01
G09B 19/00
Applicants: Apple Inc.
Inventors: Gilley Glenn Gregory
Brody Sarah A.
Ubillos Randall Hayes
Pacurariu Mihnea Calin
Dorogusker Jesse Lee
Borchers Robert Edward
Ginsburg Donald
Priority Data:
Title: (EN) Lifestyle companion system
Abstract: front page image
(EN)

Methods and systems for providing a lifestyle companion system are provided. The lifestyle companion system can provide a platform to conduct a user interview. Based on the user interview responses, the system can suggest activities, references, and/or plug-in modules. During performance of activities, the system can provide audio and/or visual cues related to the activities and collect data indicative of the user's performance. Based on the collected data, the system can dynamically adapt the user's goals and/or activities the user is performing or will perform. In some embodiments of the present invention, the lifestyle companion system of the present invention can be applied to fitness, nutrition, and/or medical modules. The system also can be used to facilitate synchronous group activities.