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1. (WO2018067364) WIRELESS COMMUNICATION BEACON OFFER AND TRANSACTION SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/067364    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/053821
Publication Date: Fri Apr 13 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06Q 20/36
G06Q 20/38
G06Q 20/40
Applicants: PAYPAL, INC.
Inventors: LARACEY, Kevin
Title: WIRELESS COMMUNICATION BEACON OFFER AND TRANSACTION SYSTEM
Abstract:
A customer communication system includes a non-transitory memory storing data that identifies a customer account and a merchant account, and one or more hardware processors coupled to the non-transitory memory and configured to execute instructions to cause the system to perform operations. The operations includes receiving, from a mobile customer device, beacon information that was received by the mobile customer device from a beacon broadcast by a merchant device, wherein the beacon information identifies a merchant associated with the merchant device. The operation further include determining that the mobile customer device is associated with the customer account and determining, using the beacon information, the merchant account. The operations further include identifying, using the customer account and the merchant account, a communication for transmittal to the customer device, and transmitting the communication to the mobile customer device.