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1. (WO2018200042) LOCATION-BASED VIRTUAL AVATARS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/200042    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/000112
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 28 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G06F 3/16
Applicants: SNAP INC.
AMITAY, Daniel
BRODY, Jonathan
GORKIN, Leonid
KATES, Sheridan
LIN, Andrew
LIN, Walton
RAUSER, John
SHAHNAWAZ, Amer
SPIEGEL, Evan
YUNG, Marcel, M.
JOHNSON, Jeffrey, Arthur
Inventors: AMITAY, Daniel
BRODY, Jonathan
GORKIN, Leonid
KATES, Sheridan
LIN, Andrew
LIN, Walton
RAUSER, John
SHAHNAWAZ, Amer
SPIEGEL, Evan
YUNG, Marcel, M.
JOHNSON, Jeffrey, Arthur
Title: LOCATION-BASED VIRTUAL AVATARS
Abstract:
Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure improve the functionality of electronic messaging and imaging software and systems by determining the current activities of users based on location sensor information from the users ' computing devices and generating customized media content items based on their activities. The media content can be generated for a variety of topics and shared with other users. For example, media content (e.g., images or video) can be generated and displayed on a user's computing device, as well as transmitted to other users via electronic communications, such as short message service (SMS) or multimedia service (MMS) texts and emails.