Abstract: Described are various embodiments of a system and method in which device-identifying data can be used to uniquely recognize and optionally track and report on device activity at one or more hotspot locations by way of the creation and management of a device profile uniquely associated with such devices and stored in a network accessible knowledge base.
Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for providing wireless network access to a user of a remote device at a hotspot. In general, wireless communication is established by the system with the remote device to enable wireless transmission therefrom of social networking credentials associated with a social network profile maintained by a third party social network service provider. Using these credentials, the user is authenticated with the third party social network service provider, and, upon authentication, is provided wireless access to the network.
December 10, 2009
July 26, 2012
Ron Spencer, Tom Camps, Chris Burchett, Brad Gagne, Rob Madge
Abstract: A wireless service access system and method are disclosed. One aspect of the disclosed system provides a remote device wireless access to one or more services over a communication network, the system comprising a network access module adapted for communicating wirelessly with the remote device and for receiving therefrom identifying data; and a service access module, communicatively linked to the network access module, for authenticating the remote device based on the identifying data and authorizing access to the one or more services thereto via the network access module.
June 6, 2008
April 29, 2010
Ron Spencer, Tom Camps, Chris Burchett, Brad Gagné, Rob Madge