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 Social media-based virtual/actual interactive games patent thumbnailSocial media-based virtual/actual interactive games
An example embodiment includes a method of awarding an actual benefit in a geocaching environment. The method includes identifying a proposed action to be performed by the player during interaction of a player in a virtual environment of a game or a social media game.

 Navigation system with geocaching mechanism and  operation thereof patent thumbnailNavigation system with geocaching mechanism and operation thereof
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: identifying a geocache at a geocache-location; determining an external association for representing the geocache associated with an entity, an event, or a combination thereof; determining an external status for identifying the external status of the entity, the event, or a combination thereof; and generating a cache status based on the external status for displaying on a device.. .
Telenav, Inc.


 Systems and methods for electronic geocaching patent thumbnailSystems and methods for electronic geocaching
A method and system for transferring electronic units of value to a mobile device using a computer device coupled to a database are provided. The method includes establishing a transfer account associated with the mobile device, initiating, by the mobile device, a transfer of an identifier encoded in a geo.chip to the mobile device, receiving, by the mobile device, the identifier and a geolocation of the mobile device, transmitting the received identifier and geolocation for verification of the identifier using the geolocation, and receiving, by the mobile device, an indication of the units of value associated with the geo.chip location..
Mastercard International Incorporated


 Advertisement and actual benefit distribution in a geocaching/treasure hunting environment patent thumbnailAdvertisement and actual benefit distribution in a geocaching/treasure hunting environment
An example embodiment includes a method including receiving a seeker inquiry. The method includes communicating coordinates of a geocache in response to the seeker inquiry.



Geocaching topics:
  • Geocaching
  • Computer Program
  • Video Game
  • Computing Device
  • Mobile Computing Device
  • Navigation
  • Calibration
  • Downloading
  • Mobile Computing
  • Touch Screen
  • Geolocation
  • Coordinates


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