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Application Search & Download Patent Granted to Single Touch Interactive
Wednesday, February 02, 2011
San Diego, CA -- Single Touch Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: SITO), a national leader in voice, mobile retail messaging, and mobile marketing, announced that it has received another US Patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. US Patent no 7,865,181 titled “Searching For Mobile Content” relates to the method of searching for data or application(s) using a computer interface independent of the mobile device then wirelessly transmitting to the mobile device data corresponding to a search result. The recently issued patent was granted to the company’s founder Anthony Macaluso and assigned to the company.
In 2010 there were in excess of 4.5 billion application downloads and consumers spent more than $6.2 billion according to Gartner research. Single Touch has filed and been awarded more than 14 patents that relate to mobile commerce, advertising, and streaming media. Single Touch believes this patent is incredibly relevant to what’s happening today and going forward.
“This recent patent grant is especially relevant as it directly pertains to a consumer selecting content or applications for their mobile device, by way of a computer. It has clearly been demonstrated in today’s ‘App world,’ how critical this method of discovery is for today’s consumers, as well as for the major content portals such as Apple and Google. iTunes is a perfect example of how and why a consumer uses a computer or browser to search for the most compelling content for their mobile device,” says Anthony Macaluso, Chairman of Single Touch Systems.
About Single Touch Systems
Single Touch Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: SITO) provides wireless operators, consumer brands, and retailers with innovative mobile marketing and commerce delivery solutions. Single Touch Systems’ powerful portfolio of voice, data, SMS and commerce products are delivered via its patented Enhanced Services Platform (ESP). Single Touch Systems’ pioneering products are designed to be simple and easy to use and its Mobile Dialing Codes (MDCs) have won several industry awards for innovation and direct response. For more information please visit www.singletouch.net
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