Brookfield Business Partners has been granted a patent for a vehicle-based media system that can receive audio content, identify reference audio content, and output visual content related to advertisements via a user interface. The system uses a microphone to capture audio and one or more processors to perform operations. GlobalData’s report on Brookfield Business Partners gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Vehicle-based media system for displaying visual content from audio

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Brookfield Business Partners LP

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11929823B2) discloses a vehicle-based media system designed to enhance the user experience by integrating audio and visual content. The system includes a user interface, processors, and a computer-readable medium storing instructions for various operations. These operations involve receiving audio content, identifying reference audio content similar to the received content, and displaying visual content related to specific advertisement content. The visual content includes scannable images that can be accessed via a computing device, leading to web pages, coupons, or geographic location information associated with the advertisement content.

Furthermore, the patent details a method and a non-transitory computer-readable medium with program instructions for executing similar operations within the vehicle-based media system. The method involves receiving audio content, identifying reference audio content, and outputting visual content related to advertisement content. The computer-readable medium stores instructions for these operations, including displaying scannable images that enable users to access web pages, coupons, or geographic location information. Overall, the patent aims to provide an interactive and engaging media experience for users within a vehicle setting, combining audio entertainment with relevant visual content for enhanced engagement and information dissemination.

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