Apple registered Passbook in the Patent and Trademark Office U.S. trademark. The company consolidated its copyright in the name of the application for coupons and tickets from a mobile platform iOS.
Passbook service works with the September 24, 2012 . It provides the ability to store the iPhone airline tickets , boarding passes , tickets to the movies , concerts and other events , bonus cards , discount coupons and gift certificates. Passbook does not yet support payments , but allows you to get rid of a large number of paper-based media. Moreover, it allows you to keep track of the various changes associated with coupon services and systems bonuses.
With a purpose to present products and services associated to the Passbook, firms wish to make fairly little effort , on the grounds that his work is in accordance with the era of same old images QR-codes , which is able to acknowledge nearly any digicam or scanner money register . On the other hand , customers are nonetheless denied the chance to enter their very own loyalty playing cards and coupons in Passbook.
On Friday, Apple has patented model Passbook Global Classification 035 :
Promotion, advertising and promotional products and services; selling the products and services and products of others by way of offering coupons, tickets, passes, rebates, reward playing cards, present certificates, reductions, different bargains, and vouchers for items and products and services of others, and via distributing merchandising subject matter and offering details about the products, products and services, situations and actions of others; promotion and advertising products and services, specifically, selling the products and services and products of others by means of offering hyperlinks to the web pages of others and enabling gross sales of reward playing cards and reward certificates of others.
The introduction of the provider is although no longer a report within the U.S. , however has a reasonably spectacular charges . Firms comparable to United Airways, American Airways, Starbucks and Goal, Apple supported the initiative and presented beef up for this technique.