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Virtual Reality (VR) Intellectual Property Report: Company (MasterCard) Patent (System and Method for Authentication and Payment in a Virtual Reality Environment)

  • ID: 4413936
  • Report
  • October 2017
  • Region: Global
  • Wireless Waypoint
Implications for Anyone Concerned With VR, Authentication, and Electronic Commerce


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Virtual Reality (VR) is a form of immersive technology that leverages various technologies to provide a real-world type experience within a virtual environment. VR is expected to become a substantial market as both consumer acceptance and business usage accelerate. With the anticipation that people will spend a substantial amount of time within a virtual environment, the need to authenticate people will become increasingly important for general purposes as well as to support commerce.
This report is intended to enable awareness of this patent, help the reader better understand the potential significance of this intellectual property, and act as a starting point for further analysis. The report includes consultation time (via telephonic means and/or use of Internet) to allow the reader to ask questions and seek additional information.

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  • Entrepreneurs
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  • Legal support personnel
  • Corporate intellectual property teams
  • Executives, directors, managers, and engineers
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