This method is used to reward users who consume content using an electronic device. The method comprises asking a user terminal to be situated in a first space by using location information of a first space, and calculating the number of users in the first space according to the number of user terminals as well as the first record for playback of content and making a decision on a first reward to the first content by using the number of users surveyed and the first playback record. Then, providing the initial reward to the account belonging to a producer that is linked to a producer terminal that has the initial content.

1. Field

The present disclosure is related to a method to provide the reward of a content producer. The present invention is a method for rewarding producers of content based on consumption.

2. Description of the Related Art

Copyright holders possess the performance right, which allows them to prohibit or allow the playingback or performance of their own content. The rights of performance are also infringed when music has been downloaded via the web, P2P or through commercial facilities. Digital music purchased through sites that offer a formal digital song service also violates the rights. This is true even when playing music in a business facility through a digital music service, a fee should be paid to thecopyright holder.

A majority of reward is determined by the location within the business facility. However, the award based upon the consumption of contents (that is, how many people consumed the content within the business facility) is not made.

It is , therefore, necessary to ensure that the owner of copyrights to receive an appropriate amount based on the amount of content they consume.

One aspect of the invention is to provide a system and method for rewarding content creators measuring the number of viewers who have viewed the content while it was playing.

Another embodiment of the present disclosure is to offer a method and system to accurately measure the number of users, who consumed content, and providing a reward to the creator of the content with precision.

Another aspect of the present disclosure is to offer a method and system that offers a reward users who have consumed the content, as well as a space provider through advertisement fees.

Embodiments in the present disclosure are not limited to the above-mentioned embodiments as other embodiments that are not listed will be easily understood by those who are skilled in the art by the following description.

According to an embodiment of the disclosed disclosure a method for providing a reward based on consumption of content is performed by a computer device, the method comprises querying an individual user terminal in a particular space using the location information of a first space, measuring the number of users in the space in question according to the amount of the users who are questioned and a first content playback record, and calculating a first reward for the first content based on the count of users and the initial content playback record and then distributing the initial reward to an account belonging to an account of a producer connected to a producer terminal for the first content.

According to a different embodiment of the disclosed invention the method of providing a reward based on consumption of content is carried out by a computing device. the method involves gathering information about a user who is entering the first space through a space provider terminal, counting the number of people that are present in the first space based on the information provided about the user, then calculating an initial reward for the first content by using the estimated number of users as well as an initial content playback record in the first space. Then, giving the initial reward to an account belonging to a producer that is linked to a producer terminal that has the first content.

According to an embodiment of the present disclosure an apparatus to provide rewards based on consumption of content comprises memory to store one or more instructions, and a processor performing the stored instructions,for querying a user terminal that is located in a particular space using information about the location of a first space determining the number of users that are in the first space in relation to the number of queried user terminals and the first playback record for content, calculating a first reward for the first piece of content by utilizing the number of users as well as the first playback record for content, and providing the first reward to the account of the producer that is linked to the producer terminal for the first content.

A program according to an embodiment is stored on a computer-readable recording medium. The program executes the method of providing a reward based upon consumption of the content by a computing device. This is done by asking a terminal user that is located in the space by using information about location and then calculating the number of users in the area using the first content playbackrecord and analyzing the number of users then calculating the first reward for the content based on the calculated number and the first playback record of the content. The program provides the initial reward to an account linked to a creator of the initial

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