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Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price determination April category listing, related patent applications 04/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 04/28/2011 > 108 patent applications in 65 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20110099023 - Method of displaying market data when applying a mark-up to net fares: A method of applying a mark-up to net fares from agency selling records received by a selling updater is described. Upon request of the selling updater the method includes enabling the display of market data corresponding to the agency selling records. The display of market data includes first requesting a... Agent: Amadeus S.a.s.
20110099022 - Methods and systems for vehicle emission reporting: Systems and methods for reporting emissions from vehicles operating in and between several areas or countries are provided. In particular, an embodiment of the present invention is a method for reporting emissions from vehicles of a type, from a given activity in and between several areas, over a period of... Agent:
20110099029 - Automated order entry system and method: A computer-implemented method for facilitating placement of health care order entry is provided. The method includes receiving input indicative of a desired healthcare order. The order has certain terms therein that are normalized. The method also finds possible order matches for the normalized terms, and calculates a rough score for... Agent: Cerner Innovation, Inc.
20110099027 - Collaborative healthcare: A specialty programmed computing system provides a platform for collaboratively providing and consuming healthcare products and services. Modules of the platform and third-party modules (accessing through an API) process and display patient EHR, practice management information, relationship (social network) information, and organizational structure information that is stored within the system... Agent: Vitalz Technologies, LLC
20110099026 - Data management apparatus for comparing patient data with ailment archetypes to determine correlation with established ailment biomarkers: The Patient Data Management System operates under the control of a physician to implement a patient-specific instance of the apparatus which is capable of accessing at least one data manipulation module, each defining at least one process for transforming patient medical data pursuant to a predefined schema. A patient medical... Agent: Wavi
20110099030 - Defining privileges in association with the automated configuration, implementation and/or maintenance of a healthcare information system: Systems, methods and computer-readable media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon, for automated configuration, implementation and/or maintenance of a healthcare information system are provided. The systems, methods and computer-readable media of embodiments described herein utilize a number of information sources prior to initiation of configuration, implementation and/or maintenance to tailor or... Agent: Cerner Innovation, Inc.
20110099024 - Healthcare management system: The invention provides a computer useable medium encoded with a computer program for maintaining an electronic healthcare database, the medium comprising: a) a computer database for maintaining personal and medical records of a patient; b) means for remotely accessing said database to at least one provider of medical care for... Agent:
20110099025 - System for reducing health-insurance costs including fraud by providing medical histories: A system for reducing health-insurance costs including fraud for patients uses an identification card to allow doctors to obtain a patient's medical history. The identification card can either hold the medical history itself or can link the provider to a database containing the medical history.... Agent:
20110099028 - Systems and methods for verifying medical program eligibility and payment data: Systems, methods and means for facilitating verification transactions in connection with a discount medical program are provided which include a verification host, configured to maintain rules and logic relating to price and member verification, a rate verification subsystem configured to maintain rules and logic for receiving price information from a... Agent:
20110099034 - Computerized methods for displaying clinically-related in-patient information: Methods for use in, e.g., in-patient care computing environment, for displaying clinically-related in-patient information on at least one patient-viewable display device are provided. A method in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention may include receiving a clinical order associated with an in-patient, automatically generating one or more tasks... Agent: Cerner Innovation, Inc.
20110099032 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a similar case search unit configured to search for similar case data, which is medical case data including examination information similar to examination information of a medical practice target in characteristics, from a medical case database that stores medical case data including examination information of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110099033 - Methods, systems, devices and computer program products for transmitting medical information from mobile personal medical devices: A method of transferring medical information can include transmitting medical information from a mobile personal medical device responsive to determining that a remote system is authorized to receive the medical information. Related Systems, devices, and computer program products are also disclosed.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
20110099031 - Real time capture and communication of in-transit patient medical information: Several methods and a system for real time capture and communication of in-transit patient medical information are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes an instrument to capture a health data of a patient while the patient is in transit from a first location to a second location. The system... Agent:
20110099035 - Method and system for providing a fixed rate annuity with a reset interest rate feature: A data processing method and system administers a deferred annuity product during the accumulation phase of a contract term. The annuity product permits the client to select both an interest rate which is reset periodically (reset rate) and an interest rate which is guaranteed for multiple years (MYG rate), during... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20110099037 - Location-based, time sensitive wireless exchange: A peer-to-peer, proximity based, open marketplace for buyers and sellers of event tickets permits subscribers to use a buyer-seller exchange service via a clearinghouse server to connect with other users to coordinate the sale of tickets and other time sensitive items based on factors such as asking price, availability of... Agent: Useful Networks, Inc.
20110099038 - Reservation system: In a lodging reservation site, since the number of rooms of respective hotels allotted to each of lodging reservation sites is restricted, when users gather to a specific site, the users cannot reserve vacant rooms in the specific site despite another sites have vacant rooms. Searched objects for vacant rooms... Agent:
20110099036 - Systems and methods for offering, scheduling, and coordinating follow-up communications regarding test drives of motor vehicles: Systems and methods are provided for electronically offering, scheduling, and/or coordinating follow-up communications regarding test drives of motor vehicles. For example, in some embodiments of the present invention, computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for electronically scheduling a test drive of a motor vehicle for an end-user and facilitating a... Agent:
20110099039 - Assisting failure diagnosis in a system: A method of assisting failure diagnosis in a system includes obtaining data including a probabilistic Bayesian Network describing a set of failures, a set of symptoms and probabilities of at least some of the symptoms being associated with at least some of the failures in a system. A cost value... Agent:
20110099040 - Mobile taxi dispatch system: A mobile taxi dispatch system may receive a request for a taxi vehicle from a user, select one or more taxi vehicles to contact in response to receiving the request and send the request to the selected one or more taxi vehicles. The mobile taxi dispatch system may further receive... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20110099041 - Method and system for allocating personnel resources: A computer readable storage medium storing a set of instructions executable by a processor, the instructions being operable to receive data about a plurality of employees, the data including an employee time commitment for each of the employees, the data further including an employee qualification for each of the employees;... Agent:
20110099042 - System, method and computer program product for leveraging a customer relationship management system to send meeting invitations: There are provided mechanisms and methods for leveraging a customer relationship management system (CRM) to send meeting invitations. These mechanisms and methods for leveraging a CRM system to send meeting invitations can enable identification of invitees to which to send the meeting invitation using customer information stored by the CRM... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20110099043 - Infrastructure system management based upon evaluated reliability: In a method of managing a structure having an infrastructure system, a plurality of candidate components configured to provide redundancy to the infrastructure system are identified. Reliability levels of the structure are evaluated with a plurality of different combinations of candidate components. In addition, the structure is managed based upon... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company
20110099044 - Methods and apparatus for promotional display of images of products presented for entry into purchase transactions: Systems and techniques for managing promotional displays, including images of products being presented for entry into transactions. As each product is presented, an analysis is performed of promotional information relating to the product to determine the eligibility of the product for promotional display and to determine parameters governing such a... Agent: Ncr Corporation
20110099046 - Analyzing consumer behavior using electronically-captured consumer location data: In embodiments, methods and systems for consumer behavior analysis using electronically-captured consumer location data may be provided. The location data may be gathered for one or more consumers. The gathered data may be analyzed to determine behavior patterns or other characteristics of the one or more consumers. Further, inferences or... Agent: Cadio, Inc.
20110099045 - Assumed demographics, predicted behavior, and targeted incentives: A system and method for anticipating consumer behavior and determining transaction incentives for influencing consumer behavior comprises a computer system and associated database for determining cross time correlations between transaction behavior, for applying the function derived from the correlations to consumer records to predict future consumer behavior, and for deciding... Agent:
20110099047 - Electronically capturing consumer location data for analyzing consumer behavior: In embodiments, methods and systems for electronically capturing consumer location data for consumer behavior analysis may be provided. The location data may be gathered for one or more consumers from any suitable source. In some cases, the location data may be gathered using electronic devices associated with consumers, such as... Agent: Cadio, Inc.
20110099048 - Performing studies of consumer behavior determined using electronically-captured consumer location data: In embodiments, methods and systems for performing studies of consumer behavior are provided. The consumer behavior may have been determined using electronically-captured consumer location data for multiple consumers. The gathered data may be analyzed to determine behavior patterns or other characteristics of the multiple consumers. Further, inferences or predictions about... Agent: Cadio, Inc.
20110099049 - System and method for the generation and distribution of an electronic interactive call sheet: A system and method for the generation and distribution of an electronic call sheet. The method includes receiving geographic information for a shoot location, and a date for when a production shoot will be held at the shoot location. A user selected location parameter is determined that is associated with... Agent: Mobile Imagination, LLC
20110099050 - Cross repository impact analysis using topic maps: An apparatus for automatically analyzing the impact of changing a business requirement on an IT infrastructure of an enterprise. A request is received to perform an analysis of an impact on the enterprise by changing a particular instance of the business requirement. A model repository is queried to determine which... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110099051 - Specification modification estimation method and specification modification estimation system: It is possible to provide a specification modification estimation method and a specification modification estimation system which can build-in a specification modification in a development plan in advance when performing software development. The system includes: I/O unit (1) which inputs development information associated with specification modification and outputs a calculation... Agent:
20110099052 - Automatic checking of expectation-fulfillment schemes: A system, apparatus, method, and computer program product encoding the method are provided for expectation fulfillment evaluation. The system includes a natural language processing component that extracts sets of normalized tasks from an input expectation document and an input fulfillment document. A task list comparison component compares the two sets... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110099053 - Method and system for monitoring successful use of application software: A method and system for monitoring the success level with which application software is being used by customers so that its successful use can be encouraged. Factors that are common to customers known to be using the software are identified and used in an algorithmic process to generate a success... Agent:
20110099054 - Human behavior analysis system: In an organization dynamics analysis service using a sensor, organization dynamics information is understandably provided to a lot of members on a customer side without receiving private information such as an individual name from the customer. Therefore, a sensor data associated with an ID is received from the customer site,... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110099056 - Method and apparatus for gaming promotional printer: A method and apparatus for a promotional printer for use within a cashless enabled gaming machine or vending machine are disclosed. A promotional printer includes a coupon database describing a stack of coupons that are specified using a template based couponing printer language. A coupon is selected for creation and... Agent: Futurelogic, Inc.
20110099055 - Method of procuring and vending fuel at a discounted price: A method of vending fuel at a discounted price by use of a prepaid fuel card, comprising the step of allocating of a portion of the discount value negotiated by the prepaid fuel card administrator to the fuel consumer for payment of the fuel purchased. A machine and a code... Agent:
20110099057 - System and method for using a card having a 2d barcode to direct a consumer to content on a global communications network: A system and method whereby a card is usable to direct a consumer to content on a global communications network, such as an Internet web page. The card is provided with a 2D barcode having encoded data that is representative of a location on the global communications network, the location... Agent: Jet Lithocolor, Inc.
20110099058 - System for providing classified advertisement: Disclosed is a system for providing classified advertisement. The system includes a control device, a data device, a downloading device, an analyzing device and an advertisement-managing device. The data device is connected to the control device to provide data. The downloading device is connected to the control device to receive... Agent: Ipeer Multimedia International Ltd
20110099059 - Index-based technique friendly ctr prediction and advertisement selection: Methods and systems are provided for click through rate prediction and advertisement selection in online advertising. Methods are provided in which output information from a feature-based machine learning model is utilized. The output information includes predicted click through rate information. The output information is used to form a matrix. The... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110099064 - Association of ads with tagged audiovisual content: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for presenting advertisements. In one aspect, audiovisual content is presented to a user. An indicator is presented together with the audiovisual content to the user. The indicator is associated with one or more tags. Input selecting the indicator is received from the... Agent: Google Inc.
20110099063 - My life cost (mlc) systems and methods: According to an exemplary embodiment, the My Life Cost system and method includes a budgeting and business marketing software application that detects, tracts, stores and analyzes financial transactions of a member to provide financial incentives and influence consumer spending. The My Life Cost system and method monitor the amount of... Agent:
20110099061 - Product display and process for suggesting related products: A product display unit may include a display device and a sensor to identify a product selected for purchase by a customer. Information relating to at least one related product suggested for use with the selected product may be presented on the display device. Other embodiments are disclosed herein.... Agent: Belkin International, Inc.
20110099062 - Sponsorship advertisement network: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for a sponsorship advertisement network. In one aspect, a method includes providing to a publisher a display element of a sponsored publisher for display on a page of the publisher, wherein a sponsor sponsors the sponsored publisher... Agent: Google Inc.
20110099065 - System and method for broadcasting advertisements to client devices in an electronic network: A system and method for supporting advertisement distribution in an electronic network includes an ad server that collects statistics for specifically targeting advertisements to device users in the electronic network. A recommendation engine then analyzes the collected statistics to create recommendation lists of ranked advertisement candidates for transmitting to client... Agent: Sony Electronics Inc.
20110099066 - Utilizing user profile data for advertisement selection: Systems, methods, and computer storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that utilize relevant user profile data for advertisement selection. An advertisement context string is referenced. One or more related context strings that are related to the advertisement context string are identified. The advertisement context string and the one or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110099067 - Dynamically generated interactive account statement: Computer readable media, apparatuses, and methods may include analyzing account information for an account with a financial institution, where the account is associated with a first customer of the financial institution, and wherein the account information comprises a plurality of purchases made by the first customer using the account, selecting... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110099068 - Information providing method and advertisement providing method: This object is aimed to provide an advertisement providing system, etc. that defines a web API that contributes to the creation of an advertisement attached webpage for making it possible to distribute referral fees of the advertisement. A system carries out processing while taking a session ID generated by an... Agent:
20110099069 - System and method of presenting a commercial product by inserting digital content into a video stream: In a commerce system, a commercial product is presented by transmitting a video stream through a communication link to present as an image on a video display. The image including a representation of the commercial product. An interactive device is used by a consumer to select a portion of the... Agent: Vidclx, LLC
20110099070 - Method of advertising: A system is provided for providing location-based coupons, promotions and advertisements to a mobile device. A mobile application is provided that identifies a consumer's location based on the consumer's use of location-tagging applications, typically a social media application such as Twitter. Promotions and coupons are provided to the mobile device... Agent: Twittad
20110099072 - Method of creating incentives for establishing hotspot locations: A process of creating incentives for wireless hotspots by a service provider is disclosed. An access point is provided to a wireless hotspot for wireless devices to wirelessly connect to a larger network in a publicly accessible location. Use of the access point for a portable device is authenticated by... Agent:
20110099071 - Real time content editing and filtering: A digital magazine publishing system is presented. A magazine publishing system can include one or more publishing development environments where different digital magazine publishers can create, manage, or distribute their digital magazines to their subscribers. Issues of the magazines can be stored on a magazine server. A subscriber can submit... Agent:
20110099074 - System and method for providing marketing offers to users of financial account issuer website: A system for providing a marketing offer to holders of financial accounts during a communication session with the financial account issuer includes a processor and an account maintenance module executable by the processor. The account maintenance module initiates a communication session with a user computer of an account holder over... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110099073 - Systems and methods for electronic transaction management: Described herein are systems and methods for managing transaction records. In overview, consumers are issued respective tokens, which are presented to a supplier at the time an item is purchased. Rather than, or in addition to, issuing a paper receipt, the point of sale (POS) equipment scans the card and... Agent:
20110099075 - Vehicle advertising system: A mobile advertising system includes a banner, a first banner anchor and a second banner anchor coupled to a vehicle. The banner is capable of being deployed by being connected at opposing ends to and suspended between the first and second banner anchors. The banner has first and second surfaces... Agent: Graphic Laminating, LLC
20110099076 - System and method for managing online advertisements: A system for managing online advertisements, comprising a network-connected communications interface adapted to receive information from an end user interface and from an advertiser interface, an advertising server coupled to the communications interface, a pricing server coupled to the advertising server and to the communications interface, and a database coupled... Agent: Finagle, Inc.
20110099077 - System and method for providing storage, retreival, customization, adaption, distribution and management of electronic advertisements: Method for providing an electronic advertisement to a client system via a server system, the server system coupled with an electronic advertisement database for storing a plurality of electronic advertisement data structures that each defines a respective electronic advertisement, each electronic advertisement data structure attributes at least one advertising field... Agent:
20110099078 - Rewarding users for accessing third party internet content: The computer apparatus and methods of the preferred embodiment uses computer technology in a unique way to motivate children to devote more time to educational and cultural enrichment. In the preferred embodiment, educational material is provided at a child's local computer under control of a central computer system connected to... Agent:
20110099079 - Secure mobile-based financial transactions: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to securing payments from a mobile communications device. In exemplary embodiments, a mobile communications device communicates with a payment server via a point-of-sale device to conduct a transaction. The mobile communications device uses a client payment logic to send payment information to... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20110099080 - Content delivery system and method, content reproduction apparatus and content-providing server, and program for use in the same: When a plurality of trial-use content are to be successively delivered to a particular user, a content-providing server determines whether a reproducing limitation should be set on the content, on the basis of a sale history for a sale, to the user, of the content, and, in accordance with a... Agent: Yamaha Corporation
20110099083 - Online video marketplace: A system and method for publishing video, processing, storing and purchasing the video over the Internet. The system includes a seller user interface where a seller can register and upload the video over the Internet, and still retain the copyright ownership of the video. Once uploaded video is processed and... Agent:
20110099084 - Systems and methods for managing patent licenses: A system is provided for managing patent licenses. The system comprises at least one memory including a first memory location for storing a signal representing a plurality of patent licenses available for procurement. The system also comprises at least one network interface for receiving a signal from a user designating... Agent: Mpeg La L.L.C.
20110099081 - System for automated trading of informational items and having integrated ask-and-post features: A hybrid system that supports automated trading of informational items between sellers of such items and buyers who bid on the items includes means for allowing bidders to subscribe to ask-and-post services. A buyer/bidder who subscribes to such services is given the opportunity to be presented with more detailed information... Agent: Leadpoint, Inc.
20110099086 - Method and/or system for extending payment system architectures and/or legacy order processing systems to mobile commerce applications via text messaging: A text message order processing system includes: means for receiving text messages from consumers purchasing products from one or more merchants, each of the text messages being addressed to an address selected by the consumer and including an identification of the product being purchased and an identification of a device... Agent: Cardinalcommerce Corporation
20110099085 - Product identification using multiple services: A method and a system to determine a product identification of an item for sale in an online publication system is shown and described. For example, the method may be initiated when an input identifying an item is received from a user. An input type (e.g., image, text, audio recording,... Agent:
20110099082 - Purchasing, redemption and settlement systems and methods wherein a buyer takes possession at a retailer of a product purchased using a communication network: Purchasing, redemption and settlement systems and methods are provided wherein a buyer takes possession of a product at a retailer. A purchasing system may communicate with a buyer through a communication network to establish a first price for a product between the buyer and a seller. The purchasing system may... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110099087 - Hosgate: A system and method for ordering, delivering and billing of the medical equipment utilizing the electronic data flow management system is disclosed. The system comprises at least one healthcare provider having at least one workstation, a computer ordering server, an online database and at least one durable medical equipment (DME)... Agent:
20110099088 - Various methods and apparatuses for completing a transaction order through an order proxy system: A method, apparatus, and system for an order proxy are provided. In an embodiment, an example order proxy system implemented in software, hardware logic, or a combination of both, may be configured to allow an e-commerce digital shopping cart to submit and complete transaction orders. An embodiment uses various necessary... Agent: Adgregate Markets, Inc.
20110099092 - Method and system for illustrating where a ticket is located in an event venue: A system and method of illustrating where at least one ticket is located in an event venue, comprising: accepting event criteria for at least one ticket and at least one event; accepting price criteria for the at least one ticket and the at least one event; displaying an interactive graphics-based... Agent: Stubhub, Inc.
20110099090 - Methods and systems for searching for goods and services: A method and apparatus for creating a computerized market for used and collectible goods by use of a plurality of low cost posting terminals and a market maker computer in a legal framework that establishes a bailee relationship and consignment contract with a purchaser of a good at the market... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110099091 - Methods and systems for searching for goods and services: A method and apparatus for creating a computerized market for used and collectible goods by use of a plurality of low cost posting terminals and a market maker computer in a legal framework that establishes a bailee relationship and consignment contract with a purchaser of a good at the market... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110099089 - System and methods for event networking, media sharing, and product creation: The present invention relates generally to telecommunications, event networking in the fields of sports and other community events. More particularly, this invention relates to the use of various communications protocols in order to distribute information through a network to enable users to interact and communicate with like-minded users, and to... Agent:
20110099093 - Automated method and system for creation of montage of matching products: Automated electronic document design systems and methods for generating matching customized product designs and preparing images of matching customized products in a montage for displaying to a user.... Agent: Vistaprint Technologies Limited
20110099097 - Charging for services in a communication network: A method of charging for services in a Session Initiation Protocol-based communication network. A Server that provides a service receives a first request message from a user. In response, the server sends the user a restricted address via which services can be obtained. The user sends a second request message... Agent:
20110099096 - Methods and systems for licensing sound recordings used by digital music service providers: Disclosed herein are methods and systems for providing a musical works administration service to digital music service providers (DSPs), to provide a streamlined approach for such DSPs to comply with copyright licensing, accounting, and reporting requirements. The service receives, from the DSP, information relating to sound recordings used by the... Agent: Music Reports, Inc.
20110099094 - Outgoing returns processing: Methods, systems, apparatuses and/or computer program products are directed to outgoing returns processing. The outgoing returns processing includes receiving outgoing returns data files, where the outgoing returns data files may be of a plurality of different file formats and received from a plurality of different channels. The outgoing returns processing... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110099095 - Processing internal use of data-center resources: Internal use of an entity's data center is processed on a sub-entity basis. A sub-entity's consumption of a data-center resource is tracked and pricing information is applied to a quantity of the data-center resource that is consumed to determine an amount to be charged to the sub-entity. An accounting application... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110099099 - System and method for validating collateral: The invention consists of a method for real-time registration of collateral for a loan, comprising: a) inputting collateral information into a form; b) verifying the collateral information in the form via a self-checking algorithm; c) submitting the collateral information to a registration service; and d) providing confirmation that the collateral... Agent: Davis + Henderson, Limited Partnership
20110099098 - System for managing and reporting financial account activity: A system for managing and reporting financial account activity to detect unauthorized access and prevent fraudulent transactions. The system processes checking and credit activities for a plurality of subscribers and provides notifications to subscribers based on the predetermined conditions and preferred communication options established by the subscribers.... Agent: Deluxe Corporation
20110099124 - Lean level support for trading strategies: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for lean level support for a trading strategy. According to certain embodiments, the support for a price level under consideration as a lean level is determined based at least in part on quantity available at the price level. According to certain embodiments,... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110099123 - Social security benefits estimator for married couples: A system for calculating estimated Social Security benefits for married couples. The system includes a server; a display device connected to the server; a user interface module running on the server, the user interface module being configured to receive input from a user and to display content on the display... Agent: Blackrock, Inc.
20110099100 - Route searching apparatus and route searching method: According to the present invention, at least one route that satisfies a route search condition received from an information processing terminal and information distributor identification information for identifying an information distributor is created, greenhouse gas emissions emitted when the route is used are calculated for each of the routes, a... Agent: Navitime Japan Co., Ltd.
20110099101 - Automated validation reporting for risk models: Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods, and computer program products configured to automatically, consistently, and efficiently generate standardized model validation reports in a systematic fashion. In one embodiment, the system is configured to: select a validation metric from a plurality of validation metrics; select a model from... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110099103 - Automated escheatment process: A system and method of identifying an appropriate state to which unclaimed funds should escheat is presented. The system and method may include receiving data regarding unclaimed funds and identifying an owner of the funds, as well as the last known state of residence of the owner. The unclaimed funds... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110099102 - System and method for automated receipt and processing of donations: A web-based donation system is disclosed that is configured and operable to allow a sponsor to register or signup one or more recipients to receive funds from donors. The system is configured with a donor registration module that allows the donors to post solicitations for donations for respective recipients. The... Agent:
20110099104 - Methods and apparatus for stored value token creation: Systems and techniques for managing creation, delivery, and redemption of stored value tokens such as gift cards and electronic gift cards. An interface presented to a donor at a terminal allows the donor to specify details of a token, including token value and whether the token is to be associated... Agent: Ncr Corporation
20110099105 - Self-service currency exchange machine: A self-service exchange machine is configured to receive currency from a customer and dispense to the customer a card associated with a value relating to the value of the received currency. The self-service exchange machine includes a coin module for receiving bulk mixed coins input by the customer in a... Agent: Cummins-allison Corp.
20110099106 - Transaction product with electrical circuit: A transaction product includes an electrical circuit, a housing, and an account identifier. The electrical circuit includes a plurality of lights The housing substantially encloses the electrical circuit including the plurality of lights. The housing defines a plurality of light cavities separated from one another and substantially enclosed within the... Agent: Target Brands, Inc.
20110099107 - Method for money transfer using a mobile device: A method and system to mobile based money transaction across different transaction entity. A non-repudiable message, using a first mobile device, is sent to a first transaction entity expressing to provide a token wherein the mobile device is registered with the first transaction entity. The first transaction entity provides a... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20110099108 - Method, system and computer readable medium for web site account and e-commerce management from a central location: A method, system, and computer readable medium for managing a financial transaction of a user at a merchant, including authenticating the user via a device of the user while the user is at the merchant; transmitting activation information for activating a reusable, pre-existing, unaltered and permanent credit or debit card... Agent: Passgate Corporation
20110099110 - Portable terminal device, charging processing method for portable terminal device, and charging system: The portable terminal device includes a key operation unit (6), an IC function unit (8) that performs communication relating to settlement of a plurality of kinds of electronic money with an outside, memories (7, 13) that stores charging information on the settlement of the electronic money, and a control unit... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20110099109 - Real time correlation of parallel charging events: A method is implemented in a network (110) that provides a service to an end user, the network including a first client (115-1), a second client (115-M) and a charging system (130). The method includes the first client (115-1) receiving (900) a service event (120) that is destined for an... Agent:
20110099111 - Method and process of billing for goods leveraging a single connection action: A method and system provided for a single-action with which the customer places an order and receives goods by the single action of connecting an electrical vehicle (EV) to a charging station according to the business terms associated with this invention, the affiliated organizations that purchase or support the operation... Agent:
20110099112 - Apparatus and method for conducting securing financial transactions: A system and method are disclosed for conducting secure electronic transactions using dual-authentications. A secure server stores security information for a plurality of users and authorizes transactions being conducted by these users. A user computer system having a trusted platform module is used for storing security information relating to at... Agent:
20110099113 - Virtual account based new digital cash protocols with combined blind digital signature and pseudonym authentication: Virtual account based digital cash protocols use a combination of blind digital signatures and pseudonym authentication with at least two pairs of public and private keys. A user is provided with one master pair of private and public keys and as many pseudonym pairs of private and public keys as... Agent:
20110099114 - Method for managing a printing company that operates at least one printing press: An accompanying document for a printing substrate, which is to be printed in a printing press, is configured as an electronic data set that is stored in a memory of an RFID tag. Data relating to a production-preparatory generation of an adhesive surface, on the printing substrate to be fed... Agent:
20110099115 - System and method of automated appraisal: The invention consists of a method of automating appraisals requested by a requesting party, comprising: a) providing an appraisal form via a remotely accessible interface for completion by an appraiser; b) reviewing the completed appraisal form for validity and identifying any errors; c) analyzing the validated form according to a... Agent: Davis + Henderson, Limited Partnership
20110099116 - Systems and methods for managing data communications across disparate systems and devices: Methods and systems are described for managing and processing data exchanges between a plurality of entities, wherein at least one of the entities is a doctor. Information is received from a prospective patient via a first terminal. One or more entities are selected to service the prospective patient, and data... Agent: Medlegal Network, Inc.
20110099117 - Device, system and method for verifying the authenticity integrity and/or physical condition of an item: A physical uncloneable function (PUF) pattern is used for verifying a physical condition of an item. The PUF pattern is arranged to be damaged in the event that said item is exposed to a predetermined environmental condition. Verification of the physical condition of the item, is carried out by obtaining... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110099119 - System and method for pushing notifications of postings: A system and method for the generation and distribution of a job notification The method includes receiving geographic information for a shoot location. A job posting is generated that is associated with a production shoot held at the shoot location on a particular date. A user selected search parameter is... Agent: Mobile Imagination, LLC.
20110099118 - Systems and methods for electronic distribution of job listings: Systems and methods are provided for electronically distributing job listings. In one implementation, a method is provided that includes receiving information for job listings from one or more employers, and associating one or more keyword tags with each job listing. The method also includes identifying a content web page for... Agent:
20110099120 - System and method for storing and distributing profiles: A computer-implemented profile distribution method is provided. The method includes receiving subject-descriptive data associated with a subject and storing the subject-descriptive data. An indication is received of an authorized entity authorized to receive the subject-descriptive data. An access preference indication is received which defines a permission to access to the... Agent: Wavemarket, Inc.
20110099121 - Internet-based tracking number visibility for shipments: Shipments are tracked in an online integrated logistics system operated by a logistics service provider. A shipment order is received from a shipper. A shipment record corresponding to the order is created in the online integrated logistics system. A web-based interface permits personnel at a shipment location for the shipment... Agent:
20110099122 - System and method for providing customers with personalized information about products: Embodiments of the invention may provide a personalized fit prediction to a particular consumer about a particular product. Personalization of the fit prediction may be accomplished by processing various types of data, including data about consumers, products, and previous purchases by consumers. For example, this data may be used to... Agent:
20110099125 - System and method for postal indicia printing evidencing and accounting: System and method for printing indicia on mailing items, such as envelopes, cards, or label media, has a host computer system connected to a postal security device. The postal security device stores postage funds and, responsive to the host computer postage requests, provides data to the host computer representing an... Agent:
20110099126 - Automated parking policy enforcement system: A parking policy management system helps identify and enforce parking violations in real-time. By monitoring sensors distributed in a parking area, the system will determine whether one or more parking policies have been violated. The types of parking policies the system can monitor include duration, time of day, unauthorized vehicle,... Agent: Sensact Applications, Inc.
20110099127 - Custody caculation system: A method creating a custody order and custody calculation comprising: inputting general background information relating to the parent and child for whom custody is to be shared; calculating a custody percentage between the respective parents based upon a plurality of criteria; generating a Court Order relating to custody; and generating... Agent:
20110099129 - Gift card assembly with sticker and associated methods: A gift card assembly includes a support backer; a gift card formed separately from and supported by the support backer; a sticker formed separately from and supported by the support backer; and a panel formed separately from the support backer, the gift card, and the sticker. The gift card defines... Agent: Target Brands, Inc.
20110099128 - Method of production and use of ethane gas: The within invention provides a method of producing and utilizing ethane gas, mostly a waste product from natural gas wells, especially Marcellus Shale wells in the northeastern United States. The method provides for separating the ethane gas from the natural gas wells, preparing it and mixing it with methane gas... Agent:04/21/2011 > 136 patent applications in 70 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20110093277 - Electronic transactions based on deal forms: In the preferred computer system, the user is provided with a separate Internet-accessible entity referred to here as the “personal page.” A personal page, preferably, includes memory for storing information related to the user. For example, on his/her personal page the user indicates what he/she wishes to purchase, possibly along... Agent:
20110093280 - Computer implemented modular based medical market analysis system: Disclosed is an online computerized disease intelligence platform for use in medical market analysis. The system provides a physician's view of the medical market and disease landscape using physician interaction and real-time data feeds. Furthermore, the system identifies and uses expert thought leader physicians in analyzing treatment protocols and trends... Agent:
20110093279 - Drug labeling: Disclosed are systems and methods for enabling transfer of a drug from a first drug container to a second drug container including a drug identification component that recognizes a first drug container to retrieve drug identifying data for the drug, a storage medium that stores a site-specific database comprising attributes... Agent:
20110093281 - Generation and data management of a medical study using instruments in an integrated media and medical system: In general, a computer-implemented method is described for receiving by one or more computers one or more responses to questions included in a medical study instrument generated through an instrument generation system, removing from the one or more responses patient information including at least one of name information and address... Agent:
20110093282 - Generation and data management of a medical study using instruments in an integrated media and medical system: In general, a computer-implemented method is described for retrieving by one or more computers an appointment schedule associated with a physician, the appointment schedule including one or more names of patients scheduled for a medical visit with the physician, receiving a first request to view appointment information for a selected... Agent: Universal Research Solutions LLC
20110093290 - Information management system and method for an implantable medical device: Systems and methods for an information management system for an implantable medical device are disclosed. A preferred embodiment uses an implantable medical device that is automatically recognized by a publicly accessible information access portal. Some embodiments of a system disclosed herein also can be configured as a component of an... Agent:
20110093289 - Medicare pharmacy calculator ii: A method and apparatus for providing a Medicare Part D Pharmacy Benefits Calculator. A computer user inputs data for prescriptions to be purchased by a prospective insured for a plan period. The prescription data includes a quantity, a days supply, and a number of fills. The data for each prescription... Agent: Humana Inc.
20110093283 - Method for medical data collection and transmission: An exemplary method according to various aspects of the present invention includes receiving data from a medical device and transmitting a message including at least a portion of the received data to a provided medical data server. This exemplary method further includes receiving a command from the medical data server.... Agent:
20110093291 - Methods for managing a medical event: A system and method of creating a financial instrument from at least one of a good, service and combination thereof based on quasi-fungibility thereof comprising specifying at least one of a reference good, service and combination thereof; specifying at least one of a reference use, specification and combination thereof of... Agent: Gilbert Leistner
20110093287 - Methods for personal emergency intervention: There are provided methods and systems for personal emergency Intervention, comprising determining that an event regarding a patient has occurred, and thereupon enabling a tracking mode in a device controlled by the patient; monitoring one or more conditions to determine whether the tracking mode should be disabled, and until the... Agent:
20110093285 - Methods for sampling and relaying patient medical data: In an aspect of a method of the present invention, medical data may be obtained either through a wired or wireless connection to a medical device (or both), and may be relayed to a medical data server directly or through an intermediary device (or a combination of both pathways). Accordingly,... Agent:
20110093278 - System and method of using a portable touch screen device: A system and method of using a portable touch screen device (“PTSD”) in connection with an integrated emergency medical transport database system is disclosed. The PTSD may be used to quickly and accurately gather and preserve data regarding a patient and the transportation of the patient. In various embodiments data... Agent: Golden Hour Data Systems, Inc
20110093284 - System for medical data collection and transmission: A system according to the present invention includes a processor, a device interface, a data relay interface, and a memory coupled to the processor. The memory stores instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to receive, using the device interface, data from a medical device. The memory... Agent:
20110093286 - System for sampling and relaying patient medical data: A system according the present invention comprises a processor, a device interface configured to receive data from one or more different medical devices through a wired or wireless connection (or both), a data relay transceiver, and a memory coupled to the processor and storing instructions. The processor executes the instructions... Agent:
20110093288 - Systems and methods for risk stratification of patient populations: A statistical processing system includes a server operably configured with program instructions implementing a plurality of statistical models to at least one of (a) predict a health outcome based on questionnaire responses, (b) assist a patient's choice of therapeutic modality based on questionnaire responses, and (c) assess a health risk... Agent: Health Outcomes Sciences, LLC
20110093295 - Consumer enabling system for personalized health maintenance: We disclose a system (human interaction, process, software and a device) that analyzes health maintenance options emanating from expert panels in relationship to age, race/ethnicity and gender, family history and genetic susceptibility, lifestyle as well as historical information entered by the consumer, develops a personalized health maintenance plan and assists... Agent:
20110093292 - Generation and data management of a medical study using instruments in an integrated media and medical system: In general, a computer-implemented method is described for receiving one or more requests to generate a medical study, retrieving from one or more data repositories one or more medical study instruments, receiving a selection of a particular medical study instrument to use in the medical study, generating by one or... Agent: Universal Research Solutions LLC
20110093296 - Medical identification wristband: Medical identification wristband that stores an individual's personal demographics; medical conditions; emergency contact information; all medications, dosages and times taken; medical/dental insurance information; advance directives and special treatment requests; X-rays and recent lab results; allergies; physicians and pharmacy addresses and phone numbers; past medical history including any diseases, surgeries, immunizations,... Agent:
20110093293 - Method and system for performing clinical data mining: The invention provides a method and clinical data mining system for enabling a user to derive knowledge from data corresponding to a plurality of electronic health records stored in a repository. One or more data elements are provided as an input. The data elements may include textual reports, images, and... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20110093294 - Peritoneal dialysis optimized using a patient hand-held scanning device: A dialysis system includes: a portable device configured to be carried by a patient and to read a marking displayed on a dialysis fluid container, the device obtaining data concerning at least one of a dialysis fluid type and a dialysis fluid volume from the marking; the device defined dialysate... Agent: Baxter Healthcare S.a.
20110093298 - System for animal health diagnosis: Selecting the nutrition for an animal or animal group comprises performing a diagnostic test to obtain first data. A data base that comprises first data relating a genomic analysis of a bodily fluid or tissue sample from an animal to a physiological condition and optionally the genotype of the animal... Agent:
20110093297 - System for personal emergency intervention: A system according to one aspect of the present invention comprises a processor, a device interface, a user interface, a data relay transceiver, and a memory coupled to the processor and storing instructions. The processor executes the instructions in the memory to receive data from a medical device through a... Agent:
20110093299 - Systems and methods for administering comprehensive protection plans: Systems, methods means and computer program code for administering comprehensive protection plans are provided which include a computer system to process an insurance claim, the system having a first policy database storing policy data associated with a first type of insurance, a second policy database storing policy data associated with... Agent:
20110093300 - Method of processing travel ticket data: The invention relates to a method of processing data from a travel ticket, whereby the data stored in the ticket comprise contract instances, i.e. data relating to the use of a transport service. The inventive method comprising the following steps consisting in: reading a pre-selection file which contains a record... Agent: Thales
20110093301 - System and method for negotiating a shared flight itinerary: A system and method whereby an air charter brokerage service enables users with similar or matching travel plans to find each other to directly negotiate a shared flight itinerary using a web-based negotiation software application. The air charter brokerage service further enables users to directly book the shared itinerary using... Agent:
20110093303 - System and method for processing a request for price information: s
20110093302 - System for and method of ordering from a concession during an event: A system for and method of ordering from a concession during an event is presented. The system and method may include receiving customer data associated with a customer during an event ticket purchase transaction, associating the customer data with customer seating data that indicates a location of the customer's seating... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20110093304 - Systems and methods for complex event processing based on a hierarchical arrangement of complex event processing engines: A system comprising a plurality of complex event processing engines including a first complex event processing engine set at a first tier and a second complex event processing engine set at a second tier. Each of the plurality of complex event processing engines executes on at least one hardware computer... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC
20110093306 - Fleet management systems and methods for complex event processing of vehicle-related information via local and remote complex event processing engines: A fleet management complex event processing (CEP) engine executes on at least one hardware computer processor. The CEP engine receives at least a first input stream onto which first vehicle information related to a first vehicle is published, and a second input stream onto which second vehicle information related to... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC
20110093305 - Systems and methods for fueling management: Systems and methods for determining and administering a refueling schedule for a fleet of one or more hydrogen-consuming vehicles, and managing hydrogen production rates and inventory levels servicing such vehicles. In certain embodiments, the disclosed systems and methods relate to determining when a vehicle may use a refueling station. The... Agent:
20110093307 - System for providing a workforce planning tool: A system is described for providing a workforce planning tool. The system may include a memory, an interface, and a processor. The memory may store organizational information including the number of employees, a growth percentage over a period of time, net employee turnover over the period of time, and a... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20110093308 - Process monitoring system: A method and system for monitoring the execution of an ad hoc process or workflow, in which process execution data is combined with process node data. These data can be combined to compile a process workflow, which can be subsequently analysed to allow the performance of the process to be... Agent:
20110093310 - Computer-readable, non-transitory medium storing a system operations management supporting program, system operations management supporting method, and system operations management supporting apparatus: Based on past failure sign appearance situations and past failure occurrence situations, failure occurrence probability which varies with a time elapse after failure sign appearance is calculated, and also, based on maintenance cost information of an operations management objective system, a short-term troubleshooting cost required for responding to a failure... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110093309 - System and method for predictive categorization of risk: A system and method for predictive categorization of risk of at least one project related activity is provided. The system and method provide categorization of the project related activity into one of a plurality of predetermined risk categories. Further, the risk category of the project related activity is predicted in... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20110093311 - Mobile transaction: Embodiments of the invention are directed to a method, system and computer program product for providing a specific attribute of a particular product. The method may comprise receiving a sequence of characters on a mobile device; determining a list of potential products, each of the list of potential products having... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110093312 - Modeling wholesale price schedules to reduce double marginalization: One embodiment is a method that determines, for a sale of a product and a post-sale service for the product from a supplier to a retailer, an expected supply chain profit for the sale as a function of an effort cost function of the retailer, a quantity of the product... Agent:
20110093313 - System for monitoring and recording hand hygiene performance: A hand hygiene behavior management system capable of monitoring and recording information generated by the operation of dispensers as a method of assessing behavior of a group as an indication of overall hygiene performance. The system generally includes a plurality of wireless communication devices with a first number of the... Agent: Cognetive Systems Incorporated
20110093315 - Apparatus for the personalization and registration of vehicle devices: Apparatus for personalization and registration of vehicle devices of different types in a road toll system, comprising: for each type of vehicle device, a respective personalization module that is configured to write personalization data into a vehicle device of this type and generate the associated registration data, which contains the... Agent: Kapsch Trafficcom Ag
20110093314 - Method and apparatus for parking lot metering: A method and apparatus for parking lot metering. The present invention allows multi-space meters to separately manage and control premium parking spaces, such as those for charging electric vehicles or those which supply electric power for engine block heaters in both pay-by-space and pay-an-display systems. Such premium spaces can be... Agent:
20110093318 - Viral distribution and tracking of electronic coupons: Distributing and tracking electronic coupons based on proximity. Upon detecting recipients proximate to a computing device, one or more electronic coupons are selected and transmitted to the detected recipients. The transmittal occurs via a wireless connection in some embodiments. Coupon properties associated with the transmitted coupons are adjusted (e.g., values... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110093319 - System and method for facilitating the home viewing of first-run movies: The home viewing of movies currently being shown in one or more theaters is facilitated. Facilitating home viewing of first-run, feature length movies may increase the amount of money earned during the theatre run of the movies. For example, this may enable users that would not be able to view... Agent:
20110093321 - Carbon credit exchange and marketing system: A carbon exchange system includes a web-based server computer having hardware an operating system and a memory operably associated therewith and is operably connected to the Internet, and carbon credit exchange software (CCES) operably disposed on the memory and accessible through the operating system, wherein the CCES provides a domain... Agent:
20110093320 - System and method for providing advertising to a wireless user device: A system and method for providing wireless service includes a user device and a service provider. The service provider communicates the advertisement to the user device. The user device has a display control module that generates a first screen display at the user device comprising the advertisement and a lockout... Agent: Conexus, LLC
20110093322 - System and method for substituting one email address for another to redirect a reward payment: A system and method to allow a buyer to substitute one email address for another to redirect a reward payment tied to the substituted email. A buyer's email address is captured in an online transaction record. A system reward email message announcing a pending reward based on the transaction is... Agent:
20110093323 - Method of validating a discount offer: A method of validating a discount offer includes obtaining discount information from a coupon at a dispenser, the discount information including a unique discount identifier. The discount information is sent to a local controller, which attempts to communicate with a central system to validate the offer. If the central system... Agent:
20110093324 - Systems and methods to provide intelligent analytics to cardholders and merchants: In one aspect, a computing apparatus includes: a transaction handler to process transactions, a data warehouse to store transaction data recording the transactions processed by the transaction handler, a portal coupled with the data warehouse to receive one or more parameters as an input and to provide spending activity information... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110093325 - Automated financial institution customer reward program: A method and system for automating a reward program for a financial institution is provided. Accordingly, information about a customer transaction is received by a system and an affinity-point value of the transaction item is determined and associated with the transaction item. An affinity-point balance associated with the customer is... Agent: Tellermetrix, Inc.
20110093326 - System and method for offering and fulfilling situation-based, location specific rewards and offers to mobile-oriented consumers: A system, method and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for advertising. A system configured to practice the method receives user situation information. Based on the situation information, the system transmits an advertisement to the user's mobile device, wherein the advertisement is associated with an identification card and a coupon... Agent: Alpine In Motion LLC.
20110093327 - Systems and methods to match identifiers: In one aspect, a system includes a transaction handler to process transactions, a data warehouse to store transaction data recording the transactions processed at the transaction handler and to store mapping data between first user identifiers and first account identifiers, a profile generator to generate a profile of a user... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110093317 - Combinatorial portfolio aggregations in electronic trade: A method for combinatorial portfolio aggregations in electronic trade transactions, in one example embodiment, comprises receiving data associated with an offer for possession of at least one part of an item for a period of time, receiving further data associated with at least one further offer for possession of the... Agent:
20110093316 - System and method of promoting, operating, and managing an interactive digital content download kiosk: The present application operates a kiosk which presents multimedia advertising and sells downloads of multimedia content. A user is attracted by displayed video/audio advertising, prompted to make a selection, choices are stored in a shopping cart, and proper payment means are received. The system leverages off of relationships between downloaded... Agent:
20110093328 - item information system: An item information system for providing item-related information includes an item mapping of item codes to item information related to the items and a user mapping of user identifiers to user information. Item codes are received via a communication link along with user identifiers of the users who submitted the... Agent: Six Degrees Capital Corporation
20110093329 - Media preference consolidation and reconciliation: Media preference ratings are consolidated by receiving one or more first media item ratings for a user using a first rating system, and receiving one or more second media item ratings for the user from a third party using a second rating system. The one or more second media item... Agent:
20110093330 - Peer vehicle adaptive destination-based mobile advertising: A destination of a vehicle proximate to an advertising vehicle is determined via an advertising controller associated with the advertising vehicle. An advertisement related to the destination of the proximate vehicle is selected. The selected advertisement is displayed on an external advertising display associated with the advertising vehicle.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110093333 - Method and system for distributing licensed multimedia files: A distribution method and apparatus for distributing multimedia files from service providers (20) to subscribers (30) is described herein. A multimedia communication system (10) includes multiple service providers (20). Each service provider (20) includes a media server (22) and promotion server (26), where the promotion servers (26) of different service... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20110093332 - System for separating mobile search traffic from web search traffic using keyword separation: A system is described for separating mobile search traffic from web search traffic. The system may include a processor, a memory and an interface. The memory may store a keyword, mobile data related to the keyword, web data related to the keyword, and a search request. The interface may communicate... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110093331 - Term weighting for contextual advertising: A contextual advertising system selects online advertisements for display on a network location. The system may transform page content of a page received in a platform over a network into a textual representation. In addition, the system may transform received site content of a site into a site signature. The... Agent:
20110093337 - Methods and system for providing viewing recommendations: A method for promoting one or more media content items according to viewing habits at a client terminal. The method comprises providing a set of satisfaction scores each from an exemplary media content item and at least one similarity dataset defining a similarity among a plurality of media content items,... Agent:
20110093336 - Methods and systems for delivering customized advertisements: Methods and systems for selecting and customizing an advertisement for a known user are disclosed. The advertisement is customized responsive to social distance between the user and members of the user's social network.... Agent: Diamond Review, Inc.
20110093334 - Methods, devices and systems for providing superior advertising efficiency in a network: Provided herein is a system and device comprising at least one database module that is configured to monitor a referral count or an opinion agreement count of at least one user of a network. Also provided herein is a method for advertising a product or service to at least one... Agent: Raaves, Inc.
20110093335 - Systems and methods for advertising services based on an sku-level profile: In one aspect, a computing apparatus includes: a transaction handler to process transactions; a portal to receive, from users, consent data that identifies account identifiers of the users; a data warehouse to store transaction data recording the transactions and store purchase details for at least some of the transactions; and... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110093338 - Intelligent agents for electronic commerce: A system for electronic commerce (10) having personal agents (12 and 13) that represent consumers and providers in a virtual marketplace (28). Consumer personal agents conceal the identity of the consumer and are capable of creating decision agents (14) that shop for products and assist consumers in comparing and ranking... Agent: Paradox Technical Solutions LLC
20110093341 - Explanatory advertising systems and methods: A computer-implemented system and method for generating and delivering to advertisement recipients explanations of why the advertisement recipient received the advertisement is described. The explanations may be generated basis advertisement recipient attributes that include physical location information and other monitored behaviors, as well as inferences of preferences of the advertisement... Agent: Manyworlds, Inc.
20110093342 - Location-based filtering and advertising enhancements for merged browsing of network contents: Location-based filtering and advertising enhancements for merged browsing of network content are described herein. In various embodiments, a client device may obtain its geographic location and provide that location to a server for filtering by the server of network content fragment suggestions based at least in part on the location.... Agent:
20110093339 - System and method for the service of advertising content to a consumer based on the detection of zone events in a retail environment: A system and method for the delivery of targeted advertising content to a consumer based on the detection of region and zone events in a retail environment. The retail environment is divided into a number of detection regions, with each detection region monitored by a region manager and containing one... Agent:
20110093340 - System for providing a service to venues where people perform transactions: A system and method for providing a service to promoters, including venues and advertising sponsors, who wish to provide promotions. The service includes making promoter promotions accessible by the mobile phones of members associated with an organization. Typically a promotion and member are matched based on the member's geographical position,... Agent: Hoozware, Inc.
20110093343 - System and method of content generation: Methods and systems are given for representing and generating contents from pre-existed and pre-built contents for a given content. Methods are given for transforming information representation from one medium, type, or language to another medium, type and language. Exemplary embodiment is given for transforming the semantics of a given text... Agent:
20110093345 - Pre-sale data broadcast system and method: In one embodiment, a method for promoting the sale of a substitute product at the point of sale (POS). Upon the presentation of an original product for purchase by a consumer at a POS terminal, various manufacturers may decide to offer a substitute product to the consumer, prior to completing... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110093344 - Targeted interactive content for in-store retail customers: Systems and methods are disclosed for operating an interactive content system in a retail environment. As items are scanned at a point of sale system, item data may be provided to an interactive content system and used to generate one or more messages that may presented to a customer offering... Agent:
20110093346 - Ranking seach results using social-networking information: Particular embodiments access a search query submitted by a first user; identify one or more sponsored web pages in response to the search query, wherein each sponsored web page is associated with a hyperlink; determine whether one or more of the sponsored web pages has been accessed by one or... Agent: Facebook, Inc.
20110093347 - Techniques for integrating external content from advertising services into client applications: Techniques for integrating advertising content into client applications are presented. Events occurring within client applications are monitored and when a predefined event is encountered and external advertising service is consulted for acquiring external content. The external content is then integrated into one or more portions of presentations associated with the... Agent: Iconix, Inc.
20110093348 - Financial broker social-professional website internet system: A financial broker social-professional website Internet system for registered financial broker includes: A) a website and at least one host server, the website having sufficient software to provide a first level of use, a second level of use, a financial broker-related professional information center, and capacity to verify a professional... Agent:
20110093350 - Network-based navigation system having virtual drive-thru advertisements integrated with actual imagery from along a physical route: A network-based navigation system includes a user interface and a computer server system that can access a map database, an actual imagery database and an advertisement database in order to provide visual route guidance information having virtual drive-thru advertisements integrated with actual imagery from along a physical route. The user... Agent: Facet Technology Corporation
20110093349 - System and method for providing location based offers: The exemplary embodiments of the present invention provide a method and computer program products for providing an offer in a specific location. The method is embodied in a computer program product for execution on an instruction processing system and includes a tangible storage medium readable by the instruction processing system... Agent: Extrafeet, Inc.
20110093351 - Mobile payment station system and method: A mobile device is used to initiate and execute a transaction between a customer and a merchant. A mobile device is used to initiate a point of sale transaction, wherein a merchant ID is sent to a payment processing server. Responsive to receiving a communication from the mobile device, the... Agent: Faber Financial, LLC
20110093352 - Information sharing system for comparing global prices: An information sharing method and system to facilitate global price comparison is shown. Information on goods and services and prices are collected from consumers in different geographical locations. Each good or service can have multiple prices. The data is aggregated and searchable, and the data can be retrieved, normalized, and... Agent:
20110093355 - Buyer-driven purchasing loyalty system and method using an electronic network: Disclosed is a method and system for effectuating a buyer-driven and buyer-executed commerce system. The system allows prospective buyers and sellers of goods and services to anonymously exchange conditional Requests For Bids and Conditional Sales Offers based on the buyer's guaranteed ‘purchasing loyalty’ for a self-defined minimum quantity of goods... Agent:
20110093354 - Electronic transactions based on deal forms: In the preferred computer system, the user is provided with a separate Internet-accessible entity referred to here as the “personal page.” A personal page, preferably, includes memory for storing information related to the user. For example, on his/her personal page the user indicates what he/she wishes to purchase, possibly along... Agent:
20110093353 - System and method for syndicating market offers for intellectual property: A syndication server is in communication with the portal software and receives the market offer, the syndication server aggregates a number of market offers to create a syndication document. A subscriber server receives the syndication document and publishes an indication that the particular intellectual property is associated with the market... Agent:
20110093356 - Cost estimation systems, methods, and user interfaces for configurable electrical panels: Computer implemented systems, methods and user interfaces facilitate a nearly instantaneous ability to provide detailed cost estimate information and price quotes for complex and highly configurable products tailored to meet user defined specifications such as electrical control panels for electrical power systems.... Agent:
20110093357 - Selecting window coverings: A solution for improving generally the selecting of window coverings, and more specifically, a method, system, and program product for selecting window coverings is provided. A method may include receiving at least one window attribute of a structure; obtaining a plurality of information via an electronic medium; and presenting at... Agent: Enview Designs LLC
20110093361 - Method and system for online shopping and searching for groups of items: An online shopping system and system for searching groups of items is provided which allows the simultaneous purchase of multiple items from multiple shopping websites in one checkout step, allows the tagging of inventory to create searchable, dynamic and remixable, simultaneous multivariately grouped items, allows the aggregation and processing of... Agent:
20110093358 - Product recommendations based on collaborative filtering of user data: A system gathers user behavior data from a group of web retailers and/or non-web retailers, analyzes the user behavior data to identify product recommendations for products offered by the web retailers, and provides one of the identified product recommendations in connection with a product page associated with one of the... Agent: Google Inc.
20110093360 - Automated gifting: Systems and methods provide a facility for automated gifting. The facility receives from a gifter an identification of a gift recipient, an indication of an occasion, and selection criteria. The facility automatically selects a proposed gift for the indicated occasion based on at least the received selection criteria and, in... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
20110093359 - Method for processing telephone orders: A method for completing an order from a free-form input from a customer, such as by phone, SMS, IM or e-mail. The customer input has discrete components. The individually recognized components are compared to a list of predefined elements, and each possible predefined element present in the order is recognized... Agent: Ordercatcher, LLC
20110093362 - Electronic media system: An Electronic Media System is disclosed herein. The system preferably comprises a terminal, stored electronic data and an accessory unit. The terminal is located in a public location and includes stored electronic data such as downloadable historic and current electronic newspapers and magazines or movies which may be purchased via... Agent:
20110093363 - System for ordering items by a user in a limited venue: The present invention is directed to a system, a gate hold area and methods for a user to order an item in a limited venue for delivery to the limited venue using a kiosk having a computer and ordering software in communication via a network to a transaction server. The... Agent: Otg Management, Inc.
20110093365 - System and process for monitoring, control and withdrawal of consumable items in a production environment: The invention refers to a system and a process for the measure and collection of consumables consumption and performance data to build a reliable, real-time database and to monitor the consumption and performance of a consumable tool through its life cycle. A system according to the invention comprises a) first... Agent:
20110093364 - Systems, methods and computer products for pharmaceutical samples management: A system for pharmaceutical samples management is provided, the system including: (1) an allocation module adapted to allow a user to create allocation models for pharmaceutical samples, wherein an allocation model specifies quantities of pharmaceutical samples that are allocated amongst a sales team for specified time periods; (2) an order... Agent:
20110093368 - Automated billing and distribution platform for application providers: Integrating a network-enabled application with a platform having a plurality of users and a plurality of communication channels with a respective plurality of wireless network carriers, including receiving a request from a third-party provider to integrate a network-enabled application with the platform, receiving a set of registration data corresponding to... Agent: Sms.ac, Inc.
20110093367 - Method, apparatus, and computer product for centralized account provisioning: Method, apparatus, and computer products are provided for centralized account provisioning by an automated provisioning manager on a device. A logins application of a device is logged into. A request queue is accessed of the device. A ticket to provision is selected from the request queue of the device. Cells... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110093366 - Methods and apparatus for management of software applications: Methods and apparatus for flexible management of applications provided by one or more application service providers and accessible to one or more client devices such as multi-function devices (e.g., MFPs). A management system registers new applications by recording in a database application information provided by the application service provider. Client... Agent:
20110093370 - Reading, organizing and manipulating accounting data: A financial reporting system for reading, organizing and manipulating any accounting data and producing financial reports that may be customized to the preferences of the user. In one embodiment there is an organizational data structure for accounting data, including a trial balance data structure having a plurality of trial balance... Agent:
20110093369 - Telephone minutes kiosk system: A method of conducting business with a telephone subscriber, the method including the steps of forming a subscriber account containing value corresponding to telephone minutes. Value is added to the subscriber account by the presentation of funds in the form of currency value; acceptance of the presented funds; conversion of... Agent:
20110093372 - Application pod integration with automated mobile phone billing and distribution platform: A platform for supporting a network-enabled application is configured to render the network enabled application for a user, via a user interface associated with the user, in accordance with various APIs included in the platform and used by a program developer to develop the network-enabled application. The rendering can included... Agent: Sms.ac, Inc.
20110093371 - Token licensing mapping costs to enabled software tool features: A request to activate a software tool can be received, where activation requires a quantity of tokens of a token license model. An entity, project, user-set, user, or combination thereof corresponding to the request can be ascertained. A feature-set to be enabled can be determined by querying preexisting indexed records.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110093373 - System and method for chart pattern recognition and analysis in an electronic trading environment: A system and method are provided for chart pattern recognition and analysis. In one embodiment, a graphical interface is provided to enable a trader to select a portion of a chart to be used in the chart pattern analysis. The pattern of the selected portion of the chart could then... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110093407 - Stock purchase indices: A method and system for determining investor participation driven stock purchase indices. Raw customer trading data is received from an accounting system. The raw customer trading data is then aggregated to generate daily transaction total counts for all stocks (that is, total shares bought and sold, total market value, etc.)... Agent: AmeritradeIPCompany, Inc.
20110093408 - Systems and methods for patent portfolio management and expense forecasting: The present invention relates to computer systems and methods for managing complex patent portfolios and forecasting patent expenses. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to computer systems and methods for calculating future patent expenses on a real-time ongoing basis, including prosecution costs and maintenance fees, based on user-inputted, calculated... Agent:
20110093376 - Combinatorial portfolio aggregations electronic trade: A method for combinatorial portfolio aggregations in electronic trade transactions , in one example embodiment, comprises receiving data associated with an offer for possession of at least one part of an item for a period of time, receiving further data associated with at least one further offer for possession of... Agent:
20110093380 - Method and system for identifying high probability trade matches: Methods and Systems for routing an indication of interest message are provided in which one or more external trade messaging systems are monitored to discover and collect information related to a trading posture of a plurality of trading counterparties. The information related to the trading posture of the plurality of... Agent:
20110093381 - System and method for providing market updates in an electronic trading environment: A system and method are provided for modifying how market updates are provided in an electronic trading environment upon detecting one or more triggering events. One example method includes defining an event to be used to trigger modification of how market updates are provided to a client entity, receiving a... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110093375 - System and method for supporting a bidding procedure in an electronic network: A system for implementing an information distribution network includes an information service that is configured to provide information distribution services through the information distribution network. User devices are utilized by device users to communicate with the information service for receiving the information distribution services. Transport structures are implemented for communicating... Agent: Sony Electronics Inc.
20110093377 - Systems and computer program products for exchanging an obligation: s
20110093374 - Systems and methods of an interface for use in electronic trading: Various systems and methods for presenting and interacting with electronic trading related information on a display screen of a computer system are provided. According to one or more embodiments, buttons are positioned and compressed along an axis, where each button corresponds to a function. A button can be selected through... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110093378 - User-defined algorithm electronic trading: Certain embodiments reduce the risks of traditionally programmed algorithms such as syntax errors, unclear logic, and the need for a non-trader programmer to develop the algorithm as specified by a trader by reducing or eliminating the writing of programming code by a user. Certain embodiments provide building block buttons and... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110093379 - Virtualizing for user-defined algorithm electronic trading: Certain embodiments reduce the risks of traditionally programmed algorithms such as syntax errors, unclear logic, and the need for a non-trader programmer to develop the algorithm as specified by a trader by reducing or eliminating the writing of programming code by a user. Certain embodiments provide a design canvas area... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110093383 - Consumer behaviors at lender level: The present disclosure generally relates to financial data processing, and in particular it relates to lender credit scoring, lender profiling, lender behavior analysis and modeling. More specifically, it relates to rating lenders based on data derived from their respective consumers. Also, the present disclosure relates to rating consumer lenders based... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110093382 - System and method for funding a prepaid card account with a loan: Systems and methods for funding a prepaid card account with a loan are disclosed. One embodiment includes, receiving, by an account manager at a host server, a request from a customer to fund the prepaid card account through obtaining a loan from a lender, comparing user data of the customer... Agent: Accountnow, Inc.
20110093384 - System and method for modifying attribute data pertaining to financial assets in a data processing system: A processing system for modifying attributes of a plurality of loans is described. The processing system includes an attribute change processor for receiving and implementing a proposed change to an attribute of at least one of the plurality of loans and a loan pricing processor for generating a pricing value... Agent:
20110093385 - Customer identification of transactions and financial transaction record matching: Financial institutions often process transactions on behalf of customers. The processing of these transactions may include the specification of a customer-specific identifier so that a customer receiving a record of the transaction is able to identify the transaction. For example, the customer-specific identifier may include a store number to help... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110093386 - Transaction system and method: Described is an automated transaction processing system and method, including at least one bank account record and associations between the record and at least a first account identifier and a second account identifier for the account, the system and method comprising a transaction processor, to process received transaction requests identifying... Agent: The Royal Bank Of Scotland, Intellectual Property Unit, Group Secretariat
20110093388 - Method for managing buyer transactions and settlements using communication network between computers, and method for relaying information following buyer consumption trends to the buyer: It is an object of the present invention to enable a buyer to collectively manage information related to a variety of commercial transactions performed by the buyer as well as to the settlements for these transactions. The calendar server 25 supplies a calendar screen to a buyer system 3 that... Agent: Computer Application Co., Ltd.
20110093387 - System and method for non-credit card billers to accept credit card payments: One embodiment of the invention is directed to a method comprising, receiving a payment request message that includes information related to a user and a biller, determining whether the user is enrolled in a bill pay program, and if the user is enrolled in the bill pay program, modifying the... Agent:
20110093389 - System and method for a private and secure financial transaction system using an atm: A financial transaction system between a customer and a financial institution that facilitates use of a mobile wireless device at an ATM in lieu of an ATM card provides for a central system, a portable wireless device of the customer, an automated teller machine (ATM), an ATM identification on an... Agent:
20110093390 - Apparatus and method for aggregating and accessing data according to user information: An apparatus and method for aggregating and accessing data according to user information are provided. According to one aspect, an interface device for providing data between a first device and a second device comprises an input, an output, logic, and a repository for storing personal data and data associated with... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110093392 - Negotiable instruments and systems and processing same: There is provided a check with additional data capture capability that in conjunction with a linked transaction card provides substantially complete coverage for card holders to conduct transactions with merchants for the payment of goods and services. The additional data capture capability enabling generation of a card statement with detailed... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110093391 - System and method for a private and secure merchant payment system using a mobile wireless device: A secure payment system between a customer and a merchant uses a wireless device of the customer that receives a partial payment authorization, record from a sales terminal of the merchant to include at least a merchant terminal identification and a payment amount to facilitate payment transaction via a customer... Agent:
20110093393 - Method and system for obtaining feedback for a product: The embodiments disclosed herein include new, more efficient ways to request, create, send, and receive product reviews from the Internet. One aspect of the invention is an email message for a customer. The email message includes a request to review a product obtained by the customer in a transaction; a... Agent:
20110093394 - Multiple customer and multiple location pc service provider system: The present invention contemplates a system whereby a service provider can service a large number of customers (millions) and connect them to their rented PC from millions of locations around the world. Many customers (10 to 100 thousand) can be connected simultaneously. The service provider is responsible for maintaining the... Agent:
20110093395 - Portable promotional content and interface apparatus: A portable promotional content and interface apparatus (200) comprises a housing (201) that houses a memory (203) and a control circuit (202). This memory comprises, at least in part, a hidden digital storage area (204). The memory stores encrypted digital end-user promotional content and the hidden digital storage area stores... Agent: Leo Burnett Company, Inc.
20110093396 - System and method for flexible metering and payment for power usage: According to some embodiments, a power meter comprises an interface for a connection between a power outlet and a motor vehicle battery. A power measuring circuit may be coupled to the interface. A processor may be coupled to the power measuring circuit. The motor vehicle battery is installed in a... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
20110093397 - Anti-phishing system and method including list with user data: A server computer is disclosed. It comprises a processor and a computer readable medium coupled to the processor. The computer readable medium comprises code executable by the processor for implementing a method comprising: (i) receiving a request to conduct a transaction, (ii) providing a user interface to a user in... Agent:
20110093398 - System and method for a private and secure payment system between two parties using a central system: A private and secure payment system has a portable wireless device belonging to party A with a payment function and a central system that is used to effect a private and secure payment transaction to a party B. At time of payment transaction from party A to party B, a... Agent:
20110093399 - Saloot's online enhanced reciprocation service: Saloot at its core is a money transferring service designed specifically around online voluntary micro payments, aka donations, tips, and other forms of reciprocation. It allows a web browser give amounts as small as a penny towards content they appreciate. Inherent to a voluntary payment is a power by the... Agent:
20110093400 - Product recall information exchange platform: A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed that provide a tiered recall notification service via an information exchange platform. A user may register with the information exchange platform and may identify one or more consignees and consignors. A governmental or administrative authority may also be registered with the information exchange... Agent: Foodtrack, Inc.
20110093401 - Recall exchange platform: A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed that provide a tiered recall notification service via an information exchange platform. A user may register with the information exchange platform and may identify one or more consignees and consignors. A governmental or administrative authority may also be registered with the information exchange... Agent: Foodtrack, Inc.
20110093402 - Ensuring acceptability of software license agreements or legal agreements: Techniques for ensuring acceptability of legal agreements entered into as part of a computer-facilitated workflow, e.g., for accepting a license agreement while installing software on a computer system owned by an organization. If the license has an approved status in an agreements database, the user can accept the license agreement... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110093403 - Document validation system and method: The present invention relates generally to the field of self-validating documents in supply chain management, documentation services and method for creating the same.... Agent: Decernis, LLC
20110093404 - Systems and methods for facilitating interactions between data subscribers and users sharing a health condition: A system is disclosed that enables peer-to-peer interactions between individual users sharing an interest in a health condition. The system provides the service in return for the user providing the system with data relating to lifestyle and health of the user, including those relating to diet, exercise, use of diagnostic... Agent:
20110093405 - System and method for swapping of tangible items: Systems and methods are provided for displaying geographical information regarding where a member shipped a tangible item to and received a tangible item from. A web site is provided to allow a user to view information regarding a first member that lists a tangible item. Geographical information is tracked regarding... Agent: National Book Swap, LLC
20110093406 - User interface workflow composition method, system and computer program product: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for user interface workflow composition. In an embodiment of the invention, a user interface workflow composition method can include loading a set of references to both human steps of a workflow and also automated steps of a... Agent: Kana Software, Inc.
20110093409 - Computer product, charge calculating apparatus, and charge calculating method: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium stores therein a charge calculating program that causes a computer that manages a database of different data items to execute recording for each data item, information indicating the number of clients that receive the data item; extracting from the information recorded at the recording and... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110093411 - Method and apparatus to reduce risk of identity theft: A method to reduce the risk of identity theft prevents the gathering and correlation of personal information on an individual's private real property. The method selectively obscures identification indicia on personal property when the personal property is located on private real property.... Agent:
20110093410 - Method for preparing a chicken thigh product: Aspects of a method for preparing a chicken thigh product are provided. In this regard, a chicken thigh product may be prepared by seasoning and smoking a skinless bone-in oyster-cut chicken thigh, where the skinless bone-in oyster-cut chicken thigh comprises a thigh bone, thigh meat, and oyster meat. Preparing the... Agent:
20110093412 - System and method for promoting charitable contributions: An organization TGS is formed to be dedicated, for example, to raise funds for a particular charitable, religious or health cause or to a predefined group of causes, members of TGS dedicating themselves to contributing to TGS on an ongoing basis, for example, annually. Upon making an initial contribution, a... Agent:04/14/2011 > 129 patent applications in 67 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20110087496 - Method and apparatus for selling a software product: A method and system for selling a software product, and for preventing theft at the point of purchase, includes: manufacturing the software product at a sales outlet; generating a unique unlock code for the product, without which the product will not operate; displaying the product for sale at the sales... Agent:
20110087497 - Methods and systems for providing personalized information to users in a commercial establishment: The present invention provides systems for and methods providing a user in a commercial establishment with personalized information, which can include a personalized shopping list, targeted advertisements, health information, nutritional information, promotional offers, offers on sale items, offers on discounted items, manufacturer's coupons, storewide coupons, information on user specific favorite... Agent:
20110087495 - Suspicious entity investigation and related monitoring in a business enterprise environment: Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for monitoring of financial institution business activity for the purpose of identifying suspicious activities. The embodiments herein described rely on monitoring business activities from many data repositories, some of which are exclusive to financial institution. By monitoring financial business activity for the... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110087499 - Dialysis treatment planning and cost optimization: A system, method and computer readable medium for dialysis treatment planning and optimization is disclosed. The system can include a processor programmed to perform operations including receiving a dialysis treatment parameter set and retrieving a predetermined list of dialyzers and corresponding cost and performance data for each dialyzer. The operations... Agent: Nxstage Medical, Inc.
20110087498 - Surgical system providing identification of billing codes: An apparatus and method of identifying and selecting a billing code for a surgical procedure using a surgical system.... Agent:
20110087502 - Medical facility bed availability: Methods, systems, devices and/or apparatus related to predicting availability of medical facility beds. Specifically, the disclosed methods, systems, devices and/or apparatus relate to determining which beds in the medical facility are available or unavailable at specific time periods (including past, present and/or future time periods).... Agent:
20110087500 - Processing patient data using a computer interface: The present invention relates generally to healthcare, and more specifically to a process for more completely and more accurately identifying and collecting health insurance plan members' medical diagnoses in compliance with the regulations of one or more health insurance payors such as, but not limited to, the United States Centers... Agent:
20110087503 - System and method of providing patients incentives for healthy behaviors: Methods for monitoring a patient's health are provided. The methods compromise the steps of providing a website accessible via a computer for monitoring a patient's health; entering the patient's clinical data onto the website; analyzing the data to assign at least one preventive care protocol to the patient; providing a... Agent:
20110087501 - Systems and methods for managing at-home medical prevention, recovery, and maintenance: A web-based method implemented by at least one computing device for automating a medical treatment plan is described. Content related to a program that is associated with a medical treatment is identified. The identified content is digitized. The digitized content is stored in a database. The identified content is provided... Agent: Digital Healthcare Systems, Inc.
20110087505 - Method and system for damage reporting and repair: The present invention provides a system and method for the reporting and repair of damage to a vehicle. The system and method may provide a convenient and direct connection between consumers and repair entities. Such a connection allows repair entities and consumers to circumvent insurance steering practices. In some exemplary... Agent: Summit Mobile Solutions, Inc.
20110087504 - System and method for aggregating data of multiple lead providers: A competitive pricing analysis system and method has a central database with a first bridging application or interface that enables lead providers to provide lead data in a variety of formats. A second bridging application or interface enables clients to retrieve leads from the database and to provide a set... Agent:
20110087506 - Seat allocation to passengers on an aircraft: A customer seating system for allocating seats to a group of customers, adapted to calculate a satisfaction value for each available seat, for each customer characterized in, that said system is further adapted to compute a global satisfaction value for each seat, said global satisfaction value is the sum of... Agent: Amadeus S.a.s.
20110087507 - Cost standard determining system for calculating commitment fee: A cost standard determination system and a cost standard calculation module are provided. The system enables the operational effort of a store operation by a store operator to be reflected in a commitment fee, thereby promoting the independence support of employees. A cost standard is a value serving as a... Agent: Cbh Inc.
20110087508 - Method and system for tracking and managing various operating parameters of enterprise assets: Various embodiments of methods and systems described herein relate to tracking and/or managing any combination of energy consumption, GHG emissions, carbon credits, and/or costs associated with one or more pieces of equipment, one or more sites, or an entire enterprise.... Agent: Verisae, Inc.
20110087509 - System and method for an adaptive scheduling system architecture: The placement of spots may be accomplished through the use of an ordered list which may be generated based on a number of inputs that may be user-selected. A non-limiting example of user inputs may include: spot length, spot cost, contract line priority, beginning date/time of contract line, ending date/time... Agent: Harris Corporation
20110087510 - Incident communication system: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium are presented, for providing incident notifications. The systems and processes disclosed here automatically generate and send notifications relating to an incident in accordance with an enterprise's business rules and provide real time reporting of all communications relating... Agent: Everbridge, Inc.
20110087511 - Systems and methods for hybrid delivery of remote and local technical support via a centralized service: The present solution is directed to a hybrid customer support model for providing remote online support service in conjunction with local onsite support service. A local technician provides on site support service for a device at a premise for a predetermined amount of time. The onsite support by the local... Agent:
20110087512 - System and method for tracking alerts: A method and apparatus for generating alerts which prompt a customer representative to initiate communications with a customer relative to the alert. Further provided is a tracking template which is provided to the customer representative, whereby the customer representative can easily provide an input through the tracking template which quickly... Agent:
20110087513 - Method and system for managing a program relating to a product: A method for managing a program relating to a product, the program including a plurality of program requirements for performing a plurality of program tasks, includes: (a) establishing a location reference system for a representation of the product in three dimensions; (b) identifying a plurality of task-loci in a display;... Agent: Boeing Company, A Corporation Of Delaware
20110087514 - Modeling distribution of emergency relief supplies for disaster response operations: A method and system to supply multiple items through a network of inventory staging areas and distribution points by determining inventory stocking levels for a staging area and distribution points, and inventory shipments from said staging area to distribution points and between the distribution points, using an optimization formulation whose... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110087515 - Cognitive interactive mission planning system and method: A cognitive interactive mission planning system including an adversarial planning engine configured to execute an adversarial planning model in order to develop one or more plans for one or more controlled agents based on possible actions of one or more uncontrolled agents to provide a plurality of plans which includes... Agent:
20110087516 - Methods and systems for collecting and analyzing enterprise activities: Various systems and methods are described for gathering events and analyzing the events and nodes associated with the events. Various arrangements may include receiving events from one or more applications. An event may include two nodes and an action. These events may be stored and processed to determine relations between... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110087517 - Targeted equipment monitoring system and method for optimizing equipment reliability: An operating strategy for effectively operating a system, such as a boiler system, is provided by quantifying operation of the system based on failure characteristics modeled in a computer processor performing failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) to forecast damage mechanisms from operational parameters. One method includes determining operational consequences... Agent:
20110087518 - Method for quantifying the relative value of movies prior to spending substantial amounts of money on full production thereof: This invention relates to methods for quantifying the relative value of a movie concept, script, treatment or other representation of a movie prior to spending substantial amounts of money on fully producing it. The decisions to make major investments in large budget movies and smaller investments in mid sized budget... Agent:
20110087519 - Systems and methods for panel enhancement with transaction data: In one aspect, a computing apparatus is configured to generate audience measurement data regarding presentation of information to a plurality of customers via one or more media channels, identify the plurality of customers to a transaction handler to request information, receive the information generated based on transaction data related to... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110087520 - Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for valuing an existing or prospective customer based on normalized and weighted measures or attributes: Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for valuing an existing or prospective customer based on normalized and weighted measures or attributes are disclosed. A method in accordance with an embodiment of the presently disclosed subject matter includes determining a plurality of valuation characteristics. The method can also include assigning different... Agent:
20110087521 - Methodology for setting, prioritization, and alignment of goals and objectives throughout any organization, at all levels: A methodology for setting, prioritization, and alignment of goals and objectives throughout an organization, which includes the following steps: identifying key goals for the organization as a whole, establishing each functional area's contribution to each said goals, establishing each functional area contributor's alignment and deliverables within the scope of each... Agent:
20110087522 - Method for deploying a probing environment for provisioned services to recommend optimal balance in service level agreement user experience and environmental metrics: A system and method of determining performance metrics for inclusion in a Service Level Agreement (SLA) between a customer and a host computing service provider. The method comprises: receiving a provisioning request from a customer including receiving computing performance requirement parameters and environmental parameters for inclusion in the SLA from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110087523 - Voting device including dynamic keypad and gesture voting: A voting device and system for voting is described having a touch sensitive membrane input surface including at least one of an arc input and a slider input, at least one sensor for detecting movement and orientation of the voting device, and at least one transmitter. The voting device receives... Agent:
20110087524 - Determining travel routes by using fee-based location preferences: A method and system for determining a travel route that includes a location as a result of fee-based preferential weighting. A user request is received for determining a route from point A to point B. A preferential weight is assigned to a location associated with a vendor. The location is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110087525 - Environmental stewardship based on driving behavior: A method and system for managing driving patterns by charging a variable incentive and/or disincentive based on individual driving behaviors. Distances detected between a vehicle and other vehicles are detected within a time period. N tailgating incidents are identified based on the detected distances being less than a threshold value... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110087527 - Personalized bank teller machine: A system and method is provided for an ATM having a display, a logic server coupled to the display, and a memory coupled to the logic server. The logic server dynamically controls the functions available to the users including messages and coupons. A host contains a profile of a user.... Agent: Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.
20110087526 - Social network economy using gift credits: In a social networking system environment, users can give another user credits, a scarce commodity, as part of commenting on content posted by the other user. These credits can be used as a peer-to-peer recommendation signal, and they can also be used as input to a decision engine that determines... Agent:
20110087529 - Methods and systems for creation and distribution of promotional materials and gathering of consumer data: A system and methods for the creation and/or distribution of promotional materials, such as coupons, to consumers is provided. A promotional material item is created electronically and a copy of the item is distributed to mobile devices, or other electronic devices, of consumers. Each copy of the promotional material item... Agent:
20110087531 - Systems and methods to aggregate demand: In one aspect, a computing apparatus includes: a data warehouse to store data associating a plurality of account identifiers with an offer having a predefined purchase requirement and an aggregated purchase requirement for a benefit; and a transaction handler configured to process a plurality of transactions. The transaction handler is... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110087530 - Systems and methods to provide loyalty programs: In one aspect, a computing apparatus includes: a transaction handler to process transactions; a portal to receive from users enrollment input identifying account identifiers of the users and respective loyalty programs; and a data warehouse to store data associating the account identifiers with the respective loyalty programs. In response to... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110087532 - Venture fund investing points card: A process of controlling transaction cards to provide benefits of a rewards program contribution to a venture fund, which serves to identify potential investors through an application process for financial transaction card offerings, allowing recipients of the venture card to make purchases of products and services using the venture fund... Agent:
20110087533 - Connecting internet users: p
20110087534 - Search queries and advertising platforms utilizing at least one social graph: Systems and methods associated with search queries and advertising platforms utilizing at least one social graph and related technologies are presented herein. In one aspect, interactive communications can be disseminated within an online and/or a mobile environment based on at least one social graph. In another aspect, interactive communications, e.g.,... Agent: Wantsa Media (canada), Inc.
20110087535 - Information processing device, information processing system, control method for an information processing device, and a program: An information processing device, an information processing system, a control method for an information processing device, and a program can detect POS terminal operations without modifying the POS terminal. An output data acquisition unit 21 acquires output data that is output from a POS terminal 1. An operation determination unit... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110087536 - System and method for career assistance: A system and method for offering services and benefits to transaction account holders desiring access to career assistance tools and related services is disclosed. The system may include identifying a qualifying transaction account, providing access to the career assistance program to a qualifying transaction account holder, and annotating the identified... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110087537 - Refund system and method: A refund system provides for detections of eligibility of a user for a refund and uses a token to identify purchases and to retrieve the information in respect of those purchases for processing a refund in respect of those purchases.... Agent:
20110087538 - System and method for offering and fulfilling situation-based, location specific rewards and offers to mobile-oriented consumers: A system, method and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for advertising. A system configured to practice the method receives user situation information. Based on the situation information, the system transmits an advertisement to the user's mobile device, wherein the advertisement is associated with an identification card and a coupon... Agent: Alpine In Motion LLC.
20110087528 - Conducting commerce between individuals: Receiving payment includes the establishment, at a first server, a transaction record including information identifying a payment amount, a first account to be credited by the payment amount, and a second account to be debited by a debit amount. A financial authorization network performs an authorization analysis on at least... Agent:
20110087539 - Packetized advertising utilizing information indicia: A method and system for packetized advertising carried out with machine readable and decodable information indicia, where the packetized advertisements are formed by associating any combination of a plurality of products and services with the information indicia. In response to a device capturing an image of the information indicia a... Agent:
20110087542 - Method and apparatus for advertising bidding: Methods, articles, and systems for determining a bidding strategy for on-line query answer set or contextual advertisement positions for marketing options is described herein.... Agent: Efficient Frontier
20110087540 - Web pages and methods for displaying targeted on-line advertisements in a social networking media space: An internet web page and methods for displaying one or more views in a social networking environment is provided. The web page is a graphical user interface that facilitates communication in the social networking environment. The internet web page includes a first region that provides selections for showing a list... Agent:
20110087541 - Web pages and methods for providing rewards for liking particular on-line advertisements in a social networking media space: A method is provided for operating an internet web site for facilitating social networking. The method includes an operation that provides a plurality of on-line advertisements in a first viewable location. Each on-line advertisement is represented by an icon having a link to additional detail regarding the on-line advertisement. The... Agent:
20110087544 - Optimization of ad selection and/or placement in media objects: Methods, apparatuses, and articles of manufacture for determining optimal selection and/or placement of advertisements in various media objects, based on features of the advertisements and media objects, are described herein.... Agent: Efficient Frontier
20110087545 - System & method of delivering content based advertising within a blog: A system and method is disclosed for presenting relevant advertising to user search queries. The ads can be selected by reference to an underlying content presented in web logs.... Agent:
20110087543 - Systems and methods for electronic marketing: An exemplary system includes a publisher subsystem configured to communicate with an access device and an advertiser device over a data communication network. The publisher subsystem includes a publish module, a session module, and an allocation module. The publish module is configured to publish content over the data communication network,... Agent:
20110087547 - Systems and methods for advertising services based on a local profile: In one aspect, a computing apparatus includes: a transaction handler to process transactions; a data warehouse to store transaction data recording the transactions processed at the transaction handler; a profile generator to generate, based on the transaction data, a profile including a plurality of values representing aggregated spending in various... Agent: Visa U.s.a.
20110087546 - Systems and methods for anticipatory advertisement delivery: In one aspect, a computing apparatus includes: a transaction handler to process transactions; a data warehouse to store transaction data recording a plurality of transactions processed at the transaction handler for a user; an anticipation engine coupled to the data warehouse to predict a future event relating to the user... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110087548 - Systems and methods for generating advertiser recommendations from users of workflow software: A method for displaying targeted advertisements to users of workflow software, based on information corresponding to the workflow, the related industry, and the user of the workflow software includes: receiving, from an identified user, a request to display a step in a workflow, the workflow corresponding to a given industry;... Agent:
20110087549 - Method and apparatus for providing search capability and targeted advertising for audio, image, and video content over the internet: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for extracting the content of a video, image, and/or audio file or podcast, analyzing the content, and then providing a targeted advertisement, search capability and/or other functionality based on the content of the file or podcast.... Agent: Mspot, Inc.
20110087550 - Systems and methods to deliver targeted advertisements to audience: In one aspect, a system includes a transaction handler to process transactions, a data warehouse to store transaction data recording the transactions processed at the transaction handler, a profile generator to generate a profile of a user based on the transaction data, an advertisement selector to identify an advertisement based... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20110087551 - Digital advertising system: An exemplary embodiment providing for one or more improvements includes an advertising auction system that has an administration server for managing available advertising space and advertising auctions. One or more publishers list their available advertising space at the administration server and one or advertisers bid on the available advertising space... Agent:
20110087552 - Method and apparatus for modifying audio or video files: Methods and apparatus for alerting a user to an opportunity are provided. The method includes delivering an audio signal to an audio output device, modifying at least a portion of the audio signal, outputting the modified audio signal, and displaying an opportunity on the display screen at substantially the same... Agent:
20110087553 - Bitrate preview for video objects: Techniques are provided for enabling videos to be included in online advertisements. Multiple versions of a video are generated that have different bitrates. The multiple versions are enabled to be previewed so that acceptable quality videos are made available to be included in online advertisements. A version that is of... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110087555 - Computer implemented continuous dual auction system: A computer implemented continuous dual auction system consisting of a computer, server, and a process for creating a real-time online marketplace for the sale of goods and services. The process includes the input of information from a seller about a certain good or service for sale, including but not limited... Agent:
20110087556 - Method and apparatus for creating contextualized auction feeds: A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for generating contextualized live auction feeds. The method of generating contextualized live auction feeds comprises receiving context data from a user. The method further comprises utilizing the context data received from the user to search auctions. The method, in one embodiment, includes generating... Agent: Moreover Acquisition Corporation
20110087554 - Pocketable auction system and method: A system, a method, an apparatus, and a computer program product are provided. The apparatus includes at least one memory including computer program code, and at least one processor. The at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the... Agent: Ubungee, Inc.
20110087557 - Method of selling each unit of manufacturer- packed cosmetic product in smaller portions at affordable prices: A method for selling cosmetic products in a cosmetic bar is provided. The bar displays many cosmetic products, and various small volumes and shapes of small empty containers. Consumers can try testers in the bar, ask questions, and purchase their favorite cosmetic items in smaller portions rather than the whole... Agent:
20110087558 - Information exchange system: A method for operating an electronic exchange includes receiving, at an exchange system, an offer that includes a description of information for offer and terms associated with access to the information. An offer processor of the electronic exchange stores an offer listing associated with the offer to an offer database.... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110087559 - Compliance assurance system: A system including an image system located at a client facility for observing a facility. A surveillance system is in network communication with the image system and located at the facility to be observed. A compliance assurance system has a server independent of, but in network communication with the client... Agent:
20110087563 - Method and computer system for optimizing a link to a network page: To optimize a link (221) which refers to a first network page (11) of a first server (10a) and which is displayed on a second network page (21) of a second server (20), the link is automatically assessed in dependence on link (22) activation by a user (50), wherein the... Agent:
20110087560 - Payment processing over the internet: A payment transaction is performed over the Internet. A merchant server presents to an end user a merchant web page that identifies the merchant server as the source of the web page. A payment processing server presents to the end user a web document that requests payment information from the... Agent:
20110087562 - System and method for offering and managing online purchasing card transactions: A purchase card system configured in accordance with the invention offers purchase card products that facilitate online purchases of life sciences research products and/or services via an e-commerce application. The acquisition and use of such purchase card products complies with mandated procurement, spending, and appropriations rules, regulations, and laws, such... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation
20110087561 - Trip quote system and method: A system and method of providing an air travel pricing quote, including estimated fees for third-party air flight services and fuel vendors at each stop along the route of an air travel trip. A traveler is able to quickly and automatically retrieve air travel pricing quotes, thereby bypassing the detailed... Agent: Air Routing International, L.p.
20110087564 - Method & system for online sales and purchases: Internet-based commercial network connects multiple qualified participant buyers and sellers. Items are made available for defined periods of time, referred to as an event (139). Event terms and conditions include item types, price, quantity, volume or units, discount, shipping terms (138). Reiterative offer and counteroffers permit negotiation of terms for... Agent:
20110087566 - Electronic system for the management of the replenishment of filling of plant stores in hospitals: System for the replenishment and filling of stores which comprises at least one full function device (FFD) capable of bidirectional wireless communication with at least one RFD and is capable of data processing, and at least one reduced function device (RFD) capable of bidirectional wireless communication, characterised in that said... Agent: Grifols, S.a.
20110087565 - Methods and systems for providing wireless enabled inventory peering: Systems and methods for providing wireless enabled inventory peering are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a system for providing wireless enabled inventory peering includes a wireless enabled inventory peering vehicle system (WEIPVS). The WEIPVS is configured to receive an inventory search request. In response to receiving the inventory search request,... Agent:
20110087568 - Integrated profile and payment exchange: A method for integrated profile and payment exchange, in one example embodiment, comprises receiving, via an interface with a member merchant, universal credentials to be provided by a member customer, based on the universal credentials, authenticating the member customer, each member customer having a pre-established customer account, receiving a further... Agent:
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20110087567 - Using account symbols instead of general ledger accounts in the transaction messages of the business applications of an enterprise: Systems and methods for using account symbols instead of general ledger accounts in the accounting documents generated by the business applications running in an enterprise environment are described. A correspondence between account symbols and general ledger accounts is defined and stored in a memory of a computer system. A business... Agent:
20110087570 - Pay for use and anti counterfeit system and method for ink cartridges and other consumables: Systems and methods of a pay-for-use pricing plan for consumables associated with a machine. The systems and methods include a machine that can detect a use of a consumable by a consumer. The use can be an installation of the consumable in the machine or an actual use of the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110087571 - System and method for providing redundant customer communications delivery using hybrid delivery channels: A system and method for providing redundant customer communications delivery using hybrid delivery channels is provided. In one configuration, the system utilizes an initial delivery channel to send a batch of customer communications and later utilizes a different, delayed backup delivery channel to resend only a subset of those communications... Agent:
20110087576 - Client compliance system: A computerized system is established through a network to help business organizations conduct and manage their businesses with anti-financial crimes provisions according to the government regulations and laws, e.g., the Bank Secrecy and the USA PATRIOT Act, and to enable financial institutions to monitor and manage these business organizations with... Agent:
20110087572 - Financial instrument management using object differentiation: Object differentiation used in the context of complex financial instruments and financial instrument management software is described. A computer-implemented method for the management of complex financial instruments using object differentiation is described. A processor may parse a data object stored on a computer-readable storage medium into a plurality of subparts.... Agent: Sap Ag
20110087574 - Method and apparatus for identity theft prevention: A system and method issues a credit card or other credit instrument to a user by first obtaining authorization and authentication from the user.... Agent:
20110087573 - Method and system for dynamically producing detailed trade payment experience for enhancing credit evaluation: A computer implemented method and system for providing a credit evaluation report, the method comprising: searching a reference file of entities; identifying an entity of interest; determining user specified rules or criteria; selecting at least one relevant trade experience from a database of trade experiences for the entity of interest... Agent: The Dun And Bradstreet Corporation
20110087575 - Personal finance integration system and method: An integration device retrieves credit reports, and/or other financial data that is available from one or more credit sources, for consumers and extracts financial account information from the credit reports. The integration device may then format and/or translates the account information into a format that is usable by a particular... Agent: Consumerinfo.com, Inc.
20110087621 - Adjustable derivative securities and method for adjusting the value of same due to a corporate event: The claimed invention relates to an adjustable derivative contract. Particularly a method and system for adjusting the derivative contract to account for time value of money due to an occurrence of a corporate event that affects the value of the derivative contract. The claimed method and system allocates distributions amongst... Agent:
20110087619 - Apparatus, method and system for determining credit derivative indices and estimating credit derivative credit curves, and a credit calculator for valuing credit derivatives based on the credit curves: An apparatus, method and system for determining an estimate of at least one numerical attribute of at least one entity of a population when the population is changing and there are a limited number of observations on the attribute for the entities, in which a conditional index is determined to... Agent:
20110087620 - Graphical system for determining the relative attractiveness of investments: A system for scoring and evaluating financial investments including a server, at least one database in communication with the server including a plurality of financial indicators for a plurality of investments, each of the financial indicators assignable to one of at least two categories, software executing on the server for... Agent:
20110087622 - Method and system for using risk tolerance and life goal preferences and rankings to enhance: A system and method directed to improving efforts to plan for investor life goals. The method combines unique approaches of assessing investor risk tolerance using utility theory and investor preferences using conjoint analysis, Analytic Hierarchy Process (“AHP”), or the like in combination with existing industry financial projection methods using linear... Agent:
20110087618 - Rule 10b5-1 trading plan system and method: A system for creating, administering, executing and reporting of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans, and similar trading plans. The system comprises one or more computer programs or modules operating on a server connected to a network, accessed through a web browser or portal program operating on a computing device connected to... Agent:
20110087615 - Rules-based risk management: An active overlay strategy based on rule-based risk management is implemented by a computer implemented method. The method includes receiving a data value representing implied volatility of a market. The method also includes automatically generating an order to sell call options. The order includes a quantity of call options to... Agent:
20110087616 - System and method for creating a graphical representation of portfolio risk: A method for displaying portfolio risk is described. The method includes receiving a time series corresponding to a weight and a desirability of each of an asset in a portfolio. The method further includes maintaining the time series corresponding to the weight and the desirability of each of the assets... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110087617 - System for real time continuous data processing for investment portfolios: A real time continuous data inputting, processing, scanning and displaying system for financial data and inputting variable boundaries of data for a variety of desired data characteristics. The process displays when the data characteristics fall outside their respective variable boundaries. Real time financial markets data and conventional data inputs are... Agent:
20110087623 - Mechanisms for better decision making and outcomes: Methods and systems are disclosed for providing income to persons generally after retirement by addressing the risk of living too long in a way that collectivizes the risk generally avoiding adverse selection and in some cases avoiding or minimizing the use of insurance products.... Agent:
20110087577 - Computer-implemented system and method for real estate collateralized private party loan transactions: A computer-implemented system for real estate collateralized private party loan transactions comprising a database of custom property profiles that are posted by borrowers seeking to obtain financing. Each custom property profile comprises desired loan amount, type of financing sought by the borrower, purpose of the loan, and designated title company... Agent:
20110087584 - Distributed trading bus architecture: A distributed trading system for handling a plurality of order requests, each order request comprising parameters under which a participant will buy and/or sell a futures contract. A validator component is coupled to a messaging bus and has a first interface for receiving order request and an interface generating a... Agent: New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc.
20110087580 - Electronic credit default futures market: Systems and methods are provided for providing a credit default futures market. A system providing the credit default futures market includes a processor, memory and an interface. The interface is configured to display credit default futures contracts that subscribe to a set of standard terms and conditions. The processor is... Agent:
20110087579 - Leg pricer: An electronic trading system utilizes a Match Engine that receives orders, stores them internally, calculates tradable combinations and advertises the availability of real and implied orders in the form of market data. The tradable combinations may include spread orders where one leg of the spread has a different tick size... Agent:
20110087582 - Method and system for facilitating international securities trading: A method and a system for facilitating international securities trading include receiving market data specified in the local currency of a market center. The system includes a central platform that provides foreign executable currency quotes, which can be used to convert the market center's central limit order book into multiple... Agent: Instinet, Inc.
20110087581 - Method of buying or selling items and a user interface to facilitate the same: A method of buying or selling items having at least one market and its associated processes are disclosed. The method includes the steps of, under control of a client system, displaying information identifying at least one item and a bid and/or ask price for the item in the market; and... Agent:
20110087586 - Novel short-term option trading system: Option contracts are traded by valuing an option that has at least one of a) strike price or b) expiration time unknown at the time the option is valued. The previously unknown values of the option are assigned at the time or after the time the trade is completed. An... Agent: Microtick LLC
20110087578 - System and method for carbon credit trading: A computer-implemented system, method, and computer-readable medium for creating and trading securitized environmental offset credits in a registered securities exchange includes providing a processor, memory device, at least one user interface, and a network connection arranged in an online trading platform; registering, in a database in the memory device and... Agent: The Bank Of New York Mellon
20110087585 - System and method for estimating order position: A system and method for providing order queue position information are disclosed. In this application, market updates are received for a tradeable object from at least one exchange. To the extent that the market updates do not include enough details to compute the queue position of a trader's working orders,... Agent: Trading Technologies International Inc.
20110087587 - System and method for implementing push technology in a wireless financial transaction: A method for executing a trade is provided that includes communicating financial information to a handheld device via a network, the financial information being associated with a trade that can be initiated by the handheld device. The handheld device is connected to the network via a Push to Trade™ protocol.... Agent:
20110087583 - Throttling system and method for enabling automated liquidity management in financial markets: A system and method are provided to enable automated liquidity management in a financial assets market, the system including a financial data warehouse layer; a pricing engine layer; an execution layer; and a market making layer, wherein the system is adapted to automatically throttle transactions by a market maker when... Agent:
20110087588 - System and method for efficiently processing multiple credit applications: A system and method for forwarding multiple credit applications to multiple potential lenders. A user computer or a credit management server sends queries to potential lenders inquiring about the respective information fields used in the potential lenders' respective credit applications. The queries also request information relating to the desired format... Agent: Routeone LLC
20110087589 - Debit or credit card data transaction methods and devices: Debit or credit card transaction data includes one or a combination of digital card data read from a debit or credit card, transaction amount, shop identification information, and personal identification information like PIN numbers. This card transaction 5 data is in digital form. Where sales are performed on-the-go, it is... Agent: Bbpos Limited
20110087590 - Linking a financial card with a merchant account: Some embodiments include systems and methods for linking a card with a merchant account. A financial institution that issues the merchant card to a merchant acts as both issuer and acquirer for the merchant. The merchant uses the merchant card to accept other financial cards as payment. Funds due the... Agent: Propay Usa, Inc.
20110087594 - Dual emergency reserve and savings account and systems for allocating deposits: A system and method for providing emergency reserve conditional credit to a customer of a financial institution. The emergency conditional credit may be provided to the customer in the form of a line-of-credit or a loan based on the occurrence of a predetermined condition, such as involuntary unemployment, disability or... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110087597 - Funding on-line accounts: A system generates an identifier when a consumer deposits cash, where a new unique identifier is generated with each transaction. The consumer receives the identifier and the identifier (along with the amount of cash deposit) is communicated to a payment provider for storage. The consumer may then access and fund... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110087595 - Method and system for facilitating commercial purchases: The present invention is directed to a method and system of consummating a commercial transaction between the customer and a merchant. A mobile device, such as a mobile phone would be provided with a special application allowing a customer to enter information relating to a particular purchase at a merchant's... Agent:
20110087591 - Personalization data creation or modification systems and methods: The present disclosure has a merchant computing device communicatively coupled to a customer computing device via a network and a transaction computing device securely coupled to the merchant computing device and coupled to a debit network. In addition, the present disclosure has logic configured to enable a user of the... Agent:
20110087596 - Systems and methods for dynamic receipt generation with environmental information: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to enable an individual to complete a financial transaction by swiping a magnetic stripe card through a card reader connected to a mobile device. The size of the card reader is miniaturized to be portable for connection with the mobile... Agent:
20110087592 - Systems and methods for facilitating transactions: Pursuant to some embodiments, a payment account including multiple subaccounts is provided where each subaccount can be used only for payment for a designated category of products. Pursuant to some embodiments, purchases using the subaccounts can be automatically combined in a single transaction to redeem multiple categories of products, with... Agent:
20110087593 - Track data mapping system for processing of payment transaction data: Systems and associated apparatuses and methods for processing payment transactions. A merchant's data processing system may provide payment transaction data in a first format (e.g., Track 1) to a payment processing network. The payment processing network may determine the issuer to which the data will be provided as part of... Agent:
20110087599 - Automated payment system and method: An automated payment system for processing payment by a customer to a company. The payment system includes a document scanning system which has an input receptacle adapted to accept a document. After receiving an authorization agreement from the customer, the scanner acquires at least one image from the document. Also... Agent: Cummins-allison Corp.
20110087598 - Universal positive pay match, authentication, authorization, settlement and clearing system: A Universal Positive Pay Database (UPPD) method, system, and/or computer useable medium to reduce financial transaction fraud. A UPPD database is configured to store thereon transaction records associated with financial transactions corresponding to customers of the UPPD database. A particular financial transaction is initiated between a payer and a payee... Agent:
20110087600 - Method to manage protected file transfers between portable media devices: A method to authorize, facilitate, and mediate transfer of DRM protected files from one portable multimedia player (1050) to another portable multimedia player (1080), while ensuring appropriate royalty payments are made to appropriate Copyright Owners A source i2i device includes a file transfer counting mechanism for monitoring and disabling the... Agent: Aerielle Technologies, Inc.
20110087602 - Electronic display device content caching and transactions: A system and method for purchases of stored electronic content stored on an electronic display device are disclosed. The system and method for purchases of stored electronic content may include identifying one or more portions of electronic content to provide on an electronic paper display device, providing the one or... Agent:
20110087601 - Methods and systems for providing a comprehensive view of it assets as self service inquiry/update transactions: This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for providing consolidated self service IT asset management. The method includes displaying, on a display device of an IT asset management system, an IT asset management user interface (UI), logging in, by an IT assets custodian, to the IT assets management UI, and... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110087603 - Cloud based media player and offline media access: According to one general aspect, a method for playing, in an offline mode, a media file may include receiving, by a web browser operating in an online mode and from a content server, a media file and at least one advertisement associated with the media file. The method may further... Agent: Google Inc.
20110087604 - Micro-blogging for enterprise resources planning (erp): The present invention is directed to methods and systems for implementing enterprise application-based micro-blogging. The method includes receiving a micro-blog registration for an enterprise application for at least one user, verifying the role and access level of the user, and based on the registration, the role, and access level, receiving... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110087605 - Ultrasonic device having memory capabilities: A dental device capable of monitoring at least one characteristic of the dental device. The characteristics are monitored by the use of microchips; radio frequency identification devices (RFID), bar codes, resistors, diodes, semiconductors, and magnetic strips.... Agent:
20110087606 - Systems and methods for processing merchandise returns: Systems and method for processing merchandise returns are described. In some embodiments, a sales receipt can be received in connection with a requested merchandise return. A receipt identifier can be used to locate sales data associated with the original purchase of the merchandise being returned, and a customer identifier (e.g.,... Agent:
20110087607 - Computation engine and associated method: A method of determining a financial rate associated with a particular property in respect of purchase of goods or services, the method comprising the steps of: identifying the goods or services; identifying a property associated with the identified goods or services; using a look up table to determine a financial... Agent:
20110087608 - System for locating and listing relevant real properties for users: A system and a computer program product for generating a list of real properties from real property listings receives a set of inherent parameters associated with a desired real property from a user. The system retrieves an intermediate list of real properties from the real property listings based on the... Agent:
20110087609 - System and method for providing a value returned home service contract: A method for providing a value returned home service contract includes providing, to a contract purchaser, a service contract on at least one property owned by a contract holder, and checking a status of the home service contract to determine whether a claim has been made by the contract holder... Agent: Cross Country Home Services, Inc.
20110087610 - Global secure service provider directory: Systems and methods enable members of a secure transaction network to readily identify the appropriate trusted service manager (TSM) to support a particular transaction. A global directory of TSM providers is provided that a secure service provider can use for determining which TSM provider is the authorized manager of a... Agent:
20110087611 - Biometric identification and authentication system for financial accounts: A method and an apparatus of biometric identification and authentication for financial transaction are disclosed. In one aspect, an automated teller machine is provided to assist a user to make a financial transaction. A linguistic command data is processed to create an account of the user. The user is directed... Agent:
20110087612 - Product delivery system: A sensor device for detecting product quality conditions is attached to each product to be delivered, and constant monitoring is performed on quality conditions of stock products in a storage room of a delivery center for quality assurance. For products in a storage room of a delivery truck, constant monitoring... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110087613 - System and method for evaluating supplier quality: Supplier evaluation system for selecting a supplier for a project and/or monitoring a current supplier's performance. A supplier evaluation system first comprises a first database storing a plurality of inquiries and supplier contact information. The supplier candidates identify raters and those raters receive the inquiries over a computer network. The... Agent: Evendor Check, Inc.
20110087614 - System for representing an organization: The invention relates to a method for generation of at least one model to represent an organization or part thereof. The model includes the ability for a user enquiry to be made and the generation of a viewpoint in response to the enquiry. The generation of the viewpoint includes reference... Agent: Salamander Enterprises Limited04/07/2011 > 118 patent applications in 64 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20110082701 - method and system with inbuilt intelligence for finalizing and delivering the architecture: A method and system for inbuilt intelligence for finalizing and delivering the architecture of a space through a web-based and/or offline system is described. The user is allowed to interactively customize the layout and design of the architectural space. The disclosed system validates the user selected options against predefined electrical,... Agent:
20110082703 - Internet content pricing model: A system is provided for performing processes for allocating compensation to third party partners hosting web sites based on a portion of revenue from sales to the person or entity linking from such third party site, where in one embodiment the compensation is also a function of the relative percentage... Agent:
20110082702 - Telephone interview evaluation method and system: A method and system for evaluating the telephone interview behavior of a job applicant includes a live telephone interview between the job applicant and a trained evaluator asking questions and recording verbal and non verbal responses. The questions are designed to test and probe certain important behaviors and the evaluator... Agent:
20110082706 - Methods for delivering a drug to a patient while preventing the exposure of a foetus or other contraindicated individual to the drug: Novel methods for delivering a drug to a patient while preventing the exposure of a foetus or other contraindicated individual to the drug. Embodiments are provided in which the involved prescribers, pharmacies and patients are registered in one or more computer databases. Embodiments are also provided in which registered patients... Agent:
20110082707 - Methods for delivering a drug to a patient while restricting access to the drug by patients for whom the drug may be contraindicated: Methods for delivering a drug to a patients in need of the drug, while restricting access to the drug by patients for whom the drug may be contraindicated are disclosed. The methods are of the type in which prescriptions for the drug are filled by a pharmacy only after a... Agent:
20110082705 - Remote prescription refill system: A prescription refill system having interactive text messaging capabilities is provided. A computer system remote from a pharmacy receives a text message from a customer cellular phone relating to a prescription refill request. The computer system sends another text message back to the customer's cellular telephone, prompting the customer to... Agent:
20110082704 - Systems, devices, and/or methods for managing healthcare information: Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a system, machine, device, manufacture, circuit, composition of matter, and/or user interface adapted for and/or resulting from, and/or a method and/or machine-readable medium storing machine-implementable instructions for, activities that can comprise and/or relate to, receiving, by an intermediary from a product provider: information regarding a... Agent:
20110082710 - Electronic medical record creation and retrieval system: An electronic medical record system enables organic growth of medical conditions or choices linked to predefined human body systems or an anatomical image. These choices are used as blue print launchers that form sentences/paragraphs as a user interacts with the choice lists. The choice lists can include a set of... Agent:
20110082711 - Personal digital assistant or organizer for monitoring glucose levels: The present disclosure provides a personal health organizer that enables patients and healthcare personnel to manage health data. The personal health organizer can be a portable device adapted to receive physiological reading data from a health data collection device or derive reading data from signals acquired by a sensor, or... Agent: Masimo Laboratories, Inc.
20110082708 - Portable consumer transaction payment device bearing sample prescription: In response to a request sent over a network, information is received about a prescription medical supply sample that includes an advertising account for a dispensing pharmacist to chart the cost of the prescription medical supply sample to and an identifier, quantity, and dosage of the prescription medical supply sample.... Agent:
20110082709 - System and device and method for blood sugar level analysis and computer readable recording medium storing computer program performing the method: A blood sugar level analysis system includes a database, an input device, a processing device and a display device. The processing device is connected to the database, the input device and the display device. The processing device includes a blood sugar recording module and an evaluation module. The blood-sugar recording... Agent: Institute For Information Industry
20110082712 - Application of bayesian networks to patient screening and treatment: According to one aspect of the invention, health insurance claim data for a first group of individuals is obtained to generate a training corpus, including a training set of claim data and a holdout set of claim data. The first group of individuals represents enrollees of one or more first... Agent: Decisionq Corporation
20110082713 - Enhanced transaction resolution techniques: A method for completing a transaction is presented. The method comprises establishing network communications between a user and a server, receiving information, at the server, regarding the transaction, seeking available information pertinent to the transaction from at least one source external to the server and the user, processing data from... Agent: Apollo Enterprise Solutions Corporation
20110082714 - Dynamic reallocation of seats in rail travel using rfid technology: Tickets with RFID devices are issued to train passengers. Once the passengers board the train, the number and location of vacant seats is determined based on signals from the RFID devices detected by RFID readers configured within the passenger compartments of the train. Seating information is displayed on screens fitted... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110082715 - Meta data model for managing work products and deliverables: A method and program product for managing work products by utilizing a data model that provides traceability between business requirements and implemented services. The data model includes functional requirement, process element, business service, service design and service component asset types, and the relationships between the asset types. The asset types... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110082716 - System for discovering business processes from noisy activities logs: A system for discovering business processes from noisy activities logs from various activities performed during the execution of the process. Activities are observed from the noisy activity logs that may include text from manually entered activity logs, chat scripts, emails, voice transcripts, desktop captures, and tool logs, wherein the noisy... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110082717 - Hierarchical mission management: The different advantageous embodiments further provide a system for hierarchical mission management comprising a number of mission planners, a data processing system, and a communication system. The number of mission planners are associated with a number of agent groups. The data processing system is configured to execute the number of... Agent: The Boeing Company
20110082718 - Analyzing patterns within transaction data: A transaction data analyzer associated with a financial entity discovers patterns and/or sequences in consumer transaction data. The analyzer may provide businesses with feedback on spatiotemporal patterns in consumer spending habits. In certain embodiments, the transaction analyzer discovers the frequency of a sequence of purchases made at a first merchant... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110082719 - System and method for determining aggregated tracking metrics for user activities: In various exemplary embodiments, a system and method to provide tracking of user interactions and activities with subscribed-to media content is provided. Tracking data which reflects both online and offline activities with media content is accessed. The tracking data is processed to determine a plurality of tracking media associated with... Agent: Tokoni Inc.
20110082720 - System and method for the analysis of pricing data including a sustainable price range for vehicles and other commodities: Embodiments disclosed herein can produce and present sustainable price information to help dealers to price vehicles for sustainability and facilitate consumers in making purchase decisions. In one approach, a sustainable price range for a specific vehicle configuration may be based on an average profit margin (APM) determined utilizing historical sale... Agent:
20110082721 - Automated reactive business processes: A computer implemented method, data processing system, and computer usable program code for managing reactive business processes. In one embodiment, the computer implemented method provides for modeling a set of business processes as pre-defined events in a software process application, wherein the software process application is located on a data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110082722 - Method and system to associate device models and accounts by utilization bands: Methods and systems for identifying devices having a specified utilization are disclosed. A selected minimum utilization and maximum utilization defining a utilization band may be received. Device information for each of a plurality of accounts, including a device model and utilization information for each device associated with an account, may... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110082723 - Rating agents participating in electronic transactions: This invention concerns computer system and method for rating agents participating in electronic transactions. In particular, the invention provides a computer system for rating agents participating in electronic transactions, the system comprising a data store to store a set of rules to describe expected behaviours of a first agent for... Agent: National Ict Australia Limited
20110082728 - System and method for delivery of electronic coupons: A method for delivering an electronic coupon to a mobile device includes receiving via a wireless network a target image or icons extracted from the target image, comparing the target image to a plurality of learned images using a processor in communication with the wireless network, determining whether the target... Agent:
20110082729 - System for in-store coupon distribution and redemption: Systems and methods for processing of electronic coupons are disclosed. A plurality of touch screen devices are deployed in aisles of a store. The touch screen devices display coupons for products located in the corresponding aisles after administration devices detect the presence of a registered user in an aisle. The... Agent:
20110082730 - Unified subscription system and method for rewarding local shopper loyalty and platform for transitioning publishers: A purchase-transaction-settled online consumer referral and reward system and method using real-time specific merchant sales information is provided for the advertising publishing industry. The system provides a pay per transaction platform that allows advertising publishers to monetize online and offline print media advertising by tracking and linking ad acceptance events... Agent:
20110082732 - Cost return economics patronage incentive future benefits system providing cost return goods and services and method and apparatus thereof: A cost return economics future patronage incentive benefits system provides economic transactions or other transactions that from a smaller amount return as a benefit the entire amount of the transaction or greater to any entity or individual or purchaser or seller and or other party, incorporating cost return goods and... Agent:
20110082733 - Method and system of offering an environmentally sensitive bank account: A method and system is provided whereby a customer either establishes a new account or converts their existing account into a program that maximizes the use of online bill payment, electronic statements and paperless charge transactions in exchange for reward payments. In accordance with the method and system, customers establishing... Agent: Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
20110082731 - Targeted, deferred redemption coupon system: A system for avoiding fraud in the distribution and redemption of coupons is presented. A coupon is targeted to a particular customer and has a customer identifier which maps the coupon to the customer in some way. The coupon provides for two redemptions, an initial redemption for a nominal amount,... Agent: Concept Shopping, Inc.
20110082734 - Locating bundled items: In an example embodiment, a method is provided of locating a bundle of items. In this method, a query for a first item is received, and a search for the first item is conducted based on the query to locate an attribute of the first item. An identification is then... Agent:
20110082736 - Method and system for linking mobile phone services with a banking provider: A method and system is provided that establishes an inventive program across services offered by two vendors. In a preferred embodiment, a bank account is established that is linked with a customer's mobile phone account in a manner that facilitates paperless billing and paperless payment of the mobile phone service... Agent: Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
20110082735 - Systems and methods for merchandising transactions via image matching in a content delivery system: Methods and devices enable users of still or video image content to indicate objects within images in order to obtain more information regarding products of interest. Selected portions of an image or coordinates within the image may be included in a product query message transmitted to a server. The server... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110082737 - Computer-implemented methods, computer program products, and systems for management and control of a loyalty rewards network: Machines, computer program products, and computer-implemented methods to manage and control a loyalty rewards network and to provide customer loyalty rewards to a customer for purchasing goods or services. Computer program product can determine if a customer is one of the plurality of member customers enrolled in the loyalty rewards... Agent:
20110082738 - Method and apparatus for providing specifically targeted advertising: In one embodiment, the method includes; receiving on one or more computers the content of one or more books, one or more advertisements; information regarding the target audience criteria for each of the one or more advertisements, information and a request from the subscriber for the content of the one... Agent: Wowio, Inc.
20110082739 - Free sample account transaction payment card dispensing kiosk: A free sample account transaction payment card to a user of a kiosk is provided. The method includes receiving a selection of a free sample from a database. Each free sample is associated with an account issued to a sponsor who is financially responsible for the cost of providing the... Agent:
20110082741 - Electronic coupon distribution system: A method of secure electronic couponing is disclosed which includes a main server system, and a client system interconnected by a distributed computer network, such as the Internet. Coupon data and advertising data are encrypted to thereby reduce the likelihood that such data may be misused, such as by unauthorized... Agent:
20110082740 - Pay per stay: Pay Per Stay is a web site that directs traffic to other websites, for a designated period of time. Users are rewarded for spending time at a directed site, with either a coupon, a prize, monetary or other reward.... Agent:
20110082725 - Application software video channel: A system and method for selling a software product is described. The system includes a software product resident within the memory of a computer storage device associated with a server that is communicatively connected to a telecommunications network, wherein the software product is suitable for execution on a computing device.... Agent:
20110082726 - Dual benefit gift card fundraising system and method: The present invention describes a system and method for raising funds for multiple objectives using gift cards. It describes systems and methods for easier, more effective, and more efficient to fundraising for worthy causes, particularly in ways that capitalize on synergies while minimizing waste. The fundraising organization is able to... Agent:
20110082724 - System and method for advertisement placement in an electronic reader device: A system for and method for placement of advertisement content at an electronic reader device is presented. The system and method comprise an acquisition module configured to receive via a network a plurality of first electronic content from a first source and a plurality of second electronic content from a... Agent: Firstpaper LLC
20110082727 - System and methods for advertising: Methods and systems of advertising on the notification windows of any incoming/outgoing SMS/MMS and contributing the corresponding advertising dollars to the monthly bill of cell phone users, who are using the underlying software application, are provided. The direct dollar contribution by the advertiser to the cell phone users' monthly bill... Agent:
20110082742 - Methods and apparatus for estimating advertisement impressions and advertiser search share: The present disclosure provides methods and apparatus for estimating advertisement impressions and advertiser search share. These estimates are improved by eliminating duplicate traffic based on similar words having similar traffic estimates. In addition, coverage is estimated for a particular advertiser keywords using statistical sampling. This coverage estimate is then used... Agent: Adgooroo, LLC
20110082743 - System and method for presenting content at an electronic device with high viewing probability: A system for and method for presenting content at an electronic device with high viewing probability is presented. The system and method for displaying content at an electronic reader device may comprise an acquisition module for receiving a plurality of electronic content from one or more content sources via a... Agent: Firstpaper LLC
20110082744 - Optical disk reproducing device and reproducing method: A playback device has a function of playing back, at the time of playing back a playlist from an optical disc, a playitem that is different from a playitem representing an advertisement and embedded in the playlist. In the playback device, a supplying unit holds a desired playitem therein and... Agent:
20110082745 - Portable consumer transaction payment device bearing sponsored free sample: Information is received in a transmission from a network about a free sample in response to a request. The information includes an advertising account to which a merchant can charge the cost of the free sample provided to a consumer, and also an identifier and quantity of the free sample.... Agent:
20110082746 - Systems and methods for providing location based promotions and feedback services: Systems, methods, and devices for providing location based promotions and feedback services on communications networks are disclosed. Location information corresponding to an entity's location can be stored. Location data relating to a device can be received and compared to the location information to determine if the device is at or... Agent:
20110082748 - Brand leveraged location based service: This specification describes a process comprising the steps of (a) determining attributes of products or services that would be desirable to a user considering that user's indication of trust in a brand, (b) determining the location of the user, (c) locating goods or services having the attributes and available for... Agent:
20110082747 - Mobile social networking enabled by bar codes: A method and system for employing barcodes in a social network is disclosed. The method includes extracting location information from a scanned barcode, transmitting the location information to a social network server, and receiving location information of other users in a social network based on the transmitted location information.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20110082750 - Multi-channel digital targeted video advertising system and method: A method and system for providing highly targeted advertising to remotely located viewers. The viewers are matched to an identifiable receiver on the system and, based on user preferences for products and services developed and stored on each user, targeted advertising for products and services each said user is likely... Agent:
20110082751 - System and method for assessment of health risks and visualization of weight loss and muscle gain: The present system combines image morphing technology, exercise programming, supplement sales, and motivational techniques into one product. Users begin by entering their current measurements, measurement goals and current picture into the system, preferably via a Web site. The picture is segmented into body components, and each affected segment is morphed... Agent:
20110082749 - System and method for template-based assembly of publications: A system, method, and computer readable medium for template-based assembly of an electronic publication are disclosed. The system may include a template provider that provides a template that specifies a markup for the electronic publication and having a plurality of content slots; a content provider that provides content; a publisher... Agent: Ebook Technologies, Inc.
20110082752 - Method and system for location-aware user specific advertisements: A user interface is configured to permit interaction between a user and a location-aware device. A user profile is stored in memory including profile features describing at least one of historic user actions and expected probabilities of user actions. An information server interacts with the user through the user interface,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110082754 - Method and apparatus for providing internet advertising service: A method and apparatus for providing advertising service in a computer network is provided. This method and apparatus further comprises receiving a request from a user via this computer network to view a Web page, providing conditions to the user for viewing this Web page, delivering this Web page to... Agent: Hoshiko, LLC
20110082753 - Method of generating revenue for a governmental entity: A method of generating revenue for a governmental entity is achieved by identifying a stationary structure supporting a traffic route information sign on a first side; making provisions for inclusion of commercial advertisement on an unused second side portion of the stationary structure; executing a licensing agreement between an interested... Agent:
20110082756 - Advertising product, and a system and method for implementing the advertising product: A method. The method is implemented at least in part by a computing device. The method includes receiving, at the computing device, an offer to procure a paid placement advertisement in an advertising campaign, wherein the advertising campaign comprises a free inclusive portion and a paid placement portion. The method... Agent: Sapient, Inc.
20110082755 - System and method for presenting and metering advertisements: A system and method for providing advertisements or other content, for example on an Internet browser at a user computer. Advertisements may be received and presented at for example a user computer. A visibility duration of the advertisement may be measured. Presentation of an advertisement may be terminated upon determining... Agent:
20110082761 - Digital online exchange: A system for dynamically pricing media content is operatively coupled to one or more clients over a network. The system dynamically adjusts pricing of the media content and delivers the media content to the clients that order the media content at a dynamically adjusted price. The price can be dynamically... Agent: Digonex Technologies, Inc.
20110082757 - Method for making money on internet news sites and blogs: A method for making an online posted comment more conspicuous relative to other online posted comments. The method can include the steps of publishing internet content online by an internet content provider; providing with the published content a section for recording and posting reader comments; viewing by a reader the... Agent:
20110082758 - Rate audit system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method, and computer program product for auditing rates based on server access of databases. In one embodiment, an expected rate is received, and a rate request is sent to a server, wherein the rate request promotes an entry of the rate request... Agent:
20110082760 - Shipping address population using online address book: A method for automatically generating a custom name list for use in an order form which can be submitted to an Internet shopping site to complete an order. The method utilizes address book data, stored primarily online utilizing a third party service. In one method according to the invention, names... Agent:
20110082759 - System and method for the analysis of pricing data including dealer costs for vehicles and other commodities: The sale of a vehicle may involve many cost and profit components. It is generally impossible for a potential buyer to know all of these components. For example, dealers may be paid by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) on their Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) and volume bonus. Embodiments disclosed herein may... Agent:
20110082762 - System and method for a hybrid clock and proxy auction: This invention defines a computer system for conducting an auction of a plurality of items including receiving bids and determining an allocation of at least one of the items, the auction including a dynamic auction phase followed by a later phase.... Agent: Efficient Auctions LLC
20110082768 - Method and system for identifying users and detecting fraud by use of the internet: A method and system for detecting and preventing Internet fraud in online transactions by utilizing and analyzing a number of parameters to uniquely identify a computer user and potential fraudulent transaction through predictive modeling. The method and system uses a delta of time between the clock of the computer used... Agent: The 41st Parameter, Inc.
20110082767 - Multi-step authentication-based electronic payment method using mobile terminal: Disclosed herein is a multi-step authentication-based electronic payment method using a mobile terminal. Order request information of a product is sequentially transmitted to an affiliated store server and a PG company server, and the product and a relevant affiliated store are verified. A mobile communication company server primarily authenticates the... Agent: Danal Co., Ltd.
20110082769 - Method for managing item quantities in an ecommerce environment: The present invention provides a computer-implemented method for managing the quantity of at least one item on an ecommerce site. The method includes the steps of monitoring an ecommerce site where at least one item of interest is listed, receiving from the ecommerce site a message relating to a quantity... Agent:
20110082770 - User-initiated buyer-vendor match search: A method and a system for a user-initiated vendor search are described. In one aspect, the system includes a mechanism for collecting purchase solicitations from the buyers and sale solicitations from the sellers. The purchase solicitations include information about the products/services sought by the buyers, while the sale solicitations include... Agent:
20110082763 - Computer-implemented method of performing acts of trade and computer system therefor: A computer-implemented method electronically promotes simpler acts of purchase in a relation between a group of vendors and a shopper, whereby the buyer accesses a single front end interface, and goes through a one-time only act of registration procedure.... Agent: E_comprando Ltda.-me
20110082764 - System and method for coordinating and evaluating apparel: A computer implemented method and system for coordinating and evaluating apparel/accessory items. The system comprises a processor based client device and a processor based server. The client device receives information about an apparel/accessory item for coordination from a user. The server receives the information about the apparel/accessory item from the... Agent:
20110082765 - Method and system for item collection in a shop: A method for item collection in a shop in participation of a shopper and in support of computerized platforms. The method includes providing first and second shopping lists, supporting item collection by the shopper in accordance with the lists. The method may include providing an user interface to an item... Agent:
20110082766 - Method and system for joint-use of electronic product using mobile communication network: There is provided a method comprising: receiving a request for information on electronic products from a first mobile communication terminal over a mobile communication network and providing information on a list of electronic products; receiving a request for payment for an electronic product selected from the provided information on the... Agent: Fobikr Co., Ltd.
20110082773 - System and method for ordering goods or services using blu-ray® disc playback: Systems and methods are provided to implement a technique for requesting goods or services using an item of content or media. In one implementation, a system provides a mechanism to place food service orders over or using BDs. The food menu is presented to the user using BD Java graphics.... Agent: Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
20110082771 - System and method for product purchase and distribution through computer network interface: The method and system of the present invention represents an online internet ordering, fulfillment and shipping process that enables internet consumers to utilize a novel purchasing interface that is easily employed and modified. The system provides a user with an advanced purchasing queue that allows the purchaser to select items... Agent:
20110082772 - Systems and methods for purchases on a mobile communication device: Systems and methods are provided to facilitate online transactions via mobile communications. In one aspect, a system includes a plurality of converters to interface with a plurality of controllers in different formats for delivery of premium messages; and a common format processor coupled with the plurality of converters in a... Agent: Boku, Inc.
20110082774 - Inventory optimizer: Embodiments of the present disclosure include a computer implemented method for an automated selection of an optimal inventory strategy from a set of available strategies based, at least in part, on a set of optimal individual policies associated with one or more items of a plurality of items maintained in... Agent:
20110082776 - Credit authorization in a core network: A node for a telecommunications system, comprising a PCEF and interfaces towards a BERF, a PCRF, and an OCS, an Online Charging System. The node is equipped with a function for sending a credit authorization request and event information to the OCS, and for receiving, in reply, a credit authorization... Agent:
20110082775 - Risk-cost analysis of currency exposure reduction for currency exposure management: Methods and apparatuses enable companies to analyze potential foreign currency exposure reduction actions. Value-at-risk (VaR) for currency exposures and cost of potential exposure reduction actions are used to order currency exposures representing foreign currency exposure for a company. Currency exposures associated with negative cost actions are ordered based on a... Agent:
20110082778 - System and method of intra-cycle payment of accrued employee wages: Described herein are systems, methods and computer program product of integrated payroll solutions enabling low cost on-demand intra-cycle payment of accrued employee wages, to meet critical cash flow needs.... Agent:
20110082777 - Timekeeping computer system with image capture and quick view: The method and system keeps track of employee time with a timekeeping computer and a camera. The camera captures an image of an employee upon clock-in by the employee. The computer maintains, in its memory, an earlier image of the employee. The employer enters an authenticate employee command, and the... Agent:
20110082779 - Billing profile manager: A billing profile management system and method is provided. In an embodiment, a billing profile manager is configured to cooperate with an existing network and prepaid server. The billing profile manager is configured to modify the prepaid server and maintain a billing profile for each subscriber that is separate from... Agent: Redknee Inc.
20110082781 - Real time adaptive control of transaction review rate score curve: Modern technologies of signal processing and real-time feedback adaptive control are applied to a fraud screen model to enable the fraud screen model to adapt to changes in shopping behavior to effectively maintain the model's performance on a review rate score curve continuously. Multiple techniques disclosed herein integrate control technologies... Agent:
20110082782 - Relocation calculator object oriented system and method: The present invention involves a computer or a server for providing a user a relocation cost calculation system. A a relocation data file includes information on relocation expenses, including calculated information based on historical data relating to house parameters and transaction parameters. An interface module is used to receive the... Agent:
20110082780 - System and method for issuing and monitoring bonds and other controlled documents: A system and method for issuing and monitoring controlled forms, and in particular, insurance policies and bonds. The system generally comprises a server computer and a client computer coupled by a communication link, such as the Internet. A controlled form may be created by a user stationed at the client... Agent: Western Surety Company
20110082813 - Method and system for creating a spot price tracker index: A method and system for creating a spot price tracker index is disclosed. The method includes obtaining values of first and second derivatives at a time t and calculating an index value by linear extrapolation from the first and second futures contracts. The index value may be displayed at a... Agent:
20110082815 - Method and system for multiple portfolio optimization: Methods and systems for optimizing a plurality of portfolios, each portfolio including one or more shares of one or more tradable assets, and may include the steps of: receiving asset data associated with the plurality of the portfolios; receiving one or more optimization constraints including at least one global constraint... Agent: Itg Software Solutions, Inc.
20110082814 - System and method for assigning responsibility for trade order execution: An embodiment of the present invention provides a system and method for a sponsoring organization to: (1) utilize a rules-based computer system to capture trade orders from sub-advisors (money management firms) in order to implement a pre trade compliance review process, thereby enabling the sponsoring organization to prevent the execution... Agent: Uat, Inc.
20110082785 - Content delivery network service provider (cdnsp)-managed content delivery network (cdn) for network service provider (nsp): A CDN service provider shares its CDN infrastructure with a network to enable a network service provider (NSP) to offer a private-labeled network content delivery network (NCDN or “private CDN”) to participating content providers. The CDNSP preferably provides the hardware, software and services required to build, deploy, operate and manage... Agent:
20110082783 - Exchange traded and managed sovereign debt: A method of trading sovereign debt on an electronic trading exchange is disclosed. The method includes receiving financial parameters associated with a plurality of debt instruments offered by a sovereign entity, wherein the financial parameters include at least a maturity, a coupon and a rating, organizing the plurality of debt... Agent:
20110082786 - Hedging risks associated with variable priced orders for derivative financial products: Systems and methods are provided for executing a hedge transaction in connection with the execution of a derivative product order in which the price of the derivative product is defined by one or more variables. The hedge transaction may be executed at an exchange or match engine that is different... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc.
20110082784 - Reprice-to-block order: A reprice-to-block order and related market center and process are disclosed which automatically reprice a posted limit order to the price of a block trade executed at an inferior price on a market away from the market center that posted the limit order.... Agent: Archipelago Holdings, Inc.
20110082787 - Volume control for mass quote messages: Systems and methods are provided for processing mass quote messages and generating market data. A mass quote message is received and individual orders are parsed and processed. Individual market data messages are stored in a market data message buffer. After all orders are processed, the contents of the market data... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc.
20110082788 - Electronic funds transfer: A consumer may make an electronic bill payment from his financial institution account to an intermediary for a certain amount. Data related to the bill payment transaction may be sent to a facilitation server associated with the intermediary. This data may be filtered to determine whether or not the data... Agent: Navaho Networks Inc.
20110082789 - Vendor payment consolidation system: Several related entities can owe payments to a single vendor. For example, several related companies can owe payments to developers who sell software using several storefronts operated by the related companies. To limit the number of payments made to the developer, a third-party payment processing entity can receive individual payments... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110082790 - System and methods for managing the utilization of a communications device: A system and method for the real-time management of a device, and more particularly to the allocation of electronic wallets that are associated with one or more devices and various controls that enable at least two entities to manage how the device is utilized for various activities and to pay... Agent: Kajeet, Inc.
20110082791 - Monitoring secure financial transactions: A request for a secure financial transaction is received from a user, who is authenticated with a biometric device. If the user is authenticated, an authentication token is received from the biometric device and sent to a remote device, which initiates the secure financial transaction. Upon initiation of the secure... Agent: Validity Sensors, Inc.
20110082792 - Processing of credit card transactions using internet protocol: A system for processing credit card transactions is disclosed. Merchant locations include at least one Internet protocol (IP) capable credit card terminal, either connected directly to a wide area network such as the Internet, or connected to the Internet via a router. The IP-capable credit card terminal forwards transaction information... Agent: Data Treasury Corporation
20110082793 - Secure networked transaction system: A method and system for approving a transaction between a customer and a merchant including the steps of transmitting a transaction request from a customer to a merchant; transmitting a verification request from the merchant to a verification entity, the verification request comprising first data; the customer device transmitting second... Agent:
20110082794 - Client-centric e-health system and method with applications to long-term health and community care consumers, insurers, and regulators: A patient-centric system and method for accessing personal health records of a patient, stored in relational databases and containing comprehensive records of multiple patients with each patient's records incorporating many different data categories and functions including manual or automated data exchange, consolidation, storage, routing and transmission, consistent with consent directives... Agent:
20110082795 - Product protection identifier for checking the authenticity of products: The invention relates to a product protection system, whereby a product piece is provided with a product-specific identification sequence (K) which is converted into a coded check sequence (C), by means of an encoding method (F1) using a secret encoding sequence (B). A product control sequence is applied to or... Agent: Tuv Rheinland Holding Ag
20110082796 - Copyright management system: A copyright management system for registering a document read by a multifunction peripheral in a database as a copyrighted work and charging a copyright fee for use of the registered document includes a setting unit, a registration control unit, and a notification unit. The setting unit sets attribute information including... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110082797 - Vehicle usage-based tolling privacy protection architecture: A client-side on-board computing device is partitioned into a trusted computing module, and a private computing platform. When a metric report is required, the private computing platform retrieves an original data file and transfers the original data file to the trusted computing module. The original data file includes a global... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110082798 - System and method for securely transmitting data across a system landscape: A system and method for securely transferring sensitive payment data across a system landscape. The system and method may utilize machine-readable media including program code stored therein executable by one or more processors to perform the transferring of payment data. The transferring of data includes generating and encrypting a data... Agent: Sap Ag
20110082802 - Secure financial transaction systems and methods: A user request to implement a secure financial transaction is received and communicated to a web server capable of implementing the transaction. Transaction details signed with a secret key are received from the web server and displayed to the user. The user is requested to confirm the secure financial transaction... Agent: Validity Sensors, Inc.
20110082800 - Secure transaction systems and methods: A user request to implement a secure transaction is received and communicated to a web server. Transaction details signed with a secret key are received from the web server and displayed to the user. The user is requested to confirm the secure transaction by providing biometric data. If the user's... Agent: Validity Sensors, Inc.
20110082801 - Secure transaction systems and methods: A transaction request containing transaction details from a requesting device is generated by a web-enabled application executing on the requesting device. A secure signature associated with the transaction details is calculated using a secret key. The transaction details and the secure signature associated with the transaction details are communicated to... Agent: Validity Sensors, Inc.
20110082799 - System and method for generating a data container: A system and method for securely transferring sensitive payment data across a system landscape. The system and method may utilize machine-readable media including program code stored therein executable by one or more processors to perform the transferring of payment data. The transferring of data includes generating and encrypting a data... Agent: Sap Ag
20110082803 - Business flow retrieval system, business flow retrieval method and business flow retrieval program: Upon reception of a retrieval request containing a retrieval key word from a client, a business flow registration information table is searched based on the retrieval key word to acquire a flow ID and a node ID of a business flow containing the retrieval key word. The flow ID and... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110082804 - System and method for the analysis of pricing data including pricing flexibility for vehicles and other commodities: Embodiments disclosed herein can provide consumers with an effective tool for evaluating the negotiability of prices for vehicles in the marketplace. The tool may include a Price Flexibility Score which measures the elasticity of transaction prices by vehicle model. Specifically, a method may dynamically incorporate factors that affect price variance,... Agent:
20110082805 - Method for discovering drugs: A method of creating patent rights for a business entity in a drug candidate for clinical development, in which an expert in pharmaceutical science and an expert in pharmaceutical patent law collaborate in a risk-free environment to identify and protect drug candidates, and a kit useful in the method.... Agent:
20110082806 - Product sale processing apparatus and method: According to an embodiment, a product sale processing apparatus includes an emission amount acquisition unit that acquires the amount of carbon-dioxide emission over the entire course from the procurement of the raw materials of products processed for sale to the disposal or recycling, and a notification unit that provides notification... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110082807 - Social broadcasting user experience: A method of providing user participation in a social broadcast environment is disclosed. A network communication is received from a user of a broadcast that includes a preference data indicating a preference of the user that a promoted content be included in the broadcast. Via a responsive network communication, a... Agent: Jelli, Inc..
20110082809 - Integrated institution application management system: A computer implemented method and system is provided for allowing an applicant to apply for admission to multiple institutions in an online environment. An application management platform comprising an online interface is provided to an applicant. The application management platform provides a list of institutions to the applicant. The applicant... Agent:
20110082808 - Mobile integration of user-specific institutional content: A system for integrating user-specific institutional content for mobile delivery is disclosed. The system includes a communications module configured to receive, from a mobile device, a request for target institutional content based on source institutional content and an identification of a user. The system also includes a processor configured to... Agent: Blackboard Inc.
20110082810 - Human-readable baggage and cargo routing identification system: The apparatus for facilitating the movement of a luggage item through transit comprising a non-metallic substrate; an emblem disposed on the substrate, said emblem indicating a geographic location; wherein a user may see the destination of the luggage item and move the luggage item in transit accordingly.... Agent: Walt-task, LLC
20110082812 - Package transport monitoring and analysis: A system and method for tracking the condition of a package during transit. A method includes recording condition data for a package in transit by a test box controller in the package. The recording is performed multiple times at different locations while the package is in transit. The method includes... Agent:
20110082811 - Tracking recordation system for packages: The systems and methods described herein relate generally to the electronic recordation of the transfer of a package from a shipper to a responsible postal carrier. In one embodiment, a method of recording the acceptance of a package from a package shipper shipped via a post service includes the steps... Agent: Psi Systems, Inc.
20110082816 - Systems and methods for optimizing vehicle towing: A web-based mapping, pricing, and profitability calculator for the automotive towing industry.... Agent:
20110082817 - Method for posthumous delivery of greeting cards: The present process is a method whereby a greeting card sender may arrange and schedule the delivery of pre-prepared greeting cards to greeting card recipients after the death of the greeting card sender. A greeting card sender selects and completes greeting cards with personal messages and the like as well... Agent: Hereafter Greeting Cards Co., LLC
20110082818 - Methods of establishing credit: A method for enhancing credit of a cardholder of a pre-paid card may include issuing a pre-paid card to a cardholder. The cardholder may be charged a fee to establish a credit instrument associated with an account and the pre-paid card. The cardholder may be billed a portion of the... Agent: Eufora LLCPrevious industry: Data processing: speech signal processing, linguistics, language translation, and audio compression/decompression
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