|Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price determination patents - Monitor Patents|
USPTO Class 705 | Browse by Industry: Previous - Next | All
06/2011 | Recent | 13: May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | 12: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | July | June | May | April | Mar | Feb | Jan | 11: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | 10: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | | 09: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jl | Jn | May | Apr | Mar | Fb | Jn | | 2008 | 2007 |
Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price determination June invention type 06/11Below 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. 06/30/2011 > 168 patent applications in 77 patent subcategories. invention type
20110161090 - Automated ticket processing system and method: A system and method for automating the processing and handling of speeding tickets and similar citations. The system acquires, stores, processes and resolves data associated with the speed detection and video capture of an incident of a vehicle breaking the speed limit. The system includes provisions for data capture, data... Agent:
20110161092 - Entity validation framework: A method is provided for validating one entity, say a business or job applicant, for another entity (the requesting entity), say another business, that includes the steps of, classifying the entity type to be validated based on one or more predefined classifiers of an entity, applying one or more validation... Agent: Sap Ag
20110161089 - Method for patent valuation and computer-readable storage medium: The present invention provides a method for patent valuation, comprising steps of providing a patent group for establishing a citation network and selecting a cluster within the citation network, wherein the citation network comprises a plurality of links, each link is formed between any two patent cases having citation relationship... Agent: National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology
20110161093 - System and method for toy adoption and marketing: A computer system provides a virtual world. The computer system includes a server subsystem serving virtual world data, via a communication network, and receives data and/or commands. A registration subsystem, coupled to the server subsystem, verifies information from a toy, and registers the toy. The verifying includes determining the validity... Agent: Ganz
20110161091 - Systems and methods for connecting entities through content: Systems and methods for connecting entities through content. In one embodiment, a method for connecting entities through content can be provided. The method can include providing an interface for a user to generate a request for non-authorized webpage content; receiving the request from the user for the non-authorized webpage content;... Agent: Vertical Acuity, Inc.
20110161100 - Insurance processing systems and methods using mobile devices for medical monitoring: Pursuant to some embodiments, systems, methods and devices are provided for insurance processing including installing a medical monitoring application associated with a user of a mobile device, the medical monitoring application including configuration data associated with at least a first medical monitoring rule, displaying, under control of the medical monitoring... Agent:
20110161099 - Low-cost method for reducing rates of side effects from using drugs, healing substances and medical procedures: A low-cost method for reducing rates of side effects from using drugs, healing substances and medical procedures, by means of segmentation of parameters related to the treatment procedure and healing processes in the body of humans or animals and using results of available clinical trials.... Agent:
20110161098 - Method and system for accessing a plurality of medical data sources: An embodiment of the invention explains a method and system for accessing medical data. The method involves providing access to medical data from the plurality of medical data sources and then correlating the medical data from the plurality of sources based on predefined rules. Then a medical expert reviews the... Agent:
20110161106 - Method of increasing efficiency in a medical claim transaction, and computer program capable of executing same: A method of adjudicating a medical claim includes providing a requirements for a first claim and a second claim, receiving a medical claim for a medical procedure, setting a first score for the first claim and a second score for the second claim to an initial value, comparing components of... Agent:
20110161096 - Methods and systems for mapping healthcare services analytics for volume and trends: Certain examples provide systems and methods for analysis and graphical visualization of healthcare services data. Certain examples provide a healthcare services analysis and visualization system. The system includes a data store to store data related to healthcare services provided in at least one geographic region. The system also includes a... Agent: General Electric Company
20110161097 - Methods and systems for scheduling appointments in healthcare environments: Methods and systems for scheduling appointments in healthcare environments are described. An example method of scheduling appointments in healthcare environments includes determining a patient's availability and priority level and identifying, based on patient selection, one of a plurality of time slots. Additionally, the example method includes identifying another patient's willingness... Agent: General Electric Company
20110161104 - Optimizing test procedures for a subject under test: In a computer-implemented method of optimizing a diagnostic test sequence to diagnose a medical condition of a subject. A group of diagnostic tests related to a symptom is determined from a pool of diagnostic tests. A probabilistic failure mode analysis is conducted to determine the efficacy of each of the... Agent:
20110161105 - Patient outcome-based data store: A computer-implemented includes receiving, by one or more computers, medical data that is a candidate for purchase in a data store; sending the received medical data to a regulatory engine for review; receiving, from the regulatory engine, approval to publish the medical data in the data store; and publishing the... Agent:
20110161095 - Personal health management suite: Certain examples provide a personal health management system including a data store, a processor, and a user interface. The data store is to store data related to patient health, the data store to store at least personal health record data for a patient. The processor is to gather and process... Agent: General Electric Company
20110161101 - System and method for continuous data analysis of an ongoing clinical trial: System and method of continuously analyzing trial data of an ongoing clinical trial is provided. A statistical analysis is performed on a trial database containing subject trial data without suspending the ongoing clinical trial. If the result of the statistical analysis does not exceed a predetermined threshold value, then the... Agent: Medidata Solutions, Inc.
20110161094 - System and method for health care costs and outcomes modeling using dosage and routing pharmacy information: A system for health care costs and outcomes modeling for members of a defined subject population using dosage and routing information is disclosed.... Agent: Dxcg, Inc.
20110161103 - Systems and methods for electronic medical support: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of systems and methods for providing electronic medical support that utilize an electronic examination template. According to various embodiments, the electronic examination template may include an examination step relating to a medical complaint, a clinical clue associated with the examination step to inform a user... Agent: Ehippocrates LLC
20110161102 - Systems for provision of remote services: A computer system for providing a remote service including among other steps, the steps of selecting a reference item, wherein the reference item comprises at least one of a reference service and a reference service provider, selecting a specification of the reference item, evaluating the specification of the reference item... Agent: Gilbert Leistner
20110161113 - Interpretive report generation: An information processing system, a computer-readable storage medium, and a method are provided in which computer-readable instructions can be executed by processor. The method can include gathering data conditionally from a plurality of structured data sources in accordance with rules of a template. The gathered data may relate to a... Agent: Soft Computer Consultants, Inc.
20110161112 - Medical data storage server: Provided is a method of documenting a medical procedure including receiving medical data captured during the medical procedure to be documented. Information indicative of an identity of at least one of a patient that is a subject of the medical procedure and a physician involved with the medical procedure is... Agent: Codonics, Inc.
20110161107 - Self-adaptive care plan goal modules: A goal module (78, 198, 298) includes one or more content sessions (80, 82, 200, 202, 204, 224, 300, 318) cooperatively directed toward achieving a projected health management goal. At least one feedback path (48, 86, 140, 142, 210, 234, 312, 322, 410) provides at least one input indicative of... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110161110 - System and method for an online platform distributing condition specific programs used for monitoring the health of a participant and for offering health services to participating subscribers: A system and method for monitoring are described providing for online and/or remote monitoring of a participant, in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention. The system includes a first network access device providing access to a communication network. The first network access device is associated with a participant... Agent:
20110161114 - System and method for generating a medical history: A system and method for generating a medical history that is determined based on the patient's medication list. Medications are taken for specific indications, i.e., disease and/or symptom, and the system includes a knowledge base of all known medications and associated indications. Preferably, an expert system allows the patient, nurse... Agent:
20110161111 - System for facility management of medical data and patient interface: A system according to the present invention includes a processor, a device interface, a data relay transceiver, 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 for a plurality of patients from... Agent:
20110161108 - Systems and methods for detecting diversion in drug dispensing: Systems and methods for detecting diversion in drug dispensing transactions are provided. The systems and methods described provide an integrated platform for collecting and analyzing data that describes a user's drug dispensing transactions and determines a diversion score for the user that indicates the relative severity of the user's diversion... Agent: Mckesson Automation Inc.
20110161109 - Systems and methods for providing adherence-based messages and benefits: Systems and methods may include receiving, from a healthcare provider computer, a first healthcare transaction that identifies a product to be dispensed, and a patient for receiving the product, the first healthcare transaction associated with a first date; determining that the product is associated with an adherence monitoring program; storing... Agent:
20110161120 - Business process automation in a health plan organization: The computer implemented method and system disclosed herein automates business processes of a health plan organization using a plurality of portals. The portals comprise a sales portal, a member portal, an employer portal, an administration portal, and a provider portal. Health plans are listed using the sales portal. A sales... Agent:
20110161117 - Insurance processing system and method using mobile devices for proof of ownership: Systems, methods and apparatus for creating, analyzing and updating a property inventory are disclosed which include receiving, from a user operating a mobile device, a request to add a new item of property to an insurance inventory associated with an insurance policy, the request including information identifying the new item,... Agent:
20110161118 - Insurance processing systems and methods using mobi: Systems, methods, apparatus, means and computer program code for operating a mobile device and an insurance processing system are provide which include receiving, from a mobile device, sensor data collected from at least a first sensor of the mobile device, determining, based at least in part on the sensor data,... Agent:
20110161115 - Personal injury valuation system & method: The present invention is a method for calculating a current monetary value of a personal injury claim wherein computers are utilized to store, process, manipulate and analyze information collected from finalized personal injury claims including data representative of the cause of the personal injury, the type of injury sustained, the... Agent:
20110161119 - Risk assessment and control, insurance premium determinations, and other applications using busyness: A “busyness” metric is determined for various different objects, such as businesses, roads, vehicles, buildings, locations, transportation systems, communication systems, devices, equipment, and/or systems, using various sensing and/or other technologies. The busyness metric may be used for a broad range of applications, such as assessing and controlling insurance risk, determining... Agent: The Travelers Companies, Inc.
20110161116 - System and method for geocoded insurance processing using mobile devices: Pursuant to some embodiments, insurance systems, methods and devices are provided which include a data storage device for storing, updating and providing access to loss risk score data, a computer processor for executing program instructions and for retrieving the loss risk score data from the data storage device, a memory,... Agent:
20110161121 - Method, system, and article for management of travel: A method, system, and article for management of travel and travel related matters. Both a source and a designation are selected, together with the associated departure and arrival information and the mode of transportation. A geographic region affected by a health related event is identified, and then employed to determine... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110161125 - Cattle management method and system: A highly automated method and system for providing individual animal electronic identification, measurement and value based management of cattle in a large cattle feedlot. Through the use of (1) a computer system integrated with (2) automatic individual animal identification (3) multiple measurement and remeasurement systems with automatic data input and... Agent: Micro Beef Technologies, Inc.
20110161123 - Method and system for accurately determining service provider assets: An approach for automatically generating system asset inventory discrepancies and matches and for identifying system asset accuracy information based on comparison of asset data in subsystems thereof, and for providing a list of actual assets based on comparison of trouble ticket information and a cumulative matching data set.... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110161124 - Method and system for enterprise building automation: A method and system for an enterprise-level building automation system, the method includes providing building level building data to a building level building automation system (BAS) associated with a property, the building level building data including a status of building equipment; communicating building level building data provided to a plurality... Agent:
20110161122 - Progress information in a service-oriented architecture: A system may include reception of an instruction to execute a business process from a client application, execution of the business process in a first software work process, and storage, during execution of the business process, of progress information associated with the business process within a memory. A system may... Agent:
20110161127 - Method and system for providing site recovery information: A computer readable storage medium stores a set of instructions executable by a processor. The instructions are operable to receive, from a plurality of sources, data relating to a plurality of problems in a network; categorize the data according to a plurality of criteria, the criteria relating to the plurality... Agent:
20110161126 - Resource free time reporting in a task management system: The reporting of the free time for the resources of a task management system can begin with a free time reporter receiving an identifier of a resource registered with a task management system and a time period from a graphical user interface (GUI) of the task management system. The time... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110161128 - Scheduling and assigning units of work: Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for scheduling and assigning worker profiles to units of work. For example, in one embodiment, a scheduling system ensures that (a) workers are appropriately qualified to complete or perform units of work, (b) scheduling conflicts on a workers' schedule are avoided, and... Agent: Mckesson Financial Holdings Limited
20110161129 - Expert locator based on user polling: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for locating experts is provided. The method includes receiving a first query from a first user requesting the identity of persons having desired skills. The names of persons in a database having the desired skills are then identified. A second... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110161130 - Web-based interactive meeting facility with revenue generation through sponsorship: A computer-implemented method to help organize in-person gatherings of users of topic-related interest includes the steps of: providing a web-based meeting facility to a plurality of users, wherein each of the plurality of users choose to join at least one of a plurality of meeting groups based on at least... Agent: Meetup, Inc.
20110161131 - Energy saving assistance system and energy saving assistance program: The present invention provides an energy saving assistance technique for creating a plan for selecting an energy saving solution to continuously clear a target value of energy saving in accordance with the Law Concerning the Rational Use of Energy and a time when to introduce this selected solution with consideration... Agent: Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd.
20110161132 - Method and system for extracting process sequences: A system and method for extracting process sequences from application data is provided. The method includes extracting process sequences from one or more applications' historical data in a non-intrusive manner. Firstly, data events in application data sources are read and then mapped to business activities. While reading the data events,... Agent:
20110161133 - Planning and performing drilling operations: The present disclosure relates to dynamically incorporating and economically validating drilling decisions. A computer system having a memory and central processing unit is provided and a knowledge store residing in the computer system is populated with data. The data may include surface drilling parameter data, bottomhole assembly data, bit records,... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20110161136 - Customer mapping using mobile device with an accelerometer: Methods, devices, and systems are presented for detecting where shoppers in a store stop, turn, and look from accelerometers in their own smart phones or other mobile devices. These movement events can be correlated with merchandise on their receipts as well as the movement events and merchandise on the receipts... Agent:
20110161134 - Expansion of market coverage: Methods and systems for funding an expansion of market coverage. One or more sales territories are initially identified for coverage, a pre-defined ranking is assigned to each of the sales territories, a capital contribution level is established for receiving a corresponding pre-determined capital contribution, wherein the capital contribution level is... Agent: Ocusoft, Inc.
20110161135 - Method and systems for collateral processing: Methods and systems for processing collaterals are described. A method may include receiving qualifying criteria from a client. The qualifying criteria may define assignments of one or more collaterals. An assignment tool may be generated based on the qualifying criteria. The assignment tool may include a number of stored attributes... Agent: Teradata Us, Inc.
20110161137 - Web based interactive geographic information systems mapping analysis and methods for improving business performance including future scenario modeling: A web based interactive geographic information systems mapping analysis and methods for improving business performance including future scenario modeling are provided. The system uses a radical efficiency model to increase profitability since competitiveness can be improved by the radical efficiency model that allows businesses to reduce money wasted on bad... Agent: Gis Planning, Inc.
20110161138 - System and method for analyzing performance data in a transit organization: The present invention relates to a system and method for analyzing performance data in a transit organization. Performance data is stored for each of a plurality of runs. The performance data includes at least one factor, parameters and at least one metric for each of the runs. The performance data... Agent: Trapeze Software Inc.
20110161139 - Capability accelerator: An automated approach to defining the structure of an organization in terms of the desired skill sets associated with each organizational role, assessing each member of the organization according to demonstrated proficiency levels within each competency area associated with a given organizational role, and generating a gap report detailing discrepancies... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20110161141 - Bicycle rental system and station: A bicycle rental system and automated station that may be integrated with an automobile parking payment and management system. Users may pay for parking and/or rent and pickup bicycles at the station. The station has a meter, bicycle docks, and power plant. Transaction formalities for parking payment and rental may... Agent: 8d Technologies Inc.
20110161140 - Onboard unit for a road toll system: An onboard unit for a road toll system including: at least one transceiver for transmitting toll-relevant data to transceiver stations for forwarding to a central processing unit of the road toll system; at least one camera, which is directed towards a passenger compartment of a vehicle carrying the onboard unit... Agent: Kapsch Trafficcom Ag
20110161143 - Charge calculation apparatus, charge calculation system, and charge calculation method: A charge calculation apparatus, system and method allow for a controller to administer an electric power charging operation to one or more client devices, such as an electric vehicle. The vehicle provides its ID to the controller, which in turn calculates a tax according to the vehicle making the request,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110161142 - Targeted restriction of electronic offer redemption: Methods for permitting advertising entities to cap the distribution of electronic offers or coupons and to monitor active electronic advertising campaigns and receive real-time feedback on the success thereof are provided. Advertising entities are further permitted to modify electronic advertising campaigns, while they are active, based upon at least one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110161147 - Stimulus/response-based binding of identifiers across information domains while maintaining confidentiality: Disclosed are methods for extracting and using information about an entity that has a presence in a number of information domains. The entity has separate identifiers in each of several domains. Various techniques are described that bind together the identifiers of the entity across the domains. The results of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20110161148 - Method and system for providing incentives: A method for obtaining new users of an online system within a socially networked environment. New users are registered and associated with a registered user. A status level is formed as a function of the number of new users associated with the registered user. The status level can have thresholds,... Agent:
20110161149 - System and method for managing promotional offers using a communications platform: A system and method for managing, distributing, and processing promotional offers is provided. The system includes at least one consumer interface that enables communication between the promotional offer processing system and a plurality of consumers; a consumer information database for storing consumer data for a plurality of consumer profiles; an... Agent:
20110161151 - Method and apparatus for dispensing on demand coupons: An apparatus and related method and system, for dispensing coupons on demand comprising a digital LCD screen for advertisements; a touch screen; a controller unit connected to a network for controlling all internal and external communication to and from the apparatus including a means for providing real time reporting of... Agent:
20110161152 - Method and apparatus for printing on demand coupons triggered by a text message: An apparatus and related method for on-demand coupon printing of offers/coupons received as a user text message comprising: a LCD screen for advertising products or services with discounted offers/coupons; wherein the offers/coupons include a code or text number; a means for receiving the code or text number from a user... Agent:
20110161153 - Method and system for recommending assets based on recently viewed assets basket: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for recommending assets for a user include receiving the user's recently viewed assets list for a web domain that includes a plurality of assets; calculating a score for each asset in the web domain having an overlap of user interest based on mutual information; generating... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc.
20110161150 - Methods and systems providing a multi-merchant rewards platform: Methods and systems for providing a multi-merchant rewards platform are discussed. In an example, a system can include an administration interface, a user tracking module, a rewards engine, and a database. The administration interface can receive a campaign rule from a merchant registered within an online marketplace. The user tracking... Agent:
20110161154 - Electronic management of reward credits: In one embodiment a device, method, and system for managing reward credits may have a central reward database configured to record a predetermined set of product codes, a reward credit associated with each product code in the predetermined set of product codes, and a server configured to: (a) receive a... Agent:
20110161156 - Method for providing a loyalty program to a radiofrequency tag bearer: A method for providing a loyalty program to a radiofrequency tag bearer includes during a purchase by the bearer, identifying said tag bearer by the public identifier from the radiofrequency tag thereof; correlating between the public identifier and database entries related to a buying history of the tag bearer; and... Agent: Airtag
20110161155 - System and method for facilitating debt reduction: A system, method and computer-readable medium for providing a program featuring the re-purposing of consumer assets in a manner which allows the consumer to satisfy existing debt obligations in place with one or more creditors. The system, method and computer-readable medium re-purposes a different set of consumer assets—monthly debt payment... Agent:
20110161157 - On-line advertisement data output control system and method of the same: The present invention relates to an advertisement data output control system and a method of the same, the advertisement data output control system including: a communication unit which communicates with a user terminal; a storage which stores a plurality of advertisement informations and incentive informations corresponding to the plurality of... Agent:
20110161158 - Method and system for providing discount information: A method for providing discount information and the system thereof are provided. The method includes acquiring an identifier of a selected item and coordinates of the client device, searching for items relevant to the selected item in a storage system, and refining the search results according to the coordinates of... Agent: Entertainment Machine Operator
20110161144 - Information extraction system, information extraction method, information extraction program, and information service system: According to the present invention, phrases of the same kind can be extracted from a plurality of documents having various formats. A storage device stores a plurality of documents that have various formats. A pattern candidate creating unit receives a list of input words that are selected as samples among... Agent: Nec Corporation
20110161146 - Method and apparatus for managing vending machine offers: Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for providing promotions at vending machines, such as by providing vending machine subscriptions to a category of products, are disclosed.... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110161145 - Method and device for securely displaying digital content on a computing device: A method and device for securely displaying digital content, such as an advertisement, on a computing device includes establishing an advertisement enforcement module in a secured environment on the computing device. The computing device receives advertisements from a remote advertisement server, which are validated by the advertisement enforcement module. The... Agent:
20110161160 - System and method for monitoring audience in response to signage: A system and method for monitoring media viewing activity by one or more individuals is disclosed. In general, the location of a sign can be identified, a human eye can be located and tracked and vectoring module and a projection module can determine if the individual's eyes are directed towards... Agent: Clear Channel Management Services, Inc.
20110161159 - Systems and methods for influencing marketing campaigns: Systems and methods for influencing an Internet-based marketing campaign are provided. An introduction panel is sent to a plurality of N generation recipients. Each respective N generation recipient that uses the introduction panel to invite N+1 generation recipients is tracked. An invitation panel is sent to the N+1 generation recipients.... Agent:
20110161161 - Multi-campaign content allocation: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for creating experiment content distribution campaigns (“experiment campaign”) and allocating content in accordance with the experiment campaign. In one aspect, a control campaign or an experiment campaign are selected as an available campaign for providing content in... Agent: Google Inc.
20110161162 - Achieving advertising campaign goals: Various aspects can be implemented for achieving advertising campaign goals. One aspect can be a method that includes receiving an advertising goal for a broadcast advertising campaign, translating the advertising goal into one or more rules, and automatically calculating campaign settings based on the one or more rules. Other implementations... Agent: Google Inc.
20110161163 - Wearable advertising ratings methods and systems: A wearable advertising ratings method and system is disclosed. The location of a advertising media can be identified and a human eye can be located and tracked when the user of the ratings system, such as a pedestrian, is wearing eye polarity-sensing earphones. The earphones collect data when a user... Agent: Clear Channel Management Services, Inc.
20110161164 - Advertising feedback in messaging systems: A method, system and graphical user interface for a chat system is disclosed. One aspect of certain embodiments includes identifying and sending advertisements to respective users based on the respective selection and filtering criteria selected by the respective users.... Agent:
20110161165 - Targeting messages: The invention generally relates to systems and methods for directing information to people and/or households likely to be receptive to the information. Systems and methods according to the invention can be used to target one or more marketing messages, such as various types of offers, to one or more consumers... Agent: Data Logix, Inc.
20110161167 - Social media platform for providing interactive services: Embodiments herein provide for a social media platform through a service delivery platform (SDP) using which users or group of users can plan and schedule consumption of services, and plan and manage events. Embodiments herein allow for automatic integration of SDP with user calendar information and user profile information to... Agent:
20110161168 - Structured analysis and organization of documents online and related methods: An online data storage system (100) is disclosed in which users may store a variety of personal documents in accordance with a common document structure that can include tag structures that are tailored to specific types of documents. The document and tag structures permit convenient access of the documents and... Agent:
20110161166 - System and method for capturing, processing, and presenting information: A system and method for capturing, processing, and presenting information includes having customers provide initial information and additional information for use in creating a product for presenting all or a portion of the provided information. A feature of the system and method includes mining the customer-provided information to include other... Agent:
20110161169 - Advertisement selection for a product or service to display to user: One or more attributes of a user are determined. A given advertisement for an product or service, such as a product or a service, is selected from a number of advertisements for the product or service, based on the attributes of the user. The given advertisement for the product or... Agent:
20110161170 - Advertising in messaging systems based on user interactions: A method, system and graphical user interface for a chat system is disclosed. One aspect of certain embodiments includes identifying and sending advertisements to respective users based on the respective selection and filtering criteria selected by the respective users.... Agent:
20110161171 - Search-based advertising in messaging systems: A method, system and graphical user interface for a chat system is disclosed. One aspect of certain embodiments includes identifying and sending advertisements to respective users based on the respective selection and filtering criteria selected by the respective users.... Agent:
20110161173 - Apparatus and method for targeted display advertising in a multimedia environment: Methods and systems for providing advertising content online, through handheld devices or interactive digital television where the user selects the commercial desired from a list. The audiovisual advertisement is only served when the user selects the specific commercial to watch in order to gain free access to content or services.... Agent:
20110161172 - System and method for providing user control of the user's network usage data and personal profile information: Systems and methods provided for tracking a user's usage of resources on the Internet under the user's control, and for controlling the distribution of the user's usage data. A personal data endpoint is configured to operate on a computer that is connected to the Internet. The personal data endpoint includes... Agent:
20110161174 - Method and apparatus for managing multimedia files: A system for locating, segmenting, annotating and retrieving multimedia files, provides a database of metadata (68) relating to multimedia files (70), a database manager (64), and a database client (66) for accessing the data contained within the database. The database client (66), together with the metadata database (68) and database... Agent: Tagmotion Pty Limited
20110161175 - Customized promotions for television: A method is performed by one or more devices within a network to provide customized promotions. The method includes retrieving account profile information associated with a media client, where the account profile information includes information, obtained by the media client, about devices within customer premises associated with the media client.... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20110161177 - Personalized advertising in messaging systems: A method, system and graphical user interface for a chat system is disclosed. One aspect of certain embodiments includes identifying and sending advertisements to respective users based on the respective selection and filtering criteria selected by the respective users.... Agent:
20110161176 - Private information requests and information management: Information management techniques for performing private information request are provided. Original information request entered on a personal computing device are obscured by a camouflaging engine. The obscured information request is then submitted to a search engine accessible over the Internet by the device. Subsequently, the search engine will generate search... Agent:
20110161179 - Methods & systems for promoting products & services: f
20110161180 - Systems and methods for providing information and conducting business using the internet: The present invention provides systems and methods of doing business that provide revenue streams to ISP based on advertising revenue for advertisements displayed to ISP customers as a result of Internet communication sessions. In certain configurations, the invention provides redirect services based on pre-defined criteria, and displays advertising on redirection... Agent: Paxfire, Inc.
20110161178 - Web-page authoring tool for automatic enrollment in advertising program: A method of composing a web page is described. The method includes transmitting an authoring web page including an embedded authoring tool to a client computer using a network. The authoring tool may be used to compose the web page. Web-page content corresponding to the composed web page is received... Agent:
20110161181 - Management of advertisements: A system and method for the management of advertisements in an graphic object such as an application or web page The system includes an ad-server manager that is configured: to receive (from a user-side process that generates graphic objects such as application windows or web pages) a request for an... Agent: Vodafone Group PLC
20110161183 - System and method for advertising and selling published material using social and computer networks: A series of text message units are created that follow the storyline of a fiction work, or in the case of a non-fiction work, a theme, philosophy, or set of facts. These message units are accessed upon selection of text that is annotated in an electronic document. Upon selection, the... Agent:
20110161182 - System and method for listing items online: A system and method are provided for listing an item online. The system provides a user interface comprising a first pane for entering information pertaining to the item and a second pane for viewing said information while it is being entered. The user is provided, in the second pane, an... Agent:
20110161186 - Extensible framework for supporting different modes of payments: A method and system for providing an extensible framework for a POS application is provided. A POS application may be extended using a payment format add-in, a workflow add-in, a financial services provider add-in, or a combination of add-ins. A payment format add-in provides support for a payment format not... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110161185 - Method and system for loading and reloading portable consumer devices: A method is disclosed. The method includes providing tender at a point of service terminal operated by a load agent, the point of service terminal being in operative communication with a payment processing network. The point of service terminal thereafter sends a transaction authorization request to an issuer of a... Agent: Visa U.s.a., Inc.
20110161184 - Weight detection for cashier checkout terminals: Weight detection mechanisms for cashier checkout terminal are provided. When a transaction by a customer concludes at a cashier checkout terminal, a check is made to determine if a product was left behind on a baggage unit associated with the cashier checkout terminal. When excess weight is detected on the... Agent: Ncr Corporation
20110161188 - Mobile wireless financial instrument for automatically selecting a payment instrument: The specification and drawing figures describe and illustrate a point-of-sale payment system. The point-of-sale payment system includes a mobile wireless communications instrument having at least one data processor. The data processor is capable of automatically selecting a payment instrument for transmitting a payment sum across a mobile wireless communications network... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110161187 - Transaction product with lens: A transaction product includes a substantially planar panel defining an aperture, a lens extending across the aperture, one or more auxiliary items, a foldable sheet, and an account identifier. The foldable sheet supports each of the one or more auxiliary items and is folded and positioned relative to the substantially... Agent: Target Brands, Inc.
20110161189 - Extreme capacity management in an electronic marketplace environment: A system for managing a capacity extreme at a first entity in a supply chain includes a planning application that receives status data for at least the first entity reflecting the capacity extreme at the first entity and generates a plan according to the status data. A manager application receives... Agent:
20110161191 - Method and system for social network analysis: Methods and system for social commerce network analysis are described. In one embodiment, user interaction data associated with users for a time period in a social commerce network is accessed and a network analysis is performed. Users within the social commerce network may be selected where each of the users... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110161190 - On-line interaction with content, purchasing, and searching: The preferred computer apparatus and methods use computer technology in a unique way to motivate children to devote more time to educational and cultural enrichment, and encourages them to explore the appropriateness of various educational institutions that they may apply to for admission. In the preferred embodiment, educational material is... Agent:
20110161192 - Method and system for managing invitations to bid: A system and method for managing the drafting, submission, and evaluation of invitations to bid for the delivery of one or more products and/or services. An archival database of performance descriptions and prices is utilized to generate a list of desired performances; the list being automatically distributed to a plurality... Agent: Ais Management Gmbh
20110161193 - Method for providing vehicle information at a live auction: Detailed information about a particular used motor vehicle is quickly provided to a potential buyer having a personal digital assistant equipped with a receiving means. To provide the information, it is first necessary to obtain standard information about used motor vehicle values in digital form from a provider of such... Agent:
20110161198 - Centralized electronic sales using a consolidator: The present invention provides an electronically accessible site that lists a product and associated distributors that distribute the product to customers. A customer purchases a product from the electronically accessible site, and during the purchasing process, the customer selects the distributor he wants to receive the product from. The order... Agent:
20110161194 - Recommending a shoe size based on best fitting past shoe purchases: An application on an e-commerce website predicts the best fitting size of a desired shoe type selected by a user based on the best fitting shoes previously purchased by the user. A robotic measuring device is used to measure the inner dimensions of sizes of many shoe types, including first... Agent:
20110161195 - Method and system for universal gift registry: A gift registry providing a partial payment option for gift givers and a mandatory and contingent gift substitution for gift recipients. The gift recipient registers any type of gift idea from any store or establishment, for any occasion with an associated gift amount in the registry. The registrant is able... Agent: The Knot, Inc.
20110161196 - Safety stock amount calculation method, safety stock amount calculation device, reorder point calculation method, reorder point calculation device, and order quantity calculation method: A safety stock amount calculation method includes calculating a probability Pb that a delivery time for a certain commodity required by a customer is shorter than its lead time L, calculating an average value LL of a difference between the lead time L and the customer's required delivery time when... Agent:
20110161199 - Methods and systems for perishable product management: Methods and systems for perishable product management are described. In one embodiment, a produce list of a customer may be accessed. The produce list may be associated with a period of time and including a plurality of produce types. A particular produce type of the plurality of produce types may... Agent:
20110161197 - System, method and computer program product for predicting value of lead: Embodiments disclosed herein provide a solution in determining a lead value and making an introduction accordingly. In some embodiments, in response to a consumer's search request for a retail item within a geographical area, a decision system may obtain from a local database a list of dealers capable of provisioning... Agent:
20110161205 - Article trading process: Articles such as compact discs are traded among a plurality of members who are registered in a common community. Each member has an account including a trading credit balance and a mailing address. A user interface is provided that allows a member to enter articles that the member owns and... Agent: La La Media, Inc.
20110161204 - Call routing apparatus: The present invention relates generally to telecommunications, and in particular to systems and methods for routing and placing telephone calls. In one embodiment, a call manager system is configured to place a call to a pay-per-call service, or to cause such a call to be placed by a user computer... Agent: Callwave, Inc.
20110161200 - Display device: A system comprising an electronic book and a propriety appendage couplable to the electronic book; the electronic book comprising a visual display screen, a data reader, navigational tools and a first section of a unique identification code for identifying the electronic book; the propriety appendage comprising a memory and a... Agent: Light Book Ltd.
20110161201 - Dynamic hosted shopping cart: Systems and methods are provided for a Dynamic Hosted Shopping Cart. According to one embodiment, a method comprises configuring a Dynamic Hosted Shopping Cart (DHSC) at a remote server based on communications with a buyer device and at least one seller's server that hosts one or more seller websites. The... Agent:
20110161202 - Method and apparatus for enabling real-time bi-directional transactions on a network: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for providing real-time, two-way transactional capabilities on the Web. Specifically, one embodiment of the present invention discloses a method for enabling object routing, the method comprising the steps of creating a virtual information store containing information entries and attributes associating each of... Agent:
20110161203 - Method and system of delivering items using overlapping delivery windows: A method and system for obtaining desired times from intended recipients of items is provided. The method provides each recipient with a plurality of time windows that overlap with one another in time from which the recipient may choose a time for delivery of an item and receives choices made... Agent:
20110161207 - Biological reagent catalog: Embodiments relate to providing one or more recommended biological reagents in response to receiving a biological reagent order. An exemplary embodiment includes identifying biological reagents based on a biological reagent order that has been received. Characteristic data of the identified biological reagents may then be evaluated to identify a characteristic... Agent: Cerner Innovation, Inc.
20110161208 - Safety stock amount calculation method, safety stock amount calculation device, reorder point calculation method, reorder point calculation device, and order quantity calculation method: A safety stock amount calculation method includes calculating a probability Pb that a delivery time for a certain commodity required by a customer is shorter than its lead time L, calculating an average value LL of a difference between the lead time L and the customer's required delivery time when... Agent:
20110161206 - System and method for collection of data related to the sale of a vehicle: Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related data collection system including one or more of the following: receiving, at the data collection system, a first message from a DMS (Dealer Management System), the first message including a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for the vehicle; determining a set of... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110161209 - Bill of material synchronization: A method performed by a computing system configured to synchronize a source bill of material with a target bill of material includes, in response to a determination by the physical computing system that a revision has been applied to a source node from a tree structure representing the source bill... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110161214 - Enterprise management application providing availability control checks on revenue budgets: A budgetary control system limits revenue generating transactions that may be entered in an enterprise management system. When a new revenue posting is proposed to the system, various AVC rules are evaluated. The evaluation compares the revenue posting against predetermined budgetary limits. The AVC rules may address various nodes within... Agent: Sap Ag
20110161213 - Multimedia search engine: Described herein is a search engine that can include a receiver component that receives a query from a user that pertains to a multimedia item and an output component that outputs multiple choices for receiving an instance of the multimedia item to a user. The multiple choices may include a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110161211 - Real-time settling of payment for logistics company: A method and a system provide real-time payment fund settlement of a logistics company using a third-party payment platform, which signs a withholding agreement with the logistics company and a logistics agency and establishes separate payment accounts for the logistics company and the logistics agency. The logistics company sends a... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110161210 - System and method for providing technical support: A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system for receiving a technical support inquiry from a third party concerning a technical issue associated with a multi-component product including a plurality of technical components. The technical components are produced by a plurality of entities. The technical issue is associated with... Agent:
20110161212 - Web based conference server and method: A video conference server in a digital data network that includes at least one audio port and at least one video port, a memory unit, an audio processing unit, a video processing unit, a control unit that generates control signals, a memory device, an access program module and a content... Agent: Siemens Enterprise Communications Gmbh & Co. Kg
20110161217 - Conditionally obfuscating one or more secret entities with respect to one or more billing statements: A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: associating one or more fees with one or more communiqués affiliated with one or more secret entities and addressed to a particular end user; and providing one or more billing statements that indicate the one or more fees without at... Agent: Searete LLC
20110161216 - Dynamic centralized unit determination in a credit control charging system: A charging system includes a rating engine, a session control module, and a charging unit determination module. The session control module receives a request for service units, associated with a charging session, from a client or service element, and obtains one or more input parameters from the request for service... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20110161215 - Method and system for tracking billing information: Described herein are systems and methods for tracking, monitoring, projecting and reporting billing information. One embodiment is related to a computer readable storage medium including a set of instructions that are executable by a processor, the set of instructions being operable to receive billing data from at least one billing... Agent:
20110161218 - Credit reporting interface: A system and method for providing, in real time via the Internet, the exchange of credit information pertaining to assessing credit worthiness of a business. The exchange is an electronic inquiry, delivery, or reporting of credit information from individuals or companies to be accessed via Internet by a user community.... Agent: Cortera, Inc.
20110161219 - Systems and associated methods for implementing electronic property bond payments: A system, associated methods, computer readable storage medium encoded with programming, and computer program product are disclosed for simultaneously collating information from available public, private, and government databases for provision to corrections facilities, authorized bond administrators, stakeholders, or the like for electronic transmission of secured and confirmed data to effectuate... Agent:
20110161244 - Clearing system that determines margin requirements for financial portfolios: Methods, systems and apparatuses are described for calculating a performance bond amount for a portfolio including interest rate swaps. A risk calculation module (or risk processor) may assist in the calculation. In some examples, values, such as swap (DV01) dollar values and volatility values, and adjustments/factors, such as calendar charge... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20110161245 - Electronic system for analyzing the risk of an enterprise: An automated and interactive system that facilitates efficient capitalization/liquidation and monitoring of private and publicly-traded enterprises through a network-driven marketplace is disclosed. The system may be comprised of a dynamic process for enterprise characterization, a customizable computational engine that utilizes statistical reference information to quantify a multi-factor scoring value for... Agent: Equitynet, LLC
20110161246 - Private equity fund valuation and due diligence analysis system and method with deal-level benchmark: Private equity fund valuation and due diligence analysis software that combines available information on private equity funds, the organizations and individuals managing these funds, the underlying deals for these funds and companies comparable to the deals for these funds and utilizes multivariate statistical regression or other possible analysis techniques to... Agent: Peracs LLC
20110161247 - Systems and methods for optimizing tax: Systems and methods for optimizing a tax consequence of an asset according to various aspects of the present invention may comprise a user interface, a database linked to the user interface, and a display. The user interface may be configured to receive information associated with the asset and a desired... Agent: Networth Services, Inc.
20110161222 - Coordination of algorithms in algorithmic trading engine: An exemplary embodiment comprises: (a) receiving electronic data describing a trading order; (b) selecting one or more first trading algorithms from a plurality of available stored algorithms for execution of the trading order; (c) commencing execution of the trading order via the one or more first trading algorithms; (d) evaluating... Agent:
20110161224 - Method and apparatus for listing and trading a futures contract that physically settles into a swap: According to some embodiments, a futures contract is listed on a futures trading exchange. The futures contract physically settles upon expiration into a reference swap. The reference swap is cleared by a clearing house so that the physical settlement requires that the holder of a position in the futures contract... Agent:
20110161220 - Method and system for monitoring financial market trading activity to establish and track aggregate trading limits based on trading sub-limits assigned by prime brokers for particular trading entities: The present invention relates to systems and methods for monitoring market transaction activity data to determine when a trading entity has exceeded an aggregated limit consisting of one or more trading sub-limits corresponding to one or more custodial prime brokers facilitating trading for the trading entity. The method includes collecting... Agent: Ften, Inc.
20110161223 - Repositioning of market information on trading screens: As market conditions descend or ascend an axis of prices, the display of market information is repositioned, at a pre-determined rate if desired, around an item of interest. An item of interest may include the best bid price, the best ask price, the inside market, a moving average, a last... Agent: Trading Technologies International Inc.
20110161221 - Transaction management device and readable storage medium: A transaction management device of executing plural if-done-orders in parallel. An order information generation unit of the device generates plural order information groups each including a first order for placing one of a buy or sell orders at a first order price, a second order for placing the other of... Agent: Money Square Japan Inc.
20110161225 - Method and system for processing loan applications in a financial institution: A method and system for processing loan applications in a financial institution is provided. The method includes a step of receiving a first loan application from a first loan applicant. The first loan application includes personal information of the first loan applicant. Further, the method includes the step of determining... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20110161226 - Dual card: A dual card, which facilitates payment for goods or services from either a credit account or a stored value account, operates on both an open network and a closed network. The dual card is a payment card that integrates the ability to provide credit privileges and stored value privileges to... Agent: Starbucks Corporation D/b/a Starbucks Coffee Company
20110161227 - Automated drop-off assistance system and method: An automated system for drop-off and pick-up for repair, return or exchange of tangible items including a secure drop-off/pick-up area for the items, a computer and software to manage the data for the system, and a user interface to facilitate automated notification for responsive communication between the user and the... Agent: Im Marketing Concept LLC
20110161228 - Financial server, ic card terminal, and financial information processing method: A credit card 8 is an IC card, and a PIN is authenticated between a card terminal 3 and the credit card 8. The card terminal 3 transmits to a credit company server 4 an authentication result, amount information indicating an amount with which to charge up, and a credit... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110161230 - System and method for processing payment transaction receipts: Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems and methods for processing payment transaction receipts. When an authorization request message for a transaction of a consumer is received, it is determined whether an account associated with the consumer's portable consumer device is enrolled in an electronic receipt program. If the... Agent:
20110161229 - Systems and methods for processing a contactless transaction card: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems and methods for processing a contactless card transaction. In one embodiment, a method for processing a contactless transaction card can be provided. The method can include receiving an input associated with a selection of at least one payment option. Further, the method can... Agent: First Data Corporation
20110161231 - Postal services kiosk having payment card security: An apparatus for facilitating payment using a payment card includes a computerized sales transaction device structured to determine a monetary amount for a sale, and a secure card activated terminal (CAT) device in electronic communication with the computerized sales transaction device. The computerized sales transaction device sends the monetary amount... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
20110161233 - Secure transaction management: Methods, systems, and devices for secure transaction management are provided. Embodiments include a method for providing secure transactions that include receiving an identifier of a financial account at a payment processor system. A token may be generated that is linked with the identifier of the financial account at the payment... Agent: First Data Corporation
20110161232 - Virtualization of authentication token for secure applications: Data and financial transactions are secured on a mobile electronics device, with three downloadable modules. A first module provides for the mobile electronics device and a network server to interactively register a cryptographic abstract of an object usually carried by the user. These objects represent physical passwords from which processing... Agent:
20110161234 - Ordering scheme: An ordering scheme is described, for example an ordering and payment scheme for mobile communication devices. The ordering scheme enables an Internet shop or another service provider to issue binding offers to a mobile communication device or the like and to receive an acceptance of the offer from the mobile... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy
20110161235 - System and method for securing rf transactions using a radio frequency identification device including a random number generator: A system and method for securing a Radio Frequency (RF) transaction using a RF identification device (RFID) transaction device is provided. The method includes a RFID transaction device including a random number generator for generating a random number. The random number may be used by an account issuer to verify... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110161236 - System and method for negotiating a sale: There is provided a computer system for negotiating a sale. A computer system comprises a processor adapted to execute stored instructions and a memory device that stores instructions for execution by the processor. The memory device comprises computer-implemented code adapted to make an offer to sell in a round of... Agent:
20110161237 - Information recording method and apparatus for computer system: An information recording method for providing a warranty basis in a computer system, includes obtaining a usage information when the computer system triggers a boot procedure, and recording a system information of the computer system and updating the usage information when the usage information indicates that the boot procedure is... Agent:
20110161238 - Assessment of skills of a user: A method, operable on a processing device, for assessment of skills of a user may include receiving, by the processing device, an error message reporting an error associated with the user. The method may also include determining, by the processing device, a categorization of the error. Determining the categorization of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110161239 - Providing emergency plans for a facility: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for generating emergency plans for a facility are provided. In embodiments, an emergency plan is generated for a designated area of a facility. An alert is received that includes an alert type. The alert type is identified and a plurality of emergency plans associated with... Agent: Cerner Innovation, Inc.
20110161240 - Transportation monitoring device and method thereof: A transportation monitoring method is provided for monitoring the transportation process of a vehicle from shipment place to a destination. The method comprising: receiving a shipment information from the shipment place when the vehicle leaves the shipment place; receiving arrival information from the destination when the vehicle arrives to the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110161241 - Transmodal and logistics system and method: A transmodal and logistics method, comprising generating at least one transportation route for shipping a shipment using one or more different transportation modes and at least two transportation providers, and calculating a cost rate associated with the at least one transportation route.... Agent: Zms Technologies Inc.
20110161242 - Systems and methods for searching and browsing media in an interactive media guidance application: Systems and methods are discussed for providing guidance for media, particularly online video, by searching or browsing for media content based on user selections and user information. Browsing results are diversified using one or more techniques to provide a range of interesting results.... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20110161243 - Consistency checks for business process data: A business process master data vector for a business process of an organization can include master data coordinates corresponding to a plurality of business object node fields of a plurality of business objects involved in the business process. Values of the master data coordinates can indicate whether a corresponding business... Agent:
20110161248 - Online charging correlation in ims networks: Online charging systems (OCS) and methods are disclosed for correlating online charging requests for a session over an IMS network. The OCS stores online charging requests that are received from a network element serving the session in the IMS network. When a new online charging request is received from another... Agent:
20110161249 - Integrated shipping label and customs form: The systems and methods described herein relate generally to the integration of a shipping label with a customs form to provide a single label having postage, addressing, customs and other information for international shipping. In one embodiment, a method for generating an international shipping a package comprises the steps of... Agent: Psi Systems, Inc.
20110161250 - Distributed energy generator monitor and method of use: A computerized method and system for monitoring at least one distributed energy generator, comprising: receiving utility bill information related to an existing utility of a customer, and measured energy information from the distributed energy generator of the customer; and generating a bill for measured energy from the distributed energy generator,... Agent:
20110161251 - Method and system for tracking and budgeting energy usage: An energy tracking and reporting system can receive data inputs from multiple sources regarding one or more properties. A central database receives the information and correlates the information for numerous outputs. Information received by the central database can include, for example, property location, property size, property type and property use.... Agent:
20110161255 - Method of reducing employer health related costs while promoting employee wellness and health benefit plan strategy for same: In an effort to reduce employer health insurance related costs, at least one benefit under a health benefit plan is conditional on the employee voluntarily participating in a wellness program. The wellness program could include wellness categories such as a tobacco free category, normal blood pressure category, regular exercise category,... Agent:
20110161254 - Multi-use park for the living and the dead: A multi-use park for the living and the dead, which typically includes a bounded green space; asymmetric columbaria in the form of art objects, such as mosaics or sculptures; and a building for wedding ceremonies or celebrations, baptisms, graduation celebrations, retirement parties, picnics, and other events along the continuum of... Agent:
20110161256 - Products and processes for analyzing octane content: Products and processes are provided herewith for analyzing octane content in a fuel sample that include the step or steps of receiving an octane measurement of a fuel sample from a octane analyzer, rounding the octane measurement to a nearest recognized octane rating, comparing the rounded octane measurement with a... Agent:
20110161252 - Static media disk method and apparatus: A system and method for producing a static media disk is provided. The method includes designing a media graphic utilizing a computer graphics program. Next the media graphic is placed into a template within the computer graphics program. A media layer sheet is prepared for the installation of the media... Agent:
20110161253 - Systems and methods for managing social internetwork services: A network service system provides services to a plurality of entities through a network. The system comprises at least one identity subsystem for managing identity information associated with the entities, at least one geographical information subsystem for managing information associated with geographical location of the entities, and at least one... Agent:06/23/2011 > 190 patent applications in 87 patent subcategories. invention type
20110153339 - Multi-site club membership: A method for member profile maintenance in a multi-site membership arrangement of two or more affiliate clubs, the member profile including a plurality of member data fields, the method including associating the member profile with a home club and storing the member profile on a home database at the home... Agent: Jonas Software
20110153340 - Spend diagnostics and lead management: A method and system are used to optimize utilization of a transaction card by a card member. The system and method including generating a first data set based on data stored in a database representing industries of the card members. Generating a second data set representing an average amount charged... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153338 - System and method for deploying portable landmarks: The different illustrative embodiments provide an apparatus comprising a landmark controller, a landmark deployment system, and a number of portable landmarks. The landmark controller has a landmark position and placement process. The landmark deployment system has a number of manipulative components. The number of portable landmarks are configured to be... Agent:
20110153350 - computer-implemented method of manufacturing a computer-readable storage medium for a remote patient management system: A computer-implemented method of manufacturing a computer-readable storage medium for a remote patient management system with instructions for causing the execution of a care plan comprising a coaching plan. The method comprises: displaying a list of psychological determinants, receiving a selection of a group of psychological determinants chosen from the... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110153343 - Adaptable medical workflow system: Examples of systems and methods are provided for adapting a medical workflow implemented at a computer coupled to a hospital network, including receiving a message comprising medical information data, predicting a healthcare worker's workflow using, at least in part, the medical information data; communicating, based on the predicted workflow, a... Agent: Carefusion 303, Inc.
20110153347 - Analysis of user laboratory test results: Lab tests may be processed for a user through execution of a lab test coaching engine stored in memory and executable by a processor. The lab test coaching engine accesses user lab test results and processes the user lab test results based on a coaching protocol and user health data.... Agent:
20110153351 - Collaborative medical imaging web application: A system and method for acquiring, hosting and distributing medical images for healthcare professionals. The system can include a database for storing private health information split from a medical imaging record. The system can also include a repository for storing at least one anonymized image split from the medical record.... Agent:
20110153357 - Diagnostics benefits management and decision support system, and associated method and computer-readable storage medium: A system may receive a proposed medical diagnosis of a patient, and automatically identify potential medical services to be performed with respect to the patient. The identified medical services may be deemed relevant to the proposed medical diagnosis, which the system may determine from a customizable decision table. Further, the... Agent: Mckesson Financial Holdings Limited
20110153348 - Gathering, storing, and retrieving summary electronic healthcare record information from healthcare providers: The system and method of the invention describes a unique approach to gathering patient treatment information in summary form from a universe of health care providers, each using any form of patient information management; converting that information to pointers that can be searched by a healthcare provider before or during... Agent:
20110153349 - Health care delivery monitoring systems and methods: Health care delivery monitoring systems and methods are described herein. The systems and methods may be used to monitor the delivery of health care bundles to one or more patients. The systems and methods may communicate with a health care worker delivering a health care bundle to provide selected information... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20110153346 - Health screen and method for carrying out the health screen: The invention relates to a health screen and a method for finding medical deviations, in which patients whose data have at least one desired factor in common are selected as a screening group from the data of the database systems of health service providers. The patient's indicator value describing the... Agent:
20110153345 - Method for operating a hospital information system: A method of operating a hospital information system, and a hospital information system are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the method includes providing a taskflow editing tool with a limited number of editing options to a user; creating a taskflow defining a number of tasks and connections of the... Agent:
20110153344 - Methods and apparatus for integrated medical case research and collaboration: Methods and apparatus for medical case research and collaboration are disclosed herein. An example method includes receiving, by a processor, information from a person via a research tool related to one or more health issues of the person; generating a medical case based on the information received from the person;... Agent: General Electric Company, A New York Corporation
20110153341 - Methods and systems for use of augmented reality to improve patient registration in medical practices: Certain examples provide systems and methods for patient identification. Certain examples provide a patient identification system. The patient identification system includes a data storage to store patient information including patient identifying information associated with one or more patient images and a processor adapted to facilitate identification of a patient. The... Agent: General Electric Company
20110153342 - Nonprescription medication consumer tool: The present invention is a nonprescription medication consumer tool for selecting nonprescription medications which allows an individual to select his or her symptoms and contraindications to determine a suitable nonprescription medication. The symptoms, contraindications and information provided to the individual, such as dosing and warnings, are provided in layperson's terms.... Agent:
20110153353 - Pharmacy personal care account: A method for providing insurance coverage to a subscriber comprises offering an insurance policy to the subscriber wherein the insurance policy comprises providing allowances to pay for one or more expenses covered by the insurance policy and providing monetary credits to the subscriber for any unused portion of a given... Agent: Humana Inc.
20110153358 - Protocol complexity analyzer: The present invention includes a system and methods for planning a medical study. The system for planning a medical study includes a display device and a data store comprising a plurality of medical procedures for at least one of designing and executing a medical study. The system further includes a... Agent: Medidata Solutions, Inc.
20110153352 - Scheduling and communications system and method: Technologies are described herein for coordinating scheduling and communications. Through an implementation of the concepts and technologies presented herein, functionality can be provided for aggregating scheduling and communication information indicating one or more contact modalities, schedules, and responsibilities. The scheduling information can be edited to establish and adjust shifts and... Agent:
20110153354 - System and method for managing prescrption data to detect pathogens: A system for managing prescription data is provided. The system for managing prescription data includes a switch system. The switch system is configured to receive prescription submissions from pharmacy systems, submit the prescription submissions to approval systems, receive responses from the approval systems, and transmit the responses to the pharmacy... Agent:
20110153355 - System for secure mobile healthcare selection: A method, system and device for secure mobile healthcare selection are presented in which a user can, from a mobile device, authorize the comparison of pangenetic (genetic and epigenetic) data with data profiles corresponding to healthcare products, services and service providers to determine which are the most appropriate for a... Agent: Expanse Networks, Inc.
20110153356 - System, method and software for healthcare selection based on pangenetic data: A system, method and software for healthcare selection are presented in which a user can authorize the comparison of their pangenetic (genetic and epigenetic) data with data profiles corresponding to health care products, services, and service providers to determine which are the most appropriate for a particular consumer. Data masks... Agent: Expanse Networks, Inc.
20110153359 - Gathering, storing, and retrieving summary electronic healthcare record information from healthcare providers: The system and method of the invention describes a unique approach to gathering patient treatment information in summary form from a universe of health care providers, each using any form of patient information management; converting that information to pointers that can be searched by a healthcare provider before or during... Agent:
20110153364 - Gathering, storing, and retrieving summary electronic healthcare record information from healthcare providers: The system and method of the invention describes a unique approach to gathering patient treatment information in summary form from a universe of health care providers, each using any form of patient information management; converting that information to pointers that can be searched by a healthcare provider before or during... Agent:
20110153361 - Method and apparatus for management of clinical trials: A system and method of a clinical trial is provided. The system comprises a summary page providing an overview of each clinical trial participant in a graphical format, each clinical trial participant being represented by a unique clinical trial participant identifier and one or more clinical trial participant identifier modifiers... Agent: Al Cure Technologies LLC
20110153360 - Method and apparatus for verification of clinical trial adherence: A system and method of confirming administration of medication in a clinical trial is provided. The method comprises the steps of receiving information identifying a particular medication prescription regimen in accordance with the clinical trial, determining one or more procedures for administering such prescription regimen and identifying one or more... Agent: Al Cure Technologies LLC
20110153362 - Method and mechanism for identifying protecting, requesting, assisting and managing information: A method and mechanism used for or by, individuals, groups, corporations, (profit and non profit), professionals, businesses, schools, governments, institutions, and machines to help, protect, create, design, record, file, document, publish, authenticate, plan, market, personalize, distribute, manufacture, license, franchise, sponsor, advertise, publicize, track, project, calendar, voting, rate, conference, rent, lease,... Agent:
20110153363 - Method and system for managing personal healthcare: A method and system for managing personal health are provided. The system for managing personal healthcare includes: one or more agent devices measuring a plurality of types of physical information of a user; and a manager device receiving the plurality of types of physical information from the agent device, analyzing... Agent: Korea University Industrial & Academic Collaboration Foundation
20110153365 - System and method of managing and documenting lactation data: A system and method of managing and documenting lactation data includes inputting patient lactation data, retrieving, editing, creating, or updating a database to include the patient lactation data in real time, and storing the patient lactation data in a database which can be centrally located to facilitate integration with other... Agent: Rush University Medical Center
20110153372 - Extended web enabled business to business computer system for rental vehicle services: An Internet-enabled rental vehicle reservation management method and system are disclosed. Via the system and method, authorized purchasers can select a rental vehicle service provider from a among a plurality of competitive rental vehicle service providers via at least one graphical user interface (GUI) menu, and the authorized purchasers can... Agent: The Crawford Group, Inc.
20110153371 - Novel method and apparatus for repricing a reimbursement claim against a contract: A method for repricing a reimbursement claim under at least one contract is provided herein. The method includes converting each contract into a series of contractual terms, where each contractual terms contains qualification codes, calculation codes and priority notes. The method then converts a claim into a series of claim... Agent:
20110153369 - System and method for administering an advanced insurance component-based product: According to some embodiments, a system may be provided including an insurance component selection platform that transmits data to and receives data from an insurance product component storage unit storing one or more self-descriptive components of an insurance coverage. Each of the stored components may have, for example, associated properties... Agent:
20110153366 - System and method for pricing and issuing level pay death benefit policies: Pursuant to some embodiments, a computer system for pricing a paycheck term policy is provided which includes a processor, a communication device in communication with the processor and receiving an input data set, the input data set including at least an issue age of an insured associated with the policy,... Agent:
20110153370 - System, method and product for intellectual property title protection: The system, method and product of the present invention provides protection against an unknown defect in the title of an intellectual property asset (IPA) having various intellectual property rights (IPRs) associated therewith. Through due diligence, a variety of defects or title encumbrances are identified and investigated, and, if possible, cured.... Agent:
20110153367 - Systems and methods for linking vehicles to telematics-enabled portable devices: Systems and methods are disclosed herein for transmitting telematics data from a vehicle. The systems include a smartphone holder that provides a communications link between a smartphone and a vehicle computer, through the smartphone dataport and the vehicle onboard diagnostics (OBD) port. The smartphone holder is configured to keep the... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20110153368 - User interactive reinsurance risk analysis application: A User Interactive Insurance Risk Analysis Application that is web-based which combines user imported insurance portfolios and geospatial technology with output from user defined actions and simulations providing an analysis tool for dynamic management of catastrophic exposures. The user may configure every aspect of the risk analysis application and use... Agent: Xtremegis, Inc.
20110153375 - Method and system for managing rental vehicle reservations with user authorization limits: An Internet-enabled rental vehicle reservation management method and system are disclosed. Via the system and method, authorization limits can be assigned to the users who create and manage replacement rental vehicle reservations through the system, where these authorization limits impose financial commitment monetary limits that the users can make on... Agent: The Crawford Group, Inc.
20110153374 - Reward travel management software and methods: There is disclosed reward travel management software. In an embodiment, reward travel management software includes airline search results by airfare, the airline search results by reward points/miles fare, and a recommendation between the airfare and the reward points/miles fare by a recommendation engine. In another embodiment, reward points/miles management software... Agent: Usingmiles, Inc.
20110153373 - Two-layer data architecture for reservation management systems: A reservation management system includes at least one processing node that includes a memory and a processor. The at least one processing node further includes a set of reservation processing and transaction modules that manage and process reservation requests and inquiries. At least one general purpose database is communicatively coupled... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110153376 - Method and system for analyzing a plurality of parts: The present invention includes a method and system configured to analyze a plurality of parts, each of the parts having at least one part characteristic. The method includes the steps of establishing at least one repository of the part characteristics, establishing a relationship between at least a portion of the... Agent:
20110153377 - Mixing and targeting content types/items for users to promote optimization goals: A social networking system uses information that it obtains from and about its users to select social networking content and advertising for presentation to users in a way that optimizes for one or more optimization goals. Example optimization goals include monetization, user sharing, user engagement, system growth, and user communication.... Agent:
20110153378 - Methods and systems for managing customer contacts in a contact center: A computer-implemented method of reserving resources for a customer contacting a contact center. The method includes the steps of identifying the customer associated with a contact received at the contact center, accessing a customer profile to determine at least one non-agent resource to be associated with the contact based on... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited
20110153379 - Staff arrangement system and server: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a skill level of a staff member is discriminated from an actual job log of the staff member, productivity including the skill level, a salary, and combination efficiency with another staff member is calculated, and a staff arrangement plan maximizing a productive... Agent:
20110153380 - Method and system of automated appointment management: An approach is provided for presenting video assets. A first appointment message from a first service provider system relating to a first appointment with a user is received. Also, a second appointment message from a second service provider system relating to a second appointment with the user. A first calendar... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110153381 - Method and system for smart queuing of test requests: A system and method for receiving a service ticket, determining a likelihood of success of re-testing the service ticket and performing additional steps, if the likelihood of success is greater than a predetermined re-testing threshold. The additional steps including determining a waiting time of the service ticket, adding the service... Agent:
20110153382 - Forecasting demand and availability of resources of a military installation: Methods and computer systems for forecasting demand and availability of resources of a geographic region are provided. Physical, operational, traffic and construction data for a geographic region for a specified time period is utilized to compare the operational needs for at least one resource for a geographic region to the... Agent: Hntb Holdings Ltd.
20110153383 - System and method for distributed elicitation and aggregation of risk information: A method and system for the distributed elicitation and aggregation of risk information is provided. The method comprises selecting a risk network, the risk network comprising one or more risk nodes having associated risk information; assigning a role to each risk node, said role indicating a type of user to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110153384 - Visual comps builder: A user enters search criteria for comparable transactions into a computer system and the computer system generates a scatter plot of deals meeting the search criteria from a transaction database. A computer cache, data tray, or “shopping cart” can be used to save relevant deals which then can be automatically... Agent:
20110153385 - Determination of demand uplift values for causal factors with seasonal patterns in a causal product demand forecasting system: An improved method and system for forecasting product demand using a causal methodology, based on multiple regression techniques. The causal method uses both historical and future values of causal factors for causal forecasting. Historical values are used to build a causal model, i.e., to determine the influence of the causal... Agent:
20110153386 - System and method for de-seasonalizing product demand based on multiple regression techniques: An improved method and system for forecasting product demand using a causal methodology, based on multiple regression techniques. The improved causal method revises product group seasonal factors used by conventional forecasting applications to best fit the sales pattern of an individual product in the product group through the calculation of... Agent:
20110153387 - Customizing surveys: Surveys are customized for respondents based on historical information of the respondents' system usage activity by generating customized survey questions based on the historical information and/or by analyzing responses to survey questions based on the historical information. The results of survey response analysis and/or aggregation can be used to create,... Agent: Google Inc.
20110153390 - Method for undertaking market research of a target population: One embodiment provides a system 1 for undertaking market research of a target population 2. System 1 includes memory in the form of a database 3 for storing a first dataset 4 relating to a community 5 having a plurality of members 6. The first dataset 4 collectively includes first... Agent:
20110153388 - System and method for collecting end user feedback for stationery designs: A system and method are described for collecting user feedback on prospective stationery designs. For example, one embodiment of a system implemented within an online stationery service for collecting user feedback on prospective stationery designs is described, the system comprising at least one memory for storing program code and at... Agent:
20110153389 - System and method for facilitating bilateral and multilateral decision-making: Techniques for facilitating evaluation, in connection with the procurement or delivery of products or services, in a context of at least one of (i) a financial transaction and (ii) operation of an enterprise, are disclosed. The techniques involve retrieving party and counterparty preference profile data from digital storage media; performing... Agent: Decisionsorter LLC
20110153391 - Peer-to-peer privacy panel for audience measurement: Systems and methods for operating an anonymous peer-to-peer (“P2P”) privacy panel for audience measurement is disclosed. A plurality of portable devices are configured to record and process research data pursuant to a research operation. Each of the panelists associated with each portable devices provide panelist data to a central site,... Agent:
20110153392 - Systems and methods for scheduling a periodic collection of environmental samples: According to some embodiments, a set of sampling sites may be automatically selected from a list of potential sampling sites. Each sampling site in the set may then be automatically associated with a list of analytes (e.g., in accordance with a pre-determined rule). A periodic collection of environmental samples from... Agent:
20110153393 - System and method for monitoring and increasing sales at a cash register: The present invention includes a Point-of-Sale and/or Customer Relationship Management system, which can be used to increase sales by providing an offer to a purchaser using data relating to the purchaser, the purchase, or any other relevant data. The offer can be shown to a purchaser on a display with... Agent:
20110153395 - Incineration system for organic product: The system comprising a registration device which regards an amount of carbon dioxide emissions generated by burning of a petroleum-derived component equivalent to the biomass-derived component contained in the organic product as an emission reduction amount, and registers the emission reduction amount in association with a product ID of the... Agent: Agri Future Joetsu Co., Ltd.
20110153394 - Service discovery in a network of automatic product/service dispensing machines: A method, system, and computer program product for providing products to a user via an automated product dispensing machine is provided. In once embodiment, an automatic product dispensing machine in a micronetwork of proximally located diverse automatic product dispensing machines receives a request for an item. Responsive to a determination... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110153397 - Awarding an incentive based on parameters of an incentive program: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for awarding an incentive to a customer. An incentive program may be tailored to suit the needs of a merchant. The incentive program may be provided to a customer to reward specific customer behavior, such as regularly visiting a brick-and-mortar store to... Agent:
20110153398 - Device, method and system for facilitating a transaction: The present invention relates to a device, method and system for facilitating a transaction. In particular, it relates to a drinks container lid on which is provided transaction data, such as a machine readable code. The transaction data may be entered into a mobile communications device, such as a mobile... Agent: Lid Power Pty Limited
20110153396 - Method and system for processing on-line transactions involving a content owner, an advertiser, and a targeted consumer: Systems and methods of delivering and accessing information such as targeted advertisements and other information content in a computer network environment that increase the efficiency of services provided by advertisers, while enhancing the economics of information content owners. The system implements a triangular economic transaction enabling negotiated transactions involving an... Agent:
20110153399 - System and method for managing quantity tiers using attributes in an online stationery design system: A computer-implemented system and method are described in which an appropriate pricing structure for a new stationery design is identified by automatically comparing attributes of the stationery design with attributes of existing stationery designs which have assigned pricing structures. In one embodiment, the attributes are prioritized such that certain attributes... Agent:
20110153400 - method of product price promotion: A method of product price promotion, which is based on allocating a plurality of Cycled Discount Labels to product types and labeling a plurality of product type members. Cycled Discount Labels are associated with product type member lots. The price promotion option for each product type member, which is associated... Agent:
20110153401 - Testing the validity of electronic coupon codes: A system and computer program product for testing the validity of coupon codes. Coupon codes can be automatically tested, instead of manually testing them, by having a program select one or more products on a merchant's website and then add them to the shopping cart on the merchant's website. Upon... Agent: Internet Brands, Inc.
20110153402 - Methods and apparatus for credit card reward and cost management: Systems and techniques for selecting accounts to be used for purchases. A consumer's financial information, including status, terms, and reward programs of various credit card accounts associated with the consumer is stored and examined to determine the relative value of the use of each card account for purchases in each... Agent:
20110153403 - Reward exchange method and system with control of exchanged rewards and monetary consideration: An item may be purchased using a combination of rewards and monetary consideration, wherein a maximum allowable reward payment portion (or correspondingly a minimum monetary consideration amount) is established by the merchant, the reward issuer, or an online reward exchange operator. The user may select, using for example a user... Agent:
20110153404 - System for permitting contact with a person based on previously associated indicia: A system for permitting communications with a group of persons living at a set of known street addresses that has a server subsystem having a computer readable memory that has the set of known street addresses recorded thereon and that is capable of storing a set of messages, each linked... Agent:
20110153405 - Method of advertising and a portable memory device for use as an advertising platform: A general media content advertising vehicle usable by a large number of advertisers and with exposure to a large and diverse consumer base whether such users have Internet access or are operating off-line, defined by a portable memory device (PMD) adapted to support advertising and content data of different media... Agent: Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
20110153407 - System and method for tracking and establishing a progressive discount based upon customer visits to a retail establishment: Methods, computer readable media and apparatus are disclosed for determining and applying a discount for a customer. In some embodiments, the process includes receiving transaction data that represents a current transaction, receiving a customer identifier of a customer, determining a current transaction time and a last transaction time, determining that... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110153406 - Tracking and processing discount cards: In one example, a stored value card system is modified to process discount cards that are capable of providing varying percentage discounts on an array of products or services that can be purchased by a consumer. Implementations of the stored value card system can include modifications that allow a transaction... Agent: Target Brands, Inc.
20110153408 - System and method for loyalty card and coupon registration and opt out via a wireless apparatus: A registration and opting out system and method for the receipt of barcodes for coupons, loyalty cards, services discounts and other uses via a wireless apparatus by using text messaging or Near-Field Communications. The system can incorporate methods and processes to convey the offerings to multiple wireless apparatuses simultaneously. The... Agent:
20110153409 - Method and system for using reward points to liquidate products: A user selects a product to be liquidated from a product provider and then designates to the transacting entity that reward points are to be used towards the purchase of the liquidated product. The transacting entity acts to decrease the number of reward points in the user's reward account by... Agent: Signature Systems LLC
20110153410 - Distributing coupon content and transactional advertisements: A system, method, and computer-readable storage medium having processor-executable instructions recorded thereon is provided for distributing transactional advertisements from a distribution site over a network to online publishers. Transactional data items are rendered by the online publishers, with control elements provided from the distribution site, to control use of the... Agent: Coupons.com Incorporated
20110153411 - Method and system for identification of an online purchase without notification of making the purchase: A system and method for identification of an on-line purchase by tracking on-line advertisement interaction. The method comprises comparing between at least one cookie value generated by a tracking server and at least one cookie value provided by one or more web servers, wherein the comparison results in a list... Agent: Kenshoo Ltd.
20110153413 - Method and system for intelligent targeting of advertisements: A system for transmission, reception and accumulation of the knowledge packets to plurality of channel nodes in the network operating distributedly in a peer to peer environment via installable one or more role active Human Operating System (HOS) applications in a digital devise of each of channel node, a network... Agent:
20110153412 - Selection and presentation of related social networking system content and advertisements: A social networking system uses information that it obtains from and about its users to select social networking content and advertising for presentation to users in a way that optimizes for one or more optimization goals. Example optimization goals include monetization, user sharing, user engagement, system growth, and user communication.... Agent:
20110153414 - Method and system for dynamic advertising based on user actions: A method and system for dynamically responding to advertisement reactions of a user in social network that includes serving an initial advertisement to a user of a social network; gathering a response action of the user associated with the initial advertisement; categorizing a quality of the response action of the... Agent:
20110153416 - Method and apparatus for product display: Systems and methods are provided for receiving a request to display at least one product. A substitute product for the at least one product is selected from a plurality of substitute products. The selection may be based on, for example, expected revenue from display of the selected substitute product, expected... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110153417 - Networking with media fingerprints: An information element, uniquely related to a media fingerprint that is uniquely derived from a media content portion during play out thereof, is provided to a first web page. The first web page stores the information element with an associated first information set, which relates to one or more media... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20110153415 - System and method for adding targeted content in a web page: A network (20) includes a first processor (22) for maintaining a Web page (34) having an embedded first code module (36) and accessible through a Web address (38). A second processor (24) supports a Web browser (52) for receiving transmission of the Web page (34) and executing the first code... Agent: Augme Technologies, Inc.
20110153418 - Broadcast data mining for targeted mail stream solicitations: A computer receives information that indicates viewing and/or skipping of television commercials by a number of viewers. The computer uses the information to compile statistics that summarize viewing and/or skipping of the television commercials within a geographical area. Based on the statistics, an advertising solicitation is selected by the geographic... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
20110153421 - Context-based selection and presentation of social networking system content and advertisements: A social networking system uses information that it obtains from and about its users to select social networking content and advertising for presentation to users in a way that optimizes for one or more optimization goals. Example optimization goals include monetization, user sharing, user engagement, system growth, and user communication.... Agent:
20110153420 - Methods, systems, and products for targeting content: Methods, systems, and products deliver target content to a pool of candidates. A target specification is received. A database of subscribers is queried for the target specification, and a pool of communications addresses is retrieved having demographic information matching the target specification. An auction is conducted for the pool of... Agent:
20110153419 - System and method for intelligent modeling for insurance marketing: A computer system selects prospects for insurance policy marketing activities. The computer system stores at least one equation that defines a predictive model responsive to a plurality of independent variables and a plurality of parameters and having an associated error component. The error component includes a spatio-temporal error component. The... Agent:
20110153423 - Method and system for creating user based summaries for content distribution: A method and system for serving advertisements to a user of a social network, the social network being an internet based web platform with a plurality of user accounts, including creating a user summary by extracting implicit user attributes from a user account of the social network; creating a plurality... Agent:
20110153422 - Unification of web page reporting and updating through a page tag: A computer-implemented method comprises receiving by one or more computers information indicative of a user's activity with one or more web pages, with the information being received based on an execution by a user's computer of a page tag inserted into the one or more web pages and with the... Agent:
20110153424 - Voter directed context-sensitive sponsorship of online content and services: A method and system of voting and polling that utilizes content and context awareness of articles or blog posts published to deliver a revenue opportunity via context sensitive ad units based on article content, user revealed and implicit preferences, voting history, and other user opted in behavior.... Agent: Peerspin, Inc
20110153425 - Knowledge based search engine: A system and method for searching a network such as the Internet based in part on relationships in a social network is described. Descriptive data and searching parameters associated with various users is collected and stored such that users can group themselves based on the descriptive data. Information that is... Agent:
20110153426 - Mobile device advertising: Implementations for mobile device advertising are disclosed. In at least one implementation, a method for a mobile device is disclosed that includes: obtaining a plurality of advertisement content items at a mobile device via a communication network; storing the plurality of advertisement content items at a storage device of the... Agent: Pushlife Inc.
20110153427 - System and method of providing advertisements to vehicles: A system and method of providing advertisements to vehicles is disclosed. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server having a controller adapted to communicate with a wireless access point and a database where the wireless access point is deployed in proximity to... Agent:
20110153430 - Method for broadcasting and method for receiving location information of base station: A plurality of location-based service advertisement messages including location information of base stations belonging to each network are broadcasted with different timing in multiple wireless networks. Therefore, a terminal receives only at least on location-based service advertisement message corresponding to an accessible network among the plurality of location-based service advertisement... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110153428 - Targeted advertising to specified mobile communication facilities: A system for targeted distribution of advertising content of a sponsor based on rendering capabilities of mobile communication facilities within a cellular telephony infrastructure includes (a) presenting to a sponsor data corresponding to a first type and a second type of mobile communication facility; (b) receiving from the sponsor: (i)... Agent:
20110153429 - Targeting content to network-enabled television devices: Methods and systems are disclosed herein for managing content, including advertising content, delivered to various network-connected devices, including screens, mobile devices, computers, televisions, radios, and the like, based on usage profiles associated with device-specific identifiers for mobile devices, short-distance wireless technologies for transmission of content and detection of proximity, and... Agent:
20110153431 - Apparatus and method for targeted advertising based on image of passerby: Provided is an apparatus for targeted advertising based on images of passersby. A passerby image extraction unit extracts an image of a passerby. A trait information extraction unit extracts trait information regarding the passerby from the extracted image. A targeted advertisement obtainment unit obtains a targeted advertisement to be displayed... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110153432 - Tool in support of content advertising: A system and method are provided for generating and deploying content advertisement modules (CAMs). One or more categories are defined that correspond to criteria relating to one or more publisher website users (PWUs). One or more PWUs are categorized into the categories based on one or more criteria and one... Agent: Forbes, Inc.
20110153433 - Promotion method: Disclosed is a method and/or system of using mentions and/or advertisements as a means to provide incentive or compensation for potential promoters to introduce end users to an offering entity, where mentions and/or advertisements for the benefit of the promoter are included in communications between the offering entity and end... Agent:
20110153434 - System and method for merchandising intellectual property assets: A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables IP assets to be characterized, rated and valuated in a consistent manner. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between the IP Marketplace participants... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153435 - System and method of cursor-based content delivery: A system and method for delivering cursor-based content, such as advertising content is disclosed. The system may include an advertising server having a network interface for coupling the server to a computer network. The server includes a processor having software associated therewith to implement a delivery method. The software may... Agent: Lexos Media Inc.
20110153436 - Method of establishing credit on a cash register: A method is provided for paying for a product or service in a cash register with a credit card using a personal wireless communication device. The method includes loading vending universal wireless interface software into a cash register to interface with the case register microprocessor and an RF transceiver to... Agent:
20110153439 - Computerized device for sale of goods and services: The computerized device for sale of goods and/or services comprises the banknote validating device (1) connected to the computer (2) through connection (11) and the POS terminal (13) coupled to the computer (2) through connection (14). The computer (2) contains a processor with x86 processor architecture or processor with RISC... Agent:
20110153437 - Method and system for providing virtual credit card services: An approach is provided for virtual credit card services. A request for a limited use transactional account number representing a virtual credit card is generated at a mobile device. The limited use transactional account number is received in response to the request. A point of sale interface is configured with... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110153438 - Payment terminal messaging: A payment terminal and a host computer system are configured to provide human-readable messaging capability with a person at an external location outside of a financial infrastructure. A payment terminal at a point of sale may be used to cause human-readable message content to be forwarded to the person by... Agent: First Data Corporation
20110153440 - System and method for a private and secure payment system using a merchant sales terminal: A secure payment system between a customer and a merchant, where the sales terminal wirelessly transmits a partial payment authorization transaction record including, at least a merchant terminal identification and a payment amount, but not a customer bankcard data, for a specific sales transaction, to a wireless device of the... Agent:
20110153442 - Apparatus and method of establishing credit on a cash register or printer: A method and system is provided for establishing credit on a cash register or printer. A currency amount is established on a cash register or printer in order to pay for a product or service using a cellular telephone, or other personal wireless communication device. The personal wireless communication device... Agent:
20110153441 - Systems and methods for authorizing use of validly sold merchandise: The invention is generally directed to a method of managing the activation and use of a specific merchandise, facilitated between at least a retailer that sells the specific merchandise, a customer that purchases the specific merchandise, and a central processor that authorizes activation and use of the specific merchandise. The... Agent:
20110153445 - Digital data management system and method: A digital data management system and method, wherein, a serial number of a multi-media broadcasting device and digital data of a digital data platform are utilized to generate a key, and that is used to encipher said digital data. Upon downloading and storing said enciphered digital data by said multi-media... Agent:
20110153443 - System and method for providing automatic generation of an access service request: A system and method for providing automatic generation of a access service request is disclosed. The system may comprise a front-end module configured to receive data associated with an order for a telecommunications service. A request generation interface may be provided to determine at least a service provider and a... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20110153444 - System and method for registering users for an ip marketplace: A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables IP assets to be characterized, rated and valuated in a consistent manner. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between the IP Marketplace participants... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153454 - Advertising system and method and display tag arrangement for use therewith: A product announcement and merchandizing device and system is provided and includes a system and method for matching or merging a first product with one or more distinct products or services and displaying that merged message through use of a hang tag or an article identifier arrangement. The hang tag... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation
20110153449 - Auction methods and systems: A novel online auction system in which both sellers and buyers are compelled to bid their “true value”. Potential buyers solicit desired items or services and submit sealed bids. A demand curve is created based on buyer bids, and a potential seller can use the curve to create its own... Agent:
20110153446 - Methods and apparatus for applying auctiion bids towards the purchase of an item: In some embodiments, a processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions configured to cause a processor to receive a first signal indicating that a first user has used a first bid to bid on a first item at an auction, and increase an auction price of the first item in response... Agent:
20110153450 - Online members shopping club sales system and scaled bidding process: The present invention relates to and describes a method and system for Internet shoppers to purchase products at discounted prices using a members only scaled bidding process within an online shopping club. Internet shoppers would become members of a shopping club described in the present invention paying for the membership... Agent:
20110153447 - System and method for enabling product development: A comprehensive platform for developing digital products. A standardized process is applied to a product development effort and an online portal provides tools to aid the product development, assessment, funding and commercializing products. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between users. Business rules,... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153448 - System and method for enabling product development: A comprehensive platform for developing digital products. A standardized process is applied to a product development effort and an online portal provides tools to aid the product development, assessment, funding and commercializing products. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between users. Business rules,... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153455 - System and method for enabling an intellectual property transaction: A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables IP assets to be characterized, rated and valuated in a consistent manner. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between the IP Marketplace participants... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153456 - Systems and methods for selecting outfits: Systems and methods are described that select an outfit for a user from a database that stores a plurality of predefined outfits. A first interface can be used to obtain instructions from a user including at least a body shape and an event type. Using the instructions, a computer-based selector... Agent:
20110153452 - Contextual commerce systems and methods: A system and method for context-sensitive, adaptive commerce is described that features recommendations of products and/or services based on system usage behaviors and supplier contextual information such as inventory levels. Adaptive commerce may include the bundling of a plurality of products and generating an associated price based, at least in... Agent: Manyworlds, Inc.
20110153451 - Systems and methods for using a social network to provide product related information: Social product related content, such as user reviews, comments, and catalogs, are presented to a user via an e-commerce website by assembling, in response to the user requesting accesses to a webpage of the e-commerce website having information for a product, such as a product detail page, a set of... Agent: Sears Brands, LLC
20110153457 - Method and apparatus for purchasing via a cellular system: A purchasing capability is provided for supporting purchasing by a customer from an establishment, which may include functions such as placement of orders, processing of orders, and like functions. An order is placed from a mobile node (MN) of the customer to an application server (AS) of the establishment to... Agent:
20110153458 - Approval workflow engine and approval framework for purchase orders: This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for implementing a purchase order approval workflow engine and approval framework. The method includes receiving, at an approval engine of an application server from a purchaser, a purchase order, wherein the purchase order includes a plurality of line items, applying, by the approval... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110153459 - System and method for managing a plurality of tires: Systems, methods and computer program products are provided for managing a plurality of tires from their procurement through their disposal. An embodiment may include a method for determining all the costs of a tire over its total service life including procurement costs, repair costs, retread costs and disposal costs. An... Agent:
20110153453 - Transport allocation and payment system, method and software: A system and method whereby a customer requiring hire of a taxi can view available taxis on their mobile phone and can select a taxi for hire. An authorisation of payment is carried out and the selected taxi allocated to the customer if the authorisation is successful.... Agent:
20110153465 - Contextual computing system: A contextual computing system allows a variety of actors to interact with system components to carry out computational and communication tasks. The system is provided as a self-contained and portable solution for communications needs, employable by a number of entities such as telecommunications companies, enterprises, and system operators. The computing... Agent: Truecontext Corporation
20110153462 - Custom messaging gift card system: The present invention includes a gift card custom messaging system for creating gift card accounts on a database that includes custom messages created by the purchaser for display on receipts of purchase transactions made by the gift card recipient to convey custom messaging information that can include a greeting, celebratory... Agent:
20110153464 - Electronic book having electronic commerce features: A viewer for displaying an electronic book and providing for electronic commerce. In conjunction with viewing an electronic book, a user can view information about products and services, view an on-line electronic catalog, and receive samples of products available for purchase. By entering a purchase request, the user can purchase... Agent: Adrea LLC
20110153461 - Enrollment authentication with entry of partial primary account number (pan): This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for implementing enrollment authentication. The method includes receiving from a customer a partial PAN and an issuing financial institution. Further, based on transaction history related to the partial PAN, the method presents challenge questions to the customer, receive answers to the challenge questions.... Agent: First Data Corporation
20110153463 - Methods and systems for transmitting over a network information pertaining to jewelry, and more particularly, to methods and systems for enabling manipulation and arrangement of images representing jewelry components over a network for the purpose of crea: A method and system for transmitting images over a network and/or mobile device or kiosk for communication, advertisement, commerce, marketplace, customer relationship, accounting, content management and/or verification of information pertaining to jewelry.... Agent:
20110153460 - Single window based e-commerce business transaction: The present invention relates to a single window e commerce based transaction where an end user can access multiple automobile parts dealers' product catalogue by accessing a single webpage, and making purchases online without bothering to physically visit each dealer's location and checking his inventory for the desired product.... Agent:
20110153472 - Display support system, data management apparatus and portable processing terminal, computer program and data processing thereof: If commodity identification data TID, which is acquired when the display staff displays pack of cigarettes TP and so forth on a cigarette display apparatus 1000, is held together with a commodity display alert TDA, a portable processing terminal 2200 outputs the commodity display alert TDA. Accordingly, it is possible,... Agent:
20110153471 - Equipment management system: The invention is a system and method of managing equipment. The system incorporates a tagging device to attach identification tags to each piece of equipment. A scanning device is used to read the identification tags and relay this information to an equipment server. An input device is used to input... Agent:
20110153468 - Inventory management system and method: An inventory management system and method are disclosed wherein the inventory management system comprises a central database populated with product information from a supplier catalog from at least two suppliers wherein the product information is standardized into a common format; software capable of extracting the product information from the central... Agent:
20110153466 - Sensor based inventory management system and method: A sensor based inventory management system and method is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of real time inventory management includes providing a communication backbone between an inventory system and an inventory management server. The method also includes communicating a signal generated by a sensor unit of a sensor based... Agent:
20110153469 - System and method for managing mobile inventory within a virtual warehouse: A system is provided for managing mobile inventory within a virtual warehouse. The system includes mobile units, each configured to house a respective portion of the mobile inventory. The system further includes communication devices, each configured to collect respective data relating to the portion of the mobile inventory within each... Agent:
20110153470 - System and method for rail transport of trailers: A trailer transport system for tracking trains having a plurality of rail cars, wherein each rail car can transport a trailer, is described. The system includes a computer system having a trailer tracking program, wherein the trailer tracking program receives information regarding a trailer to be transported and stores the... Agent: Canadian Pacific Railroad
20110153467 - System and method of modifying menu data for self-service computers: A system and method of modifying menu data. The system includes a computer for receiving menu data from a host computer, for modifying the menu data to exclude items unavailable for sale at a location, and for making modified menu data available for use by self-service computers at the location.... Agent:
20110153474 - Electric vehicle charging and accounting: Electric vehicle charging stations include a time of use meter that can be programmed with different time periods so that different tariffs can be applied to energy readings of those different time periods. The time periods may be specific to electric vehicle operators. The tariffs may also be specific to... Agent:
20110153475 - Federal adjustment tracking system: Tracking federal adjustments includes receiving an automated upload at a database, from a tax platform implemented on at least one processor, of at least one of: a beginning balance, a thirteenth period adjustment and an ending balance for a general ledger account. User input specifying a type of tax report... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110153476 - System and method for determining tax liability in response to a mobility: A tax event system is configured to evaluate a taxable event that gives rise to tax liability in multiple jurisdictions. The system provides for real time determination of location information (e.g. work location, residence location, assignment location, and the like) for the calculation of tax liability. Such real time analysis... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153473 - System and method for managing royalty payments: A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables IP assets to be characterized, rated and valuated in a consistent manner. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between the IP Marketplace participants... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153477 - Predictive time entry for workforce management systems: This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for predictive approaches used to auto-populate timecards for an employee/contractor. A system/framework is proposed that can auto-populate timecards for employees using predictive approaches. The predictive approaches may look at the patterns of time entry for the individual who is performing entry of the... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110153479 - Alternative approach to deployment and payment for digital certificates: A method for managing payment of digital certificates includes receiving a request to issue a digital certificate to a subscriber, capturing and saving payment information of the subscriber, performing a first authentication and verification of the subscriber at a first time, and performing at least one additional authentication and verification... Agent: Verisign, Inc.
20110153478 - Device and method for settlement optimization: A settlement device for optimizing a transaction includes an input module, a processor, and an output module. The input module receives transaction data of the transaction. The processor determines an optimal location to process the transaction as a function of predetermined rules. The output module transmits the transaction data to... Agent:
20110153480 - Authenticating financial information of a commercial enterprise: Techniques are described for generating an assessment of capital state of the commercial enterprise, which may be referred to as a capital health check. Financial key performance indicators for a commercial enterprise are adjusted. The adjusted financial key performance indicators represent lower credit risk than credit risk reflected by the... Agent:
20110153482 - Method of providing financial planning services: There is provided a streamlined method of providing personal, financial advice on an ongoing basis, wherein a financial planning year of a financial advisor and a plurality of clients is partitioned into predetermined and distinct portions having a predetermined, specific topic or group of topics which is the focus of... Agent:
20110153481 - System and method for managing financial accounts and comparing competitive goods and/or services rendered thereto: A system and method is presented for comparing competitive goods and/or services. The method including steps of receiving, by a processor, first pricing schedule information including fees assessed for providing the goods and/or services to a customer by a first institution, and determining fees incurred by one or more accounts... Agent:
20110153520 - Asset investment simulation system based on investment behavior analysis, time compression, and event re-sequencing: A asset investment simulation system based on investment behavior analysis, time compression, and event re-sequencing has a network server containing a user profile module for account and password management, an event database containing domestic and international events that affected the financial market, a scenario module for selection of country of... Agent: Folion Financial Technology Co., Ltd.
20110153522 - Electronic enterprise capital marketplace apparatus and method: An automated and interactive system that facilitates efficient capitalization/liquidation and monitoring of private and publicly-traded enterprises through a network-driven marketplace is disclosed. The system may be comprised of a dynamic process for enterprise characterization, a customizable computational engine that utilizes statistical reference information to quantify a multi-factor scoring value for... Agent: Equitynet, LLC
20110153523 - Method and apparatus for computing and displaying a risk-return profile as a risk measure for financial assets: A method and apparatus for displaying a financial asset risk-return profile is disclosed. The method includes determining the length of a period; computing an integer number of intervals in a date range set, an interval being an integer multiple of the length of the period; for each interval, computing the... Agent:
20110153521 - Systems and methods for swap contracts management with a discount curve feedback loop: A method, system, apparatus and media are directed to managing trading of financial instruments with a clearinghouse as a counter-party to trades. A plurality of inputs that includes trade data for trades executed using the computer system is received. A discount curve for projected prices of a swap contract over... Agent:
20110153486 - Click based trading with intuitive grid display of market depth: A method and system for reducing the time it takes for a trader to place a trade when electronically trading on an exchange, thus increasing the likelihood that the trader will have orders filled at desirable prices and quantities. The “Mercury” display and trading method of the present invention ensure... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110153485 - Method and apparatus for stock and index option price improvement, participation, and internalization: A method for stock option trading includes receiving an option order at a market, contemporaneously receiving a copy of the option order at an electronic drop (EDrop) system, which is separate and distinct from the market, obtaining a potential cross quantity and a potential cross price based on the option... Agent:
20110153483 - System and method for providing financing for long/short trading strategies including convertible arbitrage transactions: A method and apparatus for providing financing for long/short trading strategies including convertible arbitrage transactions is described. First, this novel strategy packages longs and shorts into a single purpose transparent vehicle based on a Single Risk Based Strategy. Second, the platform contains rules-based modules which apply variable margins against securities... Agent: S3 Direct Funding, LLC.
20110153489 - System and method for selectively displaying market information related to a plurality of tradeable objects: A graphical interface and method are provided for selectively displaying market information corresponding to a plurality of tradeable objects. According to one example method, a scanning feature is provided in relation to a number of tradeable object indicators. Upon detecting a predefined movement of a user input device in relation... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110153487 - System and method for trading multiple tradeable objects using a single trading interface: A system and method are provided for displaying information related to a plurality of tradeable objects using a single graphical interface. One example graphical interface includes at least two screen regions displayed in relation to each other, with each region including a plurality of locations. Each location in the first... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110153484 - Systems and methods for central processing of mutual fund transactions: More efficient systems and methods for processing mutual fund transactions are provided by a centralized settlement and record-keeping repository for mutual fund shares. These systems and methods result in significant enhancements and cost savings to the mutual fund industry.... Agent: Nysc Group, Inc.
20110153488 - Systems and methods for market order volume clearing in online trading of credit derivatives: Systems and methods for market order volume clearing in online trading of credit derivatives are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for market order volume clearing may comprise: selecting, from a plurality of credit derivatives, at least one most liquid credit derivative; determining a volume clearing price level for the... Agent: Creditex Group, Inc.
20110153490 - Methods, systems, and products for providing good faith estimates: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for providing good faith estimates. When a good faith estimate for a mortgage application is selected for printing, a prompt is made to determine whether the good faith estimate will be provided to a prospective borrower. If the good faith estimate will be provided... Agent:
20110153491 - Process and architecture for structuring facilities revenue bond financings: A process and architecture may be implemented to structure ESFRB financing or refinancing for Municipal Facilities operation, construction and/or renovation to improve economic and business terms for involved or interested parties, including without limitation, a Municipal Entity which owns, for example, water/sewer facilities, airports, seaports, bus and train transit systems,... Agent:
20110153492 - Controlling a computer system enabling sharia-compliant financing: A computer system including data processing means arranged for receiving information into memory, the information enabling a transaction wherein a first party obtains property financing from a first financier by providing equitable title to the first financier and incurring obligations under a lease to the property, and wherein the first... Agent:
20110153493 - Dynamic limit funding source: Various methods and systems are provided to enable single purchases or payments to be funded from a plurality of funding sources, where the funding sources have dynamically set limits and priorities by the user. When a purchase or payment request is made, funding starts with the highest priority source, up... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110153495 - Mobile wireless payment and access: Embodiments of systems, methods, and devices are disclosed for enabling wireless mobile devices to be automatically detected and used as fare media on vehicles in a transit and/or transportation system. Embodiments include detecting a wireless mobile device and utilizing a unique identifier of the wireless mobile device to track a... Agent: Cubic Corporation
20110153494 - Systems and methods associated with distributing financing and risk among members of a value chain: System and methods associated with a distributed financing model. The distributed financing model distributes financing responsibility and risk among members of a value chain to finance certain buyers of goods or services, including those who are unable to get financing through financial institutions in the traditional manner. As a result,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110153496 - Authentication of card-not-present transactions: Methods, systems, and machine-readable media are disclosed for processing a card-not-present transaction. According to one embodiment, processing a card-not-present transaction can comprise receiving a request for a card-not-present transaction involving an enrolled consumer. The request can include information identifying the enrolled consumer. A record of information related to the enrolled... Agent: First Data Corporation
20110153498 - Payment channel returning limited use proxy dynamic value: A central platform provides proxy dynamic values for any one of a number of a cardholder's portable payment devices, upon a request for such information made during a transaction. The proxy dynamic value can be provided to the merchant, who then can route it into the acceptance network in order... Agent:
20110153499 - Performing a business transaction without disclosing sensitive identity information to a relying party: A user engages in a transaction with a relying party. The relying party requests identity information from the user in a security policy and identifies transaction elements for an on-line business transaction. Typically, the security policy and transaction elements are transmitted together; the security policy can be as little as... Agent: Novell, Inc.
20110153500 - Real time account update: A method is used in a system that includes a financial service provider coordinating accounts issued by an issuer to cardholders requesting credit from merchants. Each merchant has an acquirer with whom the financial service provider also coordinates the accounts. The method can be performed by a merchant sending a... Agent:
20110153497 - Secure transaction system and method based on biometric identification: A secure transaction system and method based on biometric identification. One or more biometric sensors (e.g., a fingerprint sensor) can be electronically connected to an input device having one or more operable keys, wherein the input device communicates with the secure transaction system to determine the identity of a user.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110153501 - Business object and system for electronic transactions: A system and method for conducting electronic transactions are provided, in which a business object is employed that includes a plurality of modular object sections that function as agreed-upon standard descriptors of an electronic transaction. The sections of the object may include a quote section, an elections section and a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110153502 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for identifying influential individuals: In some embodiments, a method includes adding at least one virtual token to an account associated with a user of a token server, upon initial association of the user with the token server. The token server can be configured to transfer virtual tokens to and from accounts associated with a... Agent:
20110153503 - Device and method for identity theft resistant transcations: An authorization device includes an input module, a key generator, and an output module. The input module receives a request to authorize a transaction between a mobile device and a merchant terminal. The key generator generates a key used for authorizing the transaction. The key relates only to the transaction.... Agent:
20110153504 - Postcard greetings for direct marketing: A method for customizing direct marketing campaigns, by utilizing relationships within a computer social network and information that is known about the social network members to find the best opportunity to provide an offer for goods and services to potential customers; providing offers for the goods and the services via... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
20110153505 - Deliver application services through business object views: Systems and methods for providing application services through business object views. In one aspect, a definition of at least one business object (BO) is included in a metadata of an application platform. The definition includes descriptions of entities of the BO, and an identification of a service provider of the... Agent:
20110153506 - Project analysis tool: A project analysis tool receives a set of activities of a project, receives user input that specifies an activity attribute, groups the activities into groups according to different attribute values, and displays each group's activities within a line located by their start times. Alternatively, the tool receives user input that... Agent: Acumen Pm, LLC
20110153507 - System, method, and apparatus for server-storage-network optimization for application service level agreements: A computer-implemented method for determining, from a system including a plurality of data center resources, at least one configuration of data center resources for an implementation of an application. The method includes receiving application information and receiving information regarding known internal features up the data center resources. The method also... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110153508 - Estimating values of assets: A body of information elements is maintained including facts, assumptions, and relationships, at least one element being generated from the others using the relationships and representative of an estimate of a value of, or a market size of a product or service associated with, an asset. The relationships each define... Agent:
20110153509 - Method and apparatus for cross-referencing important ip relationships: This document discusses, among other things, a system and method to provide cross-referencing of important IP relationships. The system comprising software executing on a computing platform for displaying relationships between various domains of IP information selected from the group of claims, prosecution history, products, concepts or art.... Agent: Ip Development Venture
20110153511 - Device, method for managing distributed service level agreement quality information and management system of service level agreement: A device for discretely managing quality of an SLA according to the present invention is an SLA quality information management device for managing quality of service level agreement, including: a data management unit that shares SLA quality information generated by each of a provisioning management device, a fault management device,... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110153510 - System and method for automated processing of requests for approval of materials for business development: A system and method for automated processing requests for reviewing and approving business development materials, such as marketing flipbooks and request for proposals, etc., for compliance and performance approval employs an application server that presents a web-based request form. A requestor uses the request form to enter information regarding the... Agent: American International Group, Inc.
20110153512 - Apparatus for customer authentication of an item: An apparatus is provided for authentication of an item or a label by storing unique random serial numbers or codes in a remote secure storage that can be used to authenticate the item or the label, generating a pointer to each stored unique random serial number/code and storing the generated... Agent: Dt Labs, LLC
20110153513 - Automated product shipment with carrier quality feedback: The present invention provides a method for shipping products that include (a) sending requests for quotations by electronic transmission to a plurality of selected carriers based upon customer order specifications, available delivery options and a carrier quality database; (b) selecting a carrier quotation based upon quotations received by electronic transmission... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110153515 - Distributed capture system for use with a legacy enterprise content management system: A distributed capture system is disclosed which enables digital content to be captured in various formats and interfaced with a plurality ECM) platforms which enables the distributed capture system to be seamlessly integrated with a customer's legacy ECM system. The system is configured to receive various financial records that are... Agent:
20110153514 - Generating customer-specific solution documentation: The disclosed techniques enable a customer or solution provider to generate customer-specific solution documentation according to an organizational design corresponding to a customer from generic, or “out-of-the-box,” documentation. A solution package includes an assumed, out-of-box organizational design, out-of-box solution documentation and solution materials. A customer or information technology (IT) integrator... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110153516 - Method and terminal for generating and applying electronic service guide information: A method and terminal for generating and applying ESG information are disclosed. The method comprises: a terminal generates ESG information by using service identifiers and presents the ESG information to a user; the terminal extracts corresponding program playing information from a CMCT or an SMCT by using a service identifier... Agent: Zte Corporation
20110153517 - System and method for enabling product development: A comprehensive platform for developing digital products. A standardized process is applied to a product development effort and an online portal provides tools to aid the product development, assessment, funding and commercializing products. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between users. Business rules,... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153518 - System and method for enabling product development: A comprehensive platform for developing digital products. A standardized process is applied to a product development effort and an online portal provides tools to aid the product development, assessment, funding and commercializing products. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between users. Business rules,... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110153519 - Systems and methods for generating trigger networks corresponding to event-condition-action rules: Systems and methods consistent with the invention may include executing a business task by receiving an instruction to execute a business task; generating an event-condition-action (ECA) rule during execution of the business task; generating a graphical representation corresponding to the ECA rule; and executing, using a processor of the computer... Agent: Sap Ag
20110153524 - System and method for automated building services design: A building systems design process uses computer hardware and software to examine multiple possible solutions to the design of building services systems including plumbing, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, electrical power and lighting through automated calculation procedures and iterative computing methods. The process examines multiple valid solutions to the system design requirements,... Agent: Aea Integration
20110153525 - Method and system for managing power consumption using geolocation information: A method of controlling power consumption comprising defining a boundary region surrounding a power-consuming structure and obtaining geolocations for one or more mobile terminals over a telecommunications network. The method also comprises determining whether or not the one or more mobile terminals are located inside or outside of said boundary... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20110153527 - Reusable envelope with a pair of adhesive strips: The invention comprises a blank for an envelope including a front panel, a rear panel and a closure panel, the closure panel being connectable in use to the front panel, the blank having two gluing areas by which the closure panel may be connected to the front panel in use.... Agent:
20110153526 - Static ad frame: A static ad frame used vertically and horizontally around the viewing area of a flat panel television or digital display to advertise, promote, market, and/or convey a message to individuals viewing content on the associated flat panel television or digital display via images and/or words printed on the frame's exposed... Agent:06/16/2011 > 170 patent applications in 82 patent subcategories. invention type
20110145005 - Method and system for automatic business content discovery: A system and method for automatic business content discovery are described. In various embodiments, a system includes modules to bind business terms to data validation rules and search data sources for data matching data validation rules. In various embodiments, the system binds matching data to data validation rules. In various... Agent:
20110145006 - Apparatus and procedure for identifying patients and marking containers for biological samples of said patients: An apparatus is described for identifying the patient and marking the laboratory test tubes associated with said patient during the sampling of biological material to be analysed, comprising a high-security portable hardware device (1) for processing and storing the patient's data, a device (2) for reading said portable hardware device... Agent: InpecoIPLtd.
20110145010 - Dynamic user-definable template for group test: An information processing system, a method and a computer-readable storage medium are provided. The information processing system can include instructions which are executable by the processor to perform a method which includes defining a template containing information usable to generate a computer-displayable table. The table can have collection prompts for... Agent: Soft Computer Consultants, Inc.
20110145008 - Influenza vaccine administration payment device processing: A payment device has identifiers, read in a magnetic strip or visual indicia by a healthcare provider, for an influenza vaccine and an account issued by an issuer to a party (e.g.; a governmental entity) upon which a transaction can be conducted that is limited to administering the influenza vaccine.... Agent:
20110145009 - Methods and systems related to transmission of nutraceutical associatd information: The present disclosure relates to methods and systems related to transmission of nutraceutical associated information.... Agent:
20110145007 - System and method for automated payment of insurance claims via real-time exchange of information: A system for real-time provider reimbursement of insurance claims is provided and includes an insurance system server for storing information regarding a member, and for receiving information regarding reimbursement of insurance claims. The information regarding reimbursement of insurance claims is received from a computer associated with a member. The system... Agent:
20110145011 - System and methods for submitting medication claims by a point-of-care physician: A method for submitting a claim form for a dispensed medication to a patient by a point-of-care physician including determining the dispensed medication and payor for the patient by the point-of-care physician; acquiring a national provider identifier number and a non-pharmacy dispensing number for the point-of-care physician; displaying to a... Agent: Targeted Medical Pharma, Inc.
20110145017 - system and method for providing information regarding a medication: A system and method for providing information regarding a medication comprising the steps of, retrieving data, associated with the medication, generating a checklist on the basis of the retrieved data, wherein the checklist is arranged with at least one item for checking with a patient.... Agent:
20110145018 - Drug and medical device safety and support information reporting system, processing device and method: A reporting system, including a processing device, and method provides drug and medical device safety and support information during a workflow of a healthcare provider. The system and method electronically acquires, maps, generates, compiles, verifies and transfers in real time critical information regarding particular drugs and medical devices required by... Agent:
20110145012 - Generating a healthcare timeline: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for generating healthcare timelines are provided. In embodiments, healthcare timelines are generated based on a clinical condition identified for a patient and a patient care plan associated with the clinical condition. Evidence-based best practice standards are evaluated to generate the healthcare timeline as well as... Agent: Cerner Innovation, Inc.
20110145015 - Health-care e-commerce systems and methods: A virtual health-care electronic commerce community includes a network to communicate information relating to the community; one or more patients coupled to the network; one or more treating professionals coupled to the network; and a server coupled to the network, the server storing data for each patient and performing patient... Agent: Align Technology, Inc.
20110145013 - Integrated electronic health record (ehr) system with transcription, speech recognition and automated data extraction: An integrated health record system comprises a platform including a processor coupled to a medical application. The system includes at least one input device coupled to the processor. The input device receives patient information of a patient via an electronic form and receives vital signs of the patient. The medical... Agent:
20110145014 - International life-saving rapid retrieving tool: A method for maintaining medical records online, with the nursing perspective, comprises of receiving medical records and converting the data to electronic form from any format received. Login information is received by a reviewer for allowing review of the medical records. The reviewed and un-reviewed medical records are securely stored... Agent:
20110145016 - Secure data card: An apparatus for storing information has a input device to allow a user to communicate with the apparatus and to allow the apparatus to output information to said user; a storage portion including a compression device to compress information stored in the storage portion; and a cipher to perform multilayered... Agent: Idatamap Pty. Ltd.
20110145022 - Insurance product model-based apparatus and method: An insurance product model comprising insurance policy metadata is provided (101) in a computer memory. The insurance policy metadata may comprise, at least in part, data that describes information that comprises a given corresponding insurance policy. A computer then serves to substantively interpret (102) this insurance product model to facilitate... Agent: Guidewire Software, Inc.
20110145020 - Method and system of combining money transfer services with life insurance: The present invention is a new business method that intends to reduce the risk, help, and protect the economic security of the foreign families who are dependants from the income that come from the foreign workers inside the U.S.A. territory. The invention helps by offering protection through a life insurance... Agent:
20110145023 - System and method for incentivizing insurance participation utilizing social networking systems: A computer-implemented method is provide to incentivize a policy holder of an insurance company to increase membership in the insurance company. This method includes the act of, using a processing device, generating a unique code and associating the unique code to each policy holder in a memory associated with a... Agent: Unitrin Direct Insurance Company
20110145019 - System for funding third-party-administered losses: A computerized system for funding third-party-administered insurance claims includes at least one processor configured to provide a claim data throughput module for receiving at least one claim transaction from at least one third party administrator, an administrative services module for receiving at least one bank transaction from at least one... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20110145021 - Systems and methods for processing medical claims: The system is an advanced, web-enabled, clearinghouse that facilitates efficient and effective claim routing, monitoring and report retrieval. A claim status summary is displayed that links directly to a rejected claim listing, wherein each rejected claim listed is a link to associated detailed claim information. The detailed claim information display... Agent: Navicure, Inc.
20110145024 - Computerized platform for selling tickets for sporting events that take place in a stadium: A system for ordering tickets for sporting events that are taking place in a stadium is provided herein. In an early bird stage, a seat allocation function calculates an amount of seats in the stadium for each fan club and offers it as a service order. Parameters of the seat... Agent: Ticket2final Ltd.
20110145025 - Multi-destination trip selection: A method of selecting at least one trip from a plurality of possible trips, each of the plurality of possible trips being for travel from an origin location and comprising stops at a plurality of destinations. The method is performed in computer apparatus configured to execute the method. The method... Agent:
20110145028 - Establishment and sustenance of knowledge continuity process: A system and method for establishment and sustenance of Knowledge Continuity Process in a phase wise manner within an organization and/or among multiple organizations comprising knowledge drivers, business drivers, a leadoff team, a knowledge expert team, a knowledge administrator, knowledge distillation and diffusion, learning's from the past archive, business leagues,... Agent: Larsen & Toubro Limited
20110145026 - Software-centric methodology for verification and validation of fault models: A method for verifying and improving a vehicle fault model is disclosed. The method includes analyzing the available field failure data that includes vehicle symptoms and failures for many vehicles. The method performs an analysis using the field failure data that includes using subject matter expert knowledge to determine the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110145027 - System for visually processing and presenting cost estimates: A system and method for visually processing and presenting cost estimates includes a CPU; primary input hardware for entering data and commands to the CPU; output hardware including a display for displaying information; a memory unit having a stored 2D/3D puzzle database, a stored assembly information record list database, and... Agent:
20110145029 - Tracking and reporting construction, completion, and inspection status: A user interface enables a user to associate a poly-line representation of a facility floor plan, having a plurality of shapes that correspond to contiguous areas of the facility floor plan, with a database of business parameters relating to condition of the contiguous areas. A report generator generates a visual... Agent: Hts, LLC
20110145030 - Tracking and reporting construction, completion, and inspection status: A computer-implemented method for determining optimal or near-optimal product order quantities for receipt on one or more predetermined days is disclosed. The method includes: obtaining inventory data for each of a range of products over a predetermined time period including the one or more predetermined days; generating and storing a... Agent:
20110145031 - Method and system for workflow management of a business process: A method and system for workflow management in a business process environment is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes determining respective attributes of a plurality of business documents received via an input device of the computing device, and receiving a set of business rules associated with the plurality of... Agent:
20110145033 - System and method for communicating vending information: A system and method for communicating vending information for a digital video disc is provided. A plurality of vending transaction data is received, wherein each of the plurality of data comprises a transaction timestamp and corresponds to a rental transaction for a digital video disc. The plurality of vending transaction... Agent: Redbox Automated Retail, LLC
20110145032 - Workforce management system for forecasting and scheduling work items that cross intervals: A forecast and plan generation process for a workforce management (WFM) system implements an algorithm to calculate staffing requirements when average handling time (AHT) is longer than a data collection statistics period and/or a work item is in progress of being handled in more than one interval. A schedule generation... Agent:
20110145034 - Method and system for estimating project delay: An approach is provided for determining an estimated completion time for a task and/or a project. A plurality of electronic communications of a plurality of users are accessed, wherein the electronic communications relate to a common project engaged in by the users. Timing information is extracted from the electronic communications.... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110145035 - System and method for modeling, executing, and monitoring activities: A method to manage a plurality of activities that includes, for example, determining a dependency between a state of a first activity of the plurality of activities and a state of a second activity of the plurality of activities, the dependency requiring that the state of the second activity change... Agent:
20110145036 - Change management in route-based projects: Managing change in the design of a route-based project. Receiving data (a ticket) regarding a proposed change to the design of a route-based project. Associating the ticket with a project in a geographic information system (GIS). Communicating the ticket to an Analyst. Receiving spatializing data regarding the ticket. The ticket... Agent:
20110145037 - Document management method and apparatus to process a workflow task by parallel or serially processing subtasks thereof: A method to facilitate workflow processing in a business enterprise comprising identifying a principal task in a workflow process; splitting the principal task into two or more subtasks according actual practices of the business enterprise wherein the splitting includes determining which subtasks are to be created, which are to be... Agent: Vertafore, Inc.
20110145039 - Computer implemented methods and systems of determining matches between searchers and providers: The inventive subject matter is generally directed to matching a party with another party based on profiling of the parties, and optionally an industry category, for parameters that are relevant to making a match. In certain embodiments, the inventive subject matter facilitates matches between searchers and service providers based on... Agent: Quotify Technology, Inc.
20110145038 - Prediction market systems and methods: The present disclosure provides a method and system for predicting markets, including providing a plurality of prediction questions by an administrator over a network interface, displaying a first screen whereby a user may choose between a plurality of tabs containing a plurality of prediction question topics, displaying a second screen... Agent:
20110145040 - Content recommendation: Content recommendation techniques are described. In an implementation, content preferences for a group are determined by identifying an intersection of content preferences for individual users in the group. Content that is currently available for presentation is recommended based on the intersection by comparing the content preferences for the group with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110145041 - System for communication between users and global media-communication network: A system of communication between users via a global media-communication network including a subsystem for storage and playback of media-products, a subsystem for defining an emotional profile of a user, a subsystem for user feedback and playback of media-products in real time mode, a subsystem for storage of chosen preferences,... Agent: Innovationet
20110145042 - Vehicle fuel efficiency optimization based on vehicle usage patterns: An invention for indicating a vehicle fuel efficiency for at least one vehicle usage pattern is provided. The invention analyzes vehicle usage patterns to discern if the vehicle is being operated in a fuel-efficient manner. Patterns of inefficient operation are detected and conveyed to the user to inform the user... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110145044 - Systems and methods for generating a virtual value item for a promotional campaign: Systems and methods for managing a promotional campaign are provided. In one embodiment, a promotional campaign engine communicates in real-time with a participant's mobile computing device, receives an electronic campaign entry from the mobile computing device, and based on a rule set, generates a virtual value item in an established... Agent: Giftango Corporation
20110145045 - Monetary distribution of behavioral demographics and fan-supported distribution of commercial content: A method includes identifying a media file for distribution and identifying a plurality of commercial messages as possible content that can be associated with the media file when it is distributed. Votes from a plurality of customers can be received, with each vote reflecting a customer's preference for at least... Agent: Eardish Corporation
20110145046 - Reward system for distribution of advertisements: An advertiser distributes advertisements to a consumer. Subsequently, a computing system associated with the advertiser receives reward requests from the consumers when the consumers have consumed the advertisements and from participating merchants when the consumers perform transactions with the participating merchants. In response to receiving the reward requests, monetary rewards... Agent: Serdist 21, S.l.
20110145047 - System and method for applying credits from third parties for redemption at member retailers: According to one embodiment of the invention, an electronic device is adapted to receive and upload digital credits for later application as part of payment for purchases at particular retailer. The electronic device comprises a memory to store an incoming credit email message, and a processor that, in response to... Agent:
20110145048 - System & method for presenting content to captive audiences: Marketing/advertising presentations are customized for transit passengers, such as commercial airline passengers. The passengers offer a good captive audience during long-duration trips since there is little opportunity for distraction. The passengers' attention and participation can be guaranteed by offering differing levels of incentives (e.g. reduced fare, upgraded seats, product/service discounts,... Agent:
20110145043 - Method and system for improving the truthfulness, reliability, and segmentation of opinion research panels: An example relates to survey analysis, survey panel members analysis, accuracy metrics, reliability analysis, and statistical analysis, to come up with confidence levels, and get an overall reliability of survey panel members, based on a score and percentile, and give incentives to the panel members, based on their reliability scores,... Agent:
20110145049 - Dispensing digital objects to an electronic wallet: A configuration system and method is disclosed that includes a unified and integrated configuration that is composed of a payment system, an advertising system, and an identity management system such that the unified system has all of the benefits of the individual systems as well as several additional synergistic benefits.... Agent:
20110145050 - Activity-based compatibility testing for preliminarily matched users via interactive social media: Matchmaking between a plurality of users is facilitated. This may include providing a virtual space to the users that enables the user to interact in an immersive manner. Matches may be proposed between users, and then activities to be attempted by the matched users may be provided. The activities may... Agent:
20110145051 - Systems and methods for suggesting products for purchase from a retail establishment using a mobile device: Techniques for suggesting products for purchase from a retail establishment using a mobile device allow a user to receive, on the user's mobile device, product suggestions and offers that are relevant to one or more products that the user has already scanned for purchase in the retail establishment, that are... Agent: Aislebuyer LLC
20110145052 - Consumption management systems and methods integrated with social networks: Consumption management systems and methods integrated with social networks are provided. The system includes a member management system and a social network system. The member management system receives consumption data of a client, and generates a consumption message according to the consumption data. The member management system transmits the consumption... Agent:
20110145053 - Supply chain management systems and methods: Various systems, methods, apparatus and techniques for conducting interactions between and among consumers and sellers use a networked configuration of devices, where the network includes servers and memory storage apparatus. Consumers can provide various types of information and data via the network to be stored for later retrieval and to... Agent:
20110145054 - System and method for electronically capturing digital coupons with printing and redemption at a targeted retailer: According to an embodiment of the invention, a method is performed in which a print configuration for an electronic device is saved. Therefore, a virtual print driver is installed (or activated) on the electronic device. The virtual print driver operates so that, when a digital coupon image is selected for... Agent:
20110145055 - Branded content laden commercial portals: In one embodiment, the present disclosure contemplates a computer system, which, upon being programmed, is configured to perform a method comprising identifying an entity associated with a user of a user computer connected to the computer system; and providing an Internet Portal to the user computer on behalf of the... Agent: Innerfund, Ltd.
20110145056 - Interactive online closed loop marketing system and method: An interactive online closed loop marketing system and method for marketing of a technical product or service product to companies and/or users of a plurality of network management systems is provided. A database populated with anonymous aggregate IT asset inventory information, user information, and company information (gathered and aggregated through... Agent: Spiceworks, Inc.
20110145057 - Method and system of providing offers by messaging services: A system and method for providing coupon targeting delivers a message responsive to a user request and for compensating workers performing diverse tasks assigns point values to various tasks. The response message, which may be an SMS or IM message, includes a list of offers in an order based on... Agent: Chacha Search, Inc.
20110145058 - Method and a system for keyword valuation: A system for keyword valuation is described. An example system includes a communications module, a valuation model selector, and a keyword value calculator. The communications module may be configured to receive a request for a value of a keyword. The valuation model selector may be configured to select a valuation... Agent:
20110145059 - Allocating advertising space in a network of displays: Systems and methods for allocating space for advertisements in a network of electronic display devices are provided. Attribute information indicating retailer and categories of products available for purchase in the vicinity of a display device is maintained for each device in a database. Advertisers may upload advertisement messages to a... Agent: Google Inc.
20110145060 - Broadcasting method of advertisement: There is provided a method of broadcasting advertisements comprising calculating online scheduling values in proportion to preferences of users in each area of advertisement display devices for advertisement items; calculating a standard deviation between the online scheduling values of the advertisement display devices; selecting an advertisement item having a maximum... Agent:
20110145061 - Individualized marketing to improve capacity utilization: Suppliers of goods and/or services subject to shifts in capacity utilization design and implement marketing campaigns around utilization forecasts, targeting marketing expenditures on periods of excess capacity rather than periods without excess capacity, and in some embodiments also to alter variables such as pricing, consumer targeting, or even the intensity... Agent: Kayak Software Corporation
20110145062 - Determining use of a display characteristic: A display characteristic determination machine receives a request to display seller-related content that references an item available for sale. The display characteristic determination machine identifies a display characteristic available from a web server, determines that the seller-related content is to be displayed using the display characteristic, and communicates to the... Agent:
20110145063 - Targeting applications with advertisements: Collecting application execution data by a push service and targeting application programs with advertisements based on the collected data. Statistics such as activity, popularity, and frequency of execution for each of the application programs are generated based on the collected data. The statistics are matched to advertising campaigns to select... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110145065 - Consumer targeted advertising through network infrastructure: In one embodiment, a method for determining a consumer's interest in products and services is disclosed. Once the consumer's interests are determined advertisers can refine their advertisements to meet the consumer's specific needs and demands. A method for providing targeted information begins by receiving data comprising at least one of... Agent:
20110145064 - Systems and methods for managing content associated with multiple brand categories within a social media system: Embodiments of the present disclosure generally relate to aspects of an Internet-accessible brand management system (BMS) that allows marketers (e.g., corporations, organizations, etc.) to efficiently organize, create, maintain, and display content associated with many brand categories or brand items within a brand category on a single social media system (SMS)... Agent: Vitrue, Inc.
20110145067 - Associative search engine: This invention relates to an advertisement machine which provides advertisements to a user searching for desired information within a data network. The machine receives, from a user, a search request including a search argument corresponding to the desired information and searches, based upon the received search argument, a first database... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited
20110145066 - Generating keyword-based requests for content: Systems and methods are provided for dynamically ordering advertisements received from at least one advertisement supplier. In one embodiment, a method includes sending a request to at least a first advertisement supplier; receiving one or more advertisements from the at least first advertisement supplier; identifying a prioritizing parameter associated with... Agent:
20110145068 - Associating rendered advertisements with digital content: A system and method for associating rendered advertisements with digital content is described. In some examples, the system receives an image of a rendered advertisement, information associated with digital content, and information associating the rendered advertisement with the digital content via a web portal.... Agent:
20110145069 - Targeted consumer advertising: Targeted advertising is disclosed. Advertiser-set targeted consumer advertising is saved with interest, location, and time as selection parameters for the targeted consumer. Immediate consumer-triggered interest information is received from a client apparatus of a consumer, and location information determining the present location of the client apparatus is also received. The... Agent: Cascard Oy
20110145070 - System and method for creating, distributing, and monetizing user-generated content in a retail environment: A system and method for monetizing user-generated content in a retail environment may include enabling users to upload respective user-generated content via a communications network. User-generated content may be selected from one of the uploaded user-generated content submitted by one of the users. Sponsor content may be received from a... Agent: Automated Media Services, Inc.
20110145074 - Apparatuses, methods and systems for an environmental advertising, financing and management platform: An advertising, financing and management platform (“ECO AD PLATFORM”) transforms pollution offset inputs via ECO AD PLATFORM components into carbon credit outputs. A pollution offset request may be obtained from a consumer for a specified environment-impacting activity. Environment-impacting activity parameters associated with the environment-impacting activity may be discerned. An environment... Agent:
20110145071 - Domestic billboard apparatus and communication method using the same: A domestic billboard apparatus, communication, and business methods using the same are disclosed. The apparatus provides for viewing of content of personal interest to a household member such as family photographs, and along with that enables communication of advertisement flyers and messages related to products and services. The apparatus further... Agent:
20110145073 - Multi-function kiosk system: A kiosk includes a first display and a second display. An interactive interface is also included to allow a user to interact with the kiosk and select content for display on the second display. A computing device is operatively coupled to the first display, second display and interactive interface for... Agent: Keoconnect LLC
20110145072 - System and method for producing and displaying content representing a brand persona: A computer implemented method for producing and displaying content representing a brand persona, the method including the steps of providing at least one consumer database containing a plurality of consumer profiles with consumer preference identifying data stored on a data storage device, providing at least one brand database containing details... Agent:
20110145075 - Targeted consumer advertising: Implementation of micropayments regarding targeted consumer advertising is disclosed. Fees for consumers for receiving targeted consumer advertisements of targeted consumer advertising are recorded. Consumer-specific micropayment orders are issued, each consumer-specific micropayment order fixing a sum on the basis of the consumer's recorded fees. A commission invoice for the targeted consumer... Agent: Cascard Oy
20110145076 - Mobile campaign creation: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for analyzing a mobile content website, generating keywords that represent relevant terms used on the content website, and presenting a marketing program associated with the keywords to a mobile content sponsor.... Agent:
20110145077 - Settlement terminal, control method therefor, and pos terminal: According to one embodiment, a settlement terminal includes a card reading unit, an input unit, a card settlement unit, a cumulative storing unit, and a display unit. The card reading unit reads information stored in a card for settlement. The input unit inputs transaction information. The card settlement unit settles,... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110145078 - Datacode reading apparatus: Moving image data output from an image sensing device is input. An image display output unit processes the moving image data and displays it on the display screen of a display as a real-time moving image. A decode processing notification unit displays the moving image data output from the image... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110145079 - Wireless network access prepayment systems and methods: A method of providing network access includes entering network access information into a merchant device at a merchant location. The information relates to a request from a customer to obtain network access. The method also includes causing the information to be transmitted to a host computer system from the merchant... Agent: The Western Union Company
20110145080 - Anonymous pharmacy order processing: In an illustrative implementation, an anonymous pharmacy order processing system includes means for protecting downstream systems from exposure to confidential identity information, thereby protecting a customer's privacy. In a preferred embodiment, a pharmacy system can generate a generic identifier corresponding to a prescription. The pharmacy system optionally sends the generic... Agent: Target Brands, Inc.
20110145081 - Methods and systems for providing enhanced data for co-brand payment card transactions: A method and system for processing a financial transaction using an enhanced payment card through a multi-party payment card interchange network are provided. An authorization request message generated at a point of sale (POS) device associated with a merchant is received at a computer associated with the interchange network. The... Agent:
20110145082 - Merchant alerts incorporating receipt data: One embodiment of the invention is directed to a system comprising a server and a consumer device in operative communication with the server. The server comprises a processor and a computer readable medium coupled to the processor. The computer readable medium comprises computer readable program code embodied therein. The computer... Agent:
20110145083 - System and method for issuing digital receipts for purchase transactions over a network: A system and method for providing digital receipts for purchase transactions are provided. The method includes the steps receiving information for a first credit card account for executing a transaction; retrieving a first customer record from a database using information from the first credit card account; charging an amount of... Agent: Reagan Inventions, LLC
20110145086 - Methods, apparatus, and systems for supporting purchases of goods and services via prepaid telecommunication accounts: Apparatus and method for detecting in real-time when a User of a prepaid telecommunications account tries to complete a data, voice or financial transaction to purchase a product or service but cannot, due to insufficient funds in the Prepaid Account. The system then determines whether the Account is eligible to... Agent: Zonamovil, Inc.
20110145084 - Online negotiation system and method: A computer system and method carried out by the system for assisting parties in negotiation the sale price of real estate or personal property is disclosed wherein a web server receives a property listing from a seller at an asking price, receives a bid from a buyer at an offer... Agent: Egoc8.com LLC
20110145085 - System for assessing environmental impact of processing print jobs: A system for assessing environmental impact of processing print jobs includes a processor and a computer-readable storage medium. The computer-readable storage medium in communication with the processor and comprises one or more programming instructions for: electronically receiving a campaign specification data structure including at least one job specification; operatively selecting... Agent:
20110145088 - Method of direct-to-consumer reverse logistics: A method of reverse logistics using an auction to sell products directly to consumers from a store instead of using a third party reclamation company. One or more methods of auctioning one or more typically unsalable items directly to purchasers from a retail store including the steps of providing a... Agent: Sunrise R&d Holdings, LLC
20110145087 - Real time electronic commerce telecommunication system and method: An auction system and method, which identifies at least one lot to be auctioned, having a plurality of units within the lot and associated auction parameters; transmits a remaining quantity of units within the lot from a central server to a plurality of remote locations; receives bid identifications for remaining... Agent:
20110145092 - Systems and methods for confirming purchases of products from a retail establishment using a mobile device: Techniques for confirming purchases of products from a retail establishment using a mobile device allow for loss prevention personnel at a retail establishment to confirm that users exiting the retail establishment in possession of physical products have legitimately purchased those products via their mobile devices while within the retail establishment.... Agent: Aislebuyer LLC
20110145089 - Real-time ride share system: A method of organizing the sharing of vehicle trips includes receiving a ride request from one or more riders, wherein the ride request includes a rider location and a rider destination, identifying a beginning waypoint and an ending waypoint for vehicle travel, determining a vehicle route based on the beginning... Agent: General Motors LLC
20110145093 - Systems and methods for purchasing products from a retail establishment using a mobile device: Techniques for purchasing products from a retail establishment using a mobile device allow a user to transact a purchase of physical products within a retail establishment site, without need for significant interaction with personnel of the retail establishment to transact the purchase. The user may install a software application on... Agent: Aislebuyer LLC
20110145090 - Method and system of placing an order for a custom stamp using an identifier: A method of placing an order for a custom stamp, including purchasing a standard stamp mount where each stamp mount has associated with it a separate discreet identifier. Under control of a client system, information for ordering the custom stamp is displayed and a request to order the custom stamp... Agent: 206532 Ontario Inc. C.o.b. As T.c.i. Stamps
20110145094 - Cloud servicing brokering: The present invention provides a solution to perform pricing and brokering of Cloud services. Illustrative pricing/charging plans include “pay as you go (subscription)” and “pay for what you use (dynamic)”. The present invention also provides a way to display a price next to service. In general, a broker agent (hereinafter... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110145091 - Method, medium, and system for universal shopping cart order injection and payment determination: A universal shopping cart is provided that obtains and orders products and services from different merchants located on the Internet. The consumer completes all of their shopping on the shopping site and is not directed to another merchant's site to complete an order. The universal shopping cart provides a monitoring... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110145095 - Order fulfillment method: A business-to-business transaction clearinghouse integrates the traditional point-to-point business supply chain at the clearinghouse. The clearinghouse provides cost effective access to a wide variety of members and includes value-added services. Members of the clearinghouse can include trading members, members that help the trading members ship their products, and banking members.... Agent: Supply Chain Connect, LLC
20110145099 - Graphical user interface, system and method for managing contacts within an online stationery system: A graphical user interface, system and method are described for managing a contacts database within an online stationery service. For example, one embodiment of the invention comprises a graphical user interface comprising: a first region for displaying the listing of contacts received from the stationery service contacts manager, the contacts... Agent:
20110145104 - Method and device utilizing polymorphic data in e-commerce: An aspect of the present invention includes a protocol for conveying data during an e-commerce session with a polymorphic response, comprising initiating a session with a message from a buyer application to a broker application and a session identifier assigned by the broker application; conducting the session between the buyer... Agent: Open Network Invention LLC
20110145106 - Method and system for collaborative and private sessions: Examples of a method and system for collaborative and private sessions are provided. A cursor movement request may be received from at least two users of a plurality of users of a collaborative session during a time period. The cursor may move on a common interface according to the cursor... Agent:
20110145102 - Methods and systems for initiating application processes by data capture from rendered documents: Systems, apparatus and methods for implementing transaction applications using a handheld document data capture device are described herein. The handheld device captures information from a rendered document. The captured information is processed to identify an electronic document corresponding to the rendered document. Information captured from the rendered document by the... Agent:
20110145096 - Remote servicing system: Embodiments of the invention provide methods to manage communication between a local and remote computing system communicating with each other through a network. In some embodiments, a method includes broadcasting a poll across a network to a plurality of remote computing systems in response to user interaction at the local... Agent: A Big Blessed Family, LLC
20110145103 - Service brokering using domain name servers: Systems and methods according to these exemplary embodiments provide techniques for locating a service using DNS search techniques. For example, an IP address of a customer's end user device (10, 20, 30) can be used to perform a reverse DNS search from which an entry pointing to a service, e.g.,... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20110145097 - System and method for managing contacts within an online stationery system: A system and method are described for managing a contacts database within an online stationery service. For example, a system implemented within an online stationery service according to one embodiment comprises: a contacts import module to read contacts data from one or more local or online contacts databases, convert the... Agent:
20110145098 - System and method for managing contacts within an online stationery system: A system and method are described for managing a contacts database within an online stationery service. For example, a system implemented within an online stationery service according to one embodiment comprises: a stationery service contacts manager to manage a set of contacts data within a stationery service contacts database in... Agent:
20110145100 - System and method for procesing personalized stationery designs and selecting fulfillment order sites: A system and method are described for digitally processing a stationery order and for selecting an optimum fulfillment site for fulfilling the stationery order. For example, a method according to one embodiment of the invention comprises: providing an end user with a set of selectable stationery templates, the stationery personalization... Agent:
20110145101 - System, method and graphical user interface for managing contacts and calendars within an online card system: A system, method and graphical user interface (GUI) are described for managing a contacts and calendar database within an online stationery/card service. For example, a system implemented by an online stationery/card service allowing a user to personalize and send non-electronic stationery/cards is described, the system comprising: a graphical user interface... Agent:
20110145105 - Viewing shopping information on a network based social platform: A system for viewing shopping information on a social networking platform is disclosed. At the social networking platform, the system receives a request from a user device corresponding to a first user of the social networking platform to view a list of a second user of the social networking platform.... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110145108 - Method for obtaining information relating to a product, electronic device, server and system related thereto: The present invention relates to a method, an electronic device, a server and a system to easily and quickly obtain product information of a product selected by a user from a picture or movie. The method for obtaining information comprises the steps displaying at least one image to a user... Agent:
20110145107 - On-line mail processing system and mobile device application therefor: A method for determining the postage associated with the delivery of an article including the steps of receiving an acquired image of the article over a network from a web enabled device (ii) comparing the acquired digital imaged to a plurality of stored digital images to ermine the identity of... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
20110145109 - On-line savings account: An on-line savings page for managing a savings account includes a list of items the user is saving for, where each item has a specified priority. A savings rate for each item is determined by the savings account based on the priority and total savings rate. The user is notified... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110145111 - Dynamic payment methods and devices: Systems and methods according to these exemplary embodiments provide techniques for facilitating the selection of a billing gateway (120, 504) by an end user device (10, 20, 30) when an end user (10, 20, 30) orders content for the end user device or another device as desired.... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20110145110 - Index information management device and method according to charging period in service level agreement system: An index management device of a service level agreement system includes: an external link processor for receiving a customized service request for requesting a different service per subscriber received by a subscriber subscription management system; a quality manager for extracting needed information from output information from the external link processor;... Agent: Kt Corporation
20110145112 - Flexible and adaptive accrual method and apparatus for calculating and facilitating compliance with taxes and other obligations: A computer-based system and method calculates and facilitates revenue accrual, for making larger, less frequent payments of estimated taxes or other obligations. Payer preferences are applied to satisfy variable payment intervals, amounts, and available resources. The obligation, required payments, and set-aside schedules are recalculated as needed, under payer and/or system... Agent: Dynatax Solutions, Ltd.
20110145113 - Portable electronic checkbook with security identification protocols: A portable electronic checkbook having a security identification scanner to prevent its use by an unauthorized person, the electronic checkbook having a cassette slidably receivable therein containing check quality paper, and a means for activating the checkbook, entering data with respect to a check to be written and printing and... Agent:
20110145114 - Computer implemented system for self-managed incentive program: This invention is directed to a computer implemented system and method for enabling a user to create a self-managed incentive program. A provider system coupled to a communication network is provided for access by a plurality of authorized users associated with a plurality of client organizations. A hierarchy module having... Agent:
20110145115 - Customized content billing management server and method: Provided is a customized billing method for content service. A content service billing method in a billing management server for charging a fee for use of content service provided to a user via a communication network includes collecting billing information for calculating a content service use fee for a user... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110145116 - Systems and methods for generating payment due notifications: Systems and methods for generating payment due notifications are provided. A payor and a payee of the payor may be identified by a payment service provider system. At least one notification control parameter associated with communicating payment due notifications to the payor may be identified. Based at least in part... Agent: Checkfree Corporation
20110145118 - Asset acquisition, management and occupation systems and methods: Asset acquisition, management and/or occupation systems and methods are disclosed. One of the methods of acquiring an asset includes a first party approving the asset selected by a second party and the first party purchasing the asset. The method includes the first party and the second party agreeing that the... Agent: Pft (ip) Pty Ltd
20110145117 - Clearing system that determines settlement prices of derivatives in financial portfolios: Methods, systems and apparatuses are described for credit default swap (CDS) settlement pricing. The method includes receiving at least quoted prices and/or executed prices, and using them to calculate a settlement price of CDSs in a portfolio. The calculation of the settlement price may also consider other information, such as... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20110145122 - Method and apparatus for consumer interaction based on spend capacity: Share of Wallet (“SoW”) is a modeling approach that utilizes various data sources to provide outputs that describe a consumer's spending capability, tradeline history including balance transfers, and balance information. These outputs can be appended to data profiles of customers and prospects and can be utilized to support decisions involving... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110145121 - Method and apparatus for providing and processing installment plans at a terminal: According to some embodiments, a central controller receives a selection signal. If the selection signal indicates acceptance of any installment plan, use of the accepted installment plan for the financial account is authorized. Thereafter, bills may be generated that reflect installment charges to be paid.... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110145119 - Method for standardizing and optimizing financial services with the use of electronic data processing: A method for standardizing and optimizing financial services with the use of electronic data processing, wherein the personal data of a customer is collected according to a predefined, harmonized data acquisition system, and taking as a basis the scientific findings and the set of standards derived from these scientific findings,... Agent:
20110145120 - Presentation and analysis of docket information and financial information: Aggregation, analysis, and presentation of financial and docket information in a common interface are described.... Agent: Ip Street, Inc.
20110145168 - Apparatus for energy-efficient estimation of a yield of a financial product: An apparatus for estimating a yield of a financial product, as well as to a corresponding method and a corresponding computer program product. The present disclosure can be loosely summarized, in one aspect, as teaching a method of pricing a financial product under a number of potential future scenarios wherein,... Agent: Thetaris Gmbh
20110145170 - Financial instrument utilizing an optional benefit election: According to one embodiment of the invention, a financial instrument includes an account with an account balance that changes over time, wherein at least part of the account balance may be discretionarily withdrawn and wherein the initial account balance is based upon an initial deposit; a guarantee that a beneficiary... Agent: The Prudential Insurance Company Of America
20110145167 - Method and system for the protection of broker and investor relationships, accounts and transactions: A computer based method and system for advanced scenario based alert generation and processing is presented, with the specific ability to broker and investor activities that put either at risk. Advanced scenarios that describe such broker and investor activities are specifically defined. By applying these scenarios to transactional data from... Agent: Mantas, Inc.
20110145165 - Synthetic spread trading: Synthetic spread trading strategies are represented and managed as homogeneous tradeable objects. Relationships between a synthetic spread and its constituent parts are defined and states for a spread are developed for accurately reporting, tracking and otherwise administering a synthetic spread and its constituent parts. A state of a synthetic spread... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110145166 - System and method for evaluating defined contribution plans: A system and method for comparing retirement plans against a selected group of similar plans is disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer system for evaluating a retirement plan comprises a computer server having a database comprising a plurality of data defining a plurality of characteristics of each of a plurality... Agent:
20110145164 - System and method for facilitating the creation, management, and valuation of securities research: A Research Management System (“RMS”) enables individuals associated with sell-side firms, buy-side firms, and/or other individuals/entities (e.g., wealth managers, corporate officers, experts, and providers and distributors of dynamic financial news reports) to create, manage, and valuate securities research. Individuals associated with a sell-side firm may generate, collaborate on, and/or publish... Agent:
20110145169 - System and method for providing a financial instrument utilizing a liability ratio: One embodiment of the invention is a method for providing a financial instrument including determining a current account balance for a financial account, calculating a liability ratio for the financial account, and determining whether to transfer at least a portion of the account balance from a variable sub-account to a... Agent: The Prudential Insurance Company Of America
20110145124 - Cover-oco for legged order: A position associated with a synthetic spread order may be managed where a status of a synthetic spread order is identified as legged. The synthetic spread order may have at least one child hedge order pending at an electronic exchange and in response, a bracket order is submitted to an... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110145123 - Credit default swap post credit event: Methods, systems and apparatuses are described for determining that a credit event has occurred for an entity; determining an upfront price and a bond price for a credit default swap deliverable (CDSD) contract associated with the entity; determining a first weighting for the upfront price and a second weighting for... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20110145126 - Dynamic selection of a quoting leg based on liquidity: Certain embodiments of the present inventions provide for dynamic selection of a quoting leg based on liquidity. Certain embodiments of the present inventions utilize various techniques for determining the liquidity of one or more legs. Certain embodiments provide for selecting a leg to quote based on the determined liquidity. Certain... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110145127 - Financial management system and related methods: A financial management system includes a portal which makes transaction information available to a corresponding mutual fund in real time. In one implementation, information related to multiple portals can be presented to a mutual fund. Suitable programming may optionally identify, at least partially, the users associated with transactions associated with... Agent:
20110145130 - Global electronic trading system: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for facilitating trading two items (L,Q) from the group of items comprising commodities and financial instruments. At least two agents (2) want to trade the items (L,Q). There is a trading channel (3) between the two agents (2) allowing for the execution of trades.... Agent: Scale Semiconductor Flg, L.L.C.
20110145129 - Method and system for rebrokering orders in a trading system: Systems and methods are described herein for supporting the trading of bonds in a computerized system using broker dealers as intermediaries. Broker dealers receive orders relating to particular transactions and have the option to accept the order by submitting a matching counter order, or to rebroker the order with the... Agent: Wall Corporation
20110145132 - Remote transaction method and system of an on-line platform for floating-rate fund-trading: The present invention provides a remote transaction method and system of an on-line platform for auctioning of money applied in the field of financial e-commerce. Nodes are disposed on the Internet to expand the market of fund-trading platform in the virtual network communities, to enhance the efficiency of operations in... Agent:
20110145133 - System and method for an auction of multiple types of items: An improved system and method for a computer-implemented auction in which multiple types of items are auctioned together without imposing a particular division of supply or demand among the individual types of items. In some embodiments the auction of the present invention provides a means or method for establishing prices... Agent:
20110145128 - System and method for auctioning environmental commodities: An institutionally-focused, neutral auction platform is provided that may be utilized for both the primary and secondary trading of environmental commodities and instruments. The auction platform may perform an on-boarding process for auction participants. Thereafter, the auction platform initiates an auction event, in response to a request by an auctioner,... Agent: Skystream Markets, Inc.
20110145134 - System and method for managing transactions of financial instruments: A system and method for managing transactions of financial instruments that comprises generating a graphical representation having a plurality of multi-dimensional objects positioned along an axis. Each position along the axis represents a price of a financial instrument. The system receives an indication that at least one multi-dimensional object has... Agent:
20110145131 - System and method for processing and displaying quantity information during user-configurable time periods: A system and method for displaying quantity related information determined for a plurality of time periods are described. According to one method, a trader may define one or more time periods for which a trading application may determine traded quantities, traded buys, traded sells, or other quantity related information at... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110145125 - System and methods for risk-based prioritized transaction message flow: Various systems and methods are provided for prioritized sending of transaction messages to an electronic exchange. According to one embodiment, a system determines a priority level for each transaction message based on a potential monetary reward or risk associated with sending or delaying the message. Once the priority levels are... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20110145136 - Payment card referral program: A method for enhancing value of a credit card may include providing an authorized user of a credit card issued by a service provider. A set of applications may be received from a set of referrals of the authorized user for credit card services. The set of applications from the... Agent:
20110145135 - Process and architecture for structuring facilities revenue bond financings: A process and architecture may be implemented to structure ESFRB financing or refinancing for Municipal Facilities operation, construction and/or renovation to improve economic and business terms for involved or interested parties, including without limitation, a Municipal Entity which owns, for example, water/sewer facilities, airports, seaports, bus and train transit systems,... Agent:
20110145137 - Apparatuses,methods and systems for a trackable virtual currencies platform: The APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR A TRACKABLE VIRTUAL CURRENCIES PLATFORM (“TVC”) transform user transaction request input via various TVC components into transaction result output. In one embodiment, information regarding a virtual currency transaction including a user identifier of a user associated with the virtual currency transaction may be received.... Agent:
20110145138 - Browser extension that processes text to facilitate commerce on social media: A system (FIG. 1) that extracts designated text from a web page displayed in an internet browser, and uses that extracted text as an identifier to look-up associated payment information which is transmitted to a payment processing service that enables the completion of a payment, thereby allowing ubiquitous text to... Agent:
20110145143 - Internet billing method: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, identifying a consumer account managed by a service provider to which purchases are chargeable, the identification of the account based on transactional information, enabling customer equipment to request a purchase of an electronically-purchasable item of a vendor... Agent: At & T Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110145142 - Method and apparatus for issuing and managing gift certificates: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for issuing and redeeming a gift certificate drawn on a credit card or other financial account.... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110145141 - Method and apparatus for recharging electric vehicles: An electric vehicle recharge station includes a housing with an outlet switchably coupled to an electrical electric power source. A vehicle connectible plug is removably mounted on the housing and connected to the outlet for supplying electric power from the outlet to the vehicle. The housing is mountable on top... Agent:
20110145139 - Methods, apparatus, and systems for supporting purchases of goods and services via prepaid telecommunication accounts: Apparatus and method for detecting in real-time when a User of a prepaid telecommunications account tries to complete a data, voice or financial transaction to purchase a product or service but cannot, due to insufficient funds in the Prepaid Account. The system then determines whether the Account is eligible to... Agent: Zonamovil, Inc.
20110145140 - Methods, apparatus, and systems for supporting purchases of goods and services via prepaid telecommunication accounts: Apparatus and method for detecting in real-time when a User of a prepaid telecommunications account tries to complete a data, voice or financial transaction to purchase a product or service but cannot, due to insufficient funds in the Prepaid Account. The system then determines whether the Account is eligible to... Agent: Zonamovil, Inc.
20110145145 - Integrated technology money transfer system: A money transfer system where a sender can authorize an escrow agent computer system electronically by touch-tone telephone, computer modem, P.O.S. (point of sale) terminal, live operators, and the like, to send a money transfer such as a cash transfer from their card account such as their credit card, debit... Agent: Integrated Technology Systems, Inc.
20110145144 - Method of authorizing automated banking machine use responsive to user data read from data bearing records: An automated banking machine operates responsive to data read from data bearing records, such as user cards, to cause machine user authorization and financial transfers. Account data read from a user card is associated in a data store with instructions for displaying a customer interface uniquely associated with the particular... Agent: Diebold, Incorporated
20110145148 - Merchant alerts incorporating receipt data: One embodiment of the invention is directed to a method comprising receiving an authorization request message for a transaction conducted by a consumer with a merchant, sending the authorization request message to an issuer, receiving an authorization response message, modifying the authorization response message using a server computer to include... Agent:
20110145149 - Methods, apparatus, and systems for supporting purchases of goods and services via prepaid telecommunication accounts: Apparatus and method for detecting in real-time when a User of a prepaid telecommunications account tries to complete a data, voice or financial transaction to purchase a product or service but cannot, due to insufficient funds in the Prepaid Account. The system then determines whether the Account is eligible to... Agent: Zonamovil, Inc.
20110145146 - Off-line account recharging: A method for off-line account recharging allows recharging of a user account at a simple payment node without sophisticated account interface. The method does not require the user to have an online bank account. The user enters a recharge amount and a mobile device number at the payment node, which... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110145147 - System and method for authorizing transactions: A method and system for authorizing a transaction that includes a remote location where the transaction takes place from which purchaser information may be obtained and providing that information to a central site where pre-determined information regarding the customer exists. Storing legal information at that central site provides the criterion... Agent:
20110145150 - Computerized voting system: m
20110145151 - Financial card system, communications device, authentication terminal, authentication method, and program: Disclosed herein is a financial card system. The system includes a communications device on which a non-contact integrated circuit chip is installed; and an authentication terminal having a reader/writer allowing reading/writing information on the communications device and capable of transmission and reception of information with the communications device through the... Agent:
20110145152 - Systems, apparatus, and methods for identity verification and funds transfer via a payment proxy system: Systems, apparatus, and methods for verifying a user's identity and conducting a transfer of funds via a payment proxy system are herein provided. A message including a request for verification of the user's identity and/or a transfer of funds via a proxy payment system may be received. The message may... Agent:
20110145153 - Negotiating agreements within a cloud computing environment: The present invention provides a solution for agreement/contract negotiations within a Cloud computing environment. Specifically, under the present invention, a resource requirement for performing a task for a first Cloud partner is assessed. Once the resource requirement is known, it can be determined whether a shortfall exists between available resources... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110145156 - Method and system for acquiring high quality non-expert knowledge from an on-demand workforce: Systems and computer-implemented methods include a validation phase in which validation projects are submitted to an online crowdsourcing system. The validation projects each have different combinations of the two validation control parameters, payment per human intelligence task (“HIT”) and number of solutions per HIT. By analyzing the solutions for the... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110145155 - Methods, systems, and products for predicting work force requirements: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for predicting work force requirements. Work order information is retrieved describing work orders, and weather information is retrieved describing a weather event. The work order information and the weather information are combined to determine an impact on the work orders due to the weather... Agent:
20110145154 - Policy development criticality and complexity ratings: Methods, computer readable media, and apparatuses for policy development and management are presented. One or more policy needs may be identified, and a criticality rating and a complexity rating may be determined for each policy need. The criticality rating and the complexity rating may be based on one or more... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110145157 - Method and system for receiving and providing access to information at a web site: At a vendor-managed web site, purchasing information is received from a first terminal, including purchasing information that is customized for a customer. The customer includes first and second users having respective first and second levels of authorized access to the purchasing information. The first user is identified by a first... Agent: Dell Products L.p.
20110145158 - Digital data processing methods and systems for cultivating and providing guest feedback on rental accomodations: The invention provides, in some aspects, methods and systems for cultivating and providing guest feedback on rental accommodations that comprise a plurality of modules that execute on a digital data processor, including, a first module that obtains email addresses, a second module that validates those e-mail addresses, a third module... Agent: Flipkey, Inc.
20110145159 - Methods and systems for real estate agent tracking and expertise data generation: Disclosed herein is a real estate management application with a “property check-in” feature that enables the agent to automatically check-in at each property location. Subsequent to entering a given property, the agent selects the check-in feature in a mobile real estate service application, allowing the real estate service to determine... Agent: Ziprealty, Inc.
20110145160 - Information posting by strategic users in a social network: Embodiments are directed to modeling propagation of an information item in an online social network. A quality value for the information item to be posted in the online social network is calculated, and the quality value is compared to a posting threshold value. The posting threshold value being determined based... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110145161 - Electronic employee selection systems and methods: An automated employee selection system can use a variety of techniques to provide information for assisting in selection of employees. For example, pre-hire and post-hire information can be collected electronically and used to build an artificial-intelligence based model. The model can then be used to predict a desired job performance... Agent: Kronos Talent Management Inc.
20110145162 - Product integrity tracking shipping label, and associated method: A product integrity tracking shipping label includes a label body for attaching to a product to be shipped or to packaging containing the product. One or more movement monitoring configured with the label body detects a movement metric of the product. A microprocessor configured with the label body and in... Agent:
20110145163 - Provision of seller profile: In an example embodiment, a method is provided for providing a profile of a seller. In this method, a request from a computing device inquiring about the profile of the seller of an item is received. A category and/or price of the item are identified. Information from transactions associated with... Agent:
20110145171 - Converting a computational formula into executable code: This method of converting a computational formula having been acquired in the form of a tree structure containing at least one node associated with a parameterized conditional branching operation and connected to at least a first and a second child node, the child node which is associated with the operation... Agent: Sap Ag
20110145174 - Hair color based method of choosing hair accessories: A method of choosing hair accessories based on a hair color of a user. The method includes browsing a display device containing a first set of hair accessories and a second set of hair accessories. Each hair accessory of the first and second sets is of a different accessory type... Agent: Goody Products, Inc.
20110145172 - Prior art: At least a primary prior art, a secondary prior art and a combination of at least a teaching of the primary prior art or any part thereof in view of at least a teaching of the secondary prior art or any part thereof are relied upon, for example, to anticipate... Agent:
20110145173 - Techniques for managing information relating to recyclable containers: Methods and apparatus are provided for managing information relating to recycling activities. In one embodiment, a method is provided in which a consumer returns beverage containers to a redemption kiosk offering a significantly improved consumer experience. Rather than having to wait for an attendant to count the containers and provide... Agent:06/09/2011 > 165 patent applications in 75 patent subcategories. invention type
20110137665 - Art display system and method: A system for displaying illuminated art which includes an electrical/framework kit and a flexible media imprinted with artwork which combine for display of the artwork as on a table lamp or hanging lamp. The media is constructed out of a flexible sheet of plastic or a fabric-plastic laminate which is... Agent:
20110137666 - Multi-travel aggregator: A method and a system for aggregating travel solutions from a plurality of travel sources are described which first includes setting up: markets, each made of a pair of geographic criteria with an optional directional indicator; sources of travel solutions per market; baskets of compatible travel sources including provider types... Agent: Amadeus S.a.s.
20110137664 - Providing schedule related information to external entities: A method for providing schedule related information to external entities includes storing schedule data of a user on a server, the schedule data corresponding to a computerized calendar service; exposing, with the computerized calendar service, at least a portion of the schedule data to an entity other than the user;... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110137667 - Sales estimating tool for building control system: A method for providing an estimate for a defined building control system comprises displaying on a user interface a plurality of areas in which the defined building control system would be installed. A plurality of subsystems are associated with the plurality of areas. The plurality of subsystems include at least... Agent: Siemens Industry, Inc.
20110137668 - Sales estimating tool with alternate estimating: A method for providing an estimate for a defined building control system comprises displaying on a user interface a plurality of areas for the defined building control system. The method further comprises associating a plurality of subsystems of the defined building control system with the plurality of areas, each of... Agent: Siemens Industry, Inc.
20110137674 - Apparatus and method for verifying procedure compliance: A device and method for verifying compliance of a patient to a medical procedure protocol, for example a capsule endoscopy imaging examination. One or more reminders may be issued to the patient to perform an instruction for a colon preparation period or the examination period. Input information related to the... Agent:
20110137671 - Data capture and workflow management technique: Data capture and workflow management devices, systems, and methods are provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a data processing system having a processor and a storage device. The storage device may include application instructions encoded therein, and the application instructions may include a workflow engine to facilitate healthcare delivery... Agent: General Electric Company
20110137673 - Healthcare provider resources online: The present invention discloses a system and a method for providing and managing promotional and informational resources provided by drug manufacturers to HCPs. An HCP assistance system is disclosed having a static information repository with an information component that manipulates information recorded within the static information repository. HCP accessing the... Agent:
20110137670 - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for facilitating development and execution of a clinical care plan: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided for facilitating development and execution of a clinical care plan. A method may include determining patient assessment data for a patient. The method may further include processing the patient assessment data to determine based at least in part upon a system for... Agent: Mckesson Financial Holdings Limited
20110137676 - Patient communication method and system: A healthcare communication system can include a patient terminal having a keyboard unit with message keys for transmitting different ones of one or more programmed messages, and alphanumeric keys for composing messages. The patient terminal can be communicatively linked to a patient terminal display for presenting the programmed messages and... Agent: Denholm Enterprises, Inc.
20110137675 - Products and methods for facilitating communication between patents and caregivers: The invention generally relates to products that facilitate communication between a patient and a healthcare provider and methods of use thereof. Exemplary products include paper products (e.g., cards, sets or cards, or posters), computer program products, and electronic display devices.... Agent:
20110137669 - System and method for managing a leadership and health development program: A system and method are provided for managing a leadership and health development program. The system includes a network configured to provide a plurality of members of an organization access to the computer system. At least one of the plurality of members is a leader. The system further includes a... Agent: Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems, Inc.
20110137677 - System and method of prioritizing and administering healthcare to patients having multiple integral diagnoses: A method of administering healthcare to patients with multiple integral diagnoses such that the clinical outcomes and health-related quality of life of said patients are improved while medical costs are minimized. A patient population is first identified. The population is then stratified into specific levels of intervention. Each individual patient... Agent:
20110137672 - System and method using a predictive model for nurse intervention program decisions: According to some embodiments, historical claim data may be stored in a computer storage unit. The historical claim data may be used to train and verify a predictive model, the predictive model being associated with an evaluation of claim transactions to determine whether to refer each claim transactions to a... Agent:
20110137680 - Hospital administration system and method: A hospital administration system is described that includes a handheld device that communicates with a central server and a patient portal device. The patient portal is configured to run software that checks for potential medical errors that may affect a patient, and then warn the patient of the potential error.... Agent: Patientsafe Solutions, Inc.
20110137683 - Managing utilization: A computer-implemented method includes receiving a request from a consumer of medical services to engage with a provider of medical services in real time over the Internet using a computer-based brokerage system, accessing stored information related to past engagements of the consumer using the computer-based brokerage system, and determining allocation... Agent: American Well Corporation, A Delaware Corporation
20110137679 - Method to transform clinician order entry: A computer-implemented method receives, into a computerized system, routine electronic transmissions such as a clinician order entry (CPOE) order message relating to a patient. The order message is used to identify one of a number of pre-established templates to create an individualized wellness plan. The method identifies data variables that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110137678 - System and method for a structured workout: The present invention provides a health and fitness system, comprising: means for creating or receiving a structured workout; means for generating a graphical representation of the structured workout; means for displaying the graphical representation on a smartphone; means for retrieving health and fitness data from health and fitness sensors or... Agent:
20110137681 - System for managing personal health device measurement data based on hl7 cda standard: A system for managing personal health device measurement data based on the HL7 CDA (Clinical Document Architecture) standard includes: a reception unit receiving a device CDA from a health gateway; a CDA analyzing unit analyzing the device CDA delivered from the reception unit to extract header information and health measurement... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110137682 - System for monitoring regulation of pharmaceuticals from data structure of medical and laboratory records: A system is provided that integrates of records of clinical laboratory services into the assessment and optimization of patient health care and, in particular, regulation of the use of pharmaceuticals. Laboratory test result records are used in conjunction with other health care benefits records to monitor regulation of use of... Agent:
20110137687 - Insurance system: An insurance system for managing insurance for a group of members to be insured is provided. The system includes a group creation tool adapted to receive information relating to the members of the group to be insured and adapted to send the information of the group to an insurance provider... Agent: Airmax Group PLC
20110137685 - Methods and systems for providing customized risk mitigation/recovery to an insurance customer: A loss mitigation computer system includes a customer interface electronically receiving customer information data from a customer computer system via a communications network, a risk assessment computer processing module processing the customer information data and identifying at least one peril associated with the customer information data, a risk mitigation computer... Agent:
20110137684 - System and method for generating telematics-based customer classifications: A method includes a computer which receives telematics data relating to a vehicle operated by a driver. The telematics data is associated with a match index. The match index indicates that the telematics data is pertinent to the driver without indicating the driver's identity. The computer receives other data relating... Agent:
20110137686 - System and method for transferring longevity risk: A method for transferring longevity comprising: receiving an order to trade a financial instrument associated with at least one asset or liability affected by longevity risk; calculating a morbidity description for at least one age of each individual, a survivorship distribution and a mortality distribution, a net cash flow projection... Agent:
20110137688 - System and method of healthcare administration for a geriatric population: A method of establishing a referral network for the enrollment of individuals in a geriatric healthcare insurance plan comprising identifying an age-eligible population; developing and implementing recruiting strategies to establish a relationship with the age-eligible population; and generating potential members from the age-eligible population for enrollment in a geriatric healthcare... Agent:
20110137689 - Enhanced local and social services for atm banking machines: Automated teller machine in banking has user-interactive interface. The user interface provides both banking functions and social functions. The social functions include interactive information regarding location-based services and events, and include social networking services. Operations of the social functions include making restaurant reservations, purchasing show or game tickets and chatting... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110137691 - Method and system for reducing carbon emissions arising from vehicle travel: Methods and systems for facilitating efficient travel management in a manner such that the carbon emissions produced by vehicle travel are reduced are disclosed. Different vehicle travel modes under consideration for use to satisfy a travel plan are evaluated and selected based at least in part on their relative environmental... Agent: The Crawford Group, Inc.
20110137692 - System and method for boarding passengers based on valuation data: Systems and methods for boarding passengers on flights or other transportation according to bids and/or locations received from the passengers are provided. Passengers seeking to fly standby on an undersold flight can submit a bid representing the amount they are willing to pay to board the flight. The airline can... Agent:
20110137690 - Systems and methods for providing context-based movie information: Systems and methods are provided for generating context-based movie information. For example, a movie application on an electronic device can obtain show times of a movie from multiple movie theaters. In some embodiments, the movie application can combine one or more show times into a single time slot in order... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110137693 - Method and computer program product for maintenance and modernization backlogging: According to one embodiment, a computer program product for determining future facility conditions includes a computer readable medium having computer readable program code stored therein. The computer readable program code includes computer readable program code for calculating a time period specific maintenance cost, for calculating a time period specific modernization... Agent:
20110137695 - Market expansion through optimized resource placement: A company's ability to expand its market presence by delivering value to emerging and immature markets is influenced by its ability to develop a rich and differentiated value net within these emerging markets. Techniques are disclosed for making resource placement decisions in an objective manner, using results from a value... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110137694 - Planning device and method for planning a technical installation: A planning device for planning a technical installation is provided. The technical installation is constituted of mechanical components and electrical components, every component having a component functionality. Component sets constituted of functionally different components are selected from a library, the component functionalities being shown in the library subdivided into different... Agent:
20110137697 - Automated corrective and predictive maintenance system: A method and system for automated corrective and predictive maintenance is described herein. In one embodiment, a failure notification associated with a tool is received, wherein the failure notification indicates one or more failure events for the tool. Maintenance data associated with the tool is obtained, wherein the maintenance data... Agent:
20110137699 - Method and system for cab management: It is provided a super territorial service center for allocating orders for payable back travels to location-related service providers traveling outside their respective local territories The service center receives service orders, receives data associated with location and availability of the service providers, and allocates service orders to service providers The... Agent:
20110137696 - Performing follow-up actions based on survey results: Systems and methods for prompting follow-up actions in response to a survey. According to some implementations, a computer implemented method includes receiving survey result information that is extracted from an automated survey offered to a survey recipient. The method also includes receiving an indication that one or more follow-up actions... Agent: 3pd
20110137698 - Service call-ahead system and method: Systems and methods for managing service orders are disclosed herein. A computer implemented method, according to some implementations of the present disclosure, includes storing an estimated travel time and estimated time of arrival (ETA). The estimated travel time may be defined as an estimated period of time for a servicer... Agent: 3pd, Inc.
20110137700 - Method and apparatus for schedule management including shared responsibilities: A method is provided for creating a calendar event whose responsibility is shared among a plurality of responsible parties, assigning the calendar event to a subset of the plurality of responsible parties, updating the calendars of each of the subset of the plurality of responsible parties with the calendar event,... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110137701 - Method for varying resources at a call center based upon predicted call center volume: A computer method that is used to control call center volumes for a range of dates. The method involves utilizing previous mailing campaign and call center response data to determine when the mail arrives in the home and when a call center is contacted in response to information in the... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
20110137702 - Workflow applications: A facility is described for enabling workflow applications. The facility receives a request to identify an optimized resource list that identifies resources capable of performing a workflow process task. The workflow process task can be associated with a document type relating to a document associated with a workflow envelope. The... Agent:
20110137705 - Method and system for automated content analysis for a business organization: A method and a system for automated content analysis to assess impact on one or more business organizations. Content is aggregated from at least one content provider. The aggregated content is classified in knowledge ontology on the basis of a plurality of attributes of the content. Subsequently, a score is... Agent: Rage Frameworks, Inc.,
20110137703 - Method and system for dynamic probabilistic risk assessment: The DEFT methodology, system and computer readable medium extends the applicability of the PRA (Probabilistic Risk Assessment) methodology to computer-based systems, by allowing DFT (Dynamic Fault Tree) nodes as pivot nodes in the Event Tree (ET) model. DEFT includes a mathematical model and solution algorithm, supports all common PRA analysis... Agent: University Of Virginia Patent Foundation
20110137704 - System and method for calculating a comprehensive pipeline integrity business risk score: A method and system for calculating pipeline integrity business risk score for a pipeline network is provided. The method includes a step of first calculating a structural risk score, an operational risk score and a commercial risk score for each pipeline segment in a pipeline network. The method further includes... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20110137707 - Customer experience improvement system and method: A customer experience improvement system and method for the hospitality industry is disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for entering customer experience issues into a computer system that maintains records in a database. The user is guided to enter information that allows for collaboration, and... Agent: Richey International, Ltd.
20110137706 - Framework and system for procurement, identification and analysis of potential buyers of real estate: A method, computer program product and system are disclosed for procuring, identifying, collecting, analyzing and tracking potential buyers and investors of real property using an electronic network like the Internet. A central managing authority uses uniquely configured data processing devices and signage bearing QR Codes to induce potential buyers of... Agent:
20110137708 - Prioritized promising with preemption in supply chains: A supply chain management plan includes supply events for inventory and times at which the supplies will be received. The plan further includes demand events and when they occur. The demands may be prioritized. For each demand priority, an available to promise (ATP) amount of supply is determined in accordance... Agent: Amitive
20110137709 - Triggering and conducting an automated survey: Systems and methods for initiating and conducting an automated survey are disclosed herein. According to some implementations, a computer-readable medium may be encoded with computer-executable instructions, wherein the computer-executable instructions includes logic adapted to receive a notification of the occurrence of a trigger event associated with a service performed for... Agent: 3pd
20110137710 - Method and apparatus for outlet location selection using the market region partition and marginal increment assignment algorithm: A system and method of determining at least one location for a retail outlet in a region are described. The system and method use clustering technology for partitioning the region into a fixed number of sub-regions. Then, the system and method compute marginal increments from input data for each sub-region.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110137712 - Computerized system for processing transaction data: A system and method of managing purchasing contracts between supplier entities and customer entities for the purchase of products includes the step of generating at least one purchasing contract between at least one supplier entity (e.g., a product originator such as an airline company or a distributor such as travel... Agent:
20110137711 - Detecting anomalies in field failure data: A method of detecting anomalies in the service repairs data of equipment. A failure mode-symptom correlation matrix correlates failure modes to symptoms. Diagnostic trouble codes are collected for an actual repair for the equipment. The diagnostic trouble codes are provided to a diagnostic reasoner for identifying failure modes. Diagnostic assessment... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110137713 - System and method for analyzing nonstandard facility operations within a data center: A computer implemented method and a data center management appliance for simulating nonstandard operation of an element of a data center is provided. The method includes acts of determining a one data center resource affected by a data center element, selecting a simulator from a plurality of simulators based on... Agent: American Power Conversion Corporation
20110137714 - System for managing business performance using industry business architecture models: A system and dashboard are provided for managing business performance. Key performance indicators developed for a component business model map are computed and displayed along with the map in real time. A user may select a corresponding key performance indicator to display a heat map of components on the dashboard.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110137716 - Methods for providing digital incentives including a digital incentives switch for matching transactions and incentives: Systems and methods for providing digital incentives or financial offsets including the steps of: providing a financial platform operable on a server computer and at least one database in electronic, digital communication over a network, the financial platform operable for financial services transactions; providing a database of profile data for... Agent:
20110137717 - System for providing digital incentives including a digital incentives switch for matching transactions and incentives: Systems for providing digital incentives or financial offsets including a financial platform operable on web-based platform including a server computer and at least one database in electronic, digital communication over a network, the financial platform operable for financial services transactions; providing a database of profile data for the at least... Agent:
20110137719 - Event-centric composable queue, and composite event detection method and applications using the same: Disclosed herein are an Event-centric Composable Queue (ECQ), and a composite event detection method and applications using the same. The ECQ includes a Composition Link Table (CLT) having basic information about the composition of a network of ECQs, a Shared Instance Queue (SIQ) for storing preceding event objects which are... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology
20110137718 - System and method for providing shopping aids and incentives to customers through a computer network: A system and method for delivering purchasing incentives and a variety of other retail shopping aids through a computer network, such as by E-mail over the Interne or the World Wide Web. Customers (10) of retail stores can establish a bi-directional communication link with the system, log in (16) to... Agent: Supermarkets Online, Inc.
20110137720 - System and method of supporting a community based program, increase business for local merchants, and increase use of financial cards: The financial institution transmits a transaction file to the third party service provider where a rebate is debited from the merchant's financial account based upon a comparison of the transaction file with the purchase criteria. The distribution of the rebate is made based upon distribution information from the cardholder or... Agent:
20110137715 - Rf-based electronic system and method for automatic cross-marketing promotional offers and check-outs: A method and apparatus for providing cross-marketing and promotional offers to a customer using an electronic tag product identification system is disclosed. The disclosed technology also allows for presenting promotional offers in an automatic check-out process. RFID smart tags are associated with products in a place of purchase or a... Agent:
20110137721 - Measuring advertising effectiveness without control group: Measurement data is accessed. The measurement data is associated with a group of users that have been exposed to at least one advertising creative that is part of an advertising campaign. The measurement data reflects one or more consumer responses and one or more non-zero exposure levels. The non-zero exposure... Agent: Comscore, Inc.
20110137722 - Method of recording usage of an online social network: A method comprises receiving a logon request from a user of an online social network; processing the logon request to log the user in to the online social network; and recording usage of the online social network by the user.... Agent: Streetspace, Inc.
20110137725 - Internet contextual communication system: A computer system for identifying contextually-targeted ads to be displayed with the content of a web page on a display of a user workstation. The system includes a data store for storing a set of rules defining the relevancy of available ads to a number of predetermined structured objects, and... Agent:
20110137724 - Method, system and apparatus for advertisement delivery from electronic data storage devices: A system, method and computer program product for delivering advertisements via electronic data storage devices, including an electronic data storage device, including a memory, a controller processor, and a pre-loaded target advertisement; and a host device coupled to the electronic data storage device. The controller processor or an additional processor... Agent: Icelero LLC
20110137723 - Node name based content delivery: A method may include receiving a media delivery request via a network. Node name information associated with the media delivery request may be received. An advertisement may be selected from a number of available advertisements based on the node name information. The selected advertisement may be included with the media.... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab
20110137726 - Recommender system based on expert opinions: The invention refers to a method and system for recommending items of interest to a target and more particularly to a recommender system predicting user interest based on expert opinions.... Agent: Telefonica, S.a.
20110137727 - Systems and methods for determining proximity of media objects in a 3d media environment: Systems and methods for determining proximity of objects in a three-dimensional (3D) media guidance application are provided. A first rank may be associated with a first media object. A second rank lower than the first rank may be associated with a second media object. The first and second media objects... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20110137731 - Advertising method and system adaptive to data broadcast: There is provided an advertising method comprising receiving a broadcast request signal from a video on demand (VOD) terminal to download data broadcast; receiving an advertisement request signal from a mobile communication terminal to download advertising broadcast including information on goods related to contents of the data broadcast; synchronizing the... Agent:
20110137730 - Computer implemented methods and systems of determining location-based matches between searchers and providers: The inventive subject matter is generally directed to matching a party with another party based on profiling of the parties, and optionally an industry category, for parameters that are relevant to making a match, hi certain embodiments, the inventive subject matter facilitates matches between searchers and service providers based on... Agent: Quotify Technology, Inc.
20110137728 - Method and apparatus for entertainment and information services delivered via mobile telecommunication devices: A method and system for entertainment and information services delivered via mobile telecommunication devices include a communication network, and a station communicatively linked to the communication network. The station includes an output and an interface. Also included is a head-end having at least one database configured to store programs including... Agent:
20110137729 - Method and apparatus for entertainment and information services delivered via mobile telecommunication devices: A method and system for entertainment and information services delivered via mobile telecommunication devices include a communication network, and a station communicatively linked to the communication network. The station includes an output and an interface. Also included is a head-end having at least one database configured to store programs including... Agent:
20110137732 - Broadcast messaging and feedback communications apparatus and method: A method and communication system for delivering first data to a plurality of recipients and obtaining and manipulating feedback information received from the plurality of recipients is provided. The communication system comprises a host computer, a network, one or more client devices and a plurality of recipients. The host computer... Agent: Airnet Group. Inc.
20110137733 - Methods for capturing and reporting metrics regarding ad placement: Systems and methods for recording impression events of Ad content on a webpage. An example method renders on a display of a computer device a webpage accessible over a network. The webpage includes at least one Ad unit. Then Ad tag information associated with the at least one Ad unit... Agent: Mpire Corporation
20110137734 - Methods of branding through educational media and related computer & software platforms: Disclosed is a new method and related applications for the national, and global branding of multi-dimensional business models through the process and use of productions of educationally based media programs where there is not a clear “call to action” or advertisement. The educational media programs employed are those featuring topics... Agent:
20110137738 - Methods for distributions of digital files: The invention relates to a process for distributing files, having the steps of receiving at least one digital file, transmitting the digital file to a location, and selecting at least one content provider. The process also has the steps of updating a content of the content provider to provide a... Agent: Media Patents, S.l.
20110137739 - Post-session internet advertising system: The present invention is directed to a post-session advertising system that may be used in media such as computers, personal digital assistants, telephones, televisions, radios, and similar devices. In one preferred embodiment, a first display is viewed in a first platform in the foreground of a media by a viewer.... Agent:
20110137737 - Systems and methods for capturing and reporting metrics regarding user engagement including a canvas model: Systems and methods for capturing user engagements with Ad content included in a webpage. An example method renders a webpage having an Ad unit within a browser on a display of a user's computer. Then, a cursor event for an Ad unit included in the rendered webpage is recorded based... Agent: Mpire Corporation
20110137735 - Uses of multiple location parameters, polygonal exclusion and inclusion zones, and other input data in location-coupled information selection: A method for presenting advertisement images on a display screen, comprising: subdividing a map image into a plurality of geographic regions; associating an advertisement image with a region of the plurality of geographic regions; receiving a signal indicative of a group of regions of the plurality of geographic regions; receiving... Agent: Lat49 Media Inc.
20110137736 - Using social network activity to characterize viewers across multiple internet activities: A system and method for characterizing viewers across multiple Internet activities is provided. A communication system communicates a personal identifier between a plurality of distant channels of promotions presented to a social network member of a social network communication system and a corresponding non-social network sponsoring business system of the... Agent:
20110137740 - Processing value-ascertainable items: Techniques are provided for allowing a merchant to process third party closed-loop instruments (such as gift cards) as if the closed-loop instruments were open-loop instruments. A customer provides card data of a third party gift card to a merchant, e.g., online or in a merchant store, for the purchase of... Agent:
20110137741 - Path queries: Data identifying a path is received between two or more geographic locations. Path information is identified along or near the path. A relevance is associated to the path information. A subset of the path information having a highest relevance is provided.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110137742 - Payment using unique product identifier codes: Various methods and systems are provided to capture a unique product code, such as QR code, on a mobile device, process the information contained in the code, provide the user with options of making a purchase, including purchasing a plurality of selected products from different captured codes, and processing the... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20110137743 - Systems and methods of product placement: A product seller site distributes on a pay for placement basis placed product with purchased product when the purchased product is delivered, where the placed product is associated with the purchased product by at least one specific characteristic. For example, the owner of a product funds an account and supplies... Agent: Peapod Music, LLC
20110137746 - Content distribution system and content distribution method: A content distribution system which assures reliability of content is provided. Permitted-user information corresponding to a user who is permitted to use content to be distributed is associated with the content. In the case where user specific information which specifies a user and the permitted-user information do not have a... Agent: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
20110137747 - Search engine system and method using directories of products and services for facilitating supply chain integration and communication: The method and system manages supply chain purchases of goods and services (G-S) using a distributed computer system coordinating interested customers with vendors who offer G-S. The system uses a database or accesses a vendor's database having default offer records which include G-S descriptions, price, payment terms, delivery data, and... Agent:
20110137750 - Internet currency and a system and method for online internet currency transactions: The various embodiments herein provide a system and a method for online internet currency transactions. The system and method includes a Central Internet Bank (CIB) created at World Wide Web (WWW) level. A network is provided in electronic communication with the CIB. A plurality of account holding entities are registered... Agent:
20110137749 - System and method for pooled electronic purchasing: A method executable by a computer system for making joint purchases. The preferred embodiment of the present invention enables customers to establish purchase terms, interactively with the server system, which ensure that the correct amount will be raised (i.e. there will be no surplus or shortfall) and that the participants... Agent:
20110137748 - Systems and methods for virtual credit card transactions: The present invention is directed to methods and devices for secure virtual credit card transactions. In one embodiment, a consumer system initiates a transaction with a merchant system. The consumer system generates a first verification code and a second verification code. The consumer system provides the merchant system with the... Agent:
20110137751 - Computerized system for facilitating transactions between parties on the internet using e-mail: A payment system and method are disclosed for processing financial exchanges over a network between a merchant and a buyer. For example, receiving from a merchant, over the network, information associated with a financial transaction and non-financial data relating to a buyer involved in the financial transaction. Authorizing payment, associated... Agent:
20110137752 - Systems and methods for financing renewable energy systems: A method for financing renewable energy systems includes offering a home loan to a homeowner in which the interest payable by the homeowner are tax deductible. A lease is also offered to the homeowner for the installation and use of a renewable energy system. A deposit of cash proceeds from... Agent: Solarcity Corporation
20110137744 - Method and system of facilitating a transaction: A method and system facilitate a transaction via a network-based transaction facility. For example, a pre-order relating to an item is recorded in a database; a plurality of offers to sell the item is received; and a matching operation to detect a correspondence between the pre-order and the plurality of... Agent: Half.com, Inc.
20110137745 - Systems and methods for identifying third party products and services available at a geographic location: Systems and methods for identifying third party products and services available to geographic location. Generally, the system identifies a subject address or location at which services are desired. Next, the system parses, standardizes, and verifies the subject address as a valid physical location. Then, the system identifies relevant market(s) corresponding... Agent: Allconnect, Inc.
20110137756 - Auctioning provider prices: A computer-implemented method includes receiving, at a computer-based system for connecting consumers with providers in real time over the Internet, requested compensation amounts from a plurality of providers. The method also includes displaying a price associated with consulting with a particular provider to a consumer on a user interface, the... Agent: American Well Corporation, A Delaware Corporation
20110137753 - Automated process for segmenting and classifying video objects and auctioning rights to interactive sharable video objects: Disclosed is a system for viewing video having segmented video objects, sharing selected ones of the video objects, and purchasing products associated with the video objects. The system includes a video server communicating with a consumer server over a distributed network. The video server includes at least one video file,... Agent:
20110137754 - Methods for distributions of digital files: The invention relates to a process for distributing files, having the steps of receiving at least one digital file, transmitting the digital file to a location, and selecting at least one content provider. The process also has the steps of updating a content of the content provider to provide a... Agent: Media Patents, S.l.
20110137757 - Systems and methods for developing and distributing illumination data files: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems and methods for creating, distributing and playing illumination data files. The illumination data files, created using luminaire development systems are uploaded to a luminaire management system, where they are further processed and packaged for sale or license within a luminaire marketplace. Consumers... Agent:
20110137755 - Visual diagnostic system and subscription service: A visual diagnostic system is disclosed. The visual diagnostic system has a sensor located onboard a machine to generate a signal indicative of a status of a machine component, and a user interface associated with the machine to receive input from and provide information to a user. The visual diagnostic... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20110137758 - Method and system for interactive virtual customized vehicle design, purchase, and final acquisition: An electronic system for the customization, visualization, integration, purchase, and acquisition of a vehicle from a vehicle manufacturer. The system is implemented on a computer server or equivalent device, where the server, operated by the manufacturer, is accessible over the internet via a suitable end-user operated computing device, the server... Agent:
20110137759 - System and method for providing information regarding a status of an item: A system. A system includes a computing system. The computing system includes a processor, a first module, a second module, and a third module. The first module is communicably connected to the processor and is configured for receiving chain of custody information associated with an item. The second module is... Agent: Aethon, Inc.
20110137762 - Computer implemented method for bill analysis over the internet: A computer software method implemented on a computer for real-time analysis of a company's bill, such as a cell phone bill, by submitting a bill, generated by the billing company in electronic format, over the Internet, using computer loaded published public and current market information for selected billing companies. The... Agent:
20110137766 - Digital mapping system: Various methods, systems, and apparatus for implementing aspects of a digital mapping system are disclosed. One such method includes sending a location request from a client-side computing device to a map tile server, receiving a set of map tiles in response to the location request, assembling said received map tiles... Agent: Google Inc.
20110137765 - Electronic settlement system, electronic settlement server, mobile communications terminal, and electronic settlement method: An electronic settlement system which is similar to cash settlement and which is usable in a gaming parlor is provided. In the electronic settlement system, a mobile phone communicates with a ball lending machine using a contactless IC card to acquire a device ID from the ball lending machine, and... Agent: Universal Entertainment Corporation
20110137761 - Method for detecting fraudulent transactions between practice management and accounting software: A method for detecting fraudulent transactions includes acquiring transaction data entered into an accounting software program and a practice management software program by a monitoring software program. The monitoring software program can be configured to detect any unusual activity in the acquired transaction data and to store detected unusual activity... Agent: Mckean Enterprises, L.L.C.
20110137764 - Method of applying multi-threaded framework on online charging network service: This invention proposes a method of applying multi-threaded framework on online charging network service. Web service process launches listening socket in the service end to wait for connection in the customer end. When the listening socket intercepts connections in the new customer end, the web service process in the service... Agent: Linkage Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20110137760 - Method, system, and computer program product for customer linking and identification capability for institutions: In an enterprise where a database maintains multiple accounts for one or more business customers, a method, system, and computer program product correctly links accounts which are associated with a single location of a common business. Further hierarchical linkages are established between accounts associated with multiple locations of the common... Agent:
20110137767 - Methods and systems for performing redirects to a search engine: The present invention is related to methods and systems for processing search requests and for performing searches over a network. In an embodiment, a recipient designation is received from a user over a network. The designation indicates that future searches performed by the user are to be associated with the... Agent: Goodsearch, LLC
20110137763 - System that captures and tracks energy data for estimating energy consumption, facilitating its reduction and offsetting its associated emissions in an automated and recurring fashion: A system and method for automatically and routinely capturing and tracking energy data, estimating energy consumption, facilitating the reduction of consumption, and offsetting energy emissions.... Agent:
20110137768 - Travel expense adjusting apparatus and travel expense adjusting method: According to the present invention, a route covered by travel expenses and satisfying a route search condition input by a member of a group who wishes an adjustment of travel expenses is created, and greenhouse gas emissions emitted at a time of using the created route are calculated. The greenhouse... Agent: Navitime Japan Co., Ltd.
20110137769 - Methods, apparatus and systems for ensuring wage and hour compliance in locate operations: Control of locating equipment used by a locate technician to perform a locate and/or marking operation to detect and/or mark a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility at a work site (e.g., locate receivers, locate transmitters, marking devices and/or combined locate and marking devices) is based... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC
20110137770 - Electronic checkbook and register: An electronic checkbook for recording and monitoring transactions comprising: a booklet of checks, where said checks are positioned at the lower half of the checkbook; an electronic device, where said electronic device provides a mechanism to store, record and scan receipts, to record transactions related to a plurality of accounts... Agent:
20110137773 - Devices, systems and methods for identifying and/or billing an individual in a vehicle: Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed for identifying a driver versus a passenger within a smart vehicle. This involves a determination of the relative positions of the wireless communication devices within the smart vehicle using near-field communication (NFC) or GPS, AGPS, etc. The wireless communication device detected closest to the... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20110137772 - Devices, systems and methods for sla-based billing: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to automatically detecting user dissatisfaction and billing a user accordingly. Systems for providing customer service to a user of a telecommunication network include a mobile communication device having logic for submitting a QoS complaint. A billing server on the telecommunications network retrieves... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20110137778 - Information processing apparatus capable of realizing proper billing processing, method of controlling the information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus which make it possible to achieve correct billing processing free from an error in the amount of processed pages and prevent users from using a service without being billed. A cloud is connected via a network to a printer that receives data and performs image processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110137777 - Management of volumetric product delivery: A billing system for supply contrasts in an industrial network is disclosed. In the case of a pipeline, a process flow computer installed at each customer site may each receive instantaneous flow readings from a flow meter. The process flow computer may be configured to accumulate product volumes in different... Agent: Air Liquide Large Industries U.s.lp
20110137771 - Method and apparatus pertaining to provision and use of a unified account current and statement billing workflow: A digital-computing platform provides a unified account current and statement billing workflow. This workflow comprises a plurality of event points including, for example, sending a statement, checking for receipt of a promise to pay, and checking for receipt of a payment. This platform uses an end-user interface to facilitate configuring... Agent: Guidewire Software, Inc.
20110137780 - Package billing for micro-transactions: The invention relates to a method and system for billing a mobile device user for a services and/or products requested by the user, in which a message request is received from the mobile service that is directed to the mobile device user, and wherein the mobile phone user is charged... Agent: Sms.ac, Inc.
20110137775 - Passive rfid postage stamps and method of using the same: A system and method for postage payment utilizes passive RFID tags as postage “stamps”, with the amount of the postage automatically billed to a previously-established customer account. The tags are stored in a separate stamp database and are “enabled” by linking the individual tag to a customer account. The use... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I L.p.
20110137774 - Runtime environment sales settlement: A system may include an enterprise content settlement server including an extract, transfer and load process configured to receive a first set of usage data and a second set of usage data. The system may further include an enterprise content settlement engine configured to settle the first set of usage... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20110137779 - Shingles cutting apparatus and method thereof: Is hereby provided an apparatus for batch cutting shingles, the apparatus comprising a table including a carriage module for receiving a plurality of shingle sheets thereon; and a power pack module supported by the table and operatively connected to a cutting module including at least two cutting blades mounted on... Agent:
20110137776 - Systems and methods for managing and/or recommending third party products and services provided to a user: Systems and methods are described for an electronic services management system that enables a user to manage all or many of his or her third party products and services from one electronic platform. Specifically, the system includes operative connections to service provider systems so as to track customer usage of... Agent: Allconnect, Inc.
20110137783 - Enhanced system and method for managing financial market information: A system and method are provided for managing financial market information. According to certain embodiments, the system includes a computer having a memory, processor, and display. The processor is capable of generating a graphical depiction of the financial market information on the display. The graphical depiction includes a multidimensional representation... Agent:
20110137781 - Intermarket analysis: A method and a system for performing intermarket analysis. The method can include, from a pool of available markets in which at least one key intermarket has been selected and removed, selecting at least one market as a general intermarket, and removing the market selected as the general intermarket from... Agent: Predictive Technologies Group, LLC
20110137782 - System and method of recording, sharing, and storing data and materials for selective retrieval: A method, a process, and a location for a customer to store life-time memories, feelings, emotions, and consciousness, or any other mental activity in a permanent database, based on a financing plan, aided by a collection of personal physical artifacts and personal biological data and materials in permanent physical storage,... Agent:
20110137821 - Calculating predictive technical indicators: A suite of predictions is defined to model the financial data commonly used to calculate technical indicators one or more periods in the future. Neural networks are trained to make these predictions. The predictions are then integrated with the standard technical indicator calculations to produce predictive technical indicators which are... Agent: Predictive Technologies Group, LLC
20110137822 - Computer-implemented pattern charting: A method of transforming the standard O.H.L.C. (open, high, low, close) bar chart into a new advanced chart that diagrams value changes occurring within the charted period, disclosing the sequence of occurrence of value extremes (highest price or value compared to lowest price or value) as well as the direction... Agent:
20110137824 - Credit portfolio benchmarking system and method: A portfolio benchmarking system comprises a repository of trade data, a repository of consumer data, a build computer, and a benchmarking query application. The repository of trade data comprises a plurality of data items regarding trade lines. The repository of consumer data comprises a plurality of data items regarding consumers,... Agent:
20110137825 - Hedging exchange traded mutual fund or other portfolio basket products: A system for pricing and/or determining a basket of financial instruments for hedging investment risk in actively managed traded funds is described. The system uses a trusted computer system and includes a computer storage medium storing a computer program product. The product determines a basket of hedging instruments by applying... Agent: Nyse Amex LLC
20110137823 - Method and system for enabling collaboration between advisors and clients: A common collaboration tool enables advisors, their clients and other participants to interact in a coordinated manner in various areas of interest. A client authorizes selected advisors as well as other participants to view, discuss, modify and perform other operations in response to the client's request for services. A client... Agent: Collaborate Solutions Inc.
20110137784 - Medical options financial product: One embodiment of a financial product comprising an expiring contract that guarantees the right to receive a cash settlement 100 for a supplement or payment of a medical product or service 120 in return for a contingent payment 140 of risk-lowering medical interventions 150. Other embodiments are described and shown.... Agent:
20110137785 - Multicomputer distributed processing of trading information: A trading platform and trading method that may allow access to additional pools of liquidity is described. Other embodiments are also described.... Agent:
20110137786 - Multicomputer distributed processing techniques to prevent information leakage: A trading platform and trading method that may allow access to additional pools of liquidity is described. Other embodiments are also described.... Agent:
20110137787 - Trading system and method: The present invention provides an on-line trading system and method for ordering and executing trades in financial markets, such as foreign exchange markets. The system and method permit account holders to automatically trade in one or more markets based on recommendations provided by signal providers, without the need for the... Agent: Dayo Innovative Trading Limited
20110137788 - Systems and methods for evaluating the ability of borrowers to repay loans: Systems and methods are provided for evaluating the ability of a borrower to repay a potential or existing loan. The systems and methods can use daily cash flows of the borrower obtained from one or more transaction accounts of the borrower. The cash flows can correspond to a period preceding... Agent:
20110137789 - Trust based transaction system: A configuration for more efficient electronic financial transactions is disclosed. Users input personal and financial information into a system that validates the information to generate trusted financial profiles. Each user can establish trusted financial links with other users. The trusted financial link provides a mechanism for the user to allow... Agent: Venmo Inc.
20110137790 - Mainframe-based far-distance bicentric transaction information processing method and system: A mainframe-based far-distance bicentric transaction information processing system, providing a processing operation solution. The method includes: receiving upload transaction information containing transaction type data; searching transaction information requiring an amount of shared resource less than a preset threshold when being processed, according to the transaction type data; and transmitting the... Agent: Bank Of Communications
20110137792 - System and method for dynamic path- and state-dependent stochastic control allocation: The invention includes a system and process that employs contractual bargaining with agent-based computational methods for the dynamic allocation, optimization, and pricing of contingent rights and obligations between multiple counterparties with overlapping interests. The processes employ a dynamic and endogenous hierarchy or tiering of binding incentive compatible contingent strategies, which... Agent:
20110137791 - System, method and apparatus for providing a universal financial transaction gateway for computing devices: A universal financial transaction gateway for mobile computing devices is provided. The universal financial transaction gateway can comprise at least one core mobile network interface for connecting to a mobile electronic device via a core mobile network. The at least one interface is configured to emulate an interface inherent to... Agent: Redknee Inc
20110137793 - Gift card activation methods and gift card products: A method of activating a gift card at a retail entity is provided. The method includes performing a first transaction based on first data obtained from a closed, empty product; retrieving the gift card from a secure location in the retail entity; reading second data from the gift card through... Agent:
20110137794 - Method of saving for a time delayed purchase: A method of saving for a time delayed purchase includes establishing a savings account through a website provided by a third party service provider. The savings account establishes the savings goal, the time frame, the recommended contribution, and the savings category and/or category of retailer(s). Once established, a customer designates... Agent: Smartypig, L.L.C.
20110137795 - Automated teller machine system: Exemplary embodiments are directed to processing Automated Teller Machine (ATM) transactions. A transaction request can be received from an ATM. The transaction request can include account information read from a transaction card and a transaction request. The account information corresponds to a first account. The transaction request is incapable of... Agent: Mastercard International, Inc.
20110137799 - Card including account number with value amount: Embodiments of the invention disclosed herein provide a method of participating in prepaid programs through retail systems without the need to first upgrade their POS capabilities to participate, and allow for a merchant (retailer) to participate in proof of concept programs to determine if prepaid is a viable solution for... Agent:
20110137796 - Payment message routing using geo-location: Methods and system for enabling safe and efficient money transfer between a sender and a beneficiary are provided. The method includes communicating with a beneficiary's mobile device to ascertain the beneficiary's current geo-location. Based on the geo-location and funds at hand, one or more receiving agents are selected to fulfill... Agent:
20110137797 - Server device for controlling a transaction, first entity and second entity: Server device for performing a transaction in a system having a first entity, such as a POS, a second entity, such as a user having a mobile phone with a digital camera, and a remote server. The first entity generates a code having a transaction information and sends a first... Agent:
20110137798 - System and method for selection of payment systems from a payment system directory to process a transaction: Dynamically enabling and facilitating businesses or other entities to locate and transact with payment systems for the purpose of processing payments. A customer interacts with a supplier of an item (e.g., goods or services), selects an item for purchase, and provides the supplier with payment criteria. The supplier queries a... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20110137801 - Method and apparatus for ordering goods, services and content over an internetwork using a virtual payment account: A virtual payment system for paying for goods, services and content ordered over an internetwork is disclosed. The virtual payment system includes a commerce gateway. Buyers and sellers becomes registered participants by applying for virtual payment buyer and seller accounts. Once an account is established with the commerce gateway, a... Agent: Echarge Corporation
20110137800 - Privacy preserving artificial immune system: Identifying anomalous products in a supply chain includes maintaining a set of anomalous patterns of events products in the supply chain. At least one of the anomalous patterns of events is transmitted to nodes of the supply chain. Messages are received from nodes at a third party and indicate whether... Agent: Sap Ag
20110137802 - Purchase transaction system with encrypted payment card data: Systems and methods are provided for securing payment card information. A user may present a payment card such as a credit card to point-of-sale equipment. The point-of-sale equipment may encrypt the payment card information. An encryption algorithm may be used that takes as inputs a first part of the payment... Agent:
20110137803 - Secure electronic receipt systems and methods: The present disclosure relates to secure electronic receipt systems and methods. The present invention removes the need for paper-based receipts while preserving security through use of a digital signature on each electronic receipt verifying the transaction and other data related to the transaction. In an exemplary embodiment, the present invention... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.
20110137804 - System and method for approving transactions: In a transaction between a merchant and a payer, approval of the transaction may be provided by a payment processing system using authentication information provided from a mobile device of the payer. The authentication information may include a location of the payer mobile device which may be compared to a... Agent: Recursion Software, Inc.
20110137805 - Inter-cloud resource sharing within a cloud computing environment: The present invention provides a system and method for establishing inter-Cloud resource sharing agreements and policies such that dynamic expansion/contraction of Cloud resource requests can be seamlessly addressed without requiring physical build-out of the primary Cloud infrastructure and advertising the need for additional resources or the offer to provide additional... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110137806 - Internet-based methods of offering advertising: The present invention provides methods of offering advertisements on the Internet, and systems for implementing these methods. These methods offer users an accrued financial incentive to purchase products and services from advertisers. In some embodiments, a method of offering advertisements on the Internet comprises: providing one or more advertisements at... Agent:
20110137807 - Model-based customized eco system and design method thereof: A model-based customized eco system includes: a work distribution unit for managing a download of a developed work of an embedded software platform; a shared asset management unit for managing a users' upload of a modified version of the developed work; a user support unit for receiving users' opinions about... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunication Research Institute
20110137808 - Analyzing survey results: Systems and method for analyzing results of an automated survey are disclosed herein. According to some implementations, a computer implemented method comprises receiving survey result information, where the survey result information includes information extracted from an automated survey offered to a survey recipient. The computer implemented method also comprises performing... Agent: 3pd
20110137809 - Establishing secure tunnels for customer support: The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus of establishing a secure tunnel to provide customer support to a customer site. One example method of operating may include transmitting a help request from a customer device to a support server. The method may also include establishing a first... Agent: Cimonitor, Inc.
20110137810 - Initial product offering system and method: A system and method for making an initial product offering of tangible products and services. A price for a product may be determined by calculating an aggregate customer history factor by aggregating customer history factors of potential purchasers in a buying group, calculating a cumulative demand for a product as... Agent: Techventure Associates, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
20110137811 - Network based real estate transaction portal system and method: According to one aspect, the invention provides a data processing system that includes a memory and a processor. The memory stores information concerning real estate, buyers, sellers and third party service providers. The information includes a buyer profile and at least one searchable buyer request that includes property-related buyer preferences;... Agent: Cn Softnet Inc.
20110137812 - System and method for monetizing and trading energy or environmental credits from polymeric materials: The present invention is a system and method for monetizing and trading value in polymeric materials, forming polymer energy credits and/or polymer environmental credits. The system promotes the highest and best use and disposition of polymer waste, scraps and used material. The new types of credits have a value which... Agent:
20110137813 - Providing a map indicating locations of users in a social network: Systems, methods, apparatus and software have been discovered for use by individual users to monitor the geographic location of other people or assets with some relationship to the user. Once some manner of location information is determined, users have the ability to describe that location in various ways and control... Agent:
20110137814 - Social networking system which provides notification of user location based on distance: Systems, methods, apparatus and software have been discovered for use by individual users to monitor the geographic location of other people or assets with some relationship to the user. Once some manner of location information is determined, users have the ability to describe that location in various ways and control... Agent:
20110137815 - Automated commission program with static titled room assignment: A commission program can include a static titled room assignment to implement a go-forward bonus that is paid on an ongoing basis, regardless of advancement of distributors. An upline assignment summary can store upline assignment information in a compact footprint to increase performance. A sponsored distributor can be assigned to... Agent: Shaklee Corporation
20110137816 - Method and system for providing a collaboration recommendation: In a recruitment context, it can be difficult to determine the best third-party recruiter to help fill an open job. The disclosed system includes a recommendation engine that determines the best recruiter to help fill an open job, either for another recruiter to collaborate in a split-fee placement or for... Agent: Bullhorn, Inc.
20110137817 - System and method for aggregating and disseminating personal data: A computer-implemented method of aggregating and disseminating personal data is provided. The method includes establishing a user account for a user, wherein establishing the user account includes receiving identifying information of the user from the user. A user identifier is associated with the user account. A request for the user... Agent: Wavemarket, Inc.
20110137818 - Systems and methods for recommending third party products and services: Systems and methods for recommending third party products and services. The method includes the steps of ranking the third party products and services based on one or more factors, and generating a user profile based on one or more user-related factors. Next, the method determined appropriate third party products and... Agent: Allconnect, Inc.
20110137820 - Graphical model-based debugging for business processes: A system and method to for debugging a business process in a GUI are described. In various embodiments, breakpoints are attached to business process elements and business process context parameters are received after a breakpoint is reached. In various embodiments, commands are provided to navigate through a business process and... Agent:
20110137819 - Tool for creating an industry business architecture model: A system creates and maintains an industry business architecture model (IBAM) over a network. The IBAM has a component business model, process model, service model, and information model. It also may include a reference architecture, demos and other knowledge assets, and collateral.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110137826 - Synchronizing a cost estimate on an electronic device: A method for synchronizing a cost estimate on an electronic device is described. The method includes obtaining an estimated usage by an electronic device. The method also includes obtaining an estimated rate. The method further includes estimating, on the electronic device, a bill for a period-to-date to produce an estimated... Agent: Control4 Corporation
20110137827 - Irrigation water management system: The efficiency of an irrigation system on a property is determined as a difference between the actual water usage at a property and the irrigation water need of the plant on the property. Data for the property are received including at least the location and irrigation area of the property.... Agent: Telsco Industries, Inc.
20110137828 - Method for assessment of force properties generated by the fiber tip: A method for assessment of force properties generated by the fiber tip of one or more fibers, comprising the steps of: (a) providing a fiber sample of one or more fibers, the fiber sample having a free portion and an end; (b) suspending the fiber sample over a tactile sensor... Agent:06/02/2011 > 105 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. invention type
20110131051 - Centralized management of mobile assets - push based management of corporate assets: An embodiment of the invention provides a method for the centralized management of mobile assets. A central repository of assets is built, wherein the central repository includes a private asset section and a public asset section. The private asset section is only accessible to subscribers of the private asset section.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110131050 - Harbor berth information system: A method and apparatus for identifying berths for ships. Information about a ship requesting a berth from a plurality of berths in a location is obtained. Current environmental information for the location is obtained. A number of berths for the ship from the plurality of berths is identified using the... Agent: The Boeing Company
20110131052 - Method for passively determining changes in residency: A system and method for determining residency based upon the comparison of existing data in various datasets. Information relating to a new utility account in a first jurisdiction is inputted. The inputted information is compared with stored account information from a second jurisdiction. If the inputted information matches the stored... Agent:
20110131053 - System and method for exercising peremptory challenges during jury selection: A system and method is provided for determining whether an attorney should exercise a peremptory challenge to excuse a prospective juror based on, for example: (1) the location of the juror in the selection order; (2) the rank or score assigned to each potential peremptory challenge; (3) the jurors identified... Agent:
20110131054 - Facility disease or infection control method, system and apparatus: A method for providing disease or infection control at a facility including providing a user input device for access by a user as the user enters the facility, inputting at least one item of information into a system by the user via the user input device, and utilizing the at... Agent:
20110131055 - Patient-based immunization tracking: Techniques for patient management of immunizations, including performing steps of recording patient information including a date of birth; recording information for immunization doses received by the patient, including the date each dose was received; obtaining an immunization schedule from a remote computer system; generating a plurality of recommended immunization doses... Agent:
20110131056 - System and method for management of pharmacy workflow: A system and method for optimized management of pharmacy workflow, specifically, workflow associated with fulfillment of prescription orders for medications and health-related products in a pharmacy environment. A computer-controlled system coordinates and controls pharmacy workflow to sequence prescriptions for fulfillment in a most efficient path thereby minimizing a cost function... Agent: Automed Technologies, Inc.
20110131058 - Therapy management system and method for peritoneal dialysis: A method for organizing care for a patient undergoing a peritoneal dialysis therapy under a system including at least one display device, at least one memory device, at least one processor and at least one peritoneal dialysis instrument for performing the peritoneal dialysis therapy, the method comprising: organizing information for... Agent: Baxter Healthcare S.a.
20110131057 - Transferable patient care equipment support: A patient care equipment support includes power and data connectors configured to be coupled to power and data connectors of patient care equipment when the patient care equipment is coupled to the equipment support to provide a power coupling and a data coupling between the patient care equipment and the... Agent:
20110131061 - Hospital patient chart and database: An enhanced Livescribe® pen is disclosed and incorporated into a patient record database system. A physician writes patient records on Livescribe® dot paper and the patient records are converted into digital data and transmitted wirelessly to a remote server. The enhanced Livescribe® pen includes an RFID tag reader that reads... Agent:
20110131062 - Methods and systems for managing distributed digital medical data: A network for mediating the peer-to-peer transfer of digital patient medical data includes a plurality of distributed agents each associated with a health care provider and connected to a central system. Periodically the agents collect local information relating to patient medical files and/or data streams, for example diagnostic images and... Agent:
20110131059 - Pharmacy benefits management method and apparatus: A pharmacy benefits management system and method. A processor server has claim information relating to pharmacy benefits claims, and information relating to a claims processing formularly stored therein. A provider server has pharmacy benefits plan structure information stored therein. A management server has price information relating drugs in various classes... Agent: Rxeob. Com, LLC
20110131068 - In kind participating preferred security: The present invention is generally directed to systems and methods for creating a new hybrid financial instrument, which addresses key concerns of investors and meets the financing requirements of investee companies. An embodiment of the present invention describes a new type of security called an “in-kind participating preferred security” (IPPS).... Agent:
20110131064 - Insurance company terminal, controlling company terminal, insurance management method and insurance management system: There is provided an insurance company terminal which includes a communication unit that performs communication with a sales company terminal, a storage unit that stores an amount of insurance money settled when a user dies, a user information update unit that acquires a price of an article or service purchased... Agent:
20110131070 - Method and system for a deferred variable annuity with flexible benefit payments: A computer implemented data processing system and method processes data associated with a deferred variable annuity contract during the accumulation phase for a relevant life. The annuity contract has a payment base value, a contract value, and available benefit payments. The system stores data indicative of a payout period having... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20110131072 - Method for health plan management: A method for managing health plans includes the use of theoretically derived mathematical models. The methods may be used in the analysis of health insurance products. The method may also assist in the selection of a particular health plan's benefit and contribution strategy. The analysis may further be used in... Agent: Dominion Ventures, LLC
20110131063 - Method of generating financing: A method of generating financing comprising selecting a group of private investors and pairing them with an investment grade irrevocable guarantor program. The method includes obtaining a government agreement to cover the irrevocable guarantee in exchange for purchasing a benefit settlement wrap to offset the irrevocable guarantee, if needed. Providing... Agent:
20110131065 - Method, software program, and system for structuring risk in a financial transaction: A computer-implemented method, system, apparatus, and media is directed to minimizing a risk associated with an anticipated value of an investment. An insurer establishes a capital structure within a computer memory of a computer system, the capital structure designed to minimize risk and structured with regulatory capital and a cash... Agent:
20110131066 - Method, software program, and system for structuring risk in a financial transaction: The invention relates to a computer-implemented method, system and non-transitory medium for managing debt instrument. Insuring for a default of a debt is managed by establishing an insuring debt related to an insured debt of a debtor based on an insured debt amount of the insured debt. The debts can... Agent:
20110131067 - Method, software program, and system for structuring risk in a financial transaction: A computer-implemented method, system, apparatus, and non-transitory media is directed to providing a graphical user interface for insuring a default of debts specified in financial instruments. A computer system establishes a capital structure which includes an insuring debt related to an insured debt of a debtor based on an insured... Agent:
20110131071 - System and method for increasing capacity in an insurance system: The invention relates, in various aspects to systems, methods, and computer readable media suited for implementing a commonly administered, quota share-based multi-insurer primary insurance system.... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20110131069 - System for managing a stable value protected investment plan: Method and system to track, reconcile and administer the values of life insurance policies in separate accounts, including Stable Value Protected funds. Accordingly, targeted returns are translated into unit values on a daily basis for each fund. Additionally the system tracks restrictions (e.g., timing, amount of withdrawal and amount of... Agent: Bancorp Services, L.L.C.
20110131073 - Method and system for managing special and paratransit trips: A computer based method for managing special needs transportation, including receiving, using a processor for at least one specially programmed computer, data from a plurality of agencies having at least one vehicle available for providing transportation for clients with special needs. The data includes manifests for the at least one... Agent: Ecology & Environment, Inc.
20110131074 - Maintenance control system: A maintenance control system monitors maintenance requirements in a plurality of vehicles to enable a processor to determine a maintenance requirement of a first asset and to select a maintenance action for a second asset based on the maintenance requirement of the first asset.... Agent:
20110131075 - Effective security scheduler: The present invention provides a system and process for creating an effective work schedule for a security checkpoint. The process includes the step of analyzing passenger flow to determine the coverage needed to sustain required service levels, generally through simulating the checkpoint to determine required staffing levels. Another step to... Agent: Accenture Global Services Gmbh
20110131076 - Method and apparatus for risk mining: A computer implemented method for mining risks includes providing a set of risk-indicating patterns on a computing device; querying a corpus using the computing device to identify a set of potential risks by using a risk-identification-algorithm based, at least in part, on the set of risk-indicating patterns associated with the... Agent: Thomson Reuters Global Resources
20110131077 - Context-aware recommendation module using multiple models: A hybrid recommendation module leverages multiple sources of information to generate robust and personalized recommendations. The recommendation module provides an initial set of items by considering context information. The context information pertains to at least one environmental factor that has a bearing on the relevancy of recommended items (such as... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110131079 - System and method for modeling by customer segments: The present invention relates to a system and method for the system and method for modeling demand by consumer segments. In some embodiments a segment data organizer may receive transaction data. Transaction data may include transaction logs (T logs) from point of sales records from a retailer. These transaction logs,... Agent:
20110131078 - System and method to model and forecast technology adoption: A method is implemented in a computer infrastructure having computer executable code tangibly embodied on a computer readable storage medium having programming instructions. The programming instructions are operable to at least one of receive and assess current technology adoption trends. Additionally, the programming instructions are operable to provide a technology... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110131080 - Performance-aware enterprise components: Techniques for generating and executing a performance-aware enterprise component (PAEC) are provided. The techniques include creating a performance-aware enterprise component definition, wherein an enterprise component is a component with defined behavior and data models that represent an enterprise capability and provide a service to a client through a defined interface,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110131081 - Methods, apparatus, and systems for providing an enhanced positive response in underground facility locate and marking operations: A positive response notification to provide information regarding locate and/or marking operations for underground facilities may include time-stamp information to provide proof of a time at which the locate and/or marking operation was completed by a locate technician, and/or place-stamp information to provide proof of a presence of the locate... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC
20110131082 - System and method for tracking employee performance: A computer system including a single, fully-integrated software program that allows an employer to assess employee performance for various jobs. The system includes a user interface having graphical inputs that allow a user to rate the quantitative and qualitative skills specific to a job. The system also allows the weighting... Agent:
20110131083 - Method and apparatus for parking lot management: Systems and methods for associating a parking lot parking entry event and a parking lot electric vehicle charging event allow a single payment to be calculated for parking and electric vehicle charging. An admittance identification associated with a parking lot entry event is read using an electric vehicle charging control... Agent: Liberty Pluglns, Inc.
20110131085 - Method, system and computer program product for advertising supported matchmaking services: A method, system and computer program product for advertising supported matchmaking services includes logging onto a matchmaking service website for accessing a basic set of matchmaking functionalities. Completing at least one specified action on the first matchmaking service website generally assists the matchmaking service website in increasing revenue. Receiving incentive... Agent:
20110131086 - Methods and systems for adjusting account terms based on purchase transaction information: Systems and methods are disclosed for providing a financial account. The disclosed systems and methods may include providing a financial account offer to a customer. The disclosed systems and methods may also include receiving en acceptance of the offer, providing the financial account, setting an account variable equal to a... Agent: Capital One Financial Corporation
20110131089 - Determination and presentation of package pricing offers in response to customer interest in a product: A system and method for determination and presentation of package offers. A package offer is an offer for sale by a retailer of a package of products at a package price. A retailer may offer products for sale in an on-line retail environment or in a physical retail environment. A... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110131088 - Shopping supporting apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, a purchase file stores, by commodity, as information concerning purchase-desired commodities specified by a specifying unit, at least the numbers of purchase-planned items and purchase-planned amounts of the commodities. A privilege granting unit grants a privilege to the purchase of the purchase-desired commodities when a total... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110131087 - Techniques for generating a product path with custom advertisements: Techniques for generating a product path with custom advertisements are provided. A kiosk interacts with a consumer to acquire a product or service search within a facility. The kiosk generates a path to the product or service starting from the kiosk and ending at a location with the facility where... Agent: Ncr Corporation
20110131090 - System and method for managing promotional savings using a communications platform: A system and method for processing promotional savings using existing communications platforms. A plurality of promotional codes are assigned and stored in a promotions database. These promotional codes are positioned by marketers on products, packaging, or the like, along with instructions informing consumers to transmit the promotional code to a... Agent:
20110131091 - Method and apparatus for fundraising: According to some embodiments, a method and an apparatus are provided to display a webpage comprising a fundraising interface and a selection of interactive games and educational programs, receive an indication of an interaction of a user with at least one of the interactive games and educational programs, and provide... Agent: Artstamps, LLC
20110131084 - Method and apparatus for electronic product information and business transactions: A shopping aid for electronically supplying product information is provided. In one aspect of the invention, product, sales, status, availability and/or other related product information may be transmitted locally from a computer system associated with a merchant or from the Internet to a portable electronic device of the consumer. The... Agent:
20110131092 - Method and system for advertisement of map using virtual poi (point of interest): An advertisement method and a system of a map using a virtual POI are disclosed. An advertisement system of a map using a virtual POI according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises a map database including map data; a membership database including advertisement display configuration information; a virtual... Agent: Thinkwaresystem Corp.
20110131093 - System and method for optimizing selection of online advertisements: An advanced system and method for optimizing selection of online advertisements is provided. Decision trees with expressions to evaluate feature values for advertisements may be received, and a decision tree similarity matrix of decision tree similarity values between pairs of decision trees may be generated that represent the number of... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20110131094 - Adding and displaying an advertisement content in an electronic book method and apparatus thereof: This invention discloses a method to add and display an advertisement content in an electronic book. The method comprises the following steps. First, a content of a book and a content of an advertisement is provided. Next, the content of the book and the content of the advertisement are digitalized... Agent: Prime View International Co., Ltd.
20110131095 - Social network-driven cooperative characterization with non-social network sites: A system for cooperative characterization between a social network and computer systems outside the social network but operable within the social network system. Members of the social network are identified by a personal characteristic identifier readable by the outside computer systems.... Agent:
20110131097 - System and method for granting promotional rewards to both customers and non-customers: Systems and methods of attracting and retaining customers of a Banking institution through an incentive program is disclosed, comprising: operating a promotional program, comprising the dispensing of a indicia redeemable for a prize, and wherein the dispensing of the indicia is accomplished through the use of an automated teller machine... Agent: Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.
20110131096 - Targeted enrollment: Embodiments of the invention relate to apparatuses and methods for providing targeted product offers to customers. For example, in one embodiment, a first entity sends a targeted offer to certain customers. The first entity uses a second entity to perform a service related to the offer, such as an enrollment... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110131098 - System and method for facilitating affiliate marketing relationships: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a system and method for facilitating an affiliate marketing relationship. According certain to embodiments of the present invention, an affiliate marketing optimization system enters into an affiliate marketing relationship with a plurality of merchants. In addition, the affiliate marketing optimization system establishes relationships... Agent:
20110131099 - Method and apparatus for maximizing publisher revenue: A computer implemented method for maximizing publisher revenue for online advertising is provided. The computer implemented method includes determining a ratio of guaranteed ad impressions to expected remaining ad impressions. If the ratio is less than a threshold, the method includes, identifying a minimum bid value, the minimum bid value... Agent:
20110131101 - Display and search interface for product database: A computer-implemented method for enabling a user to search for and display information stored in a searchable database of product records, including providing a user interface to the database for enabling data contained in the database to be displayed on the user's computer and for enabling user input to be... Agent:
20110131100 - Outside-in social network communication and promotion: A system for spreading promotional content into a social network environment from outside the social network is provided. A computer server system monitors information associated with the promotional content and the communication steps associated with the outside-in communication and further inside communications or spread of the promotional content.... Agent:
20110131102 - Secure mobile payment processing: A system for processing payment data includes a payer terminal, a recipient terminal, and a payment server. The payer terminal is adapted to return, to the recipient terminal, encrypted payment request data upon reception of the recipient information transmitted from the recipient terminal, wherein the payment request data comprises payer... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20110131103 - System and method for linked account having sweep feature: A linked account instrument is used to access funds in an existing demand deposit account held at a financial institution. Merchant or other transactions are first processed against a demand deposit account via an electronic authorization network. If the demand deposit account does not have sufficient funds, the transactions may... Agent:
20110131104 - Mobile commerce authentication and authorization systems: Mobile commerce authentication and authorization systems enable currently existing point-of-sale devices that are neither structurally nor systemically altered to conduct financial transactions with a customer using an access terminal across a wireless communications system. The point-of-sale devices receive an input from a payment instrument replacement, which identifies the transaction to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110131105 - Degree of fraud calculating device, control method for a degree of fraud calculating device, and store surveillance system: A degree of fraud calculating device, a control method for a degree of fraud calculating device, and a store surveillance system can detect fraudulent activity with a high degree of accuracy. A fraud pattern storage unit 71 that stores a fraud pattern, which sets a basic score that is a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110131108 - Internet loyalty and rewards system: A rewards system for use in a networked environment in which information is transmitted to a central rewards server via a segregated flow of information from the member computer and an affiliate server. The affiliate sends details of a member's transaction via a structured network request. The generated network request... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP
20110131109 - Method and system for reserving future purchases of goods and services: A method and system for reserving future purchases of goods or services or events including plural electronic options with associated option fees for the goods or services or events. The plural electronic options include electronic option terms established by one or more suppliers who can supply the goods or services... Agent: Option It, Inc.
20110131107 - System and method for merging mobile gift cards: A method and system for merging mobile gift cards is described. One embodiment transmits to a mobile device associated with a user a list of a plurality of mobile gift cards associated with a particular merchant that belong to the user, receives from the user via the mobile device a... Agent:
20110131106 - Using social network and transaction information: Among other things, a user, who is engaged in a commercial activity on a commercial online site, is exposed to computer-stored information that (a) is associated with another user of the online site, (b) would otherwise be private to the other user, (c) relates to the commercial activity of the... Agent:
20110131110 - Transparent commodity trading networks and methods of facilitating transactions among buyers and sellers of products and services: A transparent commodity trading network facilitates transactions among parties. A plurality of mobile communications devices are each configured to broadcast product/service needs and/or product/service offerings of a party associated with the respective mobile communications device. Each mobile communications device is configured to receive product/service needs and/or product/service offerings broadcast by... Agent:
20110131111 - Method, system and computer program product for facilitating an auction behavior and automatic bidding in an auction: One or more proxy bidders is associated with a rule which determines a time to place a bid. The proxy bidder places a bid at the determined time, instead of immediately after the bidder's prior bid is exceeded. Such rules may be selected for all proxy bidders to encourage a... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110131112 - Method of providing customized information of commodity for on-line shopping mall users: Disclosed is a method of providing customized product information. The method includes maintaining a basic index database for recording basic index data associated with a plurality of users for each product model, extracting the basic index data of the user corresponding to a predetermined classification standard from the basic index... Agent: Nhn Business Platform Corporation
20110131113 - Scheduled repetitive search: A host computing device conducts scheduled repetitive searches for a resource to be purchased and delivery according to a specified delivery schedule. A customer provides the host with a description of the resource and provides a specified delivery schedule. The host computing device conducts automated scheduled repetitive searches for the... Agent:
20110131114 - Methods for managing contract procurement: Computer implemented methods of facilitating contract procurement and contract management through an online contract procurement and management website. An example of a computer implemented method includes assigning a personalized contracting entity member user web page to each of a plurality of contracting entity member users associated with a contracting entity,... Agent: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
20110131115 - Information processing device: A purchase type determining unit 244 determines whether content is rental content, which has a valid time limit for enjoying, from purchasing type information included in the license information. An icon image processing unit 352 disposes an icon image of the content in a menu screen. In case the content... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20110131117 - Method and administration system for monitoring of disposal processes for money: A method and an administration system (CCMS) are proposed for monitoring of disposal processes for funds (GM) which are accepted by at least one money acceptance system (CP) and which are removed from the monetary cycle, wherein inventory data (B1, B2) about the disposed funds (GM) are detected. The administration... Agent: Wincor Nixdorf International Gmbh
20110131118 - Method and apparatus for payment retrieval and review collection: A method for conducting a review including the step of detecting a payment request from a vendor; generating a review based on the payment request; and, transmitting a reference to the review to a customer, wherein the reference provides a link to retrieve the review. A system for performing the... Agent:
20110131116 - System and method for creating financial assets: A system for creating and maintaining financial assets which accentuate different types of sub-loan level risk associated with a plurality of home mortgage loans and which are configured to operate as hedges against risks that oppose the different types of sub-loan level risk is provided. A decomposition tool is configured... Agent: Fannie Mae
20110131119 - System and method for generating and tracking field values of mortgage forms: A system for generating field values of mortgage forms. The system includes a database, a calculation module, a monitoring module. The database contains jurisdictional tax and fee information used to calculate field values for the mortgage form. The calculation module is configured to calculate field values for the mortgage form... Agent: Ernst Publishing Co., LLC
20110131120 - Automated system and method for managing a process for the shopping and selection of human entities: This invention is a system and method for automatically managing a multi-step process in which human providers are selected for some purpose. Typical applications include the selection process associated with employment and dating services. The invention is directed to linking and coordinating the various steps of the selection process through... Agent:
20110131122 - Behavioral baseline scoring and risk scoring: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for integrated risk management. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention provides for determining one or more behavioral baseline scores, each score associated with one or more behaviors and based at least in part on financial... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110131123 - Comprehensive suspicious activity monitoring and alert system: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for integrated risk management. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide for monitoring financial institution data from a plurality of financial institutions, including transactional data associated with multiple products and channels, to identify suspicious activity... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110131125 - Correspondent bank registry: Methods and systems are provided for facilitating the transfer of information relating to risk management, such as, for example information directed towards compliance with the USA PATRIOT Act and certification of a foreign correspondent bank. Generally, the a foreign bank or other entity can provide a risk management clearinghouse with... Agent:
20110131121 - Refinancing program for an underwater loan: A refinancing program for an underwater loan is disclosed. In particular embodiments, a method for refinancing a loan includes determining an original loan value, wherein the original loan value is associated with an original loan secured by a property having a current property value that is less than the original... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110131124 - Report generator for allowing a financial entity to monitor securities class action lawsuits and potential monetary claims resulting therefrom: Reports are automatically created of securities class action lawsuits customized to show potential monetary claims resulting from the lawsuits for securities purchased or acquired by one or more financial entities. To produce the reports, a database of securities class action lawsuits is maintained. The lawsuit database includes a subset of... Agent:
20110131149 - Method and apparatus for providing retirement income benefits: A computerized method and system for administering an unannuitized variable annuity plan having a guaranteed minimum withdrawal payment feature associated with a systematic withdrawal program includes the steps of and system for storing data, determining an amount of a scheduled payment, periodically determining the account value, making the scheduled payment... Agent:
20110131152 - Method and system for a deferred variable annuity with benefit payments as a function of an adjustment factor: A computer implemented data processing system and method processes data associated with a deferred variable annuity contract during the accumulation phase for a relevant life. The data includes a payment base value, a contract value, a withdrawal percent and a formula for determining an available benefit payment amount without reduction... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20110131151 - System and method for facilitating unified trading and control for a sponsoring organization's money management process: An embodiment of the present invention provides a system, method, process, software and standards that enable a unified trading and control process utilized by sponsoring organizations and asset managers (money managers) for sub advised or externally managed investment portfolios as to increase control over the trading process by a sponsoring... Agent: Uat, Inc.
20110131150 - System and method for providing secure retirement benefits via a conversion process: A method for providing a person with a secured retirement program employs a computerized system to allocate assets owned by a person towards purchase of retirement benefits. The system selects at least one desired retirement benefit from a group of available retirement benefits. A user may specify a conversion period... Agent: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
20110131127 - Distribution of financial instruments among counterparties: A computer implemented method and system is provided for distributing aggregated financial instruments among counterparties. The counterparties' financial instrument positions are acquired along with risk measures. The financial instrument positions are weighted using the risk measures to obtain risk weighted positions. An aggregate risk is computed by aggregating the risk... Agent: Vyapar Capital Market Partners LLC
20110131128 - Method and means for controlling payment setup: An electronic system with which consumers and businesses can automatically and electronically facilitate competition for financial transaction services that they purchase, and/or participate in bigger markets more transparently than they can currently. The system features a payment card, which is arranged to clear transactions with at least two accounts, which... Agent:
20110131129 - Tradable investment unit: A tradable investment unit is an inseparable combination of a predetermined quantity of a tradable security together with a put option contract for the predetermined quantity of the tradable security. The combination will specify the minimum price and thereby the maximum potential loss of the tradable investment unit to purchasers.... Agent:
20110131126 - Trade management system for reducing securities positions: A computer implemented method and system is provided for reducing the number of securities positions of multiple counterparties. Securities positions are acquired from the counterparties. A price is obtained for each of the acquired securities positions from each of the counterparties. A consensus price is created for each of the... Agent: Vyapar Capital Market Partners LLC
20110131130 - Integrated risk assessment and management system: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for integrated risk assessment and management. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide for a risk database that collects and/or receives transaction data. In other embodiments of the present invention, the risk database collects and/or... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110131131 - Risk pattern determination and associated risk pattern alerts: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for integrated risk assessment and mitigation. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide for determining risk patterns and, in particular embodiments, emerging risk patterns associated with emerging risk, based on a combination of, or in... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20110131133 - Multiple account advanced payment card and method of routing card transactions: A system of accessing through a financial processing network multiple accounts associated with a single financial card. Data is input to the financial network in addition to the transaction data and the account identification data that in read from the card. This addition data permits the proper account to be... Agent:
20110131132 - System and method for managing subscriber account: A method and system for managing a subscriber account to a service includes one or more wallets for which predefined rules may be modified to define how an amount of funds is allocated between the wallets to be used for different types of services and products.... Agent: Eazybreak Oy
20110131134 - Methods and systems for generating a software license knowledge base for verifying software license compliance in cloud computing environments: A monitoring system can monitor computing processes in clouds. The monitoring system can verify software license compliance in the computing processes instantiated in the clouds. The monitoring system can generate and maintain a software license knowledge base. The software license knowledge base can include the software license requirements for various... Agent:
20110131137 - Method and apparatus for performing collective validation of credential information: An embodiment of the invention comprises a method and apparatus for performing collective validation of credential information. The invention has applicability in industries that require sales agents or those related to the distribution of a certain product to be credentialed (e.g., licensed and/or appointed) when selling certain products (e.g., life... Agent:
20110131135 - Online warranty history storage access: A message confirming a transaction for the purchase of an item can include identifiers for the item and for a consumer as well as information pertaining to the transaction. The item identifier is used to locate an express warranty for the item. The consumer identifier (e.g.; a number of an... Agent:
20110131136 - Risk management customer registry: Methods and systems are provided for managing Risk associated with a financial account initiated by an intermediary institution. Risk related information descriptive of a customer of the intermediary can be registered with a neutral entity and a certification can be generated that is associated with the customer and includes the... Agent:
20110131138 - Collective suspension/settlement representation processing server device and program: Provided is a collective suspension processing server device, collective suspension representation processing server device, settlement representation processing server device, method, and program, wherein there is no chance that the encryption key leaks. Also provided is the implementation of preventing the leakage of any piece of information under management. The collective... Agent: Icon Corp.
20110131139 - Integrated earned value management workflow: The present invention relates to a method or system for automating consolidation of data for reporting purposes, decreasing manual user intervention, and automating the generation of earned value management documentation using a custom designed matrix that is role-based having four (4) fundamental workflow processes: post-award, work authorization, change request, and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110131140 - Refurbishing and resale techniques for data storage cartridges: The method of determining the quality of tape cartridges by calculating a single quality score, and of disclosing this quality score to a buyer during the reselling of a cartridge. The quality score of the cartridge is the sum of a plurality of weighted statistical data that are indicative of... Agent: Mountain Engineering Ii, Inc.
20110131141 - Advertising request and rules-based content provision engine, system and method: The present invention includes an approval engine for pre-approving media content by which a user can interact with an ad generator and request at least one content item not owned by the user for inclusion in a creative. The approval engine also includes a content provision rules engine that includes... Agent:
20110131142 - Patent-product information distribution systems and methods: Systems and methods for managing and distributing patent-product information are presented herein. The systems and method facilitate the exchange of patent-product information, by performing the steps of: a) receiving patent-product information from a plurality of users; b) storing the patent-product information in a patent-product database on a server, in accordance... Agent:
20110131143 - Patent-product information distribution systems and methods: Systems and methods for managing and distributing patent-product information are presented herein. The systems and method may facilitate the exchange of patent-product information, by performing the steps of: a) receiving patent-product information from a plurality of users; b) storing the patent-product information in a patent-product database on a server, in... Agent:
20110131145 - Measuring engagement activities initiated by electronic word-of mouth referrals in social networks: A system is provided for assessing the historical engagement activities of a single user, and then altering the current presentation of engagement activities in accordance with a predetermined sequential series, or an algorithmic decision-tree, so that an optimized set of engagement options are presented to returning or recurring users. This... Agent:
20110131144 - Social analysis in multi-participant meetings: A method, system and computer program product are provided for social analysis in multi-party meetings. The method includes receiving a data stream of a multi-participant meeting and identifying participants' contributions in the data stream. The method also includes detecting a sub-activity within the data stream in which two or more... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110131146 - Employment management system: Embodiments of the present disclosure generally relate to a system, apparatus, and computer program product for employment management and, more particularly, an automated system for managing and matching employment requirements and employment candidates physically separated from one another.... Agent:
20110131147 - Method and system for recommendation based on locational and societal relation: The present invention provides a method and a system for recommendation based on locational and societal relation capable of providing more personalized information by being linked with other persons that have locational and societal relationship based on the behavior, value, preference of the user through a psychographics-based recommendation system.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110131148 - System, method, and apparatus for managing price information with locking mechanisms: A computer-implemented method for managing price information. Embodiments include receiving a mapping of interconnected components, identifying as a first subset components subject to a first fixed price agreement not subject to a second fixed price agreement that overlaps the first fixed price agreement, identifying as a second subset the components... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110131153 - Dynamically controlling a computer's display: A computer-implemented method, system and computer program product for dynamically managing screen real estate on a remote computer's display is presented. A first computer receives an initial state of screen real estate of a remote computer's display. The first computer detects a change to an external physical environment of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110131154 - Navigation device, method & system: A navigation device is arranged to communicate information to a server. In at least one embodiment, the navigation device is arranged to determine a period of time for which a vehicle carrying the navigation device is parked, and to communicate information to the server associated with the period of time.... Agent:Previous industry: Data processing: speech signal processing, linguistics, language translation, and audio compression/decompression
Next industry: Data processing: artificial intelligence
RSS FEED for 20130516:
Integrate FreshPatents.com into your RSS reader/aggregator or website to track weekly updates.
For more info, read this article.
Thank you for viewing Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price determination patents on the FreshPatents.com website. These are patent applications which have been filed in the United States. There are a variety ways to browse Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price determination patent applications on our website including browsing by date, agent, inventor, and industry. If you are interested in receiving occasional emails regarding Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price determination patents we recommend signing up for free keyword monitoring by email.
FreshPatents.com Support - Terms & Conditions
Results in 4.16207 seconds