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Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price determinationBelow 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. 05/16/2013 > 218 patent applications in 93 patent subcategories.
20130124217 - Health plan rating system improvement program: Methods and training programs for improving the level of quality of care within a healthcare plan. The methods include obtaining medical data from a population of patients within the plan, storing such data in electronic medical records embodied on a computer readable medium, evaluating at least one metric within the... Agent:
20130124219 - Managing services in health care facility: A method of managing services in a health care facility includes receiving one or more stat requests, automatically identifying, for at least one of the stat requests, a candidate to perform at least one task associated with the stat request; automatically determining whether the candidate already has a predetermined maximum... Agent: Hospital Housekeeping Systems, LLC.
20130124220 - Managing services with assignment settings: A method of assigning tasks to members of an organization includes receiving a selection of an assignment setting for each of at least one of one or more groups of members of the organization, wherein the assignment setting selection at least partially determines how tasks are to be assigned to... Agent: Hospital Housekeeping Systems, LLC.
20130124221 - Real-time time series matrix pathophysiologic pattern processor and quality assessment method: A device for providing information about a medical condition is described herein. A monitor gathers information about the physiological systems of the patient, reads from the memory storage, identifies time dimensioned dynamic patterns of the data, determines the severity of the patterns, identifies a distress condition based at least on... Agent:
20130124218 - Social engagement engine for health wellness program: The present disclosure generally relates to systems and methods to encourage health care consumers to engage in healthy lifestyle choices, thereby improving their overall health condition. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to using social media, via a social engagement engine, to encourage health care consumers to participate in health-improving... Agent: Redbrick Health Corporation
20130124226 - Method and apparatus for coordinating healthcare of patients: Methods and systems for coordinating care of patients are disclosed, including enrolling a patient onto a communication facilitator application; storing an electronic record pertaining to the patient; establishing a patient healthcare team group for sending and receiving messages; storing a list of one or more members of the patient healthcare... Agent:
20130124228 - Method and system for providing online records: A method for providing a user with the ability to access and collect records associated with the user in a secure and private manner includes associating access information with the user for the user to use to access a server storing files comprising records associated with the user in a... Agent: Mymedicalrecords, Inc.
20130124224 - Method and system for selection of patients to receive a medical device: In one embodiment, a method for identifying patients to receive a medical device has been developed. The method includes retrieving first medical data associated with one patient from a database, identifying a probability that a medical device provides a medical benefit to the one patient that exceeds a cost associated... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130124222 - Method and system managing and processing patient data: A computer-implemented device system and method for creating, managing, and processing an interactive workflow is described to handle patient data. A client having various modules may be installed on a computing device. The modules of the client may be adapted to receive and transmit communications by way of various communication... Agent: Turbotar, Inc.
20130124223 - Systems and methods for reducing medical claims fraud: Various embodiments of the present disclosure may be comprised of systems and methods for reducing fraudulent use of a medical identity to obtain medical goods or services. Identification information may be received for a medical insurance account of a medical consumer. Medical claims data associated with the medical insurance account... Agent:
20130124227 - Tracking system for healthcare facilities: A location/tracking system for use in hospitals and similar healthcare facilities is based upon a “last seen” location for patients, clinicians, or high value equipment. The system uses portal readers to determine when and where an item to be tracked passes through a portal, bed or exam chair mounted proximity... Agent: Precision Dynamics Corporation
20130124225 - Universal application integrator: A universal application integrator system enables the automated integration of data from patient care devices into electronic health records (EHRs). In addition, the system acts as a context manager between these patient care devices, EHR applications, and ancillary specific patient care applications. The system is the central controller for direct... Agent:
20130124230 - Increasing a policy value account of a life insurance policy based on an economic value of the policy: The present disclosure describes, among other things, an example method for maintaining an account for a life insurance policy. The method may include determining an amount to apply to the account, the amount based at least in part on i) a plurality of first factors based on data for life... Agent: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (usa)
20130124232 - Managing consistent interfaces for indian payroll business objects across heterogeneous systems: A business object model, which reflects data that is used during a given business transaction, is utilized to generate interfaces. This business object model facilitates commercial transactions by providing consistent interfaces that are suitable for use across industries, across businesses, and across different departments within a business during a business... Agent:
20130124231 - System and method for automated funds management: An automated funds management system and in particular a system and a method to at least ensure the payment of guaranteed minimum income benefit (“GMIB”) based on the automated sector based allocation of funds in a variable annuity. A contract holder's profile data is evaluated and a profile score is... Agent: Ameriprise Financial, Inc
20130124233 - System and method for determining payroll related insurance premiums: A computer-implemented method for determining payroll related insurance premiums includes receiving at a server computer first payroll data relating to a first employer in a first data format from a first source and second payroll data in a second data format from a second source. At least one of the... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20130124229 - System and method for secure self registration with an insurance portal: Systems and methods are disclosed herein for processing a first-time registration request for electronic access to a plurality of computerized insurance services. A network interface is configured to communicate with the plurality of computerized insurance services by interfacing with a plurality of disparate information platforms and communicating with a user... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20130124237 - Efficient indexing and caching infrastructure for metasearch: Techniques are provided for a metasearch infrastructure. The metasearch infrastructure supports one or more of the following: hotel matching, backend support of user queries, frontend support for user queries, a cache layer that groups or organizes cached data in storage based on hotel location, scoring and ranking on the client... Agent: Room 77, Inc.
20130124236 - Electronic ticket system: The present invention is an electronic ticket system. A server is provided with a member platform, a member database, a ticket platform and a ticket database. The member database stores account information of a plurality of members and a characteristic code corresponding to each account. The ticket platform provides the... Agent:
20130124234 - Intelligent seat recommendation: Ticket recommendations are provided based on user preferences, which can include user-set preferences and preferences based on user history. Preferences are compared with ticket information such as comments by other users of specific seats and areas, price, location near friends of the user, location near venue establishments, etc. After a... Agent: Stubhub, Inc.
20130124235 - Method and system for generating and using a price summary: Systems for managing pricing proposals and associated options in the travel industry with respect to the provision of travel services or products. The system is capable of communicating with a booking engine and a global distribution system (GDS), and is operable by a reservation agent. An itinerary pricing User Interface... Agent:
20130124238 - Detecting travel information: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for detecting travel information. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a document; annotating detected entities in the document; generating one or more travel leg structures using the annotations, wherein generating the one or more travel leg... Agent: Google Inc.
20130124239 - Crop yield per location measurer: A crop yield per location measurer is disclosed. In general, the crop yield measurer includes a crop collector for a field of crops. The crop collector includes a navigation satellite system location determiner to determine location information at periodic times during a crop collection process. The crop collector also includes... Agent:
20130124241 - Method and system for providing business intelligence data: A computer implemented method for data mining and providing business intelligence data including generating by an analytics server one or more dimensions from source data imported from a computer readable medium, wherein the one or more dimensions define categories into which portions of the normalized data can be grouped; generating... Agent: Pvelocity Inc.
20130124240 - System and method for student activity gathering in a university: An educational institution (also referred as a university) is structurally modeled using a university model graph. A key benefit of modeling of the educational institution is to help in an introspective analysis by the educational institute. In order to build an effective university model graph, it is required to gather... Agent: Srm Institute Of Technology
20130124243 - System and method for creating documents to manage a proposal lifecycle: The system and method described herein may integrate an enterprise proposal management system with various enterprise systems, applications, data sources, and other resources to provide a comprehensive solution to manage and coordinate a proposal lifecycle and data associated therewith. In particular, the system and method described herein may integrate and... Agent: I3solutions
20130124244 - System and method for managing a proposal lifecycle: The system and method described herein may integrate an enterprise proposal management system with various enterprise systems, applications, data sources, and other resources to provide a comprehensive solution to manage and coordinate a proposal lifecycle and data associated therewith. In particular, the system and method described herein may integrate and... Agent: I3solutions
20130124242 - Video review workflow process: Subject matter disclosed herein relates to video content editing, and in particular, to video review workflow.... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
20130124245 - Determining availability based on percentage available: An embodiment of the invention provides a system and method for displaying the scheduling availability of a user. The system includes an occupancy module for analyzing the schedule of the user to determine the occupancy for a time period in the schedule. The time period includes an available time slot... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130124246 - Category based organization and monitoring of customer service help sessions: A method and computer readable medium are provided for monitoring customer support sessions based on at least one category associated with the customer support sessions. A request from an administrator for information associated with unresolved support sessions is received. A set of support categories is presented to the administrator. A... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130124247 - Restroom convenience center: A restroom monitoring system for monitoring attributes of fixtures within a restroom using sensors. Additional attributes are determined from the monitored attributes. Consumable usage levels are estimated based on predetermined consumption levels associated with usage states of the fixtures. The restroom monitoring system provides an indication of the need for... Agent: Sloan Valve Company
20130124248 - Active device for providing real time parolee information: An apparatus and method that enable a case officer to manage visits to probationers according to their risk level priority. The apparatus receives probationer information from a remote supervision server and displays the information by their risk levels. The case officer can drag and drop the name of probationers on... Agent: Gold Post Technologies, Inc.
20130124250 - Green building system and method: A green building materials system and method are provided in which a decision engine determines one or more designs (each have one or more building components) based on a set of building related inputs and a utility function of each particular user.... Agent: Ekotrope Inc.
20130124249 - Interactive graphics-based planning systems: This invention relates to providing a system for project planning and scheduling which supports simplified, interactive, graphics-based project planning and scheduling using new planning concepts, new scheduling concepts and new graphics-based software systems. Further, this invention permits an inexperienced user to simultaneously plan and schedule a project including establishing appropriate... Agent: Pma Consultants LLC
20130124251 - Optimal planning of building retrofit for a portfolio of buildings: Generating an optimal planning of building retrofit for a portfolio of buildings may include providing a plurality of objective functions that may be selected for maximizing cost reduction, maximizing green house gas emission reduction, or maximizing energy reduction, or combinations thereof. The objective function may be solved based on information... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130124252 - System and method for allocating manufactured products to sellers using profitable order promising: A system and method is disclosed for allocating products to one or more sellers. The system includes a database operable to store data associated with one or more enterprises. The system further includes an order promising system coupled with the database and operable to model the flow of the products... Agent: Jda Software Group, Inc.
20130124253 - Industry-specific workflows in a manufacturing execution system: A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is provided that leverages industry-specific workflows to process business requests. The MES system can maintain activity sets representing industry-specific workflows that can be selected and executed in order to satisfy business-driven goals. The activity sets can comprise both business-level and control-level operations, and can be... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
20130124254 - Workflow automation system and method: The workflow automation system is a secure, online web-based system that automates any office workflow in a minimal amount of time by providing appropriate customizations and ASP.net forms, the customizations including name of the system, task-names, role names, names of actions on each task, order of tasks, etc. After the... Agent: King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals
20130124255 - Presort scheme optimizer and simulator: A system and method configured for determining optimal mail sorting of a mailing is disclosed. The method may comprise determining a number of mail pieces to be sent in the mailing, selecting an initial scheme for sorting the mailing based on the number of mail pieces, and simulating a mail... Agent: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
20130124256 - Method and system for monitoring plant assets: The invention is a method and system for monitoring plant assets automatically comprising the steps of calculating a sum of the plant assets to be monitored, storing the calculated sum in a database, calculating a sum of the bad actors, computing the percentage of bad actors from the calculated sum,... Agent: Yokogawa Electric Corporation
20130124257 - Engagement scoring: Systems and methods determine an engagement score reflecting a level of engagement for a customer with a company. The engagement score is determined using data from past interactions the customer has had with the company and using other factors such as sentiment expressed in interactions and the recency of interactions.... Agent:
20130124259 - Lead management in business-to-business sales: Methods and systems record and analyze visitors' interactions with a website aimed at turning the visitors into qualified sales leads. Lead scoring may be used, wherein a lead score is based on interactions with content, navigation through a website, and the providing of information from the visitor. Events (e.g., above-threshold... Agent: Limelight Networks, Inc.
20130124258 - Methods and systems for identifying customer status for developing customer retention and loyality strategies: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for developing customer retention and loyalty strategies. In one aspect, a method comprises calculating (202) likelihoods of next action taken by customers, based on customer attributes and associated attribute weights stored in a customer data base, and calculating (203)... Agent:
20130124260 - Process and system for integrating information from disparate databases for purposes of predicting consumer behavior: A process and system for integrating information stored in at least two disparate databases. The stored information includes consumer transactional information. According to the process and system, at least one qualitative variable which is common to each database is identified, and then transformed into one or more quantitative variables. The... Agent: Experian Marketing Solutions, Inc.
20130124261 - Web influenced in-store transactions: In selected embodiments a repository system correlates user browsing behavior with in-store transactions involving a number of products or product categories. For example, an online portal may receive online transactional data and in-store transactional data and associate particular user identities with such data. The user identities may be correlated by... Agent: Target Brands, Inc.
20130124262 - Cross channel explicit feedback and corrective action framework: Techniques and equipment for enabling a cross-channel feedback loop for capturing, in an interactive customer retail or service channel of a business enterprise, explicit feedback from a user for a similar or related transaction initiated by the user in a different channel. The explicit user feedback captured in the second... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20130124263 - Systems and methods to summarize transaction data: A computing apparatus is configured to summarize transaction data via aggregating transactions according to geographical regions (e.g., based on postal codes) for a plurality of merchant categories, normalize the aggregated spending across the merchant categories for each geographical region, rank the regions for each category based on the normalized spending,... Agent: Visa International Service Association
20130124264 - Price simulation for enterprise sales and supply processes: Embodiments of the present invention may provide a method to perform a price simulation. The method may comprise receiving search criteria for sales orders to perform simulation of price changes, selecting sales orders that satisfy the search criteria, and retrieving pricing attributes from the selected sales orders. The pricing attributes... Agent: Sap Ag
20130124267 - Cohort cost analysis and workload migration: An approach is provided to analyze data center performance. The approach includes analyzing the data centers, with each of the data centers are represented by a plurality of data center records. Available capacity at each of the data centers is identified based on the selected data center's set of data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130124265 - Enterprise system/process modeling system and method: An enterprise system/process modeling (ESPO) system and method that permits efficient representation of enterprise systems/processes (ESP) and calculation of global solutions to models associated with these ESPs is disclosed. The system/method incorporates an enterprise system/process modeling definition subsystem (ESPD) in which an interconnected processes, resources, constraints, and objectives may be... Agent: River Logic, Inc.
20130124266 - Systems, methods, and program products for innovation finance: A funding method and system provides funding at all stages of product development and manufacture. One or more of the funding organizations are matched with one or more of the securities issuing entities, and one or more of the securities issuing entities are matched with one or more of the... Agent: Unither Virology, LLC
20130124268 - Systems and methods for identifying experts: Disclosed herein are systems and computer readable storages for identifying experts with particular talents among participants in an online social network. Identification of experts with particular talents identified by talent-labels can take into account multiple factors. One factor that can be applied is self-nomination. Individuals who offer to help others... Agent:
20130124269 - Performance reporting for products and services using web-based portals: A method includes obtaining performance information from sources, where the performance information relates to products and/or services, enabling the performance information to be reviewed to thereby produce vetted and categorized performance information, receiving the vetted and categorized performance information, where the vetted and categorized performance information includes the performance information... Agent:
20130124271 - Audio/video automated payment facility: A central monitoring station is linked to a plurality of remote terminals, such as payment terminals at a plurality of parking facilities. A two-way communication system enables communication between a customer who is remote from the central monitoring station and an attendant at the central monitoring station. The communication system... Agent:
20130124270 - Method, device and integrated system for payment of parking fees: System and method for parking management including an in car device located in the vehicle. The in car device may include a transceiver a processing unit, an input device and a display. The in car device may receive instructions to initiate and terminate parking sessions and upon receiving such instruction... Agent: Parx Ltd
20130124279 - Location of available passenger seats in a dynamic transporting pool: An embodiment of the invention provides a system including an interface for receiving a request from a rider, wherein the request includes a start location of the rider and an end location of the rider. A vehicle identification module connected to the interface identifies at least one vehicle located within... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130124278 - Methods, apparatus and systems for providing a multi-purpose task completion platform: A computer-implemented method of sourcing electronic tasks is disclosed. The method includes receiving customized electronic tasks, each customized electronic task being customized for a content managing entity. The method also includes identifying a plurality of users that selected to participate in receiving customized electronic tasks. The method further includes communicating... Agent: Qa Channel, Inc.
20130124280 - Real time redemption tracking system: A marketing system is disclosed comprising a merchant server including means for providing a vendor website; a point of sale terminal in communication with the merchant server, the point of sale terminal for conducting a retail transaction with a customer; a tracking server in communication with the merchant server, the... Agent:
20130124281 - System and method for customer incentive development and distribution: A system for advertising and promotion comprises identifying a promotion to be offered to a consumer, identifying a consumer that is interested in the promotion, identifying a plurality of consumer-specific attributes, using at least one of the consumer-specific attributes to determine a promotion offering value, offering the promotion to the... Agent: Closely, Inc.
20130124282 - Advertising rewards and referrals: Advertising rewards and referrals are described, including detecting an interaction with an advertisement, recording the interaction, the interaction including an input being provided in response to the advertisement, generating a reward for the interaction, the reward being an action taken to provide a benefit in response to the interaction, analyzing... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
20130124283 - Method and apparatus for distributing advertisements using social networks and financial transaction card networks: An exemplary method for distributing an offer to a mobile device includes identifying a location of a first mobile device, identifying offer preferences for a user of the first mobile device, and distributing the offer to the first mobile device. The offer is an offer for the purchase of goods... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20130124284 - Promotion processor and management system: A data processing system employs a unique coded promotional vehicle to attract customers into retail establishments for the purchase of discounted goods. The promotional vehicle includes coupon styled graphics integrated with a code to allow data tracking by the store pursuant to purchases by that customer. The promotional vehicle is... Agent: Advanced Marketing Systems, LLC
20130124286 - Electronic transaction and logistics system: The present invention is related to an electronic transaction and logistics system that comprises a server, a plurality of shop units and a plurality of characteristic code carriers. The server is provided with a management platform and a member database for storing account information of each member, a corresponding characteristic... Agent:
20130124288 - Personal digital cashier with the coupon locator: An integrated purchasing system for mobile devices with coupon and discount locating functionality that enables a shopper to obtain discounts, coupons, and to purchase the goods and services of their choice from a retail store without having to stand in a checkout line. The Personal Digital Cashier with the Coupon... Agent:
20130124290 - Remote transaction processing using a default payment method: A method and system for conducting an online payment transaction through a point of sale device. The method includes receiving input from a user selecting an item for purchase through the point of sale device; calculating a total purchase amount for the item in response to a request from the... Agent: Blaze Mobile, Inc.
20130124289 - Remote transaction processing using authentication information: A method and system for conducting an online payment transaction through a point of sale device. The method includes receiving input from a user selecting an item for purchase through the point of sale device; calculating a total purchase amount for the item in response to a request from the... Agent: Blaze Mobile, Inc.
20130124291 - Remote transaction processing with multiple payment mechanisms: A method and system for conducting an online payment transaction through a point of sale device. The method includes receiving input from a user selecting an item for purchase through the point of sale device; calculating a total purchase amount for the item in response to a request from the... Agent: Blaze Mobile, Inc.
20130124285 - System and method for trusted embedded user interface for secure payments: A security component may be associated with a network-enabled application. The security component may initiate the display of an embedded region of a window drawn according to display information received from a relying party. The security component may define at least a portion of the appearance of the embedded region;... Agent:
20130124287 - Systems and methods to provide discount at point of sales terminals: A system and method configured to use a transaction handler to modify the transaction amount of a transaction between an acquirer processor and an issuer processor, during the processing of the authorization of the transaction, in accordance with an offer that is applicable to the transaction to apply the benefit... Agent: Visa International Service Association
20130124292 - System and method for generating a strong multi factor personalized server key from a simple user password: The present invention relates to a method of generating a multi-factor encryption key using a simple password in order to access control over information stored at a second entity from a first entity via at least one communication network. In one embodiment this is accomplished by, requesting to receive an... Agent:
20130124293 - System and method for administration of loyalty program: Systems and methods for management of financial and insurance products held by customers in a group and for administration of a loyalty and reward program for the group. Each customer in a group has an individual customer profile, which includes information about one or more insurance products held by a... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20130124272 - Method and server system for enhanced management of event-based user rewards: Provision of enhanced rewarding schemes. A first server of a first service domain is configured to maintain a reward database for users of a first service domain. A second server of a second service domain is configured to identify event data items of the second service domain from which information... Agent: Rovio Entertainment Ltd.
20130124273 - Systems and methods for customer loyalty program: As a customer conducts qualifying transactions with a participating merchant within a group of merchants, the customer accumulates reward points which can be redeemed at any participating merchant within the group at the time of redemption. A promotion/award determination engine and associated database track the points. A redemption engine is... Agent: Visa International Service Association
20130124294 - System and method for managing loyalty program: Systems and methods for management of financial and insurance products held by customers in a group and for administration of a loyalty and reward program for the group. Each customer in a group has an individual customer profile, which includes information about one or more insurance products held by a... Agent: Hartford Fire Insurance Company
20130124295 - System, apparatus and method for organizing and presenting offers through virtual channels: A sales offer organizing system comprising a content provider, a user terminal, and a server. The server is configured to receive a registration for at least one channel from said content provider, receive a subscription to said at least one channel from a user of said user terminal, receive a... Agent: Danir Marketing Ab
20130124296 - Systems and methods for determining whether to offer a reward at a point of return: Computerized decision-making systems and methods are described for determining whether to provide one or more rewards, such as a coupon or instant discount, to a customer requesting to make a merchandise return at a store, and, if so, to determine the terms of the reward, such as value, expiration date/time... Agent: The Retail Equation, Inc.
20130124274 - Advertising point-of-sale checkout: A brand-specific announcement is audibly output by the point-of-sale terminal upon identification of each product as it is scanned. The brand-specific announcement. In this way, the first Coke product might announce “Coca-cola”, the second product may announce “The real thing.” In a networked application such as in a large, multiple-register... Agent:
20130124276 - Method for advertising on a smart phone lock screen: A smart phone lock screen advertising system is based on a software application that integrates with affiliate websites as well as ad networks and continuously displays daily deals (or other content or ads) on the phone lock screen whenever the screen is awake. The smart phone lock screen advertising may... Agent:
20130124277 - System and method for an electronic gift key: A system and method facilitating delivery of a fully-integrated physical item providing access to non-physical content is presented. The method includes enabling access to an electronic greeting card, exclusive content, promotion, and/or store credit from a remote system after a gift key is linked to a local system. The system... Agent: Product Spring, LLC
20130124275 - Systems and methods to provide communication references based on recommendations to connect people for real time communications: Methods and apparatuses to selectively present communication references based on recommendations from related entities to connect people for real time communications. One embodiment includes: receiving from a user a selection of a first listing, including a reference to be used to request a connection for real time communications between the... Agent: Utbk, LLC.
20130124298 - Generating clusters of similar users for advertisement targeting: A social networking system may identify a first set of users as part of a training cluster and identify a second set of users that is similar to the first set of users for purposes of targeting advertisements related to the advertiser. Using past engagement history (e.g., click-through rates), demographic... Agent:
20130124297 - Multi-dimensional advertisement bidding: An online advertising system receives ads from advertisers, which may also provide associated budgets, time period constraints, impressions goals, and performance weightings for the ads. When an ad is requesting from the advertising system from a client, a bid may be determined for each ad based on the budget associated... Agent:
20130124299 - Optimizing communication of content through networked media: Methods and systems for identifying content to customers are disclosed. One embodiment provides a method for identifying at least one piece of content to communicate to a consumer comprising receiving impression request data associated with consumers accessing a networked medium in a computing environment, employing a parse request module to... Agent: Epic Media Group, Inc.
20130124302 - Individual-level modeling: A method includes collecting individual-level data (for example, survey data) corresponding to each of one or more individuals who has been exposed to advertising for a product or service. A representative sample may be created from the individual-level data. A model may be created based on factors relating to acquisition... Agent: Marketing Evolution, Inc.
20130124301 - System and method for dynamic user feedback for display and context advertisements: Methods, systems, and computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium include for an ad to be displayed on a web page, providing a first user input field that is selectable by a user viewing the ad. Upon detection of actuation of the user input field for the ad, providing... Agent: Google Inc.
20130124300 - User-controlled file interaction: User-controlled file interaction is described, including detecting an interaction with a file presented on a client, the interaction indicating a preference associated with the file, selecting other files for presentation based on the preference, the other files being similar to the element, and presenting the other files on the client.... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
20130124303 - Advertising keyword generation using an image search: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for receiving an image of a product. Searching web content using a search query based on the image of the product. Receiving search results including a plurality of uniform resource locators (URL) based on the web content search using... Agent: Google Inc.
20130124305 - Content conversion tracking: The present technology allows reliable and accurate tracking of conversions of invitational content by storing token identifying items of invitational content presented to the user within a cookie jar of a local occurrence of an online-store application. When a purchase or download is made from the online store, the cookies... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130124304 - Document scoring based on traffic associated with a document: A system determines an extent to which advertisements are presented or updated within a document, a quality of an advertiser associated with an advertisement provided within the document, whether an advertisement in the document relates to an advertising document that has more than a threshold amount of traffic, and/or an... Agent: Google Inc.
20130124307 - Device and method for automatically distributing promotional items: A device for automatically distributing promotional items stores a plurality of promotional items and distributes the selected promotional items according to a demand by a user. The device includes: display and input units for the display and the manipulation by a user; an access code recognition unit for recognizing an... Agent:
20130124306 - Voucher code redemption via sms: A voucher verification system is based on SMS message-based processing of voucher verifications by a central verification authority. Merchants may establish an account with the system and then register mobile communication devices and those of employees by sending an SMS-based registration request to the system. Once registered, the merchant and... Agent: Google Inc.
20130124308 - Budget-based advertisment bidding: An online advertising system receives ads from advertisers, which may also provide associated budgets, time period constraints, impressions goals, and performance weightings for the ads. When an ad is requesting from the advertising system from a client, a bid may be determined for each ad based on the budget associated... Agent:
20130124309 - Managing associations between device identifiers: Device identifiers for devices, such as computing devices, software, and applications, etc., are analyzed to determine whether the device identifiers are associated with each other (e.g., are connected to each other) and how strongly the device identifiers are associated with each other. A stronger connection between two device identifiers may... Agent: Tapad, Inc.
20130124310 - Method and apparatus for creating recommendations for a user: A method and apparatus for creating recommendations for a user is described. A user input relating to an item is received (step 200). A hierarchy of categories is determined from the metadata of the item (step 204). A rating of at least one category within any one level of the... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130124311 - System and method for dynamic integration of advertisements in a virtual environment: Systems and methods for dynamic integration of advertisements in 3D virtual environments may provide contextual placement of advertising assets into those environments. The advertising assets may include 3D models of products or advertisements. The selection of appropriate advertising assets during runtime may be dependent on context-sensitive metadata associated with placeholders... Agent:
20130124312 - System and method for management and delivery of content and rules: A system and methods for management and delivery of content and rules is disclosed. An exemplary method may comprise managing, for an organization, a plurality of data and a plurality of content in separate database entities, wherein the plurality of content is associated with the plurality of data based on... Agent: Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.
20130124316 - Audience segment estimation: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for estimating segments from key values for advertising impressions.... Agent:
20130124315 - Identifying a same user of multiple communication devices based on user locations: A system for identifying a same user of multiple communication devices is configured to perform the steps of: (a) receiving first data relating to a first device operated by a user; (b) receiving second data relating to a second device operated by a user; (c) determining that the user of... Agent: Jumptap, Inc.
20130124317 - Managing sponsored content based on television viewing history: A system and method of delivering sponsored content based on television viewing history of users includes the steps of receiving bids from sponsors relating to presentation of respective ads relating to the television viewing history and attributing priority of delivery of the ads based upon yields derived from financial considerations... Agent: Jumptap, Inc.
20130124313 - Methods and systems for monetizing web page traffic: The present disclosure relates to novel and advantageous methods and systems for providing a marketing opportunity on a webpage of a browser displayed on a mobile device. The method includes receiving an indication that a user has pressed the “back” button; identifying a cookie for the displayed webpage; and upon... Agent: Govista, LLC
20130124314 - System for managing promotions and activity information in a restaurant: A system is provided for managing promotions and activity information in a restaurant. The system may be implemented as a network service that provides a series of interfaces or web pages to implement promotion and activity information management. Promotion information regarding a promotion offered by a restaurant merchant may be... Agent:
20130124319 - Payment options based on location: Systems and methods are provided that allow for a portable electronic device to provide smart menus to a user based on a context of a transaction. Specifically, the method of using a portable electronic device may include opening a near field communication (NFC) channel with a point-of-purchase device and providing... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130124318 - Providing multiple creatives for search queries: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for providing multiple creatives in a display order are disclosed. A user may submit a search query. Advertisements responsive to the search query are identified, and an advertisement with one or more creatives is identified based on... Agent: Google Inc.
20130124320 - System for advertising and communicating at a vehicle charging station and method of using the same: In some embodiments, a system for advertising and communicating at a vehicle charging station and method of using the same as disclosed herein. Other embodiments of related systems and methods are also disclosed.... Agent: Electric Transporation Engineering Corporation, D/b/a Ecotality North America
20130124321 - Advertisement delivery system, store terminal and computer-readable storage medium: An advertisement delivery system of the present invention includes a store terminal, a management device connected to the store terminal via a communication network, and a mobile terminal connected to the management device via the communication network. The store terminal transmits a delivery instruction to the management device in response... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20130124324 - Identifying a same user of multiple communication devices based on user routes: A system for identifying a same user of multiple communication devices is configured to perform the steps of: (a) receiving first data relating to a first device operated by a user; (b) receiving second data relating to a second device operated by a user; (c) determining that the user of... Agent: Jumptap, Inc.
20130124325 - Internet business transaction processor: Targeted products are offered over a communications network. Product data for a plurality of products from a plurality of distributors for the products is received. Customer data from a plurality of customers comprising personal information about customers is received. Using the data, at least one user-specific product offering from the... Agent:
20130124323 - String based promotional system and method thereof: A system for associating a promotion with strings with the string being based upon a plurality of places and a relationship between two or more of those places. The strings represent an authentic user experience of a quality, character, and/or feel intended by the string author. The user experience can... Agent: Gopogo, LLC
20130124322 - Targeting information to a user based on viewed profile pages: A social networking system maintains profile information about a subject user and about a viewing user. The viewing user requests a page of information about the subject user (e.g., a profile page) from the social networking system. The social networking system determines a set of interests or other information about... Agent:
20130124327 - Identifying a same user of multiple communication devices based on web page visits: A system for identifying a same user of multiple communication devices is configured to perform the steps of: (a) receiving first data relating to a first device operated by a user; (b) receiving second data relating to a second device operated by a user; (c) determining that the user of... Agent:
20130124326 - Providing advertisements in an augmented reality environment: A computer-implemented method for providing advertisements in an augmented reality environment to a user includes receiving data related to a marker, the marker placed amongst one or more physical objects captured by the video camera. The computer-implemented method also includes retrieving dynamic digital content associated with the marker. Further, the... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20130124332 - Creation of a universal profile of a user by identifying a same datum across a plurality of user profiles corresponding to the user: A system for identifying a same user of multiple communication devices is configured to perform the steps of: (a) receiving first data relating to a first device operated by a user; (b) receiving second data relating to a second device operated by a user; (c) determining that the user of... Agent: Jumptap, Inc.
20130124333 - Creation of a universal profile of a user by identifying similar user-managed assets on a plurality of devices of the user: A system for identifying a same user of multiple communication devices is configured to perform the steps of: (a) receiving first data relating to a first device operated by a user; (b) receiving second data relating to a second device operated by a user; (c) determining that the user of... Agent: Jumptap, Inc.
20130124336 - Data storage and retrieval: A method for data forwarding storage and retrieval in a network of interconnected computer system nodes may include directing data to a computer memory, continuously forwarding the data, from one computer memory to anther computer memory in the network of interconnected computer system nodes without storing on any physical storage... Agent:
20130124331 - Identifying a same user of multiple communication devices based on application use patterns: A system for identifying a same user of multiple communication devices is configured to perform the steps of: (a) receiving first data relating to a first device operated by a user; (b) receiving second data relating to a second device operated by a user; (c) determining that the user of... Agent: Jumptap, Inc.
20130124328 - Methods and systems for providing child-oriented computer network applications, advertising, and user feedback: Exemplary methods and devices in accordance with the disclosure relate generally to networked provisioning of content to young users such as children, as well as providing user monitoring and customized feedback and other information to parents and others. More particularly, but not exclusively, embodiments in accordance with the disclosure relate... Agent:
20130124334 - Order fulfillment system and method for printing products including individualized information: Interactive custom printed order placement and fulfillment systems and methods for placing, selling, accepting, proofing, transmitting, producing, servicing, and delivering orders for printed products including individualized or personalized information in time-efficient ways. Video conferencing technicians can provide direct access to professional, expert, and knowledgeable help. The interactive custom printed order... Agent:
20130124335 - System for delivering advertisements to wireless communication devices: An advertising system and method for a communication system that delivers advertisements to subscribers based on the respective subscriber data. The advertisers, through the provider of the system, have advertisements selected and delivered to the subscriber based on the subscriber data. The advertiser pays for advertisement delivery such that the... Agent: Opportunity Notification Technologies, LLC
20130124330 - System for determining interests of users of mobile and nonmobile communication devices based on data received from a plurality of data providers: A system for determining interests of users of mobile and non-mobile communication devices based on data received from a plurality of data providers, wherein the system is configured to perform the steps of: (a) obtaining multiple datasets, wherein each dataset comprises at least one user and at least one corresponding... Agent:
20130124329 - Validation of data for targeting users across multiple communication devices accessed by the same user: A system for validating user identifications is configured to perform the steps of: (a) receiving at a data management platform a plurality of first user identifications associated with a first communication device accessed by a first user, wherein the data management platform includes data relating to the first user; (b)... Agent: Jumptap, Inc.
20130124337 - Method for extracting metadata for e-commerce offerings from variable data campaign content: A method and system for making marketing campaigns discoverable to non-recipients via, for example, the Internet. In one example, information from a VDP marketing campaign is used to generate metadata that is embedded in web pages that support the VDP campaign. A non-recipient Internet user may discover the VDP campaign... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130124338 - Method and system for integration among content publication, advertisement services and rewards collection: A computer-implemented method and system for integration among content publication, advertisement services and rewards collection is provided. The method and system comprises publishing a first content generated by a first user for public viewing, determining whether a predetermined condition of the published first content reaches a first predetermined threshold, providing... Agent:
20130124340 - Match engine marketing: Enabling advertisers using a computer network such as the Internet and a match engine to submit their offerings to product, service, benefit seeking entities. In some embodiments, a database having accounts for the providers is made available. Accounts contain contact and billing information for an advertiser; and at least one... Agent:
20130124339 - Providing multiple creatives for contextual advertising: Methods for providing multiple creatives in a display order are disclosed. A user may request a resource, and a request for an advertisement may be received. A plurality of advertisements responsive to the request are identified. Each advertisement may be associated with one or more creatives, and a display order... Agent: Google Inc.
20130124345 - Expanding computer display advertising method continuation: A method and system is disclosed for creating additional advertising space by sensing the position of an element on a web page or other client viewer, and upon interaction of a user with that element positioning the appearance of additional web page elements not limited by the boundary of the... Agent:
20130124342 - Live advertisement preview display and distribution: A live advertisement (“ad”) preview may be used by an advertiser and/or publisher to ensure that an ad is displayed correctly and to maximize user interaction with the ad. The live ad preview may be provided before the general public has access to the ad. The live ad preview may... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20130124344 - Method and system for determining user likelihood to select an advertisement prior to display: A computer implemented system and method of determining whether to display an advertisement to a user can include determining, using at least one processor, a likelihood that a user accessing a web page would select an advertisement if displayed to the user in the web page at a future moment... Agent:
20130124341 - Persistent content capture: Persistent content capture is described, including detecting an input associated with data presented in a first area of an environment, moving the data from the first area to a second area of the environment in response to the input, wherein moving the data generates processed data, and providing an interface... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
20130124343 - Premium instant messaging space: Monetizing on-line communications includes: assigning a price to become a buddy of a publisher in an on-line chat board; advertising the price to prospective subscribers of the publisher; receiving a bid from a prospective subscriber; and transmitting the bid offer to the publisher such that the publisher can accept or... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20130124346 - Security token for mobile near field communication transactions: Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed which relate to an NFC-enabled security token that is removably coupled to a mobile device. The security token may be provisioned with the information by the mobile device, then decoupled from the mobile device and used to authenticate the user or perform a transaction... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130124347 - System and method for fuel price-protection: A fuel-price protection mechanism whereby customers may pre-purchase quantity-based amounts of fuel and retrieve said fuel at any participating fuel retailer. The quantity-based amounts of fuel are represented in the customer's account as a quantity-based fuel credit. The fuel credits may be redeemed at a participating fuel retailer to obtain... Agent:
20130124348 - Plug-in based chip card payments: A chip card payment processor interface component exposes a plurality of different interfaces for a plurality of different chip card payment processors. A chip card peripheral device interface component exposes a plurality of different chip card peripheral device interfaces for a plurality of different chip card peripheral devices. A payment... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130124349 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for provisioning and utilizing an aggregated soft card on a mobile device: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for utilizing and provisioning an aggregated soft card are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a request for an aggregated soft card from a mobile device, wherein the aggregated soft card includes a primary component soft card and at least one secondary... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20130124350 - Money transfer systems and methods: The present invention provides systems and methods of facilitating money transfers. The method includes receiving, at a money transfer system, access to a customer's account, establishing, at the money transfer system, a money transfer record including a recipient and an amount, and receiving, at the money transfer system, an identifier... Agent: The Western Union Company
20130124351 - Using an nfc enabled mobile device as a pos terminal: A method and system for conducting an online payment transaction through a point of sale device. The method includes receiving input from a user selecting an item for purchase through the point of sale device; calculating a total purchase amount for the item in response to a request from the... Agent: Blaze Mobile, Inc.
20130124354 - Automatic modification of web pages: A system for interactive paper is described. Data fragments are captured at locations in a rendered document. A digital version of the document is optionally located. Markup data applied to the capture creates a rich set of interactions for the user. New models for publishing documents and new document-related services... Agent:
20130124352 - Management of dynamic assembly and licensing of appliances: Methods and arrangements for assembly and licensing of appliances. A base image is created, the base image corresponding to a combination of an operating system and hardware. A purchasing medium client is embedded into the base image, and a provisioning request for a pay-per-use license is developed. A provisioned instance... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130124353 - Management of dynamic assembly and licensing of appliances: Methods and arrangements for assembly and licensing of appliances. A base image is created, the base image corresponding to a combination of an operating system and hardware. A purchasing medium client is embedded into the base image, and a provisioning request for a pay-per-use license is developed. A provisioned instance... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130124355 - Method and system for processing group orders: A system and method for group ordering is provided including displaying an item of a vendor to users of a group, receiving orders for at least one particular item associated with the same vendor from the users of the group, combining the orders into a group order, sending the group... Agent:
20130124363 - Systems and methods for identifying suspicious orders: Various embodiments of the present invention generally relate to systems and methods for identifying suspicious orders for controlled substances based on performing checks on a received order using historical information on previous orders. According to various embodiments, these checks may include: (1) comparing the order quantity for the received order... Agent: United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.
20130124359 - Anti-counterfeiting system and method: An online auction website has anti-counterfeiting measures. The website requires a seller of an item to input information about the product for sale, including at least a brand of the product and a product identification code. If the brand code and product identification code are not entered, the website does... Agent: Nike, Inc.
20130124356 - Auctions with socially-connected private advance offerings: Auctions with socially-connected private advance offerings are provided by by a social auction integration server by receiving at least one parameter regarding an item to be offered in an online auction by an offeror user; using the parameter and an identifier of the offeror user, searching at least one social... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130124358 - Method to create a secondary market (exchange) using a web auction to price annuity payments: The method to create a secondary market using a web auction to price annuity payments comprises of an initial owner, a payor, an entity, an intermediary advisor, an annuity, and a lump sum of money. A plurality of payments is a fixed sum of money. The method also includes a... Agent:
20130124357 - System and method for online buying and selling goods and services within the context of social networking: A system and method is provided for online buying and selling goods and services within the context of social networking. The social relation closeness between a buyer and a seller is determined using information from social networking services and a business transaction record database. Trust and credibility between buyers and... Agent:
20130124360 - Systems and methods for personalized pricing: Systems and methods for generating location-based retail pricing options are discussed herein. In an example, a method for generating location-based retail pricing options includes receiving, over a network from a user, a pricing request. The pricing request includes information identifying the user, a merchant, and an intended purchase. In this... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20130124364 - System and method of electronic payment using payee provided transaction identification codes: A computerized method of payment based on short, temporary, transaction ID numbers which protect the security of the payer's (customer's) financial accounts. The payee will first register a source of funds and a payer device with a unique ID (such as a mobile phone and phone number) with the invention's... Agent:
20130124365 - Dynamic merchandising connection system: Mechanisms are provided for efficiently and effectively connecting users such as customers, consumers, and clients with remote agents such as salespeople, assistants, personal shoppers, etc., by using a merchandising interface in store, shop, and showroom environments. A merchandising connection system identifies and analyzes characteristics of users, target products, and remote... Agent:
20130124366 - Apparatus and methods for efficient generation and delivery of item information: Apparatus and methods for utilizing content from an item description source to enhance item quality information. In one exemplary embodiment, the information is pulled from an item advertisement in order to add value to an item quality report advertisement. In one variant, content from the item advertisement is utilized in... Agent:
20130124368 - Performing deduplication on product information search results: Performing deduplication on product information search results is disclosed, including: receiving update information associated with stored product information; retrieving and updating the stored product information and sets of feature vectors associated with the stored product information, wherein updating includes generating sets of feature vectors for any newly added pieces of... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20130124367 - System for distributing individualized audio information over a network: A system for providing individualized information to a consumer over a network has been developed. The system includes a device, such as a sign, that identifies to a consumer a subject of interest. The device provides a unique identifier associated with the subject that allows the consumer to access individualized... Agent:
20130124369 - Method for assisting purchase, device and system: In a B-to B transaction performed via a telecommunication network, a supplier can obtain the opportunity of having a new business customer while a buyer can figure out a reasonable price of an item to be purchased, thereby reducing useless sourcing cost. Information indicative of items each buyer purchased in... Agent: Purchasing Strategy Institute Corporation
20130124361 - Consumer, retailer and supplier computing systems and methods: A system and method for generating recommendations is disclosed. The system includes first and second client machines, a connection router connected to the first and second client machines, at least one database, and at least one server connected to the connection router and in communication with the at least one... Agent:
20130124362 - System, method and device for shopping list generation and fulfillment: A system and method for assisting user fulfillment by using a product input device is disclosed. The system includes a product input device that enables a user to input data and send the data to a server wirelessly. The server processes the received data in order to identify a product... Agent:
20130124371 - Determining local catalog of digital content: A method includes receiving local digital content consumption information associated with a location. The method also includes identifying a local consumption pattern for digital content based on the local digital content consumption information. The method further includes receiving a global catalog of digital content. A local catalog of digital content... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20130124372 - Integrated multi-licensor application and data purveyance: A single integrated offering includes a dataset license and a license to an application tailored for using the dataset. The dataset licensor and the application licensor are distinct entities. However, the integrated offering is electronically purveyed under a single offering price, in a public online marketplace and/or on licensor websites.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130124373 - System and method for developing, selling and delivering software applications for real estate multiple listing services: A method for developing, selling and delivering software applications for real estate multiple listing services (MLS), brokers, agents, companies, franchises, and consumers.... Agent: Financial Business Systems, Inc.
20130124370 - Workflow integration and presentation management: A content editor application enables a computer user to modify content displayed on a display screen. In response to receiving a command from the computer user to view different selectable font styles for application to selected content on the display screen, the content editor application initiates display of a listing... Agent:
20130124374 - Methods, systems, computer products, and website for progressive e-commerce: An e-commerce system where progressive incentives are displayed to entice shoppers to purchase goods is disclosed. The e-commerce system includes a database with a region of memory having data related to a first inventory of physical goods and a second inventory of digital goods. The e-commerce system also includes a... Agent: Viicii LLC
20130124375 - Food tracing and tracking system and method: A food tracing and tracking system, method, and computer-program product are provided. The present invention allows companies that operate within these supply-chains, to exchange information bi-directionally throughout the entire supply-chain while maintaining data integrity and appropriate levels of security at all times and in real-time. The present invention enables a... Agent:
20130124376 - Method and apparatus for automated bill timeline: A computer-implemented method for displaying a plurality of bill due dates, the method comprising: displaying an account identifier for each bill in the plurality of bills; showing a timeline with a due date indicator for each bill in the plurality of bills, the timeline disposed proximate to the account identifier;... Agent: Connexive, Inc.
20130124433 - Methods and computer software applications for selecting securities for an investment portfolio: Provided are methods and computer software applications for generating a stock portfolio, and/or enhanced stock index, through using a plurality of growth factors and a plurality of value factors to rank stocks, and for constructing investment vehicles based on the stock portfolio. The method, software application, or computer apparatus of... Agent:
20130124432 - System and method for the creation and sale of sec-compliant investment vehicles: A system and method are disclosed for raising financing in accordance with SEC and other regulatory requirements by an early stage company. Initially, a draft business plan is presented to collaborators, on a company's Internet website, and interested potential collaborators of the company are allowed to collaborate and assist in... Agent: Mariner Ventures
20130124434 - System and method using contract for risk transference: Disclosed herein is a system and method for eliminating or transferring the non-economic risk of financial securities. The system and method serves to avoid non-economic losses in the first instance, and to counter the adverse capital impact of prior non-economic gap losses by providing capital relief consistent with a determined... Agent: Karson Management (bermuda) Limited
20130124431 - System providing commodity price-move protection for small risk holders: A system for providing small to medium sized entities commodity price move protection is disclosed. The system may have the steps of receiving information from a client, selecting an appropriate commodity instrument, aggregating the client with other clients, and selecting an appropriate hedge in the event that the instrument provides... Agent:
20130124388 - Derivatives trading methods that use a variable order price and a hedge transaction: Systems and methods are provided for executing a hedge transaction in connection with the execution of a derivative product order in which the price of the derivative product is defined by one or more variables. The hedge transaction may be executed at an exchange or match engine that is different... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc.
20130124384 - Financial instruments trading system and method: The present invention is directed to a system and method by which the recommendations of a third party advisor chosen by an investor and with whom an investor has entered into a separate relationship can be matched with conditional trading criteria chosen by the investor. In a process for structuring... Agent: Optionsxpress Holdings, Inc.
20130124382 - Financial market replicator and simulator: A financial market replicator and, simulator, intermixes and records data streams of real time financial market data. The FMRS replays such recorded data to simulate the real time financial market(s) in a manner that represents substantially the entirety of information relating to the financial market(s) such that an observer would... Agent: Advanced Intellectual Property Group, LLC
20130124377 - Method and apparatus for automated trading of equity securities using a real time data analysis: A system and method for buying and selling securities based on volatility and liquidity rather than other fundamentals is demonstrated. The method involves: providing at least one decision model to buy and sell a security; inputting real-time data into the decision model; and automatically generating an order and executing transactions... Agent:
20130124391 - Method for displaying market order information and placing orders: Methods of displaying and placing orders for financial instruments. Financial market information is displayed on a screen controlled by a processor. The display includes a plurality of bid columns, a plurality of ask columns, and a price column acting as an axis for the bid and ask columns. Values in... Agent: Fidessa PLC
20130124378 - Open end mutual fund securitization process: A computer implemented system is provided for administering and exchanging shares in an exchange traded product.... Agent: Leveraged Innovations LLC
20130124390 - Order risk management for financial product processing: Systems and methods are provided for processing derivative product orders at an exchange. Traders provide derivative product order risk data to the exchange. The order risk data may include maximum delta, gamma and/or vega utilization values for derivative product contracts based on the same underlying product. Before executing a trade,... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20130124385 - Server for supporting an exchange transaction: The present invention is a server for supporting an exchange transaction, in which users can complete exchange transactions between and/or among themselves.... Agent: Ip Strategy Incorporated
20130124386 - System and method for providing electronic price feeds for tradeable objects: System and methods for a price feed generation are described. According to an example method described herein, upon receiving market information including a plurality of linear prices and order quantities, a reference price level is selected and a price feed message is generated to include the reference price level and... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20130124389 - System and method for settling trades: A method of settling trades includes the steps of obtaining an authenticated delivery instrument, wherein the authenticated delivery instrument is authenticated by a first exchange and may be used to settle a trade undertaken on the first exchange. An electronic proxy is issued for the delivery instrument, wherein the electronic... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20130124381 - System, method, and computer program product for executing a buy or sell order: An auto-trading strategy for executing an order to buy or sell a specified quantity of a certain item. The strategy utilizes urgency scores rather than time bins. In one embodiment, an urgency score is determined at a certain point in time. The urgency score is a function of a trading... Agent: Itg Software Solutions, Inc.
20130124379 - Systems and methods for creating and trading dynamic securities: Systems and methods for creating and trading dynamic securities are provided. Dynamic securities according to the invention may preferably include any security or non-securitized investment. To form the dynamic security, a user may select a plurality of securities including stocks, bonds, baseball cards and modern art paintings to create a... Agent:
20130124383 - Tba futures contracts and central counterparty clearing of tba: Networks, systems and methods that match orders for TBA futures and settle and clear open positions for TBA futures are disclosed. The TBA futures may include MBS TBA future contracts. A central counterparty clearing firm may net long and short positions and generate delivery instructions to parties having open positions.... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc.
20130124380 - Template based matching: Systems and methods for matching orders are provided. One or more trade templates are created. The trade templates define groups of orders for financial instruments that may be combined such that all of the orders are matched. New orders and resting orders are analyzed using one or more trade templates... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20130124387 - User interface for an electronic trading system: A user interface for an electronic trading exchange is provided which allows a remote trader to view in real time bid orders, offer orders, and trades for an item, and optionally one or more sources of contextual data. Individual traders place orders on remote client terminals, and this information is... Agent: Trading Technologies International Inc.
20130124393 - Connecting decisions through customer transaction profiles: An apparatus and method for developing financial risk decisions for a customer associated with a number of different financial services/channels are disclosed. A hierarchy of relationships among the financial services/channels is generated. Transactional behaviors of the customer related to each of the financial services/channels is summarized, using one or more... Agent:
20130124394 - System, method and analytical prediction process to generate consumer personalized lender approval and pricing compatibility information: System and analytical prediction process to generate consumer personalized lender approval and pricing compatibility information is disclosed. The analytic prediction processes applied against historical data from an indiscriminant, autonomous and unaffiliated plurality of lenders is unique and affords consumers numerous advantages over the confusing and incentivized influences associated with the... Agent:
20130124392 - Systems and methods for large-scale credit data processing: Systems and methods are provided for processing large volumes of credit-related data and other data, and generating products based on the processed data. Data received from a number of different data sources may be processed in parallel and stored in memory. Reporting rules may be defined in association with each... Agent:
20130124399 - Apparatus to provide liquid funds in the online auction and marketplace environment: A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to implement a lending system for use with electronic commerce web sites such as auction sites. A seller may receive a cash loan for items placed for sale but not yet purchased by a buyer. The seller can be required to pay back... Agent:
20130124400 - Cloud computing operating system and method: A cloud computing operating system is described. The system, in one aspect, includes a plurality of core data structures (100) each configured to define basic attributes that elements of the system contain. The system also including an indexing data structure (104) inherited from one of the core data structures (100)... Agent: Disos Pty Ltd., C/o W.f. Titchener & Co. Pty Ltd.
20130124397 - Collaborative first order logic system with dynamic ontology: A collaborative first order logic system with dynamic ontology for example that enables collaborative discussion of documents, subjects associated within the documents, assertions about the subjects and theorems that utilize the assertions along with dynamic creation and association of two or more subjects that may represent the same thing. Enables... Agent:
20130124402 - Internet package shipping systems and methods: Systems and methods for shipping a package from a package sender to an intended recipient, utilizing Internet communications to place shipping orders, request on demand package pickup, maintain and utilize pre-stored profile information, view shipping history, track orders, etc. A package sender with an Internet-accessible computer accesses an Internet site... Agent: United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.
20130124401 - Internet-based group cloud management system - (gcms) for information exchange among cloud management system sites - (cms) (systems and methods): System and Methods for implementing a Internet-Based Group Cloud Management System (GCMS) comprised by several Cloud Management System sites (CMS sites), where providing institutions, means for: A) The Creation of the Educational Group comprised by: A1) Community CMS sites for Campuses and/or Groups of Users, A2) Personal CMS Sites for... Agent:
20130124398 - Mobile platform for event registration: Method and systems of registering participants for an event at an event site are disclosed. Identification data specific to a participant encoded on a first token object is read with a mobile computing device. A query is generated from the mobile computing device to a remote event registration system for... Agent: The Active Network, Inc.
20130124405 - Mobile-to-mobile payment system and method: A mobile-to-mobile payment method and system are presented. One or more payor messages are received at a payment server from a mobile device associated with a payor. The one or more payor messages include an identifier of a payee and an amount. The identifier of the payee is associated with... Agent: Globaltel Media, Inc.
20130124403 - Notification systems and methods enabling selection of arrival or departure times of tracked mobile things in relation to locations: Systems and methods are disclosed for automated notification systems. A representative method, among others, can be summarized as follows: engaging in a communication session with a personal communications device, based upon impending arrival or departure of one or more mobile things in relation to a location; during the communication session,... Agent: Eclipse Ip, LLC
20130124404 - Notification systems and methods enabling selection of arrival or departure times of tracked mobile things in relation to locations: Systems and methods are disclosed for automated notification systems. A representative method, among others, can be summarized as follows: engaging in a communication session with a personal communications device, based upon impending arrival or departure of one or more mobile things in relation to a location; during the communication session,... Agent: Eclipse Ip, LLC
20130124396 - System and method for utilizing a mobile device to purchase one or more goods and services: The present invention is a system to purchase one or more goods and services that includes one or more payment receiving apparatuses that include a distinctive product code, a mobile device with an input system to input purchasing data and a payment distribution application utilized to input purchasing data and... Agent:
20130124395 - Systems and methods for disabling recurring charges: A system, a method, and a software product disable recurring charges incurred on an account of a user. A plurality of transactions that occurred within a predefined period for the account is received within a server. The transactions are analyzed to identify a recurring charge, which is indicated to the... Agent:
20130124406 - Electronic bill presentment and payment system and method: A method and system using a communication network such as the Internet to allow registered users the flexibility to pay a bill by using traditional non-electronic payment methods after receiving an e-mail notification. The e-mail notification contains at least summary information which is formatted in the form of a remittance... Agent: Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.
20130124407 - System and method for electronic wallet conversion: A system and method for electronic wallet conversion allows conversion of a basic electronic wallet to a more flexible wallet account, providing additional services and requiring additional authentication. The basic accountholder eventually requires the additional services provided by the more flexible wallet, typically editing rights and making purchases at sites... Agent: Facebook, Inc.
20130124408 - System and method for electronic wallet conversion: A system and method for electronic wallet conversion allows conversion of a basic electronic wallet to a more flexible wallet account, providing additional services and requiring additional authentication. The basic accountholder eventually requires the additional services provided by the more flexible wallet, typically editing rights and making purchases at sites... Agent: Facebook, Inc.
20130124409 - Reloadable prepaid platform: A reloadable prepaid platform configured to permit reloading of a general purpose prepaid card at an automated teller machine (ATM) is disclosed. Particularly, the prepaid platform interacts with an ATM of the financial institution associated with the prepaid card in order to receive funds from the user at the ATM... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20130124410 - System and method for conducting a transaction at a financial transaction terminal using a mobile device: The systems and methods described herein allow greater access to a banking platform via a mobile device. The customer can initiate a financial transaction using a mobile device, a bank can inform the customer of the nearest financial transaction terminal to perform that service, and the customer can complete that... Agent: Citibank,
20130124411 - Techniques for automated teller machine (atm) transactions: Techniques for automated transactions are provided. A customer pre-stages a financial transaction with a financial service. Subsequently, the customer visits an ATM and automatically acquires a code from the ATM that is then sent to a mobile transaction service for verification and to identify the staged financial transaction. The ATM... Agent: Ncr Corporation
20130124418 - Ecommerce system with payment data division: In at least one embodiment of an ecommerce system, payment data is divided into proper subsets and distributed among multiple data processing systems, and each of the data processing systems stores less than all of the subsets of the payment data after the subsets of payment data are distributed and... Agent: Volusion, Inc.
20130124416 - Method and system for transferring funds over a voice call: The various embodiments herein provide a method and system for transferring funds between users over a voice call. The method comprises registering a plurality of users for funds transfer with a payment system, initiating the voice call between a payer and a payee involved in the funds transfer, establishing a... Agent: Bewo Technologies Pvt. Ltd
20130124413 - Mobile image payment system using short codes: A Mobile Image Payment System for mobile commerce, which enables a Consumer to use a mobile device to make payments for online, Electronic Media, Print Media and POS Transactions, involving the presentment of a short code. In an embodiment, the Consumer scans the short code that is displayed by a... Agent:
20130124412 - Split mobile payment system: Systems and methods for providing enhanced transaction security via use of a split mobile payment system which allows a Consumer to pay for a purchase using his mobile device without exposing Payment Account information to the merchant. The split mobile payment system may include a mobile payment application (MPA), running... Agent:
20130124414 - Systems and methods for mobile automated clearing house enrollment: Systems and methods for mobile enrollment in automated clearing house (ACH) transactions using mobile-captured images of financial documents are provided. Applications running on a mobile device provide for the capture and processing of images of documents needed for enrollment in an ACH transaction, such as a blank check, remittance statement... Agent: Mitek Systems
20130124415 - Systems and methods for secure authentication using a watermark: Systems, methods, and devices for authenticating a user using a watermark are provided. A device for authenticating a user includes one or more processors configured to prepare information including a watermark and a request for user credentials in response to a request for service requiring authentication, wherein the watermark comprises... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20130124417 - Systems and methods to provide generalized notifications: A computing apparatus is configured to generate a generalized message to report information about an event, such as the processing of an authorization request or a settlement request for a transaction made using a consumer account of a user, to an aggregator, which is configured to further process the generalized... Agent: Visa International Service Association
20130124419 - System and method for back office processing of banking transactions using electronic files: As banking transactions are processed by a bank teller, all of the relevant information with respect to the transaction (e.g., dollar amount) is captured in an electronic file. Each of the electronic files from the various branches of the bank are forwarded to a central back office processing center where... Agent: Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.
20130124421 - Secure authentication method and system for online transactions: Embodiments of the invention relate to a secure authentication method for online transactions, an online transaction secure authentication system, an online transaction secure authentication client, and a computer program product for secure authentication of online transactions thereof. The secure authentication method includes: generating, using one or more computer processors, a... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20130124422 - Systems and methods for authorizing transactions via a digital device: In various embodiments, transactions initiated by or on behalf of users between client systems and transaction systems are sent to authorization systems for approval. An authorization system contacts one or more registered devices for approval from a user of the registered devices for the transactions initiated by or on behalf... Agent: Intryca Inc.
20130124423 - Online payment using an nfc enabled device: A method and system for conducting an online payment transaction through a point of sale device. The method includes receiving input from a user selecting an item for purchase through the point of sale device; calculating a total purchase amount for the item in response to a request from the... Agent: Blaze Mobile, Inc.
20130124424 - System and method for point-to-point encryption with adjunct terminal: A system for point-to-point encryption is provided. A card reader system reads unencrypted card data stored on a magnetic stripe of a card and encrypts the card data, the card reader system being contained in a first housing. A point of sale device coupled to the card reader system and... Agent: Merchant Link, LLC
20130124425 - System and method for in-band transaction verification: Various embodiments of a system and method for in-band transaction verification are described. The system and method for in-band transaction verification may include a transaction verification component. The transaction verification component may be configured to provide a transaction confirmation request that includes one or more machine readable resistant security media... Agent:
20130124426 - Method and apparatus for recycling electronic devices: A recycling kiosk for recycling and financial remuneration for submission of an electronic device is disclosed herein. The recycling kiosk includes an inspection area with preferably two mirrored, domed hemispheres positioned about a transparent table and cameras for imaging an electronic device placed on the table. The recycling kiosk also... Agent: Ecoatm, Inc.
20130124427 - Method and system for administering a legal proceeding using a postcard mailer with a qr code: According to some embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods for administering a legal proceeding are disclosed. The method includes receiving recipient data including a recipient name, a recipient address, and a unique recipient identifier. The recipient is one of a plurality of recipients associated with the proceeding. The... Agent: Kurtzman Carson Consultants, LLC
20130124428 - Referral generation and payment system and method: A method of incentivizing distribution of job postings through social and professional networks, the method includes the steps of: associating a first identifier with a job posting, wherein the first identifier includes information further associating the first identifier with a first person; and receiving a request to associate a second... Agent: Barrel Of Jobs, LLC
20130124429 - Systems and methods for electronically processing government sponsored benefits: Systems and methods for processing benefits include providing a graphical user interface, such as a web browser, to a benefit recipient for accessing at least account information concerning at least one benefit type. The benefits processing system may receive a request from the benefit recipient through the graphical user interface... Agent: Acs State & Local Solutions, Inc.
20130124430 - Systems and methods for freight tracking and monitoring: System, methods, and computer program products are provided for enhanced freight tracking and monitoring. The system may track the location of a freight shipment within a carrier's transportation network from the time it is picked up by a carrier from a consignor until it is delivered to a consignee, provide... Agent: United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.05/09/2013 > 168 patent applications in 84 patent subcategories.
20130117042 - Automatic analysis system and device management server: Precise prediction of the state of congestion in an automatic analysis system and adjustment of timings and the order of take-in and take-out of specimens in each of devices prevent increase in TATs of urgent specimens. A device management server for instructing each device to take in or take out... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130117041 - Computer method and system for promoting health, wellness, and fitness with multiple sponsors: Disclosed is an improved automated system and corresponding computer method of promoting and maintaining health, wellness, and fitness. Multiple sponsors per member participant are enabled. Each sponsor defines respective qualifying healthy behavior (activities, purchases, other) and reward rate for each such activity and purchase. A rewards engine operates on member... Agent: Virgin Healthmiles, Inc.
20130117034 - Creating and visualizing professionally crowdsourced structured medical knowledge: A system and a method are disclosed for gathering and visualizing votes on the comparative efficacy, tolerability, and cost of medical treatments, including surgeries, drugs, devices, radiological and other procedures and interventions, using an Internet-based, credentialed physician social network. The system includes a method for intuitive head-to-head visualization of competing... Agent:
20130117037 - Goal tracking and segmented marketing systems and methods with network analysis and visualization: Systems and methods for establishing and studying networks of professionals and how they associate, learn, and behave are disclosed. In methods according to embodiments of the invention, networks of professionals are defined by administering sociometric surveys to a group of professionals, or by culling already available data about the professionals... Agent: Rivermark LLC
20130117033 - Healthcare performance measurement and equitable provider reimbursement system: The present invention incorporates medical knowledge into the processes and algorithms that combine inpatient quality outcomes, ambulatory quality measures and health insurers' financial data into actionable information that hospitals and physicians can use to improve the efficacies and efficiencies of their care. It then quantifies the financial net savings that... Agent: Verras Healthcare Group
20130117035 - Medical payment system with delayed settlement: Medical professionals may obtain payment authorization from their patients, even before the insurance company or other payer has determined the patient's ultimate financial obligation. In particular, the medical professional or their administrative staff may estimate the patient's financial obligations, obtain authorization for payment, and then subsequently collect payment at a... Agent: Mpay Gateway, Inc.
20130117040 - Method and system for supporting a health regimen: A method and user interface for supporting a health regimen comprising: grouping a plurality of participants into a matched group; providing, to each participant of the matched group, a body metric measurement device configured to communicate remotely with a network; receiving a set of body metric measurement data over the... Agent: Omada Health, Inc.
20130117036 - Methods and systems for intelligent routing of health information: An intelligent router for performing functions such as data aggregation from multiple sources, data mining, business intelligence analysis, exploratory data analysis, confirmatory data analysis, predictive data analysis, text analytics, and routing of the results to the appropriate recipient(s) at the appropriate time. The router may comprise an authorization/access manager, a... Agent: Cognosante Holdings, LLC
20130117038 - Preventive care engine: A preventative care recommendation engine to provide a preventative care recommendation corresponding to a patient is disclosed. Processor(s) may be coupled to network interface(s) accessible by healthcare provider(s) and/or patient(s), to execute instructions to access a set of confidential health information for an identified patient, where the set is derived... Agent: Intermedhx, LLC
20130117039 - Systems and methods for electronically accessing and transmitting health insurance portability and accountability act (hipaa) compliant data: Systems and methods for electronically transmitting and accessing Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant data are provided. The HIPAA compliant data are transmitted to a patient via a mobile device in the form of an alert that provides the patient with reminders to take medications. To maintain the... Agent: Nandina Health LLC
20130117043 - Wellness incentive system and method: A system and method for incentivizing the participants' improvement in exercise participation in a health plan including a plurality of participants, without an employer's knowledge of the participants' individual health data. Initially, a randomly-generated identifier is assigned to each of the participants. Next, an exercise schedule is assigned to each... Agent: Arc Technologies, Inc.
20130117045 - Health portal data consolidation: A consolidation engine to consolidate health information under regulatory control and from healthcare entities and patients is described. Data sources corresponding to healthcare providers and/or healthcare payers are accessed. A first set of confidential medical information from a first data source for an identified patient is accessed, including a first... Agent: Intermedhx, LLC
20130117046 - Intent-based clustering of medical information: A medical information navigation engine (“MINE”) includes a medical information interface, a reconciliation engine and an intent-based presentation engine. The medical information interface receives medical information from a plurality of medical sources, which is subsequently reconciled by the reconciliation engine. The intent-based presentation engine clusters the reconciled medical information by... Agent:
20130117044 - System and method for generating a medication inventory: A system and method for electronically verifying a patient's medication inventory comprises receiving an optical image of a medication label on a pill bottle or other medication container, translating said image into text data (e.g., comprising patient's name, medication name, dose, frequency and route of administration of medication); comparing the... Agent:
20130117047 - Method for defeasance of pension scheme risk: A method of transferring risk from a pension scheme, comprising: a sponsoring entity acquiring a captive entity established to provide infrastructure to insure at least a portion of the pension scheme's liabilities; the sponsoring entity providing an amount of risk capital to the captive entity and an amount of capital... Agent: Pensions First Capital Partners Limited
20130117050 - System and method for administering telematics based reinsurance pools: A data processing system includes a processor for determining a percentage share to assign a share of relative risk in an insurance pool between an insurer, a first safety vendor and at least one other safety vendor. The processor is further configured to allocate portions of the insurance pool among... Agent:
20130117048 - System and method for online automobile insurance quoting: The present disclosure describes novel systems and methods for a customer to receive information and/or purchase a product or service while interacting with multiple vendors through a single contact/agency. The customer is able to communicate with the agency through a variety of communication modes. The agency adapts the customer's input... Agent: Branch Banking & Trust Company
20130117051 - System and method for selling intangible property: A method comprises analyzing the psychology of a typical consumer and defining first key stages wherein customers drop out and second key stages wherein sales could be maximized.... Agent:
20130117049 - System for searching and solving for insurance products: A system for evaluating and scoring software products in which illustration engines relating to insurance products are run based on a common set of inputs. The illustration engines output a set of output metrics which are common to all illustration engines. The output metrics of products selected for comparison or... Agent: Efficient Markets Corporation
20130117052 - System and method for reserving unused resources in a controlled admission venue: A system and method for a ticketing system to sell seating rights for a venue, wherein the method may include the steps of offering a ticket for sale by a ticketing system to the public; receiving an instruction to purchase a ticket to reserve a first seat in a venue... Agent:
20130117053 - On-shelf tracking system: A system to be installed on a merchandising unit having one or more inventory zones, one or more units of product, one or more product sensors, a mounting structure, and an electromagnetic signal processor. The one or more inventory zones can present the one or more units of product in... Agent:
20130117055 - Techniques to provide enterprise resource planning functions from an e-mail client application: Techniques and apparatuses for providing access to enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems from e-mail applications are described. In an embodiment, an apparatus includes a processing unit and a client e-mail application executing on the processing unit. An add-on application may be installed on the client e-mail application. The add-on application... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130117056 - Techniques to provide enterprise resource planning functions from a customer relations management client application: Techniques and apparatuses for providing access to enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems from CRM applications are described. In an embodiment, an apparatus includes a processing unit and a client CRM application executing on the processing unit. An add-on application may be installed on the client CRM application. The add-on application... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130117054 - Transportation network scheduling system and method: A system includes a scheduling module and a monitoring module. The scheduling module is configured to generate schedules for vehicles to concurrently travel in a transportation network formed of interconnected routes over which the vehicles travel. The monitoring module is configured to determine financial costs of fuel at refueling locations... Agent:
20130117057 - Systems, methods and devices for generating alternate itineraries: Systems, methods and devices for generating one or more alternate itineraries for an entity for accommodation upon one or more disruptions of one or more predetermined itineraries for the entity for accommodation, each of the predetermined and alternate itineraries consisting of one or more segments, wherein the one or more... Agent:
20130117058 - Systems and methods for scheduling events: Systems and methods for scheduling events are described. In some embodiments, a method comprises: at a computer system, obtaining a request to schedule a calendar event including a plurality of constraints. In response to the request, a plurality of candidate calendar events that meets at least two of the plurality... Agent:
20130117059 - Just-in-time conference room scheduling: Systems and methods for just-in-time scheduling of conference rooms based on a plurality of conference room scheduling requests are provided. In some embodiments a plurality of conference room scheduling requests are obtained. A conference room scheduling request in the plurality of conference room scheduling requests includes at least one meeting... Agent:
20130117060 - System for collaboration and meeting management: Computer hardware and software implement a mind mapping system and method for collaboration. Each branch is assigned an identifier by the system, and each child branch is assigned a child identifier. The child identifier includes a reference to the identifier of the branch from which the child branch extends. An... Agent: Matchware A/s
20130117061 - Carbon management for sourcing and logistics: Embodiments of the invention provide a method, system and computer program product for carbon management for sourcing and logistics. In one embodiment, the method comprises using a computer for quantifying both a cost and a carbon impact of one or more logistics policies relating to a manufacturing process; and minimizing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130117062 - Online resource allocation algorithms: Various embodiments provide online algorithms for resource allocation. In one or more embodiments, requests for resources from a service provider are received stochastically. For each request, different options for satisfying the request are evaluated based in part upon shadow costs (e.g., unit costs) that are assigned to resources associated with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130117063 - Arranging functional elements into a workflow: Visual representations of gadgets, each of which is configured to perform a different function, are displayed by an electronic device. The gadgets are arranged in a sequence to build a workflow. The gadgets are executed in the sequence to execute the workflow on a project.... Agent:
20130117064 - Business process analysis combining modeling, simulation and collaboration with web and cloud delivery: A business process analysis system provides a platform for process modeling and simulation in a collaborative environment. The system includes a series of client stations connected to servers over a network. The platform is suitable for operating on an internal, local enterprise network or a group of systems across multiple... Agent: Progress Software Corporation
20130117065 - Method and system for automated messaging in an online legal workflow tool: A computer system and computer-implemented method for message or “chaser” management in a distributed legal workflow environment is provided. Embodiments provide central administration of legal workflow conducted by a plurality of distributed participants. A plurality of workflow chasers associated with a plurality of workflow records are created and defined based... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20130117066 - Decision support method and system for project management of liquefied natural gas plant: Provided are a decision support method and system for project management of a LNG plant. In the decision support method, a plurality of stages corresponding to sequential processes performed for Engineering, Procurement & Construction project management of the LNG plant are determined Decision items necessary to perform each of the... Agent: Korea Institute Of Construction Technology
20130117068 - Enterprise data matching: A system and method for managing media advertising enterprise data including a process for learning enterprise data matching. An EDM (Enterprise Data Management) application module can be configured to include a set of rules at an enterprise level to manage disparate and disconnected records associated with an entity. A number... Agent: Clear Channel Management Services, Inc.
20130117067 - System, method and computer program product for demand-weighted selection of sales outlets: In embodiments disclosed herein, a computer may operate to determine, for each member in a set and each non-member under consideration for the set, an expected revenue to be passed to a parent organization. The expected revenue may be determined utilizing a plurality of weighted features. Members in the set... Agent:
20130117070 - Method and apparatus for providing market simulation service: A method of providing a market simulation service includes: a) receiving a request for predictive information regarding a subsequent competitive bidding process in an existing marketplace, the existing marketplace having been previously used for like competitive bidding processes, the request being received from a user device associated with a prospective... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130117069 - System to populate sales plan: A system may include determination, for each of a first plurality of time periods, of a first plurality of values of a first sales metric, where each of the first plurality of values is associated with a respective one of a plurality of sales categories, determination, for each of a... Agent:
20130117071 - Techniques for providing perceived quality metric analysis: Various embodiments for providing perceived quality metrics and analysis for products and content prior to sale are described. Embodiments may include surveying potential consumers about of what future products they are aware. For any product of which the survey responder is aware, the survey may poll the responder to rate... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc.
20130117072 - System and method for measuring and displaying residential real estate and property values: A system and a method for displaying real estate information include a display illustrating a heat map generated from at least one database. The at least one database includes objective data about plurality of real estate properties. The heat map providing a comparative market analysis for a desired location selected... Agent:
20130117073 - Price determination system, price determination system control method, program, and information storage medium: A price varying unit (32) is varies a current price of purchase target data that is to be purchased by a user. A price determination unit (34) determines, in a case where the first user has purchased the purchase target data, a different price from the current price of the... Agent: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
20130117074 - Method and system to measure operational efficiency levels of business functions: A method, implemented at least in part by a computing device to measuring operational efficiency levels of business functions the method comprising acquiring a plurality of business data from at least one database, wherein the plurality of business data is indicative of a pre-defined set of business parameters for one... Agent: Infosys Limited
20130117075 - Project compliance assessment: Compliance of a project is assessed by generating a graph including nodes representing attributes of the project, and populating a subset of nodes in the graph with attribute values of the project. A rule applicable to the subset of nodes is identified and applied to determine whether the attribute values... Agent:
20130117076 - Promoting green initiatives in hotels: The present invention provides systems and methods for allowing hotels (or any other organizations having one or more physical locations requiring various resources) to (1) measure their energy, water, waste and carbon emissions, (2) manage and control the elements of the hotel that impact the environment the most, and (3)... Agent: Six Continents Hotels, Inc.
20130117079 - Method of processing a transaction for a parking session: A method, using a mobile device, of initiating the processing of a transaction for a parking session between a parking system and a payment provider on behalf of a user, the method comprising storing a user identifier in memory on the mobile device, receiving a parking identifier and transmitting the... Agent:
20130117077 - Parking availability detection with human sensing: Providing means for people to input their observations can reduce the need for sensor deployments because humans have excellent sensing abilities. One thing people tend to observe carefully is parking availability. Parking meters and pay stations can request people to enter their observations of parking availability and other environmental factors.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130117078 - Virtual attendant system and parking management system: A control and management system for defined areas, employs a card reader, vehicle sensing loop detectors and electric eyes, entrance door sensors and operators, truck securement devices, cameras, a control system with memory, and a wireless connection or internet/intranet connection, is provided to produce event log documentation. The event information... Agent:
20130117080 - System and method for a user interface to provide information about offers extracted from a marketing communication: An improved system and method for generating offers from marketing communications is provided. Marketing communications, including marketing emails, may be received, and offer information may be extracted from the marketing communications. A marketing message retrieved may be parsed to identify and extract offer information including the brand, headline text, description,... Agent: Choozon Corporation
20130117083 - System and process for distributing coupon codes or discount offers via short code and sms mobile and internet technolog for a convenience fee: Among other things, there are disclosed systems and methods for providing coupons on demand to a consumer, to make the process of offering coupons and redeeming coupons more efficient. Embodiments of such systems may include a server reachable by mobile telephones or other communication devices with a database of coupon... Agent:
20130117084 - Engagement reward and redemption system: An engagement reward and redemption system is disclosed. Within the platform, consumers, entities and processes interact with an engagement management system to manage transactions, compensation events, consumer profiles, etc.... Agent:
20130117085 - Distributed incentive distribution and redemption: A community of members with a set of global goals and a set of individual member goals is established. The community of members provides a set of services. Further, an analysis is performed on one or more attributes of a first plurality of customers. In addition, a set of incentives... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20130117086 - Promoting offers through social network influencers: Mechanisms are provided to facilitate buying and selling products utilizing social pricing. Sellers initiate sale of a product with volume discounts for a limited time. In other words, the more people that buy a product, the lower the price for the group. Buyers have a real incentive to become prosumers... Agent:
20130117088 - Method using a graphical user interface to perform operations on offer groups to curate promotional offers: An improved system and method of providing offer groups to curate an offer list of promotional offers from multiple offer sources in an online service is provided. Components for offer groups support operations accessible through a graphical use interface for creating, editing, joining, and searching for offer groups, as well... Agent: Choozon Corporation
20130117089 - Software distribution on mobile networks: Managing software and service provided to a device by a service provider includes performing a pre-qualification check for availability of a premium promotional version of the service for the device, where the pre-qualification check is performed off-line and includes a determination if the device is in a table of devices... Agent:
20130117087 - System and method for authenticating electronic transaction instruments: Security is provided to electronically performed transactions by authenticating transaction instruments (such as electronic coupons, electronic receipts and electronic vouchers such as electronic tickets) that are utilized by a customer in a transaction, such as by a participating customer in a loyalty program. In an electronic wallet application provided on... Agent: Apriva, LLC
20130117090 - Systems and methods for automated authoring, distributing and processing of enhanced discrete coupons: A computerized enhanced discreet coupon (EDC) processing system processes shopper EDC(s) using a scanner and a processor. The scanner scans purchased items. The processor generates tickets corresponding to the purchased items, syntactically validates shopper EDC(s), semantically checks the EDC(s), and authenticates the EDC(s). If an EDC is authentic, then the... Agent:
20130117091 - Wireless subscriber loyalty system and method: A system and method are disclosed for providing a complete architectural and procedural solution to wireless subscriber loyalty issues. A flexible promotion creation environment allows mobile phone operators to rapidly create and deploy various incentive programs and other such loyalty schemes; together with a data mining and profiling method for... Agent: Redknee Inc.
20130117092 - Loyalty awards for data usage through temporary qos upgrades: Systems and methods are disclosed for providing temporary QoS upgrades as loyalty awards. In one embodiment, an Online Charging System (OCS) stores account information for end users that access data services provided by a packet core network. The OCS receives a request involving a data service of an end user... Agent: Alcatel Lucent
20130117093 - Method and system to discharge a liability associated with a proprietary currency: A method and an apparatus to discharge a liability owed to a buyer and stored in a first proprietary currency. The apparatus receives authorization from the buyer to tender the first proprietary currency to pay for an offering that is listed by a seller on a network-based marketplace. The apparatus... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20130117094 - Automated system for optimizing retail savings using coupons: A computerized system for optimizing the use of store and manufacturer coupons by consumers. The system maintains a store profile database storing attributes of retail stores, including location and coupon policy rules, a coupon profile database storing the attributes of current and future coupons, a sale profile database storing attributes... Agent:
20130117095 - Method for providing offer groups to curate promotional offers: An improved system and method of providing offer groups to curate an offer list of promotional offers from multiple offer sources in an online service is provided. Components for offer groups support operations accessible through a graphical use interface for creating, editing, joining, and searching for offer groups, as well... Agent: Choozon Coporation
20130117097 - Advertising offers using social networks: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media that may be used to present advertisements to a first user based on the first user's interactions with one or more other users are provided. One method includes transmitting an electronic advertisement to a user computing device. The electronic advertisement includes an invitation for the... Agent: Google Inc.
20130117096 - Internet protocol multi-media system value voucher distribution with network storage and redemption: A system and method may comprise providing, via a computing device, a connection link to an end user device having a network connectivity access network element; extracting, via an advertisement server, an offer of a value voucher unique to the end user from a database connected to the advertisement server... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130117098 - System and method for extracting offers from a marketing communication: An improved system and method for generating offers from marketing communications is provided. Marketing communications, including marketing emails, may be received, and offer information may be extracted from the marketing communications. A marketing message retrieved may be parsed to identify and extract offer information including the brand, headline text, description,... Agent: Choozon Corporation
20130117099 - System for providing offer groups to curate promotional offers: An improved system and method of providing offer groups to curate an offer list of promotional offers from multiple offer sources in an online service is provided. Components for offer groups support operations accessible through a graphical use interface for creating, editing, joining, and searching for offer groups, as well... Agent: Choozon Corporation
20130117082 - Electronic shopping system: The present invention relates to a shopping container comprising an electronic device having means for communicating with a purchaser of a product to be sold. The invention also relates to a system comprising a location for displaying a product to be sold to a purchaser and a portable electronic device... Agent: A.a. Thornton & Co.
20130117081 - Lead fraud detection: Data is received that characterizes one or more leads. Thereafter, it is determined, for each of the one or more leads, whether the lead is likely to be fraudulent and/or inaccurate using at least one predictive model. In some implementations, one or more of the utilized predictive models can be... Agent: Fair Isaac Corporation
20130117100 - System for distributing advertisements to multiple locations: Systems and methods for distributing an advertisement are provided. In one embodiment, an advertisement distribution device comprises a database manager configured to select an advertisement to be retrieved from a database. The advertisement is selected based on at least a time when the advertisement is to be run. The advertisement... Agent:
20130117101 - Enterprise data matching: A system and method for managing media advertising enterprise data including a process for learning enterprise data matching. An EDM (Enterprise Data Management) application module can be configured to include a set of rules at an enterprise level to manage disparate and disconnected records associated with an entity. A number... Agent: Clear Channel Management Services, Inc.
20130117102 - Method and apparatus for replacing an advertisement: A method and apparatus (100) for replacing an advertisement is described. A negative input regarding a current advertisement is received (step 200). At least one feature of the current advertisement is identified which is hypothezied to have caused the received negative input (step 204). A new advertisement that differs to... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130117103 - Universal control: Techniques are provided for establishing a control group from members a given population by identifying, for each member of the test group, an “unexposed twin”. In general, the unexposed twin of a test group member is the person that is most similar to the test group member, from among the... Agent: Insightexpress, LLC
20130117104 - Method and system to detect invalid and fraudulent impressions and clicks in web-based advertisement systems: This invention improves upon existing pay-per-click arrangements periodically generating a code associated end users. This code, preferably in the form of a serial number, is compared to the end user of the website, such that by observing a metric like the number of clicks for a given period of time,... Agent: Britesmart Corp.
20130117105 - Analyzing and distributing browsing futures in a gesture based user interface: Methods, systems, and techniques for presenting auxiliary content and information regarding browsing and/or navigation futures to be used in a gesture-based user interface are provided. Example embodiments provide a Gesture Based Content Presentation System (GBCPS), which enables a gesture-based user interface to offer to one or more sponsors of content... Agent:
20130117106 - Methods and systems for coupon service applications: A coupon service application operated on multiple platforms, including mobile devices, PC/Internet and display screens on home appliances. The application maintains a home inventory defining the consumable products within a user's home and a shopping list defining the consumable products the user wishes to purchase, and compares the home inventory... Agent: Sears Brands, L.L.C.
20130117107 - System and method for building advertisements from imported data: An advertisement creation system and a method are disclosed. The system comprises a processor, a first interface executing on the processor that accepts transactional data, a data compiler executing on the processor that compiles the transactional data and determines an advertisement creation schedule based on the compiled data, an advertisement... Agent:
20130117108 - Systems and methods to communicate with users via social networking sites: In one aspect, a computing apparatus is configured with a configurable, generic, data-driven model, in which properties of social networking sites/applications are stored and used in communicating offer-related messages via social networking sites.... Agent: Visa U.s.a. Inc.
20130117109 - Systems and methods to determine the name of a business location visited by a user of a wireless device and provide suggested destinations: In general, the invention relates to methods and systems that record the location of a user and determine the corresponding physical named location (e.g. business location) visited by the user. The system further provides suggested destinations, routes, and advertisements to the user. A network includes a server programmed with a... Agent: Enhanced Geographic LLC
20130117113 - 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: Rockstar Consortium US Lp
20130117114 - 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: Rockstar Consortium US Lp
20130117115 - 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: Rockstar Consortium US Lp
20130117116 - 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: Rockstar Consortium US Lp
20130117117 - 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: Rockstar Consortium US Lp
20130117118 - 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: Rockstar Consortium US Lp
20130117119 - 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: Rockstar Consortium US Lp
20130117111 - Commercialization opportunities for informational searching in a gesture-based user interface: Methods, systems, and techniques for presenting sponsor supplied content associated with commercial opportunities in a gesture-based user interface are provided. Example embodiments provide a Gesture Based Content Presentation System (GBCPS), which enables a gesture-based user interface to determine and present sponsor supplied content associated with an opportunity for commercialization related... Agent:
20130117110 - Dynamic determination of number of served advertisements: Various embodiments pertain to serving a number of advertisements in view of browser information and a user's interaction with the web page containing the advertisements. In at least some embodiments, information regarding the size of a browser user interface in which a browser renders the web page, visibility of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20130117112 - Method and system for placing targeted ads into email or web page with comprehensive domain name data: An engine, system and method for a domain social network that interconnects Internet users with at least domains owned by or of interest to those Internet users, and that may obtain and/or forward obtained dynamic data regarding those domains automatically, such as by web service or email service. The dynamic... Agent:
20130117121 - Content delivery using social affine targeting: A content delivery system using social affine targeting may include a device that determines, based on presence information received from mobile devices, users in a vicinity of an electronic billboard. The device may further determine, based on user behavior information relating to the users, affinities of the users; and determine... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20130117123 - Method, system, and software for geographically focused network advertising: A software based system and method of displaying location based information from an information site on a network by determining location data of a user of the location based information on the network. The location based information is generated based on the determined location data of the user; and generated... Agent: Heavy Hammer, Inc.
20130117122 - Methods and systems for providing a location-based legal information and imaging service: A method, system, apparatus, and computer product is presented for a location-based legal information and advertising service. A user of this service is assumed to have a mobile data device whose location may be determined by geolocation technology or user input. Once a particular location of interest has been determined,... Agent: Ea Ventures, LLC
20130117120 - Session manager: A method may include receiving a request, from a user device, associated with accessing a multi-media asset/content, identifying a location associated with the user device and identifying a profile for a subscriber associated with the user device. The method may also include determining whether the multi-media asset/content is available, identifying,... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20130117124 - System for creating an advertisement strategy: Systems and methods for creating an advertisement strategy or advertisement campaign are provided. Also provided is an advertisement planning device, which comprises an advertisement creating module configured to enable a user to electronically organize elements of an advertisement. The advertisement planning device also comprises a run time module configured to... Agent:
20130117125 - Method and apparatus for object recognition and warning system of a primary vehicle for nearby vehicles: A vehicle to vehicle warning system comprises a transmitter associated with a primary vehicle alerting one or more secondary vehicles of its proximity through a receiver. The transmitter may emit a radio frequency signal which activates radio frequency receivers in surrounding vehicles. When in appropriate proximity, the signal is configured... Agent:
20130117127 - Contextual ad stories: In one embodiment, a set of advertisements may be identified based, at least in part, upon a profile of a user. The set of advertisements may include a plurality of advertisements, where each of the plurality of advertisements corresponds to a different one of a plurality of contexts. A context... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20130117129 - Fixed position interactive advertising: Computer-based systems and methods for an advertisement displayed on a fixed position on a web browser window displaying a visible portion of a web page. The fixed position advertisement remains in its fixed position in view of the user as the user scrolls the web page in various directions. The... Agent: Say Media, Inc.
20130117126 - System and method for secure management of customer data in a loyalty program: Customer data is obtained from the participating customers and stored on a customer database. The customer data includes personal identification data which inherently reveals the identities or contact destinations of the participating customers. Without sharing personal identification data with a business interested in marketing to participating customers, only anonymous customer... Agent: Apriva, LLC
20130117128 - System and method for secure marketing of customer data in a loyalty program: Anonymous marketing is provided to participating customers in a loyalty campaign. Customer data is obtained from a customer via a mobile communication device of the customer and stored on a customer database. The customer data includes personal identification data which inherently reveals the identities or contact destinations of the participating... Agent: Apriva, LLC
20130117130 - Offering of occasions for commercial opportunities in a gesture-based user interface: Methods, systems, and techniques for presenting commercial opportunities to be used in a gesture-based user interface are provided. Example embodiments provide a Gesture Based Content Presentation System (GBCPS), which enables a gesture-based user interface to offer occasions for an opportunity for commercialization related to a portion of electronic input that... Agent:
20130117131 - Method of and system for inserting/overlaying markers, data packets and objects relative to viewable content and enabling live social networking, n-dimensional virtual environments and/or other value derivable from the content: A method by which a User can associate selectable Markers, Data Packets and/or Objects with Content. The Content may generally be distributed electronically, and the Markers allow for insertion and/or overlay of Objects when the Content is selected for viewing by a Viewer. Objects and Data Packets are generally provided... Agent: Addnclick, Inc.
20130117132 - System for inserting services in a software application: A system for inserting one or more services within a software application is provided. The system comprises memory circuitry configured to receive and store a software application and a service module. The software application is defined by a first set of instructions and the service module defined by a second... Agent:
20130117133 - Systems and methods for rapid ad creation, including batch-ads, using a compatible mobile device, for an online marketplace: This invention details systems and methods for users in an online marketplace to easily enter one or more items using a smartphone or other compatible mobile device, then uploading the newly entered item(s) in a batch upload process directly onto the online marketplace. One aspect of the invention describes the... Agent:
20130117134 - System and method for delivery and use of advertising content: Pre-delivery or “pre-positioning” of advertising content to client computing devices for later playback thereon when users of the client computing devices are consuming non-advertising content. The pre-delivery may be accomplished using transport technology that avoids further burdening the network, such as delivering in real-time using available surplus network capacity. Users... Agent: Opanga Networks, Inc.
20130117135 - Multi-user food and drink ordering system: An interactive food and/or drink ordering system is provided comprising a computer controlled projector apparatus and a horizontal surface, wherein images from the computer controlled projector apparatus are projected onto some or all of the surface, the images including a menu of food and/or drink selection options, the selection options... Agent: Compurants Limited
20130117137 - Consumer operated kiosk for sampling beauty products and associated systems and methods: The present disclosure is directed to consumer operated kiosks for sampling products and associated systems and methods. In one embodiment, for example, a method of selling beauty products can include providing a consumer operated kiosk including an inventory of product samples. The product samples correspond to products available for purchase... Agent: Coinstar, Inc.
20130117138 - Metrics systems and methods for token transactions: Systems and methods for monitoring token access transactions are provided. In one embodiment, the invention provides receiving transaction records for a plurality of token transactions, wherein the transaction records include transaction information and infrastructure information; determining whether a reportable event has occurred based on the transaction information with the transaction... Agent: Verifone, Inc.
20130117139 - Payment transaction processing: At least one datum is received from a point of sale terminal indicating an event that has occurred with respect to the terminal. A usage statistic is calculated for a specified period of time based on at least (1) a predetermined value relating to the event, and (2) at least... Agent: Greenwise Bankcard LLC
20130117136 - System and method for real-time price change monitoring: A system and method for verifying that a price sign has changed a displayed price correctly including a message control system that monitors communications between a controller and controller and one or more price signs at a retail sales location like a gasoline station. One or more messages is sent... Agent: Pwm Gmbh Co. Kg
20130117140 - Data transport content association: A method is presented that enables the viewing of network data consumption from an alternative data plan (ADP) by a mobile device in terms of content. The method includes associating a mobile device, an application and content with an ADP and viewing data consumption in terms of content. A counter... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20130117145 - Auction of multiple heterogeneous items among multiple buyers and sellers using software agents linked via a communication network: A method, system and computer program product for conducting an online auction of a plurality of heterogeneous items between a plurality of selling and potential purchasing parties. The method includes the steps of accepting an offer in respect of an item, accepting one or more subsequent offers that is/are preferable... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20130117141 - Auction system supporting elastic auctions: A method and system for conducting auctions of multiple lots of items is provided. An auction system allows sponsors to set up auctions for the sale of one or more lots. The auction system allows considerable flexibility to a sponsor in defining how the auction should be conducted. An auction... Agent:
20130117142 - System and method of automatically matching cargo carriers to shippers: A method of identifying prospective carriers or brokers for transporting a load of freight comprises profiling a plurality of carriers or brokers via a website portal established by a hosting service wherein each carrier is profiled according to freight accommodations, trailer type, and geographic transport preferences, receiving parameters via the... Agent:
20130117143 - Systems and methods for conducting sales of third parties through bidding: Provided are systems and methods for selling an item using a host. An event is created for the item. The event can be configured as a virtual envelope. Rules are set for the event. The rules can be a reserve amount, bidding rules, bidder rules, a time limit, and seller... Agent: Egainers LLC
20130117144 - Transacting a sale: For transacting a sale, a communication module receives commitments from a plurality of buyers to buy a product offering for at least a starting price. A calculation module calculates a final price for the product offering using an algorithm. The calculation module also transacts a sale of the product offering... Agent:
20130117156 - Fractional ownership using digital assets: A platform and method provided for facilitating the trading of fractional ownerships of a digital representation of an asset. In one embodiment, the method includes: identifying an original physical asset for creating a corresponding digital asset; making a digital representation of the original physical asset; authenticating the digital representation; embedding... Agent:
20130117154 - Method and system of evaluating credibility of online trading user: Evaluating credibility of an online trading user includes, based on a user to be evaluated, querying reference users corresponding to the user to be evaluated. The reference users include trading users who have conducted a transaction with the user to be evaluated and may be obtained from a referenced transaction... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20130117155 - Transaction validation by location based services (lbs): A commercial transaction is associated with a current location of a wireless device having location services enabled at the time of the transaction. The current location is compared to an entry in a database of associated merchants accepting transactions to the locations that they handle such transactions. If a match... Agent:
20130117157 - Optimally sourcing services in hybrid cloud environments: A method, system and computer program product for selecting the optimal cloud service provider(s) to service a user's needs. A physical capacity of servers in a non-virtualized data center is converted into a cloud capacity to be used. A list of cloud service providers may be generated from a catalog... Agent: Gravitant, Inc.
20130117146 - System and methods for event networking, media sharing, and product creation: The present invention relates generally to telecommunications, event networking in the fields of sports and other community events. More particularly, this invention relates to the use of various communications protocols in order to distribute information through a network to enable users to interact and communicate with like-minded users, and to... Agent:
20130117158 - Guidance and information transfer for smart products with product identification: A product information communication system comprising a product, a product identification device retained relative to the product, product identifying information retained in electronic memory regarding the product, and a communication network permitting electronic access to the product details including the retained product identifying information. Identifying information can be accessed by... Agent:
20130117147 - Similarity and relatedness of content: Similarity and relatedness content techniques are described. Responsive to an indication that an item of content is to be made available via an online marketplace, metadata is collected from one or more network services that describes the item of content. Similarity of the item of content with other items of... Agent:
20130117148 - Social business to business marketplace system and method: A social business to business (B2B) marketplace and method are provided that provides a business to business network marketplace and facilitates social interactions between the participants in the plurality of B2B marketplace. The social business to business (B2B) network marketplace and method provide both public and private marketplaces and social... Agent: Balluun, Inc.
20130117151 - Gift registry: A social gift registry provides tools to aid those planning for major milestones in life to engage a network of friends, family, and others in communicating information about the life event, helping to identify and track gifts for the celebrants, and enabling the management of the activities involved in the... Agent:
20130117150 - Method for facilitating gift giving: Disclosed herein is a method for facilitating gift giving. A personalized page based on a first set of inputs received from a first user is created. A preselected gift selected by a gift recipient is displayed or described the personalized page, which may be viewed on a device. Then, a... Agent: Clover By Clover, LLC
20130117149 - Selective shopping cart checkout: An apparatus and method for selective checkout of items in a shopping cart is disclosed herein. One or more items placed in a shopping cart may be selected for purchase without emptying the shopping cart of the items that a user does not wish to purchase at that point in... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20130117159 - Transaction platform data processing method and system: Embodiments of the invention relate to a transaction platform data processing method, and a transaction platform data processing system. The transaction platform data processing method includes: receiving order information corresponding to an order transmitted by a transaction platform, the order information comprising order amount and seller information; retrieving credit information... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20130117153 - Fully interactive, wireless, retail video display tag, integrated with content distribution, data management, feedback data collection, inventory and product price search capabilities: In the disclosed video display tag, a processor is wirelessly connected to a remote server. A video display screen and a motion sensor are coupled to the processor. The processor is configured to update the display screen in real-time with information relating to availability and/or character of a select product.... Agent: Pathway Innovations And Technologies, Inc.
20130117161 - Method for selecting and providing content of interest: A method is disclosed. The method includes detecting the contact area of a user's finger or a marking element marking a region of a touch-sensitive display, and recording a cumulative area contacted by the user's finger or the marking element during one marking motion. The cumulative area can be the... Agent:
20130117160 - System and method for selecting content for publication: There is provided a system and method for selecting content for publication. The system and method includes modules for submitting content, discovering and funding content, selecting content and selling content. More particularly, content is selected based on the number of users of a community of users supporting the content.... Agent:
20130117166 - Asset management system and a method for enabling a person to find a location within an area of space: A method for enabling a person to find a first location within an area of space. The method comprising the steps of dividing an area into a plurality of distinguishable sub-areas, dividing each sub-area into a grid, providing a person with information concerning the distribution of the sub-areas within the... Agent: 3c Visual Matrix Ltd
20130117165 - Merchandise hierarchy refinement by incorporation of product correlation: A system for adjusting a representation of a merchandise hierarchy associated with an entity such as a retailer or wholesaler of products. Product correlation information discovered in that entity's customers' shopping records are obtained and incorporated into an existing merchandise hierarchy with a constraint on the consistency with the existing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130117163 - Method and system for an inventory aggregator: A system and method for aggregating and listing inventory. The system may include a database for storing data in a plurality of record classes. The record classes may include data pertaining at least to a plurality of inventory and may include any variety of identifying data for each inventory record.... Agent:
20130117162 - Method for fair share allocation in a multi-echelon service supply chain that considers supercession and repair relationships: Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for fair share allocation of inventory levels throughout a supply chain. According to one embodiment, a first round main Linear Programming (LP) solve can generate an initial solution. Post-processing heuristics for fair sharing can be applied to the first round solve of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20130117164 - Methods and systems for dynamic inventory control: A production management system is configured to dynamically control inventory of a semiconductor product to prevent overstock and stockout. The production management system includes a production planning module including components containing data of demand forecast, and customer order. The production management system further includes a dynamic inventory control module including... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20130117167 - Intellectual asset time and expense entry management: Example embodiments relate to time and expense entry management for intellectual asset records. An example embodiment includes a method of creating a time/expense entry for an intellectual asset record stored within an intellectual asset management system. The method includes detecting closure of a task associated with an intellectual asset record... Agent: Anaqua, Inc.
20130117168 - Maximizing throughput of multi-user parallel data processing systems: The invention provides systems and methods for maximizing revenue generating throughput of a multi-user parallel data processing platform across a set of users of the service provided with the platform. The invented techniques, for any given user contract among the contracts supported by the platform, and on any given billing... Agent:
20130117169 - Zero coupon conversion factor calculation: The disclosed embodiments relate to a system which calculates a conversion factor (CF) based upon a zero percent (0%) futures contract standard. The zero percent futures contract standard may be used in the context of futures or forwards based upon coupon bearing debt securities including Treasuries, Treasury Inflation Protected Securities... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20130117170 - System and method for secure provision of customer data in a loyalty program: Anonymous marketing is provided to participating customers in a loyalty campaign. Customer data is obtained from the participating customers and stored on a customer database. The customer data includes personal identification data which inherently reveals the identities or contact destinations of the participating customers. Without sharing personal identification data with... Agent: Apriva, LLC
20130117196 - Contract compliance system: Disclosed is a system and method for monitoring compliance with contract criteria. A rule-tracking module is configured to receive a document comprising client-specified criteria; deconstruct the criteria into contract rules and store the contract rules on the data storage component; and associate with each of the contract rules the document... Agent:
20130117197 - Determination of a size of a credit default swap guaranty fund: A system for determining an amount of a guaranty fund to cover mutual systemic risk of loss among a plurality of entities trading credit default swap (“CDS”) instruments using a central counterparty, such as the CME, is disclosed. The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and method for calculating a... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
20130117198 - Intellectual property method for dollar cost averaging invesetment plan process for ongoing stock investing: A Dollar Cost Averaging Investment Plan Process for Ongoing Stock Investing builds an investment portfolio over time. The system prompts a user for an account number; investments are made in accordance with the DCA program. The user establishes from numerous parameters the criteria that governs the DCA process. Periodic email... Agent:
20130117200 - Systems and methods for optimization of investment portfolios: Systems and methods for operating digital computer system and a quantum processor to optimize an investment portfolio are described. A set of candidate investments is mapped to the qubits of the quantum processor, where each qubit is programmed with a respective programmable qubit parameter that is representative of the recent... Agent: D-wave Systems Inc.
20130117199 - Using accounting data based indexing to create a low volatility portfolio of financial objects: A system, method and computer program product creates an index based on accounting data, or a portfolio of financial objects based on the index where the portfolio is weighted according to accounting data. Indexes may be built with metrics other than market capitalization weighting, price weighting or equal weighting. Financial... Agent: Research Affiliates, LLC
20130117172 - Multiple coupon interest rate futures contracts: The disclosed system makes available multiple interest rate futures contracts (“IRFC”) for a given set of interest rate securities, such as US Treasury Notes, which may be used to satisfy the delivery obligation. The terms on which the delivery obligation of each such IRFC are met are governed by an... Agent:
20130117171 - Relational order pricing data for interdependent exchange-traded contracts: Prices for instances of an exchange-traded contract type can be submitted using one or more of at least two types of order pricing data. Explicit order pricing data may specify a price for one or more contracts in a first manner, e.g., by explicitly stating a specific amount of currency.... Agent: Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc.
20130117173 - Method and system of increasing credit score of a borrower: Increasing credit score of a borrower. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including: accepting an application from a borrower, the application for a motor vehicle loan, and the application accepted by way of an electronic submission to a data center; determining that the borrower has an indicia... Agent: Gordon*howard Associates, Inc.
20130117175 - Bar coded monetary transaction system and method: An improved financial transaction device comprising bar-coded information incorporating one of a plurality of algorithmic signatures, the signature being configured to permit at least one party involved in a financial transaction to store pertinent data in a multi-organizational payment tracking database, wherein the signature comprises a payment tracking identifier capable... Agent: Payscan America, Inc.
20130117176 - Key box apparatus: The present invention generally relates to key boxes, like those utilized in the real estate industry. Specifically, this invention relates to a key box apparatus configured to identify and validate a user's access to the contents of the key box via a verification module. Additionally, exemplary embodiments of the key... Agent:
20130117174 - Real-time microfinance: Real-time microfinancing, in one aspect, concerns the fulfillment of a funding request in real time. The funding request is matched against a candidate set of funding providers based one or more criteria specified by the funding providers. The candidate set of funding providers are notified. The funds may be transferred... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130117180 - Billing statement customer acquisition system: Some described embodiments provide for selecting (e.g., by a server computer from a plurality of transaction records), a transaction record associated with a financial account of an account holder. In one example, the transaction record includes an indication of an amount due, by the account holder, for a previous purchase... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20130117179 - Methods and systems for ad hoc intellectual property annuity/maintenance payments: The invention relates to an automated computer implemented system and method that eliminates or at least reduces the possibility that rights associated with a piece of IP, such as a patent, trademark, patent application, and/or trademark application will be forfeited due to failure to pay a maintenance fee or annuity.... Agent: Thomson Reuters (scientific) Inc.
20130117178 - Payment entity account set up for multiple payment methods: A method begins with a payment entity device receiving payables process data from a client device. The payables process data includes a list of a plurality of creditors and associated payment data, wherein, for a creditor of the plurality of creditors, the associated payment data includes at least one payment... Agent:
20130117177 - System and method for loading stored value accounts: A system and method are provided which allow users to load stored value accounts through online bill payment. The system and method do not rely on the user loading the stored value account sharing online banking login information or account number/routing information. In an aspect, the method includes a user... Agent: Western Union Financial Services, Inc.
20130117181 - System and method for processing gift cards using scannable code: A method is disclosed which blends the use of scannable codes such as a quick response (QR) codes and processing virtual gift cards. The system receives from a first device associated with a giver at a first time, a first visual scan of a code and data from a giver... Agent: Moneyhoney LLC
20130117184 - Camera as a vehicle to identify a merchant access device: Systems and methods of conducting a payment transaction using a mobile phone having a camera. The systems and methods receive an image of a merchant access device and optionally location data from a mobile device of a user engaged in the transaction. The systems and methods also receive transaction information... Agent:
20130117182 - Media file abbreviation retrieval: A server receives a sound file corresponding to a sound corresponding to a media file. The server compares the sound file to a library of media file sound recordings to identify a media file and a matching position in the media file of a final sound in the sound file.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130117183 - Universal positive pay match, authentication, authorization, settlement and clearing system: A Universal Positive Pay Database (UPPD) method, system and/or computer useable medium to reduce financial transaction fraud. A UPPD database is configured to store thereon transaction records associated with financial transactions corresponding to customers of the UPPD database. A particular financial transaction is initiated between a payer and a payee... Agent:
20130117185 - Method for conducting a transaction between a merchant site and a customer's electronic device without exposing payment information to a server-side application of the merchant site: A transaction is conducted between a merchant site and a customer's electronic device using a payment processor. The merchant site is associated with a client-side application and a server-side application. The client-side application executes on the customer's electronic device. The client-side application electronically sends payment information retrieved from the customer's... Agent: Stripe, Inc.
20130117186 - System and method for increasing security in internet transactions: Increasing security of financial transactions conducted over the Internet is disclosed. In an example, an apparatus may be configured to prompt a user for authorization to permit a pending purchase initiated by a purchase initiating device. The apparatus may establish, via a mobile network interface, a secure communication channel with... Agent: Sequent Software Inc.
20130117187 - Targeted product communication system: A method of tracking consumer purchases from the safety first financial instrument and method of notifying consumer about product recall advisory based on the consumer purchase history tracked by the safety first financial instrument. When consumer purchases product using safety first financial instrument, the purchased product information is added to... Agent:
20130117188 - Affiliate-driven benefits matching system and methods: Enabling organization information and consumer information are received from a customer. Benefit information is provided, pertaining to benefit(s) offered by one of a plurality of enabling organizations. In a memory of a computer system, the consumer information, enabling organization information, and benefit information are stored. A rating of one of... Agent:
20130117189 - Determining most probable reconciled real estate value using multiple valuation experts: A method and computer program product are disclosed to provide a single, reliable reconciled property valuation for a subject property when presented with multiple property valuation estimates from vendors, brokers, and/or agents. The method includes steps to store a plurality of independent property valuation estimates, identify a plurality of property... Agent: Valuation Vision LLC
20130117190 - Copyright infringement management system, apparatus, and method: A system, apparatus, and method is provided for the copyright infringement lifecycle. Content to be added to a catalogue is received and stored in a database. Material that is same or similar to the content is automatically searched for by deriving and using keywords indicative of the material, and a... Agent: Singularis, Inc.
20130117191 - Methods and systems for constructing personal profiles from contact data: A system and method for building a profile record for a person from business contacts stored in a database. Contacts having similar name signatures are collected together, then pairs of such contacts are compared using defined criteria.... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
20130117192 - Computer-based ordering system for selection of perishable foodstuffs: A computer-based food delivery system is configured to select and ship to specific customers perishable fruit and vegetables through a postal network. A process controller is operable to select, from an inventory database, a plurality of perishable foodstuffs that are to be assembled into a box and sent through the... Agent: Nature Delivered Limited
20130117193 - Goods delivery demand and supply mating system and method thereof: A goods delivery demand and supply mating system, which includes a goods delivery demand module, a goods delivery supply module and a data processing unit. The goods delivery demand module is for receiving at least one goods delivery demand order. The goods delivery supply module is for receiving at least... Agent:
20130117194 - Devices, systems and methods for wirelessly routing a vehicle: The present invention automates the process of receiving transportation documentation and producing advance loading manifests therefrom to optimize load planning and dynamic product shipment and delivery control. Methods provide for receipt of the transportation documentation, initial preparation, and transmission of the documentation from on board a vehicle or while the... Agent: R+l Carriers, Inc.
20130117195 - Collaborative platform for it service and vendor management: The present invention provides a system and method for providing enterprise level platform that enables collaborative business service delivery and governance through access to underlying infrastructure for connected customer-vendor systems. The said enterprise platform that seamlessly brings together various point solutions with intent of providing a single window that enables... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services LimitedPrevious industry: Data processing: speech signal processing, linguistics, language translation, and audio compression/decompression
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