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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. 05/21/2015 > 242 patent applications in 97 patent subcategories.
20150142457 - Apparatus for, and method of, data validation: An apparatus for validating data received in relation to a data input procedure concerning a medical procedure or a patient, wherein the data comprises a first value for a first variable and a second value for a second variable, comprises a likelihood unit configured to use a probabilistic data model... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20150142461 - Hyperspectral image processing via a computer network: Systems and methods for processing hyperspectral image via a computer network. At a server: obtaining, from a first client in a plurality of clients, a request for a unique patient identifier; in response to the request, generating the unique patient identifier independent of patient identity; storing the unique patient identifier... Agent:
20150142467 - Management of pharmacy kits: A system for managing pharmacy kits comprises a reading station configured to read tag information from a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags associated with a pharmacy kit, and an information processing system operatively connected to the reading station and configured to receive the tag information from the reading... Agent:
20150142468 - Management of pharmacy kits: A system for managing pharmacy kits comprises a reading station configured to read tag information from a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags associated with a pharmacy kit, and an information processing system operatively connected to the reading station and configured to receive the tag information from the reading... Agent:
20150142469 - Management of pharmacy kits: A system for managing pharmacy kits comprises a reading station configured to read tag information from a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags associated with a pharmacy kit, and an information processing system operatively connected to the reading station and configured to receive the tag information from the reading... Agent:
20150142458 - Medical adherence tracking framework: A system that implements a medical adherence tracker framework receives a workflow definition, the workflow definition comprising one or more tasks. The system persists the workflow definition, and the persisting includes serializing the workflow definition. The system synchronizes the workflow definition to one or more user devices, including transmitting the... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20150142460 - Method and system for ordering and arranging a data set for a severity and heterogeneity approach to preventing events including a disease stratification scheme: A method and system for ordering and arranging a data set. The data set is initially accessed, the data set including includes a set of diagnostic test values and one or more outcomes for each of a plurality of patients. A first and second patient data set is retrieved from... Agent:
20150142465 - Pathway recognition algorithm using data integration on genomic models (paradigm): A patient sample specific dynamic pathway map is constructed on the basis of measured patient data and a probabilistic pathway model that is based on attributes for pathway elements, wherein some attributes for pathway elements are known a priori, where other attributes for the pathway elements are assumed, and where... Agent:
20150142463 - Performance of pharmacy search based on a prescription card: According to one embodiment, a system includes a memory and one or more processors communicatively coupled to the memory. The processors are operable to receive, from a user, a selection associated with a search for a pharmacy. The processors are further operable to receive an indication of a location of... Agent: International Medical Records Systems, LLC
20150142466 - Remotely-executed medical diagnosis and therapy including emergency automation: Devices, systems, methods, and software for providing remote medical diagnosis and therapy to a subject comprising: a module for conducting telecommunications with a telemedicalist; a module for applying a diagnostic or a therapeutic analysis; an apparatus for dispensing one or more medical items from an inventory of medical items, the... Agent:
20150142462 - System and method for efficient transmission of patient data: A method and system for communicating medical data is presented. Patient data, scan parameters, and/or reference information may be received from a patient unit communicatively coupled to a remote unit over a communication network. The patient data may include at least an image corresponding to a patient. Further, one or... Agent:
20150142459 - System, method and computer program product for administering consumer care initiatives: Consumer care initiatives are implemented by comparing recommended healthcare services with services assumed to have been received by the consumer which are identified through analyzing real-time consumer data. Based on the comparison, assumed gap closures in care are identified, and a consumer outreach suppression period is initiated for the one... Agent:
20150142464 - Web-enabled disease-specific monitoring: A set of applications can access a specific patient's real-time or historical physiological data from a clinical care unit and calculate new disease specific physiological indicators or be a virtual physiological monitor for that patient. The applications are run on a remote server and push the resulting data to an... Agent:
20150142475 - Distributed grid-computing platform for collecting, archiving, and processing arbitrary data in a healthcare environment: A set of software programs runs in a parallel configuration on local hospital servers. The software gathers all the data directed to it from a hospital patient's data sources (including, but not limited to, data formats from patient monitor devices, HL7 feeds, and other hospital data systems). Data can be... Agent:
20150142470 - Graphical user interface apparatus for searching and displaying medical codes in an electronic anesthesia record: An apparatus for improved searching and selecting of medical coding information for an electronic anesthesia record on a multi-function gesture-sensitive device.... Agent:
20150142476 - Operating system: A new and improved operating system is described. The system enables a user to receive information in many different types of formats and converts them into a uniform format. The system can also use the information to fill out forms in different types of formats, and then send them to... Agent:
20150142474 - Systems and methods for automated order and notification for patient interventions based on health records: Systems and methods for automatic order generation and notification for patient interventions. In an embodiment, a data repository comprising a plurality of patient health records is analyzed to identify a subset of the patient health records matching one or more criteria. The presence of the one or more criteria in... Agent:
20150142471 - Systems and methods for coordinating the delivery of high-quality health care over an information network: The field of the invention relates to systems and methods for managing healthcare information systems, and more particularly to systems and methods for coordinating the delivery of high-quality health care and medical services over an information network. In one embodiment, a processing server is configured to electronically receive a patient's... Agent:
20150142472 - Systems and methods for customized annotation of medical information: Systems and methods for generating customized annotations of a medical record are provided. The system receives a medical record and processes it using a predictive model to identify evidence of a finding. The system then determines whether to have a recall enhancement or validation of a specific finding. Recall enhancement... Agent:
20150142473 - Systems and methods for efficient handling of medical documentation: Systems and methods for efficient medical chart review are provided. In some embodiments, medical records are received. The admissibility of each record is then determined. Next, a condition and MEAT assessment is generated for the medical records. The condition and MEAT determination each have a corresponding confidence. A determination may... Agent:
20150142479 - Method and system for drug prescription: A method and system for estimating the best price for a prescription at a local pharmacy where both the patient and the physician are able to see the best prescription price and location of the pharmacy to make a healthcare choice.... Agent:
20150142478 - Products and processes for indicating documents for a life based product: A method comprising receiving at least one document that is associated with a life insurance policy; assigning a respective value to each of the at least one document, in which the value indicates a level of importance; determining a summation of the at least one document; determining an indication for... Agent:
20150142477 - System and method for managing variations in project projections: An insurance product provides coverage for value escalation in a highly capitalized project. One or more indices are used to obtain a quantification of volatility of the value of the project over the project lifecycle. Probabilities of value changes over the project lifecycle can be generated from an index, which... Agent: The Trimountaine Group, LLC
20150142480 - System and method for prescription management: A system and method for prescription management is disclosed. The system includes a prescription management non-transitory storage medium that guides a healthcare provider licensed to write one or more prescriptions, the healthcare provider licensed to write the one or more prescriptions chooses from one or more prescriptions offered by an... Agent:
20150142481 - Apparatus and method for managing access to a resource: A resource access management system and method for managing user access to a resource having a number of resource slots. Each resource slot can be used by a user. The resource access management system is provided with a primary access configured to allow a user to access the resource, the... Agent:
20150142483 - Method and system for electronic ticket validation using proximity detection: This invention discloses a novel system and method for automated protocols between a mobile device and an electronic ticketing verification system, where proximity detection is used to automatically display the verification or to automatically control entry gates or turnstiles when the mobile device is verified has holding a valid ticket... Agent:
20150142482 - Search engine for identifying business travel proposals: Systems, methods, and computer program products for ranking and selecting travel-related search results for display to a traveler. The system may receive data identifying a preferred travel proposal from each of a plurality of travelers, and analyze the data to determine a value utility function. The value utility function may... Agent: Amadeus S.a.s.
20150142484 - Carpool service providing method and carpool server using the same: The invention discloses a carpool service providing method and a carpool server using the same. The method includes the following steps: generating a carpool population matrix according to a plurality of carpool requests received from a plurality of passengers and drivers; generating a first carpool matching result and a second... Agent: National Taipei University Of Technology
20150142485 - Probe information management device, probe information management system, and probe information management method: A probe information management device, includes: a probe condition specification unit that generates a condition input screen for a first user to designate, using an input device, specification conditions including a first area, a stopover location, a second area, and a date and time, and that outputs the condition input... Agent:
20150142487 - Systems and methods for benchmarking internal supplier diversity goals: Apparatus, methods and media for benchmarking diverse spend opportunities are provided. A method according to the invention preferably includes receiving financial data corresponding to entity diverse spend and financial data corresponding to total entity spend. The method may further include sorting the data corresponding to NAICS, UNSPSC or SIC code.... Agent:
20150142486 - Systems and methods for cloud-based digital asset management: The present invention relates to systems and methods for cloud-based digital asset management. In some embodiments, the cloud-based digital asset management accesses one or more digital asset platforms. Digital assets are collected from these platforms. The digital assets include metadata and may be designated as pending. A user has the... Agent:
20150142488 - Method and system for scheduling staff based on normalized performance: A system and method of ranking individuals based on a value per event using a processing system, the processing system comprising a processing device, a database for storing data, and communication processing devices, each of which is in communication with the processing device via a communication network, the method including... Agent:
20150142489 - Optimizing onsite vendor business: Systems and methods are provided to optimize a vendor's schedule by analyzing potential follow-up tasks and suggesting suitable follow-up tasks that satisfy certain criteria. The total revenue per hour of the follow-up task may be calculated by taking travel time to and from the follow-up task into account and compared... Agent:
20150142491 - Management of field-based workers: Systems and methods for managing task-driven field-based workers are described. In an embodiment, a distributed system comprises a component running on a mobile device which displays an activity-based workflow to a user. At transition points in the workflow, one or more activity transactions are transmitted from the mobile device to... Agent:
20150142490 - Schedule manager: Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for managing user schedules. The system presents, via a graphical user interface, an available agent scale having multiple portions including an active agent indicator portion, a first status indicator portion, a second status indicator portion, and an inactive agent portion. The active agent indicator... Agent: Apple Inc.
20150142492 - Voice-based health monitor including a vocal energy level monitor: A system is described that captures voice samples from a subject and determines a relative energy level of the subject from the captured voice samples. A baseline energy level for the subject is initially determined during a system training session when the subject is in a good state of health... Agent:
20150142493 - Resource scheduling and monitoring: A resource scheduling system includes a set of resources and associated resource attributes, a representation of resource demands, and a scheduling module for generating a schedule of resource utilization. The representation of resource demands and availability may include information about time slots, calendars, and shifts. A slot is a representation... Agent:
20150142494 - System and method for scheduling temporary resources: Computer-aided systems and methods of scheduling resources, such as human resources and temporary human resources in particular, including steps of forecasting a required revenue for an operation in at least one desired time slot, reviewing historical revenue data of said operation or a similar operation, analysing said required revenue and... Agent:
20150142495 - Integrated appointment scheduler and management tool: A system and method for automatic integrated appointment scheduling and management where in response to an input a first profile and a second profile are associated and an association heuristic automatically retrieves a plurality of availability instances of the profile. The plurality of availability instances are then presented through an... Agent: Courtplay, LLC
20150142498 - Commissioning system and workflow management: The invention generally relates to systems and methods for providing automated process-driven workflow management during a commissioning process. A user may customize the commissioning process by way of user-generated workflow list. A user may map one or more commissioning steps to a specific component of a system, such as a... Agent:
20150142496 - Hydrocarbon matrix system and method of using same: A matrix system for performing hydrocarbon operations involving exploration, production, transportation, and delivery of hydrocarbons. The matrix system includes a matrix unit, a user terminal, a tag, and a gatekeeper. The matrix unit includes a multi-dimensional matrix including bins to receive hydrocarbon materials, with fields including rows, columns, levels, and... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20150142497 - On-demand vehicle service management device, on-demand vehicle service management method, and on-demand vehicle service management system: An operation management center uses desired provision content and desired provision time of a commodity or service to determine a first operation schedule in which a user is moved to a location at which the commodity or the service is to be provided or a second operation schedule in which... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20150142499 - Multi-interval dispatch system tools for enabling dispatchers in power grid control centers to manage changes: A system tool that provides dispatchers in power grid control centers with a capability to manage changes. Included is a user interface and a plurality of scheduler engines. Each scheduler engine is configured to look ahead at different time frames to forecast system conditions and alter generation patterns within the... Agent:
20150142500 - Decision support system for inter-organizational inventory transshipment: A method for enabling enhanced decision-making when shipping parts between sites within an organization includes receiving a plurality of orders to deliver parts from a first site to a second site. The method determines a shipping option for shipping the parts from the first site to the second site and,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20150142504 - Interface to select application based on state transition models of work: An application selection system for completing a work process includes an environment activity module that detects at least one event to determine an environmental activity occurring in an environment exposed to a user of the application selection system. A user activity module detects at least one user activity to determine... Agent:
20150142503 - Method and computer program product for workflow management: In a desktop for workflow management, a global task list of tasks to be performed is generated. The global task list includes a sequence of plural individual task lists ordered according to a configurable task list order. Each individual task list contains one or more tasks ordered according to respective... Agent:
20150142502 - Methods and systems for creating tasks: Methods and systems for creating one or more tasks. One or more electronic documents are clustered in one or more first groups based on a similarity of handwriting in the one or more electronic documents. Each electronic document of each of the one or more first groups is partitioned into... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20150142501 - System and method for executing business services and enhancing business performance through a business process modeling notation: The various embodiments herein provide a system and method for executing business services through a business process modelling notation. The system comprising a rule parser to parse the business domain specific rules, a rule object builder to generate a plurality of rule objects to execute the rules, a rule repository... Agent: Nuwafin Holdings Ltd
20150142505 - Processing event instance data in a client-server architecture: A process analysis system processes event data describing real-world processes. The process analysis system performs the following acts: importing event instance data sets from an information management system, each set having one or more attributes describing an event instance in the real-world process; for each event instance, determining a corresponding... Agent:
20150142506 - Account health assessment, risk identification, and remediation: A method and system for determining account health, identifying and rating hidden and visible risks, and identifying remediation actions in response to identified risks and as a means to improve account health scores is provided. The method includes retrieving metrics associated with a customer account of a customer. Aggregated metrics... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20150142508 - Incident playbook generated in real time from disaster recovery plan extractions: Systems, methods and procedures enabling an incident planner to build and distribute disaster response playbooks to be used by incident responders. Information is excerpted from multiple plan documents (such as disaster recovery, crisis management, business continuity, or emergency response plans) that includes only what are the essential personnel contacts, tasks,... Agent: Sungard Availability Services, Lp
20150142507 - Recommendation system for specifying and achieving goals: Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for recommending one or more indicators to be monitored. In some implementations, actions include receiving user input, the user input indicating a measure selected by a user, identifying a plurality of dimensions corresponding to the measure, receiving goal data, the goal data being provided... Agent:
20150142509 - Standardized technology and operations risk management (storm): A computer system analyzing a risk by identifying and assessing the risks, determining the disposition of the risks, monitoring and mitigating the risks, and reporting the risk items across an information technology system. A risk assessment tool may map known risk items into a risk framework as well as map... Agent:
20150142510 - Method, computer-readable storage device, and apparatus for analyzing text messages: A method, computer-readable storage device and apparatus for analyzing text messages are disclosed. For example, the method receives the text messages, tokenizes each one of the text messages to extract a token, identifies the token as trending, wherein trending comprises the token having a frequency above a threshold, classifies a... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20150142511 - Recommending and pricing datasets: A computer processor provides a set of datasets, including at least a first dataset, with each dataset of the set of datasets respectively being configured to allow the dataset to be presented according to multiple variations, with each variation being defined by a selection of at least one transformation. The... Agent:
20150142512 - User information providing apparatus, user information providing method, and advertisement distribution system: A user information providing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a business operator information database, an information acquiring unit, a user information extracting unit, and a user information output unit. The business operator information database stores user information of a business operator. The information acquiring unit acquires information on an... Agent:
20150142516 - Allocation for retail items: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with allocation of retail goods based on a size profile and/or a selected strategy are described. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a demand quantity for an item sold in multiple SKUs and accessing a size profile that specifies a relative contribution of... Agent:
20150142517 - Door to door sales management tool: A door to door sales management tool utilizes a mobile device configured to request data from a database regarding a neighborhood within proximity of that sale. The mobile device sends results back to the database, wherein the results are flagged as verified. A simplified prequalification system is shown where a... Agent: Vivint, Inc. D/b/a Apx Alarm Security Solutions, Inc.
20150142513 - Just-in-time guaranteed advertisement supply forecasting system and method: A just-in-time advertisement supply forecasting system includes a query engine configured to receive an advertiser query specifying an advertising contract time period of a contract, an historical database having stored therein time series data for a plurality of base profiles, each time series representing previously stored samples corresponding to daily... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20150142515 - Methods, systems and computer readable media for determining a relational strength index associated with a plurality of merchant entities: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for determining a relational strength index between merchant entities are disclosed. In one example, the method includes applying at least one data filter to stored customer transaction data to produce relevant customer transaction data associated with a first merchant entity. The method also includes... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142514 - System and method for payment transaction receipt management: There is provided a system and a method for payment transaction receipt management. The system and method include an electronic storage device having one or more databases of payment transaction receipt data stored therein; an access path for allowing access to the payment transaction receipt data; and a processor for... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142518 - System for making available for hire vehicles from a fleet aggregated from a plurality of vehicle fleets: The system comprises a plurality of interfaces, of which at least one for each of the vehicle fleet operator systems; a fleet tracking module; a zone management module; a multivariate vehicle supply and demand forecasting module; a reservations module, able to take into account the difference between forecasted supply and... Agent:
20150142520 - Crowd-based sentiment indices: Systems and methods are provided for determining and displaying an indicator of crowd-based sentiments for an entity. Observers may provide feedback regarding various categories/metrics for the entity, which may be used to calculate a score representative of the crowd-based sentiment for the entity.... Agent:
20150142519 - Recommending and pricing datasets: A computer processor provides a set of datasets, including at least a first dataset, with each dataset of the set of datasets respectively being configured to allow the dataset to be presented according to multiple variations, with each variation being defined by a selection of at least one transformation. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20150142521 - Customer clustering using integer programming: Methods and apparatus are disclosed regarding an e-commerce system that clusters customers based on demographic data and purchase history data for the customers. In some embodiments, the e-commerce system solves an Integer Program that accounts for the demographic data and purchase history data in order to identify a hyperplane that... Agent: Sears Brands, LLC
20150142522 - Gaming information providing device, gaming information providing system, gaming information providing method, program, and recording medium: A gaming information providing device has an information acquisition unit that acquires gaming machine information, customer identification information, and preference information from a plurality of gaining machines, a storage device, and a provided information producing unit. In each of the game machines, a game medium is paid in or paid... Agent:
20150142523 - Method, computer-readable storage device and apparatus for tracking aggregate subscriber affluence scores: A method, computer-readable storage device and apparatus for creating a map are disclosed. For example, the method receives location data for at least one subscriber of a communications network service provider, calculates an aggregate subscriber affluence score of the at least one subscriber, wherein the aggregate subscriber affluence score is... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC
20150142525 - Attachable contingent service pricing: Systems and methods associated with attachable contingent service (ACS) pricing are disclosed. One example method includes collecting data describing a replacement propensity for a product. The method also includes estimating expenses for providing an ACS for the product based on the replacement propensity. The method also includes estimating a consumer's... Agent: Hewlett-packard Deveiopment Company, L. P.
20150142524 - Methods and systems to price customized virtual machines: Methods and systems for determining prices of customized virtual machines required to process customer-specified workloads are disclosed. A count of instances of the customized virtual machines, required to process the customer-specified workloads is determined, based on a configuration of the customized virtual machines. The instances of the customized virtual machines... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20150142526 - System, method, and apparatus for settlement for participation in an electric power grid: Systems, methods, and apparatus embodiments for electric power grid and network registration and management of physical and financial settlement for participation of active grid elements in supply and/or curtailment of power, wherein Internet Protocol (IP)-based messages including IP packets are generated by transforming raw data content into settlement grade content.... Agent: Causam Energy, Inc.
20150142527 - Architecture for a contact center with emulator driven self control loop: A contact center control loop system including a traffic generator module configured to produce simulated contact center traffic patterns, an aggregated historical data module configured to store and provide historical contact center data, and a contact center emulator configured to receive, as input, data representing the operational status of the... Agent: Avaya Inc.
20150142529 - Business management system: The present invention provides a system that allows an income/expense status to be understood and a production track record to be understood, and that simplifies data input. Order recording part 2 allocates an order code to an order receipt quantity, a unit price, a customer and a delivery deadline of... Agent:
20150142528 - Method and system for offer based rating: An apparatus for generating prospect rating is described. The apparatus includes a non-transitory storage medium and a processor configured to execute codes stored on the non-transitory storage medium to perform the steps of: determine one or more offers that have been extended to a prospect, determine a relative value for... Agent:
20150142532 - Method and system to assess, diagnose, and optimize leadership and other performance skill development: A method and system of assessing, diagnosing, and optimizing leadership and other performance skills of an individual within an organization is realized through ratings of various leadership and/or other performance skills within a tired dimensions and sub-dimensions framework by raters of various constituencies within the organization. The ratings may be... Agent:
20150142531 - System and method for performance summary using user-curated and system generated highlights: Some embodiments of the present invention include a method for creating, via a first user interface, at least one link in a performance summary to link to supporting information of an employee's work associated with the performance summary, wherein the supporting information includes at least curated information by the employee.... Agent:
20150142530 - Systems and methods for performance summary citations: Some embodiments of the present invention include a method for creating, via a first user interface, at least one link in a performance summary to link to supporting information of an employee's work associated with the performance summary. The performance summary including the at least one link is then displayed... Agent:
20150142533 - Method for location-based vehicle parking management and parking-fee payment enforcement: A method for location-based vehicles parking management and parking-fee payment enforcement is disclosed. The method utilizes mobile devices capable of identifying the current location of the devices and other descriptions of how the devices are placed using various sensor data, and transmitting this information via wireless communication to a parking... Agent:
20150142534 - Vehicle parking: A system and method of seeking payment for parking a vehicle in an area includes: detecting (202) a vehicle (104) in, or entering, an area (100); computing (206) a charge relating to the vehicle parking in the area, and processing (208) the computed charge in order to seek payment of... Agent:
20150142539 - Methods and systems for managing a customer loyalty program: Method and system is disclosed for providing rewards to a loyalty program customer. The method includes receiving operating parameters for a selected computer-implemented game, receiving lottery-based information, determining odds based upon the received operating parameters and the received information, executing the selected computer-implemented game based upon the determined odds and... Agent: Shoutz, Inc.
20150142540 - Application providing system with reward providing function: A server system has a storage unit for storing user information of registered users, including at least one of a mail address and telephone number of each registered user. A contact information obtaining unit obtains a contact information list of users that are currently registered as friends in the registered... Agent:
20150142545 - Enhanced system and method for offering and accepting discounts on invoices in a payment system: Embodiments of the present disclosure may be used to make and/or receive automated offers for a discount on a good or service using a rules and constraints engine. Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure may help incentivize faster payment of invoices and allow the offeror of an offer... Agent:
20150142546 - Method and system for processing a discount: A computer-implemented method for processing a discount is described. The method is implemented using a payment processor computing device associated with a payment network. The method includes receiving, at the payment processor computing device, from a discount module computing device, a notification of an adjusted authorization amount for a transaction,... Agent:
20150142547 - Method, system and apparatus for reinforcing desirable consumer behaviors with surprise rewards: In some embodiments, a fulfillment entity receives over an electronic interface from a merchant website associated with a third-party online user community an order from a member of the user community for an item from the merchant website. During order processing, a set of rules for rewarding members of the... Agent:
20150142541 - Remote transaction processing at a server based on user confiration and 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:
20150142542 - Remote transaction processing at a server based on user confiration and multiple payment method: A method and system for conducting an online payment transaction through a mobile device. The method includes receiving input from a user selecting an item for purchase through the point of sale device; processing the transaction, and sending a digital artifact to the mobile device.... Agent:
20150142543 - Smart source direct coupon delivery and processing: A method, system and program product for communicating with a plurality of customer devices and a plurality of etailers, the method comprising receiving selection of an etailers from a customer device for an online shopping cart process; receiving a captured image of a coupon for a product; creating an electronic... Agent: News America Marketing Properties, LLC
20150142544 - Systems and method for incenting consumers: An open loop cashless payment system incents a consumer account holder to transact in a physical store with a merchant who agrees to make an auditable donation to a charity when the transaction is conducted on an account issued to the consumer account holder. The consumer account holder may direct... Agent:
20150142548 - Method for improving the utilization of manufacturing machines in manufacturing processes: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for improving the utilization of manufacturing machines in manufacturing processes. In a typical implementation, manufacturing machine utilization is improved by publishing a schedule of Production Events, accepting customer orders within Production Events, and calculating prices for the... Agent:
20150142549 - Multiple party reward system utilizing single account: A method enabling a frequent shopper reward system capable of tracking performance data of a plurality of members or account holders linked to a single frequent shopper account.... Agent:
20150142550 - Systems and methods for aggregating consumer activity in a rewards program: A computer-implemented method for aggregating consumer activity in a loyalty reward program is described. The method implemented using a computing device in communication with a memory. The method includes storing, in the memory, at least one reward offer containing a reward and an activity threshold, receiving registration data from a... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142536 - Holographic 3d display: Disclosure is directed to projecting holographic images in connection with a program service such as cable or satellite television. In one instance, the projected holographic image may be an image of product that is featured in advertisement or other portion of program service. In another instance, the projected holographic image... Agent:
20150142535 - Savings beacon and parts order processing: Methods and systems facilitate facilitating notifying a user of potential savings associated with a parts order. According to various implementations, an order file containing order information associated with a first part is received. A determination is made, based on inventory information, that the first part is available from each of... Agent:
20150142553 - Mental state analysis for norm generation: Mental state data is gathered from a plurality of people and analyzed in order to determine mental state information. Metrics are generated based on the mental state information gathered as the people view media presentations. Norms, defined as the quantitative measures of the mental states of a plurality of people... Agent:
20150142551 - Offline conversion measurement for advertisements presented to users of an online system: An online system identifies a conversion of an advertisement when a client device associated with an online system user is within a threshold distance of a physical location associated with the advertisement. The client device sends obfuscated information identifying the user associated with the client device and the location of... Agent: Facebook, Inc.
20150142552 - Sending information associated with a targeted advertisement to a mobile device based on viewer reaction to the targeted advertisement: A method includes detecting a signal strength of a signal of a mobile device. The method includes determining that the mobile device is in a vicinity of the device when the signal strength satisfies a threshold. The method includes sending an advertisement from the device to a display device in... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20150142554 - System identification, estimation, and prediction of advertising-related data: In accordance with the invention, a system, method, and apparatus for analyzing advertisement-related data are presented, which may include receiving data related to an aspect of an advertisement and modeling the aspect of the advertisement with a mathematical model. The mathematical model may include a control-signal-related component, a control-signal-independent component,... Agent:
20150142556 - Distribution service system: The present invention relates to a method, an intermediate service providing entity and a computer program for managing a distribution list of designated customers. The distribution list includes at least one designated customer, designated by a supplier of products and/or services. The method is realized by an intermediate service providing... Agent: Ilist Ab
20150142555 - Method and system for online advertising: Method, system, and programs for online advertising are disclosed. One or more targets associated with an entity are identified based on a first piece of information related to each target and a second piece of information related to the entity. The one or more targets are considered as likely being... Agent: Beijing Yidian Wangju Technology Co., Ltd.
20150142558 - Content distribution system: A content distribution system includes a content storage part that stores at least information, which corresponds to a subarea inside a specific area as content, a sales volume information-acquiring part that acquire sales volume information, a sales volume information storage part that stores the sales volume information, a distribution request-receiving... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20150142557 - User engagement-based contextually-dependent automated pricing for non-guaranteed delivery: A method for adjusting pricing for advertisements of non-guaranteed delivery (“NDG”) advertising auctions includes retrieving dwell time information for users that engage advertisements streamed to the users in a display content stream. The method aggregates the advertisements into different groups according to display context (such as advertisement category, viewing device,... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20150142537 - Receiving product/service information and content based on a captured image: A device receives an image captured by a user device at an event or at an event location, and analyzes the captured image to determine the event or the event location. The device analyzes the captured image to determine an entity associated with the event or the event location, and... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20150142559 - Customers comparison and targeting method: A computer processor implemented process for identifying a template associated with a queried customer, such that a type and at least one subject of the template are selected based on (i) an influence score of the queried customer, (ii) an interest score of the queried customer, and (iii) a sensitivity... Agent: Snecma
20150142560 - Content delivery based on monitoring mobile device usage: This specification describes methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage device, for providing a content item. The subject matter of the specification is embodied in a method that includes receiving, from a mobile device, data representing location and usage pattern information pertaining to the mobile... Agent: Google Inc.
20150142562 - Method and apparatus for communicating messages to individuals: Apparatus is provided for communicating messages to individuals entering a retail establishment. It comprises a remotely readable loyalty card for a user of that establishment including an electronically stored user identity. Wireless interrogation means e.g having a range of at least 1 metre reads the loyalty card as the user... Agent:
20150142561 - Method and system for delivery of content based on data captured through transit payments: A method for distributing targeted content includes: storing content profiles, each including a content item and selection criteria; storing account profiles, each including data related to an account including an account identifier and transaction data entries including transaction data corresponding to a transaction involving the account; storing consumer profiles, each... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142564 - Methods and apparatus for statistical mobile device identification: Methods and apparatus for mobile device identification using TCP segment timestamps are disclosed. A request from a mobile device is received at a server. A TCP connection, initiated by the mobile device, is made between the server and the device, and a timestamp generated by the mobile device is retrieved... Agent:
20150142563 - System and method for targeted delivery of digital information: A system. The system includes a computing device, a cookie pool module and an instruction module. The computing device includes a processor. The cookie pool module is communicably connected to the processor and is configured to receive cookie pool data and utilize the received cookie pool data to associate a... Agent: Twenty-ten, Inc.
20150142567 - Method and apparatus for identifying elements of a webpage: A method for identifying elements of a webpage is provided. The method includes accessing, by an electronic device, a document object model (DOM) of the webpage. Changes applied to properties of a plurality of elements of the webpage across different media queries for different viewports are then analyzed using the... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
20150142566 - Surfacing product listing ads for fresh items: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for providing fresh product listing advertisements in response to a search query are presented. More particularly, in response to receiving a search query, a plurality of search results are identified, which search results are relevant to the search query. Additionally, a first set of product... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20150142565 - Targeting content based on local queries: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, and including a method for determining content based on a location. The method comprises: receiving a query; determining the query is a local query including determining a location associated with the query; when the query is a... Agent:
20150142568 - Method for enabling a mobile device to generate message feedback, and advertising server implementing the same cross-reference to related application: A method for enabling a mobile device to generate message feedback includes: receiving user agent data from a mobile device; calling a dynamic-link library, followed by analyzing the user agent data; based on a result of the analyzing, selecting a message launching command that conforms with the mobile device, a... Agent:
20150142569 - Systems and methods for accessing shopping center services using a portable electronic device: This is directed to systems and methods for enhancing a user's experience at a shopping center. In some embodiments, an integrated application available on an electronic device can provide information for promotional and available sales of goods and services, allow a user to browse and search through available content providers... Agent:
20150142570 - Systems and methods for generating and using a digital pass: A system, method, and article of manufacture for generating a digital pass is disclosed. The method may comprise retrieving a plurality of identity attributes, and grouping a subset of identity attributes in the plurality of identity attributes to generate at least one digital pass. The method may further comprise grouping... Agent:
20150142574 - Exclusive delivery of content within geographic areas: Application developers can request to have their applications registered for use with a content delivery platform. The operator of the content delivery platform establishes perimeters defining geographic areas, and maintains records reserving particular areas for delivery of content associated with particular sponsors. Registered applications running on mobile devices can request... Agent:
20150142572 - Serving content based on online registration and offline messages: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for serving content based on online registration and offline messages. One example method includes registering online an entity with a content management system, the registering including storing a location associated with the entity, receiving offline from the entity a message that indicates... Agent:
20150142571 - System and method for increasing the likelihood of users reviewing advertisements: A system and machine-implemented method for displaying an advertisement in a supplemental display area comprising a first supplemental content display region and a second supplemental content display region for concurrent display with a primary content display area on a user device, including identifying the first supplemental content display region and... Agent: Google Inc.
20150142573 - Systems and methods for storing pictures on a cloud platform and printing the pictures from different locations: The present invention discloses systems and methods for storing pictures on a cloud platform and printing the pictures from different locations. The system may include a first network device to upload a plurality of image files to a private space on a cloud platform, the cloud platform selectively assigning a... Agent:
20150142538 - Using multiple media players to insert data items into a media stream of a streaming media: Playback of a tagged audio stream at mobile communications device, or other processing device, can be controlled transparently to a user of the device by implementing multiple instances of a media player. A Spot Caching Instance of the media player can receive and cache an untagged content stream from an... Agent: Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.
20150142579 - Advertisement insertion method, device, and system: Embodiments of the present invention provide an advertisement insertion method. The method includes: before a voice call or a video call is connected, sending, by a media gateway or an advertisement storage, an advertisement to a terminal; and playing, by the terminal, the advertisement, so as to implement advertisement insertion.... Agent:
20150142575 - Method and system for targeted advertising on clothing: A method for displaying targeted content on an article of clothing includes: storing a plurality of consumer profiles, each consumer profile including a consumer identifier and consumer behavioral data; storing a plurality of content profiles, each content profile including data related to a visual content item including one or more... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142576 - Methods and mobile devices for displaying an adaptive advertisement object and systems for generating the adaptive advertisement object: A method for displaying an adaptive advertisement object on a mobile device, the method includes the following steps. Execute a mobile application to display a page including at least one adaptive advertisement object. The mobile application includes a description file, at least one content resource file, at least one advertisement... Agent: Institute For Information Industry
20150142577 - Public mobile advertisement mobile distribute device: A public mobile advertisement mobile distribute device, which comprises a distribute mechanism; a total member mechanism, connected to the distribute mechanism; an advertisement agent mechanism, connected to the distribute mechanism; a coin mechanism, connected to the distribute mechanism; a group mechanism, connected to the distribute mechanism, where the advertisement agent... Agent:
20150142578 - Targeted advertisement selection for a wireless communication device (wcd): Systems, apparatus, and methods are disclosed for accurately identifying a mobile thing motion activity (MTMA; e.g., stationary, walking, running, biking, driving, etc.) associated with a mobile thing (MT) using sensor data from one or more sensors associated with a wireless communication device (WCD) transported by the MT, so as to... Agent:
20150142582 - Generic content collection systems: The invention generally relates to a universal, generic content collection method and system for collecting, storing, and sharing content on the Internet using computers, mobile and/or electronic devices. In one aspect, the invention relates to methods and systems for collecting multiple types of content using a user interface. The method... Agent:
20150142580 - Heuristic customer clustering: Methods and apparatus are disclosed regarding an e-commerce system that places customers into a plurality of clusters and tailors services provided to a customer based on the cluster in which the customer is placed. In one embodiment, the e-commerce system defines the clusters based on purchase history data for customers... Agent: Sears Brands, LLC
20150142581 - Providing ratings using a rating service: Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for providing ratings using a rating service. A server computer can execute a rating service. The rating service can be configured to detect an activity associated with a user device and to identify a rating associated with the activity. The server computer can determine... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20150142583 - Presenting content items associated with dynamically-created advertisements to users of a social networking system: A social networking system associates identification information with combinations of values used to generate a dynamically-created advertisement. Interactions with the dynamically-created advertisement by social networking system users are also associated with the dynamically-created advertisement. The social networking system uses the identification information to present the same combination of values used... Agent: Facebook, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
20150142584 - Ranking content based on member propensities: A system, apparatus, method and computer-program product are provided for determining affinities between members of an on-line service and/or one member's likely propensity for content published by or on behalf of another member. Members of the service include individuals and organizations. A content item may be an announcement by or... Agent: Linkedin Corporation
20150142585 - Internet affiliate network marketing system and method with associated computer program: An Internet affiliate marketing method and associated computer program whereby a next generation affiliate network acts as an exchange for advertisers and merchants on one side and affiliates and next generation affiliates on the other. Affiliates and next generation affiliates sell content advertising in creatives to advertisers and merchants. Parties... Agent:
20150142586 - Methods and systems for systemizing a brand voice: A computer-implemented method for systemizing a brand voice is disclosed. The computer implemented method includes the steps of defining a framework having one or more of writing styles, identifying one or more brand voice characteristics associated with each of the one or more writing styles, assigning an optimum quantitative value... Agent: R/ga
20150142589 - Method, mobile terminal and pos machine for implementing selection of secure element in near field communication: A method, a mobile terminal, and a point of sale (POS) machine for implementing selection of a secure element in near field communication are provided. The method includes receiving, by a near field communication controller on a local end, a first configuration instruction sent by a device host on the... Agent:
20150142588 - System and method for management of retail site infrastructure for mobile application usages: A method of authorizing a transaction at a fuel pump includes receiving a user request to activate the pump, determining whether the user is authorized, determining whether the user is in the proximity of the pump, determining whether the pump is functional, determining whether the pump is already reserved for... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20150142587 - System and method of dynamic correlation view for cloud based incident analysis and pattern detection: A method and apparatus including a cloud server saving a plurality of security events that occurred within a secured area where each saved security event includes an identifier on a device or person monitored by the security system, an identifier of the monitoring function that triggered the saving of the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20150142594 - Examples of delivery and/or referral services: Various systems and methods that may relate to referral and/or delivery services are described. Some embodiments may include billing merchants for delivery services in a consolidated fashion, some embodiments may include interactions with point of sale systems.... Agent:
20150142595 - System and method for enhanced transaction authorization: The present invention relates to system and method for authorizing a transaction using user data collected from third-party websites/applications/sources, such as social media networks. In operation, collected user data may be compared to a financial data or user data collected during a transaction to identify potential fraud and/or other discrepancies,... Agent: Allowify LLC
20150142592 - System and method for point-of-sale electronic receipt generation and management: There is provided a system and a method for the generation and management of point-of-sale (POS) electronic payment transaction receipts. The system and method include a POS component that performs a transaction at a location at which a customer and the POS component are physically present together generates content relating... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142593 - System and method for point-of-sale electronic receipt storage: There is provided a system and a method for the storage of point-of-sale (POS) electronic transaction (e.g., payment transaction or loyalty-based transaction) receipts. The system and method include an electronic storage device having one or more databases of point-of-sale (POS) generated transaction receipt data stored therein, an access path for... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142591 - Systems and methods for collaborative shopping: Systems and methods are disclosed herein for facilitating collaborative shopping. Notifications may be sent to remote devices in response to a shopper's device entering a store or within a given proximity to a store. Notifications may invoke or include an interface to add items to a shared shopping list. Notifications... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
20150142590 - User-specific point-of-sale network recommendations based on connection quality data: Embodiments recommend network coverage for a user based on a connection history of the user and connection quality data for networks. The connection history describes connection of the user over time via at least one mobile computing device to one or more networks. Connection quality data describing performance of the... Agent:
20150142596 - Commercial transactions via a wearable computer with a display: A method and system for conducting commercial transactions via a wearable computer coupled to a display, comprising the steps of: means for capturing at least one face image of a first person acting as buyer in a commercial transaction, wherein the at least one face image is captured via the... Agent:
20150142598 - Real time auction with end game: A real time auction system operates in a non real time mode, and an end game mode in which the users are placed in a forum. In both modes the users are capable of placing bids along with times when those bids should be executed. An agent treats the bids... Agent:
20150142597 - Reverse dutch auction processing method executed by a computer server and computer programs thereof: A reverse dutch auction processing method executed by a computer server and computer programs thereof; A user sends a request including at least a value for a parameter representative of a property of the product or service and a maximum first acceptance time period for a product or a service... Agent:
20150142604 - Codes with user preferences: Systems and methods for facilitating payment at checkout are described. A service provider collects and stores user preference information in advance of checkout. When the user is ready to pay, a code containing the user preferences is generated and presented to a merchant during checkout. User preferences can be matched... Agent:
20150142599 - Optimizing product features with respect to price: Some embodiments include a method of facilitating item selection based on features. Other embodiments of related systems and methods are also disclosed.... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
20150142600 - Presenting an image of assembled components: A ring design machine receives one or more selections of gemstones and one or more selections of settings and allows a user to “mix and match” gemstones and settings and view a selected gemstone in a compatible setting for that gemstone. To present the gemstone in the setting, the ring... Agent:
20150142601 - System and method for managing shared collections: Systems and methods for managing shared collections are described. For example, a machine receives a textual description of an entry requested to be created within a collection at a network-based system. The textual description is submitted by a user of the network-based system and received from a client device of... Agent:
20150142605 - System for remotely providing services through video communication: A system for remotizing a user service is provided. The system includes elements of audiovisual communication between a station of a user and a video assistance station belonging to an operator that is selected automatically—at the time of the service request by the user—from a plurality of operators. The elements... Agent: Phonetica Lab S.r.l.
20150142607 - Shopping mind reader: Determining user intent based on current user query behavior comprising receiving from a client machine a plurality of signals indicating current user behavior when querying for items; tracking events of current user behavior indicated by the signals; and recommending items that the events indicate are items intended by the current... Agent:
20150142606 - System and method for retrieval of related items for online and in-person shopping through image and contextual information analysis: The present invention generally relates to computer implemented and web-based systems and methods for retrieving information based on image and contextual information analysis. Specifically, this invention relates to systems and methods for the retrieval of information on related items for online and in-person shopping through image and contextual information analysis.... Agent:
20150142608 - System and method for identifying domain names: Systems and methods for facilitating the identification and registration of available Internet domain names in response to user input and/or other external criteria. In embodiments, a domain name platform is provided for interfacing with a user, generating lists of available top level and second level domain combinations, and facilitating registration... Agent:
20150142609 - Identifying classes of product desirability via feature correlations: Some embodiments include a method of identifying desirable items in a category of items based on features. Other embodiments of related systems and methods are also disclosed.... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
20150142610 - Providing lowest trip prices: Methods, systems, and apparatus include computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, including a method for providing price information. Travel preferences are received from a user for a trip including a starting location, starting travel date, destination and arrival date. At least two months are presented in a calendar,... Agent: Google Inc.
20150142602 - Method and system for automated identification and engagement of service providers: The current document is directed to methods and systems that identify projects for which service consumers desire service provision and identify available candidate service providers that best match various project parameters and service-provision criteria determined by the automated system. Information describing the identified candidate service providers is presented to the... Agent: Service Labs, Inc.
20150142603 - Systems and methods for managing digital asset exchanges: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for the exchange of digital assets are generally described. In some embodiments, a digital asset exchange system (the “exchange system”) may generate a catalog of available digital assets stored on a plurality of client logic devices or storage devices. The exchange system may determine a... Agent:
20150142611 - Approach for order resolution: A chain of establishments provides an online ordering system that allows a customer to order virtual items or services from an online menu. When an order is placed, the customer receives an order code that may then be verified at one of many establishment locations at one of many times... Agent: The Melt
20150142612 - Multi-modal transaction engine for mobile retail systems: Autonomous operation of a mobile retailing computing system. In one aspect of the invention, an onboard server situated in a public transportation vehicle establishes communication with a plurality of client devices each client device displaying products offered for sale from multiple different merchants and coordinates a purchase transaction in which... Agent:
20150142613 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for wireless thermal printing for order fulfillment: Systems, methods, and a printer apparatus using network-based communication over 3G or 4G wireless networks, and provides for electronic response from the printer relating to order confirmation and fulfillment at the recipient printer, in communication to an order management coordinator or server. The printer provides an order output including at... Agent:
20150142614 - Transaction support system: Generation rule storage unit stores a correspondence between a data item of order slip data and a data item of delivery slip data. Transaction information storage unit stores the order slip data and the delivery slip data as transaction information. The transaction information processor automatically generates delivery slip data from... Agent:
20150142615 - System and method for automatically managing media content: A method, computer program product and computing device for receiving a request to load at least one new media content item on a personal media device. The size of the at least one new media content item is compared with the amount of storage space remaining on the personal media... Agent: Intel Corporation
20150142616 - Managing a hierarchy of online stores: A computer system for supporting multiple hierarchically defined online stores includes a capability for an administrator of an online store to push information from a parent store to one or more child stores, and to pull information from a parent store to a child store. The administrator instructs the computer... Agent:
20150142617 - Method for interchanging data between the three-demensional shopping platform and the external platform: The present invention discloses a method for interchanging date between the 3D shopping platform and the external platform is disclosed. The advantageous effects of this invention are but not limited to, 3D models are adopted to present the street blocks which arranges kinds of stores in mobile terminal, which is... Agent: Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.
20150142619 - On-line product catalogue and ordering system, and the presentation of multimedia content: A method of presenting an on-line product catalogue and ordering system to a user, said method comprising providing a graphical user interface representing a virtual space through which users may navigate, said virtual space including representations representing products, through which a user may obtain product information and order a product... Agent: Outersonic Limited
20150142618 - Smartphone-based methods and systems: Methods and arrangements involving portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, are disclosed. Exemplary arrangements utilize the camera portions of such devices to identify nearby subjects, and take actions based thereon. Others rely on near field chip (RFID) identification of objects, or on identification of audio streams (e.g., music,... Agent:
20150142621 - Dispenser and associated tracking application: Systems, methods, and apparatuses are provided for storing, dispensing, and facilitating replenishment of a dispenser. The dispenser may store and dispense one or more types of consumable items. Additionally, the dispenser may include one or more sensors for sensing a storage status of the dispenser (e.g., the quantity consumable items... Agent: Kohl's Department Stores, Inc.
20150142620 - Systems and methods for identifying substitute goods: This disclosure includes various methods and systems for automatically identifying product substitutes based on correlating product attributes to attributes of products in a subset of possible product pairs that are identified as substitute pairs.... Agent:
20150142623 - System and method for identity protection using mobile device signaling network derived location pattern recognition: A system and method for recognizing patterns in wireless device locations using wireless device location data derived from a communications signaling network is provided. By using wireless network supported signaling operations and messages, location data concerning the whereabouts of wireless devices, and hence wireless device users, may be obtained. The... Agent:
20150142622 - System and method for intraday liquidity analytics: A system for analyzing liquidity data for a client of a financial services provider includes processor(s), at the financial services provider, configured to execute computer program module(s). The modules are configured to receive a request from the client to generate a liquidity analysis based on client account(s), and, upon receiving... Agent:
20150142624 - Advance notice and analysis of notice documents from a taxing authority: A system and computerized method for receiving and analyzing a notice document from a taxing authority. A notice form data store has a plurality of notice forms associated therewith, each associated with at least one category. A taxpayer file data store has a plurality of taxpayer files associated therewith. An... Agent:
20150142625 - System and method for electronic time reconciliation: The invention relates to systems, methods, and devices for automatically reconciling information among multiple records. Systems and methods of the invention are operable to automatically reconcile differences among a gatelog, a shift ticket, and an activity report by applying rules. Since the invention is able to automate and standardize the... Agent:
20150142628 - Detecting structured transactions: In some embodiments, a system comprises an interface and one or more processors. The interface receives a potential alert associated with a transaction between a first party and a second party. The processors determine a first subset of same party transactions transacted between the parties during an alert period and... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20150142629 - Detecting unusual activity in cash vault transactions: In some embodiments, a system includes an interface and one or more processors communicatively coupled to the interface. The interface receives current transaction information indicating a proportion of large denomination currency transacted by a customer during a current period. The processors determine historic transaction information and a dynamic threshold for... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20150142627 - Graphical user interface for investigation of suspicious activity within a financial institution: Embodiments of the invention are directed to apparatus, methods, and computer program products for generating a Graphical User Interface (GUI) that provides an individual or entity tasked with investigating suspicious financial institution activity immediate insight into the relationship between the parties involved and the numerous suspicious activity events, the relationships... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20150142631 - Method and system for underperforming credit analysis: Non-performing home loans can be resolved by objectively matching resolution criteria set forth by a note holder regarding various resolution paths and data provided by the borrower reflecting their current economical state and desired outcome. The non-performing loan resolution system of the present invention determines whether specific loan resolution paths... Agent: Shortsave, Inc.
20150142626 - Risk scenario generation: Techniques are described for processing scenario sets. In one example, a method comprises determining, by at least one computer processor, a computation graph, wherein the computation graph comprises at least one of: a random increment generator, a transformation matrix, a group of scenario indices, and calibrated model parameters; and distributing,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20150142630 - Risk scenario generation: Techniques are described for processing scenario sets. In one example, a method comprises determining, by at least one computer processor, a computation graph, wherein the computation graph comprises at least one of: a random increment generator, a transformation matrix, a group of scenario indices, and calibrated model parameters; and distributing,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20150142696 - Investment management system accuracy increasing method: A method of improving investment performance models accuracy by taking into the account the effects of model optimization process that leads to systematic calculation errors caused by the limited amount of available historical investment data and a method of testing such systems that creates artificial historical investment data with known... Agent:
20150142698 - Method and apparatus for representing and modeling concepts in finance: A method and apparatus for presenting, managing and manipulating financial and econometric data are presented. The method and apparatus presented provide a virtual financial laboratory that allows a user to test and verify financial “Concepts”. The disclosed method and apparatus allows a user to learn how to wisely invest money... Agent: Topxight Labs LLP
20150142697 - Stock slots: Stock market performance is used and that data is translated into slot machine results. The application-based slot machine that uses a formula to translate stock performance into slot machine spin results. The application-based slot machine combines the excitement and entertainment value of casino gambling with the importance of saving or... Agent:
20150142633 - Controlling operation of a trading algorithm based on operating condition rules: Methods, systems and computer-readable storage media are provided for controlling operation of a trading algorithm based on operating condition rules. Certain embodiments provide a method including determining, using a computing device, an approval of use of a trading algorithm by monitoring for an occurrence of an operating condition defined in... Agent:
20150142634 - Distribution of electronic market data: A system and method are provided that, among other things, can reduce the burden on receiving computers, increase data throughput, reduce system failure, and provide components of a scalable and flexible network architecture. Specifically, the system and method provide a multichannel-multicast network environment for use in dynamically assigning data to... Agent:
20150142636 - Risk mitigation tool for monitoring trading limits: In various embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products may be provided for monitoring a risk entity's trading activity and/or risk exposure and providing one or more alerts and/or reports regarding the same. In one embodiment, a system is provided comprising at least one memory for storing one or more... Agent:
20150142637 - Switching layer for trading on global markets: Techniques for managing and routing market orders across a global trading system. Each trading node can be associated with one or more markets and each node can be configured to provide market access to each market associated with a node in the system. Each trading node can be connected, via... Agent: Fidessa Corporation
20150142635 - System and method for providing market data in an electronic trading environment: A system and methods are developed for providing market data in an electronic trading environment. One example method includes determining a probability model comprising a probability corresponding to a change in relation to a market data parameter, then, using the probability to generate a compressed bit stream representing the market... Agent:
20150142632 - System and method for selectively displaying market information related to a plurality of tradeable objects: A graphical interface and method are provided for selectively displaying market information corresponding to a plurality of tradeable objects. According to one example method, a scanning feature is provided in relation to a number of tradeable object indicators. Upon detecting a predefined movement of a user input device in relation... Agent:
20150142638 - Calculating a probability of a business being delinquent: There is provided a method that includes employing a computer to perform operations of (a) receiving, from a data source, by way of an electronic communication, a descriptor of a business, (b) matching said descriptor to data in a database, thus yielding a match, wherein said data includes a unique... Agent: The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation
20150142639 - Credit repair by analysis of trade line properties: A method for taking appropriate action on a credit report for an individual based on analysis of properties of at least some of the trade lines of the credit report. Upon accessing the credit report, each of at least some of the trade lines in the credit report are processed... Agent:
20150142640 - Auto-detection of merchant payment preferences: Systems and methods for retrieving and displaying merchant payment preferences to a user are described. When a user is at or near a merchant location, a service provider determines the type or form of electronic payment the merchant can accept. The service provider then generates the specific type or form... Agent:
20150142642 - Detecting payment layering through correspondent banks: In some embodiments, a system comprises an interface and one or more processors. The interface receives transaction information for one or more transactions performed using resources of a first financial institution. The processors determine that an originating party associated with the transactions is not a customer of the first financial... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20150142644 - Electronic receipts for nfc-based financial transactions: To facilitate conducting a financial transaction via wireless communication between an electronic device and another electronic device, a secure element in the electronic device receives, from a third party, a notification associated with a financial transaction. This third party may be independent of a counterparty in the financial transaction, such... Agent:
20150142641 - Method of generating physical mail from electronic messages: A system for transmitting user messages to a recipient via standard physical mail is disclosed. A data service provided over the Internet or other data network receives a message, addressee information, and payment from a user via a network-enabled device such as a personal computer or smartphone. The system generates... Agent:
20150142645 - Mobile deposit system for digital image and transaction management: A central system for receiving captured transaction data from a plurality of remote capture devices over a network, the remote capture devices including a mobile device type and a fixed location device type, the system comprising: a receipt module to receive the captured transaction data; a processing module to process... Agent:
20150142643 - System and method for sharing transaction information by object tracking of inter-entity transactions and news streams: Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure may be used to enable multiple entities having interests in an event (such as a transaction) to receive and view information related to the event. Entities may receive alerts and status information related to different aspects of a transaction or other event.... Agent:
20150142646 - Configurable invoice matching optimization system: A system is provided that automatically optimizes a configurable invoice matching engine. The system receives a set of historical invoice matching data that includes invoices classified by the invoice matching engine and resolution actions initiated by the invoice matching engine. The system further calculates a current overall cost associated with... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20150142647 - Consumer bill-pay: A self-service financial transaction device may include a processor and a non-transitory memory communicatively coupled to the processor. The non-transitory memory may be configured to store instructions that, when executed, may cause the processor to request access to a liability account associated with a customer of the financial institution. Upon... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation
20150142648 - Corporate bill self-service system with blank bill vending and temporary bill storage functions: The invention solves present problems of insufficient flexibility and convenience and inefficiency in processing of corporate bill businesses, and provides a corporate bill self-service system with functions of blank bill selling and temporary bill storage, and the technical solution thereof can be summarized as follows: the corporate bill self-service system... Agent: Chengdu Santai Electronic Industry Co., Ltd.
20150142649 - Integrated applications and web services marketplace: A system for transmission, reception and accumulation of the knowledge packets to plurality of channel nodes in the network operating distributedly in a peer to peer environment via installable one or more role active Human Operating System (HOS) applications in a digital devise of each of channel node, a network... Agent:
20150142650 - Centralized financial account migration system: Systems and methods for migration of financial account settings are disclosed. One system includes a migration server. The migration server includes a database for tracking account settings migration including one or more switch tracking numbers associated with account migrations. The migration server further includes a web interface configured to receive... Agent: The Fusion Network LLC
20150142651 - Internet service provider (isp) authentication of ecommerce transactions: The present disclosure provides internet service provider (ISP) authentication of eCommerce transactions, more particularly, a method and system of associating an ISP recognition identification (ID) with a cashless payment account. A system, method, and software product are provided for fraud prevention in the field of cashless payment account transactions. A... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142652 - Portable terminal, terminal function management system, terminal function management method, terminal function management program, and computer-readable recording medium upon which said program has been recorded: A portable terminal, a terminal function management system, and a terminal function management method that can prevent electronic money fraud by another person after loss or theft and readily and accurately determine the electronic money balance to be guaranteed are provided. In a portable terminal, a lock function that imposes... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.
20150142660 - Centralized financial account migration system: Systems and methods for migration of financial account settings are disclosed. One system includes a migration server. The migration server includes a third-party interface directory, including notification data associated with notifying one or more third parties of an account migration. The migration server further includes a transaction analysis module configured... Agent:
20150142654 - Facilitating payment transaction via trusted devices: When a mobile communication device attempts to conduct an electronic payment transaction in a remote area where wireless signals for internet connection are not available, the mobile communication device may relay the request for payment transaction via one or more trusted devices using Near Field Communication to reach a trusted... Agent:
20150142657 - Linking physical card to virtual card account method and apparatus: A system, method, and computer-readable storage medium configured to enable a cardholder to perform a financial transaction with virtual payment card when presenting a linked physical payment card.... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142659 - Method, apparatus and system for mobile payment: A mobile payment method is provided. The method includes a mobile terminal obtaining a user identifier stored in a portable terminal which establishes a communication connection with the mobile terminal and sending the user identifier to a payment platform server. The method also includes the mobile terminal receiving prompt information... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20150142655 - Methods, systems and computer readable media for apportioning a payment card authorization request among a plurality of issuer entities: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for apportioning a payment card authorization request among a plurality of issuer entities are disclosed. In one example, the method includes the method includes receiving a payment card authorization request associated with a master access card account for a specified monetary amount and apportioning... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142658 - Payment binding management method, payment server, client, and system: A computer server receives a payment binding change request submitted by a client application from a requesting terminal, where the payment binding change request carries a payment account and terminal identification information of a target payment-bound terminal. If the target payment-bound terminal is registered as a secondary payment-bound terminal of... Agent:
20150142661 - Shared expense management: Systems and methods are provided for managing shared expenses. The systems and methods may include a financial service provider identifying shared expenses in a customer's transaction history with software application executed on a server or personal computing device. The financial service provider may identify other individuals with whom the customer... Agent: Capital One Financial Corporation
20150142662 - Systems and methods for identification verification using electronic images: Systems and methods are provided for identification verification using electronic images. For instance, a method may include receiving, by a computer from a service provider computer, a notification indicating that a user has failed electronic verification. The method may also include receiving, by the computer from the service provider computer,... Agent:
20150142656 - Systems and methods for integrating an environmental impact offset with a payment card usage program: A computer-implemented method for generating environmental impact offsets for payment card transactions is described. The method implemented using a computing device in communication with a memory. The method includes storing, in the memory, a plurality of offset factors associated with a plurality of merchants, receiving a first authorization request message... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated
20150142663 - Systems and methods for optimizing financial transactions: Systems, methods and computer-readable media for optimizing financial transactions are disclosed. Candidate source and target financial accounts may be respectively identified based on source and target identifiers. Respective candidate source payment networks configured to access each candidate source financial account and respective candidate target payment networks configured to access each... Agent:
20150142653 - Wireless power supply to enable payment transaction: A method for completing a transaction at a terminal between a terminal and a mobile device including: initiating a transaction at the terminal; initiating communication with the mobile device; determining that the mobile device is without power; transmitting a wireless power signal to power the mobile device; sending a transaction... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20150142664 - Planning assignment of software licenses: A method for planning assignment of floating licenses of software products is proposed. Floating licenses can be requested to a runtime server by multiple workstations (to which they are assigned until a maximum number of instances of the product are running concurrently). In the solution of the invention, a user... Agent:
20150142665 - Generating transaction identifiers: To facilitate conducting a financial transaction via wireless communication between an electronic device and another electronic device, the electronic device determines a unique transaction identifier for the financial transaction based on financial-account information communicated to the other electronic device. The financial-account information specifies a financial account that is used to... Agent:
20150142668 - Apparatus and method for using a device conforming to a payment standard for access control and/or secure data storage: Secure establishment of a key associated with a first facility identifier is facilitated. The key is shared between a device and an operator of a first facility, via a public key management infrastructure of a payment system operating according to the payment standard, during a first transaction, substantially in accordance... Agent:
20150142666 - Authentication service: An authentication service for hosting in trusted server environments includes a validation process for validating the identities of mobile users from a server's vantage point in the Cloud. A confidence scoring process is further included for estimating the certainty to which (1) a particular user, (2) a user's device apps... Agent:
20150142667 - Payment authorization system: A payment authorization system includes a network server configured to create strong bindings between individual user identifiers and a peculiar combination of devices corresponding users employ, and the associated communications services each utilizes. The combination of user-devices-services reduces the possibilities to the one user who is authorized to establish access... Agent:
20150142670 - Systems and methods for software based encryption: Systems, methods, and apparatuses are provided for enabling a merchant payment computer to obtain one or more encryption keys, and use the encryption keys to encrypt transaction data. The merchant payment computer may authenticate to a merchant management computer to obtain a signed digital certificate attesting the identity of the... Agent:
20150142669 - Virtual payment chipcard service: A virtual payment chipcard service depends on a secure, back-end network server configured to maintain chipcard authorization data and computational services as virtual assets in the Cloud. These are behind tamper resistant boundaries, and, on user transaction request, arranged to electronically sign a transaction on the user's behalf as a... Agent:
20150142671 - Generating transaction identifiers: To facilitate conducting a financial transaction via wireless communication between an electronic device and another electronic device, the electronic device determines a unique transaction identifier for the financial transaction based on financial-account information communicated to the other electronic device. The financial-account information specifies a financial account that is used to... Agent:
20150142672 - Method and apparatus for conducting offline commerce transactions: Methods and apparatus for conducting offline commerce transactions that use a barcode as the user ID as an alternative means for personal identification is described. The user ID represented in the bar code format referred to as the User ID Barcode is generated from a number that uniquely identifies the... Agent:
20150142673 - Methods and systems for token request management: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for providing a payment token issuance system using account issuer-defined payment token request rules generated and stored by a token issuer computer. The token issuer computer allows an account issuer to define payment token request rules, and the token... Agent:
20150142674 - System and method for generating and finalizing a request for sale: A system and related method are provided to generate and finalize a request for sale (RFS). The system controls commerce between buyers and sellers, which is transmitted over a communication network and initiated and driven by buyer bids. In a preferred embodiment, the system allows buyers to research products and... Agent: Nabthat, Inc.
20150142675 - Electronic process validation: A system for electronic transaction processing, comprising a plurality of electronic documents, each having a plurality of elements, each element having one or more representation data field, one or more definition data field and one or more record data field, a consumer closing table providing access to a subset of... Agent: Guardian Consumer Services, Inc.
20150142676 - Systems and methods for managing authored content generation, approval, and distribution: A review management system/content management system (RMS/CMS system) manages the collection and review of blocks of unreviewed authored content by original equipment manufacturer (OEM) designated reviewers. OEM designated reviewers are able to edit and add comments that are logically associated by the RMS/CMS system with a block of unreviewed authored... Agent:
20150142677 - Method and apparatus for determining a metric for a predicted operational status of a product: An approach for predicting potential reliability or performance issues associated with a product and presenting various options to address those potential issues includes determining one or more parameters associated with a transaction related to a product. The approach also includes obtaining, in response to the transaction and based on the... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
20150142678 - Method and system for determining location for logistics infrastructure using geographic information: The present invention relates to a system for determining a location for logistics infrastructure using geographic information, including: a geographic information module configured to convert the received text information into geographic information based on geo coding; a geographic information analysis module configured to extract the background information on an area... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20150142681 - Legitimacy determination of reported problems: Techniques for determining the legitimacy of a problem report are provided. Report data indicating a reported problem is received at a computer processor. Image data associated with the reported problem is identified, and metadata associated with the image data is identified. The legitimacy of the reported problem is determined based... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20150142680 - Method and system for assisting user and entity compliance using a communication device: A communication device for assisting a user with compliance with a set of regulations includes: a display device, an input device, a transmitting device, a receiving device, a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium, and a processing device. The transmitting device is configured to transmit at least a user identifier associated with... Agent:
20150142679 - Provisioning rules to manage user entitlements: In techniques for provisioning rules to manage user entitlements, a database maintains an association of a user identifier with one or more purchased entitlements that correspond to products or services purchased by a consumer entity from one or more service groups. An entitlement manager is implemented to receive provisioning rules... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
20150142682 - Systems and methods for an automated interpretation of legal regulations: Systems and methods for automated interpretation of legal regulations are described. The described systems implement a method that includes receiving a plurality of legal regulations and deconstructing the plurality of legal regulations based on at least one of a regulatory rule model and Minsky's frames to form a computer interpretable... Agent:
20150142683 - Method of anti-counterfeit identification: The method of anti-counterfeit identification includes establishing a tracking platform to render and store enterprises' registration information (including registered names and telephone numbers) and security codes. A client connected to the tracking platform for inquiry is established, and manufacturers print on their products corresponding anti-counterfeit phone numbers, corporate security codes... Agent: Xiang Yang Hao Zheng Industrial Cp., Ltd.
20150142684 - Social networking software application with identify verification, minor sponsorship, photography management, and image editing features: An social networking software application provides identify verification, minor sponsorship, photography management, and image editing features, in addition to providing efficient product and employment advertising. An event photography module enables the management and purchase of event photographs.... Agent:
20150142685 - Methods and apparatus having applicability to evaluation of hiring candidates: Methods and apparatus having applicability to evaluation of hiring candidates. A method having applicability to evaluation of hiring candidates may include determining a first score for a first attribute of a hiring candidate and a second score for a second attribute of the hiring candidate, assigning the hiring candidate to... Agent:
20150142686 - Marketplace exchange of personal data: Transparent collection and profiling of personal data builds trust. A central database aggregates personal data reported by source devices. Users may view their individual personal data. Users may approve the personal data for sharing with approved entities, such as trusted retailers.... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20150142687 - Student account data system: A student account data system is provided. The system includes one or more processors and a machine-readable mediums storing a set of instructions that, when executed by the processor cause it to execute operations including gathering student data from at least a first program, create a student profile from the... Agent: V.p. Skyview, L.L.C.
20150142689 - Activity monitor: Systems and methods that incentivize physical fitness of a user are discussed herein. A system can include a motion component and a control component. The motion component can monitor motion data associated with the user. The control component can provide one or more rewards to the user, wherein the rewards... Agent: Movband, LLC Dba Movable
20150142688 - Donation management, promotion, and funds distribution methods and systems: A process for collecting and distributing to multiple beneficiaries funds donated by multiple donors, including the steps of presenting to a donor a group of potential beneficiaries to which the donor may donate, providing to the donor a beneficiary selection means through use of which the donor may select one... Agent:
20150142691 - Concepts for electronic door hangers: Computer program products, methods, systems, apparatus, and computing entities are provided. In one embodiment, a connection between an electronic door hanger and a customer computing entity can be established at a customer's location. With a connection established, information about an attempted (e.g., successful/unsuccessful) pick-up or delivery can be automatically provided... Agent:
20150142692 - Concepts for electronic door hangers: Computer program products, methods, systems, apparatus, and computing entities are provided. In one embodiment, a connection between an electronic door hanger and a customer computing entity can be established at a customer's location. With a connection established, information about an attempted (e.g., successful/unsuccessful) pick-up or delivery can be automatically provided... Agent:
20150142690 - Method and apparatus for mass updates of digital media: A method for providing a storage device with content files for exhibition commences by identifying, from a work order, a needed set of content files. Thereafter, a storage device, whose previously written content files most closely match the needed set of content files identified from the work order, is selected... Agent:
20150142693 - Pressure activation mat and method for selling footwear: An apparatus for marketing and selling footwear, the footwear having a footbed, comprises a mat having one or more layers, the top layer of the mat comprising the same material as footwear footbed, e.g., yoga mat foam. At least a portion of an upper of one of more units of... Agent: Deckers Outdoor Corporation
20150142694 - Business process realization system, operation method and non-transitory computer readable storage medium thereof: A business process realization system, an operation method and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium thereof are provided. The business process realization system includes a user interface module, a storage unit, an access module, and an identification module. The user interface is configured to receive first input commands corresponding to... Agent: Institute For Information Industry
20150142695 - Energy disaggregation techniques for whole-house energy consumption data: The present invention is directed to systems and methods for performing energy disaggregation of a whole-house energy usage waveform, based at least in part on the whole-house energy usage profile, training data, and predetermined generic models, including: a module for pairing impulses identified in the whole-house energy usage waveform to... Agent:Previous industry: Data processing: speech signal processing, linguistics, language translation, and audio compression/decompression
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