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07/24/14 - 20140203071 - Method and apparatus for sharing content via encoded data representaions
An approach is provided for a more efficient and user friendly mechanism for sharing content among users. The approach includes determining a first request from a first device for sharing at least one content item; causing, at least in part, a generation of a graphical code representing, at least in...

07/24/14 - 20140203072 - Method and system for tracking modifications in a document
A method, system, and computer program product for tracking modifications in a document. One or more fields in the document are defined. The modifications in the document are then tracked. Thereafter, a machine-readable code (MRC) is generated based on the recorded modifications. The MRC is then embedded in the document....

07/24/14 - 20140203073 - Method of mobile optical recognition
A method of mobile optical recognition involves equipping authorized parties with a tag capable of generating a light spectrum signal. A step is taken of sending from a mobile device having a scanner a signal interrogating the tag. A further step is then taken of capturing with the scanner an...

07/17/14 - 20140197231 - Apparel shopping method
A marketing method for apparel shopping that provides a potential customer via a wireless device, the ability to choose a desired piece of clothing for purchase. The piece of clothing is embedded with a unique infrared thread. The thread, when read by a wireless device, provides a unique brand like...

07/17/14 - 20140197232 - System and method for establishing a communication session
A server in a communications network establishes a communication channel between a user's device and another device having a display. Particularly, the server generates a Quick Response (QR) code utilizing one or more parameters, and sends it to a device for display to a user. Using his or her device,...

07/17/14 - 20140197233 - Video picture mail verification
A video picture mail verification system for delivering and receiving mail. Implementations of the present invention can take a picture or create a video of a sender of a piece of mail (i.e., package) and generate a unique code for that mail. In some implementations, a picture or video of...

07/10/14 - 20140191025 - Transformation system for nutritional substances
Disclosed herein is a transformation system for at least one component of a single or multi-component nutritional substance. The transformation system obtains information regarding the nutritional substance to be transformed, the desired transformation, and the desired properties, including nutritional content, of the transformed nutritional substance, and dynamically modifies the transformation...

07/10/14 - 20140191026 - Perfusion system with rfid
The disclosure pertains to a perfusion system that is easy to set-up, use and monitor during a bypass procedure. In some embodiments, the disclosure pertains to a perfusion system in which at least some of the disposable components used with the perfusion system are configured to be able to communicate...

07/10/14 - 20140191027 - Generating an incremental information object
Systems and methods for generating an incremental information object (IIO) from an information object (IO). The method includes analyzing an IO to identify code, wherein the IO is made up of a number of tiles, and wherein the tiles make up a code. The method also includes confirming the code....

07/03/14 - 20140183254 - Method and apparatus for configuring and validating telecom and datacom systems
A mobile-device method and system implement validating installation of a network device, for example the installation and validation of cards within a network element. Installation data is loaded onto the mobile device and one or more cards are installed in a network element, the cards having QR codes. An image...

07/03/14 - 20140183255 - Providing information from use of readable indicia with mobile device
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for providing information from use of readable indicia. Embodiments may include receiving usage information corresponding to a plurality of readable indicia read at one or more points of transaction during one or more transactions; storing some or...

07/03/14 - 20140183256 - Air sample tracking system and method
A system for tracking one or more subjects for collecting airborne contaminants. The system includes one or more subjects configured to collect air contaminants. Each of the one or more subjects includes an identification tag encoded with identification information identifying the each subject. The system further includes an identification reader...

06/26/14 - 20140175161 - Methods, system and apparatus for point of sale transactions
A method, system, and apparatus to scan coupons are described. A first visual code of a plurality of visual codes to be scanned may be displayed on an electronic screen. A scan signal indicating that the first visual code was scanned may be detected. Another of the plurality of visual...

06/26/14 - 20140175162 - Identifying products as a consumer moves within a retail store
A computer-implemented method is disclosed herein. The method includes the step of receiving, at a processing device of a commerce server, a video signal containing a barcode from an augmented reality device worn by a consumer shopping in a retail store. The method also includes the step of identifying, with...

06/26/14 - 20140175163 - Display diagnostics using two-dimensional barcodes
Techniques for performing diagnostics on an electronic display are described in various implementations. In one example implementation, a method may include receiving image data that depicts a test protocol being displayed on an electronic display, the test protocol comprising a two-dimensional barcode. The method may also include processing the image...

06/26/14 - 20140175164 - Systems and methods for facilitating in-aisle scanning
Various methods are described for facilitating in-aisle scanning of one or more items to be purchased at a store. One example method may comprise scanning a barcode associated with an item. The method may further comprise adding the item to a list of items to be purchased. Additionally, the method...

06/26/14 - 20140175165 - Bar code scanner with integrated surface authentication
In general, techniques are described for performing surface authentication with a scanning device to authenticate items. The scanning device or “scanner” that includes a bar code reader, a surface reader and a controller may implement the techniques. The bar code reader is configured to read a bar code affixed to...

06/19/14 - 20140166739 - Process and apparatus utilizing qr codes with exercise mats
A process and apparatus utilizing QR codes with exercise mats includes scanning QR codes printed on an exercise mat with a tablet computer or hand-held mobile device. Once decoded, the QR code directs an on-board web browser on the tablet computer or hand-held mobile device to a website where exercises...

06/19/14 - 20140166740 - System and method for identifying a component
A system for checking the positioning of components is provided. The system includes a reading device for reading in component identification information, which is provided by an identification device in a spatially limited region about a component to be checked, a locating device with at least one stationary reference device,...

06/19/14 - 20140166741 - Information reading apparatus, commodity sales information processing apparatus, and pasted object
According to one embodiment, an information reading apparatus includes a first image-data specifying section, a second image-data specifying section, a correspondence determining section, an information-code specifying section, and an information specifying section. The first image-data specifying section specifies, from photographed image data, first image data corresponding to an information code...

06/19/14 - 20140166742 - Information recording medium, columnar body having information recording medium affixed thereto, information reading device therefor, pharmaceutical injection device using this information reading device, information reading method, and non-transitory computer readable medium
It is an object to provide an information recording medium with which information symbols can be suitably read. This information recording medium comprises a sheet-form member (33), a plurality of information symbols (18) that are displayed on the surface of the sheet-form member (33) and each have the same information,...

06/12/14 - 20140158753 - System and method for obtaining information electronically using a coded indicium associated with a recipe
A system and method are provided for electronically obtaining information about a recipe utilizing a coded indicia associated with and/or printed or published with the recipe. In this system, a coded indicium including encoded information representing information related to the recipe, including, but not limited to, ingredient lists, cooking steps,...

06/12/14 - 20140158754 - Item authenticity
This disclosure relates to, among other things, a checking system for checking the authenticity of a product. In some embodiments, the system comprises: a tag, connectable to the product, that comprises an identity parameter of the product; a scanning unit configured for obtaining the identity parameter from the tag; and...

06/12/14 - 20140158755 - Method for generating and restoring digital contents, and computer-readable recording medium including program for the same
The present invention relates to a digital contents generation and restoration technology. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for generating and restoring digital contents, which prints numerical values constituting a digital contents file or a data image composed of various colors of dots mapped with data values...

06/12/14 - 20140158756 - Identifying user-target relation
A marked target representation (100; 200) includes a human cognizable relation mark (104; 206), The marked target representation represents a target. An image capture device (130; 302) is used to capture (114; 413) an image (112; 304) of the target representation. A data structure (120; 332) indicating a relation between...

06/12/14 - 20140158757 - System and method for presenting information about an object on a portable electronic device
Systems and methods are provided for enabling a portable electronic device to retrieve information about an object when the object's symbology, e.g., a barcode, is detected. According to one embodiment a method is providing in which symbology associated with an object is detected and decoded to obtain a decode string....

06/05/14 - 20140151445 - System for detecting reproduction of barcodes
A system for detecting reproduction of barcodes (12) includes providing a barcode which contains data; providing a copy-evident background (14); capturing an image of the barcode and the copy-evident background; locating and decoding the barcode; detecting copy introduced changes in the copy-evident background; and authenticating the barcode if the copy-evident...

06/05/14 - 20140151446 - System and method for asset management
A system for asset management comprising a code assigned to an asset, an encrypted geo-coded barcode, a mobile device for scanning and transmitting data from the encrypted, geo-coded barcode, and a cloud based computer system that receives barcodes scan data from the mobile device and generates log of barcode scans....

06/05/14 - 20140151447 - Methods and systems of assistive food preparation
An assistive food preparation system and method configured to match a code with at least one signal within a database for facilitating food preparation and transmit the signal associated with the numerical code for receipt by a user seeking food preparation assistance....

06/05/14 - 20140151448 - Systems and apparatus for expressing multimedia presentations corresponding to print media
A media asset system and method is provided comprising a handheld reader having a sensor enabled to detect a discrete coded zone within a visual image, with the reader capable of producing an output signal corresponding to the discrete coded zone. An output device responds to the output signal with...

05/29/14 - 20140144976 - Apparatus and method for currency tracking
A currency container, method of managing a currency container and a cash management system are disclosed. The currency container includes a container body such as a rigid cassette or flexible bag for storing currency notes. The container includes at least one near field communication (NFC) tag for indicating information associated...

05/29/14 - 20140144977 - Scannable recipe card to add items to shopping list
A system and method for automatically importing retail grocery products into an electronic shopping list by importing the ingredients listed on a recipe card, page in a recipe book, or the like. The recipe card may contain an identifier code that is uniquely associated with that recipe. The identifier code...

05/29/14 - 20140144978 - System for, and method of, configuring electro-optical reader as a keyboard device having a selected keyboard layout
A system for, and a method of, configuring an electro-optical reader as a keyboard device having a selected keyboard layout containing keyboard layout data, encode each of a plurality of configuration symbols with a symbol sequence number, a total number of the configuration symbols, and a fractional amount of the...

05/29/14 - 20140144979 - Systems and methods for recommending a retail location
A method and a system are disclosed for generating a recommendation of a retail location on a network-based system. For example, a system may obtain a retail location definition associated with a geographic location. The geographic location may represent the retail location. The system then builds a scan event model...

05/29/14 - 20140144980 - Dynamic tag generating apparatus and dynamic tag generating method thereof for use in display arratatus
A dynamic tag generating apparatus and a dynamic tag generating method thereof are provided. The dynamic tag generating apparatus is disposed in a display apparatus, and the display apparatus is connected to a server. The dynamic tag generating apparatus receives tag update information from the server through the display apparatus,...

05/29/14 - 20140144981 - Integrated imaging and rfid system for virtual 3d scene construction
A method includes acquiring imaging data of a scene using an imaging tool. The method also includes processing the imaging data to create a three-dimensional representation of the scene and extracting radio frequency identification (RFID) data stored in an RFID tag. The method further includes using the RFID data for...

05/22/14 - 20140138431 - System and method for providing power and communication link for rfid managed connectivity using removable module
One embodiment is directed to a interconnection system comprising at least one port at which an interconnection between at least two cables can be made, an RFID reader configured to read an RFID tag attached to at least one of the cables interconnected at the port, and an interface to...

05/22/14 - 20140138432 - Sensor tag and method of providing service using the same
A sensor tag includes: a tag chip that receives a supply of a driving voltage that is generated from a radio frequency (RF) signal that is received from a reader and that transmits sensor data to the reader according to a request from the reader; at least one sensor that...

05/15/14 - 20140131432 - Vehicular-based mobile payment system and method
A vehicular-based mobile payment system and method including a merchant system for sending and receiving information; a vehicle detection system connected to the merchant system; a vehicle comprising a mobile payment extension system, where the mobile payment extension system is adapted to communicate with the merchant system via the vehicle...

05/15/14 - 20140131433 - Method and apparatus for adding value to a stored value account
An apparatus and method for adding value to a stored value account using a scanable stored value code are provided. Through the use of scanable stored value codes, the process of adding value to a stored value account can be improved. Stored value card containing scanable stored value codes provide...

05/15/14 - 20140131434 - Asset management service for distributed computing environments
Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for an asset management service. The asset management service can receive asset record creation requests and can store asset records at an asset data repository. The asset records can identify assets and associated information such as, for example, asset identifiers, personnel, organizations, users, geographic...

05/15/14 - 20140131435 - Article identification apparatus and method of using same
An article identification apparatus in the form of a member securely located on the article and having the capability of broadcasting a discrete electronic digital signature to a wireless mobile communication device which in turn includes the capability of preparing various editable data files documenting or relating to an event...

05/15/14 - 20140131436 - Robust fault diagnosis for electronic devices
One aspect includes an electronic device that includes a component configured to generate diagnostic information indicative of a fault occurring in the electronic device. The electronic device also includes a persistent display coupled to the component and configured to display the diagnostic information....

05/15/14 - 20140131437 - Automatic and dynamic information handling system personalization
Information handling systems personalized by addition of a physical component, such as lid having an emblem that attaches to a portable information handling system, have software associated with the physical component automatically applied by interacting with an entitlement network location. An identifier associated with the physical component is automatically read...

05/15/14 - 20140131438 - Mms text messaging for hand held indicia reader
A method of operating a reader system includes: establishment a hand held reader configured to read an information bearing medium at an establishment and accepting text message communications from the establishment; reading the information bearing medium at the establishment with the reader; and, sending at least one text message communication...

05/08/14 - 20140124570 - System and method for authentication, usage, monitoring and management within a health care facility
The present invention relates to a system for personalized data collection in the field of physical training, wellness and fitness comprising at least mobile device to measure and monitor the quality of the movements, a wireless network and an interconnected set of RFID readers and tags placed strategically on equipment...

05/08/14 - 20140124571 - Chip card arrangement, chip card, apparatus for contactless interaction with a chip card arrangement or a chip card, and method for operating and method for producing a chip card arrangement or chip card
In various embodiments, a chip card arrangement for carrying out contactless interaction with an external apparatus is provided. The chip card arrangement may include: a chip card, which has an electronic circuit, and having an optical coding element, which can be used to present an optically capturable code, wherein the...

05/08/14 - 20140124572 - System and methods for encoding and decoding multi-lingual text in a matrix code symbol
A method for encoding a multi-lingual text in a matrix code symbol includes receiving a multi-lingual text comprising Latin-based characters in a Latin-based language and non-Latin-based characters in a non-Latin-based language, converting the non-Latin-based characters in the multi-lingual text to index values to produce a pseudo text, and encoding the...

05/01/14 - 20140117073 - Connecting to meetings with barcodes or other watermarks on meeting content
Methods and Systems for connecting to online meetings are provided. In order to connect to an online meeting, coordinates for the meeting can be discoverable by an image or audio watermark overlaid onto content being shared by the online meeting. A person attending a physical meeting in which at least...

05/01/14 - 20140117074 - Time-varying barcode in an active display
Embodiments of the present invention provide time-varying barcodes in an active display for information exchange. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for communicating information between electronic devices via a barcode image sequence. In a typical embodiment, a barcode image sequence is displayed on the display...

05/01/14 - 20140117075 - Mobile device-based electronic payment systems and methods
A system and method for processing a payment at a point-of-sale terminal in a mobile device-based electronic payment system. The method includes initiating an app on a mobile device of a user, transmitting a first security code request to a security code server, and receiving a first security code from...

05/01/14 - 20140117076 - Mobile mapping of quick response (qr) codes to web resources
A method includes receiving a target Uniform Resource Locator (URL), receiving a scan of a Quick Response (QR) code, where the QR code includes an alias URL, and mapping the alias URL encoded on the QR code to the target URL....

05/01/14 - 20140117077 - Method and system for identification of assets
A method for identifying assets is provided. The method includes illuminating an identification pattern associated with the asset with non-visible light. The identification pattern includes retroreflective material that represents identity information of the asset. The method further includes adjusting either a shutter speed of an image sensor, or a power...

05/01/14 - 20140117078 - Subcription of a user
A machine may be configured to subscribe a user to a data feed that corresponds to an activity. The machine may generate an optically scannable code that encodes an activity identifier of the activity. The machine may cause a first device to access this optically scannable code, and the first...

05/01/14 - 20140117079 - Layaway apparatus and method
A method for associating a computing device of a customer with a layaway transaction corresponding to the customer is disclosed. The method may begin with a computer system initiating a layaway transaction with a customer. The computer system may then issue a receipt documenting the layaway transaction and comprising a...

05/01/14 - 20140117080 - System and method for pathology specimen collection
A computer-implemented method for tracking and processing a pathology specimen after collection comprises the step of creating a pathology specimen record with a unique specimen identification code for at least one specimen. The method further includes the step of creating a label for application to a container holding the specimen,...

05/01/14 - 20140117081 - Adaptable information extraction and labeling method and system
Disclosed is a computerized method and system for identifying a medicinal substance from a plurality of different machine-readable codes that are each compliant with a different coding standard. A code reader reads a machine-readable code and transmits a signal indicative of the machine-readable code in response. A recognition identifies the...

05/01/14 - 20140117082 - Contactless smart sim functionality retrofit for mobile communication device
A contactless transaction adaptor for use with a mobile communicator, including a thin SIM card signal interceptor portion arranged for insertion intermediate an existing SIM card, having SIM card-based contacts, and communicator based SIM card contacts located in a SIM card recess formed in the communicator, the interceptor portion having...

05/01/14 - 20140117083 - Method and apparatus for identifying an electric load via rfid tag associated with a power plug
A method and apparatus for identifying a load powered by an intelligent AC outlet, sub outlet and socket via an AC plug including an attached or otherwise associated RFID tag. Said tag is selected from a group of RFID tags structured to fit a given standard AC plug size and...

05/01/14 - 20140117084 - In-line quality assurance
Systems and methods for verifying character(s) on a personalized document, and electronically verifying a magnetic stripe and a smartcard chip of the personalized document, are provided. A quality assurance station is located downstream of personalization stations of a document personalization system. The quality assurance station can provide automated, in-line verification...

05/01/14 - 20140117085 - Cellular phone for illuminating invisible information in an object to obtain additional information located at a web server
A cellular phone configured to be used by an operator. The cellular phone includes a light-emitting element, a digital camera, and a memory. The light-emitting element is configured to emit light of a specific wavelength to illuminate invisible information written in invisible ink in an object to make the invisible...