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04/17/14
20140102856
 Systems and methods for transferring items over transition gap between conveyor sections of automated checkout system patent thumbnailSystems and methods for transferring items over transition gap between conveyor sections of automated checkout system
An automated checkout system for reading optical data, such as barcode labels, on a bottom surface of an item using a data reader. The automated checkout system includes a housing supporting a leading conveyor section and a trailing conveyor section separated by a gap.
04/03/14
20140090902
 Arrangement for and method of preventing overhanging weighing platter of scale from tipping at product checkout system and method of mounting and removing the weighing platter without tools patent thumbnailArrangement for and method of preventing overhanging weighing platter of scale from tipping at product checkout system and method of mounting and removing the weighing platter without tools
A checkout system includes a workstation having a data capture arrangement for capturing through a horizontal window a target associated with a product to identify the product being checked out at the workstation, and a scale for weighing the product at the workstation. The scale has a scale mechanism, and a weighing platter on which the product is placed for weighing.
03/27/14
20140089116
 Determination of customer proximity to a register through use of sound and methods thereof patent thumbnailDetermination of customer proximity to a register through use of sound and methods thereof
A method is disclosed for determining a customer's progress through a checkout line at a store and for correlating customer satisfaction thereto. A mobile electronic device with mobile self checkout software thereon may record and analyze ambient noise to determine when a customer is in a checkout line as well as to track the customer's progress through the checkout line.
03/27/14
20140089112
 Determination of customer proximity to a register through use of sound and methods thereof patent thumbnailDetermination of customer proximity to a register through use of sound and methods thereof
A method is disclosed for determining a customer's proximity to a checkout register at a store. A mobile electronic device with mobile self-checkout software thereon may record and analyze ambient noise to determine when a customer is in a checkout line as well as to track the customer's progress through the checkout line.
03/27/14
20140089087
 Determination of customer proximity to a register through use of sound and methods thereof patent thumbnailDetermination of customer proximity to a register through use of sound and methods thereof
A method is disclosed for providing notifications and other communications to a customer based on the customer's proximity to a checkout register at a store. A mobile electronic device with mobile self checkout software thereon may record and analyze ambient noise to determine when a customer is in a checkout line as well as to track the customer's progress through the checkout line.
03/20/14
20140081807
 Automated shipping address provision for gift giving processes including  private label service patent thumbnailAutomated shipping address provision for gift giving processes including private label service
A method for automated provision of shipping address information for online sales transactions is disclosed. The method includes receiving a request, from an online checkout process at an online retailer, for shipping address information for a first friend of a consumer, reading trademark data from a database, wherein the trademark data corresponds to the online retailer, providing to the consumer a portal displaying a social network login interface, wherein the portal includes the trademark data, generating a message to the first friend requesting shipping address information, wherein the message includes the trademark data, and transmitting the message to the first friend using the contact information that was read, receiving shipping address information from the first friend, and transmitting the shipping address information for the first friend to the online checkout process for completion of the checkout process..
03/13/14
20140074655
 System, apparatus and methods for online one-tap account addition and checkout patent thumbnailSystem, apparatus and methods for online one-tap account addition and checkout
Disclosed are methods, computer readable media and apparatus for providing one-tap account addition and one-tap checkout features to a consumer. In an embodiment, a wallet server computer receives a request from a consumer device to enable a one-tap account addition feature, and receives consumer registration data and consumer payment account data.
03/13/14
20140070000
 Financial transaction terminal patent thumbnailFinancial transaction terminal
The system provides a two device solution for transaction processing, a merchant facing device (mfd) and a cardholder (customer) facing device cfd. What this means is that one device always faces the checkout representative of the merchant (the merchant facing device) and the other faces the consumer (the cardholder facing device).
03/06/14
20140063262
 Techniques for checkout security using video surveillance patent thumbnailTechniques for checkout security using video surveillance
Techniques for checkout security using video surveillance are provided. A customer is video tracked while in a store, the pauses made in aisles and the arm movements are recorded.
03/06/14
20140061308
 Checkout system for and method of preventing a customer-operated accessory reader facing a bagging area from imaging targets on products passed through a clerk-operated workstation to the bagging area patent thumbnailCheckout system for and method of preventing a customer-operated accessory reader facing a bagging area from imaging targets on products passed through a clerk-operated workstation to the bagging area
A checkout system includes a clerk-operated bi-optical workstation through which products having target data are passed to a bagging area, and a customer-operated accessory reader having an accessory window facing the bagging area and a data capture assembly for capturing additional target data of additional targets associated with transaction-related items, particularly over a restricted range of working distances that terminates short of the bagging area, and for preventing the accessory reader from capturing the target data of the products in the bagging area.. .
03/06/14
20140061305
Symbol reading system having predictive diagnostics
A retail information network includes one or more pos scanning and checkout systems, each including (i) a bar code symbol reading subsystem, and (ii) a cash register computer subsystem interfaced with the bar code symbol reading subsystem and a network infrastructure, and each having access to product and price data maintained in a product/price database. The bar code symbol reading subsystem includes a local predictive error event (pee) data store for logging and storing predictive error events (pees) detected within the bar code symbol reading system, wherein said pees are subsequently sent to pos information servers used to create predictive error alerts (peas) and corresponding instructions to maintain and/or repair certain aspects of the bar code symbol reading system..
03/06/14
20140061291
Point-of-transaction checkout system for and method of processing targets electro-optically readable by a clerk-operated workstation and by a customer-operated accessory reader
A checkout system for, and a method of, processing target data electro-optically readable by a clerk-operated workstation and a customer-operated accessory reader, include a data capture arrangement at the workstation for capturing target data associated with products to be checked out by the clerk in a transaction, and a data capture assembly at the accessory reader for capturing additional target data related to the transaction. A workstation microprocessor processes the target data during an active mode, and stands by during a standby mode.
02/27/14
20140058948
User enhanced authentication system for online purchases
Embodiments of the invention are directed to methods, systems, devices and computer-readable media. In embodiments of the invention, a user is authenticated using an authentication process that is capable of authenticating a user using an inline authentication form that can authenticate a consumer without transferring a session maintained by a merchant.
02/27/14
20140058946
On demand self checkout
A method and system provide on demand self checkout for users purchasing products from a store, according to an embodiment. When a user believes that lines at a conventional clerk operated checkout counter are too long or when the user merely wants to do a self checkout, the user can go to a designated area in the store.
02/27/14
20140058869
Deliverying customer specified receipt types at checkout
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for delivering customer specified receipt types at checkout. A customer specifies receipt delivery preferences at a mobile device (e.g., specifying delivery of a digital receipt and/or a paper receipt at checkout).
02/27/14
20140058864
Commodity registration apparatus and method
A commodity registration apparatus includes a tablet apparatus which an input section and a display section of a screen respectively arranged on a housing and an information processing section configured to carry out a commodity sales registration processing and a checkout processing by the input section and the display section and determine the registration of the commodities purchased in a transaction by the closing operation input from the input section, a wireless transmission section configured to wirelessly transmit an issuing instruction of receipt information containing the content of the transaction by the tablet apparatus to a printing device and a notification section configured to display a transaction completion notice on the display section by the closing operation input to the information processing section of the tablet apparatus which makes the wireless transmission section transmit the issuing instruction.. .
02/27/14
20140058861
Delivering customer specified receipt types at checkout
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for delivering customer specified receipt types at checkout. A customer specifies receipt delivery preferences at a mobile device (e.g., specifying delivery of a digital receipt and/or a paper receipt at checkout).
02/20/14
20140052571
Automatic shopping cart checkout
An apparatus and method for purchasing contents of a virtual shopping cart are disclosed herein. Automatic checkout settings are received from a user, the automatic checkout settings including an automatic checkout time and specifying item substitution behavior.
02/20/14
20140052555
Methods and arrangements for identifying objects
In some arrangements, product packaging is digitally watermarked over most of its extent to facilitate high-throughput item identification at retail checkouts. Imagery captured by conventional or plenoptic cameras can be processed (e.g., by gpus) to derive several different perspective-transformed views—further minimizing the need to manually reposition items for identification.
02/20/14
20140052521
Campaign reward system in communication with financial institution
A campaign offer system provides an offer using a mobile device. A service provider includes one or more servers with engines and attached storage.
02/20/14
20140052512
Sales bonus reward system and method
A sales bonus reward system and method includes a central controller, at least one cash register and a judgment unit. The central controller generates an accumulated award random value.
02/13/14
20140046831
Transaction system and method
A transaction system and method in which a customer operates a mobile device, such as a smart phone, to select items for purchase. A server maintains a record of the purchases.
02/13/14
20140046759
Campaign reward system with sorting of offers to users
A campaign offer system provides an offer using a mobile device. A service provider includes one or more servers with engines and attached storage.
02/13/14
20140041950
Systems and methods for weigh scale perimeter monitoring for scanner-scales
Systems and methods for reducing erroneous weighing of items such as by detecting items extending beyond a periphery of a weigh platter whereby in one configuration, the system employs a light guide for routing a light beam to a detector operative to detect interruption of the beam due to an item encroaching upon or overhanging an edge of the platter. In another configuration, the scale includes a perimeter gap between the platter outer edge and scanner housing frame or checkout counter, a light beam directed angularly upward through the gap is partially obstructed by the frame and platter whereby light exits the gap forming a light plane, wherein an object placed on the platter extending across the gap intersects the light plane thus scattering light rays, some of which are sensed by a detector.
02/06/14
20140040137
Secure checkout and challenge systems and methods
A method for correlating information received directly from an access device operated by a user, and information from a merchant server is disclosed. The method includes receiving, at a server of a merchant entity from an access device used by a consumer, a checkout request to initiate a transaction, providing, from the merchant server to a server of a non-merchant entity, transaction information associated with said transaction, wherein the transaction information comprises a merchant id, and receiving, at the merchant server from the non-merchant server, a response message regarding the transaction, wherein the response message is based on a correlation between the transaction information and device information specifically associated with the access device and provided directly from the access device to the non-merchant server, and is based on additional processing associated with the transaction information and the device information, performed by the non-merchant server..
02/06/14
20140040057
Non-linear checkout stand
A non-linear checkout stand which offers retailers additional options for configuring a store. An example checkout stand includes a housing including a first end and a second end, a conveyor for transporting items in a plurality of different directions along a non-linear path connecting the first end to the second end, and an item identifier within the housing on the non-linear path for automatically identifying the items..
02/06/14
20140040001
System and method for managing merchant-consumer interactions
A system for combining a payment mechanism with an offer to a consumer is described. The system includes a virtual payment account number generation engine to generate virtual payment account numbers that can be used by a consumer in a payment transaction at a merchant, the virtual payment account number generation service also operable to take a portion of the virtual payment account number and send it as a checkout code to a consumer using the consumer's mobile device, and an offer generation engine used to set rules for an offer to be sent to consumers, create a fund for the offer, and determine individual consumer's eligibility for the offer.
02/06/14
20140034735
Method, apparatus and system for scanning optical codes
A method, apparatus and system are presented for improving an optical code scanner used in an assisted service point of sale terminal by automatically detecting the placement of an item for scanning on the customer side of the optical code scanner and configuring the scanner to scan the item. Once the item is scanned, the optical code scanner reconfigures to scan items presented on the cashier side of the scanner.
02/06/14
20140033957
Self scan checkout module
A self scan checkout module as a bagging module (12) for receiving goods processed via an adjacent billing module (11), said bagging module comprising a base unit (16), a first load platform (17) supported by the base unit to receive merchandise loaded onto the platform from the billing module, a support structure (24, 25) which extends upwards from the base unit, and a second load platform (15) supported at least in part by said support structure for receiving goods from the billing module when the adjacent billing module is operated by trained personnel, said second load platform being moveable relative to the support structure between a first position in which it allows substantially unimpeded access to the first load platform and a second, operational position at which it lies superimposed over and spaced above the first load platform (17) for receiving goods from the billing module.. .
01/23/14
20140025576
Mobile check-in
Methods and systems can facilitate more convenient shopping by users of a payment provider, such as paypal, inc. A user can purchase a product simply by swiping a card without being required to enter additional information, such as the user's personal identification number (pin).
01/23/14
20140025538
Dual encoding of machine readable code for automatic scan-initiated purchase or uniform resource locator checkout
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems and methods for allowing a single representation of a trigger for payment across different environments using machine readable codes. A machine readable code may be encoded with a url and information about a product to which the machine readable code is attached.
01/23/14
20140021260
Portal data reader indicator light control
An automated checkout system and method including a conveyor system that automatically transports objects along an item path through a read zone of a data reader (such as a portal data reader, tunnel scanner or other type of automated reader) and to an exit zone, an indicator system disposed in or along the exit zone that provides indication as to whether an item has been identified by the portal data reader. In one example, the indicator system includes lights at an indicator location that are selectively alighted a given color for the duration of the item passing the indicator location depending upon whether the reader successfully read the item (e.g., color green) or unsuccessfully read the item (e.g., color red)..
01/16/14
20140019337
Creditor offers for taking a user debt
Once a user has made a purchase (or during a checkout), a service provider may offer one or more creditors to the user to fund a payment on behalf of the user. The service provider may offer this service to one or more creditors in an auction or bid scenario, in which creditors may submit bids to “win” this service.
01/16/14
20140019298
Systems and methods for universal online checkout
Systems and methods for providing secure online shopping and, more particularly, systems and methods of electronic commerce using a universal shopping cart and a managed spider application that is adapted to maintain integration with each e-tailer-specific virtual shopping cart and to recreate on the corresponding e-tailer's website a most-recent shopping session state of the cart if integration between the two is interrupted.. .
01/16/14
20140014722
System and method for preventing cashier and customer fraud at retail checkout
Systems and methods for preventing fraud during retail checkout are described. A system includes: item identifier acquisition devices to acquire identifiers (e.g., barcodes) of items to be transacted; cameras or imagers to acquire images of the items to be transacted; an object recognition component to perform visual recognition of the acquired items through comparison of the acquired images of the items with a database and obtain identifiers of items represented in the database that correspond to an acquired image according to a correspondence criterion; a comparison component to compare a set of identifiers acquired through the item identifier acquisition devices with a set of identifiers obtained through the object recognition component; and an alerting component to provide an alert in case of discrepancies between the two sets..
01/09/14
20140009620
Optimizing video stream processing
Transaction units of video data and transaction data captured from different checkout lanes are prioritized as a function of lane priority values of respective ones of the different checkout lanes from which the transaction units are acquired. Each of the checkout lanes has a different lane priority value.
01/02/14
20140006195
Checkout system and method
A system and method for facilitating checkout, such as in retail establishments for example grocery stores, whereby a user utilizes a mobile device to collect product identification and pricing information. At checkout, the user presents the mobile device to the legacy scanning system of the retail establishments whereby barcodes or other graphic information symbols are presented to the scanner, enabling quick check out.
01/02/14
20140006193
Retail equipment
According to one aspect, the present invention resides in an electronic transaction system for managing transactions related to items selected by a user, such as a checkout pos terminal for example. The system comprises a first transaction module arranged to manage transactions in respect of local items supplied within a retail environment; a data store arranged to store updatable data relating to remote items provided by a remote server; and a second transaction module arranged to access the updatable data to provide access to the remote items via the electronic transaction system..
12/26/13
20130346314
Dynamic security code push
A system and method for fraud prevention is provided. This system and method may comprise a web browser having form filing capabilities.
12/26/13
20130346173
Driving new user acquisition from payment transactions
Systems and methods are disclosed for a payment service provider to provide benefits through provisional accounts established at in-store checkout to consumers who do not have accounts with the payment service provider to drive use sign-up. The payment service provider may offer cash paying consumers electronic cash stored in provisional accounts instead of any change at a point-of-sale, or offer credit card paying consumers a guest checkout experience to receive discounts, incentives, or rewards.
12/19/13
20130339188
Gift token
Systems and methods are disclosed for giving gifts in the form of secure tokens. A gift can be given from a user of a payment provider to a gift recipient.
12/19/13
20130339143
Campaign reward system with targeting of users for offers
A campaign offer system provides an offer with the use of a mobile device. A service provider includes one or more servers with engines and attached storage.
12/19/13
20130339135
Campaign reward system with campaign modification
A campaign offer system provides an offer with the use of a mobile device. A service provider includes one or more servers with engines and attached storage.
12/19/13
20130339115
Systems and methods for interactive shopping using a mobile computing device
A computer-implemented method for interactive shopping by a customer includes providing a downloadable user interface readable on a mobile electronic device that receives shopping list data representing items in a shopping list associated with the customer and receives coupon data representing coupons held by the customer for one or more of the items in an inventory of items for sale at a retail store. The shopping list includes items selected by the customer from the inventory of items.
12/19/13
20130334308
Payment processing with automatic no-touch mode selection
A “no-touch” mobile checkout experience frees consumers from the need to manually locate and activate a mobile payment application in order to complete a transaction. The consumer simply brings his mobile device within close range of an interface console, which in various embodiments prompts the device to launch an application that causes display of a payment token without user action.
12/12/13
20130332271
Computer-controlled, unattended, automated checkout store outlet system and related method
An unattended, automated checkout, computer-controlled automated store outlet and system is disclosed. A customer's identification and payment information are inputted and verified and the customer qualified to remove items from the automated store outlet.
12/12/13
20130328682
Bezel for a cover or platter for a data reader in a checkout station
A checkout station includes an optional scale for weighing items; a composite cover or weigh platter supported by the scale, wherein the cover has a lower surface with a lower window having a horizontal perimeter, an upper surface including an upper window positioned transversely to the lower surface, a metallic plate surrounding a portion of the horizontal perimeter of the lower window, the metallic plate spaced apart proximal end sections, and a nonmetallic bezel positioned between the lower window and the upper surface and positioned between the spaced apart proximal end sections of the metallic plate; one or more imagers for obtaining views of an item within a viewing volume bounded by the lower and upper surfaces; and a surveillance tag deactivation system for deactivating an electronic surveillance tag in proximity to the viewing volume.. .
12/05/13
20130325718
In-store mobile payment
An in-store mobile payment system and method can facilitate the use of a user's mobile device to facilitate payment for products purchased at a store. The user can take a picture of a product being purchased or can take a picture of a bar code for the product.
12/05/13
20130325669
Automated shipping address provision for gift giving processes
A method for automated provision of shipping address information for online sales transactions is provided. The method includes receiving a request from an online checkout process for shipping address information for a first friend, providing a portal displaying a social network login interface, receiving confirmation that the consumer has successfully logged into the social network, providing a first interface that displays data identifying a plurality of friends of the consumer, receiving a selection from the consumer identifying the first friend from the first interface, reading contact information for the first friend from the social network, generating a message to the first friend requesting shipping address information, and transmitting the message to the first friend using the contact information that was read, receiving shipping address information from the first friend; and transmitting the shipping address information for the first friend to the online checkout process for completion of the checkout process..
12/05/13
20130325613
System and method for displaying geo-location based video advertisements with advertisements layered on top of video advertisements that incorporate an add to cart button or other button of the likes
A system and method for displaying geo-location based advertisement videos that contains advertisements with “add to cart” button or other button of the likes within an online video, allowing the viewer to add products and/or services to a shopping cart, displaying the shopping cart when the online video is done playing or when the viewer clicks on a checkout button, and allowing the viewer to pay for the products and services using his/her credit card or other payment methods.. .
12/05/13
20130325582
Campaign reward system that provides offers to users via their mobile devices
A campaign offer system provides an offer to a user with a mobile device. A service provider includes one or more servers with engines and attached storage.
12/05/13
20130325580
Techniques for controlling redemption of offers
Techniques for controlling redemption of offers are provided. A checkout process is detected having multiple offers associated with an item or items being purchased.
12/05/13
20130325576
Campaign reward system that provides offer clearing
A campaign offer system provides offers using mobile devices. A service provider is configured to be in communication with a mobile application running on a user mobile device.
12/05/13
20130325570
Campaign reward system with financial reconsolidation
A campaign offer system provides an offer using a mobile device. A service provider includes one or more servers with engines and attached storage.
12/05/13
20130320084
Checkout device with multi-touch input device
A checkout device including a multi-touch surface display which can also weigh items. An example checkout device includes a surface element for displaying transaction screens and for receiving touch inputs during a transaction, and a load cell below the surface element for producing a weight signal corresponding to a weight of an item of the transaction on the surface element..
12/05/13
20130320083
Checkout stand with a barcode reader on a bagging end
A checkout stand with a barcode reader on a bagging end which reduces transaction times over conventional checkout stand designs. An example checkout stand includes a housing including a first and a second end, a conveyor for transporting items from the first end to the second end, a bagging station at the second end, a base portion between the conveyor and the bagging station, a first tower portion on the base portion, and a second tower portion on the base station separated from the first tower portion by a gap.
11/28/13
20130317913
Campaign reward system in communication with financial institution
A campaign offer system provides an offer using a mobile device. A service provider includes one or more servers with engines and attached storage.
11/28/13
20130317899
E-commerce purchase eligibility determination system and method
A system and method for determining e-commerce purchase eligibility of product offerings restricted to particular market segments and used in conjunction with an e-commerce system is described. Identifying information provided by the user is compared to a white list of eligibility parameters selected and configured by the vendor.
11/28/13
20130313316
System for and method of expediting checkout at point-of-sale stations
An apparatus and method for expediting checkout at a point-of-sale station, employ a mobile electronic device, e.g., a cellular phone, having a customer interface for enabling a customer to enter personal textual information that identify the customer and/or financial textual information that identify how the customer intends to pay for items to be purchased at the station. A device controller generates a two-dimensional symbol from the entered textual information.
11/21/13
20130311230
System and method of initiating in-trip audits in a self-checkout system
The system and method described herein may be used to make a binary determination of whether to initiate an in-trip audit of self-scans in a self-checkout system. For example, the system may receive one or more audit parameters that are used to calculate an audit score.
11/14/13
20130304595
Automatic learning in a merchandise checkout system with visual recognition
A merchandise checkout system for ringing up merchandise in a grocery or other retail facility is disclosed. The merchandise checkout system includes visual sensors for acquiring images of an object to be rung up at checkout; a database configured to retain a visual model and upc code of known items; and a processor configured to maintain and update the database with information about new merchandise presented for checkout.
11/07/13
20130292470
System and method for reading optical codes on bottom surface of items
An automated checkout system and method of operation for reading encoded data on a bottom surface of an item using a data reader. The automated checkout system includes a leading conveyor section and a trailing conveyor section separated by a gap therebetween, where the item is transported across the gap as it moves between the conveyors.
10/31/13
20130290203
Social checkout widget generation and integration apparatuses, methods and systems
The social checkout widget generation and integration apparatuses, methods and systems (“cwi”) transforms developer credentials, codes and parameter inputs via the cwi component into buy widgets, payment acceptance and purchase transaction outputs. In one embodiment, the cwi may facilitate obtaining a plurality of authentication parameters and widget customization parameters.
10/31/13
20130290112
Methods and systems for facilitating shopping
A shopper is presented with a customized online store whose inventory is defined by the shopper. In one embodiment, specification of the inventory is conducted in a bricks and mortar store—either during checkout, or by the shopper walking the aisles and scanning items with a barcode scanner pen or the like.
10/31/13
20130284806
Automated purchasing system
Disclosed is an automated purchasing system that utilizes wireless purchaser identifier weight sensing shelves that wirelessly communicate with a store server. Purchasers can utilize a wireless identifier that may comprise an rfid or nfc device, such as a smart phone or tablet computer, which is placed in front of the weight sensing shelf and identifies the purchaser.
10/24/13
20130278425
Point of sale (pos) based checkout system supporting a customer-transparent two-factor authentication process during product checkout operations
A checkout system is provided for carrying out a two-factor authentication process where coded products are purchased and theft activity might be pursued. The system typically includes an identification code reader for reading product identification codes (e.g.
10/17/13
20130275308
System for verifying electronic transactions
The invention is an electronic payment system designed to capture payments from customers in an ecommerce environment, including on-line via a browser, a mobile browser or a mobile application, which can support any card payment method but can also integrate with e wallets such as pay pal and google checkout, and which enhances security for all parties using two factor two channel authentication and card fragmentation solutions, and which simplifies and enhances the payment process for shoppers and consumers.. .
10/17/13
20130270979
Carpet cleaning machine rental kiosk
A self-service kiosk enables customers to conduct rental transactions for carpet cleaning machines without the need of assistance from store personnel. The kiosk comprises a housing having several stalls or bays that hold and display carpet cleaning machines and carpet cleaning accessories for rental.
10/17/13
20130270346
Symbol reading system
A pos-based bar code symbol reading system reads bar code symbols on objects being passed through the 3d imaging or scanning volume supported by the system, and employs one or more object motion sensors (e.g. Imaging based, ir pulse-doppler lidar-based, ultra-sonic energy based, etc.) to (i) measure or estimate the speed of objects being manually passed through the 3d imaging or scanning volume by the system operator, and (ii) visually and/or audibly display object scanning speed measures or estimates to provide the system operator with feedback for optimizing system throughput.
10/10/13
20130265592
System and method for creating multi-formatted documents via an online portal
An on-line portal enables users in multiple locations to concurrently create varied marketing campaign materials by way of singular proxy templates. The user selects a promotion from predetermined approved location/client list.
10/03/13
20130262316
Securely selling and purchasing of goods through social network sites using a secure mobile wallet system as a mobile commerce
A secure and convenient product purchasing system and method are disclosed to allow for online sale and purchase of goods by means of a social network site using a mobile wallet system as an m-commerce shopping cart checkout linked to a secure financial closed-loop proxy account. A proprietary graphical or barcode-represented on-line digital product code and details to be posted to one user's social network wall, so as to be either scanned or directly selected, then paid for using the secure financial closed-loop proxy account and a pre-registered personal handheld mobile device where all funds within the account remain in an “inactive” non-usable state until activated and allocated by another user through their mobile device, where both users are registered to the secure financial closed-loop proxy account..
10/03/13
20130262269
System for electronic transactions
An electronic transaction system for facilitating electronic transactions between merchants and buyers includes a shopping cart module configured to provide a merchant portal for merchants to display details of goods for sale and to provide a buyer portal for buyers to select and purchase the goods. A shipping module is configured to provide buyers automatically with details of a shipping service of at least one shipper for shipping the goods selected for purchase by the buyer, and to communicate shipping orders automatically to the at least one shipper following checkout of goods for purchase by the buyer.


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