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 Third party payment provider assisted online payment processing patent thumbnailThird party payment provider assisted online payment processing
A contemplated method is third party assisted online payment processing, including: utilizing at least one processor to execute computer code that performs steps comprising: receiving, at a third party payment provider, a user selection communicated through an on-line shopping cart of a merchant, wherein the user selection identifies a bank and an alias; communicating to the bank associated with the user selection, using a network connection between the third party payment provider and the bank, the alias and an identification of the third party payment provider; receiving from the bank, at the third party payment provider and in response to the communicating, authorization for payment on behalf of the user; and providing, to the on-line shopping cart of the merchant, payment information; where the third party payment provider does not receive at any time a primary account number of the bank issued to the user. Other aspects are described and claimed..
International Business Machines Corporation


 Dynamic hosted shopping cart patent thumbnailDynamic hosted shopping cart
According to an embodiment, a system comprises a remote server adapted to interact with a buyer device and one or more other servers over a network, wherein the remote server is adapted to implement a shopping cart. The system also comprises one or more processors, and one or more memories adapted to store a plurality of machine-readable instructions which when executed by the one or more processors are adapted to cause the system to receive, at the remote server, first transaction information from the buyer device through the shopping cart, wherein the first transaction information comprises a transaction request from a first seller; receive, at the remote server, second transaction information from the buyer device through the shopping cart, wherein the second transaction information comprises a transaction request from a second seller; and process the first and second transaction information through the shopping cart for the first and second seller..
Paypal, Inc.


 Monitoring usage or status of cart retrievers patent thumbnailMonitoring usage or status of cart retrievers
Examples of systems and methods for controlling or monitoring a fleet of human-propelled, wheeled carts and cart retrievers are described. The carts can be shopping carts at a retail facility, and the cart retrievers can be used to collect and return the shopping carts from a parking lot near the facility to a cart collection area.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.


 Shopping cart patent thumbnailShopping cart
A shopping cart comprises a support seat provided therein with tracks, and a support frame supporting the support seat. The support frame comprises a first support frame and a second support frame disposed across each other and rotatably connected.

 Automatic shopping cart checkout patent thumbnailAutomatic shopping cart checkout
An apparatus and method for purchasing contents of a virtual shopping cart are disclosed. Automatic checkout settings are received from a user, the automatic checkout settings include an automatic checkout time and an item substitution behavior setting.
Ebay Inc.


 Shopping cart monitoring  store checkout patent thumbnailShopping cart monitoring store checkout
A system and method for retail inventory checkout in which the customer selects items from the item shelves and as an item is taken from the shelf, the customer employs an input device, such as a portable data terminal, a smart phone provided with a store application or other suitable device that communicates with the store network, to identify the item either by scanning the optical code on the item or by other means, and then once scanned, the item is added to the purchase list and then placed in a shopping cart, basket or other container. Once item selection is completed, the customer proceeds to a point of sale (pos) or pay station and puts the cart onto a weigh scale whereby the total weight of the cart with the items included (measured total weight) is measured by the weigh scale and the net weight of the items in the cart (calculated by subtracting the weight of the cart from the measured total weight) is compared to a theoretic weight of the items as calculated by the store system using the weight information of the items present in the store database.
Datalogic Ip Tech S.r.l.


 Shopping cart bumper patent thumbnailShopping cart bumper
A shopping cart bumper in one embodiment comprises a u-shaped bumper having a plurality of slots on an inner leg of the bumper for engaging wires of a shopping cart.. .
Unarco Industries Llc


 Peer-to-peer item sharing through personal virtual shopping carts patent thumbnailPeer-to-peer item sharing through personal virtual shopping carts
This invention relates generally to electronic commerce, and more specifically to peer-to-peer item and order sharing amongst shoppers via unique personal virtual shopping carts, for the purpose of simplifying the process of obtaining feedback to assist in purchasing decision making, for recommendations for consideration for purchase, and to facilitate interaction with relevant merchants to facilitate positive sales outcomes on the whole.. .
Arcadier Pte Ltd


 Magnetometer and accelerometer calibration for cart navigation system patent thumbnailMagnetometer and accelerometer calibration for cart navigation system
A wheeled object (e.g., a human-propelled cart such as a shopping cart) can include a navigation system that uses dead reckoning to determine the position of the wheeled object. The navigation system can include a magnetometer and an accelerometer and may be disposed on a handle of the wheeled object.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.


 Estimating motion of wheeled carts patent thumbnailEstimating motion of wheeled carts
Examples of systems and methods for locating movable objects such as carts (e.g., shopping carts) are disclosed. Such systems and methods can use dead reckoning techniques to estimate the current position of the movable object.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.


System for reducing waiting time

Provided is a system and methods for reducing wait time in a store with a plurality of checkout queues. The system includes an item counting device coupled to a shopping cart.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Wheels for non-motorized vehicles

A wheel for a non-motorized vehicle (e.g., a shopping cart) can include a housing assembly and a tread assembly. The housing assembly can be configured to sealingly house electronics or other components.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.

Shopping cart basket and manufacture

A shopping cart in one embodiment comprises a uniframe, a mat basket, and a slim-fit cart frame and basket combination, as well as in multiple embodiments, providing individual structural differences and advantages over pre-existing forms of shopping carts.. .
Unarco Industries Llc

Shopping cart checkout location with mirror to reflect image of cart contents

The combination of a shopping cart and a checkout location. The shopping cart has a wheeled frame defining: a) a primary article storage receptacle; and b) a lower storage shelf.
Se-kure Controls, Inc.

Enhanced smart refrigerator systems and methods

An enhanced smart refrigerator (esr) for automatically populating a virtual shopping cart is provided. The esr stores a purchase log including a purchase history of a target product.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Methods and systems for simplifying ordering from online shops

Embodiments described herein simplify ordering of products from online shops. This may involve an agent server receiving captured contents of a product webpage from a client device and autonomously deriving product information therefrom.
Shopco Gmbh

Brand monitoring and marketing system

A brand management system for providing marketing and monitoring services for brands or products over the global computer networks. The brand management system can include a bot used to automatically monitor certain web sites and web postings for specific keywords.
Nativo, Inc.

Retail point of sale (rpos) internet merchandising

The present invention is an apparatus for the money transactions required in the selling of merchandise or media content on the internet and uses at least one in-person contact with the buyer. A predefined transaction originating at a real place of business authorizes access to web content or merchandise from a place off the web.

Mobile device based digital wallet for retail shopping, related system and method

Mobile device for purchasing products in a store, comprising processing unit for processing instructions and data, memory for storing instructions and data, respectively, display for visualizing data, user input interface for obtaining user input from a user of the device, product data interface for wirelessly obtaining product data, and wireless communication network interface for communicating with a remote server, the device being configured to, in accordance with the instructions stored in the memory, capture, via said product data interface, product codes, associated with a corresponding number of products selected by the user for purchase, and establish an virtual shopping cart, said cart accommodating an indication of the products therein, add up the amounts associated with the products and visualize the total via the display, receive, via the user input interface, confirmation from the user for the transaction having regard to the products in the cart and the total, and communicate, via the wireless communication network interface, an indication of the user-confirmed transaction to the server, wherein the device is further configured to wirelessly indicate the transaction to store equipment for locally checking out at the store. Related system and methods are presented..
Aspholm Invest Oy

Collapsible storage device for temporary attachment to a shopping cart

A storage device for removable attachment to a shopping cart includes a collapsible container having an interior storage space accessible through an upper opening; and an attachment assembly secured to the collapsible container and including at least one attachment for removably securing the collapsible container to the shopping cart. The at least one attachment can be one or more pairs of hooks of different sizes interchangeably and removably attached to the collapsible container.

Identifying items based on mobile device location

A system and method that integrate shopping online and in physical stores are provided. The system provides a virtual shopping cart for online shopping.
Sap Se

Visual comparisons using personal objects

Embodiments of the present invention provide automated systems and methods for visualizing a product using standard and personal objects. An image can be retrieved from the shopping history or shopping cart of a user, and the dimensions of the image can be automatically adjusted to make an accurate relative size comparison to a product for purchase..
International Business Machines Corporation

Visual comparisons using personal objects

Embodiments of the present invention provide automated systems and methods for visualizing a product using standard and personal objects. An image can be retrieved from the shopping history or shopping cart of a user, and the dimensions of the image can be automatically adjusted to make an accurate relative size comparison to a product for purchase..
International Business Machines Corporation

Device holding clip for shopping cart

Smart phones and tablet computers not only provide phone service, email and internet access, but also serve as a device for organizing information, compiling shopping lists, comparing shopping prices, viewing nutritional information, and the like. As such, such devices are referred to by many while grocery shopping or other store locations where shopping carts are used.

System and e-commerce

A system and method of e-commerce is provided. The system and method of e-commerce may include a web server accessed by users over the internet.

Multiple frequency band braking apparatus with clutch

A shopping cart wheel includes a braking apparatus, clutch mechanism and electronics that control the braking apparatus in response to wireless signals. The wireless signals include low frequency electromagnetic signals within a low frequency band and high frequency signals within a high frequency band..
Carttronics, Llc

Accessory tray for shopping cart

An accessory tray is connected to, or extends integrally from, a shopping cart handle and extends a limited distance forward from the handle. The tray extends forward above, but not significantly interfering with, the child-seat area of the cart.

Support shelf for a shopping cart and associated shopping assembly

A shopping assembly includes a shopping cart and a support shelf. The shopping cart includes a basket and a handle.
Target Brands, Inc.

System with wheel assembly that communicates with display unit of human propelled cart

A vehicle tracking system includes a wheel assembly containing sensor circuitry capable of sensing one or more types of conditions, such as wheel rotation, wheel vibration caused by skidding, and specific electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals indicative of particular wheel locations. The wheel assembly may also include a brake mechanism.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.

Systems and techniques for ranking items

A method for ranking items may include determining a purchaseability score for each item of a specified type based on a number of impressions of the respective item provided to users during a time period, a quantity of the respective item purchased by the users, and a quantity of the respective item added to shopping carts of the users. The method may further include ranking the items based on the purchaseability scores, generating item feed data indicating an ordering of the items based on the rankings, and providing the item feed data to a user device.
Contextlogic Inc.

Apparatus for bag storage and transportation

An apparatus for quickly, easily, and securely storing, organizing, and transporting bags may include a front surface, a back surface, side surfaces, and a bottom surface. The apparatus may include a mounting hook projecting outwardly from the back surface.
Fineberg+sylvan Llc

Methods and facilitating a sales transaction via an interactive display platform

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating, via an interactive display platform, a sales transaction conducted in real time between a consultant associated with a consultant device and a customer associated with a customer device. Independent user interaction control capabilities are assigned to the consultant device and the customer device for controlling the sharing of information, the identification of selections pertaining to the shared information and the population of a virtual shopping cart based on the selections, and/or for interacting with the shared information, selections and populated virtual shopping cart.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

System and placing an order using a local device

A system for purchasing one or more products is provided. The system includes a local device for retrieving identification information and a remote server connected with the local device, an order management system connected with the remote server, and an order fulfillment system connected with the order management system to fulfill the order by obtaining and delivering the product to the user.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Systems and methods for detecting retail items stored in the bottom of the basket (bob)

Systems and methods are described for detecting items located in the bottom of a customer's shopping cart basket. Such items are often hidden from the immediate view of cashiers and other store employees, and therefore, may not be properly accounted for during checkout.
Heb Grocery Company Lp

Shopping cart bag holder and carrier for cloth, paper and plastic bags, with handlebar cover, assorted storage pockets, and carrying strap

This bag holder, carrier and organizer facilitates the growing trend of “reduce by reusing” and “bring your own bags” from home. It stores and carries paper, plastic and cloth bags in a compact and organized way.

Small item pouch

A small item pouch to be attached to the shopping cart for carrying small and light-weight items easily while shopping is disclosed. In one embodiment, the present invention discloses a plastic made, reusable, enclosed small item pouch to be attached to the shopping cart with the help of velcro wherein the velcro attaches both the flaps from the center and snaps fasteners provided at corners to firmly and securely attach the pouch.

System and providing a virtual shopping experience

A system and method of providing a virtual shopping experience including virtual environment module over a computerized network; wherein a plurality of users are able to navigate an virtual environment each using an avatar by operation of a graphical user interface. The system includes a virtual object module that manages a plurality of virtual objects displayed in the virtual environment; wherein the plurality of virtual objects includes a plurality of user avatars and product avatars associated with a shopping cart module.

Payment system and method including enabling electronic receipts

The invention relates to a system comprising: a server (1) in communication with a plurality of point-of-sale (pos) terminals (2), point-of-sale (pos) terminals (2) arranged to communicate wireless with a consumer device (3); and a logic (4) stored on the costumer device (3)arranged to; identify a point-of-sale (pos), enable check in of a virtual shopping cart (5) enabling shopping at said point-of-sale (pos) and enable check-out for payment at said point-of-sale (pos), logic (6) stored on the pos terminal (2) arranged enable communication with said costumer device (3), wherein said logics (4, 6) are arranged to enable said pos terminal (2) to complete the sale of merchandise (7) contained in said virtual shopping cart (5), and to produce a physical receipt and/or an electronic receipt (8), wherein said server (1) is also in communication with a plurality of point-of-sale (pos) terminals (2) and said virtual shopping cart (5) is handled by said server (1).. .
Mydo Ab

"cart buddy" conventional shopping cart anti-viral handle cover and armrest

Cushioned handle to cover a common, conventional shopping cart handle, preventing a shopper's hands from coming in contact with the cart handle. Additionally, offers a comfortable rest area for forearms while shopping.

System for tracking human propelled carts

A vehicle tracking system includes a wheel containing sensor circuitry capable of sensing various types of conditions, such as wheel rotation, wheel vibration caused by skidding, and specific electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals indicative of particular wheel locations. The sensor circuitry is coupled to an rf transceiver, which may but need not be included within the wheel.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.

Method and system for preventing shopping cart abandonment

A method and system for preventing electronic shopping cart abandonment in an electronic commerce (e-commerce) website are provided. The method includes receiving by an e-commerce server a message that at least one product is added to an electronic shopping cart of the e-commerce website displayed on a consumer device; collecting by the e-commerce server at least one user-activity parameter related to a user of the consumer device; identifying, using the at least one user-activity parameter, an attempt of a user of the consumer device not to complete a purchase transaction of the at least one product; selecting at least one motivational content item for display on the consumer device; and causing a display of the selected at least one motivational content item on a display of the consumer device..
Personali Inc.

Shopping cart

A shopping cart features a frame forming a chassis portion and a handle portion. A number of casters are attached to the chassis portion while a basket attached to the handle portion.
Unarco Industries Llc

Solar powered systems and devices for improved shopping cart corral

A solar power system that generates a power supply for features of a shopping cart corral is provided. In particular, a shopping cart corral has a self-contained solar power system for powering, directly by the corral or indirectly by the shopping carts, at least one of a personal device recharging system, lighting system, and advertising system..
Renewable Edge Llc

System and generation of a real-time personalized price adjustment

A method and system for generating a real-time personalized price adjustment are provided. The method includes receiving by an e-commerce server a message that at least one product is added to an electronic shopping cart of an electronic-commerce website (e-commerce) displayed on a consumer device; collecting by the e-commerce server at least one user-activity parameter related to a user of the consumer device; collecting at least one product-related parameter to the at least one product; generating in real-time a price adjustment for purchasing the at least one product, wherein the price adjustment is generated based on the at least one user-activity parameter and the at least one product-related parameter; and displaying of the price adjustment in the electronic shopping cart in association with the at least product type..
Personali Inc.

User interface tool for applying universal action tags

Universal tags are placed on various web pages of a website. Unlike prior art action tags that indicate that an action has occurred, the universal tag sends a broader range of data capturing a user's experience on the website (e.g., whether an item was placed in a shopping cart, etc.) to a server.
Facebook, Inc.

Tracking user behavior with universal action tags

Universal tags are placed on various web pages of a website. Unlike prior art action tags that indicate that an action has occurred, the universal tag sends a broader range of data capturing a user's experience on the website (e.g., whether an item was placed in a shopping cart, etc.) to a server.
Facebook, Inc.

Mountable smart device holder for a shopping cart

A mountable smart device holder for use on a shopping cart handle or the like. The holder includes: a front side having a generally planar surface; a lip that extends about a bottom and a side portion of the generally planar surface; a horizontal clamp and a vertical clamp proximately located in a lower corner region of the front side for holding a smart device, wherein the horizontal clamp and the vertical clamp include a lifting mechanism that raises both the horizontal clamp and the vertical clamp in response to pressing a single lever on one of the horizontal clamp and the vertical clamp; a mounting clamp affixed to the rear side of the holder, wherein the mounting clamp includes a spring loaded claw and lever element; and an opening in the generally planar surface that provides access to the lever element of the mounting clamp from the front side..
Koupkart, Llc

Shopping cart

A cart includes a chassis and attached wheels; an upper basket attached to the chassis; and a lower basket attached to the chassis. In some embodiments, the cart includes no widthwise push bar in a rear of the cart such that access is unobstructed to the upper and lower baskets from the rear of the cart by a person.
Zibra, Llc

On-line coupon use

A computer-implemented method involves receiving a promotional code for an offer and an identifier for a user as part of a request for a dynamic landing page user interface, wherein a database contains an indication that the user has selected the offer. The promotional code is used to identify at least one product associated with the promotional code.
Target Brands, Inc.

Online shopping cart analysis

Online shopping cart analysis is described. In one or more implementations, a model is built is usable to compute a likelihood of a given customer that leaves an online store with unpurchased items in an online shopping cart will return to purchase those items.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Systems and methods for a bar code market exchange for coupons

Campaigns for providing coupons to a consumer can include collecting shopping cart data from pos terminals in physical stores, the shopping cart data identifying a consumer using a unique consumer identification and identifying one or more upcs scanned while the identified consumer is present at a pos terminal, and conducting an online upc auction to collect bids, by upc(s), for delivery of coupons to the identified consumer triggered by scanning of a upc/upcs, in which winning bids, if any, are determined as of the time the identified consumer is present at the pos terminal. Further, the campaign can include, on behalf of a winning bidder, fulfilling the winning bidder's bid by, at least one of, sending the coupon to the pos terminal for printing, sending a message to the pos terminal for printing, and sending an electronic coupon to the consumer..
12 Digit Media Inc.



Shopping Cart topics:
  • Shopping Cart
  • Tracking System
  • Touchscreen
  • Transactions
  • User Account
  • User Interface
  • Video Camera
  • Vehicle Tracking System
  • Completeness
  • Concurrent
  • Transceiver
  • Rf Communication
  • Selected Item
  • Payment Gateway
  • Social Network


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