|| List of recent Third Party-related patents
|Utility equipment monitoring and reporting systems and methods|
The present disclosure is an utility equipment monitoring and reporting system, that has a property comprising at least one utility and a third party data source coupled to the at least one utility that receives measurement data indicative of utility consumption. The system further has a data retrieval computing device that retrieves measurement data from the third party data source and transmits the measurement data to a server computing device via a network..
|Mobile advertising system|
In a cellular telephone system, an ad server is used to monitor activities of a cell phone. When a call is made from the cell phone to third party, an ad is presented on the cell phone to its user while the voice channel is established.
|Method and system for making a targeted offer to an audience|
A method for making a targeted offer to an audience of a population of entities (e.g., social network). The method involves retrieving, from one or more databases, a first set of information including activities and characteristics attributable to a first plurality of entities; generating a plurality of interaction associations based on at least one of selected activities criteria and selected characteristics criteria from the first set of information; and conveying to a third party one or more interaction associations to enable the third party to identify a second set of information including activities and characteristics attributable to a second plurality of entities.
|Determine a product from private information of a user|
A user agent of a user obtains private information that is restricted from being disclosed to third parties except the user and the user agent. This private information is analyzed to predict a product that the user desires to purchase.
|Integrated health management system|
A computer implemented method of integrating and managing electronic healthcare related records includes providing a digital computer having processing, data storage and data communications capabilities. A healthcare provider set of records is provided that is generated from a first population of persons, and a plurality of healthcare providers.
|Web services interface|
A call session control function (cscf) entity in an ip multimedia subsystem (ims) network comprises a first interface for interfacing with other entities and uses signalling in an extensible markup language (xml) format. The other entities that the cscf interfaces with can be located outside the ims network, such as servers supporting third party it or web-based applications, or within the ims network.
|Icelsius wireless: wireless monitoring with smart phones and tablets|
Home use of sensors has been limited to rudimentary devices such as using a thermometer or sensors installed in homes by third party for security. An affordable sensor with advanced capabilities as used in commercial applications has not been possible.
|Method and apparatus for remote connection|
A system and method for establishing a virtual network connection between an initiating computing device operated by an initiator and a target computing device operated by a target so that one of said computing devices is able to control the other of said computing devices. The system comprises a third party proxy to which the computing devices are connected.
|Selective update of core mobile device user interface through application marketplace|
Systems and methods for selectively updating or extending built in functionality on a mobile device are disclosed. The updates may be provided to selective portions of software such that the entire software does not need to be replaced.
|Equity based incentive compensation plan|
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for an equity based incentive compensation (ebic) plan. In an ebic plan, a company awards restricted shares of their stock to employees as incentive compensation.
|Method and system for employee and client engagement|
A platform and method for employer/employee communications having controlled channels where the employee receives personalized, targeted and filtered communications. The employee is able to access content and data visualized information as well as broadened accounting performance data or key performance indicators (kpi), such as relative value units and quality measures.
|Data usage and aggregation in a food product asset related network|
A method for enabling network communication relating to a food preparation asset may include receiving, from a third party participant, a registration request to join a community including asset operators that operate at least one food preparation asset, registering the third party participant as a community member, providing the third party participant with access to a communication network for sharing information related to the asset, receiving data indicative of asset related activity, providing the third party participant with data indicative of asset related activity, and enabling the third party participant to establish communications with the asset or asset operators via the communication network based on the data indicative of asset related activity.. .
|Mass transit fare processing system|
An implementation of a system and method for using existing identification token infrastructures for mass transit fare product entitlement and payment is provided. The system and method make use of tokens—usually issued by a third party—for identification purposes and optionally for settlement purposes.
|Bar coded bill payment system and method|
A financial transaction involving a bar coded invoice and validating the bar code to limit carrying out of the financial transaction to a first type of financial transaction, where the bar code has discrete encoded data fields organized into validation levels, including an outer level and an inner levels, the encoded data fields include a field designator, a check digit value and/or a data string, the data string includes either an inner validation level and/or payment information, the payment information includes the identity of the payee and the payer, where the encoded data fields are established pursuant to a decoding method, a validation method and a processing method, where decoding includes decoding the bar code to yield a series of data values, validation includes determining whether the bar code corresponds to a first type of financial transaction, and processing includes processing the financial transaction to pay the third party payee.. .
|Method for enhancing contract based mobile phone consumer experience|
The various embodiments herein provide a method for enhancing a wireless customer's experience by providing incentives in exchange for the consumer signing a limited period contract. The method comprises the steps of offering a new mobile phone for a subsidized price to an existing consumer, providing an additional discount on the new mobile phone in order to renew the contract at the contract commencement, providing an option for retaining their existing mobile phone that they are already accustomed and continue using the service without signing a renewal, allowing the existing consumer to choose a third party service provider for contract renewal, allowing the third party service provider for purchasing the new mobile phone from the primary wireless service provider at the subsidized price on behalf of consumer, and receiving a monetary payment from the third party service provider in exchange of contract renewal..
|Method and system for making donations to charitable entities|
A system for a user making a donation to a third party by redeeming reward points, including an issuing bank computer storing a user credit/debit card account and a user reward point account, and a funds processor programmed to send a web page to a user device querying the user if a donation should be made to a third party, receive a donation request from the user device to be funded by redeeming reward points; process the donation request with the issuing bank computer by requesting it to redeem reward points in order to fund the donation by reducing the number of reward points in the user reward point account, and providing payment to the funds processor of a monetary value corresponding to the reward points reduced; and convey the monetary value to an account associated with the third party.. .
|Application-level trusted third party solution based on an antiviral mobile client|
An application-level trusted third party solution is provided based on an antiviral mobile client. The system can receive, from an application executing on a mobile device, requests to perform functions controlled by an operating system executing on the mobile device, and send status requests to an antiviral application executing on the mobile device in response to receiving the requests.
|Model for managing the processes around the broadcasting of phone calls and text messages to groups of people|
The present disclosure provides for methodologies for mass electronic communications. This is achieved using a third party site (website) where users can control contact preferences and subscribe, or opt-in, to receive certain communicational content.
|Method and apparatus for remote monitoring of a residence|
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to remote monitoring of at least one residence to determine whether or not the at least one residence has power. Embodiments disclosed herein enable a homeowner of the at least one residence or a third party to be notified of power loss of the at least one residence as well as restoration of the power.
|Personalized secure data access techniques|
A technique for a user to access secure data in a pin-like combination fashion that is substantially undetectable by a third party observer or keystroke tracking computer virus. The technique includes establishing a counter-combination of indicators that may be aligned with set indicators of a user's combination.
In described embodiments, a verification system allows for registration of credential providing entities and storage of credential data from, and verified by, the credential providing entities. The verification system further allows for users, through a credential and verification device associated with the credential providing entities, to approve the use of corresponding credential data by those accessing the verification system.
|Method and system for donating reward points to targeted charity|
A method and system for making a donation to a third party in which a consumer is shown a video regarding a specified charitable organization on an interactive video terminal while in a captive environment such as on an airplane or cruise ship and then queried if he or she wishes to make a donation to that organization in reward points or miles. The user/donor may then request the donation via the interactive screen as desired..
|Computer-based monitoring of blood glucose levels|
Automating the processes of receiving, storing and analyzing blood glucose readings obtained from a diabetic using one or more computer-based systems may provide a number of advantages in the management of levels of glucose in the diabetic's blood. Information regarding a blood glucose reading obtained from a user may be transmitted in one or more messages to the user, to an interested party (e.g.
|Centralized caller profile and payment system and methods for processing telephone payments|
A centralized caller profile and billing system provides methods for routing and prioritizing calls and for providing billing information and payment. The systems and methods provide enhanced customer service by allowing multiple parties to update and share the same set of profile information from a centralized database.
|Multiparametric method for assessing immune system status|
The invention provides a multiparametric method of assessing the reaction of a patient's immune system to a test subject. The invention compares a patient sample reacted with a test sample and a third party sample and combines the assessments of the multiple parameters to correlate the test reaction with a clinical event..
|Steering wheel cover driver safety system|
A steering wheel cover that houses the sensor, indicator, power and communication elements of a driver safety system is disclosed. The objective is to discourage texting, eating, primping one's self and cell phone use that distract drivers and causes accidents.
|Granting access to digital content obtained from a third-party service|
Described herein are third party digital content services for granting access to digital content. The third party digital content service is not associated with any particular end-user device or brand of end-user device and thus does not comprise means for transferring digital content directly to end-user devices configured to only receive digital content from an authorized vendor specific digital content service.
|Content service method and system|
A method and a system for registering content by a third party and recommending the registered content to a user of a user terminal are provided. The content service method includes receiving usage data from a user terminal, analyzing user's propensity according to the usage data, searching a trigger condition, corresponding to a result of the analysis, from a database module, and transmitting identification information of content, mapped to the searched trigger condition among the content stored in the database module, to the user terminal.
|Method for providing a bulletin board for placing an image and method for providing electronic album service|
A service provider of an electric bulletin board and electric album places a server at a data center and a service user searches a website, connecting a terminal to the internet. A remark of the service user is carried in the electric bulletin board.
|Automated application programming interface (api) system and method|
A method for leveraging email to complete an online transaction from a third party vendor, the method comprising: storing customer information, the customer information including a customer name, customer email address, customer shipping address, and customer billing information. The method further comprises receiving an authorization request from an application programming interface associated with a third party vendor requesting access to a portion of the customer information and receiving confirmation from a customer to allow the third party vendor to access the portion of the customer information.
|System and method for compliant integrated workflow|
One or more embodiments of the invention allows a customer to use a uniform graphical user interface instead of multiple, discrete processing software applications and discrete hardware peripherals with different graphical user interfaces to enter data, perform workflow processing, validate the data entered and guide the customer with instructions. One or more embodiments of the invention simplifies the transfer of data between different applications/systems which are used in a workflow process, simplifies the entry of data by reducing or eliminating the need to reenter the same data, provides validation of the data entered by the customer and guides the customer with instructions.
|Mobile check book|
A service provider permits a user to set a digital check account for having digital checks issued therefrom and generated on the user device. The digital check bears a routing number, an account number, an account holder's name, a check amount, a signature of the user, and a payee's name.
|Content provider feeds in a food product asset related network|
A method for enabling network communication relating to a food preparation asset may include receiving, from a third party participant, a registration request to join a community including asset operators that operate at least one food preparation asset and registering the third party participant as a community member. The method may further include providing the third party participant with access to a communication network for sharing content items related to the asset and providing the third party participant with content creation tools to facilitate the creation of content items that include instructions associated with operation of the asset relative to preparation of a food product.
|Interest conversion into credits to be applied to merchant offers|
This invention relates to systems and methods for managing interest paid by financial institutions and particularly to a system and method where interest is converted into multiplier credits to be applied to merchant offers. The business system and method provides depositors a better value by giving consumers an opportunity to convert all or any portion of their monthly interest into substantially more buying power with merchants.
|Method, system, and computer program product for matching, aggregating, and comparing patronage comp offers for users of casinos|
The comps may be delivered in the form of a push notification that may be sent to a specific place at a specific time. Casinos may create a push notification and send the push notification to the content management system.
|Systems and methods for software development|
Included are embodiments for providing a programming platform for a third party programmer. Some embodiments include providing a platform for the third party programmer to submit a computer program for an enterprise and analyzing the computer program to determine whether the computer program violates a rule that is uniform for a plurality of different computer programs for the enterprise.
|Method, client and system of identity authentication|
A method, client device and system of identity authentication are provided. The method may include detecting a login or registration operation, to a server, via a login interface on a user interface of an application client.
|Filtering notifications from a third party application to a user of a social networking system based on an action of the user|
A method for filtering a notification being provided from an application to a user of a social networking system based on an action of the user is described. The method starts by receiving the notification from the application to the user.
|Employment job centers with equal opportunity tools|
An employment server in communication over an internet with a plurality of job candidates and with a plurality of businesses and related methods are disclosed. The web site stores and provides upon request a plurality of job candidate web pages, each have a set of job qualifications.
|Secure payment service and system for interactive voice response (ivr) systems|
A secure payment method includes receiving, by a merchant, a purchase request from a purchaser in a transaction. The merchant requests a payment that is in a specified medium and that is uniquely identified by a unique identification.
|Reputation integration into remittance delivery|
One embodiment provides a method of delivering a remittance from a first party to a third party via an intermediary party, in which an intermediary fee is chargeable by the intermediary party. The method includes: receiving, at a payment system, a request to conduct a remittance transaction including a transfer of a first value from a first party to an account of an intermediary party, and by the intermediary party to transfer at least a portion of the first value to a third party; accessing reputation data associated with the intermediary party; and determining an intermediary fee chargeable by the intermediary party for the transfer of at least the portion of the first value to the third party, the determining of the intermediary fee being based on the reputation data.
|Method and system to facilitate an in-person exchange|
Certificates can be redeemed for a physical product during an in-person exchange. This can be based upon providing to a third party, via an electronic data network, an opportunity to select a physical product to provide to a particular recipient via an in-person exchange; receiving from the third party, via an electronic data network, a selection of the physical product to provide to the particular recipient in an in-person exchange; and providing a message to the particular recipient.
|Methods and systems for accessing a computer resource over a network via microphone-captured audio|
The disclosure relates to accessing computer resources by sensing audio with a microphone. One claim recites a system comprising: a software module comprising instructions for controlling a wireless device to: i) extract identifying data from microphone-captured audio by applying a hashing algorithm to the microphone-captured audio; ii) obtain device information for a class of devices associated with the wireless device; iii) control communication of the identifying data and the device information; and iv) control a user interface to facilitate access to a third party computer resource based on a service received by said software module in response to communication of the identifying data and the device information, in which the service is configured to facilitate access in response to audio prompting; and a network resource comprising a data registry, the data registry comprising a correlation between identifying data, device information and sponsored links, the network resource configured to provide the service to the software module including providing a sponsored link to the software module, the sponsored link being associated with the identifying data and the device information.
|System, method and computer readable medium for billing tolls|
Billing tolls accumulated during a rental period comprises a third party entity, a toll authority, and a toll rental entity coupled to the third party entity and to the toll authority, wherein the third party entity sends a request for service to the toll rental entity, wherein the toll rental entity sends the request for service during the rental period to the toll authority, wherein the toll authority stores the request, wherein the toll authority sends toll data to the toll rental entity based on the request, wherein the toll rental entity sends toll rental data to the third party entity based on the toll data, and wherein the third party entity generates a bill based on the toll rental data.. .
|Internet system for connecting healthcare providers and patients|
An example internet-based system involves a database and search capabilities for connecting patients with healthcare providers, and further enables such providers to reach patients with whom they may not otherwise come into contact. A patient may access the healthcare provider information through a search conducted using a search engine.
|Transmission and retrieval of real-time scorekeeping|
A system and method for tracking and scoring an amateur sporting event is allows spectators of amateur sporting events to record game data on a mobile electronic device and share live game updates with other amateur sports fans. The system includes a software application configured to operate on a mobile electronic device.
|Presence-based communication routing service and regulation of same|
Systems, methods, and user interfaces are provided for customized communication routing and regulation thereof. The routing of an incoming communication to a device, wireless or wireline, is based on a routing preference and a presence condition of a mobile device in a home or visited wireless environment served by a confined-coverage access point (ap).
|Method and system for managing bluetooth bonding for pre-pairing and impersonation|
Methods and systems are provided that allow bluetooth bonding of machine-to-machine (m2m) devices to be remotely managed by a third party on behalf of a user.. .
|Layered third party application software redundancy in a non-homogenous virtual chassis|
Layered third-party (enhanced) application software redundancy is provided in a non-homogeneous virtual chassis including two or more switches coupled via a virtual fabric link. A virtual chassis management module within at least one of the switches discovers the other switches within the virtual chassis, determines a base master switch from all of the switches in the virtual chassis, detects an enhanced application installed on at least one enhanced switch and determines an enhanced master switch from the enhanced switches..
|Tool monitoring method|
A method for monitoring a tool set is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the method comprises configuring a tool organizer in an open configuration.
|Television content management with integrated third party interface|
Systems, methods and devices manage second screen media content that is associated with live or previously-recorded television programming while the programming is being viewed by a user. A control application provides an html5 or other application program interface (api) that allows advertisers, retailers or other third parties to access the remote control application for providing useful features..
|Software product capable of using zero and third party applications|
A software product with an integrated application platform can provide functionality for modifying, adding, or removing features of a software product through the use of applications that are integrated into the software product. A software product with an integrated application platform can also provide for the ability of a third party to modify the features of a generic version of a software product to create a custom software product.
|Common template for electronic article|
One or more techniques or systems for incorporating a common template into a system on chip (soc) design are provided herein. For example, a common template mask set is generated based on a first set of polygon positions from a first vendor and a second set of polygon positions from a second vendor.
|Centralized lost and found system|
In one embodiment, a system and method for reporting lost items includes presenting a lost item reporting link associated with an entity having a plurality of different physical establishment locations; receiving a user selection of the lost item reporting link; presenting at a website, in response to the user selection of the lost item reporting link, a graphical user interface configured to solicit lost item recovery information, the website being associated with the entity having the plurality of different physical establishments; receiving the lost item recovery information via the graphical user interface; and transmitting the lost item recovery information to a third party online lost and found system.. .
|Provisioning sensitive data into third party|
A method for providing identity data to network-enabled devices includes receiving a request for identity data from a network-enabled device that is deployed to an end-user. The network-enabled device is pre-provisioned with a pin, a global key pair, a user-accessible first device identifier, and a second device identifier usable by a service provider delivering a service to the device.
|Social networking groups as a platform for third party integration|
Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems receive a request from a user to access content for a group of users of a social networking system, and send the content to the user including an interface to a third party system. The interface is to enable the user to retrieve information related to a third party service from the third party system to share with the group.
|Inmate network priming|
A method for network priming for an inmate of a controlled facility includes receiving authentication credentials for the inmate to access a third party social network, importing social network contacts from the third party social network, filtering the social network contacts for prohibited contacts, presenting the inmate with the social network contacts, receiving, from the inmate, a selection of social network contacts to obtain selected social network contacts, and populating a secure social network list of the inmate with the selected social network contacts.. .
|Preloader employing enhanced messages|
A disclosed method of serving web page requests includes detecting a client request for a web page that contains an object. A preloader application is invoked to execute while the object is downloading to the client.
|System and method for anchoring third party metadata in a document|
Systems and methods disclosed herein relate to a method of storing metadata for a file on a cloud based storage system. A server may receive a request from a third party application to store metadata for a file.
|Method and system for user profiling via mapping third party interests to a universal interest space|
Method, system, and programs for mapping data. Information related to users and their interests is obtained by a first application from a second application.