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Video e-commerce
A method, apparatus and computer program product to facilitate video interactions between a publisher, and a set of end users, the publisher having content available from a network-accessible site. Each end user has a device that includes a media player.
Viewbix, Inc.


Alternative email-based website checkouts
An e-commerce system and method for facilitating transactions between a customer and a vendor is disclosed. The e-commerce system includes a receiver configured to receive a request for at least one token, the request including the details of at least one transaction for the purchase of at least one product, a processor configured to generate at least one token, a transmitter configured to transmit the at least one token to a customer browser, the customer browser being used to validate the token using at least one iframe, the receiver configured to receive submission in the iframe, the processor configured to decode the token, the processor configured to perform one or more validations, and the processor configured to process the transaction, on a condition that the validations are approved..
@pay Ip Holdings Llc


Photography product contracting system and method
A photography product contracting system is provided to facilitate contracting between parties for photography services. The photography product contracting system may include a database, interface, matching component, moment component, commerce component, and content exchange component.
Almaraz L & Co Ltd


Digital data commerce system and methods with digital media object to cloud redirection
The invention provides, in some aspects, a digital commerce system that includes a first digital data device, a second digital data device and a third digital data device, each of which is connected to a network that provides at least intermittent communications coupling between the second digital data device and each of the first and second digital data devices. Redirection logic executing on at least the second digital data device effects storage on the third digital data device of a digital media object downloaded from the first digital data device to the second digital data device.
Redigi, Inc.


Electronic commerce method
Disclosed is an electronic commerce method. An electronic commerce method according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: receiving a purchase request signal from a buyer; transmitting the purchase request signal to a seller; receiving a video captured of the seller who has checked the purchase request signal; and transmitting the received video to the buyer..

Historic value based predictive options commerce
A novel system and apparatus predicts future consumer item buyback prices based on historical pricing and estimated depreciation. The estimated future buyback price is used to determine the current net cost of purchasing an item compared to the net cost of renting the item.

Transforming social media re-shares to track referrer history and identify influencers
Approaches are provided for tracking and measuring the influence of social networking members on groups of friends to engage in electronic commerce. An approach includes receiving unique identifier information and activity information for a user that referred a social media link to one or more other users.
International Business Machines Corporation


Processing payment transactions using artificial intelligence messaging services
The disclosure relates to systems, methods, and devices for processing payment transactions between a user and a merchant using a messaging bot. In particular, a commerce system allows the user to initiate a communications session with a messaging bot associated with the merchant using natural language.
Facebook, Inc.


Method for analyzing influencer marketing effectiveness
A method for identification of influencer social network marketing effectiveness includes: storing social network profiles, each including a profile identifier and social network connections; receiving an effectiveness request including transaction data for electronic commerce transactions, each including identifying information and a transaction time; receiving data associated with a promoted social network post including a posting time and a specific profile identifier; identifying, for each transaction, a corresponding social network profile based on a correspondence between the profile identifier and the transaction's identifying information; identifying a specific social network profile that includes the specific profile identifier; determining, for each transaction, if the transaction was influenced by the promoted social network post based on the social network connections in the corresponding profile and the specific social network profile and the transaction time and posting time; and transmitting a report based on a result of the determination for each transaction.. .
Mogimo, Inc.


Referral and collaboration based social media platform for brand marketing, brand management, and customer relations management
A marketing and crm platform for restaurants, grocery stores, pharmaceutical companies, retail establishments, online ecommerce retailers, in conjunction with a vendor profile, customer profile, and social network is described. The platform may provide incentives, loyalty, discounts, sales, markdowns, barcode coupons and offers from vendors and customers, for engagement activity in-store or online or referral of customers to the vendor, customer, or group's social networks.

Viewing shopping information on a network based social platform

A system for viewing shopping information on a social networking platform is disclosed. At the social networking platform, the system receives a request from a user device corresponding to a first user of the social networking platform to view a list of a second user of the social networking platform.
Ebay Inc.

Actionable widget cards

A messaging system and method includes a website building system hosting a website belonging to a publisher, the website having users; at least one database storing the website parameters, pre-defined rules concerning card definitions, pre-defined widget card parameters and a product classification taxonomy; at least one card product system to receive a trigger from the website, associated with an action related to a product and to generate an actionable widget card associated with the product based on the action, the website parameters, the pre-defined rules, the pre-defined widget card parameters and the product classification taxonomy and where the widget card implements at least e-commerce related operations for the product between a publisher of the website with a user of the website.. .
Wix.com Ltd

Electronic shopping system utilizing multiple configurable item orders

An electronic shopping system, such as an ecommerce retail website, is constructed and programmed to provide online shoppers with the ability to create and manage multiple configurable item orders contemporaneously within a single customer account. Each item in an item order is associated with a “purchase status” which can, in addition to other discrete adjustments, be toggled between “active” and “inactive” states at or before checkout.
Walmart Apollo, Llc

Data transfer during electronic transactions

A computer-implemented method is provided. The method includes displaying, on an end user device (14), a page associated with an e-commerce transaction and receiving, at the end user device, an initiation instruction to commence a checkout process associated with the e-commerce transaction.
Maxwell Forest Pty Ltd

Fast 3d model fitting and anthropometrics using synthetic data

Disclosed are methods and systems for displaying items of clothing on a model having a similar body shape to that of an ecommerce user. In one aspects, a system includes one or more hardware processors configured to perform operations comprising receiving, by one or more hardware processors, an image, the image representing a user height, user weight, and user gender, causing display, by the one or more hardware processors, of a second image via a computer interface, the second image representing a model, the model selected based on a comparison of a model height, weight, and gender with the user height, weight, and gender respectively, receiving, by the one or more hardware processors, a selection of an item of clothing, and causing display, by the one or more hardware processors, of a representation of the selected model wearing the selected item of clothing..
Ebay Inc.

Fraud deterrence for payment card transactions

Systems and methods are described for providing fraud deterrents during payment card transactions especially for e-commerce and e-transactions. Fraud deterrents may be selected and configured by a client, bank, or other third-party and provided to a client in customized manners which may be configured on a client's authorized device or otherwise as defined in an e-profile associated with a payment card.
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

Multi-agent system for global positioning syste (gps) web services

The present invention is an internet communications and coordination system for providing demographic transport and shipments services. Multi-agent technology comprises the web server, vehicle, and customer applications of the internet system.

Multi-merchant portal for e-commerce

A multi-merchant portal that enables a user to access e-commerce stores is provided. Each e-commerce store has respective merchant categories browsable by the user at a customer device through the portal, each merchant category comprising products available for purchase from a respective merchant.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Integrated universal payment and seller independent point of sale and e-commerce digital receipt processing and analytics system

The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for generating, securely storing, retrieving, and processing sales receipts for the purchase of goods and services using any convenient method of payment. All buyer purchases are linked to their receipt account or account.
Paydatum Co.

Method and device for displaying logistics information and computer readable storage medium

The disclosure relates to a method and device for displaying logistics information, and computer readable storage medium. The method includes acquiring a logistics waybill identifier of at least one item from at least one e-commerce client that is installed on an operating system of a terminal and is configured to display a logistics page; acquiring logistics information corresponding to the logistics waybill identifier, wherein the logistics information indicates a logistics progress of the at least one item; aggregating the acquired logistics information of the at least one item; and displaying the aggregated logistics information in a preset display area provided by the operating system..
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Method for providing commerce-related, blockchain-associated cognitive insights using blockchains

A method for providing commerce-related, blockchain-associated cognitive insights comprising: receiving data from a plurality of data sources, at least some of the plurality of data sources comprising commerce related data sources and blockchain data sources; processing the data from the plurality of data sources to provide a commerce-related, blockchain-associated cognitive insight; and, providing the commerce-related, blockchain-associated cognitive insight to a destination.. .
Cognitive Scale, Inc.

Providing commerce-related, blockchain-associated cognitive insights using blockchains

A method, system and computer-usable medium for providing cognitive insights comprising receiving data from a plurality of data sources, at least some of the plurality of data sources comprising commerce related data sources and blockchain data sources; processing the data from the plurality of data sources to provide a commerce-related, blockchain-associated cognitive insight; and, providing the commerce-related, blockchain-associated cognitive insight to a destination.. .
Cognitive Scale, Inc.

Failure handling for lifecycle blueprint workflows

An information-technology (it) blueprint is an executable document that, when executed, can be used to create an it application such as an e-commerce site. An it lifecycle blueprint can further be used to manage (e.g., modify) and, ultimately, destroy such an it application.
Vmware, Inc.

Out-of-deployment-scope modification of information-technology application using lifecycle blueprint

An information-technology (it) blueprint is an executable document that, when executed, can be used to create an it application such as an e-commerce site. An it lifecycle blueprint can further be used to manage (e.g., modify) and, ultimately, destroy such an it application.
Vmware, Inc.

Post-deployment modification of information-technology application using lifecycle blueprint

An information-technology (it) blueprint is an executable document that, when executed, can be used to create an it application such as an e-commerce site. An it lifecycle blueprint can further be used to manage (e.g., modify) and, ultimately, destroy such an it application.
Vmware, Inc.

Topological lifecycle-blueprint interface for modifying information-technology application

An information-technology (it) blueprint is an executable document that, when executed, can be used to create an it application such as an e-commerce site. An it lifecycle blueprint can further be used to manage (e.g., modify) and, ultimately, destroy such an it application.
Vmware, Inc.

Automatic generation of native e-commerce applications for mobile devices

An online system generates customized mobile applications for e-commerce organizations. The online system obtains information about an organization from images and text displayed on a webpage of the organization.
Facebook, Inc.

Digital media content management system and method

A system and method is disclosed herein that provides a multi-device, multi-screen experience where original content, other content, and associated data can interact and flow between a primary display device and one or more secondary devices. More particularly, the system and method disclosed herein provides for the delivery and management of digital media content to an end user by providing the multi-device, multi-screen experience where original content, other content, and associated data can interact and flow between devices.
Hsni, Llc

Method for creating cache to e-commerce application in mobile device

A method for creating cache to e-commerce application in mobile device that comprising an engine that provides cache storage feature to user's mobile device. The engine communicates with merchant's website by means of bundle of application programming interface functions that are attached to engine.

E-commerce contractor price quoting system and method

An improved interactive e-commerce system for a mobile phone or computer of a user that modifies at least one of labor and materials prices through a combination price quote (cpq) request from at least one of one or more service providers and one or more goods providers. In this system, a cpq module icon on the screen display is configured to connect to a cpq module.

Navigable content units

Merchants create ecommerce-enabled ad units advertising items offered by the merchants. The ad units contain functionality enabling customers to purchase the items by interacting with the ad units.
Google Inc.

Methods and systems relating to electronic commerce

Chatbots represent an automated conversation engine which an enterprise can associate with a website in order to parse standard customer queries and provide predetermined responses. However, apart from limited data relating to how often it is accessed, how often certain queries are given etc.
Zination, Inc.

System, method and non-transitory computer readable storage medium for matching cross-area products

A method for matching cross-area products includes steps as follows. First and second local product lists are matched through text similarity and graph similarity, and a corresponding relation of the matched first and second products is built.
Institute For Information Industry

Identity mapping between commerce customers and social media users

In one aspect, a computer system for evaluating the accuracy of an identity mapping method is disclosed. The system can comprise a system memory, one or more processors, and/or a computer readable medium containing compute-executable instructions representing a probability accuracy module.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Touch and pressure-based apparel image searching

Methods, systems, and computer program products for pressure-based apparel image searching are provided herein. A computer-implemented method includes determining an object of interest within an image displayed on a screen by detecting physical contact imparted by a user at a particular position on the screen corresponding to where the first object is located; quantifying the amount of pressure applied by the user via the physical contact; determining additional objects of interest based on the amount of pressure applied by the user by identifying objects that are located within a specified distance from the first object, and wherein the specified distance corresponds to the amount of pressure applied by the user; retrieving, from at least one electronic commerce website, images of products corresponding to the first object of interest and images of products corresponding to each of the additional objects of interest; and displaying the retrieved images on the screen..
International Business Machines Corporation

Commerce system and providing intelligent personal agents for identifying intent to buy

A commerce system is controlled by providing a shopping agent. A first data is transmitted to the shopping agent using a mobile device connected to the shopping agent by an application programming interface.
Myworld, Inc.

System, process and device for e-commerce transactions

Systems, devices and processes for electronic commerce payment processing using a handle and a mobile device with a mobile wallet application installed thereon. The handle may be used at a merchant website to process the electronic commerce payment for instead of providing payment information and/or personally identifiable information.
Royal Bank Of Canada

System, process and device for e-commerce transactions

Systems, devices and processes for electronic commerce payment processing using a handle and a mobile device with a mobile wallet application installed thereon. The handle may be used at a merchant website to process the electronic commerce payment for instead of providing payment information and/or personally identifiable information.
Royal Bank Of Canada

Method and using quick response codes in e-commerce

An email payment gateway configured to enable users to receive @pay offers using print media quick response (qr) codes. A consumer views an advertisement or product having packing with a qr code and scans the qr code.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Interactive for e-commerce application program

An interactive method and device for an e-commerce application program are provided, which belong to the technical field of mobile terminal. The method includes: receiving an interactive virtual item sent from a seller account in an interactive channel of the e-commerce application program, wherein the interactive channel is a collection of groups configured to realize instant communications between the seller account and at least one user account, and the interactive channel corresponds to a product category in the e-commerce application program; determining the at least one user account in the interactive channel; and sending the interactive virtual item to the at least one user account in the interactive channel..
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Real-world conversion tracking system

Methods are provided for accomplishing computer-implemented methods of real-world conversion tracking. The methods include providing an electronic commerce advertisement for at least one product, receiving impression identification information and user identification information for the user, storing the impression identification information and the user identification information in a database, receiving an indication that the at least one product has been purchased by a purchaser at a physical store, identifying purchaser identification information associated with the purchase and received from the purchaser at the physical store, comparing the purchaser identification information for the purchaser with the user identification information for the user to determine whether the purchaser and the user identify a same person, and accordingly providing an indication of whether electronic commerce advertisement for the at least one product was viewed by the user prior to the user purchasing the at least one product in the physical store..
Catalina Marketing Corporation

Nfc paired bluetooth e-commerce

A method for performing an electronic transaction over two distinct networks with a mobile wallet comprises the steps of receiving form of payment information from a mobile wallet over a first wireless network of a retail environment with a mobile device on which the mobile wallet is deployed; sending second wireless network description information of the retail environment over the first wireless network to facilitate access to the second wireless network by the mobile device, wherein the first wireless network operates within access range of the second wireless network; sending service information from a service provider associated with the retail environment over the second wireless network to request execution of a service provider-specific widget on the mobile device; and completing the electronic transaction, that was initiated by receiving the default form of payment information, by exchanging payment confirmation information over the second network via the service provider-specific widget.. .
Mastercard Mobile Transactions Solutions, Inc.

Automated digital method and system of providing or sharing access

Advantageously, the invention is a true competitor for money transfer systems, such as western union, bitcoin, swift, visa, mastercard, etc. The invention is the example of the economy going cashless and killing money transfers as a class.

Staged transaction system for mobile commerce

Systems and methods for accepting payments for goods and services provided by a merchant. In one embodiment a method can be implemented by obtaining digital content; offering said digital content to a wireless telephone user; receiving payment information from said user for purchase of said digital content; processing said payment information so as to confirm payment for said digital content; and then downloading said digital content to said wireless telephone of said wireless telephone user.
The Western Union Company

Technical improvements for e-commerce between agents

A financial exchange system and method is disclosed. The system and method include a global purchase order including a version specification portion, at least one financial authority identifier, a transaction identifier, and a producer code.

Secure system for implementing an international currency unit platform

As commerce has become more and more digitally based, the financial sector has become increasingly decoupled from the real sector. Filling the gap, the current interest-bearing debt system has shifted risk in an unsustainable manner that stands in contrast to a profit-loss-sharing arrangement.
Digifund Llc

System and methods for electronic commerce using personal and business networks

Electronic commerce over a publicly accessible computer network such as the internet is facilitated and leveraged by a computer system that forms a community of computer user parties based on personal and business connections of the parties involved. Personal connections are created between users by invitation and mutual acceptance.
Overstock.com, Inc.

Method for generating priority data for products

A method for producing priority data for products for which information can be output. A first time, data are stored for at least one product with which a defined user or a defined user device has interacted.
Omikron Data Quality Gmbh

Knitted textile methods and systems

An apparatus including at least one variation order processing server is configured to include at least one communication device coupled to at least one knitted textile consumer variation website, at least one production variation instruction data converter processor, at least one variation adapted knitting machine integrated control systems, at least one order tracking processor, at least one internet communication device, a thermal scanner, and at least one integrated control systems adaptation device, and at least one integrated knitted textiles variation ecommerce web application is configured to be coupled to at least one consumer internet communication device for communicating with the at least one knitted textile consumer variation website.. .

Commerce system and controlling the commerce system using personalized shopping list and trip planner

Product information associated with products is stored in a database. A website is provided.
Myworld, Inc.

Electronic commerce transaction authentication based on a vehicle travel route data

A device and method in a vehicle control unit for providing electronic commerce transaction authentication are provided. Upon receiving an electronic commerce transaction request relating to a transaction source, the vehicle control unit authenticates the transaction source against a vehicle travel route parameter by comparing the source location data with the vehicle travel route parameter.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Personal point of sale (ppos) device that provides for card present e-commerce transaction

Within the emv payment specification, the use of an unattended terminal to accept a payment is allowed. Creating a device that has both the emv level 1 (l1) and level 2 (l2) payment components combined with a virtual merchant creates a “card present” transaction for an on-line or e-commerce merchant.
Nxp B.v.

Method and system for creating a symbology related to a captured image

A method and system for accessing details of an object present in an image is disclosed. The method comprises receiving and storing an image into a repository.

High assurance remote identity proofing

Remote identity proofing is the process of uniquely verifying an individual who is a party to an online transaction. This presents an enormous challenge to the secure delivery of government services as well as online commerce.

Digital content provided to a user at a physical location

A method for providing a promotion to a user to do commerce at a physical location includes offering a right to a particular piece of digital content to the user as an incentive to a commercial transaction that occurs at least partly at the physical location, discerning that the user is located at the physical location, and in response to the discerning, interacting with the user to provide the digital content to the user on a mobile device associated with the user.. .
Paypal, Inc.

Method and ordering goods, services and content over an internetwork using a virtual payment account

A virtual payment system for paying for goods, services and content ordered over an internetwork is disclosed. The virtual payment system includes a commerce gateway.
Cria Inc.

High speed robotic weighing system

This disclosure pertains to weighing a physical item while it is moving in a servo-driven conveyor system for e-commerce, logistics, manufacturing and other applications. The introduction of an unknown mass to an electro-mechanical feedback or filter network controlling a conveyance system will modify the steady state behavior of that system in such a way that measuring the phase or frequency shift of an input signal or oscillation will enable us to infer the magnitude of that mass..
Velox Robotics, Llc

Autonomous mobile automated storage and retrieval system and operating model for on-demand electronic commerce

A self-driving mobile store that contains an automated storage and retrieval system and operating model capable of dispensing products on the move for on-demand electronic commerce to enable increased operational capacity and speed of delivery to customer orders with minimum manpower requirement. .

Augmented reality e-commerce platform

Provided are computer-implemented methods and systems for implementing and utilizing an augmented reality (ar) platform. The ar platform may include a first user interface, a second user interface, a processor, and an artificial intelligence (ai) module.
River Ventures Spa

Voice triggered transactions

A voice checkout system and method for electronic commerce uses a voice command to not only initiate/trigger a transaction but also to carry it out with stored information, notifying the pos station/online shopping cart that the transaction has been completed. A customer's microphone provides a recording of a verbal purchase command candidate which is submitted by a portal to a third party processor to verify that the customer is registered and the payment is processed (by the third party processor).

Combined bootstrap distribution and mixture sequential probability ratio test applications to online ecommerce websites

Systems and methods including one or more processing modules and one or more non-transitory storage modules storing computing instructions configured to run on the one or more processing modules and perform acts of receiving an online search query entered into a search field of an online ecommerce website by a user using the online ecommerce website, determining a query response to the online search query by combining a nonparametric bootstrap distribution and a mixture sequential probability ratio test, the query response comprising one or more products, and coordinating a display of the query response to the user using the online ecommerce website. The query response can be based on one of a query success rate per user session of a plurality of previous user sessions or a revenue per user session of the plurality of previous user sessions..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Gift messaging based customer acquisition

Contact information for a recipient and an audio recording of a message from a sender to the recipient are obtained from a network node in a communication session with a network node associated with the sender. Based on the contact information, a notification that the recorded audio message is available is sent the recipient.
Rncommerce, Inc.

Mobile image payment system using short codes

A mobile image payment system for mobile commerce, which enables a consumer to use a mobile device to make payments for online, electronic media, print media and pos transactions, involving the presentment of a short code. In an embodiment, the consumer scans the short code that is displayed by a merchant, to initiate a transaction.
Riavera Corp.

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for event triggered exchange of digital commerce instruments between digital wallets

The subject matter described herein relates to methods, systems, and computer readable media for exchanging digital commerce instruments between digital wallets. In some examples, a method includes analyzing a purchase history of a first digital wallet to determine one or more spending patterns for the first digital wallet.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Historic value based predictive options commerce

A novel system and apparatus predicts future consumer item buyback prices based on historical pricing and estimated depreciation. The estimated future buyback price is used to determine the current net cost of purchasing an item compared to the net cost of renting the item.

E-commerce marketplace and platform for facilitating cross-border real estate transactions and attendant services

An e-commerce real estate marketplace and platform includes one or more systems and methods for facilitating all aspects of cross-border real-estate transactions. Included are one or more unique machine learning techniques that together with multiple data processing steps perform mathematical calculations and/or automated reasoning tasks that allow buyers, sellers, and third parties to execute satisfactory transactions in a secure and confidential environment with complete certainty..

Mobile on-card in-app commerce

At least one next-action relevant to a publisher application and at least one service provider application associated with the at least one next-action is received at the publisher application and from a backend service. The at least one next-action is rendered, where a user's interaction with the rendered at least one next-action enables the user to preview inventory information from the at least one service provider application and to place an order.
Button Inc.

Hydrophobic nucleic acid salts as security markers

The invention provides a method of marking a hydrophobic medium with a nucleic acid marker, the method includes: providing a trialkylammonium salt of the nucleic acid marker, a tetraalkylphosphonium salt of the nucleic acid marker or a tetraarylphosphonium salt of the nucleic acid marker; and incorporating the trialkylammonium salt of the nucleic acid marker, the tetraalkylphosphonium salt of the nucleic acid marker or the tetraarylphosphonium salt of the nucleic acid marker into the hydrophobic medium. The hydrophobic medium can be authenticated after shipping or recovery from the stream of commerce by detecting the nucleic acid marker in a sample of the hydrophobic medium..
Apdn (b.v.i.) Inc.

Systems and methods for predicting user segments in real-time

Systems and methods can include one or more processing modules and one or more non-transitory storage modules storing computing instructions configured to run on the one or more processing modules and perform acts of storing a plurality of user segments for users of an ecommerce website, recording an online browsing trail of a user during an online browsing session on the ecommerce website, the online browsing trail comprising a sequence of one or more actions by the user of the ecommerce website during the online browsing session, and predicting, in real-time, a first user segment for the user from the plurality of user segments during the online browsing session based on the sequence of the one or more actions of the user in the online browsing trail during the online browsing session as recorded by the one or more non-transitory storage modules.. .
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Commercial transaction system, administration server, and program

A commerce system includes an ec server connecting to a user terminal and executes e-commerce, a customs clearance authentication server that administers pre-customs clearance information, and an administration server connected to the customs clearance authentication server and the ec server. The administration server receives a registration request including product information regarding a product, transmits the registration request to the customs clearance authentication server, receives pre-customs clearance information regarding the product from the customs clearance authentication server, and notifies the pre-customs clearance information to the ec server.
Acd Inc.

Security broker

An attempted transaction is identified involving a customer device and the first customer device is redirected to a security broker. A security report for the first customer device is received from the security broker.
Mcafee, Llc

Hierarchic model and natural language analyzer

A system and method for interpretation of product-related data, including extracting product information from a product-related dataset of an e-commerce data source, determining at least one representation of the product information by elements of a product database model, by finding model elements corresponding to elements of the product information and selecting model elements that form consistent representation of the product information with hierarchic relations between the model elements, and creating an indexed product database by indexing according to the representing model elements the at least one determined representation of the product information.. .
Twiggle Ltd.

System and facilitating interpersonal contacts and social and commercial networking

Disclosed is a mobile computing device application or “mobile application” designed to assist users in performing directed searches within defined geographic scope to achieve specific goals within social, ecommerce and collaborative spaces. The wireless wide area network (wwan) is used for data transfer.
Connectquest Llc

Tracking business performance impact of optimized sourcing algorithms

A method for continuously tracking business performance impact of order sourcing systems and algorithms that decide how ecommerce orders should be fulfilled by assigning the items of the order to nodes in a fulfillment network such as stores, distribution centers, and third party logistics—to provide automatic root cause analysis and solution recommendations to pre-defined business problems arising from kpi monitoring. A business intelligence (bi) dashboard architecture operates with: 1) a monitoring module that continuously monitors business kpis and creates abnormality alerts; and 2) a root cause analysis module that is designed specifically for each business problem to give real time diagnosis and solution recommendation.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods and analyzing transaction data relating to electronic commerce

A computer implemented method of analyzing transaction data relating to electronic commerce is provided which comprises: receiving, in an electronic commerce analysis server, first transaction data indicating transactions made by payment cards of a first payment card type; identifying, in the electronic commerce analysis server, first electronic commerce transactions in the first transaction data; calculating, in the electronic commerce analysis server, an electronic commerce metric for the first payment card type using the first electronic commerce transactions; receiving, in the electronic commerce analysis server, first electronic billing information for the payment cards of the first payment card type; calculating, in the electronic commerce analysis server, an electronic billing metric for the first payment card type using the first electronic billing information; and determining, in the electronic commerce analysis server, a composite metric for the first payment card type from the calculated electronic commerce and electronic billing metrics.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated

Intelligent system and payment, finance, and social commerce

A method, device, system, and computer program product relating to ecommerce, mcommerce, finance, community building, and social media is provided. A payment and social media commerce gobblinq™ system provides substantial discounts and cash backs to users from merchants, manufacturers, and others.
Fabrizio Boccardi

Enabling enforcement of licensing terms in distributing content in containers by including a key in the container containing the pertinent licensing terms

A method, system and computer program product for enforcing licensing terms when distributing content via a container image running in a container. Upon receiving a request for a service from the container by the isolation code, where the isolation code limits, accounts and isolates resource usage of process groups, the commerce code application programming interfaces (apis) of the isolation code read a key of the container.
International Business Machines Corporation

Search query classification

Disclosed are various embodiments for classifying search queries. A computing device identifies a user account associated with a submission of a search query to an electronic commerce application.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

High volume traffic handling for ordering high demand products

A light-weight system is employed to meter traffic into an ecommerce system when the expected level of traffic would cause performance instability and other issues. A distribution service system logically sits in front of the ecommerce system when traffic is or is expected to be extraordinarily high.

Commerce payment reconciliation system

A first data version and a second data version from a particular payment provider can be retrieved. These data versions can be simultaneously maintained and accessible by a data consumer.

Network traffic-based throttling of electronic commerce activity

In general, network traffic-based electronic commerce (e-commerce) techniques are described. The techniques may potentially prevent website crashes caused by traffic spikes.
Target Brands, Inc.

Product part picture picker

A system is described which aids a customer in finding the correct part for a product. The customer will take a picture of the product (e.g., lawnmower) on a mobile device running an app which is forwarded to a parts identification system.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Commerce bot

A computerized method for integrating actionable items using a messaging artificial intelligence. A first actionable item is provided to a user for selection.

Automated allocation of advertising expenditures to maximize performance through look-alike customer acquisition

Systems and methods for optimizing allocation of advertising expenditures for online commerce, comprising dividing a population of users of an online game or service into a number of logical segments for analysis and optimization, linking said users to the other internet locations where the advertisements were placed that led those users to the online game or service being optimized, automatically evaluating the value of those users from those internet sources, identifying the most valuable users, determining which sources deliver those users, increasing the advertising efforts that deliver high-value users, decreasing the advertising efforts that deliver lower-value users, and thereby automatically improving the overall performance of the game or service.. .
Scientific Revenue, Inc.

Managing contactless communications

Communicating via near field communication (nfc) between a reader and an application on an nfc-enabled device. A point of sale (pos) device and a consumer's mobile communication device establish an nfc session in accordance with each of the protocol layers of both international organization for standardization (iso)/international electrotechnical commission (iec) 14443 and iso/iec 7816 standards.
Google Llc

Search ranking

A system for ranking search results can be utilized to make a search engine more effective in finding relevant search results. In embodiments, an e-commerce search engine can identify one or more generic identifiers and one or more nonessential search terms in a search query.
Bloomreach, Inc.

Secure electronic payment transaction processing with integrated data tokenization

During the performance of an electronic payment transaction over a networked (web-based) e-commerce website an interface implementation that inserts into one or more web pages of the site providing an override within a payment process that allows a user to securely enter sensitive or confidential data necessary for the performance of the transaction and from which a transaction specific, single-use payment token is generated and then used in completing the payment transaction. The interface providing protection to the sensitive data and generated token from unwanted and unnecessary network access by a communicatively linked device and promoting a consumer experience that seamlessly integrates the date entry, protection and tokenization of sensitive data with the hosted webpages of the e-commerce website..
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc.

Invoiceless trading and settlement method and system

Methods and systems consistent with the present invention overcome the shortcomings of existing trading systems by providing an invoiceless trading system that creates incentives for customers to pay suppliers within a predetermined period of time, such as a settlement period. Specifically, the invoiceless trading system enables a customer to obtain a discount on orders placed with suppliers in return for an immediate payment (e.g., within 24 hours) by the customer.
Fast 101 Pty Ltd.

Render engine, and using the same, to verify data for access and/or publication via a computer system

A method and system to verify active content at a server system include receiving, at the server system a communication (e.g., an e-mail message or e-commerce listing) that includes active content that is to be made accessible via the server system. At the server system, the active content is rendered to generate rendered active content.
Paypal, Inc.

Removable desk lamp

A removable desk lamp includes a base, a lamp post, and a lamp holder. A bottom end of the lamp post is engaged with the base, and a top end of the lamp post has a plurality of first terminals.
Guangdong Bestek E-commerce Co., Ltd.

Chain drag system for treatment of carbaneous waste feedstock and the use thereof

A drag chain carbonizer is provided with a system and methods for anaerobic thermal conversion processing to convert waste into various solid carbonized products and varied further co-products. The drag-chain carbonizer includes an adjustable bed depth mechanism, a heating mechanism, a pressure management mechanism, an atmospheric management mechanism, and a chain tensioning mechanism containing at least one position sensor for communication of an actuator position to at least one programmable logic controller (plc).
Amerge, Llc

Fuel dispenser commerce

Systems and processes may provide for commerce at a fuel dispenser. In one general aspect, a system and process at a fuel dispenser may have the ability to present a user interface including data regarding at least one merchant remote from the fuel dispenser's fueling facility and to determine if ordering data corresponding to the remote merchant has been received.
Ball Horticultural Company

Package as a key

A system for securely and automatically opening an entrance to a building to receive a delivered package is described. A customer interacts with an e-commerce system to purchase a product online.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Method and system for facilitating transaction of used products

Disclosed is a method and system that enables users to transact (buy, sell, rent or exchange) used products by facilitating secured localized delivery and/or retrieval of the products, and ensuring that transacting users are present in the geo-spatial vicinity of one another. In particular, the embodiments of the present invention propose a cost-effective transaction model for the users to transact used products.

Mobile dimensioner use in commerce

A mobile volume dimensioning device, i.e. A mobile dimensioner, is described that detects excessive measuring time and/or a repetitive range of measuring motion and receives a deactivation event upon detection of this inappropriate behavior so as to prevent the systematic reporting of either the highest or lowest dimensions in an effort to mitigate unfair charging practices in commerce applications involving the shipping of goods..
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Providing interactive video on demand

A server may generate interactive commerce programming with content including descriptive information about a product or a service. The interactive commerce programming may be provided to a producer client to present the content at a display of the producer client and to participant devices.

Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce

Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as from radio frequency identification tags. In a preferred arrangement, a consumer perceiving an advertisement of the mass media publication may activate a reader in a portable communications device, such as a smart mobile or cellular phone, to receive information from the radio frequency signal associated with the advertisement to identify a vendor, product or service associated with the radio frequency identification.
Ttn Holdings, Llc

Ticket identification in an online marketplace

Embodiments of the present disclosure are related to electronic commerce. A method may include identifying at least one user-defined ticket of interest including at least one attribute.
Ebay Inc.

System and location and time specific mobile commerce

Method for location and time specific commerce includes receiving an event request from a user using a mobile device; verifying an account of the user; obtaining a location of the user; obtaining a date and time of the request; retrieving merchandising information from one or more databases, according to the location of the user and said date and time of the request; and transmitting said merchandising information to the user.. .

Smart mobile application for e-commerce applications

An approach using one or more computer processors to send a request from a user for a mobile payment to a payment gateway and to determine that an event has occurred on a mobile computing device of a user. The approach includes sending a request for additional transaction time for the mobile payment..
International Business Machines Corporation

Smart mobile application for e-commerce applications

An approach using one or more computer processors to send a request from a user for a mobile payment to a payment gateway and to determine that an event has occurred on a mobile computing device of a user, wherein the event is an interruption to processing of a request for the mobile payment selected from a group consisting of: a fluctuating wireless signal for an internet connection, a low wireless signal for the internet connection, an incoming phone call, an incoming message, or a low battery power. The approach includes sending a request for additional transaction time for the mobile payment and determining whether additional transaction time for the mobile payment is received, and if so, configuring an alert to the user to complete the mobile payment, and alerting the user to complete the mobile payment..
International Business Machines Corporation

Electronic facilitating sound media and electronic commerce by selectively utilizing one or more song clips

A system and method permit users to selectively search for, and identify short segments (called snippets) of music. The user may enter one or more search terms for which they are searching within a database of musical selections.

System and providing commercial functionality from a product data sheet

An electronic commerce system configured to implement a product ordering method for receiving a product search inquiry from an input device, displaying a plurality of products in a product listing available from purchase based on the product search inquiry on an output device, receiving a selection of a product, and displaying a first product information page including at least a product name, a product price, general product information, a first product ordering link for accessing a product ordering interface and a product information detail link. The system further includes a secondary product information display system configured to display a product datasheet including the product name, the general product information, product technical information and a commercial function display including at least one of a second product ordering link for accessing the product ordering interface and an inventory reporting display..
Bluesky Datasheets, Llc

Central trusted electronic commerce platform that leverages social media services

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for integrating e-commerce capabilities with social media services using a central trusted service are disclosed. A client application executable on a client device interacts with a central trusted e-commerce/social media service executing on one or more servers.
International Business Machines Corporation

Managing information about inventory

Disclosed are methods for managing inventory in e-commerce. A method may be provided that may include segmenting a quantity of a specific product in inventory into a plurality of inventory leases having a smaller quantity of the specific product.
Google Llc

Annuity brokerage platform

A system and method for facilitating annuity transactions between annuity purchasers and providers via an annuities brokerage platform accessible to the purchasers online. Transactions are processed over the internet using electronic commerce, commonly known as ecommerce.

Method and system to generate a listing in a network-based commerce system

A method and system of generating a listing in a network-based commerce system is provided. The method includes receiving listing identification data from a user, and retrieving listing data associated with the listing based on the listing identification data.
Ebay Inc.

Selectively shared account access

Tools, methods and computer systems for selectively sharing access to personalized user accounts containing account specific consumer information, between one or more different user accounts maintained by an e-commerce merchant. Upon accessing the user's own personalized account, users may request and approve the sharing of account data, with one or more approved user accounts hosted by the e-commerce merchant, wherein the shared account data may include personalized information such as the user's browsing history, order history, saved wish lists, product reviews, name, shipping address, etc.
International Business Machines Corporation

Structured item organizing mechanism in e-commerce

In various example embodiments, a system and method for organizing structured item in an e-commerce system are presented.. .

Supply ordering system

A system for facilitating the creation, dissemination and fulfillment of supply lists includes a central controller that receives native supply lists from supply requestors. The controller uses intelligent matching to classify and translate individual items from each native supply list into an electronic supply list on a standardized platform, the electronic supply list including a upc for each requested item as well as any personalized content.
School Family Media, Inc.

Electronic commerce searching assistant

The present invention relates generally to the field of e-commerce, and more particularly to distributing commercial data associated with a plurality of commercial entities over a wireless communication channel to a remote vendee computer. A commercial data viewer application is provided to a vendee for installation on the remote vendee computer.
Mobifalcon, Inc.

Commerce system and controlling the commerce system by generating individualized discounted offers to consumers

A commerce system has a plurality of retailers offering products for sale. Product information associated with the products is collected and stored in a central database.
Myworld, Inc.

Network information system with license registration and operation thereof

A network information system, and a method of operation thereof, includes: an extraction module for extracting a unique device identification for sending to an e-commerce server, wherein the unique device identification is extracted from a network-connected device with a software application installed and not activated on the network-connected device; a settlement process module, coupled to the extraction module, for generating a notification based on the unique device identification for sending to a license server; and a key generation module, coupled to the settlement process module, for generating a product key for the unique device identification based on the notification for activating the software application to run on a computing device.. .
Clevx, Llc

Authentication to authorization bridge using enriched messages

A system of electronic communication is disclosed. The system may: create a pre-authentication transaction number (pre-atn) by combining a number with a special encode value (sev), wherein the sev is a single digit integer value; encrypt the pre-atn using a format preserving encryption (fpe) to generate an encrypted authentication transaction number (atn); and send the encrypted atn to an access control server (acs) to use the encrypted atn to generate a cardholder authentication verification value (cavv) or an accountholder authentication value (aav)..
Cardinalcommerce Corporation

Messaging transaction application

Embodiments of the present disclosure are related to electronic commerce within instant messaging. A system may include a commerce server and an instant messaging server.
Ebay Inc.

Message identification, processing, and monitoring communications commerce

Systems and methods are provided for embedding a sender's unique identification in a digital message, for providing additional communication data to a recipient device, and for controlling communications between the sender and multiple recipients and among those recipients depending on the sender's preferences, among other embodiments.. .
5th Dimension Llc

E-commerce system

A computer implemented system for e-commerce includes a server hosting a system management domain, and a number of domains. A first domain provides a first website displaying a plurality of products for purchase using a first shopping cart provided by the system management domain.

Methods and systems for reducing item selection error in an e-commerce environment

Methods and systems for displaying, to a user interface, categories of items for the user to select from for querying the system, in order to enable the system to return to the user images of items of the type desired by the user for possible purchase. The items categories of items can be presented to the user interface visually in silhouette form so that the user can select brand and the silhouette image of the type of item desired.
Ebay Inc.

Agent system

The invention is for an agent system that achieves a b2c system for not only a relationship of “selling to consumers” but also a new relationship of “proposing and contributing to a better life for each living person”. The agent system includes: a life agent that corresponds to each of the users or a group of the users and that has a device, a first agent application, and a first platform; and a business agent that corresponds to each of the sellers or a group of the sellers and that has a work application, a second agent application, and a second platform.
Nomura Research Institute Ltd.

User community generated analytics and marketplace data for modular systems

Embodiments are directed towards providing analytics and marketplace data to members of a user community. In some embodiments, the analytics and marketplace data are generated based on machine data provided by the members.
Miq Llc

Commerce system and controlling the commerce system using budgets for personalized shopping lists

A commerce system has retailers offering products for sale to consumers. A database is provided including product information corresponding to a plurality of products.
Myworld, Inc.

Object driven newsfeed

Object driven newsfeeds supporting interest-based social networks aid in the formation of relationships based on similar domains of user interest. A space efficient graphical user interface (gui) enables access to an object driven newsfeed of contextual and relevant information to aid a consumer/user in making buying decisions in an e-commerce environment..
Sears Brands, L.l.c.

Mobile commerce platforms and associated converting consumer coins, cash, and/or other forms of value for use with same

Systems and methods for converting consumer coins, cash, and/or other forms of value for use with mobile commerce platforms implemented on, for example, smart phones, pdas, and other mobile devices. In one embodiment, a method for implementing a mobile commerce account on a mobile device includes receiving coins and/or other funds from a user at a consumer-operated kiosk.
Coinstar Asset Holdings, Llc

Method and system for electronic advertising

A method of delivering advertising in an online environment includes determining a context of a user operating a client computer to interact with an e-commerce website, where the determined context representing an intent of the user to locate a product for purchase, defining a relation between one or more of a plurality of advertisements and the product based on at least one of a plurality of relevance types, and displaying, to the user, at least one of the advertisements having the relation to the product.. .
Intent Media, Inc.

Email payment gateway for e-commerce

An email payment gateway may be configured to send emails to customers, including a plurality of mailto hyperlinks. Each mailto hyperlink may be in the form of a graphical user interface button associated with one or more products.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Email-based e-commerce

An email payment gateway having electronic commerce (e-commerce) system may send advertisement emails to customers that are registered with the e-commerce system. The advertisement emails may include mailto hyperlinks.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

System and decoupling an e-commerce order from the electronic payment transaction

A method or system for facilitating financial transactions, in particular, an electronic payment method for managing payment of a cost of a consumer's e-commerce order separately from the purchase transaction. The invention thereby decouples the role of the customer—who sets up the e-commerce order—from the role of the paying party.

Method of e-commerce

In another embodiment, a user is provided with an upload interface to upload and tag an image so that the image is tagged for use in generating and providing search results to an independent user.. .

Smart switching charger and power connection device thereof

A smart switching charger and a power connection device thereof are disclosed. The smart switching charger includes a socket a plug and a dc power line.
Guangdong Bestek E-commerce Co., Ltd.

Personalized ticket exchange

Embodiments of the present disclosure are related to electronic commerce. A method may include identifying a user of an online marketplace.
Ebay Inc.

Collaborative activities in on-line commerce

Computer based systems and methods allow collaborative shopping for and/or designing of (e.g., customization) consumer products, such as articles of footwear, apparel, athletic equipment, etc., by plural users using different computing devices. The users' computing devices may be in communication with one another in various manners, such as over networked connections (e.g., a local area network (lan), a wide area network (wan), an interne connection, etc.); via peer-to-peer communications; through a common server or combination of servers that establish a communications link; etc.).
Nike, Inc.

Systems and methods for business-to-business commerce automation

Systems and methods for business-to-business commerce automation are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method may include (1) a payment facilitator receiving, from a supplier, a request for a unique identifier for an invoice for a buyer; (2) at least one payment facilitator computer processor assigning the unique identifier to the invoice; (3) the payment facilitator providing the unique identifier to the supplier; (4) the payment facilitator receiving the unique identifier from the buyer; (5) the at least one payment facilitator computer processor retrieving the associated invoice for the unique identifier; (6) the payment facilitator receiving a payment status for the associated invoice from the buyer; (7) the payment facilitator assigning a unique remittance number to the associated invoice and payment status; and (8) the payment facilitator sending the unique remittance number to a buyer bank..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and generating globally-unique identifiers

A system and method for producing a new globally-unique identifier (guid) format that may be used, for instance, to uniquely identify a number of different items in a distributed computer system, such as, for example, transactions in an e-commerce system, sessions in a cloud-based computing system, identifiers for unique customers in an ecommerce system, among others. The unique id may have one of a number of different formats that may be generated upon receiving a request for an id.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Registry driven interoperability and exchange of documents

The present invention relates to systems and methods for registry driven transformation of a document exchanged between businesses or applications. More particularly, it relates to systems and protocols for using one or more commonly accessible registries to transform electronic commerce documents among dissimilar interfaces, preferably xml documents.
Open Invention Network Llc

Air-suction, heating and vibration physiotherapeutic bar

An air-suction, heating and vibration physiotherapeutic bar, comprises a surface cover, a bottom cover, a dc plug and at least one key. An air pump, a battery, an electronic valve, a pcba, a motor and a massage device are installed in a space encircled by the bottom cover and the surface cover; the dc plug is electrically connected with the pcba by a lead; one end of the bottom cover is provided with an air-suction hole; a silica gel suction nozzle of a through hole is sleeved at the air-suction hole; the electronic valve is connected with the air pump by a three-way air tube; the other end of the three-way air tube is connected with the air-suction hole.
Shenzhen Valuelink And E-commerce Co., Ltd.

Taxonomy driven commerce site

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and system for generating a webpage using one or more terms in a hierarchical taxonomy. Specifically, embodiments provide for identifying an item in a database where the item is associated with at least one term in a term set having a hierarchical structure.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Integration of inspection scanners to cargo container processing system for efficient processing and scanning of cargo containers at a port

Methods and systems are disclosed for the deployment and operation of shipping container scanning systems that enables scanning of containers passing through a modern, highly automated port without impeding the flow of commerce. Locating the scanners where container dwell time is already longest, and configuring scanners to scan up to several containers in parallel but under separate scanning control, minimizes any delay associated with scanning.
Decision Sciences International Corporation

Networked management of dispensables

A system enables dispensing, tracking, storage, processing, analysis, management, fulfillment and/or commerce relating to dispensables, such as consumables. The system may include packages that hold consumables and function either independently or in concert with numerous smart configuration devices, such as tabletop machines or mobile machines, as well as remote servers, databases, and other cloud-based resources.
Makefield Llc

Home network of connected consumer devices

Connected consumer device systems are described. The consumer products associated with the systems can be powered or non-powered.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Method and system of charity-based e-commerce for goods and services

In one aspect, a computerized method for charity-based e-commerce for goods and services including the step of receiving a posting for a commercial transaction on an e-commerce website specifying the proceeds from that offer benefit a charity organization registered on the e-commerce to benefit from such offers. The computerized method includes the step of enabling a set of users to browse a set of postings comprising one or more specific charities of their interest.

Systems and methods for optimizing property valuations and appraisals

A valuation computing device for optimizing a valuation of a property is provided. The valuation computing device includes a processor coupled to a memory and a database.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Systems and methods for implementing relative tags in connection with use of autonomous vehicles

A system for serving a shared-ride user, including a non-transitory storage component and a hardware-based processing unit performing module functions. The storage includes a user-input-interface module that receives, from a machine interface, user-input data regarding a user/co-passenger interaction.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Method for providing electronic commerce service using connection between service use information of multiple purchasers

An electronic commerce service configured to achieve safe ordering and payment using the connection between service use information of multiple purchasers. Operations include receiving service use information of one user, searching for whether there is another user whose service use information has a connection with the user whose service use information has been received, or requesting a server to search for whether there is another user whose service use information has a connection with the user whose service use information has been received.

Methods, systems, networks, and media for social payments

A method of determining a discount amount for an electronic commerce transaction can include determining, by a processor, whether a member of a financial institution has posted a review for an electronic commerce purchase within a preset threshold amount of time from a time when the member received a purchased item. Upon identifying the time at which the member posted the review, the processor can determine an eligible time period based on the preset threshold amount of time and the identified posting time.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Systems and methods for providing a redeemable commerce object

A system includes one or more memory devices storing instructions, and one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to perform steps of a method. The system may enable a first user to select a redeemable commerce object to be placed within a web page.
Capital One Services, Llc

Systems and methods for providing a redeemable commerce object

A system includes one or more memory devices storing instructions, and one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to perform steps of a method. The system may enable a first user to select a redeemable commerce object to be placed within a web page.
Capital One Services, Llc

System and processing payment during an electronic commerce transaction

A method and system for processing payment during an electronic commerce transaction is described herein. The system includes: a mobile device configured to provide an electronic wallet storing a payment card, the payment card comprising card payment information, and a card security credential.
Xromb Inc.

Authorizing an initially declined authorization request

A system and method for remediation, curing concerns, and transferring information associated with declined transactions is disclosed. The present disclosure generally relates to electronic commerce, and more particularly, to a system and method of validation and efficiency associated with electronic commerce..
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.

Extensible interface for synchronous and asynchronous payment

An applications programming interface (api) or other interface may be configured for use with a plurality of e-commerce applications and/or a plurality of payment systems. The api may be associated with an operating system of a client or may be otherwise located in an e-commerce system or network.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Computer-implemented process and system employing outlier score detection for identifying and detecting scenario-specific data elements from a dynamic data source

Methods and apparatuses employing outlier score detection method and apparatus for identifying and detecting threats to an enterprise or e-commerce system for identifying and detecting threats to an enterprise or e-commerce system are disclosed, including grouping log lines belonging to one or more log line parameters from one or more enterprise or e-commerce system data sources and/or from incoming data traffic to the enterprise or e-commerce system; extracting one or more features from the grouped log lines into one or more features tables; using one or more statistical models on the one or more features tables to identify statistical outliers; using the one or more features tables to create one or more rules for identifying threats to the enterprise or e-commerce system; and using the one or more rules on incoming enterprise or e-commerce system data traffic to detect threats to the enterprise or e-commerce system. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Patternex, Inc.

Automated scalable identity-proofing and authentication process

An automated process is disclosed for improving the functionality of computer systems and electronic commerce in user identity-proofing. Steps include verifying that a user who is electronically seeking identity proofing is on an electronic directory of persons eligible for such identity proofing; creating an attest list for the user that includes associates who can vouch for his or her identity; collecting a video or other data from the user; sending the video or data to the associates and asking them for a confirmation or a disavowal of the identity of the user; deriving a biometric from the video or data upon receiving the confirmation; and saving the biometric as an identify-proofed biometric..

Method and system for recommending products based on a ranking cocktail

Systems and methods for e-commerce personalization and merchandising are provided herein. In some instances, methods may include determining triggers for a consumer, where the triggers being associated with objective consumer preferences and subjective consumer preferences for the consumer.
Fredhopper B.v.

Method and system for presenting personalized products based on digital signage for electronic commerce

Method and system for electronic commerce are provided. An image of a user is obtained.
Yahoo! Inc.

Method, system and computer readable medium for web site account and e-commerce management from a central location

A method, system and computer readable medium for managing a user online financial transaction at a destination ecommerce web site using a credit or debit card account of the user, including a) transmitting an activation command to a financial institution processing financial transactions for activating the credit or debit card account of the user; b) submitting a charge request for the credit or debit card account to the financial institution via a destination e-commerce web site to which the user is logged in while the credit or debit card account is in the activated status; and c) transmitting a de-activation command to said financial institution for de-activating the credit or debit card account, wherein the financial institution only accepts and processes charge requests received from e-commerce web sites while the credit or debit card account is in the activated status and wherein the financial institution declines charge requests while said credit or debit card account is in the de-activated status, and wherein steps a) to c) are repeated at least once.. .
Gula Consulting Limited Liability Company

System and automated delivery of relevance-checked benefit-conveying codes during online transaction

A system and method of performing in-context of automated delivery of benefit-conveying (bc) code of an e-commerce website is provided. The system comprises means for identifying a bc code input field in a bc context of the e-commerce website, means for storing a plurality of bc code collections for supported e-commerce websites, and means for acquiring information about relevance-checked bc codes of the e-commerce web site.

Fuel dispenser commerce

Systems and processes may provide for commerce at a fuel dispenser. In one general aspect, a system and process at a fuel dispenser may have the ability to present a user interface including data regarding at least one merchant remote from the fuel dispenser's fueling facility and to determine if ordering data corresponding to the remote merchant has been received.
Wayne Fueling Systems Llc

High volume transaction queueing with machine learning

Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system and method for providing a high-volume transaction queueing, reserve ecommerce solution that automatically engages and queues transactions when a primary back-end transaction processing system becomes unresponsive or unstable. Through machine learning algorithms, embodiments of the invention control transaction submission rates by queuing them and throttling the rate at which they are processed based on self-awareness and constant monitoring, feedback and health checks of the primary system.
Digital River, Inc.

Online e-commerce and networking system with user-participated advertisements, joint online purchasing and dynamic user interactions

Methods, systems and programs are provided for facilitating group and role-based security access mechanism and community funds to effectively protect data privacy, to increase online advertising results, and to significantly increase online traffic and online purchasing volume. These are revolutionary technologies to disrupt the traditional non-group and non-role based logical access of a traditional social networking or e-commerce website, to pool resources, to dramatically increase internet usage and to create a win-win situation for all parties involved..

Online e-commerce and networking system with user-participated advertisements, joint online purchasing and dynamic user interactions

Methods, systems and programs are provided for transforming traditional isolated access to distributed websites on the internet into centralized access to functionalities of said distributed websites through a social networking and e-commerce website for any account associated with any user on said website, and for transforming unwanted assets of other accounts associated with other users on said social networking and e-commerce website into desirable assets of any account associated with any user. These are revolutionary technologies to: 1) disrupt the traditional isolated access to distributed websites on the internet; 2) provide one-stop access to multiple external website accounts and consolidated statements and reports associated with a user through said website; and 3) share resources among internet users, and dramatically increase internet usage and online purchasing volume so as to create a win-win situation for all parties involved..

Online e-commerce and networking system with user-participated advertisements, joint online purchasing and dynamic user interactions

Methods, systems and programs are disclosed for facilitating dynamic online wish fulfillment and for transforming non-interactive assets into user-interactive assets. Such methods, systems and programs are to effectively increase online purchasing activities through joint wish fulfillment, as well as to effectively address low membership reach rates of websites and poor online advertising response rates through seamlessly integrating dynamic online wish fulfillment with online sponsor advertisements to empower internet users to conduct more online shopping, control online advertisement display, and to have a say and stake in the online advertising process.

Online e-commerce and networking system with user-participated advertisements, joint online purchasing and dynamic user interactions

Methods, systems and programs are provided for facilitating user-participated online advertisements, including at least one of: integrating online advertisements with user incentives and displaying said online advertisements on websites, wherein said websites can be displayed on all display devices, including computers, laptops, netbooks, cell phones, hand-held devices, and the like; and providing functions for an online account to design, endorse or modify online advertisements for entities and individuals, wherein said advertisements can be customized. Such methods, systems and programs are to effectively address low membership reach rates of websites and poor online advertising response rates through computer codes to empower internet users to control online advertisement display, and to have a say and stake in the online advertising process.

Video commerce system

A system for generating and communicating playable videos over a computer network to customers of subscribing retailers is provided. The system employing software running on computers in engaged electronic memory, provides for the assembly and video content categorizing of information concerning each electronic video, in a library of such held in electronic memory, to allow for individual electronic video files to be matched to the customers, based a correlation thereof to the interests, buying habits, social and other ascertained customer information relating to each respective customer..

Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce

Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as from radio frequency identification tags. In a preferred arrangement, a consumer perceiving an advertisement of the mass media publication may activate a reader in a portable communications device, such as a smart mobile or cellular phone, to receive information from the radio frequency signal associated with the advertisement to identify a vendor, product or service associated with the radio frequency identification.
Ttn Holdings, Llc

Processing of electronic transactions

Systems 100; devices 110, 120, 130, 150, 160; methods 2400, 2500; and machine-executable programming structures stored in persistent (i.e., non-transitory), computer-readable media 604, 606, 618, 126, 139 for the rapid and secure negotiation, authorization, execution, and confirmation of multi-party data processes, including payment transactions conducted between purchasers 190 having electronic access to bank accounts and other sources of payment, merchants operating e- and/or m-commerce transaction systems 132, 134, 136, and banks and other financial institutions 120 capable of electronically communicating with both.. .
Royal Bank Of Canada

Telemedicine platform with integrated e-commerce and third party interfaces

Systems and methods for the integration of leveraged e-commerce offerings are combined with telemedicine consultations. Telemedicine platforms and associated services, including electronic medical record management, physician-customizable online portals, patient services, health-related online marketplaces, secure messaging services, vaccine management, on-demand translations, real-time sales support, and the like are provided in a single, integrated platform or as separate systems and subsystems.
Azova, Inc.

Mobile device having quantum cryptographic security function for mobile commerce, and authentication method

Disclosed herein are technologies regarding a communication device and server which are capable of cryptographic communication based on quantum cryptography. The communication device includes: a quantum signal generation unit configured to generate a series of first quantum signals by using a first quantum filter; an optical transmission unit configured to send the series of first quantum signals to a server; and a processor configured to select the first quantum filter based on a series of randomly generated first quantum states, and to control the quantum signal generation unit to generate the series of first quantum signals by using the first quantum filter..
University Of Seoul Industry Cooperation Foundation

Mobile commerce and authentication method having improved security based on quantum cryptography

Disclosed herein are technologies regarding a communication device and server which are capable of cryptographic communication based on quantum cryptography. A communication device for quantum cryptography authentication includes: an optical communication unit configured to receive a series of first quantum signals generated by passing through a first quantum filter of the communication device; a quantum signal generation unit configured to generate the first quantum signals by setting up the first quantum filter in a reception path for a series of second quantum signals generated and sent by a server; and a processor configured to select the setup of the first quantum filter based on a series of randomly generated first quantum states, and to control the quantum signal generation unit to generate the first quantum signals by using the first quantum filter..
University Of Seoul Industry Cooperation Foundation

Customer segmentation using customer voice samples

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for customer segmentation. Customers can use mobile devices to interact with e-commerce retailers via internet connections, in order to shop for products and services.
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic tracking, analysis and acquisition of e-commerce advertising channels for toll-free markets

The present invention assists the critical real-time decision making required to make important decision on bidding on various customer procurement commodities in a telephonic sales market. The invention provides dynamic pricing as a function of internet or other types of advertisement costs for the telephonic market.

Secure multi-factor tokenization-based push/response commerce platform

Example methods, apparatuses, and systems are presented that allows a user to make a secure purchase online, directly through accessing an online advertisement and without being redirected to multiple, cumbersome webpages to process different pieces of information to complete the transaction, while still leveraging existing e-commerce entities, such as existing payment platforms and existing ad/content networks. The present system includes a commerce ads engine (ca engine) that interfaces with the user through an app associated with the ca engine, a tokenization platform for authentication of the user, and a merchant providing relevant offer and check out information about a product being advertised in an online ad.

System and fulfilling e-commerce orders from a hierarchy of fulfilment centres

A system and method are disclosed of operating a plurality of fulfillment centres, including a large fulfillment centre and a small fulfillment centre, each of the fulfillment centres being configured to fulfil customer orders. A first product and a second product are received at the large fulfillment centre.
Ocado Innovation Limited

Cross-border payment and clearing system and cross-border payment method based on digital currency

A cross-border payment and clearing system and a cross-border payment and clearing method that are based on the internet and that do not depend on messages. The system and the method get rid of an existing clearing system based on messages, and high speed and low cost cross-border payment and clearing are implemented by means of communication without messages that is based on the internet and counterparty transaction of members, and further, a trilateral clearing mode is implemented that ordinary corporations, natural persons, and the like directly submit a cross-border payment request to the clearing system, and the clearing system performs real-time payment and clearing according to a member of a payment corporate that is appointed by the clearing system or that is preferred, so that a large number of intermediate links and message transmission are omitted, and efficiency is greatly improved.

Method and system for targeted commerce in network broadcasting

A system and a method for using the system for targeted commerce in network broadcasting are provided. The system includes an interface device configured to receive a multimedia stream from a network, wherein the multimedia stream includes a close captioning string and wherein the interface device is further configured to process the multimedia stream by providing advertisements in the multimedia stream according to a correlation between the close captioning string and a plurality of vendor keywords; and a viewing device configured to receive the processed multimedia stream and display to a viewer..
Paypal, Inc.

Arrangements for facilitating e-commerce via a messaging service with seemless transition to an ip based service

Configurations for facilitating electronic commerce are disclosed. In some embodiments, a retailer/non-profit entity (“provider”) sends content and offer and a selectable link to prospective consumers via a messaging service.

Mobile payment system with connected device and mobile payment method

The present disclosure provides a mobile payment system and a mobile payment method. The mobile, payment system includes an e-commerce platform, a connected device and a mobile device.
International Games System Co., Ltd.

Vendor token generator

A method for generating tokens for use in an email-based e-commerce transaction between third party vendor and a customer that is facilitated by a payment server is disclosed. The method may comprise generating a token for use with an email checkout, wherein the token comprises a customer name, and customer email address.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Method and apparatus to provide securing purchase transactions over a computer network

A method and structure for providing secure credit facility transactions for purchasing goods and services over a computer network such as the internet that stores user's privileged information and other transactional data on the user's own computer. The method includes encryption of all information before or during its storage to the user's hard drive.

Segmenting mobile shoppers

In one embodiment, a method for segmenting mobile shoppers using image and camera stream recognition is provided. The method includes receiving authorization from a mobile user to access one or more images and/or videos on a mobile device.

System and monetized electronic mobile commerce

A system and method for optimizing mobile commerce relates to delivering user applications and interactive content and tracking systems, along with paid content, to a user mobile appliance at a location-based merchant's place of business. This enables location-based merchants to automate business administrative tasking, commerce transaction management, and customer service while increasing revenue generation on behalf of their enterprise, their clients and/or related third parties.

System and secure web payments

Systems and methods may facilitate payment transactions between user computer systems and merchant computer systems. An e-commerce enabler system may generate a library of instructions for execution on the user computing device.

Omni-channel data processing using hierarchical vault data structures

Methods, systems, and computer program products are included for electronic provisioning and transactions. These methods, systems, and computer program products expose communicatively coupled components in an electronic payment framework to provide electronic omni-channel payments using a hierarchy of vault data stores.

Techniques for device configuration for messaging subscription using commerce messaging history information

Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for device configuration using commerce messaging history information. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a messaging component operative to receive a bot subscription command for a user account with a messaging system from a client device, the bot subscription command specifying a messaging bot; a bot framework component operative to determine a messaging bot channel for the messaging bot; subscribe the user account to the messaging bot channel for the messaging bot in response to the bot subscription command; and receive a broadcast message from the messaging bot, the messaging bot specifying a broadcast channel; and a broadcast component operative to add the broadcast message to a message queue for the user account when the messaging bot channel matches the broadcast channel.
Facebook, Inc.

Techniques for device configuration for commerce messaging using commerce messaging history information

Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for device configuration using commerce messaging history information. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a client front-end component operative to receive a client inbox request for a user account from a client device, the user account for a messaging system; and transmit an ordered business promotion contact list to the client device in response to the client inbox request; a business contact list component operative to determine a business promotion contact list for a user account for a messaging system; a predicted interest component operative to determine a predicted business messaging interest for each business contact on the business promotion contact list; and a contact ranking component operative to determine a ranking weight for each business contact on the business promotion contact list based on the predicted business messaging interest for each business contact.
Facebook, Inc.

Techniques for messaging agent messaging interactions

Techniques for messaging agent messaging interaction are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a commerce intermediary server operative to receive a user interface selection of a user-to-commerce message thread on a client device, the user-to-commerce message thread associated with a commerce entity with a messaging system; display a user-to-commerce message thread interface for the user-to-commerce message thread; receive a user-to-commerce message via the user-to-commerce message thread interface for the user-to-commerce message thread; and send the user-to-commerce message to the commerce entity via the messaging system.
Facebook, Inc.

Tag-based product monitoring and evaluation

Aspects of tag-based product monitoring and evaluation are described. In one embodiment, a system directs a tag reader to interrogate an rfid tag provided on a product package for a product.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Techniques for messaging agent customization

Techniques for messaging agent customization are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a commerce intermediary server operative to receive a commerce message package from a commerce messaging application, the commerce messaging application associated with a commerce entity, the commerce message package addressed to a message thread with a messaging system; determine commerce access privileges for the commerce messaging application in association with the message thread; send the commerce message package to a client device associated with the message thread when the commerce access privileges indicate access to the message thread; and reject the commerce message package when the commerce access privileges reject access to the message thread.
Facebook, Inc.

Techniques for messaging agent coordination

Techniques for messaging agent coordination are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a commerce intermediary server operative to receive a commerce interface control selection in a user-to-user message thread interface on a client device, the user-to-user message thread associated with a user-to-user message thread for a plurality of users with a messaging system; display a commerce interface in association with the user-to-user message thread interface, the commerce interface comprising a plurality of commerce configuration options; receive a commerce option share control selection in association with the commerce interface; and share the plurality of commerce configuration options with the user-to-user message thread.
Facebook, Inc.

Expedited e-commerce tokenization

Expedited e-commerce tokenization alleviates the above mentioned concerns associated with cards for merchants as well as psps using tokens by establishing e-commerce browser standards around tokenization for merchants and psps through a standard manner of requesting customer data in an encrypted manner following a standard.. .

Dynamic pin pad for credit/debit/other electronic transactions

A method is provided for authenticating debit card transactions engaged in by a cardholder on a communications network. The method includes: a) establishing a connection over the network with a client being used by the cardholder to engage in a transaction on the network; b) providing over the connection to the client a web page containing a keypad (22) having a plurality of buttons (24) that collectively define a geometry of the keypad (22), the keypad (22) being employed by the cardholder to enter a pin via selection of the buttons (24) with a pointing device of the client; c) obtaining over the connection the pin enter by the cardholder; d) determining if the obtained pin is correct for a debit card being used by the cardholder to engage in the transaction; e) repeating step a) through d) for each transaction the cardholder engages in on the network; and, f) with respect to two transactions engaged in by the cardholder, changing at least one of a location of the keypad (22) on the web page, the geometry of the keypad (22), a size of the buttons (24) and a spacing between neighboring buttons (24)..
Cardinalcommerce Corporation

System and providing electronic commerce data

A mechanism for providing electronic commerce data onto publisher's site. The mechanism also provides ability for a consumer to interact with that data to complete a purchase from within the publisher's website or application.
72lux, Inc.

Personal device-enabled lifestyle, commerce and exchange tracking system

In one embodiment, a system and method include receiving user information data from a personal electronic device. The user information data includes information about a user using the personal electronic device.

User device enabling access to payment information in response to mechanical input detection

In certain embodiments, an electronic device can include a secure element that detects a mechanical input. The mechanical input can correspond to an instruction to transmit securely stored payment information to another device and/or to release such information to an application on the device (e.g., for use in an in-app commerce transaction).
Apple Inc.

Electronic document processing communications commerce

Systems and platforms are provided for transforming an inert document on a first mobile device into an activated document for manipulation on a second mobile device including receipt of a natural signature on the activated document in a mobile environment.. .
Eadwacer Holdings, Llc

Image recognition artificial intelligence system for ecommerce

A method for a user to select merchandise online for purchase, by: (a) the user uploading an image to a computer system in a search query; (b) the computer system using image recognition software to find images similar to the uploaded image in the search query; (c) the computer system displaying to the user the images that are similar to the uploaded image, wherein the display of images is presented to the user as a webpage, and wherein the webpage address is saved as a unique url; (d) the user selecting one of the displayed images, thereby selecting an article of merchandise corresponding thereto; and (e) the user purchasing the article of merchandise.. .
Fitroom, Inc.

Foreign language translation using product information

Product information may be utilized to create a translation dictionary. The translation dictionary may then be utilized to translate search queries from a foreign language to the primary language that is utilized to provide an online e-commerce marketplace.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and system for network discovery and management and associated e-commerce

The subject matter described herein relates to wireless network discovery, management, the enabling of services, and economic exchanges in a cooperative manner by one or more federated sets of consumers, one or more access point providers, and one or more wireless service providers. Described herein are methods and apparatus for the discovery, classification, and management of wireless networks.
Airsense Wireless Ltd.

Copula optimization identifying and detecting threats to an enterprise or e-commerce system and other applications

Methods and apparatuses employing copula optimization in building multivariate statistical models for identifying and detecting threats to an enterprise or e-commerce system are disclosed, including grouping log lines belonging to one or more log line parameters from one or more enterprise or e-commerce system data sources and/or from incoming data traffic to the enterprise or e-commerce system; extracting one or more features from the grouped log lines into one or more features tables; using one or more statistical models on the one or more features tables to identify statistical outliers and using the one or more rules on incoming enterprise or e-commerce system data traffic to detect threats to the enterprise or e-commerce system. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Patternex, Inc.

Alternative email-based website checkouts

An e-commerce system and method for facilitating transactions between a customer and a vendor is disclosed. The e-commerce system includes a receiver configured to receive a request for at least one token, the request including the details of at least one transaction for the purchase of at least one product, a processor configured to generate at least one token, a transmitter configured to transmit the at least one token to a customer browser, the customer browser being used to validate the token using at least one iframe, the receiver configured to receive submission in the iframe, the processor configured to decode the token, the processor configured to perform one or more validations, and the processor configured to process the transaction, on a condition that the validations are approved..
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

System and integrating e-commerce and in-store retail commerce

An e-commerce integration method and system is designed to integrate the advantages of e-commerce shopping with the advantages of brick-and-mortar shopping. The e-commerce integration system coordinates online purchase decisions with an in-person provider.
Eleven Visual, Llc

Support combination cards for ecommerce

The claimed system and method allows for an electronic payment system to accept a single card that is both a debit card and a credit card. Further, a user may indicate a default value for the card regarding whether the card should be used as a debit card or a credit card..

Centralized electronic commerce card transactions

A central transaction server in electronic commerce card authorization system enables the electronic commerce card association to manage and monitor the authentication system. The central transaction server acts as an intermediary for all communications between the access control server used for authentication.

Shopping service system and method using smart reader, and smart commerce method using same

A smart reader and shopping service system and method using a smart reader according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a smart reader which includes an nfc tag and recognizes a product code for a product on a product display stand to obtain a product code and converts the obtained product code into product information to be recorded in the nfc tag, and transmits the recorded product information; a user terminal which includes an nfc reader, obtains the recorded product information through nfc communication between the nfc reader and the smart reader, and checks product order details for the obtained product information to request product payment and product delivery; and a shopping service providing device which manages a product code displayed on the product display stand, processes product payment requested from the user terminal, and manages delivery of the paid product.. .
Jcsquare Inc.

Systems and methods for splitting a bill associated with a receipt

Systems and processes are disclosed for providing bill splitting processes for splitting a bill amount among a set of purchasers. In one example, the disclosed embodiments may receive receipt information reflecting a bill to be split among a group of purchasers.
Capital One Services, Llc

Systems and methods for splitting a bill associated with a receipt

Systems and processes are disclosed for providing bill splitting processes for splitting a bill amount among a set of purchasers. In one example, the disclosed embodiments may receive receipt information reflecting a bill to be split among a group of purchasers.
Capital One Services, Llc

Multimode smart card system with embedded usb connectivity

Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods to conduct transactions using a multi-mode card. A multi-mode card may include various components of a smart card and be configured to interface directly with a personal electronic device (e.g., a smart phone, a tablet computer, a personal computer, and/or other personal electronic devices) to confirm presence of the multi-mode card in an unattended digital transaction, such as for e-commerce and internet purchases.
Cardlogix

System and managing shared collections

This document describes, among other things, systems and methods for managing shared collections. A method comprises receiving, by a network-based commerce system, an indication from a client device to create a collection; receiving, by the network-based commerce system, a textual description of the collection from the client computer; automatically classifying the textual description into one or more elements; and storing the collection as one or more classified elements in the network-based commerce system..
Ebay Inc.

Online marketplace for wholesale deals

A method of controlling negotiations between a first party and a second party with respect to an item listed on an electronic-commerce platform having a restricted market is disclosed. Based on a submission of a received offer amount and a received quantity corresponding to the offer amount, a first round of a predetermined number of rounds of the negotiations is initiated.
Ebay Inc.

Gift messaging based customer acquisition

In accordance with some of the gift messaging based customer acquisition methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media that are described herein, a message for a gift recipient is determined in connection with a gift based on input from a first network node associated with a gift giver. A message notification that includes access information for accessing the gift message is generated.
Rncommerce, Inc.

Method and system for improved e-commerce shopping

An e-commerce system and method for presenting product information to a viewer, where a video feed and product information associated with a product that relates to the content in the video feed can be displayed or presented to the viewer on one or more remote display devices.. .
Hsni, Llc

Peer to peer email based financial transactions

A method for peer-to-peer e-commerce transaction between a first user and a second user that is facilitated by a payment server is disclosed. The method including receiving a money request from a first user, wherein the money request identifies a second user from which money is requested.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Methods and systems for personal authentication

A method for creating personal authentication keys includes the steps of determining a number of rfid tags, generating a key, partitioning the key into a number of parts, the number of parts corresponding to the number of determined rfid tags, and writing each of the plurality of key parts to a corresponding rfid tag. This method for personal identification may also provide either primary or secondary personal access to a physical device or customized presentation within an entertainment or informational system, such as commerce or financial systems..

Framed implementation for payment widgets

A system and method process an electronic commerce transaction between a consumer and a merchant over a communications network. A checkout webpage of a virtual shopping cart of the merchant is displayed by a consumer device and an initialization routine of the checkout webpage is performed by the consumer device.
Cardinalcommerce Corporation

System and creating an illusory third party buying experience

A third party e-commerce transaction is performed as an inline frame within a webpage. A user of the webpage may thus purchase a product or service from a trusted hosting entity, even though a different third party vendor processes the user's payment information and ships the product (and/or provides the service).
Dell Products, Lp

System and conducting marketing and commerce

A method for conducting chain reaction marketing and commerce. The method includes the steps of registering content and a product, conducting chain reaction marketing and conducting online commerce, the step of conducting online commerce including obtaining a source of content, the content containing registered product objects and a chain hanger, specifying a product object from the content that contains the product that a user wants to purchase, processing information about the user, the content, and the product object, retrieving product purchasing information; and completing a purchase transaction..

Using image segmentation technology to enhance communication relating to online commerce experiences

Various aspects and embodiments described herein may use image segmentation technology to enhance communication relating to user-to-user online commerce. Image segmentation technology may be applied to a digital image that a sharing user posts in an online venue to identify one or more segments in the digital image depicting one or more items and one or more tags may be associated with the item(s) depicted in each segment.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Commerce card system and using same

A system and method for authorizing a transaction that includes a transaction device configured to send over a network information relating to a transaction and a commerce card and a transaction processing device configured to receive over the network the information sent by the transaction device and information sent from a mobile device associated with the commerce card. The transaction processing device is configured to authorize the transaction based on the information received from the transaction device and the information received from the mobile device.
1020, Inc.

Digital wallet

A digital wallet that facilitates fast, convenient, and secure commerce using a mobile electronic device (or non-mobile electronic device) and stores information associated with transactions, such as purchase confirmations and receipts. The digital wallet can store information for use in transactions, including information associated with one or more financial accounts, user information, and shipping information.
Google Inc.

System and per-viewing and per-timeframe commerce

A method for per-viewing and per-timeframe commerce includes: creating and transmitting, over a network, by a server-side computing device, a message or packet comprising one or more of user's unique identifier, selected viewing identifier, customization preferences of the user, media content unique identifier, per-viewing identifier, per-timeframe identifier, and sub-account preferences of the user, of one or more of media content and product merchandise, the customization preferences and sub-account preferences of the user obtained by the client device, and customized by the server-side computing device, the per-viewing identifier and per-timeframe identifier, processed by the server-side computing device computing device using one or more of a media content provider's unique identifier and media content database, obtained by a client device, to display tile images associated with the media content unique identifier, and streamed or downloaded, over the network, to a client-side playback device that is substantially synchronized with the server-side computing device.. .

Malware identification using qualitative data

A system analyzes various qualitative data to identify security threats to computing devices. Qualitative data refers to data that may describe a security threat, such as user sentiment or intent data, user online comments, discussions on web sites, offers for sale on electronic commerce (e-commerce) web sites, blogs, news articles, and so forth.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Real estate investment system and controlling a commercial system by generating key investment indicators

A commerce system is controlled by collecting information related to property assets from members of the commerce system, storing the information in a database, determining a plurality of sale transaction values for the property asset based upon the information stored in the database, determining a plurality of key investment indicators from the sale transaction values, determining an investment rating based on the key investment indicators, and utilizing the key investment indicators and investment rating to control a decision to conduct a sale transaction for the property asset within the commerce system. The sale transaction values include offer price, fair market rent, taxes, mello-roos, insurance, homeowner association fees, property management fees, total expenses, downpayment, loan type, interest rate, and mortgage payment.
Revestor Llc

System and distributing multimedia content

A portable web widget for distribution of multimedia content over a computer communications network, the web widget adapted for viral distribution and execution in a web browser on a client device wherein the widget includes a content retrieval component communicatively coupled to an application server over the computer communications network, the content retrieval component configured to retrieve one or more multimedia display files and metadata into an embedded electronic commerce store in the web widget after it enters an active operational mode, the widget also including a content preview component configured to enable a streamed execution of a portion of the multimedia content files associated with each of the multimedia display files from a multimedia content distribution system executing on the application server, and a transaction processing component operative to execute and complete a commercial transaction in the embedded electronic commerce store pertaining to the multimedia content files.. .

Commerce suggestions

Commerce is suggested based on sensory outputs associated with a mobile device. The sensory outputs may represent any parameter, such as physical location or visual gaze.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Multi-commerce channel wallet for authenticated transactions

A phone-based electronic wallet providing authenticated transactions across multiple channels of commerce. The electronic wallet may be used for point-of-sale payments, remote mobile payments and/or web-based payments, and may use authentication tools such as offline pins, securecode pins and/or online pins..
Mastercard International Incorporated

Multi-commerce channel wallet for authenticated transactions

A phone-based electronic wallet providing authenticated transactions across multiple channels of commerce. The electronic wallet may be used for point-of-sale payments, remote mobile payments and/or web-based payments, and may use authentication tools such as offline pins, securecode pins and/or online pins..
Mastercard International Incorporated

Hybrid blockchain

This disclosure describes a hybrid of blockchain with other information management systems to provide validation for documents, transaction state and performance against contracts. A blockchain document hybrid allows portions of versioned documents to be shared without revealing full document content.
Skuchain, Inc.

Authentication data-enabled transfers

Some embodiments may provide a method comprising receiving an identification of an entity from a network-based commerce system and receiving authentication data associated with the entity from the network-based commerce system, a combination including the authentication data and the identification being operable to facilitate a transfer of value affecting a first account associated with the entity, the transfer of value further affecting a second account associated with the network-based commerce system, the authentication data and the identification of the entity being insufficient for the network-based commerce system to identify the first account.. .
Ebay Inc.

Computer program, method, and system for providing redeemable promotional-valued credits

An ecommerce platform, available via an interactive electronic resource, allows a user to purchase products and services from the resource, receive promotional-valued credits in return for the purchase, and play games to earn additional promotional-valued credits. The user can purchase products and services at the electronic resource with either or both of a government-issued legal tender, such as the u.s.
Dlyte, Llc

System and methods for creating and using revenue arrangements for efficient revenue management

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for establishing a revenue arrangement mechanism for creating and handling revenue arrangements designed to allocate revenue according to accounting rules and procedures for managing revenue. These aspects of a revenue arrangement enable a business to more flexibly and accurately manage and recognize revenue in a manner that complies with applicable accounting regulations and rules.
Netsuite Inc.

Recovery of e-commerce orders

Implementations for recovering e-commerce orders are described herein. An e-commerce order is submitted to an order processing system, by an order check-out module of an online transaction system.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Three dimensional shopping cart

The present invention generally relates to web based electronic commerce systems. In particular, embodiments of the invention are directed to systems and methods configured to provide a three dimensional shopping cart for the display of items to be ordered by a user or group of users..
R.b. Iii Associates Inc

Digital data commerce system and methods with digital media object to cloud redirection

The invention provides, in some aspects, a digital commerce system that includes a first digital data device, a second digital data device and a third digital data device, each of which is connected to a network that provides at least intermittent communications coupling between the second digital data device and each of the first and second digital data devices. Redirection logic executing on at least the second digital data device effects storage on the third digital data device of a digital media object downloaded from the first digital data device to the second digital data device.
Redigi, Inc.

System and detecting visually similar items

A computer-implemented method includes determining a set of target listings, retrieving a seed image associated with the seed listing, the seed listing is categorized within a first item category, and generating a seed item feature vector for the seed image using a convolutional neural network (cnn) trained with images of items. The method also includes identifying a plurality of feature vectors associated with the first item category, comparing the seed item feature vector to the plurality of feature vectors using a k-nearest neighbors (knn) algorithm, and generating a set of nearest neighbor listings to the seed listing.
Ebay Inc.

Methods and systems of providing health scores in an online marketplace

In one example aspect, a computerized method includes the step of providing an item listing. The item listing is listed in an e-commerce marketplace.

Commerce system and providing personalized marketing presentation with products of interest for consumer using intelligent personal agent

A commerce system has retailers offering products for sale to consumers. Product information is collected associated with a plurality of products.
Myworld, Inc.

System and methods for defining and determining eligibility for promotion for users of multi-tenant platform

A system and associated methods for enabling a tenant of a multi-tenant platform to customize the promotional functions of the tenant's ecommerce website which is hosted on the multi-tenant platform. The promotional offer(s) may be configured to suit the tenant's short term and/or long term business needs, such as to encourage purchase of a particular product or service at a particular time, to encourage a purchase in response to a particular business event or situation, to encourage a purchase in response to a particular action or lack of action by the consumer, to encourage a purchase in response to a particular inventory level or revenue amount of the tenant, to encourage a purchase in response to determining that the consumer was the object of a sales pitch from one of the tenant's salespeople, etc..
Netsuite Inc.

Method and/or system for extending payment system architectures and/or legacy order processing systems to mobile commerce applications via text messaging

A text message order processing system includes: means for receiving text messages from consumers purchasing products from one or more merchants, each of the text messages being addressed to an address selected by the consumer and including an identification of the product being purchased and an identification of a device from which the text message was sent; means for parsing each text messages to extract the identification of the product and the identification of the device from the text massage; means for selecting based upon each received text message a payment instrument to be used to pay for the purchase; means for establishing payment information related to the selected payment instrument and delivery information indicating where the purchased product is to be delivered; means for generating for each received text message an order including the established payment information, delivery information and identification of the product being purchased; and, means for submitting the generated order to an order management system of the merchant.. .
Cardinalcommerce Corporation

System and methods of generating structured data from unstructured data

Systems and methods to infer or predict the proper placement of unstructured data (such as text, phrases, segments of phrases, alphanumeric characters) into a more structured format (such as a specific data field). In some embodiments, this is based on a user's prior assignment of similar unstructured data into a specific structure.
Netsuite Inc.

Identifying marked articles in the international stream of commerce

A method and system of identifying articles in commerce including tagging a raw material during said raw material's manufacturing process with a unique molecular marker in a home country in which the raw material was produced. The marker identifies home country information.
Apdn (b.v.i.) Inc.

Deep-linking system, method and computer program product for online advertisement and e-commerce

Embodiments disclosed herein can leverage dynamic data, fields and implied information from arbitrary web sites, mobile apps and other forms of online media to create a universal variable map and automatically generate deep-linked ads utilizing the universal variable map, linking any arbitrary web site, mobile app, network, internet tv channel, and other forms of online media to any other such arbitrary web site, mobile app, network, internet tv channel, and other forms of online media. The automatically generated deep-linked ads can be inserted into any ad server and served out from there in real-time.
Wayfare Interactive, Inc.

E-commerce system with demand forecasting tool

An e-commerce server system including a demand forecasting tool configured to compute a base demand forecast based on actual shopping cart conversions determined from the historical cart data; compute an optimized-stock demand forecast by examining the historical cart data and determining a set of shopping carts in which the target product was not purchased and was out of stock, or was purchased but out of stock at the highest conversion rate product location, and for each shopping cart identify a highest potential conversion rate among the seller's active product locations, and augment the base demand forecast by the highest potential conversion rate for the shopping carts; and compute an opportunity demand forecast by, for each shopping cart, identifying a highest potential conversion rate among the seller's active and inactive product locations, and augmenting the base demand forecast by the highest potential conversion rate for each of the shopping carts.. .
Builddirect.com Technologies Inc.

Voice commerce

In certain implementations, a system for facilitating voice commerce is provided. A user input comprising a natural language utterance related to a product or service to be purchased may be received.
Voicebox Technologies Corporation

Universal access to an electronic wallet

The described system and method allows a contact such as a mobile phone number to be associated with a specific mobile wallet account and by submitting a mobile phone number to an ecommerce site, a url will be communicated to the contact which opens the payment wallet with the relevant information from the ecommerce transaction.. .

System and machine learning based user application

The invention synthesizes a social network, electronic commerce (including performance based advertisement and electronic payment), a mobile internet device and a machine learning algorithm(s), utilizing a classical computer or a quantum computer enhanced machine learning algorithm(s), utilizing a quantum computer. The synthesized social commerce further dynamically integrates stored information, real time information and real time information/data/image(s) from an object/array of objects (internet of things (iot)).

Intent prediction based recommendation system using data combined from multiple channels

User intent is identified while the user browses online and recommendations are provided to the user. The recommendations are based on the identified intent, interests, and preferences of the user who is performing the searches.
24/7 Customer, Inc.

Consumer-vendor interactions in a commerce messaging medium

A commerce-messaging medium over which consumers interact and transact with vendors is disclosed. The messaging medium is enabled by a platform that includes a back-end system, mobile applications, and browser-based or desktop applications.

System and special event high volume commerce experience and deals management

An information handling system includes a first processor that provides a shopping system including and a second processor that provides a purchasing system. The shopping system includes a deal page that displays a coupon associated with a product and that receives a request to purchase the product from a purchaser, wherein the coupon provides a deal to the purchaser for the purchase of the product, and wherein the coupon is provided based upon a limit, and a coupon allocator that allocates the coupon to the purchaser in response to the request, and in further response to a first determination that the limit is not exceeded.
Dell Products, Lp

Systems and methods for coordinating commerce associated with premises

Disclosed are exemplary embodiments of systems and methods for coordinating commerce associated with a premises. One exemplary method includes detecting a condition of a premises via a device at the premises; determining whether a product purchase is indicated based on the detected condition; and when a product purchase is indicated, initiating, by a commerce engine at the premises, a purchase transaction for a product associated with the product purchase determination, using a payment credential associated with a payment account and included in the commerce engine..
Mastercard International Incorporated

Automatic and self-managing subscription commerce system

A monitoring system configured to automatically detect that an amount of items in an environment has fallen below a threshold amount and in response automatically trigger a shipment of one or more additional items. The disclosed monitoring system addresses deficiencies of traditional ‘subscription orders’ by ensuring stock is only replenished when it falls below a user-specified threshold, rather than at periodic intervals whether required or not..

Tracking business performance impact of optimized sourcing algorithms

A system, method and computer program product for continuously tracking business performance impact of order sourcing systems and algorithms that decide how ecommerce orders should be fulfilled by assigning the items of the order to nodes in a fulfillment network such as stores, distribution centers, and third party logistics—to provide automatic root cause analysis and solution recommendations to pre-defined business problems arising from kpi monitoring. A business intelligence (bi) dashboard architecture operates with: 1) a monitoring module that continuously monitors business kpis and creates abnormality alerts; and 2) a root cause analysis module that is designed specifically for each business problem to give real time diagnosis and solution recommendation.
International Business Machines Corporation

Indicator incorporating complex properties of systems

A highly customizable indicator based on a mathematical processing of two or more parameters of a particular system therefore describing more complex properties of the system. The indicator can be used primarily in health care and related fields including risk evaluation and stratification, but can be used in any kind of human endeavor including, but not limited to humanistic or scientific fields, commerce, trade, management, insurance, or other purposes..

Conversation to commerce

A computer-implemented method may provide a dashboard configured to monitor postings from users and process user postings placed on the dashboard for earned content. The method may then select earned content from the dashboard and generate an advertising unit comprising the selected earned content.
Re:sources Usa

System for providing high volume search and recommendation pages and method therefor

A system and method for providing an ecommerce provider with the ability to efficiently determine, retrieve, and compile rollup information from each vendor using the ecommerce provider is presented. Event are monitored to set a trigger when the event occurs.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Method for storing, delivering, and displaying documentation and credentials related to intrastate and interstate commerce

A method and apparatus for one office, such as a state's fuel tax licensing bureau, to deliver an electronic/digital certificate to a licensee's “folder” and allow an authorized user to share a link to that object. This solves the three key problems: object delivery and provenance, allowing the issuer to set or update the obsolescence characteristics of the credential; easy accession by the receiving entity; and ability to accumulate the related documentation and share, electronically via a network (such as the internet).
Legatus Solutions Corporation

Electronic commerce system capable of automatically recording and updating information stored in wearable electronic device by cloud end

The present invention is to provide an electronic commerce system including a wearable electronic device, a network communication device, an information management server and a streaming audio server, wherein the wearable electronic device is configured to measure a client's body signal and upload the same as a body signal record, as well as uploading an audio property of a audio file being played by the wearable electronic device as an audio preference record, to the network communication device through short-range communication elements; the network communication device is configured to link with the cloud end through a long-range wireless communication element; the information management server is located in the cloud end and configured to store the records to corresponding database respectively; the streaming audio server is located in the cloud end and configured to download audio files stored therein to the wearable electronic device according to the audio preference record.. .
Fuelstation Inc.

Flaw analysis of images

Systems and methods are disclosed to provide flaw accentuation to an image in an e-commerce online marketplace. In some embodiments, a method may include receiving at an online marketplace, from a seller through the internet, an image of an item being listed for sale at the online marketplace and text related to the item being listed for sale; determining that the item includes a flaw based on the text related to the item being listed for sale or the image of the item; creating a flaw accentuation to the image; and creating a listing in the online marketplace for the item that includes the image and the flaw accentuation to the image..
Ebay Inc.

Method, system, and computer-readable storage medium for facilitating recurring ordering, billing, and inventory updating

Generally described, the present invention relates to a recurring billing/ordering application that works with an ecommerce platform to enable a merchant to sell products on a recurring basis. The recurrence application enables the merchant to create subscriptions for recurrence frequency sets and assigned products, creates recurrence rule/option sets corresponding to the frequency sets for the assigned products, collects from the ecommerce platform its assigned rule-set ids for the frequency set, and saves the ids and the corresponding frequency set in a database.
Rhino Saas Ip Holding Co, Llc

System and method to calculate session-based price demand on e-commerce site

In various example embodiments, a system and method for computing price demand of a query that can be used by a search system to rank search results. Computing a user event aggregation by contribution for each of the past user sessions to produce updated session-based sets of user events based on a condition related to a general-specific relationship between two queries in a past user session.
Ebay Inc.

Financial management systems and associated methods

Embodiments of the present disclosure are related to electronic commerce. A method may include comparing at least one of an electronic transaction initiated via an electronic wallet application and a user account status to the one or more conditions of a financial plan.
Paypal Inc.

Universal access to an electronic wallet

The described system and method allows a contact such as a mobile phone number to be associated with a specific mobile wallet account and by submitting a mobile phone number to an ecommerce site, a url will be communicated to the contact which opens the payment wallet with the relevant information from the ecommerce transaction.. .
Visa International Service Association

Systems and methods for guided construction of a search query in an electronic commerce environment

A computer-implemented method includes receiving a search query from a user through a user interface of a user computing device, identifying a search term within the search query, the search term including at least a portion of the search query, generating, based at least in part on the search term, one or more alternative search terms that are each different from the search term, and sending, over the communication network, the one or more alternative search terms to the user computing device.. .
Etsy, Inc.

Common data service providing semantic interoperability for iot-centric commerce

Unified management, automation and interoperability of business and machine processes utilizing components of a common data service on any machine and/or across difference machines. In an embodiment, a first agent on a first machine accesses a first message payload which may represent a two-dimensional structure.

Proprietary token-based universal payment processing system

Embodiments described herein provide approaches for processing a payment in an electronic commerce environment. Specifically, a customer of a merchant website in the electronic commerce environment is provided a universal payment interface in response to the customer's request to pay.
Chrysanthemum Breeders Association Research B. V.

Sla compliance determination with real user monitoring

Compliance with a service level agreement (sla) between an ecommerce provider and its customer may be determined using real user monitoring by collecting data for each http/https request and response sent to the ecommerce provider. The presence of a content delivery network (cdn), also monitoring every http/https request sent from a user, through the cdn provides an external, third-party confirmation of compliance.
Digital River, Inc.

Methods, systems, and products for ordering items

Electronic commerce is enhanced for customer convenience. When an online order is received, a profile may be checked.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

System and product selection for promotional display

A method for selecting a product to display on a webpage of an e-commerce website. Online user behavior data associated with a plurality of merchants selling products on the webpage is obtained.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Cross-site online shopping assistant

Computer-implemented techniques are described herein for assisting consumers in automatically locating and systematically applying discount codes to electronic commerce platforms in order to obtain reduced prices. Such technology functions as a shopping assistant for online shopping.
Honey Science Corporation

Method and system for identifying high growth e-commerce businesses

A method for identifying a high growth business from combined data sets comprising: storing, a plurality of data elements configured to store at least a merchant identifier, acceptance flag, transaction date, and transaction amount; receiving, a merchant growth request command including at least a specific merchant identifier associated with a specific merchant; executing, a query on the transaction database to identify a subset of transaction messages; determining, a transaction volume over time for the specific merchant based on at least the transaction amount and transaction date; identifying, social media data associated with the specific merchant, and a growth index for the specific merchant based on at least the transaction volume over time determined for the specific merchant and the measure of social media presence over time based on the associated dates.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated

Device equipped with magnetic field sensor and using same

A portable electronic device that is capable of existing in a low power usage scanning mode is provided. The device comprises a magnetic field sensor and optionally a signaling assembly that is configured to generate stimuli.
Ringly Inc.

Computer implemented frameworks and methods configured to create and manage a virtual currency

Described herein are computer implemented frameworks and methods configured to create and manage a virtual currency bearing characteristics of both a cryptocurrency and fiat money at the same time. The virtual currency bridges the gap between fiat currency of the real world commerce, trade, and finance and cryptocurrency by way of a self-adjusting extrinsic value that is influenced by cross currency exchange rates of fiat currencies.
Dragonfly Fintech Pte Ltd

Method and system for local internet and cloud commerce

The present invention relates to the field of internet and cloud commerce, more specifically in the methods and systems local commerce through use of the internet, also known as the cloud, with the use of geo locations. In other aspect, the present invention relates to members within an organization able to utilize their geo locations to procure goods and services from a network/marketplace of vetted merchants and service providers with the opportunity of the offers to be given to local merchants or service providers closer to the member of the organization recipient geo location as possible.

Method and system for configurable security and surveillance systems

A method and system for a configurable security and surveillance system are provided. A configurable security and surveillance system may comprise at least one programmable sensor agent and/or at least one programmable content analysis agent.
Avigilon Patent Holding 1 Corporation

Method for on-line sales offerings of circular adornments with reliable size and shape 3-d polymer representations

An on-line method of facilitating e-commerce sales of circular adornments (such as watches, bracelets, etc.) through the provision of selectable representations of such an adornment in its primary dimensions is provided. Such representations are generated in relation to specific adornment structures and are provided, in terms of three-dimensional polymer printed articles.

Methods and systems for facilitating communications between providers of on-line services and potential customers

Systems and methods are provided that can include monitoring of activities of potential customer users, for example, on an e-commerce web site. Based at least in part on the monitored activities, a notification or alert may be provided to a merchant or a merchant administrator, regarding a potential customer, such as by being sent to a mobile device of the merchant or merchant administrator.
Excalibur Ip, Llc

Digital token system for physical medium digitalization and physical store optimization

The present invention designs a digital token system for the digitalization of physical medium carrying information and the optimization of a physical store, and utilizes the system to digitize the physical medium carrying information such as an identity (including a card) and a financial card (including a bank card), with the employment of electronic medium throughout the manufacturing, issuing and usage process, thus reducing or avoiding the manufacturing of physical media, improving issuing and usage efficiency, and greatly enhancing privacy and security. The present invention is particularly suitable to digitalize any physical medium carrying information carried by a user.

Integrated system of search, commerce and analytics engines supported by beacons, mobile consumer and merchant applications which discover, connect to, report on, communicate and transact with places, people and objects based on their proximal, ephemeral and analytical attributes on a symmetric basis

Method and apparatus for providing an integrated platform for discovery, messaging, social networking and electronic commerce, including payment services, which enables multi-modal proximity services. When associated with mobile devices the platform enables real time, proximal search, discovery, communications, and commerce including various forms of payments.
Max2 Inc.

Method and system for training a big data machine to defend

Disclosed herein are a method and system for training a big data machine to defend, retrieve log lines belonging to log line parameters of a system's data source and from incoming data traffic, compute features from the log lines, apply an adaptive rules model with identified threat labels produce a features matrix, identify statistical outliers from execution of statistical outlier detection methods, and may generate an outlier scores matrix. Embodiments may combine a top scores model and a probability model to create a single top scores vector.
Patternex, Inc.

Lending offers in an electronic commerce marketplace

A system and/or method may be provided for providing a financing offer to the user based on a user's browsing session. An example method includes monitoring a browsing session of a user.
Paypal, Inc.

A social e-commerce system and server for price-adjusted item purchaser aggregation

A system, server, and computer implemented method for adjusted price item purchaser aggregation is provided. The server for adjusted price item purchaser aggregation has a processor, which upon execution of computer program code stored in a memory device of the server is configured to receive, via a data network, item identification data representing an item and transmit, via the data network, the item identification data to a plurality of client computing devices; receive, via the data network, adjusted price request data representing a plurality of adjusted price requests for adjusted price amounts for the item or discounts from the plurality of client computing devices; and transmit, via the data network, adjusted priced item price offer data representing an adjusted offer price for the item..
Alphatise Holdings Pty Ltd

Systems and methods for providing and dynamically updating customer-specific shipping information on an on-site server

A commerce system for serving a customer of delivery services using dynamically updated data including platform services, an operations-management server maintained by a vendor, and a local commerce server and a remote computer system maintained by a delivery services company. The operations-management server is positioned at a customer location and operatively connected to the platform services.
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.

Lending offers in an electronic commerce marketplace

A system and/or method may be provided for providing a financing offer to the user based on a user's browsing session. An example method includes monitoring a browsing session of a user.
Paypal, Inc.

Trusted platform module (tpm) protected device

Example apparatus and methods provide a device (e.g., smartphone) that is more secure for electronic commerce. An example device includes a trusted platform module (tpm) that stores a public key and a private key.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and computer program product for classifying e-commerce offers into groups

A method and computerized mechanism for collecting and categorizing offers from different commercial systems, and as a result a target list is offered for the users, which covers a wider range of online offers, and which automatically organizes the products and services into a hierarchical data structure, called virtual item. The method involves defining an item category; for each item category, completing search runs in various e-commerce systems; downloading a plurality of offers from each search run; for each offer, storing data; finding relevant words for each item category; forming a word vector from the relevant words; clustering the offers into different item groups; selecting a first portion of offers as a training set and a second portion of offers as a test set; and training classifier algorithms using the training set and the test set of the offers to adjust the internal parameters of the classification algorithm..
Myproducts Kft.

Method and system for ecommerce customized photo fulfillment

A method and system for fulfilling an ecommerce photograph or photograph product order includes receiving an email from a potential customer email address at order fulfillment system, confirming that the email includes a valid photograph attachment, and generating a product image with the valid photograph. The method or system can further include sending an offer email with an offer to the potential customer email address including the product image and a link to fulfill the offer for a product represented by the product image and sending and presenting a webpage in the form of an ordering page for the offer in response to actuating the link, where the ordering page includes fields for completing shipping, billing information, and quantity information..

Systems, methods, hardware, and architecture for enabling worldwide payments of purchases from an ecommerce platform using a smartphone payment system

The invention relates to hardware functionality mechanisms for facilitating e-commerce payments through a mobile device. In certain embodiments, virtual hardware device mechanisms are disclosed for facilitating e-commerce payments through a mobile device.
Sendlater, Inc.

Safely faciltating higher risk payments

A method of facilitating e-commerce and/or contactless payments funded by a funding account that is blocked from directly making such payments, said method comprising a virtual card interface computing system, comprising an application running on a user device and a server: storing details to link a virtual card (vc) account with said funding account at said server; receiving an instruction from a user of said vc account through said application to transfer funds from the funding account to the vc account; and initiating requesting said transfer from an issuer of the funding account. Also, a method of making an e-commerce or contactless payment funded by a funding account that is blocked from directly making such payments comprising: funding a vc account according to the aforementioned method; and subsequently making said payment by providing vc credentials of the vc account to a payee..
Mastercard International Incorporated

Automatic machine translation using user feedback

Publication system, such as ecommerce system, machine translation translates a query in a first language to a second language to query an ecommerce database maintained in the second language and obtain a result set responsive to the query. Human feedback relating to the result set is detected.
Ebay Inc.

Centralized identification and authentication system and method

A central-entity centralizes users' personal and financial information in a secure environment in order to prevent the distribution of user's information in e-commerce. This information is then used to create digital identity for the users.

Managing commerce groups and posts in a social networking system

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for managing commerce related groups and communications within a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein can identify characteristics of social networking system groups and posts, and determine, based on the identified characteristics, whether the social networking system groups and posts are for-sale groups and sale listings, respectively..

User interface using tagged media, 3d indexed virtual reality images, and global positioning system locations, for electronic commerce

A user interface operated via at least one consumer computing device, a database, and at least one host computer processor, provide an electronic commerce (ecommerce) environment for secured transactions between consumer and vendor members subscribed to the environment. Digital product images are scaled into digital images of environments of intended use for virtual reality observation.

Providing electronic content in association with a request for physical content

Disclosed systems and methods provide media content through an electronic commerce server. In one implementation, a method for providing electronic content is provided.

Providing personalized item recommendations using scalable matrix factorization with randomness

Providing personalized item recommendations using scalable matrix factorization with randomness. Various embodiments involve ecommerce websites, an item interaction matrix, item interaction weightings, factorizing into a user feature matrix and an item feature matrix, computing a thin matrix, generating a random gaussian matrix, decomposing a matrix y by a qr factorization, performing a singular value decomposition, performing alternative least squares, computing item interaction scores, selecting at least one item for recommendation to an internet user based on the item interaction scores, or a combination thereof..

User registration system and methods

As part of an online shopping process, a user's selection of offers, services, etc. Is facilitated.

Method and system for conducting ecommerce transactions in messaging via search, discussion and agent prediction

A computer-implemented method of using the internet to promote goods and services and connect merchants with potential purchasers in chat groups who wish to obtain suitable sources of goods and services is provided, wherein a plurality of users each have a computer device provided with chat application software and software for accessing and interactively communicating via a computer network with a server provided with a search engine for searching the internet. Users initiate a chat conversation among a group of users.

Online coupon exchange network

A method for distributing coupons through a network and online coupon distribution network, including the steps of: (a) storing offers and coupon codes from sellers on a coupon distribution server; (b) installing and configuring a web widget in a first seller's ecommerce store server; (c) displaying on the web widget at a shopper's terminal, offers or coupon codes from one or more other sellers in the coupon exchange network; (d) allowing a shopper to select or request one or more of the displayed offers or coupon codes; (e) sending from the coupon distribution server, the coupon code associated with the selected offer to the shopper terminal; and (f) recording transaction information about the shopper and selected offer. The invention also provides for the ranking of sellers in the network to control the display of the seller's offers and coupons..

Providing shipping details on a pay transaction via the internet

E-commerce personal account numbers, shipping addresses, and other data may be tokenized to facilitate transaction completion by establishing e-commerce browser standards. Tag data may be received from a website associated with an e-commerce transaction.

Web-based checkout and alternate login based on secure identifiers and alternate link formats

A system and method for web-based checkout in an e-commerce system using a secret pin received via short message service (sms) and using an identifier are disclosed. The system and method include receiving a customer payment request and email address of a customer from a vendor, transmitting a pin to an sms account of the customer, receiving the pin from the customer to confirm payment, authenticating the ip address and the pin and processing the payment.

Trust stamp

The present invention relates generally to identity or trustworthiness verification for online users. More specifically, the present invention is a method of identity verification for online users combined with methodologies for evaluating or demonstrating trustworthiness.

Systems and methods for recording and recreating interactive user-sessions involving an on-line server

An auditing system and method configured to capture and report an interactive client journey between a web browser and a website is described. Instantiation of control code at an end-user computing device brings about the capture of server and request headers from the perspective of the locally-executing web browser.
User Replay Limited

Augmented reality e-commerce for in store retail

The augmented reality e-commerce may maximize limited physical space within a store by providing virtual displays of products in predetermined physical spaces. A virtual shelf blueprint that includes positional information for virtual display locations on a virtual shelf may be received.
3d Product Imaging Inc.

Augmented reality e-commerce for home improvement

Augmented reality e-commerce may be useful for home improvement store chains that offer products and services. Initially, environmental data that includes spatial data or image data may be received from scanning sensors.
3d Product Imaging Inc.

Aggregation of group of products content and providing ways to display, view, access, share and consume content

A system and method for e-commerce with an art board by activating on a mobile device an art board from a network-based marketplace; placing one or more items onto the art board; recommending additional items to place on the art board; using a finger to see additional items; inviting users to interact with the art board; and collaborating regarding art board items.. .
Pipit Interactive, Inc.

Product customization system and method

A product customization system is provided to facilitate customization of a consumer product. The product customization system may include an interface, network connected analysis component, database, customization component, simulation component, purchase component, and/or commerce component.
Bucket Wonders Llc

Integration platform for interfacing with third party channels

An integration platform provides a third party channel products from a merchant, so that the third party channel may cause an opportunity to be presented to a user to purchase one of the products. In response to an indication of a user purchase, the integration platform transmits a purchase request to the electronic commerce platform to create an order for the purchase.
Paypal, Inc.

Method, system, and device of protecting a computerized service

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Method and system for creating a multifunctional collage useable for client/server communication

A method for creating a collage of e-commerce items from one or more electronic data sources has steps for (a) providing a server client that may access indirectly or directly, the one or more data sources, (b) providing an information access and retrieval utility to run on the server client, (c) accessing the one or more data sources via the server client utility, (d) importing to or otherwise sending to the server client specific items from the one or more data sources, and (e) placing the selected items in an integrated utility downloaded to the server client.. .

Electronic commerce file system

In various example embodiments, a system and method for updating stored item data using a remote computing system are presented. In example embodiments, a first user selection of a representation of an item accessible from a first remote computing system is received at a client device while the client device is in electronic communication with the first remote computing system via a network.
Ebay Inc.

Ecommerce system with evaluation of boolean expression sets

A system that evaluates boolean expressions receives a first set of boolean expressions that include one or more boolean expressions, and receives a second set of boolean expressions that includes one or more boolean expressions. The system determines one or more overlapping boolean expressions between the first set and the second set.
Oracle International Corporation

Fraud deterrence for payment card transactions

Systems and methods are described for providing fraud deterrents during payment card transactions especially for e-commerce and e-transactions. Fraud deterrents may be selected and configured by a client, bank, or other third-party and provided to a client in customized manners which may be configured on a client's authorized device or otherwise as defined in an e-profile associated with a payment card.

Enabling enforcement of licensing terms in distributing content in containers by including a key in the container containing the pertinent licensing terms

A method, system and computer program product for enforcing licensing terms when distributing content via a container image running in a container. Upon receiving a request for a service from the container by the isolation code, where the isolation code limits, accounts and isolates resource usage of process groups, the commerce code application programming interfaces (apis) of the isolation code read a key of the container.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for decentralizing commerce and rights management for digital assets using a blockchain rights ledger

Systems and methods for decentralizing commerce and rights management for digital assets using a blockchain rights ledger in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a playback device for accessing content using a decentralized blockchain rights ledger includes a processor, a network interface, a memory connected to the processor, where the memory includes: a decentralized blockchain rights ledger, a platform identifier, a public and private key pair associated with the platform, a ledger modification application, and a playback application, the ledger modification application configures the processor to: receive a first new block created and distributed by a first blockchain management device, update the decentralized blockchain rights ledger with the first new block received from the first blockchain management device, the playback application directs the processor to: obtain an encrypted digital media work, generate a digital representation of the digital media work stored in memory, locate a platform license transaction corresponding to the identified digital representation and matching platform identification number, where the platform activation transaction identifies a platform that is permitted to play back the digital media work and contains an encrypted content key with which the digital media work can be decrypted, where the encrypted content key is encrypted with a public key of a public and private key pair associated with the identified platform, and decrypt the encrypted content key using the private key of the public and private key pair associated with the platform, and decrypt content from the digital media work using the decrypted content key and play back the decrypted content..
Verimatrix, Inc.

System and interactive advertisement augmentation via a called voice connection

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for streaming data. The method includes presenting a data stream including an interactive communication and detecting feedback from the user in response to the interactive communication.
Audionow Ip Holdings, Llc

Aerial vehicle delivery of items available through an e-commerce shopping site

This disclosure describes an unmanned aerial vehicle (“uav”) configured to autonomously deliver items of inventory to various destinations. The uav may receive inventory information and a destination location and autonomously retrieve the inventory from a location within a materials handling facility, compute a route from the materials handling facility to a destination and travel to the destination to deliver the inventory..
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Offline conversion tracking

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for tracking offline purchases. One of the methods includes receiving information from a first user device identifying a requested commerce object, a geographical area, and an advertising identifier, identifying a plurality of sources of available inventory data for physical retail locations, searching the plurality of sources to determine one or more physical retail locations that have available inventory of the commerce object, serving instructions for a presentation of a user interface to a second user device, providing instructions for presentation of a prompt regarding whether the requested commerce object was purchased, receiving a response indicating that the requested commerce object was purchased, and storing data indicating the purchase in a memory with the advertising identifier..
Kibo Software, Inc.

Systems and methods for facilitating card verification over a network

A system and method for facilitating electronic commerce over a network, according to one or more embodiments, includes communicating with a user via a user device and an issuer of payment media via an issuer device over the network, the payment media being issued to the user by the issuer, receiving user instruction over the network to link the payment media to a user account related to the user, prompting the user over the network to input a secure password known only by the issuer and the user, receiving the secure password from the user over the network, verifying that the payment media is owned by the user over the network via a secure protocol, returning a response to the user related to verification of the payment media, and storing payment media verification information.. .
Paypal, Inc.

Method and system for tracking physical metrics in an electronic networking system

A method and system for tracking physical metrics in an electronic networking system is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the physical metric tracking system comprises a data registering unit that receives activity data by a user, a data processing unit that validates the activity data using a plurality of data validating algorithms and converts the validated data into a convertible value, and a storage that stores the activity data and the convertible value.
Plus 3 Network, Inc.

Tiered wireless, multi-modal access system and method

A wireless, multi-modal access device and system adapted to integrate a number of communications networks operating in differing communication modes to facilitate transfer of communication links during a communication session to promote efficient use of the communication networks. The system includes a plurality of universal multi-modal access devices ummad that are capable of operating at different frequencies and different protocols (tdma, amps, cdma, gsm, pcs etc) to communicate with any one of a number of wide bandwidth gateways (wbg), which are each capable of communication using one or more of the protocols.
Mobile Data Off-loading Inc.

Automatic taxonomy alignment

A method of posting a listing submitted with respect to a first electronic commerce system onto a second electronic commerce system is disclosed. A submission of the listing is received for posting in association with a target category included in a taxonomy of the first electronic commerce system.
Paypal, Inc.

Method and system for correlating diverse transaction data

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods, systems, and apparatuses for matching e-commerce and physical point-of-sale transaction data. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, by a computer, first transaction data comprising a payment token or second transaction data comprising a primary account identifier, wherein the payment token is derived from the primary account identifier, and providing, by the computer, a universal account identifier after receiving the payment token or the account identifier, wherein the universal account identifier is a substitute for the payment token and the primary account identifier..

Integrated enabling mobile commerce transactions using active posters and contactless identity modules

A method, integrated system and active poster for processing mobile touch transactions. The integration consists of an rfid or other near field communication enabled device which may be standalone, affixed to, or part of a mobile or hand held portable wireless communication device (optionally using a contact less (cl) sim with near field communication capability), a touch sensitive active poster also with near field communication capability, an issuer's or mobile network provider's system and application and a host computer with networking capability..
Xius Corp.

Systems and methods for remote robotic apparel fitting and shopping

Remote apparel fitting has long remained a problem technically and commercially since the start of online e-commerce. Various virtual fitting rooms have been disclosed in prior inventions and tried, where simulated apparel fitting results are generated from computer models.

Data protection system for online data

A data protection system for online data is described that can be used to obfuscate sensitive data to relieve security compliance requirements for one or more entities involved in processing, storing, and/or communicating the sensitive data to complete an online purchase transaction. The data protection system can receive online purchase data from a client application, and then remove the sensitive information of the online purchase data to sanitize the online purchase data.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

System and gift cards integration with payment

A system and method for gift cards, account controls, and payment processor integration with email payment in an e-commerce system is disclosed. The system and method include receiving parameters, from a full-customer, for a sub-customer to access an account of the full-customer, wherein the full-customer provides an identifier of the sub-customer, receiving a confirmation from the sub-customer, transmitting an offer to the sub-customer, wherein the offer includes a mailto link and a token, receiving a message from the sub-customer, wherein the sub-customer selects the mailto link in the offer, checking the parameters set by the full-customer, and on a condition that the parameters are met, processing a payment..
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Online clothing e-commerce systems and methods with machine-learning based sizing recommendation

Methods, systems, and storage media for providing sizing information is described. In embodiments, a computing device may obtain purchase information associated with individual users.
Intel Corporation

Time-related system for promoting sales

A time-related system for promoting retail sales based on the buyer's birthday, wherein the month and day of birth are read as an hour and a minute respectively. This marries the calendar birthday to a specific time on a digital clock and expands the traditional annual birthday promotional opportunity to a daily opportunity.

Method and system for payment transaction authentication

A method for facilitating the widespread use of the pin-debit payment method for internet “ecommerce” and mobile payments sales which requires little or no change for the cardholders, merchants, debit networks and card issuers based primarily on the introduction of a layer of middleware and wherein the debit networks and issuing banks may customize the implementation of the services based on individual strategy and cardholder preferences.. .
Collective Dynamics Llc

Sensory feedback payment system

Systems and methods for providing a sensory feedback payment system include a system provider device that receives, through communication over a network with a merchant device that is located at a merchant physical location, a request to debit an amount from a customer payment account. The sensory feedback may include at least one of vibrational feedback and audio feedback.
Paypal, Inc.

Network information system with license registration and operation thereof

A network information system, and a method of operation thereof, includes: an extraction module for extracting a unique device identification for sending to an e-commerce server, wherein the unique device identification is extracted from a network-connected device with a software application installed and not activated on the network-connected device; a settlement process module, coupled to the extraction module, for generating a notification based on the unique device identification for sending to a license server; and a key generation module, coupled to the settlement process module, for generating a product key for the unique device identification based on the notification for activating the software application to run on a computing device.. .
Clevx, Llc

Device, method, and system of generating fraud-alerts for cyber-attacks

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Demand-based product sourcing

Techniques and system configurations for demand-based product sourcing in an electronic commerce setting is described herein. In one example, information about an item corresponding to a plurality of fulfillment locations is stored in a database.
Bby Solutions, Inc.

Method and system for data driven personalization

A system and method for providing a customized user experience is presented. A system can include one or more processing modules and one more non-transitory storage modules.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

System and processing commerce events

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method that includes providing, by a server, media content to a set top box; the media content includes an advertisement and a closed captioning line and the set top box is associated with a display device. The method also includes facilitating access to a shopping application for download at a communication device separate from the set top box, and inserting into the closed captioning line an identifier of a commerce event.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Payment system with automated payroll deduction

A payment platform that allows a user to submit a current pay stub and bank account information and, through the system borrow money, shop online, and complete repayment through automated payroll deduction. The platform includes several modules including (i) a mechanism for collecting repayment, (ii) an accounting system for reconciling payroll repayment, and (iii) a lending engine that performs risk analysis, fraud protection, and makes lending decisions.
Perpay, Inc.

Peer-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

Managing commerce-related communications within a social networking system

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for managing commerce-related communications within a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein can identify a particular social networking system post and can generate an optimized version of that particular post.
Facebook, Inc.

System and identifying user habits

A method for appending location data to behavior profiles, includes tracking a number of impressions for a user when the user is on-line, tracking a number of opportunities for the user when the user is on-line, calculating a cost associated with the opportunities for the user, and determining an index for the user to quantify a qualitative value of the user. Therefore, exemplary embodiments use information gathered and associated about a user to provide different decision propositions to the providers of targeted information..
Geocommerce Inc.

Systems and methods for digital multimedia capture using haptic control, cloud voice changer, protecting digital multimedia privacy, and advertising and sell products or services via cloud gaming environments

Provided are computer implemented methods for combining online and offline gaming, advertising, and commerce and providing free games, free products, and free services. The method may commence with receiving a buying request associated with a product from a user.

System for hybrid incremental approach to query processing and method therefor

A system and method for compiling search results is presented herein. A method can include gathering user behavior data, filtering the user behavior data, performing update calculations on the filtered user behavior data, using a decaying function to aggregate the filtered user behavior data; and facilitating the presentation of aggregated user behavior data.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

System and interactive television with messaging based payments

Disclosed is a system and method for integrating email, sms, and social media based transactions with interactive television or standard cable with internet access to make payments. Disclosed is a method to tie together a vendor and a cable provider with an e-commerce system leveraging each entity's customer information to streamline the payment process.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Mobile ride-sharing social networking e-commerce platform

The present disclosure relates to a mobile ride-sharing application which provides a social networking means that is conducive to its targeted demographic through its e-commerce platforming and method. Disclosed are a method providing a mobile ride-sharing application and an electronic device thereof..

Systems and methods for facilitating electronic commerce over a network

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods for facilitating electronic commerce over a network include communicating with a plurality of users via a plurality of user devices over the network, receiving a login request from a first user via a first user device over the network, accessing an account related to the user based on information passed with the login request, receiving a snaplist file related to a multiple image listing provided by the first user via the first user device, processing the snaplist file by extracting the multiple image listing from the snaplist file, and displaying the multiple image listing to one or more other users via one or more other user devices.. .
Ebay Inc.

Token service provider for electronic/mobile commerce transactions

In some embodiments, a verification system includes a memory storing a common identifier that identifies a user. The system may also include one or more hardware processors coupled to the memory and configured to read instructions from the memory to perform the steps of: receiving a token associated with a request to complete a transaction with an environment; determining the common identifier associated with the token, the common identifier being associated with an identifier of the merchant, an identifier of the user requesting the transaction, and a funding instrument associated with the user; and determining, based on information associated with the common identifier, whether to approve the transaction..
Paypal, Inc.

Cross-channel system for electronic commerce and methods useful in conjunction therewith

A method for recognizing end-users communicating with a computerized entity serving end-users via a plurality of entity/end-user communication channels, method comprising capturing personal particulars for each user from among a multiplicity of end-users via a first channel and storing the personal particulars in a corresponding multiplicity of end-user records in an end-user database, thereby to define a first, data capturing session for each of the multiplicity of end-users; and accessing at least one individual end-user's record during a second, data recognizing session, held via a second channel between the individual end-user and computerized entity subsequent to the first data capturing session therebetween, accessing including recognizing end-user by identifying the end-user record from among the multiplicity of end-user records which corresponds to the end user; and performing at least one of reading from and writing to the end-user record, wherein the channels comprise one physical channel and one online channel.. .
Zooz Mobile Ltd.

Methods and processing and generating an order

A computer implemented method of processing an e-commerce order is provided. The method includes receiving, at an e-commerce server, an indication of an order including an indication of delivery information.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Manipulation of dynamically assembled ecommerce web pages

Systems and methods for manipulating dynamically rendered content are provided. At the outset, a first visual representation of backend data sources and a set of rules is generated.
Oracle International Corporation

Electric commerce support system

An electric commerce support system that an introducer does not have to specialized knowledge and further that an orderer can comfortably order an/a article/service is provided. In an electric commerce support system, a smartphone operated by the orderer and an electric commerce support server are connected to each other via the internet.
Alivecast Inc.

Multi-party payment object oriented system and method

The present invention involves a server for accommodating multiple payments in an e-commerce transaction. The server includes a processor with a communications device and software modules.
Payasone Llc

High speed robotic weighing system

This disclosure pertains to weighing a physical item while it is moving in a servo-driven conveyor system for e-commerce, logistics, manufacturing and other applications. The introduction of an unknown mass to an electro-mechanical feedback or filter network controlling a conveyance system will modify the steady state behavior of that system in such a way that measuring the phase or frequency shift of an input signal or oscillation will enable us to infer the magnitude of that mass..
Raf Technology, Inc.

Method and system to conduct electronic commerce through motion pictures or life performance events

Systems and methods for enabling a viewer of a motion art form to select an object of interest from within the motion art form are disclosed. The system includes a computing device configured to: receive at least one selection signal from at least one viewer; synchronize the at least one selection signal with an elapse time of the motion art form; and transmit the at least one selection signal to a destination..

Identifying search friendly web pages

A system for evaluating web pages for searchable content can be utilized to make an e-commerce search engine more effective by identifying pages with searchable value. In embodiments, a web page exhibiting “searchable value” is a page that provides useful information responsive to a user's query on an e-commerce search engine.
Bloomreach, Inc.

Methods and systems for order management and processing using a distributed commerce platform

In embodiments, methods and systems for order management and processing based on a distributed commerce platform are provided. A distributed commerce platform supports end-to-end integrated product publication, order-management and payment services.
Stripe Inc.

Payment approval platform

A platform for approving purchases in an e-commerce platform may be provided. Embodiments of the present disclosure may first receive, from a requestor, a request for a purchase.
Greenlight Me, Inc.

Domain-specific hardwired ecommerce learning machine

A domain-specific hardwired symbolic ecommerce machine is described that processes information via the hardwired mapping of symbols from one or more domains onto other such domains, computing and communicating with improved security and reduced power consumption because it has no cpu, no random access memory (ram), no instruction registers, no instruction set architecture (isa), no operating system (os) and no applications programming. The machine provides web services by recognizing legal requests such as http post request and responding with an html web page.
Hackproof Technologies, Inc.

Cigar band recognition interface

The present invention comprise a cigar band recognition interface which further comprises a network device having a transceiver; and a processor that is operative to perform actions, comprising: scanning a cigar band to create a cigar band image; comparing the cigar band image with at least one other cigar band image which is catalogued, indexed, and stored to determine a cigar brand; and displaying to a user said cigar brand and at least one price of said cigar brand. Additionally, the network device may further process data over a network, including comparing the cigar band image with the at least one other cigar band image further comprises comparing with the received geographical location marker with at least one known geographical marker of a distributor of said cigar brand, where a proximity marker is used to determine whether a physical distribution location is displayed or whether an ecommerce platform is displayed..

Multi-agent system for gps web services

The present invention is an internet communications system for connecting mobile ecommerce consumers with registered mobile goods and services providers. Multi-agent software is used for the web services ecommerce platform and the invention uses the dynamic locations of mobile providers and consumers as the basis for matching them.

Location-based electronic commerce service driven by an event

Distribution of promotional content and/or location information associated with devices in response to, for example, a social event or another type of event. Commerce transactions and/or non-commerce transactions associated with the promotional content can be performed.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Social network driven real-time multi-payer, multi-merchant, multi-bucket discounting social commerce system with value tracking, multi-layer commission forwarding and discount processing systems and related methods

Methods for a buyer to receive a discount from a merchant or another member in a multi-merchant, multi-payer internet commerce platform in a social network. The methods relate to deals which include loyalty-based discounts, prepaid discounts and/or coupon discounts.

Determining transaction risk from similarity of parameters characterizing a user terminal which originated a transaction to a user terminal identified from the transaction

A method of performing operations on a processor of a financial transaction processing system, includes receiving an ecommerce transaction message containing an account identifier for a pending ecommerce transaction and initial parameter information characterizing an originating user terminal that communicated the ecommerce transaction message. A network address of a registered user terminal that is associated with the account identifier is identified.
Ca, Inc.

Method and system for creating and managing a community of intellectual property licensees to develop and commercialize a new technology

An electronic commerce (e-commerce) system is provided wherein: an intellectual property (ip) holder holding ip rights: authorizes one or more users to participate in an online process for distributing specified ip rights; conducts the online process; gives, upon termination of the online process, to a winning user a right to license the specified ip rights upon payment of a fee to the ip holder; provides the license to the specified ip rights to the winning user; organizes a selected community of licensees of the ip holder's ip rights; and invites the winning user to join the selected community of licensees of the ip holder's ip rights.. .

3d imaging

The 3d models includes parametric data and metadata. A software enables a user to specify search criteria for a selected product among a plurality of products whose 3d models are stored on the data storage device.

Determining risk of transactions based on patterns of wireless devices observed by a user terminal

A method of performing operations on a processor of a financial transaction processing system, includes receiving from a merchant node an ecommerce authentication request for a pending ecommerce transaction associated with a user terminal. The ecommerce authentication request contains transaction information that comprises a user terminal identifier and a reported list of wireless device identifiers that are observed by the user terminal.
Ca, Inc.

Bank issued contactless payment card used in transit fare collection

An apparatus such as a mobile phone includes a contactless smart card or payment device, where the smart card is intended for use in both commerce transaction payment and transit fare payment (or other venue access) environments. The payment device may function as both an electronic wallet for commerce transactions and as a transit system card, for access to and fare payment of transit services.

Banding device

A device for applying a non-elastic plastic band securely around an article of commerce and its associated packaging includes a substantially automated feed mechanism for extracting the band from a continuous film at a modifiable length and tension. The feed mechanism includes a pair of arcuate guides that assist in directing the band through a first hole in the packaging, across the article, and through a second hole in the packaging so the ends of the band are disposed on the same side of the packaging.
Avery Dennison Retail Information Services Llc

System, having teaching and commerce subsystems

A frequency band selection device that can be inserted into a signal transmission line of a catv system on the premise of a user includes at least two signal path sets between a tap side and a premise side. Each signal path set includes two discrete signal paths, a high frequency signal path for a downstream bandwidth and a low frequency signal path for an upstream bandwidth.
Ppc Broadband, Inc.

Determining dimension of target object in an image using reference object

Systems and methods for determining dimensions of an object using a digital image. In particular, systems and methods for determining an actual dimension of a target object using a digital image of that object along with a reference object are disclosed.
Mecommerce, Inc.

3d click to buy

An e-commerce method, comprising: providing a plurality of interactive 3d models in a data storage device, at least one said 3d model for each of a plurality of products. The 3d models including parametric data for rendering a 3d image of a selected product; providing rendering engine software receiving parametric data from the 3d models and rendering a 3d image on a display on a client side workstation.

System and electronic payment using payment server provided transaction link codes

A universal payment system and method for making payment transaction across different terminals and scenarios (whether atm, pos, e-commerce, p2p, mobile commerce, social media commerce) without sharing payer's personal or account information with the payee is provided. The universal payment system includes a payment server to generate a transaction link code when a payer initiates a payment transaction using a payee device.

Method, system and computer readable medium for web site account and e-commerce management from a central location

A method, system and computer readable medium for managing a user online financial transaction at a destination ecommerce web site using a credit or debit card account of the user, including a) transmitting an activation command to a financial institution processing financial transactions for activating the credit or debit card account of the user; b) submitting a charge request for the credit or debit card account to the financial institution via a destination e-commerce web site to which the user is logged in while the credit or debit card account is in the activated status; and c) transmitting a de-activation command to said financial institution for de-activating the credit or debit card account, wherein the financial institution only accepts and processes charge requests received from e-commerce web sites while the credit or debit card account is in the activated status and wherein the financial institution declines charge requests while said credit or debit card account is in the de-activated status, and wherein steps a) to c) are repeated at least once.. .
Antonopoulos Limited Liability Company

Enhanced shopping actions on a mobile device

Example embodiments described herein disclose a specially configured device to receive and recognize enhanced user interactions through a graphical user interface. A user device may accordingly receive and display a set of search results, detect a user input entered via a touch-input device related to a single item from among the set of search results, determine a pressure exerted upon the touch-input device corresponding to the user input, and based on at least the pressure of the user input, select and execute an appropriate commerce action..
Ebay Inc.

Methods and systems for auditing and editing content of an e-commerce site

Methods and systems are provided for auditing and editing the content of an e-commerce site. In one embodiment, a method includes accessing data associated with a presentation of a sku on a retailer's website using a first device.
Overstock.com, Inc.

System and tokenization

A method for obscuring a value of a sensitive data element includes: (a) receiving the sensitive data element, the sensitive data element being received over a data communications network (110) at a hardware computing device (142) of a trusted tokenization service provider (140); (b) generating a token corresponding to the received sensitive data element; (c) storing the token and sensitive data element in a memory device (146) such that they are correlated with one another; (d) providing the generated token to a first party (130) that uses the token in place of the sensitive data element in a request for authorization to complete a transaction, the request being sent from the first party (130); (e) intercepting the request for authorization including the token; (f) using the token contained in the intercepted request to look-up and retrieve the correlated sensitive data element in the memory device (160); (g) replacing the token contained in the request with the sensitive data element retrieved from the memory device (160); and (h) forwarding the request containing the sensitive data element to a second party (160 and/or 162) which employs the sensitive data element to determine whether completion of the transaction should be authorized or declined.. .
Cardinalcommerce Corporation

Method to enable consumers to make purchases at e-commerce websites using their mobile number

A method and system include receiving a payment authorization request that comprises payment data and a mobile station international subscriber directory number (msisdn) associated with a mobile device; verifying the msisdn by comparing msisdn to a subscriber database; generating a message to verify a payment transaction, after the msisdn is validated; receiving the verification message at the mobile device; verifying the payment transaction by transmitting a mobile personal identification number (pin) associated with the msisdn in response to the verification message; generating an authorization message indicating the payment transaction is one of approved or declined; and transmitting the authorization message. Numerous other aspects are provided..
Mastercard International Incorporated

Myriad of payment methods with alternate payment controls

A system and method for providing an email as a command is disclosed. The system and method include formatting an action in an e-commerce system based on an assigned address, wherein communication with the assigned address initiates the action, and authenticating a message addressed to the assigned address, wherein for a positively authenticated message the action is performed.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

System and authoring and delivering wrap packages of cards

An ecosystem that enables third party creators to create card templates and widgets and businesses and/or consumers to author wrap packages using the same for distribution. During authoring, the businesses and consumers, using a wrap package authoring tool, can incorporate the various card templates and/or widgets maintained in a library into their wrap packages.
Wrap Media, Llc

Commerce oriented uniform resource locater (url) shortener

A uniform resource locator (url) shortener relies on client-side support to embed links to websites into, for example, text messages, emails, tweets, or other forms of microblogging, and that provides additional capabilities. A method may include: recognizing a token indicator; recognizing a token in conjunction with the token indicator; selecting a template corresponding to the token indicator; and executing a process enabled according to the token and the template.
Paypal, Inc.

Systems and methods for global dynamic hierarchical ordering system

A unified ecommerce platform system that enables sellers to acquire in depth insight into their business market and consumers utilizing a centralized cloud based platform with enhanced consumer purchasing and information gathering abilities and allows users enhanced granular security tools and information for purchase.. .
Order Hopper, Inc

Platform dashboard

A platform for creating an advertising campaign may include a graphical user interface. The graphical user interface may be configured to permit a user to select a geographic area to define a target recipient group, identify a demographic parameter of the target recipient group, view an estimated statistic from the advertising campaign based on the target recipient group and demographic parameter, set campaign parameters, and associate an advertisement to the advertising campaign..
Geocommerce Inc.

Exchanging identifiers between wireless communication to determine further information to be exchanged or further services to be provided

A server exchanges information between one or more wireless devices to complete a transaction. The server receives second device identifier information from a first wireless device using a wide area network.
Proxicom Wireless, Llc

Life-cycle modeling based on transaction and social media data

A mechanism is provided for personalizing a user's e-commerce environment. Identified lifecycle state transactions associated with the user are modeled by performing a lifecycle state transition probability calculation utilizing collected social media data and transaction data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and mobile payment

Techniques for portable devices functioning as an electronic purchaser (e.g., e-purse) and/or an electronic mobile seller (e.g., mobile point-of-sales (pos)) are disclosed. According to one aspect of the invention, a mechanism is provided to enable a portable device to conduct e-commerce and m-commerce transactions over an open network with a payment server and/or a pos transaction server without compromising security.
Rfcyber Corp.

Device, method, and system of differentiating between virtual machine and non-virtualized device

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

System and graphically building weighted search queries

A system and method allow a user to define a search request by selecting and weighting graphical icons provided on a search creation interface. The graphical icons may be selected by using an icon selection feature provided on the search creation interface.
Overstock.com, Inc.

System and identifying users on a network

System and method described herein may be used to relate a physical address of a user and an ip address of a user from on-line exchanges of the user. The method may include relating an ip address to an intermediate identifier, where the intermediate identifier is observed with the ip address during a single on-line exchange.
Geocommerce Inc.

Mobile dimensioner use in commerce

A mobile volume dimensioning device, i.e. A mobile dimensioner, is described that detects excessive measuring time and/or a repetitive range of measuring motion and receives a deactivation event upon detection of this inappropriate behavior so as to prevent the systematic reporting of either the highest or lowest dimensions in an effort to mitigate unfair charging practices in commerce applications involving the shipping of goods..
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for generating an on-line/ecommerce based garment viewing, selection, and sizing service that includes a virtual shopping experience capable of being initiated by activating an embedded uniform resource locator (url) from an arbitrary web-based application or browser. The inventive system includes elements and processes that may be used to generate realistic images and behavior of a user's digital facsimile and associated clothing and/or accessories under different environmental viewing conditions (such as lighting, shading, etc.).
Dimensionalmechanics, Inc.

Systems and methods for indicating the existence of accessible information pertaining to articles of commerce

A system and method are provided for indicating an existence of a link to information pertaining to an article of commerce. The present disclosure provides for downloading a look-up table from a server database to a mobile device via a communication network.
Scanning Technologies Innovations, Llc

System and identifying customer persona and implementing persuasion techniques thereof

A computer-implemented method and a system for implementing persuasion techniques based on persona of one or more online users is provided. Session data of the online users is extracted from one or more e-commerce applications and is analyzed using a behavior mapping model to identify persona of the one or more users.
Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.

Systems and methods for sales execution environment

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage mediums are provided for facilitating a task in a retail commerce environment. A request to facilitate performance of a commerce-related task is sent.
Wat-mart Stores, Inc.