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8781973 Event marketing automated system  
In a method of processing customer applications at an event, an application is received from a customer on a customer interface computer. The data in said application is verified on the customer...
8781908 Method and apparatus for automated shopper checkout using radio frequency identification technology  
A method and apparatus involve: providing a plurality of products that are each associated with a respective radio frequency identification tag; using radio frequency identification technology to...
8768775 Methods and systems for automated product registration  
Systems, methods and articles for automating the process of registering a product purchased by a consumer from a merchant in a purchase transaction. Product data including product identification...
8762212 Electronic product information display system  
The invention discloses a printed label and a display shelf for a business establishment, including a display shelf having a length and at least one area on which at least one product is to be...
8733644 Self-chechout apparatus  
In accordance with one embodiment, a self-checkout apparatus comprises a structural body including a first photographing unit which is provided with a first photographing window at the front part...
8732024 Self-checkout method and apparatus  
A point-of-sale self-checkout terminal includes a code reader device for automated entry of a product identification code present on items for purchase and a customer input device for receipt of...
8712856 Systems and/or methods for determining item serial number structure and intelligence  
Certain exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for determining the correct item serial number structure, even when information regarding the serial number data and/or structure is lacking. Such...
8694433 Image cashletter processing with reject repair deferral  
A system and method for efficient image cashletter processing where an image cashletter including a plurality of monetary records is received. Failed monetary records in the image cashletter are...
8682809 System and methods for providing user generated video reviews  
Methods and systems for content aggregation and distribution are described. Video content may be received from a plurality of sources. The video content may be associated with metadata identifying...
8638224 Refrigerator and method of operating the same  
A refrigerator may include a main body having a storage chamber formed therein, a cooling device for cooling the storage chamber, and a door for opening and closing the storage chamber. A basket...
8630924 Detection of stock out conditions based on image processing  
Image analysis techniques, including object recognition analysis, are applied to images obtained by one or more image capture devices deployed within inventory environments. The object recognition...
8631093 Remote data acquisition, transmission and analysis system including handheld wireless equipment  
A remote data acquisition, transmission and analysis system including handheld wireless equipment to obtain operational data and the status of remote machines is disclosed. A plurality of...
8630910 Multi-party, multi-tier system for managing paper purchase and distribution  
A system, including apparatuses and methods, for paper production and distribution in a communication network environment with multi-party and multi-level production and distribution relationships....
8626615 System and method for product trials in a simulated environment  
A system and method to enable product trials and, in particular, to dynamically collect information relating to the product trials. The system includes a tagging engine configured to tag one or...
8620757 System for providing an online account statement having hyperlinks  
A computer system including at least one computer-readable medium has software to provide online account statements for accounts of customers of a company. The at least one computer-readable medium...
8600820 Method and system for labeling and managing the sale of manufactured concrete blocks  
In a method for identifying manufactured concrete or masonry blocks and managing the sale thereof to a customer in a retail establishment, the retail establishment having a computer system...
8600819 Food product scale and related in-store random weight item transaction system with RFID  
A random weight item transaction system include a scale with label RFID tag functionality, service person RFID tag functionality and customer RFID tag functionality. A slicer in proximity to the...
8577729 Self-checkout terminal  
An article code reading device optically reads a code symbol on an article, and decodes and outputs an article code. An image pickup image part picks up an image of an area of an article, the code...
8565679 Communication system, information processing apparatus, computer-readable storage medium having program stored therein, and information processing method  
Provided is a communication system which includes a plurality of game apparatuses. Each game apparatus performs short-range wireless communication with another game apparatus among the plurality of...
8504431 Method and system for monitoring forestry products  
A method and system for monitoring forestry products are provided in the present invention, wherein at least one active communicating device is disposed on a forestry product, and reading and...
8497776 Radio frequency identification system and method used to perform electronic article surveillance  
A radio frequency identification (RFID) system used to perform electronic article surveillance comprises a RFID tag and a RFID reader. The RFID tag is affixed to an object, and the RFID reader,...
8498903 System and method for performing a security check at a checkout terminal  
A system and method for performing a security check at a checkout terminal is disclosed. Various heuristics are utilized to verify that a customer or clerk has properly identified an item being...
8498960 Personal inventory manager  
A device retrieves information associated with personal inventory from a personal inventory database, and provides for display of an input personal inventory option, a search personal inventory...
8494274 System and method for performing a shopping activity through a wireless computing device  
The invention provides a method, system and computer program product for performing a shopping activity in a shopping store through a wireless computing device of a customer. The wireless computing...
8468059 Storage-cabinet and method for selling frozen and/or refrigerated goods from such a locked storage-cabinet  
A storage cabinet for at least one of refrigerated and frozen goods for sale through that the cabinet door opens via entering of a door opening code in a payment terminal with scanning equipment...
8463651 Non-instrumented perishable product tracking in a supply chain  
There are provided a system, a method and a computer program product for tracking an inventory distribution of a perishable product in a supply chain. The system receives shipment data and point of...
8463706 Coupon bearing sponsor account transaction authorization  
A transaction handler receives, for forwarding to a sponsor account's issuer, a coupon authorization request message from a merchant's acquirer that identifies the sponsor account and a coupon for...
8463663 Storage of purchase-related information  
A memory tag is a transponder device with a memory for storing digital content. Purchase-related information for a product is stored in such a memory tag. A write capability of the memory tag is...
8452660 Self-checkout security system and method therefor  
A system and method for enhanced security for a self-checkout system is disclosed where predicted weights of items are used to predict the total order weight. The predicted total order weight is...
8451118 Method and apparatus for maintaining and locating lost, misplaced or stolen articles  
Theft increases the average product cost to consumers. A mentoring system is presented that can help to reduce or prevent the inventory from lost or theft. Theft is a serious concern in the...
8442910 Systems and methods for using verified information cards in a communications network  
Digital information cards associated with verified information about users are described. The cards can be used to optimize a network communications experience or interaction for a user and a...
8438067 Medical resource storage and management apparatus and medical supply management system  
Locations of storage on a rack 70 for arranging and storing medical resources are partitioned by a partition member 75. A medical resource detecting member 73 and a retrieval guidance member 72 are...
8429086 System for location based transaction security  
A system for improving transaction security based on location information. The system includes a transaction processing center in communication with a first transaction device and a second...
8423414 Method and system for pausing, migrating, and restarting retail point-of-sale transactions  
A computer implemented method, data processing system, and computer program product for managing transactions on point-of-sale terminals comprising a peer-to-peer network in a retail data...
8380629 Seeding challenges for payment transactions  
Systems, methods, and apparatus are provided for authenticating a consumer using challenge questions. A response to a challenge question is verified via seeding the challenge question, receiving...
8370222 Systems and methods for tracking lumber in a sawmill  
At least one geometric characteristic for each of a number of pieces of lumber is determined. Each of the pieces of lumber may then be logically associated with at least one of a log or a cant from...
8365993 Self scanning system  
A product sales processing system includes a portable terminal; a cash register, a customer operating the portable terminal so that product codes are read and stored in the portable terminal, and...
8364545 System and method for pairing food with wine  
A system for pairing food from a food menu with wine from a wine menu includes a host machine and computing device(s). A method uses the host machine and computing device (s) to conduct the...
8364584 Dynamic currency conversion system and method  
A system for dynamic currency conversion is provided. The system includes a bank identifier system determining whether currency conversion is available for a card-issuing bank of a presented card,...
8359389 Monitoring application program resource consumption  
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for monitoring application program resource consumption. Information that...
8346631 Systems and methods for tracking lumber in a sawmill  
At least one geometric characteristic for each of a number of pieces of lumber is determined. Each of the pieces of lumber may then be logically associated with at least one of a log or a cant from...
8321313 Method and process for providing relevant data, comparing proposal alternatives, and reconciling proposals, invoices, and purchase orders with actual costs in a workflow process  
The present invention provides a process and system for matching buyers and sellers of either goods or services, or goods and services for a project. The invention enables a buyer to specify a...
8317086 Communication of transaction data within a self-checkout environment  
Systems and method for communication of transaction data within a self-checkout environment are disclosed. According to an aspect, a method includes controlling a display device to display a...
8311892 RF-ID product tracking system with privacy enhancement  
A method for using electronic product identification devices to track product sales and enable sales transactions to be registered in an electronic registration (ER) system without causing privacy...
8275665 Monitoring unit depletion in an independent real-time mass storage unit system by using an estimated tare mass of the item  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for estimating, refining, and using the tare mass for an item to determine and...
8275664 Transaction system and method  
The present invention generally relates to cashless transactions. In particular, the present invention relates to methods (100) for conducting cashless transactions and systems (400, 500) for...
8266019 Optimizing retrieval of object-associated information  
A method of optimizing the retrieval of object-associated information may include identifying data associated with an object identification. At least one optimization parameter for the retrieval of...
8260672 Multi-party, multi-tier system for managing paper purchase and distribution  
A system, including apparatuses and methods, for paper production and distribution in a communication network environment with multi-party and multi-level production and distribution relationships....
8252353 Custom food product preparation apparatus  
Custom food product methods and apparatus are provided that allow customers to participate in the preparation of food products as a part of the dining experience. A method of preparing a custom...
8249954 Third-party certification using enhanced claim validation  
Third party certification using enhanced claim validation, in which identification information uniquely identifying an item that has moved through a node in a supply chain is received and event...
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