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7526358 Three-dimensional CAD system and part cost calculation system  
An object of the present invention is to provide a three-dimensional CAD-system for adding data about a drafting direction of a die to three-dimensional data about the part to be formed by that...
7523073 Charging method and charging apparatus  
A method of charging for use of a facsimile apparatus, using an information processing unit provided therein, is disclosed that includes the steps of (a) the information processing unit obtaining...
7519561 System, method and program to manage software licenses  
Computer system, method and program for estimating an increase in software license cost for executing a computer program with a first processor(s) instead of a second, less powerful processor(s)....
7505834 Method for effecting the preventive and/or current display of transmission costs during the transmission of internet and online data  
The present invention suggests the introduction of an additional protocol element for a preventive display of transmission costs in the case of Internet and on-line services, at least for the...
7499878 Dynamic content configuration for microbrowsers by state, resource allocation and user preferences, to preserve battery power  
Battery life for a portable networked client device is preserved by providing a web page content web server with a set of non-advertisement web objects for a web page, the web page containing at...
7499890 Cellsite budgetmaster  
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for cell site planning and for vendor selection. According to embodiments of this invention, a cell site planning information system receives initial cell site...
7496520 System and method for optimization of group shipments to reduce shipping costs  
A method and system to provide optimizing shipping costs that can help arbitrate between a precise solution at an unreasonable cost and a reasonable solution at a very reasonable cost. In one...
7496519 Automated transaction processing system and approach  
Transaction management for contract and contract-related approaches is facilitated. According to an example embodiment of the present invention, a transaction management computer is programmed to...
7496543 Pricing engine for electronic commerce  
A pricing engine for electronic commerce allows the owner of an electronic market place to dynamically change the pricing available at the electronic market place based on several factors...
7496544 Method and apparatus for assessing products  
An improved method, apparatus, and computer instructions for evaluating acquisition costs for a software product. A set of questions regarding the software product is presented. The set of...
7493401 Billing adjustment for power on demand  
An apparatus, program product and method for determining a cost for using a standby resource that accounts for the cause for the resource's usage. A standby resource, such as a processor, is...
7487112 System, method, and computer program product for providing location based services and mobile e-commerce  
A system, method, apparatus and computer program product for providing location based functions and mobile e-commerce comprising a central processing unit including a processor, a storage device,...
7480627 System and method for extension of group buying throughout the internet  
A method and system are provided that enable partner sites to join in the sale of products/services via an on-line group-buying sale business method. A seller registers a list of products/services...
7480077 Billing process for printing systems  
The present invention provides a paperless billing process for enabling expedited and simplified payments of print volume bills by customers of printing systems. A method of performing a billing...
7480625 Sales data processing device and program  
A sales data processing device comprises electromagnetic wave clock means for receiving a time signal containing date and time information transmitted from a transmission station, and clocking a...
7477790 Decoding of a digital image encoded at a plurality of resolution levels  
A method of decoding an encoded digital image, the encoded data of the image comprising a plurality of predefined resolutions, comprises the steps of: selecting a resolution lower than the highest...
7478061 Automated audit process  
A process for increasing profits of a business engaged in the purchase of large numbers of products and/or products of volatile pricing from numerous vendors that operates to identify pricing...
7467073 Method and system for assessing remanufacturability of an apparatus  
A system and method for assessing remanufacturability of one or more items in an apparatus includes assessing a plurality of remanufacturing options for an item based on a determination of the...
7467114 System for collecting commodity specifications and related customer information  
A commodity idea of a proposal type is presented to users via a network, and wishes of the users concerning commodity specifications are collected as information. Then, the final product...
7467348 Method and apparatus for providing a sponsoree-sponsor relationship in a directory, including eminent domain rights for the sponsoree  
A method for providing sponsorship for a directory comprises permitting a search of the directory. The method further comprising displaying a search result on a page and incorporating a designated...
7464038 Method and system for changing an order in a flexible order transaction system  
A method and system for changing an order for a product where production of the order is currently in progress in a flexible order transaction system and where yield, scrap, and work-in-process...
7464039 Method and system for merging orders in a flexible order transaction system  
A method and system for merging an order with a surviving order where production of the order is currently in progress in a flexible order transaction system where yield, scrap, and work-in-process...
7461021 Method of ascertaining an efficient frontier for tax-sensitive investors  
There are computerized processes for financial planning for individuals and groups whose financial portfolio would be subject to tax on certain events. But these processes do not take into account...
7461019 System and method for integration of material costs of a product  
A system for integration of material costs of a product (1) can calculate material costs of a product according to purchase data, inventory data and material consumption data. The system for...
7461031 System and method for meter enabled payment functionality  
A method of collecting a payment from a postage meter customer having a past due account including receiving a service request from the postage meter, requesting that the customer provide credit...
7458055 Apparatus, system, method, and program for facilitating the design of electronic assemblies  
An apparatus, system, method, and program for facilitating the design of electronic assemblies include transmitting a user interface application to a user over a publicly-accessible global network....
7457783 Import and export expense calculation apparatus  
An import/export expense calculation apparatus assisting optimal-location purchasing of materials in a global production framework, and a method thereof. The import/export expense calculation...
7454364 Method for transacting an advertisement transfer  
A method for transacting an advertisement transfer is disclosed which facilitates expressing the rate structure for the individual advertisement as a function of a profile of the individual...
7447646 Method and computer-readable medium for automated dynamic pricing of products with parameter-driven state transitions  
The pricing of a product is programmatically managed by defining a plurality of pricing states for the product. Each pricing state has a pricing mechanism associated therewith. A pricing mechanism...
7444307 Process for calculating the economic value created by a business activity  
A business process that collects data for multiple business activities from diverse sources, and facilitates the calculation of economic value added for these specific business activities. The...
7438227 System and method to determine the prices and order quantities that maximize a retailer's total profit  
The present invention provides a system and method for determining the prices and order quantities that maximize a retailer's expected profit by using a multi-dimensional distribution of the...
7430544 Output image generating operation service using network  
A paid operation queue Q1 and a trial operation queue Q2 are provided within an output operation execution system. Each request for execution of an operation job from a client device is entered...
7428513 Information-processing apparatus, information-processing method, accounting-processing apparatus, accounting-processing method and recording medium  
A system that judges which of a number of parties initiates an action to transfer digital data of a content through a network. If the action has been initiated by the party on the reception side, a...
7424435 Managing shipment charges for international transportation of items  
A method and system for tracking and making use of variances between amounts billed to a supplier for shipping items from one country to customers in another and amounts billed to the customers in...
7421397 System and method for providing a price quotation for a transportation service providing route selection capability  
A method and system for computing the price of a railway transportation service for the shipping goods is provided. A computer delivers first information to a user prompting the user to enter...
7406448 Dynamic location based cost minimization  
A computer is programmed to receive data concerning a current location of a vehicle, a plurality of gas prices at a plurality of gas stations, and a plurality of locations, one location for each of...
7401055 System and method for setting special wholesale pricing for resellers  
A system and method for calculating a special wholesale pricing between a wholesaler and a reseller for a transaction between the reseller and an end-user. A wholesale discount pricing system is...
7398254 Component cost estimation system, component cost estimation method, cost standard data providing system, cost standard data providing method, recording medium, and computer data signal  
An external storage device of a component cost estimation system stores various cost information representing a component material and its cost in association with each other, and a component...
7395193 Manufacture for a market management framework  
The present disclosure provides for affording a market management framework. Category analysis is provided for a user specified project. Then, supplier analysis is performed for the user specified...
7395247 Method and device for promoting book recycling and their program and recording medium  
A book recycling promotion device registers in advance a book purchased information of a customer and an electronic mail address of the customer, calculates a current buying price of the book based...
7392228 Revenue management system  
A method and system for optimizing dynamic prices of reserved date-constrained services such as airline flight reservations or hotel stay reservations. Comparative trials of complex pricing...
7392227 Prepaid available number-of-times-of-unitary-use storage medium for making use of pay services, initial value-setting system and device, and operating system  
An initial value-setting system (10) for setting the initial available numbers of times of unitary use (P) of prepaid available number-of-times-of-unitary-use storage media (8) for making use of a...
7389276 Method of determining pricing to ensure profitability  
A method of determining pricing to ensure profitability for performance of a task by a business includes entry of employee data, business costs, job costs and business revenues; calculating a...
7389214 Category analysis in a market management  
The present disclosure provides for analyzing expenditures by category. A file including expenditure data relating to spent monies is identified. The expenditure data from the file is extracted. An...
7386520 Cost-based method for dynamically pricing and prioritizing an e-mail  
Method for dynamically allocating a cost to an e-mail that a first user of a transmission network such as the Internet network or an Intranet network who is a member of a group, wants to forward to...
7386477 Location-based filtering for a shopping agent in the physical world  
An agent based system utilizes a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)-based, Global Positioning System (GPS)-enabled information gathering agent that relies on knowledge of a shopper's physical...
7386519 Intelligent clustering system  
A method for forming a plurality of stores into a plurality of clusters is provided. Store specific information is collected. Optimized combinations for each individual store are provided based on...
7383526 Cost-optimization method  
A method of controlling an optimal cost is proposed, which can be applied to a circuitry designing process for making electronic products, allowing a user in drawing a circuitry to choose elements...
7383209 System and method for automatic access of a remote computer over a network  
A system and method for using identification codes found on ordinary articles of commerce to access remote computers on a network. In accordance with one embodiment of the invention, a computer is...
7379922 Pricing model system and method  
A pricing model may be used by a decision maker in the evaluation of prices of numerous items to multiple customers. The present system and method facilitates targeted and strategic pricing...