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9043349 Image-based character recognition  
Various embodiments enable a device to perform tasks such as processing an image to recognize and locate text in the image, and providing the recognized text an application executing on the device...
9042540 Method for providing support using answer engine and dialog rules  
According to one embodiment, a self-service system is to provide self-support knowledgebase (KB) information to allow users to navigate the self-support KB. A monitor is to track user interaction...
9043232 Associating item images with item catalog data  
An image of an item is obtained in one or more computing devices. The item is identified from the image based at least in part on data derived from reference images that are each associated with...
9037504 System and method for an interactive shopping news and price information service  
A system and associated method for assisting a user to efficiently query for product information and promotional information available from electronic commerce websites over the Internet includes...
9020838 Augmented reality for assisting consumer transactions  
A portable device which assists shoppers. The device identifies items of merchandise, and retrieves information about the items from a remote location. The items can be identified based on their...
9020485 Enhanced deployment of applications  
Systems and methods for managing distribution of applications are provided herein. A host server can act as an intermediary between a communications device and an app store in order to manage...
8989909 Graphical user interface for the multi-dimensional representation of energy control  
A multi-dimensional energy control system is provided with an energy management software application that organizes the consumption of energy by a device as an n-dimensional energy space, where n...
8949338 Peer-to-peer trading platform  
A computer-implemented method and system is disclosed in which a network-based interaction environment includes a plurality of peer-to-peer nodes being able to communicate directly with each other...
8930245 Methods, systems and machines for identifying geospatial compatibility between consumers and providers of goods or services  
Geospatial compatibility between consumers and providers of goods or services is identified. The system allows consumers to find service providers with service areas encompassing their location or...
8914399 Personalized recommendations based on item usage  
This disclosure describes systems and associated processes for generating recommendations for users based on usage, among other things. These systems and processes are described in the context of...
8902882 Systems and methods for providing customer support  
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing sales or customer support using a telephone having a camera to capture at least a partial image of a product or service; wherein the at least...
8868451 Technology platform for electronic commerce and a method thereof  
A method and technology platform for electronic commerce use a software package including an interactive website. An Affiliate may access participating vendors and third-party sources to acquire...
8849710 Projection shopping with a mobile device  
A method for making purchases with a mobile device at a physical location is described. A service provider receives information about an item available for purchase, and this information is...
8827147 Dual proprietary and universal mobile barcode reader  
A method of presenting content to viewers in a computer network environment which includes scanning a barcode (10) with a mobile device (100), retrieving content (130) directly associated with the...
8799106 System and method for assisting online product research by consumers  
Rating information is maintained that is associated with one or more sources from which a product of interest can be purchased. Search criteria is received from a user that defines a product of...
8799107 Systems and methods for scoring documents  
A system generates a score for a document based on best seller list information relating to the document, circulation information relating to the document, publisher sales information relating to...
8781940 Method and apparatus for facilitating user selection of a category item in a transaction  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating category selection by a user in a computerized auction. A category field is provided, containing a plurality of category entries used to...
8781495 Method and system for indoor RF mapping  
A method is disclosed for determining a region of highest probability. At a first electronic device an RF signal is received comprising a first wireless signal and a second wireless signal is...
8775322 System for matching buyers and sellers based on buyer seller preferences  
Computerized methods, devices, and systems are provided for facilitating property and service transactions. Characteristics are entered, tracked and updated for potential buyers and potential...
8775266 Method for on-line parts ordering  
The present invention is a method of selling replacement parts for a product over a computer network including providing a plurality of product manufacturer selection options for a customer to...
8768788 Computer executed method for connecting portable computing devices to a media sharing service within a predefined proximity  
Sharing media content between entities. A computing device detects and connects to another computing device within a predefined proximity. Media content items and associated metadata are selected...
8762228 Recommendations based on an adoption curve  
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for recommendations based on adoption curve. A method includes tracking over a period of time user popularity of a media content using a...
8762225 Systems and methods for scoring documents  
A system generates a score for a document based on best seller list information relating to the document, circulation information relating to the document, publisher sales information relating to...
8751646 In-vehicle services through attendant devices, user-provided devices, and/or an in-vehicle computer system  
An approach to facilitating in-vehicle services through attendant devices, user-provided devices, and/or an in-vehicle computer system is provided. In one implementation, one or more communication...
8744928 Apparatus and method for providing a marketing service  
Apparatus and method for providing a marketing service are described. In one embodiment, a computer-readable storage medium includes: (1) a preferences module that is configured to collect a set...
8738641 Ranking algorithm for search box auto-complete  
In various exemplary embodiments, a system and associated method for prioritizing search results in an electronic environment is disclosed. The system comprises a communications module to receive...
8737974 System and method for selling items via a wireless mobile telecommunications system  
Items are sold via a wireless mobile telecommunications network in which multimedia presentations describing items offered for sale are broadcast for reception by wireless mobile devices. Users of...
8738471 Enhancing touch and feel on the internet  
A system for enabling touch and feel over the internet provides a three-dimensional representation of a good being sold, that three-dimensional representation being viewable from a number of...
8731977 System and method for analyzing and using vehicle historical data  
A system and method for analyzing and using vehicle historical data is provided. The system and method may include obtaining vehicle history data from a vehicle history data system, and analyzing...
8732016 System, methods, and apparatus for interactive advertising  
The present invention relates to a system and methodology for searching and presenting merchant and advertised information to a user over a wide area network such as the Internet. The system and...
8725303 System and method for the multi-dimensional representation of energy control  
A multi-dimensional energy control system is provided with an energy management software application that organizes the consumption of energy by a device as an n-dimensional energy space, where n...
8725544 System and method for processing work products for vehicles via the world wide web  
A method and system for receiving data relating to an insurance claim for a damaged vehicle and transmitting a valuation report for the damaged vehicle over the world wide web. The system includes...
8725124 Enhanced deployment of applications  
Systems and methods for managing distribution of applications are provided herein. A host server can act as an intermediary between a communications device and an app store in order to manage...
8725620 System and method for negotiating improved terms for products and services being purchased through the internet  
A method and system for negotiating improved terms for a product being purchased over the Internet. Once a purchaser has made a decision to buy a specific product over the Internet, the purchaser...
8725581 Apparatus and methods for efficient delivery of auction item information  
Apparatus and methods for efficient delivery of a plurality of information regarding items for auction. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a server entity adapted to communicate with a...
8719113 Systems for providing specialty product information to consumers  
Systems for storing data for access by an application program providing specialty product information to consumers.
8719107 Machine-implemented method for assisting labeling of correct product selling prices  
In a machine-implemented method for assisting labeling of correct product selling prices on a shopping website, upon receipt of an input of a product name and a selling price of a product, a...
8700494 Identifying product variants  
A product catalog system includes a product catalog having product offers received from various merchants. The product catalog system includes an analysis module that determines, for each merchant...
8682747 Method and systems for providing personalized training  
Methods and systems for providing personalized training.
8682746 Techniques for correlating events to digital media assets  
Improved approaches to intelligently refer users of one online media store to another online store are disclosed. The inter-store referral can permit a user of an online media store, such as an...
8682740 Systems and methods using a manufacturer line, series, model hierarchy  
A computer-implemented method and apparatus for providing navigation of a database includes a plurality of records having attributes, the method including transmitting a webpage configured to...
8676902 System and method for service oriented email client application  
A system to facilitate a service oriented email client application. The system includes a service registry, a service address book coupled to an email client, and an email composer coupled to the...
8671062 Methods and systems for making, tracking and authentication of products  
Manufactured goods are marked or labeled with a secure unique identifier. A central checking center allows users to verify the authenticity of a particular good such as a cigarette pack or carton...
8666845 Managing consistent interfaces for a customer requirement business object across heterogeneous systems  
The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, computer readable mediums, and distributed systems for providing a message-based interface for exchanging customer requirement...
8666853 Method and system for distribution of user generated content  
Systems and methods for distributing user-generated content are disclosed. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention may allow content to be generated by a user at a manufacturer's site...
8660907 Methods for determining customer motivations in purchasing decisions  
Systems, methods, and apparatus for determining motivator counts associated with purchase selections are presented herein. A data store can be configured to store purchase selections of respective...
8655746 Methods and system for providing real time offers to a user based on obsolescence of possessed items  
In a remote communication environment, a method for real-time presentation of information to one or more users accessing one or more websites using an electronic communications device. Various...
8655745 System, method, and computer-readable medium for automatic query and order processing via the internet  
A system, method, and computer readable medium for facilitating user interaction with numerous product suppliers to determine which supplier to utilize for ordering a product based on various...
8639585 On-line design of consumer products  
Computer based systems and methods allow designing of (e.g. customization) consumer products, such as articles of footwear, apparel, athletic equipment, etc., by users.
8639588 Externalizing virtual object tags relating to virtual objects  
A system and method in a virtual universe system for tagging objects in one virtual world so that avatars in other virtual worlds can search for, review, purchase, and exchange real goods and...

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