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9031868 Payment processing methods  
A system and methods using applications for payment of goods and/or services based on verifying whether geographic information received from an electronic device with the app corresponds with...
8909560 Practical model for high speed file delivery services supporting guaranteed delivery times and differentiated service levels  
A practical economic and technical model for building commercial-grade electronic file delivery services that provide the same scale, predictability, and differentiated service levels as physical...
8908212 Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium  
When an image processing apparatus performs a transmission function of transmitting image data generated by reading a document with a scanner, to a cost management apparatus, the image processing...
8886571 System and method for service virtualization in a service governance framework  
A service governance framework may provide a platform for development and hosting of virtual service offerings and generation of interfaces to operations thereof, dependent on configurable...
8862494 Parking meter and a device therefor  
A single bay parking meter device is provided which accepts payment by means of a credit or debit card, an electronic purse, or coins. The device has a power supply unit, a solar power charging...
8847790 Apparatus and method for determining parking information  
A navigation device and a method of determining parking information are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the method includes receiving, at a server, journey information from a plurality of...
8799090 Audio/video automated payment facility  
A central monitoring station is linked to a plurality of remote terminals, such as payment terminals at a plurality of parking facilities. A two-way communication system enables communication...
8768851 Visually distinguishing paid messages  
Electronic messages may be processed using a stamp authority by receiving an electronic message, identifying a stamp associated the message, determining if the stamp is valid, and, if the stamp is...
8749403 Parking meter communications for remote payment with updated display  
A parking meter receives data indicative of a remote payment being completed and displays an amount of time purchased by the remote payment for a parking session. The parking meter determines an...
8712380 Network based technique for obtaining operator identifier for mobile devices  
Efficient network based techniques can be implemented in the equipment of an operator of a mobile communication network to automatically obtain an operator or billing identifier associated with a...
8671002 Computer-implemented system and method for offering merchant and shopper-friendly parking reservations  
A computer-implemented system and method for offering merchant and shopper-friendly parking reservations through validated parking is provided. Motor vehicle parking spaces are managed through a...
8671014 Computer-implemented system and method for offering residential parking reservations  
A computer-implemented system and method for providing recurring residential parking reservations is provided. Motor vehicle parking spaces located in a residential area are managed through a...
8590687 Parking meter  
A parking meter assembly (10) including a base (11) that is to be fixed to or embedded in a ground surface, typically adjacent the curb that which a car is to be parked. The assembly (10) also...
8589312 Real-time license metering of a provisioned application in a cloud computing environement  
Provided are techniques for the costing of a license based on real-time usage of software on a hardware resource instead of upfront PVU based purchase of licenses. Service provider need not pay...
8589313 Real-time license metering of a provisioned application in a cloud computing environment  
Provided are techniques for the costing of a license based on real-time usage of software on a hardware resource instead of upfront PVU based purchase of licenses. Service provider need not pay...
8565801 Methods and apparatus for managing group membership for group communications  
Improved group communications methods which are well suited for a wireless environment are described. End nodes request that access nodes make changes in group membership information maintained at...
8493237 Parking arrangement with an automatic vehicle detection system, and method for putting into operation and managing a parking arrangement  
A parking arrangement with parking places for vehicles and with an automatic vehicle detection system which comprises a central computer system and a wirelessly operating parking sensor module for...
8472919 Network based technique for obtaining operator identifier for mobile devices  
Efficient network based techniques can be implemented in the equipment of an operator of a mobile communication network to automatically obtain an operator or billing identifier associated with a...
8429083 Messaging stamp authority  
Electronic messages may be processed using a stamp authority by receiving an electronic message, identifying a stamp associated the message, determining if the stamp is valid, and, if the stamp is...
8401906 Financial transaction authentication servers, methods, and computer program products for facilitating financial transactions between buyers and sellers  
A financial transaction authentication server includes a wireless network interface that is configured to receive fund transfer requests from a buyer via a wireless communications terminal, a...
8352313 Audio/video automated payment facility  
A central monitoring station is linked to a plurality of remote terminals, such as payment terminals at a plurality of parking facilities. The central monitoring station and each remote terminal...
8311910 Image processing apparatus, method, and storage medium  
An image processing apparatus that charges a user for executing a predetermined image process holds charging information in a storage device, charges a user for executing the predetermined image...
8310375 System and method for providing vehicle parking information using navigation satellite  
Provided is a system and method for providing vehicle parking information using a navigation satellite. The system includes: a monitoring unit for photographing an image of a vehicle parking space...
8311038 Instant internet browser based VoIP system  
The present invention is an instant Internet browser based VoIP system with a VoIP client in the form of temporary VoIP applets that can start in a Web browser and can establish an instant...
8274403 Parking system employing remote asset management techniques  
The system described is an integrated parking management system which makes use of patented vehicle detectors to collect and transmit data, essentially in near real time, as to all events...
8190469 Multiple client field device data acquisition and storage  
A system is provided for acquiring and storing field information, comprising field devices operable to gather field information and receive updated file information. The field devices may be...
8138950 Programmable parking meter and integrated paging transmitter  
A programmable parking meter and integrated paging transmitter is provided to warn the parking patron with a pre-violation notice that the parking time is about to expire. The programmable parking...
RE43245 Urban parking system  
A wireless network covering a large local geographic area is used to link a large number of payment terminals provided in the same area. Each payment terminal is located near a plurality of...
8131596 Method and system of payment for parking using a smart device  
In a first embodiment, a location-aware payment system including: a smart device, the smart device including: a location sensing mechanism for detecting its location; an identification mechanism...
8126124 Charging for long duration sessions in communication networks  
Communication networks and associated methods are disclosed that provide charging for long duration sessions. A charging data system of the communication network receives interim accounting...
8050963 Method of assessing a parking fee  
A method for assessing fees for parking is disclosed. The method includes determining the length of a vehicle and assessing a parking fee based upon that vehicle length. The disclosed method may...
7988046 Vehicle violation enforcement system and method  
A PDA device is used to record the ID of a vehicle boot RFID tag and to transmit to the tag and to a host entity violation data such as summons number, license number, time and date stamp, issuing...
7956768 System for metering vehicular traffic at a toll plaza  
A system and method is provided for metering vehicular traffic. Specifically, the system uses a computer to prevent delays as vehicles transition from a greater number of toll lanes to a lesser...
7950570 Parking environment management system and method  
A system and method for managing a permit-based parking environment governed by a parking program. The permit-based parking environment includes a number of parking permits each including a unique...
7947110 Methods for operating a filtration system  
A method of operating a filtration system that filters flue gas, which includes particulate matter and a gaseous pollutant. The filtration system may include a fabric filter, which is cleaned with...
7821423 Parking control system and method  
A parking control system and method provides a total parking control system and method which are capable of automatically managing and controlling a whole process from a time when a vehicle enters...
7768426 Parking system employing rem techniques  
The system described is an integrated parking management system which makes use of patented vehicle detectors to collect and transmit data, essentially in near real time, as to all events...
7711601 Audio/video automated payment facility  
A central monitoring station is linked to a plurality of remote terminals, such as payment terminals at a plurality of parking facilities. The central monitoring station and each remote terminal...
7668724 Method to use DMV web connection to process traffic tickets, appeals, and court fines  
A method, system, and computer program product for processing traffic tickets is provided. In one embodiment, a department of motor vehicle (DMV) server receives, from a portable law enforcement...
7669048 Computing device limiting mechanism  
Described is a technology by which a computing device is booted into a normal mode of operation or a limited mode of operation, depending on whether the computing device was operating correctly...
7509991 Parking barrier with accident event logging and self-diagnostic control system  
A parking area entrance or exit barrier includes a control system which receives inputs from various accessories associated with the operation of the barrier, and which provides control signals to...
7492283 Systems and methods for communication of parking information  
A parking system comprises an Internet-accessible Web server storing substantially real-time parking data associated with occupancy of a plurality of parking spaces and a plurality of detectors at...
7463167 Electronic parking control device, system and method for this  
An electronic parking control device for displaying a parking time of vehicles should be easy to operate. This is achieved by a mobile electronic display device (10) which can be positioned in the...
7424968 Method and apparatus for public street parking using RF and RFID technology  
Method and apparatus for monitoring and regulating public street parking using RF and RFID technology including: tracking expired parking tickets and illegally parked vehicles and identifying...
7421413 Delicate metering of computer usage  
A pay-per-use or metered-use computer uses a balance manager to monitor usage and update a value balance according to a first usage schedule when the computer is in active use. When the activity...
7382280 Parking violation recording system and method  
A parking violation recording system capable of recording violations based on the location of a violating vehicle, is provided. The system includes at least one camera located on a mass transit...
7382278 Parked vehicle location system  
A parked vehicle location system including a plurality of detectors, where each detector is operative to detect whether or not a vehicle is present in at least one of a plurality of parking...
7321317 Method for intelligent parking/pollution and surveillance control system  
The invention relates to systems to manage parking meters using mechanical, electrical and electromechanicals monitoring and transmitting devices. Such intelligent parking meters may be used for...
7237716 Parking system for sending messages  
The present invention provides a parking system having a parking meter in close proximity to a corresponding parking bay in which a user's vehicle is able to be parked. A payment receiving means...
7162459 Method and system for estimating weights of mailpieces  
A weight estimating system for estimating the weight of a mailpiece and a postage metering system including such a weight estimating system. The weight estimating system includes a measuring...

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