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Simulation method for improving picture quality of image display device
and a simulation device therefor
The present invention relates to a method for simulating image quality improvement of an image display device, in which the image display device to be tested is...
Information processing apparatus, method and computer-readable medium
In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus causes a display device to display a first image in a display range. In this embodiment, the...
User-configurable indication device for use with an on-demand transport
A system and method for configuring an indication device is described. An on-demand service system arranges a transport service for a user to be provided by a...
Reranking of groups when content is uploaded
Systems and methods for the forming of user device groups are presented. In one example, logical relationship information describing logical relationships among...
Method and apparatus for analyzing and applying data related to customer
interactions with social media
Embodiments of the invention provide techniques that quantize community interactions with social media to understand and influence consumer experiences....
Social network graph inference and aggregation with portability, protected
shared content, and application...
An application program spans a plurality of digital social networks. The application program includes an inferred digital social network. Consent is obtained...
Resolving pairwise links to groups
In some embodiments, a method can comprise accessing one or more neighborhood data structures, at least a portion of the one or more neighborhood data...
Fact checker engine
Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for automatically checking and acting on one or more claims. Implementations include actions of receiving...
Dynamically activating and deactivating one or more elements of a trading
Various embodiments relate to intelligently activating and deactivating a trading tool element of a trading tool to improve a user's confidence in the trading...
Host agnostic messaging in a continuation based runtime
Sending or receiving messages in a host agnostic way in a continuation based runtime. A method includes defining a contract between a continuation based runtime...
Debt services candidate locator
Methods and systems are disclosed that identify and locate debt settlement candidates based on credit data associated with the consumer. For example, candidacy...
Method for verifying authenticity, corresponding server, system and
A method and apparatus are provided for verifying authenticity of a data acquisition peripheral to be used, which has at least one identifier. The method...
Resolving conflicts within saved state data
Disclosed are various embodiments for synchronizing application state information across devices. More specifically, embodiments of the disclosure are related...
Business communication service
Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing business communication services are disclosed. A computer-implemented method may include detecting...
Entity-based searching with content selection
Systems and methods for entity-based searching with content selection include receiving a search query and determining that the search query corresponds to a...
Systems and methods of processing information and data involving digital
content, digital products and/or...
Systems and methods described herein relate to processing of information, data and database identifiers involving content and/or experiences. According to one...
Device and process for remote management of a network of audiovisual
information reproduction systems
Management device for a network of audiovisual information reproduction systems or jukeboxes, including a database with a plurality of sets of arrays, each...
Systems and methods for stored-value exchange within social networking
An electronic social networking environment enables the transfer of stored value between users of the environment. A transfer may be in the form of a gift from...
Variety cookie dough ordering and delivery system
The present invention is a method and apparatus the delivery of ready-to-cook foodstuffs, such as cookie dough eggs, in response to a consumer's order or...
System and method for providing a vehicle condition report
A system and method for providing a current, standardized and comprehensive vehicle condition report while also creating lead generation data. Embodiments...
Methods for linking an electronic media work to perform an action
A method including the steps of: receiving, by a computer system including at least one computer, a first electronic media work uploaded from a first electronic...
Method and apparatus for enabling targeted messages based on usage of a
document accessed within an internet...
A computer implemented method and apparatus for enabling targeted messages based on usage of a document accessed within an Internet browser, wherein the...
Providing advertisements in an augmented reality environment
A computer-implemented method for providing advertisements in an augmented reality environment to a user includes receiving data related to a marker, the marker...
Blending advertiser data with ad network data in order to serve finely
A method and a system are provided for blending advertiser data with ad network data in order to serve finely targeted ads. In one example, the system receives...
Measuring inline ad performance for third-party ad serving
A method, apparatus, and computer program product for measuring inline internet ad performance for third-party ad serving. The method comprises receiving an...
Apparatus and method for predicting customer behavior
A predictive model generator that enhances customer experience, reduces the cost of servicing a customer, and prevents customer attrition by predicting the...
System and method for transmitting/receiving data by using a mobile
communication terminal in a Zigbee PAN
A mobile communication terminal, a method for transmitting/receiving data by a mobile communication terminal in a communication system, and a communication...
Content recommendation system, content recommendation device, and content
A content recommendation system includes: a client terminal operated by a user; and a content recommendation server that recommends content to the terminal...
Method and apparatus for delivering customized information according to a
A system for providing an individual user with customized information is described. The user provides the system with the user's preferences. The system...
Managed content delivery via web services
Providing access to manage content via a web service is disclosed. A business object that includes a method configured to access a content item comprising a...
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for facilitating in-store or
near-store ordering and payment of...
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for facilitating in-store or near-store ordering and payment of goods and/or services through a single tap of a...
Printer credit management
A printer credit management method is disclosed, the method includes receiving a code at a printer. From the code, a printer identifier and a credit value are...
Magnetic emissive use of preloaded payment card account numbers
A thin-client access card has a card body with partial or fully emissive magnetic data tracks. An emissive element is disposed in the card body under the...
Secure cardless cash withdrawal
Methods, systems, and computer program products for secure cardless cash withdrawal are provided. A computer-implemented method may include identifying one or...
Transaction processing and remote activation
Embodiment of the invention extend to a device (which may be considered an asset which is purchased or which provides a service which may be purchased) which...
Hand-held electronics device for aggregation of and management of personal
A hand-held electronics device for aggregation of and management of personal electronic data useable for identification and, or transacting business includes a...
Recipe suggestion apparatus and method
A computer-implemented method is disclosed for suggesting recipes. Within the method, one or more point-of-sale transactions may be conducted. The transactions...
Computer-controlled, unattended, automated checkout store outlet and
A computer-controlled, automated checkout store outlet comprises at least one bay. A normally locked door is associated with each bay, and provides access to...
System and method for direct transfer of electronic parking meter data
A single space electronic parking meter mechanism for inserting into an outer parking meter housing is provided. The mechanism includes an inner housing, a...
Road toll system
A road toll system comprises a vehicle-mounted unit having a satellite navigation receiver. A first data processing means determines a route taken 5 based on...
Purchasing a gift using a service provider network
A system facilitates a first user providing a second user with a gift through a service provider network. A first user may provide an asset such as a ring tone...
Transferring money using email
Method, systems, and apparatus for receiving the email message from a sender device; identifying, using data processing apparatus of a payment service system, a...
Managing building information and resolving building issues
In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving information that describes an issue with a building; accessing data that identifies (i)...
Managing calendaring events
An indication of a meeting being scheduled between a plurality of attendees is received. A first one of the attendees is designated an owner of the meeting....
Out-of-office notification mechanism for email clients
A method for an out-of-office message notification system to notify at least one sender who has sent an email in a pre-defined time span prior to a start time...
Contact management systems
An improved contact management system allows users to establish contact sharing relationships with one another and store updating contacting information for...
Restoring deleted items with context
Deleted property information relating to deleting an item, such as an electronic message, is used for restoring the deleted item. The deleted property...
Method and system for leveraging the power of one's social network in an
Methods and systems for leveraging one's social network in the context of an opportunities marketplace are described. One aspect of the invention involves...
Aggregating business analytics architecture and configurator
A method and associated system for designing an architectural solution. Functional requirements and nonfunctional requirements are received. Responsive to...
Method, apparatus and recording medium for displaying tasks
A method, an apparatus, and a recording medium are provided. In the method, a mobile apparatus is positioned to obtain a positioning location and an electronic...