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Usage protection of distributed data files

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705050000 - BUSINESS PROCESSING USING CRYPTOGRAPHY

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
705059000 Licensing 92
705052000 Usage or charge determination 49
705057000 Copy protection or prevention 14
705055000 Requiring a supplemental attachment or input (e.g., dongle) to open 12
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20120173430PORTABLE PROMOTIONAL CONTENT AND INTERFACE APPARATUS - A portable promotional content and interface apparatus (07-05-2012
20090192941DIGITAL MARKETPLACE FOR HEALTHCARE DATA - A system for facilitating commercial exchange of packages of electronic health records, including practice nodes in communication with one another via a peer to peer network, each practice node having a plurality of electronic medical records including medical data and patient identification data, a digital marketplace server including software for receiving a query for medical data from a user and identifying practice nodes having the medical data responsive to the query, software executing on the practice nodes for generating summaries of the medical data responsive to the query, blinding the summaries and transferring the blinded summaries to the digital marketplace server, software executing on the server for displaying the blinded summaries and receiving an order for the medical data described in the blinded summaries, and software executing on the practice nodes for blinding electronic medical records containing the ordered medical data and transferring the blinded medical data to the user.07-30-2009
20110196795FINANCIAL, ACCOUNT AND LEDGER WEB APPLICATION AND METHOD FOR USE ON PERSONAL COMPUTERS AND INTERNET CAPABLE MOBILE DEVICES - The method and web application is for users of cellular mobile devices to keep track of their personal finances while the user is mobile. The web application is accessed via internet capable mobile devices to record financial transactions such as debit, credit, and cash transactions at the point of the transaction, to avoid lost or forgotten transactions and avoid bank overdraft charges. The method and web application will provide five sets of tools as a service to customers. These sets are: Account ledger, account balancing tools, bill and debt management, budgeting tools, and user management tools.08-11-2011
20130041828Systems, Methods, and Apparatus for Managing Digital Content and Rights Tokens - Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for managing digital content and rights tokens. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a method is provide for managing digital content from one or more sources for multimedia on demand (MOD). The method can include receiving a rights token associated with the digital content; retrieving the digital content based at least in part on the received rights token; translating the digital content for MOD delivery when the digital content is not available in a MOD format; and preparing a unified listing of available content comprising the digital content, from one or more of internal sources, content ecosystems, or third parties.02-14-2013
20090070266SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PHYSIOLOGICAL DATA AUTHENTICATION AND BUNDLING WITH DELAYED BINDING OF INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFICATION - A system and method for physiological data authentication and bundling with delayed binding of individual identification. In embodiments, the invention utilizes biometric data within a physiological data stream to allow for the late or delayed binding of the individual's identity to that data stream. In addition, the source of one or more additional data streams may be identified by cryptographically binding them to an original data stream. Other embodiments are described and claimed.03-12-2009
20090043707SYSTEM OF PERFORMING A RETROSPECTIVE DRUG PROFILE REVIEW OF DE-IDENTIFIED PATIENTS - An apparatus and method for delivering targeted informational messages includes a computer system for creating a de-identified encrypted PID and de-identified patient transaction data in a retail store for transmission and storage. A subset of de-identified encrypted PIDs are associated with targeted informational messages by the system and transmitted to retail stores, where a targeted message is printed on behalf of the patient corresponding to the de-identified encrypted PID.02-12-2009
20090307138Innovation Marketplace Systems - This invention relates to a ready system for providing secure innovation-maturation marketplace systems that increase innovation-maturation efficiencies while safely exposing innovative concepts to expert-ranking information, and while providing expert-innovation rankers with opportunities to enhance and monetize their innovation ranking-credentials.12-10-2009
20130060703Medical Data Encryption For Communication Over a Vulnerable System - A system for securing patient medical information for communication over a potentially vulnerable system includes separating patient's medical file into a demographics layer and a data layer, separately encrypting the demographic layer and data layer using different encryption keys, and providing servers in a communication and processing system with a decryption key for the layer processed by such server. Medical file data may be separated into more than two layers. Users accessing the system are authenticated using standard techniques. By separately encrypting different parts of a patient medical record, processing and communication of patient medical files by intermediary servers is enabled without risking disclosure of sensitive patient information if such servers are compromised.03-07-2013
20130060702METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DEMOGRAPHICS INFORMATION COLLECTION - Various embodiments are directed to methods and apparatus which can be used to implement a system for collecting demographic information of users and/or devices in real-time or near real-time. Methods and apparatus directed to communicating and collecting demographic information via wireless signals, e.g., discovery signals, transmitted by one or more wireless devices, e.g., wireless communications devices supporting a peer to peer signaling protocol, are described. In various embodiments, at least some of the demographic information is transmitted in a secure manner.03-07-2013
20110066554METHODS OF MEDIA ASSET DISTRIBUTION BY EMPLOYING ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A method is disclosed for distributing media assets by employing a new electronic apparatus. Selected media assets are pre-loaded to the apparatus based upon a targeted user's personal profile. The operation of “pre-loading” may be conducted at a manufacturing site or at a point of sales. The selected assets are encoded. The user may purchase a pre-loaded asset through a pre-paid credit system or through an on-line payment facility. The purchased asset may be decoded based upon a public/private key method. The invention is characterized by that the storage system of the electronic apparatus is managed by a software module. Each pre-loaded media asset is assigned to a priority in a sequential manner. The lower priority assets are deleted, in a manner un-notified to the user, when the storage capacity is required as a result of the user's operation of the apparatus.03-17-2011
20090271317METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A CRYPTOGRAPHICALLY ASSISTED COMMERCIAL NETWORK SYSTEM DESIGNED TO FACILITATE BUYER-DRIVEN CONDITIONAL PURCHASE OFFERS - The present invention is a method and apparatus for effectuating bilateral buyer-driven commerce. The present invention allows prospective buyers of goods and services to communicate a binding purchase offer globally to potential sellers, for sellers conveniently to search for relevant buyer purchase offers, and for sellers potentially to bind a buyer to a contract based on the buyer's purchase offer. In a preferred embodiment, the apparatus of the present invention includes a controller which receives binding purchase offers from prospective buyers. The controller makes purchase offers available globally to potential sellers. Potential sellers then have the option to accept a purchase offer and thus bind the corresponding buyer to a contract. The method and apparatus of the present invention have applications on the Internet as well as conventional communications systems such as voice telephony.10-29-2009
20130066784METHOD FOR REMOTE REVIEW OF CLINICAL DATA OVER A VULNERABLE SYSTEM - A method for remotely reviewing medical data allows medical data to be transmitted over a vulnerable network to a physician's mobile device. The method sends data to be transmitted through a console, and a data server to reach the mobile device. The method includes separating patient's medical file into a demographics layer and a data layer, separately encrypting the demographic layer and data layer using different encryption keys, and providing servers in a communication and processing system with a decryption key for the layer processed by such server. Medical file data may be separated into more than two layers. After reviewing the data, physicians may transmit their comments from their mobile device to the requestor by going through the same system. Separately encrypting different parts of a patient medical record enables processing and communication of patient medical files by intermediary servers without risking disclosure of sensitive patient information.03-14-2013
20110022520Systems and Methods for Secure Transaction Management and Electronic Rights Protection - The present invention provides systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection. Electronic appliances such as computers equipped in accordance with the present invention help to ensure that information is accessed and used only in authorized ways, and maintain the integrity, availability, and/or confidentiality of the information. Such electronic appliances provide a distributed virtual distribution environment (VDE) that may enforce a secure chain of handling and control, for example, to control and/or meter or otherwise monitor use of electronically stored or disseminated information. Such a virtual distribution environment may be used to protect rights of various participants in electronic commerce and other electronic or electronic-facilitated transactions. Distributed and other operating systems, environments and architectures, such as, for example, those using tamper-resistant hardware-based processors, may establish security at each node. These techniques may be used to support an all-electronic information distribution, for example, utilizing the “electronic highway.”01-27-2011
20080294561Media content deciphered when initiated for playback - Media content being deciphered when initiated for playback is described. In embodiment(s), encrypted media content can be received from a content distributor without deciphering the encryption that is applied by the content distributor. Optionally, the encrypted media content can also be recorded without deciphering the applied encryption. The encrypted media content can be initiated for viewing or playback from the recording, and at that time, the credentials to decipher the encrypted media content can be obtained, such as from the content distributor. The encrypted media content can then be decipher with the credentials such that the media content can be rendered for viewing.11-27-2008
20080294560Method of storing content - A method comprising receiving at a user equipment encrypted content. The content is stored in said user equipment in an encrypted form. At least one key for decryption of said stored encrypted content is stored in the user equipment.11-27-2008
20130024382COMMUNICATION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL DATA OVER A VULNERABLE SYSTEM - Methods and systems for communicating a patient medical file having personal demographic information, medical data and a diagnostic image include separating the file into layers including a demographic layer demographic information and a data layer. Medical data may be evaluated using an auto-analysis. The demographic layer may be encrypted with a first encryption key, and the data layer may be encrypted with a second encryption key different from the first. The encrypted demographic and data layers may be sent to a server capable of decrypting one of the layers but not both. The data layer may be decrypted at the server and an operation performed to select a second portion of the diagnostic image. The portion of the processed data layer including the selected second portion of the image may be re-encrypted and the encrypted demographic layer and re-encrypted data layer may be transmitted to a mobile device.01-24-2013
20130024381SYSTEM FOR REMOTE REVIEW OF CLINICAL DATA OVER A VULNERABLE SYSTEM - A system for remotely reviewing medical data allows medical data to be transmitted over a vulnerable network to a physician's mobile device. The system includes a console, a data server and mobile devices. The system may include medical imaging equipment, medical records databases, and other sensors. Medical data is routed through the console to the data server to reach the mobile device via a wireless network. Patient's medical file may be separated into a demographics layer and a data layer, and separately encrypted using different encryption keys for the demographic layer and the data layer. Servers in the communication and processing system are provided with a decryption key for the layer processed by such server. Physicians may transmit comments to the requestor through the same system. A resident messaging system may notify users of messages or data awaiting review along with the urgency of the required review are also described.01-24-2013
20080270307Method and Apparatus for Enabling Digital Rights Management in File Transfers - Embodiments of the invention generally provide a method and apparatus for enabling digital rights management in file transfers. One embodiment of a method for transferring digital content from a first user to a second user, includes transferring ownership of an instance of the digital content to the second user, where the instance of the digital content resides on a first device belonging to the first user. Copies of the digital content are then deleted from one or more additional devices belonging to the first user (including at least one offline device).10-30-2008
20110270760METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR A FINANCIAL DOCUMENT CLEARINGHOUSE AND SECURE DELIVERY NETWORK - An electronic clearinghouse system (ECS) for securely delivering, retrieving, authenticating, storing, generating and distributing messages, such as financial documents and/or records are described. For message providers, the ECS can provide a secure and trusted venue for delivering messages, such as messages including financial data to their clients that reduces their delivery costs. For users of the ECS, the ECS can provide a central location where each user can receive and consolidate their messages, such as financial documents and associated financial data from a number of different financial data providers. To facilitate these functions, the ECS can include an automated system for recording delivery status as well as evidence of delivery of messages, including whether a message has been viewed by a particular user. Further, the ECS can include components for scheduling events, such as monetary transfers and bill payments, and providing reminders for such events. Also, the ECS can provide utilities that allow a user to package and securely deliver messages to other users.11-03-2011
20080249944System of offering digital broadcasting using pip of portable terminal, method thereof, and apparatus thereof - A system, method and apparatus for providing digital broadcasting using a PIP function of a portable terminal. The method includes: transmitting a request message based on additional broadcasting information; receiving an entitlement management message (EMM) corresponding to the request message; and decrypting the EMM, displaying pay-per-view broadcasts while displaying advertisements through the PIP screen, simultaneously. The system and apparatus are configured to perform the method. Therefore, users can view pay-digital broadcasts for free, as advertising is broadcasted through the PIP screen during the pay-digital broadcasts. The broadcasting service providers can apportion charges to one or more sponsors corresponding to advertisement view times recorded in a billing server.10-09-2008
20090094159STOCK VIDEO PURCHASE - A computer enabled method of assembling at least one section of a media object to form an assembled media object is provided. The method includes receiving a segment description that identifies a portion of the media object, generating an assembled media object that includes the portion, providing the assembled media object for subsequent viewing, wherein the segment description is associated with the assembled media object. The media object may include video, audio, a graphical image, vector graphics animation, an online application, or an applet. The assembled media object may be associated with a content user, and the method may further include associating the segment description with a content owner, where the content owner holds rights to the at least one portion, and transferring consideration between the content owner and the content user, where the amount of consideration is based upon a price associated with the at least one portion.04-09-2009
20090204543SYSTEM AND METHOD OF SELECTIVELY DISTRIBUTING MEDIA CONTENT TO A CONSUMER AND PREVENTING THE UNAUTHORIZED SHARING OF MEDIA CONTENT - The present invention is a system and method of selectively distributing media content to consumers, the system comprising essentially of a USB-type storage device loaded with media content, a network and a user interface system. The method comprises essentially of providing a USB-type storage device loaded with media content, distributing the device to retail outlets, instructing a user to contact a network that is in electronic communication with the USB-type storage device, selectively registering the media content on the network, activating the USB-type storage device, displaying the activated media content to the consumer on a display device associated with the user interface system, and providing a means to upload media content onto the USB-type storage device in the event the media content becomes corrupted or erased.08-13-2009
20090094160Portable digital content device and methods for use therewith - A portable digital content device and methods for use therewith are disclosed. In one embodiment, a portable digital content device and method are disclosed for tracking usage activity to support digital asset management in a mobile environment. In another embodiment, an offline/disconnected advertisement inventory management and advertisement decision system and method are disclosed. While these systems and methods can be used with any suitable portable digital content device, an exemplary portable digital content device is disclosed, which can be used for purposes in addition to or instead of implementing the usage activity tracking and advertisement decision system functions. Any of the embodiments described herein can be used alone or in combination.04-09-2009
20080249942Modifying A Digital Media Product - Producing, by a digital media production hub from users' digital expressions of preferences, information describing a user community's preference for replacing the modifiable part of the digital media product with a replacement part; receiving, in the digital media production hub from a media product owner, the digital media product and a digital grant of rights to modify and distribute the digital media product; receiving, by the digital media production hub from a media parts provider, at least one replacement part, a digital grant of rights to use the replacement part to modify the digital media product, and a digital grant of rights to distribute the replacement part with the digital media product; and replacing, by the digital media production hub in accordance with the information describing the user community preference and the digital grants of rights, the modifiable part with the replacement part.10-09-2008
20080243693TITLE-ACCEPTANCE AND PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE - Methods and apparatus are described for facilitating donation of a digital asset from a user to an entity. A mechanism is provided by which the user may designate the digital asset to be donated. The mechanism is configured to receive at least a representation of the digital asset. A type of the digital asset is identified with reference to the received representation of the digital asset. Further processing of the received representation of the digital asset is effected with reference to the type. At least the representation of the digital asset is stored in a repository associated with the entity. A notification is provided to the user that ownership of the digital asset has been transferred to the entity.10-02-2008
20090265277Universal content catalog - A content catalog suitable for electronic distribution of digital media to interactive media services devices such as cellular phones, digital cameras, television, and printers over the internet. The content catalog includes digital media sourced from online catalog and different content providers. The content catalog also includes metadata associated with the digital media, as well as commercial agreements such as revenue sharing, and payment contracts associated with the distribution of the digital media. The digital media in the content catalog are validated and stored in an electronic database.10-22-2009
20080208753METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION ON PRE-PURCHASE AND POST-PURCHASE ITEMS USING RFID AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIA STORING PROGRAMS FOR EXECUTING THE METHOD - Pre-purchase and post-purchase item information provision methods and systems using an RFID technology and computer readable storage media storing programs for executing the methods are provided. A pre-purchase item information provision method for a radio frequency identification system according to the present invention includes transmitting, if a mobile reader is detected by a local server installed in a salesroom, a certificate containing information on a location of an object information service server and an authentication value to the mobile reader; transmitting, at the mobile reader, a query requesting an item ID to a tag attached to a target item; transmitting, at the tag, a item ID information generated by encrypting the item ID using the authentication value to the mobile reader; transmitting, at the mobile reader, the item ID information and the authentication value to the object information service server; and transmitting, at the object information service server, data retrieved in a database in correspondence to the item ID, the data being retrieved when the authentication value exists in the database. The item information provision method and system of the present invention can guarantee reliability of information on an item in the pre-purchase state and prevent the information from being eavesdropped in both the pre-purchase and post-purchase states. Also, the item information provision method and system can prevent the tag ID from being tracked, thereby protecting purchaser's privacy, preventing the tag from being forged, and improving computation efficiency.08-28-2008
20080249943Modifying A Digital Media Product - Storing by a media parts provider a replacement part in a distributed media library, the library including a digital grant of rights to use the replacement part to modify a digital media product and a digital grant of rights to distribute the replacement part with the digital media product; producing, by a digital media production hub, information describing a user community preference for replacing the modifiable part of the product with the replacement part; receiving the digital media product and a digital grant of rights to modify and distribute the digital media product; retrieving the replacement part, the digital grant of rights to use the replacement part, and the digital grant of rights to distribute the replacement part with the digital media product; and replacing, in accordance with the information describing the user community preference and the digital grants of rights, the modifiable part with the replacement part.10-09-2008
20080270308Method and Apparatus for Providing a Secure Trick Play - A process may be utilized by a DVR. The process characterizes a set of content as a plurality of segments as the set of content is received. Each of the segments has a segment length according to a predetermined time interval. Further, the process encrypts each of the segments with a corresponding content encryption key to generate a plurality of encrypted segments. The corresponding content encryption key for each of the segments is generated by the DRM component. In addition, the process stores each of the encrypted segments for playback with trick play features in accordance with an expiration content rule having a time limit on the temporary playability of the set of content.10-30-2008
20110270761METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR A FINANCIAL DOCUMENT CLEARINGHOUSE AND SECURE DELIVERY NETWORK - An electronic clearinghouse system (ECS) for securely delivering, retrieving, authenticating, storing, generating and distributing messages, such as financial documents and/or records are described. For message providers, the ECS can provide a secure and trusted venue for delivering messages, such as messages including financial data to their clients that reduces their delivery costs. For users of the ECS, the ECS can provide a central location where each user can receive and consolidate their messages, such as financial documents and associated financial data from a number of different financial data providers. To facilitate these functions, the ECS can include an automated system for recording delivery status as well as evidence of delivery of messages, including whether a message has been viewed by a particular user. Further, the ECS can include components for scheduling events, such as monetary transfers and bill payments, and providing reminders for such events. Also, the ECS can provide utilities that allow a user to package and securely deliver messages to other users.11-03-2011
20080262968SOFTWARE LICENSING CONTROL VIA MOBILE DEVICES - Methods and systems to control a license for a software application are disclosed. The methods and systems can include requesting a central licensing server for initial verification and authentication of at least one user of a software application and sending a identification application from the central licensing server to at least one of the first device or the second device. A license identifier can be generated in the first device or the second device and sent to the central licensing server. The central licensing server can respond by sending a license key generator program to generate a dynamic key. The dynamic key can be input in the second device to execute the software application.10-23-2008
20110125649COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR MANAGING CONTENT AND CONTENT MANAGEMENT METHOD - It is an object of this invention to protect a copyright for each of subcontents of a digital content. A computer system, comprising: a content providing server for providing a user terminal with a digital content obtained through digitization; and a copyright management server for managing copyright information on the digital content, wherein the content providing server is configured to: obtain copyright information set for each of subcontents included in the digital content from the copyright management server; associate the obtained copyright information with the each of the subcontents, and add the copyright information to the digital content; and transmit the digital content to which the copyright information is added to the user terminal.05-26-2011
20090106155System and Method for Archival of Electronic and Tangible Records - Systems and methods for record management are provided. The record management system may be used to track the location and ultimate disposition of tangible records and electronic record.04-23-2009
20090254481METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING PERSONALIZED SERVICE IN BROADCASTING SYSTEM AND SYSTEM THEREOF - A method and apparatus for providing a personalized service in a broadcasting system, and a system thereof. A BCAST Subscription Management (BSM) sends a service creation request message to a BCAST Service Distribution/Adaptation (BSDA), the service creation request message including at least one purchase data fragment to which maximum allowed content and maximum allowed service elements are added. The BSDA creates a service guide using the purchase data fragments, and delivers it to a terminal. The terminal checks a service type in the service guide, sends a subscription request for the personalized service to the BSM, receives an encryption key associated with the personalized service, and receives the personalized service with the encryption key.10-08-2009
20080306872INFORMATION RECORD INFRASTRUCTURE, SYSTEM AND METHOD - A method for controlling access to a medical record of a patient hosted by at least one medical record repository, comprising a plurality of sub-records, each sub-record having an associated different patient-controlled access control criteria, comprising: receiving, by an intermediary, a request for a medical record from a requester, said request comprising a medical record identifier, a requester identifier, requester authentication information, and patient-provided access control authorization; automatically processing, by the intermediary, the request for the medical record to authenticate the requester and determine sufficiency of the patient-provided access control authorization to meet the patient-controlled access control criteria for each respective sub-record encompassed by the request; and selectively communicating, from the intermediary to the at least one medical record repository, an identification of each sub-record for which access control criteria are determined to be sufficient for access by the requestor. An electronic payment authorization associated with the request may be generated, for compensation of at least one of the intermediary and a medical record repository.12-11-2008
20080215490INTELLIGENT ASSISTANT FOR CONTENT PURCHASING - A method, apparatus, and electronic device for optimizing content acquisition are disclosed. A memory may store usage of a previous set of media content by the mobile device. An input/output device may receive a request for a current set of media content. A processor may create a user profile based on the usage and provides a first recommendation of a first digital rights agreement based on the user profile.09-04-2008
20080306871System and method of managing digital rights - A method of managing digital rights is disclosed that includes recording media content at one or more servers supporting a multimedia content distribution service. The one or more servers are configured to transmit multimedia data to multiple customer premises equipment (CPE) devices. The method further includes determining recorded media content at the one or more servers that is associated with a content source and providing a graphical user interface (GUI) accessible to a content manager at the content source to manage digital rights. The GUI includes a list of the recorded media content and at least one selectable element associated with each item of the list accessible to select media content and to configure digital rights associated with the selected media content.12-11-2008
20090112769SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING - A method according to one aspect of the present invention includes receiving patient information, analyzing the patient information to identify a condition for the patient, and formatting a report based on the patient information and the patient condition. Embodiments of the present invention may be used to monitor any appropriate medical device from essentially any location from which a communications signal can be sent and received. This enables patients to enjoy an active lifestyle by not being tied to medical device monitoring equipment that is difficult or impossible to transport or having to routinely visit health care facilities. The present invention can be used to monitor, process, and transport any amount and type of data from any medical device to any suitable user, such as a healthcare provider.04-30-2009
20090112770METHOD FOR GENERATING A CONTEXT OF MEDICAL DATA FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT - A method for making accessible to a peer from a plurality of peers in a network items of medical data owned by an agent, the method comprising interfacing with a context of medical data, the context of medical data having at least one reference to contextual items of medical data, the contextual items of medical data comprising the items of medical data to be made accessible.04-30-2009
20100318467 METHOD AND AN APPARATUS FOR GENERATING IMAGE CONTENT - A method and a system for generating image content. The method and system allow segments of a panoramic scene, to be generated with reduced distortion. The method and system reduce the amount of distortion by mapping pixel data onto a pseudo camera focal plane which is provided substantially perpendicularly to the focal location of the camera that captured the image. A camera arrangement can implement the method and system.12-16-2010
20100262545SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONSTRUCTING A LOCAL ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD DATA STORE USING A REMOTE PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD SERVER - Certain embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for managing medical information. Certain embodiments provide a local electronic medical record system including a local personal health record (PHR) client, the PHR client downloading encrypted patient documents from a remote PHR server and parsing the downloaded encrypted patient documents to form a local PHR database. The example system also includes an interface receiving user input including an encryption key to decrypt the downloaded encrypted patient documents and displaying patient medical information to the user based on the downloaded decrypted patient documents.10-14-2010
20110022519SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ADVERTISING MESSAGE DISTRIBUTION BY EMPLOYING PORTABLE MEDIA PLAYER - System and method is disclosed for distributing advertising messages by employing a portable media player. Selected media assets and advertising messages are pre-loaded to the media player based upon a targeted user's personal profile which indicates the user's personal interests in specific media asset groups and in specific advertising message groups. The operation of “pre-loading” may be performed at a manufacturing site or at a point of sales. The selected media assets may be encoded. At least one advertising message is delivered to the user through an output unit of the media player before a selected media asset is decoded and is delivered. The storage capacity of a storage unit of the device is managed by a software module. Each pre-loaded media asset and advertising message is assigned a priority in a sequential manner. The lower priority assets and messages are deleted, in a manner un-notified to the user, when the storage capacity is required as a result of the user's operation of the device. The priority of the delivered advertising message may be adjusted and advertising messages and media assets may be replaced by new ones when the device is connected to a server.01-27-2011
20110112970SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SECURELY MANAGING AND STORING INDIVIDUALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IN WEB-BASED AND ALLIANCE-BASED NETWORKS USING A TOKEN MECHANISM - Embodiments of a secure method to access a de-identified database on a website are described. A dual-portal web-based system is implemented that provides healthcare related information to healthcare users through a first website, and registry/management tools to care providers through a second website. No identifiable fields relating to the user are stored or accessible in the database of the first website. All user information is de-identified by total exclusion from the database. A re-identification process allows an authorized care provider view his or her clients in combination with registered personal information from the system. An alliance-based identification (ABID) key is used to index both the individually identifiable information and the personal health data/information that are stored in separate databases. A token generation process generates tokens that allow different ABID keys to be generated for use with different care providers through a single user account.05-12-2011
20110125650METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SECURE NETWORK-BASED DISTRIBUTION OF CONTENT - A method and system for network-based distribution of content are disclosed. The distribution of content is not only secure but also controlled. The security restricts access to content within media files during downloads as well as while stored at a server or client. In one embodiment, each media file is encrypted with a different, randomly generated key. The control over the distribution of the media file can serve to limit the subsequent distribution of media files from clients to other clients. In another embodiment, the control can permit media files to be shared on a limited number of different clients affiliated with the same user. The clients can vary with application but generally are computing devices that have memory storage. Often, the clients are personal computers or other computing devices that are capable of storing and presenting content to their users.05-26-2011
20110087600METHOD TO MANAGE PROTECTED FILE TRANSFERS BETWEEN PORTABLE MEDIA DEVICES - A method to authorize, facilitate, and mediate transfer of DRM protected files from one portable multimedia player (04-14-2011
20090048978Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection - The present invention provides systems and methods for electronic commerce including secure transaction management and electronic rights protection. Electronic appliances such as computers employed in accordance with the present invention help to ensure that information is accessed and used only in authorized ways, and maintain the integrity, availability, and/or confidentiality of the information. Secure subsystems used with such electronic appliances provide a distributed virtual distribution environment (VDE) that may enforce a secure chain of handling and control, for example, to control and/or meter or otherwise monitor use of electronically stored or disseminated information. Such a virtual distribution environment may be used to protect rights of various participants in electronic commerce and other electronic or electronic-facilitated transactions. Secure distributed and other operating system environments and architectures, employing, for example, secure semiconductor processing arrangements that may establish secure, protected environments at each node. These techniques may be used to support an end-to-end electronic information distribution capability that may be used, for example, utilizing the “electronic highway.”02-19-2009
20110153501BUSINESS OBJECT AND SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS - A system and method for conducting electronic transactions are provided, in which a business object is employed that includes a plurality of modular object sections that function as agreed-upon standard descriptors of an electronic transaction. The sections of the object may include a quote section, an elections section and a fulfillment section. The quote section contains information relating to a seller's willingness to transfer rights in an asset to a purchaser. The elections section contains transaction parameters that are modifiable in response to input from the purchaser. The fulfillment section contains information pertaining to consummation of the transaction and is configured to enable and facilitate the performance of transaction-related fulfillment tasks by one or more third parties.06-23-2011
20100063931METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING AND HANDLING REQUESTS FOR DATA FILES - A method of constructing and handling a request for a desired data file relating to a broadcast segment of a broadcast signal is described. The method comprises receiving an information signal at a receiving device. The information signal comprises at least a data element, and the data element relates to a segment of the broadcast signal. The method also comprises presenting the data element to a user interface of the receiving device, obtaining a user selection of the data element from the user interface, and constructing and transmitting a request for the desired data file relating to the selected data element, the request including an identifier relating to the desired data file.03-11-2010
20100063930System for Secure Mobile Healthcare Selection - A method, system and device for secure mobile healthcare selection are presented in which a user can, from a mobile device, authorize the comparison of pangenetic (genetic and epigenetic) data with data profiles corresponding to healthcare products, services and service providers to determine which are the most appropriate for a particular consumer. Data masking is used to maintain privacy of sensitive portions of the pangenetic data.03-11-2010
20100070417NETWORK REGISTRATION FOR CONTENT TRANSACTIONS - System(s) and method(s) are provided for registration of non-mobile devices with a mobile network platform for secure content transactions among the mobile network platform and registered non-mobile devices, and mobile and registered non-mobile devices. Through various secure protocols, a registration component within the mobile network platform records non-mobile devices provisioned through a non-mobile network platform. Recordation includes validation of devices associated with the non-mobile devices and retention of devices records. Content transaction(s), e.g., content delivery and exchange, are conducted securely, and abide by license terms for content dissemination. Content transaction(s) can be billed based at least in part on license terms, or subscriber intelligence. Transacted content can be received and formatted by a master non-mobile within a network of provisioned non-mobile devices. The master non-mobile device securely delivers transacted contents to slave non-mobile devices and to the mobile network platform. Advertisement(s) also can be transacted.03-18-2010
20100125523METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR CERTIFYING A DOCUMENT FOR ADVERTISEMENT APPROPRIATENESS - A method for selecting advertisement spots. The method comprises certifying a digital document having a placeholder for at least one advertisement, identifying at least one characteristic indicative of appropriateness of the digital document, assigning an appropriateness score to the digital document according to the at least one characteristic and associating a digital certificate indicative of the appropriateness score with the digital document, wherein the digital certificate is used for associating an advertisement with the placeholder.05-20-2010
20100306112ONLINE TRADING METHOD AND SYSTEM WITH MECHANISM FOR VERIFYING AUTHENTICITY OF A PRODUCT - An online trading method includes: configuring a marketplace server to receive a product verification request from a first user terminal and to send an authentication request to a second user terminal; configuring the second user terminal to receive the authentication request and to send a code request to a transponder that is associated with a product; configuring the transponder to receive the code request and to send a response signal that includes a unique identification (UID) code of the transponder, the second user terminal sending out the UID code of the transponder; and configuring an authentication center to receive the UID code of the transponder, to generate a verification result based on the UID code of the transponder, and to send out the verification result for notifying the first party accordingly. An online trading system for implementing the online trading method is also disclosed.12-02-2010
20110251960Medical Data Encryption for Communication Over a Vulnerable System - A method for securing patient medical information for communication over a potentially vulnerable system includes separating patient's medical file into a demographics layer and a data layer, separately encrypting the demographic layer and data layer using different encryption keys, and providing servers in a communication and processing system with a decryption key for the layer processed by such server. Medical file data may be separated into more than two layers. Users accessing the system are authenticated using standard techniques. By separately encrypting different parts of a patient medical record, processing and communication of patient medical files by intermediary servers is enabled without risking disclosure of sensitive patient information if such servers are compromised.10-13-2011
20090313171ELECTRONIC TRANSACTION VERIFICATION - Product registration of an electronic good (e.g., software) over the telephone is made easier by reducing the length of code that is communicated to the electronic good provider (e.g., software provider). More particularly, an electronic goods provider provides a product ID comprising a message and digital signature to a client purchasing their electronic good. The electronic good is registered over a telephone by providing only the digital signature portion of a product ID to a telephone registration server having the electronic good provider's private key. The telephone registration server computes a message from the digital signature and private key. If the message has an expected structure (e.g., zeros in certain places) the software is authentic. Therefore, the verification method ensures software authenticity using only a portion of the product ID and thereby reducing the amount of information that needs to be transferred over the telephone to perform the registration process.12-17-2009
20090150291Customer Support Using Virtual Machines - A customer support system includes at least one subsystem to communicate with a customer about a problem with a customer information handling system (IHS), wherein the customer IHS includes a plurality of first customer IHS data. The plurality of first customer IHS data is received from the customer and used to create a virtual IHS having substantially the same characteristics as the customer IHS. A problem with the customer IHS is then diagnosed using the virtual IHS.06-11-2009
20090138402PRESENTING PROTECTED CONTENT IN A VIRTUAL WORLD - Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for protecting content in a virtual world. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for securing confidential data in a virtual world can include generating a virtual world for different participants over a computer communications network and placing avatars for a selected set of the participants in a bounded view of the virtual world for viewing by others of the selected set of participants in the bounded view. The method further can include selecting an inanimate object containing private data in the bounded view of the virtual world. Finally, for each participant in the selected set, the method can include determining access rights for viewing the private data and displaying the private data in connection with a display of the inanimate object in the bounded view only if permitted by the access rights and otherwise obscuring the private data in connection with a display of the inanimate object in the bounded view.05-28-2009
20080222041Methods and Systems for Electronic Agency in Performance of Services - A computer implemented method for a principal to electronically establish and use an agent. The method comprising the steps of: the principal identifying a service requirement, the principal entering a communication medium to interact with a potential agent, the principal submitting an electronic request for service, the principal and the agent negotiating terms, establishing an electronic power of attorney between the principal and the agent, the agent performing the requested service; and the principal paying the agent.09-11-2008
20080222040Disaggregation/reassembly method system for information rights management of secure documents - The present invention pertains to a computerized system and method that provides for the secure storage and retrieval of electronic digital healthcare information; and, more particularly, to such a computerized system and method that provides for multiple access levels of such secure information; provides for secure access to portions of secure information dependent upon access privileges of the authorized user; provides virtually limitless data expansion capabilities; and provides for rapid access to such secure information by authorized users.09-11-2008
20080208752Content communication and purchase using a computer-based media component - Content communication and purchases using a computer-based media component are described. A tuner component can individually interact with client components, where each communication of content may be varied or configured independent of interactions with other client components. Additionally, content can be purchased using the computer-based media component, where the purchase and/or presentation of the content may utilize the computer-based media component and/or coupled client components.08-28-2008
20100293096SOFTWARE KEY CONTROL FOR MOBILE DEVICES - A software key control system and method for mobile devices. When a customer orders a software product, the seller issues a temporary activation key which is posted to a key registration web server. The customer then locates the mobile device's unique device ID and accesses the web server to provide the temporary activation key. The web server creates a registration key based on the customer's temporary activation key and device ID. The registration key is transferred to the customer's mobile device and the customer can then register the ordered software product. The system and method of the present invention thereby automate the sale and distribution of keys for mobile devices.11-18-2010
20120310837Method and System For Providing Authenticated Access to Secure Information - A system and method for providing access to secure information. The method includes using a computing device to detect a connection between the computing device and an electronic key. The electronic key stores an encrypted unique electronic identifier (UEID). The method also includes using the computing device to authenticate a provider identifier (ID). If the provider ID is authentic and the electronic key is connected to the computing device the UEID is accessed. A request to access secure information is transmitted by the computing device to a secure storage device. Access to the secure information is granted based on the authenticated provider ID and a set of access preferences associated with the UEID. The computing device receives the requested secure information if the request is granted.12-06-2012
20090292640Method and system for synchronizing an online application and a portable device - There is provided a method of synchronizing a portable device with an online user account. The method comprises establishing a first connection between the portable device and an online application, receiving data from the online application concerning the online user account, including a persona, updating the portable device with a portable user account corresponding to the online user account, including the persona, terminating the first connection between the portable device and the online application, recording modifications to the portable user account on the portable device after terminating the first connection, establishing a second connection between the portable device and the online application, uploading the modifications to the portable user account recorded on the portable device to the online application, and updating the portable user account according to modifications to the online user account performed by the online application to synchronize the portable user account with the online user account.11-26-2009
20110191245METHOD, SYSTEM AND COMPUTER PRODUCT FOR SECURING PATIENT IDENTITY - A method for securing patient identity comprising accessing an electronic medical records database including patient data for a plurality of patients. Each patient in the electronic medical records database is assigned a unique patient identifier. Patient data for a first patient, including a first patient identifier, is retrieved from the electronic medical records database. The first patient is de-identified from the patient data. De-identifying includes the creation of a first encoded patient identifier responsive to the first patient identifier. The de-identifying results in de-identified first patient data and includes the replacement of the first patient identifier with the first encoded patient identifier. The de-identified first patient data is transmitted to a data warehouse system. The method further comprises identifying a second patient in response to receiving report data that includes a second encoded patient identifier from the data warehouse system. The identifying includes the creation of a second patient identifier responsive to the second encoded patient identifier.08-04-2011
20100023456SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PLANNING A FUNERAL - An apparatus, computer-implemented method and program product to arrange and fund a funeral or other memorial service. A program receives user input requesting information associated with funeral products, services and homes. The program associates the user input with a budgetary, profile, home locator, or step-based parameter. Each parameter logically links to an information field stored within the database. A central web server retrieves information associated with the parameter for inclusion within a funeral plan.01-28-2010
20080208751Method, Apparatus and System for Providing Added Value Content to Feature Content End Users - A system, method and apparatus are provided for offering or providing added value content associated with feature content to feature content end users. The system includes a receiver that has a processor or controller for reading end user or feature content, such as a film or programming event. The feature content is broadcast or downloaded as an encoded video stream from a suitable source, such as a video server. Metadata associated with the feature content includes information about available added value content that is associated with the feature content. The method includes providing, based on reading the associated metadata, the ability for the end user to obtain added value content associated with the feature content that has been selected and/or obtained by the end user. The added value content can be obtained by the end user and packaged with the feature content and recorded on a suitable recording medium.08-28-2008
20120041880SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DEALING CONTENT - Systems and methods for dealing or exchanging content and currencies in transactions involving multiple users, whereas traded may be rights to content, such as copyrights, and bandwidth capacities.02-16-2012
20120005099Secure Electronic Records in Smart Devices - Methods and apparatus for creating secure electronic records using a smart device are disclosed. A smart device is authorized by connecting the device with a secure host computer. The host computer authorizes the smart device for a specified period of time. The user verifies that they are allowed to use the smart device to collect and create secure electronic records. Collecting electronic records then occurs. An encrypted wrapper for each record collected is created by encrypting each record. The smart device is then reconnected to the host computer. The host computer uploads the collected records and clears the device.01-05-2012
20120005100CAR NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND INDIVIDUAL FUNCTIONAL DEVICE - A car navigation system includes: an in-vehicle display device that includes: a central information display device that has a display and displays a video image on the display; an individual functional device that is formed independently of the central information display device and has a navigation function; and an expansion device that connects the central information display device and the individual functional device; and a map division distribution system that includes a map encrypting unit that encrypts a divided map with a map key uniquely assigned to the divided map formed by dividing a map; a decryption key generating unit that decrypts the map key with a user key uniquely assigned to a user; and a decryption key distributing unit that distributes the decryption key to the individual functional device.01-05-2012
20120179611Digital Content Vending, Delivery, And Maintenance System - A digital content vending machine in which a client on a personal computer, contains an infrastructure and an inventory. The infrastructure and inventory may both be stored in a hard drive, or the inventory may instead be stored on a removable media The infrastructure presents a graphical user interface on the client which metaphorically resembles a village containing a plurality of stores operated by vendors. Customers shop in the stores by selecting assets, constituting the inventory, and sending money and an identifier to a clearing house via a communications system such as telephone, private network, or the Internet. The clearing house returns a key used to at least partially remove a digital wrapper protecting the asset from unauthorized use. A master server may also be provided to update the infrastructure and inventory, and to provide additional keys used to remove the digital wrappers.07-12-2012
20110093395PORTABLE PROMOTIONAL CONTENT AND INTERFACE APPARATUS - A portable promotional content and interface apparatus (04-21-2011
20120072352Smart Super-Distribution of Rights-Protected Digital Content - Disclosed is a system and method for super-distribution of rights-protected digital content. A first terminal offers digital content to a second terminal, using a unique content identifier to identify the content in the request. The second terminal requests information regarding the content from a service provider platform. The content information request includes a terminal type identifier for the second terminal. The service provider platform obtains format capabilities information for the second terminal from a terminal capabilities database, and selects a format type for the content using the format capabilities information. The service provider platform obtains a content object in the selected format type from a content storage database. The service provider platform then delivers the content object in the selected format to the second terminal.03-22-2012
20110066555SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WIRELESS PROCESSING AND TRANSMITTAL OF MEDICAL DATA THROUGH AN INTERMEDIARY DEVICE - One method according to the present invention includes receiving data wirelessly from a medical device, transmitting the data to an intermediary device (such as a properly equipped mobile telephone or personal digital assistant), and formatting a message including the received data for transmission to a medical data server. The intermediary device includes software configured to receive the data and process the data into a format compatible with the medical data server. Once at the medical data server the information can be reviewed by a healthcare professional at a location remote to the patient. This method may be practiced automatically, either continuously or at set intervals, or may be initiated by someone utilizing the system (such as the patient or health care provider). The method preferably functions without the need for the patient to manually enter information into a device.03-17-2011
20120317033GENERATING BUSINESS PROCESS OBJECTS - Various embodiments of systems and methods for generating a business process object for integrating business process and business objects associated with a business activity are described herein. One or more business process definitions of a business activity are received from a business process model. Also, one or more business object instances used to execute the one or more business process definitions are retrieved from a business object model. Further, the business process object is generated by encapsulating the received one or more business process definitions and the retrieved one or more business object instances. Furthermore, during runtime, business process object data associated with the business process object is transferred to a business application client system using a transfer session key and business object specific way of encryption and decryption methods.12-13-2012
20090132421Secured Disc - A secured disc.05-21-2009
20120221474Secure Electronic Ticketing using Mobile Communication Devices over the Internet - The invention consists of a method and system for secure mobile ticketing through the use of a mobile device with display output and data input capabilities. The system utilizes a cryptographic security string appended to a URL and embedded in a 2D barcode to securely create an electronic ticket which is displayed on the mobile device display for redemption, redeem the displayed electronic ticket by means of optical scanning, and optionally register and authenticate a ticket scanning unit. The system utilizes real-time internet communication with a remote server for ticket distribution, redemption and ticket scanning unit registration and authentication to restrict unauthorized creation or redemption of electronic tickets and to reduce queuing.08-30-2012
20100274724Encrypted E-Commerce Product - A system for conducting a financial transaction in e-commerce on the internet includes objects prepared by a seller and a buyer. The seller's object includes a clear text header file (advertisement), an encrypted overhead file which contains verification data pertaining to the financial transaction, and an encrypted content file containing the subject matter for sale by the seller. With a purchase solicitation from the buyer, an overhead key can be used by a transaction agency to ensure there is a compliance between the purchase solicitation and the verification data of the overhead (from seller's object). Next a revelation key is provided to give the buyer access to the content when such compliance has been ensured.10-28-2010
20090307137MANAGING PROVENANCE OF DIGITALLY SIGNED DATA IN USER EDITABLE RECORDS - A system and method for managing health information. The system may include a server configured to execute an account interface module enabling a user to access a user account, wherein a plurality of healthcare record items are stored on a server, via a user client device. The server may also be configured to execute an upload module that is configured to receive a digitally signed, original version of a healthcare record item from a content supplier, and an editor module configured to enable a user to make a user edit, thereby producing an updated version of the healthcare record item. The server may also be configured to execute a provenance module to determine whether the user edit affects the digitally signed data, and accordingly remove or replace the digital signature, and a download module to download the updated version of the healthcare record item to a content recipient.12-10-2009
20090037334ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD SYSTEM, METHOD FOR STORING MEDICAL RECORD DATA IN THE MEDICAL RECORD SYSTEM, AND A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE LOADING THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD SYSTEM THEREIN - An electronic medical record system is disclosed. The disclosed electronic medical record system comprises a data input module for receiving medical record data; a certificate module for receiving the medical record data from the data input module and processing the medical record data; a medical record data module for receiving the medical record data from the certificate module and storing the medical record data therein; and a data output module for receiving the medical record data from the certificate module and outputting the medical record data. A method for storing the medical record data into the electronic medical record system and a portable electronic device loading the electronic medical record system are also disclosed.02-05-2009
20090018962Method for activating application module - A method for activating an application module is applied to an application program installed in an electronic device, wherein the application program includes at least more than one application module. When activating one of the application modules, the electronic device must firstly receive an activation code corresponding to the application module from a server of a program provider via the Internet, and the activation code is encrypted by the server of the program provider based on an activation information (such as a user name) and a module code corresponding to the application module, both of which are transmitted from the electronic device.01-15-2009
20100100485System for the safe, private transmission of motor vehicle records - The present invention is a method which can be used to select an insurer, such as for a motor vehicle operator. The method comprises the use of an agent interface and an MVR bridge for receiving motor vehicle record data from multiple sources and calculating insurance rates while minimizing the potential for compromising the privacy of the motor vehicle operator.04-22-2010
20120323792MULTI PLATFORM AND OPERATING SYSTEM DIGITAL CONTENT VENDING, DELIVERY, AND MAINTENANCE SYSTEM - A system to market digital content to a user on an electronics device. A storage media is installed in the device that contains an inventory of assets that are the digital content. Each asset is protected from unauthorized use by a digital wrapper. A logic in the device displays information about the inventory to the user, accepts their selection of a particular asset, transmits a payment for the selection and an identifier associated with it to a clearing house, receives a first key from the clearing house, transmit the first key to a master server, receives a second key from the master server, and unwraps the digital wrapper protecting the asset with the second key.12-20-2012
20120095923SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONSTRUCTING A LOCAL ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD DATA STORE USING A REMOTE PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD SERVER - Certain embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for managing medical information. Certain embodiments provide a local electronic medical record system including a local personal health record (PHR) client, the PHR client downloading encrypted patient documents from a remote PHR server and parsing the downloaded encrypted patient documents to form a local PHR database. The example system also includes an interface receiving user input including an encryption key to decrypt the downloaded encrypted patient documents and displaying patient medical information to the user based on the downloaded decrypted patient documents.04-19-2012
20120095922IMAGE DATA SALES SYSTEM, IMAGE DATA SALES METHOD, CAMERA, AND SERVER APPARATUS - In the present invention, a camera ID for specifying a camera that takes images to be sold is registered in a server in advance. The server issues an encryption key when the camera ID is registered, and the camera stores the encryption key and encrypts the camera ID by the encryption key to provide the camera ID to an image file including image data obtained by imaging. The server decrypts the encrypted camera ID provided to the image file transmitted from the user by a decryption key corresponding to the encryption key. If the camera ID obtained by the decryption coincides with the registered camera ID, the server authenticates that the image data included in the image file is imaged by the registered camera and discloses the image data to sell the image data.04-19-2012
20110282792CONTROLLING DATABASE COPYRIGHTS - Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a utilization permit key may be pre-defined to permit at least one of displaying, editing, storing, copying, and/or transferring of digital data.11-17-2011
20100198731METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING A PAYMENT INCENTIVE FOR DISTRIBUTING DIGITAL FILES OVER A NETWORK - A method and system for providing a payment incentive for distributing digital files over a network are provided. The method and system allow a publisher, distributor(s), and/or users to receive a payment incentive for downloading digital files on the Internet. The present disclosure creates a method and system where every party along the distribution chain will have an incentive for further distribution of the digital content file. The method includes the steps receiving by a server of a file agent at least one digital content file from a content provider; presenting the at least one digital content file for purchase; downloading the at least one digital content file to at least one user for a transaction amount; distributing a first distribution amount of the transaction amount to the content provider; and distributing a second distribution amount of the transaction amount to the at least one user.08-05-2010
20100169220WEARING HEALTH ON YOUR SLEEVE - The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that effectuate accurate communication of health data. The system can include mechanisms that initiate data interchange with a records manager that controls personal health records, and that selectively causes a physicians portal to acquire and display the personal but circumscribed health records associated with the user of the system.07-01-2010
20100169219PLUGGABLE HEALTH-RELATED DATA USER EXPERIENCE - A pluggable user experience (UX) system that enables users to access third party wellness applications and services that leverage centralized healthcare data is provided. The UX can be accessed by way of an employer's intranet, Internet or other suitable network. The system is capable of verifying user identity as well as authorization to third party wellness applications. These wellness applications can be used to leverage centralized healthcare data in accordance with permissions granted by the owner of the healthcare data/records.07-01-2010
20080243692CONTENT INGEST, MAINTENANCE, AND DELIVERY - A method may include receiving content in a server from a remote device; receiving a request to manufacture an optical medium including the content by a manufacture remote from the device; burning the optical medium including the content by the manufacturer; and receiving an identity of an intended recipient of the medium for delivering the optical medium. A method may include receiving first content in a first format and storing the first content in a server; receiving a request for the first content from a first user device; determining format information associated with the first user device; transcoding the first content for the first user device, wherein transcoding includes changing the first format of the first content based on the format information associated with the first user device; and transmitting the transcoded first content to the first user device.10-02-2008
20080235137Apparatus and method for the secure distribution of digital content to portable multimedia devices in an unsecured environment - The ability of retail stores to sell digital products through the secure distribution and delivery of digital video and/or audio content directly to a Portable Multimedia Device or a memory module that inserts into a portable media device.09-25-2008
20130144790Data Automation - A user friendly process and system are provided for healthcare payers and providers to automate access to information from disparate systems accurately and in real time, to reduce healthcare costs and improve healthcare quality and outcomes. In some circumstances, it may be desirable to use the efficient process and system for other purposes.06-06-2013
20130097086Medical Data Encryption For Communication Over a Vulnerable System - A system for securing patient medical information for communication over a potentially vulnerable system includes separating patient's medical file into a demographics layer and a data layer, separately encrypting the demographic layer and data layer using different encryption keys, and providing servers in a communication and processing system with a decryption key for the layer processed by such server. Medical file data may be separated into more than two layers. Users accessing the system are authenticated using standard techniques. By separately encrypting different parts of a patient medical record, processing and communication of patient medical files by intermediary servers is enabled without risking disclosure of sensitive patient information if such servers are compromised.04-18-2013
20130159193METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DELIVERING CONTENT IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - An embodiment of the present invention provides a method of transferring content within a system having a credit managing device, a content providing device and a user device. The method includes: registering the user device with the credit managing device; providing a universal credit to the user device from the credit managing device; providing encrypted content and a pre-rights generator from the content providing device to the user device at a first time without consuming the universal credit; generating a decryption key from the pre-rights generator a second time after the first time; and decrypting, via the decryption key, the encrypted content at the user device and consuming a portion of the universal credit.06-20-2013
20110313928METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE BETWEEN SOURCES OF HEALTH INFORMATION AND PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD SYSTEMS - A method and system for exchanging health information of an individual via the Internet is characterized by tagging of discreet consumer health encounter records, created by an electronic medical record system, with a unique identification number and encoding the identification number in an electronically readable identifier. The record includes the results of medical examinations, medical procedures, medical device measurements and other health information pertinent to the individual. The record is tagged using an electronic network service that creates the unique identification number and the electronically readable identifier. When provided with the unique identification number and the electronically readable identifier, the individual can transfer private medical information to a selected personal health record system. This allows the transfer of private medical information in a secure manner without the need to connect the electronic medical record system to the personal health record system, and without the need for the patient to disclose where the medical information will be stored.12-22-2011
20120030119SECURITY SYSTEM AND METHOD THAT ALLOWS USERS TO SECURELY SETUP AND MAINTAIN SYSTEM SECURITY FOR ALL BUSINESS SYSTEMS - A system, method and computer-readable medium for providing comprehensive security to business systems by distributing the security for accessing the business systems across databases at a plurality of locations. The distributed security simplifies security maintenance and is used to control all aspects of a business. The generation of bills, pings converter boxes, schedules pay per view, etc. are handled by the distributed security.02-02-2012

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