Universal Electronic Transaction (UET) System

The Universal Electronic Transaction (UET) system, method, and device includes features such as: social media news feed / ticker universal electronic shopping cart user-generated search engine rankings build-your-own-search-engine system back to Science | Technology main page

Inventor Patents New Way to Tell Time: Colorful Display Ideal for Cell Phones, Wearable Audio Players, and Mobile Electronic Devices

TWELV | a new way to tell time

A newly patented time-telling system — called “TWELV” — eliminates the use of numerals, clock hands and traditional clockfaces. Instead, each individual hour of the day is represented solely by one of twelve unique colors. The display is simultaneously more attractive and smaller in footprint than conventional time formats.

Wearable Credit Card Transaction Terminal | Electronic Point-of-Sale (POS) Device

Wearable Musical Keyboard and "Fret" Board

An electronic device comprising: at least one component of a credit card terminal; and arm attachment mechanism suitable for wearing on the human arm, upon which mechanism is mounted a credit card terminal component, said arm attachment mechanism configured to allow said terminal component to revolve around the axis described by a user’s forearm along a prescribed path while the arm attachment mechanism remains stationery relative to the user’s forearm so that the terminal component does not rub against the user’s forearm while in motion.

Universal Electronic Shopping Cart for eCommerce Stores, Website Providers, and Internet Sellers, Merchants, and Vendors

The universal shopping cart enables buyers to purchase from multiple participating merchants and websites but checkout only once.  Below is an excerpt from the patent specification. Universal electronic shopping cart FIG. 39 depicts the UTU in expanded form. As shown, the inventory that the given website provider has associated with the given URL through the … Continue reading Universal Electronic Shopping Cart for eCommerce Stores, Website Providers, and Internet Sellers, Merchants, and Vendors

Sure-T Performance (Surety) Bonds, eCommerce Marketplace, and Electronic Payments for Internet Auctions

Sure-T | Suretyship Performance Bonds for Internet Auctions and eCommerce

Disclosed is a method by which suretyship bonds and guaranties can be purchased and deployed over the Internet in real time, providing automatic application evaluation and policy binding. The principal’s credit card information is used in a repeating cycle of pre-authorized charges so that the card account serves as effective collateral. A bond seal image, safeguarded against piracy, appears in Web pages indicating the existence of bond coverage. A dynamically updated gauge displays the margin of coverage available under the bond at any given moment. Means of integrating the information technology of auction site and surety company are also disclosed. The invention makes possible an unprecedented level of security in user-to-user auction environments and eliminates the need for online escrow services. Means of accepting bidder deposit accounts is also disclosed, enabling automatic, electronic payment the moment an Internet auction closes and eliminating the need for online payment services.

SunScroll Electronic Book Reading Device

The SunScroll was an electronic book reading device designed in 1990 to replace traditional, paper-and-ink books.  The original SunScroll design—extremely cumbersome by modern standards—included a monochromatic liquid crystal display; floppy disk drive (books were to be stored on floppies); a large battery; and a large, detachable solar collector for charging the unit (thus, the “sun” … Continue reading SunScroll Electronic Book Reading Device

Inventor Patents New Way to Tell Time: Colorful Display Ideal for Cell Phones, Wearable Audio Players, and Mobile Electronic Devices

TWELV | a new way to tell time

Summary:  A newly patented time-telling system—called “TWELV” —eliminates the use of numerals, clock hands and traditional clockfaces. Instead, each individual hour of the day is represented solely by one of twelve unique colors. The display is simultaneously more attractive and smaller in footprint than conventional time formats. (Original press release:  LOS ANGELES, CA SEPTEMBER 14, … Continue reading Inventor Patents New Way to Tell Time: Colorful Display Ideal for Cell Phones, Wearable Audio Players, and Mobile Electronic Devices