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Compass Inc. | Date: 2016-09-20

Embodiments of methods, apparatuses and systems for mobile purchase rewards are described. An embodiment of a method includes receiving confirmation of a transaction that triggers accrual of a reward unit at a processing device. Such an embodiment may further include updating a reward account in response to the transaction using the processing device. Additionally, the method may include notifying the holder of the reward account, via an interface to a mobile communication device, that the reward account has been updated.


ROYAL NAVAL DOCKYARD, Bermuda & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 35th America’s Cup is the most technology-driven series in the event’s 166-year history. But it’s not just yacht performance and design that’s grabbing tech headlines – it’s also the digital experience from the fans’ and organizers’ perspective. San Diego-based Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS) is powering a new breed of behind-the-scenes magic, thanks to the company’s Spark Compass™ communications platform, which delivers personalized, mobile experiences and curated content to visitors across points of interest, including the America’s Cup Village, L.F. Wade International Airport and select Bermuda hotels. Leveraging an extensive network of geofences with proximity beacons strategically integrated in several locations on the Bermuda Islands, Spark Compass extends the America’s Cup Official App beyond bringing exciting, world-class, extreme sailing content to viewers. With Spark Compass, event organizers can enhance the fan experience even further through curated offers and content delivered at the right time and place, depending on where the user is located. In addition, the Spark Compass “Physical Web” powers connected experiences even without an app installed. For example, when arriving at L.F. Wade International Airport, or entering a race location, Spark Compass is able to deliver notifications and content without an app installed on late-model Android phones, as well as encourage users to download the America’s Cup Official App for an even deeper fan engagement. “Spark Compass is all about bridging the physical with the digital worlds,” said Erik Bjontegard, president and CEO of TCS. “We’re able to benefit stakeholders on every side of the interaction. Organizers and businesses can market their goods and services to people who want them, and users can take advantage of special offers and content that interest them. We can transform existing apps – like the America’s Cup app – and make them contextually intelligent and more engaging, which in turn improves the user experience and boosts revenue.” Warren Jones, head of IT for the America’s Cup, said, “Adding this layer of contextual awareness allows us to heighten fan engagement and interactions to a brand new level. Spark Compass enables us to show off Bermuda’s beauty across the islands while ensuring exceptional fan experiences. We also appreciate the smooth integration we’ve had, working alongside the Spark Compass team.” Added Bjontegard, “We’re excited to see yet another successful use case of Spark Compass – one of the first sports deployments using physical beacons that trigger notifications without an app. The creative uses of Spark Compass are practically endless. The technology is already the brains behind delivering curated experiences in a wide range of industries.” About Spark Compass and Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. Total Communicator Solutions has developed a fully integrated, contextually intelligent mobile communications platform. The solution leverages real-data analytics with real-time actions and events based on collected data, combined with location, user and activity knowledge to deliver curated experiences on mobile devices. The company’s patented, contextually intelligent communications platform, Spark Compass, integrates proximity beacons, NFC, augmented reality, beacons and other sensors. With several installations, Spark Compass is used by enterprises such as airports, hospitals, universities, sport venues and event centers, as well as healthy living organizations. Total Communicator Solutions is headquartered in San Diego, Calif., with locations in the US, Spain, Mexico, UK, Norway and New Zealand.


Patent
Compass Inc. | Date: 2012-03-09

Example systems and methods of identifying customer insights are described. In one implementation, a method generates seed data associated with a likely advertisement audience, and generates sets of interests and demographic clusters based on the seed data. An advertisement campaign is launched based on the sets of interests and the demographic clusters. The demographic clusters are divided into smaller clusters based on advertisement campaign results. The method then identifies interests associated with individuals engaging with specific advertisements.


The present invention relates to a method and system to display information about an object. The system includes a mobile device to relay information about an object to a location content provider. The location content provider formats the information into a visual representation and transmits the information to, one or more digital television provides. One or more of the digital television provides can forward the information to a recipient to display on the recipients television.


Patent
Compass Inc. | Date: 2013-02-04

Example systems and methods of analyzing a social audience are described. In one implementation, a method receives social audience data associated with multiple users. The method identifies multiple preferences associated with the users based on the social audience data. The method further identifies demographic information associated with at least a portion of the users. At least one characteristic of the users is determined based on the multiple preferences and the demographic information.


A method and system for determining a deduction rate from a starting value, which maximizes the deduction rate without reducing the starting value to zero over a given time period. In an embodiment, a method may include using a computer processor to test deduction rates against historical data of previous changes in value of the starting value and determine a target deduction rate that achieves a desired percentage of historically successful outcomes for the starting value, determining a value gap difference between the starting value and an estimated internal value based on historical data, and adjusting the target deduction rate by the value gap difference to determine the deduction rate. The deduction rate may comprise a largest periodic amount that can be deducted from the starting value without reducing the starting value to zero over the given time period.


Patent
Compass Inc. | Date: 2011-04-01

This invention relates to a method and system of providing security guidance in writing software applications. More particularly this invention relates to accessing guidance application linked to a computer and a data base of security features to present a user with suggestive security content in writing software applications. The invention also relates to a non-transitory computer program for use on the computer in writing the software applications.


Methods, systems, and apparatuses for combined electronic payment and transfer for digital banking channels are described. The described embodiments provide a user-facing system for sending money from one account to another account over any one of multiple money movement rails. The embodiments simplify traditional money movement processes, by presenting the user with certain selectable characteristics for the transaction, and then automatically selecting an appropriate money movement rail in the background. The result is a simplified and more intuitive user experience for money movement transactions.


Patent
Compass Inc. | Date: 2011-01-14

Analysis of user communication is described. In one aspect, multiple online social interactions are identified. Multiple topics are extracted from those online social interactions. Based on the extracted topics, the system determines an intent associated with a particular online social interaction.


Patent
Compass Inc. | Date: 2011-09-02

A method and system analyze user interests. In some embodiments, the method identifies online social content associated with multiple users, and identifies a portion of the online social content associated with a first user. The method determines a first user interest based on the portion of the online social content associated with the first user.

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