TODAY’S PATENT – VOICE-INTERACTIVE MARKETPLACE PROVIDING PROMOTION AND PROMOTION TRACKING, LOYALTY REWARD AND REDEMPTION, AND OTHER FEATURES
The Voice-interactive marketplace providing promotion and promotion tracking, loyalty reward and redemption, and other features was invented by on the 23rd August, 2015, bearing patent number US6934684B2.
The invention provides a system, method, and business model for an information system and service having business self-promotion, promotion and promotion tracking, loyalty or frequent participant rewards and redemption, audio coupon, ratings, and other features. A business or organization in which consumers call into a service using ordinary telephone, PC, PDA, or other information appliance, and make requests in plain speech for information on goods and/or services, and the service provides responses to the request in plain speech in real-time. Provides operating model for a telephone-based audio-interfaced goods and services information and referral service having merchant self-promotion features, including database provider storing merchant information; an interface for inputting merchant information into the database and for retrieving and editing the information; and an interface for inputting voice commands and data and for receiving merchant information and processed information from the database in response to the input voice commands and data.
This invention pertains generally to voice-recognition based or speech-recognition-based interactive electronic commerce, and more particularly to systems, methods, and methods of doing business for providing automated interactive directory assistance information from a business or organization to a consumer in need of goods and/or services. The invention pertains even more particularly to systems, methods, and methods of doing business for providing automated speech-recognition driven query and response with business or event self-promotion features relative to businesses and events over ordinary wired or wireless telephone systems, PC systems, Personal Data Assistants (PDAs), and other communication and information appliances and devices.