NEC had five patents in social media during Q1 2024. The patents filed by NEC Corp in Q1 2024 relate to an information processing system that identifies combinations of unregistered products for discounts when purchased with registered products using a portable terminal. Another patent involves a data processing method and electronic device for analyzing time-series data to determine influence factors on target attribute parameters, providing accurate references for decision-making. GlobalData’s report on NEC gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

NEC grant share with social media as a theme is 60% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Information processing system, notification providing method, and portable terminal (Patent ID: US20240070705A1)

The patent filed by NEC Corp. describes an information processing system that identifies and notifies a customer using a portable terminal of combinations of unregistered products that satisfy a discount condition when purchased in a set with registered products. The system utilizes a processor to identify these combinations and provide notifications to the portable terminal, enhancing the customer's shopping experience by offering discounts on specific product combinations.

The system allows for the satisfaction of discount conditions by purchasing sets of products that include predetermined quantities, triggering various types of discounts such as discounts on individual products, total amounts, or set prices. Additionally, the processor can prioritize combinations based on customer purchase history, browsing habits, or event schedules. The portable terminal, equipped with memory and a processor, acquires product identification information and displays combinations of unregistered products when discount conditions are met, improving the customer's ability to take advantage of discounts and make informed purchasing decisions.

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