System and method for an advance notification system for monitoring and reporting proximity of a vehicle

  • US 7,400,970 B2
  • Filed: 05/09/2006
  • Issued: 07/15/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/18/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A computer based notification system, comprising:

  • means for enabling communication with a user that is designated to receive delivery of a package;

    means for presenting one or more selectable options to the user, the selectable options including at least an activation option for instigating monitoring of travel data associated with a vehicle that is delivering the package to the user;

    means for requesting entry by the user of a package identification number or package delivery number, each pertaining to delivery of the package;

    means for identifying the vehicle based upon the entry;

    means for requesting entry by the user of contact information indicating one or more communication media to be used in connection with a notification communication to the user;

    means for monitoring the travel data; and

    means for initiating the notification communication pertaining to the package via the one or more communication media, based upon the travel data.

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