System and method for providing information to a recipient of a physical mail object

  • US 9,105,002 B2
  • Filed: 10/30/2014
  • Issued: 08/11/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/16/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for providing electronic data to a recipient of a mail object, comprising:

  • using an output device to affix a single set of mail ID data to said mail object, said single set of mail ID data including at least recipient data, said recipient data comprising a personalized network address associated with said recipient of said mail object;

    submitting said mail object to a mail carrier for delivery to said recipient of said mail object;

    receiving said recipient data from a reception device of said recipient via a network; and

    providing by at least one processor said electronic data to said reception device via said network in response to receiving said recipient data, said electronic data comprising a sender'"'"'s web page that identifies said recipient of said mail object and includes data corresponding to a content of said mail object;

    wherein said electronic data is configured to be displayed to said recipient via a web browser on a display of said reception device.

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