US 9,811,812 B2
Vehicular violation fine payment using portable computing device
Anthony Derasmo, New City, NY (US); Arvind Sriram, Mount Kisco, NY (US); and John L. Golzio, Carmel, NY (US)
Assigned to Conduent Business Services, LLC, Dallas, TX (US)
Filed by CONDUENT BUSINESS SERVICES, LLC, Dallas, TX (US)
Filed on Nov. 7, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/535,521.
Prior Publication US 2016/0132845 A1, May 12, 2016
Int. Cl. G06Q 40/00 (2012.01); G06Q 20/10 (2012.01); G06Q 20/32 (2012.01); G07B 15/00 (2011.01)
CPC G06Q 20/102 (2013.01) [G06Q 20/3276 (2013.01); G07B 15/00 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method comprising:
reading a computer readable code on a printed vehicular violation using an optical sensor of a portable computing device;
accessing a vehicular violation database operatively connected to said portable computing device to identify a registered vehicle corresponding to data in said computer readable code, using said portable computing device;
before transferring a vehicular violation history from said vehicular violation database to said portable computing device, confirming a right to access said vehicular violation history by:
displaying an input field requesting data of said registered vehicle not provided on said printed vehicular violation on a graphic user interface of said portable computing device;
receiving said data of said registered vehicle not provided on said printed vehicular violation into said input field on said graphic user interface of said portable computing device; and
verifying that said data of said registered vehicle not provided on said printed vehicular violation is correct to confirm said right to access said vehicular violation history;
upon confirming said right to access, retrieving a vehicular violation history for said registered vehicle using said portable computing device, said vehicular violation history comprising a history of multiple vehicular violations maintained by said vehicular violation database related to said registered vehicle and a payment status of fines associated with said vehicular violations;
displaying said vehicular violation history and displaying an option to pay one or more of said fines on a graphic user interface of said portable computing device;
receiving payment information into said graphic user interface for payment of said one or more of said fines; and
processing said payment of said one or more of said fines through said portable computing device using said payment information.