Uptown Network LLC (Naples, FL)

A system to facilitate the gifting of virtual items and services through the internet. It includes the following components: a) first client module for purchasing a virtual present for an individual recipient;) second client modules to receive and viewing the virtual present that was purchased from the server via the network of communications and third) third-party client modules to view and receiving wireless signals to the recipients of the second client and sending them a receipt that they have paid.

The gift giving industry is an integral aspect of U.S. commerce. In the normal year, there are a variety of occasions that require gifts. These include graduations, birthdays and anniversaries, baptisms, religious observances, holidays and more. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce the holiday season is responsible for more than $500 billion annually. If all holiday gift-giving events are taken into account then the U.S. annual sales of gifts amount to more than one trillion dollars.

Gifts are traditionally given to the recipients by the gift giver. They can be given directly, by regular mail, or via courier. In more recent years, with the rise in popularity of the Internet, gift givers are increasingly purchasing gifts online and having the gifts shipped to the recipient. Another option is to use an uninvolved third person, like an individual shopper to purchase the gift on behalf of the gift giver and then deliver it to the recipient. There are many options to buy gifts and give them to the recipient.

One of the issues with traditional gift giving involves the time gap and location disparity between the purchase of the present and the delivery of the gift to the recipient. In the traditional gift giving process, a person purchases the gift from brick and mortar stores and later physically transports the present for delivery to the gift recipient at a later date. When using the Internet is used to purchase a gift, the gift giver makes the gift from a web site and then a courier company or courier presents the present to the recipient at a later date. The gift’s utility and impact is diminished when there is an interval of time between the purchase date and the delivery time. This could be a problem when the gift is intended to be useful at the time of purchase or designed to be enjoyed or used within a short date of purchase.

What is required is a method and method to improve the existing issues, and more specifically, a speedier and more efficient method to make gift giving easier activities.

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