Patents by Inventor Thomas C. Broadhead

Patent number: 8700466
Abstract: Exemplary methods and devices in accordance with the disclosure relate generally to networked provisioning of content to young users such as children, as well as providing user monitoring and customized feedback and other information to parents and others. More particularly, but not exclusively, embodiments in accordance with the disclosure relate to systems, methods, devices, and computer media for receiving user input associated with provided or available content, processing the input, and providing information such as text, video, audio, other media, advertising, and feedback associated with user inputs and preferences to a person associated with the user.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 7, 2012
Issued: April 15, 2014
Assignee: Saban Digital Studios LLC
Inventors: Thomas C. Broadhead, Clifford T. Boro, William J. Von Reis, Brian E. Smith
Patent number: 8543458
Abstract: Methods and systems for facilitating electronic commerce using a child-oriented computer network application are provided. An exemplary system in accordance with the disclosure provides content for rendering on a first device associated with a child and receives, from the first device, an indication of a preference of the child with respect to the content. The system further selects, based at least in part on the preference, first information to be provided to a second device associated with a person having a relationship with the user where the first information relates at least in part to a product available for purchase. Further the system electronically sends the first information to the second device, and receives, from the second device, second information wherein the second information provides an indication of an approval by the person with respect to purchase of the product.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 7, 2012
Issued: September 24, 2013
Assignee: Saban Digital Studios LLC
Inventors: Thomas C. Broadhead, Clifford T. Boro, Ryan Bettencourt, Grant Bostrom
Application number: 20130124328
Abstract: Exemplary methods and devices in accordance with the disclosure relate generally to networked provisioning of content to young users such as children, as well as providing user monitoring and customized feedback and other information to parents and others. More particularly, but not exclusively, embodiments in accordance with the disclosure relate to systems, methods, devices, and computer media for receiving user input associated with provided or available content, processing the input, and providing information such as text, video, audio, other media, advertising, and feedback associated with user inputs and preferences to a person associated with the user.
Type: Application
Filed: May 7, 2012
Issued: May 16, 2013
Inventors: Thomas C. Broadhead, Clifford T. Boro, William J. Von Reis, Brian E. Smith
Application number: 20080307339
Abstract: A child-oriented browsing system is provided wherein the system is implemented using a piece of client software, executing on the computing device of a child, and a website/server that manages the client software and other functions of the child-oriented browsing system.
Type: Application
Filed: February 25, 2008
Issued: December 11, 2008
Assignee: KIDZUI, INC.
Inventors: Clifford T. Boro, Vidar Vignisson, Thomas C. Broadhead, Will Von Reis, Andrew Kreiling