Patents by Inventor Bill MICHELS

Bill MICHELS has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210342314
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: Factual Inc.
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Patent number: 11151614
    Abstract: Disclosed are systems and methods for generating customized advertising content by combining one or more content items with advertising content. The content items may comprise various forms of media content, including, video, audio, etc. Users may utilize an interface to accesses advertising content and content items. In one embodiment, the user may utilize the interface to integrate one or more content items with advertising content to generate customized advertising content. The interface may be used to further modify the customized advertising content. A computing device may monitor on more user's consumption of customized advertising content for various purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
    Inventors: Bruce Bradley, Walt Michel, Mark McKelvey, Rob Holmes, Dan Carella, Bill Sheahan, Ryan Crouch
  • Patent number: 10866937
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Factual Inc.
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Publication number: 20200167322
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Patent number: 10579600
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: FACTUAL INC.
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Publication number: 20190266133
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing characteristics of entities of interest. In particular, the present disclosure provides a mechanism for analyzing information about entities of interest and for rating or scoring the entities of interest based on the analyzed information. The rating or the score of an entity of interest can sometimes be referred to as a placerank value of an entity of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Bill Michels, Tyler Bell, Tim Chklovski, Manuel Lagang, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Publication number: 20190213173
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Patent number: 10331631
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing characteristics of entities of interest. In particular, the present disclosure provides a mechanism for analyzing information about entities of interest and for rating or scoring the entities of interest based on the analyzed information. The rating or the score of an entity of interest can sometimes be referred to as a placerank value of an entity of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: FACTUAL INC.
    Inventors: Bill Michels, Tyler Bell, Tim Chklovski, Manuel Lagang, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Patent number: 10255301
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: FACTUAL INC.
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Publication number: 20180246909
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Patent number: 9977792
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: FACTUAL INC.
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Publication number: 20170206223
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Inventors: Tyler BELL, Bill MICHELS, Spencer TIPPING, Tom WHITE, Boris SHIMANOVSKY
  • Patent number: 9594791
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: Factual Inc.
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Bill Michels, Spencer Tipping, Tom White, Boris Shimanovsky
  • Publication number: 20140279674
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing characteristics of entities of interest. In particular, the present disclosure provides a mechanism for analyzing information about entities of interest and for rating or scoring the entities of interest based on the analyzed information. The rating or the score of an entity of interest can sometimes be referred to as a placerank value of an entity of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Factual, Inc.
    Inventors: Bill MICHELS, Tyler BELL, Tim CHKLOVSKI, Manuel LAGANG, Boris SHIMANOVSKY
  • Publication number: 20140274022
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for providing a location information analytics mechanism. The location information analytics mechanism is configured to analyze location information to extract contextual information (e.g., profile) about a mobile device or a user of a mobile device, collectively referred to as a target entity. The location information analytics mechanism can include analyzing location data points associated with a target entity to determine features associated with the target entity, and using the features to predict attributes associated with the target entity. The set of predicted attributes can form a profile of the target entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Factual, Inc.
    Inventors: Tyler BELL, Bill MICHELS, Spencer TIPPING, Tom WHITE, Boris SHIMANOVSKY