Patents by Inventor Carlos Portela

Carlos Portela 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: 20180336528
    Abstract: A server is used to screen a job candidate. An indication is received that an interview interface has been activated by a client device. A first question of a plurality of questions stored in a memory of the server is sent to the client device for access by the job candidate via the interview interface. A first response to the first question is received from the client device, and the first response is evaluated in real-time using the server before sending a second question of the plurality of questions to the client device for access by the job candidate via the interview interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Mark Carpenter, Carlos Portela
  • Patent number: 5734719
    Abstract: A digital data on-demand turnkey system at a customer premise wherein N number of sewers provide for 100% of content distribution of remotely stored digitized information, which information may be previewed in real-time, and product incorporating selected digitized information can be manufactured on-site and within a short response time to a customer's request at a point of sale location. In a retail environment customers, at a point-of-sale location are able to exhaustively search and preview the content database using graphics-based touch screens at consumer kiosks. Previews including audio and video segments are made available. Prompting screens allow customers to make purchasing decisions by stipulating content which is available from any number of categories of subject matter including music.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 1996
    Date of Patent: March 31, 1998
    Assignee: International Business Systems, Incorporated
    Inventors: James T. Tsevdos, Ross L. Cook, Nancy Lee Ring, Robert S. Barnhill, Glen E. Hamblin, Kenneth L. Milsted, Craig N. Kindell, Susan Elizabeth Waefler, Carlos Portela, Brent C. Anderson