Patents by Inventor Daniel Collart

Daniel Collart 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).

  • Patent number: 10430891
    Abstract: A fund allocation management system and method of managing prepaid debit cards that allows customers to allocate funds to pay monthly bills, reoccurring expenses, or save for special purchases. More specifically, this fund allocation management system optionally calculates monthly expenses and allows customers to set certain funds aside for known expenses. Examples of customers that may benefit from this type of card and/or service includes customers using traditional bank cards as well as customers who may not qualify for traditional bank accounts. The customers can deposit funds into the prepaid cards and use it for general expenses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: TracFone Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20190158659
    Abstract: The invention is a method, system, and computer-readable medium for gathering and communicating caller identification information on a wireless device. The invention includes receiving, at a wireless device, a calling party phone number to be communicated by the wireless device, determining that the calling party phone number and a corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, performing, in response to the determination that the calling party phone number and the corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, an external database search for the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification, and determining that the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification have been identified in the external database search.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Patent number: 10187521
    Abstract: The invention is a method, system, and computer-readable medium for gathering and communicating caller identification information on a wireless device. The invention includes receiving, at a wireless device, a calling party phone number to be communicated by the wireless device, determining that the calling party phone number and a corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, performing, in response to the determination that the calling party phone number and the corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, an external database search for the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification, and determining that the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification have been identified in the external database search.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: TracFone Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20180376396
    Abstract: A process for changing networks for a plurality of wireless devices includes storing in a database current wireless network distribution information for the plurality of wireless devices and storing in the database charge rates for the current wireless network distribution information for the plurality of wireless devices. The process further includes analyzing with the processor the current wireless network distribution information for the plurality of wireless devices and the charge rates for the current wireless network distribution information for the plurality of wireless devices to determine a change in distribution of wireless networks for one or more of the plurality of wireless devices and sending with the processor a command to modify wireless network settings for the one or more of the plurality of wireless devices. A system is disclosed as well.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20180124236
    Abstract: The invention is a method, system, and computer-readable medium for gathering and communicating caller identification information on a wireless device. The invention includes receiving, at a wireless device, a calling party phone number to be communicated by the wireless device, determining that the calling party phone number and a corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, performing, in response to the determination that the calling party phone number and the corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, an external database search for the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification, and determining that the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification have been identified in the external database search.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Patent number: 9860371
    Abstract: The invention is a method, system, and computer-readable medium for gathering and communicating caller identification information on a wireless device. The invention includes receiving, at a wireless device, a calling party phone number to be communicated by the wireless device, determining that the calling party phone number and a corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, performing, in response to the determination that the calling party phone number and the corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, an external database search for the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification, and determining that the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification have been identified in the external database search.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: TracFone Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Patent number: 9544786
    Abstract: A system for optimizing wireless coverage on a wireless device includes a server for receiving performance data related to performance on wireless networks, analyzing the performance data related to performance on the wireless networks, determining optimized settings for the wireless device, and transmitting the optimized settings to the wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: TracFone Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20160345186
    Abstract: A system for optimizing wireless coverage on a wireless device includes a server for receiving performance data related to performance on wireless networks, analyzing the performance data related to performance on the wireless networks, determining optimized settings for the wireless device, and transmitting the optimized settings to the wireless device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20160042329
    Abstract: A fund allocation management system and method of managing prepaid debit cards that allows customers to allocate funds to pay monthly bills, reoccurring expenses, or save for special purchases. More specifically, this fund allocation management system optionally calculates monthly expenses and allows customers to set certain funds aside for known expenses. Examples of customers that may benefit from this type of card and/or service includes customers using traditional bank cards as well as customers who may not qualify for traditional bank accounts. The customers can deposit funds into the prepaid cards and use it for general expenses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20150256672
    Abstract: The invention is a method, system, and computer-readable medium for gathering and communicating caller identification information on a wireless device. The invention includes receiving, at a wireless device, a calling party phone number to be communicated by the wireless device, determining that the calling party phone number and a corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, performing, in response to the determination that the calling party phone number and the corresponding caller identification are not stored on the wireless device memory, an external database search for the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification, and determining that the calling party phone number and corresponding caller identification have been identified in the external database search.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20150234803
    Abstract: The invention describes a process and system for improving user experience with web-based applications on an electronic device. In particular, instructions are provided for one or more truncated applications that may be stored in memory of the electronic device. Icons associated with the one or more truncated applications are caused to be displayed on the electronic device. It is further determined that a user has selected at least one of the truncated applications. Thereafter, user input fields of the selected one or more truncated application is populated with user information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Publication date: August 20, 2015
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20140278892
    Abstract: A mobile wallet system includes an account module comprising a physical memory database to store account information associated with a plurality of transaction devices issued to a consumer, a location module comprising a location device to determine location information of the consumer, a reward program module comprising a physical memory database to store reward information of a plurality of reward programs associated with the plurality of transaction devices, a payment method module executed on a computer processor to determine a transaction device of the plurality of transaction devices that maximizes a reward for the consumer based at least in part on the account information, the location information and the reward information, and a processing module executed on a computer processor to use the determined transaction device to complete a transaction to purchase products or services in order to maximize rewards for the consumer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventor: Daniel Collart
  • Publication number: 20080119161
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a service and billing platform including a program administration interface associated with a prepaid wireless handset adapted to allow for the creation and management of programs, business rules, customer communications, reports, back end processes, trial and upgrade plans and shared membership plans.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2006
    Publication date: May 22, 2008
    Inventor: Daniel Collart