Patents by Inventor Frank C. Toy

Frank C. Toy 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: 4554418
    Abstract: An information monitoring and notification method and apparatus is provided which may monitor many forms of changing data input, such as market and stock market information, and notify a user or users in near real time of the occurrence of identified events of interest. The system and method require no affirmative monitoring or interrogation by the user, and require no specialized equipment to be in the possession of individual users. Intelligence is provided permitting adaptive monitoring of the input data, maximizing the efficiency and reliability of the user contact and notification. Notification is made, for example, via the telephone utility directly to the user by means of a voice synthesized message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 1983
    Date of Patent: November 19, 1985
    Inventor: Frank C. Toy