Patents by Inventor Gregory James Sirmans

Gregory James Sirmans 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: 10657511
    Abstract: Various embodiments herein each include at least one of systems, methods, software, and devices for proximity-based transaction device selection. One embodiment in the form of a method performed on a mobile device includes receiving a positioning signal and identifying a terminal associated with the positioning signal. An instruction may then be transmitted to the identified terminal via a wireless data communication device of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: NCR Corporation
    Inventors: Greg Scott Egan, Gregory James Sirmans, Matthew Phillip Kamp
  • Patent number: 9652762
    Abstract: Various embodiments herein each include at least one of systems, methods, software, and devices for proximity-based transaction device selection. One embodiment in the form of a method performed on a mobile device includes receiving a positioning signal and identifying a terminal associated with the positioning signal. An instruction may then be transmitted to the identified terminal via a wireless data communication device of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: NCR Corporation
    Inventors: Greg Scott Egan, Gregory James Sirmans, Matthew Phillip Kamp
  • Publication number: 20170132600
    Abstract: Various embodiments herein each include at least one of systems, methods, software, and devices for proximity-based transaction device selection. One embodiment in the form of a method performed on a mobile device includes receiving a positioning signal and identifying a terminal associated with the positioning signal. An instruction may then be transmitted to the identified terminal via a wireless data communication device of the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Inventors: Greg Scott Egan, Gregory James Sirmans, Matthew Phillip Kamp
  • Publication number: 20160092954
    Abstract: Various embodiments each include at least one of systems, devices, methods, and software for mobile device location-enabled service provisioning. One embodiment, in the form of a method, includes receiving, via a network from a mobile device, data including a customer account identifier and an identifier of at least one beacon device. The method then determines, based on the received data, a location of a customer of the customer account identifier relative to each beacon device for which a beacon device identifier is included in the received data. The method then identifies any activities to be initiated with regard to the customer based on a stored customer profile associated with the customer account identifier, the determined location, and at least one activity rule. The method may then execute instructions associated with each identified activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventors: Daniel Bassett, Greg Scott Egan, Gregory James Sirmans, Curtis Evans, Matthew Phillip Kamp, Brian Plattenburg
  • Publication number: 20160063477
    Abstract: Various embodiments herein each include at least one of systems, methods, software, and devices for proximity-based transaction device selection. One embodiment in the form of a method performed on a mobile device includes receiving a positioning signal and identifying a terminal associated with the positioning signal. An instruction may then be transmitted to the identified terminal via a wireless data communication device of the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Greg Scott Egan, Gregory James Sirmans, Matthew Phillip Kamp
  • Publication number: 20160035013
    Abstract: A vehicle pulls up to a fuel pump and a customer within the vehicle utilizes interfaces available within the vehicle to initiate a fuel transaction within the vehicle and to activate the fuel pump for dispensing fuel. The customer then exits the vehicle dispenses fuel and returns to the vehicle without interacting with the existing fuel pump interface and when the customer re-inserts the pump hose into a holster of the fuel pump, the fuel transaction is completed on behalf of the customer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Brian Plattenburg, Gregory James Sirmans