Patents by Inventor Matt Naples

Matt Naples 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: 10455848
    Abstract: An individual frozen drink dispenser includes a housing having a base configured to support a blender cup, a dispensing chamber disposed above the blender cup and configured to support a frozen beverage container containing frozen ingredients suitable for preparing a frozen drink, at least one dispensing mechanism configured to move from a pre-dispense position to a dispense position in which the dispensing mechanism drives the frozen ingredients from the frozen beverage container into the blender cup, and a drive mechanism coupled to the housing and configured to drive the movement of the dispensing mechanism from the pre-dispense position to the dispense position. A method of preparing a frozen drink is further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Island Oasis Frozen Cocktail Company, Inc.
    Inventors: John Michael Herbert, Bryan Hotaling, Matt Naples, Patrick Devine
  • Publication number: 20180070760
    Abstract: A beverage preparation machine permits automated preparation of a variety of beverages. A plurality of stations add ingredients to a beverage container and process the contents directly in the container in some embodiments. Parallel preparation of more than one beverage may be performed in some embodiments. A robotic arm moves the beverage container to the stations. The robotic arm may include a weight sensor as part of controlling the addition of ingredients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: Kerry Inc.
    Inventors: John Michael HERBERT, Bryan R. HOTALING, John A. MacNEILL, Scott A. LECLERC, Matt NAPLES, Patrick J. DEVINE
  • Publication number: 20170280745
    Abstract: An individual frozen drink dispenser includes a housing having a base configured to support a blender cup, a dispensing chamber disposed above the blender cup and configured to support a frozen beverage container containing frozen ingredients suitable for preparing a frozen drink, at least one dispensing mechanism configured to move from a pre-dispense position to a dispense position in which the dispensing mechanism drives the frozen ingredients from the frozen beverage container into the blender cup, and a drive mechanism coupled to the housing and configured to drive the movement of the dispensing mechanism from the pre-dispense position to the dispense position. A method of preparing a frozen drink is further disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: ISLAND OASIS FROZEN COCKTAIL CO., INC.
    Inventors: John Michael HERBERT, Bryan HOTALING, Matt NAPLES, Patrick DEVINE
  • Publication number: 20150224656
    Abstract: An electric hand-held apparatus for trimming hair includes a housing having an inlet at the upstream end for receiving air and hair clippings into an airway that extends within the housing to an exhaust. The apparatus also includes a vacuum source and a cutting assembly. Additionally, the apparatus includes a motor having a motor output shaft rotatable about a motor axis. The motor axis is parallel to and transversely offset from a vacuum-source axis of rotation. The at least one reciprocating blade is driven by the motor at a first speed. The vacuum source is driven by the motor at a second speed greater than the first speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Inventors: Andrew David Johnson, Jim Varney, Bryan Hotaling, John MacNeill, Matt Naples, Pat Devine