Patents by Inventor Matthew Grasser

Matthew Grasser 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: 10089606
    Abstract: This invention is related to secure payments using data codes displayed on a mobile device, for example a QR code displayed on a cell-phone. The invention establishes a third party transaction service that protects the customer's proprietary payment information, for example, credit card numbers, while ensuring for a merchant that a payment token, for example, the QR code, will represent a valid payment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Inventors: Nicholas Ihm, Christopher Guess, Micah Bergdale, Gregory Valyer, Matthew Grasser
  • Patent number: 9881433
    Abstract: Systems and methods for monitoring permission to be in a location comprising: a secured area having at least one entry point with a mechanical gate having an open and closed position; at least two wireless proximity sensors attached to a portion of (or the area adjacent to) the mechanical gate; a token device in communication with the wireless proximity sensors that determine a location of the token device relative to one of the wireless proximity sensors to provide a detection data point and a set of detection data points for the group of detection data points; and a system computing device that calculates the shared proximity of the token device. If the token device contains a valid ticket and the shared proximity of the token device is within a predetermined area the system computing device will cause the mechanical gate to go to the open position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Nicholas Ihm, Gregory Valyer
  • Publication number: 20170220960
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing such that the ticket is verified at the entrance to venues by means of an animation or other human perceptible verifying visual object that is selected by the venue for the specific event. Tins removes the need to use a bar-code scanner on an LCD display of a cell phone or other device and speeds up the rate at which human ticket takers can verify ticket holders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: Bytemark, Inc.
    Inventors: Bergdale Micah, Matthew Grasser, Christopher Guess, Nicholas Ihm, Samuel Krueckeberg, Gregory Valyer
  • Publication number: 20160078447
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing to mobile devices such that the ticket stored on the device is checked for its integrity from tampering and the device periodically reports on ticket usage with a central server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: Bytemark, Inc.
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Nicholas Ihm, Kevin Rejko
  • Patent number: 9239993
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing such that the ticket is verified at the entrance to venues by means of an animation or other human perceptible verifying visual object that is selected by the venue for the specific event. This removes the need to use a bar-code scanner on an LCD display of a cell phone or other device and speeds up the rate at which human ticket takers can verify ticket holders. The system also can permit ticket purchase verification in the absence of a network connection during verfication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Nicholas Ihm, Samuel Krueckeberg, Gregory Valyer
  • Publication number: 20150347931
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing such that the ticket is verified at the entrance to venues by means of an animation or other human perceptible verifying visual object that is selected by the venue for the specific event. This removes the need to use a bar-code scanner on an LCD display of a cell phone or other device and speeds up the rate at which human ticket takers can verify ticket holders. The system also can permit ticket purchase verification in the absence of a network connection during verification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Nicholas Ihm, Samuel Krueckeberg, Gregory Valyer
  • Publication number: 20150262195
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for tracking the capture of mobile device tickets in the form of visual validation objects in efforts to prevent fraud or re-use of the ticket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Ted Sabety
  • Publication number: 20150213660
    Abstract: Systems and methods for monitoring permission to be in a location comprising: a secured area having at least one entry point with a mechanical gate having an open and closed position; at least two wireless proximity sensors attached to a portion of (or the area adjacent to) the mechanical gate; a token device in communication with the wireless proximity sensors that determine a location of the token device relative to one of the wireless proximity sensors to provide a detection data point and a set of detection data points for the group of detection data points; and a system computing device that calculates the shared proximity of the token device. If the token device contains a valid ticket and the shared proximity of the token device is within a predetermined area the system computing device will cause the mechanical gate to go to the open position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Nicholas Ihm, Gregory Valyer
  • Publication number: 20150142483
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for automated protocols between a mobile device and an electronic ticketing verification system, where proximity detection is used to automatically display the verification or to automatically control entry gates or turnstiles when the mobile device is verified has holding a valid ticket and being located in a specific location associated with the ticket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Nicholas Ihm, Gregory Valyer
  • Publication number: 20150084741
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for automated protocols between a mobile device and an electronic ticketing verification system, where proximity detection is used to automatically display the verification or to automatically control entry gates or turnstiles when the mobile device is verified has holding a valid ticket and being located in a specific location associated with the ticket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Nicholas Ihm, Matthew Grasser
  • Publication number: 20150088563
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing to mobile devices such that the ticket stored on the device is checked for its integrity from tampering and the device periodically reports on ticket usage with a central server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Applicant: Bytemark, Inc.
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Kevin Rejko, Nicholas Ihm
  • Publication number: 20140074578
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing physical coupon cards, each with a unique identifier, that are activated on-line by means of associating the coupon number with an activating user's identity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser
  • Publication number: 20130262163
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing such that the ticket is verified at the entrance to venues by means of an animation or other human perceptible verifying visual object that is selected by the venue for the specific event. This removes the need to use a bar-code scanner on an LCD display of a cell phone or other device and speeds up the rate at which human ticket takers can verify ticket holders. The system also can permit ticket purchase verification in the absence of a network connection during verfication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: ByteMark, Inc.
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Christopher Guess, Nicholas Ihm, Samuel Krueckeberg, Gregory Valyer
  • Patent number: 8494967
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing such that the ticket is verified at the entrance to venues by means of an animation or other human perceptible verifying visual object that is selected by the venue for the specific event. This removes the need to use a bar-code scanner on an LCD display of a cell phone or other device and speeds up the rate at which human ticket takers can verify ticket holders. The system providing the service also can maintain a persistent communication channel with the user device in order to control the ticket verification process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Bytemark, Inc.
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Christopher Guess, Nicholas Ihm, Samuel Krueckeberg, Gregory Valyer
  • Publication number: 20120296826
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing such that the ticket is verified at the entrance to venues by means of an animation or other human perceptible verifying visual object that is selected by the venue for the specific event. This removes the need to use a barcode scanner on an LCD display of a cell phone or other device and speeds up the rate at which human ticket takers can verify ticket holders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2011
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Applicant: BYTEMARK, INC.
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Christopher Guess, Nicholas Ihm, Samuel Krueckeberg, Gregory Vayler
  • Publication number: 20120296828
    Abstract: This invention discloses a novel system and method for distributing electronic ticketing such that the ticket is verified at the entrance to venues by means of an animation or other human perceptible verifying visual object that is selected by the venue for the specific event. This removes the need to use a bar-code scanner on an LCD display of a cell phone or other device and speeds up the rate at which human ticket takers can verify ticket holders. The system providing the service also can maintain a persistent communication channel with the user device in order to control the ticket verification process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2012
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Applicant: BYTEMARK, INC.
    Inventors: Micah Bergdale, Matthew Grasser, Christopher Guess, Nicholas Ihm, Samuel Krueckeberg, Gregory Valyer
  • Publication number: 20120209630
    Abstract: This invention is related to secure payments using data codes displayed on a mobile device, for example a QR code displayed on a cell-phone. The invention establishes a third party transaction service that protects the customer's proprietary payment information, for example, credit card numbers, while ensuring for a merchant that a payment token, for example, the QR code, will represent a valid payment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: BYTEMARK, INC.
    Inventors: Nicholas Ihm, Christopher Guess, Micah Bergdale, Gregory Valyer, Matthew Grasser