Patents by Inventor Paul D. Signorelli

Paul D. Signorelli 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).

  • Publication number: 20190057569
    Abstract: Some embodiments are associated with wireless payment or account verification or authorization for purchases made from a vending machine via a customer's mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Paul D. Signorelli, Sih Y. Lee, Paul T. Breitenbach, Daniel E. Tedesco, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Patent number: 10109143
    Abstract: Some embodiments are associated with wireless payment or account verification or authorization for purchases made from a vending machine via a customer's mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Inventor Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Paul D. Signorelli, Sih Y. Lee, Paul T. Breitenbach, Daniel E. Tedesco, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20180144575
    Abstract: Some embodiments are associated with wireless payment or account verification or authorization for purchases made from a vending machine via a customer's mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Paul D. Signorelli, Sih Y. Lee, Paul T. Breitenbach, Daniel E. Tedesco, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Patent number: 9911267
    Abstract: Some embodiments are associated with receiving, by a vending machine, a request from a customer to initiate a communication session, establishing a first communication link between the vending machine and a device associated with the customer, and establishing a second communication link between the vending machine and a remote network device, such that a communication session is established between the device associated with the customer and the remote network device. Some embodiments are associated with receiving, by a vending machine, an indication of a selection of a product sold by the vending machine, receiving, from a customer, payment for the selected product, dispensing the product to the customer, the product comprising an indication of a communication session activation code, receiving, by the vending machine, an indication of the communication session activation code, and establishing a communication session between a device associated with the customer and a remote network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Inventor Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Paul D. Signorelli, Sih Y. Lee, Paul T. Breitenbach, Daniel E. Tedesco, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Patent number: 9092768
    Abstract: Systems, apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture for machine retrofits and interactive soda fountains are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: R4 Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Paul D. Signorelli, Igor Zhuk
  • Publication number: 20140309770
    Abstract: Some embodiments are associated with receiving, by a vending machine, a request from a customer to initiate a communication session, establishing a first communication link between the vending machine and a device associated with the customer, and establishing a second communication link between the vending machine and a remote network device, such that a communication session is established between the device associated with the customer and the remote network device. Some embodiments are associated with receiving, by a vending machine, an indication of a selection of a product sold by the vending machine, receiving, from a customer, payment for the selected product, dispensing the product to the customer, the product comprising an indication of a communication session activation code, receiving, by the vending machine, an indication of the communication session activation code, and establishing a communication session between a device associated with the customer and a remote network device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Inventors: Paul D. Signorelli, Sih Y. Lee, Paul T. Breitenbach, Daniel E. Tedesco, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20140214547
    Abstract: Systems, apparatus, interfaces, methods, and articles of manufacture that provide for Augmented Retail Reality (ARR).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: R4 Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Paul D. Signorelli, Paul T. Breitenbach, Igor Zhuk, Matthew Breitenbach, Tyler Scott, Julie Pinard, Colin Marr, Adam Meikle
  • Patent number: 8666874
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are various systems and methods for improving the establishment and management of vending machine subscriptions, including systems and methods for constructing, communicating, and registering subscriptions, as well as various methods for processing the redemption of vending machine subscription items. Several additional embodiments are disclosed, including various alternate methods of promoting longitudinal machine-customer relationships.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Inventor Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Sih Y. Lee, Paul D. Signorelli, Stephen C. Tulley, Daniel E. Tedesco, James A. Jorasch, Geoffrey M. Gelman, Robert C. Tedesco
  • Publication number: 20130331984
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for providing promotions at vending machines, such as by providing vending machine subscriptions to a category of products, are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: Walker Digital, LLC
    Inventors: Jay S. Walker, Paul T. Breitenbach, Sih Y. Lee, Vincent M. O'Neil, Paul D. Signorelli, Daniel E. Tedesco, James A. Jorasch, Geoffrey M. Gelman
  • Publication number: 20120310409
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are various systems and methods for improving the establishment and management of vending machine subscriptions, including systems and methods for constructing, communicating, and registering subscriptions, as well as various methods for processing the redemption of vending machine subscription items. Several additional embodiments are disclosed, including various alternate methods of promoting longitudinal machine-customer relationships.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2012
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: WALKER DIGITAL, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Sih Y. Lee, Paul D. Signorelli, Daniel E. Tedesco, James A. Jorasch, Stephen C. Tulley, Geoffrey M. Gelman, Robert C. Tedesco
  • Patent number: 8234207
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are various systems and methods for improving the establishment and management of vending machine subscriptions, including systems and methods for constructing, communicating, and registering subscriptions, as well as various methods for processing the redemption of vending machine subscription items. Several additional embodiments are disclosed, including various alternate methods of promoting longitudinal machine-customer relationships.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: Walker Digital, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Sih Y. Lee, Paul D. Signorelli, Daniel E. Tedesco, James A. Jorasch, Stephen C. Tulley, Geoffrey M. Gelman, Robert C. Tedesco
  • Publication number: 20120136479
    Abstract: Some embodiments are associated with receiving, by a vending machine, a request from a customer to initiate a communication session, establishing a first communication link between the vending machine and a device associated with the customer, and establishing a second communication link between the vending machine and a remote network device, such that a communication session is established between the device associated with the customer and the remote network device. Some embodiments are associated with receiving, by a vending machine, an indication of a selection of a product sold by the vending machine, receiving, from a customer, payment for the selected product, dispensing the product to the customer, the product comprising an indication of a communication session activation code, receiving, by the vending machine, an indication of the communication session activation code, and establishing a communication session between a device associated with the customer and a remote network device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Applicant: WALKER DIGITAL, LLC
    Inventors: Paul D. Signorelli, Sih Y. Lee, Paul T. Breitenbach, Daniel E. Tedesco, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20120004771
    Abstract: In accordance with one embodiment, a vending machine comprises a plurality of receptacles for holding units of products, each receptacle operable to hold a respective plurality of units in a series. The vending machine further comprises a dispensing mechanism operable to dispense, from each receptacle, a first unit in the respective plurality of units, the dispensing mechanism thereby being operable to dispense only a first unit from the respective series at a time. The vending machine further comprises a means for determining, for a unit, information allowing a relationship among the unit and a location of the unit in the receptacle to be determined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicant: WALKER DIGITAL, LLC
    Inventors: Jay S. Walker, Daniel E. Tedesco, Sih Y. Lee, Paul D. Signorelli, James A. Jorasch
  • Patent number: 8068933
    Abstract: Products and processes are disclosed for defining at least one inventory group. This at least one inventory group includes at least two products that are available for sale by a vending machine. The vending machine outputs an indication of products that the at least one inventory group includes. The vending machine receiving, from a customer, a selection of a first product that the at least one inventory group includes. The vending machine processes a sale of a unit of the first product and a respective unit of at least one additional product for a single price.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2011
    Assignee: Walker Digital, LLC
    Inventors: Jay S. Walker, Paul T. Breitenbach, Daniel E. Tedesco, Sih Y. Lee, Paul D. Signorelli, Geoffrey M. Gelman, James A. Jorasch
  • Patent number: 8041453
    Abstract: In accordance with one embodiment, a vending machine comprises a plurality of receptacles for holding units of products, each receptacle operable to hold a respective plurality of units in a series. The vending machine further comprises a dispensing mechanism operable to dispense, from each receptacle, a first unit in the respective plurality of units, the dispensing mechanism thereby being operable to dispense only a first unit from the respective series at a time. The vending machine further comprises a means for determining, for a unit, information allowing a relationship among the unit and a location of the unit in the receptacle to be determined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2011
    Assignee: Walker Digital, LLC
    Inventors: Jay S. Walker, Daniel E. Tedesco, Sih Y. Lee, Paul D. Signorelli, James A. Jorasch
  • Publication number: 20110172814
    Abstract: Systems, apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture for machine retrofits and interactive soda fountains are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: VENDMORE SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Paul D. Signorelli, Igor Zhuk
  • Publication number: 20110168290
    Abstract: Systems, apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture for machine retrofits and interactive soda fountains are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: VENDMORE SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Paul D. Signorelli, Igor Zhuk
  • Publication number: 20110173041
    Abstract: Systems, apparatus, interfaces, methods, and articles of manufacture for venue product sales and networking are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: VENDMORE SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Paul D. Signorelli, Igor Zhuk
  • Publication number: 20110172004
    Abstract: Systems, apparatus, interfaces, methods, and articles of manufacture for venue product sales and networking are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: VENDMORE SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Paul D. Signorelli, Igor Zhuk
  • Publication number: 20110173082
    Abstract: Systems, apparatus, interfaces, methods, and articles of manufacture for smart visi-coolers are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: VENDMORE SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Breitenbach, Paul D. Signorelli, Igor Zhuk