Patents by Inventor Rafael Heredia

Rafael Heredia 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: 20190050846
    Abstract: A system enables digital appliances to couple to third party application services directly. The system includes a device regulation/support site configured to generate a script program and a data template, and a digital appliance that selectively couples to the device regulation/support site and receives the script program and data template from the device regulation/support site, the digital appliance executes the script program with reference to the data template to couple directly to a third party application service and query the third party application service for data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael Wayne Crowe, Russell Herbert Fleming, Christopher Ross Squires
  • Patent number: 10135630
    Abstract: A system enables digital appliances to couple to third party application services directly. The system includes a device regulation/support site configured to generate a script program and a data template, and a digital appliance that selectively couples to the device regulation/support site and receives the script program and data template from the device regulation/support site, the digital appliance executes the script program with reference to the data template to couple directly to a third party application service and query the third party application service for data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael Wayne Crowe, Russell Herbert Fleming, Christopher Ross Squires
  • Patent number: 9936387
    Abstract: A system for managing mobile electronic communications devices includes a user directory database configured to hold authentication data associated with at least one user, an authentication authority communicatively connected to the user directory database, an administration server configured to send and receive command messages with at least one mobile electronic communications device, a messaging server configured to send and receive communications messages with at least one mobile electronic communications device, and the authentication authority, administration server, and messaging server are configured to send and receive data via a data communications network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael W. Crowe, Frank U. Greer, IV, Joseph A. Ellis, Jordan Upham, William R. Matson
  • Publication number: 20170142585
    Abstract: A system for managing mobile electronic communications devices includes a user directory database configured to hold authentication data associated with at least one user, an authentication authority communicatively connected to the user directory database, an administration server configured to send and receive command messages with at least one mobile electronic communications device, a messaging server configured to send and receive communications messages with at least one mobile electronic communications device, and the authentication authority, administration server, and messaging server are configured to send and receive data via a data communications network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael W. Crowe, Frank U. Greer, IV, Joseph A. Ellis, Jordan Upham, William R. Matson
  • Patent number: 9565538
    Abstract: A system for managing mobile electronic communications devices includes a user directory database configured to hold authentication data associated with at least one user, an authentication authority communicatively connected to the user directory database, an administration server configured to send and receive command messages with at least one mobile electronic communications device, a messaging server configured to send and receive communications messages with at least one mobile electronic communications device, and the authentication authority, administration server, and messaging server are configured to send and receive data via a data communications network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael W. Crowe, Frank U. Greer, IV, Joseph A. Ellis, Jordan Upham, William R. Matson
  • Publication number: 20150358821
    Abstract: A system for managing mobile electronic communications devices includes a user directory database configured to hold authentication data associated with at least one user, an authentication authority communicatively connected to the user directory database, an administration server configured to send and receive command messages with at least one mobile electronic communications device, a messaging server configured to send and receive communications messages with at least one mobile electronic communications device, and the authentication authority, administration server, and messaging server are configured to send and receive data via a data communications network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael W. Crowe, Frank U. Greer, IV, Joseph A. Ellis, Jordan Upham, William R. Matson
  • Patent number: 9131356
    Abstract: A mobile electronic communications device includes a housing, a memory, a data entry mechanism, a display for visual data, at least one wireless transceiver configured to transmit and receive electromagnetic signals conforming to a plurality of wireless signaling protocols, and a controller. The controller is communicatively connected to the memory, data entry mechanism, and display; and is configured to send and receive data using the at least one wireless transceiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael Crowe, Frank Greer, Joseph Ellis, Jordan Upham, William Matson
  • Publication number: 20140335823
    Abstract: A mobile electronic communications device includes a housing, a memory, a data entry mechanism, a display for visual data, at least one wireless transceiver configured to transmit and receive electromagnetic signals conforming to a plurality of wireless signaling protocols, and a controller. The controller is communicatively connected to the memory, data entry mechanism, and display; and is configured to send and receive data using the at least one wireless transceiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: ZIPIT WIRELESS, INC.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael Crowe, Frank Greer, Joseph Ellis, Jordan Upham, William Matson
  • Patent number: 8775537
    Abstract: A system controls computer network communication devices in a background session in accordance with a control database. The system includes a computer network communication device having a non-volatile memory containing a unique device identifier and a communication module for communicating with a control site, the communication module being configured to generate monitor messages containing the unique device identifier and data corresponding to entry of a command by a user and to parse command messages received from the control site, and a control site comprising a device database and a control database, the control site being configured to compare data in the monitor message to control data stored in the control database in response to the monitor message having a unique device identifier that is also stored in the device database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael Wayne Crowe
  • Publication number: 20120191795
    Abstract: A system controls computer network communication devices in a background session in accordance with a control database. The system includes a computer network communication device having a non-volatile memory containing a unique device identifier and a communication module for communicating with a control site, the communication module being configured to generate monitor messages containing the unique device identifier and data corresponding to entry of a command by a user and to parse command messages received from the control site, and a control site comprising a device database and a control database, the control site being configured to compare data in the monitor message to control data stored in the control database in response to the monitor message having a unique device identifier that is also stored in the device database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2012
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Applicant: ZIPIT WIRELESS, INC.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael Wayne Crowe
  • Patent number: 8190694
    Abstract: A system controls computer network communication devices in a background session in accordance with a control database. The system includes a computer network communication device having a non-volatile memory containing a unique device identifier and a communication module for communicating with a control site, the communication module being configured to generate monitor messages containing the unique device identifier and data corresponding to entry of a command by a user and to parse command messages received from the control site, and a control site comprising a device database and a control database, the control site being configured to compare data in the monitor message to control data stored in the control database in response to the monitor message having a unique device identifier that is also stored in the device database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2012
    Assignee: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael Wayne Crowe
  • Publication number: 20120066286
    Abstract: A system enables digital appliances to couple to third party application services directly. The system includes a device regulation/support site configured to generate a script program and a data template, and a digital appliance that selectively couples to the device regulation/support site and receives the script program and data template from the device regulation/support site, the digital appliance executes the script program with reference to the data template to couple directly to a third party application service and query the third party application service for data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2010
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Applicant: ZIPIT WIRELESS, INC.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael Wayne Crowe, Russell Herbert Fleming, Christopher Ross Squires
  • Publication number: 20120066325
    Abstract: A system controls computer network communication devices in a background session in accordance with a control database. The system includes a computer network communication device having a non-volatile memory containing a unique device identifier and a communication module for communicating with a control site, the communication module being configured to generate monitor messages containing the unique device identifier and data corresponding to entry of a command by a user and to parse command messages received from the control site, and a control site comprising a device database and a control database, the control site being configured to compare data in the monitor message to control data stored in the control database in response to the monitor message having a unique device identifier that is also stored in the device database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2011
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Applicant: ZIPIT WIRELESS, INC.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael Wayne Crowe
  • Patent number: 8086678
    Abstract: A system controls computer network communication devices in a background session in accordance with a control database. The system includes a computer network communication device having a non-volatile memory containing a unique device identifier and a communication module for communicating with a control site, the communication module being configured to generate monitor messages containing the unique device identifier and data corresponding to entry of a command by a user and to parse command messages received from the control site, and a control site comprising a device database and a control database, the control site being configured to compare data in the monitor message to control data stored in the control database in response to the monitor message having a unique device identifier that is also stored in the device database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Assignee: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael Wayne Crowe
  • Patent number: 7995899
    Abstract: Control of audio/video equipment is provided by an apparatus constructed like a computer, with audio and video subsystems. The audio subsystem includes a programmable analog mixer and several analog and digital multiplexers to route and mix multiple inputs to multiple outputs. Databases are stored in computer mass storage to record preferences for playback of digital versatile discs, compact discs and audio files stored in the mass storage device, such as MP3 files. The playback preferences may include video output format, language, surround sound mode, etc. for DVDs and surround sound effects for CDs and audio files.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Digital Networks North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, Randolph G. Young, Sean S. Priddy, Michael P. Dean
  • Patent number: 7894837
    Abstract: A handheld instant messaging terminal manages multiple conversation sessions across multiple instant messaging services.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2011
    Assignee: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael P. Dean
  • Publication number: 20090149205
    Abstract: A computer network communication device enables a parent/administrator to control data communication sessions between the device and a mobile communication device that may be accessed through a cellular network. The computer network communication device includes a device identifier stored in the device, a communication module configured to download rules corresponding to the device identifier from a control site remote from the device, and a processor configured to process data messages received from other computer network communication devices over a computer network with reference to the downloaded rules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2008
    Publication date: June 11, 2009
    Applicant: Zipit Wireless Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Michael Wayne Crowe
  • Publication number: 20090093264
    Abstract: A handheld instant messaging terminal manages multiple conversation sessions across multiple instant messaging services.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2007
    Publication date: April 9, 2009
    Applicant: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael P. Dean
  • Publication number: 20090083385
    Abstract: A system controls computer network communication devices in a background session in accordance with a control database. The system includes a computer network communication device having a non-volatile memory containing a unique device identifier and a communication module for communicating with a control site, the communication module being configured to generate monitor messages containing the unique device identifier and data corresponding to entry of a command by a user and to parse command messages received from the control site, and a control site comprising a device database and a control database, the control site being configured to compare data in the monitor message to control data stored in the control database in response to the monitor message having a unique device identifier that is also stored in the device database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2008
    Publication date: March 26, 2009
    Applicant: ZIPIT WIRELESS INC.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael Wayne Crowe
  • Patent number: 7292870
    Abstract: An instant messaging terminal manages multiple conversation sessions across multiple instant messaging services. The terminal includes a display for conversation session windows, a data entry device, a communications module for wireless network communication, and a control module for coordinating network access and controlling conversation session management. The data entry device includes programmable keys for emoticons and the control module automates the generation of a key sequence for generation of a graphical symbol that is compatible with the service being used by a message recipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2007
    Assignee: Zipit Wireless, Inc.
    Inventors: Rafael Heredia, Frank U. Greer, IV, Michael P. Dean