Patents by Inventor Raymond Anthony Joao

Raymond Anthony Joao 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: 20190228436
    Abstract: An apparatus, including an RFID reader specially programmed to detect or read an RFID tag located on or in, or attached or affixed to, a good, product, or article; a processor; a display capable of displaying information regarding the good, product, or article, to which the RFID tag is assigned or associated; a transmitter which transmits an information request regarding the detected or read RFID tag; and a receiver which receives a report containing information regarding the good, product, or article, to which the RFID tag is assigned or associated. The RFID reader detects or reads the RFID tag. The RFID reader or the processor automatically generates the information request containing information regarding the RFID tag. The display displays information contained in the report or information regarding the good, product, or article, to which the RFID tag is assigned or associated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20190208251
    Abstract: An apparatus, including: a personal communication device, including: a global positioning device which determines a position or location of the personal communication device. The personal communication device transmits a request to receive entertainment content pursuant to a personal entertainment account, and information regarding the position or location of the personal communication device, to a central processing computer. The central processing computer determines the position or location of the personal communication device, and transmits entertainment content provided pursuant to the personal entertainment account or roaming entertainment content identified based on the position or location of the personal communication device. The entertainment content or the roaming entertainment content is a broadcast television show or a broadcast television program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20190172310
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a computer which detects information regarding a gaming activity, gambling activity, or sporting event, and generates a message containing information regarding same. The computer transmits the message to a first communication device. The computer receives a bet message transmitted from the first communication device or a second communication device including a global positioning device which determines a position or location of the first communication device or second communication device. The bet message contains information regarding a bet to be placed on or regarding the gaming activity, gambling activity, or sporting event, and information regarding the position or location of the first communication device or second communication device. The computer determines if the bet is allowed or disallowed using the information regarding the position or location of the first communication device or the second communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20190156268
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a shipment conveyance device which is a shipping container, a pallet, or a piece of luggage; a global positioning device which determines a position or location of the shipment conveyance device; a processor which generates a message in response to an occurrence of an event or in response to a request for information regarding the shipment conveyance device which is automatically received by a receiver, wherein the message contains information regarding a shipment of the shipment conveyance device; and a transmitter. The transmitter transmits the message to a communication device associated with an owner of the shipment conveyance device or an individual authorized to receive the message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20190149708
    Abstract: An apparatus, including cameras; a microphone; a speaker; a processor; a display; a touchscreen keyboard; a global positioning system; and a collision avoidance sensor. The processor detects a texting, e-mail, game or gaming, or speakerphone, operational mode and activates a camera to display a view in front of, or an anticipated travel path of movement of the apparatus. The global positioning system determines a position or location of the apparatus. The processor determines whether or not the apparatus is located outside of a safe area of travel. If the apparatus is outside of the safe area of travel, the processor activates a camera to record a picture or video at the location of the apparatus, and generates a notification message containing the picture or video, or a link thereto. The apparatus transmits the notification message to a communication device associated with an authorized individual or law enforcement personnel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: GREGORY THOMAS JOAO, RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO, CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL JOAO
  • Publication number: 20190135208
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a first circuit containing a first load of a vehicle and an ignition system of the vehicle, wherein the first load does not draw current from a first battery when the vehicle ignition system is not operating; a second circuit containing a second load of the vehicle, wherein the second load draws current from a second battery when the vehicle ignition system is not operating; a first switch which is capable of disconnecting the first battery from the first circuit; a second switch which is capable of connecting the first battery to the first circuit; and an alternator. The alternator is capable of recharging the first battery and the second battery when the vehicle ignition system is operating. The apparatus is capable of providing electrical power to the second load when the alternator ceases to operate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20190135098
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a sheet for placement over a vehicle window. The sheet includes a main portion having a first, second, third, and fourth, side, wherein the first and second sides are positioned opposite one another, the third and fourth sides are positioned opposite one another, the first side extends a first length, the second side a second length, the third side a third length, and the fourth side a fourth length, and each of the first and second lengths are longer than the third and fourth lengths; at least two end portions configured to be closed within a door of the vehicle; and a top portion extending from and along the first side portion. The top portion contains a cavity or passageway extending along a portion of the first side configured to receive a portion of a shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20190120635
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a housing, microphone, speaker, camera, memory or database which stores information regarding a travel schedule or itinerary, global positioning device, controller, and a transmitter. The controller is specially programmed to detect a deviation of the apparatus from the travel schedule or itinerary or to detect an absence of, or a leaving of, the apparatus from an expected location on the travel schedule or itinerary, and, if the controller detects a deviation of the apparatus from the travel schedule or itinerary or detects an absence of, or a leaving of, the apparatus from the expected location on the travel schedule or itinerary, the controller generates a travel route deviation message. The transmitter transmits the travel route deviation message to a first communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO, MARY ANTONETTE SPANO a/k/a CALVI
  • Publication number: 20190122500
    Abstract: A sports betting apparatus, including a processor which provides an electronic forum capable of providing a video or audio broadcast of a sporting event to users and capable of allowing the users to communicate with one another before, during, or after, the broadcast, to place a bet or bets on an outcome of, or on, an event occurring during the sporting event, to receive information regarding bets available, betting odds, changes in betting odds, or analytics information, and to report an instance of suspected game fixing or match fixing involving the sporting event; and a transmitter which transmits the electronic forum to a user communication device associated with a user. The apparatus provides a communication link which facilitates a communication or an interaction between one or more and a player, a coach, a team bench, a referee, a broadcaster, or an individual participating in the sporting event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10255755
    Abstract: A method, including: detecting, with a computer, a posting of information regarding a gaming activity, gambling activity, or sporting event; generating a notification message regarding the same; initiating a communication link with, and transmitting the notification message to, a first communication device as an electronic transmission, or transmitting the notification message as an electronic mail message; receiving a bet message transmitted from the first communication device or a second communication device, wherein the first communication device or the second communication device comprises a global positioning device which determines a position or location of the first communication device or second communication device, wherein the bet message contains information regarding a bet to be placed regarding the activity or event, and information regarding the position or location of the first communication device or second communication device; and determining whether the bet is allowed or disallowed using th
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: GTJ VENTURES, LLC
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Publication number: 20190096534
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a memory or a database which stores an electronic healthcare record of or for an individual or a patient a comment, note, or message, in advance of a video call, and information regarding an appointment for or regarding the video call; a processor which generates an appointment message or reminder message containing information regarding the appointment and containing a link or hyperlink for initiating the video call, wherein the video call is initiated via the link or the hyperlink; a receiver which receives information regarding the individual or the patient during the video call, receives information input into or entered into a provider communication device or a user communication device, wherein the processor or a computer generates a report containing information regarding the video call; and a transmitter, wherein the transmitter transmits the report to the user communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10218888
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a case; cameras; microphones; a speaker; a processor; a display; a touchscreen keyboard; a global positioning system; and a collision avoidance sensor. The processor detects a texting, e-mail, game or gaming, or speakerphone, operational mode and activates the camera to display a view in front of, or an anticipated travel path of movement of the apparatus. The global positioning system determines a position or location of the apparatus. The processor determines whether or not the apparatus is located outside of a safe area of travel. If the apparatus is outside of the safe area of travel, the processor activates a camera to record a picture or video at the location of the apparatus, and generates a notification message containing the picture or video, or a link thereto. The apparatus transmits the notification message to a communication device associated with an authorized individual or law enforcement personnel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Inventors: Gregory Thomas Joao, Raymond Anthony Joao, Christopher Michael Joao
  • Publication number: 20190057391
    Abstract: An apparatus, including: a banking transaction terminal, further comprising: an input device which inputs information regarding an account and transaction information regarding a transaction on or involving the account; a camera or a video recording device which obtains or records a photograph or a video clip of an individual involved in the transaction; a processor which processes the transaction information; and a computer, further comprising: a database which stores information regarding the transaction and the photograph or the video clip of the individual. The information regarding the transaction and the photograph or the video clip is transmitted to a communication device independently of any processing of the transaction by a transaction authorization processing computer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10207571
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a shaft having a handle and a sheet for placement over a vehicle window. The sheet includes a main portion having a first, second, third, and fourth, side, wherein the first and second sides are positioned opposite one another, the third and fourth sides are positioned opposite one another, the first side extends a first length, the second side a second length, the third side a third length, and the fourth side a fourth length, and each of the first and second lengths are longer than the third and fourth lengths; at least two end portions configured to be closed within a door of the vehicle; and a top portion extending from and along the first side portion. The top portion contains a cavity or passageway extending along a portion of the first side configured to receive a portion of the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Patent number: 10207663
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a first battery capable of providing electrical power to a first load of a vehicle, premises, or article, at a selected time, and which does not draw current when a system is not operating; a second battery capable of providing electrical power to a second load, which second load draws current when the system is not operating; a first switch capable of disconnecting the first battery from a first circuit containing the system; a second switch capable of connecting the first battery to the first circuit containing the system and is capable of connecting the first battery to a second circuit containing the first load; and a battery recharger which recharges both the first battery and second battery simultaneously when the system is operating. The second battery provides electrical power to the second load when the battery recharger ceases to operate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Publication number: 20190051116
    Abstract: A sports betting apparatus, including a processor which provides an electronic forum capable of providing a video or audio broadcast of a sporting event to users and capable of allowing the users to communicate with one another before, during, or after, the sporting event via text messaging, video conferencing, or audio conferencing, post comments or messages before, during, or after, the video or audio broadcast, place a bet or bets on an outcome of, or on an event which occurs during, the sporting event, receive information regarding bets available, betting odds, changes in betting odds, or analytics information, before, during, or after, the video or audio broadcast, and report an instance of suspected game fixing or match fixing involving the sporting event; a transmitter which transmits the electronic forum to a user communication device associated with a user; and a receiver which receives information transmitted from the user communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20190051104
    Abstract: A method, including: detecting, with a computer, a posting of information regarding a gaming activity, gambling activity, or sporting event; generating a notification message regarding the same; initiating a communication link with, and transmitting the notification message to, a first communication device as an electronic transmission, or transmitting the notification message as an electronic mail message; receiving a bet message transmitted from the first communication device or a second communication device, wherein the first communication device or the second communication device comprises a global positioning device which determines a position or location of the first communication device or second communication device, wherein the bet message contains information regarding a bet to be placed regarding the activity or event, and information regarding the position or location of the first communication device or second communication device; and determining whether the bet is allowed or disallowed using th
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10197406
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a housing, display, keyboard or touch screen keyboard, microphone, speaker, camera, memory or database which stores information regarding a travel schedule or itinerary, global positioning device, controller, transmitter, and first communication device. The controller detects a deviation of the apparatus from the travel schedule or itinerary or detects an absence of, or a leaving of, the apparatus from the expected location on the travel schedule or itinerary and generates a travel route deviation message. The transmitter transmits the travel route deviation message to the first communication device. The apparatus initiates a telephone call to the first communication device or to a second communication device, deactivates an on/off switching functionality of the apparatus to prevent the apparatus from being turned off, and deactivates a telephone calling on/off switching functionality to prevent the telephone call from being terminated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Inventors: Raymond Anthony Joao, Mary Antonette Spano
  • Patent number: 10185918
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a memory which stores information regarding a request for a ticket or ticket option for a portion of an event remaining after a start, and before a completion or conclusion, of the event, a receiver which receiver receives information regarding an available ticket, a processor which processes the information regarding the request and generates a message containing information regarding the ticket or ticket option, a transmitter which transmits the message to a first device before a completion or conclusion of the event. The apparatus receives a response to the message, processes information for consummating a transaction regarding a purchase of the ticket or ticket option, and transmits information regarding the ticket or ticket option to the first device or a second device. The ticket is printed via a printer or displayed via a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: GTJ VENTURES, LLC
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Patent number: 10181109
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a shipment conveyance device, wherein the shipment conveyance device is a shipping container, pallet, or piece of luggage; a receiver; a global positioning device which is located in, on, or at, the shipment conveyance device and which determines a position or location of the shipment conveyance device; a processor which generates a message in response to an occurrence of an event or in response to a request for information regarding the shipment conveyance device, wherein the request for information is automatically received by the receiver, wherein the message contains information regarding a position or location of the shipment conveyance device; and a transmitter which is located in, on, or at, the shipment conveyance device and which transmits the message to a communication device associated with an owner of the shipment conveyance device or an individual authorized to receive the message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: GTJ VENTURES, LLC
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao