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: 20210006623
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a server computer located at a location remote from a premises or vehicle; a computer or a processor located at the premises or vehicle; and a user communication device associated with a user. The server computer receives a first message transmitted from the user communication device. The first message contains information regarding a control operation or monitoring operation to be performed on or at the premises or vehicle, and information regarding the position or location of the user communication device. The server computer processes information to authenticate the user, based on the information regarding the position or location of the user communication device, to determine if the user is authenticated. If the user is authenticated, the server computer generates a control signal or a monitoring signal for performing or effectuating the control operation or the monitoring operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10885746
    Abstract: An apparatus, including: a processor for providing an electronic forum configured to provide a video broadcast of a sporting event to a user communication device; a transmitter; and a receiver. The apparatus processes information regarding an outcome of a bet regarding the sporting event and determines if the bet is a winning bet or losing bet. The apparatus generates a report containing information regarding bets placed on the sporting event, outcomes of bets placed on the sporting event, an identity of individuals who placed bets on or who watched the sporting event via the electronic forum, activity which took place in or via the electronic forum, or information regarding a comment or comments regarding suspected game fixing, match fixing, or cheating. The apparatus transmits the report to a computer of a sport governing body, governmental entity, gaming facility, analytics provider, social network, financial institution, an escrow agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Patent number: 10861020
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a transaction terminal, further comprising: an input device or a receiver, wherein the input device inputs or the receiver receives information regarding an account and transaction information regarding a transaction on or involving the account; a camera or a video recording device, wherein the camera or the video recording device obtains or records a photograph or a video clip of an individual involved in the transaction; a processor, wherein the processor processes the transaction information; and a computer, further comprising: a database, wherein the database stores information regarding the transaction and the photograph or the video clip of the individual involved in the transaction. The information regarding the transaction and the photograph or the video clip of the individual involved in the transaction is transmitted to a communication device independently of any processing of the transaction by a transaction authorization processing computer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: GTJ VENTURES, LLC
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Publication number: 20200357229
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a computer which detects information regarding a gaming activity, gambling activity, or sporting event, generates a message containing information regarding same, and transmits the message to a first device. The computer receives an activity request or a bet message transmitted from the first device or a second device including a global positioning device which determines a position or location of the first device or second device. The activity request or bet message contains information regarding the position or location of the first device or second device. The computer determines if the activity request or the bet is allowed or disallowed using the information regarding the position or location of the first device or the second device. If, allowed, the computer processes information for allowing the activity or placing the bet. If disallowed, the computer processes information for disallowing the activity or the bet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10796268
    Abstract: An apparatus, including: a shipment conveyance device which is a shipping container, a pallet, or a piece of luggage; a global positioning device, located in, on, or at, the shipment conveyance 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 request is automatically received by a receiver, and which message contains information regarding a shipment of the shipment conveyance device; and a transmitter, located in, on, or at, the shipment conveyance device, 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: January 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: GTJ VENTURES, LLC
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Publication number: 20200312089
    Abstract: A betting apparatus, including: a processor which provides an electronic forum capable of providing a video or audio broadcast of a sporting event, wherein the electronic forum allows users to communicate with one another, post comments or messages, place a bet or any number of bets, and receive information regarding bets available, betting odds, changes in betting odds, or analytics information; a transmitter which transmits the electronic forum to a user communication device; and a receiver which receives information regarding a bet on the sporting event or a second sporting event and information regarding a position or location of the user communication device at a time of a transmission of the information regarding the bet. The processor determines whether or not the bet is authenticated using the information regarding the position or location of the user communication device. If authenticated, the processor processes information for placing the bet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10791256
    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: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Inventors: Gregory Thomas Joao, Raymond Anthony Joao, Christopher Michael Joao
  • Publication number: 20200294354
    Abstract: An 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, place a bet or bets on an outcome of, or on an event occurring during, the sporting event, and receive information regarding bets available, betting odds, changes in betting odds, or analytics information; a transmitter which transmits the electronic forum to a user communication device; and a receiver which receives information transmitted from the user communication device. The apparatus provides, via or in the electronic forum, player performance tracking information or team performance tracking information and betting odds or changes in betting odds corresponding to same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10741018
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a computer, wherein the computer detects a posting of information regarding a gaming activity, gambling activity, or sporting event, and transmits a notification message to a first communication device associated with an individual. The computer receives a bet message transmitted from the first communication device or a second communication device which includes a global positioning device. The bet message contains information regarding a bet and position or location information regarding a location of the first communication device or the second communication device or position or location information is transmitted to and received at the computer. The computer determines if the bet is allowed or disallowed using the position or location information. If the bet is allowed, the computer processes information for placing the bet. If bet is disallowed, the computer processes information for disallowing the bet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: GTJ VENTURES, LLC
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Publication number: 20200250918
    Abstract: A betting apparatus, including a lottery computer which includes a processor; an input device which includes an RFID reader; a transmitter; and an output device which includes a printer. The RFID reader reads information contained in an RFID tag associated with a lottery gaming account associated with a user. The processor processes the information read by the RFID reader, identifies the lottery gaming account, processes information for purchasing a lottery ticket associated with a lottery drawing or game on the lottery gaming account, generates a lottery ticket for printing via the printer, and generates an electronic lottery ticket corresponding to the lottery ticket. The printer prints the lottery ticket. The transmitter transmits the electronic lottery ticket to a first communication device associated with the user. The processor or the betting apparatus stores information regarding the lottery ticket or the electronic lottery ticket in the lottery gaming account.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20200234544
    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, place a bet or bets on an outcome of, or on an event occurring during, the sporting event, and receive information regarding bets available, betting odds, changes in betting odds, or analytics information; a transmitter which transmits the electronic forum to a user communication device; and a receiver which receives information transmitted from the user communication device. The apparatus provides, via or in the electronic forum, player performance tracking information or team performance tracking information and betting activity information or betting market activity information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20200217671
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a 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: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO, MARY ANTONETTE SPANO a/k/a/ CALVI
  • Publication number: 20200193542
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a computer further including a memory; processor, and transmitter. The transmitter transmits an electronic forum to a first communication device of an agent of a principal and to a second communication device of a counterparty in a negotiation involving the principal. The apparatus records and stores an audio recording of a telephone conversation occurring off-line and outside the electronic forum or records and stores an audio recording of a conference call occurring via the electronic forum. The apparatus stores a text or written correspondence or communication exchanged via the electronic forum. The apparatus provides, via the electronic forum, a record of a previous discussion(s), a previous conversation(s), or a previous correspondence(s), which occurred, or which was exchanged, between or involving the agent and counterparty. The apparatus records and stores an audio recording or an audio and video recording of an electronic forum session.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20200184583
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a database which stores user profiles, real estate asset profiles, or high value asset profiles, a receiver which receives a user request to access a real estate asset profile or high value asset profile; a processor which processes the request; and a transmitter which transmits the real estate asset profile or high value asset profile and contact information for the owner of the real estate asset or high value asset, a governmental entity, broker or agent, service provider, information or analytics provider, or financial institution, to a communication device. The communication device provides or displays an electronic forum or webpage containing the real estate asset profile or high value asset profile and the contact information. The receiver receives, and the apparatus stores, information regarding user's interest or offer to purchase the real estate asset or high value asset or an action or activity of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: RONALD FARLEY RICHARDS, RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20200184838
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a first device, which includes a first display and first video and audio recording device; a second device, which includes a second display and second video and audio recording device, wherein the first and second video and audio recording devices facilitate a video conference between a first and second individual; a memory which stores information regarding an instructional or educational account for the first or second individual; a third video and audio recording device which records video of a class, lesson, or seminar, and which is located at a location of the same; a computer which processes information for providing a first video transmission and a second video transmission to the first device and the second device, and a transmitter which transmits the first and second video transmissions to the first device and second devices simultaneously and in a split screen or multiple screen format.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20200175818
    Abstract: A sports betting apparatus, including a first receiver which receives analytics information transmitted from, or derived from data received from, an analytics device associated with a sport governing body, governmental entity, content provider, financial institution, or escrow agent, or a wearable device associated with a player, athlete, or participant in a game, match, competition, tournament, event, or practice session; a processor which is specially programmed to provide an electronic forum capable of providing a video or audio broadcast of a sporting event to a plurality of users; and a first transmitter which transmits the electronic forum to a user device associated with a user of the plurality of users, wherein the first transmitter or the apparatus transmits the analytics information to the user device for display in the electronic forum. The apparatus receives betting information, containing information regarding a bet, transmitted from the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10618396
    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 extends a second length, the third side extends a third length, and the fourth side extends 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. The top portion contains a cavity or passageway extending along a portion of the first side and is configured to receive a portion of a shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Inventor: Raymond Anthony Joao
  • Publication number: 20200105082
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a server computer, located remote from a premises or vehicle, a computer or processor located at the premises or vehicle, and a user device located at a location remote from the server computer and the premises or vehicle. The server computer receives a first message and generates a second message containing information regarding an individual identified as being present inside or using the premises or vehicle. If the premises or vehicle is occupied or being used, the second message contains information identifying the individual. The server computer transmits a control signal or monitoring signal to the computer or processor. The computer or processor performs a control operation or a monitoring operation regarding the premises or the vehicle, or the system, equipment, or device, of the premises or the vehicle in response to the control signal or the monitoring signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Publication number: 20200065823
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a transaction terminal, further comprising: an input device or a receiver, wherein the input device inputs or the receiver receives information regarding an account and transaction information regarding a transaction on or involving the account; a camera or a video recording device, wherein the camera or the video recording device obtains or records a photograph or a video clip of an individual involved in the transaction; a processor, wherein the processor processes the transaction information; and a computer, further comprising: a database, wherein the database stores information regarding the transaction and the photograph or the video clip of the individual involved in the transaction. The information regarding the transaction and the photograph or the video clip of the individual involved in the transaction is transmitted to a communication device independently of any processing of the transaction by a transaction authorization processing computer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventor: RAYMOND ANTHONY JOAO
  • Patent number: 10571284
    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: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventors: Raymond Anthony Joao, Mary Antonette Spano