Patents by Inventor Raymond Joao

Raymond 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).

  • Patent number: 9847029
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a shipment conveyance device which is a shipping container, pallet, or piece of luggage, a memory device located in, on, or at, the shipment conveyance device which stores information regarding the shipment conveyance device, a global positioning device which determines a position or location of the shipment conveyance device, a processing device which processes information regarding the shipment conveyance device in response to an occurrence of an event or a request for information and which generates a message containing information regarding the position or location of the shipment conveyance device and information regarding the occurrence of an event, a status of a shipment or transportation involving the shipment conveyance device, a temperature, or an impact or force on the shipment conveyance device, and a transmitter located in, on, or at, the shipment conveyance device which transmits the message to a communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: GTJ VENTURES, LLC
    Inventor: Raymond A. Joao
  • Publication number: 20080120190
    Abstract: A transaction authorization, notification and/or security apparatus, which comprises a device for issuing an authorization request for a transaction, a device for processing the authorization request and for transmitting a first one of a signal, data and information in response to the authorization request and a communication device for receiving said first one of a signal, data and information transmitted by said processing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2008
    Publication date: May 22, 2008
    Inventors: Raymond Joao, Robert Bock
  • Publication number: 20080059249
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a memory device for storing a healthcare record or history for an individual which includes information provided by the individual or a healthcare provider, and information regarding a healthcare insurer or payer, a receiver for receiving information regarding the individual transmitted from a first computer or communication device to the receiver via, on, or over, the Internet and/or World Wide Web, a processing device which processes information for storing or updating the information regarding the individual in the healthcare record or history and which processes a request for information and generates a message or report in response to the request, and a transmitter for transmitting the message or report via, on, or over, Internet and/or World Wide Web to the first computer or communication device or to a second computer or communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2007
    Publication date: March 6, 2008
    Inventor: Raymond Joao
  • Publication number: 20080059250
    Abstract: An apparatus for providing healthcare information, comprising a processor for processing a request to at least one of access, obtain, change, alter, and modify, information contained in a patient's at least one of healthcare record and healthcare file and for determining whether a requesting party is authorized to at least one of access, obtain, change, alter, and modify, information contained in the at least one of healthcare record and healthcare file. The processor facilitates the at least one of accessing, obtaining, changing, altering, and modifying, of the information contained in said at least one of healthcare record and healthcare file, and generates a notification report containing information regarding the at least one of accessing, obtaining, changing, altering, and modifying, of the information. The apparatus also comprises a transmitter for transmitting said notification report to a communication device associated with the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2007
    Publication date: March 6, 2008
    Inventor: Raymond Joao
  • Publication number: 20080040149
    Abstract: An apparatus for providing employee benefits and/or employee benefits information, which comprises a central processing device, a database for storing employee benefits one of data and information, and a receiver for receiving a request for one of employee benefits and employee benefits information. The central processing device processes the request for one of employee benefits and employee benefits information in conjunction with the one of data and information stored in the database. The central processing device generates a response to the request for one of employee benefits and employee benefits information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2007
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Inventor: Raymond Joao
  • Publication number: 20070276737
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for providing subscription services, including a processor, for processing a request to receive at least one of an issue, a good, and a service, pursuant to a subscription, wherein the request includes information concerning an existing subscription, wherein the processor processes the request and determines at least one of the status of the subscription, a number of the at least one of issues, goods, and services, yet to be fulfilled pursuant to the subscription, and further wherein the processor generates a response which contains one of an authorization to provide the at least one of an issue, a good, and a service, and a denial to provide the at least one of an issue, a good, and a service, and a transmitter for transmitting the response to a point-of-transaction device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Publication date: November 29, 2007
    Inventor: Raymond Joao
  • Publication number: 20070017974
    Abstract: A transaction security apparatus, including an input device for inputting information regarding a transaction on an account involving an individual, a camera for obtaining a photograph of the individual's face, wherein the photograph is stored as a digital photograph file, a processing device, wherein the processing device processes information regarding at least one of the information regarding a transaction and the digital photograph file, and a transmitter for transmitting the information regarding a transaction and the digital photograph file to a communication device associated with an account holder, wherein the information regarding a transaction and the digital photograph file are transmitted on or over at least one of the Internet and the World Wide Web.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2006
    Publication date: January 25, 2007
    Inventor: Raymond Joao
  • Publication number: 20060247986
    Abstract: An apparatus, including a shipment conveyance device associated with a shipment, and which is at least one of a shipping container, a pallet, and a tote, a 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 processing device which processes at least one of information regarding the shipment and information regarding the shipment conveyance device in response to an occurrence of an event or in response to a request for information regarding the shipment or the shipment conveyance device, wherein the processing device generates a message containing information regarding a position or location of the shipment or the shipment conveyance device, and a transmitter which transmits the message to a communication device associated with an individual or entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2006
    Publication date: November 2, 2006
    Inventor: Raymond Joao
  • Publication number: 20060031129
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for processing a transaction, including a memory device for storing information regarding at least one of a good, a product, a service, a security, a stock, a bond, a commodity, a derivative, and information for processing a transaction, a receiver for receiving an information request from a communication device associated with a user for information regarding the at least one of a good, a product, a service, a security, a stock, a bond, a commodity, a derivative, and a transaction involving same, a processor for processing the information request in conjunction with the information stored in the memory device, wherein the processor generates a report containing information in response to the information request, wherein the information report contains video information, and a transmitter for transmitting the information report to the communication device associated with the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2005
    Publication date: February 9, 2006
    Inventor: Raymond Joao
  • Publication number: 20050248444
    Abstract: An apparatus including a first device at a vehicle or premises and capable of controlling one or more of a plurality of a system, equipment system, component, device, equipment, and/or appliance. The first device generates and/or transmits a first signal for controlling the system, equipment system, component, device, equipment, and/or appliance. The first device generates and/or transmits the first signal in response to a second signal generated by and/or transmitted from a second device located remote from the vehicle or premises. The second device generates and/or transmits the second signal in response to a third signal generated by and/or transmitted from a third device located remote from the vehicle or premises and the second device. The third signal is transmitted on or over the Internet and/or the World Wide Web.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2005
    Publication date: November 10, 2005
    Inventor: Raymond Joao
  • Publication number: 20050170814
    Abstract: A transaction security apparatus and method, including a receiver which receives a limitation or restriction on an account usage, wherein the limitation or restriction on an account usage is received in real-time from a communication device associated with an individual account holder, a memory device for storing the limitation or restriction on an account usage, and a processing device for processing a transaction on an account or an authorization request in conjunction with the limitation or restriction on an account usage. The processing device generates a signal, wherein the signal contains information for authorizing or disallowing the transaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2005
    Publication date: August 4, 2005
    Inventors: Raymond Joao, Robert Bock
  • Publication number: 20040230601
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for providing shipment information, including a receiver for receiving a request to obtain information regarding at least one of a shipment and a delivery, wherein the request is received from a requesting individual, a processor for processing the request to obtain information in conjunction with information regarding at least one of a shipment assignment, a shipment job, a delivery assignment, and a delivery job, and further wherein the processor generates a report in response to the request for information, and a transmitter for transmitting the report to a communication device associated with the requesting individual.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2003
    Publication date: November 18, 2004
    Inventors: Raymond A. Joao, Leo J. Mangan, John A. Notarianni
  • Patent number: 5612878
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for motor vehicle anti-theft wherein the apparatus comprises a device for blocking a motor vehicle's exhaust gases path and a device for moving the blocking device. The moving device moves or displaces the blocking device to one of a first position, whereat the blocking device is completely removed from an exhaust gases path, and a second position, whereat the blocking device completely blocks an exhaust gases path. The method comprises the steps of actuating the moving device and moving the blocking device to a position, whereat the blocking device completely blocks off or seals off a motor vehicle exhaust gases path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 18, 1997
    Inventors: Raymond A. Joao, Raymond D. Joao
  • Patent number: 5513244
    Abstract: A remote-controlled anti-theft or theft-deterrent system and method, for motor vehicles, is disclosed which comprises a transmitting device, wherein the transmitting device is capable of transmitting data signals to at least two remote locations, a first receiving device for receiving the data signals transmitted from the transmitting device at a first of the at least two remote locations, a second receiving device for receiving the data signals transmitted from the transmitting device at a second of the at least two remote locations, a first control device associated with the first receiving device for processing the data representative of the data signals, wherein the first control device processes the data representative of the data signals and issues one of a disable signal and a re-enable signal to one of a vehicle's ignition system, a vehicle's fuel pump system and a vehicle's auxiliary equipment system one of instantaneously and after a time delay period, and a second control device associated with the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 30, 1996
    Inventors: Raymond A. Joao, Raymond D. Joao, Thomas Garben
  • Patent number: 5415214
    Abstract: A cover device for motor vehicle windows and/or lights is disclosed which comprises an external shell which has an inner region and at least two end regions. The cover device also comprises at least two handles, wherein each of the two handles is connected to the external shell at a perimeter region of each of the at least two end regions. The end regions of the external shell is closable inside a motor vehicle passenger compartment. The cover device protects a motor vehicle windows and/or lights from snow, ice, freezing rain, dirt, dust, debris or other foreign matter. The cover device can be used on a windshield, a rear window, side windows and lights of a motor vehicle so as to provide for an easy clearing and cleaning of same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 16, 1995
    Inventors: Robert R. Bock, Raymond A. Joao