Patents by Inventor Shanmugapriyan Devaraj

Shanmugapriyan Devaraj 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: 20190244476
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Patent number: 10269209
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20180005485
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Patent number: 9767643
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20170221095
    Abstract: A system for aggregating media is provided which includes a server equipped with a processor and memory and having an event database associated with it which contains a plurality of events, wherein each of the plurality of events has a temporal window and geofence associated with it; and a plurality of users, each having associated therewith a mobile technology platform equipped with a display and a memory which communicates with the server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: PicPocket, Inc.
    Inventors: Wolfram K. Gauglitz, Joshua M. LeBeau, Paul A. McDonald, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj
  • Publication number: 20170222962
    Abstract: A system for aggregating media is provided which includes a server equipped with a processor and memory and having an event database associated with it which contains a plurality of events, wherein each of the plurality of events has a temporal window and geofence associated with it; and a plurality of users, each having associated therewith a mobile technology platform equipped with a display and a memory which communicates with the server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: PicPocket, Inc.
    Inventors: Wolfram K. Gauglitz, Joshua M. LeBeau, Paul A. McDonald, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj
  • Publication number: 20170180961
    Abstract: A system for aggregating media is provided which includes a server equipped with a processor and memory and having an event database associated with it which contains a plurality of events, wherein each of the plurality of events has a temporal window and geofence associated with it; and a plurality of users, each having associated therewith a mobile technology platform equipped with a display and a memory which communicates with the server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: Picpocket, Inc.
    Inventors: Wolfram K. Gauglitz, Joshua M. LeBeau, Paul A. McDonald, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj
  • Publication number: 20170039811
    Abstract: Methods and systems for dynamic determining of odds for live events betting. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a computer system determines odds of a micro event within a live event. The determination is based on at least one dynamic factor that is updated during the live event. In addition, the odds of the micro event are presented to a user of a live events wagering application. The odds may be determined on the same computer system that presents the odds to the user, in some embodiments. The odds may be determined on a second computer system, and the odds transmitted wirelessly to a first computer system that presents the odds to the user, in some embodiments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: Shanmugapriyan DEVARAJ, David ORTIZ, Michael SHEIRBON
  • Patent number: 9544379
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to photography and imaging, telecommunications, social media, and event networking in a variety of fields including sports and other community events, personal events, and other occasions in which the sharing of information and media is desirable. More particularly, the invention relates to the use of various communications protocols and platforms in order to distribute information through a network to enable users to interact and communicate with like-minded users, as well as to enable the creation and purchasing of items and customized products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Inventors: Wolfram K. Gauglitz, Joshua M. LeBeau, Paul A. McDonald, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj
  • Publication number: 20160352846
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to photography and imaging, telecommunications, social media, and event networking in a variety of fields including sports and other community events, personal events, and other occasions in which the sharing of information and media is desirable. More particularly, the invention relates to the use of various communications protocols and platforms in order to distribute information through a network to enable users to interact and communicate with like-minded users, as well as to enable the creation and purchasing of items and customized products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Wolfram K. Gauglitz, Joshua M. LeBeau, Paul A. McDonald, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj
  • Publication number: 20160300425
    Abstract: Methods, systems and graphical user interfaces for pending wagers. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a computer-implemented method includes displaying an icon on a graphical user interface corresponding to an accepted wager. The method may additionally include accessing an instruction to open a first bet on a first micro event, displaying a user interface to accept the first bet on the first micro event, and accepting the first bet on the first micro event to create the accepted wager. The method may further include accessing an instruction to open a second bet on a second micro event and displaying a user interface to accept the second bet on the second micro event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: Shanmugapriyan DEVARAJ, David ORTIZ
  • Publication number: 20160300433
    Abstract: Graphical user interface for on-line gaming is disclosed. In accordance with a first embodiment of the present invention, a graphical user interface includes a representation of a playing field, a plurality of player icons on the representation of a playing field for selecting to wager on a specific player. Each of the player icons includes a player number. The graphical user interface also includes a plurality of player group icons on the representation of a playing field, located among a group of the player icons, for selecting to wager on a group of players represented by the group of the player icons. The player group icon lacks a player number. The graphical user interface further includes a countdown timer for displaying the duration of time remaining to make a wager.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: David ORTIZ, Shanmugapriyan DEVARAJ, Shanmugam CHINNASAMY, Robert MELENDRES
  • Publication number: 20160300431
    Abstract: Systems and methods for on-line fantasy wagering. A method includes displaying a list of available fantasy game types. The method also includes responsive to a selected type of fantasy game received by the computer, displaying a list of available sporting contests that correspond to the selected type of fantasy game. In addition, the method includes responsive to a selected available sporting contest received by the computer, displaying a graphical user interface for micro event wagering. The method further includes responsive to a selected group of offensive or defensive players received by the computer, displaying, on the display, a graphical user interface for selecting details of a micro event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: David ORTIZ, Shanmugam CHINNASAMY, Shanmugapriyan DEVARAJ
  • Publication number: 20160300438
    Abstract: Systems and methods for seamless transitions between game types for portable computer systems. In accordance with a first method embodiment of the present invention, a computer implemented method includes determining a location of a mobile device, determining a legal jurisdiction of the mobile device based on the location and automatically presenting a legal type of game to a user of the mobile device based on the legal jurisdiction. The method may include sending the location of the mobile device to an external computer system. The determination of a legal jurisdiction of the mobile device may be performed external to the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: Shanmugapriyan DEVARAJ, David ORTIZ, Robert MELENDRES, Shanmugam CHINNASAMY
  • Publication number: 20160300440
    Abstract: System and method for accepting and creating electronic wagers. A computer-implemented method includes displaying a list including available high-level categories, wherein the available high-level categories correspond to events that are subject to wagers within a gaming system, accessing first user input to select one of the available high-level categories from the list, responsive to a selected high-level category, displaying a list of available sub-categories of the selected high-level category, and accessing second user input to select one of the sub-categories from that list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: David ORTIZ, Shanmugapriyan DEVARAJ, Shanmugam CHINNASAMY
  • Publication number: 20160300432
    Abstract: Systems and methods for on-line multi-player interactive wagering. In accordance with a first method embodiment of the present invention, a computer-implemented method includes selecting an event as a subject of a wager, accepting, from more than one player, a position on a micro event of said event, comparing each of said positions to an outcome of said micro event and awarding or subtracting points to an account of each of said more than one player according to said comparing. The accepting, comparing and awarding are repeated for at least two different micro events of said event. The computer-implemented method further includes distributing winning earnings to an account of said more than one player based on a comparison on points accumulated in all accounts of said one or more players.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: Shanmugapriyan DEVARAJ, David ORTIZ, Shanmugam CHINNASAMY, Robert MELENDRES
  • Publication number: 20160300430
    Abstract: System and method for on-line wagering on real-time events. A computer-implemented method includes displaying, on a display coupled to the computer, at least a portion of a list including available wager categories. The available wager categories correspond to real-time events that are subject to wagers within a gaming system. First user input is accessed at the computer to select one of the available wager categories from the list of available wager categories. Responsive to a selected wager category, a plurality of images of available real-time events of the selected wager category is displayed on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: David ORTIZ, Robert MELENDRES, Shanmugapriyan DEVARAJ
  • Publication number: 20140295949
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore Yuchiang Cheng
  • Patent number: 8764566
    Abstract: A gaming system, including a game outcome server, an account handling device and a client device communicatively coupled via network, is described. The game outcome server may be operable to send command, instructions, data or combinations thereof that allow an interface for a wager-based game to be generated on the client device, generate a game outcome for the wager-based game that is displayed on the client device and generate an update to a player balance maintained on the account handling device. The account handling device is operable to provide gaming services related to the game play on the client device including a) web-site hosting where the web-site lists available gaming services including games provided by the game outcome server, b) accounting, c) money handling including player account management and d) player eligibility functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Miltenberger, Kaushal Sheth, Ryan Michael Fissell, Carmen Atienza Tan, Andy O. Bryson, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj, Theodore YuChiang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20130275505
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to photography and imaging, telecommunications, social media, and event networking in a variety of fields including sports and other community events, personal events, and other occasions in which the sharing of information and media is desirable. More particularly, the invention relates to the use of various communications protocols and platforms in order to distribute information through a network to enable users to interact and communicate with like-minded users, as well as to enable the creation and purchasing of items and customized products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: Wolfram K. Gauglitz, Joshua M. LeBeau, Paul A. McDonald, Shanmugapriyan Devaraj