Patents by Inventor Stephen Lupo

Stephen Lupo 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: 20090203448
    Abstract: A mobile wireless, paperless gaming system is described, including a location aware center, LAC, or WiFi hot spot. The LAC is the only location that allows communications with the gaming system. The LAC may contain a terminal with a resident gaming application, a cash handler and display and scanner facilities. The player accesses the game via a mobile device, illustratively operating a touch screen, and utilizes a lottery or non-lottery payment account that is approved by the game sponsor or owner, thereby validating and authorizing the player to wager on a game. The games and wagers are displayed on the mobile device and the player makes his selections. The results are relayed back to the player's mobile device and the account debited resulting accordance with the amount wagered. The game application may be resident at the hot spot or at the remote controller or at another remote location accessible via the communications network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2008
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Inventors: Stephen Lupo, Paul Charles R. Cautley
  • Publication number: 20090143128
    Abstract: Some example embodiments of the present invention address growing demand by lottery customers for expanded gaming options and new gaming concepts. Example embodiments may include methods and systems for providing a shared centralized gaming host which implements software as a service concepts for lottery and other wagering games.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2008
    Publication date: June 4, 2009
    Applicant: GTECH Corporation
    Inventors: Paul Charles R. Cautley, Paula Connolly, Paul Distefano, Michael Karns, Chenghui Luo, Stephen Lupo, Thomas Oram, Charles E. Ostiguy, Jennifer Seymour, Mark Truman
  • Publication number: 20020143901
    Abstract: An interactive media response processing system having a plurality of components logically distributed and employing non-relational databases is disclosed, where the response processing system receives interactive response requests from subscribers through set top boxes or other access devices and can process the responses in real time, to provide real time feedback to content producers. The system includes one or more collectors operably connected to one or more aggregators for collecting and aggregating interactive response information, and at least one communications message server connected to each network of subscribers. The communications message server normalizes the responses for each network for transmission to the collectors and aggregators. This system enables subscribers to participate in interactive broadcasts and view response replies in the form of updated interactive content in real time on their television screens or other displays.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2001
    Publication date: October 3, 2002
    Applicant: GTECH Rhode Island Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen Lupo, Ira Lough, Tom Napolitano