Patents by Inventor Ziv Haparnas

Ziv Haparnas 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: 10290215
    Abstract: In one embodiment an event likely to be attended by a plurality of users of a taxi service is identified. A location of the event is determined and an end time of the event is estimated. Prior to the end time of the event, a plurality of drivers associated with the taxi service are directed to drive to the location of the event to transport passengers from the location of the event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: GT Gettaxi Limited
    Inventors: Talmon Marco, Ziv Haparnas, David Agasi
  • Publication number: 20190073738
    Abstract: A method includes transmitting, by a user device associated with a user to a transportation service provider, a request for a service comprising entry into a controlled area associated with the service. The method further includes receiving, by the user device from the transportation service provider, a token to allow the user device to connect with the service and to allow entry into the controlled area associated with the service. The method further includes transmitting, by the user device to a security device associated with the transportation service provider, the token. The security device restricts access to the controlled area associated with the service. The method further includes receiving, by the user device from the security device responsive to the transmitting of the token, the access to the controlled area associated with the service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Ziv Haparnas, Talmon Marco, Igor Magazinik, Sunny Marueli
  • Patent number: 10147154
    Abstract: Particular embodiments described herein provide for a communication system that can be configured to receive a request for a service from a user device associated with a user, transmit details about a specific service provider for the requested service to the user device, and receive an identification of a service provider from the user device subsequent to the transmitting of the details. The communication system can be configured to provide a first user notification in response to determining that the identified service provider is the specific service provider for the requested service. The communication system can be configured to provide a second user notification in response to determining that the identified service provider is not the specific service provider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: GT Gettaxi Limited
    Inventors: Ziv Haparnas, Talmon Marco, Igor Magazinik, Sunny Marueli
  • Patent number: 10055995
    Abstract: In one embodiment an event likely to be attended by a plurality of users of a taxi service is identified. A location of the event is determined and an end time of the event is estimated. Prior to the end time of the event, a plurality of drivers associated with the taxi service are directed to drive to the location of the event to transport passengers from the location of the event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: GT Gettaxi Limited
    Inventors: Talmon Marco, Ziv Haparnas, David Agasi
  • Publication number: 20180180427
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving, by a processing device over a network from a driver computing device, a driver destination location and a scheduled arrival time; and determining, based on historical data, a plurality of likelihoods corresponding to a plurality of passenger pick-up regions. Each of the plurality of likelihoods is a corresponding likelihood of the driver computing device arriving at the driver destination location by the scheduled arrival time after completing transportation of a passenger from a corresponding passenger pick-up region. The method further includes: selecting, based on the plurality of likelihoods, a first passenger pick-up region; and providing, by the processing device over the network to the driver computing device, navigational data to direct a driver corresponding to the driver computing device to the first passenger pick-up region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Igor Magazinik, Talmon Marco, Sunny Marueli, Ofer Samocha, Ziv Haparnas
  • Patent number: 9933271
    Abstract: In one embodiment an indication of a driver destination location is received from a driver associated with a taxi service. The driver destination location specifies a location that the driver desires to travel to after transporting one or more passengers. A passenger pick-up location of a first passenger is provided. The first passenger is selected based on the driver destination location and a destination location specified by the first passenger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: GT Gettaxi Limited
    Inventors: Igor Magazinik, Talmon Marco, Sunny Marueli, Ofer Samocha, Ziv Haparnas
  • Publication number: 20170345115
    Abstract: Particular embodiments described herein provide for a communication system that can be configured to receive a request for a service from a user device associated with a user, transmit details about a specific service provider for the requested service to the user device, and receive an identification of a service provider from the user device subsequent to the transmitting of the details. The communication system can be configured to provide a first user notification in response to determining that the identified service provider is the specific service provider for the requested service. The communication system can be configured to provide a second user notification in response to determining that the identified service provider is not the specific service provider.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Ziv Haparnas, Talmon Marco, Igor Magazinik, Sunny Marueli
  • Patent number: 9754338
    Abstract: Particular embodiments described herein provide for a communication system that can be configured to receive a request for a service from a user, communicate to the user details about a specific service provider that will fulfill the requested service, determine a location of the user using a location module, and notify the user when the user is proximate to the specific service provider that will fulfill the requested service. Further, the communication system can be configured to notify the user when the user is not proximate to the specific service provider that will fulfill the requested service. In an example, the specific service provider is a transportation provider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: GT Gettaxi Limited
    Inventors: Ziv Haparnas, Talmon Marco, Igor Magazinik, Sunny Marueli
  • Publication number: 20170193419
    Abstract: In one embodiment a plurality of transportation requests received from a plurality of subscribers to the transportation service are accessed, wherein a group of a plurality of drivers of the transportation receive one or more of the plurality of transportation requests. At least one performance score over a time period is generated for each driver of the group of drivers of the transportation service based at least in part on the transportation requests. A distribution of a compensation pool associated with the time period among the drivers of the group is determined according to the at least one performance score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2015
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Ziv Haparnas, Talmon Marco
  • Publication number: 20170132540
    Abstract: In one embodiment a plurality of transportation requests sent within a particular time window to a taxi service that specify the same destination location are detected. It is determined that an event is occurring at the destination location. An end time of the event is estimated. Prior to the end time of the event, a plurality of drivers associated with the taxi service are directed to drive to the destination location to transport passengers from the event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Inventors: Ziv Haparnas, Talmon Marco, David Agasi
  • Publication number: 20170132696
    Abstract: In one embodiment a transportation request is received from a passenger having an account with a taxi service. A driver associated with the taxi service is directed to pick up the passenger and transport the passenger to a location specified by the passenger. It is determined that the passenger should be offered an item of merchandise to use temporarily. In response to the passenger accepting the item of merchandise, an update is sent to a data store, the update indicating that the passenger is in possession of the item of merchandise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Inventors: Ziv Haparnas, Talmon Marco
  • Publication number: 20170103490
    Abstract: Particular embodiments described herein provide for a communication system that can be configured to receive a request for a service from a user, communicate to the user details about a specific service provider that will fulfill the requested service, determine a location of the user using a location module, and notify the user when the user is proximate to the specific service provider that will fulfill the requested service. Further, the communication system can be configured to notify the user when the user is not proximate to the specific service provider that will fulfill the requested service. In an example, the specific service provider is a transportation provider.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Publication date: April 13, 2017
    Inventors: Ziv Haparnas, Talmon Marco, Igor Magazinik, Sunny Marueli
  • Publication number: 20170098184
    Abstract: In one embodiment an event likely to be attended by a plurality of users of a taxi service is identified. A location of the event is determined and an end time of the event is estimated. Prior to the end time of the event, a plurality of drivers associated with the taxi service are directed to drive to the location of the event to transport passengers from the location of the event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Publication date: April 6, 2017
    Inventors: Talmon Marco, Ziv Haparnas, David Agasi
  • Publication number: 20170098377
    Abstract: In one embodiment an event likely to be attended by a plurality of users of a taxi service is identified. A location of the event is determined and an end time of the event is estimated. Prior to the end time of the event, a plurality of drivers associated with the taxi service are directed to drive to the location of the event to transport passengers from the location of the event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Publication date: April 6, 2017
    Inventors: Talmon Marco, Ziv Haparnas, David Agasi
  • Publication number: 20170098224
    Abstract: In one embodiment an event likely to be attended by a plurality of users of a taxi service is identified. A location of the event is determined and an end time of the event is estimated. Prior to the end time of the event, a plurality of drivers associated with the taxi service are directed to drive to the location of the event to transport passengers from the location of the event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Publication date: April 6, 2017
    Inventors: Talmon Marco, Ziv Haparnas, David Agasi
  • Publication number: 20170052034
    Abstract: In one embodiment an indication of a driver destination location is received from a driver associated with a taxi service. The driver destination location specifies a location that the driver desires to travel to after transporting one or more passengers. A passenger pick-up location of a first passenger is provided. The first passenger is selected based on the driver destination location and a destination location specified by the first passenger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Inventors: Igor Magazinik, Talmon Marco, Sunny Marueli, Ofer Samocha, Ziv Haparnas
  • Publication number: 20090234732
    Abstract: A system and method for providing content and advertisements to a user. Embodiments of the invention may enable an advertiser to provide preferred content and advertisements and to avoid providing undesirable content and advertisements by storing content selection parameters on a customer computer or an advertisement selection computer. The selection parameters may be used to select content and advertisements to be provided to a user. A user identification parameter may be used to locate associated selection parameters. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Inventors: Ilan ZORMAN, Ziv HAPARNAS, Dror BUKAI
  • Patent number: 7551896
    Abstract: A method, system, and computer readable medium allows a user to select an output signal for device/terminal in short distance wireless network. In embodiments of the present invention, the output signal is a ring tone, alarm, background image, vibration signal, font type, or portion of a motion picture. In embodiments of the present invention, a system comprises a first and second device, in a short distance wireless network, generating a first and second output signal. A cellular device generates a first and a second short-range radio signals responsive to a cellular signal from a cellular network. The cellular signal includes a first multimedia file for the first device and a second multimedia file for the second device. In an embodiment of the present invention, the first multimedia file and second multimedia file are thematically related. In an embodiment of the present invention, a processing device is coupled to the cellular network and stores the first and second multimedia files.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2009
    Assignee: IXI Mobile (R&D), Ltd
    Inventors: Amit Haller, Ziv Haparnas
  • Patent number: 7551593
    Abstract: A device, a system, a method and a computer readable medium allowing a user to efficiently and easily add/remove or pair a processing device to a short distance wireless network is provided according to embodiments of the present invention. A user enters a PIN into a device. The device is then automatically paired to another device without any further user intervention to form a short distance wireless network in an embodiment of the present invention. A third party such as a manufacturer, reseller or telecommunication provider enables a processing device to be added to the short distance wireless network by generating a pairing message over the Internet or a SMS in an embodiment of the present invention. A user is able to know when a PIN code is invalid by a device performing error detection in another embodiment of the present invention. In still another embodiment of the present invention, the device also stores an error correction software component for correcting an erroneously inputted PIN.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2009
    Assignee: IXI Mobile (R&D), Ltd.
    Inventors: Amit Haller, Peter Fornell, Avraham Itzchak, Ziv Haparnas, Amir Glick
  • Patent number: 7551590
    Abstract: A system, a wireless hand-held device, and software component for accessing information responsive to short-range radio signals is provided. The system includes a wireless gateway device coupled to a network, such as a cellular network. The wireless gateway device includes a network manager software component for accessing information from the network responsive to a first short-range radio signal. The network may be a corporate, private or public network, such as the Internet. A first wireless device is coupled to the wireless gateway device. The first wireless device provides the first short-range radio signal. In an embodiment of the present invention, the first wireless device is a cellular telephone, personal digital assistant or thin terminal having a Bluetoothâ„¢ processor and transmitter. In an embodiment of the present invention, the network manager software component includes a plug and play software component for loading and executing software for the first wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2009
    Assignee: IXI Mobile (R&D), Ltd.
    Inventors: Amit Haller, Peter Fornell, Avraham Itzchak, Amir Glick, Ziv Haparnas