Current Patent List

John is a co-inventor on a number of patents related to retail, consumer shopping, influencing shopping behavior and location services based. Many of the solutions are based on the 802.15.4 and ZigBee wireless standards.

8195519 Methods of acquiring actual real-time shopper behavior data approximate to a moment of decision June 5, 2012
The invention provides methods of acquiring actual real-time shopper behavior data during product selection of purchasable items by a shopper in a store. More specifically, disclosed herein are methods of using a communications multi-network, a First Moment of Truth device and a data
8050984 Systems of influencing shopper's product selection at the first moment of truth based upon a sho November 1, 2011
Provided herein is a system or systems for influencing shoppers while they consider making purchasing decisions in a retail establishment. Specifically, the method identifies the first moment of truth and attempts to influence shoppers during a shopper's first moment of truth based o
7792710 Methods of influencing shoppers at the first moment of truth in a retail establishment September 7, 2010
Provided herein are systems and methods for influencing shoppers while they consider making purchasing decisions in a retail establishment. Specifically, the systems and methods for influencing shoppers may occur during a shopper's first moment of truth by transmitting through a comm
7783527 Systems of influencing shoppers at the first moment of truth in a retail establishment August 24, 2010
Provided herein are systems and methods for influencing shoppers while they consider making purchasing decisions in a retail establishment. Specifically, the systems and methods for influencing shoppers may occur during a shopper's first moment of truth by transmitting through a comm
7742952 Systems and methods of acquiring actual real-time shopper behavior data approximate to a moment June 22, 2010
The invention provides systems of acquiring actual real-time shopper behavior data during product selection by a shopper in a store. More specifically, disclosed herein are systems of using a communications network, a First Moment of Truth device and a data collections device to trac
7739157 Method of tracking the real time location of shoppers, associates, managers and vendors through June 15, 2010
The invention relates to one or more methods for locating a shopper's, associate's, manager's or vendor's presumed position in a store using a communication multi-network for communication in the store. Specifically, at least one location device is positioned in proximity to, for example
7734513 System of tracking the real time location of shoppers, associates, managers and vendors through June 8, 2010
The invention relates to one or more systems for locating a shopper's, associate's, manager's or vendor's presumed position in a store using a communication multi-network for communication in the store. Specifically, at least one location device is positioned in proximity to, for example