Making Everlasting Memories, L.L.C.
|Making Everlasting Memories, L.L.C. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20120278436||METHODS OF PROVIDING A REGISTRY SERVICE AND A REGISTRY SERVICE - An apparatus comprises a concrete good and an identifier. The concrete good includes information relating to a particular person, such as a deceased person. The identifier is on or near the concrete good and indicates that additional information relating to the particular person is available online. The identifier may be configured to provide automatic acquisition of the additional information available online in response to scanning the identifier. For instance, the identifier may include a bar code or some other kind of identifier.||11-01-2012|
|20120206342||SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACCESSING AND PRESENTING LIFE STORIES - A system to access information about a deceased individual includes a memory device and a mobile unit. The memory device contains a non-volatile computer readable medium to store the information on the deceased individual. The mobile unit interfaces with the memory device to access the information. The memory device may include a memory tube or a microchip. In some versions, the memory device may be mounted to a headstone or associated with the gravesite. The mobile unit may include a viewing screen to display information about the deceased individual via a user interface. In another version, a computer may host the information and an identifier is used by a mobile unit to access the information. The identifier may be associated with a burial site. In some versions, the identifier is an electronic identifier that communicatively couples to the computer.||08-16-2012|
|20120173971||SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PUBLISHING INFORMATION AND CONTENT - A publisher is configured to receive a plurality of inputs such as audio, imagery, text, responses to questionnaires, and the like. The publisher is also operable to access a registry having pre-existing information and content. A user may submit inputs, and may further make selections relating to how the inputs will be processed by the publisher. The publisher is operable to process the inputs in accordance with the user's selections to produce any of a variety of outputs. Outputs of the publisher may include books, sound recordings, newspapers, web pages, movies, prayer cards, collages/montages, and the like. The publisher is also operable to automatically generate a biographical text about a deceased friend or relative of the user, based on inputs and selections provided by the user. The publisher may also provide voice-overs for movies automatically generated using image input, audio input, and selections provided by the user.||07-05-2012|
|20120170870||IMAGE CAPTURE AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND METHOD - Images captured at a venue and relating to one or more patrons of the venue are incorporated into one or more products in accordance with image selections and/or product selections made by the patron(s). The images may be captured at venues with a variety of image capture devices such as pre-mounted cameras, cell phones, cameras brought by patrons to the venue, or cameras provided to patrons by the venue or another entity. The patrons may obtain products such as T-shirts, coffee mugs, prints, slideshows, or other products incorporating one or more selected images. Patrons may also view the images on portable electronic devices.||07-05-2012|
|20110296335||METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY CREATING BOOK DEFINITIONS - Book definitions can be dynamically created based on content provided by a user. Such dynamic creation can include organization of user-supplied content into appropriate form, adjustment of book cover properties to match the user-supplied content, and verification that the user supplied content is appropriate for presentation in book form. Various interfaces can also be provided which allow users to generate a book definition based on a minimum of information.||12-01-2011|
|20100299621||System and Method for Extracting a Plurality of Images from a Single Scan - A user interface is presented to a remote user via a network, such as through a computer. A preview command is received from the user. A scanning process (e.g., scanning multiple photographs simultaneously) is initiated at a scanner coupled with the user's computer, in response to receiving the preview command. The act of initiating is performed from a location remote from the user. A single scanned image is obtained through the scanner. A plurality of crop selections are received from the user, all of which are made within the single scanned image. Several regions within multiple scanned photographs may be selected for cropping. A plurality of image files are created based on the crop selections. The plurality of image files may be created in response to the user clicking just once on a button presented by the user interface.||11-25-2010|
|20100113069||Image Capture and Distribution System and Method - Images captured at a venue and relating to one or more patrons of the venue are incorporated into one or more products in accordance with image selections and/or product selections made by the patron(s). The images may be captured at venues with a variety of image capture devices such as pre-mounted cameras, cell phones, cameras brought by patrons to the venue, or cameras provided to patrons by the venue or another entity. The patrons may obtain products such as T-shirts, coffee mugs, prints, slideshows, or other products incorporating one or more selected images. Patrons may also view the images on portable electronic devices.||05-06-2010|
|20080316542||System and Method for Submitting and Receiving Images - An image submission system comprises a server, a client, and a scanner. A scanner interface software module is loaded on the client for operating the scanner. An image submission software module loaded on the server remotely receives instructions through an Internet browser at the client, and presents a single click interface feature operable to receive a single click input by the user at the client, via the Internet browser. A control software module loaded on the client is in communication with the image submission software module, and is operative to direct the scanner interface software module to scan an image on the scanner and upload the scanned image to the remote server in response to a single click input by the user via the single click interface feature. A user may thus have an image both scanned an uploaded to a server, in response the same single click.||12-25-2008|
|20080282163||System and Method for a MultiMedia Timeline - An interactive user interface on a computer system for presenting information about a deceased person comprises a viewable screen image. A plurality of types of life related recordations are associated with a time during the person's life. The user interface further includes a plurality of selection options. Each of the selection options corresponds to at least one type of recordation. The viewable screen image also presents an interactive timeline that is operable to effect a selection of time. The timeline is associated with at least a portion of the plurality of recordations such that when a specific time is selected the user interface presents one or more recordations that correspond to the selected time. The interface may also include a historical information feature that is operable to provide historical information relating to times during the deceased person's life, with the historical information being independent of the deceased person.||11-13-2008|
|20080281831||System and Method for Archiving Records - A method of archiving recordations includes providing a storage device in communication with a network. A plurality of recordations are received from a first user, and relate to a specific person. The plurality of recordations include medical records, and are transmitted from the first user via the network from a first remote computer. The recordations are stored on the storage device. A second user is given access to at least a portion of the stored recordations through a second remote computer via the network. A method may also include receiving hard copies of medical records from a customer. The hard copies may be digitized, which may include scanning the hard copies or copying information from the medical records onto a computer in communication with the storage device. The hard copies may be returned to the customer, along with the digitized medical records in a computer readable form.||11-13-2008|
Patent applications by Making Everlasting Memories, L.L.C.