|Teleshuttle works as an innovation
– envisioning a user-centric future of smartly connected
people, things, and systems
– developing and commercializing its innovations in
collaboration with strategic partners
Areas of current development include:
FairPay - Digital commerce based on
customer dialogs about value
delight consumers with
a new twist of "the invisible hand."
FairPay is an entirely new concept of what a
price is and why -- an architecture for
efficiently pricing digital content/services in the context of an ongoing
Set prices made sense for 20th Century
mass retail, but not for infinitely reproducible digital offerings in a
FairPay shifts price setting
to buyers and develops a buyer
FairPay reputation based on Internet feedback. This enables sellers to
manage a cooperative process that goes beyond "freemium," to a far
more efficient and dynamically
adaptive hybrid of free and paid offerings.
FairPay can delight consumers -- and
sellers. It makes value-based pricing work for consumers -- and
businesses that serve them.
FairPay can be applied to
digital content, software and/or services (as well as physical products) in
a wide variety of ways.
Teleshuttle is talking to potential partners
of all sizes about leading the way to this new era in digital commerce.
linking Web browsing and mobile devices to TV viewing
empower users with cross-screen
integration of phones/tablets and TVs.
offers rich multi-screen UI features such as screen-shifting (much
like Apple AirPlay and Google Chromecast).
exploits the fact that many users now watch TV on a large screen, while multitasking on a
"companion" device (tablet, phone, or laptop).
makes it easy to work across multiple screens, screen-shifting video,
linking browsing and discovery on one device to control presentation on a second
device (a TV).
CoTV presents a
huge opportunity to enhance the user experience by coordinating access to cross-device
content that makes use of both screens.
- CoTV creates
highly profitable cross-device advertising opportunities that link the TV to direct
response on the Web and that makes ads more relevant and useful to consumers.
- Just imagine that Google, Facebook,
Twitter, IMDB, or any other Web service or app -- or advertiser -- knew what you were watching on TV...It
is starting to happen now...
The first four Reisman CoTV patents
issued in 2011-13, and six more in 2014. Additional patents on a wide range of advanced
video services are allowed or pending.
and the Social Web and Semantic Web
improve search by applying user feedback and context.
feedback on which items are selected by others and what task/domain the
user seeks relevance to ("apple" trees, computers, or Beatles music).
- One patent that issued in 2005, relating to search and the
"Semantic Web", plus six patents that issued
2006-2014, relating to
search and the Social Web or "Social Search"
- This portfolio was
sold on 7/6/09 to RPX Corporation, the first defensive patent
push distribution and software update
and automate information distribution to smart devices.
- This technology relates to many Internet
push applications, such as content channels, offline browsing, RSS,
electronic software distribution (including "app stores"), and webcasting, as well as aspects of
"smart-client" Web services, mashups, the mobile Web, and
portfolio was licensed to BTG for commercialization it includes seven patents issued in
1997-2004, plus eleven issued since, and others still pending.
- BTG's licensing efforts led to patent infringement suits
against Microsoft and Apple
- On 3/31/06, BTG announced the sale of these patent rights for
$35 million, plus a share of future profits, and that BTG and Teleshuttle would no longer
pursue those suits. These patents are now controlled by
Intellectual Ventures, and
Teleshuttle continues to
assist in their development.
- On 10/6/11
Intellectual Ventures initiated a patent infringement suit against
Motorola Mobility, Inc.
Other active developments in such areas as "Big
Data"/"The Internet of Things," Social Web collaboration, and digital media management are listed on
the Patents page.