US 9,813,855 B2
Targeted venue message distribution
Scott Sebastian Sahadi, Solana Beach, CA (US); Benjamin Harry Ziskind, San Diego, CA (US); and Jannis Raye Brea, San Diego, CA (US)
Assigned to BLAZER AND FLIP FLOPS, INC., San Diego, CA (US)
Filed by Blazer and Flip Flops, Inc., San Diego, CA (US)
Filed on Apr. 25, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/138,157.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/151,885, filed on Apr. 23, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0316324 A1, Oct. 27, 2016
Int. Cl. H04W 4/02 (2009.01); H04W 4/12 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 4/02 (2013.01) [H04W 4/021 (2013.01); H04W 4/12 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for message distribution associated with a previously defined venue area, the method comprising:
receiving information associated with a plurality of venue guests located inside the previously defined venue area corresponding to a plurality of venue guest devices located inside the previously defined venue area;
receiving a schedule;
receiving an outgoing message;
receiving targeting specifications identifying one or more traits shared among the plurality of venue guests located inside the previously defined venue area other than presence within the previously defined venue area, wherein the one or more traits include a shared ticket type, the shared ticket type being one of a plurality of ticket types; and
transmitting the outgoing message to the plurality of venue guest devices corresponding to the plurality of venue guests within the previously defined venue area and corresponding to the targeting specifications at a time that is based on the received schedule.