Entefy patent allows for encrypted group messaging simultaneously across multiple protocols

Entefy patent opens new doors to secure communication across groups using different protocols at the same time

PALO ALTO, Calif. March 7, 2018 — Entefy Inc. has been issued another patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Patent No. 9,843,543 describes an “Apparatus and method for multi-format and multi-protocol group messaging.” 

“In a world with so many different apps and services for group communication, I’m excited about Entefy’s latest invention that, for the first time, allows groups of users to securely communicate with each other without being bound to a specific app, protocol, or service,” said Entefy’s CEO, Alston Ghafourifar.

Today’s announcement follows the recent news that Entefy filed 15 new patents in the areas of search, AI, blockchain, communication, data privacy, and IoT, bringing its portfolio of filed and issued patents to 46. In February, the company announced the issuance of a patent for people-centric messaging. Also see the issuance of an Entefy patent for encrypted search and another patent covering context awareness in messages.

Entefy’s mission is to save people time so they can live and work better in today’s digital world. 


Entefy is building the first universal communicator—a smart platform that uses artificial intelligence to help you seamlessly interact with the people, services, and smart things in your life—all from a single application that runs beautifully on all your favorite devices. Our patented technology combines digital communication with advanced computer vision and natural language processing to create a lightning fast and secure digital experience for people everywhere.