US Patent No: 5,153,842

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Integrated circuit package label and/or manifest system

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Abstract

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An integrated circuit card includes a microprocessor, a memory and input and output devices. The card stores information regarding a parcel. The card is secured to the parcel and serves as a label. The card includes a liquid crystal display that displays a bar code. A similar integrated circuit card stores manifest data regarding a group of parcels. The card containing the manifest data is delivered to a carrier together with the group of parcels.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PITNEY BOWES INC.STAMFORD, CT1335

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chen, Robert Spring Valley, OH 72 687
Dlugos, Sr Daniel F Huntington, CT 1 154

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