Applications for radio frequency identification systems

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6768419
APP PUB NO 20020167406A1
SERIAL NO

10152255

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The present invention relates to RFID devices, including handheld RFID devices, and applications for such devices. The devices and applications may be used in connection with items that are associated with an RFID tag, and optionally a magnetic security element. The devices and applications are described with particular reference to library materials such as books, periodicals, and magnetic and optical media.

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3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANYST PAUL, MN8533

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Garber, Sharon R Crystal, MN 21 1515
Gonzalez, Bernard A St. Paul, MN 49 2142
Grunes, Mitchell B Minneapolis, MN 49 2291
Jackson, Richard H Inver Grove Heights, MN 17 1281
Karel, Gerald L Maplewood, MN 26 1562
Kruse, John M Minneapolis, MN 41 2777
Lindahl, Richard W Oakdale, MN 17 1243
Nash, James E Bloomington, MN 60 1575
Piotrowski, Chester White Bear Lake, MN 30 2302
Yorkovich, John D Maplewood, MN 20 1252

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5260690 Article removal control system 76 1992
5331313 Marker assembly for use with an electronic article surveillance system 39 1992
5777884 Article inventory tracking and control system 116 1995
 
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5448220 Apparatus for transmitting contents information 95 1993
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5469363 Electronic tag with source certification capability 129 1994
5528251 Double tuned dipole antenna 23 1995
5635906 Retail store security apparatus 81 1996
 
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SCAN-EM CORP (1)
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6182053 Method and apparatus for managing inventory 149 1996
 
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TYREN, CARL (1)
6137411 Article surveillance system 45 1998
 
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5610596 System for monitoring an industrial installation 55 1994
 
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5668803 Protocol for packet data communication system 330 1994
 
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5689239 Identification and telemetry system 104 1994
 
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TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED (7)
5347280 Frequency diversity transponder arrangement 145 1993
5448242 Modulation field detection, method and structure 108 1994
5500651 System and method for reading multiple RF-ID transponders 151 1994
5602538 Apparatus and method for identifying multiple transponders 177 1994
5629981 Information management and security system 862 1994
5490079 System for automated toll collection assisted by GPS technology 145 1994
5929801 Method for repeating interrogations until failing to receive unintelligible responses to identify plurality of transponders by an interrogator 129 1997
 
INTERMEC IP CORP. (11)
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5673037 System and method for radio frequency tag group select 154 1994
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5550547 Multiple item radio frequency tag identification protocol 300 1994
5554974 Encodable tag with radio frequency readout 74 1994
5635693 System and method for tracking vehicles in vehicle lots 160 1995
5521601 Power-efficient technique for multiple tag discrimination 143 1995
6032127 Intelligent shopping cart 143 1997
6056199 Method and apparatus for storing and reading data 94 1998
6318636 Method and apparatus to read different types of data carriers, such RFID tags and machine-readable symbols, and a user interface for the same 228 1999
 
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5151684 Electronic inventory label and security apparatus 336 1991
 
Butternut Electronics Co. (1)
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TEXAS INSTRUMENTS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (1)
5541604 Transponders, Interrogators, systems and methods for elimination of interrogator synchronization requirement 308 1993
 
PREMDOR INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5541585 Security system for controlling building access 215 1994
 
INTELLITECH CORPORATION (2)
4656463 LIMIS systems, devices and methods 449 1983
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Telsor Corporation (1)
5347263 Electronic identifier apparatus and method utilizing a single chip microcontroller and an antenna coil 200 1993
 
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5432864 Identification card verification system 273 1992
 
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (3)
5751257 Programmable shelf tag and method for changing and updating shelf tag information 131 1995
5821513 Shopping cart mounted portable data collection device with tethered dataform reader 217 1996
6084528 Intranet scanning terminal system 253 1996
 
STRYKER COMBO, L.L.C. (1)
* 5923001 Automatic surgical sponge counter and blood loss determination system 167 1997
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (7)
6142375 Apparatus and method for the optical detection of multiple items on a platform 35 1998
6154137 Identification tag with enhanced security 116 1998
6232870 Applications for radio frequency identification systems 299 1999
6335686 Application for a radio frequency identification system 260 1999
D435557 Handheld interrogator 57 2000
* 6424262 Applications for radio frequency identification systems 116 2001
* 6448886 Application for radio frequency identification systems 99 2001
 
Comtec Industries, Ltd. (1)
5231273 Inventory management system 161 1991
 
TRUST & SHARE INVEST (1)
4578654 Distributed capacitance lc resonant circuit 52 1983
 
ASTEC INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (1)
4805232 Ferrite-core antenna 46 1987
 
PAC/SCAN, Inc. (1)
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Identec Limited (1)
5339073 Access control equipment and method for using the same 127 1991
 
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Instant Circuit Corporation (2)
4796074 Method of fabricating a high density masked programmable read-only memory 118 1987
5095362 Method for reducing resistance for programmed antifuse 105 1990
 
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION (2)
5745036 Electronic article security system for store which uses intelligent security tags and transaction data 267 1996
5963134 Inventory system using articles with RFID tags 478 1997
 
XALOTROFF FUND V, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (2)
5786764 Voice activated electronic locating systems 73 1997
6057756 Electronic locating systems 166 1998
 
RF TECHNOLOGIES (1)
6150921 Article tracking system 316 1997
 
INTERNATIONAL POST CORPORATION SC (1)
5450492 Transponder system with variable frequency transmission 111 1992
 
PITNEY BOWES INC. (1)
5153842 Integrated circuit package label and/or manifest system 158 1990
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Asahi Denshi Kenkyujyo (1)
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TYCO FIRE & SECURITY GMBH (3)
5517195 Dual frequency EAS tag with deactivation coil 49 1994
5708423 Zone-Based asset tracking and control system 146 1995
5859587 Data communication and electronic article surveillance tag 115 1996
 
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 77 2009
 
INTERMEC IP INC. (1)
5939984 Combination radio frequency transponder (RF Tag) and magnetic electronic article surveillance (EAS) material 116 1998
 
MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES COMPANY (1)
4312003 Ferrite antenna 24 1980
 
ZIH CORP. (3)
5537105 Electronic identification system 206 1992
5519381 Detection of multiple articles 307 1993
5995017 Electronic identification system confirming valid code 49 1997
 
ISG TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
5705818 Method and apparatus for detecting radioactive contamination in steel scrap 33 1996
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
5831533 Entering/leaving control system 45 1996
 
GEMPLUS (1)
6172608 Enhanced range transponder system 238 1998
 
NEWCHECK CORPORATION 10475 FORTUNE PARKWAY (2)
4676343 Self-service distribution system 258 1984
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SMART TAG SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
5539394 Time division multiplexed batch mode item identification system 169 1995
5822714 Data processing system and method for accessing a plurality of radio frequency identification tags 122 1997
 
Indala Corporation (4)
5099227 Proximity detecting apparatus 142 1989
* 5382784 Hand-held dual technology identification tag reading head 254 1993
5420757 Method of producing a radio frequency transponder with a molded environmentally sealed package 145 1993
5565846 Reader system for waste bin pickup vehicles 117 1994
 
AT&T IPM CORP. (1)
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5689238 Object locator system and methods therefor 209 1996
 
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KOBE PROPERTIES LIMITED (1)
5392028 Anti-theft protection systems responsive to bath resonance and magnetization 62 1993
 
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5430441 Transponding tag and method 288 1993
 
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
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ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC (10)
5317309 Dual mode electronic identification system 271 1992
5539775 Modulated spread spectrum in RF identification systems method 181 1993
5448110 Enclosed transceiver 365 1993
5406263 Anti-theft method for detecting the unauthorized opening of containers and baggage 166 1993
5497140 Electrically powered postage stamp or mailing or shipping label operative with radio frequency (RF) communication 255 1993
5646592 Anti-theft method for detecting the unauthorized opening of containers and baggage 135 1995
* 5613228 Gain adjustment method in two-way communication systems 69 1995
* 6097301 RF identification system with restricted range 149 1996
5842118 Communication system including diversity antenna queuing 203 1996
6037879 Wireless identification device, RFID device, and method of manufacturing wireless identification device 184 1997
 
BI INCORPORATED (1)
4857893 Single chip transponder device 384 1988
 
CHECKPOINT MANUFACTURING JAPAN CO., LTD. (1)
5119070 Resonant tag 90 1991
 
CHECKPOINT SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
4831363 Article security system 34 1987
5059951 Method and apparatus for integrated data capture and electronic article surveillance 120 1988
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MCKESSON INFORMATION SOLUTIONS INC. (1)
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ANDREWS, GEORGE F. (1)
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KNOGO NORTH AMERICA INC. (1)
5401584 Surveillance marker and method of making same 29 1993
 
BIBLIOTHECA RFID LIBRARY SYSTEMS AG (1)
6369709 Terminal for libraries and the like 15 1998
 
TDK CORPORATION (1)
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Omron Tateisi Electronics Co. (1)
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MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
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AVID IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
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AMTECH SYSTEMS CORPORATION (2)
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5804810 Communicating with electronic tags 248 1996
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* 2003/0214,387 Inventory & location system 22 2002
* 2005/0061,875 Method and apparatus for a secure RFID system 15 2004
* 2007/0229,264 Software method and system for encapsulation of RFID data into a standardized globally routable format 11 2006
* 2007/0115,130 Multi-dimensional, broadband track and trace sensor radio frequency identification device 4 2006
* 2007/0262,866 Multi-Dimensional Broadband Track and Trace Sensor Radio Frequency Identification Device 5 2007
 
ONTARIO DIE INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
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* 2009/0322,534 SYSTEMS OR METHOD FOR TRACKING DIE USE OR YIELD 0 2007
* 2011/0011,224 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REAL-TIME MONITORING OF DIE USE OR YIELD 1 2009
 
FUJIFILM CORPORATION (1)
* 8296188 Image display system, server apparatus, and terminal apparatus 0 2009
 
OMRON CORPORATION (1)
* 7176802 Radio IC tag reader, radio IC tag read apparatus and radio IC tag read system 4 2003
 
ENOCEAN GMBH (2)
* 9614553 Energy self-sufficient radiofrequency transmitter 0 2002
7777623 Wireless sensor system 9 2007
 
LINKEDIN CORPORATION (2)
* 7772980 Method and systems for localizing objects using capacitively coupled RFIDs 2 2007
* 2007/0241,907 METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR LOCALIZING OBJECTS USING CAPACITIVELY COUPLED RFIDs 3 2007
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (4)
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AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
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SERVICENOW, INC. (2)
8159350 Method and system for localizing objects using passive RFID tags which identifies the RFID with an LED 2 2007
* 2009/0121,843 METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR LOCALIZING OBJECTS USING PASSIVE RFID TAGs 5 2007
 
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (2)
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GTJ VENTURES, LLC (1)
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HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. (1)
* 2007/0108,280 MEMORY CARD AND TERMINAL EQUIPMENT INCORPORATING THE SAME 27 2006
 
GTJ VENTURES, LLC (1)
* 7970646 Apparatus and method for providing and/or for fulfilling subscription services 0 2007
 
SHELFBUCKS, INC. (6)
7233241 Low stock alert system 25 2005
* 2006/0164,247 Low stock alert system 9 2005
7614556 Distributed RFID antenna array utilizing circular polarized helical antennas 1 2006
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8070065 Distributed antenna array with centralized data hub for determining presence and location of RF tags 0 2008
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CALLAHAN CELLULAR L.L.C. (2)
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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (12)
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8139059 Object illumination in a virtual environment 7 2006
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8001613 Security using physical objects 5 2006
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (11)
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* 2005/0071,083 Method and structure for monitoring moving objects 1 2003
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* 2007/0257,799 METHOD AND STRUCTURE FOR LOCALIZING OBJECTS USING DAISY CHAINED RFID TAGS 3 2007
8199433 Using an RFID reader to write messages to a tape cartridge memory 0 2008
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3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (6)
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HANMI IT CO., LTD. (1)
* D723564 RFID reader 1 2014
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (4)
* 7617137 Surgical suite radio frequency identification methods and systems 7 2006
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GOLIATH SOLUTIONS, LLC (2)
* 2006/0109,125 System for RF detection and location determination of merchandising materials in retail environments 12 2005
* 2007/0071,131 Switched phase receiver for a long range RFID system 1 2006
 
BALLY GAMING, INC. (3)
* 7561053 Sequenced antenna array for determining where gaming chips with embedded RFID tags are located on a blackjack, poker or other gaming table and for myriad other RFID applications 8 2006
* 2007/0035,399 Sequenced Antenna Array For Determining Where Gaming Chips With Embedded RFID Tags Are Located On A Blackjack, Poker Or Other Gaming Table & For Myriad Other RFID Applications 21 2006
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RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (3)
8681368 Method for delivering radio frequency identification device control and data signals 1 2005
* 2006/0227,365 Method for delivering radio frequency identification device control and data signals 9 2005
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MURATA KIKAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
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* 7827063 Point of sale systems and methods 1 2004
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AC TECHNOLOGIES S.A. (1)
* 2008/0120,167 Personal Inventory and Marketing Electronic System and Method 2 2007
 
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7682464 Automated washing system with compliance verification 14 2006
7659824 Sanitizer dispensers with compliance verification 17 2006
7698770 Automated appendage cleaning apparatus with brush 13 2007
7757700 Wash chamber for automated appendage-washing apparatus 8 2007
7641740 Wash chamber for automated appendage-washing apparatus 9 2007
7617830 Wash chamber for automated appendage-washing apparatus 9 2007
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8188866 Circuit board with radio frequency identification for collecting stage-by-stage manufacturing metrics 0 2011
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Single Chip Systems Corporation (1)
* 6967579 Radio frequency identification for advanced security screening and sortation of baggage 43 2004
 
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 2007/0046,473 Device for recognizing articles having radio frequency tag attached to the articles 1 2006
 
CHECKPOINT SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
7138919 Identification marking and method for applying the identification marking to an item 11 2004
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PROMEGA CORPORATION (20)
7258276 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 61 2001
7165720 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 0 2001
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