US Patent No: 7,281,135

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Pen-based transponder identity verification system

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This pen-based, identity verification uses biometric technology. For use in commercial transactions at a point-of-sate terminal, a customer registers advising the system of a customer account that is to be used for payment. The customer also submits a digital signature for reference purposes--a fingerprint. The customer is then issued a transponder that links the customer to the customer account and to the reference digital signature. When the customer is at the point-of-sale terminal for making payment, an interrogator disposed at the point-of-sale terminal transmits a radio signal requesting identity verification. The transponder submits data to the interrogator. Thereafter, when the customer uses a stylus to submit written data (a signature), a sensor in the stylus makes incidental capture of biometric data that enables the interrogator to confirm customer identity. Similarly, at a security checkpoint in an office building, the system is utilized when a written log is used to track access and egress to the building. Again, a transponder is issued to a party having authorized access after the party has registered and submitted a digital signature for reference purposes.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PEN-ONE INC.SOUTHFIELD, MI23
PGN-ONE INC.SOUTHFIELD, MI1

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Black, Gerald R Southfield, MI 42 1115

Cited Art Landscape

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