Apparatus and method for securement of two-dimensional bar codes with geometric symbology

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8215565
APP PUB NO 20110233284A1
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12748450

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An apparatus and method are disclosed for tamper-proofing two-dimensional, optical, computer readable bar codes, including QR Codes. QR Codes, like traditional bar codes, contain computer readable content not cognizable by the human mind. The present invention teaches means of securing this content from would-be thieves and forgers motivated to overlay authorized, original content with unauthorized, replacement content.

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Howard, Christopher Brett Provo, US 2 19

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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
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SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (1)
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Somers Co., Ltd. (1)
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Colorzip Technology Co., Ltd. (1)
* 2010/0246,984 Animated Image Code, Apparatus for Generating/Decoding Animated Image Code, and Method Thereof 9 2006
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NEXREF Technologies, LLC (1)
* 2014/0340,423 Marker-based augmented reality (AR) display with inventory management 0 2014
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (3)
* 9208420 Techniques for generating customized two-dimensional barcodes 1 2014
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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (1)
* 2014/0263,662 OPTICALLY SCANNABLE CODE ANTENNA 0 2014
 
SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS (1)
* 9105973 Optically scannable code antenna 0 2014
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