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8931703 Payment cards and devices for displaying barcodes  
A payment card is provided with a display. A barcode may be selectively displayed on the display. A display may be an electrochromic display in order to increase the readability of a displayed...
8931687 Techniques for optimization of barcodes  
Techniques for optimization of barcode processing are presented. Barcode configuration data is distributed from a server service to a mobile client device. The mobile client device includes an...
8931701 Methods and systems for authenticating and tracking objects  
In part, the invention relates to a security feature for authenticating an object having an outer surface and an inner surface. The security feature includes a substrate having a length and a width...
8925824 Radio frequency identification (RFID) antenna with tuning stubs for mount on metal RFID tag  
A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) device can comprise a dielectric separator and a RFID antenna with a RFID chip region. The antenna can have a main section and at least two tuning stubs that...
8925829 Optical code  
A method of presenting an optical code on a display is described. The method comprises: presenting the optical code in a first format at a first time period so that the optical code can be captured...
8925796 Article with visual code, visual code generating apparatus and information conveying method  
An article having a visual code that can visually and directly convey a message to a human and accurately and indirectly convey information through an apparatus with an optical reading function....
8915425 Automatic identification system for randomly oriented objects  
A method of identifying a plurality of items, the method comprising: performing a CT scan of a plurality of items, at least some of said items bearing information tags; reconstructing an image...
8915450 Dual deterent incremental information object  
Systems and methods for generating a dual deterrent information object (IIO) are provided. A method includes analyzing a dual deterrent IIO to determine a first code, wherein the dual deterrent IIO...
8915438 Printing control device, control method for a printing device, and a control program  
Differences in the output of the printed barcode caused by differences interpreting the barcode generating code of an application program are absorbed so that the barcode desired by the user can be...
8915437 Identification medium, method for reading data therefrom, apparatus for identification, and method and apparatus for production thereof  
A technique detects counterfeit products having appearances similar to authentic products with high accuracy. A cholesteric liquid crystal layer in which hologram is processed and circularly...
8893978 Surface identification system and method, object having an identification code pattern, and code reading apparatus for reading the object  
The present invention provides A surface identification system comprising: at least one identification code pattern comprising a plurality of recesses, through holes and/or projections formed on an...
8896885 Creating authenticatable printed articles and subsequently verifying them based on scattered light caused by surface structure  
A printer with integral scanner for obtaining a digital signature from a sheet of paper or other article as it is printed. The integral scanner has a coherent source which directs a light beam to...
8893974 Decoder for barcodes with anti-copy feature  
A method for detecting reproduction of barcodes (12) includes providing a barcode which contains data; providing a copy-evident background (14); capturing an image of the barcode and the...
8893973 Coded articles and systems and methods of identification of the same  
A laser scanning system with sufficient power to drill very small holes or marks in materials. The holes or marks are so small that they cannot be seen with the human eye. These holes and marks can...
8888010 Detection of security marks simulating natural defects for embedding information in documents  
A system for generating a security mark includes a data reception component that receives information. A security mark generation component in communication with the data reception component...
8891127 Print channel identification mechanism  
A printer includes a print head having a first print channel to print data on each page of a print medium according to a first color plane and a second print channel to print data on each page of...
8886684 Apparatus and method for managing register of unique identifiers  
A method for allocating a first range of identifiers to a customer-system from a register. The method comprising the steps of: receiving a request for identifiers from a new customer-system;...
8881990 System and method for quickly obtaining medical information  
A medical bracelet, wrist-band device, watch, piece of jewelry, or any other worn item contains a QR code for fast scanning by emergency first responders, ER teams or any other medical personnel....
8881985 Method for the concretizing of a substrate  
In a method for concretizing a substrate with a code (1, 2) which is applied at least twice by a code reader, the codes (1, 2) are intended to be assigned or matched to one another, this being...
8879832 Color matrix code  
When an imaging device receives an image file that includes a color barcode, a processor of the imaging device and/or a remote processor may decode the barcode by identifying informational elements...
8870084 Method and system for the generation and validation of personal identification numbers  
A method and apparatus for encoding and decoding sequential index numbers to pseudo-random Personal Identification Codes (PINs) of varying word size in disclosed. The word size is defined by a word...
8874430 Applications for encoding and decoding multi-lingual text in a matrix code symbol  
A method for preparing a multi-lingual personal identification card includes receiving a multi-lingual text comprising Latin-based characters in a Latin-based language and non-Latin-based...
8870083 Mattress age indicator  
A mattress age indicating device includes an enclosure, and an indicating assembly contained within the enclosure. The age indicating device may be configured to present an indication related to...
8866836 Method and apparatus for data communication based on digital image processing  
A data communication apparatus based on digital image processing includes a display that displays a color block array including color blocks corresponding to transmission data. The data...
8864041 System for generating an incrementally completed 2D security mark  
A system (10) for generating an incrementally completed 2D security mark (20′″) includes a computer-readable medium encoded with a computer program. The computer program has computer readable cod...
8864037 Multilayer flake with high level of coding  
Coding flake or film including at least two chiral liquid crystal polymer (CLCP) layers with a first CLCP layer that has a first detectable parameter and a second CLCP layer including a second...
8857726 Apparatus and method for generating and recognizing barcode in portable terminal  
An apparatus and a method for generating and recognizing a barcode in a portable terminal are provided. The apparatus for generating and recognizing a barcode in a portable terminal includes a...
8857727 System for generating an incrementally completed 3D security mark  
A system (10) for generating an incrementally completed 3D security mark (20′″) includes a computer-readable medium encoded with a computer program. The computer program has computer readable cod...
8851391 Method for producing indicators and processing apparatus and system utilizing the indicators  
The present invention discloses a method for producing graphical indicators and interactive systems for utilizing the graphical indicators. On the surface of an object, visually negligible...
8851379 Method and system for decoding small sized barcodes from blurred images  
An apparatus, system, and method to identify a region of an image including a barcode based on, at least in part, an entity specific feature associated with the barcode; detect a codeword boundary...
8851392 Two-dimensional code display apparatus, two-dimensional code display method, and program  
The display unit displays a QR Code (registered trademark) (21), a Data Matrix (Data Code) (22), and an Aztec Code (23), all presenting the same information such as flight reservation details, for...
8849943 Using multi-resolution visual codes to facilitate information browsing in the physical world  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for navigating through information associated with physical objects or locations. During operation, the system detects a multi-resolution...
8840032 Barcodes with graphical elements  
Barcodes are provided that convey images to help consumers and/or to help identify information about the origin of an article. The images conveyed by the barcodes may be associated with a merchant,...
8833663 Image processing techniques for printing identification cards and documents  
The invention relates to identification documents, and in particular to pre-printing processing covert images, such as UV or IR images, provided on such identification documents. In one...
8827168 Method for generating images from text  
A computer assisted method for generating an image from a text character includes the steps of reading the text character from a machine readable storage device and pattern mapping the text...
8827159 Two-dimensional array code  
The present invention relates to a two-dimensional array code. The two-dimensional array code comprises a plurality of equal-height code characters arranged into a two-dimensional array, wherein...
8820625 Systems and methods for barcode integration in packaging design and printing  
Methods and systems for barcode integration in packaging design and printing are described. A barcode server may supply an FPO barcode to a designer, and the FPO barcode may include a selectable...
8821277 Colour barcodes and cellphone  
A two dimensional barcode with default background and foreground colors uses other foreground colors, to make separate means of encoding data, used by decoding hardware and software, or by an...
8820648 Precious metal authentication system and method  
Structures, systems, and methods verify the authenticity of a precious metal unit. A “ping bar” is designed to have a distinctive sound only if authentic and unadulterated. A “waffle bar” is shap...
8814056 Antenna device, RFID tag, and communication terminal apparatus  
An RFIC element includes a capacitance therein. By this capacitance and an inductance of a loop-shaped conductor, an LC resonant circuit is provided. When UHF-band high-frequency power is supplied...
8814046 System and method for a baseband nearfield magnetic stripe data transmitter  
A system for a baseband near field magnetic stripe data transmitter includes a mobile phone and a magnetic stripe transmission (MST) device. The mobile phone transmits a stream of pulses including...
8807435 Decoding multi-resolution optical codes  
A method of decoding a machine-readable optical code that includes a first code including a plurality of first elements formed on or in a substrate, the first code specifying first information,...
8807443 Pet activity monitor  
A pet activity monitor with a multi-axis motion detector for facilitating derivation of physical activity data, wherein the pet activity monitor is adapted to display a QR-code comprising a...
8807442 System and method for embedding machine-readable codes in a document background  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for embedding a two-dimensional machine-readable code into the background of a document in an aesthetically pleasing manner. The objects (picture, graphics,...
8807425 System, process and computer writeable medium incorporating any of standard or adhesive attachable tags incorporating a unique identifiable number or alternately a digitally downloadable tag and application having GPS locating abilities and which are combined with a website or mobile application for registering and assisting in retrieval of tagged valuables or assets  
A portable asset tagging system, process and computer writeable medium including at least one tag exhibiting a QR code along with a separate unique identification number printed thereon, the tag...
8794529 Method and apparatus for communicating information via a display screen using light-simulated bar codes  
Various types of light source, including those in use in pixel based display devices, may be used for light-simulated bar codes. Liquid crystal displays (“LCD”) which utilize a backlight for scr...
8794537 Additional encoding in conventional one-dimensional bar code symbologies  
An additional layer of encoding is provided using conventional one-dimensional (“1-D”) bar code symbology. Dark bars of at least 2 heights are used (where the dark bars may be narrow or wide, and...
8783580 Personalised support such as an identity card comprising anti-falsification means  
The invention concerns a support having a surface provided with personalizing data and including anti-counterfeit measures, arranged on at least part of the surface. The anti-counterfeit measures...
8783571 Device and its use for outputting of 2D codes with embedded images  
Provided is a device (and program) for producing a 2D code with an embedded image for an automated machine generated process, comprising a processor that produces the 2D code with an embedded...
8783570 Reader with optical character recognition  
An imaging-based bar code reader that includes an imaging and decoding system. Focusing optics and a sensor array define a field of view. A data processor has a memory for storing a pattern...