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8981908 RFID systems with low complexity implementation and pallet coding error correction  
Systems and methods for decoding data transmitted by RFID tags are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention includes an analyzer and equalizer configured to filter an input signal, an estimation...
8981903 Device for marking out buried objects  
A method and apparatus for marking the location of a buried object in which the location of the buried object is determined and a barhole driver or plunger bar having a detachable plug element and...
8976029 Product management system  
A system of managing product at a location in which a weight-sensing RFID tag is utilized to determine the weight or pressure applied to a substrate and then this information is read by an RFID...
8977198 Communication method between electronic appliances, and corresponding appliances  
A communication method for the communication between two appliances which are set up for communication in a first communication mode is provided. The method includes sending an activation sequence...
8973815 One touch data collection apparatus  
A data collection apparatus and unit are provided. The apparatus includes a probe configured to measure one or more operating conditions of a machine, and a tag reader configured to receive a tag...
8976010 Security system for at least an integrated circuit, secure integrated circuit card, and method of secure wireless communications  
A security system includes an integrated circuit and a transceiver/transponder circuit. The integrated circuit includes an antenna for communicating with the transceiver/transponder circuit. An...
8976027 Information processing system for consumers at a store using personal mobile wireless devices and related methods  
An information processing system is for determining information about consumers at a store where at least some of the consumers may carry personal mobile wireless devices, and each personal...
8973832 RFID tag and RFID system  
An RFID tag includes: a base sheet in which a plurality of first slits are formed to extend alternately from two opposite sides from an end of the base sheet; an antenna pattern provided on the...
8970377 System and method for tracking items stored in a compartment  
An item tracking system includes a plurality of items for storage and removal from a compartment. The system includes tags affixed to the items and configured to store identifiers for the items. A...
8971802 Near field communication apparatus  
A system for use in a near field communications (NFC) reader, for detecting the presence of an NFC tag, is disclosed. The NFC reader has an antenna tuned to a resonant frequency. The system...
8968510 Method of producing a transponder and a transponder  
In a method of producing a transponder, a substrate is provided. The substrate comprises a first area, a second area adjacent to the first area, and a first electric contact adjacent to the second...
8970350 Maintaining RFID information for virtual machines  
Methods, apparatus, and products for maintaining RFID information for virtual machines are disclosed that include establishing a virtual machine on a host computer, the host computer capable of...
8970375 Memory tag, method for providing information and enabling the release of stored content, and apparatus therefor  
A method of providing information, the method comprising interrogating a memory tag; receiving content from the memory tag by wireless electromagnetic communication in response to the...
8961260 Toy incorporating RFID tracking device  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a children's toy, such as a doll, an action figure or a stuffed toy, having an associated wireless, batteryless RFID tag that can be read from and/or...
8963689 Cable ID using RFID devices  
The present invention relates to the use of RFID technology to identify specific cables in a bundle, and in particular to a cable identification device in which RFID devices are connected to the...
8963680 Contactless communication method and system  
In a contactless communication system, a first storage unit stores a group of access control programs corresponding to plural types of noncontact information carriers, respectively. A second...
8964986 Systems and methods for preventing transmitted cryptographic parameters from compromising privacy  
A method for secure cryptographic communication comprises transmitting information that identifies a group key from a first device to a second device. The method further comprises, in the first...
8966202 Wireless communication device  
In this wireless communication device, a storage unit stores writing identification information relating to permission and prohibition of writing. An acquisition unit acquires device...
8963687 System and method for DSRC communication  
A system and method for Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC) between beacons and onboard units of a road toll system, wherein the beacons have a system-wide key and the onboard units have...
8963688 Stacked tire RFID reader system and method  
A product management system and method for reading electronic identification tags from a vertical stack of tires. Each tire has an electronic identification tag secured at a position to operative...
8963718 RFID chip and antenna  
A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) device antenna has a feed region of interdigitated fingers. The interdigitated fingers have parallel centerlines and are spaced one from another. A chip...
8960560 Electronic tag capable of coupling to metal  
An electronic tag capable of coupling to metal can be attached to the metallic surface of a product, and includes a substrate, a radiation body arranged on a surface of the substrate, a grounding...
8963694 System and method for remote controlled device selection based on device position data and orientation data of a user  
A system and method are provided for selecting a remote controlled device to be controlled from among a plurality of remote controllable devices. The system includes an electronic device having a...
8965279 Recovering data in a near field communications apparatus  
A communications device is disclosed that includes an antenna circuit with coupling connections that are used interchangeably as a receive coupling connection and a transmit coupling connection...
8963690 Identification system  
A method of identifying a plurality of transponders, the method comprising receiving at an interrogator one or more data transmission blocks from each transponder, wherein the first data block...
8956288 In-body power source having high surface area electrode  
Power sources that enable in-body devices, such as implantable and ingestible devices, are provided. Aspects of the in-body power sources of the invention include a solid support, a first high...
8959543 Device control apparatus and device control method  
According to one embodiment, a first displaying device comprises an acquisition module, a display controller and a game time controller. The acquisition module is configured to obtain information...
8957759 Systems and methods for hit and run detection based on intelligent micro devices  
A system, method, and computer-usable medium are disclosed for providing information relating to damage incurred by a vehicle in an accident. A first plurality of markers with a first set of...
8952787 Laboratory sample archiving apparatus and method  
An archive apparatus is provided for storing and archiving laboratory samples including radio frequency identification means. The apparatus comprises a support structure or cabinet (4), a drawer...
8953570 Radio frequency identification system and related operating methods  
A method of operating a radio frequency identification (RFID) system is provided. The method interrogates RFID tags with an RFID reader and provides at least some of the collected tag data to a...
8952788 Battery assisted RFID system RF power control and interference mitigation methods  
A method for controlling RF power within an RFID system according to one embodiment includes returning a first set of RFID tags that were successfully accessed at a first reader forward mode power...
8952813 Optimization of luggage placement in storage compartments  
Aspects of the present invention disclose a system, method and computer program product for automatically assigning a location to a luggage belonging to a passenger in a passenger carrier. In an...
8952792 Self tuning RFID tags  
A tuning circuit in an RFID tag may be used to match antenna and integrated circuit (IC) impedances to maximize the efficiency of IC power extraction from an incident RF wave. The tuning circuit,...
8952791 Method and system for tracking RFID tags for use in advertising and marketing  
The current invention is a method and system for tracking an RFID tag within a defined 3D space and can be used to identify objects within a live performance and create hotspots with respect to...
8952798 Customizable and reconfigurable virtual instrument panel  
The invention provides an instrument control panel that is easily customized and reconfigured, and yet provides the familiar tactile sensation of physical knobs, sliders, and buttons. The...
8952786 System for tracking bicycle commuter activity  
A method for tracking non-motorized vehicle commuting activity includes providing a tracking system having a tag reader at a commute destination, wherein the tag reader is adapted to detect the...
8952784 Verifying identification of sequentially supplied fluids  
A method of verifying the identification of fluids to be supplied successively through a fluid-supply hose that selectively connects to successive movable, RFID-tagged fluid containers includes...
8952814 Method and system for storing, retrieving, and managing data for tags  
This invention relates generally to a method and system for storing, retrieving, and managing data for tags that are associated in some manner to any type of object. More particularly, the present...
8947208 IC tag searching apparatus  
An IC tag searching apparatus capable of changing the shape of its searching board in a simple manner in accordance with the situations of a location to be searched, said location includes wide to...
8947209 Radio frequency identification system using multiple band transmission  
A radio frequency identification (RFID) system employs multiple band transmission to prevent signal collision. The system includes a plurality of RFID tag groups and at least one RFID reader. Each...
8947226 Bands for measuring biometric information  
In some aspects, a system is provided that includes (1) a wrist band having one or more sensors that measure biometric data of a user wearing the band; and (2) a display on the band that displays...
8947207 Method and apparatus for a deployable radio-frequency identification portal system  
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a first assembly, a second assembly, and a coupling element coupled to the first assembly and the second assembly. The first assembly includes a processor,...
8948279 Interrogator and interrogation system employing the same  
A control and processing system for use with an interrogator and an interrogation system employing the same. In one embodiment, the control and processing system includes a correlation subsystem...
8947211 Communication data protection method based on symmetric key encryption in RFID system, and apparatus for enabling the method  
A communication data protection method based on symmetric key encryption, and an apparatus for enabling the method are provided. A communication data protection method using a Radio Frequency...
8947205 System, method and monument for land surveying  
A monument usable for locating stationary geographical positions and/or assets includes a housing, comprising a body and a cap; at least one permanent magnet mounted on or in the housing; and at...
8947233 Methods and systems of a multiple radio frequency network node RFID tag  
In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for a Radio Frequency ID (RFID) tag that contains multiple Radio Frequency (RF) network nodes that may include memory...
8947528 Container-classification identification using directional-antenna RFID  
A classification of a container is identified using a mobile station including an image capture device and an RFID reader having a reader antenna. The container has two RFID tags affixed thereto...
8947227 Passive device shield with proximity change alert  
A method of making a fuel for a portable heater comprises heating a salt of iron with a carboxylic acid at a temperature from about 400° C. to about 700° C. under an inert or reducing atmosphere...
8948696 Modulation circuit and semiconductor device including the same  
An object of the present invention is to reduce the power consumption of a modulation circuit. The modulation circuit includes a load, a diode, and a transistor. An anode of the diode is...
8944337 RFID switch tag  
Various embodiments of RFID switch devices are disclosed herein. Such RFID switch devices advantageously enable manual activation/deactivation of the RF module. The RFID switch device may include...