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8251629 Medication dispensing apparatus  
A medication dispenser provides automation to the steps of locating and acquiring medications to be administered to a patient. The medication dispenser includes an enclosure providing a secure...
8253556 Portable communication terminal with GPS function  
This invention aims to provide a Mobile Communications Terminal (MCT) equipped with a GPS function that automatically transmits the information on the current position of the MCT after the power...
8248620 Object detection device  
An object detecting device for detecting the existence and general placement of an object residing upon a surface. A preferred embodiment of the invention uses at least one laser measuring scanner...
8248236 Swing ticket housing  
A swing ticket holder for securing a swing ticket to an item using a lock and a pin includes a rigid housing arranged to retain the swing ticket. The pin extends outwardly from the rigid housing....
8242910 Security system for preventing unauthorized removal of merchandise  
A security tag assembly and security system associated therewith to prevent the unauthorized removal of merchandise from a given area, such as a retail establishment. The security tag assembly...
8242914 System and case for tracking articles  
The present invention provides an article tracking and control system that records articles when they are entered into or removed from a case. Each article is tagged with an RFID tag and is...
8232879 Directional sensing mechanism and communications authentication  
The present invention is directed toward an RFID device that includes a motion sensing mechanism. The motion sensing mechanism is adapted to sense motion of the RFID device and then selectively...
8228191 Anti-tamper assembly for surface mounted security switch  
An anti-tamper assembly (40, 40a) is provided in order to sense the attempted removal of a body attached to a surface (17) by a fastener (36, 36a). The assembly (40, 40a) includes an anti-tamper...
8223022 Security tag assembly  
A security tag assembly and security system associated therewith to prevent the unauthorized removal of merchandise from a given area, such as a retail establishment. The security tag assembly...
8217792 Acceleration-based theft detection system for portable electronic devices  
A theft prevention system for protecting portable electronic devices is disclosed. An acceleration sensor detects the acceleration of a portable electronic device, and a controller analyzes this...
8217786 Checking apparatus for containers  
An apparatus for checking for the presence of objects and in particular containers, comprising a transmitting device which has a sound signal generation unit for emitting a sound signal, and a...
8212674 Inventory devices and methods  
In one implementation, a method includes reading first component data from a first tag associated with a first component of a device. The device may be powered on or off. The first component data...
8212672 Method and device for protecting articles  
The invention relates to a device (1) for protecting articles (2), especially displayed goods, from theft. Said device comprises a sensor, connected to a control and alarm device (4) for...
8212658 Product container for use with device capable of long-range and short-range communications  
A container for a product is used with an external device having long-range communication capability and short-range communication capability and location sensing capability. The container has a...
8207851 System and method for tracking shopping behavior  
The present invention provides a system and method for tracking an interrogator relay unit disposed on a shopping cart within a store. The method comprises emitting an RF interrogation signal...
8209076 Tracking vehicle maintenance using sensor detection  
Radio frequency identification is used in cooperation with the computer system aboard a motor vehicle to track service and maintenance activities relating to the vehicle. Each component or part of...
8207849 Security storage container having an internal alarm  
A security storage container securely retains an item of merchandise and typically includes a base and lid. An alarm system in the container is activated when the container is locked and...
8199013 Metal detection system with integrated directional people counting system  
A system for detecting electronic article surveillance (“EAS”) marker shielding includes an EAS subsystem, a metal detector, a people counting system, and a processor. The EAS subsystem operates...
8199014 System, device and method for keeping track of portable items by means of a mobile electronic device  
The present invention relates to the field of mobile communications, and in particular to a system for near field wireless data communication using RFID for checking whether a portable item is to...
8193937 Systems or method for tracking die use or yield  
According to one aspect, a system that includes an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tag reader, a plurality of cutting dies, a plurality of RFID tags connectable to the corresponding cutting...
8186522 Product display assembly and tester security apparatus  
A product display assembly having a tester security apparatus for at least one tester of a product, includes a base having a top surface, and at least one tester holder disposed on the top surface...
8188871 Drive current adjustment for transistors by local gate engineering  
In a memory cell, the drive current capabilities of the transistors may be adjusted by locally providing an increased gate dielectric thickness and/or gate length of one or more of the transistors...
8188864 Device and method for inspecting equipment  
An equipment inspecting device for inspecting at least one piece of equipment positioned in an office from among a plurality of offices included in the equipment inspection target recognizes...
8183999 Emergency locating system and method using spread-spectrum transceiver  
An emergency locating system can include emergency transceivers and locator transceivers. The emergency transceivers can be capable of transmission of spread-spectrum encoded messages, and can be...
8183994 Flexible, scalable, service-oriented surveillance system architecture  
A surveillance architecture having applications in a wide variety of surveillance-related applications is disclosed. This architecture can be used in various surveillance scenarios, including, but...
8179262 Article management system, RFID tag, and apparatus for communicating with RFID tag  
An article management system includes a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) circuit elements respectively handled in association with articles to be managed; and an apparatus for...
8174383 System and method for operating a synchronized wireless network  
A system and method for operating a wireless network comprising a plurality of devices each having a powered down mode, a receive/transmit mode, and a timer, may include a master device and a...
8174388 Method and system for deactivation of combination EAS/RFID tags  
A combination Electronic Article Surveillance/Radio Frequency Identification (“EAS/RFID”) tag and method and system for deactivating said combination EAS/RFID tags without the need to physically...
8175517 Network device and method of transmitting content from a first network device to a second network device  
The invention relates to a method comprising the steps of: a first network device (DEVI) outputting content (CONT), the first network device (DEVI) retrieving an address (ADDR2) of a second...
8169336 Promotional receptacle  
A gratuity receptacle that contains a gratuity sensor to detect when gratuity has been inserted into the opening of the gratuity receptacle. When gratuity has been inserted into the gratuity...
8164452 Post office box electronic notification system  
A system for and method of generating a notification regarding post office box contents. The system comprises at least one indicator transmitter arranged to generate and transmit a notification...
8164449 Clip alarm  
The clip alarm (100) is a retaining clip attachable to personal items in order to function as a loss prevention device capable of emitting an audible and/or visual alarm in response to the clip...
8164450 Initiative warning system  
An initiative warning system comprises a protective area for accommodating objects and defining an area network, a plurality of sensors respectively installed on the objects, a detecting mainframe...
8164459 Gateway radio frequency identification tag system  
A system and method are disclosed for transporting deterministic traffic in a gigabit passive optical network. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for...
8159345 RFID monitoring and tracking of tools  
A system for identifying, monitoring, and tracking a plurality of tools includes: a pad for placing the tools, wherein the pad includes a plurality of appropriately-sized cutouts for nesting each...
8159338 Asset monitoring arrangement and method  
Arrangement and method for monitoring an asset includes a location determining system and a self-powered interior sensor and communication system which data about contents in the interior of the...
8159346 RFID system, RFID cable system, and RFID cable laying method  
When an RFID is attached to an object to assist testing operations, the following problems are encountered; (1) the RFID of write type tends to cause a failure and is troublesome due to the...
8154404 Method and apparatus for detecting movement of a shipping container latch  
A system, method, and apparatus for monitoring and detecting movement of components of a shipping container latch. A latch monitor may embody an electromagnetic sensing unit and a nearby magnet or...
8155012 System and method for adapting a piece of terminal equipment  
In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a communication system (17) is provided for generating and monitoring data over pre-existing conductors (2A-2D) between associated pieces...
8149119 Utility meter tamper monitoring system and method  
A method includes activating a tamper monitoring circuit of a security seal configured to securely lock a utility meter. The method also includes wirelessly transmitting an identification data...
8150656 Detection of objects or other materials in a receptacle  
Sensors and techniques for an automated data acquisition and notification system having a plurality of receptacles adapted to store items. In each of the plurality of receptacles, at least one...
8149142 Adaptive range vehicle locating unit, vehicle tracking unit and vehicle recovery system including same  
An adaptive range vehicle recovery system including an adaptive range vehicle locating unit including a narrowband baseband generator for generating a narrowband signal, a wideband baseband...
8144015 Power efficient object detection with selective polling  
Detecting the absence of tagged objects near a computing device and attempting to locate the absent, tagged objects using other computing devices in a power-efficient manner. The computing device...
8144014 Infrared electronic article surveillance system with dynamic passcode protection  
An electronic article surveillance system utilizing infrared communication is disclosed wherein added security is obtained by using dynamic passcode protection. The system includes tags,...
8144018 Combination electronic article surveillance/radio frequency identification antenna and method  
A combination EAS/RFID antenna for use in an EAS/RFID surveillance system. The antenna includes an EAS antenna element and an RFID antenna element. The EAS antenna element includes an EAS loop...
8138917 Latch monitoring apparatus for a shipping container door  
A system, method, and apparatus for monitoring and detecting movement of components of a shipping container latch. A latch monitor may embody an electromagnetic sensing unit and a nearby magnet or...
8134465 Registration method and placement assisting apparatus for location information tag  
The invention is directed to the provision of a registration method and a placement assisting apparatus that can accurately register an object into a three-dimensional spatial database. More...
8134466 RFID system preventing recognition error and communication method thereof  
A radio frequency identification (RFID) tag is provided that prevents a recognition error of the RFID tag due to the occurrence of a shadow region. The RFID tag includes a first tag performing...
8130100 Air conditioner anti-theft  
The present invention discloses an easy to use and cost effective air conditioner anti-theft device which easily attaches to the external portion of an air conditioner and detects a condition of...
8125338 Acousto-magnetic anti-theft alarming unit with magnetic detacher  
An acousto-magnetic (AM) anti-theft alarming unit is designed for specific use in a hard tag anti-theft clamp which uses a magnetic detacher. The alarming unit includes a resonator housing...