04500880 is referenced by 337 patents and cites 10 patents.

A computer driven, informational display system is disclosed which visually displays selected information in real time. The arrangement is particularly adapted for displaying pricing and other associated information in retail establishments which utilize the standard Universal Product Code for the items of merchandise for sale. The particular bar code forms a unique address for respective remote display modules at selected locations throughout the store. A source of computer-based information is applied to all of the remote display units in parallel. When a particular display module detects its unique address, the information to be displayed, which follows the addressed code, is processed and used to control the operation of an LCD display.

Title
Real time, computer-driven retail pricing display system
Application Number
6/280663
Publication Number
4500880
Application Date
July 6, 1981
Publication Date
February 19, 1985
Inventor
Arthur F Cipolla
Chicago
IL, US
Earl R Gomersall
Inverness
IL, US
Agent
Edward M Roney
James W Gillman
Donald B Southard
Assignee
Motorola
IL, US
IPC
G09G 3/00
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