05652838 is referenced by 83 patents and cites 18 patents.

A CD-ROM, that is adapted for the protection of electronically transmitted data, comprising a CD-ROM, having a hub containing a battery power supply and a microprocessor, which receives signals from several laser light sensors, located on the read area of the CD-ROM. The computer communicates directly with this CD-ROM by positioning the laser so that it strikes specific laser light sensors, with the order of sensors struck used by the computer to communicate directly with the CD-ROM. The CD-ROM communicates information to the computer, via the user who reads information on a liquid crystal display readout, located on the CD-ROM, and types in the information on the computer keyboard. This CD-ROM is used as a personalized key, for both installing and updating programs for continued use.

Title
Smart disc cd-rom
Application Number
8/650481
Publication Number
5652838
Application Date
May 20, 1996
Publication Date
July 29, 1997
Inventor
Robert R Lovett
1304 S. Linden, Wichita, 67207
KS, US
Donna M Lovett
1304 S. Linden, Wichita, 67207
KS, US
Agent
Bradley P Sylvester
IPC
C06F 11/00
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