05878211 is referenced by 152 patents and cites 6 patents.

A method for maintaining security of a retail terminal having a docking station and a portable computer includes the computer-implemented steps of receiving an unlocking attempt to unlock the portable computer from the docking station; determining whether the unlocking attempt is valid; and unlocking the portable computer from the docking station if the unlocking attempt is valid. A multi-functional retail terminal is also disclosed.

Title
Multi-functional retail terminal and associated method
Application Number
8/771323
Publication Number
5878211
Application Date
December 20, 1996
Publication Date
March 2, 1999
Inventor
Paul M Pirillo
Monroe
GA, US
Lynn L Kerchner
Duluth
GA, US
Mikel R Delagrange
Duluth
GA, US
Agent
Maginot Addison & Moore
Assignee
N C R Corporation
OH, US
IPC
G06P 11/00
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