07084769 is referenced by 235 patents and cites 72 patents.

An inventory control system and method that tracks inventories of items with RFID tags, includes a reader unit and an intelligent station that tracks RFID tags to determine item information of items to be inventoried. The reader unit transmits and receives RF signals. The intelligent station includes a first RF antenna connected to the reader unit by a first transmission cable through a first switch, and one or more additional RF antennae connected to the reader unit by the same first transmission cable through additional switches. An inventory control processing unit receives item information from the intelligent stations to update inventory information regarding the items to be inventoried.

Title
Intelligent station using multiple RF antennae and inventory control system and method incorporating same
Application Number
10/338892
Publication Number
7084769 (B2)
Application Date
January 9, 2003
Publication Date
August 1, 2006
Inventor
Howard E Wood Jr
Covington
VA, US
Mark Albert Taylor
Columbia
MD, US
Paul Brent Rasband
Frederick
MD, US
Richard Eric Nordgren
Daleville
VA, US
Steven Paul Metzler
Chillicothe
OH, US
William Joseph Carpenter
Sykesville
MD, US
Richard John Campero
Ellicott City
MD, US
Edward Raymond Buiel
Mount Pleasant
SC, US
Donald George Bauer
Laurel
MD, US
Agent
Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky
Assignee
Vue Technology
CA, US
IPC
G08B 13/14
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