08279067 is referenced by 149 patents and cites 194 patents.

A method of securing a container includes inserting, into a seal device at a container, an electronic bolt; reading, by the seal device, a serial number stored in the electronic bolt; communicating, from the seal device, to a user application, insertion of the bolt; scanning, by the user via a handheld device, a barcode on the seal device representative of an identification of the seal device; communicating, from the handheld device to the user application, the identification of the seal device; inputting, by a user at the container via the handheld device, information associated with the container; communicating, from the handheld device to the user application, the information associated with the container; associating, in a database by the user application, the information associated with the container with the bolt serial number and the identification of the seal device; communicating, by the user application, a confirmation to the seal device.

Title
Securing, monitoring and tracking shipping containers
Application Number
12/468047
Publication Number
8279067 (B2)
Application Date
May 18, 2009
Publication Date
October 2, 2012
Inventor
Robert W Twitchell Jr
Cumming
GA, US
Edward Allen Payne
Lawrenceville
GA, US
LaMonte Peter Koop
Alpharetta
GA, US
David S Robins
Buffalo Grove
IL, US
Joseph E Denny
Atlanta
GA, US
Thomas R Berger
Cumming
GA, US
Agent
Jeremy C Doerre
Chad D Tillman
Tillman Wright PLLC
Assignee
Google
CA, US
IPC
G08B 13/06
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