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Sharon R Garber, Bernard A Gonzalez, Mitchell B Grunes, Richard H Jackson, Gerald L Karel, John M Kruse, Richard W Lindahl, James E Nash, Chester Piotrowski, John D Yorkovich: Applications for radio frequency identification systems. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Peter L Olson, May 15, 2001: US06232870 (312 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to RFID devices, including handheld RFID devices, and applications for such devices. The devices and applications may be used in connection with items that are associated with an RFID tag, and optionally a magnetic security element. The devices and applications are desc ...


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Edward D Goff, Bernard A Gonzalez, Chester Piotrowski, Ching Long Tsai: Application for a radio frequency identification system. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Peter L Olson, January 1, 2002: US06335686 (259 worldwide citation)

Antenna shelf tape is disclosed for use with items having radio frequency identification elements or tags associated with items of interest.


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Sharon R Garber, Bernard A Gonzalez, Mitchell B Grunes, Richard H Jackson, Gerald L Karel, John M Kruse, Richard W Lindahl, James E Nash, Chester Piotrowski, John D Yorkovich: Applications for radio frequency identification systems. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Peter L Olson, July 23, 2002: US06424262 (119 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to RFID devices, including handheld RFID devices, and applications for such devices. The devices and applications may be used in connection with items that are associated with an RFID tag, and optionally a magnetic security element. The devices and applications are desc ...


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Jeffrey M Florczak, Robert T Krasa, Stephen P Maki, Richard M Osgood III: Sheeting with composite image that floats. 3M Innovative Properties, Peter L Olson, September 11, 2001: US06288842 (110 worldwide citation)

Microlens sheetings with composite images are disclosed, in which the composite image floats above or below the sheeting, or both. The composite image may be two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Methods for providing such an imaged sheeting, including by the application of radiation to a radiation ...


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James M Jonza, Andrew J Ouderkirk, Michael F Weber: Clear to colored security film. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Peter L Olson, April 4, 2000: US06045894 (100 worldwide citation)

A multilayer film including multiple polymeric layers designed and made to enable the film to reflect light in the near infrared (IR) portion of the visible spectrum. Depending on the amount and range of red light that is reflected, the film of the present invention appears under certain conditions ...


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Sharon R Garber, Bernard A Gonzalez, Mitchell B Grunes, Richard H Jackson, Gerald L Karel, John M Kruse, Richard W Lindahl, James E Nash, Chester Piotrowski, John D Yorkovich: Application for radio frequency identification systems. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Peter L Olson, September 10, 2002: US06448886 (96 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to RFID devices, including handheld RFID devices, and applications for such devices. The devices and applications may be used in connection with items that are associated with an RFID tag, and optionally a magnetic security element. The devices and applications are desc ...


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Anthony M Belka, Thomas J Brace: Article inventory tracking and control system. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Mark J Gebhardt, Kari H Bartingale, Peter L Olson, July 7, 1998: US05777884 (94 worldwide citation)

An article inventory tracking and control system tracks and controls removal of articles from a secured facility. Exemplary facilities in which the system may be useful include libraries, rental stores and retail stores. Each article is marked with an EAS marker to prevent unauthorized removal. In t ...


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Victoria S Stenkamp, Curtis L Larson, Pierre H LePere: Configured microwave susceptor. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Peter L Olson, May 10, 1994: US05310977 (91 worldwide citation)

A microwave susceptor having projections such as linear ridges which define circulation channels such as linear grooves. The susceptor may include apertures at the ridge apexes and the groove nadirs for allowing food secretions such as grease and steam, to pass through the susceptor. A strut may be ...


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Gary V Jones, Kevin Judge, James C Beck, Richard Keegan: Automatic determination of traffic signal preemption using GPS, apparatus and method. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Lawrence S Cohen, Peter L Olson, November 16, 1999: US05986575 (89 worldwide citation)

For qualification for traffic preemption an area is defined and if the vehicle is in the area it can obtain preemption. The vehicle's position is determined, in one embodiment, by use of differential GPS.


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Shih Lai Lu: Optical security articles and methods for making same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Peter L Olson, January 7, 1997: US05591527 (86 worldwide citation)

Optical security articles and methods of making same are described comprising a first layer substantially transparent to visible light and having a first refractive index, the first layer having a relief pattern on a first surface thereof and a substantially smooth second surface, and an adhesive la ...