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George B Edelmann, Kevin D Hunter, Arno Muller, Alfred C Schmidt Jr: System for detecting unaccounted for printing in a value printing system. Pitney Bowes, Peter Vrahotes, Melvin J Scolnick, David E Pitchenik, October 4, 1988: US04775246 (204 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting fraudulent imprints on documents is disclosed. The system comprises a metering device, a host and a verifying facility. The metering device provides a validation signal to the host and its associated printer. Thereafter, the printer prints information which includes informatio ...


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Guy L Fougere, Kevin D Hunter, Ronald P Sansone, Alfred C Schmidt Jr: Postage and mailing information applying system. Pitney Bowes, Peter Vrahotes, Melvin J Scolnick, David E Pitchenik, May 10, 1988: US04743747 (182 worldwide citation)

A postage and mailing information system wherein an encrypted message based upon postage and mail address information is created. This encrypted message is used in the determination of authenticity. Another aspect of the invention resides in placing the encrypted message in the address field of a ma ...


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Leon A Pintsov, Richard A Connell, Ronald P Sansone, Alfred C Schmidt: Postal rating system with verifiable integrity. Pitney Bowes, David E Pitchenik, Charles R Malandra, Melvin J Scolnick, September 5, 1995: US05448641 (110 worldwide citation)

A data center provides a rate table to a user. The rate table is communicated to the mailer along with a hash code that is based on information from the rating table. The hash code provides a unique number based on the rating table. The user within a secure device and to which the rate table is load ...


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Barry H Axelrod, Robert T Durst Jr, Kevin D Hunter, Alfred C Schmidt: Apparatus for preparing mail pieces. Pitney Bowes, Donald P Walker, David E Pitchenik, Melvin J Scolnick, January 24, 1989: US04800506 (106 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for preparing mailpieces. The apparatus includes printing structure and structure; for supplying a plurality of stationery items. In addition the apparatus includes a computer. The computer includes structure for receiving and storing data including different letter datum corre ...


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Barry H Axelrod, Robert T Durst Jr, Kevin D Hunter, Alfred C Schmidt: Apparatus for preparing a letter. Pitney Bowes, Donald P Walker, Melvin J Scolnick, David E Pitchenik, August 29, 1989: US04862386 (61 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for preparing a letter, including a stationery item. The apparatus includes a structure for printing and for providing a signal representative of letter data corresponding to information having a format. The information includes a plurality of parts. The apparatus also includes a computer. ...


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Alfred C Schmidt, Robert T Durst Jr: Forms generating and information retrieval system. Pitney Bowes, Charles G Parks Jr, David E Pitchenik, Melvin J Scolnick, February 20, 1990: US04903229 (57 worldwide citation)

A forms generating and information retrieval apparatus comprises a compact disc for storing machine readably a plurality of form files and magnetic media for storing machine readably a plurality of information files. A processing means, such as, a computer, communicates with a reader for the compact ...


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Alfred C Schmidt, Robert Cordery: Processor and read/write head incorporated in disk for communicating data to host directly from processor read/write head to read/write head of host disk drive. Robert H Whisker, Melvin J Scolnick, November 7, 1995: US05465381 (56 worldwide citation)

A computer-based system, such as a value printing system, has a host data processor having at least one disk drive that includes a first read/write head for reading data from and for writing data to a removable data recording disk. The system further includes a printer, coupled to the host data proc ...


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Robert T Durst Jr, Alfred C Schmidt: Interactive outgoing and incoming mailpiece processing system. Pitney Bowes, Donald P Walker, David E Pitchenik, Melvin J Scolnick, January 24, 1989: US04800504 (54 worldwide citation)

An interactive outgoing and incoming mailpiece processing system is provided. The system includes structure for processing an outgoing mailpiece for mailing to an addressee. The outgoing mailpiece includes a returnable stationery item bearing an identification code identifying the addressee. The sys ...


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Robert T Durst Jr, Alfred C Schmidt: Letter processing apparatus. Pitney Bowes, Donald P Walker, David E Pitchenik, Melvin J Scolnick, January 3, 1989: US04796196 (53 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided which includes structure for preparing a letter including a returnable stationery item for sending to an addressee, wherein the returnable stationery item includes a code. In addition, the apparatus includes structure for routing the stationery item, when it is returned, to a s ...


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Barry H Axelrod, Robert T Durst Jr, Kevin D Hunter, Alfred C Schmidt: Letter preparing apparatus. Pitney Bowes, Donald P Walker, David E Pitchenik, Melvin J Scolnick, January 10, 1989: US04797832 (38 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for preparing a letter is provided, which includes printing structure, stationery item supplying structure and a computer. The computer is constructed and arranged for receiving a signal representative of letter data corresponding to information having a format. The information includes a ...