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Ian J Forster: Multi-band wireless communication device and method. Mineral Lassen, Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, December 13, 2005: US06975834 (134 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a wireless communication device, such as a transponder, that has a plurality of antennas for multi-frequency usage. The wireless communication device comprises a control system, communication electronics, memory, and the aforementioned antennas. A wireless communicat ...


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Patrick F King, Ian J Forster: RFID tire belt antenna system and method. Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, May 23, 2006: US07050017 (121 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a RFID chip that is contained inside a rubber tire to provide wireless communication of information concerning the tire. For instance, it may be desirable to communicate pressure and temperature information concerning a tire during its manufacture and/or usage. The RFID chip ...


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Patrick F King, Ian J Forster: Wireless communication device and method. Marconi Communications, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, December 31, 2002: US06501435 (100 worldwide citation)

The wireless communication device contains at least one conductive tab that provides an antenna. The tab(s) form a pole antenna, and the tabs may also be attached across a slot to form a slot antenna. The tab(s) may be attached across a slot created in a package to form a slot antenna, or the tab(s) ...


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Peikang Liu, Jason Munn, Thomas Craig Weakley, Ian J Forster: RFID device and method of forming. Avery Dennison Corporation, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, September 5, 2006: US07102520 (93 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency identification (RIFD) inlay includes an interposer that has a chip, and an antenna on an antenna substrate. The antenna substrate has a recess or hole, and the chip is at least partially in the recess or hole. By placing the chip or the interposer face down and at least partially i ...


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Scott Wayne Ferguson, David N Edwards, Peikang Liu, Jason Munn, Ian J Forster, Samuel A Linder, Thomas Craig Weakley, David Puleston, Steven C Kennedy, Christine U Dang: RFID device and method of forming. Avery Dennison Corporation, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, May 29, 2007: US07224280 (84 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency identification (RFID) inlay includes an electrical connection between a chip and an antenna. The electrical connection includes conductive interposer leads and a capacitive connection. The capacitive connection may involve putting the antenna and the interposer leads into close pro ...


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Ian J Forster, Mark McGlade, Peter Robert George Horrell, David J Puleston: Method and apparatus for detecting a container proximate to a transportation vessel hold. Marconi Data Systems, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, August 28, 2001: US06281797 (84 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a tracking device that is associated with a cargo container. The cargo container is used for shipping of goods and materials and is placed into transportation vessels for shipment. The tracking device includes a GPS for receiving positioning information concerning the ...


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Ian J Forster: Radio frequency identification device with visual indicator. Avery Dennison Corporation, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, June 19, 2007: US07233250 (72 worldwide citation)

An RFID device includes a chip, an antenna operatively coupled to the chip, and a visual indicator operatively coupled to the chip. The visual indicator provides a visual indication of an operative state of the device. The visual indication may be human readable and/or machine readable, and may prov ...


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Patrick F King, Ian J Forster: Wireless communication device and method. Marconi Communications, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, November 19, 2002: US06483473 (68 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a wireless communication device that is capable of communicating using a pole antenna in a first mode and a slot antenna in a second mode. The wireless communication device contains at least one conductive tab that provide an antenna. The tab(s) form a pole antenna, and the ...


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Ian J Forster: System and method for selectively reading RFID devices. Avery Dennison Corporation, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, August 8, 2006: US07088248 (64 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency identification (RFID) device detection system includes an RFID device reader configured to detect RFID devices within a predetermined designated area, and two or more jamming signal transmitters configured to prevent the RFID device reader from detecting and reading devices outside ...


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Ian J Forster, David J Puleston: RFID tag with enhanced readability. Avery Dennison Corporation, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, November 20, 2007: US07298330 (63 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency identification (RFID) system includes an RFID device, and a conductive material that cooperates with the RFID device to enhance performance of the RFID device. The RFID device and the conductive material may be within a distance of about one-quarter of a wavelength of energy most p ...