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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii: Rf id tagging for improved tracking in a secure environment. Iomega, April 12, 1989: EP1126399-A2 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided for tracking objects in a secure environment. RF ID technology, including tag(s) and an antenna, is employed by placing the antenna in a strategic position within a secure environment, such as a safe. An RF ID tag has a memory and is positioned on an object to be ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii: Rf id tagging for improved tracking in maintenance environment. Iomega, September 21, 2001: JP2001-256448 (4 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a device and a method for tracking an object inside a maintenance environment.SOLUTION: RF ID technique including a tag and an antenna is adopted and the antenna is arranged at a strategic position inside maintenance environment such as a safe. An RF ID tag has a mem ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Watson Brent, Fowler Steven M, Bero James M, Taylor Wilhelm: Distributed cryptography technique for protecting removable data storage media. Iomega, September 5, 2001: EP1130494-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system and technique for cryptographically securing data in a secure computing environment are provided. Different components of a computer system have associated cryptographic data that is either common to the enterprise or unique to the system component for a given file transfer. In ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Bero James M, Watson Brent, Taylor Wilhelm, Fowler Steven M: Detachable data storage system protected with encryption. Iomega, September 7, 2001: JP2001-243105 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a distributed encryption method for a portable storage system.SOLUTION: A computer system has a common cipher data component (C) for an enterprise system to transfer files and a unique cipher data component (U). One or more users (300), a host (90), a data storage (5 ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Bar Refael, Watson Brent, Hall David L, Schwartz James H: Digital appliance data download device for data storage. Iomega Corporation, October 1, 2001: TW457435 (1 worldwide citation)

A portable data download device that downloads digital data from a digital appliance, such as digital image data from a digital camera, into a data storage medium, without the use of a personal computer. In other words, a data download device connects to and queries a digital appliance, such as a di ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega, January 5, 2000: EP0969348-A1

A storage media is disclosed and comprises a storage body and a readable indelible mark formed in the body such that portions thereof are indelibly altered. The mark is read by writing first data to the body in the region of the mark, and reading second data from the body in such region. The written ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii: Retroreflective marker for data storage cartridge. Iomega, August 20, 1997: EP0789909-A1

A cartridge (10) for a data storage disk drive (40) has a retroreflective marker (11). Light from a source (21) is reflected from the marker almost exactly on its incident path. This property makes possible unique identification of the cartridge (10) with minimal sensitivity to light reflected from ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Johnson Paul R, Bero James, Carter Jeff G, Candia Anthony M, Kieger George T, Hales Ronald F, Thomas Fred C Iii: A method of and apparatus for removing debris from the floptical medium.. Minnesota Mining & Mfg, April 12, 1995: EP0647170-A1

A method and apparatus for removal of particulate waste materials or debris (10) from the floptical medium (1) after laser etching. A low temperature gas containing ice crystals (4) is applied at a predetermined angle while the floptical medium (1) is being rotated to improve the cleaning effect. Th ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega Corporation, sFURTZ Richard E, January 13, 2000: WO/2000/002117

A storage media is disclosed and comprises a storage body and a readable indelible mark formed in the body such that portions thereof are indelibly altered. The mark is read by writing first data to the body in the region of the mark, and reading second data from the body in such region. The written ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Stephenson Jeffrey B, Jolley David L, Thomas Fred C Jr: Scanning device having integral storage device. Iomega Corporation, sKURTZ Richard E, July 13, 2000: WO/2000/041387

A scanning device has a scanning portion and an integral storage device. The scanning portion optically scans an image and converts the scanned image into a digital image, and provides the digital image at an output. The integral storage device has an input for receiving the digital image and a bay ...



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