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William Berson, Kenneth C Zemlok: Apparatus for verifying an identification card and identifying a person by means of a biometric characteristic. Pitney Bowes, Robert H Whisker, Melvin J Scolnick, November 21, 1995: US05469506 (280 worldwide citation)

A biometric is a substantially stable physical or behavioral characteristics of a person which can be automatically measured and characterized for comparison. In accordance with the subject invention an identification card includes an encrypted representation of the biometric characteristic, which m ...


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William Berson: Document authentication system utilizing a transparent label. Pitney Bowes, Ronald Reichman, Melvin J Scolnick, May 7, 1996: US05514860 (180 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a document authentication concept wherein a transparent tape having encoded text thereon is applied to the document. The encoded text printed on the transparent tape is printed with invisible ink so that the message thereon is not visible to the unaided eye. Preferably, the ...


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William Berson: System for finding, identifying, tracking, and correcting personal information in diverse databases. Berson Research, John V Stewart, March 11, 2003: US06532459 (137 worldwide citation)

A system implemented with user software, running either stand-alone or in conjunction with a web site and central server, that enables a user to input identifying information about himself, and then be guided through a methodical process to find personal information regarding himself in various exte ...


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William Berson: Apparatus and method for issuing and validating tickets. Pitney Bowes, Robert H Whisker, Melvin J Scolnick, January 28, 1997: US05598477 (118 worldwide citation)

A system and method for issuing and validating tickets. The system includes a data processing system for receiving ticket request information and generating ticket information; the ticket information including encrypted validating information, a local printing system which receives the ticket inform ...


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William Berson, James R Marcus: System and apparatus for controlled production of a secure identification card. Pitney Bowes, Robert H Whisker, Melvin J Scolnick, January 24, 1995: US05384846 (108 worldwide citation)

An identification card and system and apparatus for producing and authenticating such an identification card in a controlled manner. An object or other entity for which the identification card will evidence identity, status or characteristics is scanned to produce a digital signal a portion of which ...


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William Berson: System for identifying authenticating and tracking manufactured articles. Pitney Bowes, Ronald Reichman, Melvin J Scolnick, Robert Meyer, June 16, 1998: US05768384 (99 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a system for identifying, authenticating and tracking articles of manufacture throughout their manufacturing and distribution channels. The foregoing system utilizes: manufacturing meters that are located at authorized manufacturing locations and produce encrypted data that ...


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Judith D Auslander, William Berson: Bar codes using luminescent invisible inks. Pitney Bowes, Ronald Reichman, Melvin J Scolnick, August 6, 1996: US05542971 (93 worldwide citation)

Inks have been discovered that are selectively excitable by different wavelengths of incident radiation. This allows a lower layer bar code to be written on an object with an ink and an upper layer bar code to be written over the lower layer bar code with an ink that is invisible to the naked eye. T ...


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William Berson, Judith D Auslander: Postage metering system that utilizes secure invisible bar codes for postal verification. Pitney Bowes, Ronald Reichman, Michael E Melton, March 21, 2000: US06039257 (85 worldwide citation)

A system that scans and reads IBI in accordance with the United State Postal Service Specification. This invention also improves both the readability and security of the Information-Based Indicia. The apparatus of this invention utilizes a postage meter that prints an Information-Based Indicia, scan ...


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William Berson, Judith D Auslander: Bar code scanner for reading a lower layer luminescent invisible ink that is printed below a upper layer luminescent invisible ink. Pitney Bowes, Ronald Reichman, Melvin J Scolnick, June 11, 1996: US05525798 (85 worldwide citation)

Inks have been discovered that are selectively excitable by different wavelengths of incident radiation. This allows a lower layer bar code to be written on an object with an invisible ink and an upper layer bar code to be written over the lower layer bar code with an ink that is invisible to the na ...


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William Berson, Judith D Auslander: Bar code scanner for reading a visible ink and a luminescent invisible ink. Pitney Bowes, Ronald Reichman, Melvin J Scolnick, March 26, 1996: US05502304 (74 worldwide citation)

A lower layer bar code is written on an object with a normal ink and an upper layer bar code is written over the lower layer bar code with an ink that is invisible to the naked eye. The apparatus of this invention is a detector that is able to read the upper and lower level bar codes.