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Jack T West, Allen P Warner, Katherine A West: Electronic coupon dispensing system. Electronic Consumer Concepts L L C, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 1, 1998: US05845259 (399 worldwide citation)

A cost-effective, in-store coupon dispensing system that increases coupon redemption rates and product turns. The system includes a point of sale system including a terminal having a data reader for reading transaction data, and a system memory for storing read transaction data. An electronic coupon ...


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Claude A Sharpe, Dwaine S Hurta, Mark A Hamlett: Multi-stage transponder wake-up, method and structure. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rebecca A Mapstone, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, April 15, 1997: US05621412 (360 worldwide citation)

A system and method which conserves energy in the operation of a transponder or tag (14) by providing that the transponder (14) be enabled or awakened in multiple stages. A threshold detector (62) is provided which measures the power level of received RF energy. If the RF energy received by the dete ...


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Jeffrey A Stein, William J Allen, Richard L Markus, Alan B Bachman, Deborah M Bryan, Henry E Holsten, Stephen A DeFonzo, Robert C Savage: Coil fastener applier. United States Surgical Corporation, November 3, 1998: US05830221 (314 worldwide citation)

There is provided a surgical coil fastener applier for use in applying helical coil fasteners in surgical procedures, such as hernia repair, to affix surgical mesh to tissue. The coil fastener applier includes a housing having a handle extending therefrom and a trigger pivotally mounted on the housi ...


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Chester L Lemon, Bill A Kelly: Method and apparatus for controlling the distribution of coupons. James K Appleton, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt & Kimball, June 16, 1987: US04674041 (267 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and controlling the distribution of product coupons from a plurality of remote terminals located at the point of sale is provided. The system includes video display terminals for displaying an array of coupons available for selection and means for monitoring and controlling t ...


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George W Haynes: Identification card with RF downlink capability. January 16, 1996: US05484997 (235 worldwide citation)

An Integrated Circuit (IC) card is powered by an array of photovoltaic cells with an Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM) with associated electronic to read the EEPROM and generate a serial bit stream that modulates a Frequency Shift Keying (FSK) RF system employing a Dielect ...


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Leon A Pintsov: Postage payment system with security for sensitive mailer data and enhanced carrier data functionality. Pitney Bowes, Charles R Malandra Jr, David E Pitchenik, Melvin J Scolnick, December 17, 1996: US05586036 (225 worldwide citation)

A method and system for processing mail including imprinting on a mailpiece mailer identification information. Data is encrypted relative to the mailpiece with a private key associated with the mailer identification information. The private key also has an associated public key. The encrypted data i ...


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Fred Slavin, Randy J Schafer: Toll collection system. The Chase Manhattan Bank, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, October 6, 1998: US05819234 (213 worldwide citation)

An automatic toll collection system comprises and operates in conjunction with transponders which are provided for sale to the public in sealed packages and which are pre-approved for a predetermined amount of prepaid toll credit. When the transponders are purchased, they can be installed in any veh ...


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Steven N Terranova: Fuel dispensing system providing customer preferences. Gilbarco, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, July 23, 2002: US06422464 (196 worldwide citation)

The present invention is to provide a system for automatically providing customer preferences during a fueling operation. The system includes a fuel dispenser with an audio/video customer interface having a display and audio system. Wireless communications electronics are associated with the dispens ...


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Salim G Kara: System and method for generating personalized postage indica. E Stamp Corporation, Fulbright & Jaworski L, October 6, 1998: US05819240 (192 worldwide citation)

A system and method for printing a postage meter stamp, including a desired postage amount and a personalized postage indicia, onto a piece of mail. A user takes a postal storage device to the Post Office in order to obtain a replenishment of the amount of postage stored within the postage storage d ...


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Steven Paul Nohr: Identifications and communications methods. Seed IP Law Group PLLC, September 28, 2010: US07802724 (190 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to improved methods and forms for automatically and non-unobtrusively to detect, without human interpretation, the identification of people(s), object(s), and other, with various methods utilized in connection to creating, storing, adding, connecting, modifying, sharing, inputt ...



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