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Charles Gainor Call: Methods and apparatus for disseminating product information via the internet using universal product codes. November 28, 2000: US06154738 (744 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for disseminating over the Internet product information produced and maintained by product manufacturers using existing universal product codes (bar codes) as access keys. A cross-referencing resource, which may take the form of an independent HTTP server, an LDAP directory ser ...


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John H Bowers, Thomas J Clare: Inventory system using articles with RFID tags. Checkpoint Systems, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, October 5, 1999: US05963134 (422 worldwide citation)

An article inventory control system for articles, such as books, uses RFID tags attached to each article. Each tag has a unique identification or serial number for identifying the individual article. An inventory database tracks all of the tagged articles and maintains circulation status information ...


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Charles G Call: Methods and apparatus for disseminating product information via the internet using universal product codes. July 9, 2002: US06418441 (245 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for disseminating over the Internet product information produced and maintained by product manufacturers using existing universal product codes (bar codes) as access keys. A cross-referencing resource, which may take the form of an independent HTTP server, an LDAP directory ser ...


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Arthur J Murphy, Joseph F Stratton: Supermarket inventory control system and method. Singer & Singer, November 19, 1985: US04554446 (230 worldwide citation)

A system and method for use in a supermarket utilizing code reading machine scanning equipment to verify compliance of coded redemption coupons and sale vouchers submitted by the public. All documents contain machine readable coded information defining the terms and conditions of redemption and a sc ...


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John H Bowers, Thomas J Clare: Inventory system using articles with RFID tags. Checkpoint Systems, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, February 27, 2001: US06195006 (223 worldwide citation)

An article inventory control system for articles, such as books, uses RFID tags attached to each article. Each tag has a unique identification or serial number for identifying the individual article. An inventory database tracks all of the tagged articles and maintains circulation status information ...


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Robert J Muhme: Item removal system and method. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, Barton E Showalter, L Joy Griebenow, March 23, 1999: US05886634 (212 worldwide citation)

A security system includes a base station that reads a first tag and a second tag, each tag associated with items, persons, and/or containers. Upon reading the tags, the base station determines whether the removal of the items, persons, and/or containers is authorized. If the removal is not authoriz ...


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Bruce H Schneider, Jerry S Schneider: Sales and inventory control system. Welsh & Katz, December 12, 1989: US04887208 (165 worldwide citation)

A comprehensive inventory and sales control system is particularly adapted for the segment of the furniture industry that involves special order items, such as sofas, love seats, upholstered chairs and the like. The system is adapted to provide instant communications between retail establishments an ...


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David M Teller, Richard Sheryll, Lance Ong: Inventory control system. Viac, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, October 9, 1990: US04961533 (164 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for automatically determining the weight of a plurality of articles, each of the articles having a surface portion with a unique element thereon, comprises a plurality of assemblies and a computer. Each assembly includes a surface for supporting an article, a transducer in operative contac ...


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John H Bowers, Thomas J Clare: Inventory system using articles with RFID tags. Checkpoint Systems, Woodcock Washburn, February 17, 2004: US06693539 (156 worldwide citation)

An article inventory control system for articles, such as books, uses RFID tags attached to each article. Each tag has a unique identification or serial number for identifying the individual article. An inventory database tracks all of the tagged articles and maintains circulation status information ...


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Donald George Bauer, Edward Raymond Buiel, Richard John Campero, William Joseph Carpenter, Steven Paul Metzler, Richard Eric Nordgren, Paul Brent Rasband, Mark Albert Taylor, Howard E Wood Jr: Intelligent station using multiple RF antennae and inventory control system and method incorporating same. Vue Technology, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, August 1, 2006: US07084769 (154 worldwide citation)

An inventory control system and method that tracks inventories of items with RFID tags, includes a reader unit and an intelligent station that tracks RFID tags to determine item information of items to be inventoried. The reader unit transmits and receives RF signals. The intelligent station include ...



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