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1. (WO2004100098) APPARATUS FOR AND METHOD OF WRITING AN ELECTRONIC PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION CODE (EPIC)
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Pub. No.:    WO/2004/100098    International Application No.:    PCT/US2004/013809
Publication Date: 18.11.2004 International Filing Date: 30.04.2004
IPC:
G06K 7/00 (2006.01), G06K 17/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION [US/US]; 11101 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
CAMPERO, Richard, J. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
WEEL, Martin, D. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: CAMPERO, Richard, J.; (US).
WEEL, Martin, D.; (US)
Agent: OLIVER, Eric; Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP, 2101 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037-1526 (US)
Priority Data:
60/466,760 01.05.2003 US
Title (EN) APPARATUS FOR AND METHOD OF WRITING AN ELECTRONIC PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION CODE (EPIC)
(FR) APPAREIL ET PROCEDE D'ECRITURE D'UN CODE D'IDENTIFICATION DE PRODUIT ELECTRONIQUE (EPIC)
Abstract: front page image
(EN)An apparatus (100) and method are provided for writing identifying information to RFID tags (60) and using the item information (70) to perform various inventory management processes. In accordance with a preferred embodiment of the invention, the writing of item information (70) may include writing to the RFID tags (60) an electronic product identification code (EPIC) that may contain item specific information such as manufacturer and stock number, and also a serial number unique for that particular combination of manufacturer and stock number.
(FR)L'invention concerne un appareil (100) et un procédé permettant d'écrire des informations d'identification sur des étiquettes d'identification par radiofréquence (60) et d'utiliser les informations d'articles (70) afin de réaliser divers processus de gestion d'inventaire. Selon un mode de réalisation préféré de cette invention, l'écriture des informations d'articles (70) peut consister à écrire sur les étiquettes d'identification par radiofréquence (60) un code d'identification de produit électronique (EPIC) pouvant contenir des informations spécifiques d'article, telles que le numéro du fabricant et de stockage, ainsi qu'un numéro de série unique destiné à la combinaison particulière du numéro du fabricant et de stockage.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)