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1. (WO2005111971) TAG DEVICE, LUGGAGE TAG, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A TAG DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2005/111971    International Application No.:    PCT/US2005/014515
Publication Date: Nov 24, 2005 International Filing Date: Apr 27, 2005
IPC: G09F 3/03
G06K 19/07
Applicants: BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
LIND, Michael, A.
BAGAGLIO, Jr, Mario, J.
MORGAN, Gary, B.
Inventors: LIND, Michael, A.
BAGAGLIO, Jr, Mario, J.
MORGAN, Gary, B.
Title: TAG DEVICE, LUGGAGE TAG, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A TAG DEVICE
Abstract:
A tag device includes a strap having a first end and a second end and configured to encircle a member to which the tag device is to be secured, the first end being configured to be attached to the second end of the strap, with the strap encircling a member to which the tag device is to be secured; and circuitry supported by the strap and useful for determining if the strap has been removed from the member after the first end has been attached to the second end. Other apparatus and a method of manufacturing a tag device are also provided.