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1. (WO2018199965) REGULATING PRODUCTION OF AN OBJECT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/199965    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/029927
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G05B 19/4099
B29C 64/393
Applicants: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
Inventors: MOHAMMAD, Nassir
BALINSKY, Helen
Title: REGULATING PRODUCTION OF AN OBJECT
Abstract:
A method for regulating production of an object, the method comprising allocating access rights and a production quota to a user, the production quota to be fulfilled on an authorised production device using an encrypted unique job token embedded or comprised within or derived from the object and associated with the user and production device, receiving a user request to produce the object at the authorised production device, authenticating the user, decrypting the encrypted unique job token using a private key of the user and a private key of the production device, determining whether the production quota for the user related to the object has been met and on the basis of the determination, authorising the user request to produce the object at the authorised production device.