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Title: Communications device identification methods, communications methods, wireless communications readers, wireless communications systems, and articles of manufacture

Abstract

Communications device identification methods, communications methods, wireless communications readers, wireless communications systems, and articles of manufacture are described. In one aspect, a communications device identification method includes providing identification information regarding a group of wireless identification devices within a wireless communications range of a reader, using the provided identification information, selecting one of a plurality of different search procedures for identifying unidentified ones of the wireless identification devices within the wireless communications range, and identifying at least some of the unidentified ones of the wireless identification devices using the selected one of the search procedures.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Kennewick, WA
  2. Benton City, WA
  3. Morgan Hill, CA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1015409
Patent Number(s):
7,880,589
Application Number:
US Patent Application 10/774,146
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA) RLO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RLO1830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

Citation Formats

Steele, Kerry D, Anderson, Gordon A, and Gilbert, Ronald W. Communications device identification methods, communications methods, wireless communications readers, wireless communications systems, and articles of manufacture. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Steele, Kerry D, Anderson, Gordon A, & Gilbert, Ronald W. Communications device identification methods, communications methods, wireless communications readers, wireless communications systems, and articles of manufacture. United States.
Steele, Kerry D, Anderson, Gordon A, and Gilbert, Ronald W. Tue . "Communications device identification methods, communications methods, wireless communications readers, wireless communications systems, and articles of manufacture". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1015409.
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year = {Tue Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2011},
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