AU9701201A - Tracking system and method employing plural smart tags - Google Patents

Tracking system and method employing plural smart tags

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AU9701201A
AU9701201A AU9701201A AU9701201A AU9701201A AU 9701201 A AU9701201 A AU 9701201A AU 9701201 A AU9701201 A AU 9701201A AU 9701201 A AU9701201 A AU 9701201A AU 9701201 A AU9701201 A AU 9701201A
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tracking system
method employing
smart tags
employing plural
plural smart
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AU9701201A
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Kwong-Tai Chung Kevin
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Amerasia International Technology Inc
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Amerasia International Technology Inc
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Priority to US23929300P priority Critical
Priority to US23964900P priority
Priority to US24074800P priority
Priority to US24364000P priority
Priority to US24559600P priority
Priority to US24845400P priority
Priority to US26084901P priority
Priority to US09/854,722 priority patent/US6696954B2/en
Priority to US30399401P priority
Priority to US30401701P priority
Priority to US30568601P priority
Priority to US32351401P priority
Application filed by Amerasia International Technology Inc filed Critical Amerasia International Technology Inc
Priority to PCT/US2001/042563 priority patent/WO2002031629A2/en
Publication of AU9701201A publication Critical patent/AU9701201A/en
Application status is Pending legal-status Critical

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US23929300P true 2000-10-11 2000-10-11
US23964900P true 2000-10-12 2000-10-12
US24074800P true 2000-10-16 2000-10-16
US24364000P true 2000-10-26 2000-10-26
US24559600P true 2000-11-03 2000-11-03
US24845400P true 2000-11-14 2000-11-14
US26084901P true 2001-01-10 2001-01-10
US09/854,722 US6696954B2 (en) 2000-10-16 2001-05-14 Antenna array for smart RFID tags
US30399401P true 2001-07-05 2001-07-05
US30401701P true 2001-07-09 2001-07-09
US30568601P true 2001-07-16 2001-07-16
US32351401P true 2001-09-19 2001-09-19
PCT/US2001/042563 WO2002031629A2 (en) 2000-10-11 2001-10-09 Tracking system and method employing plural smart tags

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