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Problem

Patexia seeks prior art for a system with a wireless transponder/ transceiver having an interface, the wireless transponder/ transceiver being connected to a local data collection device (such as a sensor or sensors), and wherein the wireless transponder/ transceiver authenticates incoming data messages (by password/PIN), and wherein the IP address or telephone number is stored as a number to which the wireless transponder/ transceiver is permitted to send outgoing wireless data messages if the password/PIN is authenticated.

 

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1Is the reference either a US patent filed, a foreign patent published, or a non-patent document published before May 19, 2000, or on an application, program, or other system or product in use or on sale before May 19, 2000? T/F
2Does the reference show a wireless transponder / transceiver that uses an interface to establish a communication link to a local device (e.g., a device that may include vending machines, children’s cell phones, home appliances, oil or gas meters, home or facility security systems, smart clothing sensors, or health monitoring systems)? 5
3Does the wireless transponder / transceiver have a processor for authenticating wireless data messages from a remote device (e.g., a phone or laptop) by determining if the wireless data message contains an approved telephone number or IP address and an approved password/PIN? 15
4Does the wireless transponder / transceiver have a memory that stores the telephone number or IP address to which the said wireless transponder / transceiver is permitted to send outgoing wireless data messages if the processor authenticates the data message having the approved password/PIN? 15
5Is the wireless transponder / transceiver prevented from sending outgoing wireless data messages to telephone numbers and IP addresses that have not been authenticated? 5
6Does the wireless data message include both the telephone number or IP address and the password / PIN? 15
7Does the processor also determine a change in status of the local data collection device that crosses a threshold parameter? 15
8Does the wireless transponder / transceiver store a unique identifier of the wireless transponder / transceiver? 10
9Does the wireless transponder / transceiver process data from the local device in response to programming instructions received as short message service (SMS), GPRS or any wireless packet switched data message? 10
10Does the local device send data through the interface to the wireless transponder/ transceiver in response to programming instructions received as short message service (SMS), GPRS or any wireless packet switched data message? 5
11Is the interface wirelessly programmable by an incoming short message service (SMS), GPRS or any wireless packet switched data message? 5
12Bonus Question: Can you provide any document / information related to field trials of Nokia devices: Nokia 22, Nokia 30 or Nokia 12, operating as described in the above questions prior to May 2000? (Please explain which questions the document covers). 20

Additional Notes

Prior Art Search

Prior Art Search

This is a Prior Art Search contest aimed at determining if a patent idea was known and publicly available before a patent was filed.

  • +5 bonus points will be awarded for non-patent literature
  • +5 bonus points will be awarded for foreign language references.
  • +20 bonus points will be awarded for submitting information related to field trials of Nokia devices: Nokia 22, Nokia 30 or Nokia 12, operating as described in the above questions prior to May 2000

This contest will close on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM PT.

Please review the Contest Rules. For more information on how to submit to this Contest type, please read the Intro to Prior Art Search page.