Patent Number: 7,716,695

Title: Thin optical disc having remote reading capability

Abstract: In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a thin optical disc having remote reading capability is provided. In accordance with a particular embodiment of the present invention, the optical disc includes a central clamping area that defines a central aperture operable to be engaged by a spindle mechanism of an optical disc drive, an optically-readable data storage area substantially surrounding the central clamping area, the optically-readable data storage area having a planar thickness of less than 1.20 mm, and an electronic tag coupled to or embedded within the optical disc, the electronic tag comprising a radio frequency tag or radio frequency identification tag.

Inventors: Pempsell; Mark (Bedford, TX), Corley; Ryan (Austin, TX), Howard; Linda Gale (Tulsa, OK)

Assignee: EnXnet, Inc.

International Classification: G11B 7/24 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018