Patent Number: 7,786,845

Title: Method and apparatus for wireless communication of identification information between radio frequency devices

Abstract: Identification information is wirelessly communicated between radio frequency devices. In one embodiment, a first wireless device transmits a signal to request identification information. Other wireless devices are each affixed a respective item, and each of the other wireless devices determines if a reply signal is to be transmitted, and if so, communicates the reply signal to the first wireless device.

Inventors: O'Toole; James E. (Boise, ID), Tuttle; John R. (Boise, ID), Tuttle; Mark E. (Boise, ID), Lowrey; Tyler (Boise, ID), Devereaux; Kevin M. (Boise, ID), Pax; George E. (Boise, ID), Higgins; Brian P. (Boise, ID), Ovard; David K. (Meridian, ID), Yu; Shu-Sun (Boise, ID), Rotzoll; Robert R. (Colorado Springs, CO)

Assignee: Round Rock Research, LLC

International Classification: H04Q 5/22 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018