Server, data output system, data output method, and output terminal

  • US 10,176,332 B2
  • Filed: 06/14/2006
  • Issued: 01/08/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/24/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A data output system comprising a plurality of output terminals and a server that is data-communicably connected to the output terminals,wherein each of the output terminals includesan antenna that, when an IC chip storing an identification code is within a predetermined range, reads the identification code from the IC chip,an output unit that outputs an electronic data received from the server, anda transmitting unit that transmits to the server the identification code read by the antenna and a terminal identification code for identifying an output terminal corresponding to the antenna having read the identification code among the output terminals;

  • andwherein the server includesan electronic data receiving unit that receives the electronic data and a specific code for specifying a destination of the electronic data,a code receiving unit that receives the identification code and the terminal identification code transmitted by the output terminal, anda processing unit that determines whether the specific code received by the electronic data receiving unit corresponds to the identification code received by the code receiving unit, and transmits the electronic data to the output terminal corresponding to the terminal identification code among the output terminals when determining that the specific code corresponds to the identification code.

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