Methods and apparatus for intelligent data bedcheck of an electronic shelf label

  • US 6,976,206 B2
  • Filed: 01/11/2002
  • Issued: 12/13/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/11/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of performing an intelligent bedcheck of an electronic shelf label (ESL) comprising the steps of:

  • (a) displaying informational text by the ESL, said ESL including a plurality of registers;

    (b) providing an ESL data file stored in a host computer system comprising the intended contents of said plurality of registers;

    (c) determining by the host computer system a subset of said plurality of registers containing both said informational text and data controlling the display of said informational text; and

    (d) verifying that the intended contents of said subset of the registers matches the actual contents of said subset of registers.

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