Method and system for providing key programming tokens to a multiple vehicle programming device

  • US 7,315,238 B2
  • Filed: 07/22/2004
  • Issued: 01/01/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/22/2004
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of authorizing the programming of keys in a multiple vehicle programming device, comprising:

  • receiving at least one permissive token;

    storing the received permissive token in a token repository on the multiple vehicle programming device;

    receiving a request to program a key,requesting authorization to program a key in response to the received request;

    determining whether there is at least one unused permissive token in the token repository; and

    in the event there is at least one unused token in the token repository, authorizing the programming of a key.

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