Electronic information access system and methods

  • US 8,301,456 B2
  • Filed: 01/24/2012
  • Issued: 10/30/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/10/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An information system associated with a transport apparatus, the transport apparatus configured to move from one location to another, the access to information of said information system being authorized for only one or more certain persons, the system comprising:

  • an antenna adapted to receive electromagnetic energy, said electromagnetic energy encoding first data associated with at least one person; and

    processing apparatus in signal communication with said antenna, said processing apparatus configured to;

    access a first database containing second data relating to said one or more certain persons;

    analyze at least portions of said first data and said second data to determine if said at least one person is authorized to access said information; and

    if said at least one person is authorized access, facilitate download of said information to a personal electronic device (PED) of said at least one person.

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