Method and apparatus for secure access payment and identification

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  • US 9,100,826 B2
  • Filed: 09/16/2013
  • Issued: 08/04/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/21/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for authenticating identities of a plurality of users, the system comprising:

  • a first handheld device including;

    a first processor, the processor programmed to authenticate a user of the first handheld device based on authentication information and to retrieve or receive first biometric information of the user of the first handheld device; and

    a first wireless transceiver coupled to the first processor and programmed to transmit via a network a first wireless signal including first authentication information of the user of the first handheld device; and

    a second device including;

    a second processor;

    a second wireless transceiver coupled to the second processor, anda second memory coupled to the second processor, andwherein the second device is configured to retrieve or receive respective second authentication information for a first plurality of users, wherein the first plurality of users includes the user of the first handheld device;

    wherein the first processor is programmed to determine the first authentication information derived from the first biometric information and to transmit the first authentication information of the user of the first handheld device to the second device via the network,wherein the second processor is configured to;

    receive the first authentication information of the user of the first handheld device;

    retrieve or receive the second authentication information of the user of the first handheld device; and

    use the first authentication information and the second authentication information to authenticate an identity of the user of the first handheld device with the second device.

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