Patents by Inventor Philip John Almond

Philip John Almond has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20130241701
    Abstract: A method for wirelessly transferring operational information to an RFID reader using a tag-reader air interface. An RFID tag emulator capable of formatting operational information for an RFID reader into a standard RFID tag transmission signal format and transmitting it as a standard RFID tag transmission signal that may be read by a standard RFID reader. An RFID reader that can read information formatted in a standard RFID tag transmission signal format and extract operational information and storing it for use in the operation of the RFID reader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2011
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: TRIDENT RFID PTY LTD
    Inventors: Philip John Almond, Hendrik Lodewyk Van Eeden, Roger Wilton Dunn
  • Patent number: 8500033
    Abstract: A transponder for a radio frequency identification system, the transponder comprising a UHF antenna, an LF antenna, an HF antenna, a charge storing device and an electronic circuit comprising UHF, LF and HF antenna ports; a UHF RFID protocol engine; a DF RFID protocol engine; shared memory for the two protocol engines; a UHF receiver, rectifier and data extractor; an LF receiver, rectifier and data extractor; a UHF modulator; an HF modulator; a decision circuit for selecting either the UHF energy source or the LF energy source; and a digital controller capable of selecting either the UHF protocol engine or the DF protocol engine or both, depending on which energy source is present and the strength of that energy source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Trident RFID Pty Ltd.
    Inventors: Philip John Almond, Hendrik Lodewyk Van Eeden
  • Publication number: 20130146669
    Abstract: A transponder for a radio frequency identification system, the transponder comprising a UHF antenna, an LF antenna, an HF antenna, a charge storing device and an electronic circuit comprising UHF, LF and HF antenna ports; a UHF RFID protocol engine; a DF RFID protocol engine; shared memory for the two protocol engines; a UHF receiver, rectifier and data extractor; an LF receiver, rectifier and data extractor; a UHF modulator; an HF modulator; a decision circuit for selecting either the UHF energy source or the LF energy source; and a digital controller capable of selecting either the UHF protocol engine or the DF protocol engine or both, depending on which energy source is present and the strength of that energy source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Publication date: June 13, 2013
    Applicant: Trident RFID Pty Ltd.
    Inventors: Philip John Almond, Hendrik Lodewyk Van Eeden