Patent Watch – Using a Mobile Phone to Read Codes – Kiosk Scanner

By | December 26, 2016

Kiosk Scanner & Mobile Phones Reading Codes

Be glad you are not one of the 67 companies being litigated against for violation of this patent.  The patent number is US 8,424,752 B2 and the list of defendants is impressive.

https://www.google.com/patents/US8424752

Patent Abstract

scanner A method comprising: capturing a digital image using a digital image capturing device that is part of a portable electronic device; detecting symbology associated with an object within the digital image using a portable electronic device; decoding the symbology to obtain a decode string using one or more visual detection applications residing on the portable electronic device; sending the decode string to a remote server for processing; receiving information about the object from the remote server wherein the information is based on the decode string of the object; displaying the information on a display device associated with the portable electronic device.

DEFENDANT PARENT DEFENDANTS MOST RECENT CASE START DATE END DATE
Hilton Worldwide Incorporated Hilton Worldwide Incorporated 6:16-cv-02200 12/22/2016
Circle K Stores Incorporated Circle K Stores Incorporated 6:16-cv-02198 12/22/2016
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Hyatt Corporation 6:16-cv-02201 12/22/2016
Darden Restaurants Incorporated Darden Corporation 6:16-cv-02199 12/22/2016
The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company 6:16-cv-02205 12/22/2016
The Mall at Millenia Promotional… The Mall at Millenia Promotional… 6:16-cv-02204 12/22/2016
Home Depot Home Depot 1:16-cv-10750 11/18/2016
First National Of Nebraska Incor… First National Bank (Omaha) 1:16-cv-10743 11/18/2016
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corpo… Twentieth Century Fox Home Enter… 1:16-cv-10751 11/18/2016
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 1:16-cv-10752 11/18/2016
Best Buy Co., Inc. Best Buy Co., Inc.
Bestbuy.com LLC
Best Buy Stores
0:16-cv-61728 07/20/2016 08/29/2016
Brother Industries Limited Brother International Corporation 0:16-cv-61729 07/20/2016 11/16/2016
PGA Tour Holdings Inc. PGA Tour, Inc. 0:16-cv-61734 07/20/2016 10/31/2016
NextEra Energy, Inc. Florida Power & Light Company
NextEra Energy, Inc.
0:16-cv-61733 07/20/2016 11/21/2016
Sysco Corporation Freshpoint Incorporated 0:16-cv-61732 07/20/2016 11/08/2016
Actiontec Electronics Incorporated Actiontec Electronics Incorporated 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
06/07/2016 09/20/2016
Pioneer Corporation Pioneer Electronics (USA) Incorp… 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
06/07/2016 09/02/2016
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. Kwikset Corporation 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
06/07/2016
NETGEAR, Inc. NETGEAR, Inc. 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
06/07/2016 11/30/2016
AT&T, Inc. AT&T Mobility LLC
AT&T Services Incorporated
2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
06/07/2016 10/07/2016
Waterpik Inc. Waterpik Inc. 2:16-cv-00602 06/07/2016
Falcon Safety Products, Inc. Falcon Safety Products, Inc. 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
06/07/2016 08/25/2016
Auntie Anne’s, LLC Auntie Anne’s, LLC 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
06/07/2016 12/06/2016
LifeLock, Inc. LifeLock, Inc. 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
04/28/2016 06/09/2016
HSBC Holdings HSBC Bank USA National Association 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
04/26/2016 12/16/2016
Bank of America Corp. Bank of America Corp.
Bank Of America NA
2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
04/26/2016 11/02/2016
Texas Bank and Trust Company Texas Bank and Trust Company 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
04/26/2016 09/09/2016
SunTrust Banks, Inc. SunTrust Bank 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
04/26/2016 08/26/2016
Citigroup Incorporated Citibank NA 2:16-cv-00450 04/26/2016 08/22/2016
Landmark Bank Landmark Bank 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
04/26/2016 11/03/2016
JP Morgan Chase & Co JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
04/26/2016 10/03/2016
Beacon Payments LLC Beacon Payments LLC 2:16-cv-00450
( and 1 other )
04/26/2016 07/06/2016
KaiJet Technology International … KaiJet Technology International … 2:15-cv-01169 01/23/2016 03/09/2016
The Procter & Gamble Company The Procter & Gamble Company 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
11/25/2015 04/06/2016
TATA Motors Limited Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
11/25/2015 03/16/2016
Mattel Incorporated Mattel Incorporated
Fuhu, Inc.
6:16-cv-02202
( and 2 others )
11/24/2015
General Mills Incorporated General Mills Incorporated 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
11/24/2015 04/11/2016
PNY Technologies Incorporated PNY Technologies Incorporated 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
11/24/2015 04/21/2016
The Hain Celestial Group Incorpo… The Hain Celestial Group Incorpo… 2:15-cv-01865 11/24/2015 06/14/2016
NeilMed Products Incorporated NeilMed Products Incorporated 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
11/24/2015 08/24/2016
Pernod Ricard SA Pernod Ricard USA 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
11/24/2015 07/12/2016
JD Power and Associates JD Power and Associates 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
11/24/2015 04/06/2016
J5Create J5Create 2:15-cv-01866 11/24/2015 03/09/2016
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA LVMH Watch & Jewelry USA Inc. 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
09/10/2015 07/12/2016
Bally Total Fitness Holding Corp… Bally Total Fitness Corporation 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
07/06/2015 11/17/2015
RE/MAX International Incorporated RE/MAX International Incorporated 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 12/30/2015
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insura… OppenheimerFunds Incorporated 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 07/12/2016
Toronto-Dominion Bank TD Bank, N.A.
Toronto-Dominion Bank
TD Bank US Holding Company
2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 07/12/2016
Liberty Mutual Holding Company Liberty Mutual Group Incorporated
Liberty Life Assurance Company o…
2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 07/12/2016
CIGNA Corporation CIGNA Corporation
CIGNA Dental Health, Inc.
Cigna Health and Life Insurance …
2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 07/12/2016
American Express American Express 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 12/14/2015
GEICO Corporation Government Employees Insurance C… 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 04/06/2016
Unilever PLC Unilever US Incorporated 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 11/17/2015
State Farm State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins… 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 07/12/2016
Allstate Corporation Allstate Insurance Company
Allstate Corporation
2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 04/06/2016
JetBlue Airways Corporation JetBlue Airways Corporation 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 02/17/2016
Health Care Service Corporation Health Care Service Corporation
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Te…
2:15-cv-01415
( and 2 others )
06/30/2015 07/12/2016
Ralph Lauren Corporation Ralph Lauren Corporation 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 07/12/2016
Wellmark, Inc. Wellmark, Inc.
Wellmark of South Dakota, Inc.
2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 07/08/2016
Tag Heuer USA Tag Heuer USA 2:15-cv-01183 06/30/2015 09/10/2015
Pinnacle Foods Inc. Pinnacle Foods Inc. 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/30/2015 07/12/2016
Aetna Incorporated Aetna Incorporated 2:15-cv-01169
( and 1 other )
06/29/2015 10/17/2016
Adams Extract Co., Inc. Adams Extract Co., Inc. 2:15-cv-01169 06/29/2015 06/22/2016
Exxon Mobil Corporation Exxon Mobil Corporation 2:15-cv-00413 03/23/2015 11/17/2015
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Kimberly-Clark Corporation 2:15-cv-00198 02/11/2015 06/18/2015
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. J.C. Penney Company, Inc. 2:15-cv-00197 02/11/2015 02/26/2015
PepsiCo Incorporated Frito-Lay Incorporated 2:15-cv-00196 02/11/2015 04/16/2015
Author: News Editor

Kiosk manufacturer experience since 1993. Engineer for Verizon Bill Pay kiosks while at KIS in Colorado. Extensive device knowledge for printers, scanners, currency, PCI, ADA, touch screen technology, outdoor, biometrics such as fingerprint and IRIS. Runs and manages the current kiosk association, KMA. Works with U.S. Access Board on ADA and accessibility. PCI SSC participating organization. Member of National Retail Federation (NRF) and National Restaurant Association.