California Inventor Develops Patent for Electronic Access Control Systems and Methods
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 1 -- Gregory Paul Kirkjan, Indian Wells, Calif., has developed a patent (8,339,239) for an "electronic access control systems and methods."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "An embodiment of an electronic access control system includes an electronic key, an electronic lock, and an access control administration program. The electronic key can include program code for switching between a lock mode and a computer mode. In some embodiments, the lock mode and computer mode allow for simplified administration and operation of the access control system. Some embodiments of the electronic key include a rechargeable battery. In some embodiments, the access control system includes a hybrid power supply system having a rechargeable battery and a generator. In some embodiments, the electronic lock includes a piezoelectric latch. In some embodiments, the electronic key is configured to act as a storage device for a computer system. Some embodiments provide an electronic access control system with a streamlined user interface."
The patent application was filed on Oct. 7, 2011 (13/269,255). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,339,239.PN.&OS=PN/8,339,239&RS=PN/8,339,239
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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