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Title:
INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2009280405
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide an inventory control method and system using an intelligent station to track items tagged using RFID tags and to prepare an inventory.

Item information is collected from the RFID tags attached to inventory items by a method, a system and articles of manufacture consistent with certain aspects related to this inventory management system, and the collected item information is used to carry out various inventory management processes. In one aspect, the inventory management process may include determining, reporting and/or providing corrective actions for one or more events associated with at least one of depletions of items in the inventory, changes in the design of items in the inventory, defects with one or more items, misplaced items, the movement of an unusual number of items within a short period of time (i.e., shrinkage), and malfunctions of one or more components included in the environment.


Inventors:
BAUER DONALD GEORGE
CAMPERO RICHARD JOHN
RASBAND PAUL BRENT
WEEL MARTIN DAVID
Application Number:
JP2009000174787
Publication Date:
December 03, 2009
Filing Date:
July 27, 2009
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Assignee:
VUE TECHNOLOGY INC
International Classes:
B65G1/137; B65G61/00; G06K17/00; G06Q10/00; G08B13/14; H01Q1/00; H01Q11/12; H01Q21/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
村山 靖彦
志賀 正武
渡邊 隆
実広 信哉