Method and arrangement for retrieving information related to a product

Eero Hurme (Inventor), Jouko Hyvaekkae (Inventor), Caj Soedergaard (Inventor)

    Research output: PatentPatent application


    An arrangement for enabling an acting party, e.g. a natural person or an automatic inspection line, to retrieve information from a product (150), e.g. for genuineness verification, comprises an optical device (102) for optically receiving auxiliary information from the product, a processing system (103) for retrieving instruction data from a database (104) on the basis of the auxiliary information, and a data interface (105) for delivering the instruction data to the acting party for enabling the acting party to retrieve the information. In the genuineness verification application, the verification is provided with two separate components. A first component resides in the auxiliary information on the surface of the product and a second component resides in the instruction data. The division of the genuineness verification into the two components makes it more difficult for a counterfeit manufacturer to analyze the counterfeit protection and to follow changes in the counterfeit protection.

    Patent family as of 5.5.2022
    CN102696044 A 20120926 CN201080015236 20100329
    EP2414996 A1 20120208 EP20100758111 20100329
    EP2414996 A4 20130220 EP20100758111 20100329
    FI20095366 A0 20090403 FI20090005366 20090403
    US2012041887 AA 20120216 US20100262680 20100329
    WO10112674 A1 20101007 WO2010FI50244 20100329
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberWO2010112674 A1
    IPCG06Q 99/00
    Priority date3/04/09
    Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2010
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible


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