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Machine Readable Key

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000091730D
Original Publication Date: 1968-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 29K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Thorpe, AC: AUTHOR

Abstract

The machine readable key comprises a key stem 10 on which a plurality of coded elements 11 is secured by pin 12. Elements 11 contain code notches 11A indicative by position of their significance. The plurality of elements 11 in their entirety designates a complete machine readable identity. This can be established by appropriate sensing elements contained in a machine adapted to receive the key.

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Machine Readable Key

The machine readable key comprises a key stem 10 on which a plurality of coded elements 11 is secured by pin 12. Elements 11 contain code notches 11A indicative by position of their significance. The plurality of elements 11 in their entirety designates a complete machine readable identity. This can be established by appropriate sensing elements contained in a machine adapted to receive the key.

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