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Using wireless proximity authentication function to control theft detection/alarm device configuration

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022447D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Mar-15
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Anti-theft devices using motion sensing technology for portable computing equipment such as laptops have been available in the marketplace. This invention provides an automatic way to arm and disarm the anti-theft mechanism using radio frequency proximity technology.