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Security Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000039020D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-01

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Mathewson, JA Steigerwald, RL Stokes, WW [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a theft-prevention device that protects theft- sensitive components such as those associated with point-of-sale terminals, portable computing systems, etc. The device includes a base member fitted with a mechanism that latches the components to a base member. The drawing shows a schematic of the security base member. A plurality of integral latches 10 are provided in the base member. The integral latches accept common screws which coact with a terminal component and secure it to the base.