US Patent No. 10,249,113

SECURE ENTRY SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,249,113
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Secure Entry System
Inventorship Robert Whiteman, Berkshire (GB)
Assignee DE LA RUE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED, Basingstoke (GB)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,249,113

1. A secure entry system comprising:an authorization apparatus including a reader for reading data, the reader including a transparent record medium presenting region and a border region extending alongside the transparent record medium presenting region; and
a record medium; wherein
the record medium is configured to be presented to the reader,
the reader and the record medium or a member connected to the record medium include at least two pairs of visible markings,
the reader includes a first member of each of the pairs of markings, the first member of each of the pairs of markings being located in the border region of the reader, and the record medium or the member connected to the record member includes a second member of each of the pairs of markings, the first and second members of each pair cooperating together in a predetermined manner only when the record medium is correctly presented to the reader, and
cooperation between the two pairs of visible markings is visible to a person presenting the record medium to the reader by placing the record medium face down onto the transparent record medium presenting region as the markings of each pair being disposed side by side and the first member of each of the pairs of markings being alongside a respective different lateral edge of the record medium when the record medium is correctly presented to the reader.