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Tag device, luggage tag, and method of manufacturing a tag device

United States Patent Application

20050242962
A1
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A tag device includes a strap having a first end and a second end and configured to encircle a member to which the tag device is to be secured, the first end being configured to be attached to the second end of the strap, with the strap encircling a member to which the tag device is to be secured; and circuitry supported by the strap and useful for determining if the strap has been removed from the member after the first end has been attached to the second end. Other apparatus and a method of manufacturing a tag device are also provided.
Lind, Michael A. (Kent, WA), Bagaglio, Mario J. (Richland, WA), Morgan, Gary B. (Kennewick, WA)
10/ 837,128
April 29, 2004
[0001] This invention was made with government support under contract number DE-AC0676RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.