Access control system and method using radio-frequency identification and imaging

Patent No. 8,674,805

Issued: March 18, 2014
Filed: June 29, 2010
Term Extension: 913 days

Inventor: Charych; Harold (Poquott, NY)
Assignee: Mountain Pass Systems, LLC (Poquott, NY)


The invention provides an access control system and method for ski areas or similar facilities which uses a combination of RFID enabled tags and video-image derived biometric information to control access through an access gate.

Reference to Related Applications

This application claims one or more inventions which were disclosed in Provisional Application No. 61/269,994, filed Jul. 2, 2009, entitled "NON INTRUSIVE BIOMETRIC VERIFICATION FOR SKI LIFT ACCESS". The benefit under 35 USC .sctn.119(e) of the United States provisional application is hereby claimed, and the aforementioned application is hereby incorporated herein by reference.

For more information, see http://www.mountain-pass-systems.com/ski_lift_access 


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