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Cardbus docking station
A computer system with a PC Card external connector sends signals to PCI devices as if respective PC Card functions. A cooperating docking station connects to...
PC card modem with microphone and speaker connectivity
The present invention comprises a PC Card adapted for insertion in a PC Card slot in a computer system. The PC Card includes a housing having a PC Card adapter...
Directed energy assisted in vacuo micro embossing
Various configurations of a directed energy assisted micro embossing machine/station in a vacuum chamber utilized in a continuous manufacturing process and the...
Non-cash media card and process of dispensing from automated teller
A non-cash media card which is dispensable through automated teller machines (ATM's) and a process for dispensing a non-cash media card from an automated teller...
Computer software authentication, protection, and security system
A software-based computer security enhancing process and graphical software-authenticity method, and a method to apply aspects of the two are disclosed. The...
Redundancy arrangement for telecommunications system
A redundancy arrangement for use in connection with a programmable telecommunications switch or other device. An active hardware device, such as an ISDN packet...
Splittable composite fiber
The present invention provides a splittable composite fiber having improved processability on carding and superior splitting property by a splittable composite...
Match the dealer
A matching card game where players are dealt five cards apiece. Each player tries to match the cards with the dealers hands. Any matches between the players...
An electrical card for providing a computer system with a signal processing module, includes metallic top and bottom covers, an insulative supporting frame, a...
Portable card medium, method for managing memory space of portable card
In a portable card medium used for an IC card capable of realizing a plurality of application functions, the portable card medium includes an accepting mechanism...
User-removable central processing unit card for an electrical device
A user-removable CPU card includes a microprocessor and a bus bridge memory controller that allows the use of the microprocessor as a central processing unit of...
Method and apparatus for acquiring access using a smart card
A method for using a smart card to gain access through an access device upon payment of a value (V) is performed by first operatively coupling the card to the...
Method of recording and reproducing reduced image data correlated with
original image data
Reduced images are obtained when image data are reproduced and kept at a uniform size while image data representing original images and image data representing...
Tenprint card selector with fingerprint pattern level processing used to
select candidates for sub-pattern...
A tenprint selector comprises a fingerprint pattern level feature difference calculating unit which receives and compares a set of candidates for pattern level...
Connecting apparatus, and information processing apparatus
A connecting apparatus, which can be used in combination with a plurality of IC, cards. The connecting apparatus holds an inserted smart card (first IC card)...
An optical scanner with the scanning and transmission control circuit board removed out of the scanning casing and formed in an interface card connectable to an...
Receptor layer transfer sheet and card-shaped printed product
A receptor layer transfer sheet, as intermediate transfer medium film, provided with a receptor layer to be transferred on a surface of a transfer-receiving...
Method for producing laser hologram anti-counterfeit mark with
identifying card and inspecting card and...
The present invention provides a method for producing double-card anti-counterfeit marks with interlock protection based on the technique which combines nuclear...
Multifunction card system
Disclosed is a multifunction card system which provides a multifunction card capable of serving as a prepaid phone card, a debit card, a loyalty card, and a...
Physical packaging position information processing system
A physical packaging position processing system of an exchange having exchange proper software and a terminal unit connected to the exchange and having terminal...
Millimeter wave instant photographic camera
A photographic camera (10) that generates still photographs or images of a scene by detecting millimeter-wave radiation (16). The camera (10) includes an imaging...
Automated process for making pizza
An automated self-service pizza process and system comprises a vending machine with self-contained cooking and processing equipment to rapidly prepare delicious...
Computer card retainer and process for using the same
A holder for securing a printed circuit board in an edge connector on a mother board in a computer having a cover. The holder body is secured to the top of an...
System and method for remotely accessing user data records
User data records, such as health or financial data, are stored in a data base at one or more remote facilities, for example, at one or more hospitals or one or...
Card and process for producing the same
The present invention provides a process for producing a card comprising: recording variable data comprising photographic data on at least a surface of a center core...
Assembly for passing through a printer or copier and separating out into
individual printed media
Two pairs of parallel substantial-cut or scored lines extend the length of a card stock sheet and short through-cut lines extend between each of the pairs to...
IC protective device in memory card operating electronic apparatus
An IC protective in a memory card operating electronic apparatus comprising a plurality contacts arranged in a front and a rear row such that they come in...
Self-service checkout apparatus
A self-service checkout apparatus for processing items selected by a customer for purchase includes a customer operated device, such as a scanner/scale, for...
System and method for pre-authorization of individual account
An account processing method and system for providing specific pre-authorization parameters for categories of transactions that would otherwise be completely...
Automated credit card processing
An automated payment system particularly suited for purchases over a distributed computer network such as the Internet. In such a distributed computer network, a...
Method and apparatus for providing cellular radio service to standard
A method and apparatus set up a call between at least one standard analog terminal and a remote terminal in a network, via a radio terminal and a radio base...
Interface device receivable in card storage device slot of host computer
The present invention relates to a data processing device which is also used as an interface device for connecting an external storage device to a host computer...
Process for the acceptance of a virtual prepaid card use request
permitting the reuse of its serial number
The present invention relates to a process for accepting a request for use of a virtual prepaid card involving the following stages: a user of a virtual prepaid card...
Method and means for limiting adverse use of counterfeit credit cards,
access badges, electronic accounts or...
A system for rejecting second and subsequent copies of an informationally-equivalent card or badge asserted into a client/server system by processing only those...
Apparatus for facilitating the making of a calling card telephone call
An apparatus for facilitating the making of a calling card telephone call includes a central processing unit (CPU) and a storage device for storing access data...
Time-multiplexed transmission on digital-subscriber lines synchronized
to existing TCM-ISDN for reduced cross-talk
Pulp-insulated telephone cables common in Japan and other countries have higher cross-talk interference than plastic-insulated cables common in the United...
Advanced set top terminal for cable television delivery systems
A novel advanced set top terminal capable of digital decompression, menu generation, interactivity and other advanced functional capabilities for use in a...
Time recorder with code reader and data storage
A time recorder receives bar coded time cards, punches time data on the cards and stores the time data in memory. Each card has a bar code at each end...
Composite nonwovens and methods for the preparation thereof
A composite nonwoven for controlled acquisition and distribution of liquid, comprising at least a first support layer and a first bulky layer, the bulky layer...
Apparatus and process for verifying, sorting, and randomizing sets of
playing cards and process for playing...
The invention relates to an apparatus for randomizing and verifying sets of playing cards. Also, the invention relates to a processing providing such an...
Triturating machine with material selection and rotating compactor
A refuse trituration-compaction machine including: a rotating loading inlet with a cylindrical portion and a pivoting sack-pushing flap for pushing material into...
Method for authenticating credit transactions to prevent fraudulent
A dynamic authentication process having multiple tiers of validation. A first tier of validation authenticates the credit transaction based upon static personal...
Radio selective paging receiver provided with an I/O memory card which
can be easily upgraded to include new...
A radio selective paging receiver in which data can be shared between PC and the radio selective paging receiver and the system can be easily upgraded. An...
Biometric input device with peripheral port
A transducer is provided with an integral smart card reader. For security applications the transducer is a biometric information input device. The device...
Telephone/transaction entry device and system for entering transaction
data into databases
A data transaction processing system in which transaction data is entered by the user in response to prompts in a template which is tailored to each user...
Panel display of multiple display units for multiple signal sources
A panel display system having at least one source device coupled to a plurality of display units interconnected to form a larger display having any desired size...
Solid state interactive music playback device
An interactive music playback device includes a sequencer for processing audio information corresponding to a song or other selected piece of music. The audio...
Modular input/output system with flexible interface with field wiring
A modular input/output (I/O) unit utilizes plug-in personality modules to provide any one of a variety of interfaces between I/O signal processing cards mounted...
Fan assembly for a processing unit case
A cabinet having a plurality of compartments adapted to have disposed in a corresponding one thereof one of a plurality of processing unit modules. Each one of...
Supplementary coding on inductive debit cards and reading process
Supplementary coding on inductive debit cards and reading method by which information regarding variables, such as date of issue and country in which the card is...