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US-5,978,036 Character signal processing apparatus and character signal processing system and personal computer
A personal computer receives a teletext signal. A television broadcast signal received by a TV tuner unit is converted to a composite video signal and a voice...
US-5,975,953 EMI by-pass gasket for shielded connectors
Good shielding in shielded peripheral connectors is maintained by including an EMI by-pass gasket between the cable connector and the card connector. The EMI...
US-5,975,584 Carrier card with value chip
A carrier card of standardized size has a base body with at least one cutout for receiving a value chip. The cutout has securing elements forming a snap...
US-5,974,961 Multi-hopper card embosser
A multi-hopper embosser comprising a card processing apparatus (13, 14, 15) for performing encoding, embossing and tipping processings on a card, plural hoppers...
US-5,974,629 Method and apparatus for measuring fiber length and nep number in a carding machine
A method of measuring fiber material while being processed by fiber processing components of a carding machine, includes the following steps: measuring fiber...
US-RE36,365 Method and apparatus for distributing currency
A process which provides electronic access to pre-paid funds for cash or payment for goods and services. A card is issued to a customer with a value selectable...
US-5,974,363 Self-testing of smart line cards
Automatic testing a group of line circuits on a smart line card served by a central switch over a PCM bus is localized by using the microprocessor/DSP that...
US-5,974,136 Apparatus for electronic exchange having a general-purpose bus separating the exchange unit and control unit
An electronic exchange apparatus where an exchange unit for controlling extension-line and trunk-line interface cards unique to the exchange apparatus is...
US-5,972,546 Secure photographic method and apparatus
The application of Lippmann photographs as a unique security device on security documents, such as, e.g. identity cards, passports, credit cards is presented....
US-5,971,849 Computer-based system and method for playing a poker-like game
A computer-based system and method allow at least one player to play a poker-like game using a computer. A processor processes inputs through a graphic user...
US-5,971,804 Backplane having strip transmission line ethernet bus
A data server having a plurality of hot replaceable processing unit modules. Each module includes a motherboard having plugged therein: a CPU; a main memory; an...
US-5,971,585 Best can do matching of assets with demand in microelectronics manufacturing
A computer implemented decision support tool serves as a solver to generate a best can do (BCD) match between existing assets and demands across multiple...
US-5,970,470 System and method for establishing and managing subscription purchase agreements including commitments to...
A system and process for distributing a product in accordance with a subscription purchase agreement that includes the establishment by a customer of an account...
US-5,970,139 T1 channel bank control process and apparatus
A technique for powering telephone lines using an unbalance current source and current sink; and a technique for improving attenuation/frequency distribution and...
US-5,970,099 Silent polarity reversal in a communication system
A line card integrates subscriber line interface circuitry, A/D and D/A converters, and digital signal processing technology. The digital signal processing...
US-5,969,283 Music organizer and entertainment center
A music organizer and entertainment center provides a center having a microprocessor, sound card functions and high-volume data storage and retrieval units for...
US-5,968,155 Digital gate computer bus
A computer bus includes a set of computer bus input nodes to receive a set of computer bus input signals generated by system cards attached to the computer bus....
US-5,967,021 Food appliance and a coding system therefor
A versatile food appliance includes a set of hardware components common to a plurality of single-purpose food appliances. The set of hardware components is...
US-RE36,346 Interactive golf game information system
An interactive golf game information system receives, stores, analyzes and outputs a plurality of different types of information related to golf. The system...
US-5,966,429 Telephone transaction processing as a part of a call transport
A telephone transaction processing system is disclosed. Processing of telephone transactions, such as credit card transactions, financial account debiting, or...
US-5,965,084 Process for producing non-woven fabrics of ultrafine polyolefin fibers
A process for producing a non-woven fabric of ultrafine polyolefin fibers by subjecting a web of splittable conjugate polyolefin fibers to a water needle...
US-5,964,855 Method and system for enabling nondisruptive live insertion and removal of feature cards in a computer system
Method and system for controlling the state of a system bus during live insertion and removal of a pluggable feature card (FC) by driving control signals, which...
US-5,964,854 Card cage for an electronic control unit having signal-processing components and high-speed digital components...
In the case of a card cage for an electronic control unit having signal-processing analog and/or digital components, high-speed digital components, as well as...
US-5,964,821 Mapless GPS navigation system with sortable destinations and zone preference
A navigation system is provided for offering navigational assistance to a mobile user. The navigation system receives GPS position information signals which are...
US-5,963,926 Computer implemented method, system and apparatus for processing various transactions using a plurality of...
A method, apparatus and computer program for processing plural types of transactions by a transaction processor connected to plural companies of different...
US-5,963,917 Financial system of computers
An automated payment system particularly suited for purchases over a distributed computer network such as the Internet. In such a distributed computer network, a...
US-5,963,643 Method and system for the transfer of information between two populations of persons, one nomadic and the other...
A method enabling two populations of persons, one being sedentary (for example a provider of long-distance services) and the other being nomadic (for example the...
US-5,963,199 Image processing systems and data input devices therefor
An image processing system including a plurality of pen-like input units 31 which produce signals of frequencies inherent to the respective input units, a panel...
US-5,962,831 Electronic marketing apparatus and method
An apparatus for processing consumer transactions and recording them on a consumer's magnetic stripe card is disclosed, having a magnetic stripe reader, a...
US-5,962,112 Wipers comprising point unbonded webs
There is provided a wiper comprising a first web of fibers of at most 50 microns in diameter wherein said web has been bonded using a point unbonded pattern...
US-5,961,618 Dual-bus riser card for an expansion slot
A dual-bus riser card for an expansion slot in a computer system is formed by a substrate having an edge portion removably mountable into the expansion slot...
US-5,960,651 Theft prevention mechanism for information processing apparatus
A theft prevention mechanism is effective to prevent not only a portable information processing apparatus but also a PC card inserted therein from being stolen....
US-5,960,445 Information processor, method of updating a program and information processing system
BIOS updating is performed after saving an old BIOS to a spare storage area. A current version BIOS stored in a first bank of a flash ROM is moved to a second...
US-5,960,412 Method and apparatus for communicating with a card distribution center for management, selection, and delivery...
A system for communicating with a card distribution center for selecting, ordering, and sending social expression cards using a personal computer. The user can...
US-5,960,208 Data communication adapter for selectively supplying power to a communication control circuit or a portable...
In an information processing system having a portable terminal unit, such as a hand-held computer, driven by a rechargeable battery and a data communication...
US-5,960,084 Secure method for enabling/disabling power to a computer system following two-piece user verification
A method for enabling power to all or portions of a computer system based upon the results of a two-piece user verification process that is completed as part of...
US-5,959,996 System for interfacing numerous ISDN data connecting to a data network through the telephone network
A system for providing low cost data connections directly to a long distance switch in order to connect a plurality of ISDN-based data connections to a data...
US-5,959,277 Gaming machine system operable with general purpose charge cards
A player feeds a general purpose charge card, such as a VISA, MasterCard or AMERICAN EXPRESS card, or an account identification to a reader at a gaming machine...
US-5,959,276 Issuing customized IC cards of different types
A method and apparatus issues a plurality of kinds of IC cards. A plurality of items of issue information are stored, to be written into a plurality of kinds of...
US-5,959,275 System and method for registering and maintaining field equipment inventory based on individualized equipment...
A system and method for registering and tracking network equipment at the circuit card level. A computer network server is coupled with an equipment database...
US-5,956,694 System and method for distributing and processing discount coupons
A system for dispensing and redeeming electronic discount coupons in a store. A card-dispensing collects information from a customer and subsequently issues a...
US-5,956,521 System for universal electronic mail delivery where messaging devices are notified using a particular dialing,...
A system for facilitating, sending and receiving e-mail messages is disclosed. This e-mail system is supported by one or more main servers and a plurality of...
US-5,955,782 Apparatus and process for improved die adhesion to organic chip carriers
A semiconductor package and method for preparing same to obtain improved die adhesion to organic chip carriers has been developed. A copper die bond pad is...
US-5,953,705 Ticketless system and processing method and memory medium storing its processing program
A ticketless system for processing information for issuance of an airplane ticket or the like by using an IC card. The ticketless system includes a coupon ticket...
US-5,953,700 Portable acoustic interface for remote access to automatic speech/speaker recognition server
A portable acoustic signal (speech signal) preprocessing (SSP) device for accessing an automatic speech/speaker recognition (ASSR) server comprises a microphone...
US-5,953,504 Public accessible terminal capable of opening an account for allowing access to the internet and E-mail by...
A computer network for allowing individual users to access the internet comprises a central unit and a plurality of individual terminals located at separate...
US-5,953,422 Secure two-piece user authentication in a computer network
A computer system incorporating a two-piece authentication procedure for securely providing user authentication over a network. In the disclosed embodiment of...
US-5,953,398 Prepaid long-distance telephone service system with flexible operating parameters
A long-distance telephone service system provides for accounting and flexible, customizable control of long-distance telephone usage by customers, especially...
US-5,952,640 Gaming machine system operable with general purpose charge cards
In a gaming establishment, a player feeds a general purpose charge card such as a VISA, MasterCard or AMERICAN EXPRESS card to a reader at a gaming machine or...
US-5,952,239 Cytology chamber with port to receive collection bottle and method of use
There is provided a method and system for transferring biological material samples from the point of collection to a chamber for placement into a centrifuge for...
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