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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...
US-5,951,810 Method for mounting an electronic module in a card body
A method is described for mounting an electronic module in an opening in a card body using pressure and heat. To avoid the thermal load on the electronic module...
US-5,950,955 Tensioning unit with automatic tension control for yarn-formed fabrics
A tensioning unit (10) with automatic control of the tension (T) of yarn-formed fabrics (F), having a first electric card (50) mounted in an electromechanical...
US-5,949,882 Method and apparatus for allowing access to secured computer resources by utilzing a password and an external...
A method for permitting access to secured computer resources based upon a two-piece user verification process. In one embodiment of the invention, the user...
US-5,949,791 Method and apparatus for converting synchronous narrowband signals into broadband asynchronous transfer mode...
The network of the invention uses asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) as the exclusive transport between the central office and the outside distribution plant of...
US-5,949,497 Optional operation control apparatus for monitor and control method thereof
An improved optional operation control apparatus for a monitor and a control method thereof capable of controlling a function operation of an option card which...
US-5,949,378 Rotatable antenna for financial transaction terminal
A financial transaction terminal includes an outer casing including a keypad to allow financial transaction data to be entered. A card reader is accommodated by...
US-5,949,244 Low tolerance probe card and probe ring systems
An apparatus to test an integrated circuit has a plurality of contact pads electrically coupled to the integrated circuit to transfer electrical signals to and...
US-5,949,059 Tamper evident labelling system with embedded storage device
A labeling system combines an indelibly inscribed visually readable serial number with an embedded electronically readable one-time programmable read-only...
US-5,949,058 Recording medium holder, recording medium processing apparatus, and card-type recording medium feeding method
A magnetic card is set to an exclusive cardholder and inserted into a passbook printer. The passbook printer can read a magnetic stripe of a passbook and print...
US-5,949,048 Card processing apparatus capable of keeping card removal speed near constant
A card processing apparatus includes a pivotal member. The pivotal member pivots upon being pressed by the leading end portion of a card inserted through a card...
US-5,948,529 Bicomponent fiber
A bicomponent staple or filament is disclosed having a core of PET and a sheath of polyethylene wherein the core PET component contains from 0.5 wt % to 10 wt %...
US-5,946,466 System and method for deterministic response to audio/video commands in a multimedia system
In a multimedia data stream system, deterministic response is provided by multimedia servers for VCR client commands, thereby ensuring the commands execute...
US-5,945,823 Pin electronics card having ringing preventive circuit for removing noise in an electronics transmission path...
A pin electronics card including a connector connected to a test board on which an objective device is mounted; a signal processing circuit connected to the...
US-5,945,654 Card reader with dual-headed card slot
A card reader with dual-headed card slot, comprising a main unit, two magnetic heads, a circuit board and a power cord. Near the center part of the main unit are...
US-5,945,653 System and method for establishing and executing functions to affect credit card accounts and transactions
A system and process for establishing a function having a corresponding function identifier. The function is adapted to be processed during a transaction such as...
US-5,944,779 Cluster of workstations for solving compute-intensive applications by exchanging interim computation results...
A system and method for connecting computer workstations in clusters to perform parallel-distributed processing with respect to compute-intensive applications...
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