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Transactional item with non-parallel magnetic elements
Transactional items such as currency, credit cards, identification cards and the like can be provided with enhanced difficulty to forge or counterfeit by the...
ISDN-based high speed communication system
An ISDN interface is provided on a card, which is adapted for mounting in a terminal computer and which is operable to exchange data with a terminal computer and...
Data converting device connectable to embroidery data processing
Disclosed is a data converting device for an embroidery data processing device which is capable of reading/writing data with use of a removable memory card. The...
Thermally apertured nonwoven product and process for making same
An apertured nonwoven fabric comprising one or two outer carded web(s) and a polymeric sheet thermally bonded thereto. The polymeric sheet has a lower melting...
Coupler circuit and its use in a card and process
An integrated coupler circuit for relieving a microprocessor of directing individual data exchanges between a cache memory, composed of a dynamic read/write...
Prefetch operation for network peripheral device having shared memory
A prefetch operation greatly reduces the amount of delay between the transmission of a peripheral device request and the receipt of an I/O card acknowledge for...
Semiconductor manufacturing system having a bar-code interface
A process run card encoded with bar-code information and providing controllers with scanners which can scan the bar-code information and configure the controller...
Memory cards capable of operating with more than one power supply voltage
A memory card including a DRAM integrated circuit that operates at 3.3 V is designed to be used with an information processing device that provides the memory...
Code symbol reading system with multi-port digital signal decoder
A bar code symbol reading system having a laser scanner, and a multi-port digital signal decoder capable of decoding digital signals produced from various types...
Personal computer card for collection for real-time biological data
A real-time biological data processing PC card is very lightweight, cost effective, and portable. The real-time biological data processing PC card is capable of...
Display control system having a PCMCIA interface
A portable computer comprising a PCMCIA card connector, a PCMCIA controller, a multimedia display controller, a moving-picture bus, a system bus, and a switching...
Time based availability to content of a storage medium
A service methodology for time based availability to content, such as, movies, music, games, information and the like, provisioned on a storage medium whereby...
Power supply self-adjusted circuit for dual or multiple voltage
A power supply self adjusted circuit that can sense a power supply voltage and detect whether the power supply is of a first value (e.g., 5V) or a second value...
An IC card, including a first semiconductor device and a second semiconductor device which obtain power from an information processing device, includes a...
Automatic non-computer network no-stop collection of expressway tolls by
prepaid cards and method: pay...
An automatic system is for collection of expressway tolls uses prepaid cards to pay toll while a vehicle is moving at a normal driving speed through a toll booth...
Interface control device for use with TV game equipment
An interface control device to be mounted between a TV game equipment and a PC interface card. The interface control device includes three main signal generating...
Sheet holder removably attached to data processing apparatus
A sheet holder removably attached to a hopper of a image reading apparatus. The sheet holder has a front bottom wall, a rear top wall, and an intermediate wall...
Packet for storing photo-related products
A photo/photo cartridge delivery/storage packet is particularly suited for the products of Advanced Photo Systems (APS) processing. Such packet has first and...
Financial transaction system
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 device for processing signals in a protection system
A method and system for processing signals in a protection system involves executing operations on signals that are complimentary to each other, such that the...
Fraud control system for processing calls with an automatic number
A system for preventing fraudulent calling activity in a telecommunications network when an Automatic Number Identification failure (ANIF) occurs at a switch...
Automated retrieval of voice mail using speech recognition
In accordance with the invention, a traveler can use a portable computer to automatically retrieve voice mail from a PBX-based voice mail system or a telephone...
Data embedding employing degenerate clusters of data having differences
less than noise value
A method of embedding auxiliary information into a set of host data, such as a photograph, television signal, facsimile transmission, or identification card. All...
Automatically configurable multi-purpose distributed control processor
card for an industrial control system
A configurable distributed control processor card for use in an industrial process control system is described. The configurable distributed control processor...
Device for integrating diagnostic imaging and data-processing devices
systems into EDP systems
The device for integrating diagnostic imaging and data processing devices into an EDP system records and transmits image, sound and text data and prints, files...
Credit card system with key module
A secure, smart credit card system having the same basic dimensions of a standard credit card. The preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a main...
Radio frequency identification card and hot lamination process for the
manufacture of radio frequency...
A plastic card, such as a radio frequency identification card, including at least one electronic element embedded therein and a hot lamination process for the...
Product vending system with pneumatic product delivery
A system is provided for vending products such as beverage and other food products, preferably individually packaged, from a storage unit to a customer terminal...
Process and device for regulating drafting equipment, in particular in
A method of regulating a drafting arrangement, in which measuring signals are acquired at a feed end of the drafting arrangement, compared with a set value to...
Information supply system
When a memory card in which characteristic information of a user is recorded is inserted in step S11, the characteristic information is read out in step S12, and...
Portable terminal apparatus for IC card compatible with a plurality of
A data processing apparatus for an IC card includes an interface section for receiving and accessing an integrated circuit medium, a first application function...
Error recovery by isolation of peripheral components in a data
The present invention provides a computer system which allows a user to identify which one of a plurality of feature cards has issued an error signal. The device...
Method and system for providing a demarcated communication service
The present invention is a method and system for implementing service functions in association with a communication between an originating station and a called...
Apparatus for voice communication over local area networks
An apparatus for transmitting and receiving spoken utterances over a local area network (LAN) in near-real-time. The type of LANs include both wireless LANs...
Biometric identification process and system utilizing multiple
parameters scans for reduction of false negatives
A system for verifying that a card possessor is the authorized card owner compares scanned fingerprint data with fingerprint data encoded on an optical card....
Image forming method, image forming apparatus and image forming member
According to the present invention, a gradation image such as photographs and a non-gradation image read by an image processing means 13 of FIG. 2 are edited and...
High speed display system having cursor multiplexing scheme
An apparatus and method for processing display data in multi-pixel sections which also tracks and maps a cursor in single pixel increments is disclosed. A video...
Terminal for issuing and processing data-bearing documents
A card issuing and processing system embodied in a terminal to accomplish issuing and processing operations on cards bearing both human-readable and ...
Method and apparatus for a cross-connect system with automatic facility
information transference to a remote...
Automatic facility information transfer to remote locations in cross-connect systems is accomplished by providing limited telephone services to wired premises...
Digital dictation system having a central station that includes
component cards for interfacing to dictation...
A modular digital dictation system that can be easily modified to service a variable number of dictation stations and transcription stations. The modular digital...
Personal computer having card read/write controller
A card read and write controller for use in a personal computer according to the present invention includes a voltage generator for supplying a power voltage to...
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...
Device for conducting transactions using smart cards and method for
conducting a transaction with said device
A device for conducting monetary transactions with smart cards such as blank cards comprises a housing (120), a coupler (121) for smart cards, a slot (121a)...
System and method for processing long messages in a chip card
The invention relates to communication with smart cards. Communication of any desired device with a smart card is effected by sending a message to the smart card...
Session key distribution using smart cards
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for providing secure session key distribution using a smart circuit card or other intelligent device. First and second hosts...
Portable, self-contained data collection systems and methods
A portable self-contained data collection system for measuring and collecting vibration data from machines includes an accelerometer which is coupled to the...
Apparatus for removably mounting an electronic camera to a computer
A computer system is provided on the front surface thereof with a connection slot into which a card type holder is inserted for connecting an electronic camera...
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...
Programmable control for heating installation
A programmable control apparatus for a heating installation of the type that comprises a clock (8) and a processing unit (2) is provided to control one or more...
Modular card based meter
The invention relates to a sensor electrode connected to a card module that can be received within an industry standard plug-in receptacle of a selected computer...