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US-5,657,388 Method and apparatus for utilizing a token for resource access
A method and apparatus for utilizing a token which is preferably a "dumb token" to provide secure access by authorized users to a selected resource. The token...
US-5,656,882 Packaged strain actuator
A modular actuator assembly includes one or more plates or elements of electro-active material bonded to an electroded sheet, preferably by a structural polymer...
US-5,655,966 Method and apparatus for cashless bartop gaming system operation
A bartop gaming system comprising a plurality of player stations interconnected to a table server which is connected to a modem provides players with a cashless...
US-5,652,795 Method and apparatus for an adapter card providing conditional access in a communication system
A method and apparatus for an adapter card, for use in a computer, to provide conditional access by the computer to incoming data streams while maintaining the...
US-5,652,786 Automated interactive bill payment system
Method and apparatus for processing payment transactions using debit card numbers without the requirement of a personal identification number (PIN) is disclosed....
US-5,652,423 Non-contacting RF-ID card for wide voltage range input
A battery-free non-contacting information card of a relatively simple arrangement which prevents an IC chip or the like from being destroyed by an excess...
US-5,652,421 Method and apparatus for generating gift certificates
An electronic gift certificate dispenser device for printing and dispensing a gift certificate purchased by a credit card. A consumer approaches the device and...
US-5,650,761 Cash alternative transaction system
Applicant's invention includes a cash-alternative transaction processing system and associated methods based on the use of coin cards, purchase point coin card...
US-5,649,005 PC with telephony exchange function
A key telephone system (KTS) or a telephone private branch exchange (PBX) card is integrated into a personal computer to provide telephone system features. The...
US-5,648,647 Anti-fraud credit card dispatch system
An anti-fraud system for the dispatch of credit cards to customers, rendering the new card useless to anyone other than the intended customer. Validation of the...
US-5,644,707 Computer mainframe signal monitoring system
A computer mainframe signal monitoring system connected to the mainframe of computer to monitor its signals, including a main control circuit, a data catching...
US-5,644,638 Process for protecting components of smart or chip cards from fraudulent use
Process for protecting components of smart cards from fraudulent use, wherein the component is locked as long as an unlock order formed by a secret key has not...
US-5,641,872 Process for the hydrogenation of sugars
The sugar alcohols mentioned as title compounds can be prepared from the corresponding sugars by catalytic hydrogenation in aqueous solution with hydrogen, the...
US-5,641,682 Apparatus and method for automatically processing dried blood spots in HIV-1 testing
An apparatus and method for automatically identifying, handling, tracking, and processing dried blood samples in HIV-1 testing are disclosed. Dried blood samples...
US-5,640,204 Method and system for processing DOS information within a digital still camera
A digital camera which captures images and converts the images to a digital form. The digital form of the images is compressed and written into a memory card...
US-5,640,101 Probe system and probe method
A probe system tests the electrical characteristics of chips arranged in a matrix on a semiconductor wafer. An XYZ stage movable in the directions of ...
US-5,639,385 Method of fabricating a wafer probe card for testing an integrated circuit die
One or two, or more, additional conductive layers, separated from one another (if two or more) and separated from a patterned (signal) conductive layer are...
US-5,637,859 Method and apparatus for exchanging information with subscriber cards used in article vending machines
A coin checker and card reader for use with a vending machine includes a housing having a coin slot and a separate card slot which merge into a chute that...
US-5,637,018 Hi-jack hinged connection adapter for input/output cards
A hinged adapter provides for the connection of input/output (I/O) cards to a communication connector, such as an RJ-type connector for example, for data...
US-5,636,872 Golf score booklet and processes related thereto
A golf score booklet is provided. The booklet has a plurality of pages bound at a center line and graphically depicting the holes of a golf course. The booklet...
US-5,635,703 Card storage medium having a multi-application support function
A card storage medium accessible from several applications simultaneously has a storage unit, a communication control unit and a file access control unit. The...
US-5,635,701 Portable device for the functional linking of a chip card with a central processing unit
Portable chip-card readers enabling a remote link to be set up with a central processing unit. It consists in providing, in a pack, for at least two different...
US-5,635,403 Sample containment card for air or station contamination monitoring system and process
A tracking and identification card for an air filter specimen, the card having a sheet-like base with a substantially flat support surface for supporting the...
US-5,635,283 Trading card with iridescent substrate
An iridescent sign and its method of manufacture requires a transparent substrate having a design printed thereon using a four-color process. A transparent film,...
US-5,634,805 Card receiving and ejecting device
A card receiving/ejecting device having an excellent operability and free from malfunction. First and second card receiving/ejecting units are vertically...
US-5,634,243 System and method for producing a bleached cotton, nonwoven web
A continuous textile processing system and method are disclosed for producing a non-woven web containing bleached cotton fibers in a single line system which...
US-5,634,040 Data communication apparatus and method having concurrent image overlay function
An integrated data communication card installed in an ISA bus slot of a multimedia personal computer capable of performing communication and overlay functions...
US-5,633,811 Hand held data collector and analyzer system
A hand held data collector and analyzer achieves superior stability, accuracy and reliability through the use of a fixed frequency anti-aliasing filter and two...
US-5,633,799 Combined PC/104 and satellite positioning system
Apparatus for determining the present location of, or time of observation by, an observer in the vicinity of the Earth's surface. The apparatus provides a...
US-5,632,483 Blackjack scanner apparatus and method
A module for announcing when a dealer has blackjack without exposing the face of the dealer's down-card. The module scans a character from the dealer's face-down...
US-5,630,757 Real-time multi-user game communication system using existing cable television infrastructure
A complete multi-user game playing environment is described which provides game playing services to cable television subscribers over existing cable networks. A...
US-5,630,175 Surround sound system for general purpose computer using dual sound cards
A stereo computer system with resources to produce and record surround sound channels. Such surround sound channels are played or recorded using an audio card...
US-5,627,726 Electronic card with printed circuit board as outer surface
A removable card for use with an electronic device for processing information. The removable card contains a base and a circuit board. The base include a first...
US-5,627,547 Mapless GPS navigation system in vehicle entertainment system
A navigation system is provided for offering navigational assistance to a mobile user. The navigation system receives GPS position information signals which are...
US-5,625,695 Process for generating DSA signatures with low-cost portable apparatuses
The invention relates to a process for generating digital signatures from portable apparatuses (A1, A2, . . . Ai . . . An) of the microprocessor-based card type,...
US-5,625,669 Mobile phone with internal call accounting controls
A mobile telephone programming and accounting system that includes an integrated hardware system interlinking a telephone unit, a telephone interlink receiver,...
US-5,625,534 Portable computer having a data card reader apparatus associated therewith
The present invention provides a personal computer comprising a main chassis having an exterior wall forming, in part, an interior portion of the personal...
US-5,619,529 Non-contact IC card and non-contact IC card reader/writer
A non-contact IC card or a non-contact IC card reader/writer has an antenna for receiving a signal transmitted from the reader/writer or the IC card, a receiver...
US-5,619,265 Camera capable of selecting compression ratio efficiency
The still camera includes: an imaging section which forms an image of an object to be photographed and outputs analog image data; an A/D conversion section which...
US-5,619,025 Method for tamper-proof identification using photorefractive crystals
A method and apparatus for document verification exploits a temporally variable physical process to generate a reproducible effect that cannot be copied. A...
US-5,618,364 Process for lofty battings
Lofty battings are prepared by a process involving carding to make one or more webs of fibers, preferably using a blend of mechanically-crimped filling fibers...
US-5,617,618 Method and device for finishing thick carded fleeces
A method wherein a thin card web which contains meltable synthetic fibers as well as natural fibers is processed into a thicker web of fleece. The synthetic...
US-5,617,613 System for producing a bleached cotton, nonwoven web
A continuous textile processing system and method are disclosed for producing a nonwoven web containing bleached cotton fibers in a single line system which...
US-5,617,470 Apparatus and method for preventing unauthorized access to a system
Apparatus and methods for preventing access to a telephone service by unauthorized users employ an access code preferably having a fixed component which...
US-5,617,449 IC memory card type radio modem
An IC memory card type radio modem includes a connecting portion, a radio section, a radio interface unit section, a channel selection circuit section, a...
US-5,617,213 Spot microdensitometer for spectral density analysis of film
A spot densitometer system comprising a viewing assembly, a photodetection apparatus optically connected to the viewing assembly, and a computer interface...
US-5,615,388 IC card reader/writer
In an IC card reader/writer of the present invention including a control section for controlling a power supply to a detachable IC card, a supply of an operation...
US-5,615,381 Security for a data processing system having multiple distinct program instruction sections
An IC card has a CPU and a memory for storing first and second programs. The CPU executes a plurality of instruction in accordance with the first and second...
US-5,615,085 Temperature control for add-on electronic devices
An add-on control circuit device for insertion into electronic apparatus such as a laser printer having a first microprocessor with an address line connected to...
US-5,614,892 Payment slot communicating apparatus for vendng prices
An auditing system for vending machines, preferably parking meters, that facilitates external exchange of digital information. The instant auditing system...
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