Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Searching: card processing





Search by keyword, patent number, inventor, assignee, city or state:




Patent # Description
US-5,562,550 Multimedia golf handicap interactive touch-screen system
A computerized golf handicap system comprising a central processing unit (CPU), a touch-screen monitor, an electronic card and a card reader/writer module having...
US-5,561,628 IC card and a method for parallel processing flash memories
An IC card according to the present invention includes a plurality of flash memories sharing data buses and address buses corresponding to addresses except for a...
US-5,560,353 Equipment and process for supplying doses of at least one gas to the respiratory tracts of a user
A system supplies discrete puffs of gas, containing particles of an active product, to a patient's respiratory tract. A nebulizer containing the particles is in...
US-5,559,731 IC card
An IC card in which the content of a ROM may be modified without replacing the ROM by dismantling the card. The IC card comprises: a ROM for storing a program;...
US-5,559,313 Categorization of purchased items for each transaction by a smart card
A smart card that is responsive to a list of items with individual prices that are received from a point of sale (POS) terminal during an individual transaction...
US-5,559,312 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-5,557,529 In-dispenser-card-reader control system
The present invention relates to a fuel dispenser control system which controls the fuel dispensing process and accepts payment for the fuel dispensed through a...
US-5,557,516 System and method for conducting cashless transactions
In a commercial transaction system, a system user uses a card device to interact with sales or transaction terminals to conduct cashless transactions. Each...
US-5,557,086 Game machine system with money-processing station
A game machine system comprising a plurality of game machines networked with one another. Each of the game machines includes: a reading device for reading an...
US-5,555,496 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-5,555,158 Motherboard for personal computer standard desktop chassis
A computer mother board is housed in a chassis that has a number of expansion board guides along a back panel of the chassis and a power supply with a cooling...
US-5,554,984 Electronic traffic tariff reception system and vehicle identification apparatus
An electronic traffic tariff reception system can identify a vehicle traveling freely on a road having a plurality of lanes clearly and impose a predetermined...
US-5,551,052 Data bus protocol for high speed chip to chip data transfer
A protocol for communication through a bus controller to control data transfers between a host processing platform and the data bus of a bit map printer. This...
US-5,550,566 Video capture expansion card
An expansion card for a personal computer digitizes, optionally processes and/or compresses, stores, and then relays to the personal computer video information...
US-5,550,406 Multi-layer tab tape having distinct signal, power and ground planes and wafer probe card with multi-layer...
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-5,550,360 Automatic addfare machine
An automatic addfare machine of the present invention receives plural passenger tickets inserted by a user for the fare adjustment, calculates a total amount of...
US-5,550,099 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...
US-5,548,106 Methods and apparatus for authenticating data storage articles
Accessory apparatus for authenticating articles is used in conjunction with existing readers or scanners of articles bearing stored data, such as credit cards or...
US-5,546,117 Portable storage medium and apparatus for processing the same
A magnetic recording layer is formed on one surface of a card-shaped base plate. A printing layer, for printing visible information such as "matters to be...
US-5,546,050 Radio frequency bus leveling system
A bus leveling system for automatically monitoring and maintaining the amplitude of a radio frequency (RF) signal carded on a bus. A two-stage variable gain...
US-5,545,481 Polyolefin fiber
A fiber comprising a polyolefin fiber having a finish which comprises an antistatic composition, wherein the fiber with the finish has a hydrostatic head value...
US-5,544,358 Interface for a computerized database having card and list views
A method for managing a computerized database characterized by the steps of: a) providing a collection of view styles including a card view and a list view; b)...
US-5,544,330 Fault tolerant interconnect topology using multiple rings
An interconnect topology providing enhanced fault tolerance to a multi-component data processing system. The topology utilizes a plurality of rings for...
US-5,544,309 Data processing system with modified planar for boundary scan diagnostics
A boundary scan system for a data processing system using serial scan techniques for diagnostics comprises gated circuitry for each adapter card slot for...
US-5,544,111 Programming process for integrated memory, particularly for a smart card
Process for programming memories of the fuse protection type, particularly those used in smart or chip cards. A breakdown voltage is applied (204) for a time...
US-5,544,008 Computer expansion module apparatus
An expansion module for use in a computer system is disclosed. The expansion module holds a first card, which has a data processing unit and associated memory...
US-5,543,585 Direct chip attachment (DCA) with electrically conductive adhesives
A simple process for card assembly by Direct Chip Attachment (DCA) uses electrically conductive adhesives. Two methods create the same intermediate wafer product...
US-5,541,452 IC card
An IC card includes a circuit board for mounting electronic parts, a frame surrounding the circuit board, and panel covering each of the front and back sides of...
US-5,540,953 Process of preparing fabric comprising hydrophobic polyolefin fibers
A fiber comprising a polyolefin fiber having a finish which comprises an antistatic composition, wherein the fiber with the finish has a hydrostatic head value...
US-5,540,229 System and method for viewing three-dimensional echographic data
A system useful echographic examination simulation and training includes an ultrasonic echograph (31) equipped with a TV monitor (32), a 3D probe (33) for...
US-5,537,584 Power instability control of a memory card and a data processing device therefor
A memory card and a data processing device for preventing erroneous writing operation to the memory card at the time of inserting into and pulling out from the...
US-5,537,314 Referral recognition system for an incentive award program
A credit accumulation and accessing system for a plurality of sponsoring companies and participants having at each sponsoring company location (14, 16), a common...
US-5,537,313 Point of supply use distribution process and apparatus
A method using a central computer and a work station for managing inventory. To dispense inventory to consumers, a system user is issued a card imprinted with a...
US-5,537,292 Plug in expansion card for a subscriber terminal
The expansion card is inserted into a narrow slot through the outside cover of the subscribers terminal and is guided by a carrier into the external connector. A...
US-5,535,488 Carding and drawing system for spinning process
A system for spinning is provided where a pair of carding machines are arranged side by side. A first drawn sliver is produced by feeding two carded slivers...
US-5,534,975 Document processing system utilizing document service cards to provide document processing services
A user extensible document processing system. The extensible document processing system includes a document processing platform such as a digital copier,control...
US-5,532,463 Process for making secure the writing of sensitive data into the EEPROM data storage memory of a memory card...
Process and memory card (1) for making secure the writing of sensitive data into the EEPROM data storage memory (2) of the card, consisting, during each write,...
US-5,531,727 Fluid absorbing article utilizing a flow control cover sheet
A nonwoven fabric having flow control properties suitable for use in a fluid absorbing article such as a diaper, incontinence pad, or the like; and a process for...
US-5,530,887 Methods and apparatus for providing automatic hardware device identification in computer systems that include...
Data processing apparatus performs automatic hardware device identification and system setup in computer systems that have a Programmable Option Select (POS)...
US-5,530,858 Method and apparatus for background processing for PCMCIA card services
Background processing for PCMCIA card service functions for registered Card Services clients includes a Card Services Background Processing Application and a...
US-5,530,827 Data management system for programming-limited type semiconductor memory and IC memory card employing data...
In a data management system for a programming-limited type semiconductor memory which is programmable a limited number of times and which includes a plurality of...
US-5,530,773 Optical character recognition and item matching assisted by progressively decreasing match criteria
An assisted character recognition process is described which utilizes the relative position of an amount from a negotiable instrument, such as a check or credit...
US-5,530,235 Interactive contents revealing storage device
A Document Card (DocuCard) for storing documents and which is content revealing. The DocuCard is a transportable unit having a nonvolatile storage means for...
US-5,526,417 Automatic call distributor with automated postconversation message system
An automatic call distributor (20) having a multiport switch (22) controlled by a central processing unit (26) in conjunction with a main memory (24) for...
US-5,526,229 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-5,526,226 Information processing apparatus and device accommodated therein with a mechanism for locking a cover
An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a hard disk drive which is adapted to be accommodated within a main body of the information...
US-5,525,400 Information carrier and process for the production thereof
There are disclosed laminated structures which are bonded with a UV-/VIS-curable composition and which consist of a main foil A) which is substantially...
US-5,524,110 Conferencing over multiple transports
A computer-based conferencing system capable of selectively conferencing with a remote node over two or more different transports. A host processor controls the...
US-5,523,739 Metal detector for control of access combined in an integrated form with a transponder detector
Metal mass detector (M.D.) operates on "foi" audio frequency transmissions provided in reception, with auxiliary circuitry for the processing of coded...
US-5,522,956 Card-carrying sheets, process of making and method of using the same
A card-carrying sheet having a removable card incorporated therein and having a substantially uniform thickness. The card-carrying sheet includes a carrier sheet...
← Previous | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 | Next →

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.