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US-5,509,083 Method and apparatus for confirming the identity of an individual presenting an identification card
A system for confirming the identity of an individual presenting an identification card includes a card reader, an associated central processing unit, a...
US-5,508,854 Apparatus for writing data on a magnetic card and preventing heat damage to a magnetic head coil
A data write apparatus includes a card conveyor path, a recording head, a sensor circuit, a Central Processing Unit (CPU), a drive circuit, and an enable...
US-5,508,776 Apparatus for processing photosensitive material
The present invention relates to an apparatus for processing photosensitive material 10. The photosensitive material 10 is conveyed through a low volume process...
US-5,508,501 IC card processing apparatus having function for certainly receiving proper cards and discharging wrong cards
In order to certainly receive a proper IC card having a regular length to a terminal contact position without causing a forcible force to act on an integrated...
US-5,506,393 Donation kettle accepting credit card, debit card, and cash donations, and donation kettle network
A donation kettle that permits a contributor to make a donation that consists of a display, keyboard, a surface for collecting a cash donation, a credit card...
US-5,504,817 Method and apparatus for memory efficient variants of public key encryption and identification schemes for...
Memory efficient variants of public key encryption and identification schemes for smart card applications with severely limited RAM without using dedicated...
US-5,504,312 Scoring system
A scoring system compiles a set of statistics based on a given set of sport or performance data. A plurality of coded data items are accumulated which each...
US-5,503,885 Article with position-defining structure and method and apparatus for making and processing same
An article, such as a card of thermoplastic material containing vials, is molded by a method and apparatus which deforms a portion of the mold flash so as to...
US-5,502,764 Method, identification device and verification device for identificaiton and/or performing digital signature
The present invention relates to a method, identification device and verification device for identification and/or performing digital signature which allows...
US-5,501,491 Peel off coupon redemption card and tracking system
A coupon redemption card and tracking system includes a credit card size redemption coupon card used by the customer, and a tracking sheet used by the redemption...
US-5,500,514 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-5,500,281 Absorbent, flushable, bio-degradable, medically-safe nonwoven fabric with PVA binding fibers, and process for...
An absorbent, flushable, bio-degradable, and medically-safe nonwoven fabric suitable for use as wraps, wipes, absorbent pads, etc., is composed of from 2% to 10%...
US-5,500,068 Absorbent, flushable, bio-degradable, medically-safe nonwoven fabric with PVA binding fibers, and process for...
An absorbent, flushable, bio-degradable, and medically-safe nonwoven fabric suitable for use as wraps, wipes, absorbent pads, etc., is composed of from 2% to 10%...
US-5,499,341 High performance image storage and distribution apparatus having computer bus, high speed bus, ethernet...
Apparatus that provides working storage for large image and data processing systems. The apparatus comprises a computer bus, a high speed backplane bus, a local...
US-5,499,293 Privacy protected information medium using a data compression method
The present invention uses an efficient data compression/decompression scheme using a passive data storage media such as a card-based approach for storage of...
US-5,498,860 Portable storage medium and processing apparatus therefor
A magnetic recording layer for storing information is formed on the lower surface of a card, and a protective film is formed on the magnetic recording layer....
US-5,498,305 Apparatus and process for separation of laminae
An apparatus and method for separating a first flexible lamina of predetermined thickness from a second lamina to which the first lamina is adhered along an edge...
US-5,497,418 Data processing system having a set of memory cards
A data processing system comprises a set of memory cards (10) and at least one central administration and processing unit (22). According to the invention, the...
US-5,497,246 Image signal processing device
A DCT processing circuit outputs DCT coefficients based on image data stored in an image memory. The DCT coefficients are quantized by a quantization processing...
US-5,496,021 Method and apparatus for automated handling of cut material
Method and apparatus for nondestructively removing a cut segment of predetermined shape from a limp material sheet workpiece and transporting the cut workpiece...
US-5,495,098 Smart card updating process
Smart card payment process. The card in particular contains an irreversible counter, a balance and a certificate proving the integrity of the preceding informations....
US-5,494,445 Process and display with moveable images
An efficient economical process is provided to produce an intricate impressive display with outstanding marketing and advertising appeal. In the process,...
US-5,494,294 Interactive amusement game and redemption system
An interactive amusement game and redemption system in which a central processing unit, control panel and plurality of players' desks are interconnected such...
US-5,494,274 Apparatus for feeding products, such as cards and product samples, to a further processing point
An apparatus for feeding products, such as cards and product samples to a further processing point is disclosed. The apparatus has a magazine device which has at...
US-5,494,273 Apparatus for feeding products, such as cards and product samples, to a further processing point
An apparatus for feeding products, such as cards and product samples to a further processing point is disclosed. The apparatus has a magazine device which has at...
US-5,494,180 Hybrid resistance cards and methods for manufacturing same
A hybrid resistance card (R-Card) is manufactured using a two-step process wherein an electrically conductive ink layer and an electrically resistive ink layer...
US-5,491,804 Method and apparatus for automatic initialization of pluggable option cards
A data processing system includes a planar board having a central processing unit (CPU), a main memory unit, and input/output (I/O) sockets or slots, each...
US-5,491,608 Shockproof and portable disk storage apparatus having shock absorbers on all sides of a head/disk enclosure and...
A fixed disk storage unit is mounted in a protective outer case and is supported by elastic shock absorbers. A head/disk enclosure including a rotatable disk and...
US-5,491,481 Compressed digital data recording and reproducing apparatus with selective block deletion
A compressed data recording and/or reproducing apparatus has a compressed data reproducing system for at least reproducing digital data from one recording medium...
US-5,490,891 Method of manufacturing a memory card package
A process by which a package for a memory card is manufactured. The package comprises chiefly two stamped steel covers, (an upper and a lower cover half), each...
US-5,490,723 Disk array subsystem for use in a data processing system
A disk drive module adapted for use in a data processing system, the system including first and second disk drive module guide plates. The disk drive module...
US-5,489,773 Integrated portable device for point of sale transactions
A handheld, portable device for processing point of sale transactions includes a housing, a magnetic card reader for reading credit card information, the reader...
US-5,489,637 Low temperature flexible die attach adhesive and articles using same
Described is a flexible adhesive formulation for bonding a semiconductor device to a flexible substrate and a flexible card containing a semiconductor device...
US-5,489,014 Apparatus for checking coins and reading cards in an article vending machine
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-5,488,691 Memory card, computer system and method of operation for differentiating the use of read-modify-write cycles in...
The present invention relates to a computer system and method of using the same in which add-on memory cards are provided which have error correction code logic...
US-5,487,107 Method and apparatus for processing telephone calls charged to credit cards
When a telephone caller charges a call to a commercial credit card an announcement which includes the name of the credit card issuer is supplied to the caller...
US-5,485,520 Automatic real-time highway toll collection from moving vehicles
One or more roadside collection stations (RCS) communicate over a short-range, high speed bidirectional microwave communication link with one or more in-vehicle...
US-5,484,993 Card reader maintenance system
A card reader maintenance system includes a card reader and a maintenance apparatus. The card reader includes a card convey path for conveying an inserted card,...
US-5,481,600 Instant calling card provisioning system
Calling card subscribers are allowed to charge telephone calls to calling card numbers before the calling card issuer's billing system is updated to include...
US-5,481,023 Process for the preparation of hydroxyphenylcarboxylates
There is disclosed a process for the preparation of compounds of formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 and R.sub.2 are each independently of the other C.sub.1 ...
US-5,480,842 Method for fabricating thin, strong, and flexible die for smart cards
Improved methods for fabricating smart cards are disclosed. Semiconductor die approximately 0.004 to 0.007 inches thick are fabricated using chemical stress...
US-5,479,498 Digital line card having universal port for upgrading electronic messaging system
A digital line card is provided for use in an electronic messaging system for enabling the receipt of voice and text or image data over a single communications...
US-5,479,491 Integrated voice-mail based voice and information processing system
An innovative "one-stop" full service telephone call/communications handling system combining voice mail, voice recognition, database handling and networking...
US-5,478,996 IC card processing apparatus having function for detecting and protecting dishonest utilization using switch means
In order to enable a processing circuit to certainly detect insertion of a wrong card having a conductive line without using a plate member or a coil regulating...
US-5,478,993 Process as safety concept against unauthorized use of a payment instrument in cashless payment at payment sites
The process provides a staggered degree of security as a safety concept against unauthorized use of a transaction card for purchasing of items. The card has four...
US-5,477,039 Method and device to increase the protection of a chip card
The method is designed to increase the protection of a microcircuit-based memory card comprising at least one memory coupled to a data-processing element. When...
US-5,477,038 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-5,475,919 PCMCIA card manufacturing process
A PCMCIA card manufacturing process is disclosed, including the steps of (1) providing a top cover and a bottom cover made of a metal, preferably stainless...
US-5,475,846 Apparatus for processing PCMCIA interrupt requests
An apparatus to permit the sharing of interrupts between resident devices and removable PCMCIA peripherals overcomes a deficiency in the PCMCIA standards. By...
US-5,475,757 Secure data transmission method
A method of secure data transmission commences at a sending or originating terminal by processing a sender challenge on an originating subscriber card with a...
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