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US-5,517,556 Call processing system with facsimile processing
An improved telephone call processing apparatus for processing facsimile messages. The facsimile processing apparatus comprises a message control system...
US-5,517,241 EEPROM memory card for an electronic still camera
An electronic still camera using a memory card as a picture recording medium, and a memory card applicable thereto and implemented by an EEPROM (Electrically...
US-5,517,185 Building communication and control system
An integrated building control system which includes a digital, time-multiplexed, multi-channel voice/data bus for conducting voice and data, a local operating...
US-5,515,137 Patient information apparatus
The present invention relates to an electronic assembly, apparatus and process for scanning input information from patient information cards, processing the...
US-5,514,785 Solid supports for nucleic acid hybridization assays
Compositions and methods for covalently immobilizing an oligonucleotide onto a polymer-coated bead or similar structure are described. Specifically, the...
US-5,513,102 Data processing methods of implementing an award to an authorized user of a credit card
Data processing methods for enhancing the value of a substantially conventional credit card so as to enhance a user's perception of the desireability of holding...
US-5,511,114 Telephone pre-paid calling card system and method
A pre-paid calling card system enables customers to access a telephone network and obtain long distance telephone service. The system includes four main...
US-5,511,000 Electronic solid-state record/playback device and system
An improved electronic solid-state record/playback device (SSRPD) and electronic system may be used to record and playback information such as audio, video,...
US-5,509,773 Machine and process for recovering pharmaceutical product
An apparatus for recovering pharmaceutical product from blister packs and a method for doing same is provided. Pharmaceutical product blister pack cards, which...
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...
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