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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...
US-5,475,665 Optical information writing and reading apparatus having two light sources
An apparatus for writing and reading information on and from an optical card by projecting a writing light beam and at least two reading light beams onto the...
US-5,475,585 Transactional processing system
A transactional processing system is used in conjunction with a transmitting source. The system allows for real-time authorization of payments for a plurality of...
US-5,475,378 Electronic access control mail box system
An electronic access control mailbox system comprises a plurality of mail box stations. Each station consists of a locker of mail box compartments each having a...
US-5,474,454 Own ship sensor system simulator
A system for simulating own ship sensor outputs for submarine trainers is ovided. The system comprises of five personal computer systems operating together....
US-5,473,505 IC card data processing device which can be integrally housed within a computer
An IC card data processing device, insertable into a standard memory expansion card slot of a computer, includes an outer main frame and an inner main frame to...
US-5,471,925 Apparatus and method for changing the text portion of logos for postage meters
An apparatus for changing the text portion of logos for postage meters includes a printer module for a fully electronically produced postage meter imprint having...
US-5,471,720 Use of at least forty percent recycled denim waste
Denim fabric suitable for use as apparel is made from about 40-100% fibers produced from denim waste (pre-consumer and/or post-consumer). The denim waste is...
US-5,471,400 Method for detecting and specifying compressor cylinder leaks
A computer-based system and method detects and specifies valve and ring leaks in reciprocating compressors of the type used in natural gas transmission networks....
US-5,471,045 Smart card locking process
A method of locking a smart card to block the operation of at least one protected program stored in a read-only memory or ROM of the smart card, the smart card...
US-5,470,428 Flow-through linear transfer system for making credit cards and the like, from synthetic resinous sheets
A simple combination of conventional operations uses a twin press configuration of tandem stationary, vertically acting heating and cooling platen presses in...
US-5,470,392 Semiconductor device processing method
A semiconductor processing method includes the steps of carrying a case containing semiconductor wafers and to which an ID card is attached into semiconductor...
US-5,470,242 Dual readout socket connector
A card edge socket connector (1) includes an insulative elongated housing (10) having a plurality of contact slots (14) side by side vertically extending...
US-5,469,434 Distributed frame processing for time division multiplexing
A time division multiplexer (TDM) is provided for multiplexing data from a plurality of channels. The TDM system generally comprises a high speed time division...
US-5,469,223 Shared line buffer architecture for a video processing circuit
A single line buffer in a motion video card is used for both vertical reduction of the pixel image before storage in a video memory buffer and vertical expansion...
US-5,468,944 High-speed optical recording and playback apparatus capable of recording and retrieving digital data from an...
Apparatus consisting of a flat, two-dimensional array of laser/photo diodes; an optical storage card positioned below the array; and a mechanism to move the card...
US-5,467,997 Method of using informational playing cards
A deck of informational playing cards is disclosed, each card having a front surface with a primary printed indicia of a unique member of a class of items. The...
US-5,466,919 Credit/charge card system enabling purchasers to contribute to selected charities
A method which enables a credit cardholder to make a donation to a cardholder-selected charity any time he makes a purchase using the credit card. The method...
US-5,466,324 Apparatus and process for separation of laminae
An apparatus for separating a first flexible lamina of predetermined thickness from a second lamina to which the first lamina is adhered along an edge (e.g., a...
US-5,466,166 Ejection mechanism
A housing and ejection mechanism for PCMCIA electronic "smart cards" is disclosed. The ejection mechanism comprises a pair of cooperating lever arms and springs....
US-5,465,333 Apparatus for programming the speed at which an expansion card generates ready signals to insure compatibility...
An apparatus is disclosed for processing information including a bus, a controller circuit, the controller circuit being configured to control transfer of...
US-5,465,256 Telephone cross connect status signal pre-processor
A signalling pre-processor for receiving signalling from a line card of a telephone line. The pre-processor converting analog signalling into digital form and...
US-5,465,082 Apparatus for automating routine communication in a facility
A distributed data processing network includes multiple memory card databases at terminal nodes of the network. The network is programmed to automatically...
US-5,463,921 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-5,463,419 Image signal processing device for thinning images
In an image processing device, an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) transforms an image generated by an imaging device and having a high pixel density to a...
US-5,463,210 IC card reader
An IC card loading detecting apparatus utilizing an input/output terminal portion of an IC card which houses therein a central processing unit (CPU) has a ground...
US-5,461,675 Apparatus and method for access control
In a system for controlling access to signals such as pay-TV signals, the signals include data packets that are received and by a decoder and forwarded to a...
US-5,460,787 Apparatus and method for providing a scent
An apparatus and method for providing a scent to a compartment comprising a reusable holder having a connecting means and a scented card insertable into the...
US-5,457,801 Power saving system
In a personal computer having a logic circuit constituted by low-power consumption elements such as CMOS elements, a power saving system includes a register in...
US-5,457,782 Digital signal processing circuit board having use for voice processing system
A digital voice processing circuit board having use in a voice processing system wherein voice processing functions are run in software. This application of...
US-5,457,306 Gaming machine system operable with general purpose charge cards
In a casino, a player feeds a general purpose charge card such as a VISA, MasterCard or AMERICAN EXPRESS card to a reader at a slot machine or other gaming...
US-5,457,305 Distributed on-line money access card transaction processing system
A distributed on-line transaction processing system (10) that functions with to any existing credit card and debit bank card processing center (18). The system...
US-5,455,572 Selective call receiver with computer interface message notification
A selective call messaging peripheral (100) capable of receiving at least one message and communicating it to an electronic information processing device (200)...
US-5,454,142 Nonwoven fabric having elastometric and foam-like compressibility and resilience and process therefor
A needlepunch fabric of staple polyester fibers is disclosed that is elastomeric and has foam-like compressibility and resilience. The polyester staple is formed...
US-5,453,979 Method and apparatus for generating route information for asynchronous transfer mode cell processing
An apparatus for generating route information for asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) cell processing includes a route agent (64) that transmits a route request...
US-5,453,813 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-5,452,431 Microcircuit for a chip card comprising a protected programmable memory
A microcircuit for a multi-application chip card, comprising notably a read-only memory (12), a programmable memory (13), and an addressing control circuit (14)...
US-5,452,429 Error correction code on add-on cards for writing portions of data words
The present invention provides a computer system and method of using the same. Add-on memory cards for the system are provided which cards have error correction...
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