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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...
US-5,452,345 Metering signal level control circuit
An apparatus for controlling the magnitude of a metering signal used in a communication system includes a high pass filter and a threshold detector. The...
US-5,452,234 Process environment monitoring system
A process environment monitoring system collects and tests air samples from a number of different sample locations. Each sample is drawn into a sample test...
US-5,452,180 Docking apparatus for a portable data processing unit including an arcuate support member with a card extension...
An apparatus for docking a portable data processing unit is provided in which a cylindrically shaped, pivotal support member is attached to a base member for...
US-5,451,758 Automatic non-computer network no-stop collection of expressway tolls by magnetic cards and method
An automatic system and method using prepaid cards for collection of the expressway tolls while the vehicle is moving at a normal driving speed where a...
US-5,451,756 Process and equipment for counterfeit-proof operation of gambling machines with chip cards
A process and equipment for safeguarding the operation of gambling machines with electronic cards in a manner that protects against counterfeiting and fraud. The...
US-5,451,037 Modular card processing system
An inserter module for attaching processed cards to associated card carrier forms having cardholder information printed thereon is provided. The inserter module...
US-5,450,365 Memory card control device
In a memory card control device for interfacing an electronic still camera or similar electronic equipment and a memory card removably mounted on the equipment,...
US-5,450,051 Electronic transit fare card system
A card system and method for accessing a public transit system that employs a card pre-encoded with trip data permitting a set number of trips on the transit...
US-5,446,882 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-5,444,850 Method and apparatus for controlling network and workstation access prior to workstation boot
A method and apparatus for preboot file and information transfer between workstations and other workstations or workstations and servers on local area networks....
US-5,444,225 System and process for reading hologram code, hologram and card containing hologram
A hologram code reading system wherein the reconstruction light of a light source illuminates the recorded area of a hologram that contains codified data...
US-5,439,709 Fatty acid methyl esters in lubricants for card spinning
The invention relates to the use of C.sub.8-22 fatty acid methyl esters in lubricants for card spinning, to a process for lubricating textile fibers for the...
US-5,439,215 Composite, pultruded fiberglass resinous hockey stick, method and device for manufacture thereof
An automated machine and process for the production of pultruded hockey sticks and similar linear products. The machine comprises a rigid elongated frame and a...
US-5,438,563 Optical information recording/reproducing device which simultaneously reproduces information from plural tracks...
An optical information recording/reproducing device is constituted of a focus control circuit connected to a controller, a tracking control circuit, a data...
US-5,438,476 Apparatus for upgrading a personal computer
Using a relatively simple four piece conversion kit consisting of a replacement control bracket, and vertically enlarged top housing portion, drive bay and...
US-5,437,041 Device and method for exerting force on circuit mounted on board through opening of the board to facilitate the...
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-5,436,970 Method and apparatus for transaction card verification
Techniques for multiple verification of transaction cards incorporating digital image information and authorization data onto a transaction card to assist in the...
US-5,436,656 Digital electronic still-video camera and method of controlling same
An analog/digital converting circuit necessary for recording processing is also used when exposure control is performed employing digital image data. A gamma...
US-5,436,441 Noncontacting card, noncontacting-card terminal and noncontacting transmission system
A noncontacting card containing a coil circuit has at least two spiral windings connected in parallel for electromagnetically coupling the card to a terminal and...
US-5,434,917 Unforgeable identification device, identification device reader and method of identification
Memory cards are cheap and contain memory means, but can be forged and duplicated easily. Smart-cards contain also a microprocessor and can be used for...
US-5,434,792 Versatile production system
A versatile production system, to produce multiple kinds of products including small quantities of products, by supplying work order sheets to personnel in the...
US-5,434,400 Method and apparatus for decoding F2F signals read from a magnetic data carrier
A method for decoding F2F signals as well as a device for decoding F2F signals read from a magnetic data carrier is provided. The signal read from the card by a...
US-5,432,864 Identification card verification system
The present invention provides apparatus and method for verifying the identity of a person by comparing that person's face (or selected facial features) with an...
US-5,432,851 Personal computer access control system
An access control system which uses a password token scheme for controlling user access to data within computer systems. The key component in the access control...
US-5,432,328 Non-contact IC card detecting power-on signal by receiving external input signal having voltage magnitude...
A microcomputer includes a CPU for processing data, a memory for storing a program for operating the CPU, an input circuit for detecting an input signal...
US-5,431,407 Method of playing a casino card game
A casino card game is disclosing which uses a deck of cards having series of individual cards which can be arranged into an ordered card sequence such as a poker...
US-5,429,602 Programmable portable infusion pump system
A portable and programmable infusion pump system is disclosed for injecting one or more medicinal substances into an individual under the control of the...
US-5,426,281 Transaction protection system
A transaction protection system is provided that permits non-related third parties to offer an impartial, readily accessible standardized service that will...
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