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Method of printing and cutting heavy stock on flexographic press
A method of making a foldable dial card having openings and edges in registration using a flexographic press. The process includes the steps of feeding an...
Ultrasonic diagnostic system
An ultrasonic diagnostic system includes a probe composed of a group of transducers for transmitting and receiving an ultrasonic wave, a main system connected...
Integrated portable device for point of sale transactions
A handheld, portable device (10) for processing point of sale transactions includes a housing (20), a magnetic card reader (40) for reading credit card...
Method and apparatus for preventing inadmissible deviations from the
runtime protocol of an application in a...
Method and apparatus for preventing inadmissible deviations from the runtime protocol of an application in a data exchange system. The data exchange system has,...
Electronic still camera including an EEPROM memory card and having a
continuous shoot mode
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...
Information recording and reproduction methods using oscillation medium
High density recording systems and methods are disclosed which employ a radiation beam to form spot-like recordings in record members such as discs, tapes and...
Method and apparatus for accessing a portable personal database as for a
A distributed data processing network includes multiple memory card databases at terminal nodes of the network. The network is programmed to automatically...
Authenticity identifying system for information storage cards
To prevent unauthorized duplication of an information storage cards such as magnetic cards, IC cards, and optical cards, the card carries an identification...
Method and a device for controlling an opening process, for example at a
A method of controlling the opening of a fiber feed at an opening machine like a cleaning machine or a card, in which an opening element is moved past a fiber...
Method and apparatus for processing telephone calls charged to credit
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...
Apparatus and method for accessing events, areas and activities
An access control system and method is provided for an activities center wherein activities are available for customers. The control system employs a plurality...
System and method for processing credit and debit card validity and
funds transactions from vending machines...
A system and method for processing credit card transactions includes a data processor with memory storage capable of accessing an electronic clearing facility...
Process for evaluating binary data of a magnetic storage card using
In a process for evaluating binary data stored on the magnetic track of a magnetic storage card (10) in the form of flux changes in accordance with the...
Increased-security identification card system
The invention is a document security system characterized by a data substrate having photographic or printed information on a base print, and also having a...
Surface-treated polyester film
A polyester film having on at least one side, a primer layer comprising a crosslinked product between (a) a polyurethane having (0.22-33).times.10.sup.-4 gram...
Communication system and method for linking data terminals and their
host computers through a satellite or...
A satellite wide area communications network (10) includes a remote transmitter/receiver (28A) that is coupled through a modem unit (30A) to multiple card...
Biometric token for authorizing access to a host system
A security apparatus receives a biometric input from a user, which then is compared to a template to determine a correlation factor. The correlation factor, a...
Proceeds processing apparatus requesting a customer to confirm proceeds
A proceeds processing apparatus has an apparatus body, and a keyboard and a card reader provided on the apparatus body for entering first data indicative of the...
Gigabit per-second optical packet switching with electronic control
Currently, with optical time division multiplexing, a switching node is operated at the peak transmission rate. For example, if the data transmission rate is 10...
Wagering system using smartcards for transfer of agent terminal data
A wagering system for random drawing lotteries has a central data processor managing acceptance of player entries and payout authorization. Remote agent...
Method of fabricating a reworkable module
Disclosed is a reworkable circuit .package formed by controlled collapse chip connection ("C4") bonding of integrated circuit chips to circuit cards and boards,...
Fail-soft architecture for public trunking system
A site architecture for a trunked radio frequency communications system provides better fault tolerance capabilities than are available from architectures...
Memory card resident diagnostic testing
A data processing network includes multiple processing devices, multiple memory cards of main storage, and a main storage interface shared by the processors and...
Table top image based document processing machine and methods of
A table top image based document processing machine and methods of using it. The machine is used in conjunction with a host computer like a PC. The machine...
Non-contact integrated circuit card
A non-contact integrated card includes a data transmitting and receiving circuit, a data processing unit connected with the data transmitting and receiving...
Process for making a computer tower chassis using modules
A computer tower chassis (10) has a base system unit (20) and a main circuit board subassembly (30). The base system unit (20) includes base system frame (200)...
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...
Fuel pump control card
The present invention relates to a fuel pump control system for controlling fuel dispensers through a PC-based POS terminal. The system includes a printed...
Substrates for optical cards, process for preparing substrates for
optical cards, optical cards and apparatus...
A substrate for an optical card having tracking grooves in a stripe form formed on the surface of an extrusion-molded thermoplastic resin sheet is characterized...
System and method for registering passwords
A system and method for registering a password includes a data center that processes and stores transaction data, and a teller window transaction device...
Storage medium processing system
A storage medium processing system includes a radio card, having a data storing function, for reading/writing data by a radio system, a read antenna for...
Modular card processing system
Standardized card processing modules are mechanically and electrically interconnected to form an application specific card personalization machine. A controller...
Process and device for activating a chip card
A system for activating an apparatus upon the insertion of a chip card into the apparatus by an authorized user includes a first control unit arranged on the...
Universal communications interface adaptable for a plurality of
The interface subsystem comprises a universal interface card or unit for use with any of a plurality of electrical interface standards, for example, EIA-232-D,...
Optical card processing apparatus
There is provided an optical card processing apparatus comprising: a card holder which is supported to a guiding mechanism so as to be reciprocated and is formed...
System for processing parcel shipping
A system for processing parcel shipping comprises a set of "file memories" (2) containing firstly the identities of carriers, of senders, of the services offered...
Apparatus for selective distribution of messages over a communications
Specific text and/or graphic messages for individual subscribers or groups of subscribers are distributed on a communications network such as a cable television...
Method of verifying fake-proof video identification data
A fake-proof card verification system allows for the reading of data from an EEPROM memory device. A photographic-type image is stored in the memory device. The...
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...
Computer with self configuring video circuitry
A computer having a video circuit which is configured by a monitor identification signal is described. The self-configuring circuit permits connection to a...
Counter-top touch-screen interface terminal chassis having a plurality
A chassis for a counter-top touch-screen interface terminal associated with a central processing unit has a lower housing and an upper housing. The upper housing...
In-store universal control system
The present invention relates to a system for automating data acquisition and processing at a checkstand point-of-sale in a retail outlet. Preferred embodiments...
Distributed control switching network for multi-line telephone
A communication switching system with distributed control processing is provided. The system includes a digital switching network having a modular array of...
Payment card point-of-sale service quality monitoring system, apparatus,
A system for determining the cause of lost, delayed or erroneous responses in a network for authorizing payment card transactions from the point of view of the...
Concentration measuring apparatus and calibration method
A concentration measuring apparatus is provided having a fluid sensing means, an optic transmission means, a signal processing means, and an interface means. The...
System and method for producing a bleached cotton, nonwoven web
A continuous textile processing system and method are disclosed for producing a nonwoven web containing bleached cotton fibers in a single line system which...
Portable apparatus for testing multi-wire harnesses and electrical
assemblies to identify wiring errors
A device for testing multi-wire harnesses, printed wiring board assemblies and card cages for wiring faults. The device comprises power and logic circuits in a...
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...
Method of playing a wagering game
A method of playing a wagering game where players successively become the "player-bank," i.e., wager against each of the other game players, is disclosed. The...
Digital color TV for personal computers
On a single plug-in card of standard dimensions for insertion in a desk model computer are mounted all the necessary components to provide display on a portion...