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Apparatus for reading optical codes
A reader for optically encoded information such as a credit card having an embossed data track includes an array of radiant energy transmitting elements and a...
Mill fiber treatment apparatus
Fibers enter a textile mill at bale breaking equipment where fibers are distributed onto an open conveyor, and possibly blended, for transmittal to processing...
Data entry system
A data recording system by means of which data can be typed on a form and subsequently automatically punched into the same or a different form. A typewriter is...
N/C machine paging, status and report system
A system for continuously, automatically sensing the setting of operator controlled switches that denote: (1) the need for operator assistance [CALL]; and, (2)...
Credit card verifier
A credit card having information stored thereon in the form of a matrix of apertures formed through the credit card in a predetermined order, and a verifier...
Card cage assembly
An improved card cage assembly used in data processing equipment to hold printed wire boards containing electrical circuitry. The improved assembly has a rear...
Secure property document and system
A secure property document and system are provided which prevents the use of fraudulent credit cards and other documents. The documents each include optical and...
A photographic camera for printing two different kinds of data upon one sole image carrier comprises a pre-exposure station in which a mask is printed upon the...
Value dispensing system
An automatic monetary value dispensing system wherein a card previously issued to each customer having an account therein is used to actuate the system. The card...
Blister plane apparatus for testing samples of fluid
A sample of fluid is processed in a sandwich-like processing card comprising an upper layer and a lower layer, at least one of which layers has pliable...
Computer control system
During the use of process equipment it is necessary to position control valves, change analog set-point signals for process controllers, move thermocouples to...
Program selection, particularly for liquid scintillation spectrometers
A sample radioactivity measuring system has a conveyor for moving a plurality of sample receiving locations in succession to a working position. A device for...
Fibre processing machinery including carding plates wherein means are provided for carefully adjusting the relative settings of adjacent components of the...
Feed mechanisms for fiber processing machines
Fiber processing machinery including feed plates, carding plates and web strippers wherein means are provided for carefully adjusting the relative settings of...
Record card feeding apparatus
Apparatus for feeding data processing record cards seriatim from the bottom of a stack to a data sensing station or the like including a pair of oscillating...
Method of making a punch assembly
A method of making a punching mechanism for multiple selective perforation of a computer compatible card for use with a punch selector bank having slidable rods...
Poker type game apparatus
A card game apparatus including a playing surface having thereon a plurality of defined areas in the form of rectangles or the like. A dealer using a...
Card advancement mechanism
Apparatus for controlling the advancement of punch cards or like sheet material past a plurality of work stations such as may comprise a data recorder used in...
Process of screen manufacture and use for coding credit cards
A process for forming credit cards in which encoded information is screen printed on a plastic sheet. In the process, a photographic film is placed in contact...
Process of forming yarns from gin motes
A method of processing relatively inexpensive gin motes to reclaim the spinnable but normally waste cotton fibers contained therein and form a reduced cost yarn...
The present invention provides an index apparatus comprising a base, a cover, locking and unlocking means, indexing means, a coil spring, cards etc. When...
Determination and printout of reference line
In the IBM Mag Card II, data read from the cards into the shift register buffer can be scanned without printing the data out and rerecorded on a magnetic card...
Sales computer utilizing sensor pairs
One pair of sensing elements is furnished for each column of a card being transported past the sensing element in the direction of the columns. The first and...
Imprinter having variable amount assembly and improved portable
transaction-log recorder usable therewith
A variable amount imprinter and a portable transaction-log recorder usable therewith, the imprinter having a pivotally mounted head assembly, upon which is...
Board game apparatus involving criminal justice
A board game involving the criminal judicial process. The equipment includes a supply of "people cards" each exhibiting a person having individual socio-economic...
Card reader assembly with manual transducer
An apparatus constructed to receive a card such as a credit card having one or more magnetic strips containing coded data. The card is inserted in the machine...
Card reader with improved picking and transport arrangement
In card reading apparatus of the type for reading data processing type cards, an improved picking arrangement for picking and feeding cards from a contained...
A selecting machine of the type commonly used for addressing mailed material from individual data-bearing cards, using tri-level logical comparator circuitry to...
Transaction terminal with unlimited range of functions
A user transaction terminal which may be connected for communication with a large scale data processing system includes a card handling subsystem which receives...
Method for high density recording of source credit transaction data
A method for recording, at the point of sale, data arising from credit card transactions, makes use of a novel apparatus disclosed in a co-pending Application,...
A card cassette includes a card containing chamber, and a card feeding roller located on the wall of at least one side of the card containing chamber. When the...
Transaction execution system with secure data storage and communications
A transaction execution system includes a host data processing system having a multiple account data base and a plurality of transaction terminals in...
Method and means for teaching alphabet recognition and learning
A method and means of teaching children alphabet recognition and learning handwriting in which a plurality of transparencies are provided, each with one of the...
Data carrier for use in data processing apparatus
An elongated card has a pair of longitudinally extending lateral edges located at opposite sides of and extending in parallelism with a longitudinal symmetry...
Credit card verifier
A low cost credit card verifier unit for use in conjunction with a time-shared central processing unit (CPU) or computer in a credit card verification system....
A card reader for reading a Hollerith coded card where the holes in the card are scanned by a single array of photo detectors as the card is withdrawn from a...
Time card computer
The present invention relates to a time card computer that is adapted to compute or calculate the total time worked by a worker over a specified time period and...
Portable transaction-log recorder
An improved apparatus for the recording of credit card transactions at point of sale, and for reporting said transactions to a central accounting and processing...
Optical reading apparatus and method
Apparatus for recognizing alpha-numeric indicia that are either printed or embossed such as are common to credit cards and other identification means for use in...
Production data gathering and processing system
A data system for gathering and processing data from a production line includes a central processing unit connected to a plurality of addressable data terminals...
A business transaction terminal for a credit authorization system or the like includes a microprocessor for receiving data from a magnetic card reader and a...
Apparatus for making envelopes with broad or pointed closures from a
Blanks removed from a paper web are cut for the making of card envelopes with a printed closure or for the making of so-called banker envelopes with a broad...
A card dispenser comprising a sheet-like optical information recording member bearing a number of indicia for a card recorded thereon, positioning means for...
Process for making identification cards
A method of making an identification card which comprises making any required characters, designs and/or embossings on the base material of the card, further...
Apparatus and method for forming staple fibers and feeding the same to a
An apparatus and method wherein a tow of continuous filaments is fed to a tow cutter and severed into fibrous material of predetermined staple length while the...