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Structures and processes for fabrication of probe card assemblies with
Based upon a layout of a semiconductor wafer comprising a plurality of integrated circuits at pre-defined locations, each integrated circuit comprising a set of...
Centralized issuer hub for transaction card customization
The present invention provides a system for card customization including a centralized issuer hub providing a single point of website integration for applicants...
Information processing apparatus and method and program for mediating
An information processing apparatus is capable of being connected to an IC card via a reader/writer. The information processing apparatus includes a middleware...
Banking system controlled responsive to data bearing records
An automated banking machine operated responsive to data bearing records includes a card reader that is operative to read data from user cards including...
Broadcast advertisement adapting method and apparatus
Techniques of adapting an advertisement previously broadcast or in the process of being broadcast are disclosed. An advertisement selection factor is generated...
Data processing device and mobile device
A microcomputer is provided having a memory card interface capable of correctly latching data even when a card such as an MMC card is connected thereto. In the...
Hardware acceleration for remote desktop protocol
A method for offloading remote terminal services processing tasks to a peripheral device that would otherwise be performed in a computer system's processor and...
System, method, and computer readable medium for settling micropayment
transactions to a pre-paid instrument
The invention provides a system, method, and computer readable medium for conducting micropayment transactions between consumers and merchants. A merchant...
Non pre-approved channel filtering for card acquisition
Information can be shared across a pre-approved (PA) channel and a non pre-approved (NPA) channel to reduce unnecessary offers of a transactional instrument or...
Method for over-the-air personalizing of chip cards in telecommunications
The invention relates to a method for commissioning and personalizing a subscriber identification module SIM, wherein the SIM is set up with a non-individual...
Multi-zone audio amplification system for multimedia
The teachings are directed to a power amplifier expansion card ("amplifier card") for a computer. The amplifier card receives audio data through an input port...
Pipelined packet switching and queuing architecture
An architecture for a line card in a network routing device is provided. The line card architecture provides a bi-directional interface between the routing...
Method for fully automatically aligning quality of image
A method for fully-automatically aligning the quality of an image is provided. The method processes the video signals provided by the Video Graphic Array (VGA)...
Method and apparatus for displaying player tracking information on an
electronic gaming machine display
A gaming machine includes gaming electronics for projecting a game image onto a gaming machine display associated with the gaming machine. The gaming machine is...
Cards and devices with embedded holograms
A card, such as a payment card, or other device may include an electronics package. The electronics package may include electronic components mounted on a...
Single shot molding method for COB USB/EUSB devices with contact pad ribs
A dual-personality extended USB (EUSB) system supports both USB and EUSB memory cards using an extended 9-pin EUSB socket. Each EUSB device 101 includes a PCBA...
Method for detecting and reacting against possible attack to security
enforcing operation performed by a...
The approach defines a protection mechanism against attacks to a security enforcing operation performed by cryptographic token or smart card. It is based on an...
Expansion card and motherboard for supporting the expansion card
A motherboard assembly includes a motherboard and an expansion card. The motherboard includes an expansion slot, a hard disk drive (HDD) controller, a power...
Deposit pending check clearance
Systems and methods for processing checks are described. In particular, an individual can submit a check to a check casher entity, in exchange for a...
Method for producing a number of chip cards
A method for producing a number of chip cards includes a step for preparing a supporting film comprising a number of locations each of which constituting a card...
Control device, smart card reading activation device and associated
The present invention concerns a control device (1) provided for smart card readers (SCR), a smart card reading activation device (2) and associated products...
PCI-E based POS terminal
Exemplary embodiments describe a system and a method for performing the functions of a PCI Express feature card remotely from a data processing system. The...
Memory card, memory card reader and memory card system
A memory card includes a connector unit, an external switch, a mode switch, a processing unit, and at least one memory. The connector unit includes a plurality...
Methods and systems for routing payment transactions
Methods and systems for routing payment transactions electronically involve interrogating by computer logic each payment transaction received by a payments...
Method and apparatus for distributing electronic coupons
A computer implemented method, data processing system, and computer program product for distributing, and redeeming manufacturer coupons for a product purchase...
Method and system for redeeming product marketing rebates
A system and method for processing product marketing rebate claims submitted by a consumer in satisfaction of a rebate offer, the consumer having purchased...
Motherboard assembly and central processing unit expansion card
A central processing unit (CPU) expansion card may be inserted into a first connector of a motherboard. The CPU expansion card includes a board, a CPU socket...
Game for increasing viewership of television commericals and a method for
playing the game
A game for increasing viewership of television commercials is provided. The game provides a game card having a plurality of spaces arranged in multiple rows and...
Purchasing alert methods and apparatus
Systems and techniques for receiving transaction information at an authentication system. The transaction information may be processed using different rule...
Financial transaction card with installment loan feature
There is provided a financial transaction payment method and system for processing a transaction conducted using a financial transaction card. The financial...
System and method for processing flexible spending account transactions
A system and method are provided for processing flexible spending account transactions involving a plurality of pharmacies, a service provider, one or more...
Audiovisual data recording device and method
In each of photographed L and R viewpoint images, an object area and an object size are detected. A disparity calculator calculates a maximum disparity of the...
Integrated circuit card and corresponding programming process
An integrated circuit (IC) card may include non-volatile memory portions, where external data files are storable, and including volatile memory portions and a...
Procedure for data encoding and reading starting from interference of wave
patterns generated in a printed...
A method for identifying counterfeit cards and supports that can be used in such method. Such supports may be made of materials such as paper, cardboard,...
Methods and apparatus for recovering from a failed network interface card
Methods and apparatus for processing a network connection in a computer system including a software network protocol stack and a network interface card...
Method and system for protocol offload and direct I/O with I/O sharing in
a virtualized network environment
Methods and systems for protocol offload and direct I/O with I/O sharing in a virtualized network environment are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include a...
Method and system for photo identification in a payment card transaction
A method and system for a photo ID payment card transaction verification system for use with a payment card interchange network is provided. The system is...
Method for detecting objects
A method for detecting objects, wherein two images of a surrounding (1) are taken and a disparity image is determined by means of stereo image processing,...
High definition video/audio data over IP networks
Both the transmitter unit VTB and the receiver unit VRB feature a modular structure consisting of a base module or baseboard common to both units and one or...
Method and system for dynamic assignment of overhead channel group
Dynamic assignment of channel elements for operating as failover Overhead Channel Group channel elements. Preferred methods include configuring channel elements...
Amusement device including means for processing electronic data in play of
a game in which an outcome is...
Various card devices and methods involving card devices are described. Other embodiments are also described.
Controlling card-based greenlife computing
An electrical digital computer machine and a data processing system, methods of making and for using the machine, products produced thereby, as well as data...
Method and apparatus for performing a credit based transaction between a
user of a wireless communications...
.[.A wireless telecommunications carrier operates a commerce platform in a trusted domain, which may store sensitive information associated with a consumer....
Structure for PCI-E based POS terminal
Exemplary embodiments describe a design structure embodied in a machine readable storage medium for designing, manufacturing, and/or testing a design for...
Card authorization terminal system and card management method using the
A card authorization terminal system of present invention includes a card identifying unit, a database management unit, and an authorization processing unit....
Transaction processing method, apparatus and system
The present invention relates to transaction processing, for processing of payments between payer's (usually individual payers) and payee's (usually merchants....
Method, communication apparatus and system for handling a recharge service
Methods and systems for handling a recharge service and communication apparatuses thereof are disclosed. The method includes receiving a recharge service...
Systems and methods for removing point of sale processing from PCI scope
The methods and systems described herein provide for processing payments at a retail location whose infrastructure has been significantly removed from PCI...
Signal enhancer chip for radio frequency identification system and a
A signal enhancer chip for a radio frequency identification system and a signal enhancer are disclosed. The signal enhancer chip includes: a receiving circuit,...
Image processing apparatus and method for erasing an image based on a mark
read from a sheet
A multifunction printer which can erase image data, which is specified by using a sheet on which a list of image data in a memory card printed, from the memory...