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Control device and use control method for control object apparatus
A control device for controlling a use of control object apparatus, including a control section which is configured to read out information recorded in an IC...
Defending smart cards against attacks by redundant processing
A method is provided which defends a computer program against attacks independently of the complexity of the program. A request to invoke the application is...
Method and system for onloading network services
In general, the invention relates to a method for processing packets. The method includes receiving a first packet by a network interface card (NIC) connected...
Banking apparatus controlled responsive to data bearing records
An automated banking machine of a banking system operates responsive to data read from bearing records. The machine includes a card reader operative to read...
Portable telecommunications apparatus
Portable telecommunications apparatus having one or more functionalities including providing user access to a telecommunications network, the portable...
Universal payment processing
A computerized universal payment method to allow merchants with differing risk tolerance, transaction fee tolerance, and payment time tolerance to optimize...
Method for providing information and recommendations based on user
A method for providing recommendations to a user based on user activity. A plurality of activity data tracking a plurality of activities of a user is obtained....
Bayer reconstruction of images using a GPU
A system and method for performing Bayer reconstruction of images using a programmable graphics processing unit (GPU) are described herein. A Bayer filtered...
Device for processing and/or transporting flat mail items
A device for processing and for transporting flat mail items such as documents and/or letters inserted into envelopes, samples, cards, etc., includes a...
Memory system and control method for the same
A memory system having a memory card configured to store frame data composed of a plurality of pieces of sector data and a host configured to send and receive...
Method and apparatus for distributing network traffic processing on a
An intelligent network interface card (INIC) or communication processing device (CPD) works with a host computer for data communication. The device provides a...
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...
Communication system, settlement management apparatus and method, portable
information terminal and information...
The present invention provides a communication system that enables safe and easy addition of a function for use of credit card settlement services to a portable...
Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
An electrical characteristics test for a semiconductor integrated circuit using a Kelvin contact method can be conducted in a pre-process without obstructing...
Method and device for merchant authentication
Conducting payment card transactions through a payment network through a card reader with a merchant authentication code attached. A payment is processed in...
Transaction processing entity device support of an integrated offer
A method begins by generating, for each of a plurality of merchant devices, an offer data file to produce a plurality of offer data files. The method continues...
Multicast packet forwarding using multiple stacked chassis
A stacked chassis comprising multiple physical switch/router chassis operates without any special stacking hardware or stacking channels. Instead, a stacking...
Method and system using a bitmap for passing contactless payment card
transaction variables in standardized...
An electronic payment system is configured to process both proximity payment card type and magnetic stripe card type transactions. The magnetic stripe card...
Sharing of access to a storage device
A method and system for sharing access to a storage device. Two processing devices are connected to a storage device interface. The processing devices are...
Method for funding a charity using a prepaid card
A method of charity funding, using prepaid cards. A winner of a charity lottery is provided with a prepaid card having, as an initial balance, the lottery...
Payment processing system for use in a retail environment having segmented
A payment processing system and method comprising a POS module providing an interface to effect sales of FGS in a retail environment, a device module...
Apparatus for the distribution of cards on paper carriers and related
An apparatus (4) for the distribution of cards on paper carriers allows easier control and reading steps on the cards, without slowing down the coupling...
Low-profile right-angle electrical connector assembly
A low-profile, right angle connector assembly comprises six cable connectors and six board-mount connectors housed within a PCIe bracket and EMI shell. The PCIe...
Lottery transaction mechanisms
Described are a number of mechanisms that can reduce transaction costs and increase the economic viability of a number of products. Included is a combination...
Machine for personalising smart cards at high rate
The personalisation machine for smart cards (5) comprises an administration computer system (1) connected via at least one data personalisation transmission...
Card issuing system, card issuing server, card issuing method and program
The present invention provides a service providing server including an authentication ticket creating unit for encrypting access authentication information and...
Multi-interface and multi-bus structured solid-state storage subsystem
A solid-state storage subsystem, such as a non-volatile memory card or drive, includes multiple interfaces and a memory area storing information used by a data...
Multi-application smart card device software solution for smart cardholder
reward selection and redemption
A system for facilitating reward selection and redemption for a loyalty program is disclosed. The system includes a point-of-sale (POS) device that is capable...
Method for optimizing a network prefix-list search
A packet network device includes a route processor that operates to maintain one or more forwarding tables and it includes one or more line cards that operate...
Rendering for an interactive 360 degree light field display
An interactive, autostereoscopic system for displaying an object in 3D includes a mirror configured to spin around a vertical axis when actuated by a motor, a...
Authentication system, terminal and information processing device, having
function of performing stable...
To provide an authentication system allowing stable determination as to whether a user is a registered user while saving user's trouble, an information...
System and method for instant issue of personalized financial transaction
In a method for instantly issuing a personalized financial transaction card to a customer a bank employee receives customer information and card information...
Private label promotion card system, program product, and associated
Embodiments of the present invention provide a private label promotion card as a bank product, being issued and managed by the bank and using an open payment...
Method and system for providing electronic option trading bandwidth
reduction and electronic option risk...
A method and system for providing electronic option trading bandwidth reduction and risk management and assessment for multi-market electronic trading. Data...
Service provider activation
Systems and methods for activating a mobile device for use with a service provider are described. In one exemplary method, a mobile device having a currently...
Method and terminal for implementing hot-plug of smart card
A method and terminal for implementing hot-plug of a smart card are disclosed. The method includes: during the process of playing mobile multimedia, a...
Payment cards and devices with enhanced magnetic emulators
A payment card (e.g., credit and/or debit card) or other device (e.g., mobile telephone) is provided with a magnetic emulator operable to communicate data to a...
Stored value card transaction control systems and methods
A gift card processing system which includes a database storing interval information representing a required interval between transactions using the gift card....
Polymeric fiber insulation batts for residential and commercial
Fiber insulation batts suitable for building thermal insulating applications are made using polymer fibers. A mixture of staple fibers and binder fibers are...
Image forming apparatus, method for validating IC card holder, and
computer program product thereof
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes a validating unit validating a holder of an IC card having a first security information set, login information set...
Card and host apparatus
A host apparatus, into which a card having a nonvolatile semiconductor memory is inserted, issues a check command to the card. The check command instructs to...
Method for elliptic curve scalar multiplication
The method for elliptic curve scalar multiplication may provide several countermeasures to protect scalar multiplication of a private key k by a point P to...
Camera system for with velocity sensor and de-blurring processor
A camera system for outputting deblurred still images includes a portable handheld camera device comprising an image sensor for recording an image; a...
Optical machine-readable data representation image
Club cards and tickets can be eliminated by providing an application that allows a player's mobile phone to process an image of an optical machine-readable...
Memory card with a connector
A memory card with a connector includes a card main body for storing data and a connector including multiple terminals and an insulation main body. Multiple...
File system for virtual local area network
A file system that utilizes Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) addressing and routing schemes to permit implementing multiple networked file system applications...
Smart card loading transactions using wireless telecommunications network
Smart card transactions allow consumers to load value onto and make purchases using smart cards with a mobile telephone handset over the telecommunications...
Communication system, communication method, and data processing apparatus
A communication system and communication method enable various types of near field communication. NFC communication apparatuses have two features in that each...
Image forming apparatus having printing log management function and method
An image forming apparatus and a method thereof has a printing log management function. An image forming apparatus allows a connection with an external memory...
Method for preventing repeating identification of card images
A method for preventing repeating identification of card symbols. The method includes obtaining an environmental image of an identification zone as a reference...