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Card edge connector with improved retainer
A card edge connector for mating with an electronic card includes an elongated housing, a number of contacts and a retainer disposed in the housing. The housing...
Information processing system, and information processing apparatus and
The present invention relates to an information processing system, and an information processing apparatus and method in which authentication processing on a...
Method and system for conserving power by degrading network connection
In general, in one aspect, the invention relates to a method for conserving power. The method includes determining a first network connection speed for a...
System for card activity-based mortgage crediting
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...
Generalized serialization queue framework for protocol processing
A method for processing packets. The method includes receiving a first packet, wherein the first packet is associated with a first protocol, classifying the...
Defining lost event talley tag packets when PET count rates exceed
available acquisition bandwidth
A system identifies when received packets are lost at a node in a multi-node processing chain. The system processing chain may include a gantry interface module...
Electronic assemblies without solder and methods for their manufacture
The present invention provides an electronic assembly 400 and a method for its manufacture 800, 900, 1000 1200, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700. The assembly 400 uses no...
Amusement devices and games including means for processing electronic data
where ultimate outcome of the game...
Games related to the provision of information are described. Games may be formulated to exploit biases such as long shot bias and favorite bias. Games related...
Card-holding device in a card-processing apparatus
In a card processing apparatus a card tray and, a card-transporting device are provided. A device for sensing the position or detention of a card in the card...
Bank card fraud protection system
Systems and methods are provided for protecting against bank card fraud and related crimes by providing a distress/fraud trigger at bank card machines, such as...
Sheets processing apparatus and sheets processing method
A sheet processing apparatus including a table to be loaded a first and a second banknote group partitioned by a header card recording the bar code number in...
Method of processing postal items using a separator representing a region
of interest (ROI)
The method of processing postal items comprises the following steps: causing the postal items to advance in series past a camera (120) for the purpose of...
Single instrument/card for video applications
Video processing arrangement including a host computer having a monitor, a video asset coupled to the computer for generating video signals and an interface for...
Information processing terminal, IC card, portable communication device,
wireless communication method, and program
An information processing terminal is disclosed that is allowed to carry out contactless data transmission or reception with a reading or writing device by use...
Stacker and card processing apparatus equipped with the stacker
A stacker is composed of a bottom plate, a containing section for storing a plurality of cards by stacking it on the bottom plate and a guiding section for...
Method of fabricating a probe card
Provided is a probe card and method of fabricating the same. This method comprises forming soldering bumpers electrically connected to conductive patterns on a...
Control and communication unit between a terminal and a microcircuit card
A control and communication unit is provided between a terminal and at least one microcircuit card. The unit includes a control module for a number of input...
Time management at communication protocol layer for a smart card-type
An entity of the smart card type has an application layer linked to a communication protocol layer. A time manager containing a timer interfaces with the...
A Terminal equipment 10 has a message information accepter 12 for accepting message information from terminal program 26, an ID generator 14 for generating a...
Electronic card connector with an improved housing for assembling a switch
terminal thereof favorably
An electronic card connector includes an insulative housing, a number of contacts and a first switch terminal retained on the insulative housing. The insulative...
Apparatus and method for automatically shuffling cards
An apparatus and method of automatically shuffling a deck of playing cards is described. The apparatus includes three compartments disposed laterally with...
Multi-function card device
A multifunction card device has an external connection terminal, an interface controller, a memory, and the security controller connected to the interface...
Method for authenticating micro-processor cards, corresponding
micro-processor card, card reader terminal and...
A method is provided for authenticating micro-processor cards to determine whether a card is a genuine card or a fake card. Authentication is performed by a...
System controlled responsive to data bearing records
A system controlled by data bearing records includes an automated banking machine that operates to carry out transactions responsive to data read from user...
Recurring transaction processing
Techniques for processing of recurring payments are provided that do not require merchants to update consumer account information when a consumer is issued a...
Method and system for distributing consumer photograph-based advertisement
An automatic advertisement system creates and processes a digital image that includes a user's digital photograph and advertisement images from selected...
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...
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...
Method and system for transparent TCP offload (TTO) with a user space
Certain aspects of a method and system for transparent TCP offload with a user space library are disclosed. Aspects of a method may include collecting TCP...
Method and apparatus for containing a denial of service attack using
hardware resources on a network interface card
A method for processing packets, where the method includes programming a hardware classifier in a network interface card (NIC) to send packets associated with a...
Method and apparatus for a no pre-set spending limit transaction card
A method and apparatus are provided for a no pre-set spending limit transaction card with features and attributes of both a credit card and a charge card,...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus forming an image of image data on a recording medium, is characterized by, when forming the image by synthesizing the image data...
Method and system for offloading network processing
The invention relates to a method for processing a packet. The method includes receiving the packet by a physical network interface, determining a target...
Image processing apparatus having card reader for applying effects stored
on a card to a stored image
An image processing apparatus for applying desired effects to a stored image. The apparatus comprises an optical reader; a feed mechanism for feeding a card...
Method and system for integrating television brand advertising with
A method for integrating television brand advertising with promotional marketing includes providing an image to be displayed in different television commercials...
Memory device having secure non-volatile locking functionality
A device and method is provided for maintaining, upon unlocking of a memory, the lock status of the memory prior to the memory being unlocked and recreating the...
Application delivery control module for virtual network switch
A virtualized platform includes a virtual switch connected to the virtual network interface cards (vNICs) for a group of virtual machines running the same...
Method and system for processing internet payments using the electronic
funds transfer network
A system and method for effectuating Electronic Funds Transfer credit messages. The main structural components of the system include a Payment Portal Processor...
Field 55 data relationships
A data mining device, method, and apparatus configured to associate customer exclusive data from a payment card or device after a financial transaction. A...
Packet circuitry addressing independent and dependent information to
In one form of the invention, a process of sending real-time information from a sender computer (103) to a receiver computer (105) coupled to the sender...
An XML system is configured to print bar code labels, tags, tickets, cards, or other media, and/or encode RFID devices embedded in media, based upon an...
Method and apparatus for multi-level security implementation
A method of operating a multi-level security system including the steps of providing a plurality of processors. At least some of said processors are equipped...
Data security system and method adjunct to a browser, telecom or
Data security for processing data or securing browser-input data operates on security sensitive content which is extracted, then either encrypted or stored in...
System and method for providing application categorization and quality of
service in a network with multiple users
Internet protocol (IP) data service providers may provide several services over a single communications channel and/or circuit. For example, the provider may...
System and method for obtaining customer bill information and facilitating
bill payment at biller websites
An integrated electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) system is disclosed which obtains bills for customers (which include individuals, businesses, and...
Method for minimizing financial risk for wireless services
A method and system for managing financial risk through the use of postpaid processing during use of wireless services is presented within the scope of the...
Dynamic credit card with magnetic stripe and embedded encoder and methods
for using the same to provide a...
A dynamic credit card is provided in which a secure credit card number (e.g., a secret/hidden credit card number) is encoded based on a timing signal (e.g., an...
Facilitating multi-transaction currency handling processes
A transaction such as a withdrawal or deposit may be divided into multiple smaller transactions based on an amount of currency associated with the transaction....
Systems and methods for processing credit card transactions that exceed a
A method, system, and computer are disclosed for managing a financial transaction associated with a financial account, wherein the transaction would cause an...
Direct currency conversion
This invention concerns direct currency conversion, that is automatic currency conversion at point of payment for card transactions. In particular it concerns a...