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Methods and systems for processing, accounting, and administration of
stored value cards
Methods are described for accounting, administration and processing of transactions utilizing a stored value card utilizing an EFT service gateway and providing...
Transaction card system and approach
A deferred-type payment approach facilitates transaction card management and processing. According to an example embodiment, a user's transaction card purchases...
Circuit arrangement for wirelessly exchanging data and RFID chip card
A circuit arrangement for wirelessly exchanging data with a reader device, including an antenna for converting electromagnetic radiation into an antenna voltage,...
Packetization of non-MPEG stream data in systems using advanced
multi-stream POD interface
Aspects of the present invention may be found in one or more systems and/or methods to encapsulate or packetize non-MPEG and MPEG data. The encapsulation or...
Information processing apparatus and method, and non-contact IC card
An information processing method includes the steps of: detecting a magnetic field variation that occurs in the vicinity of a receiving section that receives a...
Elastomeric bicomponent fibers comprising block copolymers having high
Bicomponent fibers having a sheath-core morphology where the sheath is a thermoplastic polymer and the core is an elastomeric compound are made which can be...
Card edge connector assembly with cards inserted thereinto along different
A card edge connector assembly is provided with a first connector, a second connector and a printed circuit board (PCB). The first/second connector respectively...
Interface card, network device having the same and control method thereof
An interface card is capable of communicating with an external device and includes a power supplier; a non-volatile memory which stores executable instructions...
Memory card and data rewriting method
A controller 3 of a memory card is a provided with a command decoding circuit 6 for decoding commands issued by a host HT, a command enable register 8 in which...
Method and apparatus for ordering goods, services and content over an
internetwork using a virtual payment account
A virtual payment system for ordering and paying for goods, services and content over an internetwork is disclosed. The virtual payment system comprises a...
Internet payment, authentication and loading system using virtual smart
A system loads, authenticates and uses a virtual smart card for payment of goods and/or services purchased on-line over the Internet. An online purchase and load...
Camera system for with velocity sensor and de-blurring processor
A camera system for outputting deblurred still images includes a portable handheld camera device having an image sensor adapted to capture a still image...
Microprocessor comprising signature means for detecting an attack by error
A method for monitoring the execution of a sequence of instruction codes in an integrated circuit comprising a central processing unit provided for executing...
Managing processes on a network device
Managing processes on a network device is disclosed. A set of processes running on a network device may be monitored and managed by a set of one or more...
Shuffling machine with a detaching assembly for card input and output
A shuffling machine has a shuffler, a card input, a card output, an input detaching assembly and an output detaching assembly. The input detaching assembly is...
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...
Systems, methods, and devices for selling transaction instruments via
The present invention generally relates to a system and method for distributing a transaction instrument. The system includes the steps of: offering for sale, in...
Combination food preparation device
A combination slicing and dicing food processing device. The device generally includes a cutting box and gliding body which travels back and forth across the...
Method and apparatus for modulating a video signal with data
A system for transmitting auxiliary data within a modulated video signal from a broadcast source to a hand-held device with a slot, the system comprising the...
Broadcasting receiver and communication method using the broadcasting
A method of performing communication between an Internet protocol (IP) address allocation server and an apparatus including a cable card and a host device is...
Semiconductor memory card access apparatus, a computer-readable recording
medium, an initialization method, and...
A predetermined number of erasable blocks positioned at a start of a volume area in a semiconductor memory card are provided so as to include volume management...
Med-monotype (known as "the eye"), a system and equipment for collecting
and verifying service performance data
A system of equipment, communication networks, and computer programs automates the recording of worker identity, location, arrival time and departure time at...
Method and system for pushing credit payments as buyer initiated
A method and system are disclosed for pushing credit payments as buyer initiated transactions. The buyer communicates payment instructions to initiate payment of...
Method and apparatus for providing and processing installment plans at a
A central controller receives from a POS terminal a purchase price and a financial account identifier. The financial account identifier specifies a financial...
Procedure for processing user's identification numbers in communication
networks corresponding communication...
A terminal for telecommunications networks, such as a mobile telephone, has at least one storage area for storing user indicators and acting as an electronic...
Secure payment card transactions
Payment card transactions at a point of sale (POS) are secured in certain embodiments by intercepting, with a POS security layer installed on a POS terminal,...
Verification of portable consumer devices
Apparatuses, methods, and systems pertaining to the verification of portable consumer devices are disclosed. In one implementation, a verification token is...
Automated banking machine system and method
A banking transaction processing system includes customer stations and at least one server provider station. The customer stations include automated banking...
Data communications system, information processing terminal, IC card,
reader/writer, and program
Disclosed herein is a data communications system configured to execute data communication between three parties of a reader/writer, an integrated circuit card...
Multiple account advanced payment card and method of routing card
A system of accessing through a financial processing network multiple accounts associated with a single financial card. Data is input to the financial network in...
Method for processing transaction information
A method for processing transaction information is provided according to the present invention. The method enables business vender to provide consumers with...
System and method for platform resilient VoIP processing
A system and method for platform resilient VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) processing in a partitioned environment. The system comprises a plurality of soft...
Processing apparatus, job execution apparatus, method for controlling the
processing apparatus and storage medium
An IC card reader/writer is connected to an image forming apparatus in advance. The image forming apparatus is provided with a job database for storing job...
System for providing banking services by use of mobile communication
A system for providing banking services by use of a mobile communication system, in which a variety of financial transactions including inquiry of at least one...
A digital camera in which a recording portion made up of a microcomputer 110 and a card slot 153 performs predetermined processing on image data generated by a...
Determining packet forwarding information for packets sent from a protocol
offload engine in a packet switching...
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-readable media, mechanisms used in one embodiment configured for, and means for, determining packet...
Multiple virtual network stack instances using virtual network interface
A method for processing packets that includes receiving a first packet for a first target by a network interface card (NIC), classifying the first packet,...
Communication system and method
The present invention relates to a communication system and a communication method for simply and quickly starting communication. A cellular phone 52 is loaded...
Integrated circuit for memory card and memory card using the circuit
An integrated circuit for storing data, and for application in a memory card that operates in cooperation with at least one of an external acquisition system and...
Image noise reduction device and image noise reduction method
A CPU 200 reads out an image file GF from a memory card MC and stores the read out image file GF temporarily in an RAM 210. The CPU 200 acquires shooting...
System and method for performing computer system maintenance and service
Systems and methods for maintaining and servicing a data processing system or "computer system," including rack enclosures housing multiple servers, desktop...
Strategy indicating table gaming apparatuses and methods
Systems and methods for playing live casino games. The systems have changeable displays which portray virtual playing cards or symbols to live participants....
Methods and systems for managing transaction card accounts enabled for use
with particular categories of...
A computer-implemented method and system for managing transaction card accounts involves enabling a transaction card account by a card issuer for use with...
Method and apparatus for reducing on-line fraud using personal digital
A distributed Personal Digital Identification (PDI) system and architecture rapidly verifies individuals using biometric data or other tokens prior to approving...
Universal image processing
The present invention provides a universal and centralized image (e.g., medical, bio-molecular, etc.) processing system platform. The invention permits sharing...
Systems and methods for providing secure transactions
A method for providing secure transactions generates a Secure Card Number ("SCN") for a first entity that is transferred with a first entity identifier to a...
Data security for electronic data flash card
An electronic data flash card includes a random number generator that generates a random number stored in the card and a host system each time the card is...
Versatile terminal adapter and network for transaction processing
A terminal adapter, along with a value added network, is disclosed that interworks a plurality of terminals with a processing host to accomplish transaction...
Systems, methods, and devices for combined credit card and stored value
The present invention generally relates to a single transaction account identifier that can be used for in transactions with one of multiple transaction...
Card dispenser and storage and method for dispensing and storing cards
A dispenser and storage system for cards allows a user to store, dispense, hold, and play a game of cards even when the dealer must hold the deck in one hand or...