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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...
Fixed write-protect seamless memory card
In an embodiment of the present invention, a memory card includes a bottom plastic piece having a plurality of lateral sides, one of which includes a notch, and...
IPOS transaction terminal
Apparatus and methods for transaction processing. The apparatus may be a transaction terminal including a keypad, a circuit for interacting with the transaction...
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...
Payment card sweepstakes program
A method includes providing an authorized user of a credit card issued by a service provider, the authorized user referring customers to the service provider for...
Method for secure electronic commercial transaction on-line processing
A method for on-line processing of electronic commercial transactions using three distinct communication networks to enhance the security of sensitive...
Systems and methods for processing benefits
Systems and methods for processing, for example, childcare benefits include: issuing a benefit card to a childcare customer; receiving a start time for childcare...
Method, system and computer readable medium for web site account and
e-commerce management from a central location
A method, system, and computer readable medium for managing a financial transaction of a user at a merchant, including authenticating the user via a device of...
Method and device for providing cards
A method and a device for providing cards for processing first cause a drawing of a card from at least one card magazine. The cards are arranged in a plurality...
Method for intercontroller communications in a safety instrumented system
or a process control system
The claimed system provides an I/O card that is used to interface two process controllers over a communication line that is separate from a primary communication...
Memory load balancing
An inspection system for detecting anomalies on a substrate. A first network is coupled to a sensor array and communicates data. Process nodes are coupled to the...
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...
Multicast packet replication
Techniques are described to replicate multicast packets in accordance with a hierarchical data structure. For example, upon receiving a multicast packet, a...
Negotiable instruments and systems and processing same
There is provided a check with additional data capture capability that in conjunction with a linked transaction card provides substantially complete coverage for...
Mobile terminal and authentication method
In a mobile terminal that performs transmission and reception of a message between an IC card and a terminal program, the security is improved by preventing an...
Authorization data model
An authorization data model factors roles into generic roles and responsibilities, using these attributes at run-time to complete an authorization process based...
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 transferring and separating telephone call data
The invention consists of equipment and a method for allowing old line capacity to provide near dsl or superior dsl quality telephone connections. A method of...
Image pickup apparatus, control method therefor, and control program for
implementing the control method
An image pickup apparatus which is capable of interrupting a data searching process quickly without detecting a user pressing a search interruption button. A...
Probe card for testing semiconductor devices
A probe card is disclosed that is easily assembled and maintained and configured to prevent the controlled level of a space transformer from changing due to...
Method, system and computer program for client acquisition
The present invention is a method, system and computer program whereby a loyalty program may be linked to one or more card issuers and the corresponding...
Billing based on the type of printed document
Techniques are provided for billing a customer for printing services based on the type of document printed. Types of documents may include business cards, books,...
Real time system for monitoring the commonality, sensitivity, and
repeatability of test probes
A system and a method for effectively determining the measurement sensitivity, repeatability, and probe commonality to assist a test engineer determine if the...
Manufacturing method for a secure-digital (SD) flash card with slanted
asymmetric circuit board
A flash-memory device has a printed-circuit board assembly (PCBA) with a PCB with a flash-memory chip and a controller chip. The controller chip includes an...
Card shuffling device and method
A device for shuffling a deck of playing cards is described. The cards are placed in a compartment having a shape of a rectangular parallelepiped, and...
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...
Providing services for multiple virtual private networks
A network device provides services for multiple virtual private networks (VPNs) via one or more virtual hosts. For example, a router receives packets from...
Methods and systems for extensible link level alignment between modules in
a distributed processing system
Methods and systems for link-level alignment between processing modules or cards and distributed processing system are disclosed. According to one method, cards...
Electronic bond and guaranty process and business method
Disclosed is a method by which suretyship bonds and guaranties can be purchased and deployed over the Internet in real time, providing automatic application...
System and method for processing retrieval requests
A system for processing transaction data is provided. The system includes a substitute draft system that receives a retrieval request and generates a substitute...
System and method for processing batches of documents
A method of processing documents by receiving at least a batch of documents and a separator card in an input receptacle of a document processing device. The...
Apparatus and method for wireless video gaming
Apparatus for video gaming includes a box having a slot with an interface that connects to a game card providing a platform to run a software video game. The...
Television signal reception apparatus and method, and broadcast reception
apparatus and method
It is the objective of the present invention to easily change between an image display application and the viewing of a program for a digital television, and to...
System and method for TCP offload
A system for processing packets is disclosed and may including a network interface card (NIC). The NIC may include a TCP enabled Ethernet controller (TEEC). The...
Method and apparatus for a distributed control plane
A method and apparatus for a distributed control plane. In one embodiment of the invention, a primary control card distributes control plane process instances...
Private label purchase card acceptance systems and methods
A method of processing a purchase card transaction includes receiving a transaction request at a host computer system from a point-of-sale device of a first...
Method and apparatus for collaborative filtering of card member
The disclosed system allows a credit or charge card issuer to provide its card members with a list of merchants, products, services, vacation destinations or...
Apparatus for receiving cable TV broadcasting program, and multiplexer and
Provided are an apparatus for receiving cable broadcasting programs and a multiplexer and a de-multiplexer thereof for reducing data amount processed in a Cable...
Programmably sliceable switch-fabric unit and methods of use
A programmably sliceable switch-fabric unit (PSSU) and methods of use are disclosed. An N.times.N' switch matrix is programmably made to operate as if it were a...
Contactless card reader and information processing system
The present invention provides a contactless card reader and an information processing system utilizes the card reader. The contactless card reader comprises a...
Method and apparatus for using an IC to facilitate downloading content
A method and apparatus for using an integrated circuit card to facilitate downloading reusable content from a server into a terminal. Specifically, the method...
Packet filtering by applying filter rules to a packet bytestream
A packet filtering method, system and article of manufacture are provided which include: employing an instruction set associated with a pseudo-machine in...
Network system having an extensible forwarding plane
A platform for seamlessly hosts a plurality of disparate types of packet processing applications. One or more applications are loaded onto a service card on the...
Selective bandwidth connectivity through network line cards
Public communication networks increasingly need to provide customers with a range of communication services, from baseband voice service, to computer data...