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Downloading of applications in a digital decoder
A method for downloading an executable application into a decoder for a digital broadcast system, characterized in that the application is stored on a portable...
Dynamic management of access rights lists in a portable electronic object
Access rights lists, such as capacity or access control lists, are dynamically managed in a data processing element such as a smart card from an administrator...
System and method for loading software into a control panel for a chiller
A system and process for loading control software into the control panel of a liquid chiller system is provided. A PCMCIA card socket is installed on a circuit...
Secret code security access to data processing means
Access control to data processing means, such as a smart card, is made secure by simulating a comparison block by block of part of a secret code with part of a...
Method for making secure a session with data processing means under the
control of several entities
A method for securing the execution of a session with a data processor, such as a smart card, under the control of at least two entities, such as servers....
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...
System and method for two-step payment transaction authorizations
To process a commercial transaction, a merchant receives a card payment request from a customer. The merchant redirects the customer to the card issuer. The...
Devices for performing multiple independent hardware acceleration
operations and methods for performing same
Multiple hardware accelerators can be used to efficiently perform processes that would otherwise be performed by general purpose hardware running software. The...
Printing apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium
A photo-direct printer apparatus which prints an image on the basis of image data from a digital camera, memory card, or PC serving as an image data source...
Network management card for use in a system for screen image capturing
A network management card is provided to capture a screen image of a host system for transmission over a computer network for remote viewing and remote system...
Secure device and system for issuing IC cards
A secure device capable of reducing influences by interruptions of communication with an external device and allowing a user to install a desired application...
System and method for processing customer returns
A method and apparatus for processing retail store customer returns which reduces the time required for a store employee to process a return and provides...
Process for soldering an electronic component on an electronic card,
process for repairing the card and...
A process for soldering an electronic component onto a support which includes at least one heat drain for the component. The method uses a solder paste which...
Data reproduction apparatus capable of safely controlling reproduction
time of encrypted content data and data...
A decryption processing unit decrypts encrypted content data using a license key Kc. When an elapsed time after reception of the license key (Kc) does not exceed...
Information processing apparatus and loop antenna
An information processing apparatus for use in a transmitting or receiving operation by a non-contact type IC card function and a reader/writer function includes...
Dual protocol handheld field maintenance tool with radio-frequency
A dual-protocol handheld field maintenance tool is provided with radio frequency communication. The radio frequency commination can be provided by virtue of an...
Method and system for activating a computer system
A system and method for improved activation of a personal computer and/or other processing devices is provided. Power and security states are combined and...
Method and systems for providing merchant services with right-time
creation and updating of merchant accounts
Systems and methods for providing merchant services with right-time creation and updating of merchant accounts. Merchant-specific information for each merchant...
Card-type biometric identification device and method therefor
A card-type biometric identification device includes a biometric sensor, an operating/processing module, a remote transceiver, and a rechargeable battery. The...
Methods and systems for per-session dynamic management of media gateway
Methods and systems for per-session dynamic management of media gateway resources are disclosed. According to one method, the logical and physical resources in a...
Method of managing forwarding tables of network processors based on
address learning in line card
The present invention provides a method of managing forwarding tables of network processors based on address learning in a line card. In this method, a...
Game monitoring system, game playing table and monitoring method
To prevent calculation errors and fraudulent acts and reduce cost by automatic monitoring, a wirelessly communicating game monitoring system includes an...
Reconfigurable virtual backplane architecture
A communication network comprises a communication bus and at least two line cards. Each of the line cards are coupled to the communication bus The line cards...
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...
Apparatus and method for recording image data and reproducing zoomed
images from the image data
The sizes of images obtained by electronic zoom processing are rendered constant to a certain degree. To accomplish this, an image within a zoom area is enlarged...
Architecture of an encryption circuit implementing various types of
encryption algorithms simultaneously...
An encryption circuit for simultaneously processing various encryption algorithms, the circuit being capable of being coupled with a host system hosted by a...
Information processing system, information processing method, electronic
money service providing system, and...
An electronic money system is provided which requires lower management and running cost, and features higher flexibility. An acquirer/brand holder managing an...
Methods and apparatus for anonymously requesting bids from a customer
specified quantity of local vendors with...
Methods and apparatus to anonymously request bids from a geographically centered plurality of vendors. The methods and apparatus enable a plurality of vendors to...
Removable computer with mass storage
The present invention provides a detachable add-on card unit to a host system that combines mass storage capability and a processor on the same card. The card...
Method for adjusting an operating rate of a graphics card
A method for increasing an operating rate of a graphics card includes: raising a rotation rate of a radiator fan of a graphics processing unit chip of the...
Cooling structure for interface card
A cooling structure for interface card for cooling the heating component on an interface card includes a heat sink, a metallic hood, and a water block, wherein...
Context-based card selection device
A card transaction device is provided for selecting virtual cards for transactions based on a context. The portable device includes a plurality of virtual cards,...
Authentication system having a flexible imaging pressure sensor
A sensor for a textured surface (e.g., a fingerprint) is provided. The sensor includes a flexible substrate and a flexible membrane supported above the substrate...
Data processing system, memory device, data processing unit, and data
processing method and program
To provide an improved management structure of memory devices storing service-use applications. A card for a memory device applied to use various services is...
Method and system for writing NV memories in a controller architecture,
corresponding computer program product...
The invention describes a method and an arrangement for writing to NV memories in a controller architecture, together with a corresponding computer program...
Emergency call system and device
An emergency call system includes an emergency call device capable of accessing at least a wireless telecommunication network by means of a communication...
IPOS transaction terminal
Apparatus and methods for translation processing. The apparatus may be a transaction system including a keypad, a circuit for interacting with the transaction...
Method for communication
A method of communication involving processing by instruction using one or a combination of information units, when a user instructs a terminal to display...
System and method for configuring a software radio
A system and method for configuring a software defined radio is disclosed. In an embodiment, a smart card and smart card reader are used to access layered...
Multiprocessor node controller circuit and method
Improved method and apparatus for parallel processing. One embodiment provides a multiprocessor computer system that includes a first and second node controller,...
System and method for generating and processing a stream of video data
having multiple data streams
The invention provides a system and method for processing a video stream having at least one video signal contained therein. The invention utilizes a computer, a...
Customer checkout accelerator
A system and method for accelerating customer sales transactions in a retail store. A customer checkout accelerator provides a customer user interface to...
Non-volatile semiconductor memory device
When a non-volatile memory write error occurs in a card storage device containing a non-volatile memory and an error correction circuit, write data is read from...
Case for card-type portable information processing device
An inventive card-type portable information processing device case permits a user to select a mode in which a card-type portable information processing device is...
Apparatus and method for a mobile personal computer system (MPC) with a
A method and apparatus for a mobile personal computer (MPC) system with built-in scanner. In one embodiment, the method includes detection of the insertion of an...
Laser-assisted replication method
The invention concerns an apparatus and a process for producing a marking on a substrate. Substrates marked in that way are applied to documents such as for...
System and method for a prepaid card issued by a foreign financial
A system and method for providing a reloadable prepaid card account maintained by a foreign financial institution is provided. The foreign financial institution...
Electronic journal preparation system and electronic journal preparation
A customer selects a program in a program display portion 1. A face image pick-up portion 2 picks up a face image of a customer by a fixed camera and a card...
Surface mapping and generating devices and methods for surface mapping and
A surface mapping and generating device which has devices for the process and/or cost optimization, in particular raw material recovery devices, an automatic...
Plastic card reorienting mechanism and interchangeable input hopper
A card reorienting mechanism and an input hopper of plastic card processing equipment, for example a desktop plastic card printer. The card reorienting mechanism...