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Apparatus and method to automatically collect data regarding assets of a
A system to automatically gather attribute data about elements such as networks, network interface cards, operating systems, device types, installed software,...
System and methods for providing a portable object management terminal
The invention provides an operation control system which is capable of allowing users to easily operate a controlled device over different control ranges,...
A data-processing system comprises a microprocessor, a communication device communicating with an electronic module intended to apply a convention signal to the...
Transparent/translucent financial transaction card
A financial transaction card is transparent or translucent to human viewing yet detectable by automated card processing equipment. The card includes a...
Credit card validation for an interactive wireless network
A system for validating a credit card over a wireless network. The system includes a wireless communication network for receiving a request message including...
Attack-resistant implementation method
The present invention makes it difficult for unauthorized parties to estimate processing and a secret key based upon the waveforms of power consumption of an IC...
System for protecting cryptographic processing and memory resources for
postal franking machines
An improved system for protecting cryptographic processing and memory for postal franking machines. Appropriate cryptographic processing and memory resources are...
Web server network system and method
A data processing system including a plurality of web server processing cards coupled with a midplane is provided. A first network interface card may be coupled...
Automated film processing kiosk system
Automated unattended film processing kiosk permits a customer to drop off a film unit, e.g., OTUC, and come back later to pick up the finished prints. The...
Multi-function probe card
A multi-function probe card (40) includes a PCB (41), a plurality of probe needles (47), a counter (71) to acquire a "piece sequence parameter", a ...
Wafer probing that conditions devices for flip-chip bonding
A probing system or process for electrical testing of a device fabricated on a wafer also conditions terminals such as solder balls on the device to improve...
Redundancy systems and methods in communications systems
A method and apparatus are provided for improving redundancy and load sharing in control cards in the control plane of a communication node. An active control...
Information processing apparatus and communication setting method
When an access point receives radio waves from a GPS satellite and acquires its own position information, it sends a beacon signal containing the acquired...
Memory card and data processing system
A memory card and a microcomputer with nonvolatile memory wherein operation under two different types of power supply specifications is achieved are provided.A...
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...
Method and system for distributed video compression in personal computer
A method and system for compressing video data in a computer has video processing that is distributed between preprocessing hardware in a video ...
Systems and methods for transacting business over a global communications
network such as the internet
A business model/process is described for conducting business transactions over the Internet, allowing buyers to reduce the price of the selected product/service...
Picture printing system
Using a picture image printing system, both types of pictures recorded by a camera using a film and a digital camera are effectively printed. The printing system...
A card connector comprises an insulative housing, a plurality of conductive terminals received in the insulative housing, a guiding and restraining device, a...
Method of providing IC card service, card terminal, and IC card
There have been some problems in the conventional IC card such as a card holder has to memorize his PIN, the set of conditions for the combination of IC cards...
Rights information processing apparatus and method, and program storing
medium using a display object for...
A transfer processing unit reads out data relating to contents and rights information corresponding to the contents, from a memory card. A GUI unit controls...
Tuner receiving system, control unit for receiving radio waves by using
tuner, storage medium from which data...
A tuner receiving system, a control unit for controlling a tuner receiving operation, a computer readable storage medium, and a method of receiving radio waves...
Ruled line extracting apparatus for extracting ruled line from normal
document image and method thereof
A ruled line extracting apparatus obtains circumscribed rectangles of pixel concatenation regions included in an input pattern, and calculates the most frequent...
Capacitance measurement-based mechanism for locating open telecommunication
To locate an open fault along a telecommunication wireline pair, a prescribed frequency tone is coupled to the wireline pair by way of a center tap of the...
Mail handling equipment and methods
A mail processing machine comprises a first holding location that is adapted to hold a stack of first pages. A card is coupled to each of the first pages, and...
System for securely communicating amongst client computer systems
A data transaction processing system in which transaction data is entered by the user in response to prompts in a template which is tailored to each user...
Optimized two-sided wireless modem card component placement
According to one embodiment of the invention, a compact wireless modem card placement in compliance with thickness requirement of type II PCMCIA standard and...
Information processing terminal
The present invention relates to an information processing terminal that makes it possible to readily upgrade software of information processing terminals...
Forwarding packets to aggregated links using distributed ingress card
A method perfomed by an ingress card includes receiving a packet with a destination identifier, and determining an aggregated link associated with the...
Card printing devices
Card printing apparatus, for example, for printing identification cards, pass cards and the like generally comes with a relatively restricted size card input...
Methods and apparatus for conducting secure, online monetary transactions
A system, method, and apparatus for conducting secure monetary transactions over a communications network is provided. The invention facilitates secure monetary...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for high speed memory
For testing a device under test ("DUT") a test specification is converted in a computer system by a pin vector generator process, which includes generating test...
Data processing apparatus and card-sized data processing device
A data processing apparatus and card-sized data processing device that consume less power and operate more reliably. An antenna captures a radio wave sent from...
Telecommunication service processing method and apparatus
Embodiments provide a method, article of manufacture, and apparatus for telecommunication service processing. In one embodiment, a calling card may be customized...
Digital image processing device and digital camera using this device
A digital image processing device, more particularly, a digital camera, which includes: a static digital image extracting device used to extract the static...
Information recording-displaying card, image processing method using same,
and image processor
An information recording-displaying card, includes: core sheet; and over sheet bonded to core sheet, including: a support including an amorphous polyester resin,...
Rotable portable card having a data storage device, apparatus and method
for using same
A portable card adapted to be used in a card processing system having a data processing station is shown. The portable card includes a data storage device which...
Clearing modes of operation of medical engineering devices
A process and system are provided for clearing modes of operation of a medical engineering device, especially modes of operation on a respirator (1), such as IMV...
Method and apparatus for identifying processing units to a network using
network addresses obtained from...
A processing unit is connectable to a communications network. The processing unit has a data carrier reader operable to read a network identity from a portable...
Method and apparatus for network communication card memory management
A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for transferring data objects. A request for a data object is received at a communication adapter. A determination...
Tamper-resistant modular multiplication method
The disclosed technology of the present invention relates to an information processing device such as an IC card, and specifically to the overflow processing...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing databases in portable communication
A checksum is calculated on a database stored in a SIM card when changes are made to a database stored therein. This checksum can be stored in a mobile phone,...
Electronic camera with compression
An electronic camera includes a CCD imager. When a motion image recording mode is selected, the depression of a shutter button creates a plurality of screens of...
Digital broadcast receiving apparatus, and a method for receiving digital
A receiving apparatus receives digital broadcast signals from a plurality of broadcasting companies in different receiving modes from each other at low cost. It...
Adapter for contacting smart cards
Adapter for contacting chip cards with a connection of a data processing unit standardized according to a PCMCIA standard, including a plug-in card-like housing...
Character-string information output apparatus, character-string information
output system, character-string...
There is provided a character-string information output apparatus that can avoid any confusion due to a difference between character string commands, and that...
Methods and apparatus for unattended pickups and deliveries
A secure pickup and delivery container includes a lockable door, a control unit, an access element, and an anchoring element, according to one embodiment. The...
Binding system with sheet-wise formation of features
The system and method for binding documents as described creates documents having features such as tabs, finger indexes, tear-out cards, and windows. These...
Information processing apparatus and method, information processing system
A structure of a system using an IC card is simplified. A controller and active antennas are connected to each other through a bus. The controller transmits a...
Magnetically readable card and a method of making a magnetically readable
The present invention includes a process for making a magnetically readable card. The process includes providing a polymeric extrudable substrate material and...