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Secure online music distribution system
A computer implemented online music distribution system provides for the secure delivery of audio data and related media, including text and images, over a...
Dialysis machine with symmetric multi-processing (SMP) control system and
method of operation
A method and control system computing platform for a dialysis machine that uses Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP) architecture. The SMP architecture tightly...
IC card terminal
A communication control function for prohibiting communication with card programs due to other terminal applications while a certain terminal application is...
Method and apparatus at a spinning preparation machine for cleaning fiber
In a method at a spinning preparation machine, for example a cleaner, opener, carding machine or the like, for cleaning fiber material, especially cotton, an...
Network open metering system
A transaction evidencing system includes a plurality of computer systems operatively configured to form a network with one of the computer systems functioning as...
System and method for synchronizing objects between two devices
A synchronization system synchronizes objects between a portable computer and a desktop computer. The portable computer is capable of communicating with a...
Adaptation of service applications to heterogeneous execution context by
means of smart cards
Service applications are provided on multiple types of devices with different execution contexts. A smart card stores the application description, and processes...
Digital still camera and method of controlling same
The circuits of a digital still camera are configured in a comparatively simple manner. A settings memory card and an image-recording memory card are capable of...
Leadframe-based semiconductor package for multi-media card
A leadframe-based semiconductor package is proposed for the packaging of a semiconductor device, such as a multi-media card (MMC) chipset. The proposed...
Mobile device, chip card and method of communication
A mobile apparatus includes a removable SIM chip card having data-processing means intended among other things for storing identification data of a subscriber in...
Method for processing outgoing call in voice over internet protocol (VIP)
A method for processing an outgoing call in a VIP gateway system includes the steps of setting a port of an ITM card of a VIP gateway when an outgoing telephone...
Preparation method of digital print and apparatus thereof
There is described a method and apparatus for producing prints, such as post cards, etc. The print producing apparatus includes a processor to generate a second...
Automatically adjustable wafer probe card
An automatically adjustable wafer probe card for the testing of integrated circuits fabricated on a wafer. The wafer probe card includes a pitch shift assembly...
Probe card with coplanar daughter card
A probe card assembly includes a printed circuit board with tester contacts for making electrical connections to a semiconductor tester. The probe card assembly...
Transaction management system and method
A transaction processing method is provided for a transaction management system which processes transactions using settlement cards. In the transaction...
System and method of memory management for providing data storage across a
A memory management system, method and computer readable medium for use in a circuit pack or circuit card such as in a node in an optical network are described....
Method and apparatus for credit card processing via facsimile
A method and apparatus for making credit card transactions which includes utilizing a facsimile machine for transmitting credit card information and purchase...
System and process for embedded cable modem in a cable modem termination
system to enable diagnostics and...
The present invention enables the self-diagnosis functionality by embedding a cable modem with the CMTS system with mechanisms to redirect the signals from...
System and method for TCP connection protection switching
If an active router Master Control Processor (MCP) fails, a backup MCP switches over without interrupting peer network router connections, because all previously...
Volume rendering in the acoustic grid methods and systems for ultrasound
Methods and systems for volume rendering three-dimensional ultrasound data sets in an acoustic grid using a graphics processing unit are provided. For example,...
Secured method for monitoring the transfer of value units in a chip card
A secure system and method for the transfer of value units between a plurality of gambling cards (CJ) and a plurality of gambling machines (200, 300). Each...
Automated on-line information service and directory, particularly for the
world wide web
A computer network and a database are used to provide a hardware-independent, dynamic information system in which the information content is entirely...
System and method permitting customers to order products from multiple
A universal automated order processing system represents multiple (e.g., hundreds or thousands) participating merchants who offer their products through the...
System and method for data traffic redirection
A system and method for intelligently redirecting data traffic from a Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a data network. The system can include: an...
Network game system, game device terminal used in it and storage medium
In this game system, a plurality of game devices 1 are connected to a game parent station 7 over a communication network 3, and an online game application may be...
Check cashing system
A customer interface system for use with a check processing system. The customer interface system has a check reader and a card issuing machine. The check reader...
Security managing system, data distribution apparatus and portable terminal
With a portable compact flash card retaining application software/database set in a portable terminal, the portable terminal performs data processing by...
Apparatus for control and certification of the delivery of goods
An apparatus for control and certification of the delivery of goods and for the concurrent control and certification of the execution of the related payment...
Process and method for secure online transactions with calculated risk and
An electronic commerce process that facilitates online transactions among multiple participants, that prevents consumer fraud due to pirated payment card...
IC card having memory contents transfer control unit and method of storing
data in IC card
For addressing a problem of a long connecting time of an IC card with an information processing apparatus and a long external power supply time due to storage of...
Process and device for internet payments by means of security modules
The present invention describes a device and a method for performing cashless payments between a customer and a dealer. The advantages of the present invention...
Point-of-care in-vitro blood analysis system
Devices for cost-effectively performing in-vitro diagnostic chemical analyses at multiple distributed locations within a medical institution are disclosed. One...
Radiation sensor device
A radiation sensor device (20) for detection of radiation. A sensor device with an array of radiation sensitive elements (24) forming a sensor surface (26) is...
Portable information processing apparatus
When an IC card module is used for a small portable information apparatus such as a portable telephone terminal, the module has a size much smaller than an...
Interrupt controller in an interface device or information processing
There is disclosed an interface device which can prevent the freezing of an information processing system caused occupation of a system bus even when a wait...
Information processing equipment and IC card
An IC card having a storage memory including a program storage unit for storing a program and a data storage unit for storing data and a central processing unit...
Chip card reader having contact and contactless operating modes
The invention relates to a chip card reader (10) comprising a central processing unit (20) comprising means (MP2, MEM2, PG20, 23) for emitting and receiving, on...
Information processing device and external unit
Disclosed herein is an information processing device including a body having a first surface and a second surface, the first surface being provided with a...
Image file generation
A CPU 200 displays on the display screen of a display device 20 the image data of an image received file via a memory card MC or a connecting cable CV. The CPU...
Advertising compliance monitoring system
An advertising compliance monitoring system is provided that includes a tag affixed to a sign or marketing material or shopper ID card, the tag communicating...
Method and system for account activation
A method of activating a prepaid account uses an existing electronic funds transfer network which includes a point-of-sale (POS) terminal, debit/credit card...
Method and apparatus for electrospark deposition
A method and apparatus for controlling electrospark deposition (ESD) comprises using electrical variable waveforms from the ESD process as a feedback parameter....
Secure user authentication to computing resource via smart card
A simplified user authentication to a computer resource utilizing a smart card. When a new user is issued a smart card, he or she is also issued a user name (ID)...
Data processing device, data storage device, data processing method, and
program providing medium for storing...
A data processing device includes a memory interface (I/F) unit and a control unit. When accessing a data storage device such as a memory card having a built-in...
Apparatus for and method of secure ATM debit card and credit card payment
transactions via the internet
The present invention is directed to a combination software and/or hardware system that provides consumers and merchants with a secure method for making and...
Mobile feeder system
A mobile feeder is presented for separating flat products, in particular folded sheets, flat sheets, cards, inserts and the like, for printed-product processing...
Memory card and contents distributing system and method
A memory card is disclosed, which comprises a content interface, an interface driver, a card interface controller, a security processing section which supplies...
Debit card with activation control
A secured debit card package having an embedded value and being adapted to be sold from open and unprotected retail shelving. The secured debit card package...
Device for processing card-shaped information carriers, such as bank cards,
credit cards, identification cards,...
A device for processing card-shaped information carriers has at least one track, at least one processing station with at least one movable carrier with a...
Combination bank/phone card and method
A combination bank/calling card and method for personal telephone, merchant and bank transactions is described. The bank/phone card is similar to a debit/credit...