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Method and apparatus for extending calls to internal switch extensions out
to external network endpoints
A private branch exchange (PBX) or other communication system switch processes a call to determine if an identifier associated with the call has a corresponding...
Machine insertable promotional card
A promotional card including a base card defining front and rear surfaces with at least one of the surfaces having indicia thereon and a token attached to at...
The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic...
System for card processing, embossing and fulfillment
A system and method for processing a request for a CIU (card issuance unit), and embossing the CIU for a cardholder. A CIU is a credit card, smart card, phone...
Data storewidth accelerator
Data storage controllers employing lossless or lossy data compression and decompression to provide accelerated data storage and retrieval bandwidth. In one...
Method and system for redeeming product marketing rebates
A system and method for processing product marketing rebate claims submitted by a consumer in satisfaction of a rebate offer, the consumer having purchased...
Surface mount power supplies for standard assembly process
This improved surface mount power supply can withstand the rigors of the manufacturing process and still create sturdy and robust connection to a user's circuit...
Voltage regulator circuit for smart card ICs
The circuit contains a series regulator with an FET. A capacitor and a further FET, which is provided as a transfer gate and is driven by the POR signal, are...
Data processing system
The data processing system includes I/O units for transmitting and receiving data, control units for processing the data, and a common bus unit including a...
Systems and methods for multiple mode voice and data communications using
intelligently bridged TDM and packet...
Systems and methods by which voice/data communications may occur in multiple modes/protocols are disclosed. In particular, systems and methods are provided for...
Private branch exchange systems for packet communications
A process (111,101) of sending packets of real-time information at a sender (311) includes steps of initially generating at the sender the packets of real-time...
Card insulator and retention guide for a computer system having hot
plugable adapter cards
The present invention is an information processing system. The information system comprises a housing, a card insulator, and a card insulator guide. The card...
Vehicle-mounted apparatus of a dedicated short range communications system
A vehicle-mounted apparatus of a dedicated short-range communications system is capable of informing a discount of an amount of toll to a user. The apparatus...
Proximity card with incorporated PIN code protection
An identification card, typically of the proximity type, having on its outer structure a numeric keyboard. When approaching a high security entrance, the user...
Information card and information card system
An information card and card system that eliminates forgery and illegal use of a card. The information card includes a memory that stores information data, which...
Multiple-service card system
A system and method for providing a multiple-service card is disclosed. As a result, a card member 108 is provided with a single card that serves as both a...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, data
recording medium, and information...
An improvement in protecting information transmitted via a network from illegal copying is disclosed. While data input from an information provider via a network...
Data server with hot replaceable processing unit modules
A data server having a plurality of hot replaceable processing unit modules. Each module includes a motherboard having plugged therein: a CPU; a main memory; an...
Credit card referral methods
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...
System and method of data entry for a cluster analysis program
A graphical user interface for use in a data processing system for facilitating data entry for cluster analysis. In a preferred embodiment, the graphical user...
Process of making splittable microfiber substrate
A microfiber substrate of improved carding ability and its manufacturing method, and more particularly a micro-fiber spun by conjugated melting of ...
Process for producing cards
A process for producing cards is provided, which can avoid exposure, on card surface, of unevennesses of components such as IC chips, capacitors and antenna...
Card reader module with pin decryption
A card reader module includes capabilities for receiving and decrypting an encrypted user PIN to facilitate off-line transaction authorization. In an off-line...
Method and apparatus for real-time protocol analysis using an active and
adaptive auto-throtting CPU allocation...
In a probe system for monitoring and analyzing data flow and associated activities between devices connected in common to a point in a network, in the mode of...
Method and apparatus for automatic tissue staining
To simplify the process of preparing microscope slides, an automatic staining apparatus is disclosed. The disclosed automatic staining apparatus comprises an...
Printer with a process diagnostics system for detecting events
An identification card printer for printing an identification card includes a print mechanism configured to print onto the identification card. A process signal...
Method and system for priority call processing
A method of and system for providing special call processing based upon called party specified masks and the status of electronic mail, electronic calendar, and...
Telephone system integrated text based communication processes, apparatus
System are generally comprised of a ("PBX") module, a text server, a voice mail system, at least one telephone, at least one terminal device, and in some cases,...
Process for printing a metallic security feature on identification cards
and cards produced therefrom
A thermal transfer printing process for making identification cards is provided. The process involves printing indicia onto a dye-receptive surface of a card...
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 ...
Card processing device and card processing method
A card processor having a diagnosis process that can be started easily. A card processor comprising a card insert port (4), card moving unit (22 to 25),...
System enablement of automatic fare collection devices using a network
A system for Internet Enablement of automatic fare collection devices, such as smart cards, interfaces to smart card fare systems to increase the ability to sell...
Methods for providing custom rubber stamps
The present invention relates to an improved retail process and apparatuses for putting customized marking devices, commonly called rubber stamps, in the hands...
Securing encrypted files in a PC and PC peripheral environment
A process and apparatus for ensuring that encrypted files accessed either in a personal computer or in the peripheral environment of a personal computer, are...
Multiple processor computer
A computer is provided that has a plurality of insertion cards that are interconnected via a bus. One insertion card includes a local processing unit and a first...
Detection of module insertion/removal in a modular optical network, and
methods and apparatus therefor
An optical switch architecture in an optical communications network. The imminent removal of a line card from a slot at the optical switch is detected to inform...
Method for two-dimensional pixel representation of objects on a display
In a method for two-dimensional pixel representation of an object on a display device, to represent the object surface using polygonal surface elements pixel...
Fingerprint and signature identification and authorization card and pen
An authorization system uses card and signature devices to provide access to a machine. The devices include capacitance grids positioned on different surface...
Bus bridge circuit, information processing system and cardbus controller
A jumper (60) is provided as a control input means for switching operation modes of a CardBus controller (42). Also, a bidirectional bypass path (40A, 66, 58A)...
Image processing apparatus, image printing control apparatus, print image
designation method and image printing...
Printing of an image different from that designated by a user is prevented. Specifically, an image file in which image data has been stored and an order file in...
Check verification system
A verification system for negotiable instruments, such as checks, that gathers and transmits information about the negotiable instrument and biometric data. The...
Method for printing in network system
A process for printing in network system which includes a printer server with a network printer card, and at least a client connected to the printer server by...
Anti-tear protection for smart card transactions
A fast data transfer collection system using message authentication and contactless RF proximity card technology in non-contact storage and retrieval...
Process for fabricating a coating layer on a portable support, particularly
a card format support, and portable...
The invention relates to a process for fabricating a coating layer (8) and a portable support (1) provided with such layer, comprising a support body (3)...
Identifying field replaceable units responsible for faults detected with
processor timeouts utilizing IPL boot...
Described is a method for isolating faults to a correct field replaceable unit (FRU) of a data processing system. When a processor timeout occurs, a fault...
Data and image capture, compression and verification system
The present invention includes a communication control device that connects directly to at least one camera. Either analogue or digital cameras are connected to...
Information-processing apparatus, information-processing method, memory
card and program storage medium
The invention relates to an information-processing apparatus, an information-processing method, a memory card and a program storage medium. A memory card has VSS...
Method and apparatus for using DFSS to manage a research project
In an exemplary embodiment, an application of combinatorial materials development with minimum materials development, minimum variance, and maximum integration...
Use of hidden partitions in a storage device for storing BIOS extension
A system and method for storing adapter card Option ROM BIOS extensions on the system's DASD and, more particularly, on a partition of the DASD that is generally...
Method and system for distributed processing of traffic in a
A method and system for distributed processing of traffic in a telecommunications node includes receiving a traffic stream at a line card of the...