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Method for hot swapping of network components
Methods of removing and replacing data processing circuitry are provided comprising removing a network interface module from the computer without powering down...
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...
Memory system for multisignal
Some of various multisignal (a plurality of signals except zero in the conventional binary system ) which are a variety of memories employed as signals instead...
Photosensitive input peripheral device in a personal computer-based video
An interactive video computer system with a light sensitive peripheral device having a photosensitive transducer operating in conjunction with a personal...
Method for fabricating a memory card
A memory card includes a substrate and a resin-molded layer. The substrate includes contact pads that are on a second face thereof for communication with a card...
System for the sale of printed information from an automatic vending
A system for the sale of printed information from an automatic vending machine, information being transmitted from a central source via a network interface to...
Method of deploying a character in a card game
The method of the invention provides a process for a player to deploy cards in a card game. In particular, the invention provides a method for controlling the...
System for implementing intelligent I/O processing in a multi-processor
system by redirecting I/O messages to a...
A software program is used in conjunction with a standard general purpose multi-processor computer system as a means of implementing an I.sub.2 O-compliant...
Style specifications for systematically creating card-based hypermedia
A system that automatically restructures SGML documents into a format referred to as card-based documents is based on a Card Layout Style Specification Language...
Electronic money processing method having a transaction fee collecting
function and an electronic money storage...
An electronic money storage apparatus includes that an amount of remittance p is determined on a remitting side and a receiving side. A remitting apparatus...
Telephony platform and method for providing enhanced communication services
An advanced intelligent communication system that provides subscriber-requested, advanced communication services through existing communication switches even in...
Data processing device and method for the voltage supply of same
The present invention relates to a data processing device (100), notably a chip card, which includes an integrated circuit (10) and a power supply. The power...
Quick turn around fabrication process for packaging substrates and high
A new method is provided for packaging high-density IC semiconductor devices. A metal substrate is provided, a layer of dielectric is deposited over the first...
Process for the production of an apparatus or instrument by overmolding and
apparatus or instrument thus obtained
A process for the production of measuring apparatus or instrument by total or partial overmolding of its functional elements, particularly of its components and...
Method and system for laser writing on smart/optical cards data pixels
usable in e-commerce transactions
A method and system for recording and storing digital data on optical memory stripes of smart/optical cards using laser recording of optical storage media to...
Secure multiple application card system and process
A secure multiple application card system and process is provided having secure loading and deleting capability by use of a Certification Authority and...
Microprocessor comprising bit concatenation means
The invention relates to a microprocessor (MP) comprising means to decode (DEC1) a compact instruction (BMV) for the concatenation of at least one bit (b.sub.i)...
Natural language colloquy system simulating known personality activated by
An artificial intelligence system includes a telephone interface coupled to a telephone network which is capable of connecting with a caller, a debit card...
Input hopper and encoding station for card printer
A card feeder for a card printer provides a stack of cards at an input end of the printer. The cards are supported on a pair of rollers that are driven at...
Smart diskette device adaptable to receive electronic medium
An element which can be plugged into an electronic data processing (EDP) device, for receiving a user card which is equipped with components, including at least...
Financial transaction card with installment loan feature
There is provided a financial transaction payment method and system for processing a transaction conducted using a financial transaction card. The financial...
Sports cap having pocket on visor
A sports cap, having a stretchable pocket on the entire top surface of the visor and preferably worn on the head of a user while exercising, golfing, climbing or...
Mobile voice verification system
The present invention generally includes three principal components; namely, (1) a hand held transceiver for transmitting a voice pattern while moving (e.g.,...
Compression ratio setting device
A compression ratio setting device comprises a digital signal processing circuit, in which a digital image signal is compressed, according to the JPEG algorithm,...
Optical image reading device
A document passage in an image reading device, which is defined between an upper frame having means for transporting a given document and a base frame having a...
Device for thermal application of information and information carrier
The invention relates to a device (2) for thermal application of information, e.g. characters, graphics, etc., to a heat-sensitive layer (3) (foil) of an...
Device for synchronizing a power drive signal of a monitor and a method
A device for synchronizing a power drive signal of a monitor, and a method therefor. The device comprises a central processing unit to receive a horizontal...
Transaction processing systems
A banking, retail or other transaction network can comprise a number of terminals, for example an ATM, where each terminal comprises a plurality of peripheral...
IC board module for producing an IC board and process for producing an IC
An IC card module (20) for producing an IC card (118) having at least one coil (46) and at least one chip (23) for the formation of a transponder unit, with the...
User interface methodology supporting light data entry for microprocessor
device having limited user input
A portable computing device or "information appliance" having terse user input (e.g., limit set of keys) is provided with an improved user interface. A six-key...
Cognitive system for a vehicle and its occupants
The present invention relates to a system for receiving, processing, and storing real-time data from various types of input, including but not limited to...
IC module, method of manufacturing the same and IC card provided with IC
In the method of manufacturing an IC module (1) including a resin packaging process using upper and lower dies (5) for forming a cavity (50) while the dies are...
Terminal for issuing and processing data-bearing documents
A system is disclosed for processing and/or issuing cards containing machine-readable information. The system is preferably housed in a terminal which includes...
Production of color blended yarn for denim construction
Denim fabric and articles of clothing having a "washed" or heather look/effect are produced in a manner that retains color intensity and substantially avoids the...
System and method for managing connections between clients and a server
with independent connection and data...
An adapter card for managing connections between clients and a network server off-loads the connection management burden from the server. The adapter card...
Flexible processing hardware architecture
A flexible, reconfigurable processing system architecture allows for the implementation of a variety of processing system configurations to be implemented on a...
Method and apparatus for an adapter card providing conditional access in a
A method and apparatus for an adapter card, for use in a computer, to provide conditional access by the computer to incoming data streams while maintaining the...
Telephone transaction processing as a part of a call transport
A telephone transaction processing system is disclosed. Processing of telephone transactions, such as credit card transactions, financial account debiting, or...
Data card, process for manufacturing a data card and apparatus for
manufacturing a data card
A data card includes a card body having at least one card top layer and at least one card bottom layer. The outer dimensions of the top and bottom card layers...
Method and system for call disposition messaging
A method and system for creating and sending call disposition messages. When a calling card call is validated by the telephone network which issued the card, the...
Coordinate input device
A coordinate input device includes coordinate detecting elements for detecting input coordinates, operating elements for generating operational information...
Election process card game, teaching aid and method for playing the same
An election box card game, method for playing the same and teacher's aid are described. The game includes a number of numerical value cards which indicate...
Financial transaction processing system and method
A financial transaction processing system (10) enables processing transactions from various types of card activated terminal devices (12) which communicate using...
System and method for processing and tracking the completion of I/O
requests in a disk array system
A high-performance RAID system for a PC comprises a controller card which controls an array of ATA disk drives. The controller card includes an array of...
Video card and video data communication apparatus
A video card capable of being mounted in an information processing apparatus so as to enable suitable performance of a television conference system etc., wherein...
Backplane having strip transmission line ethernet bus
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...
Card dispensing shoe with scanner apparatus, system and method therefor
The present invention is directed to a playing card dispensing shoe apparatus, system and method wherein the shoe has a card scanner which scans the indicia on a...
Integrated circuit for embedding in smart cards, and method of issuing
An integrated circuit embedded in a smart card has a rewritable non-volatile memory in which an instruction file is stored. A control logic circuit in the...
Bar code processing system with multiport signal decoder
A digitizer/sequencer device (10) for the processing of scanner digital input data including bar code data is disclosed. The device is flexible and universal in...
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...