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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...
Method and system for providing prepaid and credit-limited telephone
A real-time telephone call monitoring, rating, and response system including real-time interfaces and switching centers that create and maintain in-process call...
Sub-rate switching telecommunications switch
A telecommunications switch includes a plurality of digital signal processing modules resident on a communications services card, wherein each module includes...
Flip chip C4 extension structure and process
An electrical structure, and associated method of fabrication, for reducing thermally induced strain in a conductive structure that couples a first substrate to...
Process for managing the memory resources in a microcircuit card
Process for reclaiming storage spaces in a microcircuit card when they are no longer used by the references of the system. Each storage space (EM.sub.1...
Communication system including a dual passive antenna configuration
An IC card which is facilitated in circuit configuration and program-development as well as a communication system which is improved in characteristics such as...
Electronic transaction processing system with escrow card
An electronic transaction processing system for transferring a monetary value between a payer and a receiver includes a first memory apparatus storing a payer's...
Method for providing telecommunications-based services
One variant from a large number of possible services and/or service combinations is made available to the customer via a dialogue of human-machine interaction: a...
Method for scanning small documents by using a card reader kit
The invention relates to a card reader kit for scanning a plurality of small documents by using an image scanner and a computer system, and generating a document...
Card issuance system and process
A method of secured card issuance from a card issuing machine, as well as a system for card issuance, that is designed to address many of the security concerns...
Multi-application IC card with delegation feature
A multi-application IC card which processes two or more applications using an Application Abstract Machine architecture. The AAM architecture only allows one...
Method of mounting disk drive apparatus
A disk drive is mounted to a circuit board by directly connecting a disk drive apparatus with a circuit board by using a DIP, PLCC, QFP, or PGA mounting method....
Secured network system
A secured network system comprising a readykey controller which has a first card reader and a power relay switch connected thereto. The user of the system...
Protection of transaction data
The invention presented describes the protection of transaction data in cash-free payment traffic from its creation to its processing by means of stock-exchange...
Ring trip detection in a communication system
A line card integrates subscriber line interface circuitry, A/D and D/A converters, and digital signal processing technology. The digital signal processing...
Card-shaped storage medium and information processing apparatus having
guide portion for the same
An information processing apparatus which employs a card-shaped storage medium includes guide portions having a plurality of temporarily fastening portions for...
Method and system for generating displays in relation to the play of
A method and system for generating displays related to the play of Baccarat is provided. Cards dealt to each of the Banker's and Player's hands are identified as...
Apparatus for practicing knot tying and method of use
An apparatus for practicing knot tying (20) includes a base (22) to which is attached an inverted U-shaped member (24). A chain (44) is connected between the...
Scoring system for horned and antlered game animals
The invention is of a kit or system useful for guiding and facilitating the taking, tabulation and processing of measurements as pertain to scoring game animal...
Method for multi-directional consumer purchasing, selling, and transaction
An integrated credit card data processing method that allows transactions to be processed either as a payment or as a receipt of payment. The new process is a...
Local component-specific console
A system and method for remotely monitoring and controlling signals to or from a component in a central office switching system having many components, such as...
Adapter for connecting computer to satellite antenna
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...
Expansion card retaining device
An expansion card retention system and method. In one embodiment, the expansion card retention system includes an expansion card retaining unit which has a...
Radio frequency identification card and hot lamination process for the
manufacture of radio frequency...
A plastic card, such as a radio frequency identification card, including at least one electronic element embedded therein and a hot lamination process for the...
Information processing apparatus
A PC card is mounted with the connector on the card side at the connector mounting receptacle thereof, and the ground electrode is provided at an upper side...
Data carrier for contactless reception of data and energy, and a method of
operating such a data carrier
A data carrier, such as a smart card, has a coil for contactless reception of data and energy and for contactless transmission of data. A logic circuit processes...
Plant for processing fibers
A system is provided for processing textile fibers. A bale plucker removes fiber flocks from bales of fiber material and a flock transporting system delivers the...
Method and system for manual entry of data into integrated electronic
database for livestock data collection
An efficient method and system for manual data entry into an integrated livestock management and data collection system is described to provide quality assurance...
Data medium in card form and lead frame for use in such a data medium
A data medium in card form has a least one semiconductor memory element with a storage capacity of at least one megabit and has electroplated contacts for...
Method and apparatus for distributing currency
A process which provides electronic access to pre-paid funds for cash or payment for goods and services. A card is issued to a customer with a value selectable...
Secure data processing method and system
The present invention concerns a secure data processing method and system in which the user or operator of the system can trust that all of the software and...
System and method for issuing security deposit guarantees based on credit
A system and process for issuing a security deposit guarantee includes and involves a data storage system storing information about a credit card account having...
Point of service third party financial management vehicle for the
A point of service third party adjudicated payment system and method which provides for the creation of an adjudicated settlement transaction at a point of...
Vehicle data acquisition and analysis system
A vehicle data acquisition and analysis system which acquires digital and analog input signals and analyzes information relating to vehicle component operation...
Method of accepting charges in individual connections and a telephone
network and terminal
A method of accepting the charges for individual connections in a telephone network is proposed, where the called subscriber station signals the cost acceptance,...
Data processing system and method for providing personal information in a
A data processing system and methodology allow subscribers to have web business cards that are accessible by other individuals via communication networks such as...
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...
Millimeter wave all azimuth field of view surveillance and imaging system
A passive millimeter-wave imaging system (10) is disclosed that provides a full 360.degree. instantaneous azimuthal field-of-view (54) image of a scene. The...
Personal verification in a commercial transaction system
A financial transaction customer carries a card key containing a unique, machine-readable code. The code is an encrypted data set representing the user's...
Process for manufacturing semiconductor wafer, process for manufacturing
semiconductor chip, and IC card
A manufacturing method includes the steps of integrally fabricating a plurality of circuit elements (41) on a substrate (1a), forming electrode bumps (11) on...
Coin-operated massage table and method and system for providing high
A coin-operated massage table features an intersegmented traction table having a plurality of rollers rotating in clockwise and counter-clockwise directions that...
Fibre processing apparatus
A method of producing apparatus for use in fiber processing, and in particular blades for pre-carding flats in a cotton card. The method comprises the steps of...
Vehicle positioning and data integrating method and system thereof
A vehicle positioning and data integrating process and system can substantially solve the problems encountered in avionics system integration, which employs...
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...
Voice processing system
A voice processing system is attached to a switch via an ATM link, the switch being in turn attached to the telephone network. The voice processing system...
Apparatus and method for applying effects to graphical images
An apparatus and method of applying an effect to graphical data utilizes a graphics processor to apply the effect to a graphical image having the graphical data....
Sigma-Delta CODEC system
A system for processing Sigma-Delta CODEC. The system includes modulation/demodulation device, Bus, a software-controlled digital signal processor, and Virtual...
Peracetic acid card reader and card style sensor
A disposable sensor card (74) includes a polymeric substrate (80), such as polyester, printed with a plurality of electrodes (78), and a reuse-prevention system...
Dual mode proximity and in-range smart card data transaction system
A data transaction system for process monitoring, with smart cards of the ISO geometric dimensions, featuring contact and bi-directional inductive coupling...
System for management of object carrying
A system for management of object carrying includes a plurality of reading devices for reading information stored in a card given to an object to be managed, a...