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Photosensitive input peripheral device in a personal computer-based video
A video game system with a light gun video game peripheral device having a photosensitive transducer operating in conjunction with a personal computer platform....
Plastic card transport apparatus and inspection system
A card hopper for receiving plastic cards that are to be fed to a card processing apparatus. The hopper includes an elongated trap member having a bottom surface...
External storage apparatus and control apparatus thereof and data
The object of the present invention is to enable to prevent an erroneous erase of a data stored or writing another data on the data as well as to enable to...
Card clothing for flats of a card
A card clothing for flats of a card with a carrier element and a plurality of card wires received with at least one received section in the carrier element,...
Point-of-distribution pre-paid card vending system
A novel system and process have been developed whereby a prepaid phone card, or any other similar inventory, may be easily and efficiently distributed at, for...
Method for closed loop processing of transactions utilizing bank card
A procedure for tracking transactions carried out between multiple cost centers and an in-house supply facility of a business entity is carried out by setting up...
Information card having optical communication interface sections at a
plurality of its surfaces and read/write...
An information card includes a card body having a plurality of surfaces and a plurality of optical communication interface sections provided respectively at...
Holder for embossing a card
A holder for embossing a card which permits manipulation of the card and shields the user's hand from heat employed during the process of embossing. A...
Highway information system
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...
Process for applying marks letterings and structures on the surface of
an identity card or a different card
A process for applying marks, letterings and/or structures on the surface of a card, comprising the steps of applying varnish that includes a photo-initiator...
Automated system for playing live casino table games having tabletop
changeable playing card displays and...
Systems and methods for playing live casino-type card games, in particular blackjack. The systems include a presentation unit which has video displays which...
Match the dealer card game
A matching card game where players are dealt five cards apiece. Each player tries to match the cards with the dealers hand. Any matches between the players match...
IC card with shell feature
There is provided an integrated circuit card having an associated operating mode. The integrated circuit card includes: a microprocessor; a memory coupled to the...
Apparatus and method for determining types of recorded data cards
The current invention is an apparatus and method for determining types of recorded data cards, capable of shortening card processing time, preventing card...
Machine-foldable display having superimposed, spaced-apart image panels
A display is described that can be formed from a single sheet of card stock or other planar material. The display can be used as a greeting card, a photograph...
Information processing system using portable terminal unit and data
communication adapter therefor
In an information processing system having a portable terminal unit, such as a hand-held computer, driven by a rechargeable battery and a data communication...
Card and process for producing the same
A process for producing a card comprising: recording variable data comprising photographic data on at least one selected from a surface of a center core to be used...
Contact/contactless smart card having customizable antenna interface
A data transaction device having a contactless mode of operation and comprising an antenna coil coupled to a processing unit via an antenna interface for...
System for informing a computer user of a conflict encountered during
resource allocation to expansion cards of...
A conflict object is generated during a conflict resolution process when resource conflicts cannot be resolved. The conflict object contains detailed information...
Communication between telecommunications networks and computer systems used by financial institutions to allow processing customer requests to pay for ...
Personal computer card for collection of real-time biological data
A real-time biological data processing PC card is lightweight, cost effective, and portable. The real-time biological data processing PC card is capable of...
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...
Cleaning card for magnetic strip and chip card read-write devices,
method for the production of said cards
The card-shaped plastic carrier 2 of a cleaning card for magnetic track and chip card writing/reading devices is partially layered with a codable material as...
Data process medium connector with locking means
A connector apparatus for a card-like data processing medium has an ejection mechanism for discharging the card-like data processing medium from the connector...
Laminated mailer blank with transparent window
A mailer blank, which may be configured for subsequent printing and folding processes, includes a transparent sheet and an attached opaque layer, both of which...
Systems and methods for multiple mode voice and data communications
using intelligenty 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...
Battery rental system
To provide a battery rental system that is extremely convenient and economical, and that is always stable. The battery rental system includes unmanned automatic...
Card and method of making same
A method of forming a novelty card using an in-line web offset printing and production process, including the steps of providing a web of printable material and...
Processing method for rewritable card and processing apparatus for the
Disclosed is a processing apparatus for a rewritable card having a printing layer made of a heat-reversible recording material on which erasing/printing...
Method for making a paper card with printed graphics and magnetically
A method is provided for making a paper card with printed graphics and a magnetically encoded stripe in an in-line process. The printed graphics information is...
Programmable telecommunications security module for key encryption
adaptable for tokenless use
A security module that is preferably tokenless and is used in telephone communications (e.g., cellular) to secure a transmitted bit stream. The module provides...
I/O card, electronic equipment using I/O card, and procedure of starting
up such electronic equipment
A system includes a computer and digital camera connected to each other; automatic image transfer or remote control can be achieved readily, and a power supply...
System for resources under control of docking station when stand alone
and resources under control of central...
The described embodiments of the present invention provide a computer docking station (12, 32, 58, 68, 76, 84, 90, 92, 94, 96) that can have its functionality...
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...
Image output processing apparatus
When a user approaches a digital copying machine, an ID card which the user is holding is detected (S1), and an ID number of the same is checked by communication...
Method for combining card marking with remembered sets for old area of a
A system for garbage collection of memory objects in a memory heap. The system includes memory heap that is partitioned into respective old and young areas. The...
Multifunction interface card for interfacing a facsimile machine, secure
modem, and a personal computer
A facsimile communication system includes first and second facsimile machines, first and second modems, and a computer. The first facsimile machine includes a...
Apparatus for processing flat, card-like workpieces
The apparatus has a processing chamber in which a workpiece is processed with a processing tool. Additionally an introducing device is provided as part of the...
Information recording medium and production process thereof
Disclosed herein is an information recording medium comprising a card substrate and a print-receiving layer provided on the surface thereof, wherein the...
Album and fabrication process
An album for containing items such as photographs or collectible cards, and its fabrication process, combining the advantages of a cover of one thermoplastic...
Method and system for laser writing microscopic data spots on cards and
labels readable with a CCD array
A method and system for recording and storing digital data on optical memory cards and labels using laser recording of optical storage media to create updatable,...
Universal memory card interface apparatus
A removable memory card interface apparatus enables a removable memory card to communicate with a number of peripheral devices directly without the need for the...
Information storage and information processing system utilizing
state-designating member provided on supporting...
In a small and thin memory module for sharing data among electronic devices such as information processing apparatuses, a write prohibit state can be visually...
KLXX technology with integrated passivation process, probe geometry and
A method of exposing a bond pad includes: providing an integrated circuit having a bond pad, a first passivation layer overlying an area portion of the bond pad,...
Contact or contactless chip card with brace
A chip card for contact access and contactless access to a chip arranged in a chip module, wherein the chip module is arranged in a recess (59) of a card body...
Customer service apparatus, method and card, and computer readable
record medium having customer service...
An IC card has a built-in integrated circuit including a processor and a memory. The memory stores therein purchase history information having purchase results...
Method and apparatus to enable insertion/ejection of a device in a
computer system while maintaining operation...
A secondary bus controller allows for hot insertion and ejection of devices from the secondary bus without ceasing operations or halting software in the host...
System for querying a peripheral device to determine its processing
capabilities and then offloading specific...
The present invention is directed to a method and computer program product for offloading specific processing tasks that would otherwise be performed in a...
Method and control device for document authentication
A document authentication control device has a card positioning device with a document insertion region, an optical scanner, a data processor that receives data...
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...