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Synchronous serial display monitor control and communications bus
A monitor interface cable for transmitting display data and command data between a computer system and a display monitor preferably including a microcontroller....
Sheet articles producing apparatus and processes
Apparatus for use in producing articles (136), each comprising a sheet (10) folded with a first set of concertina folds and transverse to these a second set of...
Apparatus and method for starting and terminating an application program
A utility program previously registers card/program registration information indicating a correspondence relation between the names of various cards and file...
Process for adhesively attaching a temporary lid to a microelectronic
A process and apparatus for picking up and moving a microelectronic package during card assembly operations. A temporary lid having a top surface and a bottom...
A process of preparing new down-like clusters employs a method of point-bonding thermoplastic cut fibers in a stack of webs of carded fibers or continuous...
Memory request protocol method
A memory request protocol allows a memory request to be withdrawn or "cancelled" without penalty so no memory resource is wasted in doing so during an assigned...
Coherent data structure with multiple interaction contexts for a smart
Data exchange system includes at least one portable data processing unit (5) having data communication elements (14), processing device (15) and memory elements...
Reusable steam test pack
A reusable test pack suitable for monitoring a steam sterilization process which includes an outer sealable pouch which is permeable to steam. A removable insert...
Method and apparatus for implementing a write barrier of a garbage
Apparatus, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed describing a data structure and associated processes that optimize garbage collection....
Protected keypad apparatus
The invention relates to protected keypad apparatus, in particular for machines actuated by insertion of an electronic smart card. The keypad proper (10)...
The present invention comprises at least a serial data interface unit, a data buffer unit, a data processing unit, and a serial/parallel data interface unit. It...
PC processing card for decoding operations
Disclosed are methods and apparatuses for providing additional functionality to a computer system. In one embodiment a PCMCIA (PC) processing card is coupled to...
Process for ensuring a securing interface between a telephone with a
card and the network in a telephone system
In the method for dialing only preprogrammed telephone numbers, it is provided that when there is a desire for access or connection, the telephone number is...
Routing call processing communications in a telecommunications system
A telecommunications system includes an access terminal coupled to subscriber lines, a local exchange carrier (LEC) network, and a channel unit card coupling the...
Semiconductor, memory card, and data processing system
Externally supplied program data is latched into data latch circuits DLL and DLR. A judgment is made as to whether or not the latched program data corresponds to...
In an image sensing apparatus, by forming a signal processing unit which processes a signal from an image sensing unit on an expansion board of a computer or a...
Set top board for video on demand service and a computer system mounting
A set top board which is mounted within a personal computer in the form of a card, such as a video card and a communications card, includes: a networking part...
Method and device for measuring blood coagulation or lysis by viscosity
The present invention provides a single-use electronic device and test card for use therein which performs a coagulation or lysis assay of a blood sample. The...
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...
Non-contact IC card having multiple receivers with different signal
detection threshholds for minimizing...
A non-contact IC card includes a CPU for processing data, a memory for storing a program for controlling the CPU, an antenna for transmitting data and receiving...
Method of concurrent bus operation for bus controlled devices operating
in different contexts
A solution to the problem of undesired serialization of bus controlled instrument measurement delays for multiple instances of programmatically controlled...
Third party credit card
A system for allocating funds in pre-established customer accounts including: a controller processor programmed: (a) to process data, (b) to create for each...
Information processing apparatus having a receptacle for removably
containing a functional component
An information processing apparatus such as a portable computer comprises a housing having an opening portion. A receptacle is formed within the housing. The...
Apparatus for buffering, turning over, folding and orientating forms
A modular apparatus for processing printed sheets that are output from a high speed printer of a card processing system. The modular apparatus is capable of...
Transfer device for transferring data between an electronic data
processing device and an electronic card
A pocket interface unit for a smart diskette. The smart diskette has a housing of the shape and size of a standard diskette, electrical contacts and/or a...
Method and system for enabling nondisruptive live insertion and removal
of feature cards in a computer system
Method and system for controlling the state of a system bus during live insertion and removal of a pluggable feature card (FC) by driving control signals, which...
Method and device for a data management system which is capable of
The method of acquiring, calibrating and storing measured weight data in a secure manner and of acquiring and storing other non-calibratable measured data for...
Intelligent safe system
An intelligent safe system. The safe system includes a safe including a housing and lockable door thereto, a central processing unit for controlling access to...
Versatile printed circuit board for testing processing reliability
A printed circuit board can be used as a test card. The printed circuit board has a first image and a second image. The first image includes a first array...
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...
IC card connector device
In an IC card connector device capable of holding a push rod at a push position while an IC card is connected, a heart-shaped cam groove 10 capable of holding a...
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...
Method and apparatus for localizing nodes in a garbage collected carded
Apparatus, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed describing processes that optimize generational garbage collection techniques in a...
Method and apparatus to process combined credit and debit card
A method and apparatus for executing a transaction using a credit card includes the steps of: maintaining a credit card account associated with the credit card,...
System and method for configuring and managing resources on a
multi-purpose integrated circuit card using a...
A computerized system offers a uniform platform for conducting electronic transactions in multiple different environments. The system includes a portable,...
Methods and apparatus for processing phantom calls placed via
computer-telephony integration (CTI)
A call initiation request generated by an application running on a computer-telephony integration (CTI) server or other CTI device is supplied via a CTI link to...
Process of producing IC cards
A process of producing an IC card, the IC card having a card substrate and an IC module embedded therein, the card substrate having a single core sheet and first...
Electrical connector with card-ejection mechanism having two pivot
points for easier ejection
The present invention provides a connector equipped with an ejection mechanism which can be assembled relatively easily, and which can be manufactured...
Temperature measuring apparatus for print card and air velocity
A mirror is moved in parallel to a print card to reflect the infrared radiated from the print card. The reflected infrared is detected by a detector such as an...
Noncontact IC card
A noncontact IC which transmits and receives data to and from a host computer using RF signals has a buffer for storing received data temporarily and a control...
Hot lamination process for the manufacture of a combination
contact/contactless smart card and product...
A plastic smart card, such as a card having a radio frequency identification (RFID) proximity function, including at least one electronic element embedded...
On-site machine readable assaying arrangement
A machine readable assaying system including a test card providing a machine readable assaying arrangement. At least one analysis strip is provided, possibly...
Automatic transaction apparatus
An automatic transaction apparatus comprises a media operation unit having a card access port and paper currency depositing/receiving port and a housing unit...
Method and apparatus for processing IC card found
An IC card system which includes an IC terminal and a remote IC card found processing center operatively connected to the IC terminal by way of a telephone line...
Counterfeit-resistant materials and a method and apparatus for
Fluorescent dichroic fibers randomly incorporated within a media provide an improved method for authentication and counterfeiting protection. The dichroism is...
A single chip processor for use in a smart card has a plurality of instruction memory areas and a processor. Different instructions sets are selectively...
System for processing a video signal via series-connected high speed
signal processing smart cards
A system processes a video signal that includes a plurality of signal components representing respective ones of a plurality of video programs such as various...
Process for the production of a photographic image
A process for the production of a photographic image, in particular an ID card, using a color photographic silver halide material on a reflective support having...
Method for processing debit purchase transactions using a counter-top
A customer operated counter-top terminal system activates various debit card transactions, provides secure communications with a host computer database, and...
Non-volatile memory, memory card and information processing apparatus
using the same and method for software...
A non-volatile memory, such as a flash memory card, using a rewritable non-volatile memory is provided with an improved write-protect arrangement. The...