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Method and apparatus for facilitating an interface to a digital signal
According to the teachings of the present invention, a data path interface (16) for receiving an incoming signal (14) and facilitating an interface to a digital...
Method and system for capturing images from a video tape for the purpose of
creating a motion card
A system for forming a motion card from frames of video selected by a user from a sequence of video frames that have been previously recorded on a video tape...
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...
Identification card strip assembly
An identification card strip assembly including a support strip having thereon at least one, and preferably a plurality of identification card blanks removably...
Play strategy for a computer opponent in a electronic card game
A process of dealing and drawing cards is provided wherein a player hand including N cards is dealt to the player from a computer card deck. An opponent hand...
Food appliance and a coding system therefor
A versatile food appliance includes a set of hardware components common to a plurality of single-purpose food appliances. The set of hardware components is...
Method and devices for producing a textile fleece
A carding machine or other web production device [(1)] supplies a crosslapper [(2)] with two elementary webs [(15a, 15b)] constituting a lappable web [(16)]...
Process and apparatus for manufacturing a saw-toothed wire
To improve the properties of all-steel card clothings, a saw-toothed wire is proposed with a foot portion and a plurality of teeth arranged consecutively in the...
Feeding carded fiber to an airlay
A process of feeding carded fiber to an airlay and particularly to combining carding technology with airlay technology. A carding machine portion is arranged to...
Computer program and system for credit card companies for recording and
processing bonus credits issued to card...
A method whereby credit card companies can program their computers to record and award Bonus Program Credits offered by airlines, hotels, rental car companies,...
Method for providing equal access dialing for pre-paid telecommunication
To provide toll services but limit the amount of such services, toll calls from a party's line are routed to selected calling card type processing equipment....
Digital facility simulator with CODEC emulation
Apparatus (100) and accompanying methods for accurately simulating a digital facility, including impairments, in a public switched telephone network (PSTN). The...
Continuously feeding sheets with coil unwind control
A method of and an apparatus for feeding a processing machine with flat products, such as printed sheets, cards, patterns or the like. Over a conveyor path...
Smart card mechanism and method for obtaining electronic tickets for goods
services over an open communications...
A smart card, (a type of credit card containing storage capacity and processing ability preferably in the form of a microprocessor), is used to store an...
Method and apparatus for phone card billing
A method and apparatus for phone card billing wherein phone cards comprising PINs associated with a specific account credited with a predetermined number of...
Video input level control circuit in a video appliance
A video input level control circuit in a video display device which can improve picture quality of the video appliance by selectively controlling input levels of...
Method and connection arrangement for producing a smart card
The invention concerns a process and a connecting arrangement for producing a chip card, wherein a semiconductor chip on a module is fitted in an opening in a...
Form with detachable card, support and covering material therefor, and
process for producing the same
A form 1 has a detachable card 3. A peel glue layer 22 adheres a support layer 21 to the card 3. The card 3 is a blank produced by punching the form 1 up to the...
Multifunctional card system
Disclosed is a multifunction card system which provides a multifunction card capable of serving as a prepaid phone card, a debit card, a loyalty card, and a...
Carding machine having an adjustable stationary carding segment
A carding machine includes a machine frame; a fiber processing roll carrying a roll clothing and having a rotary axis; and a stationary carding segment including...
User authentification using a virtual private key
A method, computer system, and program product provides for authentication of user messages using PKI technology in environments where limited capacity prevents...
Communication network terminal supporting a plurality of applications
The present invention relates to a communicator (1) having means for displaying and processing an information card containing information, and means for...
Method and apparatus for providing prepaid telecommunications services
Instead of requiring a customer to carry around one or more prepaid telephone calling cards (such cards are effectively functioning as limited, fixed amounts of...
Broadband switch that manages traffic and method therefor
A network (10) includes a broadband customer service module (B-CSM) (20). The B-CSM (20) includes a plurality of feeder interface cards (FICs) (36) and optical...
Credit and smart card readers
A credit or smart card reader for processing bent, bowed, extremely warped, or cut credit, or smart cards. A standard reader has an insertion deck for inserting...
Fiber flock cleaner
In a plant for processing textile fibers, the fine cleaning is effected at a point at which the stream of fiber material already has been subdivided (e.g. for...
Process for increasing the clarity and legibility of graphics, text, and
continuous tone composites in...
System and method forms a lenticular viewing card having viewable depth or motion images by processing an original image into digital form and sampling and...
Contactless battery charger with wireless control link
In a contactless charging system charging energy is transferred across an inductive coupler to charge a battery (21) of a portable device, such as a two-way...
Customer retail apparatus having multiple card reader capability
A system for recording a credit or debit transaction on a fuel dispensing apparatus. The system comprises a primary card reader (PCR) for receiving data from a...
Electronic bankbook, and processing system for financial transaction
information using electronic bankbook
The object of the present invention is to propose an account bankbook, a money transfer card, a receipt file, and a checkbook utilizing an optical card, an IC...
Systems and methods for multiple mode voice and data communciations 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...
Card mounted with circuit chip and circuit chip module
A circuit chip mounted card has a processing-circuit layer 106 in which is constructed a processing unit including a non-volatile memory, a ...
Credit card reader for internet-based commerce
A data processing system has a reader device adapted to read information residing on a first type of storage article (such as a floppy diskette), and a holder is...
Switch hook status determination 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...
Intelligent networked, automated telephone calling card service system
capable of bailout to an operator
A telephone calling card (prepaid or postpaid) service system with an intelligent network (IN) for automated call processing has a bailout capability for bailing...
Communications adapter for processing ATM and ISDN data
A communications adapter card provides an interface for a TI or E1 transmission line and a signal processing circuit which can be programmed to process receive...
PC card adapter
An adaptor for connecting a miniaturized electronic storage module, especially a miniature card (2) with 60 surface contacts, to a personal computer (PC) a...
Unit for processing chip and/or magnetic stripe cards
A unit for processing chip and/or magnetic stripe cards. The unit comprises a minimum of one card storage magazine to store cards to be processed, a minimum of...
Laminated plastic cards and process and apparatus for making them
A method and apparatus for producing laminated plastic cards, which carry printed matter protected by an overlying layer of transparent plastic material. The...
Process for making an encoded card
The present invention includes a method for rapidly producing encoded, ink-jet printed cards. The method includes providing an encodable and printable card and...
Universal card interface module for contact free cards
Card and Card Reader contain a broadly m-shaped or twin looped antenna consisting of one or more thin conducting layers between plastic laminates wherein the...
Methods and systems for establishing a shared secret using an
A method and system for establishing a shared secret between a plurality of devices using an authentication token. An authentication token is used to establish a...
System and method for testing a switching system in a telecommunication
A test system in a communication system provides for a simulation of a test telephone call to a switching system under test. A test controller is integrated with...
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...