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Reading head arrangement for two data card types
A reading head able to process both inductive debit cards and chip cards comprising two dissimilar complementary portions, the internal surfaces of the portions...
Composite carbide powder used for cemented carbide and method of
producing the same
In order to provide cemented carbide, provision is made about tungsten carbide powder which has a grain size not smaller than 1 .mu.m and which is mixed with...
Positive identification and protection of documents using inkless
A method and process to be utilized on any printed document, which, for example, include but are not limited to airline tickets, labels, checks, bonds,...
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...
Communication device and system for mobile encrypted communication
An automatic collection system for automatically collecting a toll charge from an IC card is provided with transceivers in gantries installed along a vehicle...
Direct current feed with line status change adaptation in a
A line card integrates subscriber line interface circuitry, A/D and D/A converters, and digital signal processing technology. The digital signal processing...
Distributed processing ethernet switch with adaptive cut-through
A packet switching system includes at least two network cards each receiving data packets via a plurality of associated ports, a system card, and an interconnect...
Embroidery data processing device for sewing machine including means for
limiting repeated use of embroidery data
In an embroidery data processing device for a sewing machine, a ROM stores embroidery data of a number of embroidery patterns and sewing data of ordinary sewing...
Computerized discount redemption system
The method of processing merchandise discounts by providing a computerized membership system is disclosed. At least one provider's computer has a database for...
System and method for loading applications onto a smart card
A system for loading an applet and its associated use rights into a smart card having other applets with associated use rights with values that change as the...
System for securely exchanging data with smart cards
A card-enabled processing system comprises a security module for securely exchanging data with cards, such as smart cards, and an application module for...
IC card reading/writing device
An IC card reading/writing device comprises a main body and a conductive cover member. The main body includes a first and a second member which define space for...
Assembly structure for an IC card
Upper and lower exterior members are coupled together without using ultrasonic welding process. Upper and lower metal panels are brought into electrical...
Ventilating carding roll
A ventilated carding cylinder for allowing heat generated in the carding cylinder during operation to be dissipated. The carding cylinder includes an internal,...
Method and apparatus for supplying power to a CPU using an adaptor card
A method and apparatus for supplying power to a central processing unit (CPU) in computer systems which normally mount CPUs on a motherboard and supplies power...
Method for semi-continuous currency processing using separator cards
A method of semi-continuous currency processing using separator cards to separate currency stacks in a batch of currency fed into a currency processing machine....
PC card system having video input-output functions
The objective of the invention is to provide a portable information processing apparatus and a PC card for its expansion that facilitate transient and still...
Programmable/reprogrammable printed circuit board using fuse and/or
antifuse as interconnect
Two types of programmable elements, fuses and antifuses, are disclosed for interconnecting the terminals of electronic components mounted on printed circuit...
Greeting card and sound recording gift, display and sale system
A personalized, user assembled greeting card is described that includes a manually usable holder for detachably receiving a sound recording. The sound recording...
Electromagnetic transducer system with integrated circuit card adapter
An apparatus according to various aspects of the present invention is configured to collect and/or emit electromagnetic waves, particularly microwaves. In one...
Programmable PCI interrupt routing mechanism
An element of a multi-functional device that integrates a high performance processor into a PCI to PCI bus bridge (P2P). The invention is part of a design that...
Method and apparatus for fast checking the frame check sequence of a
A process and an apparatus to calculate the FCS (Frame Check Sequence) error checking code of a message sent over a connection and segmented into a finite number...
Method for the generation of electronic signatures, in particular for
Processes for generating digital signatures for electronic messages. Modifying signature-generating algorithms, such as DSAs (Digital Signature Algorithms), in...
Portable terminal apparatus for an IC card for supplying a power source
voltage in a predetermined timing
An apparatus for performing processing on an integrated circuit medium includes a mechanism for performing transfer to and from the integrated circuit medium...
Photograph processing and copying system using coincident force
drop-on-demand ink jet printing
A digital color photograph printer (mini-lab) and a photograph copier which uses a drop on concurrent drop selection and drop separation demand printing...
Method for manufacturing a solidified fiber fleece, the resulting
solidified fiber fleece, and use of this fleece
Fiber fleeces made entirely of pure artificial (polymeric) fibers or mixed with natural fibers have to be solidified after formation by carding, or laying only...
Automated tennis line calling system
A system is described for the automatic detection of ball bounces on a tennis court, and which is applicable to similar games. The system comprises a sonar-like...
Method and apparatus for separating and recovering fractional components
A process is disclosed for the separation and recovery of fractional components of used carpet. Although the disclosed process is operable with either...
Method of debiting an electronic payment means
The invention provides a method for protectedly debiting an electronic payment mechanism, such as a telephone card. In the communication protocol between the...
Apparatus and method for optimizing wireless financial transactions
Disclosed are methods for optimizing financial transaction processing when a conventional financial transaction processing terminal is used with a wireless...
Display control system having a PCMCIA interface
A portable computer comprising a PCMCIA card connector, a PCMCIA controller, a multimedia display controller, a moving-picture bus, a system bus, and a switching...
Detecting possible fraudulent communication usage
A method of, and a system for, detecting possible fraudulent use of a telecommunications network. Call event records, both call initiation and call completion...
Method and apparatus for accepting an order for photographic processing
When an order for photographic processing is placed from the customer, an operator, first, operates a keyboard to input the type of photographic processing...
Identification card with delimited usage
The present invention particularly provides an identification card and an access system for its use. The identification card has recorded thereon ...
Fraud resistant personally activated transaction card
A method and apparatus for preventing transaction card fraud. A transaction card has a keypad display, and a microprocessor for receiving and processing numbers...
Open network system for I/O operations with non-standard I/O devices
utilizing extended protocol including...
An open network system for supporting input/output (I/O) operations for non-standard I/O devices are disclosed. The system includes a server coupled to a...
PC card for an ISDN interface
ISDN-interface PC Card comprises a device connector for connecting a data processing device, a line connector for connecting a digital service unit (DSU), a...
IC card reading/writing apparatus and an IC card system
An IC card reading/writing apparatus has an IC card reading/writing control unit having an intelligent function to control read-out/write-in processing for an IC...
Storage device for card-shaped data carriers
A storage device for card-shaped data carriers has at least one storage unit with a magazine support and a magazine mounted on the magazine support. The storage...
Method and apparatus for optimizing exact garbage collection of array
nodes in a carded heap
Apparatus, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed that optimize a programmed loop that stores pointer variables in an array in a...
Data processing 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...
Data processing system including a hot-plug circuit for receiving
high-power adaptor cards
A hot-plug circuit for receiving a high-current load is disclosed. In accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the hot-plug circuit...
Editor for developing statements to support i/o operation on open
network using segregator for segregating...
An open network system for supporting input/output (I/0) operations for non-standard I/O devices are disclosed. The system includes a server coupled to a...
Modulation, demodulation and antenna coupling circuits used in IC card
reading/writing apparatus, and method of...
A modulator used in an IC card reader/writer includes a phase variation detector for detecting a varying point of the phase of a modulated signal, a signal...
Self-service shopping system including an electronic price label system
A self-service shopping system which uses an electronic price label (EPL) associated with an item to send a signal to a transaction processing system to record...
Recording medium processing device having a vibration actuator and for
use in an automatic device such as a...
A recording medium processing device which performs writing or readout of data with respect to a magnetic card. The recording medium processing device includes a...
Structural improvement on ID card processor
The subject invention relates to a structural improvement on ID card processor, including such components as a base plate, one or more sets of terminals, a...
Molding apparatus for molding edge card connector
A molding apparatus for molding an edge card connector and an edge card connector, wherein the molding apparatus is composed of a male and female molding die....
Modified poker card game
A modified poker card game allows a player to sequentially build a card hand after each round of play. The rules of play for the card game including dealing a...
Wireless modem with a supplemental power source
A wireless modem is provided with a passive power source using a first PCMCIA slot that is normally provided in mobile computer systems. Most mobile computing...