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Apparatus and method for transmitting text data directly to a facsimile
A monitoring apparatus includes a conversion module having firmware embedded therein for converting text data in a first code such as ASCII to binary text data...
Method of playing a game of chance at locations remote from the game site
Participating in a game of chance, such as KENO, played remotely away from the site where the winning numbers are drawn. Each player can mark his predicted...
Carding machine having a fine-fiber brush
An improved carding process utilizing a brush attached to a cylinder carding machine for inhibiting the buildup of napped fibers. Mounted just downstream of the...
Integral computer scanning system
A photovoltaic film provided with a computer allows the computer to be used as a scanner as well as a conventional computer. In a preferred embodiment the...
Method and a device for the recording of number and size classification
of objects, particularly live fish
A device for the recording of number and size classification of objects, wherein the objects pass between a light source (1) and an objective (3)/CCD-line camera...
Bar code reader and game set using the same
Bar code data read from a bar code card (4) by a bar code reader (1) is inputted to a data processor (3). In this data processor (3), noise included in the bar...
Method and apparatus for random play of lottery games
A lottery game card vending machine on which multiple games are available for play. The user can select any specific game desired. If an additional element of...
Template and process for drilling and completing multiple wells
A template and process for drilling and completing multiple wells in a subterranean formation. A template having a plurality of axially extending, divergent...
Drive system for carding machine doffer, crush and calendar rolls
A fiber processing system for the front end of a textile card, the system having a doffer, a crush roll pair and a calendar roll pair rotatably mounted in...
Cathode ray tube optical filter device with cursor pointing function
A crt optical filter device includes a transparent plastic sheet and a transparent glass panel, each of which is provided with a transparent conductive circuit...
Magnetic card comprising a polyester film, ultra-violet curing ink
layer, a magnetic layer, and an antistatic...
The present invention relates to a polyester film having an antistatic highly adhesive layer and a process for producing the film, said layer comprising a...
Non-contact IC card and method of initializing same
A non-contact type IC card includes a power-supply receiving device for receiving power through electromagnetic coupling with a terminal unit; a signal...
Cellular phone accounting system
A cellular telephone accounting system includes an integrated hardware system interlinking a cellular telephone unit, a telephone interlink receiver, and a...
Intelligent golf parties guidance system
A computer based system for guiding golfers around a golf course enables the holes to be played in an order designated by the system according to the situation...
Integrated lightweight card rack
A plurality of heat sinks assembled to form a rack in a lightweight box accommodate printed circuit cards between the heat sinks and circulate cooling oil...
Method and apparatus for credit card verification
Techniques for multiple verification of credit cards incorporating digital image information and authorization data onto a credit card to assist in the card...
Programmable telecommunication switch for personal computer
A user-programmable telephone switch which resides within a commercially available personal computer. The switch is controllable by either the personal...
Apparatus and process for administering promotional mailing
A process is disclosed for merging promotional information, based on multiple requests and relating to different promotions, into a single stream for the...
Coded card reader systems
Optical card reader systems are known in which an optically encoded card is read to provide an output signal. However, in known systems, the card has to be...
Card processing method
A card processing method of recording information or displaying, rewriting or erasing recorded information in a card having a magnetic recording portion, and a...
Embroidering data production system
The present invention is an embroidering data production system for reading image data from an original image pattern by means of an image input device and...
Interactive golf game information system
An interactive golf game information system receives, stores, analyzes and outputs a plurality of different types of information related to golf. The system...
Image forming method, image forming apparatus and image forming member
According to the present invention, a gradation image such as photographs and a non-gradation image read by an image processing means 13 of FIG. 2 are edited and...
Computer implemented process for executing accounting theory systems
Method for creating programs and processing data by having data in the form of data cards readily moved in and out of, and exchanged between, a command module,...
Applying solder to high density substrates
Process is described for applying large quantities of solder to small areas, such as the lands in a high density card, to which it is intended to surface mount...
Method of playing a wagering game
A method of playing Pai Gow Poker or Asian Poker where players successively become the "player-bank," i.e., wager against each of the other game players, is...
IC card and method of manufacturing the IC card
An IC card arranged so that a connector cannot come off a frame during an assembly process in which the connector and a circuit board are accommodated in the...
Portable data processing device capable of transmitting processed data
on a radio by reflection of unmodulated...
A detachable IC card applicable to a portable data processing device referred to as an "electronic organizer" is disclosed. The IC card is formed of microstrip...
Precleaning of soldered circuit cards to prevent white residue
Following soldering of electrical components on a circuit card in a soldering process that includes use of an aqueous-based flux, the circuit card, containing...
Method and system for placing a bus on hold during the
insertion/extraction of an IC card into/from a computer
In a computer system capable of connecting an IC (Integrated Circuit) card, when the IC card is extracted from an IC card holder, a door is opened. A detection...
Circuit card assembly conduction converter
A printed wiring board carries electronic components. A castable body is of thermally conductive dielectric material and is molded from the printed wiring board...
Peel off coupon redemption card and tracking system
A coupon redemption card and tracking system includes a credit card size redemption coupon card used by the customer, and a tracking sheet used by the redemption...
Portable personal computer with passive backplane having a doublesided
staggered connector array
A portable personal computer that utilizes a combination of an open ended card cage and a passive backplane with a double-sided staggered array of connectors...
Method for manufacturing an encapsulated semiconductor package using an
adhesive barrier frame
A process for manufacturing a carrier element is described that has one or more ICs to be incorporated into an identity card or credit card. The carrier element...
Interface card for scanner
An interface card communicates a scanner with a MACINTOSH computer. The scanner previously sends status value and 8-byte redundant data to the interface card...
System and apparatus for accomodating user preferences in reproduced
Apparatus for determining camera user's preference in reproduced images includes a display of a series of images with varying color balance characteristic and...
Exception card insert apparatus and method
An exception card input apparatus for a generally rectangular input card hopper for a card processing machine. The exception card insert apparatus has a carriage...
System and method for storing received facsimile image data in computer
A system and method of converting facsimile image data as received by any one of a plurality of fax cards into data stored in a file structure that assists use...
Fare card read-writer which overwrites oldest or invalid data
An access control ticket having three fields of data, a first field (3) of fixed data, a second field (7) of variable data, and a third field (8) of variable...
Method for operating installations comprising chip-card-driven control
The invention relates to a method for the coding and the availability of a chip card, which is provided as memory storage in a programmable control system....
Draw type optical recording medium
The DRAW type optical recording medium which can record optical information by forming information pits in the recording layer by irradiation of an energy beam...
System for promoting account activity
A system and data processing arrangement for promoting purchases and account activity in a credit card account or other consumer transaction involving sales of...
Method of ratifying secret codes for memory cards
A method of ratifying secret codes for IC memory cards including a data processing member and a storage device for recording a secret code and data delivered to...
Method of printing and cutting heavy stock on flexographic press
A method of making a foldable dial card having openings and edges in registration using a flexographic press. The process includes the steps of feeding an...
Ultrasonic diagnostic system
An ultrasonic diagnostic system includes a probe composed of a group of transducers for transmitting and receiving an ultrasonic wave, a main system connected...
Integrated portable device for point of sale transactions
A handheld, portable device (10) for processing point of sale transactions includes a housing (20), a magnetic card reader (40) for reading credit card...
Method and apparatus for preventing inadmissible deviations from the
runtime protocol of an application in a...
Method and apparatus for preventing inadmissible deviations from the runtime protocol of an application in a data exchange system. The data exchange system has,...
Electronic still camera including an EEPROM memory card and having a
continuous shoot mode
An electronic still camera using a memory card as a picture recording medium, and a memory card applicable thereto and implemented by an EEPROM (Electrically...
Information recording and reproduction methods using oscillation medium
High density recording systems and methods are disclosed which employ a radiation beam to form spot-like recordings in record members such as discs, tapes and...
Method and apparatus for accessing a portable personal database as for a
A distributed data processing network includes multiple memory card databases at terminal nodes of the network. The network is programmed to automatically...