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A photographing interval of a digital camera that generates an intermediate image having a resolution between an original image and a thumbnail image is...
System, apparatus and method for obtaining one-time credit card numbers
using a smart card
A system, apparatus and method for utilizing one-time, or temporary, "credit" card information for executing purchase transactions with a smart card or similar...
Transparently securing transactional data
A secure magnetic stripe card stripe reader (MSR) module and software system capable of encrypting the magnetic stripe data to CPI, SDP and CISP standards for...
Secure transaction processor
A method and system for securely and efficiently processing transactions on a client computer with secure and insecure components. A secure transaction module...
Method of executing an electronic commerce sale from an affiliate web site
A central hub server stands between a number of affiliate web sites and a number of vendor web sites to execute sales of vendor products featured on the...
Communication system, information processing device, and method
The present invention relates to a communication system, an information processing apparatus and method which enable communication setting to be performed...
Digital camera and control method for generating an image file using
feature extraction data
A digital still camera is connected with a printer, a print-target image is selected from among the plural images stored in a memory card, feature data...
Image sensing apparatus with feature extraction mechanism and its control
The attitude of an image sensing apparatus is detected, and optimum filter processing is selected based on the result of detection for extracting feature...
Gang scheduling among one or more components or systems
Disclosed are mechanisms for initiating and performing tasks by a gang of members. A member of a gang identifies an event or other condition which requires...
System and method for processing multi-channel audio
A user can assign different audio data streams to different output channels of a single audio card using substantially conventional APIs, device drivers, and...
Ink suitable for printing smart card and process for producing a printed
smart card with such an ink
The invention relates to an ink providing an optical effect, when it is applied on a main surface of a smart card. Said ink comprising a mixture of a base...
Video game processing apparatus, a method and a computer program product
for processing a video game
An image display apparatus is caused to respectively display operation guidance constituted from operation instruction icons and end display icons each...
Reader/writer secure module access control method
A secure module holder is (SH) capable of preventing an unauthorized reading of information on a secure module (SM). The SH holds one or more SM. The SH controls...
Method for generating customer secure card numbers
A method for providing secure transactions generates a Secure Card Number ("SCN") for a first entity that is transferred with a first entity identifier to a...
Blade server equipped with hot plug function
A blade server equipped with hot plug function mainly includes a plurality of small servers which have respectively a logic processing main board and a power...
Virtual memory card controller
The claimed subject matter can provide an architecture that can transparently provide more robust interactions between a host device and a smartcard or other...
Processing device peripheral with integral network interface circuitry
A peripheral connectable to a processing device includes a housing and network interface circuitry at least partially enclosed within the housing, the network...
IC module and cellular phone
In a SIM card having a flash memory chip, a memory controller chip, and contact/contactless card interfaces, the memory controller chip has a function of...
Semiconductor device and IC card including supply voltage wiring lines
formed in different areas and having...
Wiring lines for the supply of a voltage to feed a drive voltage to an integrated circuit formed in a semiconductor chip are disposed so as to cover a main...
Irreversible humidity exposure dose indicator device
An irreversible humidity exposure dose indicator device, including a housing sealed at a first end thereof and adapted at a second end thereof to admit ambient...
Interactive optical cards and other hand-held devices with increased
A system for deriving benefits from the reception and processing of composite video signals by a hand-held device, such as a smart card. Video signals are...
Highly available redundant optical modules using single network connection
A method is disclosed for providing highly available, redundant optical modules using a single network connection in a data processing system. An embedded...
The present invention provides a video camera which ensures that the user will recognize recording mode, thereby preventing the user from confusing a target...
Forwarding packets to aggregated links using distributed ingress card
A method perfomed by an ingress card includes receiving a packet with a destination identifier, and determining an aggregated link associated with the...
Audio-video signal transceiving processing device
An audio-video (AV) signal transceiving processing device which includes a AV decoder, a bridge, and a bus interface, wherein the bus interface is a PCMCIA,...
Method for making flexible automobile interior material and sheet for the
construction and its product made...
Disclosed is a method of producing an automobile interior material or construction sheet with excellent processability, and its product made therefrom. More...
Card processing system
A card processing system comprises an input section for inputting extraction information of a ticket to be extracted from a storage box and a control section for...
Advertising compliance monitoring system
An advertising compliance monitoring system is provided that includes a backscatter tag affixed to a sign or marketing material or shopper ID card, the tag...
Memory card and its initial setting method
In the initial setting of a memory card 1, the flash check data FD stored in a flash memory 2 is read out, this data FD is compared with the operation check data...
File management device, printer, and file management method
When a user requests the process of saving files stored in a memory card in a storage medium, such as DVD-RW, in MPV format, the multifunction printer 10 selects...
Payment information security for multi-merchant purchasing environment for
A multi-merchant purchasing system is configured to identify downloadable products selected by a user for purchase. The identified downloadable products are...
Processing tax forms at an automatic teller machine
A method, apparatus and computer implemented instructions for processing a bill in an automatic teller machine. The bill is scanned to form a bill image in which...
Method and apparatus for semantic processing engine
A method for evaluating contents of a message is provided. The method initiates with characterizing a message segment. Then, the message is scanned to define...
Methods and systems for prioritizing data transferred on a Local Area
A method of prioritizing messages on a Local Area Network comprises receiving a digitized incoming message, comparing a message signature of the incoming message...
Semiconductor device assemblies with compliant spring contact structures
Photolithography patterned spring contacts are disclosed. The spring contacts may be fabricated using thin film processing techniques. A substrate, such as a...
Multi-function transaction processing system
A multi-function transaction processing system comprising a transaction terminal that includes a plurality of data entry facilities and a transaction processor,...
Method and system for conducting business in a transnational E-commerce
The invention presents a method and system for processing the purchase of products, goods and/or services, more particularly, to a method and system for...
Stateful firewall protection for control plane traffic within a network
A network device receives control plane packets and data plane packets from a network. The network device includes a forwarding component that forwards the data...
Method, system, and storage medium for pre-screening customers for credit
card approval at a point of sale
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to a method, system and storage medium for pre-screening customers for a credit card at a point of sale. The...
Semantic processing engine
A processor configured to identify message contents is provided. The processor includes a message characterization block configured to characterize a message...
Transaction processing systems maintenance
A communications network can comprise a plurality of network sites, to each of which a transaction terminal, a maintenance terminal, or a server may be...
Lenticular card and process for making
A lenticulated article including a backing sheet, an imaged transparent sheet having a first smooth side and a second side with a lenticulated region, the...
Lenticular card and process for making
A lenticulated sheet including a polymeric backing sheet, an imaged transparent sheet having a first smooth side and a second side with a lenticulated region,...
Lenticular card and processes for making
A process for making a lenticular card including: providing an imaged transparent sheet having a first smooth side and a second side with a lenticulated region,...
System and method for heating, cooling and heat cycling on microfluidic
An integrated heat exchange system on a microfluidic card. According to one aspect of the invention, the portable microfluidic card has a heating, cooling and...
Process of making laminated sheet and product made by the process
A process of making an improved sheet/card laminate for packaging, signage, displays, transaction cards, ID cards and the like. The process comprises registering...
System, method and program product for credit card transaction validation
A personal card and method of transaction validation for the protection of credit card use in malls, restaurants, telephone and Internet orders and use of ATM....
Framework for providing a configurable firewall for computing systems
A configurable firewall for computing systems is disclosed. The configurable firewall provides a firewall control block that can be used as a mechanism to...
Encryption device a decrypting device a secret key generation device a
copyright protection system and a cipher...
An encryption device, a decrypting device, a secret key generation device, a copyright protection system and a cipher communication device including: a CRL...
Asynchronous completion notification for an RDMA system
A system and method of implementing asynchronous completion notification in an RDMA (remote data memory access) network interface card (RNIC). The method...