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Operating system software boot program execution method
A data server having a plurality of hot replaceable processing unit modules. Each module includes a motherboard having plugged therein: a CPU; a main memory; an...
Facilitating memory constrained client devices by employing deck reduction
A method, system, and computer program product for facilitating network delivery of Wireless Markup Language (WML) decks (or decks in similar notations) to...
Image pickup apparatus
The image pickup apparatus has a camera which encodes object image data, further comprises a recording unit 101 for recording image data, a connector 200 for...
Distributed processing ethernet switch with adaptive cut-through switching
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...
Variable capacitance coupling antenna
The invention thus concerns a coupling antenna connected to an electromagnetic wave transceiver device containing one or several integrated capacitors. This...
System and method for controlling data transfer between portable medias and
a processor to minimize...
The present invention relates to a method and system capable of gaining access (data transfer) to portable type mediums whose number is larger than the number of...
Process for manufacturing card-shaped data carriers
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for producing card-shaped data carriers. The method has at least one production step requiring a data carrier of...
User authentication system
A card issuer first visually confirms that a person who requests the issue of a user card is an adult. The card issuer then issues a user card on which data...
Integrated passivation process, probe geometry and probing process
A method of exposing a bond pad includes: providing an integrated circuit having a bond pad, a first passivation layer overlying an area portion of the bond pad,...
Hot lamination process for the manufacture of a combination
contact/contactless smart card
A plastic smart card, such as a card having a radio frequency identification (RFID) proximity function, including at least one electronic element embedded...
Recording device for cards
A recording device for recording information data such as images and characters on a recording card has one or more card transfer paths intersecting with a first...
Methods and arrangements for configuring portable security token features
Methods and arrangements are provided for use in developing, testing and programming portable security tokens and other like devices. In accordance with certain...
Card-shaped semiconductor storage device and operation setting method of
A CPU and an enciphering circuit are provided in a memory card with a construction of a memory stick. Data which is inputted and outputted is enciphered and...
An exchange equipment using STM able to achieve an improvement of an efficiency of use and an improvement of ease of increase of terminal cards, that is, an STM...
Automated edge processing of financial transaction cards
A method and a product produced by such method wherein improvement is made in the readability of a financial transaction card having poor edge contrast by an...
Coded and electronically tagged welding wire
Information pertaining to characteristics of metal welding electrode wire and which characteristics are useful in connection with adjusting welding parameters in...
Exchangeable storage apparatus, recording medium drive actuator, head drive
actuator, and recording medium...
A flexible disk drive has the configuration of a type-2 card for use in a personal computer or other information processing apparatus. The flexible disk drive...
Inexpensive, reliable, planar RFID tag structure and method for making same
Process and device structures for constructing RFID tag and smart card and toy controller integrated circuit transceivers built inexpensively using flat panel...
Proximity type contactless IC card issuance machine
The present invention provides a proximity type contactless IC card issuance machine comprising an IC card processing mechanism that reads or writes information...
Pre-paid telephone calling card linked to a stored value account
Systems and methods for facilitating the use of a pre-paid card linked to a stored value card account (e.g., a debit type card associated with an available,...
System for utilizing a single card to provide multiple services in an open
An information management system for operation in a proprietary environment implementing a multi-purpose card held by a designated individual. The information...
Dynamic detection of LAN network protocol
A method and apparatus for multi-protocol LAN support, which is applicable to Ethernet, Token-Ring, and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) protocols. The LAN...
Pre-paid card system and method
A pre-paid card system enables customers to make purchases, calls, and to participate in a survey using an authorized card. The system includes four main...
Postcard for carrying compact disk
The present invention includes a postcard for carrying a disk medium, such as a compact disk or digital video disk, through the mails. In a preferred embodiment,...
Dialer programming and device with integrated printing process
An improved account access system and device in which a portable electronic card may be loaded into a combined programming and printing system to be programmed...
Systems and methods for multiple mode voice and data communications 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...
Image sensing apparatus
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...
Data processing apparatus, external storage apparatus, data processing
system and data transmitting method
A data processing apparatus and an external storage apparatus arranged to transmit data by using serial signals and capable of reducing the number of signal...
Control system for automatic vending machine
In a terminal control unit, such as a display device (2), a control program is stored in a memory device which can electrically rewrite its data, such as a flash...
Method for producing fine wire
In a method for producing fine wire, in particular, card wire, an optionally already treated wire blank is transformed by a heat treatment process into a...
IC card having fingerprint sensor designed to withstand bending
A chip card comprising a card made from a plastics material (1) capable of elastically withstanding a relative bending and in which a microelectronic data...
Method of providing services for users and a service processing system for
A service processing system includes an IC card possessed by a passenger and at least one automatic ticket inspection machine installed in each station of a...
Card issuing device and method
A card issuing device and method capable of handling a plurality of types of cards with a single card extracting and moving mechanism having two motors. The...
Electronic account presentation and response system and method
An Information Interface Provider (IIP) acting as the interface between a biller and its customers for both the presentment of electronic bills to the customers...
Switching connector header and audio circuit, sound card and method
A sound card and related method includes a sound processing circuit, a rear primary connector, and a switching connector header coupled therebetween. The...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREVENTING EXTRACTION OF CARD-SHAPED FUNCTIONAL
DEVICE FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING...
An apparatus for preventing extraction of a card-shaped functional device from an information-processing apparatus. The apparatus prevents extraction by audibly...
Automated system and method for monitoring financial transactions
An automated system and method which monitors the cash flow of the merchant account and maintains a minimum balance for each merchant account based upon...
System and method for processing data on an information card
The present invention is directed toward a system and method for extracting and processing data contained on an information card, particularly a healthcare plan...
Method for automatically configuring network interface card and capable of
randomizing a media access...
A method, system and computer readable medium for performing automatic detection and identification of installed NICs with a minimized likelihood of performing...
A mattress device provides a high information variety from a low number of sensors configured and placed in correspondence with a mattress core layer and a...
Method for storing data in a chip card rewritable memory
A storage process that includes adding, to the elementary files of fixed length provided for by, e.g., ISO Standard 7816-4, elementary files of variable length...
Process for clearing a SIM card
The invention relates to a process for clearing a mobile telephone Subscribe-identify Module (SIM) card for a mobile telephone customer for a set performance...
System method and article of manufacture for accessing and processing smart
A system and method for processing information contained in a smart card (130) uses a local computer (100) on which a proxy server (120) is installed. The local...
Contactless proximity automated data collection system and method
A fast data transfer collection system using message authentication and contactless RF proximity card technology in non-contact storage and retrieval...
Downloading of applications in a digital decoder
A method for downloading an executable application into a decoder for a digital broadcast system, characterized in that the application is stored on a portable...
Device for separating waste from fiber material while processed in a
A carding machine includes a main carding cylinder having a cylindrical surface carrying a cylinder clothing; a cover arrangement extending along a part of the...
Automated self-service mail processing and storing systems
An automated self-service mail processing and storing system is disclosed which is capable of receiving input from and providing instructions to a user via a...
Three-dimensional built-up toy train
A three-dimensional toy train is built-up from a plurality of modeled flat parts that are directly stamped on a thin plate for forming a front locomotive, a back...
Credit card reader enclosure with debris opening
The present invention features an enclosure for a credit card reader. The enclosure has a top cover for protecting and enclosing the card reader and a base...
Digital cash safe
As an alarm reception flag offers an "ON" state indicating that a sign of an occurrence of abnormality on a digital cash module associated with the alarm...