card (Total 123108 Patents Found)

Card (123108 Patents Found)
A novel write/read head for magnetic stripe card readers includes a magnetostrictive read element in a structure which permits the close spacing between read and write heads required of insertion type value card apparatus yet provides magnetic isolation of the read head from the write field generated at the gap of the ...
When a lower head ( 34 b ) mounted on a lower head arm ( 32 b ) is in a standby position permitting no access to a magnetic recording disk ( 13 ), the lower head arm ( 32 b ) is housed in an opening ( 37 ) formed in a frame plate ( 3 ). Thus, the lower head arm ( 32 b ) and another (upper) head arm ( 32 a ) m...
A connector that can be attached to a printed circuit board. The connector has a plastic connector housing which includes a contact body and a frame. The contact body contains a plurality of electrically conductive pins that can be mated with the sockets of an external connector. The frame is integral with the contact ...
The present invention provides an interlocking connector for a communication card including a first connection portion for connection to signals in the communication card relating to a first device such as a cellular telephone. A second connection portion in the interlocking connector provides for connection to signals...
An inexpensive, PCMCIA-based radio transceiver is provided that interfaces to a separate baseband modem, which may itself be PCMCIA-based or may be an internal modem of a notebook computer. Together, the PCMCIA-based radio transceiver and the baseband modem realize a wireless modem. In order to miminize cost and increa...
Information is recorded on or reproduced from a hybrid card having an optical recording region and a non-contact type IC memory region connected to a card-side antenna coil. The information recording and/or reproduction is effected by an apparatus including an optical head for scanning the optical recording region with...
A leadframe-based semiconductor package is proposed for the packaging of a semiconductor device, such as a multi-media card (MMC) chipset. The proposed semiconductor package is characterized by the use of a leadframe, rather than BT substrate or film, as the chip carrier for MMC chipset. The leadframe includes a suppor...
In order to hold data correctly for a longer time in a flash PC card comprising a flash memory device, a timer starts counting a predetermined time when the PC card is removed from a host. When the PC card is inserted into the host again, a controller refreshes data stored in the flash memory device if the timer has co...
The system and method for credit card replenishment of a wireless subscriber's account balance detailed herewith enables wireless subscribers to recharge their account balances in self-configured and/or telecommunications carrier-configured amounts via Unstructured Supplementary Services Data (USSD) by charging the...
The loss of data stored in a secure memory card, such as a SIM card, due to the physical destruction thereof is prevented. A host unit performs card authentication of a memory card, and transmits update data for the memory card by security communication to update data when the result of the authentication is OK. Then, ...
The present invention comprises a payment debit system specifically tailored to transportation vehicles and the method for its use wherein a passenger preferably will pre-purchase a card for a predetermined amount of fare at local outlets to be used in any hired vehicle located throughout the world equipped with the sy...
A subscriber identification card performing radio transceiver functionality for long-range applications incorporates a radio transceiver including an antenna formed on a card surface, an RF module and a base-band module. The antenna and the transceiver operate in the microwave/millimetre waves frequency range. This all...
In a method of manufacturing bonding probes, bump layer patterns are formed on terminals of a multi-layered substrate. A first wetting layer pattern having a wettability with respect to a solder paste, and a non-wetting layer pattern having a non-wettability with respect to the solder paste are formed on the bump layer...
According to one aspect of the present invention, a method of conducting a video poker game on a gaming machine and a gaming machine are disclosed. The method comprises receiving a wager from a player to play a block of hands and displaying a plurality of cards from a deck of cards to form a final user-playable hand fo...
An electrical card connector for receiving at least two different cards, comprises: an insulative housing; a plurality of contacts received in the housing; an L-shaped shell assembled on the housing defining a receiving space for receiving the card; and a guide member assembled on the shell with a spring plate extendin...
A detecting system includes a slot, a controller and a power source terminal. The slot includes a first detecting pin and a second detecting pin. The first detecting pin is electrically connected to a detecting voltage terminal. The second detecting pin is connected to ground. The controller is electrically connected t...
A method and system for providing a universal voting card (UVC) is disclosed. Generic votes stored in association with a UVC may be used at any time in any combination against voting campaigns that span, e.g., wireless carrier networks, television networks and television shows. A generic vote is issued by a UVC holder ...
A connector is provided for memory card including an insertion module of an overall right-angle parallelepipedal shape. The insertion module includes an insertion slot for inserting a memory card. The connector furthermore includes several static electricity discharge zones coming into contact with a portion of a surfa...