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7549576 Systems and methods for providing access to wireless gaming devices  
Systems and methods for controlling access to wireless gaming devices and networks are provided. For example, access is controlled through one or more levels of security checks, such as a hard...
7543742 Reader/writer for contactless integrated circuit cards and management system for vending machines  
A handy reader/writer has a data transmitting and receiving units and a control unit. The transmitting and receiving units communicate with a contactless IC card placed within a communication area...
7542945 Authentication device, system and methods  
System terminal integrated with biometric sensor, such as a fingerprint sensor. Transaction terminal such as a point of sale system, automated teller machine (ATM) or other system. The system may...
7540415 Electronic delivery of admission tickets direct to a purchaser  
Electronic delivery of counterfeit-resistant documents exchangeable for value such as admission tickets, gift certificates, coupons, vouchers, etc. directly to the person who ordered the documents...
7540413 Radio frequency identifiers in game tickets  
Systems and methods of distributing, dispensing and validating game tickets provide for the use of radio frequency identifiers (RFIDS). Game ticket consumables may also be tracked with RFIDS....
7542284 Laptop computer with attached printer  
A laptop computer with an attached printer unit. The printer unit is a detachable unit that normally is attached to the base of the laptop computer and includes an input slot, an output slot, a USB...
7540414 System and method of managing a ticket order  
A system for managing the production of retail tickets in accordance with a ticket order includes a ticketing services bureau that receives the ticket order and a print center that prints tickets...
7537153 Method and computer program product for electronically managing payment media  
A method of electronically managing payment media, includes the steps of: (i) determining an amount of payment media dispensed from a payment media dispensing device, based on electronic...
7537155 Automated will call system  
A will call system for automating the management of storage and retrieval of items, preferably medical prescriptions. The automated system provides informational control of all items in the system....
7533800 Transport and delivery system for valuable items  
A transport system for valuable items comprises a portable container for carrying one or more valuable items therein and an enclosure arranged to receive the portable container. The portable...
7530494 Multi-functional scanner for reading barcodes  
A device is provided for recognizing individual bar codes from selected household items and registering bar code data at a central monitoring station via a web browser on the Internet. The device...
7533047 Method and system for securing card payment transactions using a mobile communication device  
A method and system for securing card payment transactions using a mobile communication device provides improved security in card payment transactions such as credit and debit card transactions....
7520422 System and method for depositing negotiable instruments  
A system and method of electronically depositing negotiable instruments. The present invention imparts a process by which a negotiable instrument casher may electronically deposit negotiable...
7519653 Self-service terminals in which remote parties can induce operation of peripheral devices without obtaining control over the peripheral devices  
A self-service terminal system (10) is described. The system (10) has a plurality of terminals (14 or 214), each terminal comprising a user interface (30) and a terminal application (38) for...
7516888 Method and apparatus for auditing transaction activity in retail and other environments using visual recognition  
A system detects a transaction outcome by obtaining video data associated with a transaction area and by obtaining transaction data concerning at least one transaction that occurs at the...
7516887 Surface mountable multiformat reader for vending machine application  
A surface mountable multiformat card reader for vending equipment is disclosed. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a surface mountable card reader that comprises...
7513412 Apparatus with cartridges for the preparation of drinks, with activation following the reading of an optical code carried by the cartridge  
In an apparatus for the preparation of a plurality of drinks from cartridges that are provided with an optical code on one of its faces identifying the cartridge itself and the corresponding drink,...
7510116 Lottery and gaming systems with dynamic lottery tickets  
In one aspect, the invention is directed to a method for conducting a dynamic lottery game, and may include determining an opening entry for the player for the dynamic lottery game. The method may...
7503486 Systems and methods for processing check identifiers using replacement symbols  
An original check identifier in MICR format includes separator symbols that do not appear on a typical computer keyboard. When a user is entering a check identifier from a computer or a telephone,...
7503482 Slide out card configuration  
A slide-out card configuration is provided. A presentation section slides outwardly and laterally along the back cover of the card as it is opened. The card may be provided in a packaged form for...
7500602 System for increasing the security of credit and debit cards transactions  
A system for facilitating a commercial transaction by a consumer includes a card or electronic storage device which includes a first number for identifying a financial account of the consumer and a...
7494059 Card dispenser having a mobile sensor holder box  
A card dispenser includes a dispenser body, which defines an accommodation chamber for receiving a stack of cards for dispensing, a conveying unit mounted in the dispenser body and controlled to...
7493269 Method and system for enabling the dispensing and redeeming of vouchers by voicemail  
A system for providing voucher dispensing and redeeming using current mobile communications hardware and infrastructure. The system enables the creation, reception and usage of voice vouchers,...
7490764 Secure enclosure for sub-assembly of self service equipment  
Housings are typically used to protect sub-assemblies in self-service equipment such as key-pad assemblies in automated teller machines (ATMs), self-service kiosks, pay-as-you-go photocopiers and...
7484658 System for consumers at the point of purchase/sale to automatically invest funds into a personal money saving program  
Herein taught is a system that allows an individual to automatically transfer funds into a personal money saving program via a retailer/wholesaler. The system is novel as a percent of the actual...
7482925 Apparatus and method to electromagnetically shield portable consumer devices  
An apparatus and method is provided to shield contactless portable electronic consumer devices such as radio frequency identification devices (RFID), tokens, mini-cards, key fobs, cellular phones,...
7481366 Methods and systems for customer validation using an identification document and/or one or more pins  
The present invention provides systems and methods for remote authorization of fuel dispensing and authorization or confirmation of participation in frequent shopper programs, club memberships, and...
7475809 Mobile banking vehicle  
A mobile banking vehicle including wheels supporting a chassis, an engine and an office area at a floor height supported by the vehicle chassis. An exterior door provides access to the office area....
7475810 Modular processing system for personalization elements  
Modular processing system (1) for processing personalization elements, in particular chip cards, smart cards and/or magnetic strip cards, comprising a large number of processing modules, wherein...
7477132 Electronic device for packet boxes and related operating method  
An electronic device for packet boxes includes a processor programmed to assign users to groups of users and a control system capable of managing the possibilities of access to functions of the...
7472827 Limited use PIN system and method  
The present invention facilitates transactions by providing a limited use PIN that is associated with a primary account and/or PIN number, wherein the limited use PIN is presented to the merchant...
7469826 Combined in-store and fuel center point-of-sale system  
A combined in-store and fuel center point-of-sale system having a first point-of-sale system, having a checkout manager and one or more checkout terminals, and a second point-of-sale system, having...
7464832 Media cassette with internal lock  
The media cassette for a media dispenser includes a cassette body including a storage space in which media are filled. A media discharging opening is provided at a side thereof. A discharging door...
7464868 Coin-discriminator voucher anti-counterfeiting method and apparatus  
Vouchers and methods for providing vouchers configured to assist in distinguishing unauthorized duplicate or counterfeit vouchers are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a voucher can include a...
7464866 Print processing apparatus and method  
A print processing apparatus that reads and processes data to be printed in response to a print instruction for previously stored data, and prints out the data thus processed by means of an image...
7464867 Cashless vending system with tethered payment interface  
The present invention relates to a cashless vending system that utilizes a tethered payment interface. The tethered payment interface is mountable on the external surface of a vending machine while...
7458506 Paper money handling machine  
A bill handling apparatus, such as an ATM, for handling bills each having an IC chip which holds unique discriminative information includes a manipulating unit for selecting the type of transaction...
7458510 Authentication of automated vending machines by wireless communications devices  
A wireless device includes a contactless communications facility such as a contactless Integrated Circuit (IC) card to engage in a transaction with a vending machine. The wireless device obtains...
7455223 RFID-based method for a networked cashless vending system  
A cashless vending system, comprising, a plurality of vending machines, wherein each vending machine comprises a Vending Machine Controller that supports the international Multi-Drop Bus/Internal...
7448539 Method for maintaining a customer account  
A customer is provided a telephone number to which a calling party incurs a charge to be connected. An account balance, which reflects funds deposited into the customer's account but not yet used...
7448540 Electronic settlement system, settlement apparatus and terminal  
An electronic settlement system for settling a transaction through a communication network comprises a settlement apparatus which performs the settlement of the transaction; a billing terminal...
7450013 System and method for authenticated detachment of product tags  
A system and method for releasing a security tag from an article automatically at a point of sale without the need for store employee involvement, assuming a valid sale is occurring. A system and...
7445147 Stored value card validation  
An apparatus and method reads magnetic stripe data and bar code data from a stored value card. The magnetic stripe data and the bar code data originally applied to the card are associated with one...
7445150 Pre-paid credit card  
A method of acquiring goods and services using a pre-paid credit card, issued by either merchants in any network of merchants or service providers, a bank card network or a financial institution,...
7444296 Disk dispensing and retrieval system and associated methods  
A kiosk dispenses and receives recorded optical disk media using an interconnected system central server computer through an Internet Service Provider. The system central server contains databases...
7439859 RF device in drinkware to record data/initiate sequence of behavior  
A drinkware is provided to provide information to a receiver. The drinkware is a RF device coupled to a handheld drinking container. The RF device can receive and send RF signals and communicate...
7438220 Automated banking machine including deposit storage chest and card reader cooling device  
An automated banking machine includes a card reader, a display device, a currency dispenser, and a deposit storage chest. The machine can receive user deposits for storage in the chest. The machine...
7440924 Method and system for processing financial instrument deposits physically remote from a financial institution  
A system that includes computer hardware, computer software, apparatus, and methodology that enables individuals, businesses, and all types of organizations (both for profit and non-profit) to...
7438222 Card reading arrangement including robotic card handling responsive to card sensing  
A card reader arrangement includes a robotic card handling device to enable reading of a user card during a card-based transaction. A card sensing device is located adjacent a card slot remotely...
7428987 Cashless vending system  
There is provided a cashless vending system including a vending machine 12 having a device 16 that reads transaction history information from a medium 11 and a communication device that sends...