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9038893 Multi-purpose transaction card and associated methods and systems  
An approach for associating a card (e.g., a transaction card, an identification card, etc.) that corresponds to a primary account with one or more ancillary accounts (e.g., a library account,...
9038914 Method and system for simulating a proximity-based transaction device  
Reference equipment including a reference card and a reference reader is provided for testing electronic payment devices such as cards and card readers. The reference equipment includes reference...
9038907 Imaging device and method for validating a document with selectable single side illumination  
An improved document scanning device and a scanning method for checking the transparency and thickness of an identification document. In a preferred embodiment, any one surface of the document is...
9038906 Reduced travel magnetic strip reader mechanism  
A reader for a card having an information strip, the reader comprising a first movable member, a read head capable of reading the information strip, the read head disposed on the first movable...
9033222 Apparatus for prevention of reading of magnetic cards  
A card reading machine includes a card reader for reading data on a magnetic card and a device for preventing reading of the data on the magnetic card by illegal card reading devices operatively...
9033235 Read head array stitching  
Read head array stitching techniques are described. A card reader includes an array of magnetic sensors (a read head array) for retrieving account information from a magnetic stripe of a financial...
9027834 Card reader  
Provided is a card reader capable of increasing visibility over the prior art for a location into which a card is actually inserted. A card reader is provided with a main body frame constituting a...
9022297 Trigger signal generating device and moving object management system  
A trigger signal generating device outputs a trigger signal activating an IC tag. The trigger signal generating device includes first and second trigger coils placed at a predetermined separation...
9016582 Electro-optical code reading terminal for switching from a printed code reading mode to an electronically displayed code reading mode  
An electro-optical code reading terminal for dynamically switching mode of operation from a printed code reading mode to an electronically displayed code reading mode is provided. The...
9016566 Apparatus and method for commercial transactions using a communication device  
An apparatus for effecting commercial transactions with a server using a transaction card via a communication device is provided. The apparatus includes a transaction device coupled with the...
9016570 Multi-purpose credit card reader apparatus  
A credit card reader shields a credit card, stores data from one or more credit cards simultaneously and then selectively broadcasts data associated with one of the cards. A slim,...
9016572 Systems and methods for financial transaction through miniaturized card with ASIC  
A card reader device is provided with a housing having a slot for swiping a magnetic stripe of a card to complete a financial transaction between a buyer and seller. A read head is in the housing...
9010628 Self service terminal, an anti-skimming unit, a card reader device, a bezel, a method of jamming and use of an anti-skimming unit  
The invention relates to a self service terminal, such as an Automated Teller Machine, comprising a front panel provided with a card insertion slot for inserting a magnetic card therethrough,...
9010644 Dynamic magnetic stripe communications device with stepped magnetic material for magnetic cards and devices  
A flexible card may include a dynamic magnetic stripe communications device having multiple layers, such as an electromagnetic generator, a magnet, and a shield. A shield may form a non-flexible...
9004356 Read head device with slot configured to reduce torque  
A read head system has a housing and a read positioned in the housing with a slot for swiping a magnetic stripe of a financial transaction card with the slot utilized to enable a financial...
8998099 Transparent micropatterned RFID antenna and articles incorporating same  
Antennas suitable for use in RFID devices include an insulating substrate and a first conductive micropattern disposed on or in the substrate, the first conductive micropattern defining a...
8998096 Magnetic emissive use of preloaded payment card account numbers  
A thin-client access card has a card body with partial or fully emissive magnetic data tracks. An emissive element is disposed in the card body under the location of the legacy magnetic data...
8985464 Payment card storage apparatus and tab management system  
A system for managing bar or restaurant tabs includes a payment card storage apparatus, such as a carousel, to receive and store payment cards under computer control, and a payment card reader to...
8985450 Card insertion part and card reader  
Provided is a card insertion unit for a card reader which, without weakening a magnetic field generated by a magnetic field generating device in order to prevent reading of magnetic data by a...
8985449 Magnetic stripe reader  
The invention relates to a magnetic stripe reader, and more particularly, to systems, devices and methods of directly extracting binary information embedded in a magnetic stripe using simple...
8973819 Gift card splitting  
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for splitting a gift card. An exemplary apparatus is configured to: receive information associated with...
8973824 Cards and devices with magnetic emulators with zoning control and advanced interiors  
A payment card (e.g., credit and/or debit card) is provided with a magnetic emulator operable to act as a magnetic stripe read-head detector and a data transmitter. A multiple layer flexible PCB...
8973825 Method and system for safe use of magnetic strip cards  
This invention relates to a method and system to ensure the safe use of magnetic strip cards in order to prevent the theft of information contained in the magnetic strip of a industry standard...
8967475 Magnetic head device  
A magnetic head device which suppresses output fluctuation even though the output changes in part of an output waveform from the magnetic head. The magnetic head device includes a magnetic head...
8967465 Audio signaling training for bidirectional communications  
Aspects of the subject disclosure provide a card reader for receiving payment card information at a mobile point-of-sale terminal. In some implementations, a reader of the subject technology can...
8960547 Document scanner with instant retrieval process  
An improved document scanner for imaging documents and decoding coded indicia such as bar codes and magnetic strips is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, the scanner incorporates a set of...
8960545 Data modification for magnetic cards and devices  
Programming fixtures are provided that program devices, such as payment cards, with data, such as personal data, using light transmitters and receivers for powered cards, or using magnetic write...
8960546 Extended range EMF antenna  
An antenna for use in an asset-identification system. The antenna includes a plurality of electrically conductive coils electrically connected in parallel. The coils are physically aligned along a...
8960544 Sensor for reading banknotes, security papers and the like, containing at least one security element  
A reading sensor adapted to read a security element having magnetic areas with different coercivity, comprising at least one first reading head and at least one second reading head, which are...
8955753 Media processing device for accepting insertable media  
A media processing device enables reading second media that do not bend easily from the device front with the same ease of use as processing first media that bend easily. The media processing...
8939375 Magnetic stripe reader apparatus  
A magnetic stripe reader apparatus comprises a first casing, a second casing, a magnetic stripe reader unit, and at least a connecting element. The first casing has an opening, a first positioning...
8931699 Bidirectional audio communication in reader devices  
Aspects of the subject disclosure provide a card reader for receiving payment card information at a mobile point-of-sale terminal. In some implementations, a reader of the subject technology can...
8931698 Card reader  
A card reader that can prevent phishing and causes no damage on a card in the case where no phishing comes up. A card reader equipped with a card transfer mechanism for taking in and ejecting a...
8925809 Key-card access system for providing selective access to medical equipment  
An access system for controlling access of a user to one of several unique operative modes of an electronic device used to communicate with an implantable medical device. The access system...
8925817 Card reader and method of use thereof  
An integrated circuit that communicates with a host device via audio channels includes an interfacing circuit that receives and transmits analog signals on the audio channels. Such audio channels...
8928310 Magnetoelectronic angle sensor, in particular a reluctance resolver  
The present invention relates to a reluctance resolver (100) with an at least partially soft magnetic stator (104) and an at least partially soft magnetic rotor (102) which oppose each other by...
8925818 Data collection system having EIR terminal interface node  
A network accessible node that facilitates management of a fleet of portable communication devices (EIR terminal), including portable data terminals and/or barcode readers, by directing...
8915434 Fraud prevention  
A card reader guide for use in a fascia of a self-service terminal is described. The card reader guide defines a card reader aperture extending in a first direction through which a customer may...
8910869 Method and apparatus for checking value documents  
A method of checking value documents having a security element with a plurality of magnetic areas, including a high-coercivity magnetic area, a low-coercivity magnetic area and a combined magnetic...
8910868 Firmware management  
Aspects of the subject disclosure provide a card reader for receiving payment card information at a mobile point-of-sale terminal. In some implementations, a reader of the subject technology can...
8910877 Inductive identification card  
An inductive identification card on which a card holder's identifying information is recorded in order to recognize the holder's identity via a visual inspection. The identification card is...
8905309 Reader application device  
A communication system including a reader application device having a reader application, and a reader configured to operate under control of the reader application to allow data to be transmitted...
8905308 Card medium processing device and control method thereof  
A card medium processing device is controlled by means of the control method including: a first judgment step for judging whether or not a card medium having been inserted is detected by a first...
8899482 Digital measurement system with magnetic card reader and method for optical applications  
A digital measurement system and method for optical applications including a mobile client device having a digital camera and an audio port, and a laser measurement device having a laser and a...
8899483 Magnetic POS engagement system for mobile devices  
A system, method and apparatus designed to activate and trigger a mobile commerce related application, interface and or menu of option and or to affect a process related to mobile commerce by...
8888009 Systems and methods for extended stripe mechanisms for magnetic cards and devices  
A card may utilize an extended dynamic magnetic stripe communications device that may extend to approximately the full length of a card. A processor of a card may detect movement (e.g., position,...
8890693 Method and apparatus to deactivate EAS markers  
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for deactivating EAS markers. The device utilizes deactivating magnetic fields created by energizing electrical coils to deactivate electronic...
8876003 Read head device with selected output jack characteristics  
A read head is configured to be coupled to the mobile device. The read head is positioned in a housing. The read head has a slot for swiping a magnetic stripe of a financial transaction card to...
8881254 Method and system for managing virtual objects in a network  
A method and apparatus for managing virtual objects in a network is provided. The method includes creating a unique link between at least one virtual object and a physical token. The at least one...
8870070 Card reader device  
A card reader device is provided that includes a housing having a slot for swiping a magnetic stripe of a financial transaction card to complete a financial transaction between a buyer and seller....