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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...
9033246 Methods and systems to remotely issue proximity payment devices  
Methods and apparatus for issuing a payment device from a remote dispensing device are provided. In an embodiment, a dispensing device receives a purchase request including a load amount, to...
9022296 High temperature high pressure tag  
An identification tag, comprising a rigid carrier comprising a cavity therein, a bead arranged within the cavity, wherein the bead includes an electronics module configured to receive and transmit...
9016568 Reader device, data processing apparatus mounted with the same and genuine/counterfeit judgment method  
A reader device performs control to cause rates of transmission at the time of transmitting an authentication command to an IC chip included in a passport to be different from each other. Then,...
9010631 Combicard transaction method and system having an application parameter update mechanism  
Systems, methods and IC card devices are described for updating parameters such as unblocking or blocking or re-blocking an application on an IC card device whereby an integrated circuit card...
9004361 Wearable device transaction system  
An electronic transaction card communicates with an add-on slot of an intelligent electronic device. The add-on slot may be a memory card slot. The intelligent electronic device may be a mobile...
9004360 Contactless communication via a plurality of interfaces  
A contactless communication device including an energy interface configured to activate the contactless communication device or a contactless communication partner based on a first carrier signal;...
8998100 Infusion system configured for transfer of data  
A system and a method are configured to program, track and/or monitor infusion data (such as proper medication, dosage information, drug identification, patient identification, and/or other...
8998098 Microcircuit card and a tool and method for making thereof  
A microcircuit card (2) and held within a carrier card (3) is generally shown as 1 in FIG. 1. The microcircuit card (2) is bounded on all edges except one edge (10a) which is free. The free edge...
8991710 Power negotiation in a communications device  
A mobile device is provided having a smart card. The smart card is powered by the mobile device and a maximum power supply value is defined by the mobile device to control the power drawn by the...
8985452 Safety device and method for using a safety device  
The invention relates to a security device with sensors for checking whether the security device (1) is in an undamaged state and checking for the presence of a specified support (9) of the...
8985467 Permanently deactivatable security tag  
A permanently deactivatable security tag and method to create a permanently deactivatable security tag to eliminate tag pollution caused by reactivated tags reentering a store premises and setting...
8985453 Change part with identification element  
A change part, which is used for a machine employed in the filling or bottle manufacturing industry and which includes an identification element, where the identification element comprises a...
8985459 Decodable indicia reading terminal with combined illumination  
A decodable indicia reading terminal can comprise a laser-based scanner, an imager-based scanner, a central processing unit (CPU), and an illumination assembly. The laser-based scanner can include...
8985451 Communication apparatus, communication method, and program  
A communication apparatus performing communication in a noncontact manner is provided. The communication apparatus includes a transmission control unit configured to transmit a command; a timeout...
8978975 Systems and methods for authenticating near field communcation financial transactions  
A system for authenticating near field communication (NFC) transactions that has an NFC merchant reader that provides an electromagnetic field and an NFC hand-held device that senses the...
8981910 RFID tag issuing apparatus and RFID tag misalignment detecting method  
According to one embodiment, an RFID tag issuing apparatus includes a communication instructing unit, a search unit, and a misalignment amount detecting unit. The communication instructing unit...
8973831 Standoff RFID elements  
A standoff RFID element includes a generally planar, hollow, standoff member with a pair of major outer walls connected by a plurality of structural components like ribs and at least a first piece...
8977203 Semiconductor device  
Of a wireless communication system, an RF tag which can operate normally even when a communication distance is extremely short, like the case where the RF tag is in contact with a reader/writer,...
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...
8971802 Near field communication apparatus  
A system for use in a near field communications (NFC) reader, for detecting the presence of an NFC tag, is disclosed. The NFC reader has an antenna tuned to a resonant frequency. The system...
8967477 Smart card reader with a secure logging feature  
A secure smart card reader is disclosed that is enabled to make reader signatures on data representative of events and actions which may be security related and which may include data...
8967476 Synchronization techniques in multi-technology/multi-frequency RFID reader arrays  
Methods and apparatus for provisioning the use of multiple readers and/or wireless communication protocols within a defined area are provided. More specifically, a coordinator or the like can be...
8960543 RFID reader and apparatus with an RFID reader  
An RFID reader that is situated in a recess of an apparatus housing, such that the apparatus housing is constituted of an electrically conductive material, and such that the RFID reader is...
8960540 Methods and systems for merchant selection of network routing  
A system and method for operating a payment terminal, the method including receiving a list of eligible applications from a payment device; generating a candidate list including applications from...
8955751 Method and device for identifying an electronic code  
A method and device for reading an electronic code. An alternating electrical signal is brought to the code being measured with the aid of electrodes, and the current or voltage travelling through...
8944330 RFID devices using metamaterial antennas  
A radio frequency identifier (RFID) tag can comprise an RFID chip, an antenna, and a feed line electrically coupling the RFID chip to the antenna. An encoded information reading (EIR) terminal can...
8948696 Modulation circuit and semiconductor device including the same  
An object of the present invention is to reduce the power consumption of a modulation circuit. The modulation circuit includes a load, a diode, and a transistor. An anode of the diode is...
8936194 Methods and systems for using two-dimensional matrix codes associated with panel component and equipment information and quality control  
Systems and methods for creating and using 2-dimensional matrix code on tags or labels to identify panel components and associated information stored in and accessible from a data storage device...
8936201 Integrated circuits with persistent data storage  
The circuitry introduced in this invention selectively slows down the functioning of an electronic circuit maintaining a particular state for a prolonged period of time. This circuitry is used not...
8925820 Stored-value container  
A stored-value container has a body and a stored-value chip mounted on the body. The stored-value chip stores payment information for transaction deduction after being read by an external device....
8925819 Wireless tag processor  
A wireless tag processor includes a radio wave transmitting unit that has plural rows of transmitting part groups each having plural transmitting parts that transmit radio waves, the transmitting...
8929809 Techniques for wireless communication of proximity based content  
A system and method for close proximity communication is disclosed. The method comprises detecting a signal transmitted by a close proximity communication (CPC) device at a distance of one of...
8925827 Amplifying radio frequency signals  
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for amplifying Radio Frequency (RF) signals. In some implementations, a system includes a first interface, a second interface, secure...
8919649 Method for the detection of a marker affixed to the surface of an object and system for implementing same  
A method for the detection of a marker affixed to the surface of an object, includes: acquiring a photographic image of a zone containing at least one marker; extracting contours from the...
8923761 Methods and apparatus for improving NFC RF discovery loop tuning based on device sensor measurements  
Aspects disclosed herein relate to providing improved selection of a near field communication (NFC) radio frequency (RF) discovery loop based on one or more measurements obtained from one or more...
8915447 Amplifying radio frequency signals  
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for amplifying Radio Frequency (RF) signals. In some implementations, a system includes a first interface, a second interface, secure...
8915437 Identification medium, method for reading data therefrom, apparatus for identification, and method and apparatus for production thereof  
A technique detects counterfeit products having appearances similar to authentic products with high accuracy. A cholesteric liquid crystal layer in which hologram is processed and circularly...
8915430 Smart storage system  
A system for identifying different types of products on a display hanger and determining a quantity of each of the different types of products includes a plurality of electrically conductive...
8917160 RFID module  
An RFID module including an antenna element forming an RFID antenna; an RFID circuit block to which the antenna element is connected; and a first resonance frequency adjustment circuit having an...
8912887 RFID tag  
An RFID tag comprising a coil and an RFID chip having two inputs/outputs, each input/output being connected to the coil. The tag further comprises an electrical circuit connected to the...
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...
8907683 Detection of a contactless data storage device  
For detecting within a communication range of an antenna a contactless data storage device which is configured for inductive coupling with an electromagnetic field emitted by the antenna, a return...
8899489 Resonant circuit structure and RF tag having same  
A RF tag includes a resonant circuit structure and a RF device. The resonant circuit structure includes a first conducting layer; a second conducting layer spaced apart from the first conducting...
8875998 Middle class america card  
A debit card with automatic savings is disclosed. The card allows a user, such as the holder of the debit card, to automatically save a specified amount of money each time a transaction is...
8875999 Payment cards and devices with gift card, global integration, and magnetic stripe reader communication functionality  
A payment card (e.g., credit and/or debit card) or other device (e.g., mobile telephone) is provided with a magnetic emulator operable to communicate data to a magnetic stripe read-head. Gift...
8870075 Radiofrequency communication device, the operation of which is controlled by a voluntary gesture of the holder  
A contactless portable device including a support layer and a protective layer, the support layer having, on its first side, an antenna made up of a flat winding of turns and a protective layer...
8870072 Card feed unit, read out unit, ATM and method  
The present invention relates to a card feed unit for transferring a data carrier of card information of a multi-services cards, such as a bank card or credit card, to a reading head of a reading...
8864031 Remote management of a barcode reader  
A computer includes an application that expects to receive data via a unidirectional communication interface. The computer also includes a background service having a first thread and a second...