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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...
8981896 On-vehicle ticketing and validation  
Enabling a passenger of a vehicle to enter or board the vehicle without necessarily having previously purchased a ticket or fare, and then to perfect a ticket purchase using their handheld device...
8928455 Key fob with protected biometric sensor  
A key fob includes a biometric sensor including a fingerprint area sensor having a surface for receiving a finger, and a controller includes at least one processor configured to authenticate a...
8791789 Remote control signaling using audio watermarks  
A system for using a watermark embedded in an audio signal to remotely control a device. Various devices such as toys, computers, and appliances, equipped with an appropriate detector, detect the...
8754744 Integrated real estate showing scheduling and key dispensing system  
A system and method for dispensing a key from a key kiosk disposed at a realtor's office near a real property based on a showing appointment scheduled with a showing scheduling system. The...
8598981 Key fob with protected biometric sensor  
A key fob includes a biometric sensor including a fingerprint area sensor having a surface for receiving a finger, and a controller includes at least one processor configured to authenticate a...
8566110 Method and apparatus for managing user time on a rental computer  
Hacking a rental computer to use it beyond purchased rental time is prevented by plugging a time card with internal counter into a DIMM socket of the motherboard and encrypting the register...
8558663 Integration of facial recognition into cross channel authentication  
Real time facial images of individuals transacting accounts held in a bank facility are taken following the grant of authorization to the individual to access the account under the bank's required...
8537005 Point-of-transaction checkout system with zero-footprint cordless electro-optical reader  
A checkout system employs a bi-optical workstation having dual windows and a main reader for electro-optically reading indicia on products to be processed at the workstation through at least one...
8510218 System and method for consumer control over card-based transactions  
A system and method for consumer control over card-based transactions and associated accounts. An interface is provided between a merchant or the merchant's bank and the bank or banks at which the...
8421594 Tag-based personalization  
Embodiments of methods and apparatus for tag-based personalization of kiosk computing devices are disclosed. In embodiments, an authentication server/system may receive, from a mobile device, a...
8401961 Method for structuring a supplemental interest mortgage  
A system and method of structuring a supplemental interest mortgage is disclosed. A principal debt obligation and a supplemental debt obligation based on the principal debt loan are secured by a...
8321315 System and method for consumer control over card-based transactions  
A system and method for consumer control over card-based transactions and associated accounts. An interface is provided between a merchant or the merchant's bank and the bank or banks at which the...
8310347 Incrementing counter with extended write endurance  
A method and device for writing a binary count of a length n to a memory having a limited number of write cycles, a physical storage location of bits (R-bits) of the count in the memory are...
8138949 Electronic toll collection system, on-board unit, and terminal unit  
In an electronic toll collection system, card data of a payment card is stored in an on-board unit mounted in a vehicle. Toll data necessary for a toll collection transaction including the card...
8106744 Remote control signaling using audio watermarks  
A system for using a watermark embedded in an audio signal to remotely control a device. Various devices such as toys, computers, and appliances, equipped with an appropriate detector, detect the...
7750923 Implementing limited function mode in a display device  
A display device for use with a computer adapted for operation in an unrestricted use mode and a limited function mode and a method for enforcing a limited function mode display is disclosed. The...
7679486 In-vehicle antitheft device and central authentication device  
An in-vehicle antitheft device and a central authentication device can improve a convenience of use of a user while maintaining a high security, which is a merit of a central-type authentication...
7671724 Vehicle anti-theft apparatus and method  
A vehicle anti-theft apparatus and method can prevent the theft of a vehicle and the illegal use thereof without increased costs. The apparatus includes an IC card carried by a user of a vehicle,...
7639156 Device with signal generator and signal receiver for providing controlled access to information and/or communication channels  
A system and method for communicating between a signal generator and a signal receiver, for providing controlled access to information and/or communication channels, whereby the signal generator...
7533828 Electronic credit card—ECC  
Electronic Credit Card (ECC) is an electronic device that enables transmission/reception of data and/or digital information to/from a host computer via a Terminal Station (TS). TS includes Teller...
7388465 Tampering detector and system disabler  
A vehicle disablement device detects whether it has been tampered with. If the vehicle disablement device determines that it has been tampered with, the vehicle disablement device sends a signal...
7271701 System for commonly utilizing vehicle  
A system for commonly utilizing a vehicle in which illegal use of the vehicle can be surely prevented. In the system for lending a shared vehicle, which is parked in a parking area and of which...
7170390 Method and apparatus for conditioning access for a remotely-accessible device  
A method and apparatus for conditioning the access of a user of a remotely-accessible device, which tracks and monitors objects, by using a preprogrammed expiration time and date and comparing...
7164363 Article identification device  
A user-friendly article identifying device capable of retaining voice data associated with a tag. The device contains a tag reading section; a voice data input section; a storage section; a...
7123128 Pre-installed appliance and method for purchasing the same  
A limited-use appliance is disclosed which has at least one input device for generating an input signal and a controller associated with the input device and receiving the input signal. The...
6990398 System for controlling operating information of construction machine and construction machine therefor  
The present invention provides an operating information control system of a construction machine comprising: operating information collection device for collecting operating information regarding...
6930587 Arrangement of entrance unit for protected areas  
In a protected area (1), equipped by an electronic lock (2) and by a reading device (3) of chip cards (4), connected to a discriminating unit (5), a user terminal (7) is located, which connected...
6870467 Tampering detector and system disabler  
A vehicle disablement device detects whether it has been tampered with. If the vehicle disablement device determines that it has been tampered with, the vehicle disablement device sends a signal...
6696981 Apparatus for managing entry and exit of a shared vehicle  
The apparatus for managing the entry and exit of a shared vehicle, comprises: a vehicle position detector provided in the shared vehicle; a position determining device for determining whether the...
6636145 Vehicle sharing system and method with parking state detection  
A shared vehicle system includes a central facility, at least one vehicle distribution port facility and a plurality or fleet of vehicles, each having a vehicle subsystem. In general, the central...
6535143 Vehicle detection system  
A transponder is selectively mounted on a vehicle. The transponder receives its operation energy through magnetic coupling with the loop coil when the vehicle comes over the loop coil, and...
6529725 Transaction security apparatus and method  
A transaction security apparatus and method including an input device for inputting transaction data, a processing device for processing the transaction data and for generating a first signal...
6469615 Locking device for tools and equipment  
The operating control device can be use on equipment such as hand tools, electronics or fuel pumps. An input device enables the input of user access codes and a readout panel monitors the...
6329901 Electronic vehicle key  
An electronic vehicle key has a radio receiver for receiving radio call information which is transmitted by a control center, and a key communication device for communicating with a vehicle...
6243029 Parkulator photo parking  
The invention is a method of monitoring and assessing a fee for parking a vehicle in a toll parking location where the user pays only for the actual parking time used. The invention includes...
6157315 Vehicle rental system  
After confirmation that a user is an authorized user by bringing a user certification into proximity to a user discrimination device, following the guidance of a touch panel display device, a...
6157313 Method and apparatus utilizing a multifunction remote appliance sensor  
A system (10) utilizing a multifunction remote appliance sensor that remotely senses a status of an appliance (20) and that locks and unlocks the appliance. The system includes a selective call...
6044260 Method of controlling the number of messages received by a personal messaging unit  
A subscriber's PMU (Personal Messaging Unit) (14) determines when the number of incoming messages is likely to be excessive by counting the incoming messages and comparing their number and rate of...
6026868 Transponder distinction in a fueling environment  
The present invention solves these problems by providing a fueling system capable of distinguishing between types of transponders based on the type of signals transmitted or information...
5995133 Method for changing a rating code with a macro function key and receiving apparatus having a function for blocking out a program  
A received television program is blocked out when a rating of the program is not within a scope of a preset rating. The preset rating code can be easily changed with a macro function key. A...
5991738 Automated credit card processing  
An automated payment system particularly suited for purchases over a distributed computer network such as the Internet. In such a distributed computer network, a merchant or vending computer...
5986565 Individual recognition system  
An individual recognition system uses a mobile communication apparatus to more securely conduct financial data transactions. A call number stored in a mobile communications apparatus is read by a...
5960416 Real time subscriber billing at a subscriber location in an unstructured communication network  
A system and method are provided for real time subscriber billing at a subscriber location in an unstructured communication network. Account information is stored for at least one subscriber at...
5936221 Smart card system and method for transferring value  
A stored value system and method comprising a central server apparatus (10), one or more value added terminals (12), and one or more money-activated machines (14). The value added terminal (12) is...
5864306 Detection regions for transponder tracking  
Data transmissions between a transponder and a reader of a toll collection system are minimized while the transponder moves through a communication zone of the system. A plurality of dimensionally...
5862222 System at a vehicle for debiting at automatic fuelling  
System for automatic fuelling of a vehicle and debiting for fuel obtained. A transponder is provide on the vehicle for the positioning of a fuelling robot and includes coded information to be...
5689100 Debit card system and method for implementing incentive award program  
A debit card system for implementing an incentive award program for a customer having participants. A plurality of debit cards, each assigned to one participant and having a unique account number...
5638646 Traveler's quarters  
The present invention is a short-term rest facility for travelers that can be erected within existing transportation terminal structures such as airports, bus terminals, train stations, and the...
5615110 Security system for non-cash transactions  
When a non-cash transaction occurs, the corresponding computer account writing system will be in operation. The computer account writing system outputs information signals which include the...

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