The present invention relates to a process for producing an transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, RFID circuitry, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the RFID circuitry and signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is an infrared ink and/or film, which can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.

Title
Transparent transaction card
Application Number
10/611563
Publication Number
20040118930
Application Date
June 30, 2003
Publication Date
June 24, 2004
Inventor
John R Williamson
Jersey City
NJ, US
Lisa Skilling Belmond
New York
NY, US
Sejal Ajit Shah
New York
NY, US
Kathryn D Scheding
New York
NY, US
Peter D Saunders
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Zarita Norcross
Glendale
AZ, US
Sue Mueller
Phoenix
AZ, US
Alexandra Mayers
New York
NY, US
Leigh Malnati
Mountain Lakes
NJ, US
Susan E Isenberg
New York
NY, US
Matthew C Hood
Wayne
PA, US
Becky Vander Eyk
Rochester Hills
MI, US
Jennifer Anne Elwood
Okemos
MI, US
David S Bonalle
New Rochelle
NY, US
Michal Bliman
Matawan
NJ, US
Michael J Berardi
Ft Lauderdale
FL, US
Agent
One Arizona Center
AZ, US
Snell & Wilmer
AZ, US
Assignee
American Express Travel Related Services Company
IPC
G06K 19/06
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