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Disclosed is a multifunction card system which provides a multifunction card capable of serving as a prepaid phone card, a debit card, a loyalty card, and a medical information card. Each card has an identification number comprising a bank identification number which assists in establishing communications links. The card system can be accessed from any existing point-of-sale (POS) device. The POS device treats the card as a credit or debit card and routes transaction data to a processing hub using the banking system. The processing hub coordinates the various databases corresponding to the various functions of the card.

Title
Multifunction card system
Application Number
8/891261
Publication Number
6000608
Application Date
July 10, 1997
Publication Date
December 14, 1999
Inventor
Robert E Dorf
904 Bromley Way, Raleigh, 27615
NC, US
Agent
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
IPC
G06K 5/00
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