06189787 is referenced by 461 patents and cites 43 patents.

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
Multifunctional card system
Application Number
9/428641
Publication Number
6189787 (B1)
Application Date
October 27, 1999
Publication Date
February 20, 2001
Inventor
Robert E Dorf
904 Bromley Way, Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Stroock & Stroock & Lvan
US
IPC
G06K 5/00
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