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The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the 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
Transaction card
Application Number
10/92681
Publication Number
6764014 (B2)
Application Date
March 7, 2002
Publication Date
July 20, 2004
Inventor
William J Faenza Jr
Andreas
PA, US
Judy Vigiletti
Croton on Hudson
NY, US
Lisa Webb
Darien
CT, US
Ellen Lasch
New York City
NY, US
Agent
McDermott Will & Emery
US
Assignee
American Express Travel Related Services Company
NY, US
IPC
G06K 19/00
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