Nils Diezmann, Klaus Finkenzeller: CD with built-in chip. Giesecke & Devrient, Bacon & Thomas, March 28, 2000: US06044046 (83 worldwide citation)

A data carrier in the form of a write-once or rewritable compact disc (CD) includes a circular CD body with an information-carrying layer and a chip integrated in the CD body, the CD further including at least one CD coupling element for noncontact transfer of data between the chip and a data proces ...

Schmidt Alfred: Method and apparatus for processing bank notes. Giesecke & Devrient, April 24, 1996: EP0708419-A1 (83 worldwide citation)

The system has a sorting device in which individual banknotes (100-103) are fed to a transport mechanism (30, 31) for feeding past a sensor device (20), which checks the category of each banknote, to feed it to the appropriate stacking point (50). A given number of banknotes are assembled at each st ...

Albert Bodo, Buntscheck Wilhelm: Method of verifying the integrity of data stored on a processing facility used for processing sheet-like articles such as bank notes or bills. Giesecke & Devrient, March 12, 1997: EP0760987-A1 (82 worldwide citation)

In order to verify the integrity of stored data, intact data corresponding to the data to be tested relating to a component of the processing facility in a particular operating state and in an intact state are recorded on a test device. In order to check the integrity of the data to be tested on a c ...

Holl Norbert Dr, Holzner Florian, Hornung Heinz Ph, Wunderer Bernd Dr: Device and process for checking sheet articles such as bank notes or securities. Giesecke & Devrient, February 25, 1998: EP0824736-A1 (81 worldwide citation)

A device for checking sheet articles has an illumination system which provides a constant illumination for the sheet articles across the entire spectral region to be examined, and a receiver unit provided with at least two parallel straight-line charge coupled device (CCD) arrays. Each CCD array is ...

Michael Lamla: Method of checking authenticity of a data carrier. Giesecke & Devrient, Bacon &Thomas, February 5, 2002: US06343743 (77 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for testing the authenticity of a data carrier with an integrated circuit and is characterized in that a material is provided in an area of the integrated circuit which is excited to luminesce for example by an electromagnetic radiation or by an electric field, the ...

Josef Riedl: Data carrier with layers of modified PET. Giesecke & Devrient, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, July 27, 1999: US05928788 (70 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a single- or multilayer data carrier, such as an identity card, bank card or the like. The data carrier has at least one plastic layer, this plastic layer consisting of a thermally nonrecrystallizing polyester.

Yahya Haghiri, Albert Ojster, Renee Lucia Barak: Data carrier with an electronic module and a method for producing the same. Giesecke & Devrient, Stevens Davis Miller &Mosher L, March 30, 1999: US05888624 (69 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a data carrier comprising a one- or multilayer card body in which an electronic module is embedded. The layers of the card body consist of paper and/or cardboard and are interconnected for example by thermally activable adhesive or contact adhesive. The cards can be produced ...

Alfred Schmidt: Method and apparatus for processing bank notes. Giesecke & Devrient, Andrus Sceales Starke & Sawall, April 20, 1999: US05894937 (66 worldwide citation)

A method for automatic processing of sheet material, e.g. bank notes, wherein the bank notes are singled, transferred to a transport system, tested, and stacked in units of a predetermined piece number in so-called stackers by predetermined categories in accordance with the testing. The transfer of ...

Klaus Vedder, Renee Lucia Barak: Portable data support with a break-off mini-chip card. Giesecke & Devrient, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, May 13, 2003: US06561432 (58 worldwide citation)

A portable data carrier with a break-out mini smart card embedded therein. The mini smart card is separated from the remaining card body by a free punch extending over substantial parts of the mini smart card. According to the invention, another rated breaking line is provided within the mini smart ...

Haghiri Tehrani Yahya: Record carrier with integrated circuit.. Giesecke & Devrient, November 15, 1995: EP0682321-A2 (55 worldwide citation)

The chip card (1) has a rectangular card body, with one or more layers, incorporating an IC chip and at least one coil (7), for energy supply and/or data exchange between the IC and an external card reader. The IC and at least 2 contact elements are incorporated in a module (6) positioned so that th ...