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William M Benton: Funds transfer system using optically coupled, portable modules. Vericard Corporation, Lowe King Price & Becker, June 12, 1984: US04454414 (481 worldwide citation)

A system for transferring funds in lieu of cash or other data comprises portable funds transfer modules issued by a bank or other financial institution and carried by each member who may be a vendee or vendor. A first type module (20) comprises a housing (22) containing a keyboard (24) for entering ...


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William M Benton: Electronic funds transfer and voucher issue system. Lowe King Price & Becker, July 27, 1982: US04341951 (299 worldwide citation)

In a system for transferring electronic funds data in lieu of cash between vendees and vendors associated with a sponsoring financial institution, each vendee is provided with an identification card and a portable electronic device to be presented to the vendor upon making a purchase. The electronic ...


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Oscar Jimenez, Frank J Bianco: Apparatus for testing physical condition of a subject. Biotechnology, Lowe King Price & Becker, January 11, 1983: US04367752 (252 worldwide citation)

The physical condition of a subject is tested by a transducer mounted on the subject which derives a first signal indicative of heart activity. An electronic instrument housing carried by the subject includes terminals responsive to the first signal and (a) an inertial member for monitoring the quan ...


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William M Benton: Modular funds transfer system. Lowe King Price & Becker, December 8, 1981: US04305059 (191 worldwide citation)

A system for transferring funds in lieu of cash comprises an identical funds transfer module issued by a bank or other financial institution and carried by each member who may be a customer or vendor. The modules, which are adapted to exchange funds data bidirectionally, each comprise a memory for s ...


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Duc Luu, Philippe Hubert deRivet, John J Bradley, Benjamin S Franklin: Apparatus and method for semaphore initialization in a multiprocessing computer system for process synchronization. Compagnie Honeywell Bull, Lowe King Price & Becker, February 16, 1982: US04316245 (178 worldwide citation)

Apparatus in a data processing system to initialize a semaphore held in a memory field of the data processing system or, alternatively, to restore the semaphore to a previous predetermined state. A count field, or tally field, provided in the semaphore is initialized by a particular instruction. The ...


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Jacques Bienvenu, Claude Carre, Duc Luu, Henri Verdier: Process synchronization utilizing semaphores. Compagnie Honeywell Bull, Lowe King Price & Becker, July 26, 1983: US04395757 (165 worldwide citation)

An information structure called a semaphore serves as a signalling mechanism in process synchronization. The semaphore is used to relate a process and an event which do not appear simultaneously. In accomplishing this, the semaphore is capable of storing the presence of events or resources waiting f ...


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Soichi Takahashi, Susumu Kobayashi: Circuit arrangement for different color light emission. Victor Company of Japan, Lowe King Price & Becker, December 13, 1983: US04420711 (162 worldwide citation)

A circuit arrangement for different color light emission, comprises first series circuit of a first light-emitting element having a given color, a diode, and a resistor; and a second series circuit of a second light-emitting element having another color and a collector-emitter path of a transistor, ...


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Takayuki Yanagishima, Yasutoshi Seko: Display device for a vehicle. Nissan Motor Company, Lowe King Price & Becker, November 26, 1985: US04555694 (138 worldwide citation)

A sensor responsive display device includes a common display section for displaying various messages and/or warnings for a given period of time, and plural individual display sections, each corresponding to one of the messages and/or warnings displayed in the common display section.


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William M Benton: Transaction verification system using optical coupling data communication link. Lowe King Price & Becker, June 11, 1985: US04523087 (137 worldwide citation)

A system for providing authorization to complete a requested transaction comprises a portable verification device (20) carried by each user to be inserted into a receptacle (34) at a point of transaction for authorization verification. The portable device (20) comprises a housing (22) containing dat ...


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Robin Bissell, John T Whitefield: Dispensing apparatus and method. Robin Bissell, Lowe King Price & Becker, November 7, 1978: US04124109 (134 worldwide citation)

Packets of redemption coupons are distributed from a dispensing cabinet installed in a store selling at least some of the products for coupons in the packet. A packet is dispensed in response to a depositor inserting a coin into a coin receptacle of the cabinet and a depositor inserting a coupon car ...