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Akira Oka, Noriaki Minami, Sigehiro Kondou, Hirosi Nakatsuka, Hirosi Egasira, Mamoru Hirayama, Yasunori Hayasi, Kazunobu Otsukawa: Apparatus for issuing a card having a predetermined monetary value. Omron Tateisi Electronics Company, Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, October 5, 1976: US03984660 (64 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described for issuing cards having recorded thereon a predetermined monetary value, which cards can be used by a customer to purchase tickets which are usable in automatic ticket gates of a commutation system. The apparatus receives, retains and invalidates a card presented by the cu ...


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Akira Oka, Noriaki Minami, Sigehiro Kondou, Hirosi Nakatsuka, Hirosi Egasira, Mamoru Hirayama, Yasunori Hayasi, Kazunobu Otsukawa: Automatic ticket vending system. Omron Tateisi Electronics Co, Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, May 18, 1976: US03958103 (57 worldwide citation)

An automatic ticket vending system in which a stored value card previously issued to a customer is used to purchase a ticket which can be used in the existing conventional automatic ticket gate in which the tickets purchased from an ordinary coin-actuated ticket vending machine are used. When the ca ...