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Joseph R Hedrick, Binh T Nguyen: Player tracking communication mechanisms in a gaming machine. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 21, 2005: US06908387 (284 worldwide citation)

A disclosed a player tracking unit provides a display, one or more illumination devices adjacent to the display and a logic device designed to control illumination of the illumination devices in a manner that visually conveys gaming information to an individual viewing the devices. A speaker may be ...


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Louis F Menditto, Barron C Housel, Tzu Ming Tsang, Mauro Zallocco, Gaurang K Shah, Jan Vilhuber, Anurag Bhargava, Pranav K Tiwari, Robert M Batz, Scott W Brim: System and method for processing a request for information in a network. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, December 27, 2005: US06981029 (252 worldwide citation)

An information service provider network includes a content gateway to process requests for information from a client terminal. The content gateway includes a router for receiving a request for information from the client terminal. The request includes a domain name and additional content. The router ...


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James Tuchler, Andrew Crowe: Methods and apparatus for allowing internet based purchases based on a temporary credit card number. Sears Roebuck and Co, Gary R Jarosik, December 27, 2005: US06980969 (183 worldwide citation)

The system described herein allows a user to apply for a credit card on-line. If an electronic application is approved, a temporary credit card number is issued on-line for immediate use. The temporary credit card number may be used to purchase goods and/or services on-line until at least one of a p ...


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George William McClurg, David Brunell, Walter Guy Scott: Rechargeable mobile hand-held fingerprint scanner with a data and power communication interface. Cross Match Technologies, Sterne Kessler Goldstein and Fox P L L C, April 26, 2005: US06886104 (181 worldwide citation)

A mobile, hand-held fingerprint scanner is recharged by a data and power communication interface. The mobile, hand-held fingerprint scanner includes a rechargeable power supply and a data and power communication interface. The rechargeable power supply powers the fingerprint scanner during mobile us ...


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Karl L Ginter, Victor H Shear, Francis J Spahn, David M Van Wie: Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection. Intertrust Technologies Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 20, 2005: US06948070 (158 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection. Electronic appliances such as computers equipped in accordance with the present invention help to ensure that information is accessed and used only in authorized ways, and maintain ...


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David P Cook: Centralized authorization and fraud-prevention system for network-based transactions. Zixit Corporation, Haynes and Boone, February 8, 2005: US06853987 (114 worldwide citation)

A system and method for authorizing certain aspects of network based transactions between a customer and a merchant is disclosed. The system utilizes an account code for identifying rights to use an account identified by an account number, and a database for storing the account number, account code, ...


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Toru Ozaki, Masami Mizutani, Shigeru Sasaki: Portable communication device and system using the portable communication device and attachment for a portable communication device. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, April 26, 2005: US06885877 (92 worldwide citation)

A portable communication device is used in a digital money system so as to pay for purchase by digital money by using the portable communication device. A remote communication interface interfaces radio-frequency communication with a remote communication terminal. A short-distance communication inte ...


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Howard Lutnick, Stuart Fraser, Bijoy Paul: Automated price improvement protocol processor. Cantor Fitzgerald, CEPH, Fish & Neave IP Group of Ropes & Gray, November 8, 2005: US06963856 (88 worldwide citation)

Data processing systems and methods for managing transactions in auction-based trading of specialized items such as fixed income instruments are presented. The data processing system provides a highly structured trading protocol implemented through a sequence of trading paradigms. The system employs ...


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Sue Ken Yap, Andrew Timothy Robert Newman: Card for service access. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 27, 2005: US06978933 (68 worldwide citation)

An interface card comprising a substrate with indicia formed thereon. The card is configured for insertion into a read device. The read device has a substantially transparent touch sensitive membrane arranged to overlay the interface card so as to present the indicia to a user of the read device thr ...


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Philip Keith Robertson, Sue Ken Yap, Andrew Timothy Robert Newman: Providing services utilizing a smart card. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 12, 2005: US06877655 (64 worldwide citation)

The method provides services using a smart card 10 (100 or 200). The services are provided by a third party other than the original equipment manufacturing (OEM) of the smart card. The method comprises the following steps. The method generates 1506 a plurality of data, where each of the data compris ...