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20100155491RFID label, method for producing the RFID label, device for producing the RFID label, sheet member (tag sheet) used for the RFID label, and cartridge attached to the device for producing the RFID label - A method for producing a RFID label comprises conveying a first label base material which is transparent from a first holding portion holding the first label base material, forming an image on a surface of the first label base material, conveying a second label base material including at least one of a RFID antenna conductor and an IC chip from a second holding portion holding the second label base material and joining the second label base material and the first label base material on which an image has been formed together, wherein, when an image is formed on the first label base material, the image is formed on a surface of the first label base material, the surface being joined to the second label base material.06-24-2010
20100140359ELECTRONIC CARD HAVING CONTROL MEANS - The electronic card comprises at least one integrated circuit disposed on a printed circuit board, connection means to an electrical supply source connected to the printed circuit board in order to supply said integrated circuit, and control means which can be actuated manually and are connected to the integrated circuit. The integrated circuit is provided for processing signals generated by the control means. Said integrated circuit, the control means at least a part of connection means to and the supply source are enclosed in at least one layer of insulating material forming said card. The control means are formed by an assembly of electrodes in order to define a touch screen with capacitive keys which can each be activated by means of a finger (D) of a user or a pen placed on one contact surface of the card opposite at least one touch key for introduction of data or a command. A conductive shielding screen is provided on one side of the electrodes of the capacitive keys which is opposite the contact surface.06-10-2010
20100116891CARD-LIKE MAGNETIC RECORDING MEDIUM, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE RECORDING MEDIUM, LAMINATED BODY FOR TRANSFER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE LAMINATED BODY - To provide a card-like magnetic recording medium and a transferable laminate which can make a hologram distinctly recognizable and can prevent the occurrence of an ESD fault.05-13-2010
20100044442PROXIMITY IDENTIFICATION CARD WITH OPTIMALLY SIZED ANTENNA AND SHIELDED LABEL - A mailable assembly includes a backing sheet and a proximity identification card adhered by its rear surface to the backing sheet. The card includes a plastic body, a radio frequency identification (RFID) chip embedded in the plastic body, and an antenna embedded in the plastic body and coupled to the RFID chip. The assembly also includes a protective label adhered to the front surface of the card. The label includes an adhesive layer by which the label is adhered to the card and at least one conductive layer for shielding the antenna from RF radiation.02-25-2010
20100108770RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION TAG AND ANTENNA - A radio frequency identification tag includes: a resilient base sheet; an electronic component; a reinforcing member having at least one concave portion at a periphery of the reinforcing member; and an antenna including a dipole portion and an inductance portion, the inductance portion having an impedance matching with that of the electronic component and being formed in a loop shape; the inductance portion being partly covered by the reinforcing member, the loop shape of the inductance portion being narrowed where the loop shape runs under the concave portion of the periphery of the reinforcing member and being widened outside of the reinforcing member.05-06-2010
20120211567BARCODE SYSTEMS HAVING MULTIPLE VIEWING ANGLES - Methods and systems are described for communicating encoded information using barcodes. Symbologies that permit linking of two or more barcodes may be used to create animated linked barcodes, in which successive barcodes in the series that encodes a string of information are displayed within a display area of a dynamic medium. Barcode animations may be displayed in webpages, television broadcasts, video media, favicons, etc. An optical layer such as a lenticular lens may be used to affect display of different barcodes at different viewing angles.08-23-2012
20130082112Smart Card Module for a Smart Card - The present invention describes a smart card module for a smart card, comprising a first laminate layer, a chip having electric contacts, a first conductive layer, wherein the electrical contacts of the chip are connected to the conductive layer and the first conductive layer is arranged between the chip and the first laminate layer, and wherein the smart card module furthermore comprises an adhesive means, wherein the adhesive means is arranged between the chip and the first conductive layer and/or the first laminate layer.04-04-2013
20130087621PRODUCING A CARD AND CARD HOLDER - Described are methods for producing a card. The methods include providing a transparent plastic layer, printing at least one first labeling layer of the card on the plastic layer, printing at least one middle layer of the card on the first labeling layer of the card, printing at least one second labeling layer of the card on the middle layer of the card, and severing the card from the layer arrangement. Also described are methods for simultaneously producing a card and a card holder. The methods further include producing a predetermined breaking point between the card and the card holder, and severing the card and card holder from the layer arrangement, with the card and the card holder remaining connected to each other by way of the predetermined breaking point.04-11-2013
20130087622TRANSACTION CARD - This invention relates to a transparent or translucent transaction card having a base comprising a core of substantially transparent or translucent material with a plurality of coats, including optically recognizable ink comprising one or more infrared blocking dyes and other nanoparticles, such as rare earth nanophosphors and other metal nanoparticles, and/or optically recognizable film comprising nanoparticles, such as rare earth nanophosphors, and other metal oxide and/or non-oxide complexes, and methods for their preparation.04-11-2013
20120217306TRANSACTION CARD - 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 preferably an infrared ink comprising an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.08-30-2012
20120217305IC CARD - The present invention includes an IC card that can realize high function without increasing the size of an IC chip, and that can realize cost reduction. The IC card has a first single crystal integrated circuit, a second integrated circuit, and a display device. The second integrated circuit and the display device are each formed from a thin film semiconductor film, over a plastic substrate, and the first single crystal integrated circuit is mounted on the plastic substrate so as to be electrically connected to the second integrated circuit.08-30-2012
20120217304SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTHORIZING A RIGHT OR BENEFIT - Systems and methods for securing access to benefits included with various products for sale are disclosed herein. At least two code identifiers may be included upon a substrate to be inserted or affixed to a product, or alternatively, upon a surface or material of the product or its packaging. The respective code identifiers together form a unique code which maps to a set of rights or benefits intended to be conferred upon a consumer. The code identifiers may be duplex printed upon the substrate or product material in order to curb or eliminate matching errors. In some embodiments, the substrate or product material may be selected, configured, or assembled so as to readily evidence product tampering. Various embodiments of the present invention advantageously enable product localization without the collection of personal information from the consumer, while simultaneously curbing illicit access from unauthorized parties.08-30-2012
20120217303Batteryless Re-Usable Self-Boarding Pass - A self-boarding pass having a batteryless thin flexible display inlay and a housing encapsulating the batteryless thin flexible display inlay. The batteryless thin flexible display inlay has a bi-state display, display control circuitry, a secure processor and an antenna. The housing has a composite layer having front and back faces and a window aligned with the display in the batteryless thin flexible display inlay, printing on the front face of the composite later and a transparent polyester plastic layer encapsulating the composite layer, the printing and the window.08-30-2012
20130056537BARRIER LAYER DIELECTRIC FOR RFID CIRCUITS - This invention is directed to a polymer thick film barrier layer dielectric composition. Dielectrics made from the composition can be used in various electronic applications to protect electrical elements and particularly to insulate and protect both the conductive silver antenna above it and the polycarbonate substrate below it in RFID applications.03-07-2013
20130062415System and Method for Protecting a Machine Readable Card - A system for protecting a machine readable card is disclosed. Said system comprising a cover and a machine readable card. Said cover having a first side, a second side, a cover height, a cover width, and a cover thickness. Said machine readable card comprising one or more machine readable components, a card width and a card height. Said cover is capable of attaching and covering a portion of said machine readable card. Said cover is capable of detaching from and reapplying to a portion of said machine readable card.03-14-2013
20090242645NON-CONTACT TYPE IC CARD - This invention provides a non-contact type IC card that can prevent electrostatic discharge failure of an IC chip caused by static electricity generated in a metal reflective layer. In a non-contact type IC card, an inlet sheet on which an antenna and an IC chip connected to the antenna are mounted is embedded in a card base member and a metal reflective layer (which corresponds to a hologram-magnetic recording layer) is laminated on the surface of the card base member. The non-contact type IC card includes conductive members that are embedded in the card base member. The conductive members attract static electricity generated in the metal reflective layer, and discharge the static electricity from a second surface of the card base member (the surface of the card) opposite to a first surface of the card base member (the back surface of the card) on which the metal reflective layer is laminated.10-01-2009
20130068842RFID Tag Structure Having Anti-Reuse Function and Manufacture Method Thereof - The present invention provides a RFID tag structure having anti-reuse function, comprising a substrate; a pattern formed on a surface of the substrate; and an adhesive layer provided on a surface of the pattern which is not in contact with the substrate, wherein the adhesive forces of the adhesive layer are stronger than the binding strengths generated between the pattern and the substrate, and the adhesive layer is capable of being adhered on an article to be adhered and a RFID tag is formed thereby; when the RFID tag is separated from the article to be adhered, the substrate is released from the article to be adhered, the pattern and the adhesive layer are still remained on the article to be adhered, thereby preventing the RFID tag from being reused and fulfilling the objective of anti-reuse and anti-counterfeit. The present invention also provides a manufacture method thereof.03-21-2013
20120234921RFID Apparel Tag for Use in Industrial Processing and Post Care Treatment - The present invention is in the field of garment or apparel labels that includes RFID devices. More particularly, the garment or apparel tags or labels are enclosed in a flexible bag created by a fluid impervious material that protects the RFID device from maintenance and care treatments as well as garment and apparel processing conditions which may be used to provide certain aesthetic or other characteristics to the apparel item.09-20-2012
20110017831METHOD OF PRODUCING RADIO-FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION ELEMENTS AND RADIO-FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION ELEMENTS CAPABLE OF BEING OBTAINED BY SUCH A METHOD - The invention relates to a method of producing, by vacuum deposition of at least one conducting material on a supporting means, radiofrequency identification elements as well as to radiofrequency identification elements that can be obtained by implementing such a method. The present invention is directed to a method of production allowing low-cost fabrication of radiofrequency identification elements which have high-performance and are also discrete. To achieve this, the invention provides for the use of a vacuum deposition technique for producing the antenna on a support means previously covered with a bonding coat, such as a layer of varnish. More precisely, the subject of the invention is a method of producing at least one radiofrequency identification element consisting in producing at least one antenna (01-27-2011
20100025476SECURITY LABEL LAMINATE AND METHOD OF LABELING - A labeling method for marking a product with invisible information. The label includes a removable laminate formed from a light transmissive layer, and a light transmissive adhesive that detachably affixes the label to a product. The label includes an invisible marker that contains information, detectable by light of selected wavelength. The amount of marker selected is sufficient to allow information in the marker to be detected only when the laminate is affixed over a surface with a selected optical background. The label laminate is removed from the surface of the product and affixed to a surface having the selected optical background and is exposed to light that renders the information in the marker detectable. The method allows covert information in the label laminate to be reliably detected and read with the use of minimal quantities of marker material.02-04-2010
20110278361DATA CARRIER ARRANGEMENT - A data carrier configuration includes a card-like carrier having a recess and an electronic data carrier in the form of an IC card which is removably mounted in the recess. The data carrier has an arrangement for fastening on an object. Methods for the production of such a configuration include making the carrier rigid and the IC card flexible, so that introduction of the data carrier into the recess and removal of same from the recess are possible via unrolling of the electronic data carrier. The fastening arrangement is in the form of a self-adhesive layer, which is covered by a removable protective layer.11-17-2011
20090032602THERMOBONDABLE POLYESTER FILM, PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF IC CARDS OR IC TAGS WITH THE SAME, AND IC CARDS WITH IC TAGS - [Summary] [Problem] Provision of a thermoadhesive polyester film having improved thermal adhesiveness and ruggedness absorbability and sliding quality while maintaining environmental suitability (halogen-free), heat resistance, and chemical resistance as a plastic material that constitutes IC cards or IC tags. [Solving Means] A thermoadhesive polyester film wherein a thermoadhesive layer is laminated on one face or both faces of a biaxially stretched polyester film, the thermoadhesive layer having a thickness of 5 to 30 μm, consisting of a mixture of a non-crystalline polyester resin A having a glass transition temperature of 50 to 95° C. and a thermoplastic resin B incompatible therewith, the thermoplastic resin B being any of 02-05-2009
20130161400Radio Frequency Identification Sensor Assembly - In accordance with one embodiment, an RFID sensor assembly comprises an RFID chip, an antenna, a sensor, a substrate, and a laminated layer. The RFID chip is in electrical communication with the antenna and the sensor. The RFID chip, antenna, and sensor are secured to the substrate. The laminated layer is arranged as to create a generally airtight pouch between the substrate and the laminate layer. The laminated layer is further arranged to facilitate a post manufacturing method for exposing the contents of the pouch to the environment surrounding the RFID sensor assembly.06-27-2013
20120006900Laminated printable multi-layer card with entrapped security element - A laminated multi-layer card that can be imprinted with personal information, the card containing an entrapped security element; the security element containing a pressure sensitive adhesive layer.01-12-2012
20110297749VERIFIABLE SYMBOLIC DIRECT PART MARK AND METHOD OF ITS FABRICATION - Direct application symbol mark which consists of information elements which are formed in needle-impact marking on the surface of the part being marked in the form of conical depressions and which are filled with paint, characterized in that an adhesively fixed film with the recorded optical information with perforated openings which coincide with the depressions is located overhead on this surface, and the paint which is used for filling is fluorescent.12-08-2011
20110290891RFID TAG HAVING CAPACITIVE LOAD - The present invention relates to an RFID tag having capacitive load, including: an antenna unit, a capacitive load and an RFID device. The antenna unit includes two metal sheets and a conductive substrate, and the metal sheets are disposed at a corresponding position above the conductive substrate and electrically connected to the conductive substrate. The capacitive load is electrically connected to the metal sheets. The RFID device feeds the antenna unit by electrically connecting to the metal sheets or coupling. This dramatically decreases the operating frequency, so the imaginary part of impedance is higher with the same size of the antenna unit, thereby reducing the size of the RFID tag. As a result, the weight is reduced, the manufacture process is simplified and the subsequent structure can be easily adjusted.12-01-2011
20110290892CONTACTLESS IC LABEL - A contactless integrated circuit (IC) label has an IC chip and is capable of exchanging data with an external reading device without contact. The contactless IC label includes: a transparent label base material; an optical variable device formed on a lower surface of the label base material; a conductive layer bonded to and formed on a lower surface of the optical variable device, and configured to function as an antenna of the IC chip; a connecting layer electrically connected to the IC chip; an insulating layer formed between the conductive layer and the connecting layer, and configured to electrically couple the conductive layer and the connecting layer; and an impedance adjusting unit formed on at least the connecting layer of the conductive layer and the connecting layer, and configured to adjust impedances of the conductive layer and the IC chip.12-01-2011
20120024960Transponder Inlay and Device including such an Inlay - The inlay (02-02-2012
20120024959RFID INLET AND RFID TAG, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING RFID INLET AND RFID TAG - An RFID inlet by including: a base film; an antenna pattern formed on the base film; an insulation film layer formed on the antenna pattern and having a hole; an IC chip coupled to the antenna pattern inside the hole of the insulation film layer; and an underfill filled between the IC chip, the antenna, and the base film. The height of the IC chip top surface is at a higher level than the top surface of the insulation film layer, the underfill is formed between the IC chip and a wall surface of the hole of the insulation film layer.02-02-2012
20120228386MICRODEVICES CONTAINING PHOTORECOGNIZABLE CODING PATTERNS AND METHODS OF USING AND PRODUCING THE SAME - This invention relates generally to the field of moiety or molecule analysis, isolation, detection and manipulation and library synthesis. In particular, the invention provides a microdevice, which microdevice comprises: a) a substrate; and b) a photorecognizable coding pattern on said substrate. Preferably, the microdevice does not comprise an anodized metal surface layer. Methods and kits for isolating, detecting and manipulating moieties, and synthesizing libraries using the microdevices are also provided. The invention further provides two-dimensional optical encoders and uses thereof. In certain embodiments, the invention provides a microdevice, which microdevice comprises: a) a magnetizable substance; and b) a photorecognizable coding pattern, wherein said microdevice has a preferential axis of magnetization. Systems and methods for isolating, detecting and manipulating moieties and synthesizing libraries using the microdevices are also provided.09-13-2012
20100264224WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE USING VOLTAGE SWITCHABLE DIELECTRIC MATERIAL - A wireless communication device, such as an RFID tag, is provided material that is dielectric, unless a voltage is applied that exceeds the materials characteristic voltage level. In the presence of such voltage, the material becomes conductive. The integration of such material into the device may be mechanical and/or electrical.10-21-2010
20100090008AUTHENTICATION SEAL - An authentication seal suitable for affixing to physical objects sought to be notarized, legalized or otherwise authenticated, the authentication seal including an object interface layer including an adhesive surface for fixed engagement with a surface of an object sought to be authenticated, an inlay layer, fixed to the object interface layer, the inlay layer including a substrate having embedded thereon a wireless communication antenna coupled to an electronic chip device containing authentication information which is wirelessly readable via the wireless communication antenna and an outer layer, fixed to the inlay layer and having visually sensible authentication indicia thereon.04-15-2010
20090166429Articles Incorporating Electronic Signalling Devices - An article comprises an electronic signalling device embedded in a foamed plastics material e.g. plastics material, to allow one or more of location, identification, tracking etc. of the article. The embedding provides thermal and mechanical protection and can be used to conceal the device from external view and/or surreptitious removal.07-02-2009
20080277481Renewable cards - Various aspects are directed toward the fabrication of cards, cardstock and card products made from renewable and/or inert materials. Information cards fabricated from such materials are disclosed. Information cards generally include annotation regions, and often include protective layers fabricated from renewable polymers or inert polymers. Methods directed toward the fabrication of renewable cards, card products and cardstock are disclosed.11-13-2008
20100288842SECURE INSERT INTENDED, NOTABLY, FOR A CHIP CARD - The invention relates to an insert for a multilayer chip card, including an intermediate sheet and, on either side of the intermediate sheet, at least one outer sheet having a face in close contact with the corresponding face of the intermediate sheet, the intermediate sheet including at least one recess prior to the lamination of the insert. The insert having at least one of the outer sheets is made from a fluent material, such that, when the intermediate sheet is being laminated with the outer sheets, part of the material of the outer sheets moves into the recess in the intermediate sheet, thereby forming a visual and/or tactile defect on the surface of the insert, indicating whether of not the insert and/or the chip card is authentic.11-18-2010
20080283615DUAL INTERFACE INLAYS - A dual interface inlay having a bottom sheet; an antenna wire mounted to the top surface of the bottom sheet; end portions of the antenna wire formed with squiggles or meanders forming contact areas of increased surface area for subsequent attachment of a chip or chip module to the antenna wire; conductive material applied to the end portions of the antenna wire; a top sheet disposed over the bottom sheet for lamination thereto; and recesses formed in a bottom surface of the top sheet, at positions corresponding to the contact area. The antenna wire may be insulated wire, and insulation may be removed from the end portions of the antenna wire. Silicon cushions may be disposed in the bottom sheet under the contact areas.11-20-2008
20130119141NON-TRANSFERABLE RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION LABEL OR TAG - A Non-transferable Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) assembly for attachment to an article comprises a RFID module; and a antenna module coupled with the RFID module, the antenna module comprising a conductive layer, a substrate, and an adhesive modification layer between the conductive layer and the substrate, the adhesive modification layer configured such that when the assembly is attached to the article and attempt to remove the assembly will cause the substrate to release and leave the conductive layer intact.05-16-2013
20120091209FLEXIBLE MIDDLE LAYER FOR RFID PATCH ON TIRES - A tire mountable apparatus and a method of fabricating a tire mountable apparatus is disclosed. The tire mountable apparatus includes a first layer, a second layer and a middle layer disposed between the first layer and the second layer. The tire mountable apparatus further includes an electrical device embedded in the middle layer of the tire mountable apparatus. The middle layer of the tire mountable apparatus completely surrounds the electrical device and is formed from a potting compound. The potting compound does not require exposure to heat, air, moisture, or light to cure and does not require solvent evaporation or outgassing of reaction products to cure. The tire mountable apparatus may be constructed by curing the potting compound between the first layer and the second layer.04-19-2012
20110266349CONTACT SMART CARDS HAVING A DOCUMENT CORE, CONTACTLESS SMART CARDS INCLUDING MULTI-LAYERED STRUCTURE, PET-BASED IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT, AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME - The present invention relates to identification documents and smart cards. In one implementation, we provide a contactless smart identification document comprising a first contact layer, a second contact layer, and a carrier layer. The carrier layer is sandwiched in between the first and second contact layers, and the carrier layer includes least a transceiver and electronic circuitry. At least a portion of the first and second contact layers migrate into the carrier layer. This migration helps to secure at least a portion of the transceiver or electronic circuitry to the first and second contact layers,11-03-2011
200903215282-D CODED PINS FOR USE WITH ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A laminated structure is provided. The laminated structure includes an ornamental layer providing structural support and decorative graphics. A substrate is positioned below the ornamental layer. The substrate includes a contact surface on which coded information is printed. The coded information includes information associated with a uniform remote location (URL) used in downloading selective content information to a portable electronic device. An adhesive layer is positioned and totally encompasses the contact surface and the coded information. The adhesive layer is constructed and arranged to adhere to the surface of a portable electronic device.12-31-2009
20090108077Medical identification system and process - A system and process for reliably capturing, storing, and providing personal and medical information to medical service providers.04-30-2009
20100264225WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE USING VOLTAGE SWITCHABLE DIELECTRIC MATERIAL - A wireless communication device, such as an RFID tag, is provided material that is dielectric, unless a voltage is applied that exceeds the materials characteristic voltage level. In the presence of such voltage, the material becomes conductive. The integration of such material into the device may be mechanical and/or electrical.10-21-2010
20100258636Laser Etched Security Features for Identification Documents and Methods of Making Same - Identification documents employing laser-etched or -engraved features are detailed, together with methods for their manufacture. Tactile effects produced by the laser-processed features may be felt by touch, helping confirm the authenticity of such documents.10-14-2010
20100193591 METHOD OF FABRICATING AN INSERT INCLUDING AN RFID DEVICE - The present invention relates to a method of fabricating an insert comprising at least a first flexible support, a second flexible support assembled with the first, and an RFID device that is situated at least in part between the two supports, the method comprising the steps consisting in depositing at least one adhesive on a face of at least one of the supports, the other support carrying at least one active substance, and assembling the two supports together, the active substance being capable of causing or accelerating a reaction process with the adhesive.08-05-2010
20100187316CHIP MODULE FOR AN RFID SYSTEM - The invention relates to a chip module for an RFID system comprising a web-type or sheet-type support material (07-29-2010
20100224686APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OBTAINING A RANDOM CODE USEABLE IN A DEVICE FOR UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION OF A PRODUCT - The present invention refers to a method and to an apparatus for obtaining a random code useable in a device for unique identification of a product wherein the apparatus comprises a sliding path of a continuous strip arranged along which is at least one drilling station for obtaining a plurality of holes on the strip, the plurality of holes forming the random code and it is wherein the drilling station is of the random type generating a plurality of holes according to a random and deterministically irreproducible process.09-09-2010
20100276495TRANSACTION CARD ASSEMBLY AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE - A transaction card assembly may be constructed and arranged for use in a transaction by an issuee of the transaction card assembly. The transaction card assembly may include a first layer including a sheet of material, a second layer including a sheet of material, and an adhesive foam material between the first and second layers that expands to fill a space between the first and second layers and to define, at least in part, a finished thickness for the transaction card assembly and bonds the first and second layers together. Indicia, such as information representing an account number, biometric data representing a feature of the issuee, etc., may be included with the assembly for use in a transaction.11-04-2010
20100224685IC CARD CAPABLE OF COMMUNICATING WITH EXTERNAL DEVICE BY UTILIZING ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION - An IC card includes a card main body, a first antenna which is provided on an upper surface of the card main body along an outer peripheral side surface of the card main body, a semiconductor chip which is arranged on an inner side of the first antenna, and a second antenna which is provided on the inner side of the first antenna. The semiconductor chip has transmission and reception circuits and external connection electrodes connected with the transmission and reception circuits. The second antenna is connected with the external connection electrodes of the semiconductor chip.09-09-2010
20100252637SEMI-RIGID RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID) CARD, MANUFACTURING METHOD AND MACHINE FOR ITS PRODUCTION - The invention comprises an RFID card consisting of at least one upper layer, one lower layer, one functional layer comprising at least one electronic component, an antenna connected to the electronic component, wherein the card also comprises a compensator between the functional layer and the lower layer, the compensator being recessed at the location of the electronic component and of thickness substantially equal to the thickness of the electronic component on the functional layer and in that the layers are assembled together by adhesion. The invention also comprises the continuous manufacturing method of the RFID card and the machine according to the manufacturing method of the RFID card.10-07-2010
20120193432Transaction Card with Dual Scratch and Peel Label - In one embodiment, a card may have a card substrate having at least a surface, the surface including at least predetermined information to be concealed provided thereon, and a dual scratch and peel label provided on the card substrate over the predetermined information, the dual scratch and peel label including at least: (i) a first base film adhered to the card substrate over the at predetermined information; (ii) a second base film releasably adhered over the first base film; and (iii) a scratch-off surface applied over the second base film, the scratch-off surface being configured to conceal the predetermined information provided on the card substrate.08-02-2012
20100243742RFID TRANSPONDER - An RFID transponder comprises an electronic assembly and an antenna assembly. The electronic assembly a multi-layer film body having one or more electrically conducting functional layers and one or more electrically semiconducting functional layers. The antenna assembly has one or more electrically conducting functional layers, of which one is an antenna coil. In a first region and a second region of the body a respective one of the one or more electrically conducting functional layers forms respective first and second capacitor plates. In addition, in the first region and the second region of the body a respective one of the one or more electrically conducting functional layers of the antenna assembly is formed as a third and a fourth capacitor plate so that the electronic assembly and the antenna assembly are electrically coupled by capacitors formed respectively by the first and third and by the second and fourth capacitor plates.09-30-2010
20100243743RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION TAG AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A radio frequency identification tag is provided. The radio frequency identification tag includes a base, an antenna formed on the base, an integrated circuit chip electrically connected to the antenna, and a bonding layer bonding the integrated circuit chip to the base. The bonding layer includes a conductive filler. The base is configured to bend away from a surface on which the integrated circuit chip is bonded.09-30-2010
20100001077Card-shaped data carrier - The invention relates to a card-shaped data carrier (01-07-2010
20110101104METHOD AND SOFTWARE FOR LABELING AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method is provided for designing and printing a label that can be applies to an electronic device having a planar and/or a non-planar surface and a view screen, such as an iPod® electronic music player or other MP3 player, a personal digital assistant, or a cell phone. The method provides a label and electronic view screen image that both apply to the device and together give an appearance of a seamless cover on the electronic device.05-05-2011
20080314988SMART INFORMATION CARRIER AND PRODUCTION PROCESS THERFOR - A smart information carrier comprising a security element having two sides each side being laminated with at least one transparent polymer foil having a melting point higher than 150° C. so that the security element is surrounded by an edge at least 1 mm wide in which the at least one transparent polymer foil on each side of the security element are laminated to one another, the security element comprising an IC-module and a natural fibre-containing or synthetic fibre-containing continuous support exclusive of an antenna, the IC-module comprising an electronic chip and an antenna integrated therein, wherein the support is security printed on at least the side of the support nearer to the IC-module and the IC-module is at least substantially encapsulated with a transparent polymer or polymer mixture with a melting point up to 150° C. which also coats at least the part of the side of the support nearer to the IC-module non-adjacent to the IC-module; and a method for producing a smart information carrier comprising the steps of: security printing at least one side of a natural fibre-containing or synthetic fibre-containing continuous support; if only one side of the support is security printed the non-security-printed side of the support is placed on the lower melting point side of a two polymer laminate with the high melting point side having a melting point higher than 150° C. and an IC-module comprising an electronic chip and an antenna integrated therein is placed on the other side of the support; placing a further sheet of a two polymer laminate with the high melting point side having a melting point higher than 150° C. on the IC-module with the lower melting point side nearer the IC-module with at least one sheet of a polymer foil with a melting point of up to 150° C. between the IC-module and the lower melting point-side of the further sheet of a two-polymer laminate; laminating the resulting sandwich in a laminator; and punching out a smart information carrier so that the support is surrounded by an edge at least 1 mm wide in which the transparent polymer foil are directly laminated to one another, wherein said natural fibre-containing or synthetic fibre-containing continuous support is exclusive of an antenna.12-25-2008
20100219252Rfid Tag Substrate For Metal Component - The present invention provides an RFID tag substrate in which communication characteristics of an RFID tag do not vary by an influence of contents in a container, the communication characteristics of the RFID tag are not deteriorated even if a metal container is used, the communication characteristics of the RFID tag can be excellently maintained irrespective of a material or contents of a container, and the tag can be reduced in thickness/size, and which can use a general-purpose RFID tag as it is and is suitable for a microwave type RFID tag that uses a UHF band or a frequency band of, e.g., 2.45 GHz in particular.09-02-2010
20110000967Multiple Image Security Features for Identification Documents and Methods of Making Same - An identification document manufacturing method makes an identification document with an optically variable security feature by forming a lens structure in the document's lamination layer along with image information. The method provides image information arranged to include at least two different images. The method uses pressure to form a lens profile in a laminate, including combining the laminate with ink representing the image information to form the document. The document is formed together with the laminate and ink such that the lens profile enables display of the at least two different images when the document is viewed at different predetermined angles. An information bearing document comprises a core layer, an image layer depicting at least two different images, and a laminate layer. The laminate layer is pressed on the core layer such that it forms a lens profile that enables display of the at least two different images when the document is viewed at different predetermined angles.01-06-2011
20110108629SMART CARD MODULE WITH FLIP-CHIP-MOUNTED SEMICONDUCTOR CHIP - A smart card module and a method for producing a smart card module are provided. The smart card module comprises a semiconductor chip having a contact side with a plurality of contacts, and a base material with at least one metal layer. The contact side of the semiconductor chip faces the base material and the plurality of contacts of the semiconductor chip are electrically connected to the metal layer. The semiconductor chip and at least a portion of the base material are covered with an encapsulation layer.05-12-2011
20110024509SECURITY LABELS WITH REINFORCED WINDOWS AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME - Security labels and tags including elements and methods of making them are disclosed. The elements are in the form of an oriented polymer layer, conductive traces clad to the polymer layer to form an open loop forming a window in the interior of the loop and an open support framework extending into the window to support the polymer layer in the window. In some embodiments the open support framework is in the form of parallel, interleaved linear extensions from the conductive traces which extend into the window. In other embodiments the open support framework is in a pattern of intersecting sections (e.g., a fishbone pattern) located in the window.02-03-2011
20110031316TRANSACTION CARD - 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 preferably an infrared ink comprising an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.02-10-2011
20090230195METAL-CONTAINING TRANSACTION CARD AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - Metal-containing transaction cards, useful for the purchase of goods and/or services are disclosed. The metal-containing transaction cards may be standard-sized (i.e., about 3⅜ inches by about 2 14 inches) or any other size yet still usable as a transaction card. Moreover, the metal-containing transaction card may include a pocket having characters embossed therein. Further, the metal-containing transaction card may include a fill panel disposed within the pocket. The metal may be titanium or stainless steel.09-17-2009
20110240744ANTENNA SUBSTRATE AND RFID TAG - An antenna substrate is provided with a conductor layer, a soft magnetic layer, a patch layer, and a dielectric layer. The soft magnetic layer is disposed on the conductor layer. The patch layer includes a plurality of electromagnetic band gap electrodes which are two-dimensionally arranged on the soft magnetic layer. The dielectric layer is disposed on the patch layer.10-06-2011
20120145795Security Document Comprising a Near-Field Communication Device such as a Passport - A document (06-14-2012
20110084144 SECURE CARD PACKAGING WITH CONCEALED ACTIVATION FIELD - Improved secure card packaging is provided which includes a concealed region within which an activation data field corresponding with a transaction card is located. The corresponding transaction card may be retainably disposed so that a proprietary account data field thereupon is not readable when the concealed region is selectively accessed. Upon accessing the concealed region, the activation data field may be read to activate the transaction card, e.g. at a point-of-sale location. Locating the activation data field within a concealed region reduces tampering risks. Tampering is further reduced by retained disposition of the transaction card so that the proprietary account data field is not readable prior to a purchase and card activation transaction.04-14-2011
20110174884CARD HAVING EMBEDDED SECURITY ELEMENT - The invention relates to a card (07-21-2011
20100059595RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION LABEL - A radio frequency identification (RFID) label for a product includes a protective structure configured to be attached to the product, and an electronic tab wrapped in the protective structure.03-11-2010
20110101107Deactivatable RFID Labels and Tags and Methods of Making Same - Disclosed are deactivatable RFID labels and tags in individual and web form, and methods of making same. When it is desired to deactivate the label or tag, the tag or label is subjected to tearing. One arrangement involves providing the label or tag with a tear strip by which the RFID transponder in the label or tag is destroyed, and in another arrangement a tag can be torn along a weakening line to destroy the RFID transponder.05-05-2011
20110101106PORTABLE DATA CARRIER AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THE DATA CARRIER - A portable data carrier with a card body (05-05-2011
20110101105CARD-SHAPED DATA CARRIER - There are proposed different methods for producing a card-shaped data carrier directly in the ID-000 format (plug-in), and for combining the production method with the incorporation of security features, individualization data and personalization data. In so doing, a card body (05-05-2011
20110073659Transaction Card with Three-Dimensional Tipping Guide - Disclosed herein is a transaction card with a three-dimensional tipping guide and techniques for using the card. The transaction card includes a base with a front and a back card surface wherein sets of indicators are visible along the outer areas of the front and back card surfaces. The card is configured to be rotated during usage. Also disclosed herein are accessory devices that support the transaction card.03-31-2011
20110011937OPTICALLY VARIABLE MAGNETIC STRIPE ASSEMBLY - An optically variable magnetic stripe assembly comprises a magnetic layer (01-20-2011
20090127344Identification card and the production method thereof - Disclosed is a security document (05-21-2009
20120273577RFID TAG HAVING ENHANCED DURABILITY - Provided is a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag including: a pattern layer which includes a first conductor having a pattern and an RFID chip electrically connected to the first conductor; an insulating layer which insulates the pattern layer from the radiation layer; a radiation layer which is attached to the insulating layer, and includes a second conductor having a radiation pattern inductively coupled to the first conductor; a lower protection layer disposed below a combination of the pattern layer, the insulating layer and the radiation layer; and an upper protection layer disposed above the combination of the pattern layer, the insulating layer and the radiation layer.11-01-2012
20110163167CONTACTLESS CARD WITH SECURITY LOGO - The invention relates to a contactless smart card that comprises a card body and an electronic module provided with an electronic chip connected to the terminals of an antenna, the electronic module being arranged in a recess formed in the card body, wherein the exposed surface of the electronic module comprises at least one graphic security element capable of protecting said electronic module and the contactless card against attempts at fraud.07-07-2011
20110114732SECURED IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT - A secured identification document has at least two flexible layers embedding an electronic module. The electronic module includes a flexible substrate on which are positioned an antenna and a radiofrequency microcontroller storing identification data. The radiofrequency microcontroller is electrically connected to said antenna. The secured identification document has the at least two flexible layers locally joined together by means of a chemically and mechanically tamper proof material that is applied in cavities that are distributed in each of said at least two flexible layers that surround the electronic module in order to make the electronic module interdependent with the at least two flexible layers.05-19-2011
20100181381RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID) TAG FOR AN ITEM HAVING A CONDUCTIVE LAYER INCLUDED OR ATTACHED - An RFID device. The device comprises a conductive layer formed on a first substrate. An opening line (or two or more opening lines) is formed in the conductive layer to make the conductive layer a part of an antenna structure. An integrated circuit chip is placed over at least a portion the opening line and coupled to the conductive layer. The integrated circuit chip is electrically interconnected to the conductive layer.07-22-2010
20100181380METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FABRICATING A TRANSACTION CARD INCORPORATING A MEMORY - A secure card is described that includes a front surface, a back surface, a memory operably placed between the surfaces, the memory having an interface to an external device, a removable image transfer film having a releasable coating disbursed thereon, at least one digitally created image originally applied to the releasable coating in reverse image format, and an adhesive layer. The adhesive layer is operable such that the at least one digitally created image is between the releasable coating and the adhesive layer. The adhesive layer is applied adjacent one or more target surfaces associated with at least one of the surfaces, a selective release transfer process utilized such that the portions of the adhesive layer adjacent the at least one digitally created image remain on the surfaces when the image transfer film is removed from the card.07-22-2010
20110253791POLYMERIC THREAD WITH MINIATURE PATTERN AND FLUORESCENT TAGGANT FOR ANTI-COUNTERFEIT APPLICATIONS AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A polymeric thread includes a transparent polymeric substrate; a first patterned layer with a miniature pattern disposed at a side of the polymeric substrate; and a first florescent layer containing a florescent taggant disposed at a side of the patterned layer that is facing away from the polymeric substrate. An authentication tag utilizing the polymeric thread and a method for making the polymeric thread are also provided.10-20-2011
20100059594Identity Document with Tissue Reinforcement - Identity document and also method for producing said identity document. Such a document or bank card is provided with a hole pattern acting as a security feature, for example depicting the face of the rightful holder of that document. In order to prevent cracks or other damage at the position of the hole pattern, it is proposed that a tissue layer be placed at that point. The tissue layer consists of a tissue web made up of intersecting multifilament threads. If a staggered grid pattern of the perforation has to be obtained, the thread directions preferably extend at an angle of approximately 60 or 90°.03-11-2010
20090308932VALUE DOCUMENT COMPRISING A SECURITY ELEMENT - The invention relates to a document of value, in particular a credit card, identity card or ticket, and to a transfer film for the production of a document of value. The latter has on one of its surfaces a security element (12-17-2009
20110259964INK WITH COHESIVE FAILURE AND IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT INCLUDING SAME - The present invention provides identification documents with security features. For example, a document may include two or more inks that are designed to cohesively fail upon a de-lamination attack. A resulting failure pattern is preferably difficult to predict. The two or more inks are applied to an identification document including a core and laminate layer. At least one of the inks is characterized such that an adhesive strength of the ink to the core and an adhesive strength of the ink to the laminate layer is each greater than the cohesive strength of the ink itself. Thus, the ink rips apart in a somewhat random-like manner upon a de-lamination attack. The ink can be arranged in interwoven or interlocking patterns or in other desired patterns and locations.10-27-2011
20100181379RFID TAG - An RFID tag characterized in including: a dielectric substrate having a hole formed in one main surface thereof; a ground conductive pattern disposed on another main surface of this dielectric substrate; a conductive pattern disposed on the one main surface of the above-mentioned dielectric substrate in such a way as to be placed in an inner portion of the dielectric substrate at a predetermined distance from each of edges of the above-mentioned dielectric substrate, a slot being formed in this conductive pattern; and an IC chip electrically connected to the above-mentioned conductive pattern via this slot, and inserted into the above-mentioned hole of the above-mentioned dielectric substrate.07-22-2010
20110186640RFID TAGS AND PROCESSES FOR PRODUCING RFID TAGS - A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag. The RFID tag comprises a flexible substrate and an integrated circuit embedded within the flexible substrate. The top surface of the integrated circuit is coplanar with the flexible substrate. At least one conductive element is formed on the flexible substrate. The conductive element is electrically connected to the integrated circuit. The conductive element serves as an antenna for the RFID tag.08-04-2011
20100025477SECURITY DOCUMENT INCLUDING AN RFID DEVICE - The invention relates to a security document including a fiber inner layer including at least one security element, a recto outer layer and a verso outer layer, the two outer layers being made of a transparent thermoplastic material, and an RFID device, the RFID device being housed within at least one inner layer of transparent or translucent material. The invention also provides a method of fabricating the security document.02-04-2010
20100025475Transaction card - 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 preferably an infrared ink comprising an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.02-04-2010
20120145794Tamper-Proof RFID Label - Described are RFID structures and methods for forming RFID structures. An RFID structure includes an antenna substrate and a loop antenna assembly positioned on the antenna substrate. The loop antenna assembly includes at least two contact pads and a plurality of antenna loop windings having an average spacing between adjacent antenna loop windings of the plurality of loop windings. The plurality of antenna loop windings define one or more gap regions that separate adjacent or adjoining antenna segments of the plurality of antenna loop windings by at least twice the average spacing.06-14-2012
20120168515Elongated Security Feature Comprising Machine-Readable Magnetic Regions - The present invention relates to an elongated security element (07-05-2012
20120031978Security Document and Method for the Production Thereof - The invention relates to a security document (02-09-2012
20120037709SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DRIVE CIRCUITS FOR DYNAMIC MAGNETIC STRIPE COMMUNICATIONS DEVICES - Dynamic magnetic stripe communications devices are provided as magnetic stripe emulators. A magnetic stripe emulator may include a coil. Drive circuits may be coupled to this coil in order to produce electromagnetic fields from the coil operable to communicate with a magnetic stripe reader.02-16-2012
20120037708CARD WITH A DETACHABLE WIRELESS ANTENNA-BASED PAYMENT DEVICE - Embodiments of the invention relate to for a card that includes a detachable wireless antenna-based payment device, such as a contactless Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) payment device or the like. The card is configured so as to alleviate or eliminate production problems associated with the adhesive-protecting backing being lifted or otherwise removed during handling of the card by the embossing equipment. In specific embodiments, the detachable wireless communication device is formed vertically along the width of the card, such that the detachment line extends along the width of the card. In such embodiments, by limiting the width of the wireless communication payment device to about one-third of the length of the card, the detachable wireless communication payment device is formed outside of the center region of the card, which is the region handled during the embossing procedure.02-16-2012
20120037707Security informational article with improved features - The present invention provides a secure identification card 02-16-2012
20110315774WIRELESS TAG AND MANUFACTURING METHOD - A wireless tag includes a tag-inlet including an antenna pattern formed on a base and an IC chip connected to the antenna pattern on the base, and a flexible member configured to seal the tag-inlet inside the flexible member. In the wireless tag, the tag-inlet is sealed in the flexible member with folded, and the folded tag-inlet has a dielectric spacer formed of the flexible member between the folded tag-inlet.12-29-2011
20110155810ANTENNA DEVICE AND RADIO FREQUENCY IC DEVICE - An antenna device is arranged to transmit or receive a radio frequency communication signal to or from an external device such as a reader/writer, and is arranged such that an antenna resonance circuit including an antenna coil and a capacitor is connected to an additional resonance circuit including an inductor and a capacitor. A radio frequency IC device preferably includes the antenna device and a radio frequency IC. The antenna device is constructed such that a change in characteristics thereof caused by a change in the distance between a radio frequency IC device and a reader/writer is minimized, and the radio frequency IC device performs communication with high reliability.06-30-2011
20110155811TRANSPONDER INLAY FOR A PERSONAL DOCUMENT AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - The invention relates to a transponder inlay (06-30-2011
20110155809ADVANCED SMART CARDS WITH INTEGRATED ELECTRONICS IN BOTTOM LAYER AND METHOD OF MAKING SUCH ADVANCED SMART CARDS - An advanced smart card with a top layer, a core layer of thermoset polymeric material, and a bottom layer comprising an integrated electronics assembly mounted on a substrate. The advanced smart card is formed by positioning a bottom layer in a bottom mold, placing a top layer in a top mold, closing the mold, injecting a thermosetting polymeric material to form a precursor advanced smart card, removing the precursor, and trimming the precursor to produce a finished smart card.06-30-2011
20120006902TRANSACTION CARD - The present invention relates to a process for producing a transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features. An optically recognizable compound may be associated with a portion of the card for blocking infrared radiation and may comprise an infrared ink having nanocrystalline indium tin oxide particles. Moreover, a portion of the transaction card may include a second optically recognizable compound disposed thereon. The second optically recognizable compound may comprise an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink may be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.01-12-2012
20120006901REAL TIME CARD PRINTING SYSTEMS AND METHODS - A method for personalizing a presentation instrument for an account holder while the account holder is present is described. The method includes transmitting to a server computer a request to personalize a presentation instrument for an account holder who has a financial account with a financial institution. The request includes the account holder's name and background information indicating a background to be placed onto the presentation instrument. The method further includes receiving, at the server computer from the financial institution, presentation instrument data to be included on the presentation instrument. The presentation instrument data comprises an account number and an expiration date. Further, the method includes transmitting from the server computer through a financial institution network, personalization information usable by a printer to place printed personalization information onto a blank presentation instrument, and to electronically store account information onto the blank presentation instrument while the account holder is present.01-12-2012
20120055996COIN HAVING INTEGRATED RFID IDENTIFICATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - The invention relates to a coin comprising a preferably disk-shaped metal base element (03-08-2012
20120111950COMBINED HF AND UHF RFID DEVICE - A wearable RFID device is configured with a geometry and materials that allow an HF RFID system and a UHF RFID system to operate in close proximity to a human body and to each other with minimal impact on performance. An RFID device may have a three-dimensional, multi-planar UHF antenna incorporated into a dielectric core with an HF antenna, or a single-plane UHF antenna separated from an HF antenna by a rigid spacer. A conductive metal backplane is disposed adjacent the wearable RFID device to improve antenna performance when disposed in close proximity to an absorbing body, such as a human being.05-10-2012
20120012658RFID LABEL AND RFID LABEL MANUFACTURING METHOD - A RFID label that has no wrinkle formed therein when the RFID label is unwound and fed from a roll or when printing is executed thereon by a label printer, and a manufacturing method therefor: The RFID label includes an adhesive paper sheet including a label base material and a first adhesive layer, an RFID inlet formed by disposing an IC and an antenna on one or both sides of a base material. The RFID inlet has a smaller area than that of the adhesive paper sheet. A second adhesive layer is disposed on a side of the RFID inlet that is opposite to that of the adhesive paper sheet, and a separator laminated therein. A gap line across the total thickness of the RFID label differs depending on the disposition of constituent members of the inlet. One or a plurality of cuts, each penetrating the separator, are each formed at a position at which the cut extends over the gap line or each cut is in the vicinity of the gap line.01-19-2012
20120111949FINANCIAL CARD WITH EMBEDDED CIRCUIT LOCK TECHNOLOGY - The claimed invention is directed to a contactless card, an inlay for a contactless card or a circuit embedded within a contactless card containing a radio frequency identification (“RFID”) circuit that is only actuated when the card is flexed. The RFID circuit comprises an antenna comprising a first conductive lead, a second conductive lead; and an RFID chip connected to the antenna. A dielectric layer having an aperture is embedded in between the antenna and a bridge, the aperture in the dielectric layer being situated between the first conductive lead and the second conductive lead of the antenna. Normally, the bridge is biased away from the first conductive lead and the second conductive lead. When the card is flexed, the bridge is biased into contact with the first conductive lead and the second conductive lead thereby completing the circuit.05-10-2012
20120104102Sectional Documents Comprising a Structure Equipped with a Watermark or Pseudo-Watermark and Associated Process - The present invention relates to a sectional document (05-03-2012
20120248198RFID TAG - An RFID tag is disclosed that includes a first sheet having flexibility and elasticity; an antenna having flexibility and elasticity and configured to be formed on a surface of the first sheet; an IC chip configured to be electrically connected to the antenna; a second sheet having flexibility and elasticity and configured to be attached to the first sheet and to cover the antenna and the IC chip with the first sheet; and a reinforcing member having flexibility and elasticity and configured to cover the IC chip and a connecting portion of the IC chip and the antenna.10-04-2012
20120138689ID Documents Having A Multi-Layered Laminate Structure - An ID document includes a document core and a multi-layer laminate. The multi-layer laminate includes at least three layers: a top layer, a middle layer, and a bottom layer. The top layer, in combination with other layers, provides durability to the ID document. The top layer can be made of a material with strong intrusion or scratch resistance and a high thermal softening/deformation point and can also have high resistance to solvents. The middle layer may be made of a material with a low melting point, and may also have high resistance to solvents. The bottom layer helps to facilitate strong binding to the document core or inlay and may be made of a material with a relatively high melting point.06-07-2012
20120160920RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) PARTICLES - The present disclosure generally describes radio frequency (RF) particles and an RF powder-containing base including a plurality of such RF particles. The RF particles may include an antenna element and an integrated circuit element coupled together by at least one interconnection. The base may be formed from sheet-like subjects, such as various kinds of cards, bills, and documents. Methods of forming the RF powder-containing base are also generally disclosed.06-28-2012
20110180607Placard Having Embedded RFID Device for Tracking Objects - A method of embedding an RFID device in a reusable object includes the steps of providing a placard including a plurality of layers, and providing an RFID device including an integrated circuit coupled to an antenna. In one example, the placard includes a top layer, upper intermediate layer, lower intermediate layer, bottom layer, and a plurality of adhesive layers. The method further includes the steps of embedding said RFID device in the placard between an adjacent two of said layers, and encoding the RFID device with information. The method further includes the steps of providing a pallet having a cavity extending into an interior of the pallet, inserting the RFID device into the cavity so that the RFID device is located entirely within the interior of said pallet, and non-removably securing the RFID device within the cavity. In one example, the pallet includes a support base and a top surface.07-28-2011
20120223145SUPPORTED RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID) TAG - A supported RFID tag that positions the antenna of the RFID tag away from an object identified by the tag. In one form, the antenna of the RFID tag is supported by one end of a flat, relatively rigid sheet. A hole is located in the other end. When tightly attached to an object via the hole, a bumper rotates the antenna away from the object. Other forms include a semi-rigid support. The semi-rigid support may be rotated into a loop cylinder or truncated cone; have inner surfaces joined to create a loop; or include an outwardly bent flap. In all cases, the antenna of the RFID tag is positioned away from the object to be identified by the tag when the semi-rigid support is attached to the object.09-06-2012
20120175423 RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION MARKER HOUSING - A housing for a mine marker that houses RFID electronics. The RFID electronics is surrounded by a resiliently deformable tube that fits inside the housing, which may be an impact resistant plastic. The housing is filled with a first strengthening material and the tube may be filled with a second strengthening material. There is an impedance mismatch (a change in properties between adjacent layers so that shock waves are deflected) at the boundary between adjacent materials, (casing and first strengthening material, first strengthening material and tube, tube and second strengthening material, or casing and tube if they abut) which inhibits shock propagation.07-12-2012
20120175422RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION DEVICE IN POLYCARBONATE AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD - The invention concerns a method for manufacturing a radio frequency identification device (RFID), featuring a flat and flexible substrate made of polycarbonate equipped with an antenna (07-12-2012
20100012731METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CARDS THAT EACH INCLUDE AN ELECTRONIC MODULE AND INTERMEDIATE PRODUCTS - Method of manufacturing at least one card each including an electronic module (01-21-2010
20120074229RADIO FREQUENCY IC DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A radio frequency IC device that prevents variations in the value of capacitive coupling between a radio frequency IC element and a radiation electrode and has good signal transmission efficiency includes a radio frequency IC element including input/output electrodes and, a first base including intermediate electrodes that are capacitively coupled to the input/output electrodes and have capacitance values C03-29-2012
20120074228TRANSPONDER INLAY FOR A DOCUMENT FOR PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION, AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCING A TRANSPONDER INLAY - In various embodiments, a transponder inlay for a document for personal identification may include a cover; an adhesive layer arranged on the cover; a chip arranged on the adhesive layer; an antenna connected to the chip; and a top layer on the adhesive layer, wherein the top layer has a top and a bottom and wherein the bottom of the top layer is connected to the cover by means of the adhesive layer and wherein the antenna is arranged on the top of the top layer such that the antenna is at least to some extent physically separated from the adhesive layer by the top layer.03-29-2012
20090250521NON-CONTACT TYPE IC CARD - There is provided a non-contact type IC card that prevents electrostatic discharge failure of an IC chip embedded in an IC card.10-08-2009
20120223146Payment Card System and Method - Embodiments of the invention relate to payment cards and methods for making payment cards. In one embodiment, a card comprises a first layer and a second layer adjacent to the first layer. The second layer comprises a plurality of particles comprising metal, and the plurality of particles comprise at least about 15 volume % of the second layer. In another embodiment, a mixture is prepared comprising polymer and a plurality of particles comprising metal. The plurality of particles comprise at least about 15 volume % of the mixture. The mixture is pressed and an outer layer is applied. The mixture and outer layer are then cut to form the card.09-06-2012
20120256003CARD SECURITY ACTIVATION LABEL AND METHOD - Card security apparatus and methods are provided. An obstruction layer (e.g., a hot-stamped scratch off foil label) may be provided in at least partially overlapping relation to a data field of a card (e.g., including proprietary information unique to the specific card). The obstruction layer may render all or at least a portion of the card data field unreadable in the presentation position. All or at least a portion of an exposed data field, such e.g., as an activation field, may be disposed on an outer surface of the obstruction layer such that the activation field is readable with the obstruction layer in the presentation position. Displacement of the obstruction layer may render the exposed data field, e.g., activation field, unreadable (e.g., via destruction of all or at least a portion of the obstruction layer) and the data field readable.10-11-2012
20120228387CONTACTLESS SMART STICKER - A method for manufacture of a contactless smart card device including mounting at least one antenna and at least one smart card module onto a substrate layer, placing aramagnetic material over at least part of the at least one antenna, and laminating the substrate layer and the paramagnetic material to provide a laminate.09-13-2012
20110121080WIRELESS TAG - A wireless tag includes: a wireless communication circuit that includes first and second terminals coupled to a loop antenna and performs wireless communication using the loop antenna; a first conductor that forms a first curved surface and includes a third terminal disposed at a first end of the first curved surface and coupled to the first terminal, and includes a first area including a second end of the first curved surface; and a second conductor that forms a second curved surface, includes a fourth terminal disposed at a third end of the second curved surface and coupled to the second terminal, and includes a second area including a fourth end of the second curved surface, the second area being parallel to the first area and overlapping with the first area, the first and second curved surfaces forming the loop antenna.05-26-2011
20110121079Electromagnetic Radiation Decoupler - An electromagnetic radiation decoupler for decoupling radiation in the wavelength range λ05-26-2011
20120267434BODY IN THE FORM OF A PACKAGING OR OF A MOLDED PART - A body in the form of a packaging or of a molded part has an outer layer composed of a film, on which a radio-frequency identification (RFID) arrangement is provided. An antenna of the RFID arrangement is printed directly on a layer of the film, wherein an RFID chip of the RFID arrangement is disposed on a support section, and wherein the support section with the RFID chip is set onto the film in the region of the RFID antenna.10-25-2012
20120318871CARDS AND DEVICES WITH MAGNETIC EMULATORS AND MAGNETIC READER READ-HEAD DETECTORS - A payment card (e.g., credit and/or debit card) is provided with a magnetic emulator operable to act as a magnetic stripe read-head detector and a data transmitter. A multiple layer flexible PCB may be fabricated to include multiple magnetic emulators. Layers of the flexible PCB may include magnetic shielding in order to reduce interference from the magnetic emulators to particular read-heads on a magnetic stripe reader.12-20-2012
20120318872Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tag for an Item Having a Conductive Layer Included or Attached - An RFID device. The device comprises a conductive layer formed on a first substrate. An opening line (or two or more opening lines) is formed in the conductive layer to make the conductive layer a part of an antenna structure. An integrated circuit chip is placed over at least a portion the opening line and coupled to the conductive layer. The integrated circuit chip is electrically interconnected to the conductive layer.12-20-2012
20110226857METHODS OF MAKING PRINTED PLANAR RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION ELEMENTS - A method includes steps of: encapsulating at least a first passive radio frequency identification transponder assembly between two plies of flexible porous planar polymer material intimately bonded together around the assembly, each ply being microvoided substantially uniformly throughout, to form a multilayer planar core; and scoring the multilayer core to define at least a first multilayer, integral, individual planar radio frequency identification element including the first passive radio frequency identification transponder assembly separable from a remainder of the core. The encapsulating step may further include encapsulating a second passive radio frequency identification transponder assembly with the first between the plies.09-22-2011
20100230497Radiation Enhancement and Decoupling - Apparatus capable of enhancing an incident electric field to drive an electromagnetic tag (09-16-2010
20100230496ELECTRONIC CARD AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THEREOF - An object of the present invention is to provide an electronic card equipped with a display by a batch processing, adopting a dam around the edge of the card and a curable resin, and the method for fabricating thereof. Another object of the present invention is to provide an electronic card including a static electricity blocking film and the method for fabricating thereof. An electronic card according to the present invention comprises a dam formed around the edge of a first printing film with a certain width and height; a flexible PCB and an IC chip formed on said first printing film; a display to show information inputted or outputted through said IC chip; and a curable resin to be infused onto said first printing film.09-16-2010
20120280043ANTI-TAMPER LABEL AND ITEM EMBODYING THE SAME - An anti-tamper label comprises a core; an adhesive layer disposed on one side of the core; and an adhesion-resistant layer disposed on the other side of the core.11-08-2012
20120325914Combination card of metal and plastic - A card formed in accordance with the invention includes a first assembly comprised of multiple plastic layers attached via an adhesive to a metal layer. The multiple plastic layers forming the first assembly are laminated under a first selected temperature and pressure conditions to preshrink the multiple plastic layers, stress relieve the first assembly and render the first assembly dimensionally stable. The laminated first assembly is then attached to a metal layer via an adhesive layer to form a second assembly which is then laminated at a temperature below the first selected temperature to form a card which is not subjected to warpage and delamination.12-27-2012
20120091208ANTENNA-FORMING INSERT AND CHIP CARD INCLUDING IT - The antenna-forming insert for a chip card includes a central layer forming an antenna including a substrate and at least one conductor extending along at least one face of the substrate. At least one cover layer covering on at least one side the central layer and capable of compensating for the irregularities of the surface of the central layer. Each cover layer includes a proximal sheet located in proximity to the central layer and a distal sheet located away from the central layer, both sheets being superposed and laminated and the proximal sheet during the lamination phase has lower fluidity than that of the distal sheet.04-19-2012
20120138688BARCODED LOTTERY TICKET, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AND VALIDATING THE SAME - A system and method of providing and validating a bar-code on a lottery ticket to allow secure verification of tickets is described. Lottery ticket information comprising unique identifying information uniquely identifying the lottery ticket and validation information for use in determining a prize value associated with the lottery ticket is generated. First redundancy information is generated using the validation information and a portion of the unique identifying information. The first redundancy information used for checking the integrity of subsequently received validation information. The validation information is encrypted and second redundancy information is generated using the unique identifying information and the encrypted validation information. A first bar-code is constructed using the unique identifying information, the encrypted validation information and the second redundancy information. The first bar-code is printed on the lottery ticket and at least a part of the first bar-code is covered with scratch-off material.06-07-2012
20130008965PET-C BASED SECURITY LAMINATES AND DOCUMENTS - A method of preparing a security laminate including the steps of: a) providing a polyethylene terephthalate substrate (01-10-2013
20130015246SECURITY TAG, ASSEMBLY HAVING A SECURITY TAG, AND METHOD FOR OPERATION OF A SECURITY TAGAANM Galfe; GuentherAACI MuenchenAACO DEAAGP Galfe; Guenther Muenchen DEAANM Surkau; ReinhardAACI TraunsteinAACO DEAAGP Surkau; Reinhard Traunstein DEAANM Groetzner; RolandAACI UnterschleissheimAACO DEAAGP Groetzner; Roland Unterschleissheim DEAANM Schreiner; HelmutAACI MuenchenAACO DEAAGP Schreiner; Helmut Muenchen DEAANM Germann; ThomasAACI MuenchenAACO DEAAGP Germann; Thomas Muenchen DE - The invention relates to a security tag comprising a substrate layer (01-17-2013
20110147461FLEXIBLE CARD WITH DISPLAY FUNCTION - A flexible card with display function includes a first card body, a second card body and a flexible thin electronic system disposed between the first card body and the second card body. The flexible thin electronic system includes a flexible display, a display circuit, a communication interface and a smart card IC. The display circuit is connected to the flexible display, and the communication interface is connected to the display circuit via the smart card IC. The smart card IC performs a security authentication, and communicates with the smart card IC and the display circuit after the security authentication succeeds.06-23-2011
20100090009METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CARDS COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE ELECTRONIC MODULE, ASSEMBLY PRODUCED DURING THIS METHOD AND INTERMEDIATE PRODUCTS - The assembly (04-15-2010
20130134224RADIOFREQUENCY COMMUNICATION DEVICE, THE OPERATION OF WHICH IS CONTROLLED BY A VOLUNTARY GESTURE OF THE HOLDER - A contactless portable device including a support layer and a protective layer, the support layer having, on its first side, an antenna made up of a flat winding of turns and a protective layer glued to the first side of the support layer, the antenna having two cuts, two wires and four ends including two connection ends for connecting a chip, and two ends each connected to a contact separated from one another by a narrow space so as to render the antenna open, such that the antenna is closed by flow of a current between the two contacts through the protective layer when a user places a finger on the protective layer where the contacts are located, and enabling communication between the chip and a reader associated with the contactless portable device.05-30-2013
20130112754READER/WRITER ANTENNA MODULE AND ANTENNA DEVICE - A reader/writer antenna module includes a flexible substrate that includes a first base portion, a second base portion and a bending portion that connects the first base portion and the second base portion to each other. The flexible substrate has a structure that is folded by utilizing the flexibility of the bending portion such that a first main surface of the first base portion and a first main surface of the second base portion face each other, and a magnetic layer is provided between an antenna conductor and the chip component in the folded structure.05-09-2013
20110266352RFID TAG WITH REDUCED DETUNING CHARACTERISTICS - An RFID tag and an RFID access card configured to reduce detuning effects from a typical RFID environment. The present invention provides an RFID tag that is specifically configured to reduce the detuning effects caused by initiating communication between an RFID tag and an RFID tag reader in the presence of materials such as metal, liquid, and the human body. In one embodiment, the present invention provides an RFID tag comprising an electronic circuit portion attached to a main antenna body portion, the main antenna body portion having two opposite side portions, which are substantially symmetrical with respect to one another, wherein each side portion extends outwardly to form a generally side-oriented v-shape.11-03-2011
20110266351METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN RFID TRANSPONDER PRODUCT, AND RFID TRANSPONDER PRODUCT PRODUCED USING THE METHOD - A method is provided for producing an arrangement, which, for example, may be used for further processing into a non-contact chip card or an identification document and which comprises a multi-layer structure, with a first part of an RFID antenna, at least comprising a coil-shaped antenna structure and a connecting structure, being arranged on a carrier layer and the chip being directly mounted on this part of the antenna structure and contacted, with a compensation layer being arranged thereabove, which in the area of the chip comprises an embedding opening and which comprises at least two contacting openings in the intersection area of the first part of the RFID antenna with a bridge structure, which is located on a cover layer, and subsequently the individual layers being connected to each other via lamination.11-03-2011
20110266350MULTIFACE DOCUMENT - A multisided card having at least two obverse faces and two reverse faces that are adjacent one another, can be used to print and store relatively insecure information of the obverse faces and to have more sensitive information stored and printed on the adjacent reverse faces. To protect privacy, a caricature or cartoon of an individual can be placed on an obverse face, which image cannot be read by facial recognition techniques but could be recognized by human observers. Many of the features of the card can be utilized in a virtual card that exists in machine memory or cyberspace. A virtual purse or wallet can be created in which to store such virtual cards11-03-2011
20080197200TRANSACTION CARD - 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.08-21-2008
20110226858METAL-CONTAINING TRANSACTION CARD AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - Metal-containing transaction cards, useful for the purchase of goods and/or services are disclosed. The metal-containing transaction cards may be standard-sized (i.e., about 3⅜ inches by about 2 14 inches) or any other size yet still usable as a transaction card. Moreover, the metal-containing transaction card may include a pocket having characters embossed therein. Further, the metal-containing transaction card may include a fill panel disposed within the pocket. The metal may be titanium or stainless steel.09-22-2011
20110226856HIGH TEMPERATURE TAG - In the high temperature tag of the disclosure, a transponder is placed between at least two thin layers of compressible high temperature material, preferably a high temperature textile. This resulting sandwich is then placed in the closed chamber formed by a two-part-housing of high temperature plastic. Finally, a cover, also of high temperature plastic, is injection-molded over the joining parts of the housing, in order to seal it hermetically.09-22-2011
20120273576ARTICLES HAVING MACHINE OR HUMAN READABLE INDICIA IMAGED UNDER A PROTECTIVE LAYER FOR THEFT PREVENTION AND MINIMIZING DAMAGE THERETO, AND METHODS OF MAKING SUCH - A stored value card having increased theft prevention features. A large format sheet having a plurality of cards is imaged with variable indicia. A tamper proof layer is applied over the barcode such that if removed, the variable indicia would no longer be readable. Alternatively, unique human readable indicia is imaged on the substrate and then encapsulated by the tamper proof layer. The sheet is then imaged with a barcode or encoded with a magnetic stripe, simultaneously linking unique human readable indicia to the card. An alphanumeric code matching the unique indicia is displayed at the time of activation to authenticate the card. In either embodiment, the sheet is imaged in large or full format without the need for reducing the size of the sheet.11-01-2012
20110233281RACE BIB TIMING DEVICE - A disposable race bib timing device is provided including a thin, flexible planar sheet member having a front surface for displaying information, and a rear surface. A pair of RFID timing tags are provided on the rear surface of the flexible planar bib. The RFID timing tags are spaced a distance apart from one another and positioned in parallel in relation to one another. A thermal and moisture resistant layer of material is provided over the exposed outer surface of each RFID tag to prevent moisture and heat from the athlete from coming into contact with the RFID tag and interfering with the ability of the tag to communicate with the antenna of a corresponding timing system. A further waterproof layer of material may be positioned between each RFID tag and the race bib to prevent moisture from soaking through the bib into the RFID tag. A laminate material may be provided to cover the entire surface.09-29-2011
20110272467PAYMENT CARDS AND DEVICES WITH ENHANCED MAGNETIC EMULATORS - A payment card (e.g., credit and/or debit card) or other device (e.g., mobile telephone) is provided with a magnetic emulator operable to communicate data to a magnetic stripe read-head. Such a magnetic emulator may comprise non-magnetostrictive material such that the magnetic emulator may be fabricated in a wide variety of fabrication processes. Additionally, magnets may be added to amplify the signal of a magnetic emulator. In doing so, a magnetic emulator may provide a large amount of signal while consuming a reduced amount of electrical energy when compared to a magnetic emulator that does not include the presence of one or more magnets.11-10-2011
20110272466PAYMENT CARDS AND DEVICES WITH ENHANCED MAGNETIC EMULATORS - A payment card (e.g., credit and/or debit card) or other device (e.g., mobile telephone) is provided with a magnetic emulator operable to communicate data to a magnetic stripe read-head. Such a magnetic emulator may comprise non-magnetostrictive material such that the magnetic emulator may be fabricated in a wide variety of fabrication processes. Additionally, magnets may be added to amplify the signal of a magnetic emulator. In doing so, a magnetic emulator may provide a large amount of signal while consuming a reduced amount of electrical energy when compared to a magnetic emulator that does not include the presence of one or more magnets.11-10-2011
20110272465CARDS AND DEVICES WITH MAGNETIC EMULATORS AND MAGNETIC READER READ-HEAD DETECTORS - A payment card (e.g., credit and/or debit card) is provided with a magnetic emulator operable to act as a magnetic stripe read-head detector and a data transmitter. A multiple layer flexible PCB may be fabricated to include multiple magnetic emulators. Layers of the flexible PCB may include magnetic shielding in order to reduce interference from the magnetic emulators to particular read-heads on a magnetic stripe reader.11-10-2011
20110272464E-DOCUMENT COMPRISING AN ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE ELEMENT - A laminated structure for an E-document, comprising a first support layer defining at least two flat flaps connected by at least one fold line, the first flap supporting an antenna and a microcircuit device enabling contactless data exchange, the second flap supporting an electromagnetic interference element arranged in relation to the microcircuit device so as to be able to oppose contactless reading and/or writing of the microcircuit device in at least one folded configuration of the structure, the structure having at least one heat-activated or pressure-sensitive adhesive layer making it possible to receive the microcircuit device and/or the antenna and/or the electromagnetic interference element at least in part in its thickness, and/or the flaps having at least one layer of an adhesive and/or a fibrous layer and/or a polymer layer having a different thickness for each of the flaps.11-10-2011
20110315775INFRARED BLOCKING ARTICLE - 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.12-29-2011
20130099003METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A DATA CARRIER BODY FOR A PORTABLE DATA CARRIER AND DATA CARRIER BODY - A method for producing a data storage medium body for a portable data storage medium having a core layer and at least one top layer, wherein the core layer contains a chip module. The chip module has a surface which is adverse to lamination and has an adhesive deposit applied on the module surface; a recess is provided in the core layer and the chip module is inserted into the recess such that the module surface having the adhesive deposit is situated towards the open side of the recess; a top layer is applied over the module surface; then the above arrangement is laminated. The adhesive deposit combines intimately with the adjoining top layer.04-25-2013
20130206841Apparatus and methods for securing data in a multilayered foil laminate incorporating faraday pouch properties and retrieving the data by removal of part or the entire faraday pouch for exposure of data for retrieval by NFC or RFID systems. - A multilayered foil laminate NFC-enabled sticker with a scratchable Faraday Pouch, which will prevent a user from reading the NFC data on a card unless the sticker is scratched off. The card includes an outside of the card next to scratchable Faraday cover made up of a foil laminate, which can be removed to expose the RFID readable data. The next layer is an adhesive that attaches the foil laminate, which attaches to the RFID/NFC Data sticker that contains the IC and antenna. This is followed by another adhesive that attaches to another Faraday layer followed by an optional printing layer on which custom messages and designs can be printed on a substrate material, which is on the outside of the sticker.08-15-2013
20130206842RE-PRINTABLE RFID HARD TAGS - A re-printable RFID hard tag for transferring stored data and which includes a RFID tag and a re-printable surface layer. The re-printable surface layer is adapted for reprinting by erasable ink.08-15-2013

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