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1. WO1997046964 - SMART CARD READER WITH DUAL MODE READING CAPABILITY

Publication Number WO/1997/046964
Publication Date 11.12.1997
International Application No. PCT/US1997/009381
International Filing Date 03.06.1997
IPC
G06K 7/00 2006.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
7Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers
G06K 7/08 2006.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
7Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers
08by means detecting the change of an electrostatic or magnetic field, e.g. by detecting change of capacitance between electrodes
CPC
G06K 7/0004
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
7Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, ; e.g. for reading patterns
0004Hybrid readers
G06K 7/0021
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
7Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, ; e.g. for reading patterns
0013by galvanic contacts, e.g. card connectors for ISO-7816 compliant smart cards or memory cards, e.g. SD card readers
0021for reading/sensing record carriers having surface contacts
G06K 7/10336
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
7Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, ; e.g. for reading patterns
10by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation
10009sensing by radiation using wavelengths larger than 0.1 mm, e.g. radio-waves or microwaves
10316using at least one antenna particularly designed for interrogating the wireless record carriers
10336the antenna being of the near field type, inductive coil
Applicants
  • INDALA CORPORATION [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • MARTORELL, Jaime
Agents
  • KUNITZ, Norman, N.
Priority Data
08/660,00903.06.1996US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) SMART CARD READER WITH DUAL MODE READING CAPABILITY
(FR) LECTEUR DE CARTE A MEMOIRE AVEC CAPACITE DE LECTURE EN DOUBLE MODE
Abstract
(EN)
A smart card reader (60) includes a housing (24) having a card-receiving slot (22) formed therein. The reader includes a first circuit (50) for reading a proximity type smart card disposed adjacent to or inserted into the slot, and a second circuit (28) for reading a contact type smart card inserted into the slot.
(FR)
Un lecteur de carte à mémoire (60) comprend un boîtier (24) comportant une fente de réception de carte (22). Le lecteur comprend un premier circuit (50) pour lire une carte à mémoire de type proximité placée de manière adjacente ou insérée dans une fente, et un deuxième circuit (28) pour lire une carte à mémoire de type contact insérée dans la fente.
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