Automatic information, goods and services dispensing system
Card reader/writer station for use with a personal memory card using differential data transfer
Light modulating smart card
Automatic fee collecting and receipt dispensing system
Databaseless security system
Secure toll collection system for moving vehicles Patent #: 5310999
ApplicationNo. 304998 filed on 09/13/1994
US Classes:235/380, Credit or identification card systems235/375, SYSTEMS CONTROLLED BY DATA BEARING RECORDS235/382, Permitting access235/384, Transportation235/487, RECORDS235/492Conductive
ExaminersPrimary: Pitts, Harold I.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassG06K 005/00
AbstractSmart card techniques are disclosed for integrating and administering records related to the ownership and/or operation of motor vehicles. A smart identification card stores and administers a plurality of motor vehicle records corresponding to a single motorist. These motor vehicle records include items selected from the group of motor vehicle registration information, drivers license information, vehicle code violations, automobile insurance information, parking garage entry times, parking garage account balance, highway toll account balance, motor club information, and environmental inspection information. Each smart identification card is equipped to interact with any of a plurality of computer databases through the utilization of a conventional communications link in conjunction with a smart card scanner. Each of the computer databases administers motor vehicle records.