Self-regulating heater employing reactive components
Semiconductor card which can be folded Patent #: 5004899
ApplicationNo. 620538 filed on 03/25/1996
US Classes:235/492, Conductive235/380Credit or identification card systems
ExaminersPrimary: Hajec, Donald T.
Assistant: Le, Thien M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG06K 005/00
Foreign Application Priority Data1995-03-31 JP
AbstractA card body of an IC card is composed of first and second halves connected by a self hinge portion so as to be foldable into halves in such a manner that the surface where a contact is provided comes inside. The first and second halves are provided with a magnet and a magnetic body to hold the IC card folded by magnetic attractive force. When folded, a control section provided in the first half 1a is connected to transmitting-receiving means and a communication control section that are provided in the second half, by the contact and the transmission-reception contact, so that the IC card can function as a non-contact type IC card.