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Number: 725/6
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > Billing in video distribution system > Payment method or scheme > Card reader (e.g., reader for credit, debit, or smart card)
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for payment using a card reader device capable of performing transaction authorizations for the purchase of video programming or other services.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8683501 Application of enhanced television services using back-end core software Mar. 25, 2014
8667518 System and method for providing controlled access Mar. 4, 2014
8561120 Control device, smart card reading activation device and associated products Oct. 15, 2013
8549560 Viewing and purchasing programming in other formats Oct. 1, 2013
8505064 Method and system of providing signals Aug. 6, 2013
8458382 Smart card set protocol optimization Jun. 4, 2013
8392941 Contents viewing and listening management apparatus, content viewing and listening management method, program, and contents viewing and listening management system Mar. 5, 2013
8365218 Networked television and method thereof Jan. 29, 2013
8327413 Digital cable broadcast processing apparatus and method thereof Dec. 4, 2012
8286201 Digital broadcasting receiver and a data processing method Oct. 9, 2012
8244920 Smart card set protocol optimization Aug. 14, 2012
8191164 Method for managing access rights in a smart card May. 29, 2012
8098820 Conditional access system for broadcast digital television Jan. 17, 2012
8054952 Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu Nov. 8, 2011
8046584 Message authentication device Oct. 25, 2011
8000454 Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu Aug. 16, 2011
7945704 Smart card set protocol optimization May. 17, 2011
7934096 Integrity protected smart card transaction Apr. 26, 2011
7916865 Dynamically shifting control word Mar. 29, 2011
7827581 Wireless multimedia system Nov. 2, 2010
7804805 Apparatus and method for scheduling transmission of data packets in a multichannel wireless communication system Sep. 28, 2010
7747241 Prepaid reservation-based rating system Jun. 29, 2010
7685625 Image reproducing apparatus for channel map updating and method thereof Mar. 23, 2010
7659606 Contacting unit Feb. 9, 2010
7610392 Computer system and method for transmitting user status information Oct. 27, 2009
7590992 Universal methods and device for hand-held promotional opportunities Sep. 15, 2009
7539860 Single use user IDS May. 26, 2009
7492897 Conditional access system for broadcast digital television Feb. 17, 2009
7447783 Computer system and method for transmitting user status information Nov. 4, 2008
7394834 Common interface controller and method of descrambling transport stream channels Jul. 1, 2008
7386869 Broadcast and reception systems, and receiver/decoder and remote controller therefor Jun. 10, 2008
7366495 Prepaid reservation-based rating system Apr. 29, 2008
7366918 Configuring and managing resources on a multi-purpose integrated circuit card using a personal computer Apr. 29, 2008
7340758 Method and device for routing of specific data, particularly receiving rights, in a pay-TV terminal Mar. 4, 2008
7337259 Smart card virtual hub Feb. 26, 2008
7171565 Method and system for producing wise cards Jan. 30, 2007
7134134 Electronic program guide hardware card Nov. 7, 2006
RE39376 System for accessing amenities through a public telephone network Nov. 7, 2006
7047558 Secure terminal provided with a smart card reader designed to communicate with a server via an internet network May. 16, 2006
7003789 Television commerce payments Feb. 21, 2006
6978335 Smart card virtual hub Dec. 20, 2005
6970068 Apparatus and associated method for limiting access of information transferred between an electronic security device and a host device Nov. 29, 2005
6951029 Security device managed access to information Sep. 27, 2005
6948090 Method and apparatus for network identification Sep. 20, 2005
6753758 System and method for switching voltage Jun. 22, 2004
6424947 Distributed IRD system Jul. 23, 2002
6405369 Smart card chaining in pay television systems Jun. 11, 2002
6330021 Interactive television reception console Dec. 11, 2001
6275991 IR transmitter with integral magnetic-stripe ATM type credit card reader and method therefor Aug. 14, 2001
6091823 Transaction processing system utilizing teletext broadcasting system and terminal used in the transaction processing systems Jul. 18, 2000

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