Patents Assigned to Veritec, Inc.
  • Patent number: 10360556
    Abstract: Methods and systems for a secure financial transaction that can be processed through open loop or closed loop networks using electronically readable or visual data that is preferably provided or integrated into a financial card to determine network selection and card authentication and verification requirements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: VERITEC INC.
    Inventor: Thomas F. Look
  • Patent number: 10289942
    Abstract: Combined use transaction cards are disclosed including preferably the functionality of being usable for conducting a financial transaction along with the additional functionality for activation or access to at least one other event. Many types of non-financial events are contemplated such as for access or entry, employee need, student need, and the like. Such cards preferably utilize electronically readable means as may be provided to such cards, such as including magnetic stripes, RFID transponders, OCR text, and one dimensional or two dimensional bar codes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: VERITEC INC.
    Inventors: Thomas F. Look, Van Thuy Tran
  • Patent number: 8746566
    Abstract: Disclosed is an identification symbol and system and method for reading in accordance with the present invention is preferably a two-dimensional, rectangular or square bar code symbol having a solid border, a tick-mark region adjacent to the solid border, a omni-directional reading and error detection and correction capability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventors: Hussein Al-Hussein, Michael A. Christian
  • Publication number: 20140025518
    Abstract: Methods and systems for a secure financial transaction that can be processed through open loop or closed loop networks using electronically readable or visual data that is preferably provided or integrated into a financial card to determine network selection and card authentication and verification requirements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventor: Thomas F. Look
  • Publication number: 20130248591
    Abstract: Combined use transaction cards are disclosed including preferably the functionality of being usable for conducting a financial transaction along with the additional functionality for activation or access to at least one other event. Many types of non-financial events are contemplated such as for access or entry, employee need, student need, and the like. Such cards preferably utilize electronically readable means as may be provided to such cards, such as including magnetic stripes, RFID transponders, OCR text, and one dimensional or two dimensional bar codes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas F. Look, Van Thuy Tran
  • Patent number: 8152070
    Abstract: Disclosed is an identification symbol and system and method for reading in accordance with the present invention is preferably a two-dimensional, rectangular or square bar code symbol having a solid border, a tick-mark region adjacent to the solid border, a omni-directional reading and error detection and correction capability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventors: Hussein Al-Hussein, Michael A. Christian
  • Patent number: 8152056
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to credit cards and debit cards. More particularly, the present invention relates to security methods and techniques that can be used with credit and debit cards and the like in order to provide protection against unauthorized use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventors: Lawrence J. Johanns, Henning W. VonKlinggraeff
  • Patent number: 8002175
    Abstract: A system and method for utilizing a highly secure two-dimensional matrix code on a mobile communications display includes a mobile communications device having a visible display, and a means for creating a highly secure two-dimensional matrix code representing selected data. Means are provided for selectively transmitting the highly secure two-dimensional matrix code, from the means for creating it to the mobile communications device. The highly secure two-dimensional matrix code is then displayed on the visible display of the mobile communications device. Upon reading the code, a transaction is facilitated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2011
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kuriyama, Van Thuy Tran
  • Patent number: 7614551
    Abstract: A method of storing information on a memory device. The method comprises setting up a user to be associated with the memory device including biometric information obtained from a biometric reader. The method also comprises coding at least a portion of the biometric information before storage in the memory device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2009
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventor: John R. Kingsley-Hefty
  • Patent number: 7516904
    Abstract: Methods for securing data by using a data encoding technique of a symbology, such as a one or two-dimensional symbology, to provide secure data without the need to convert the data into a graphical symbol are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2009
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventor: David E. Wood
  • Patent number: 7510125
    Abstract: Multi-dimensional symbology codes that use plural characteristic features encoded in a data cell and related methods. Such methods include methods of encoding, methods of creating and methods of reading multi-dimensional symbology codes that use such plural characteristic features. The features, for example, include colors, grey scale levels, cell shape, patterns within a cell or any grouping discernable by an area array camera or similar device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2009
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventor: Thomas F. Look
  • Patent number: 7484659
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to credit cards and debit cards. More particularly, the present invention relates to security methods and techniques that can be used with credit and debit cards and the like in order to provide protection against unauthorized use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2009
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventors: Lawrence J. Johanns, Henning W. VonKlinggraeff
  • Patent number: 7159780
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are provided for imaging and decoding symbols such as two-dimensional relief formed symbols and in particular, symbols wherein one or more edges of any number of data cells within the symbols are at least partially discernable. In one aspect of the present invention a symbol image based on a relief pattern, which represents encoded information and includes at least one discernable edge can be determined. Generally, determining an edge of the relief pattern and validating the determined edge by performing an edge analysis of the determined edge can determine the symbol image. A data cell of the symbol image, which at least partially represents information encoded in the relief pattern, can be determined so that the symbol image can be decoded to provide the information encoded within the relief pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2007
    Assignee: Veritec, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael Christian
  • Patent number: 5612524
    Abstract: The present invention is a symbol 10 that includes a square array 12 of data cells 14 surrounded by a border 30 of orientation and timing data cells. The border 30 can be surrounded by an external data field 18 also including information data cells 20. The orientation and timing for sampling each data cell can be determined from the border 30 or from additional orientation and timing cells in the internal data field 12 or external data field 18. A system 40 and 42 is also included that captures an image of the symbol, determines symbol orientation, decodes the contents of the symbol and outputs the decoded contents to a display or other device. The present invention also includes a device 48 that can produce symbols on a substrate such as a label.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 18, 1997
    Assignee: Veritec Inc.
    Inventors: Carl Sant'Anselmo, Robert Sant'Anselmo, David C. Hooper
  • Patent number: 5331176
    Abstract: A symbol reader which projects an illumination window or field that is the same size as a field of view of a sensor used to read a symbol. The illumination window is aligned with the field of view of the sensor. The window or field can provide an area of relatively constant illumination or edges of the window or field can be at a higher illumination creating an outline or capture border. The outline alone can be projected when the ambient light level is sufficient for capture of the symbol. The window or field can be created by projecting light from various light sources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 1992
    Date of Patent: July 19, 1994
    Assignee: Veritec Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Sant' Anselmo, Carl Sant' Anselmo
  • Patent number: 4972475
    Abstract: A matrix code generating method generates a first predetermined code in binary form. A second step permutes the first determined code according to a non-linear feedback method described as pseudo-random. The code is segmented with linear segments positioned in a two dimensional matrix array. Apparatus generates and permutes the code, and segments the resultant code into matrix array form. Apparatus encrypts such information onto objects, photo-optically reads such encrypted information and deciphers the coded information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 1989
    Date of Patent: November 20, 1990
    Assignee: Veritec Inc.
    Inventor: Carl Sant'Anselmo