Patents by Inventor George William Schramm

George William Schramm has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 3938090
    Abstract: A business transaction terminal for a credit authorization system or the like includes a microprocessor for receiving data from a magnetic card reader and a keyboard, automatically processing such data and transmitting it to a central data base for authorization of a proposed business transaction. The terminal receives back a response from the central data base which directs subsequent actions by the terminal user. Options are provided for receiving the response in a number of ways such as audible response, visual indicators and numeric displays. Options also permit the terminal to be operated in a hands free mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 1975
    Date of Patent: February 10, 1976
    Assignee: Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated
    Inventors: Victor Scott Borison, Hans George Mattes, Colonel Blake McDowell, III, George William Schramm, Gerald Steven Soloway, John William Wesner, Jr.