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ATM gift its user with the coupon, that has the term of validity, in the Electoronic Maney IC card

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014380D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19
Document File: 1 page(s) / 41K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for giving a coupon, that has the term of validity, to the electoronic money IC card by ATM(Automatic Teller Machine). The ATM, which is placed at a shop, writes coupon infomation in the IC card when the card is used. If owner of the card buy something at the shop with the IC card, cashier in the shop scan the coupon infomation from the IC card, and use it automatically. The following is a feature of the coupon.

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  ATM gift its user with the coupon, that has the term of validity, in the Electoronic Maney IC card

    Disclosed is a method for giving a coupon, that has the term of validity, to the electoronic
money IC card by

     ATM(Automatic Teller Machine).
The ATM, which is placed at a shop, writes coupon infomation in the IC card when the card is
used.

If owner of the card buy something at the shop with the IC card, cashier in the shop scan the
coupon infomation from the IC card, and use it automatically.

The following is a feature of the coupon.

- The coupon is electoronic infomation in the IC card.
- The coupon is given by the ATM automatically, when the user use the IC card at the ATM.
- The coupon can use at the shop or its chain store, only.

- The coupon has the term of validity.
- The coupon is used automatically, when the user buy something at the shop with the IC card.

The following figure shows flow of the coupon.

The shop which is placed the ATM.

ATM

1) Use the IC card.

(ex. Charge the

electoronic maney.)

3) Shopping with

electoronic maney.

IC Card

2) Write the coupon infomation.

Cashier

4) Discount automatically !

(Use the coupon)

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