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A double postal card with bar code stamp including financing functions and monitoring functions

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000126309D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Jul-13
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jul-13
Document File: 5 page(s) / 29K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a double postal card with bar code stamp including financing functions and monitoring functions.

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A double postal card with bar code stamp including financing functions and monitoring functions

1. NEEDS FOR THE SYSTEM

Double postal cards are very popular in order to communicate with a lots of people   at same time in Japan.
Double postal cards are very good way to communicate with a lots of people who do   not have e-mail address.
Sometimes Double postal card's replay ratio is very low  . But  the user have to pay  the full fare of double postal cards.

A double postal card system that enables to use without paying the fare for no -replay  cards.

There are following implementations to realize the system ;

A double postal card replay card uses bar code instead of the printed stamp .   Postal companies sell postal card with bar code instead of double postal cards   with printed stamp. The replay cards are charged using bar code including the user   account number information.

The user has following advantages

The user can scan the bar code and monitor the status of reply .

Enclosed are drawings that explain this disclosed.

System Diagram

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Postal company server

Printed stamp

Bar code

Send card

Replay card

Double postal card

The user account number

In order to monitor the...