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Dual Stripe Magnetic Card

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054977D
Original Publication Date: 1980-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Rohen, JE Slick, R Smith, WL [+details]

Abstract

Record card 1 has identically located magnetic stripes 2 and 3 on its opposite faces. Identical data recorded on stripes 2 and 3 allows the card 1 to be presented to a slot reader 4 having a single read head 5 without concern for which card face is being presented to read head 5.