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Option Selector for a Single Issuer with Multitrack Credit Cards

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069000D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Anderson, RW Gee, ML McMullen, AK Rall, JS [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a method for processing at a terminal device a magnetic identification card which may have data encoded in one or more of a plurality of possible data tracks, and where the processing of the card and related transaction requests via the terminal varies in accordance with the configuration of encoded tracks.