Patent Number: 6,253,999

Title: Electronic money safe using logical IC cards

Abstract: In a non-volatile memory are arranged a plurality of IC card storage units corresponding to a plurality of IC cards each storing therein an electronic money representing the value of currency in the form of electronic information. A command control unit executes concurrently commands imparted to the plurality of IC card storage units arranged in the non-volatile memory to logically implement a control function of the plurality of IC cards. In addition, upon a receipt of a single or a plurality of commands from a host apparatus (a money server), a communication control unit forms concurrently communication paths corresponding in numbers to the commands and associated with the command control unit to logically implement a function of communication with the plurality of IC card storage units.

Inventors: Yamamoto; Koken (Kawasaki, JP), Hashimoto; Shigeru (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Fujitsu Limited

International Classification: G06Q 20/00 (20060101); G07F 7/08 (20060101); G06K 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018