Patent Number: 6,311,167

Title: Portable 2-way wireless financial messaging unit

Abstract: A portable 2-way secure financial messaging unit (906) includes a receiver (804), a selective call decoder (1004), a financial transaction processor (1014), a main processor (1006), and a transmitter (1034). A received secure financial transaction message is decoded by the selective call decoder (1004) and either passed directly to a financial transaction processor (1014) in the secure financial messaging unit or to a smart card to prevent unauthorized access to information contained in the secure financial transaction message. The portable 2-way secure financial messaging unit (906) may originate as well as receive financial transactions.

Inventors: Davis; Walter Lee (Parkland, FL), LaVell; Jeff (Mesa, AZ), Leonardo; Victoria A. (Boca Raton, FL), Herold; Barry W. (Boca Raton, FL)

Assignee: Motorola, Inc.

International Classification: H04B 1/38 (20060101); H04L 9/00 (20060101); G06Q 20/00 (20060101); G06F 017/60 (); H04B 001/04 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018