Chameleon ID’s innovative hardware is grounded in CEO Frank Smith’s U.S. Patent 6,012,636, owned by Chameleon ID, Inc.
The patented technology includes 40 claims, covering a variety of relevant technologies, including:
- The inclusion of two or more memory “means” components, i.e. mag-stripe(s) and micro-chip(s), on one standard wallet card.
- A system to ensure the security of both point-of-sale and on-line credit card transactions by utilizing the user’s fingerprint with a card that includes two or more memory components.
- The technology expands to include the convenience to the user of carrying only one card in one’s wallet, a card which can also carry confidential information or media content relevant to either personal or workplace privacy.
- The technology includes voice recognition technology as well as read-write and time-sensitive, erasable memories.