GB2181582A - Personal identification device - Google Patents

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GB2181582A
GB2181582A GB08624291A GB8624291A GB2181582A GB 2181582 A GB2181582 A GB 2181582A GB 08624291 A GB08624291 A GB 08624291A GB 8624291 A GB8624291 A GB 8624291A GB 2181582 A GB2181582 A GB 2181582A
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    • G07F7/00Mechanisms actuated by objects other than coins to free or to actuate vending, hiring, coin or paper currency dispensing or refunding apparatus
    • G07F7/08Mechanisms actuated by objects other than coins to free or to actuate vending, hiring, coin or paper currency dispensing or refunding apparatus by coded identity card or credit card or other personal identification means
    • G07F7/10Mechanisms actuated by objects other than coins to free or to actuate vending, hiring, coin or paper currency dispensing or refunding apparatus by coded identity card or credit card or other personal identification means together with a coded signal, e.g. in the form of personal identification information, like personal identification number [PIN] or biometric data
    • G07F7/1008Active credit-cards provided with means to personalise their use, e.g. with PIN-introduction/comparison system
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    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
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    • G06F21/00Security arrangements for protecting computers, components thereof, programs or data against unauthorised activity
    • G06F21/30Authentication, i.e. establishing the identity or authorisation of security principals
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    • G06QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G06Q20/00Payment architectures, schemes or protocols
    • G06Q20/30Payment architectures, schemes or protocols characterised by the use of specific devices
    • G06Q20/34Payment architectures, schemes or protocols characterised by the use of specific devices using cards, e.g. integrated circuit [IC] cards or magnetic cards
    • G06Q20/341Active cards, i.e. cards including their own processing means, e.g. including an IC or chip
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    • G06Q20/40Authorisation, e.g. identification of payer or payee, verification of customer or shop credentials; Review and approval of payers, e.g. check credit lines or negative lists
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Abstract

An electronic device for enabling the output of personal identity information includes secure storage means for storing said personal identity information, accessible upon actuation either by equipment capable of communicating with the device or by display to the user for input to equipment to which access is sought.

Description

SPECIFICATION Personal identification device The present invention relates to a personal identifica tion device which can enable an individual to provide proof of identity or enablevalidation of an indi- vidual's right of access to various facilities, which may additionally incorporate storage means for a variety of personal information about the individual.

A variety of different types of identification devices are known, some of these being in the form of sec urity passes, wherein an access code is stored on a card, and intheform of a magnetic strip our a combin ation of magnetized dots or in the form of optical character readable print. Such cards may addition ally include one or more photographs ofthe holder and the holder's name, signature, status etc. Further, credit cards, charge cards or cash cards are known which enable a userto access a bank computer in order to withdraw money from their current account orto obtain cash advancesfrom a credit account, or to obtain goods and services from retailers or re staurants or the like.Such cards are normally issued by banks and otherfinancial institutions to allow their customers access to a range of services prov ided for them. In addition, independent credit card companies also exist and a variety of large chain stores and mail order stores have their own credit card schemes, so that there is a potential for an indi vidual to have dozens of different cards availableto him. With many of these cards, particularly those issued by banks, a customer can obtain a personal identification number (p.i.n. code) for use with a part icular banks cardfor usewhen obtaining accessto his own account or accounts at the bank orfor mak ing cash withdrawals or otherfinancial transactions.

In view or the ofthe largenumberofcardswhichutilise such a p.i.n. code,the usermayhaveto remember several different p.i.n. codes for different accounts which he holds. The p.i.n. code is essential with such devices to assure security of access to an individual user's account, since the card and correct p.i.n.

number are required before the card can be utilised in accessing the information via a cash dispenser or service till.

It is a disadvantage ofthe present type of devices that each company issuing a card utilisestheirown coded information on the card for identifying the ac count of the user, wh ich is then confi rmed by the user by input ofthe correct p.i.n. code, so that existing cards are not fully interchangeable with cards of an othersupplierand because ofthe large numbers of cards which may be involved, a user may have to attempt to remember several p.i.n. numbersforthe various cards held. The result ofthis problem is often that the user of the card, despite warnings from the company issuing the card, will often write down the p.i.n. numberonsomething carried with the card, so that in the event the number is forgotten the number can be looked up readily.Unfortunately, this does cause security problems in that, if the card is stolen, it may be that the security number will also have been stolen, thereby giving the thief immediate access to the card holder's personal account.

In orderto overcome such a problem, it would be preferable to attempt two provide a single device, which is capable of being utilised by all users and which contains universally acceptable information about the userfor enabling correct identification of the user and which at most requires the userto remember a single p.i.n. number but may alternatively utilise another time of personal information, for ex- ample,a uniquefingerprintorvoiceprintoftheuser, in order to establish identity for access to secure information or accounts, utilising existing terminal equipment with suitable minor modifications where necessary.

It is the aim of the present invention to seek to provide a personal identity device which may suitably be used as or incorporated in an item of jewellery, or alternatively may be incorporated in a wristwatch, pocket-watch or calculator, according to the user's preference, and which is capable of enabling establishment of the identity of the user.

According to the present invention there is provided an electronic identity device including means for enabling output of identity information upon activation thereof.

Preferably, the output of identity information is time-dependent and said means comprises a multi numbertime-dependentcodegeneratorsyn- chronised with an identical, remote code generator capable of confirming the identity of the device and the user thereof in a secure system, upon input of a personal identity access code or a personal characteristic ofthe user. The personal identity access code may be a conventional p.i.n. number which may be input into an electronic console or may comprise a personal characteristic ofthe user, e.g. a fin gerprintorvoice print.

Further preferably, the device may also include stored therein various non-secure items of information such as the specific medical history of the user, giving details of any special medical requirements in an emergency, i.e. blood group, allergies etc., which may be suitably accessed in an emergency. The device may also include other personal information such as driving licence number, insurance certificate number and insurance details ofthe owner's vehicle etc., or the passport number and an image of the user which may either be displayed on the device itself or be transmitted via a suitable linkto a console for display of such information as required, e.g. for a customs or immigration official.

The device of the present invention may suitably be incorporated in an item of jewellery such as a wristwatch, pendant or bracelet or the like or in a pocket electronic calculator or ravel alarm clock and may include its own display or be connectable to or capable of communicating with another device such as a compatible terminal in a bank or other establish mentforthe display of information. The device may include long-life batteries or may utilise solar cells or a combination of these to prolong useful life thereof if required, but the device is preferably provided as a sealed secure unit having a predetermined life, so that secure information may only be input to the de vice initially and may not subsequently be altered or updated, although separate means may be provided for input and update of non-secure information, as referred to above.

The device of the present invention provides a useful identity device, which is less likelyto be lost or misplaced than identity cards or bracelets or credit cards orthe like and which is capable of storing a variety of information, including emergency inform ation aboutthe wearer in a single device, which may be used for a variety of purposes, including entry ac cuss to a vehicle security system or home security system belonging to the user.The device could also include or activate a small transmitter for the output of a signal for operating equipment remotely from the device, e.g. for disarming a security system or opening a security door orthe like orforcommunicating directlywith a radiotelephone networkto enable transactions to be performed at a variety of locations, for example, by suitable interfacing with a cellular telephone device. Similarly, such devices may be used additionally as a paging device to enablethe wearer to be contacted whatever his location may be again utilising the cellulartelephone network.

Depending upon the intended usage of device, such may be provided with, orconnectable to, an appropriate keyboard moduleto enable such to be used as a data storage means or possibly a display for another device such as a calculator or even connectableto a portable computer.

The device may include a tamper-proofarrange- mentwhich would act to prevent access to the secure identity information or unauthorised output of information, other than emergency information which may be required.

The present invention will now be described further, by way of example, with reference to the accompanying drawings, in which Figure 1 illustrates schematically, a module according to the present invention; Figure2 illustrates a possible example ofthe module of Figure 1 in use with a verification console; Figure 3 illustrates a possible construction of a module according to the present invention and utilis ing a sensitive matrixforscanning a fingerprint app- lied thereto; Figure4 is a block diagram of a possible circuitfor performing the function of the present invention when utilising a fingerprint as identification means; Figure 6illustrates the internal program of a time dependent code generating device incorporated in a device ofthe present invention; and Figure 6 il l ustrates the corresponding program steps in a remote device capable of being linked with a module utilising the program set out in Figure 5.

Referring firstly to Figure 1, an example of a personal data module device 10its shown schematically illustrating the manner in which the device 10 may be loaded with information upon commissioning thereoffora particular user, including personal account information and details for establishing the identity of the user, including a personal characteristic or a p.i.n. code. In addition, the user may be allowed to input personal data, either by supplying such information to the institution issuing the device 10, or via a console supplied with the device, or on a keypad incorporated in, or able to communicate with, the device.

The relevant information stored in the device 10 can be stored in a central computer unit ofthe institution issuing the device so that, at a subsequent date, when the device is activated and is in communication with a peripheral connected to the institution's central computer ofthe institution, e.g. a bank, the user is able to access personal account details etc. and update and make requests ofthe central computer.

Alternatively, the device 10 could simply communicate with a console, which may be manned, such console being capable of producing a visual display 20, as shown in Figure 2, which can display to the operator personal information about the holder of the module in order to establish the identitythereof, for example the signature, photograph, or other personal information about the userwhich the operator can utilise to verify his identity.

As can be appreciated from the above, there are a variety of applications in which the module can be used whether used by a bankteller, or retailer dealing directly with the customer, or via an automatic till or cash dispenser or the like.

As referred to above, the device is preferably incorporated in a watch, since such may already contain much ofthe circuitry necessary for performing the functions of the device, namely a microprocessor and associated program storage and data storage means and a liquid crystal display. Relatively com plex watches are available which include storagefa- cilities and indeed which are connectable to compu ter devices to enable uploading and downloading of information therefrom and may act as a display device for a miniature computer or calculator.As such therefore, many of the functions ofthe watch as envisaged bythe present invention can be readily combined from existing devices, but additionally includes a secure personal p.i.n. code, known only to the user, or personal characteristics of the user,forexample, the characteristics of the fingerprint or voice print ofthe user which can be used to activate the secure operation of the device, when seeking access to sensitive installations, not only including personal bank information relating to the user, but also for general security purposes, if desired.Once correctly actuated by such secure means,the device can then be utilised by such secure means, the device can then be utilised to enable access to such secure installation or equipment by transmission of a code signal unique to the device and recognisable by the security equipment controlling access to such information or installation, such secure code being able to be trans mitted directly thereto by any of a variety of means, including an ultrasonic or infrared signal or a direct electrical linktothe equipnnent or bya short range radio transmission. As an alternative to incorporating such features in the watch itself, the means for inputting the personal identity number or the voice orfingerprint could be contained within the console ofthe equipment with which the device is communicating such that on actuation of the device bya non-secure means, the installation being soughtto be accessed identifies the specific watch in question and awaits a confirmation by means ofthe input of a personal code into the machineitselforbytheapplic- ation of a recognisablethumb printorfingerprintor upon recognition of the required voice matching the voice print stored by the computer.As such, there- fore the device itself requires very few component parts, the bulk ofthe recognition system being con tainedwithintheconsole, ratherthanthewristwatch thereby enabling simplification of the construction of the device.

Referring now to Figure 3, this illustrates in an ex- ploded view a possible construction of a wristwatch in which the electronic circuitry is contained on a PCB 30 containing the necessary electronic circuitry in micro-electronic form, including the normal watch or clock function devices together with microprocessor and memory storage chips 31 and devices 32 for enabling communications, either by utilising an on-chip transmitter and/or receiver 33 and possibly a modem 34, enabling the device to be utilised in communication with other devices down a cable connector, orvai an antenna which is preferably formed by the bracelet of the watch. In addition, a transparent matrix 36 overlies an LCD display 37 in order to detect the conformation of a fingerprint applied thereto.Suitable buttons 35 may be provided on the watch case to enable actuation of the device and for control ofthe various clock functions in order to enable other functions, which may be required of the watch, to be performed.

Referring now to Figure 4, this is a block circuit diagram illustrating the manner in which the com pro nexts can be connected together to perform the function as described above in the embodiment of a watch having a pressure sensitive matrixfordetecting a fingerprint applied thereto. In the arrangement shown in Figure 4, the device is controlled by a microprocessor 40 with associated fixed or read-only memory 41 for storing secure details including data relating to the configuration of the fingerprint of the userfor comparison with the configuration of the fingerprint applied to the matrix upon actuation of the device. In addition, a variable or updateable memory 42 can additionally be provided to store information which is likely to be changed from time to time, for example any personal information.The microprocessor 40 also controls the normal clock functions ofthe watch, details ofwhich are not shown, but are standard in the art, as well as controlling enabling of the display 43 or any of the various interfaces 44 or radio transmitter and receiver 45 according to which are provided in the device. For example, the display 43, in addition to being able to display the normal time and various clock functions as pera standard watch, such can store other i.d. information or personal details, according to the purposes to which the device isto be applied, including any messages which may have been received by the device if such is usedin a radio reception mode, for example for radio paging orthe like via the cellulartelephone network.Alternatively, the display 43 of the watch may only display the clock functions, the security aspects ofthe device being achieved by transmission of appropriate coded information to a console via a short range ultrasonic or infrared or radio transmission or via a direct local connection by a short lead to a device with which it isto communicate. The particular manner in which the device would function in practicewould be determined entirely bythe intended use and the desired features to be incorporated. For the purpose of direct connection or facilitating radio transmissionsorultrasonicinfraredsignalstobe transmitted,then appropriate interfaces and receivers are supplied again controlled by the microprocessor 40, as required.

It is considered that in one possible embodiment, as far as the user is concerned, the device performs only normal functions of a watch or other device in which the device of the present invention is incorporated, with all the necessary communication with security systems being performed in a manner not apparent to the user, so as to avoid complicating the device, the user only being required to make appropriate inputto a console with which the device is to communicate, in which case the various more complex pieces of apparatus which may be required for use with the device can be incorporated in the console. For example, upon actuation ofthe device, a signal is transmitted to the console to identifythe user and then confirmation of the identity of the user is input bythe userdirectlyintothe console, i.e.

either by applying his fingerprint to a designated part of the console, so that such may be scanned, or by inputting a personal identity number, orforexample by speaking into the console or by writing his signature on a sensitive portion of the console, or by any suitable other alternative means, which may be considered to be a suitable unique personal characteristic to confirm identity ofthe user before access is permitted to the facilities ofthe console or into a secure location.

As it will be appreciated, all of such facilities may beprovided on the device itself or be provided on a further device connectable to the device of the invention. Afurther alternative which is envisaged is the use of a video card or disc in which the information is permanently stored thereon and which is associated with the device of the invention to confirm identity and to minimizethe amount of storage required in the device itself, such video disc or card being incorporated in the device, if necessary, possibly forming part ofthe casing or accommodated therein.

Referring now to Figures 5 and 6, these illustrate flow diagrams of a secure method of identifying a device according to the present invention, in which a matched pair of modules 50,60 are provided, each being constructed from appropriate memory devices and being programmed with an identical sequence of code numbers, said sequence being generated at random. The pair of modules are readily identified both in internally and externally to ensure that these are correctly matched when used. One of such modules 50 is then incorporated in the device of the present invention and another of such modules 60 is incorporated in a central computer of the institution issuing the device. The sequence of numbers in the modules 50 and 60 constitutes a list in which one of said numbers in said list is current for a predermined period oftime, such that at the same time thetwo numbers in thetwo modulesareidentical.Thus,if the module 50 contained in the device of the present invention is interrogated and the number provided thereby is compared with the number currently in the matched module 60 in the central computer, such numbers will be identical and the device will be uniquely identified.Since such sequences of numbers are generated at random for each matched pair of devices, the likelihood of another similar device producing thesame numberatthe same moment in time, although it is statistically possible, would be infinitesimallysmall.

Thus, the user of the device, upon actuation thereof, could either have the internal code number current in the list displayed on his device, or trans mitted directly to the console so that upon input thereof into the console together with other means of confirming his identity, for example using a p.i.n.

number, fingerprint, voice print or other personal characteristic, the identity of the user can be confirmed. The moduel 60 in the central computerwill have meantime indicated to the data base of the institution the correct identity ofthe user of the device having that code number at that pa rticular moment in time allowing for anytransmission delays, etc., and will have looked for confirmation ofthe identity ofthe user by appropriate input either into the device ofthe user or into a console, such as a cash dispenser or service till before permitting access to the facilities thereof.When correct identification has been confirmed, the number used is deleted from the list in the code sequence, so that such cannot be used again, thereby preventing the possibility of anyone attemp tingto memorisethe number and determining the cycle time of the device and thereby attempting to reuse that number. This feature also provides an inbuilt obsolenscence ofthe device, so that a fresh module can be issued periodically providing an additional degree of control overthe use of such modules bythe institution.

The generalised program steps required for performance ofthe necessary routines internally in the device of the present invention and in the central computer containing access to the personal account information etc. are shown in the flow diagrams of Figures 5 and 6.

In addition to the envisaged uses in a bank environment otherfinancial institutions could also utilise such a system, since many building societies are now operating cash dispensers and service tills, and it may be that such a system could constitute the basis of an electronic identity card, which can be used by the security services for unequ ivocaily identifying an individual.In this sense, it is envisaged that such may be ofparticularvalue inthe area of passport control, with the personal information, including a photographic image of an individual, stored in a central computer and accessed as required by customs officials in order to establish the identity of the user ofthe device, but such arrangements would require international agreement in orderto permit widespread use of such a system.

A further appl ication into which the device of the present invention may be used is in electronicfund transfer at point of sale (eftpos), so that anytransaction made by the userwould involve such a device, so that monies could be deducted either from a credit account ofthe user, or directly from a current ac count; access to the users personal account being available via a suitable terminal in the retailers pre mises. Such an embodiment could lead to an arran gement providing an effectively cashless society, which would give considerable central control, which might not always be welcomed by the general public, over cash flow in the economy, in that such information would not only be available to the institutions providing the use offacilities, but could also be made available to tax authorities.This would enable a considerably reduction in "cash onlytrans- actions" and provide a considerable hurdle to the black economy, at least from the point of view of supply of materials and equipment, and such could have considerable economic effect.

Further, with the advent of computers across a wide spectrum of society, with a suitable interface, such a device could also provide the user with access to his personal accountdirectlyfrom a home console or home computer, providing the user with much greater control over his accounts and enabling him to perform transactions at home rather than having to visit a banks premises and having to rely upon the issuance of statements, etc, to check the status of his account. Therefore, such a device could providethe user with considerable benefits and a greater degree offlexibility and control over his own personal affairs.Indeed, the user could use such computerbased facilities for purchasing items or booking fa facilities such as theatre tickets etc. from home, having the appropriate amounts deducted directly from his own personal account similar two the facilities which already exist via PRESTEL in the U.K.

As will be appreciated from the above, the device of the present invention has considerable advantages over existing prior art devices and it provides for a wide range of alternative services and facilities to be provided to the user, who will also have greater degree of control over his own personal financial affairs.

Whilstthe device ofthe present invention is preferably incorporated in a wristwatch,this being an item which virtually everyone possesses and is often the first item put on in the morning and the last item taken off at night, and provides the ideal basis for incorporation of the device of the present invention, since it already contains many of the components necessary for performance ofthe functions thereof, the device could equally be incorporated in any other personal item, including a personal calculator an item of jewellery according to preference.

Further, such a device, as envisaged by the invention, may be used with existing credit cards but using the device in a watch to display or transmit coded information to be used in conjunction with the information on the credit card and p.i.n. numberto provide a further degree ofsecurity over existing arrangements.

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1. An electronic identity device including means for enabling output of identity information upon activation thereof.
2. A device as claimed in claim 1 wherein said enabling means includes means for receiving and comparing input information with data stored in said device and only outputting said identity information upon a correct match between said input information and said stored data being achieved.
3. A device as claimed in claim 1 or 2, in which said input information is selected from either a personal identity number, or an individual characteristic of a user, such as a fingerprint, voice print, signature, or other unique personal characteristic.
4. A device as claimed in any preceding claim wherein said output information is displayed on said device.
5. A device as claimed in any preceding claim wherein said output information is transmitted via ultrasonic, infrared, short range radio transmission, or via an electrical connector to a remote console, in order to enable access to facilities thereof upon confirmation of the identity ofthe user in a secure manner.
6. A device as claimed in claim 5 in which the identity information is time-dependent and is generated in a multi-number, time-dependent code gener- ator synchronised with an identical, remote code generator associated with central data storage means, with which communication is possible via a console to which access may be sought, so thatthe module in said device is uniquely identified and, upon confirmation of the identity of the user by means of a personal identity number or personal characteristic, access to the console and thus the central computer system is enabled.
7. A device as claimed in claim 6 in which the time-dependent identity information is either displayed on the device or transmitted directly by said device via an infrared, ultrasonic, short range radio signal oran electrical signal to a remote console to which access is sought in use.
8. The device as claimed in any preceding claim wherein said device additionally contains memory storage means enabling the storage of personal data ion a non-securemannerandableto be accessed and updated by the user, by a key pad incorporated in the device orconnectablethereto.
9. A device as claimed in any preceding claim, wherein such is incorporated in a watch, preferably a wristwatch.
10. A system for enabling the identification of individuals, comprising a personal electronic identity device including means.enabling output of personal identity information for input to a console associated with, or directly to, a computer-based system to enable unique identification ofthe userofthe personal identity device by means of said output information, corroborated by the input to said computer of a personal identity number or the identification of a personal characteristic ofthe user, to allow access to facilties provided by said computer based system.
11. A system as claimed in claim 10 in which the output of identity information is time-dependent and each personal identity device incorporates a multinumber code generator matched with an identical, remote code generator associated with the computer for uniquely identifying a particular device at a precise moment in time.
12. A system as claimed in claim 10 or 11 in which said device may interface the computerised system via remote consoles orvia a home computeroratele- phone link.
13. A device as claimed in any preceding claim in which a radio paging means is incorporated and which mayadditionallypermitfullduplexoperation allowing the reception or transmission of messages to and from said device.
14. A device as claimed in any preceding claim in which additional devices may be attached thereto in orderto access information contained within said device orto provide additional storage or data for access by said device.
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