JP6353138B2 - Information processing terminal and information processing program - Google Patents

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JP6353138B2
JP6353138B2 JP2017154921A JP2017154921A JP6353138B2 JP 6353138 B2 JP6353138 B2 JP 6353138B2 JP 2017154921 A JP2017154921 A JP 2017154921A JP 2017154921 A JP2017154921 A JP 2017154921A JP 6353138 B2 JP6353138 B2 JP 6353138B2
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  Embodiments described herein relate generally to an information processing terminal and an information processing program.

  In stores where merchandise is sold for sale, sales methods for settlement using portable information terminals are becoming popular. As this portable information terminal, a so-called tablet terminal is often used. A card reader is connected to the portable information terminal.

  The salesclerk at the sales store handles the customer while holding the portable information terminal, and sequentially registers the products that the customer desires to purchase in the portable information terminal. And in the case of payment by credit card, the credit card is read by the card reader, and the payment processing can be performed at the customer service.

  The portable information terminal used in this way includes a card reader on the back surface, that is, the opposite surface of the touch panel. Therefore, the card slot of the card reader cannot be seen from the front of the portable information terminal.

  For this reason, when inserting the card into the card slot of the card reader, it is necessary to rotate the portable information terminal to check the position of the card slot each time, and the operability is poor.

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  Therefore, there is a need for an information processing terminal and an information processing program that allow a card reader to easily read a card without rotating it to a position where the card slot can be seen.

In order to solve the above-described problem, an embodiment of the present invention includes a card slot into which a card is inserted, a card reader that reads information from the card inserted into the card slot, and inputs and outputs information from the card. An input / output unit that displays a card position image indicating a position where the card is to be inserted when the information is to be read, and the card position image indicates the front and back of the card to be inserted or the direction to be inserted An information processing terminal including a card image and a stop line indicating a sliding range in which the card is to be slid is provided.

It is an external appearance perspective view of an information processing terminal. It is AA sectional view taken on the line of FIG. 1 of an information processing terminal. It is a block diagram which shows the structure of an information processing terminal. It is a flowchart which shows the display operation | movement of the card position image by the control part of an information processing terminal.

  Hereinafter, an embodiment of an information processing terminal and an information processing program will be described in detail with reference to the drawings.

  The information processing terminal according to the present embodiment has a card slot for inserting a card, a card reader that reads information from the card inserted into the card slot, and a state that should read information from the card while inputting and outputting information. And an input / output unit for displaying a card position image indicating a position where the card is to be inserted.

  FIG. 1 is an external perspective view of the information processing terminal 1. 2 is a cross-sectional view of the information processing terminal 1 taken along line AA in FIG. As shown in FIGS. 1 and 2, the information processing terminal 1 includes a terminal unit 11 such as a so-called tablet terminal, a card reader 13 that reads a card, and a frame 12 that wraps the terminal unit 11 and the card reader 13. Prepare.

  The terminal unit 11 includes an input / output unit 11A such as a touch panel for inputting / outputting information. The terminal unit 11 may further include a keyboard as the input / output unit 11A.

  The card reader 13 includes a card slot 13B into which a card is inserted, and a magnetic head 13A disposed at a position corresponding to the position of the magnetic stripe of the card in the card slot 13B.

  The card reader 13 is disposed on the surface opposite to the surface on which the input / output unit 11A of the terminal unit 11 is disposed, that is, the back surface.

  The frame 12 includes a first opening 12A that exposes the input / output unit 11A of the terminal unit 11, and a second opening 12B that exposes the card slot 13B of the card reader 13.

  As shown in FIG. 1, when the information processing terminal 1 is in a state of reading a card, the card position image 100 is placed at a position corresponding to the card slot 13B of the input / output unit 11A, that is, a position corresponding to a position where the card is to be inserted. Display.

  The card position image 100 may be a still image or a moving image. The card position image 100 may be a card image.

  The information processing terminal 1 displays the card position image 100 on the input / output unit 11A so that the direction of the card to be inserted is known. Specifically, the information processing terminal 1 displays a card image 101 that indicates that the card position image 100 is the front or back surface of the card.

  Further, the information processing terminal 1 displays the card image 101 so that the card orientation can be understood. For example, the information processing terminal 1 displays the card position image 100 so as to indicate the front and back of the card and the direction by displaying an image representing characters or magnetic stripes on the card image 101.

  The card position image 100 further includes at least one of an arrow 102 indicating a direction in which the card is slid, a guideline 103 indicating a range in which the card is inserted, and a stop line 104 indicating a range in which the card is to be slid. It may be.

  1 shows an example in which the card slot 13B is on the right side of the information processing terminal 1. However, when the card slot 13B is on the upper side of the information processing terminal 1, the card position image 100 is on the upper side. When the slot 13B is on the lower side of the information processing terminal 1, the card position image 100 is displayed on the lower side, and when the card slot 13B is on the left side of the information processing terminal 1, the card position image 100 is displayed on the left side. .

  FIG. 3 is a block diagram illustrating a configuration of the information processing terminal 1. As illustrated in FIG. 3, the information processing terminal 1 includes a terminal unit 11 and a card reader 13.

  The terminal unit 11 inputs and outputs information such as a touch panel and a keyboard, and a control unit 301 including a CPU (central processing unit) which is an arithmetic device, a storage unit 302 including a storage device such as a memory, a memory card, or a hard disk drive. An input / output unit 11A that performs communication, and a communication unit 303 that performs communication.

  The storage unit 302 stores a product master that stores product information such as a product name and price for each product code that is uniquely assigned to a product, and a transaction file that stores the contents of one transaction.

  The storage unit 302 stores an information processing program, and the control unit 301 sequentially reads the information processing program from the storage unit 302 and executes it.

  Regardless of the standard of the communication unit 303, for example, Bluetooth (registered trademark), which is a standard capable of short-range wireless communication, USB (Universal Serial Bus), or powered USB, wired LAN, or wireless that can also supply power It may be a LAN or the like.

  The card reader 13 communicates with a magnetic head 13A that reads magnetic information recorded on the magnetic stripe of the card and an A / D converter, and a decoder 311 that converts the magnetic information read by the magnetic head 13A into an electrical signal. A communication unit 312.

  The standard of the communication unit 312 needs to be the same as the standard of the communication unit 303 of the terminal unit 11.

The terminal unit 11 is further connected to the server 3 and the printer 4 via the router 2 by the communication unit 303.
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  FIG. 4 is a flowchart showing the display operation of the card position image 100 by the control unit 301 of the information processing terminal 1. As shown in FIG. 4, in step 401, the terminal unit 11 registers a product. Specifically, the terminal unit 11 reads product information from the product master and displays it on the input / output unit 11A in accordance with the instruction input from the input / output unit 11A. When a product registration instruction is input from the input / output unit 11A, the terminal unit 11 stores the product information and quantity of the product in the transaction file.

  In step 402, the terminal unit 11 determines whether the subtotal key displayed on the input / output unit 11A has been pressed. If the terminal unit 11 determines that the subtotal key has been pressed (Y in step 402), the terminal unit 11 proceeds to step 403. If the terminal unit 11 does not determine that the subtotal key has been pressed (N in step 402), the terminal unit 11 returns to step 401.

  In step 403, the terminal unit 11 calculates a subtotal.

  In step 404, the terminal unit 11 displays a card position image 100 indicating the position where the card should be inserted in the input / output unit 11A.

  The terminal unit 11 displays the card position image 100 at a position where the upper end corresponds to the upper end of the card slot 13B, and the stop line 104 displays at a position corresponding to the lower end of the card slot 13B.

  The terminal unit 11 displays an arrow 102 on the input / output unit 11A in a direction corresponding to the sliding direction of the card.

  The terminal unit 11 displays the card image 101 on the input / output unit 11A when the card is to be inserted face up, and the card image 101 is displayed face down when the card is to be inserted face down.

  When the card position image 100 is a moving image, the terminal unit 11 displays the card image 101 on the input / output unit 11A so as to move in the sliding direction.

  In step 405, the terminal unit 11 transmits a card reading instruction to the card reader 13.

  In step 406, the card reader 13 reads magnetic information from the card by the magnetic head 13A and converts it into an electrical signal by the decoder 311.

  In step 407, the card reader 13 transmits the content read from the card by the communication unit 312 to the terminal unit 11.

  In step 408, the terminal unit 11 receives the content read from the card from the card reader 13.

  In step 409, the terminal unit 11 determines whether the reception has been performed normally. When the terminal unit 11 determines that the reception is normally performed (Y in Step 409), the terminal unit 11 proceeds to Step 410. When the terminal unit 11 determines that the reception is not normally performed (N in Step 409), the terminal unit 11 returns to Step 404.

  In step 410, the terminal unit 11 deletes the card position image 100.

  In step 411, the terminal unit 11 communicates with the server 3 and performs a payment process. At this time, the terminal unit 11 may display a PIN pad for inputting a personal identification number and a sign input unit for inputting a customer's signature in the input / output unit 11A.

  As described above, the information processing terminal 1 of the present embodiment includes the card slot 13B into which a card is inserted, and inputs / outputs information to / from the card reader 13 that reads information from the card inserted into the card slot 13B. And an input / output unit 11A that displays a card position image 100 indicating a position where the card should be inserted when information is to be read from the card.

  Accordingly, there is an effect that the card can be easily read by the card reader without being rotated to a position where the card slot can be seen.

  Although several embodiments have been described, these embodiments have been presented by way of example and are not intended to limit the scope of the invention. These embodiments can be implemented in various other forms, and various omissions, replacements, and changes can be made without departing from the spirit of the invention. These embodiments and their modifications are included in the scope and gist of the invention, and are also included in the invention described in the claims and the equivalents thereof.

11: terminal unit 11A: input / output unit 12: frame 13: card reader 100: card position image 101: card image 102: arrow 103: guideline 104: stop line

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  1. A card reader for inserting a card, and a card reader for reading information from the card inserted into the card slot;
    An input / output unit that displays a card position image indicating a position where the card is to be inserted when inputting / outputting information and when the information is to be read from the card;
    With
    The card position image is
    A card image showing the front and back of the card to be inserted or the direction to be inserted;
    An information processing terminal including a stop line indicating a sliding range in which the card should slide.
  2. An input / output unit for inputting / outputting information;
    A card reader for inserting a card, and a card reader for reading information from the card inserted into the card slot;
    An information processing terminal comprising
    When the information is to be read from the card, the input / output unit functions as a card position image display unit that displays a card position image indicating a position where the card should be inserted,
    The card position image is
    A card image showing the front and back of the card to be inserted or the direction to be inserted;
    An information processing program including a stop line indicating a sliding range in which a card should slide.
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