Press Release > Patents approved now...in Canada and US:

Dec 31, 2008

KeyZap now holds these patents in both the US and Canada:
1. Wireless Banking System & Method
2. PIN Blocking System & Method

1. Wireless Banking System & Method
-relates to the use of session keys for wireless banking. In a nutshell, stable, secure, independently connected sessions on a smart chip. Not only does this provide world class security, it enables secure multi-function capabilities on a cell phone's smart chip. In Korea, this technology has been used by banks to enable third party services, such as travel insurance, stock trading, memberships and others to also use the chip, working with the bank.


2. PIN Blocking System & Method
-relates to providing security in the event of loss of a cell phone that has a smart chip for financial services. In summary, the patent outlines how KeyZap's system and method prevents anyone who finds a "mobile terminal" from accessing the smart chip.

Find them here:

In the US:

http://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/patog/week09/OG/html/1327-4/US07336974-20080226.html
and
http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=2&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=KeyZap&OS=KeyZap&RS=KeyZap

In Canada:
http://patents.ic.gc.ca/cipo/cpd/en/patent/2489951/summary.html?query=KeyZap&start=1&num=50
and
http://patents.ic.gc.ca/cipo/cpd/en/patent/2489945/summary.html?query=KeyZap&start=1&num=50

For more information:
call 250-415-9555 (Victoria, BC Canada)
or
email key@keyzap.com