Modification of terminal and service provider machines using an update server machine

  • US 10,261,774 B2
  • Filed: 04/06/2018
  • Issued: 04/16/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/23/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of conducting a dialogue sequence between a terminal machine and a service provider machine, the method comprising:

  • displaying a first prompt on a terminal display of the terminal machine by running a terminal application, the terminal application comprising first computer-executable instructions and first code that conduct the terminal machine'"'"'s portion of the dialogue sequence;

    accepting a first data entry at the terminal machine, wherein the first data entry is associated with the first prompt;

    communicating information associated with the first data entry from the terminal machine to the service provider machine, wherein the service provider machine uses a provider application comprising second computer-executable instructions and second code that conduct the service provider machine'"'"'s portion of the dialogue sequence, and wherein the provider application is capable of sending information for authorization to the terminal machine; and

    receiving, at the terminal machine, third code that modifies at least a portion of the first code to produce first updated code, wherein the first updated code adapts the terminal application to display a second prompt for the terminal machine'"'"'s portion of a modified dialogue sequence with the service provider machine.

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