Charging system

  • US 20030078844A1
  • Filed: 03/22/2002
  • Published: 04/24/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/30/2001
  • Status: Abandoned Application
First Claim
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1. A charging system for charging a cost to an account opened by a user, comprising:

  • a portable device at least storing an identifier of the user and outputting billing account information of any billing account of a plurality of billing accounts; and

    a control server including a storage means for storing the identifier of the user and plural pieces of billing account information corresponding to the identifier and a charging means for identifying the user by the identifier obtained from said portable device and for determining a billing account to be charged by the billing account information obtained from said portable device.

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