UNITED STATES             |   OMB APPROVAL   |
                      SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION   +------------------+
                            Washington, D.C. 20549         |   OMB Number:    |
                                                           |    3235-0058     |
                                  FORM 12b-25              |     Expires:     |
                                                           | January 31, 2005 |
                          NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING      |     Estimated    |
                                                           |  average burden  |
(Check One): [ ] Form 10-K  [ ] Form 20-F   [ ] Form 11-K  |   hours per      |
             [X] Form 10-Q  [ ] Form N-SAR                 |  response..2.50  |
For Period Ended: September 30, 2002                       +------------------+
                                                           | SEC FILE NUMBER  |
                [ ] Transition Report on Form 10-K         |                  |
                [ ] Transition Report on Form 20-F         |    33-21537-D    |
                [ ] Transition Report on Form 11-K         +------------------+
                [ ] Transition Report on Form 10-Q         +------------------+
                [ ] Transition Report on Form N-SAR        |   CUSIP NUMBER   |
                                                           |    238326102     |
For the Transition Period Ended: ________________________  +------------------+
| Read Instruction (on back page) Before Preparing Form. Please Print or Type  |
|  Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has    |
|                 verified any information contained herein.                   |
If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify
the Item(s) to which the notification relates:

                            Dauphin Technology, Inc.
Full Name of Registrant

Former Name if Applicable

                      800 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 950
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)

                            Palatine, Illinois 60067
City, State and Zip Code

PART II - RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense
and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should
be completed. (Check box if appropriate)

    | (a)  The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form
    |      could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;
    | (b)  The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on
    |      Form 10-K, Form 20-F, 11-K, or Form N-SAR, or portion thereof, will
    |      be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the
[ ] |      prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report of transition
    |      report on Form 10-Q, or portion thereof will be filed on or before
    |      the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
    | (c)  The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule
    |      12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.


State below in reasonable detail the reasons why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q,
N-SAR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within
the prescribed time period.

Form 10-Q cannot be timely filed because the Company requires additional time to
confirm information to insure full and accurate disclosure of all material
information prior to publication and distribution to investing public.

                         (Attach Extra Sheets if Needed)


(1)  Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this

      Mr. Harry L. Lukens, Jr.             847                   358-4406
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               (Name)                 (Area Code)         (Telephone Number)

(2)  Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of
     the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company
     Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that
     the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is
     no, identify report(s).                                [X] Yes [ ] No

(3)  Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations
     from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by
     the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion
     thereof?                                               [ ] Yes  [X] No

     If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively
     and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable
     estimate of the results cannot be made.

                            Dauphin Technology, Inc.
                  (Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
hereunto duly authorized.

Date  November 14, 2002                 By /s/ Harry L. Lukens, Jr.
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                                           Harry L. Lukens, Jr., Principal
                                           Financial Officer