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A document processing system comprises an input receptacle for receiving documents. A transport mechanism receives the documents from the input receptacle and transports the documents past a full image scanner and a discrimination unit. An output receptacle receives the documents from the transport mechanism after being transported past the full image scanner and the discrimination unit. The full image scanner includes means for obtaining a full video image of said documents, means for obtaining a image of a selected area of said documents, and means for obtaining information contained in said selected area of said document. The discrimination unit includes means for determining the authenticity of said document. A system controller directs the flows of documents over the transport mechanism.

Title
Network interconnected financial document processing devices
Application Number
10/42675
Publication Number
6996263 (B2)
Application Date
January 9, 2002
Publication Date
February 7, 2006
Inventor
Douglas U Mennie
Barrington
IL, US
William J Jones
Barrington
IL, US
Paul A Jones
Glenview
IL, US
John E Jones
Winnetka
IL, US
Agent
Jenkens & Gilchrist PC
Assignee
Cummins Allison
IL, US
IPC
G06K 9/00
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