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Cummins Christy, Coleman James E: Surgical stapler. Cummins Christy, Coleman James E, BROPHY David, December 8, 2005: WO/2005/115251 (533 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for closing a puncture wound in a liquid carrying vessel are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a surgical stapler is provided having a locator tube with an inflatable member formed thereon and adapted to be positioned within a liquid carrying vessel adjacent a puncture wound ...


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John E Jones, William J Jones, Douglas U Mennie, Paul A Jones: Automated document processing system using full image scanning. Cummins Allison, Jenkins & Gilchrist, March 26, 2002: US06363164 (300 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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John E Jones, Paul A Jones, Ronald M Gafron, William J Jones, Douglas U Mennie: Network for transporting and processing images in real time. Cummins Allison, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, December 9, 2003: US06661910 (247 worldwide citation)

An image processing network for processing image files and coupled to an outside data communication network comprising a plurality of remote image capture units, the units scanning documents and creating a plurality of image files of said documents; the image processing means is coupled to said plur ...


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Donald E Raterman, Bradford T Graves, Lars R Stromme, Aaron M Bauch: Method and apparatus for currency discrimination and counting. Cummins Allison, Arnold White & Durkee, March 15, 1994: US05295196 (243 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for discriminating between currency bills of different denominations uses an optical sensing and correlation technique based on the sensing of bill reflectance characteristics obtained by illuminating and scanning a bill along its narrow dimension. A series of detect ...


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Douglas U Mennie, William J Jones, Mark C Munro: Automatic funds processing system. Cummins Allison, Arnold White & Durkee, November 9, 1999: US05982918 (232 worldwide citation)

A funds processing system receives, dispenses, and sorts currency and substantially immediately furnishes an associated accounting system with data, including the value of the currency processed, in a single transaction. The system determines the denomination of the received currency, sorts the rece ...


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William J Jones, Douglas U Mennie, Mark C Munro: Automatic currency processing system. Cummins Allison, Arnold White & Durkee, May 18, 1999: US05905810 (219 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for currency discrimination comprises first and second stationary scanheads, disposed on opposite sides of a bill transport path, for scanning respective first and second opposing surfaces of a bill traveling along the bill transport path and for producing respective output signals. The ...


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Scott D Casanova, Joseph J Geib, William J Jones, Steve S Kuhlin, Richard A Mazur, Douglas U Mennie, Mark C Munro: Funds processing system. Cummins Allison, Arnold White & Durkee, February 8, 2000: US06021883 (213 worldwide citation)

A funds discrimination and sorting system comprises an acceptor for accepting mixed currency from a customer. A sorter and discriminator sorts and discriminates the funds by denomination, the sorter and discriminator are coupled to the acceptor. An interface is coupled to the sorter and discriminato ...


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William J Jones, Douglas U Mennie: Automatic currency processing system. Cummins Allison, Jenkens & Gilchrist, October 3, 2000: US06128402 (212 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for currency discrimination comprises first and second stationary scanheads, disposed on opposite sides of a bill transport path, for scanning respective first and second opposing surfaces of a bill traveling along the bill transport path and for producing respective output signals. The ...


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John E Jones, William J Jones, Mark C Munro, Cherrie L Brown, George T Seelenbinder, Eric R Carver, John C Peklo: Currency processing machine with multiple internal coin receptacles. Cummins Allison, Jenkens & Gilchrist, November 20, 2001: US06318537 (211 worldwide citation)

A currency processing machine in which a user deposits funds including coins of mixed denominations and paper notes is provided. The currency processing machine comprises means for receiving and counting the paper notes, a hopper for receiving the coins of mixed denominations, and means for determin ...


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Bradford T Graves, William J Jones, Douglas U Mennie, Frank M Csulits: Currency discriminator and authenticator. Cummins Allison, Arnold White & Durkee, August 4, 1998: US05790693 (211 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting counterfeit bills includes the steps of determining the denomination of the bill being evaluated, generating data corresponding to the concentration of magnetic ink on the bill and comparing this data to the expected concentration of magnetic ink on a genuine bill of the same d ...