James B O Maley: Automatic currency identification system. Abbott Coin Counter Company, Posnack Roberts Cohen & Spiecens, December 18, 1979: US04179685 (243 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically identifying paper currency, stocks, stamps, and the like, by optically examining and viewing regions on the currency. The graphic pattern scanned is stored as signal information and then compared with signals representing predetermined standard information on ...

Rodney George Johnson, Mark William Piacun: Collating and sorting apparatus. Mark A Litman & Associates P A, July 31, 2001: US06267248 (228 worldwide citation)

A collation and/or sorting apparatus for groups of articles is exemplified by a sorting and/or shuffling device for playing cards. The apparatus comprises a sensor (

Steven W Handy, E Roger Everman, Gordon N Bloom, Bram B Johnson: Package handling and sorting system. Roadway Package System, Oldham & Oldham Co, May 23, 1989: US04832204 (217 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a package handling and sorting system which sorts small packages according to destination, segregating those with the same destinations for combined shipments. The system depends on a unique combination of conveying equipment automatically controlled by programmed data proce ...

Bob Stardust, Richard L Maggio: Automated method and apparatus for playing card sequencing, with optional defect detection. LaValle D Ptak, June 11, 2002: US06403908 (193 worldwide citation)

An automated method and apparatus for sequencing and/or inspecting decks of playing cards is presented. The method and apparatus utilizes pattern recognition technology or other image comparison technology to compare one or more images of a card with memory containing known good images of a complete ...

Larry F Lee: Paper currency acceptor. Rowe International, Shenier & O Connor, August 11, 1981: US04283708 (187 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for accepting a U.S. bill or other paper currency having a portrait area printed with magnetic ink with spaced parallel lines in the background portions thereof. A pair of zones of predetermined length normally containing said portions and disposed a predetermined distance from an edge of ...

David D Caslavka: Apparatus and method for priority processing of financial documents using video image capture. BancTec, October 27, 1992: US05159548 (186 worldwide citation)

Financial documents, such as checks and deposit slips, are processed by capturing a video image of each document and sorting each document into a predetermined rehandle pocket during a prime pass, prior to proof of deposit processing. Particular one of the documents are selected for priority process ...

Susumu Hashimoto: Sorting and stacking apparatus. Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 31, 1987: US04653647 (182 worldwide citation)

A sorting and stacking apparatus has a currency note feeding section for feeding currency notes one at a time; and a currency note inspecting section for inspecting the denomination of a currency note, a normal note, a damaged note, an obverse-presented note and a reverse-presented note. The currenc ...

W Robert Carnes Jr, Lester L Selnick, John Balogh Jr: Method and apparatus for sorting currency. Pitney Bowes, William D Soltow Jr, Albert W Scribner, Robert S Salzman, August 24, 1976: US03976198 (180 worldwide citation)

A method of currency examination is provided by transporting a bill through an examination station, projecting a beam of light at the bill as the bill is transported through the station, sensing and integrating light transmissivity of the bill over a principle portion of the area of a bill during tr ...

Hasmukh R Shah, Thaddeus M Jones, Bruce R Hemingway: Paper currency device. UMC, Rey Eilers, September 14, 1982: US04349111 (174 worldwide citation)

A bill-handling device provides relative movement between a sensor and a U.S. bill or other object to permit that sensor to sense longitudinally-spaced areas on that U.S. bill or other object which correspond to areas, on authentic U.S. bills or counterfeits thereof, where significant data is found. ...

Bradford T Graves: Method and apparatus for discriminating and counting documents. Cummins Allison, Arnold White & Durkee, January 6, 1998: US05704491 (173 worldwide citation)

A method and device for off-sorting documents of a specific type using a device capable of discriminating among different types of documents. A stack of documents are received in an input receptacle and transported, one at a time, past a document type discriminating unit to an output receptacle wher ...