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Clarence S Jones, Arthur W Coolidge, Dennis Cavin deceased, Norman L Betts, Jeffrey M Moser, Kenneth J McGarvey: Color sorting system and method. Simco Ramic Corporation, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, February 4, 1992: US05085325 (129 worldwide citation)

Color sorting system and method which are particularly suitable for sorting fruits and vegetables. The objects to be sorted are scanned with a color video camera, and the signals from the camera are digitized and utilized to address a look up table. The look up table is preloaded to provide reject d ...


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Robert G Husome, Ron J Fleming, Ron E Swanson: Color sorting system. Johnson Farm Machinery Co, Acurex Corporation, Townsend and Townsend, December 26, 1978: US04131540 (28 worldwide citation)

A tomato sorter is described for removing culls, e.g. green tomatoes from the good, red tomatoes. An image of each tomato passing the station is formed on a light diffusing plate. Diffused light from the plate is divided into first and second light beams from which all but the red and the green ligh ...


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Michael Francis Xavier Gigliotti Jr, Mark Gilbert Benz, Russell Scott Miller: Apparatus for color-based sorting of titanium fragments. General Electric Company, Ernest G Cusick, Noreen C Johnson, March 28, 2000: US06043445 (16 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for sorting fragments of titanium-based sponge on the basis of color is disclosed. The apparatus captures at least one color image of each fragment, inserts relevant color values from the image into an automated color-sorting system to determine the color of the fragment, and segregates ...


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Michael Francis Xavier Gigliotti Jr, Mark Gilbert Benz, Russell Scott Miller: Method and apparatus for color-based sorting of titanium fragments. General Electric Company, Noreen C Johnson, Douglas E Stoner, July 20, 1999: US05924575 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for sorting fragments of titanium-based sponge on the basis of color is disclosed. The method involves the steps of capturing at least one color image of each fragment, inserting relevant color values from the image into an automated color-sorting system to determine the color of the fragme ...


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James L Hunter, Gregory K Mangold: Method for sorting resistant seed from a mixture with susceptible seed. PIONEER HI BRED INTERNATIONAL, Pioneer Hi Bred Intl, August 11, 2015: US09101964

The invention generally relates to a novel method of sorting seed by providing a first seed population with a fluorescent indicator and a second seed population visually identical to the first seed population under standard operating conditions. The seed populations are combined to provide a combine ...


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James L Hunter, Gregory K Mangold: Method for sorting resistant seed from a mixture with susceptible seed. Pioneer Hi Bred International, Alston & Bird, June 11, 2013: US08459463

The invention generally relates to a novel method of sorting seed by providing a first seed population with a fluorescent indicator and a second seed population visually identical to the first seed population under standard operating conditions. The seed populations are combined to provide a combine ...


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James L Hunter, Gregory Kim Mangold: Method for sorting resistant seed from a mixture with susceptible seed. Pioneer Hi Bred International, April 7, 2011: US20110079544-A1

The invention generally relates to a novel method of sorting seed by providing a first seed population with a fluorescent indicator and a second seed population visually identical to the first seed population under standard operating conditions. The seed populations are combined to provide a combine ...


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James L Hunter, Gregory K Mangold: Method for sorting resistant seed from a mixture with susceptible seed. Pioneer Hi Bred International, June 16, 2011: US20110143936-A1

The invention generally relates to a novel method of sorting seed by providing a first seed population with a fluorescent indicator and a second seed population visually identical to the first seed population under standard operating conditions. The seed populations are combined to provide a combine ...


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Cohn Avi P: Color sorting system. Allen Machinery, RUSSELL Kevin L, October 16, 1997: WO/1997/037780

The invention relates to a method for sorting objects by color. Conventionally, conversion of red, blue and green color signals to a hue value results in a hue value that is either in the first quadrant of a cartesian coordinate system enhancing red colors, or the second quadrant enhancing yellow-gr ...


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HUNTER James L, MANGOLD Gregory K: PROCÉDÉ DE TRI DE SEMENCES RÉSISTANTES DANS UN MÉLANGE CONTENANT ÉGALEMENT DES SEMENCES SENSIBLES, METHOD FOR SORTING RESISTANT SEED FROM A MIXTURE WITH SUSCEPTIBLE SEED. PIONEER HI BRED INTERNATIONAL, HUNTER James L, MANGOLD Gregory K, VANDER VELDEN Melinda S, June 28, 2012: WO/2012/088066

The invention generally relates to a novel method of sorting seed by providing a first seed population with a fluorescent indicator and a second seed population visually identical to the first seed population under standard operating conditions. The seed populations are combined to provide a combine ...



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