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9038805 Self-service kiosk validator bridge  
Apparatus and methods for a self-service kiosk (“SSK”) validator bridge are provided. The SSK may include a bridge linking a dispenser and a validator. The bridge may be configured to transfer a...
8998686 Apparatus and method for sorting coins  
The invention relates to a device for sorting coins, the diameter and thickness of which are within predefined size ranges.
8950566 Apparatus, system and method for coin exchange  
A method for exchanging coins, the method including the acts of receiving in a self-service coin exchange machine a plurality of coins, processing the plurality of coins to determine a total value...
8905218 Control assembly for controlling the rotation of a turnstile  
A control assembly for controlling rotation of a turnstile, includes a torque-restoring mechanism (13) with springs (20), a motion converting transmission with a multiplying gearing (56, 57)...
8899401 Differential detection coin discrimination systems and methods for use with consumer-operated kiosks and the like  
Systems and associated methods for coin discrimination are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for discriminating coins includes obtaining an electromagnetic sensor signal of a coin,...
8820507 Currency discrimination and evaluation  
The disclosure relates to modeling the structure of an item of currency and to predicting the behavior of a currency sensing system as related to the structure of a tested item of currency. For a...
8752690 Bill depositing/withdrawing machine  
Bills are fed from a customer serving section to a discriminator according to continuous feeding, and the discriminator reads identification information of the bills to store the identification...
8708129 Method and system for dust prevention in a coin handling machine  
A method and system for prevention of dust accumulation on a coin sensor assembly (67) in a coin handling machine (60), includes a lower optical element (83, 90) positioned below a coin track (63)...
8678164 Apparatus for receiving and sorting disks  
An apparatus for receiving and sorting disks includes a wheel having at least one well for receiving a disk, a motor coupled to the wheel, a collecting device positioned relative to the wheel, a...
8668069 Differential detection coin discrimination systems and methods for use with consumer-operated kiosks and the like  
Systems and associated methods for coin discrimination are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for discriminating coins includes obtaining an electromagnetic sensor signal of a coin,...
8649026 Paper-sheet management method and paper-sheet management system  
A first identification number obtained by performing character recognition of each of a plurality of digits of an identification number and allocating predetermined characters to digits where...
RE44689 Optical coin discrimination sensor and coin processing system using the same  
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for determining the denomination of a coin with a disk-type coin processing system comprises moving a coin along a coin path with a...
8561776 Imaging unit and coin identifying apparatus  
An imaging unit images a subject having an unevenness pattern on a surface. The imaging unit includes: a surface light source that emits with a constant output illumination light illuminating the...
8550227 Auto-positioning sensors for coin counting devices  
Systems and methods for automatically positioning a coin sensor are disclosed herein. An auto-positioning coin sensor configured in accordance with one embodiment of the disclosure includes a coin...
8544630 Method and device for testing value documents  
The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for checking documents of value which have a security element with several magnetic areas, including at least one high-coercive magnetic area, at...
8523235 Cash and cheque automatic depositing apparatus  
A cash and check automatic depositing apparatus is capable of automatically depositing a bundle of cashes and checks inserted at once. The apparatus includes a bundle insertion opening for...
8517161 Currency discrimination and evaluation  
The disclosure relates to modeling the structure of an item of currency and to predicting the behavior of a currency sensing system as related to the structure of a tested item of currency. For a...
8517163 Coin handling system for validation, sorting, and dispensing coins  
A system for handling coins employs a front end coin acceptor and validator that feeds a sorter mechanism. The sorter mechanism utilizes a substantially horizontal track module to load coins by...
8479909 Coin validation unit with clip feature  
A separate removable and replaceable coin validation unit for use in a coin-operated device has a housing and clip formations by means of which the housing is releasably held in a cavity in the...
8474592 Currency discrimination  
A reference data set used for classifying items of currency is established by obtaining at least one measured response from at least one known item of currency, projecting the measured response...
8478019 Apparatus and system for imaging currency bills and financial documents and method for using the same  
A first plurality of documents is received, transported, and imaged to produce image data. Identifying information is extracted from the image data for each of the first plurality of documents....
8469174 Valuable document receiving and alignment method  
A valuable document receiving and alignment method includes the steps of (a) a user inserts a valuable document obliquely into a transversely tilted tunnel, (b) a validation unit of the valuable...
8443959 Coin processing apparatus  
A coin processing apparatus according to the present invention includes: a coin conveying section that conveys coins on a coin passage; an identifying section that identifies coins on the coin...
8439731 Coin separating and transferring apparatus for positioning a sorted coin at an interim stationary position  
A compact inexpensive coin separating and transferring apparatus can separate coins and reliably delivering each one to a rotating transferring body. Coins or tokens are contacted by a holding...
8348042 Optical sensing device for detecting optical features of valuable papers  
An optical sensing device for detecting plural optical features of valuable papers is provided that comprises first and second photocoupers 5 and 6 or 9 and 10 positioned in the vicinity of and on...
8336698 Money item acceptor  
A method and system for accepting money items. The method for accepting money items comprises generating a money item signal that corresponds to a money item under test, determining a level of...
8302758 Coin processing system  
According to the invention, a coin processing system comprises a coin verifier (2) and a ring-shaped coin magazine (1), in particular a coin magazine (1) which forms an annulus. The coin magazine...
8251360 Sheet handling device/method with multiple control  
A sheet handling apparatus is presented that includes a first module arranged along a sheet conveyance route from the upstream to the downstream thereof, and a second module arranged adjacent to...
8210336 Coin depositing and dispensing machine  
A compact coin depositing and dispensing machine is provided with a cyclic conveying device. The conveying device conveys, one by one, coins, accepted in a coin acceptance port, in a depositing...
8162126 Inductive measuring arrangement for free-fall coin-operated devices  
Inductive measuring arrangement for coin validation in free-fall coin-operated devices, in which at least one elongate coil arrangement on one side of the drop path of the coins extends...
8139839 Apparatus for checking the authenticity of banknotes  
An apparatus for checking the authenticity of bank notes in unprotected areas, has a sensor assembly containing a light source which produces light of a first wavelength with which the bank notes...
8127914 Change replenishment management system and coin roll storage  
The change replenishment management system includes a coin roll storage (1), a coin change dispenser (3), and a POS register (5). A control unit (16) of the storage (1) detects the presence and...
8100246 Coin accommodating and dispensing device  
A cyclic transporting unit is provided. The transporting unit transports coins one by one in reverse directions in depositing and dispensing. A plurality of accommodating and dispensing portions...
8086018 Methods of processing a check in a check stock verification system  
A method is provided of a bank processing a check in a check stock verification system. The method comprises receiving a check image having at least one pre-printed element, extracting the at...
8023121 Method for optically collecting numismatic data and associated algorithms for unique identification of coins  
A method to generate an optical signature of a coin is disclosed. A plurality of parameters are generated and recorded related to rotational positions around the circumference of a coin. The data...
8002103 Method and device for controlling the flow of banknotes  
The invention relates to a method and a device for controlling the flow of banknotes between at least two locations, in particular a Central Bank and/or Monetary Authority and a local financial...
7963382 Optical coin discrimination sensor and coin processing system using the same  
An method for determining the denomination of a coin with a disk-type coin processing system comprises moving a coin along a coin path with a rotatable disk, generating an encoder pulse for each...
7946408 Money item acceptor  
An acceptor for money items, comprises sensor circuitry (S1-S4) to provide individual money items signals (Rs) depending on items of money under test, and a processor configuration (11) to develop...
7926638 Coin mechanism and validator improvements  
Disclosed is a coin acceptor mechanism with a coin pick-up wheel for advancing coins in a radial path. The pick-up wheel comprises a plurality of scalloped portions disposed at a peripheral edge...
7913832 Method and apparatus for validating bank notes  
A banknote validator takes both reflection and transmission optical measurements at different wavelengths. An emitter and sensor on one side of the banknote path are used to make a calibration...
7916281 Apparatus for producing optical signatures from coinage  
An apparatus for producing scattering signatures from a coin comprises a platform configured to hold the coin and an electromagnetic radiation source configured to produce a beam directed toward a...
7909152 Bill handling apparatus and method for transmitting code information  
A bill handling apparatus is provided that comprises an intelligent cash box system for transmitting information from a validator 2 to a stacker 4. The intelligent cash box system comprises a card...
7912272 Fake document including fake currency detector using integrated transmission and reflective spectral response  
A currency genuineness detection system using plurality of opto-electronic sensors with both transmission and reflective (including fluorescence) properties of security documents is developed....
7896149 Change replenishment management system and coin roll storage  
The change replenishment management system includes a coin roll storage (1), a coin change dispenser (3), and a POS register (5). A control unit (16) of the storage (1) detects the presence and...
7870942 Coin-roll storage  
A coin-roll storage 1 comprises a storage body 1a and a coin-roll drawer 11 (12, 13) having a plurality of coin-roll storage portions 14 provided therein, each coin-roll storage portion 14 being...
7798304 Coin dispensing apparatus  
A coin dispensing apparatus is provided which can detect a dispensed coin without lowering a dispensation speed of coins, even dispensed small-diameter coins without lowering a dispensation speed...
7775863 Coin dispending device and method for rapidly recycling coins  
A method and device for dispensing coins from a compact coin dispensing device while fully utilizing the storage capacity of a retaining bowl. The coin dispensing device or devices can be...
7766147 Counterfeit money discrimination support device  
The counterfeit money discrimination support device is configured to eject only the banknotes of the same denomination as a predetermined denomination of money, as specific banknotes, among...
7743902 Optical coin discrimination sensor and coin processing system using the same  
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for determining the denomination of a coin with a disk-type coin processing system comprises moving a coin along a coin path with a...
7740120 Money processing system  
A money processing system according to the present invention includes a coin change dispenser, a note change dispenser, and a control terminal, each having a control unit. The control units are...

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