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8477391 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes a document reading and conveying unit, a pressing plate capable of moving to a position to press a document against a reading surface and to a position...
8139707 Device for counting printed products of an imbricated stream of products  
A device for counting printed products of an imbricated stream includes a first measuring unit for detecting a printed product edge directed transversely of the conveying direction of the...
7232024 Currency processing device  
A currency evaluation device for receiving a stack of currency bills and rapidly evaluating all the bills in the stack. The device comprises an input receptacle for receiving a stack of bills to...
7173233 Counter  
A lite-counting apparatus counts lites in a longitudinal array. During a traversal by the apparatus of a peripheral portion of the array, a beam of radiation is passed from at least one source to...
7115857 Apparatus for remotely counting objects in a collection using differential lighting  
Apparatus for remotely counting the number of individual objects of the same general shape and disposed in a collection having a front end in a common vertical plane.
7045765 Device for counting stacked products  
The present invention relates to a device for counting thin products (1) that can be stacked side-by-side in a tray (2), characterized in that it comprises at least one counting station comprised...
6959800 Method for document processing  
A currency evaluation device for receiving a stack of currency bills and rapidly evaluating all the bills in the stack. The device comprises an input receptacle for receiving a stack of bills to...
6955253 Apparatus with two or more pockets for document processing  
A currency evaluation device for receiving a stack of currency bills and rapidly evaluating all the bills in the stack. The device comprises an input receptacle for receiving a stack of bills to...
6876716 Method and apparatus for utilizing a shadow effect for counting newspapers, magazines, books, printed products, signatures and other like printed matter  
Printed products, such as newspapers are fed past a counting station arranged in imbricated fashion, preferably folded edges passing downstream first. A high intensity light source is arranged so...
6873674 Paper currency counter with emergency stop features  
A friction roller paper currency counter. Specifically, the paper currency counter of the present invention incorporates electronic circuitry which automatically stops the mechanical motors in the...
6868954 Method and apparatus for document processing  
A method of evaluating a stack of currency bills using a currency evaluation device comprising receiving a stack of bills in an input receptacle of the evaluation device. The bills are...
6866134 Method and apparatus for document processing  
A method of evaluating a stack of currency bills using a currency evaluation device comprises receiving a stack of bills in an input receptacle of the evaluation device. The bills are transported,...
6829320 Counting and tabbing apparatus  
Apparatus for counting sheets in stack (17) thereof and inserting tabs (27) between the sheets at predetermined counts, as well as a tabbing method, uses a rotatable counting disc (10) engageable...
6404839 Selectable clock divider circuit with a 50% duty cycle clock  
A clock divider circuit having a fifty per cent duty cycle and multiple integer ratios for dividing an input clock signal. In one embodiment, a clock divider circuit may include a chain of...
6396895 Verifying device  
The invention concerns a device for verifying, in particular for counting, preferably sheet-like articles (10), in particular printing products, having at least one feeler (20) which can be acted...
6370216 Thickness sensor suitable for detecting a presence of a plurality of items, such as currency  
A method and system for detecting a presence of more than one item at a point along a conveyance path, comprising steps of (A) generating a light beam and directing the beam through the path such...
6363133 Device for counting objects conveyed in an overlapping arrangement  
A counting device associated with a conveying device for conveying flexible flat objects, such as printed products, in an overlapping stream. The counting device includes a slide mounted for...
6359954 Device for counting products conveyed as an overlapping arrangement  
An apparatus for counting flexible flat objects, such as printed products, which are conveyed in an overlapping formation. A detection device counts the objects as they are being conveyed, and...
6349125 Apparatus for counting flat objects  
An apparatus for counting flat objects, such as printed products, which are conveyed in an overlapping formation, and which comprises a guide means extending in the conveying direction and...
6324237 Sheet counting apparatus and method  
Sheet counting apparatus comprises a sheet support (2-4) for holding a stack of sheets (13) to be counted. A sheet feed device (14) moves the sheets individually from a first position to a second...
6242733 Double sheet detector for automated transaction machine  
An automated transaction machine includes apparatus for distinguishing between single sheets and multiple sheets in a sheet path. The apparatus includes radiation emitters (14, 34) and radiation...
6206363 Catch tray attachment for sheet feeding machine  
A catch tray attachment for a sheet feeding machine allows rapid accumulation and manual removal of a predetermined count of sheet articles from the catch tray. The catch tray itself is adapted...
6201848 Article counter with improved light beam coverage  
A five sided chamber is placed in a laundry chute such that any laundry article passing through the chute must also pass through the chamber. The five sided chamber is mirrored on the inside...
6157457 Counting device for the remote counting of stacked objects in a stack of thin objects, as well as a counting method using a counting device  
A counting device that detects intensity differences in reflections coming from stacked thin objects. The device comprises a radiation source generating a radiation beam and a photoelectric...
6137855 Corrugated sheet counter  
A device for counting the number of corrugated articles in a stack of corrugated articles includes a light source for illuminating a multi-article containing surface of the stack of corrugated...
6091792 Corrugated sheet counter  
A device for counting the number of corrugated articles in a stack of corrugated articles includes a light source for illuminating a multi-article containing surface of the stack of corrugated...
6052547 Method and apparatus for metering printer/copier usage  
The invention accurately meters usage of an electrophotographic printer/copier (EPC) by counting the number of pages that are ejected to an output bin of the EPC and incrementing a user charge...
6012565 Intelligent currency handling system  
A currency handling system adapted to accommodate currencies of any denomination or type without having been pre-programmed with data representative of the denominations or types. The currency...
5956557 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling number of image forming operations  
The invention provides an image forming apparatus such as a coin-operated copy machine, which has an upper limit value to the number of copies which are authorized to be made and which also copies...
5940465 Method for counting parts in a tray  
One embodiment of the invention is an automated method for counting parts. The method includes positioning a tray having an array of part locations; aligning a complementary array of holes in a...
5940466 Apparatus for counting parts in a tray  
One embodiment of the invention is an apparatus for counting parts. The apparatus includes a tray having at least one location for containing a part; a plate having at least one hole positioned...
5937022 Parts counting apparatus  
The present invention comprises an apparatus for counting a plurality of objects, wherein the objects are aligned such that the objects form a linear array oriented in an X-Y plane, comprising a...
5933470 Method for counting parts  
The present invention comprises a method for counting a plurality of objects, wherein the objects have a discriminating aspect and are aligned such that the objects form a linear array, comprising...
5929412 Method and device for counting cut sheets  
A method is provided for counting cut sheets such as bank notes. A loose bundle of cut sheets is supported in a predetermined posture, and the cut sheets of the supported bundle are successively...
5918197 Monitor for collecting data on consumer consumption of disposable sheet products  
A monitor for collecting data on consumer consumption of disposable sheet products is disclosed. The monitor comprises a working surface capable of supporting a stack of sheets thereon, a weight...
5859889 Setting-up sheet counters  
A sheet counter has an elongate element (18) in which is formed a suction port (19), connected to a vacuum source by a duct (26). A pressure sensor is arranged to sense the pressure in the duct,...
5796800 Counting rotor assemblies  
A rotor assembly for counting sheets in a stack has a support on which is rotatably mounted a rotor such that the rotor engages an edge region of the stack. The rotor has a plurality of helical...
5745540 Portable bill counter detecting forgeries  
A bill counter comprises a case body formed to be a size which can be carried; a display section provided on the surface of the case body; an insertion port provided on one side of the case body...
5696802 Sheet counter head control  
A counter for counting the number of sheets in a stack has a rotor (12) which engages in an edge region of the stack and transfers sheets one at a time from one side of the rotor to the other upon...
5686729 Device for counting products stacked side-by-side  
This invention relates to a device for counting products (1) that are thin, stacked side by side and arranged edgewise in trays (2) packaged under a translucent shrink-on film, characterized in...
5682227 Royalty accounting system for a book copier  
An image reader capable of determining whether or not a book document to be copied needs royalty by the recognition of a book document and counting operation of a copying system. When a book...
5614709 Method for accurately counting conveyed workpieces regardless of variations in conveyor speed  
A method for counting conveyed workpieces, such as on a variable speed conveyor belt, includes sensing interruptions via an object sensor such as an optical sensor with a light beam, and with a...
5614710 Dichotomous scan system for detection of overlapped objects  
Apparatus and method are disclosed for detection of overlapped objects moving along a defined path. A light radiation source directs a light beam toward the path. As an object moves into the light...
5612984 Sheet counting  
A rotor (10) for use in a counter to count the number of sheets in a stack has a number of transfer grooves (13), leading generally helically from the upper surface (11) to the lower surface (12)...
5534690 Methods and apparatus for counting thin stacked objects  
An improved method and apparatus for rapidly, accurately and inexpensively counting stacked objects, preferably by imaging, from below, a stack of flat objects which is standing on its side,...
5457312 Method and apparatus for counting flat sheets of specularly reflective material  
A method and apparatus for counting flat sheets of specularly reflective material juxtaposed in side by side relationship including a source of a parallel, collimated, beam of light adapted for...
5454017 Method and apparatus for improved sheet processing  
A sheet counting apparatus includes a set of rotatably mounted suction spindles mounted for movement past a stack of sheets to be counted. A pump is connected to the spindles whereby a suction...
5444750 Tally punch machine  
Apparatus for counting and selectively voiding tickets. An input bin is provided wherein a stack of tickets are initially queued. Using a conveyor, each ticket is advanced from the input bin past...
5440601 Counting station for counting the notes of value, in particular banknotes, of a banderoled pack of notes  
The counting station has a transporting section (2b), on which the banderoled packs of notes (P) are moved at certain intervals uniformally past the rotating counting disk (1a, 1a') of a...
5430664 Document counting and batching apparatus with counterfeit detection  
An apparatus for counting and verifying documents is provided with a digital control network. The digital control network coordinates the operations of counting and verifying documents. A...

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