Banknote acceptor

  • US 6,903,342 B2
  • Filed: 09/27/2002
  • Issued: 06/07/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/21/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An infrared banknote acceptor adapted to verily the authenticity of banknotes, comprising:

  • a housing, said housing having a base adapted to hold the banknote to be verified;

    a light source adapted to emit an infrared light beam onto the banknote carried an said base of said housing for verification;

    an image pickup adapted to receive infrared light reflected by the ink of the banknote carried on said base of said housing for verification and to convert received infrared light signal into video signal; and

    a display unit adapted to receive and display the video signal outputted from said image pickup for visual verification and authentication thereof.

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