Page-turning device and document camera system

  • US 9,421,810 B2
  • Filed: 03/09/2015
  • Issued: 08/23/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/18/2012
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for turning a page of an opened book, the method comprising:

  • supporting the book with a support base such that (i) a page to be turned is horizontal at a departure position, and (ii) the page forms a predetermined angle with a horizontal plane at a destination position;

    sticking an adhesive component to the page horizontally supported at the departure position;

    turning the page at the departure position with the adhesive component toward the destination position;

    sending air above the opened book with a blower toward the destination position from the departure position against the page being turned at the destination position; and

    imaging a page which is to be turned next and is horizontally supported at the departure position, while air from the blower is blown against the page forming the predetermined angle with the horizontal plane at the destination position.

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