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1. IN2604/KOLNP/2011 - METHOD AND DEVICE FOR EXAMINING VALUE DOCUMENTS

Office India
Application Number 2604/KOLNP/2011
Application Date 23.06.2011
Publication Number 2604/KOLNP/2011
Publication Date 02.11.2012
Publication Kind A
IPC
G PHYSICS
07
CHECKING-DEVICES
D
HANDLING OF COINS OR OF PAPER CURRENCY OR SIMILAR VALUABLE PAPERS, e.g. TESTING, SORTING BY DENOMINATIONS, COUNTING, DISPENSING, CHANGING OR DEPOSITING
7
Testing specially adapted to determine the identity or genuineness of paper currency or similar valuable papers, e.g. for segregating those which are unacceptable or alien to a currency
16
Testing the dimensions
G07D 7/16
Applicants GIESECKE & DEVRIENT GMBH
Inventors WUNDERER, BERND
SU, SHANCHUAN
Priority Data 10 2008 064 388.2 22.12.2008 DE
Title
(EN) METHOD AND DEVICE FOR EXAMINING VALUE DOCUMENTS
Abstract
(EN)
The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for checking the usage state of adocument of value. The document of value is illuminated with illumination light andwith the help of an image sensor there is detected the light intensity of the lightreflected from the document of value in order to take an image of the document ofvalue. Of the taken image there is chosen an image detail in which there is imaged anopaque, reflective section of the document of value. The chosen image detail isexamined for signs of creases which are possibly present in the opaque, reflectivesection of the document of value. The results of the examination for creases are used toevaluate the usage state of the document of value.