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1. (WO2017198754) MULTIPURPOSE DETECTION UNIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/198754    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/061934
Publication Date: Fri Nov 24 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri May 19 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06K 7/08
Applicants: QIBIXX AG
Inventors: RIETSCHEL, Johannes
Title: MULTIPURPOSE DETECTION UNIT
Abstract:
A device (1, 33) for readout of and/or communication with a consumer carried token is proposed comprising a first area (5) for wireless radiofrequency detection and/or communication; and a second area (6) spatially separated from said first area for a wireless optical detection and/or communication; wherein said first area (5) is located above said second area (6). Said second area (6) comprises a cavity with at least a front opening (53) for inserting said token by a user, bordered by at least a bottom surface (7), a backside wall (41), and a top illumination unit (54), wherein said top illumination unit (54) comprises at least one essentially vertical translucent skirt (8) with its free edge (55) pointing towards the second area (6); as well as an opening (9). Behind and/or below said first area (5) a scanning light source as well as scanning camera is located, both aiming in an upward direction, and above said scanning light source as well as scanning camera a mirror (20) is mounted, for at the same time deflecting the scanning light beam (21) and directing it (22) into said second area (6) onto said bottom surface (7) through said opening (9) in an essentially vertical direction.