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1. (WO2018200048) IMPROVED CONVEYOR BELT ASSEMBLY FOR IDENTIFYING AN ASSET SORT LOCATION AND METHODS OF UTILIZING THE SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/200048    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/014006
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jan 18 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B07C 7/00
Applicants: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC.
Inventors: GIL, Julio
Title: IMPROVED CONVEYOR BELT ASSEMBLY FOR IDENTIFYING AN ASSET SORT LOCATION AND METHODS OF UTILIZING THE SAME
Abstract:
Provided are systems and methods for associating an asset with a sort location, the system comprising a conveyor belt assembly and a user device configured to be worn by a user. The conveyor belt assembly comprises: an acquisition device and a plurality of stripes defining a non-repeating pattern, the plurality of stripes comprising a plurality of unique sets of stripes. The acquisition device is configured to capture image data comprising asset identifier data and conveyor mechanism data, the conveyor mechanism data including one of the plurality of unique sets of stripes. The user device is configured to capture conveyor mechanism data including one of the plurality of unique sets of stripes; remotely receive asset identifier data associated with the user device captured conveyor mechanism data; and generate and display to the user, relative to the asset, at least one visual indicator of one or more sort instructions for the asset.