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G07D SORTING, TESTING, CHANGING, DELIVERING, OR OTHERWISE HANDLING COINS; TESTING OR CHANGING PAPER CURRENCY; TESTING SECURITIES, BONDS, OR SIMILAR VALUABLE PAPERS 533
 
 
 
B65H HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL, e.g. SHEETS, WEBS, CABLES2945
 
 
 
G07F COIN- FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS 288
 
 
 
G06F ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING 18310
 
 
 
G06K RECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS 18131
 
 
 
1801 TYPEWRITERS AND CALCULATING MACHINES73
 
 
 
G01N INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES 6132
 
 
 
2001 AUTOMATIC VENDING MACHINES36
 
 
 
G01R MEASURING ELECTRIC VARIABLES; MEASURING MAGNETIC VARIABLES 2126
 
 
 
G06M COUNTING MECHANISMS; COUNTING OF OBJECTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR 29

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Recent Publications

Publication # Title Filing Date Pub Date Intl Class
2013/0341,154 Currency Discrimination and EvaluationJul 29, 13Dec 26, 13[G07D]
2013/0298,679 Acoustic Coin SensorMay 06, 13Nov 14, 13[G01H]
2013/0299,574 Payment InterfaceMay 06, 13Nov 14, 13[G06Q, G06K]
2013/0240,322 Coin SensorMar 12, 13Sep 19, 13[G07D]
2013/0245,820 GENERATING A SINGLE AUDIT FILE FROM MULTIPLE SOURCESApr 11, 11Sep 19, 13[G07F]
2013/0199,889 Apparatus and Method for Characterizing Items of CurrencyFeb 01, 13Aug 08, 13[G07D]
2013/0180,821 Modular Security GateJan 09, 13Jul 18, 13[G07F]
2013/0181,397 Apparatus and Method for Triple-Gate DiverterJan 09, 13Jul 18, 13[B65H]
2013/0134,011 Currency Cassette Capacity Monitoring And ReportingMay 25, 12May 30, 13[G07F]
2012/0286,044 CONTACTLESS SMARTCARD BEZELApr 16, 12Nov 15, 12[B23P, G06K]

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Recent Patents

Patent # Title Filing Date Issue Date Intl Class
8,662,490 Bulk document feeder with removable cartridgeSep 04, 07Mar 04, 14[G07F, B65H]
8,622,190 Coin sensorMar 12, 13Jan 07, 14[G06F, G07F]
8,616,360 Lockable removable cassetteMar 04, 10Dec 31, 13[G07D]
D694334 Vending machine bezelFeb 22, 13Nov 26, 13[2001]
8,573,490 Contactless smartcard bezelApr 16, 12Nov 05, 13[G06F]
8,561,777 Coin sensorOct 23, 07Oct 22, 13[G06F, G07F]
8,550,453 Currency cassette pressure plate assemblyMar 26, 12Oct 08, 13[B65H]
D689555 Vending machine bezelMay 09, 12Sep 10, 13[2001]
8,517,161 Currency discrimination and evaluationOct 02, 09Aug 27, 13[G07F]
8,474,592 Currency discriminationJul 29, 09Jul 02, 13[G07F]

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Expired/Abandoned/Withdrawn Patents

Patent # Title Filing Date Issue/Pub Date Intl Class
2008/0017,473 Removable Hinged CashboxJun 21, 05Jan 24, 08[G07F]
2005/0183,926 Document stacker with fault detectionFeb 23, 04Aug 25, 05[G07F, B65H]
6,877,741 Method and apparatus for aligning a banknoteDec 11, 02Apr 12, 05[B65H]
6,786,479 Banknote store with a rotatable structure having banknote-storing regionsDec 26, 01Sep 07, 04[B65G, B65H]
2004/0134,744 Apparatus for classifying banknotesDec 12, 03Jul 15, 04[G07D, G07F, G06K]
2004/0049,453 Method and apparatus for receiving and dispensing value carriersSep 19, 03Mar 11, 04[G06F]
2004/0035,672 Adaptable coin mechanismAug 22, 03Feb 26, 04[G07D, G07F]
2003/0220,713 Vending systemMay 23, 03Nov 27, 03[G06F]
2002/0099,604 Discount method and device for an automatic transaction machineJan 23, 01Jul 25, 02[G06F]
6,199,856 Flexible media stacking and accumulating deviceJan 06, 99Mar 13, 01[B65H]
6,188,080 Apparatus for determining the location of an edge of a documentNov 04, 98Feb 13, 01[G01N]
6,165,398 Method of slip casting powdery material, using a water resistant mold with self-water absorbent abilityFeb 26, 98Dec 26, 00[B28B]
6,155,398 Detection systemJun 28, 99Dec 05, 00[G07D, G07C]
6,052,453 Coin operated telephone auditorJul 31, 98Apr 18, 00[H04M]
5,988,347 Coin validator for a payphoneDec 23, 97Nov 23, 99[G06F]
5,984,074 Method and apparatus for validating moneyMay 06, 94Nov 16, 99[G07D]
5,949,863 Coin operated telephone auditorJul 31, 98Sep 07, 99[H04M]
5,918,960 Detection of counterfeit objects, for instance counterfeit banknotesJul 02, 96Jul 06, 99[G06K]
5,915,518 Detection of counterfeit objects, for instance counterfeit banknotesSep 25, 96Jun 29, 99[G07D]
5,909,792 Banknote readerJul 10, 97Jun 08, 99[G07D]

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