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Title: Recycling coins from scrap

Abstract

A material sorting system sorts materials utilizing a vision system that implements a machine learning system in order to identify or classify each of the materials, which are then sorted into separate groups based on such an identification or classification determining that the materials have a specified geometric shape. Such a system can sort monetary coins or other valuable metals from other forms of scrap.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
UHV Technologies, Inc., Fort Worth, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1650784
Patent Number(s):
10625304
Application Number:
16/358,374
Assignee:
UHV Technologies, Inc. (Fort Worth, TX)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06T - IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06K - RECOGNITION OF DATA
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000422
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 03/19/2019
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Kumar, Nalin, Garcia, Jr., Manuel Gerardo, and Lowe, Ronnie Kip. Recycling coins from scrap. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Kumar, Nalin, Garcia, Jr., Manuel Gerardo, & Lowe, Ronnie Kip. Recycling coins from scrap. United States.
Kumar, Nalin, Garcia, Jr., Manuel Gerardo, and Lowe, Ronnie Kip. Tue . "Recycling coins from scrap". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1650784.
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