Patent Number: 6,169,873

Title: Automated face up and down detection of image information

Abstract: An automatic sheet feeder is provided with a controller and the controller is provided with a scanning input and user-controlled inputs. Sheets provided at the feeder are scanned to determine image status with regard to face up/face down orientation and simplex/duplex image presentation. The scanned input compared with pre-established and user-provided data.

Inventors: Connolly; Richard P. (Boise, ID)

Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Company

International Classification: H04N 1/203 (20060101); H04N 1/12 (20060101); G03G 021/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018