Patent Number: 6,305,094

Title: Apparatus for detecting indicia

Abstract: Apparatus for detecting indicia on a document, such as a lottery ticket, which is a flat template having two side edges that are parallel to each other, one of the edges also serving as a guide for the document that has indicia thereon to be detected and processed, the guide member disposed along one of the side edges serves to position and guide the document on the template, a substantially L-shaped cutout in the template and having a first leg and a second leg for placement of the cutout over a plurality of indicia disposed in a line on the document, a plurality indicator elements disposed substantially equidistantly from each other each and extending into the cutout, a plurality of number fields each associated with an indicator element, each indicator element or number field being associated with specific indicia on the document.

Inventors: Wolf; Bernd (Heidelberg, DE)


International Classification: A63F 3/06 (20060101); G01B 003/14 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018