Patent Number: 6,966,486

Title: Cash dispensing automated banking machine display failure detection system and method

Abstract: An automated banking machine is operative to test a display module thereof. The test determines whether the display module fails to produce an acceptable display output. A predetermined color sequence is sent to the display module for display thereof. A sensor device positioned adjacent the display module screen is operative to sense displayed colors. A machine controller is operative to determine whether the display module displayed the correct color sequence. A display module error signal can be generated responsive to the display module failing to display the proper color sequence. The testing of the display module may continue repeatedly to continually update its display status.

Inventors: Ferraro; Francesco (Piverone, IT)

Assignee: Diebold Self-Service Systems division of Diebold, Incorporated

International Classification: G07F 9/02 (20060101); G07F 19/00 (20060101); G07F 7/00 (20060101); G06F 017/60 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018