Patent Number: 8,797,147

Title: Upright type apparatus for charging wireless IC tags

Abstract: An upright type apparatus for embedding wireless IC tags, the upright apparatus including: a vibration alignment unit for aligning the wireless IC tags in the same direction by applying a vibrating force to the wireless IC tags; a separating unit for separating the wireless IC tags aligned by the vibration alignment unit and dropping the separated wireless IC tags one by one into a vertically-dropping passage; a plurality of IC tag processing units disposed along the vertically-dropping passage in a vertical direction; a plurality of IC tag pressure feeding sections disposed at a lateral side of the plurality of IC tag processing units, respectively; and a defective wireless IC tag reception section provided beneath the vertically-dropping passage.

Inventors: Kaga; Kikuo (Tokyo, JP), Ashizawa; Shigeo (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Mitomo Corporation

International Classification: H04Q 5/22 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018