JP5315892B2 - Authenticity verification system, authenticity verification device, and authenticity verification program - Google Patents

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JP5315892B2
JP5315892B2 JP2008244201A JP2008244201A JP5315892B2 JP 5315892 B2 JP5315892 B2 JP 5315892B2 JP 2008244201 A JP2008244201 A JP 2008244201A JP 2008244201 A JP2008244201 A JP 2008244201A JP 5315892 B2 JP5315892 B2 JP 5315892B2
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  The present invention relates to an authenticity verification system, an information generation device, an authenticity verification device, an information generation program, and an authenticity verification program.

  There is a technique for authenticating a physical individual using public key cryptography (see, for example, Patent Document 1).

  Patent Document 1 describes an authentication system including an issuing side device that issues an identity assurance body and an authentication side device that authenticates the identity based on the identity assurance body. In the authentication system, the issuing device captures the guarantor's photo data and document data including the name and address of the guarantor, creates a converted value obtained by encrypting the photo data with the guarantor's private key, The conversion value-added document data in which the conversion value is attached to the document data is created, and the conversion-value-added document data is written in the identity assurance body. The authenticating device captures the document data with the conversion value from the identity proof body presented by the person who identifies himself as the insured person, and decrypts the conversion value included in the document data with the conversion value with the public key of the guarantor. Restore the guarantor's photo data, capture the face image of the person who identifies the guarantee as face image data, compare the face image data with the decoded photo data, and make both similar to a predetermined extent Is displayed as a comparison result.

Patent Document 2 discloses an execution engine having a mechanism for prohibiting reading and rewriting of unnecessary information in the mobile code when the mobile code is executed, and inputting the code of the engine into a one-way function. A system is described that includes an apparatus that verifies that an engine code has not been rewritten by examining an integer value.
JP 2000-215171 A Japanese Patent Laid-Open No. 10-254840

  By the way, in the system for determining the authenticity of the article according to the regulation information that prescribes the process for determining the authenticity of the article based on the feature quantity, the feature quantity extracted from the article is given to the article. There is a request to confirm the authenticity of the regulation information.

  The present invention relates to an authenticity verification system, an information generation device, and an authenticity verification that enable confirmation of the authenticity of the above-mentioned specified information when determining the authenticity of an article according to the specified information that defines the process for determining the authenticity of an article. An object is to provide an apparatus, an information generation program, and an authenticity verification program.

The authenticity verification system according to the present invention includes a feature amount acquisition unit that acquires a feature amount extracted from an article, and regulation information that defines the feature amount and a process for determining the authenticity of the article based on the feature amount. An information generating device including: a signature generating unit that generates a signature; and an information generating unit that includes the feature amount and the signature of the feature amount and the regulation information, and generates information to be given to the article; A signature obtaining unit that obtains the feature amount and the signature of the feature amount and the regulation information read from the given article; and a regulation information acquisition unit that obtains regulation information that defines a process for determining the authenticity of the article. based on the obtained feature quantity and the prescribed information, and signature verification means for verifying the signature of the feature amount and definition information, when the verification by the signature verification unit is successful, the article Authenticity verification comprising: article information acquisition means for acquiring article information read from the apparatus; and authenticity determination means for determining the authenticity of the article according to the acquired prescribed information based on the acquired article information and feature amount. And a device.

  In one aspect of the present invention, the authenticity verification device acquires different information as the definition information according to the type of the article, and authenticates a plurality of types of articles based on the different definition information according to the type of the article. Can be determined.

  In one aspect of the present invention, the information generation unit generates information including the feature amount, a signature of the feature amount and the specification information, and position information indicating a position of the specification information, and the signature acquisition unit The feature amount, the signature of the feature amount and the regulation information, and the position information, which are read from the article to which the information is given, are acquired, and the regulation information acquisition unit is indicated by the acquired position information. The specified information is acquired from the position to be recorded.

  The authenticity verification apparatus according to the present invention is provided with information including a feature quantity extracted from an article, and a signature of regulation information that defines the feature quantity and a process for determining the authenticity of the article based on the feature quantity. A signature acquisition unit that acquires the feature amount and the signature of the feature amount and the definition information that is read from the article that has been read, a specification information acquisition unit that acquires a specification information that defines a process for determining the authenticity of the item, Signature verification means for verifying signatures of the feature quantity and the regulation information based on the acquired feature quantity and regulation information, article information acquisition means for obtaining article information read from the article, and the obtained article information And authenticity determining means for determining the authenticity of the article based on the acquired regulation information based on the feature amount.

The authenticity verification program according to the present invention causes a computer to function as the authenticity verification device .

  According to the first aspect of the present invention, it is possible to confirm the authenticity of the regulation information when judging the authenticity of the article in accordance with the regulation information defining the process for judging the authenticity of the article.

  According to the second aspect of the present invention, it is possible to determine authenticity with one system for a plurality of types of articles with different authenticity determination processes.

  According to the third aspect of the present invention, it is possible to easily obtain the regulation information as compared with the case where the present invention is not adopted.

  According to the invention described in claim 4, when the authenticity of the article is determined according to the specified information that defines the process for determining the authenticity of the article, the authenticity of the specified information can be confirmed.

  According to the fifth aspect of the present invention, it is possible to confirm the authenticity of the regulation information when judging the authenticity of the article according to the regulation information that defines the process for determining the authenticity of the article.

  According to the sixth aspect of the present invention, it is possible to confirm the authenticity of the regulation information when judging the authenticity of the article according to the regulation information that defines the process for judging the authenticity of the article.

  According to the seventh aspect of the present invention, it is possible to confirm the authenticity of the regulation information when judging the authenticity of the article according to the regulation information that defines the process for judging the authenticity of the article.

  Hereinafter, embodiments of the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings.

  FIG. 1 is a block diagram showing an example of the configuration of the authenticity verification system 1 according to the present embodiment. The authenticity verification system 1 is a system for verifying the authenticity of an article, and includes an information generation system 100 and an authenticity verification system 200.

  The information generation system 100 is information used to verify the authenticity of an article, and is a system that generates information to be given to the article. This information generation system 100 is used, for example, by an article provider (for example, a manufacturer).

  In FIG. 1, the information generation system 100 includes a reading device 10, an information generation device 20, and a recording device 30.

  The reading device 10 is a device that reads article information that is information on the article from the article. In one aspect, the reading device 10 reads image information of an article as article information, and is, for example, an image sensor, a digital camera, a scanner, or the like. However, the reading device 10 may read information other than image information (for example, magnetic information or surface shape information).

  The information generation device 20 is information used for verifying the authenticity of an article, and is an apparatus that generates information provided to the article.

  In one aspect, the information generation device 20 is realized by cooperation of hardware resources and software, and is a computer, for example. Specifically, various functions of the information generation device 20 described later are executed by a central processing unit (CPU) by reading an information generation program recorded on a recording medium into a main storage device (main memory). It is realized by doing. The information generation program can be provided by being recorded on a computer-readable recording medium such as a CD-ROM, or can be provided by communication as a data signal. However, the information generation device 20 may be realized only by hardware. Further, the information generation device 20 may be physically realized by one device or may be realized by a plurality of devices.

  The information generation apparatus 20 includes a feature amount acquisition unit 21, a signature generation unit 22, and an information generation unit 23.

  The feature amount acquisition unit 21 acquires a feature amount extracted from the article. In the example of FIG. 1, the feature quantity acquisition unit 21 acquires article information read from an article by the reading device 10 and extracts the feature quantity of the article from the article information. However, the feature amount acquisition unit 21 may acquire the article information read by the reading device 10 as a feature amount as it is.

  In one embodiment, the article has physical features that are difficult to forge, and the feature amount acquisition unit 21 acquires feature amounts indicating the physical features. Examples of the physical characteristics include a marble pattern formed on a plastic molded product, a pattern on the surface of beef, and the like.

  The signature generation unit 22 generates a signature of regulation information that defines the feature quantity acquired by the feature quantity acquisition unit 21 and a process for determining the authenticity of the article based on the feature quantity. For example, the signature generation unit 22 acquires the position information of the specified information from the user or the device, acquires the specified information from the position indicated by the position information, and generates the specified information and the signature of the feature amount.

  In one mode, the above-mentioned regulation information is a computer program for judging the authenticity of an article based on the above-mentioned feature amount.

  In the example of FIG. 1, the information generation system 100 includes a regulation information storage device 40 that stores regulation information, and the signature generation unit 22 obtains the regulation information from the regulation information storage device 40 and performs a signature. The regulation information storage device 40 is a storage device connected to a network N such as the Internet, for example.

  In one aspect, the signature generation unit 22 generates a signature of information that combines the feature amount and the defined information. Specifically, the signature generation unit 22 calculates a hash value of information obtained by combining the feature amount and the specified information, encrypts the hash value with the private key of the signer (for example, the provider of the article), and Get the value.

  In another aspect, the signature generation unit 22 generates the signature for the feature amount and the signature for the regulation information separately. Specifically, the signature generation unit 22 calculates a hash value of the feature value, encrypts the hash value with a secret key to obtain a signature value of the feature value, calculates a hash value of the regulation information, and calculates the hash value. Encrypt the value with the private key to obtain the signature value of the specified information.

  The information generation unit 23 is information including the feature amount acquired by the feature amount acquisition unit 21, the feature amount generated by the signature generation unit 22, and the signature of the regulation information, and generates information to be given to the article To do.

  In one aspect, the information generation unit 23 generates image information that includes a feature amount and a signature and is printed on a recording medium associated with the article. Here, examples of the recording medium associated with the article include a recording medium attached to the article (for example, a label attached to the article), a part of the article (for example, the surface of the article), and the like. Examples of the image information include encoded image information obtained by encoding information that combines a feature amount and a signature. Examples of encoded image information include image information of a two-dimensional code such as a QR code (Quick Response code), image information of a one-dimensional barcode, and the like.

  However, the information generated by the information generation unit 23 is not limited to image information. For example, the information generation unit 23 may generate information that includes a feature amount and a signature and is written on an electromagnetic recording medium associated with the article. Here, examples of the electromagnetic recording medium associated with an article include a memory attached to the article (for example, a wireless tag attached to the article), a memory built in the article, and the like.

  In one aspect, the information generation unit 23 generates information including a feature amount, a signature, and position information indicating the position of the regulation information. Here, as the position information, for example, information indicating a position on the network where the definition information is stored, such as a URL (Uniform Resource Locator) indicating the position of the definition information, can be cited.

  Moreover, in one aspect, the information generation part 23 controls the recording device 30, and records said information on the recording medium linked | related with articles | goods. That is, the information generation unit 23 may perform control to record information including the feature amount and the signature on a recording medium associated with the article.

  The recording device 30 is a device that records the information generated by the information generating device 20 on a recording medium associated with the article.

  In one embodiment, the recording device 30 is a printing device that prints image information such as a two-dimensional code generated by the information generating device 20 on a print medium attached to the article or the article itself, and is a label printer, for example. However, the recording device 30 may be other than a printing device, such as a device that writes information generated by the information generating device 20 to an electromagnetic recording medium associated with an article.

  The authenticity verification system 200 is a system that verifies the authenticity of an article based on information generated by the information generation system 100 and attached to the article. This authenticity verification system 200 is used by a recipient of an article such as a purchaser of an article or a person who intends to purchase an article.

  In FIG. 1, the authenticity verification system 200 includes reading devices 60 and 70 and an authenticity verification device 80.

  The reading device 60 is a device that reads article information that is information on the article from the article. In one aspect, the reading device 60 reads image information of an article as article information, and is, for example, an image sensor, a digital camera, a scanner, or the like. However, the reading device 60 may read information other than image information (for example, magnetic information or surface shape information).

  The reading device 70 is a device that reads the information from the article to which the information generated by the information generating device 20 is given. Specifically, the reading device 70 reads information from a recording medium associated with the article. In one aspect, the reading device 70 reads image information such as a two-dimensional code displayed on a recording medium associated with an article, and is, for example, an image sensor, a digital camera, a scanner, or the like. However, the reading device 70 is not limited to the above, and may be a reader device that reads information from an electromagnetic recording medium associated with an article.

  In one embodiment, the reading devices 60 and 70 are realized by one reading device. That is, for example, one image sensor functions as the reading devices 60 and 70. In a specific aspect, the authenticity verification system 200 is a mobile phone with a camera, the reading devices 60 and 70 are realized by a camera of the mobile phone, and the authenticity verification device 80 is realized by a computer in the mobile phone.

  The authenticity verification device 80 is a device that verifies the authenticity of an article based on information generated by the information generation apparatus 20 and attached to the article.

  In one aspect, the authenticity verification device 80 is realized by cooperation of hardware resources and software, and is, for example, a computer. Specifically, various functions of the authenticity verification device 80 described later are realized by reading the authenticity verification program recorded on the recording medium into the main storage device and executing it by the central processing unit. The authenticity verification program can be provided by being recorded on a computer-readable recording medium such as a CD-ROM, or can be provided by communication as a data signal. However, the authenticity verification device 80 may be realized only by hardware. Further, the authenticity verification device 80 may be physically realized by one device or may be realized by a plurality of devices.

  The authenticity verification device 80 includes a signature acquisition unit 81, a regulation information acquisition unit 82, a signature verification unit 83, an article information acquisition unit 84, an authenticity determination unit 85, and a result output unit 86.

  The signature acquisition unit 81 acquires a feature value, a feature value, and a signature of the regulation information that are read from the article to which the information generated by the information generation device 20 is added. In the example of FIG. 1, the signature acquisition unit 81 acquires information read by the reading device 70 and extracts a feature amount and a signature from the information. For example, the signature acquisition unit 81 decrypts the image information of the two-dimensional code read by the reading device 70 and restores the feature amount and the signature.

  In the aspect in which the information generated by the information generation device 20 includes the position information of the regulation information, the signature acquisition unit 81 further acquires the position information of the regulation information in addition to the feature amount and the signature.

  The regulation information acquisition unit 82 acquires regulation information (for example, a judgment program) that regulates processing for judging the authenticity of an article.

  In one aspect, the regulation information acquisition unit 82 acquires the regulation information from the position indicated by the position information acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81. For example, when the position information indicates the regulation information storage device 40, the regulation information acquisition unit 82 acquires the regulation information from the regulation information storage device 40 via the network N. However, the regulation information acquisition unit 82 may acquire the regulation information by a method other than the above. For example, the regulation information acquisition unit 82 may receive position information such as a URL from the user, acquire the regulation information based on the position information, or obtain the regulation information from a portable recording medium provided by the user. You may get it.

  The signature verification unit 83 verifies the feature amount acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81 and the signature of the specification information based on the feature amount acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81 and the specification information acquired by the specification information acquisition unit 82. To do.

  In one aspect, the signature verification unit 83 performs signature verification on information that is a combination of the feature amount and the defined information. Specifically, the signature verification unit 83 calculates a hash value of information obtained by combining the feature amount acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81 and the specified information acquired by the specified information acquisition unit 82. Also, the signature verification unit 83 decrypts the signature acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81 with the public key of the signer, and restores a hash value of information that combines the feature amount and the specified information. Then, the signature verification unit 83 determines that the verification is successful if the calculated hash value matches the restored hash value, and determines that the verification fails if the hash values do not match.

  In another aspect, the signature verification unit 83 separately performs signature verification of the feature value and signature verification of the regulation information. Specifically, the signature verification unit 83 calculates a hash value of the feature amount acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81, decrypts the signature of the feature amount acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81 with the signer's public key, The hash value of the feature value is restored. If both hash values match, it is determined that the signature verification of the feature value has succeeded. If they do not match, it is determined that verification of the signature of the feature value has failed. The signature verification unit 83 calculates a hash value of the regulation information acquired by the regulation information acquisition unit 82, decrypts the signature of the regulation information acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81 with the signer's public key, and If the hash values match, it is determined that the signature information signature has been successfully verified. If they do not match, it is determined that the signature information signature has failed to be verified.

  For example, the signature verification unit 83 acquires the signer's public key certificate from a signer or a certificate authority (CA), and uses the signer's public key included in the public key certificate to verify the signature. Perform verification.

  The signature verification unit 83 may verify the validity of the signer's public key certificate when verifying the signature. For example, the signature verification unit 83 may verify the validity of the signer's public key certificate based on the revocation information of the public key certificate acquired from the certificate authority. For example, the signature verification unit 83 verifies the validity of the signer's public key certificate by verifying all public key certificates on the certification path from the signer to the trust point (trust anchor). May be.

  The article information acquisition unit 84 acquires article information read from the article. In the example of FIG. 1, the article information acquisition unit 84 acquires article information read from an article by the reading device 60.

  The authenticity determination unit 85 determines the authenticity of the article according to the regulation information acquired by the regulation information acquisition unit 82 based on the article information acquired by the article information acquisition unit 84 and the feature amount acquired by the signature acquisition unit 81. To do.

  For example, the authenticity determination unit 85 extracts a feature amount from the article information according to the regulation information, compares the extracted feature amount with the acquired feature amount, and the two match or are similar to a predetermined degree or more. If it is, it is determined to be true, otherwise it is determined to be 贋. However, the determination process by the authenticity determination unit 85 is defined by the regulation information, and the content of the determination process is not particularly limited.

  The result output unit 86 outputs the result of verification of the authenticity of the article by the authenticity verification device 80. Specifically, the result output unit 86 outputs the result of signature verification by the signature verification unit 83 and the result of authentication determination by the authentication determination unit 85. The result output unit 86 may determine whether the article is authentic based on the verification result of the signature verification unit 83 and the determination result of the authenticity determination unit 85, and may output the determination result. For example, when the result output unit 86 determines that the verification is successful by the signature verification unit 83 and determines that the verification is true by the authenticity determination unit 85, the result output unit 86 indicates that the product is genuine or the product is certainly provided by the signer. Otherwise, it outputs that the article is not authentic or that the provider of the article cannot be authenticated.

  The result output unit 86 may display the result of verification of the authenticity of the article, for example, on a display device, may be stored in a storage device, or may be output to other devices. .

  In the authenticity verification system 1, in one aspect, different information is set as the regulation information depending on the type of the article. In this aspect, for example, the first regulation information is set for the first type of article, and the second regulation information is set for the second type of article.

  In one aspect, the authenticity verification system 200 or the authenticity verification device 80 is configured to be able to verify the authenticity of a plurality of types of articles. Specifically, the authenticity verification system 200 or the authenticity verification device 80 can acquire different information depending on the type of the article as the regulation information, and a plurality of pieces of information using the different regulation information depending on the type of the article. Determine the authenticity of a type of article.

  In one mode, information generation system 100 or information generation device 20 is constituted so that information can be generated about a plurality of kinds of articles. Specifically, the information generation system 100 or the information generation apparatus 20 can acquire different information as the specification information according to the type of the article, and use the different specification information according to the type of the article, Generate information about the article. In this case, for example, the regulation information storage device 40 stores regulation information for each article.

  In the example of FIG. 1, one information generation system 100 is shown, but a plurality of information generation systems 100 may exist. For example, a plurality of information generation systems 100 may be owned by a plurality of providers. In this case, the feature amount extraction method and the regulation information may differ depending on the provider.

  In addition, although one authenticity verification system 200 is shown in the example of FIG. 1, a plurality of authenticity verification systems may exist. For example, a plurality of authenticity verification systems 200 may be owned by a plurality of recipients.

  FIG. 2 is a flowchart illustrating an example of the operation of the information generation apparatus 20. Hereinafter, an example of the operation of the information generation apparatus 20 will be described with reference to FIG.

  The information generation device 20 controls the reading device 10 to read article information (for example, image information) from the article (S11), and extracts a feature amount from the article information (S12).

  Next, the information generation apparatus 20 signs the feature amount and obtains a signature of the feature amount (S13).

  Next, the information generating device 20 acquires the position information of the determination program (specified information) from the user via the user interface or from a predetermined storage device or the like (S14).

  Next, the information generating apparatus 20 acquires a determination program from the position indicated by the position information (S15).

  Next, the information generation apparatus 20 signs the determination program and obtains the determination program signature (S16).

  Next, the information generation apparatus 20 encodes the feature quantity, the signature of the feature quantity, the position information of the determination program, and the signature of the determination program together to generate two-dimensional code image information (S17).

  Next, the information generating device 20 causes the recording device 30 to print an image of the two-dimensional code based on the image information of the two-dimensional code (S18). The recording medium on which the image of the two-dimensional code is printed is attached to the article.

  FIG. 3 is a flowchart showing an example of the operation of the authenticity verification device 80. Hereinafter, an example of the operation of the authenticity verification device 80 will be described with reference to FIG.

  The authenticity verification device 80 controls the reading device 70 to read the image information of the two-dimensional code from the recording medium attached to the article (S21), and from the image information of the two-dimensional code, the feature amount and the feature amount are read. The signature, the position information of the determination program, and the signature of the determination program are obtained (S22).

  Next, the authenticity verification device 80 verifies the signature of the feature amount based on the feature amount (S23), and if the verification fails, notifies the user that the verification has failed (S29). On the other hand, if the verification is successful, the authenticity verification device 80 acquires the determination program from the position indicated by the position information of the determination program (S24).

  Next, the authenticity verification device 80 verifies the signature of the determination program based on the determination program (S25), and if the verification fails, notifies the user that the verification has failed (S29). On the other hand, if the verification is successful, the authenticity verification device 80 controls the reading device 60 to read article information (for example, image information) from the article (S26).

  Next, the authenticity verification device 80 determines the authenticity of the article in accordance with the determination program based on the article information and the feature amount (S27), and uses the fact that the verification has failed if it is determined to be 贋. If it is determined to be true, the user is notified that the verification is successful (S28).

  FIG. 4 is a diagram illustrating an example of a user interface (UI) screen during information generation. Hereinafter, with reference to FIG. 4, the operation of the information generation device 20 will be described together with the user's operation.

  When the information generation program is activated by an instruction from the user, the information generation apparatus 20 displays a UI screen shown in FIG.

  When the user sets an article on the reading device 10 (for example, a scanner) and presses the article information acquisition button 401 on the UI screen, the information generation device 20 acquires the article information from the article using the reading device 10, and A feature amount is extracted from the article information, and an image 402 of the article information is displayed on the UI screen. The user confirms whether the displayed product information image is normal.

  When the user inputs the URL of the determination program in the URL input field 403 on the UI screen and the download button 404 is pressed, the information generation apparatus 20 acquires the determination program from the input URL and stores the determination program. Information (specifically, class name, size, update date / time) 405 is displayed on the UI screen. The user confirms the information of the displayed determination program.

  When the user presses the test verification button 406 on the UI screen, the information generation apparatus 20 performs authentication determination processing according to the determination program based on the acquired article information and the extracted feature amount, The result is displayed on the UI screen (not shown in FIG. 4). This confirms that the user can correctly determine true.

  When the user presses a signature button 407 on the UI screen, the information generation apparatus 20 generates a feature amount and a signature of the determination program.

  When the user presses the print button 408 on the UI screen, the information generation device 20 generates a QR code indicating the feature amount, the URL of the determination program, and the signature, and labels the QR code using the recording device 30. Print on. The label on which the QR code is printed is attached to the surface of the article or the packaging of the article by a user or a device. For example, as shown in FIG. 5, a label 502 on which a QR code is printed is attached to the surface 501 of the article. In the example of FIG. 5, a marble pattern for preventing forgery is formed on the surface 501 of the article.

  FIG. 6 is a diagram illustrating an example of a user interface (UI) screen during authenticity verification. Hereinafter, the operation of the authenticity verification device 80 will be described with reference to FIG.

  When the authenticity verification program is activated by an instruction from the user, the authenticity verification device 80 displays the UI screen shown in FIG.

  The user uses a digital camera or a scanner to photograph the surface of the article and a label on which the QR code is printed, and obtains an image file on which the surface of the article and the QR code are copied. Then, the user stores the image file in the authenticity verification device 80.

  Next, when the file name of the image file is input to the file name input field 601 on the UI screen by the user and the verification button 602 is pressed, the authenticity verification device 80 acquires the image file, and acquires the image file. Article information is obtained from the image of the surface of the article contained in the image, and the feature amount, the URL of the determination program, and the signature are obtained from the QR code image. Then, the authenticity verification device 80 obtains a determination program from the URL of the determination program, verifies the signature based on the determination program and the feature amount, and follows the determination program based on the feature amount and article information. The authenticity of the article is verified, and the verification result is displayed on the verification result UI screen. For example, if all the verifications are successful, the authenticity verification apparatus 80 displays “This product is manufactured by XX company” on the verification result UI screen as shown in FIG. Message is displayed. On the other hand, if any of the verifications fails, a message such as “Could not confirm manufacturer” is displayed on the verification result UI screen. Thereby, the user confirms the result of verification of the authenticity of the article.

  In addition, this invention is not limited to the said embodiment, You may make it change variously within the range which does not deviate from the summary of this invention.

It is a block diagram which shows an example of a structure of the authenticity verification system which concerns on embodiment. It is a flowchart which shows an example of operation | movement of an information generation apparatus. It is a flowchart which shows an example of operation | movement of an authenticity verification apparatus. It is a figure which shows an example of the user interface (UI) screen at the time of information generation. It is a figure which shows an example of a mode that the information was provided to the articles | goods. It is a figure which shows an example of UI screen at the time of authenticity verification. It is a figure which shows an example of the verification result UI screen at the time of authenticity verification.

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  DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 Authenticity verification system, 10 reading apparatus, 20 Information generation apparatus, 21 Feature-value acquisition part, 22 Signature generation part, 23 Information generation part, 30 Recording apparatus, 40 Regulatory information storage apparatus, 60,70 Reading apparatus, 80 Authenticity Verification apparatus, 81 Signature acquisition unit, 82 Regulation information acquisition unit, 83 Signature verification unit, 84 Product information acquisition unit, 85 Authenticity determination unit, 86 Result output unit, 100 Information generation system, 200 Authenticity verification system

Claims (5)

  1. Feature amount acquisition means for acquiring a feature amount extracted from the article;
    Signature generating means for generating a signature of stipulated information that defines the feature amount and processing for determining the authenticity of the article based on the feature amount;
    Information generating means for generating information to be added to the article, including the feature quantity and the signature of the feature quantity and the regulation information;
    An information generating device having
    Signature acquisition means for acquiring the feature amount and the signature of the feature amount and the regulation information read from the article to which the information is attached;
    Prescription information acquisition means for acquiring prescription information for prescribing processing for determining the authenticity of the article;
    Signature verification means for verifying a signature of the feature quantity and the regulation information based on the acquired feature quantity and the regulation information;
    Article information acquisition means for acquiring article information read from the article when verification by the signature verification means is successful ;
    Authenticity determination means for determining the authenticity of the article according to the acquired regulation information based on the acquired article information and feature amount;
    An authenticity verification device having
    An authenticity verification system characterized by including:
  2. The authenticity verification system according to claim 1,
    The authenticity verification device can acquire different information according to the type of article as the regulation information, and can determine the authenticity of a plurality of types of articles based on the regulation information different according to the type of the article. An authenticity verification system that is characterized.
  3. An authenticity verification system according to claim 1 or 2,
    The information generation means generates information including the feature quantity, a signature of the feature quantity and the regulation information, and position information indicating a position of the regulation information,
    The signature acquisition unit acquires the feature amount, the signature of the feature amount and the regulation information, and the position information that are read from the article to which the information is given,
    The regulation information acquisition unit acquires the regulation information from a position indicated by the acquired position information.
    An authenticity verification system characterized by this.
  4. The feature quantity read from an article to which information including a feature quantity extracted from the article and a signature of regulation information that defines a process for determining the authenticity of the article based on the feature quantity and the feature quantity is provided. Signature acquisition means for acquiring a signature of the feature amount and the regulation information;
    Prescription information acquisition means for acquiring prescription information for prescribing processing for determining the authenticity of the article;
    Signature verification means for verifying a signature of the feature quantity and the regulation information based on the acquired feature quantity and the regulation information;
    Article information acquisition means for acquiring article information read from the article when verification by the signature verification means is successful ;
    Authenticity determination means for determining the authenticity of the article according to the acquired regulation information based on the acquired article information and feature amount;
    The authenticity verification apparatus characterized by having.
  5. An authenticity verification program for causing a computer to function as the authenticity verification device according to claim 4 .
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