WO1999016027A2 - Coin handling device - Google Patents

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WO1999016027A2
WO1999016027A2 PCT/IL1998/000444 IL9800444W WO9916027A2 WO 1999016027 A2 WO1999016027 A2 WO 1999016027A2 IL 9800444 W IL9800444 W IL 9800444W WO 9916027 A2 WO9916027 A2 WO 9916027A2
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Meir Laiser
Or Ben-Zion Bet
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Interchange Nets Ltd.
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    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F7/00Mechanisms actuated by objects other than coins to free or to actuate vending, hiring, coin or paper currency dispensing or refunding apparatus
    • G07F7/02Mechanisms actuated by objects other than coins to free or to actuate vending, hiring, coin or paper currency dispensing or refunding apparatus by keys or other credit registering devices
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G06Q20/00Payment architectures, schemes or protocols
    • G06Q20/30Payment architectures, schemes or protocols characterised by the use of specific devices
    • G06Q20/34Payment architectures, schemes or protocols characterised by the use of specific devices using cards, e.g. integrated circuit [IC] cards or magnetic cards
    • G06Q20/343Cards including a counter
    • G06Q20/3437Cards including a counter the counter having non-monetary units, e.g. trips
    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07DHANDLING OF COINS OR OF PAPER CURRENCY OR SIMILAR VALUABLE PAPERS, e.g. TESTING, SORTING BY DENOMINATIONS, COUNTING, DISPENSING, CHANGING OR DEPOSITING
    • G07D1/00Coin dispensers
    • G07D1/02Coin dispensers giving change
    • G07D1/04Coin dispensers giving change dispensing change equal to a sum deposited
    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F19/00Complete banking systems; Coded card-freed arrangements adapted for dispensing or receiving monies or the like and posting such transactions to existing accounts, e.g. automatic teller machines
    • G07F19/20Automatic teller machines [ATMs]
    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F19/00Complete banking systems; Coded card-freed arrangements adapted for dispensing or receiving monies or the like and posting such transactions to existing accounts, e.g. automatic teller machines
    • G07F19/20Automatic teller machines [ATMs]
    • G07F19/202Depositing operations within ATMs
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    • G07GREGISTERING THE RECEIPT OF CASH, VALUABLES, OR TOKENS
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Abstract

This invention discloses a coin handling system including a coin-to-card value converter including a coin receiver and a coin value indicator providing at least a machine readable indication of value onto a memory card, based on the value of at least one coin received by the coin receiver; and a card value-to-coin converter including a card value reader operative to read value from a memory card and a coin dispenser operative to dispense coins based on the card value read from the memory card.

Description

COIN HANDLING DEVICE FIELD OF THE INVENTION The present invention relates to coin handling devices generally.

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION Various types of coin handling machines are known in the art. These include automatic coin counters as well as devices which receive coins and impart the value of the coins to a memory card. Such devices are used, inter alia, in public transport systems for issuing passenger tickets.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

The present invention seeks to provide a coin handling system which is particularly suitable for use by travelers.

There is thus provided in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention a coin handling system including: a coin-to-card value converter including a coin receiver and a coin value indicator providing at least a machine readable indication of value onto a memory card, based on the value of at least one coin received by the coin receiver; and a card value-to-coin converter including a card value reader operative to read value from a memory card and a coin dispenser operative to dispense coins based on the card value read from the memory card.

In accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the coin receiver receives coins of a first currency and the coin dispenser dispenses coins of a second currency different from the first currency.

Preferably, a coin-to-card value converter is located in a first country and a card value-to-coin converter is located in a second country different from the first country.

Alternatively or additionally, a coin-to-card value converter and a card value-to- coin converter may be located side-by-side or in a single unit in a single location for use by departing and arriving passengers respectively and may handle coins of the same currency. In such a case, an automatic or mechanized subsystem may be provided to transfer coins from a coin receiver in the coin-to-card value converter to a coin dispenser in the card value-to-coin converter.

In accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the coin- to-card value converter is operative to provide at least a machine readable indication of the currency in which the card value is denominated.

Additionally in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the card value-to-coin converter is operative to convert the card value from the currency in which it is denominated on the card to a corresponding value in a different currency.

There is additionally provided in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention a coin-to-card value converter including a coin receiver and a coin value indicator providing at least a machine readable indication of value onto a memory card, based on the value of at least one coin received by the coin receiver, the at least machine readable indication of value being denominated in the currency of coins received by the coin receiver.

There is further provided in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention a card value-to-coin converter including a card value reader operative to read value from a memory card and a coin dispenser operative to dispense coins based on the card value read from the memory card.

Preferably, in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the card value-to-coin converter is operative to convert the card value from a currency in which it is denominated on the card to a corresponding value in a different currency.

There is additionally provided in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention a memory card containing an at least machine readable indication of value and an at least machine readable indication of a currency in which the value is denominated.

Preferably, the memory card is usable with a card value-to-coin converter including a card value reader operative to read value from a memory card and a coin dispenser operative to dispense coins based on the card value read from the memory card. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

The present invention will be more fully understood and appreciated from the following detailed description, taken in conjunction with the drawings in which:

Fig. 1 is a simplified schematic illustration of part of an international coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention;

Fig. 2 is a simplified schematic illustration of a part of a typical airport installation forming part of the international coin handling system of Fig. 1;

Fig. 3 is a simplified schematic illustration of a coin-to-card value converter useful in a coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention;

Fig. 4 is a simplified schematic illustration of a card value-to-coin converter useful in a coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention; and

Fig. 5 is a simplified illustration of a memory card useful in a coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF A PREFERRED EMBODIMENT Reference is now made to Fig. 1, which is a simplified schematic illustration of part of an international coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention. The international coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention preferably comprises coin-to-card value installations 10 and card value- to-coin installations 12 located at a multiplicity of travel locations throughout the world, normally international airports 14, international railway stations 16, international bus stations 18 and border crossings 19.

As seen in Fig. 2, which illustrates a typical airport environment, at each such travel location there is provided at least one and normally a plurality of coin-to-card value converters 10, conveniently located for departing travelers, such as adjacent check- in counters 20, passport inspection stations 22 and departure gates 24. At each such travel location there also provided at least one and normally a plurality of card value-to- coin converters 12, conveniently located for arriving travelers, such as adjacent baggage pick-up locations 26, passport inspection stations 28 and arrival gates 30. The number of coin-to-card value converters at a given travel location is normally generally equal to the number of card value-to-coin converters but need not be so.

It is a particular feature of the present invention that coins received at a given coin-to-card value converter 10 need not be transported internationally, which is a significant cost factor, since most coins can normally be "recycled" in a card value-to- coin converter 12 in the same travel location or deposited in a bank in the country of receipt.

The coin-to-card value converters 10 and the card value-to-coin converters 12 may be stand-alone units. Alternatively, they may be connected to a communications network 40 such as a LAN or WAN, which interconnects all of the converters 10 and 12 in a given travel location to a central control center 42. The various central control centers 42 throughout the world preferably are interconnected by a communications network 44, such as a WAN with one or more international control centers 46

Computer communication between the various converters 10 and 12 and a central control center 42 as well as computer communication between the various control centers 42 and 46 may be employed for security and memory card verification purposes, for providing encryption of information contained on the memory cards and for accounting and management purposes.

Reference is now made to Fig. 3, which is a simplified schematic illustration of a coin-to-card value converter useful in a coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

The coin-to-card value converter preferably comprises a coin receiver 50 having a coin validity confirmation feature, which counts the value of valid coins inserted therein. Such devices are commercially available, for example, from Mars Electronics International of Wokingham, Berkshire, U.K. The coin receiver 50 provides a coin value output to a memory card writer 52 which is operative to write the coin value and currency at least in machine readable form on a memory card 54. The card writer 52 may be a conventional card writer device, such as a device commercially available, for example, from Hitachi of Japan or Gemplus of Gemenos, France. Preferably, the card writer provides a human readable indication of coin value and currency on the card 54.

In accordance with a preferred embodiment of the invention, the coin receiver 50 and card writer 52 interface with a coin-to-card value converter computer 56 which provides transactional information, as well as optionally card security and encryption information via a modem 58 and a data network 60 to one or more remote computers 62 in control centers 42 and 46 (Fig. 1). Preferably, computer 56 also provides operating instructions and certain transactional information to a display 64, such as an LCD display, and/or to a voice generator 66 for communication to a customer, and/or to a printing device 68.

Reference is now made to Fig. 4, which is a simplified schematic illustration of a card value-to-coin converter useful in a coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention. The card value-to- coin converter preferably comprises a card reader/writer 70 which preferably reads card value and currency information from a memory card, such as card 54. The card reader 70 preferably provides an information output to a card value-to-coin converter computer 72 which converts the card value to a coin value in the currency of the country in which the card value-to-coin converter is located.

A coin value output from the computer 72 is supplied to a coin dispenser 74 which dispenses coins in accordance with the coin value in the currency of the country in which the card value-to-coin converter is located.

Upon dispensing of the coins, the coin dispenser 74 confirms dispensing to computer 72, which in turn, instructions the card reader/writer to erase the card value from the memory card 54.

In accordance with a preferred embodiment of the invention, the computer 72 communicates transactional information, as well as optionally card security and encryption information via a modem 78 and data network 60 to one or more remote computers 62 in data centers 42 and 46 (Fig. 1). Preferably, computer 72 also provides operating instructions and certain transactional information to a display 84, such as an LCD display, and/or to a voice generator 86 for communication to a customer, and/or to a printing device 76.

Fig. 5 is a simplified illustration of a memory card useful in a coin handling system constructed and operative in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention. Preferably the memory card comprises a smart card 88, such as a card commercially available, for example, from Schlumberger Electronic Transactions of Montrouge, France. When the card is in use, it contains card value information including information identifying the currency in which the card value is denominated, both in machine readable form and preferably also in printed form as indicated at reference numeral 90.

The present invention has a number of significant advantages for the traveler. It enables a traveler to avoid carrying with him coins which are not legal tender and allows him to convert such coins to a card value, which can be used at his destination to immediately and easily provide him with coins in the currency of the destination.

It will be appreciated by persons skilled in the art that the present invention is not limited to what has been particularly shown and described hereinabove. Rather the scope of the present invention includes combinations and subcombinations of the various features described above as well as variations and developments which would occur to a person of ordinary skill in the art upon reading the foregoing description and which are not in the prior art.

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1. A coin handling system comprising: a coin-to-card value converter including a coin receiver and a coin value indicator providing at least a machine readable indication of value onto a memory card, based on the value of at least one coin received by the coin receiver; and a card value-to-coin converter including a card value reader operative to read value from a memory card and a coin dispenser operative to dispense coins based on the card value read from the memory card.
2. A coin handling system according to claim 1 and wherein said coin receiver receives coins of a first currency and said coin dispenser dispenses coins of a second currency different from the first currency.
3. A coin handling system according to claim 1 or claim 2 and wherein a coin-to- card value converter is located in a first country and a card value-to-coin converter is located in a second country different from the first country.
4. A coin handling system according to any of the preceding claims and wherein a coin-to-card value converter and a card value-to-coin converter are located adjacent each other at a single location for use by departing and arriving passengers respectively and handle coins of the same currency.
5. A coin handling system according to claim 4 and also comprising an automatic coin transfer mechanism for transferring coins from a coin receiver in the coin-to-card value converter to a coin dispenser in the card value-to-coin converter.
6. A coin handling system according to any of the preceding claims and wherein said coin-to-card value converter is operative to provide an at least machine readable indication of the currency in which the card value is denominated.
7. A coin handling system according to any of the preceding claims and wherein said card value-to-coin converter is operative to convert the card value from the currency in which it is denominated on the card to a corresponding value in a different currency.
8. A coin-to-card value converter including a coin receiver and a coin value indicator providing at least a machine readable indication of value onto a memory card, based on the value of at least one coin received by the coin receiver, the at least machine readable indication of value being denominated in the currency of coins received by the coin receiver.
9. A card value-to-coin converter including a card value reader operative to read value from a memory card and a coin dispenser operative to dispense coins based on the card value read from the memory card.
10. A card value-to-coin converter according to claim 9 including a currency converter operative to convert the card value from a currency in which it is denominated on the card to a corresponding value in a different currency.
11. A memory card containing an at least machine readable indication of value and an at least machine readable indication of a currency in which the value is denominated.
12. A memory card according to claim 11 and being usable with a card value-to- coin converter including a card value reader operative to read value from a memory card and a coin dispenser operative to dispense coins based on the card value read from the memory card.
13. A coin handling method comprising: converting coins to value on a memory card, including receiving coins and indicating the value of received coins in at least a machine readable indication of value onto a memory card, based on the value of at least one coin received by the coin receiver; and converting value on a memory card to coins including reading from a memory card and dispensing coins based on the card value read from the memory card.
14. A coin handling method according to claim 13 and wherein the coin receiving step receives coins of a first currency and the coin dispensing step dispenses coins of a second currency different from the first currency.
15. A coin handling method according to claim 13 or claim 14 and wherein coin- to-card value conversion takes place in a first country and card value-to-coin conversion takes place in a second country different from the first country.
16. A coin handling method according to any of the preceding claims 13 - 15 and wherein coin-to-card value conversion and card value-to-coin conversion take place at a single location for use by departing and arriving passengers respectively and handle coins of the same currency.
17. A coin handling method according to claim 16 and also comprising automatic transfer of coins from a coin receiver in the coin-to-card value converter to a coin dispenser.
18. A coin handling method according to any of the preceding claims 13 - 17 and also comprising providing an at least machine readable indication of the currency in which the card value is denominated.
19. A coin handling method according to any of the preceding claims 13 - 18 and wherein said card value-to-coin conversion is operative to convert the card value from the currency in which it is denominated on the card to a corresponding value in a different currency.
20. A coin-to-card value conversion method comprising receiving coins and providing an at least machine readable indication of value onto a memory card, based on the value of at least one coin received by the coin receiver, the at least machine readable indication of value being denominated in the currency of coins received by the coin receiver.
21. A card value-to-coin conversion method comprising reading card value from a memory card and dispensing coins based on the card value read from the memory card.
22. A card value-to-coin conversion method according to claim 21 comprising converting the card value from a currency in which it is denominated on the card to a corresponding value in a different currency.
23. A memory card utilization method including placing an at least machine readable indication of value and an at least machine readable indication of a currency in which the value is denominated on a card.
24. A memory card utilization method according to claim 23 and also comprising reading value from said memory card and dispensing coins based on the card value read from the memory card.
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