An Automatic Page Turning Device and Method Thereof

Non-Confidential description of the invention

Invention is a novel and Simple Page Separation and Lifting Mechanism for Automatic Book Copiers. In our ABPT a single mechanism performs page separation and page lifting. The mechanism comprises a suction unit that helps overcome the electrostatic attraction between the current page and its following page, and also supports the page while lifting it. It comprises a metallic strip having a suction nozzle at each end, and a rubber stub protruding in the middle. Image processing is heavily simplified. This technique is applied to hardbound books also.


Dr. Ramprasad Potluri (EE), Mr. Amit Katheria (EE)



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