Grain photographic device and grain trading system using the same

Application Number  00128349 Application Date  2000.11.06
Publication Number  1295246 Publication Date  2001.05.16
Priority Information   1999/11/4 JP 313173/99  
Applicant(s) Name  Sumitomo Shioji Kaisha, Ltd.  
Inventor(s) Name  Takanashi Masanko  
Patent Agency Code  72001 Patent Agent  wu zengyong
AbstractThe present invention provided a grain photographing apparatus used for trading quickly in grains whose market price is changing incessantly. This grain photographing apparatus comprises a tray, a first light source, a second light source, changeover means, a photographing apparatus and enclosure of it. The tray by which grains in a prescribed amount are held on its upper part. The first and second light source by which light is transmitted through the tray from the upper and lower part of the tray and by which the grains are irradiated with the light. The changeover means by which the first light source and the second light source are changed over so as to be turned on. The photographing apparatus is arranged in the upper part of the tray and in which an image obtained by photographing the grains by using reflected light are converted into image data composed of digital data. The photographing apparatus enclosure shields light from the outside and by which the above-mentioned parts are held in prescribed positions.