Bill processing system

Application Number: 00124172
Application Date: 2000.08.18
Publication Number: 1308296
Publication Date: 2001.08.15
Priority Information: 1999/12/22 JP 365393/1999
International: G06K9/00;G06F17/00;G06K7/10
Applicant(s) Name: Hitachi Ltd.
Inventor(s) Name: Morita Masahiro;Teramoto Masao
Patent Agency Code: 11038
Patent Agent: wu lili
Abstract A sheet handling method and a sheet handling system in which various types of sheets can be easily determined in a short period of time, which contributes to increasing efficiency in subsequent application processing in a financial institution or the like. The system includes terminal equipment disposed in an office or the like of a financial institution and center apparatus disposed in a financial institution unit or in a store control unit. Image data read by the terminal equipment from a sheet to be processed is received from an image reader and is edited into image data in a predetermined format. The image data is sent to the center apparatus in which image data of a specified recognition area is separated from the image data received from the terminal equipment, contents described on the sheet are recognized according to the image data separated. Moreover, image data of a specified area is separated from the received image data, and a sheet image corresponding to the image data separated and a result of the recognition are displayed in parallel with each other.