Optical apparatus for reading information from lottery ticket like supported media

Application Number: 00102617
Application Date: 2000.02.16
Publication Number: 1266242
Publication Date: 2000.09.13
Priority Information: 1999/2/16 FR 9901841
International: G06K7/10
Applicant(s) Name: Sagem S. A.
Inventor(s) Name: Jean-Francois;La Leman
Patent Agency Code: 31100
Patent Agent: ren yongwu
Abstract Optical device for reading information on both faces, front and rear, of an information support medium, comprising means (14, 16, 13) for receiving the support medium into the device, and optical reading means (1), a reflective mirror (19) and means arranged so that the information support medium and the optical reading means (4) are driven in a relative movement between a position for reading the information on the front face of the support medium by reflection in the said mirror (19), and a position for direct reading of the information on the rear face of the support medium, wherein the support medium cuts the optical beam for reading the front face of the support medium. The invention applies for reading information from lottery ticket.