IN BRIEF: Image processing technology separates out counterfeit chips

Most casinos sort betting chips automatically. But until Active Silicon’s image processing technology came along, their equipment could only distinguish simple chip designs. Now chips can carry photographs as well as logos. The system sorts chips at the rate of 500 a minute and also separates out counterfeit chips. At its heart is an encoder […]

Most casinos sort betting chips automatically. But until Active Silicon’s image processing technology came along, their equipment could only distinguish simple chip designs. Now chips can carry photographs as well as logos. The system sorts chips at the rate of 500 a minute and also separates out counterfeit chips. At its heart is an encoder supplied by Encoder Technology to synchronise the video system with the chip handling system.

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