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Automotive picture and data acquisition center and method

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An apparatus and method for the automatic or semi-automatic acquisition of multiple photographs and VIN-coded information about an automobile. In one embodiment, four height-adjustable, digital cameras are positioned on four corner posts defining a work center. A vehicle is pulled into the center until a stop indicator light is triggered, at which time an attendant scans the bar coded VIN number and reviews the proposed photographs of the vehicle at a work center computer. Once the photographs and data are acceptable, the attendant triggers a download of the information to local and industry databases. Alternate embodiments include Alternate embodiments include work centers with different post configurations, manual entry systems, and completely automated centers.
1) US 6,965,324 entitled Automotive picture and data acquisition center and method
Issue Date: November 15, 2005
Priority Date: October 21, 2000
Inventor/Assignee: Robert W. Suggs, Sr.

(2) US 8,548,672 entitled Automotive picture and data acquisition center and method
Issue Date: October 1, 2013
Priority Date: October 21, 2000
Inventor/Assignee: Robert W. Suggs, Sr.







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