Malaysian Banknotes Reader Featuring Counterfeit Detection for RM1 and RM5 Using Backlight Mechanism and Image Processing Techniques


    Ir. Dr. Wong Wai Kit
  • Description of Invention

    Visually impaired person facing difficulty in handling banknotes for running business. This invented product is with backlight mechanism and image processing techniques to detect RM1 and RM5. It used camera to capture banknote image, passed to raspberry pi controller to trace out the three watermarks: 1)see-thru windows, 2)Crescent and Star, 3)Perfect see though register. The processed result will be broadcasted on mini speaker to address the visually impaired on the holding banknote, whether it is a real one Ringgit, real five Ringgit or none of them.

  • Intellectual Property (IP) Status

    • Copyright Affirmed
    • TRL Status: 5