US Patent No. 10,655,271

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ARTICLE INSPECTIONS


Patent No. 10,655,271
Issue Date May 19, 2020
Title Systems And Methods For Article Inspections
Inventorship Ericka Ponte, Delaware, OH (US)
Kashif Noor, New York, NY (US)
Phillip Hoffman, Woodmere, NY (US)
Andrew Demaray, Chicago, IL (US)
Assignee CAASTLE, INC., New York, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,655,271

1. A method of inspecting and transferring articles using an inspection processor, the method comprising:receiving one or more articles at an inspection station comprising the inspection processor;
identifying, by the inspection processor, one of the one or more articles by reading an identifier associated with the one of the one or more articles received at the inspection station;
inspecting the identified article based on at least one quality criterion;
updating an article tracking system in communication with the inspection processor based on the identifier of the inspected article and the result of the inspection, wherein the article tracking system maintains an inspection history including a failure history of the at least one quality criterion for the identified article;
comparing, by the inspection processor, the failure history of the at least one quality criterion for the identified article to a predetermined threshold of failure; and
transferring the identified article to a second location using a dry cleaning cart, a wet cleaning cart, or a special care cart based on a result of the comparison of the failure history of the at least one quality criterion for the identified article to the predetermined threshold of failure.