US Patent No: 7,702,624

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Processing techniques for visual capture data from a rendered document

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A facility for navigating an electronic document is described. The facility receives user input selecting a portion of the content of a rendered document that constitutes a sentence fragment. In response to receiving the user input, the facility identifies an electronic document contained in a corpus of electronic documents, the identified electronic document containing the selected document portion. In response to receiving the user input, the facility further identifies a position within the identified electronic document at which the selected document portion occurs.

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GOOGLE INC.MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA16510

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Grover, Dale L Ann Arbor, US 89 6841
King, Martin T Vashon Island, US 115 8453
Kushler, Clifford A Lynnwood, US 106 8467
Stafford-Fraser, James Q Cambridge, GB 83 4764

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CUSTOM SPEECH USA, INC. (1)
2003/0004,724 Speech recognition program mapping tool to align an audio file to verbatim text 65 2002
 
IPA TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
6,691,151 Unified messaging methods and systems for communication and cooperation among distributed agents in a computing environment 295 1999
 
TOBII TECHNOLOGY AB (1)
6,577,329 Method and system for relevance feedback through gaze tracking and ticker interfaces 163 1999
 
willam y. conwell (1)
2003/0040,957 ADVERTISING EMPLOYING WATERMARKING 172 1999
 
RPX CORPORATION (33)
5,821,925 Collaborative work environment supporting three-dimensional objects and multiple remote participants 132 1996
6,098,106 Method for controlling a computer with an audio signal 292 1998
6,219,057 Collaborative work environment supporting three-dimensional objects and multiple, remote participants 88 1998
6,526,449 Method and apparatus for controlling a computer from a remote location 148 1999
6,615,268 Method for controlling a computer using an embedded unique code in the content of dat media 78 1999
6,629,133 Interactive doll 68 1999
6,643,692 Method for controlling a computer using an embedded unique code in the content of video tape media 63 1999
6,745,234 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location by scanning an optical code 158 1999
6,697,949 Method and apparatus for controlling a user's pc through an audio-visual broadcast to archive information in the users pc 77 1999
6,701,354 Method for interconnecting two locations over a network in response to using a tool 73 1999
6,826,592 Digital ID for selecting web browser and use preferences of a user during use of a web application 62 1999
6,829,650 Method and apparatus for opening and launching a web browser in response to an audible signal 76 1999
6,836,799 Method and apparatus for tracking user profile and habits on a global network 131 1999
D432539 Keystroke automator 56 2000
6,594,705 Method and apparatus for utilizing an audibly coded signal to conduct commerce over the internet 77 2000
6,636,896 Method and apparatus for utilizing an audibly coded signal to conduct commerce over the internet 89 2000
6,708,208 Unique bar code for indicating a link between a product and a remote location on a web network 87 2000
6,377,986 Routing string indicative of a location of a database on a web associated with a product in commerce 169 2000
6,816,894 Method for interfacing scanned product information with a source for the product over a global network 76 2000
6,757,715 Bar code scanner and software interface interlock for performing encrypted handshaking and for disabling the scanner in case of handshaking operation failure 65 2000
6,622,165 Method and apparatus for allowing a remote site to interact with an intermediate database to facilitate access to the remote site 84 2000
6,701,369 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location by sensing a machine-resolvable code 127 2000
6,725,260 Method and apparatus for configuring configurable equipment with configuration information received from a remote location 176 2000
6,792,452 Method for configuring a piece of equipment with the use of an associated machine resolvable code 100 2000
6,631,404 Method and system for conducting a contest using a network 96 2000
6,688,522 Unique bar code 84 2000
6,384,744 Method and system for data transmission from an optical reader 205 2000
6,636,892 Method for conducting a contest using a network 106 2000
6,791,588 Method for conducting a contest using a network 91 2000
6,758,398 Optical reader with ultraviolet wavelength capability 79 2000
6,754,698 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location with an optical reader having a dedicated memory system 62 2000
6,823,388 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location with an optical reader having a programmable memory system 77 2000
6,694,356 Remote control having an optical indicia reader 68 2000
 
SINO STAR GLOBAL LIMITED (1)
6,725,203 Method and system for advertisement using internet browser to insert advertisements 110 2000
 
ENTRYPOINT, INC. (1)
7,062,706 Method and apparatus for populating a form with data 100 2003
 
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,118,899 Method for lossless bandwidth compression of a series of glyphs 106 1999
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,796,866 Apparatus and method for editing handwritten stroke 73 1994
5,832,474 Document search and retrieval system with partial match searching of user-drawn annotations 301 1996
6,625,335 Method and apparatus for assigning keywords to documents 64 2000
 
MINNIE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
4,941,125 Information storage and retrieval system 126 1984
 
TREND MICRO INCORPORATED (1)
5,452,442 Methods and apparatus for evaluating and extracting signatures of computer viruses and other undesirable software entities 268 1995
 
SONY CORPORATION (3)
6,240,207 Handwriting input display apparatus having improved speed in changing display of entered handwriting 57 1994
6,532,007 Method, apparatus and presentation medium for multiple auras in a virtual shared space 91 1999
6,509,707 Information processing device, information processing method and storage medium 81 2000
 
ASSOCIATED INVESTMENT COMPANY VENTURES, INC., 5801 TROWBRIDGE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79925 A TEXAS CORP. (1)
4,610,025 Cryptographic analysis system 112 1984
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (2)
5,663,808 Device and method for automatically transmitting documents in a facsimile system 55 1995
2007/0208,561 Method and apparatus for searching multimedia data using speech recognition in mobile device 58 2007
 
XXENT CORP. (1)
6,157,935 Remote data access and management system 476 1996
 
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB (1)
2007/0249,406 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RETRIEVING INFORMATION 53 2006
 
Jamina Corporation (1)
6,454,626 Motion expressible toy 57 2001
 
CALLAHAN CELLULAR L.L.C. (5)
5,798,693 Electronic locating systems 206 1995
5,952,599 Interactive music generation system making use of global feature control by non-musicians 67 1997
6,175,922 Electronic transaction systems and methods therefor 458 2000
6,704,024 Visual content browsing using rasterized representations 304 2000
2002/0023,215 Electronic transaction systems and methods therefor 183 2001
 
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (1)
* 2004/0254,795 Speech input search system 56 2004
 
Harmonic Research, Inc. (1)
6,747,632 Wireless control device 170 2001
 
Recovery Management Corporation (1)
6,549,891 Method for managing inventory 131 1998
 
TWOCLICKAWAY (1)
6,691,123 Method for structuring and searching information 58 2000
 
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (2)
6,215,890 Hand gesture recognizing device 434 1998
6,256,400 Method and device for segmenting hand gestures 402 1999
 
The United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1)
6,720,984 Characterization of bioelectric potentials 99 2000
 
Brighterion, Inc. (1)
2003/0009,495 Systems and methods for filtering electronic content 207 2001
 
SOQUE HOLDINGS, LTD. (1)
5,499,108 Document-driven scanning input device communicating with a computer 199 1992
 
TEGIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
5,953,541 Disambiguating system for disambiguating ambiguous input sequences by displaying objects associated with the generated input sequences in the order of decreasing frequency of use 428 1997
 
NEOMEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
2001/0032,252 System and method for linking online resources to print media and authoring tool for same 167 2000
2002/0023,959 Multipurpose bar code scanner 100 2001
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (11)
5,168,565 Document retrieval system 125 1989
5,119,081 Control apparatus of image filing system 87 1989
5,701,497 Telecommunication apparatus having a capability of translation 91 1994
5,867,597 High-speed retrieval by example 116 1995
6,369,811 Automatic adaptive document help for paper documents 192 1998
6,658,151 Extracting information from symbolically compressed document images 81 1999
6,772,338 Device for transfering data between an unconscious capture device and another device 71 1999
6,804,659 Content based web advertising 265 2000
* 6,671,684 Method and apparatus for simultaneous highlighting of a physical version of a document and an electronic version of a document 63 2000
2004/0078,749 Techniques for determining electronic document information for paper documents 40 2002
7,124,093 Method, system and computer code for content based web advertising 71 2004
 
GYG TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2004/0260,618 Home shopping system 46 2003
 
THALES (1)
2004/0073,874 Device for retrieving data from a knowledge-based text 53 2003
 
Carlson Companies, Inc. (1)
2005/0144,074 Computer implemented method and system for on-line redemption of coupons 114 2004
 
RECOGNITION INTERFACE, INC. (1)
6,638,317 Apparatus and method for generating digest according to hierarchical structure of topic 81 1998
 
III HOLDINGS 6, LLC (1)
2006/0080,314 System with user directed enrichment and import/export control 82 2005
 
MARSHALL FEATURE RECOGNITION, LLC (7)
5,932,863 Method and apparatus for accessing electric data via a familiar printed medium 355 1996
6,827,259 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 61 2000
6,824,057 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 138 2001
6,827,267 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 117 2001
6,830,187 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 118 2001
6,830,188 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 65 2001
6,834,804 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 122 2001
 
Metrologic Instruments, Inc. (3)
5,905,251 Hand-held portable WWW access terminal with visual display panel and GUI-based WWW browser program integrated with bar code symbol reader in a hand-supportable housing 420 1997
6,321,991 Web-based television system and method for enabling a viewer to access and display HTML-encoded documents located on the World Wide Web (WWW) by reading bar code symbols printed in a WWW-site guide using a wireless bar-code driven remote control device 181 1999
2003/0098,352 Handheld imaging device employing planar light illumination and linear imaging with image-based velocity detection and aspect ratio compensation 70 2002
 
HTC CORPORATION (1)
7,151,864 Information research initiated from a scanned image media 71 2002
 
ImageTag, Inc. (1)
6,192,165 Apparatus and method for digital filing 209 1997
 
ASCENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,115,482 Voice-output reading system with gesture-based navigation 300 1998
 
KENT RIDGE DIGITAL LABS (1)
6,311,152 System for chinese tokenization and named entity recognition 171 2000
 
YAHOO! INC. (2)
2002/0052,747 Method and system of interpreting and presenting web content using a voice browser 101 2001
* 2008/0071,775 System And Method For Ranking Items 53 2007
 
LIFEPROXY LLC (1)
2002/0038,282 Buyer-side auction dynamic pricing agent, system, method and computer program product 45 2001
 
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION (1)
5,146,404 Electronic maintenance support work station 111 1986
 
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. (1)
6,417,797 System for A multi-purpose portable imaging device and methods for using same 130 1999
 
NCR CORPORATION (2)
5,920,694 Annotation of computer video displays 217 1997
6,744,938 Retail terminal utilizing an imaging scanner for product attribute identification and consumer interactive querying 65 2000
 
Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,890,230 Electronic dictionary 75 1987
 
Topaz Systems, Inc. (1)
6,307,955 Electronic signature management system 229 1998
 
GOINS, WILLIAM E. (3)
5,933,829 Automatic access of electronic information through secure machine-readable codes on printed documents 576 1997
6,199,048 System and method for automatic access of a remote computer over a network 579 1999
6,108,656 Automatic access of electronic information through machine-readable codes on printed documents 481 1999
 
Hand Held Products, Inc. (1)
2003/0001,018 Optical reader comprising good read indicator 91 2002
 
ELITE LINE SERVICES, INC. (1)
4,776,464 Automated article handling system and process 165 1985
 
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
7,174,054 Method and system for access to electronic images of text based on user ownership of corresponding physical text 83 2003
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (1)
5,684,873 Quick dialing in personal mobile phone 73 1996
 
ASSOCIATIVE COMPUTING, INC. (3)
6,249,606 Method and system for gesture category recognition and training using a feature vector 298 1998
6,088,731 Intelligent assistant for use with a local computer and with the internet 227 1998
6,735,632 Intelligent assistant for use with a local computer and with the internet 160 1999
 
TWITTER, INC. (1)
6,356,281 Method and apparatus for displaying translucent overlapping graphical objects on a computer monitor 89 1995
 
TIME DOMAIN CORPORATION (1)
2002/0135,815 Hand-held scanner with impulse radio wireless interface 54 2001
 
CIRQUE CORPORATION (1)
5,767,457 Apparatus and method for audible feedback from input device 332 1995
 
CYBERNET SYSTEMS CORPORATION (2)
6,681,031 Gesture-controlled interfaces for self-service machines and other applications 495 1999
6,801,637 Optical body tracker 364 2001
 
BMC Micro-Industries Ltd. (1)
5,355,146 Multi-directional hand scanner and mouse 171 1991
 
Advanced Recognition Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,982,929 Pattern recognition method and system 79 1995
 
VERIMATRIX (1)
2002/0029,350 Web based human services conferencing network 160 2001
 
GATEWAY, INC. (1)
6,504,138 Media scanner 52 2001
 
ORACLE OTC SUBSIDIARY LLC (1)
6,012,071 Distributed electronic publishing system 160 1997
 
DOCUSTREAM, INC. (1)
5,852,676 Method and apparatus for locating and identifying fields within a document 75 1995
 
SILICON STEMCELL, LLC (3)
2001/0001,854 Printed medium activated interactive communication 170 2001
2001/0003,176 Printed medium activated interactive communication 55 2001
2001/0003,177 Printed medium activated interactive communication 93 2001
 
NTT DOCOMO, INC. (1)
2002/0150,228 Mobile communication system, resource switching method thereof, network control apparatus included therein, same and network control method 13 2002
 
ALSTOM (1)
6,318,087 Degassing system for power plants 51 2000
 
STEVEN M. HOFFBERG 2004-1 GRAT (2)
5,774,357 Human factored interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus 435 1995
5,920,477 Human factored interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus 366 1995
 
DAVID H. SITRICK (1)
6,508,706 Electronic interactive gaming apparatus, system and methodology 86 2001
 
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION (3)
6,181,343 System and method for permitting three-dimensional navigation through a virtual reality environment using camera-based gesture inputs 436 1997
6,195,104 System and method for permitting three-dimensional navigation through a virtual reality environment using camera-based gesture inputs 192 1997
6,539,931 Ball throwing assistant 352 2001
 
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (1)
2002/0091,569 Electronic coupon system 286 2001
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION OF NORTH AMERICA (1)
5,754,308 System and method for archiving digital versions of documents and for generating quality printed documents therefrom 118 1995
 
NORAND CORPORATION (1)
5,418,684 Hand-held data capture system with interchangeable modules 84 1994
 
SCANBUY, INC. (1)
2002/0016,750 System and method for scan-based input, storage and retrieval of information over an interactive communication network 80 2001
 
Pitney Bowes Inc. (2)
7,110,576 System and method for authenticating a mailpiece sender 62 2002
2003/0214,528 Method for managing the annotation of documents 63 2003
 
HITACHI, LTD. (10)
4,748,678 Method of storing and retrieving image data 101 1986
4,985,863 Document storage and retrieval system 201 1990
5,732,227 Interactive information processing system responsive to user manipulation of physical objects and displayed images 126 1995
5,990,878 Sign language editing apparatus 68 1996
5,734,923 Apparatus for interactively editing and outputting sign language information using graphical user interface 94 1996
5,699,441 Continuous sign-language recognition apparatus and input apparatus 97 1996
6,128,003 Hand gesture recognition system and method 552 1997
6,181,778 Chronological telephone system 65 1998
6,477,239 Sign language telephone device 82 2000
7,224,820 Electronic document, genuineness management method for print medium thereof, genuineness management system, program, and program recording medium 61 2003
 
Wizcom Technologies, Ltd. (2)
6,270,013 Hand-holdable optical scanner particularly useful as electronic translator 56 1999
6,104,845 Hand-held scanner with rotary position detector 89 1999
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (3)
5,745,116 Intuitive gesture-based graphical user interface 349 1996
6,486,874 Method of pre-caching user interaction elements using input device position 100 2000
7,057,607 Application-independent text entry for touch-sensitive display 142 2003
 
APPLE INC. (25)
5,398,310 Pointing gesture based computer note pad paging and scrolling interface 278 1992
5,404,442 Visible clipboard for graphical computer environments 159 1992
5,677,710 Recognition keypad 234 1993
5,583,542 Method for deleting objects on a computer display 96 1993
5,563,996 Computer note pad including gesture based note division tools and method 197 1993
5,596,697 Method for routing items within a computer system 171 1993
5,612,719 Gesture sensitive buttons for graphical user interfaces 268 1994
6,154,758 Text conversion method for computer systems 112 1994
6,052,481 Automatic method for scoring and clustering prototypes of handwritten stroke-based data 133 1994
5,594,640 Method and apparatus for correcting words 104 1994
5,590,256 Method for manipulating notes on a computer display 78 1994
5,590,219 Method and apparatus for recognizing gestures on a computer system 168 1995
5,838,889 Method and apparatus for flipping a double-sided graphic image having different sized first and second sides 142 1995
5,602,570 Method for deleting objects on a computer display 94 1995
5,592,566 Method and apparatus for computerized recognition 171 1995
5,594,810 Method and apparatus for recognizing gestures on a computer system 175 1995
5,581,681 Pointing gesture based computer note pad paging and scrolling interface 164 1995
5,710,831 Method for correcting handwriting on a pen-based computer 120 1995
5,713,045 System for processing user events with input device entity associated with event producer which further links communication from event consumer to the event producer 97 1995
5,682,439 Boxed input correction system and method for pen based computer systems 165 1995
5,754,939 System for generation of user profiles for a system for customized electronic identification of desirable objects 1400 1995
5,627,960 Unified hierarchical and tear off menus in a graphical event-driven computer system 79 1996
6,115,724 Method and apparatus for displaying a double-sided graphic image 88 1997
6,323,846 Method and apparatus for integrating manual input 1476 1999
6,571,193 Method, apparatus and system for recognizing actions 160 2000
 
APPLE COMPUTER, INC. (5)
5,465,325 Method and apparatus for manipulating inked objects 93 1993
5,367,453 Method and apparatus for correcting words 147 1993
5,500,937 Method and apparatus for editing an inked object while simultaneously displaying its recognized object 146 1993
5,555,363 Resetting the case of text on a computer display 70 1993
6,021,218 System and method for organizing recognized and unrecognized objects on a computer display 86 1994
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (6)
5,093,873 Electronic filing apparatus using part of read image information as retrieval information 68 1990
5,581,276 3D human interface apparatus using motion recognition based on dynamic image processing 357 1993
6,111,580 Apparatus and method for controlling an electronic device with user action 141 1996
5,990,893 Data input device and method 104 1997
5,995,643 Image input system based on finger collation 53 1998
6,118,888 Multi-modal interface apparatus and method 158 1998
 
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
6,307,952 Apparatus for detecting guest interactions and method therefore 63 1999
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (21)
5,157,384 Advanced user interface 216 1989
5,146,552 Method for associating annotation with electronically published material 318 1990
5,252,951 Graphical user interface with gesture recognition in a multiapplication environment 483 1991
5,243,149 Method and apparatus for improving the paper interface to computing systems 163 1992
5,784,504 Disambiguating input strokes of a stylus-based input devices for gesture or character recognition 78 1994
5,404,458 Recognizing the cessation of motion of a pointing device on a display by comparing a group of signals to an anchor point 139 1994
5,570,113 Computer based pen system and method for automatically cancelling unwanted gestures and preventing anomalous signals as inputs to such system 139 1994
5,907,328 Automatic and configurable viewpoint switching in a 3D scene 109 1997
6,092,038 System and method for providing lossless compression of n-gram language models in a real-time decoder 89 1998
6,421,453 Apparatus and methods for user recognition employing behavioral passwords 305 1998
6,418,433 System and method for focussed web crawling 249 1999
6,356,899 Method for interactively creating an information database including preferred information elements, such as preferred-authority, world wide web pages 275 1999
6,476,834 Dynamic creation of selectable items on surfaces 384 1999
6,546,385 Method and apparatus for indexing and searching content in hardcopy documents 144 1999
6,489,970 Means for specifying direct manipulation relationships on hierarchically structured visuals 71 1999
6,833,936 Method and apparatus for capturing information from a document 55 2000
6,538,187 Method and system for writing common music notation (CMN) using a digital pen 72 2001
2002/0194,143 Method and system for usage-based pricing of E-content 62 2001
7,246,118 Method and system for automated collaboration using electronic book highlights and notations 149 2001
7,103,848 Handheld electronic book reader with annotation and usage tracking capabilities 120 2001
6,725,125 Smart filing system 50 2002
 
EVEREX SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,247,285 Standup portable personal computer with detachable wireless keyboard and adjustable display 130 1992
5,251,106 Stackable enclosure for electronic devices 77 1992
 
JOLLIFY MANAGEMENT LIMITED (1)
6,947,930 Systems and methods for interactive search query refinement 303 2003
 
LENOVO PC INTERNATIONAL (1)
6,630,924 Gesture sensing split keyboard and approach for capturing keystrokes 118 2000
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,538,072 Optical wand for reading OCR characters and bar code marks 87 1983
 
CHECKFREE CORPORATION (1)
6,678,664 Cashless transactions without credit cards, debit cards or checks 136 1999
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
7,136,814 Syntax-driven, operator assisted voice recognition system and methods 54 2000
 
SOUND VIEW INNOVATIONS, LLC (1)
5,732,214 System for universal archival service where transfer is initiated by user or service and storing information at multiple locations for user selected degree of confidence 96 1995
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (4)
6,476,830 Virtual objects for building a community in a virtual world 241 1996
6,040,840 Virtual clay system and its method of simulation 76 1998
6,686,844 Human interface system using a plurality of sensors 55 2003
2004/0044,576 Advertisement effect measuring method measuring the effectiveness of an advertisement placed in a printed matter, and a program for causing a computer to execute these methods 65 2003
 
Fairlight Instruments Pty. Limited (1)
4,829,872 Detection of musical gestures 65 1988
 
Everex Ti Corporation (4)
4,901,364 Interactive optical scanner system 63 1986
4,949,391 Adaptive image acquisition system 187 1987
4,804,949 Hand-held optical scanner and computer mouse 142 1987
D306162 Hand-held OCR scanner 53 1987
 
BRIGHT SUN TECHNOLOGIES (1)
2005/0086,309 System and method for seamlessly bringing external services into instant messaging session 142 2003
 
SARNOFF CORPORATION (1)
2002/0038,456 Method and system for the automatic production and distribution of media content using the internet 106 2001
 
HARRIS CORPORATION (1)
5,062,143 Trigram-based method of language identification 140 1990
 
Wang Laboratories, Inc. (3)
4,805,099 Retrieval of related records from a relational database 125 1988
5,625,833 Document annotation & manipulation in a data processing system 195 1995
5,991,441 Real time handwriting recognition system 116 1995
 
CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. (2)
5,083,218 Hand-held image reading apparatus 80 1990
6,366,288 Image display control apparatus for displaying images corresponding to action of an object 55 2000
 
SMK-LINK ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
6,396,523 Home entertainment device remote control 211 2000
 
INTELLIGENT COMPUTER MUSIC SYSTEMS (2)
4,526,078 Interactive music composition and performance system 90 1982
4,716,804 Interactive music performance system 69 1985
 
ATI INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6,351,222 Method and apparatus for receiving an input by an entertainment device 74 1998
 
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. (1)
5,867,795 Portable electronic device with transceiver and visual image display 215 1996
 
FONIX CORPORATION (1)
6,438,523 Processing handwritten and hand-drawn input and speech input 139 1999
 
AMCOR LIMITED (1)
6,688,081 Method for reducing headspace gas 54 2001
 
PIXART IMAGING INC. (1)
6,144,366 Method and apparatus for generating information input using reflected light image of target object 187 1997
 
TOMTOM GLOBAL ASSETS B.V. (2)
5,862,256 Distinguishing gestures from handwriting in a pen based computer by size discrimination 147 1996
5,864,635 Distinguishing gestures from handwriting in a pen based computer by stroke analysis 156 1996
 
Go Corporation (1)
5,347,295 Control of a computer through a position-sensed stylus 458 1990
 
MODERN CARTOONS, LTD. (1)
6,049,327 System for data management based onhand gestures 90 1997
 
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
6,577,953 Device for use with a portable inertial navigation system (PINS) and method for processing PINS signals 52 2002
6,615,136 Method of increasing location accuracy in an inertial navigational device 54 2002
 
INNOVATREND, INC. (1)
2005/0005,168 Verified personal information database 79 2004
 
HOLOPLEX (1)
6,075,895 Methods and apparatus for gesture recognition based on templates 220 1997
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (1)
6,868,193 Method and apparatus for varying automated data processing 70 2000
 
O.S.P. PUBLISHING, INC. (1)
5,568,452 Alarm clock 62 1991
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (29)
6,097,392 Method and system of altering an attribute of a graphic object in a pen environment 96 1992
5,550,930 Method and system for training a handwriting recognizer at the time of misrecognition 102 1993
5,517,578 Method and apparatus for grouping and manipulating electronic representations of handwriting, printing and drawings 184 1993
5,946,406 Method and system for data entry of handwritten symbols 60 1993
5,956,423 Method and system for data entry of handwritten symbols 70 1994
5,701,424 Palladian menus and methods relating thereto 134 1995
5,768,418 Unintended results detection in a pen-based computer system 70 1995
5,880,731 Use of avatars with automatic gesturing and bounded interaction in on-line chat session 539 1995
6,069,622 Method and system for generating comic panels 97 1996
5,781,723 System and method for self-identifying a portable information device to a computing unit 190 1996
6,021,403 Intelligent user assistance facility 469 1996
5,864,848 Goal-driven information interpretation and extraction system 273 1997
6,072,494 Method and apparatus for real-time gesture recognition 609 1997
6,546,405 Annotating temporally-dimensioned multimedia content 306 1997
6,638,314 Method of web crawling utilizing crawl numbers 175 1998
6,381,602 Enforcing access control on resources at a location other than the source location 145 1999
6,269,187 Method and system for data entry of handwritten symbols 68 1999
6,484,156 Accessing annotations across multiple target media streams 243 1999
6,970,915 Streaming content over a telephone interface 227 1999
6,510,417 System and method for voice access to internet-based information 387 2000
6,938,024 Transmitting information given constrained resources 61 2000
6,931,592 Reviewing and merging electronic documents 71 2000
6,898,592 Scoping queries in a search engine 58 2000
6,788,815 System and method for accepting disparate types of user input 106 2001
6,791,536 Simulating gestures of a pointing device using a stylus and providing feedback thereto 79 2001
6,594,616 System and method for providing a mobile input device 98 2001
7,079,713 Method and system for displaying and linking ink objects with recognized text and objects 65 2002
* 2004/0268,237 Leveraging markup language data for semantically labeling text strings and data and for providing actions based on semantically labeled text strings and data 74 2003
2007/0005,570 Searching for content using voice search queries 140 2005
 
LEAPFROG ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
2004/0206,809 Study aid apparatus and method of using study aid apparatus 55 2004
 
INNOVENTIONS, INC. (1)
6,466,198 View navigation and magnification of a hand-held device with a display 335 2000
 
HITACHI SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CO., LTD. (1)
5,717,846 Method and system for drawing network diagrams 47 1994
 
PSC SCANNING, INC. (2)
5,229,590 Dome-shaped handheld laser scanner 62 1991
6,042,012 Method and apparatus for reading images without need for self-generated illumination source 119 1998
 
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (3)
6,115,053 Computer animation method and system for synthesizing human-like gestures and actions 107 1994
6,031,525 Method and apparatus for writing 84 1998
6,317,132 Computer animation method for creating computer generated animated characters 65 2000
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
6,335,725 Method of partitioning a touch screen for data input 96 1999
 
LOBAR CODE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. DBA SCANAPS (1)
7,240,843 Universal club card and real-time coupon validation 98 2003
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (1)
6,766,956 System and method for using portable device with bar-code scanner 106 2001
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
2002/0198,027 Convenient dialing of names and numbers from a phone without alpha keypad 83 2001
 
Sextant Avionique (1)
5,668,573 Management method for a man-machine interaction system 59 1995
 
GLOBALBRAIN.NET INC. (1)
6,421,675 Search engine 689 1998
 
UO! IP OF DELAWARE, LLC (1)
6,704,699 Language acquisition aide 59 2001
 
ORBIDEX (1)
2002/0013,781 System and method of searchin and gathering information on-line and off-line 64 2001
 
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (2)
5,799,219 System and method for remote image communication and processing using data recorded on photographic film 151 1996
6,688,525 Apparatus and method for reading a coded pattern 64 1999
 
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5,543,591 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 502 1994
5,889,236 Pressure sensitive scrollbar feature 431 1995
5,880,411 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 959 1996
6,610,936 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 332 1997
6,057,845 System, method, and apparatus for generation and recognizing universal commands 181 1997
6,028,271 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 223 1998
6,414,671 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 424 1998
6,380,931 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 363 2001
6,750,852 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 184 2003
 
IMPLICIT, LLC (1)
6,507,349 Direct manipulation of displayed content 75 2000
 
BEHAVIOR DESIGN CORPORATION (1)
5,418,717 Multiple score language processing system 244 1991
 
F. POSZAT HU, L.L.C. (2)
6,587,835 Shopping assistance with handheld computing device 1082 2000
2003/0046,307 Using hyperbolic trees to visualize data generated by patent-centric and group-oriented data processing 143 2002
 
CLARION CO., LTD. (1)
7,299,186 Speech input system, speech portal server, and speech input terminal 83 2005
 
AT&T CORP. (4)
6,154,222 Method for defining animation parameters for an animation definition interface 65 1998
6,244,873 Wireless myoelectric control apparatus and methods 93 1999
6,483,513 Method for defining MPEP 4 animation parameters for an animation definition interface 60 2000
6,690,358 Display control for hand-held devices 94 2000
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KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
* 7,865,490 Document data creating apparatus, document data creating method and control program of the same 0 2007
* 2008/0256,105 Document data creating apparatus, document data creating method and control program of the same 28 2007
* 2010/0145,988 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR MANAGING IMAGE DATA, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM FOR COMPUTER PROGRAM 0 2009
 
SONY CORPORATION (2)
* 9,538,021 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, recording medium, and information processing system 0 2012
* 2013/0057,746 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, RECORDING MEDIUM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM 0 2012
 
Helix Systems Incorporated (1)
* 2014/0067,631 Systems and Methods for Processing Structured Data from a Document Image 3 2013
 
GOOGLE INC. (55)
8,515,816 Aggregate analysis of text captures performed by multiple users from rendered documents 2 2005
8,214,387 Document enhancement system and method 22 2005
8,019,648 Search engines and systems with handheld document data capture devices 10 2005
8,713,418 Adding value to a rendered document 4 2005
8,005,720 Applying scanned information to identify content 16 2005
7,990,556 Association of a portable scanner with input/output and storage devices 6 2006
8,081,849 Portable scanning and memory device 5 2007
8,146,156 Archive of text captures from rendered documents 47 2008
* 2009/0077,658 ARCHIVE OF TEXT CAPTURES FROM RENDERED DOCUMENTS 83 2008
* 2010/0092,095 DATA GATHERING IN DIGITAL AND RENDERED DOCUMENT ENVIRONMENTS 76 2008
8,619,287 System and method for information gathering utilizing form identifiers 0 2009
8,447,144 Data capture from rendered documents using handheld device 1 2009
8,442,331 Capturing text from rendered documents using supplemental information 2 2009
* 2010/0183,246 DATA CAPTURE FROM RENDERED DOCUMENTS USING HANDHELD DEVICE 53 2009
8,489,624 Processing techniques for text capture from a rendered document 4 2010
8,638,363 Automatically capturing information, such as capturing information using a document-aware device 3 2010
8,418,055 Identifying a document by performing spectral analysis on the contents of the document 22 2010
8,064,700 Method and system for character recognition 9 2010
8,990,235 Automatically providing content associated with captured information, such as information captured in real-time 17 2010
8,447,066 Performing actions based on capturing information from rendered documents, such as documents under copyright 68 2010
8,874,504 Processing techniques for visual capture data from a rendered document 3 2010
* 2011/0022,940 PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR VISUAL CAPTURE DATA FROM A RENDERED DOCUMENT 50 2010
8,793,162 Adding information or functionality to a rendered document via association with an electronic counterpart 1 2010
* 2011/0019,020 ADDING INFORMATION OR FUNCTIONALITY TO A RENDERED DOCUMENT VIA ASSOCIATION WITH AN ELECTRONIC COUNTERPART 51 2010
8,600,196 Optical scanners, such as hand-held optical scanners 2 2010
8,261,094 Secure data gathering from rendered documents 2 2010
8,903,759 Determining actions involving captured information and electronic content associated with rendered documents 0 2010
* 2011/0072,395 DETERMINING ACTIONS INVOLVING CAPTURED INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC CONTENT ASSOCIATED WITH RENDERED DOCUMENTS 46 2010
* 2011/0075,228 SCANNER HAVING CONNECTED AND UNCONNECTED OPERATIONAL BEHAVIORS 44 2010
8,346,620 Automatic modification of web pages 13 2010
8,179,563 Portable scanning device 14 2010
8,621,349 Publishing techniques for adding value to a rendered document 1 2010
8,619,147 Handheld device for capturing text from both a document printed on paper and a document displayed on a dynamic display device 4 2010
8,620,760 Methods and systems for initiating application processes by data capture from rendered documents 0 2010
8,799,303 Establishing an interactive environment for rendered documents 0 2010
* 2011/0154,507 ESTABLISHING AN INTERACTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR RENDERED DOCUMENTS 29 2010
9,454,764 Contextual dynamic advertising based upon captured rendered text 0 2010
* 2011/0035,289 CONTEXTUAL DYNAMIC ADVERTISING BASED UPON CAPTURED RENDERED TEXT 69 2010
9,081,799 Using gestalt information to identify locations in printed information 0 2010
9,323,784 Image search using text-based elements within the contents of images 1 2010
8,447,111 Triggering actions in response to optically or acoustically capturing keywords from a rendered document 3 2011
* 2011/0150,335 Triggering Actions in Response to Optically or Acoustically Capturing Keywords from a Rendered Document 28 2011
8,620,083 Method and system for character recognition 3 2011
8,505,090 Archive of text captures from rendered documents 3 2012
9,268,852 Search engines and systems with handheld document data capture devices 0 2012
8,799,099 Processing techniques for text capture from a rendered document 0 2012
8,781,228 Triggering actions in response to optically or acoustically capturing keywords from a rendered document 1 2012
9,275,051 Automatic modification of web pages 0 2012
8,831,365 Capturing text from rendered documents using supplement information 1 2013
9,075,779 Performing actions based on capturing information from rendered documents, such as documents under copyright 1 2013
9,143,638 Data capture from rendered documents using handheld device 1 2013
8,953,886 Method and system for character recognition 1 2013
9,030,699 Association of a portable scanner with input/output and storage devices 0 2013
9,116,890 Triggering actions in response to optically or acoustically capturing keywords from a rendered document 1 2014
9,514,134 Triggering actions in response to optically or acoustically capturing keywords from a rendered document 0 2015
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (2)
* 8,170,338 Information processing apparatus and method for correcting electronic information obtained from handwritten information 1 2008
* 2008/0292,191 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD 2 2008
 
WANG, JUI-CHANG (1)
* 2009/0125,299 Speech recognition system 10 2007
 
STEVEN M. HOFFBERG 2004-1 GRAT (2)
8,892,495 Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-interface therefore 0 2013
9,535,563 Internet appliance system and method 0 2013
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (2)
* 2008/0267,504 METHOD, DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR INTEGRATING CODE-BASED AND OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGIES INTO A MOBILE VISUAL SEARCH 112 2007
* 2012/0027,301 METHOD, DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR INTEGRATING CODE-BASED AND OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGIES INTO A MOBILE VISUAL SEARCH 7 2011
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