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, CA11777

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Grover, Dale L Ann Arbor, MI 126 4962
King, Martin T Vashon Island, WA 147 5899
Kushler, Clifford A Lynnwood, WA 149 5920
Stafford-Fraser, James Q Cambridge, GB 113 3242

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6,825,956 Method and system for composition and delivery of electronic mail with coded marks 44 2002
7,299,969 Mark-coded surface with function flags 37 2002
 
UNIVERSITY, EAST CAROLINA (1)
6,754,632 Methods and devices for delivering exogenously generated speech signals to enhance fluency in persons who stutter 67 2000
 
E-BOOK SYSTEMS PTE LTD (1)
6,725,203 Method and system for advertisement using internet browser to insert advertisements 92 2000
 
TEXTWISE LLC (1)
6,026,388 User interface and other enhancements for natural language information retrieval system and method 635 1996
 
SECURACQUISITION CORP. (1)
6,721,921 Method and system for annotating documents using an independent annotation repository 87 2000
 
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC (1)
6,449,616 Methods and apparatus for distributing supplemental information related to printed articles 63 1999
 
Gedanken Corporation (1)
6,085,162 Translation system and method in which words are translated by a specialized dictionary and then a general dictionary 96 1996
 
TREY DATA CONSULTANTS LLC (1)
6,697,838 Method and system for annotating information resources in connection with browsing, in both connected and disconnected states 81 2000
 
Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,636,848 Document information filing system with a single display device 46 1984
 
DSI DATOTECH SYSTEMS INC. (1)
5,203,704 Method of communication using pointing vector gestures and mnemonic devices to assist in learning point vector gestures 55 1990
 
REMBRANDT PORTABLE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIES, LP (1)
6,184,847 Intuitive control of portable data displays 113 1999
 
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. (4)
6,252,598 Video hand image computer interface 81 1997
6,147,678 Video hand image-three-dimensional computer interface with multiple degrees of freedom 300 1998
6,204,852 Video hand image three-dimensional computer interface 89 1998
6,624,833 Gesture-based input interface system with shadow detection 205 2000
 
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. (1)
2003/0200,152 Wireless shopping system and method 43 2002
 
THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (1)
5,360,971 Apparatus and method for eye tracking interface 75 1993
 
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
6,677,969 Instruction recognition system having gesture recognition function 78 1999
 
CUSTOM SPEECH USA, INC. (1)
2003/0004,724 Speech recognition program mapping tool to align an audio file to verbatim text 50 2002
 
TOBII TECHNOLOGY AB (1)
6,577,329 Method and system for relevance feedback through gaze tracking and ticker interfaces 117 1999
 
willam y. conwell (1)
2003/0040,957 ADVERTISING EMPLOYING WATERMARKING 147 1999
 
RPX CORPORATION (33)
5,821,925 Collaborative work environment supporting three-dimensional objects and multiple remote participants 114 1996
6,098,106 Method for controlling a computer with an audio signal 258 1998
6,219,057 Collaborative work environment supporting three-dimensional objects and multiple, remote participants 72 1998
6,526,449 Method and apparatus for controlling a computer from a remote location 133 1999
6,615,268 Method for controlling a computer using an embedded unique code in the content of dat media 66 1999
6,629,133 Interactive doll 53 1999
6,643,692 Method for controlling a computer using an embedded unique code in the content of video tape media 50 1999
6,745,234 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location by scanning an optical code 137 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 64 1999
6,701,354 Method for interconnecting two locations over a network in response to using a tool 61 1999
6,826,592 Digital ID for selecting web browser and use preferences of a user during use of a web application 50 1999
6,829,650 Method and apparatus for opening and launching a web browser in response to an audible signal 64 1999
6,836,799 Method and apparatus for tracking user profile and habits on a global network 108 1999
D432539 Keystroke automator 44 2000
6,594,705 Method and apparatus for utilizing an audibly coded signal to conduct commerce over the internet 65 2000
6,636,896 Method and apparatus for utilizing an audibly coded signal to conduct commerce over the internet 76 2000
6,708,208 Unique bar code for indicating a link between a product and a remote location on a web network 75 2000
6,377,986 Routing string indicative of a location of a database on a web associated with a product in commerce 141 2000
6,816,894 Method for interfacing scanned product information with a source for the product over a global network 64 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 53 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 72 2000
6,701,369 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location by sensing a machine-resolvable code 112 2000
6,725,260 Method and apparatus for configuring configurable equipment with configuration information received from a remote location 153 2000
6,792,452 Method for configuring a piece of equipment with the use of an associated machine resolvable code 88 2000
6,631,404 Method and system for conducting a contest using a network 81 2000
6,688,522 Unique bar code 69 2000
6,384,744 Method and system for data transmission from an optical reader 169 2000
6,636,892 Method for conducting a contest using a network 80 2000
6,791,588 Method for conducting a contest using a network 78 2000
6,758,398 Optical reader with ultraviolet wavelength capability 66 2000
6,754,698 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location with an optical reader having a dedicated memory system 49 2000
6,823,388 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location with an optical reader having a programmable memory system 59 2000
6,694,356 Remote control having an optical indicia reader 54 2000
 
ENTRYPOINT, INC. (1)
7,062,706 Method and apparatus for populating a form with data 81 2003
 
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,118,899 Method for lossless bandwidth compression of a series of glyphs 87 1999
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,796,866 Apparatus and method for editing handwritten stroke 55 1994
5,832,474 Document search and retrieval system with partial match searching of user-drawn annotations 262 1996
6,625,335 Method and apparatus for assigning keywords to documents 52 2000
 
MINNIE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
4,941,125 Information storage and retrieval system 108 1984
 
TREND MICRO INCORPORATED (1)
5,452,442 Methods and apparatus for evaluating and extracting signatures of computer viruses and other undesirable software entities 223 1995
 
SONY CORPORATION (3)
6,240,207 Handwriting input display apparatus having improved speed in changing display of entered handwriting 44 1994
6,532,007 Method, apparatus and presentation medium for multiple auras in a virtual shared space 61 1999
6,509,707 Information processing device, information processing method and storage medium 62 2000
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (2)
5,663,808 Device and method for automatically transmitting documents in a facsimile system 43 1995
2007/0208,561 Method and apparatus for searching multimedia data using speech recognition in mobile device 44 2007
 
XXENT CORP. (1)
6,157,935 Remote data access and management system 368 1996
 
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB (1)
2007/0249,406 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RETRIEVING INFORMATION 39 2006
 
JAMINA CORPORATION (1)
6,454,626 Motion expressible toy 45 2001
 
ASSOCIATED INVESTMENT COMPANY VENTURES, INC., 5801 TROWBRIDGE, EL PASO, TEXAS 79925 A TEXAS CORP. (1)
4,610,025 Cryptographic analysis system 96 1984
 
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (1)
* 2004/0254,795 Speech input search system 39 2004
 
HARMONIC RESEARCH, INC. (1)
6,747,632 Wireless control device 121 2001
 
RECOVERY MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (1)
6,549,891 Method for managing inventory 109 1998
 
TWOCLICKAWAY (1)
6,691,123 Method for structuring and searching information 45 2000
 
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (2)
6,215,890 Hand gesture recognizing device 297 1998
6,256,400 Method and device for segmenting hand gestures 277 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 73 2000
 
BRIGHTERION, INC. (1)
2003/0009,495 Systems and methods for filtering electronic content 163 2001
 
SOQUE HOLDINGS, LTD. (1)
5,499,108 Document-driven scanning input device communicating with a computer 165 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 356 1997
 
NEOMEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (6)
6,434,561 Method and system for accessing electronic resources via machine-readable data on intelligent documents 231 1998
6,542,933 System and method of using machine-readable or human-readable linkage codes for accessing networked data resources 338 2000
6,651,053 Interactive system for investigating products on a network 288 2000
2001/0032,252 System and method for linking online resources to print media and authoring tool for same 110 2000
2002/0023,959 Multipurpose bar code scanner 77 2001
6,430,554 Interactive system for investigating products on a network 205 2001
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (11)
5,168,565 Document retrieval system 112 1989
5,119,081 Control apparatus of image filing system 75 1989
5,701,497 Telecommunication apparatus having a capability of translation 77 1994
5,867,597 High-speed retrieval by example 87 1995
6,369,811 Automatic adaptive document help for paper documents 172 1998
6,658,151 Extracting information from symbolically compressed document images 67 1999
6,772,338 Device for transfering data between an unconscious capture device and another device 58 1999
6,804,659 Content based web advertising 210 2000
* 6,671,684 Method and apparatus for simultaneous highlighting of a physical version of a document and an electronic version of a document 51 2000
2004/0078,749 Techniques for determining electronic document information for paper documents 35 2002
7,124,093 Method, system and computer code for content based web advertising 54 2004
 
GYG TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2004/0260,618 Home shopping system 35 2003
 
THALES (1)
2004/0073,874 Device for retrieving data from a knowledge-based text 41 2003
 
CARLSON COMPANIES, INC. (1)
2005/0144,074 Computer implemented method and system for on-line redemption of coupons 92 2004
 
NOKIA MOBILE PHONES LTD. (1)
5,684,873 Quick dialing in personal mobile phone 57 1996
 
RECOGNITION INTERFACE, INC. (1)
6,638,317 Apparatus and method for generating digest according to hierarchical structure of topic 58 1998
 
MARSHALL FEATURE RECOGNITION, LLC (7)
5,932,863 Method and apparatus for accessing electric data via a familiar printed medium 337 1996
6,827,259 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 49 2000
6,824,057 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 115 2001
6,827,267 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 94 2001
6,830,187 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 95 2001
6,830,188 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 53 2001
6,834,804 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 97 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 397 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 155 1999
2003/0098,352 Handheld imaging device employing planar light illumination and linear imaging with image-based velocity detection and aspect ratio compensation 57 2002
 
HTC CORPORATION (1)
7,151,864 Information research initiated from a scanned image media 52 2002
 
IMAGETAG, INC. (1)
6,192,165 Apparatus and method for digital filing 173 1997
 
Ascent Technology, Inc. (1)
6,115,482 Voice-output reading system with gesture-based navigation 210 1998
 
KENT RIDGE DIGITAL LABS (1)
6,311,152 System for chinese tokenization and named entity recognition 142 2000
 
YAHOO! INC. (2)
2002/0052,747 Method and system of interpreting and presenting web content using a voice browser 74 2001
* 2008/0071,775 System And Method For Ranking Items 38 2007
 
LIFEPROXY LLC (1)
2002/0038,282 Buyer-side auction dynamic pricing agent, system, method and computer program product 15 2001
 
Westinghouse Electric Corp. (1)
5,146,404 Electronic maintenance support work station 96 1986
 
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. (1)
6,417,797 System for A multi-purpose portable imaging device and methods for using same 93 1999
 
NCR CORPORATION (3)
6,356,281 Method and apparatus for displaying translucent overlapping graphical objects on a computer monitor 70 1995
5,920,694 Annotation of computer video displays 175 1997
6,744,938 Retail terminal utilizing an imaging scanner for product attribute identification and consumer interactive querying 51 2000
 
Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,890,230 Electronic dictionary 63 1987
 
TOPAZ SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,307,955 Electronic signature management system 190 1998
 
SRI INTERNATIONAL (1)
6,691,151 Unified messaging methods and systems for communication and cooperation among distributed agents in a computing environment 229 1999
 
GOINS, WILLIAM E. (3)
5,933,829 Automatic access of electronic information through secure machine-readable codes on printed documents 498 1997
6,199,048 System and method for automatic access of a remote computer over a network 492 1999
6,108,656 Automatic access of electronic information through machine-readable codes on printed documents 408 1999
 
HAND HELD PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
2003/0001,018 Optical reader comprising good read indicator 68 2002
 
ELITE LINE SERVICES, INC. (1)
4,776,464 Automated article handling system and process 150 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 61 2003
 
ASSOCIATIVE COMPUTING, INC. (3)
6,249,606 Method and system for gesture category recognition and training using a feature vector 206 1998
6,088,731 Intelligent assistant for use with a local computer and with the internet 179 1998
6,735,632 Intelligent assistant for use with a local computer and with the internet 116 1999
 
TIME DOMAIN CORPORATION (1)
2002/0135,815 Hand-held scanner with impulse radio wireless interface 41 2001
 
VENGTE SOFTWARE AG LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,587,835 Shopping assistance with handheld computing device 840 2000
 
CIRQUE CORPORATION (1)
5,767,457 Apparatus and method for audible feedback from input device 267 1995
 
CYBERNET SYSTEMS CORPORATION (2)
6,681,031 Gesture-controlled interfaces for self-service machines and other applications 306 1999
6,801,637 Optical body tracker 240 2001
 
BMC Micro-Industries Ltd. (1)
5,355,146 Multi-directional hand scanner and mouse 150 1991
 
Advanced Recognition Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,982,929 Pattern recognition method and system 67 1995
 
VERIMATRIX (1)
2002/0029,350 Web based human services conferencing network 117 2001
 
GATEWAY, INC. (1)
6,504,138 Media scanner 40 2001
 
ORACLE OTC SUBSIDIARY LLC (1)
6,012,071 Distributed electronic publishing system 142 1997
 
DOCUSTREAM, INC. (1)
5,852,676 Method and apparatus for locating and identifying fields within a document 60 1995
 
ALBERTI ANEMOMETER LLC (2)
5,966,126 Graphic user interface for database system 251 1996
6,326,962 Graphic user interface for database system 188 1999
 
SILICON STEMCELL, LLC (3)
2001/0001,854 Printed medium activated interactive communication 145 2001
2001/0003,176 Printed medium activated interactive communication 44 2001
2001/0003,177 Printed medium activated interactive communication 77 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 8 2002
 
ALSTOM (1)
6,318,087 Degassing system for power plants 39 2000
 
STEVEN M. HOFFBERG 2004-1 GRAT (2)
5,774,357 Human factored interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus 355 1995
5,920,477 Human factored interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus 331 1995
 
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 309 1997
6,195,104 System and method for permitting three-dimensional navigation through a virtual reality environment using camera-based gesture inputs 145 1997
6,539,931 Ball throwing assistant 235 2001
 
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (1)
2002/0091,569 Electronic coupon system 186 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 106 1995
 
KORISHIMA PROPERTY LLC (1)
6,344,906 Universal document scanner controller 66 1997
 
SCANBUY, INC. (1)
2002/0016,750 System and method for scan-based input, storage and retrieval of information over an interactive communication network 65 2001
 
GLOBAL LOCATE, INC. (1)
6,510,387 Correction of a pseudo-range model from a GPS almanac 185 2001
 
PITNEY BOWES INC. (2)
7,110,576 System and method for authenticating a mailpiece sender 49 2002
2003/0214,528 Method for managing the annotation of documents 47 2003
 
HITACHI, LTD. (11)
4,748,678 Method of storing and retrieving image data 89 1986
4,985,863 Document storage and retrieval system 174 1990
5,732,227 Interactive information processing system responsive to user manipulation of physical objects and displayed images 101 1995
5,990,878 Sign language editing apparatus 55 1996
5,734,923 Apparatus for interactively editing and outputting sign language information using graphical user interface 75 1996
5,699,441 Continuous sign-language recognition apparatus and input apparatus 75 1996
6,128,003 Hand gesture recognition system and method 395 1997
6,181,778 Chronological telephone system 49 1998
6,477,239 Sign language telephone device 66 2000
6,571,193 Method, apparatus and system for recognizing actions 118 2000
7,224,820 Electronic document, genuineness management method for print medium thereof, genuineness management system, program, and program recording medium 49 2003
 
WIZCOM TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (2)
6,270,013 Hand-holdable optical scanner particularly useful as electronic translator 44 1999
6,104,845 Hand-held scanner with rotary position detector 76 1999
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (2)
5,745,116 Intuitive gesture-based graphical user interface 270 1996
7,057,607 Application-independent text entry for touch-sensitive display 93 2003
 
APPLE INC. (24)
5,398,310 Pointing gesture based computer note pad paging and scrolling interface 222 1992
5,404,442 Visible clipboard for graphical computer environments 138 1992
5,677,710 Recognition keypad 171 1993
5,583,542 Method for deleting objects on a computer display 84 1993
5,563,996 Computer note pad including gesture based note division tools and method 150 1993
5,596,697 Method for routing items within a computer system 118 1993
5,612,719 Gesture sensitive buttons for graphical user interfaces 191 1994
6,154,758 Text conversion method for computer systems 87 1994
6,052,481 Automatic method for scoring and clustering prototypes of handwritten stroke-based data 90 1994
5,594,640 Method and apparatus for correcting words 91 1994
5,590,256 Method for manipulating notes on a computer display 61 1994
5,590,219 Method and apparatus for recognizing gestures on a computer system 120 1995
5,838,889 Method and apparatus for flipping a double-sided graphic image having different sized first and second sides 109 1995
5,602,570 Method for deleting objects on a computer display 81 1995
5,592,566 Method and apparatus for computerized recognition 134 1995
5,594,810 Method and apparatus for recognizing gestures on a computer system 136 1995
5,581,681 Pointing gesture based computer note pad paging and scrolling interface 124 1995
5,710,831 Method for correcting handwriting on a pen-based computer 98 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 85 1995
5,682,439 Boxed input correction system and method for pen based computer systems 148 1995
5,754,939 System for generation of user profiles for a system for customized electronic identification of desirable objects 1172 1995
5,627,960 Unified hierarchical and tear off menus in a graphical event-driven computer system 63 1996
6,115,724 Method and apparatus for displaying a double-sided graphic image 57 1997
6,323,846 Method and apparatus for integrating manual input 921 1999
 
APPLE COMPUTER, INC. (5)
5,465,325 Method and apparatus for manipulating inked objects 80 1993
5,367,453 Method and apparatus for correcting words 119 1993
5,500,937 Method and apparatus for editing an inked object while simultaneously displaying its recognized object 121 1993
5,555,363 Resetting the case of text on a computer display 57 1993
6,021,218 System and method for organizing recognized and unrecognized objects on a computer display 70 1994
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (7)
5,093,873 Electronic filing apparatus using part of read image information as retrieval information 56 1990
5,581,276 3D human interface apparatus using motion recognition based on dynamic image processing 286 1993
6,111,580 Apparatus and method for controlling an electronic device with user action 107 1996
5,990,893 Data input device and method 79 1997
6,144,366 Method and apparatus for generating information input using reflected light image of target object 152 1997
5,995,643 Image input system based on finger collation 41 1998
6,118,888 Multi-modal interface apparatus and method 120 1998
 
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
6,307,952 Apparatus for detecting guest interactions and method therefore 44 1999
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (23)
5,157,384 Advanced user interface 197 1989
5,146,552 Method for associating annotation with electronically published material 279 1990
5,252,951 Graphical user interface with gesture recognition in a multiapplication environment 364 1991
5,243,149 Method and apparatus for improving the paper interface to computing systems 149 1992
5,784,504 Disambiguating input strokes of a stylus-based input devices for gesture or character recognition 59 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 110 1994
5,570,113 Computer based pen system and method for automatically cancelling unwanted gestures and preventing anomalous signals as inputs to such system 98 1994
5,907,328 Automatic and configurable viewpoint switching in a 3D scene 93 1997
6,092,038 System and method for providing lossless compression of n-gram language models in a real-time decoder 71 1998
6,421,453 Apparatus and methods for user recognition employing behavioral passwords 200 1998
6,418,433 System and method for focussed web crawling 213 1999
6,356,899 Method for interactively creating an information database including preferred information elements, such as preferred-authority, world wide web pages 234 1999
6,476,834 Dynamic creation of selectable items on surfaces 266 1999
6,546,385 Method and apparatus for indexing and searching content in hardcopy documents 116 1999
6,489,970 Means for specifying direct manipulation relationships on hierarchically structured visuals 57 1999
6,833,936 Method and apparatus for capturing information from a document 42 2000
6,538,187 Method and system for writing common music notation (CMN) using a digital pen 58 2001
2002/0194,143 Method and system for usage-based pricing of E-content 45 2001
7,246,118 Method and system for automated collaboration using electronic book highlights and notations 101 2001
7,103,848 Handheld electronic book reader with annotation and usage tracking capabilities 80 2001
7,096,218 Search refinement graphical user interface 54 2002
6,725,125 Smart filing system 38 2002
7,121,469 System and method for selective processing of digital images 78 2002
 
EVEREX SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,247,285 Standup portable personal computer with detachable wireless keyboard and adjustable display 116 1992
5,251,106 Stackable enclosure for electronic devices 65 1992
 
JOLLIFY MANAGEMENT LIMITED (1)
6,947,930 Systems and methods for interactive search query refinement 245 2003
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,538,072 Optical wand for reading OCR characters and bar code marks 74 1983
 
CHECKFREE CORPORATION (1)
6,678,664 Cashless transactions without credit cards, debit cards or checks 116 1999
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
7,136,814 Syntax-driven, operator assisted voice recognition system and methods 41 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 80 1995
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (4)
6,476,830 Virtual objects for building a community in a virtual world 205 1996
6,040,840 Virtual clay system and its method of simulation 63 1998
6,686,844 Human interface system using a plurality of sensors 42 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 49 2003
 
Fairlight Instruments Pty. Limited (1)
4,829,872 Detection of musical gestures 53 1988
 
Everex Ti Corporation (4)
4,901,364 Interactive optical scanner system 52 1986
4,949,391 Adaptive image acquisition system 132 1987
4,804,949 Hand-held optical scanner and computer mouse 127 1987
D306162 Hand-held OCR scanner 40 1987
 
BRIGHT SUN TECHNOLOGIES (1)
2005/0086,309 System and method for seamlessly bringing external services into instant messaging session 98 2003
 
SARNOFF CORPORATION (1)
2002/0038,456 Method and system for the automatic production and distribution of media content using the internet 82 2001
 
HARRIS CORPORATION (1)
5,062,143 Trigram-based method of language identification 123 1990
 
Wang Laboratories, Inc. (2)
4,805,099 Retrieval of related records from a relational database 113 1988
5,991,441 Real time handwriting recognition system 82 1995
 
CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. (2)
5,083,218 Hand-held image reading apparatus 68 1990
6,366,288 Image display control apparatus for displaying images corresponding to action of an object 43 2000
 
SMK-LINK ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
6,396,523 Home entertainment device remote control 151 2000
 
INTELLIGENT COMPUTER MUSIC SYSTEMS (2)
4,526,078 Interactive music composition and performance system 78 1982
4,716,804 Interactive music performance system 57 1985
 
ATI INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6,351,222 Method and apparatus for receiving an input by an entertainment device 52 1998
 
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. (1)
5,867,795 Portable electronic device with transceiver and visual image display 195 1996
 
FONIX CORPORATION (1)
6,438,523 Processing handwritten and hand-drawn input and speech input 98 1999
 
AMCOR LIMITED (1)
6,688,081 Method for reducing headspace gas 42 2001
 
FARODALL MGMT. NY, L.L.C. (1)
6,704,024 Visual content browsing using rasterized representations 226 2000
 
TOMTOM GLOBAL ASSETS B.V. (2)
5,862,256 Distinguishing gestures from handwriting in a pen based computer by size discrimination 102 1996
5,864,635 Distinguishing gestures from handwriting in a pen based computer by stroke analysis 119 1996
 
Go Corporation (1)
5,347,295 Control of a computer through a position-sensed stylus 363 1990
 
MODERN CARTOONS, LTD. (1)
6,049,327 System for data management based onhand gestures 72 1997
 
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
6,577,953 Device for use with a portable inertial navigation system (PINS) and method for processing PINS signals 40 2002
6,615,136 Method of increasing location accuracy in an inertial navigational device 42 2002
 
INNOVATREND, INC. (1)
2005/0005,168 Verified personal information database 54 2004
 
HOLOPLEX, INC. (1)
6,075,895 Methods and apparatus for gesture recognition based on templates 172 1997
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (1)
6,868,193 Method and apparatus for varying automated data processing 58 2000
 
O.S.P. PUBLISHING, INC. (1)
5,568,452 Alarm clock 51 1991
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (4)
5,550,930 Method and system for training a handwriting recognizer at the time of misrecognition 88 1993
5,768,418 Unintended results detection in a pen-based computer system 57 1995
* 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 56 2003
2007/0005,570 Searching for content using voice search queries 111 2005
 
LEAPFROG ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
2004/0206,809 Study aid apparatus and method of using study aid apparatus 41 2004
 
INNOVENTIONS, INC. (1)
6,466,198 View navigation and magnification of a hand-held device with a display 255 2000
 
HITACHI SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CO., LTD. (1)
5,717,846 Method and system for drawing network diagrams 35 1994
 
PSC SCANNING, INC. (2)
5,229,590 Dome-shaped handheld laser scanner 49 1991
6,042,012 Method and apparatus for reading images without need for self-generated illumination source 89 1998
 
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (3)
6,115,053 Computer animation method and system for synthesizing human-like gestures and actions 76 1994
6,031,525 Method and apparatus for writing 67 1998
6,317,132 Computer animation method for creating computer generated animated characters 50 2000
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
6,335,725 Method of partitioning a touch screen for data input 72 1999
 
LOBAR CODE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. DBA SCANAPS (1)
7,240,843 Universal club card and real-time coupon validation 73 2003
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
2002/0198,027 Convenient dialing of names and numbers from a phone without alpha keypad 48 2001
 
Sextant Avionique (1)
5,668,573 Management method for a man-machine interaction system 45 1995
 
GLOBALBRAIN.NET INC. (1)
6,421,675 Search engine 568 1998
 
UO! IP OF DELAWARE, LLC (1)
6,704,699 Language acquisition aide 46 2001
 
ORBIDEX (1)
2002/0013,781 System and method of searchin and gathering information on-line and off-line 51 2001
 
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (2)
5,799,219 System and method for remote image communication and processing using data recorded on photographic film 139 1996
6,688,525 Apparatus and method for reading a coded pattern 50 1999
 
SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED (9)
5,543,591 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 381 1994
5,889,236 Pressure sensitive scrollbar feature 331 1995
5,880,411 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 622 1996
6,610,936 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 258 1997
6,057,845 System, method, and apparatus for generation and recognizing universal commands 142 1997
6,028,271 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 172 1998
6,414,671 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 332 1998
6,380,931 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 277 2001
6,750,852 Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition 146 2003
 
IMPLICIT, LLC (1)
6,507,349 Direct manipulation of displayed content 55 2000
 
BEHAVIOR DESIGN CORPORATION (1)
5,418,717 Multiple score language processing system 205 1991
 
CLARION CO., LTD. (1)
7,299,186 Speech input system, speech portal server, and speech input terminal 56 2005
 
AT&T CORP. (4)
6,154,222 Method for defining animation parameters for an animation definition interface 52 1998
6,244,873 Wireless myoelectric control apparatus and methods 69 1999
6,483,513 Method for defining MPEP 4 animation parameters for an animation definition interface 48 2000
6,690,358 Display control for hand-held devices 72 2000
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KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
* 7,865,490 Document data creating apparatus, document data creating method and control program of the same 0 2007
* 2010/0145,988 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR MANAGING IMAGE DATA, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM FOR COMPUTER PROGRAM 0 2009
 
GOOGLE INC. (35)
8,515,816 Aggregate analysis of text captures performed by multiple users from rendered documents 0 2005
8,214,387 Document enhancement system and method 8 2005
8,019,648 Search engines and systems with handheld document data capture devices 6 2005
8,713,418 Adding value to a rendered document 1 2005
8,005,720 Applying scanned information to identify content 4 2005
7,990,556 Association of a portable scanner with input/output and storage devices 3 2006
8,081,849 Portable scanning and memory device 2 2007
8,146,156 Archive of text captures from rendered documents 31 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 1 2009
8,489,624 Processing techniques for text capture from a rendered document 3 2010
8,638,363 Automatically capturing information, such as capturing information using a document-aware device 0 2010
8,418,055 Identifying a document by performing spectral analysis on the contents of the document 12 2010
8,064,700 Method and system for character recognition 6 2010
8,447,066 Performing actions based on capturing information from rendered documents, such as documents under copyright 22 2010
8,874,504 Processing techniques for visual capture data from a rendered document 0 2010
* 2011/0022,940 PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR VISUAL CAPTURE DATA FROM A RENDERED DOCUMENT 34 2010
8,793,162 Adding information or functionality to a rendered document via association with an electronic counterpart 0 2010
8,600,196 Optical scanners, such as hand-held optical scanners 1 2010
8,261,094 Secure data gathering from rendered documents 0 2010
8,903,759 Determining actions involving captured information and electronic content associated with rendered documents 0 2010
8,346,620 Automatic modification of web pages 0 2010
8,179,563 Portable scanning device 5 2010
8,621,349 Publishing techniques for adding value to a rendered document 0 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 0 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
8,447,111 Triggering actions in response to optically or acoustically capturing keywords from a rendered document 1 2011
8,620,083 Method and system for character recognition 1 2011
8,505,090 Archive of text captures from rendered documents 1 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 0 2012
8,831,365 Capturing text from rendered documents using supplement information 0 2013
8,953,886 Method and system for character recognition 0 2013
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (2)
* 8,170,338 Information processing apparatus and method for correcting electronic information obtained from handwritten information 0 2008
* 2008/0292,191 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD 0 2008
 
STEVEN M. HOFFBERG 2004-1 GRAT (1)
8,892,495 Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-interface therefore 0 2013
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
* 2012/0027,301 METHOD, DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR INTEGRATING CODE-BASED AND OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGIES INTO A MOBILE VISUAL SEARCH 3 2011
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