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, CA8952

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Grover, Dale L Ann Arbor, MI 104 3831
King, Martin T Vashon Island, WA 124 4479
Kushler, Clifford A Lynnwood, WA 125 4593
Stafford-Fraser, James Q Cambridge, GB 95 2345

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2001/0049,636 System and method for wireless purchases of goods and services 208 2001
2002/0002,504 Mobile shopping assistant system and device 84 2001
2001/0053,252 Method of knowledge management and information retrieval utilizing natural characteristics of published documents as an index method to a digital content store 35 2001
6,669,088 Multi-merchant gift registry 40 2001
7,043,489 Litigation-related document repository 40 2002
2003/0093,384 Scanner enhanced remote control unit and system for automatically linking to on-line resources 147 2002
7,016,084 Method and apparatus for linking designated portions of a received document image with an electronic address 38 2002
2004/0036,718 Dynamic data item viewer 41 2002
6,593,723 Integrated wall apparatus for delivering uninterrupted electrical power 40 2003
2003/0187,886 Method and apparatus for simultaneous highlighting of a physical version of a document and an electronic version of a document 59 2003
2004/0229,194 Study aid system 24 2003
2004/0064,453 Large-scale hierarchical identification and verification for secured ingress and egress using biometrics 43 2003
6,786,793 Motion-generating illuminated inflatable decoration 38 2003
2004/0256,454 Method and apparatus for scanning of food and medicine to provide outputs relative to a user profile 32 2003
2004/0158,492 Processing negotiable economic credits through electronic hand held devices 69 2004
2004/0208,369 Image processing terminal apparatus, system and method 27 2004
2004/0260,470 Conveyance scheduling and logistics system 90 2004
2005/0149,538 Systems and methods for creating and publishing relational data bases 51 2004
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GOOGLE INC. (25)
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 1 2005
8,019,648 Search engines and systems with handheld document data capture devices 1 2005
8,005,720 Applying scanned information to identify content 2 2005
7,990,556 Association of a portable scanner with input/output and storage devices 2 2006
8,081,849 Portable scanning and memory device 0 2007
8,146,156 Archive of text captures from rendered documents 16 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 0 2009
8,442,331 Capturing text from rendered documents using supplemental information 0 2009
8,489,624 Processing techniques for text capture from a rendered document 1 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 0 2010
8,064,700 Method and system for character recognition 4 2010
8,447,066 Performing actions based on capturing information from rendered documents, such as documents under copyright 1 2010
8,600,196 Optical scanners, such as hand-held optical scanners 0 2010
8,261,094 Secure data gathering from rendered documents 0 2010
8,346,620 Automatic modification of web pages 0 2010
8,179,563 Portable scanning device 3 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
8,447,111 Triggering actions in response to optically or acoustically capturing keywords from a rendered document 0 2011
8,620,083 Method and system for character recognition 0 2011
8,505,090 Archive of text captures from rendered documents 0 2012
 
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
7,865,490 Document data creating apparatus, document data creating method and control program of the same 0 2007
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (1)
8,170,338 Information processing apparatus and method for correcting electronic information obtained from handwritten information 0 2008

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