optical character (Total 2281 Patents Found)

A method and system for controlling a mobile device from a head unit using voice control is disclosed. The head unit receives a graphical representation of a current user interface screen of the mobile device. The head unit than scans the graphical representation of the current user interface screen to determine the lo...
A system for recognition of characters on a medium. The system includes a scanner for scanning a medium such as a page of printed text and graphics and producing a bit-mapped representation of the page. The bit-mapped representation of the page is then stored in a memory means such as the memory of a computer system. A...
Systems, methods, and media for extracting and processing entity data included in an electronic document are provided herein. Methods may include executing one or more extractors to extract entity data within an electronic document based upon an extraction model for the document, selecting extracted entity data via one...
To efficiently process character blocks including mutually contacting characters by an optical character reader, not only are histograms prepared in a known manner but after candidate positions are determined from a histogram according to a specified set of criteria, their combinations are considered and the characters...
A method carried out at a device ( 700 ), of limiting visual information that can be stored or transmitted captures a visual image ( 408 ). Whenever a control signal is detected ( 412 ) at the device ( 700 ), an optical symbol recognition of the image is performed. The method further includes comparing symbols generate...
An apparatus for supporting and guiding an optical character reader across a document containing information to be read, such as a business card or an identification card, comprises a frame having a top surface, and a pair of rails disposed on the top surface of the frame, the optical character reader being supported f...
Apparatus, and an accompanying method, for use in an optical character recognition (OCR) system (5) for locating, e.g., center positions ("hearts") of all desired characters within a field (310; 510) of characters such that the desired characters can be subsequently recognized using an appropriate classificatio...
An image processing apparatus for detecting paragraphs in a textual image includes an input component for receiving an input image in which textual lines and words have been identified and a page classification component for classifying the input image as a first or second page type. The apparatus also includes a parag...
A handheld scanner incorporates vision software to allow the handheld scanner to be trained for OCR. The handheld scanner can include a user interface to allow a user to associate an image of a mark with electronic data for the mark. The user interface, along with a range finder, can also be used to influence variables...
A serial number detector is disclosed for detecting an encoded serial number written on a wafer. A scanner scans the wafer to generate a raster image representing the encoded serial number, and an optical character recognition (OCR) system detects a detected serial number comprising a plurality of detected data charact...
A method of binarization used in an OCR system involves in determining text pixels by checking, for each pixel, that the difference between its value and the values of a plurality of pixels located at a predetermined distance therefrom is greater than a relative threshold corresponding to the difference in intensities ...
For projecting optical images onto a transfer printing drum of a non-mechanical printer, an apparatus is used with which the optical character generators can be introduced and removed adjustment-free. To that end, two fastening elements are provided in the printer housing and are adjusted at a constant spacing from the...
PURPOSE: To secure the optimum reading for the different operations via the same device and thus increase the efficiency, by setting freely the reading modulus of the slip in accordance with the operation. CONSTITUTION: The degree of resemblance is calculated by the calculating circuit 8 between the sampling pat...
PURPOSE:To increase the correcting efficiency for an unrecognizable character, by displaying the unrecognizable character after giving a resolution conversion to it into a reduced dot pattern. CONSTITUTION:The result of recognition is supplied to a file production control circuit 3 in the form of a character code in ca...
OCR 스캐닝 과정중에 잘못 읽혀진 문자 및 문자열을 보상하기 위해 검색 요구가 처리된다. 알파뉴메릭 검색이 입력된 후(50), 상기 시스템은 소정의 가능 OCR 에러표, 상기 OCR 에러의 발생 가능성 및 발생 가능성의 한계에 따라 상기 입력된 알파...
A system and method are disclosed for enabling the technique of deferred processing of OCR scanned mail to be compatible with existing techniques for mechanical sortation of mail that use standard sort barcode formats which are common to a given destination postal system. This enables deferred OCR processed mail to be ...
A method for controlling the display of a screen which allows the user to discriminate the scanned image and the recognition result intuitively and easily. The display control method for allowing the user to verify the recognition result of a character on a verification screen form is implemented as follows. First of a...
A data processing method and system are disclosed to provide active pigeon hole sorting for mail pieces in a postal system. The method is based upon the receipt of deferred optical character recognition statistics for mail pieces in transit to a destination postal region. An ordered list of addressees is compiled from ...
The current document is directed to methods and systems that straighten curvature in the text lines of text-containing digital images, including text-containing digital images generated from the two pages of an open book. Initial processing of a text-containing image identifies the outline of a text-containing page. Ne...
The present invention disclosed a web based OCR system including an OCR service apparatus that communicates with a web browser of a client apparatus and an optical character recognition method for controlling the OCR service apparatus that communicates with the web browser of the client apparatus, the OCR service appar...
An information encryption system and an information encryption method for encrypting character information and decrypting the encrypted information by using optical character recognition includes a user terminal comprising: a viewer region display unit for displaying a viewer region at the very top of a screen; a viewe...
A device for switching between code-based searching, optical character recognition (OCR) searching and visual searching is provided. The device includes a media content input for receiving media content from a camera or other element of the device and transferring this media content to a switch. Additionally, the devic...
An optical character reading system in which each character pattern is electronically scanned several times while a manually held scanner is moved over the character pattern. The recognition results from each scan are subjected to a selection process and a final signal recognition result is generated in which noise and...
A method for exploiting correlated mail streams using optical character recognition is provided in which a static database is used to store data based on training. Real-time data for the parameters of interest, such as address block location, zip code, city, state, and font size or type is collected from the mail proce...
Disclosed are techniques for merging optical character recognized (OCR'd) text from frames of image data. In some implementations, a device sends frames of image data to a server, where each frame includes at least a portion of a captured textual item. The server performs optical character recognition (OCR) on the ...
In a preferred arrangement, a lens system having circular symmetry in the hand-held reader focuses the entire width of area information onto an area photosensor array with a single flash of a ring-type xenon flash tube which surrounds the lens system and is symmetrically disposed relative to the axis of the lens system...
A technique for selectively distributing OCR and/or machine language translation tasks between a mobile computing device and server(s) includes receiving, at the mobile computing device, an image of an object comprising a text. The mobile computing device can determine a degree of optical character recognition (OCR) co...