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Number: 382/176
Name: Image analysis > Image segmentation > Distinguishing text from other regions
Description: Subject matter including means or process for identifying regions of text from other regions on a document.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8711419 Preserving user applied markings made to a hardcopy original document Apr. 29, 2014
8711440 Method of producing probabilities of being a template shape Apr. 29, 2014
8704948 Apparatus, systems and methods for presenting text identified in a video image Apr. 22, 2014
8693790 Form template definition method and form template definition apparatus Apr. 8, 2014
8693779 Segmenting printed media pages into articles Apr. 8, 2014
8693058 Image forming apparatus and image forming method to provide multi-bit data by combining a plurality of successive binary data Apr. 8, 2014
8687241 Method for security printing Apr. 1, 2014
8687890 System and method for capturing relevant information from a printed document Apr. 1, 2014
8682075 Removing character from text in non-image form where location of character in image of text falls outside of valid content boundary Mar. 25, 2014
8682077 Method for omnidirectional processing of 2D images including recognizable characters Mar. 25, 2014
8675260 Image processing method and apparatus, and document management server, performing character recognition on a difference image Mar. 18, 2014
8666185 Compression of digital images of scanned documents Mar. 4, 2014
8667410 Method, system and computer program product for transmitting data from a document application to a data application Mar. 4, 2014
8659801 Image forming apparatus and image forming method determining correct pixel value of target pixel subject to interpolation Feb. 25, 2014
8655074 Document editing apparatus and method Feb. 18, 2014
8649552 Data obfuscation of text data using entity detection and replacement Feb. 11, 2014
8644881 Mobile terminal and control method thereof Feb. 4, 2014
8644610 Method and system for searching for information on a network in response to an image query sent by a user from a mobile communications device Feb. 4, 2014
8643910 Image forming apparatus and image forming method including a first measuring unit that measures invisible toner Feb. 4, 2014
8643741 Orientation detection using image processing Feb. 4, 2014
8639032 Whiteboard archiving and presentation method Jan. 28, 2014
8634644 System and method for identifying pictures in documents Jan. 21, 2014
8625127 Image forming apparatus that outputs image data to plural destinations Jan. 7, 2014
8625150 Image processing device and image forming device Jan. 7, 2014
8620080 Methods and systems for locating text in a digital image Dec. 31, 2013
8620081 Image processing apparatus, method, and storage medium for determining attributes Dec. 31, 2013
8620139 Utilizing subtitles in multiple languages to facilitate second-language learning Dec. 31, 2013
8611661 OCR multi-resolution method and apparatus Dec. 17, 2013
8611662 Text detection using multi-layer connected components with histograms Dec. 17, 2013
8606011 Adaptive thresholding for image recognition Dec. 10, 2013
8606010 Identifying text pixels in scanned images Dec. 10, 2013
8593666 Method and system for printing a web page Nov. 26, 2013
8594431 Adaptive partial character recognition Nov. 26, 2013
8588526 Visualization program, visualization method and visualization apparatus for visualizing reading order of content Nov. 19, 2013
8582886 Compression of text contents for display remoting Nov. 12, 2013
8582876 Hybrid codec for compound image compression Nov. 12, 2013
8577144 Connected component labeling system and method Nov. 5, 2013
8571319 Enhanced screen capture for form manipulation Oct. 29, 2013
8571330 Video thumbnail selection Oct. 29, 2013
8559798 Image frame processing method and device for displaying moving images to a variety of displays Oct. 15, 2013
8559720 Using a video processing and text extraction method to identify video segments of interest Oct. 15, 2013
8559688 System and method for processing data signals Oct. 15, 2013
8553239 Image forming apparatus to correct misaligned scanned document and method of controlling the same Oct. 8, 2013
RE44528 Method and user interface for performing a scan operation for a scanner coupled to a computer system Oct. 8, 2013
8548267 Processing a digital image of content using content aware despeckling Oct. 1, 2013
8548250 Information processing apparatus and information processing method Oct. 1, 2013
8548246 Method and system for preprocessing an image for optical character recognition Oct. 1, 2013
8548242 Method for omnidirectional processing of 2D images including recognizable characters Oct. 1, 2013
8548234 Method and apparatus for simultaneously reducing various kinds of noises from image Oct. 1, 2013
8542926 Script-agnostic text reflow for document images Sep. 24, 2013

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