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Number: 382/323
Name: Image analysis > Image sensing > Optical (e.g., ocr) > Single line
Description: Subject matter wherein a plurality of optical transducers sufficient to form a single line of sensing elements, sense the optical properties in a corresponding line of the image, and that line is swept progressively over an image area.

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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8670613 Lossless frame buffer color compression Mar. 11, 2014
8538193 Methods and systems for image enhancement and estimation of compression noise Sep. 17, 2013
8502708 Encoding method and decoding method, and devices, program and recording medium for the same Aug. 6, 2013
8467608 Method and apparatus for character string recognition Jun. 18, 2013
8259321 Methods and systems for scheduling disturbance jobs Sep. 4, 2012
7769249 Document OCR implementing device and document OCR implementing method Aug. 3, 2010
7526109 Fingerprint scanner with translating scan head Apr. 28, 2009
7408683 Image sensor for reading image and image reading apparatus including the image sensor Aug. 5, 2008
7403644 Fingerprint scanner with translating platen Jul. 22, 2008
7215835 Method for operating optoelectronic sensors and sensor May. 8, 2007
7110577 Method and apparatus for measuring structures in a fingerprint Sep. 19, 2006
7054471 Method and apparatus for measuring structures in a fingerprint May. 30, 2006
6862367 Artificial vision method and system Mar. 1, 2005
6839458 Processing apparatus for discriminating various types of paper and control method of procressing Jan. 4, 2005
6611363 Scanner including new zoom method and variable aperture Aug. 26, 2003
6539129 Image reading apparatus having plural sensors arranged adjacently in a line Mar. 25, 2003
6288794 Variable sample rate converter adaptable to rational ratios Sep. 11, 2001
6282303 Method and apparatus for scanning a fingerprint using a linear sensor within a cursor control device Aug. 28, 2001
6181809 Apparatus for processing and digitizing photographic film in one pass Jan. 30, 2001
6078685 Image reading apparatus for reading a color image by irradiating light onto an object and photoelectrically converting light from the object Jun. 20, 2000
6031943 Method and apparatus for distortion detection of scanned image Feb. 29, 2000
6005990 System for optically scanning images using optical shutter Dec. 21, 1999
5987194 Image reading apparatus and image recording apparatus Nov. 16, 1999
5887085 Image processing device Mar. 23, 1999
5790717 Apparatus and method for predicting subjective quality of compressed images Aug. 4, 1998
5604826 Image recording apparatus Feb. 18, 1997
5467405 Method and apparatus for currency discrimination and counting Nov. 14, 1995
5309515 Currency note width detector May. 3, 1994
5301243 Hand-held character-oriented scanner with external view area Apr. 5, 1994
5299268 Method for detecting the locations of light-reflective metallization on a substrate Mar. 29, 1994
5280542 XYZ coordinates measuring system Jan. 18, 1994
5220626 Method of smoothly combining signals from overlapping sensors Jun. 15, 1993
5153929 Image reading apparatus outputting corrected image signals Oct. 6, 1992
5109440 Image sensing apparatus Apr. 28, 1992
5097516 Technique for illuminating a surface with a gradient intensity line of light to achieve enhanced two-dimensional imaging Mar. 17, 1992
5091978 Apparatus for line scanning a document Feb. 25, 1992
5077810 Distributed digital signal processing system using standard resolution processors for a high resolution sensor Dec. 31, 1991
5068913 Image reader with platen criterial mark for determining document scan start Nov. 26, 1991
5026953 Scanner system with local scanning capability for graphic reading Jun. 25, 1991
5023921 Method and a device for processing electric signals coming from the analysis of the line of an image Jun. 11, 1991
5006708 Method for generating radiation image signals Apr. 9, 1991
4947449 Apparatus for simultaneously extracting various types of projection features of an image Aug. 7, 1990
4947450 Optical reading apparatus Aug. 7, 1990
4907280 Slide scanner Mar. 6, 1990
4893189 Portable image scanner Jan. 9, 1990
4887165 Document editing apparatus having detachable image reader Dec. 12, 1989
4866535 Method and device for interfacing an image scanner with an image processing device Sep. 12, 1989
4862281 Manual sweeping apparatus Aug. 29, 1989
4862512 Scanning type image reading apparatus Aug. 29, 1989
4851921 Manual sweeping, image data processing apparatus Jul. 25, 1989

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