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Vehicle damage processing and information system

Ophthalmological device for treating eye tissue

Otoscanner with fan and ring laser

Date/App# patent app List of recent Scanner-related patents
07/17/14
20140201094
 Unauthorized product detection techniques patent thumbnailUnauthorized product detection techniques
An unauthorized-product detection system may compare data representing various authentication markers of items presumed to have been produced or sourced by a particular entity with stored data representing valid authentication markers of items produced or sourced by the particular entity. The authentication markers may represent inherent physical characteristics of the items or their packaging, or may be generated and applied to the items or their packaging to facilitate counterfeit detection and/or for other purposes.
07/17/14
20140201022
 Vehicle damage processing and information system patent thumbnailVehicle damage processing and information system
A system that determines an estimate of damage to a surface area of a vehicle. The system may include a scanner that generates scanning data representative of a surface area of the vehicle.
07/17/14
20140200562
 Ophthalmological device for treating eye tissue patent thumbnailOphthalmological device for treating eye tissue
An ophthalmological device (10) for treating eye tissue (6) with laser pulses (l) comprises a projection optical unit (3) for focused projection of the laser pulses (l), a scanner system (1) for dynamically deflecting the laser pulses (l) and a zoom system (20), which is arranged between the projection optical unit (3) and the scanner system (1) and which is configured to adjust the focused projection of the laser pulses (l) in the projection direction (r) in different zoom settings (z). The ophthalmological device (10) moreover comprises a displacement device (4), which is configured to displace the scanner system (1) depending on the zoom setting (z) of the zoom system (20).
07/17/14
20140200408
 Otoscanner with fan and ring laser patent thumbnailOtoscanner with fan and ring laser
An otoscanner including a conical laser-reflective optical element and a laser light source and the conical laser-reflecting optical element are configured so that the conical laser-reflecting optical element, when illuminated by the laser light source, projects a broken ring of laser light upon an interior surface of the ear when the ear probe is positioned in the ear and a diffractive laser optic lens and the laser light source and the diffractive laser optic lens are configured so that the diffractive laser optic lens, when illuminated by the laser light source, projects upon an interior surface of the ear a fan of laser light at a predetermined angle with respect to a front surface of the diffractive laser optic lens when the ear probe is positioned in the ear.. .
07/17/14
20140200075
 Personalized play with rewards for games of chance patent thumbnailPersonalized play with rewards for games of chance
A personal play system and process are used provide alternative prize structures to lottery players at random or based on player characteristics. An authorized player accesses their user account in the system and creates a personalized game document.
07/17/14
20140198969
 Device and method for contribution accounting patent thumbnailDevice and method for contribution accounting
A system or apparatus employing a multi-functional scanner and software running upon a computing device for capturing payment or donation data from indicia positioned upon scanned documents tendered with donations or payments and optionally, subsequent total compilation and entry of thereof directly into accounting software.. .
07/17/14
20140198893
 Excised specimen imaging using a combined pet and micro ct scanner patent thumbnailExcised specimen imaging using a combined pet and micro ct scanner
Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and apparatus for imaging a tissue specimen excised during surgery with a combined positron emission tomography (pet) and micro computed tomography (micro ct) scanner. The specimen is scanned with a ct imaging system of the combined pet and micro ct scanner.
07/17/14
20140198309
 Enhanced scanning of transparent fibers patent thumbnailEnhanced scanning of transparent fibers
An apparatus and methods for scanning and measuring transparent fibers. One example method includes placing the transparent fibers on a platen of a flat-bed style scanner and compressing the transparent fibers to the platen with a cover including a non-reflective surface adjacent to the transparent fibers.
07/17/14
20140197919
 Walk-through security gate, in particular for use at airports patent thumbnailWalk-through security gate, in particular for use at airports
The invention relates to a walk-through security gate (1), in particular for the use at airports for demarcation between a secured zone and an unsecured zone, wherein the gate can be opened in accordance with the checking of access data such as a flight ticket and a blocking element (6) that blocks the gate is pivoted from a blocked position into a walk-through position in the context. Corresponding fully automatic solutions are part of the prior art in the context.
07/10/14
20140195439
 System and method for providing a distributed decisioning environment for processing of financial transactions patent thumbnailSystem and method for providing a distributed decisioning environment for processing of financial transactions
A system and method for providing one or more client systems for communicating with a host system over a network. The client systems use a scanner to convert a paper form of a check, coupon, or other paper document to a digital representation and then the client systems send the digital representation over a network to the host system for storage.
07/10/14
20140195030
Cutting decision-making system and method for donated tissues
A system and method for cut decision-making to increase tissue yield includes a three-dimensional scanner configured to collect scan data of a tissue sample. A computer system includes a processor and memory and is configured to receive the scan data to generate a digital model of the tissue sample.
07/10/14
20140194747
Infrared scanner and projector to indicate cancerous cells
Provided herein are methods and devices for detecting and/or indicating cancerous cells. In some embodiments, infrared light can be used to induce an infrared signature of one or more cells and visible light can be used to indicate the one or more cells having the infrared signature..
07/10/14
20140193053
System and method for automated initialization and registration of navigation system
A system and method for image registration includes tracking (508) a scanner probe in a position along a skin surface of a patient. Image planes corresponding to the position are acquired (510).
07/10/14
20140192954
X-ray scanner with partial energy discriminating detector array
The present specification describes a scanning/inspection system configured as a dual-view system using dual-energy sensitive stacked detectors that are partially populated with multi-energy discriminating detectors for overall enhanced energy resolution and therefore improved discrimination of materials through better estimation of material physical properties such as density and effective atomic number.. .
07/10/14
20140192952
Modulating gantry rotation speed and image acquisition in respiratory correlated (4d) cone beam ct images
A method of optimizing 4d cone beam computed tomography (4dcbct) imaging is provided that includes using a scanner to generate projections of a target, where the projections are used to form a cone beam computed tomography (cbct) scan of the target, where the cbct includes a 3d image of the target, and using an appropriately programmed computer to control rotation speed of a gantry and projection acquisition of the cbct in real-time according to a measured patient respiratory signal, where the real-time acquisition of the cbct forms an optimized 4dcbct image set.. .
07/10/14
20140192406
Laser scanning microscope having an illumination array
The invention relates to a laser scanning microscope (lsm), consisting of at least one light source, from which an illumination beam path in the direction of a sample originates, at least one detection beam path for passing sample light, preferably fluorescence light, onto a detector arrangement, it main colour separator for separating the illumination and detection beam paths, a microlens array for generating a light source grid composed of at least two light sources, a scanner for generating a relative movement between the illumination light and the sample in at least one direction, and a microscope objective, wherein the lens array is arranged in at common part of illumination and detection beam paths.. .
07/10/14
20140192385
Image scanner and image scanning system
An image scanning system may include an image scanner and a terminal. In some arrangements, upon receiving a scan start command to start scanning the document, the image scanner may generate scan image data.
07/10/14
20140191039
Method of decoding barcode with imaging scanner having multiple object sensors
A method of decoding using an imaging scanner having multiple object sensors each associated with an object field of view. The method includes determining a moving direction of the object using at least two of the multiple object sensors.
07/03/14
20140188911
Bandscanner, multi-media management, streaming, and electronic commerce techniques implemented over a computer network
Various aspects disclosed herein are directed to different techniques for: analyzing webpage content, and identifying references to artist names. When a match is identified, the web page may be dynamically and automatically modified to causes display of a “play” button next to the matched artist name displayed on the webpage.
07/03/14
20140188330
Method and system for enhanced scanner user interface
A method and system for presenting vehicle information. A functional part of a vehicle is selected to be examined and information related to the selected function part is received.
07/03/14
20140188260
Method of digitally constructing a prosthesis
A prosthetic limb and process to digitally construct a prosthetic limb which includes first, digitally producing a modified mold of a residual limb via 3d scanners and software; constructing a test socket from the digitally modified mold and be equipped with an alignable system; accurately scanning the test socket, along with finalized alignment that has been recorded and adjusted by a certified practitioner to provide a 3-d image of the finalized prosthetic alignment; transferring the finalized digital alignment of the test socket to the finalized digitally modified mold; once the modified model has received the transferred alignment, fabricating the type of hookup in the socket; i.e., plug fit, four hole, support drop lock, or any other type of industry standard connection or accommodation via basic 3d software; and once the desired prosthetic attachment is finalized, sending finished file to a 3-d printer to produce the definitive prosthetic device.. .
07/03/14
20140187960
Intravascular ultrasound imaging apparatus, interface, architecture, and method of manufacturing
Sold-state intravascular ultrasound (ivus) imaging devices, systems, and methods are provided. Some embodiments of the present disclosure are particularly directed to compact and efficient circuit architectures and electrical interfaces for an ultrasound transducer array used in a solid-state ivus system.
07/03/14
20140187926
Rotation type optical tomography scanner
A rotation type optical tomography scanner is provided, including an illuminating unit disposed on a surface of an object-to-be-detected for emitting incident light to tissues under the surface of the object-to-be-detected; a detecting unit disposed on the object-to-be-detected and rotating around the illuminating unit to receive diffuse light diffused from the tissues under the surface of the object-to-be-detected and generate tissue sensing information; and a positioning unit for generating position information of the rotation type optical tomography scanner. The rotation type optical tomography scanner transmits the sensing information and the position information to a remodel module to rebuild the tissue images under the surface of the object-to-be-detected, thereby expanding the scanning range of the object-to-be-detected..
07/03/14
20140186791
Infrared dental imaging
Dental imaging systems include an optical scanner that scans one or more interrogation beams across a portion of at least one tooth to produce a dentally modulated light flux associated with light scattering, absorption, or other interaction of the interrogation beam and a tooth interior. The dentally modulated light flux is detected and processed to produce picture information associated with the tooth.
07/03/14
20140185893
Axially varying truncation completion for mr-based attenuation correction for pet/mr
An apparatus and method for a pet/mr system having a pet scanner and an mr scanner. A patient may be advanced through the system in sequential stations, with multiple transverse slices defined within at least one of the stations in which each slice is offset a distance Δz from the station centerline.
07/03/14
20140185119
Ultra wide band achromatic risley prism scanner
A system and method for scanning a wide band beam is presented. An apparatus includes a pair of prism triplets.
07/03/14
20140185117
Actuator, optical scanner, and image formation apparatus
An actuator includes: a movable portion that swingably moves around a first axis; a first shaft that extends from the movable portion and swingably supports the movable portion around the first axis; a frame portion that is connected to the first shaft and swingably moves around a second axis that intersects the first axis; a second shaft that extends from the frame portion and swingably supports the frame portion around the second axis; a support portion connected to the second shaft; a coil provided on the frame portion; and a magnet that produces a magnetic field that acts on the coil, wherein the frame portion is so formed that the frame portion surrounds the movable portion, the first shaft, the second shaft, and the support portion in a plan view viewed in a thickness direction of the movable portion.. .
07/03/14
20140185105
Receipts scanner and financial organizer
A portable device is configured to obtain an image of a document, the document being of no predefined format and containing numerical data. The numerical data is extracted and automatically organized into a report in a predefined or customized format and stored into a database.
07/03/14
20140185102
Scanner and process for detecting a scan lid open condition
A scanner and process for detecting a scan lid open condition. The scan lid open condition is detected by aligning two scan bars with one another, illumining one of the scan bars with a predetermined illumining pattern and during the illumining, scanning the illumined scan bar with the other scan bar.
07/03/14
20140185101
Scanner-driven push operation realized by image forming apparatus having no auxiliary storage device
An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and an information processing apparatus coupled to the network. The image forming apparatus stores, in a memory device, an information processing apparatus identifier that is assigned to a button of the image forming apparatus and transmits, to the information processing apparatus, press-down information of the button that includes the information processing apparatus identifier.
07/03/14
20140185006
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, program, and ophthalmic apparatus
A distortion in an image, which occurs when the image is formed by scanning a retina with a resonance scanner, is reduced. An image forming apparatus for forming an image of an object to be inspected includes: a detecting unit for detecting signals relating to a resonance scanner which is set to scan the object to be inspected with measurement light at a first frequency; a determining unit for determining a second frequency which is estimated to be used for the scanning by the resonance scanner, based on a correlation between groups of the detected signals for each cycle of the first frequency; and an image forming unit for forming the image of the object to be inspected based on the determined second frequency..
07/03/14
20140184238
Cabling system and method for monitoring and managing physically connected devices over a data network
The present disclosure relates to a method and system configured to monitor devices that are physically connected over a data network, said system comprising at least one scanner configured to monitor said data network and to determine devices that are physically connected over said data network, said at least one scanner being connected to at least one panel over said data network, wherein at least one terminal of each panel is connected to an electronic circuitry, which comprises one or more electronic components, for enabling said at least one scanner to determine changes in one of voltage or current level over at least one of said one or more electronic components, said changes occurring due to connecting or disconnecting devices over said data network, thereby enabling said at least one scanner to monitor devices that are physically connected over said data network.. .
07/03/14
20140183263
Method of controlling illumination pulses to increase dynamic range in bioptic imager barcode scanner
A method for controlling a workstation includes the following: (1) energizing a first illuminator to illuminate a first subfield of view with a first illumination pulse and subsequently energizing the first illuminator to illuminate the first subfield of view with a second illumination pulse; (2) exposing the array of photosensitive elements in the imaging sensor for a first sensor-exposure time and subsequently exposing the array of photosensitive elements in the imaging sensor for a second sensor-exposure time; and (3) processing an image captured by the imaging sensor to decode a barcode in the image. The first illumination pulse overlaps with the first sensor-exposure time for a first overlapped-pulse-duration, and the second illumination pulse overlaps with the second sensor-exposure time for a second overlapped-pulse-duration.
07/03/14
20140183262
Method of adjusting pointing directions of multiple cameras in barcode scanner
A workstation with a housing having a upright window and a horizontal window includes a printed circuit board having at least two imaging sensors thereon located in the housing, and a controller operative to read a barcode in a captured image. The workstation also includes a chassis firmly mounted on the printed circuit board, and two inserts each configured to hold steadily one of at least two lens assemblies.
06/26/14
20140180110
System and method for wireless ultrasound probe pairing
A system for pairing a wireless ultrasound probe and an ultrasound scanner is provided. The ultrasound system comprises an ultrasound scanner comprising a near field communication reader capable of generating a near field communication activation field and a wireless ultrasound probe comprising a near field communication device, wherein the probe is adapted to transmit pairing information to the scanner via a near field communication protocol..
06/26/14
20140180109
Ultrasound servicing system and method
An ultrasound servicing system is disclosed. The ultrasound servicing system comprises a near field communication enabled ultrasound scanner, and a near field communication enabled mobile device, wherein when the device is brought within a near field communication range of the scanner, a near field communication link is established for servicing the ultrasound scanner..
06/26/14
20140179370
System, process, and computer program product for implementing a document scanner in a hand-held device
A system, process, and computer program product are provided for scanning a document with a hand-held device. An approach for scanning the document includes the steps of sampling one or more values from an array of sensors integrated into a hand-held device, determining whether the device has moved at least a threshold distance, and sampling one or more additional values from the array of sensors..
06/26/14
20140177939
Method of final defect inspection
Disclosed is a method of final defect inspection, including preparing a final defect inspection apparatus which includes a host device, a microscope, a bar code scanner, a support tool and a signal transceiver, using the host device to calibrate an original point in an outline of the circuit board based on a plurality of original mark positions generated by an electromagnetic pen, using the electromagnetic pen to mark each defect position on the inspection region on the circuit board where any defect is found through the microscope, using the signal transceiver to receive and transmit each defect position to the host device, and using the host device to calculate the coordinate of a scrap region based on a relative position between the original point and each defect position so as to generate a shipment file.. .
06/26/14
20140177787
Digital radiographic device having a linear scanner
An x-ray imaging apparatus comprises a platform connected to a frame, a sliding bar, a detector mounted on the sliding bar, an x-ray source, and a control system. The x-ray source includes a collimator to generate an x-ray exposure window.
06/26/14
20140177022
Image display device and vehicle incorporating the same
An image display device includes a lens array, and a scanner to two-dimensionally scan the lens array with a light beam for image display, in which each of lenses of the lens array includes a convex surface with different curvatures in two directions orthogonal to the optical axis of the lens and to each other.. .
06/26/14
20140177020
Actuator, light scanner, image display device, and head mounted display
An actuator includes: a movable section; a first shaft section adapted to swingably support the movable section around a first axis; and a reflecting section including a reflecting plate having a reflecting surface adapted to reflect light, and a support rod disposed on a surface of the reflecting plate on an opposite side to the reflecting surface, the support rod being fixed to the movable section, wherein a rib is provided to the surface of the reflecting plate on the opposite side to the reflecting surface.. .
06/26/14
20140177014
Optical scanner and image forming device provided with the optical scanner
An optical scanner includes a housing, a polygon mirror accommodated within the housing and configured to reflect light of a light source, a lens accommodated within the housing and arranged on an optical path of the light reflected by the polygon mirror, and a cover member. The cover member is mounted to the housing and is provided with an opening formed so as to expose at least a portion of the lens.
06/26/14
20140177004
Image scanning apparatus, method for image compensation and computer-readable recording medium
An image scanning apparatus and method are provided. The image scanning apparatus includes a scanner that scans a manuscript to generate a scan image, an image processor that calculates a manuscript boundary on the generated scan image as an equation and compensates a distortion of the scan image using the calculated equation, and a storage member that stores the scan image of which the distortion has been compensated..
06/26/14
20140176959
Swing-style and high signal-to-noise ratio demodulation devices and corresponding demodulation method for the measurement of low coherence interference displacement
This invention provides a swing-style and high signal-to-noise ratio low coherence interference demodulation devices and the corresponding demodulation method for the measurement of displacement. In the displacement sensing method, the optical path difference, which is built by the light reflections from the reference surface and the test object, varies with the displacement of the test object.
06/26/14
20140176924
Projection exposure apparatus with optimized adjustment possibility
A projection exposure apparatus for microlithography includes: an illumination system configured to illuminate a mask in an object field with exposure light; and a projection objective comprising multiple optical elements configured to image the exposure light from the mask in the object field to a wafer in an image field. The projection exposure apparatus is a wafer scanner configured to move the wafer relative to the mask during an exposure of the wafer with the exposure light.
06/26/14
20140176677
3d scene scanner and position and orientation system
A hand-held mobile 3d scanner (10) for scanning a scene. The scanner (10) comprises a range sensor (11) that is arranged to sense the location of surface points in the scene relative to the scanner (10) and generate representative location information, a texture sensor (12) that is arranged to sense the texture of each surface point in the scan of the scene and generate representative texture information, and a position and orientation sensor (13) that is arranged to sense the position and orientation of the scanner (10) during the scan of the scene and generate representative position and orientation information.
06/26/14
20140176656
Light source driver, light source-driving method, image-forming apparatus, light source-driving circuit, and optical scanner
A light source driver includes a controller which outputs an undershoot current in synchronization with lighting complete timing in lighting information, wherein the controller is configured to output the undershoot current such that a voltage in a light source when the output of the undershoot current is complete is equal to a voltage in the light source before being turned on.. .
06/26/14
20140175173
System and method for processing currency bills and tickets
A method of processing documents includes receiving a stack of documents including currency bills and substitute currency media. Each substitute currency medium has at least one barcode.
06/26/14
20140175165
Bar code scanner with integrated surface authentication
In general, techniques are described for performing surface authentication with a scanning device to authenticate items. The scanning device or “scanner” that includes a bar code reader, a surface reader and a controller may implement the techniques.
06/19/14
20140173730
Security method and apparatus
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method comprising: maintaining a local database of trusted uniform resource locators (url) where an url is qualified to said database based on fulfilling predetermined criteria; detecting a request to access a uniform resource locator (url); obtaining reputation data for the url from a reputation server or from a local reputation scanner; comparing the obtained reputation data of the requested url with the reputation data of the requested url that is stored in the local database of trusted urls if any; if there is a conflict between the reputation data obtained and the reputation data stored in the local database of trusted urls, using the reputation data stored in the local database of trusted urls to determine whether access to the url is allowed.. .
06/19/14
20140173263
Booting from a trusted network image
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for booting from a trusted network image. The image can be executed from a trusted source on a wide area network (“wan”) to perform a maintenance operation, such as, for example, malware scanning, operating system repair, factory reset, etc.
06/19/14
20140172701
Funds transfer using two dimensional barcodes
A system and method for initiating financial transactions utilize the display of a two-dimensional barcode on a mobile electronic device. A payor enters a sequence number pertaining to a prepaid transaction into a payor device and securely transmits these data to a payor bank.
06/19/14
20140172490
System, method, and apparatus for managing and performing geographically distributed cell-based manufacturing and/or assembly
The present invention relates in general to a computer implemented system, method, and apparatus for a geographically distributed, advanced cell-based manufacturing system, method, and apparatus that utilizes modular work benches and moveable parts racks. Also included are integrated computer hardware/software components, such as, machine code scanners, touch screens, barcode printers, pcs, tablets, communications capabilities, network gear, etc., in order to provide maximum flexibility, throughput, and profitability for various types of product mixes.
06/19/14
20140172363
Dual-resolution 3d scanner
Where the first and second configurations of the scanning device are such that the second data set represents data with a higher spatial resolution than the first data set.. .
06/19/14
20140171799
Systems and methods for providing ultrasound probe location and image information
Systems and methods for providing ultrasound probe location and image information are provided. One system includes an ultrasound device coupled with an ultrasound probe and configured to acquire ultrasound images of a subject.
06/19/14
20140171784
Method for 3d motion tracking in an mri scanner using inductively coupled microcoils
Wireless markers having predetermined relative positions with respect to each other are employed for motion tracking and/or correction in magnetic resonance (mr) imaging. The markers are inductively coupled to the mr receive coil(s).
06/19/14
20140171108
Dynamic access point based positioning
A wireless device that includes an access point (ap) scanner, a transceiver, and a controller coupled to the ap scanner and transceiver. The ap scanner is configured to scan wireless network channels utilized by one or more aps to transmit data packets, probe responses, and beacons.
06/19/14
20140170782
Scanner overlay correction system and method
A method includes performing a semiconductor fabrication process on a plurality of substrates. The plurality of substrates are divided into a first subset and a second subset.
06/19/14
20140170583
Apparatus and method for optically scanning an object in registration with a reference pattern
A system for scanning a dental arch of a patient includes a reference element having a reference pattern thereon; a holding mechanism configured to hold the reference element in a fixed position inside the patient's oral cavity adjacent to and spaced from the dental arch, wherein the holding mechanism is configured to be installed on the patient without contacting an occlusal surface of the dental arch; and an intra-oral scanner configured to scan the dental arch and an adjacent portion of the reference element to obtain a scanned image comprising the scanned portion of the dental arch and the scanned adjacent portion of the reference pattern.. .
06/19/14
20140169816
Image forming apparatus
The apparatus includes a cpu which executes, based on a detection result of a bd sensor, start-up control for controlling driving of a scanner motor, so that a rotation number of the scanner motor reaches a predetermined rotation number, and executes determination control for determining a voltage to be applied to a primary transfer unit based on a detection result of a transfer current detection circuit by a transfer voltage output circuit upon execution of image formation, and when an image forming station k which executes image formation is different from an image forming station y including the bd sensor, the cpu parallelly executes the start-up control and determination control.. .
06/19/14
20140169698
Method for image fusion based on principal component analysis
An image fusion method combines absorption, differential phase contrast and dark-field (scattering) signals obtained with x-ray phase contrast sensitive techniques, such as an arrangement of gratings. The process fuses the absorption and dark-field signals by principal component analysis.
06/19/14
20140169519
Cone-beam ct scanning
Combined systems that rely on a single source able to switch between therapeutic emissions and diagnostic emissions for a cone-beam ct scanner can be improved by rotating the collimator during ct scanning to allow a wider maximum aperture. The detector can also be positioned in an offset manner so as to take best advantage of this aperture.
06/19/14
20140168736
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
An optical scanner includes: a light reflecting section having light reflectivity; a movable plate which includes the light reflecting section and can be displaced; four link sections connected to the movable plate; and a supporting section supporting the four link sections. The four link sections are provided on an outer circumference of the movable plate at 90-degree intervals along a circumferential direction of the movable plate in a plan view.
06/19/14
20140168733
System for verifying accuracy of a raster scanned image of a document
A system for verifying accuracy of a raster scanned image of a document (20) includes an input tray (30) that holds documents prior to imaging; an input imaging device (40) that captures an image of a document in the input tray; transmitting the captured input tray image to an image processor (100); transporting the document through a document scanner (10); a raster capture device for capturing a raster scanned image of the document with; transmitting the raster scanned image to the image processor; and verifying the accuracy of the raster scanned image by comparing the raster scanned image of the document to the input tray image of the document.. .
06/19/14
20140168732
Verifying accuracy of a scanned document
A document scanner (10) includes an input tray (30) for holding documents (20) and an input image capture device (40) for capturing images of the documents (20)in the input tray (30) prior to transporting the document for imaging; an output tray (150) for holding documents (20) after the documents (20) exit the scanner; an output image capture device (140) for capturing images of the output tray; an image processor for determining characteristics of the output tray or characteristic of the documents (20) before imaging and after the documents (20) exit the scanner; and scanner functions are modified based on the output tray characteristics or the document characteristics.. .
06/19/14
20140168717
Method of capturing an image of a document
A document scanner (10) includes an input tray (30) for holding documents (20) and an input image capture device (40) for capturing images of the documents (20)in the input tray (30) prior to transporting the document for imaging; an output tray (150) for holding documents (20) after the documents (20) exit the scanner; an output image capture device (140) for capturing images of the output tray; an image processor for determining characteristics of the output tray or characteristic of the documents (20) before imaging and after the documents (20) exit the scanner; and scanner functions are modified based on the output tray characteristics or the document characteristics.. .
06/19/14
20140168705
Control method for image processing apparatus connectable to computer network
A web server function is provided for an image processing apparatus including a scanner for reading an image on a document, a printer for printing an image, an e-mail transmission/reception function, a fax transmission/reception function, and the like to make the image processing apparatus generate a list of information about the status of various jobs and image data stored in a storage unit as a web page. A user can browse and operate this web page by using the web browser of a computer connected to the apparatus through a lan.
06/19/14
20140168690
Methods and apparatuses for creating authenticatable printed articles and subsequently verifying them
A printer with integral scanner obtains a digital signature from an article as it is printed. The integral scanner has a coherent source which directs a light beam to illuminate the article and a detector arrangement to collect data points from light scattered from many different parts of the article to collect a large number of independent data points.
06/19/14
20140168380
Device for optically scanning and measuring an environment
A device for optically scanning and measuring an environment is provided. The device includes a movable scanner having at least one first projector for producing at least one uncoded first pattern on an object in the environment.
06/19/14
20140168370
Device for optically scanning and measuring an environment
A method for optically scanning and measuring an environment by means of a hand-held scanner for producing 3d-scans is provided. The method including providing a hand-held scanner having at least one projector and at least one camera.
06/19/14
20140167966
Method and apparatus for tracking objects and people
An object locating, identifying, tracking, and surveillance system, denoted the assets locating, tracking, and surveillance system (altss), is provided for managing physical objects and evidence in environments such as police departments, law offices, and the courts. Altss employs radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, computer programming and database applications, networking technologies, and hardware elements.
06/19/14
20140167965
Method and apparatus for tracking objects and people
An object locating, identifying, tracking, and surveillance system, denoted the assets locating, tracking, and surveillance system (altss), is provided for managing physical objects and evidence in environments such as police departments, law offices, and the courts. Altss employs radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, computer programming and database applications, networking technologies, and hardware elements.
06/19/14
20140167921
Method and apparatus for tracking objects and people
An object locating, identifying, tracking, and surveillance system, denoted the assets locating, tracking, and surveillance system (altss), is provided for managing physical objects and evidence in environments such as police departments, law offices, and the courts. Altss employs radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, computer programming and database applications, networking technologies, and hardware elements.
06/19/14
20140167919
Collapsible storage rack with integral rfid tag scanner
A collapsible storage rack includes an integral rfid tag scanner configured to read rfid tags of products stored thereon. The storage rack is adjustable between an expanded configuration and a collapsed configuration..
06/19/14
20140167297
Alignment mark design for semiconductor device
Better alignment mark designs for semiconductor devices may substantially lessen the frequency of layer misalignment scanner alignment problems. Exemplary alignment mark designs substantially avoid or minimize damage during the fill-in and etching and chemical mechanical processing processes.


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