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An image processing network for processing image files and coupled to an outside data communication network comprising a plurality of remote image capture units, the units scanning documents and creating a plurality of image files of said documents; the image processing means is coupled to said plurality of remote image capture units for processing the image files; the accounting means is coupled to the image processing means for immediately updating accounts associated with said image processing means; and the plurality of remote capture units are coupled to the outside network, the outside data communication network is connected to outside financial institutions, the image processing means transmits said image files to the outside financial institutions via the data communication network and receives image files from the outside financial institutions over the network.

Title
Image processing network
Application Number
10/393867
Publication Number
7349566 (B2)
Application Date
March 20, 2003
Publication Date
March 25, 2008
Inventor
Douglas U Mennie
Barrington
IL, US
William J Jones
Barrington
IL, US
Ronald M Gafron
Hoffman Estates
IL, US
Paul A Jones
Glenview
IL, US
John E Jones
Winnetka
IL, US
Agent
Nixon Peabody
Assignee
Cummins Allison
IL, US
IPC
G06K 9/00
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