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A facility for initiating a purchase is described. The facility receives a text sequence captured by a user from a rendered document using a handheld text capture device. The facility identifies in the received text sequence a reference to a distinguished product. In response to identifying the reference, the facility presents to the user an opportunity to place an order for the established product. If the user accepts the presented opportunity to order the distinct product, the facility orders the distinct product on behalf of the user.

Title
Processing techniques for text capture from a rendered document
Application Number
11/131945
Publication Number
7818215 (B2)
Application Date
May 17, 2005
Publication Date
October 19, 2010
Inventor
James Q Stafford Fraser
Cambridge
GB
Clifford A Kushler
Lynnwood
WA, US
Dale L Grover
Ann Arbor
MI, US
Martin T King
Vashon Island
WA, US
Agent
Michael J Smith
Assignee
Exbiblio
NL
IPC
G06Q 30/00
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