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Mark W Bendig: Viewdata system and apparatus. OCLC Online Computer Library Center Incorporated, Mueller and Smith, May 29, 1984: US04451701 (216 worldwide citation)

A viewdata system and decoder apparatus for providing interactive communication between a host computer and a consumer which utilizes, without modification, a conventional television receiver. The system utilizes telephonic communication, the handset of a telephone being positioned upon an acoustic ...


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Mark W Bendig: Audio-enhanced videotex system. OCLC Online Computer Library Center Incorporated, Mueller and Smith, April 8, 1986: US04581484 (79 worldwide citation)

A system and apparatus for providing information exchange between a host computer facility and a remotely located user terminal. The host facility includes an audio memory under the control of a host computer which, in response to requests from the user facility is actuated to transmit audio informa ...


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Thomas B Hickey: System and method for creating memory-retained, formatted pages of text, tabulation, and graphic data. OCLC Online Computer Library Center Incorporated, Mueller and Smith, February 7, 1989: US04803643 (59 worldwide citation)

A system and method for treating publisher's textual and graphical data and converting it to device independent digital form for retention in master memory. Once both textual and graphical data have been converted to digital form, the graphical data are inserted in appropriate locations as determine ...


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John C Handley, Thomas B Hickey: Merging three optical character recognition outputs for improved precision using a minimum edit distance function. OCLC Online Computer Library Center Incorporated, Mueller and Smith, October 17, 1995: US05459739 (31 worldwide citation)

Three OCR systems are employed for text conversion and the results generated from each of the three are merged using a edit distance algorithm to estimate a correct common text ancestor. To make the process computationally feasible for large strings such as pages of documentation with 3,000 characte ...


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Michael H Riley: Reflectance based microfilming process. OCLC Online Computer Library Center Incorporated, Mueller and Smith, September 8, 1992: US05146267 (3 worldwide citation)

A process is described for preservation microfilming in which variations in the "fade" or background coloration of materials to be recorded is accommodated for. In particular, the process initially develops a characteristic of the camera based workstation itself which relates an exposure meter outpu ...