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Jonathan J Hull, John F Cullen: Wireless image transfer from a digital still video camera to a networked computer. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Philip H Townsend and Towsend and Crew Albert, September 8, 1998: US05806005 (358 worldwide citation)

A portable image transfer system includes a digital still camera which captures images in digital form and stores the images in a camera memory, a cellular telephone transmitter, and a central processing unit (CPU). The CPU controls the camera memory to cause it to output data representing an image ...


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Gregory J Wolff, David G Stork, K Venkatesh Prasad: Method and apparatus for document verification and tracking. Ricoh Corporation, Ricoh Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 23, 1997: US05671282 (331 worldwide citation)

A document processing system in which a server subsystem stores information corresponding to a document containing human readable and machine readable information and a client subsystem receives the document and interprets the machine readable information. The client subsystem contacts the server to ...


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Jonathan J Hull, Peter E Hart: Image matching and retrieval by multi-access redundant hashing. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Philip H Albert, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 7, 1995: US05465353 (330 worldwide citation)

An improved document matching and retrieval system is disclosed where an input document is matched against a database of documents, using a descriptor database which lists descriptors and points to a list of documents containing features from which the descriptor is derived document. The descriptors ...


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Gregory J Wolff: Method and apparatus for accessing and publishing electronic documents. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 8, 1998: US05848413 (316 worldwide citation)

A document retrieval and accessing system in which documents are provided with links to other documents. Selection of one or more of the links causes the corresponding documents to be retrieved and sent to the requesting party. Then retrieved documents may also include links to yet even more documen ...


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Gregory J Wolff, David G Stork: Manual entry interactive paper and electronic document handling and processing system. Ricoh Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 27, 2000: US06081261 (259 worldwide citation)

A manual entry interactive paper and electronic document handling and process system uses a pen-like instrument (PI) with a writing point for making written entries upon a physical document and sensing the three-dimensional forces exerted on the writing tip as well as the motion associated with the ...


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John Cullen, Jonathan Hull, Peter Hart: Image database browsing and query using texture analysis. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 3, 1999: US05933823 (242 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for querying a document image database based on texture, i.e., analytically discernable patterns in the document images of the database. According to the invention, a document image database could be browsed for documents with a particular texture in a variety of ways. For examp ...


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James D Allen, Matin Boliek, Edward L Schwartz: Method and apparatus for parallel decoding and encoding of data. Ricoh Corporation, Ricoh Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 10, 1995: US05381145 (213 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data in parallel. The present invention provides a system for decompressing a data stream having multiple codewords. The system includes an input channel that receives the data stream. The system also includes a decoder ...


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Edward L Schwartz, Michael J Gormish, James D Allen, Martin Boliek: Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 10, 1998: US05717394 (206 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for decompressing and compressing data is described. The present invention provides an encoder for use in a compression system having a decoder for decoding information generated by the encoder. The encoder of the present invention includes a coder for producing codeword infor ...


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Tetsuro Motoyama: Method and system for controlling and communicating with machines using multiple communication formats. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 6, 1998: US05818603 (190 worldwide citation)

A method and system which allows a remote monitoring and diagnostic computer or system to communicate using different communication protocols which are stored within a data base. After a communication is received, it is analyzed to determine if there is a protocol identifier. If the protocol identif ...


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Michael A Baxter: System and method for dynamically reconfigurable computing using a processing unit having changeable internal hardware organization. Ricoh Company, Ricoh Corporation, Fenwick & West, August 11, 1998: US05794062 (179 worldwide citation)

A set of S-machines, a T-machine corresponding to each S-machine, a General Purpose Interconnect Matrix (GPIM), a set of I/O T-machines, a set of I/O devices, and a master time-base unit form a system for scalable, parallel, dynamically reconfigurable computing. Each S-machine is a dynamically recon ...