Xerox Assigned Patent for System and Method for Automatic Translation of Documents Scanned by Multifunctional Printer Machines
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 17 -- Xerox, Norwalk, Conn., has been assigned a patent (8,508,787) developed by Rajinderjeet Singh Minhas, Churchville, N.Y., for a "system and method for automatic translation of documents scanned by multifunctional printer machines."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method and system for translating documents with the use of a multifunctional printer machine, including capturing an image of a document; determining regions of the document captured that include original text; performing optical character recognition of the regions of the document captured that include the original text; specifying a source language corresponding to the original text; specifying one or more target languages corresponding to translated text; performing language translation of the original text into translated text; selecting one or more page layout templates having multiple pre-designated areas for receiving the original text and the translated text; and outputting one or more printouts in accordance with the one or more page layout templates selected, including at least an area designating (i) the original text in the source language and (ii) the translated text in the one or more target languages."
The patent application was filed on Nov. 23, 2009 (12/623,650). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,508,787.PN.&OS=PN/8,508,787&RS=PN/8,508,787
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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