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1 US10635712B2
Systems and methods for mobile image capture and processing
Publication/Patent Number: US10635712B2 Publication Date: 2020-04-28 Application Number: 16/052,495 Filing Date: 2018-08-01 Inventor: Macciola, Anthony   Amtrup, Jan W.   Assignee: KOFAX, INC.   IPC: H04M1/00 Abstract: In various embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing digital images captured by a mobile device are disclosed. The exemplary image processing techniques are coupled with inbound and outbound communications protocols and workflows configured to facilitate closed-loop processing, such that a method includes initiating a workflow; providing one or more of case information and raw data to the workflow; processing one or more of the case information and the raw data to generate a processing result; storing at least some of the case information in association with the processing result, wherein the associated case information acts as an identifier of the processing result; transmitting at least the processing result and the identifier; receiving, in response to the transmitting, a reply comprising the identifier; and retrieving at least the processing result using the identifier. In various embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing digital images captured by a mobile device are disclosed. The exemplary image processing techniques are coupled with inbound and outbound communications protocols and workflows configured to ...More ...Less
2 US10643164B2
Touchless mobile applications and context-sensitive workflows
Publication/Patent Number: US10643164B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-05 Application Number: 15/910,844 Filing Date: 2018-03-02 Inventor: Macciola, Anthony   Amtrup, Jan W.   Ma, Jiyong   Assignee: KOFAX, INC.   IPC: G06K9/00 Abstract: Computer program products for performing workflows using a mobile device, without requiring tactile input from the user. The workflow is thus “touchless” and may utilize input preferably including optical data and/or audio data. Tactile input may be optionally provided in some embodiments, but the workflow is configured to be performed without any tactile input. Accordingly, in one embodiment, a computer program product includes a computer readable medium having computer readable and/or executable program instructions embodied therewith, the program instructions being configured to cause a processor to: invoke a mobile application using a mobile device; receive auditory input via the mobile device; and perform a business workflow via the mobile application based on the auditory input. Corresponding systems and computer program product embodiments configured for touchless mobile workflows are also described. Computer program products for performing workflows using a mobile device, without requiring tactile input from the user. The workflow is thus “touchless” and may utilize input preferably including optical data and/or audio data. Tactile input may be optionally ...More ...Less
3 US10657600B2
Systems and methods for mobile image capture and processing
Publication/Patent Number: US10657600B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-19 Application Number: 15/339,789 Filing Date: 2016-10-31 Inventor: Macciola, Anthony   Amtrup, Jan Willers   Shustorovich, Alexander   Thrasher, Christopher W.   Assignee: KOFAX, INC.   IPC: G06T1/00 Abstract: In several embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing digital images captured by a mobile device are disclosed. The techniques include detecting medical documents and/or documents relevant to an insurance claim by defining candidate edge points based on the captured image data and defining four sides of a tetragon based on at least some of the candidate edge points. In the case of an insurance claim process, the techniques also include determining whether the document is relevant to an insurance claim; and in response to determining the document is relevant to the insurance claim, submitting the image data, information extracted from the image data, or both to a remote server for claims processing. The image capture and processing techniques further facilitate processing of medical documents and/or insurance claims with a plurality of additional features that may be used individually or in combination in various embodiments. In several embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing digital images captured by a mobile device are disclosed. The techniques include detecting medical documents and/or documents relevant to an insurance claim by defining candidate edge points ...More ...Less
4 US2020005035A1
RANGE AND/OR POLARITY-BASED THRESHOLDING FOR IMPROVED DATA EXTRACTION
Publication/Patent Number: US2020005035A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-02 Application Number: 16/569,247 Filing Date: 2019-09-12 Inventor: Shustorovich, Alexander   Thrasher, Christopher W.   Assignee: Kofax, Inc.   IPC: G06K9/00 Abstract: Computerized techniques for improved binarization and extraction of information from digital image data are disclosed in accordance with various embodiments. The inventive concepts include rendering a digital image using a plurality of binarization thresholds to generate a plurality of binarized digital images, wherein at least some of the binarized digital images are generated using one or more binarization thresholds that are determined based on a priori knowledge regarding an object depicted in the digital image; identifying one or more connected components within the plurality of binarized digital images; and identifying one or more text regions within the digital image based on some or all of the connected components. Systems and computer program products are also disclosed. Computerized techniques for improved binarization and extraction of information from digital image data are disclosed in accordance with various embodiments. The inventive concepts include rendering a digital image using a plurality of binarization thresholds to generate a ...More ...Less
5 US10467465B2
Range and/or polarity-based thresholding for improved data extraction
Publication/Patent Number: US10467465B2 Publication Date: 2019-11-05 Application Number: 15/396,327 Filing Date: 2016-12-30 Inventor: Shustorovich, Alexander   Thrasher, Christopher W.   Assignee: KOFAX, INC.   IPC: G06K9/00 Abstract: Computerized techniques for improved binarization and extraction of information from digital image data are disclosed in accordance with various embodiments. The inventive concepts include: rendering, using a processor of the mobile device, a digital image using a plurality of binarization thresholds to generate a plurality of range-binarized digital images, wherein each rendering of the digital image is generated using a different combination of the plurality of binarization thresholds; identifying, using the processor of the mobile device, one or more range connected components within the plurality of range-binarized digital images; and identifying, using the processor of the mobile device, a plurality of text regions within the digital image based on some or all of the range connected components. Corresponding systems and computer program products are also disclosed. Computerized techniques for improved binarization and extraction of information from digital image data are disclosed in accordance with various embodiments. The inventive concepts include: rendering, using a processor of the mobile device, a digital image using a plurality of ...More ...Less
6 US2019295103A1
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A UNIVERSAL ENDPOINT ADDRESS SCHEMA TO ROUTE DOCUMENTS AND MANAGE DOCUMENT WORKFLOWS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019295103A1 Publication Date: 2019-09-26 Application Number: 16/436,788 Filing Date: 2019-06-10 Inventor: Tehranchi, Mehdi   Harutunian, Henric   Parsee, Kaveh   Assignee: Kofax, Inc.   IPC: G06Q30/00 Abstract: One example of the system and method described herein may provide a universal endpoint address schema to route documents and manage document workflows, which may include one or more encapsulated workflow packages. In particular, a globally unique endpoint address may be specified using the universal endpoint address schema to route documents to any addressable destination and link the documents to workflow steps, processing rules, and business intelligence that can enforce business constraints. Furthermore, the globally unique endpoint address may be specified using the universal endpoint address schema may be linked to tickets that request documents or document-related services from third parties in cloud or virtualized data centers, whereby the universal endpoint address schema may extend the abilities that different organizations have to collaborate with one another. One example of the system and method described herein may provide a universal endpoint address schema to route documents and manage document workflows, which may include one or more encapsulated workflow packages. In particular, a globally unique endpoint address may be ...More ...Less
7 US10235446B2
Systems and methods for organizing data sets
Publication/Patent Number: US10235446B2 Publication Date: 2019-03-19 Application Number: 15/666,409 Filing Date: 2017-08-01 Inventor: Schmidtler, Mauritius A. R.   Amtrup, Jan W.   Thompson, Stephen Michael   Sarah, Anthony   Assignee: KOFAX, INC.   IPC: G06F17/30 Abstract: According to one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for cleaning up a data set having a possible incorrect label includes: selecting a plurality of training documents; estimating a quality of an organization of a plurality of categories; and determining whether the quality of the organization is greater than a predetermined quality threshold. Corresponding system and computer program product embodiments are also presented. Other aspects and advantages of the present invention will become apparent from the following detailed description, which, when taken in conjunction with the drawings, illustrate by way of example the principles of the invention. According to one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for cleaning up a data set having a possible incorrect label includes: selecting a plurality of training documents; estimating a quality of an organization of a plurality of categories; and determining whether the ...More ...Less
8 US10515407B2
Systems and methods for identification document processing and business workflow integration
Publication/Patent Number: US10515407B2 Publication Date: 2019-12-24 Application Number: 15/394,739 Filing Date: 2016-12-29 Inventor: Amtrup, Jan W.   Thompson, Stephen Michael   Kilby, Steven   Macciola, Anthony   Assignee: KOFAX, INC.   IPC: G06Q40/02 Abstract: A method includes: receiving or capturing an image comprising an identity document (ID) using a mobile device; classifying the ID; analyzing the ID based at least in part on the ID classification; determining at least some identifying information from the ID; at least one of building an ID profile and updating the ID profile, based at least in part on the analysis; providing at least one of the ID and the ID classification to a loan application workflow and/or a new financial account workflow; and driving at least a portion of the workflow based at least in part on the ID and the ID classification. Corresponding systems and computer program products are also disclosed. A method includes: receiving or capturing an image comprising an identity document (ID) using a mobile device; classifying the ID; analyzing the ID based at least in part on the ID classification; determining at least some identifying information from the ID; at least one of ...More ...Less
9 US10360565B2
System and method for providing a universal endpoint address schema to route documents and manage document workflows
Publication/Patent Number: US10360565B2 Publication Date: 2019-07-23 Application Number: 13/843,652 Filing Date: 2013-03-15 Inventor: Tehranchi, Mehdi   Harutunian, Henric   Parsee, Kaveh   Assignee: KOFAX, INC.   IPC: G06F17/30 Abstract: One example of the system and method described herein may provide a universal endpoint address schema to route documents and manage document workflows, which may include one or more encapsulated workflow packages. In particular, a globally unique endpoint address may be specified using the universal endpoint address schema to route documents to any addressable destination and link the documents to workflow steps, processing rules, and business intelligence that can enforce business constraints. Furthermore, the globally unique endpoint address may be specified using the universal endpoint address schema may be linked to tickets that request documents or document-related services from third-parties in cloud or virtualized data centers, whereby the universal endpoint address schema may extend the abilities that different organizations have to collaborate with one another. One example of the system and method described herein may provide a universal endpoint address schema to route documents and manage document workflows, which may include one or more encapsulated workflow packages. In particular, a globally unique endpoint address may be ...More ...Less
10 US2019164010A1
OBJECT DETECTION AND IMAGE CROPPING USING A MULTI-DETECTOR APPROACH
Publication/Patent Number: US2019164010A1 Publication Date: 2019-05-30 Application Number: 16/206,912 Filing Date: 2018-11-30 Inventor: Ma, Jiyong   Thompson, Stephen M.   Amtrup, Jan W.   Assignee: Kofax, Inc.   IPC: G06K9/62 Abstract: Computerized techniques for real-time object detection from video data include: defining an analysis profile comprising an initial number of analysis cycles dedicated to each of a plurality of detectors, each detector being independently configured to detect objects according to a unique set of analysis parameters; receiving a plurality of frames of digital video data, the digital video data depicting an object; analyzing the plurality of frames using the plurality of detectors and in accordance with the analysis profile, wherein analyzing the plurality of frames produces an analysis result for each of the plurality of detectors; determining a confidence score for each of the analysis results; and updating the analysis profile by adjusting the number of analysis cycles dedicated to at least one of the plurality of detectors based on the confidence scores. Corresponding systems and computer program products are also disclosed. Computerized techniques for real-time object detection from video data include: defining an analysis profile comprising an initial number of analysis cycles dedicated to each of a plurality of detectors, each detector being independently configured to detect objects according to ...More ...Less
11 US2019171900A1
ITERATIVE RECOGNITION-GUIDED THRESHOLDING AND DATA EXTRACTION
Publication/Patent Number: US2019171900A1 Publication Date: 2019-06-06 Application Number: 16/267,205 Filing Date: 2019-02-04 Inventor: Thrasher, Christopher W.   Shustorovich, Alexander   Thompson, Stephen Michael   Amtrup, Jan W.   Macciola, Anthony   Assignee: Kofax, Inc.   IPC: G06K9/34 Abstract: Techniques for binarization and extraction of information from image data are disclosed. The inventive concepts include independently binarizing portions of the image data on the basis of individual features, e.g. per connected component, and using multiple different binarization thresholds to obtain the best possible binarization result for each portion of the image data. Determining the quality of each binarization result may be based on attempted recognition and/or extraction of information therefrom. Independently binarized portions may be assembled into a contiguous result. In one embodiment, a method includes: identifying a region of interest within a digital image; generating a plurality of binarized images based on the region of interest using different binarization thresholds; subjecting the region of interest within a digital image to a plurality of thresholding and extraction iterations; and extracting data from some or all of the plurality of binarized images. Corresponding systems and computer program products are disclosed. Techniques for binarization and extraction of information from image data are disclosed. The inventive concepts include independently binarizing portions of the image data on the basis of individual features, e.g. per connected component, and using multiple different ...More ...Less