IRIS granted new patent for its new Asian OCR Technology.

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IRIS (member of the Canon Group), a technology company specializing in Intelligent Document Recognition (IDR), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Optimized IT Infrastructure (ICT) and Mobile Scanning Peripherals have announced that it continues to rapidly expand its international patents portfolio.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a new US patent (application number 14/254039) to the Belgian company for its pioneering I research and development in the field of high-accuracy Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for Asian languages, including Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Korean

The R&D investment on this new technology, which eventually led to this particular patent, has been made possible thanks to the financial sponsorship of the Belgian Public Authorities (Walloon Region--Direction Generale Operationnelle de I'Economie, de I'Emploi & de la Recherche--DG06).

With the addition of this new official patent, IRIS has been granted more than 20 patents granted in the USA, Japan, and Belgium. These...

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