Fifty Percent of Kofax Patents Granted and Pending Relate to Mobile Image Processing
Irvine, CA, July 16, 2014 – Kofax® Limited (NASDAQ and LSE: KFX), a leading provider of smart process applications for the business critical First Mile™ of customer interactions, today reported it was issued a patent by the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and four new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in the first half of calendar year 2014. The Company now has 46 issued patents and 76 pending applications, with 68 of the total relating to mobile imaging technologies.
“Mobile imaging and the integration of those technologies with an organization’s business processes is critical to improving the First Mile of information intensive customer interactions, and is why Kofax is dedicated to developing and protecting such intellectual property,” commented Anthony Macciola, Chief Technology Officer at Kofax. “We’ve leveraged the power of the camera in mobile devices to make it easier for organizations to easily capture customer provided information and enter it into their business processes.”
Patent 5,426,286 from JPO, issued January 2014, covers technology for determining document validity, including those captured via mobile devices. Patent 8,749,839 issued by the USPTO in June 2014 expands Kofax’s VirtualReScan™ (VRS) image perfection technology to images captured via mobile devices, and patent 8,677,249 issued by the USPTO in March 2014 covers technology for providing a user interface for structured and unstructured document inspection and manipulation, including those captured via mobile devices. Patents 8,693,043 and 8,719,197 issued by the USPTO in April and May 2014, respectively, cover technologies for automatic document separation and document classification via machine learning that are currently utilized within Kofax software.