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March 13, 2011

Read it to me!

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1300060795 ) Play

Simple question. Patent for what?

Cracked by: Raghuvansh , Rogi , KK , Aravind , Dibyo , vinayaknp , Bharath , Sumanth Patlolla , dineshk , Riyaz Usman , shrik , Shwetha Maiya , shrey , Siddarth Pai , Goyal , Debjani , Smitha R Maiya , jowens , Manish Achuth , SV , rohanquizzer , puneet_k , Logik , Aparna , raklodramA and Abinash

Answer:
Google Books scanner that can scan open books and produce resultant images that are flat!

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

26 Responses to “Read it to me!”

  1. Raghuvansh
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    Google Books’ scanning method which does not use a flatbed scanner.


  2. Rogi
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    Google’s infrared scanning correction process for the pre-OCR stage.


  3. KK
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    Google scanner
    Patent for “Detection of grooves in scanned images”


  4. Aravind

    Google books scanner


  5. Dibyo
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    google’s patent for a scanner for books


  6. vinayaknp

    Google’s proprietary technology for scanning books used in Google Books


  7. Bharath
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    Google Book Digitization scanner patent


  8. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Google’s infrared camera technology(Google scanner)

    Patent 7508978 is the one that explains how Google’s proprietary book scanning technology works


  9. dineshk
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    Google’s book scanning technology using infrared cameras.


  10. Google Book Scanning Technology


  11. shrik
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    The patent that explains Google’s proprietary book scanning technology that adjusts for curvature of the page.


  12. Google has patented technology for scanning books.


  13. shrey

    Google’s book scanning technology.


  14. Google’s book scanner


  15. Goyal
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    Google’s book reader


  16. Debjani

    google reader


  17. Smitha R Maiya

    Google digital books patent


  18. jowens
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    Google’s book scanner


  19. Manish Achuth
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    Google’s patent for digitising books. scan books and then upload on the net.


  20. SV
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    Google’s patent on book scanning


  21. looks like Google book scanner technology


  22. puneet_k

    Google Books scanning technology patent


  23. Logik
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    Nice question.
    Google Books scanning technology Patent.
    ‘Detection of grooves in scanned images’


  24. Aparna
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    Patent by google for correcting for curved pages while scanning a book used in google books.


  25. How Google’s book-scanner cleverly corrects for the curvature of an open book


  26. Abinash

    google scanner


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