CAPTURE AND DISPLAY OF ANNOTATIONS IN PAPER AND ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS

  • US 20100278453A1
  • Filed: 09/17/2007
  • Published: 11/04/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/15/2006
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A system for receiving annotations from a user for placement on text that is viewable by the user on a viewing device, the system comprising:

  • a capture component for capturing an image that is viewable by the user on the viewing device;

    an optical character recognition component for processing the image that is viewed on the viewing device and identifying any text contained in the image; and

    an annotation capture component for receiving an annotation and a location of the annotation with respect to the image from a user, the annotation capture component determining a corresponding position of the annotation with respect to the identified text and storing the annotation and the corresponding position of the annotation with respect to the identified text in a manner that allows the annotation to be retrieved and displayed in conjunction with the identified text.

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