IRVINE, Calif., Nov 19, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Kofax Limited, a leading provider of smart process applications for the business critical First Mile of customer interactions, today reported it was issued three new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The Company now has 54 issued patents and 60 pending applications, with 47 percent of the total relating to mobile imaging technologies.
“The Kofax patents announced today are the fruit of groundbreaking research and development in mobile image capture, analysis, and business process integration,” commented Anthony Macciola, Chief Technology Officer at Kofax. “These patents will further enhance our Kofax Mobile Capture Platform and provide organizations with powerful, interactive capture and process management capabilities for mobile applications and extend self service capabilities to their customers.”
U.S. Patent No. 8,855,375 secures Kofax’s uniquely powerful and efficient approach to page detection, and U.S. Patent No. 8,855,425 secures Kofax’s blur detection feature, with both in the context of mobile image capture and document analysis. U.S. Patent No. 8,885,229 secures these features, among others, in the context of a powerful video-capture user experience. These issuances reinforce and protect the intellectual property in Kofax’s innovative mobile technology, and are evidence of the company’s contribution and commitment to the mobile marketplace.
In parallel, Kofax has received official notification from the International Search Authority (ISA) of the novel and significantly inventive status of this technology, as embodied in International Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Application No. U.S. 2013/021336. International patent protection will follow the U.S. issuance upon completing formal examination in the various countries where Kofax conducts business.