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LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR FOR DOCUMENT PRINTERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027344D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 44K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is a language translator for a document printer. The proposed system concept 10 is illustrated in the accompanying Figure. A document, in one language, is received by a facsimile terminal (FAX) 20. The received document is scanned by an optical character reader (OCR) 40 and processed thereafter by a linguistics device 60. Linguistics device 60 may be, for example, a software translation tool that formats an output, in another language, suitable for importing to printer 80.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR FOR Proposed Classification DOCUMENT PRINTERS U.S. C1.395/10 James F. Smith
G06f C1. Int. Richard L. Carlston 09/44

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 21, No. 2 March/April 1996 175

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LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR FOR DOCUMENT PRINTERS (Cont'd)

Proposed is a language translator for a document printer. The proposed system concept 10 is illustrated in the accompanying Figure. A document, in one language, is received by a facsimile terminal (FAX) 20. The received document is scanned by an optical character reader (OCR) 40 and processed thereafter by a linguistics device 60. Linguistics device 60 may be, for example, a software translation tool that formats an output, in another language, suitable for importing to printer 80.

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