IRVINE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kofax® Limited (NASDAQ: KFX)(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.
Kofax is a leading provider of smart process applications for the business critical First Mile of customer interactions. These begin with an organization’s systems of engagement, which generate real time, information intensive communications from customers, and provide an essential connection to their systems of record, which are typically large scale, rigid enterprise applications and repositories not easily adapted to more contemporary technology. Success in the First Mile can dramatically improve an organization’s customer experience and greatly reduce operating costs, thus driving increased competitiveness, growth and profitability. Kofax software and solutions provide a rapid return on investment to more than 20,000 customers in financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers these through its own sales and service organization, and a global network of more than 800 authorized partners in more than 75 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit kofax.com.
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