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US20140169619 Mail Run Balancing Using Video Capture  
A method and system for mail run balancing of critical documents on a sorter machine that comingles both critical and non-critical documents. A plan identifying a set of critical documents to be...
US20140169620 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING AND PROCESSING MAIL USING AN IDENTIFICATION CODE  
Apparatus and methods consistent with the present invention provide for identifying and processing mail using an identification code on a mailpiece as a redundant source of identification...
US20140093124 MAILBOXES AND MAILBOX SYSTEMS ENABLING ENHANCED SECURITY AND LOGISTICS, AND/OR ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A system is presented that enhances mail security and logistics. The system in certain example embodiments provides image capturing units to capture images of both the user and the items being...
US20140133696 METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR CLASSIFYING, PROCESSING, AND/OR GENERATING AUTOMATIC RESPONSES TO MAIL ITEMS  
A computerized method of classifying a received mail item in real time. The computerized method comprises identifying a unique identifier (ID) by analyzing a new mail item from a certain sender,...
US20150199853 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING DISTRIBUTION ITEMS IN A DISTRIBUTION NETWORK  
Systems and methods for processing distribution items having unique identifiers affixed thereon. The unique identifiers can include computer readable codes and written alphanumeric strings...
US20140072167 METHOD OF SORTING MAILPIECES WITH RECIPIENT SORTING  
A method of sorting mailpieces, in which the mailpieces are sorted automatically in a sorting system with a view to being delivered to a recipient by a mail carrier, and are fed back into a...
US20130182887 ELECTRONIC LOCKBOX TRANSACTION PROCESSING  
Methods, computer readable media, and apparatuses for electronically sorting and managing mail within an electronic lockbox are described. Mail may be routed from a mail delivery service to a...
US20150199569 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MEASURING MAIL SIZE AND ACQUIRING MAIL INFORMATION  
Provided are an apparatus and method for measuring a mail size and acquiring mail information. The apparatus and method measure a mail size, recognize or read out specific information extracted...
US20090285447 CORRECTING VIDEO CODING ERRORS USING AN AUTOMATIC RECOGNITION RESULT  
A method for sorting mail includes performing an automatic address recognition process on a digitized image of a mail piece and generating a plurality of conditional address recognition results...
US20050135657 System for preserving security while handling documents  
A mail handling system for handling mail pieces in a mail handling area is presented. The system avoids breaching confidentiality of the mail pieces, and includes a view port device, for providing...
US20080019563 Mail processing system with low resolution UV imaging subsystem  
A mail processing system with a low resolution UV imaging subsystem. The subsystem comprises a detector array made with discrete phototransistors, each of which includes a lens. The...
US20090285448 Stamp testing and monitoring  
A method for detection of fraudulent postage indicia such as a stamp pr permit marking includes an initial step of introducing a mail piece for processing on an automated facing and canceling...
US20100111357 Method and system for tracking and processing items in personal mailbox  
The present invention discloses a method and system to track and process the received postal items in their personal mailbox. The present invention resides inside the personal mailbox of a user....
US20100296696 PAPER SHEET PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PAPER SHEET PROCESSING METHOD  
In a sorting apparatus, an image on the paper sheet is read by a scanner, and from the read image on the paper sheet, characters of the destination information are recognized by a character...
US20080049972 Mail imaging system with secondary illumination/imaging window  
An imaging and illumination system for use with a mail processing apparatus may include illumination and imaging assemblies located in a housing that has first and second windows to transmit...
US20120140979 WORD RECOGNITION APPARATUS, WORD RECOGNITION METHOD, NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM STORING WORD RECOGNITION PROGRAM, AND DELIVERY ITEM SORTING APPARATUS  
To improve the recognition accuracy even when a plurality of words including a matched portion are selected as candidates for recognition. A word recognition apparatus according to the present...
US20100040256 MAIL PIECE IDENTIFICATION USING BIN INDEPENDENT ATTRIBUTES  
An attribute-based system and method for mail piece identification includes generating and storing, during a first mail sorting operation, a first set of attribute information that can include an...
US20110140879 System and Method for Sensing Presence of Media in a Mailing Machine  
A sensor is paired with an emitter, such as in a postage metering machine, and the sensor is calibrated for ambient light conditions. Ambient light is measured with a sensor while the emitter is...
US20080130946 Method, system and data structure for processing documents and kit for finding and reading markings on a document  
A method for processing a document, including performing one or more processing steps with the document, such as printing, franking, assembling mail pieces, or opening received mail pieces. The...
US20110091067 POSTAL INDICIUM DETECTION METHOD AND POSTAL INDICIUM DETECTION APPARATUS  
According to one embodiment, a postal indicium detection method includes detecting whether or not one of a first face and a second face of a sheet corresponds to a picture card specific face,...
US20150254906 Method and Arrangement for Transporting Cuboidal Items  
An image, which can be analyzed by a computer and shows at least one face of an item, is generated for an item that is to be transported at a predefined time. By automatic analysis of the image,...
US20140105452 SORTING / SCANNING SYSTEM CAMERA UPGRADE APPARATUS WITH BACKWARDS COMPATIBILITY  
A scanning camera upgrade adaptor system provides backwards compatibility when an existing scanning camera subsystem is replaced or upgraded in automated sorting equipment with a newer camera...
US20100091099 SINGULARIZER DEVICE FOR A MAIL-SORTING SYSTEM  
A singularizer device for a mail-sorting system configured for receiving at input homogeneous lots of postal objects and feeding at output postal objects that have been singularized, i.e.,...
US20100111356 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING MAIL ITEMS  
A device for identifying mail items includes a memory for storing mail item information of a mail item and characteristic image features of the mail item. A control unit assigns the mail item...
US20080273749 IMPLICIT VIDEO CODING CONFIRMATION OF AUTOMATIC ADDRESS RECOGNITION  
A method for sorting mail that may include performing an automatic address recognition process on a digitized image of a mail piece and generating a plurality of conditional address recognition...
US20110150270 POSTAL PROCESSING INCLUDING VOICE TRAINING  
System, methods, and apparatuses. A method includes receiving a voice input from a user, the voice input corresponding to printed information on a mail piece. The method includes performing a...
US20150110343 SORTING SYSTEM USING WEARABLE INPUT DEVICE  
Methods for sorting mail pieces and corresponding systems and computer-readable mediums. A method includes determining that a camera of a wearable device is directed at a mail piece and capturing...
US20070237356 Parcel imaging system and method  
A parcel imaging system includes means for transporting parcels and image sensors oriented to image the parcels. An image construction subsystem is configured to stitch together outputs of the...
US20080255864 METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR CREATING ON DEMAND COMMERCIAL SHIPPING INVOICES  
A method and computer program product for creating an international commercial shipping invoice on demand. In various embodiments, the method comprises storing an electronic copy of a shipping...
US20050249376 Mail recognition method  
A mail recognition method including the steps of: subjecting images of mail items to at least one first recognition process to generate a first set of data; and subjecting the images...
US20130024326 CONTENT RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS FOR DISTRIBUTION ITEMS  
Systems, methods and apparatus are disclosed for providing content associated with an information item on a distribution item using a computing device. In one aspect a method includes identifying...
US20110262000 METHOD, SYSTEM AND DATA STRUCTURE FOR PROCESSING DOCUMENTS AND KIT FOR FINDING AND READING MARKINGS ON A DOCUMENT  
A method for processing a document, including performing one or more processing steps with the document, such as printing, franking, assembling mail pieces, or opening received mail pieces. The...
US20090026117 Method for sorting addressed mailings according to the destination address  
In the multistage sorting method, the mail items read in the first step are re-identified in the subsequent steps on the basis of characteristic features determined. If unambiguous assignment to a...
US20080255863 METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PROVIDING PAPERLESS CUSTOMS DOCUMENTATION  
A method and computer program product for providing paperless customs documentation associated with an international parcel shipment. In various embodiments, the method comprises storing shipping...
US20080304704 SYSTEM FOR VIRTUALLY DISTRIBUTING MAILPIECES  
A method of enabling mailpieces to be distributed and consulted in electronic form, said method comprising the following steps: scanning each of the mailpieces and transmitting the images of the...
US20060291692 Information processing apparatus having learning function for character dictionary  
A search processing section searches information stored in an address database, using a first character series, e.g., a postal code input through an input device as a search key, for a second...
US20110293135 DOCUMENT PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A software tool referred to as a “mailman” monitors certain folders on a network for new scanned documents. A user places a stamp on a document, then uses a digital copier to store the scanned...
US20120116573 Method And A Machine For Processing Mail Runs Using Matrix Accumulators  
A method of processing uniform mailpieces referred to as a “run” of mailpieces, during which method OCR is performed for recognizing certain information in a zone of interest of an image of each...
US20150117702 METHOD OF SORTING MAILPIECES USING A SORTING FRAME, WITH A VIRTUAL STACK OF MAILPIECE IMAGES BEING DISPLAYED  
A method of sorting mailpieces into a sorting frame having sorting slots where, in a sorting pass, and in a memory of a monitoring/control unit with a display screen, recording digital images of...
US20100191662 SECURITY MAILING SYSTEM  
A mailing system providing enhanced security for mailings processed and accepted by the mailing system. The mailing system uses sensed biometric data from the customer and/or sensed mailing type...
US20150108048 METHOD OF TRACKING MAILPIECES FOR MEASURING JOURNEY TIMES THROUGH A MULTI-NETWORK POSTAL SORTING SYSTEM  
A method of tracking mail in a postal sorting system comprising first and second networks of sorting machines with first and second unique identification protocols for uniquely identifying the...
US20100054532 Apparatus For Acquiring Images of Mailpieces Bearing Both Fluorescent Marks and Marks in Contrast  
Image acquisition apparatus (1) for acquiring images of mailpieces (P), the apparatus comprising a housing (3) inside which the following are placed: a first camera (4) co-operating with a first...
US20110286626 Virtual Remote Encoding System  
Mail processing methods and systems. A method performed at a local delivery unit includes receiving an image of a mail item at the local delivery unit from an imaging and virtualization facility...
US20140317024 INTERNET-BASED PAPERLESS POSTAGE SYSTEM  
A paperless postage method includes receiving sender electronic mail piece images and storing them, receiving a mail piece, taking an image of the mail piece, comparing the image with the stored...
US20090154766 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING MALFUNCTIONING PRINT ELEMENTS IN POSTAGE METER INDICIA PRINTER  
In a mailing machine, an image element included in a postage meter indicium printed on a mail piece is transported past a linear image capture device. The image capture device is operated to...
US20110060450 AUTOMATED MAIL INSERTING  
The present invention relates to a method for verifying the match of envelopes and documents in an automated matched mail system, by for a first envelope and a first document, scanning a face of...
US20140050351 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECEIVING UNMANNED MAIL  
Provided is an apparatus for receiving an unmanned mail capable of automatically acquiring the address information even though the user does not directly input the address information. The...
US20070071284 Method of detecting bunched-together poster items by analyzing images of their edges  
A method of detecting bunched-together overlapping postal items includes the steps of moving the postal items on edge above a camera, forming grayscale images including the bottom sides of the...
US20080044057 Method for Processing Mailings Comprising Wrong Recipient Addresses  
A method for processing mailings comprising wrong recipient addresses, according to which the wrong recipient address is determined from a detected copy of a mailing surface. The inventive method...
US20120243728 Bulk Region of Interest Learning  
A system and method for mail processing. A method includes receiving an image of a mail piece, and identifying multiple regions of interest of the image. The method includes determining a...

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