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Google Looks to Tech That Recognizes Text in Images


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Google Inc. may have plans to expand its search engine beyond static text.

The search giant in June filed a patent application for technology that can recognize text in images. It could be used to retrieve text from video or from photographs that may show up as part of a street scene. The application was published on Thursday.

The company is seeking the patent for methods, systems and computer programs that can extract image text. For example, the application noted, the technology could search a collection of keywords extracted from text and retrieve an image associated with the extracted text.

The digital images that the technology aims to scout for text include illustrations of landscapes, people, urban scenes and other objects, according to the application.


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This could be the end for the security of CAPTCHA and an opening for Spammers/Scammers!

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