Patent Number: 6,167,439

Title: Data retrieval, manipulation and transmission with facsimile images

Abstract: A data processing system is coupled to a facsimile device which receives and transmits facsimile images between the data processing system and a telephone line. The data processing system includes the capability to receive a facsimile image, interpret certain images as specified commands for the data processor, and to retrieve, manipulate and transmit data in response to the specified commands.

Inventors: Levine; Stephen R. (North Andover, MA), Harui; Alex J. (Derry, NH), Schirpke; Michael W. (Tewksbury, MA), Boylan; Stephen P. (Somerville, MA), Donoghue; Karen (Melrose, MA), Boyd; Mary Jane (Chelmsford, MA), Ajgaonkar; Donna (Carlisle, MA), Paress; Charles (Nashua, NH), Angel; David J. (Hudson, NH), Hsiao; Chia-Chuan (Lincoln, MA), Knowlton; Kenneth C. (Merrimack, NH), Brown; Bruce Eric (El Granada, CA)

Assignee: Kodak Limited

International Classification: G06F 3/023 (20060101); G06F 3/033 (20060101); G06F 015/16 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017