- U.S. Patent 8,617,081 was issued for a system and method that can detect a human pulse rate from a sequence of video images, leading to low-cost non-contact medical monitoring. Xerox today provides services to healthcare professionals in over 1,700 hospitals in the US. Research like this project could help provide better and less invasive care.
- U.S. Patent 8,520,074 describes a system and method for using infrared imaging to automatically detect the number of people in an image, such as the number of people in a car. This research enables optimizing usage of high occupancy vehicle lanes and helps relieve congestion as well as creates a new source of transportation revenue.
- U.S. Patent 8,537,398 describes a “cloud based” method and system for managing the inventory of printer supplies for remote printers. These types of capabilities contribute to Xerox’s success in Managed Print Services (MPS).
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