Ricoh had one patents in big data during Q1 2024. The patent filed by Ricoh Co Ltd in Q1 2024 is for a display apparatus that shows an operation menu related to data processing on handwritten data, with the menu content changing based on its display position. GlobalData’s report on Ricoh gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Ricoh had no grants in big data as a theme in Q1 2024.

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Application: Display apparatus, display method, and medium (Patent ID: US20240004520A1)

The patent filed by Ricoh Co Ltd. describes a display apparatus that shows an operation menu related to data processing on handwritten data, with the menu's content varying based on its display position. The apparatus can display multiple identical operation menus, each containing information specific to the data processing corresponding to its display position. Additionally, the apparatus can receive identification information from a pen used for inputting handwritten data, associate this information with the data processing details, and display the handwritten data accordingly.

Furthermore, the display apparatus can incorporate features such as rotating handwritten data based on a rotational angle, displaying file and page names, recognizing character strings from handwritten data, and providing options for displaying or hiding character string candidates. The apparatus also allows for customization of the operation menu arrangement and includes a method and computer program for executing the display functions described in the patent. Overall, the patent outlines a comprehensive system for efficiently processing and displaying handwritten data with a focus on user interaction and customization options.

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