Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2016
Nov. 30, 2016
Apr. 30, 2016
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name ITUS CORPORATION    
Document Type 10-K    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   8,752,387  
Entity Public Float     $ 21,608,013
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Amendment Description This Amendment No. 1 to the Annual Report on Form 10-K of ITUS Corporation ("we", "our" or the "Company") is being filed to amend the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2016 (the "10-K"), which was originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 7, 2016, in order to (i) file the Interactive Data File exhibits required by Item 601(b)(101) of Regulation S-K and (ii) include certifications by our principal executive officer and principal financial officer as required by Items 601(b)(31) and (32) of Regulation S-K. We are including in this Amendment No. 1 the full 10-K as it was originally filed, but no other changes have been made to the 10-K.    
Entity Central Index Key 0000715446    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2016    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY