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Print to OCR?

When I talk to people about the unique technique of printing text documents to image just for the purpose of running optical character recognition ( OCR ) or data capture on them, they are rightfully confused and think I’m a little nutz. Why would you ever...

Document Preparation

In some organizations, document preparation prior to scanning is the largest time cost in their document entry process. In all organizations, it’s an important consideration. Document preparation is the processes of sorting, organizing, and preparing documents...

Measuring Document Automation Efficiency

The two most common question when organizations ask when they are seeking document automation technology is “how fast is it?” and “how accurate is it?”. Many don’t realize that the two are at opposition to each other most of the time. The more accurate a system,...

An On-Ramp to translation

Users of OCR might be surprised to learn that one of the initial and biggest drivers for the technology has yet to be fully actualized. It was believed soon after the invention of optical character recognition by Ray Kurzweil, that the greatest use of the technology...

The trick of the inverted text

The search for greater accuracy when it comes to document automation, never stops. It’s true that with every new release, OCR technology has become so advanced that the jumps in accuracy are not what they were 10 years ago. Now, new versions of OCR engines...