OCR & Responsible Electronics Recycling

by Mayank K. | Feb 01, 2021 | OCR Blog

Optical character recognition, or OCR, is something we associate increasingly with data capture for purposes of safety and convenience. Perhaps most notable is the…

DigitEYE The Fastest Way To Scan Your Documents | Wise Trend

WiseTREND introduces DigitEYE for effective online education at a San Francisco school to bridge the gap between physical whiteboard and online classroom DigitEYE innovative…

ID Scanning and Data Capture Methods using OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Aug 21, 2020 | Uncategorized

ID processing includes various techniques for image and data capture from documents like Passports, Driver Licenses, National Cards, government-issued identification cards, military cards, and…

Form Design

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 31, 2020 | ABBYY

Companies using data capture technology don’t always have the option to modify the design of their forms or create new forms. When the opportunity…

On-Demand Verification Services

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 28, 2020 | ABBYY

On-Demand Verification Services Do you have an unexpected amount of work coming your way and do not have the resources to meet your SLAs?…

Process Automation

Process Automation In experiences in process automation projects over the years.  As may have worked in the field for a long time can attest…

SBA PPP documents automation and OCR processing solution for lenders

Are you a financial institution suddenly receiving hundreds of thousands or even millions of documents you have not needed to process before?  We can…

Passport Scanning and Processing

The ABBYY Flexicapture Plugin for Passport Scanning The Best OCR Solution To Scan Passports There is no reason for the inefficient processing of passports…

WiseTRANS

by Ilya Evdokimov | Oct 16, 2019 | Blog

The ABBYY FlexiCapture Plugin for Transportation Companies The Best OCR Software Specifically Designed For Transportation Is your company busy making sure that shipments are…

Processing Custom Forms

by Ilya Evdokimov | Oct 13, 2019 | Uncategorized

Almost all companies, to some extent, face the problem of processing various forms. The most common types of forms are: survey forms; event feedback…

Data Capture

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 27, 2019 | Blog

Often data capture projects can be complex, this it has to do with the type of data that is collected. Some fields are easy…

WHY TURN TO A MANAGED SERVICES PROVIDER

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 25, 2019 | Blog

Businesses have become more familiar with Managed Services and are reaching out to them to help with projects due to, lack of staffing or…

What is OCR?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 24, 2019 | Accuracy

OCR-Optical mark recognition (also called optical mark reading and OMR) is the process of capturing human-marked data from document forms such as surveys and…

OUTSOURCED DATA VERIFICATION

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 23, 2019 | Accuracy

We provide this service for companies with their own in-house software, or companies with cloud-based accounts where automatic processing needs to be supplemented with…

Overflow Volume Processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 19, 2019 | Blog

Overflow Volume Processing As an alternative to Outsourced Data Verification, we are also equipped to manage “as-needed” resources to take on your unexpected projects. …

Form Design Best Practices

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 18, 2019 | data capture

Companies using data capture technology don’t always have the option to modify the design of their forms or create new forms. When the opportunity…

The Pros of Using Managed Services

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 16, 2019 | Blog

Personalized Services Managed Services help determine specific client’s needs and provide the best process. Regardless of the size or complexity of the project Managed…

Survey Data Processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 13, 2019 | Blog

Does your business rely on feedback via handwritten surveys? Nowadays, business process automation plays a very important role in business success. Companies that use…

Invoice Processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 12, 2019 | Blog

Using ABBYY FlexiCapture Data Sets for accurate Invoice processing In previous articles, we have already described how ABBYY FlexiCapture for Invoices helps to automate…

Automated Forms Processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 11, 2019 | Blog

Reduce the costs of manual processing by automating data capture from any kind of forms. ABBYY FlexiCapture solution transforms streams of forms and documents…

Outsource Your Projects To WiseTREND

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 10, 2019 | Blog

Outsourcing As companies grow and have higher demands, it is increasingly popular to reach out to outsource to Managed Services for the positions to…

Benefits of Outsourcing to Managed Services

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 09, 2019 | Blog

Savings The benefit of using a managed service provider is the cost-effectiveness. By using Managed Services can reduce the cost of your operations, by…

Medical claims capture automation solution from WiseTREND

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 08, 2019 | Uncategorized

Medical claims capture automation solution from WiseTREND Automating of the medical claims processing is a complex task that many companies connected with the healthcare…

Keep calm and make a backup

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 08, 2019 | Uncategorized

Keep calm and make a backup using ABBYY FlexiCapture I think that everyone will agree with me that the data is one of the…

CMS-1500 scanning and processing using WiseCLAIM & ABBYY FlexiCapture

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 08, 2019 | Uncategorized

CMS-1500 scanning and processing using WiseCLAIM & ABBYY FlexiCapture If your company is a provider of paid medical services, then you should have experienced…

Outsourcing Patient Assessment Forms Processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 06, 2019 | Blog

Many businesses today are implementing wellbeing programs, requiring employee health assessment to be completed. People are a company’s most important asset. So, the healthier…

Have Managed Services Help With Compliance & Reduce The Risk

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 05, 2019 | Uncategorized

When opting for Managed Services, we will ensure you are being compliant with processing your projects. We properly maintain sensitive information and are up-to-date…

Time-Savings When Working With Managed Services

You will save time by hiring a local Managed Service Team. For example, in the scenario where you have an unforeseen increase in volume,…

Invoice Processing Automation for Accounts Payable

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 03, 2019 | Uncategorized

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Commonly Requested Managed Services

Document Processing If you have the need for fast and accurate document processing, we have the solution for you. Regardless of the size of…

The ROI of Managed Services As Compared to Internal Processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Aug 28, 2019 | data capture

Let’s discuss Outsourcing ROI. Outsourcing your document processing projects to a managed services provider is more of an investment in your business than a…

Check processing and WiseCHECK & ABBYY FlexiCapture functionality overview (part 2)

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 22, 2019 | ABBYY

In the first part of the article, we began to talk about the features that are in the WiseCHECK & ABBYY FlexiCapture solution by…

Check processing and WiseCHECK functionality overview(part 1)

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 22, 2019 | ABBYY

In one of the articles, we have already talked about the benefits that check processing automation provides the company. It was also discussed why…

Survey Processing Automation using WiseSURVEY & ABBYY FlexiCapture

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 17, 2019 | Uncategorized

Nowadays, business process automation plays a very important role in business success. Companies that use this modern and efficient instrument have an important competitive…

Speed up Invoice processing using WiseINVOICE and ABBYY FlexiCapture

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 15, 2019 | ABBYY

Speed up invoice processing with WiseINVOICE & ABBYY FlexiCapture All companies face the need to process incoming invoices. If your company has to process…

ACORD form processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 11, 2019 | ABBYY

Previously, we talked about what ACORD forms are, and how WiseTREND’s ABBYY FlexiCapture & WiseACORD solution helps to cope with the task of ACORD…

WISETREND-ABBYY FlexiCapture Field Extraction Training

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 08, 2019 | ABBYY

We have repeatedly talked about how smart and flexible the solution for optical character recognition (OCR) and data capture is WISETREND-ABBYY FlexiCapture. It is…

Available Web Stations in FlexiCapture 12 Distributed Edition and how to access them

ABBYY FlexiCapture Distributed Edition is a very flexible, smart, scalable solution for optical character recognition (OCR) and for the data capture from structured and…

Using ABBYY FlexiCapture Data Sets for accurate Invoice processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jul 02, 2019 | ABBYY

Using ABBYY FlexiCapture Data Sets for accurate Invoice processing In previous articles, we have already described how ABBYY FlexiCapture for Invoices helps to automate…

Document processing workflow

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 27, 2019 | Uncategorized

Document processing workflow in ABBYY FlexiCapture It is very important to set up correctly the workflow while automating the document processing that it fully…

Check scanning and processing

With the enacting of The Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act (Check 21 Act), it became possible to process checks in a new…

Scanning of Invoices using mobile camera/phone/tablet

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 18, 2019 | ABBYY

In one of the previous articles, we have already discussed all the advantages of the invoice scanning and processing automatization using ABBYY FlexiCapture for…

Feed your Robots (RPA) with Content Intelligence

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 18, 2019 | Uncategorized

Feed your Robots (RPA) with Content Intelligence Nowadays software robots allow you to solve many problems associated with routine operations. RPA usually simply mimics…

Purchase Orders using mobile camera/phone/tablet

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 18, 2019 | Uncategorized

Purchase order processing using mobile camera The fastest possible purchase order processing is a very important component of a high-quality customer service, which is…

ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 Image Enhancement tools

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 13, 2019 | ABBYY

ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 has a smart and powerful mechanism that makes it easy to set up special image enhancement profiles. We review the possibilities…

Mobile camera pictures processing and common issues

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 13, 2019 | OCR

Emerging of mobilephones has changed the world around us, and those things that 20 years ago seemed fantastic are real today. Nowadays, almost every…

Scanning and OCR from paper documents

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 05, 2019 | OCR

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a technology that allows you instantly to get data that can be changed, searched and stored from any type…

ACORD forms scanning & processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 05, 2019 | Scanning

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Registration card processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | May 30, 2019 | Uncategorized

Many companies from different business areas face registration card scanning and processing. In large companies employees spend thousands of working hours per year on…

RPA Invoice Processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | May 30, 2019 | Uncategorized

Processing invoices is probably one of the most popular scenarios for using RPA systems, such as UIPath and BluePrism. But, as we have already…

Survey and questionnaire scanning

by Ilya Evdokimov | May 24, 2019 | Scan Settings

Many companies face the task of survey scanning and processing. Employees of these companies spend hours and days for manual entry of survey data.…

Purchase Order processing automation

by Ilya Evdokimov | May 23, 2019 | FlexiCapture

Purchase order (PO) is a simple and convenient mechanism for interaction between the buyer and the seller, which standardizes and simplifies the purchase process.…

RPA solutions using FlexiCapture

by Ilya Evdokimov | May 20, 2019 | FlexiCapture

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5 Tips for Invoice Processing Automation

Five tips for invoice processing automation Any company can face with the need to invoice processing and work with account payable. Invoices can come…

Five questions to be answered before choosing ABBYY data capture solution

by Ilya Evdokimov | May 12, 2019 | ABBYY

Facing the need to automate the document processing in your company, you’ll probably consider a data capture solution. A regular person may find it…

ABBYY FlexiCapture Simple Workflow

by Ilya Evdokimov | May 12, 2019 | ABBYY

What is the ABBYY FlexiCapture? ABBYY FlexiCapture is a powerful data capturing and document processing solution. It is a huge, flexible and customizable system…

WiseMortgage Delivers Results for Modern Lenders

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 04, 2018 | Blog

The mortgage industry today has a bottleneck when it comes to extracting key data, as most if the key data they need to process…

About Founder and Senior Projects Architect: Ilya Evdokimov

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 20, 2017 | ABBYY

Ilya Evdokimov is a long-term practitioner and expert in leading Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Data Capture and Document Processing techniques, technologies and solutions such…

Scanning documents into WiseTREND solutions such as ABBYY FlexiCapture and Recognition Server

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 15, 2017 | ABBYY

Panasonic KV-5076H SCANNER Scanning is one of several options to load documents into WiseTREND solutions such as ABBYY FlexiCapture and ABBYY Recognition Server. If…

WiseTREND SMUA program for ABBYY FlexiCapture, Recognition Server

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 14, 2017 | ABBYY

Annual Support/Maintenance/Upgrades (SMUA) for ABBYY FlexiCapture, Recognition Server This plan is designed for customers to receive on-going technical support, answers to questions, subscription to…

How to update FlexiLayout in ABBYY FlexiCapture document definition

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 14, 2017 | ABBYY

This procedure contains instructions how to update your ABBYY FlexiCapture Document Definition template with the updated classification and data capture logic generated in ABBYY…

Scripting in ABBYY FlexiCapture 11

by Ilya Evdokimov | Aug 15, 2017 | ABBYY

There are several areas in FlexiCapture where API integration with external systems may be beneficial. This interface provides scripting support in several languages: This…

Podiatry Plan Case Study

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 22, 2017 | Uncategorized

Automatic Processing of CMS-1500 Claim Forms See how we helped a leading foot care program achieve compliance with EDI claims submission within 60 days – and…

Award by ABBYY at 2015 Technology Summit for 2015 Project of the Year OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Nov 24, 2015 | Uncategorized

WiseTREND announces the new award from ABBYY for 2015 Project of the Year. Ilya Evdokimov, a Sr. Projects Architect at WiseTREND who has been closely working with…

Detailed Analysis of ABBYY’s Optical Character Recognition (OCR) ABBYY Recognition Server Performance on Amazon AWS Cloud

WiseTREND technicians performed multi-directional analysis and testing of hardware provided by Amazon EC2 to determine which particular server type and storage technology work better…

What Is OCR Technology And How Does OCR Software Work?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 19, 2015 | ABBYY

Let’s say you have a document such as a legal contract or a newspaper article, and you’d like to save it in a digital…

Document Processing And OCR Services For Businesses

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 17, 2015 | ABBYY

Are you looking for a professional-grade document processing and OCR software solution? Is your department in need of streamlining data capture processes and workflow?…

OCR-IT Featured as an Exhibitor Sponsor at Apttus Accelerate 2015

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 09, 2015 | OCR Blog

Fremont, CA, 2015 – OCR-IT, a provider of world-class OCR technology for document processing and automation solutions, is being featured as an exhibitor sponsor…

“23 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Implemented an OCR / Data Capture / Content Management (ECM) Project”

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 19, 2015 | Blog

According to highly-respected industry expert John Mancini and a group of AIIM experts, who have provided their feedback and after-thoughts about large enterprise implementations, the…

OCR-IT Web OCR API Free Account Setup & Testing in Fiddler Video

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 19, 2015 | OCR Blog

How to integrate and test OCR API in two minutes (video) OCR-IT API will provide you with powerful capabilities to convert images to highly…

WiseTREND, distributor and integrator of Advanced ABBYY OCR & Data Capture solutions expand to Southwest USA

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 17, 2015 | data capture

WiseTREND, an advanced OCR and Data Capture technologies expert focused on implementing the latest ABBYY technologies for advanced document processing workflows in corporate environments, is…

Recognizing 7-segment LCD display characters using OCR-IT API

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 17, 2015 | OCR Blog

This question has been asked by a developer on Stackoverflow (source link).  OCR-IT API came to the rescue. I’m trying to develop a Windows…

Helping in research to extract OCR data from WWII records

Someone asked: “I am working on a research project that deals with American military casualties during WWII. Specifically, I am attempting to construct a…

What’s More Productive: Four 30-ppm (page per minute) Scanners or One 120-ppm Scanner?

This question is often asked: What’s more productive: Having four 30-ppm (page per minute) scanners or one 120-ppm scanner? Here are four answers from…

ABBYY Recognition Server 3.x Supported OCR Languages

by Ilya Evdokimov | Aug 25, 2014 | General IT

ABBYY Recognition Server 3.5 Specifications – Recognition (OCR) Languages Below is the list of the recognition languages that are supported in ABBYY Recognition Server 3.5.…

FlexiCapture 9.0/10.0 Distributed backup/recovery/move procedure

by Ilya Evdokimov | Aug 19, 2014 | FlexiCapture

Here is the backup/recovery/move procedure for ABBYY FlexiCapture 9.0 and 10.0 Distributed Edition OCR, document processing and data capture platform. Recovery consists of 2…

Answer on StackOverflow: Detecting text in images

This question was answered on www.StackOverflow.com QUESTION Is there any good way of detecting whether an image contains text or not? I’m not looking…

ABBYY FlexiCapture 9.0/10.0: Procedure for moving internal file storage to a different location

by Ilya Evdokimov | Aug 12, 2014 | FlexiCapture

ABBYY FlexiCapture, the advanced data capture and document processing platform, uses a database for metadata and file storage (database or shared folder) for its internal…

Analysis of Picture Taking Instructions in various mobile apps

NOTE: This report, with additional screenshots and illustrations, is available in PDF form here. The purpose of this document is a) analyze various approaches mobile…

Tips for recognizing multiple languages and processing documents with mixed languages

OCR-IT API can recognize text in over 180 languages, more than most other OCR systems in or out of Cloud environments.  This powerful feature makes this API…

Transferring/moving ABBYY Recognition Server & ABBYY FlexiCapture licenses

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 19, 2013 | FlexiCapture

It may become necessary to move installed licenses of ABBYY Recognition Server (v. 2.x, 3.x) or ABBYY FlexiCapture (v. 9.x, 10.x) to a different computer.  Be…

Resources and suggestions for iOS developers

OCR-IT Cloud-based OCR API was one of the first high-quality online OCR Optical Character Recognition) services on the market. It launched in 2009 and…

Explanation of “fixed” and “unstructured” forms

Any form can be classified as “fixed” (aka structured) or “unstructured” (aka semi-structured). Fixed form – form that contains same type of data in…

OCR-IT API Speed of processing explained

OCR-IT Cloud OCR API provides access to high-quality OCR from devices and environments where OCR does not reside locally due technical limitations and other constraints.  This enables…

OCR-IT Team attended Apps World 2013 tradeshow in San Francisco – post visit summary

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 13, 2013 | Clients

If your have attended Apps World 2013 last week, you could not have missed OCR-IT corner booth right in front of ‘Media & Speakers Lounge”.  OCR-IT…

Guide to better mobile images (from cell phone camera) for higher quality OCR

Mobile images make up large volume of traffic going through OCR-IT OCR Cloud 2.0 API.  Compared to conventional office documents, which are typically black…

Standard Process for Managed Document Conversion and Outsourcing

OCR-IT Document Conversion Services Team uses the following methodology and project progress tracking for every Document Conversion task. Party Stage Task   Client INITIATION Issue the…

User Scenario: Process digital camera pictures and OCR to extract specific numbers

In this specific project asked by one of our users, we would like to provide analysis and suggestions how to process photos of marathon…

ABBYY FlexiCapture – installation variations and multi-user environment

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 21, 2012 | data capture

ABBYY FlexiCapture (9.0 and 10.0) is a powerful form processing and data capture software (OCR, ICR, OMR, Barcode).  FlexiCApture technology comes in two installation…

Why output PDF may decrease in quality and increase in size after OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 26, 2012 | Accuracy

Overall, let’s say your original PDF was a multi-page digital document with text and graphics and had a very small size of a few…

Clearing list of old projects in ABBYY FlexiCapture startup dialog

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 17, 2012 | data capture

When starting ABBYY FlexiCapture, a user is presented with a list of last opened projects.  Frequently, once folders have been moved or projects deleted,…

Error when installing ABBYY Recognition Server on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 16, 2012 | General IT

In some cases, ABBYY Recognition Server installer may produce during an install/uninstall/upgrade on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008. A sharing violation occurred while…

How to make a copy of a project from ABBYY FlexiCapture

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 06, 2012 | data capture

Frequently, a System Administrator may want to save a snapshot of the entire project in ABBYY FlexiCapture.  The process is the same for version…

OCR-IT Demonstrates Power of Mobile OCR with Free Demo Android App with Full Source Code for Developers to Add OCR Capabilities

OCR-IT Demo Android App and Source Code for Android OS by the host of OCR Cloud 2.0 API lets developers add the capability to…

Using Scripts for Table Element in ABBYY FlexiCapture 10.0

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 19, 2012 | data capture

Table is a powerful compound element to capture two-dimensional data structured.  When writing rules for a Table element, ABBYY FlexiCapture 9.0 or 10.0 will…

ScanThing Chooses OCR-IT Cloud-Based OCR API Platform to Conquer Mobile Scanning and OCR in New Mobile Productivity App for Android Smart Phones and Tablets

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 15, 2012 | Clients

OCR-IT LLC, a fast-growing document conversion and online image recognition company, today announced that its cloud-based OCR Web API, code-named “OCR Cloud 2.0”, has…

Free New Apple IPad 3 for the first OCR App For IPad

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 14, 2012 | OCR Cloud API

New contest: Free iPad 3 (The New iPad) will be provided to the first person or company to launch their App on Apple App…

What is the difference between PDF and PDF/Ab produced by ABBYY Recognition Server 3.0?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 13, 2012 | General IT

There are numerous resources that define specifications for the long-term preservation format PDF/A.  In general, this format includes less advanced features in order to…

What is the best hardware for high-volume OCR?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Nov 23, 2011 | data capture

For all of you out there with theoretical and practical experience, what is the best hardware and server types for large-volume OCR conversion.  What…

OCR for bank statements

I need to be able to OCR bank statements, including getting all the numbers and description in a form that can be processed.  How…

OCR-IT Announces a Powerful Cloud-Based OCR API for Ad-Hoc Integrators and Mobile Developers

by Ilya Evdokimov | Aug 29, 2011 | OCR Cloud API

This press release has been published on August 29, 2011 here: http://www.i-newswire.com/ocr-it-delivers-a-powerful-cloud/126874 August 30, 2011 – OCR-IT LLC, a fast-growing document conversion and image processing company,…

Customer feedback about WiseTREND WiseINVOICE 9.0 package for AP/AR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 06, 2010 | Accuracy

Here is some early stage feedback form recent two implementations of WiseINVOICE for AP data capture automation: Todd Gruff, B & G Manufacturing Inc.’s…

WiseTrend Unveils Effective, Predictable and Profitable Approach to Invoice Processing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 01, 2010 | data capture

We are proud to announce our new method of servicing invoice processing and AP data capture automation needs.  WiseTrend WiseINVOICE implementation combines best modern…

Text Parsing vs. Dynamic Data Capture

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 18, 2010 | Accuracy

I answered this question on StackOverflow, and it was too important not to duplicate here QUESTION ================= I am extracting texts from OCRed Tiff…

WiseINVOICE – unveiling a new powerful AP automation process

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 11, 2010 | Uncategorized

For years we have been polishing one of the most demanded and demanding areas of data capture and OCR – AP department automation.  Processing…

Online OCR API has a ton of hidden useful indirect features for mobile devices – image cleanup

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 08, 2010 | Uncategorized

Admiring the new iPhone 4G with the new and improved camera and a high-definition crystal clear screen, I immediately pop up whit dozens of…

Tricks & Tips: Industry, ABBYY FlexiCapture & Recognition Server, Online API

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jun 07, 2010 | Uncategorized

This month we are starting a Summer 2010 series of Tips & Tricks related to OCR and form processing industry in general, with a…

Print to OCR?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 18, 2010 | 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…

Document Preparation

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 17, 2010 | OCR

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…

Measuring Document Automation Efficiency

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 16, 2010 | Accuracy

The two most common question when organizations ask when they are seeking document automation technology is “how fast is it?” and “how accurate is…

An On-Ramp to translation

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 15, 2010 | OCR

Users of OCR might be surprised to learn that one of the initial and biggest drivers for the technology has yet to be fully…

The trick of the inverted text

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 12, 2010 | OCR

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…

Rich Media OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 11, 2010 | OCR

I often speak of unique uses of OCR, and here is yet another. OCRing video files! But why? Part of the management of rich…

Capture Products, Data Capture Products, confused?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 10, 2010 | data capture

All technology markets are guilty of coming up with at least one or two confusing terms. In the document imaging world, it’s terms with…

It’s not that you don’t want to, it’s that you can’t

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 09, 2010 | Uncategorized

Many of us tech heads are quick to give you an answer to your technical needs and propose a solution even if you did…

Expectations bite the dust

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 05, 2010 | General IT

Just this morning, I was reminded of why market education is so important. I received an email in the morning from a customer who…

Already digital but still OCRed

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 04, 2010 | Uncategorized

I’ve faced unique projects in the last four years and in a few, the best approach even seemed to contradict my better logic. The…

OCRing Magazines

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 03, 2010 | OCR

Often times when I receive printed periodicals, my preference is to OCR them to a digital search-able format and read the articles I’m interested…

What you OCR is what you get

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 02, 2010 | OCR

Often the purpose of doing Optical Character Recognition ( OCR ) for individuals and companies is to get a digital version of a document…

Check-mark accuracy, all or none

by Ilya Evdokimov | Mar 01, 2010 | Uncategorized

Check-mark processing ( OMR ) is one of the most accurate recognition technologies. Companies who properly utilize OMR are able to process documents quickly…

Don’t over think business card scanning

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 26, 2010 | BCR

I am amused at the detail of thought and complexity people put into business card scanning, BCR. In my time in the enterprise content…

Why buy what I already own!?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 25, 2010 | OCR

Many people inherit full-page Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology by simply purchasing a scanner or a multi-function (MFP) device. All these pieces of hardware…

Space Age Optical Character Recognition

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 24, 2010 | OCR

There are a lot of technologists out there who believe that optical character recognition has its days numbered and is an aged technology. The…

OCR makes old systems new

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 23, 2010 | OCR

One of the biggest challenges in the IT space, is migration from legacy systems, often mainframe’s, to modern day operating systems and applications. Legacy…

On the fly OCR – Click-Entry and Rubber-band OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 22, 2010 | data capture

If you were to put the degrees of automation on a scale, you would first have no automation, semi-automation, and the varying degrees of…

Re-OCR, Lessons learned

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 19, 2010 | OCR

To my surprise, I still receive requests from companies needing to start over on their OCR processes. Companies that have used the technology, did…

OCR and Paste

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 18, 2010 | OCR

You probably use the copy and paste functionality on your computer daily. I too use copy and paste on a regular basis, but I…

Turning off the latest technology

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 17, 2010 | OCR

Our culture is built on the fact that the newer and more means better. In the advanced technologies that exist, this for the most…

Playing tricks with images, up-sampling

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 16, 2010 | imaging

Often organizations have no control over the images they have received. Images can come via fax which has a varied range of resolutions, or…

Multi-Pass document recognition

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 15, 2010 | Uncategorized

When accuracy is the primary concern in document recognition, the best technique is multiple passes of the OCR or recognition process. Similar to how…

Clock is ticking

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 12, 2010 | Uncategorized

When considering the ROI on a data capture integration, setup time is one of the most important and often miscalculated factors. Not just the…

Remote Deposit Capture

The ability to capture a check and send it to a bank for deposit in a distributed fashion has actually existed for more than…

eDiscovery and OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 10, 2010 | OCR

I have touched on this topic a little on one of my previous posts but because of eDiscovery’s popularity I thought it was fitting…

Convert now Export later

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 09, 2010 | data capture

It’s not surprising that an organization’s focus of any sort of document automation is the export format and data coming out of the system.…

Hidden value propositions

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 08, 2010 | roi

Document automation has it’s obvious value: to decrease the cost of running a paper base business, but there are some other areas to gain…

Barcodes, time savers, and wasters

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 05, 2010 | BCR

Barcodes are a great technology. You can fit a lot of information in a barcode, they can be read at any angle, and they…

Line-Items : Picking the correct field type

by Ilya Evdokimov | Feb 04, 2010 | data capture

Documents containing tables have the majority of information of the document printed thus the demand to collect this data is very high. In data…

Let the OCR do the talking for you

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 29, 2010 | OCR

I’ve covered various interesting and non-conventional uses of OCR. I would like to talk about a new one, OCR to Speech. The blind community…

Data Capture – Problem Fields

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 28, 2010 | Uncategorized

The difference often between easy data capture projects and more complex ones has to do with the type of data being collected. For both…

Digital Ink – it’s not OCR or ICR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 27, 2010 | OCR

Digital ink is the approach of having a touch screen device that monitors a users movements with a stylus on the screen to determine…

Not quite as fun as the DMV

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 26, 2010 | OCR

Understanding the different licensing that is available for data capture and OCR products can sometimes be difficult, but I assure you that the complexities…

Dropout, all or none

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 25, 2010 | data capture

Color or Greyscale dropout is a great tool for increasing accuracy of extracting data from forms. But a bad dropout is far worse than…

Path to simple yet robust document routing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 22, 2010 | data capture

When it comes to the input path that documents follow, for many it’s as simple as scan, convert, save, but others require more complex…

Get the “Blank” out of here

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 21, 2010 | Accuracy

One of the challenges of document scanning is pesky blank pages. They are usually an annoyance and a space taker more then a real…

Tax Return OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 20, 2010 | data capture

If you are thinking about using data capture to read text from tax returns it’s time now to start thinking about the steps to…

Invisible characters

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 19, 2010 | OCR

Exceptions in OCR and data capture are usually thought of as mis-recognized characters only, but in reality there are several other types of exceptions…

Guarantees, Guarantees, Guarantees

One of the most popular questions to ask when organizations purchase data capture or OCR software, “what accuracy can you guarantee?”. If you have…

You can read the fine-print

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 15, 2010 | OCR

As fonts get smaller the challenge to read them with OCR software increases, however there are some key things that organizations should be aware…

Fixed, Semi-structured, UNSTRUCTURED!?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 14, 2010 | data capture

I find myself educating even industry peers on the topic of document type structure more and more recently. Often the conversation starts with one…

The little secretes to OCRing large maps and drawings

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 13, 2010 | data capture

Occasionally the need to convert large documents such as maps and engineering documents comes along. Many times the OCR requirement is limited to a…

How many keystrokes does it take to get to the center of accuracy?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 12, 2010 | OCR

Often times we are blinded by technology and forget the pain we originally adopted technology to solve. When I first learned accounting, more tenured…

Not all Documents are Equal – OCRing Newspapers

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 11, 2010 | OCR

There are several document types out there both for full-page OCR and for data capture that require special attention and configuration. For Full-Page OCR…

Data Type, Dictionary, Database Lookup = First Verification

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 08, 2010 | data capture

After viewing the power of data capture technology, I’ve yet to see an organization un-impressed, until the conversation explores quality assurance steps. Though the…

Read signatures maybe not, make sure a doc is signed, easy!

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 07, 2010 | data capture

A lot of the documents we encounter require there to be a signature. In data capture, these documents add an additional complexity as an…

Black belt in data capture processes an EOB

Explanation of Benefit’s (EOB) next to student transcripts are without a doubt the most difficult documents to automate. The value to automate these documents…

Whatever happened to OCR-A and OCR-B

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 05, 2010 | OCR

In the early days of OCR soon after Kurzweil invented it, the desired approach to increase accuracy was to institute a printing standard. That…

Hand-print or Handwriting, makes a big difference

by Ilya Evdokimov | Jan 04, 2010 | data capture

When it comes to forms processing and data capture, working with documents that have hand-print vs. handwriting is a huge difference in accuracy and…

Is it a document or just pages

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 31, 2009 | OCR

There are several aspects of how we talk about documents, scanning, OCR and Data Capture that are the culprits of confusion, misunderstanding, and unfortunately…

Why OCR is for everyone

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 30, 2009 | OCR

You may come to this site looking for OCR software, PDF Compression tools, or maybe it was a StumbleUpon. Maybe a friend said they…

Not that you want to pay that invoice any faster

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 29, 2009 | data capture

But you can, and you can with a lower cost, and perhaps take advantage of net discounts. With Data Capture and OCR technology you…

Ok Chris, you talk the talk, but what is it?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 28, 2009 | OCR

The constituents of this blog are varied. Some know what OCR and Data Capture is, some do not. Some know they need it but…

Why hot folder’s are so HOT

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 25, 2009 | OCR

We are all guilty of over complicating things. In technology products, over complication results in more features then you will ever use and less…

Check your check scanning

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 23, 2009 | Scanning

Check scanners are fast, and have very accurate MICR reading. The check scanners get the job done, when the only job is to get…

Down and dirty paperless office

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 22, 2009 | OCR

In my office, paper comes in, is reviewed for value, gets scanned, and shredded or filed. I have setup a system that allows me…

It learns right? – The misconception about recognition learning

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 21, 2009 | data capture

Because of the way the market has come to understand OCR ( typographic recognition ) and ICR ( hand-print recognition ) there is no…

Not even your monitor is safe from OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 18, 2009 | OCR

I’ve talked about various uses of OCR that are non-conventional: anti-virus, CAPTCHA ( thought this does not work ), and now it’s time for…

File Format Buffet! – choosing your output format

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 17, 2009 | General IT

Anymore OCR and data capture solutions give you a broad selection of what output format you want the result to be in. Until the…

Beefy servers don’t always make faster OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 16, 2009 | OCR

IT departments like the new latest and greatest computer technology, why shouldn’t they. Usually when shopping for a machine it’s always true that MORE…

Exceptional exceptions – Key to winning with Data Capture

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 15, 2009 | data capture

Exceptions happen! When working with advanced technologies in Data Capture and forms processing, you will always have exceptions. It’s how companies choose to deal…

OCR has your back!

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 14, 2009 | OCR

There a few niche uses of OCR technology that many people don’t realize exist, many will never impact the average user. But there are…

“eBooks for Reading” By: Oc R.

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 11, 2009 | OCR

As the popularity of reading eBook’s increases so does the demand and need to convert books to an eBook . Legality aside the promise…

It’s CAPTCHA for a reason – Why you can’t OCR CAPTCHA

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 10, 2009 | OCR

I’ve been surprised recently about the number of project requests and Twitter conversation’s insisting that OCR can be used to read CAPTCHA. A CAPTCHA…

You gotta spend money to save money

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 09, 2009 | OCR

I’ve been surprised about the nature of the economy and it’s impact on technology that saves money. OCR and Data Capture have a clear…

Set it and forget it OCR

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 08, 2009 | OCR

My office is a paper monster, paper comes in and never leaves intact. The scary part is how fast this happens. Paper in hand,…

Converting Digital Photos to Text – The Reality

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 07, 2009 | OCR

Contrary popular belief it will be many years before a digital photograph of a document will be close to the accuracy of a document…

Don’t over-clean your scanned images

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 04, 2009 | imaging

There is always some way to modify a scanned image to improve it’s recognition results if it’s not already perfect. But there are also…

Reality of OCR engine voteing

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 03, 2009 | OCR

The trend of companies promoting OCR voting has become less common, but you will still occasionally find products that promote their accuracy by saying…

Scanning resolution – the magic 300 dpi

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 02, 2009 | OCR

Many users of OCR don’t realize what the impact of resolution and bit-depth is or even what they are. Usually in the case of…

The wrong question – “How accurate are you?”

by Ilya Evdokimov | Dec 01, 2009 | Accuracy

Organizations seeking full-page or Data Capture technology have a serious need to estimate accuracy before they even deploy a technology, as this is a…

When you got it design it – Form Design

by Ilya Evdokimov | Nov 30, 2009 | data capture

Not too often to companies using Data Capture technology have the chance to change their forms design or even create new ones. If you…

Getting OCR to be 100% – Quality Assurance

by Ilya Evdokimov | Nov 27, 2009 | Accuracy

Let’s face it OCR is not 100% accurate 100% of the time. Accuracy is highly dependent on document type, quality of scan, and document…

Is Fixed or Semi-Structured, understanding you forms

by Ilya Evdokimov | Nov 26, 2009 | data capture

There are two major classes of Data Capture technology fixed or semi-structured. When processing a form it’s critical that the right class is chosen.…

So you want to process invoices

Invoices are one of the highest demanded documents to automate. Lets talk a little about what it takes to be successful in invoice processing.…

Why oursource document recognition?

by Ilya Evdokimov | Nov 24, 2009 | outsourcing

It’s common for organizations to outsource their scanning, and document conversion projects. Organizations find sometimes that the skill required, the convince factor, and liability…

Color Scanning and Recognition – “No text left behind”

by Ilya Evdokimov | Nov 24, 2009 | Accuracy

OCR technology has come a long way since it’s creation. On the 300 DPI ( Scan Resolution ) clean, letter type documents the technology…