Category: Best Practices

Process Automation

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…