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Rich Media 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 media assets is indexing these files. Technologies such as speech recognition and optical character recognition give a greater index and search...

Whatever happened to OCR-A and OCR-B

In the early days of OCR soon after Kurzweil invented it, the desired approach to increase accuracy was to institute a printing standard. That standard included two fonts OCR-A and OCR-B fonts that the first OCR engines were specially trained for. Today use of these...