business card reader

Hi,
I am looking for a technology to scan a business card and read the content on it.  then save the data into database. Do anyone has idea which product I need use?

Thanks
chenjhuaAsked:
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Michael-BestCommented:
Modern scanners have OCR ( optical character recognition) which do this.
You only need to select OCR in your scanners settings.
Michael-BestCommented:
If the scan was not done with OCR, then there are other options:

If PDF you can use a free online service called:
"CONVERT SCANNED PDF TO WORD"
Link:
http://www.onlineocr.net/

Using Microsoft Word you can Turn a Scanned Document Into a Microsoft Word Document:
Link:
http://www.wikihow.com/Turn-a-Scanned-Document-Into-Microsoft-Word-Document
Michael-BestCommented:
If you want to do it via smart phone then see:
"7 business card apps for smartphones: Scan 'em and store 'em"
Link:
http://www.computerworld.com/article/2486045/mobile-apps-7-business-card-apps-for-smartphones-scan-em-and-store-em.html
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Michael-BestCommented:
Via iphone see:
"Business Card Reader Pro"
Link:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/business-card-reader-pro/id328175747?mt=8
Michael-BestCommented:
iPhone and BlackBerry see:
"Business Card Reader"
Instant business card recognition scans, and enters the data into appropriate fields of the iPhone and BlackBerry address book.
Link:
http://www.shape.ag/en/products/details.php?product=bcr

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chenjhuaAuthor Commented:
If I want to save the data to my table after the content of business card has been read, which one you think will be bet to fit?
chenjhuaAuthor Commented:
Thanks for all the inputs.
Michael-BestCommented:
Re:
"If I want to save the data to my table after the content of business card has been read, which one you think will be bet to fit?"

Re:
"save the data to my table"

Please clarify what this means?

PC or android or iphone or Blackberry?
I have supplied all asked methods...
Mac also uses OCR as does Windows.

Please be clear in what you want to get further advice
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