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Optical character recognition (OCR) is the mechanical or electronic conversion of images of typed, handwritten or printed text into machine-encoded text. It is widely used as a form of data entry from printed paper data records, including passport documents, invoices, bank statements, computerized receipts, business cards, mail, printouts of static-data, or any suitable documentation. It is a common method of digitizing printed texts so that it can be electronically edited, searched, stored more compactly, displayed on-line, and used in machine processes such as machine translation, text-to-speech, key data and text mining. OCR is a field of research in pattern recognition, artificial intelligence and computer vision.
Suppose someone is shopping for office stationery and they take a photograph of the receipt which is then uploaded to a cloud (dropbox?, shoebox?) where the receipt is processed through an OCR…
I am trying to install the software but it keeps freezing. Its not doing anything when I press the next button. Can any one please help me out?
In this third video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFtoText utility, which converts PDF files into plain text files.
Download and install the software.: You may have already downl…
Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows a program that convert pdf to
Situation: we have a project where we need to scan 300+ pages (yes in paper) to pdf and somehow get it to Word so we…
I have a pdf file of several invoices for analysis. The pdf files have the invoice as a picture, rather than scanned text.
Is there a good way to convert this picture to editable data?
I cannot …
I've been scouting around dozens of PDF to Word conversion but they mostly convert
2 page for trial & requires sign up;
a couple of them are not accurate when I convert, eg:
I need to OCR a large number of PDF files. The PDFs are printed from Word documents that have had changes tracked, so inserted words underlined, deleted words stuck out. I need the inserted and stru…
What are the ways to detect if an image that was screen shot from original
source has been altered / doctored.
Do list any freeware & professional tools
I started using an Epson GT-1500 scanner to digitize technical journals. I have been using Epson Scan Software (in Office Mode) on my WIndows 7 laptop to create PDF files. Many of the arti…
any one has a code to call a scanner , scan a document as pdf format then save it in a specific folder
ms access vba
I am wondering if it is possible to feed several documents through an HP Deskjet 2543 wireless printer and scan them or will it be necessary to scan each sheet one at a time.…
This video Micro Tutorial is the second in a two-part series that shows how to create and use custom scanning profiles in Nuance's PaperPort 14.5 (http://www.experts-exchan
This video Micro Tutorial is the first in a two-part series that shows how to create and use custom scanning profiles in Nuance's PaperPort 14.5 (http://www.experts-exchan
We often encounter PDF files that are pure images, that is, they do not have text characters, but instead contain only raster graphics. The most common causes of this are document scanning software an…
I'm looking for a pen-input program that will record my handwriting, but not reformat it to text. Here is my reasoning: I can read my handwriting; what I want is a kind of diary that I can run on my …
does anyone know of a product that when you print to .pdf part of that process will also OCR the document??
Look forward to hearing from you.
PaperPort 14.5 Patch 1 update is often not detected or downloaded automatically. This article provides direct download links to solve the problem for retail (non-bundled) versions of the Standard and Professional editions, as well as the Professional edition in Nuance's own OmniPage Ultimate bundle.
I'm troubleshooting an issue with Acrobat Reader Pro but can't find a solution. The new Acrobat Reader DC free version is able to perform this function. When a user attempts to rotate a pa…
I have a client that has a very specific request and I am not finding anything online. Maybe someone else has dealt with this and can help me find a solution.
Very high traffic medical o…
what are the best OCR / ICR tools. what we have are scattered images/pdfs to pull the data from. unfortunately , i cannot share the images or pdfs
I'm about to add a 3rd & 4th node to our Windows Oracle RAC 188.8.131.52 environment and have been doing health checks before starting.
The command to check the OCR doesn't return output: OCRCHECK. …
I want to scan in receipts and be able to extract/manipulate the data using VBA. What is a good economical scanner (doesn't have to be portable) that has OCR software that I can manipulate with Acce…
I'm looking for a reliable business card scanner that will scan business cards directly into Outlook 2013.
Please provide me with a list of business card scanners that will allow this to be done.
In a previous article (http://www.experts-exchan
Update 13-December-2014: Article Deprecated. The links in this article for the PaperPort 12 upgrades no longer work and Nuance informed me that the links for the PaperPort 11 ones may soo…
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