Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

What is Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Optical Character Recognition is a technology that enables you to exract data and convert to editable and searchable data from different types of documents, such as scanned documents, PDF files or images captured by a digital camera. Without OCR technology the only way to accomplish this, is to retype the documents to a Word Processing software as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel and it may take hours and days according to the size of the documents.

How Optical Character Recognition Software works

Optical Character Recognition is a technology that enables you to exract data and convert to editable and searchable data from different types of documents, such as scanned documents, PDF files or images captured by a digital camera. Without OCR technology the only way to accomplish this, is to retype the documents to a Word Processing software as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel and it may take hours and days according to the size of the documents.

What can be done with OCR

  • Converting Scanned documents to Microsoft Word or other Word Processing Software

    Scanned documents cannot be edited, copied or published in internet. Thanks to OCR Technologies all printed text, formulas and graphics can be extracted as text and images and saved to Microsoft Word, Open Office Writter, Rich Text Format, Plain Text or any other word processing software.

  • Converting table designed reports to Microsoft Excel or other Spreadsheet Software

    Scanned table designed reports can be converted to Microsoft Excel, Open Office Spreadsheet or any other spreadsheet software thanks to OCR Technologies

  • Importing data to databases from scanned documents

    Importing data from any scanned documents to corporate softwares database as ERP, CRM etc. All information imported database can be publised in internet with web based software

What kind of document can be processed with OCR software

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Agreements
  • Resumes
  • Technical Documents
  • Printed Reports
  • Brochures
  • Business Cards

What is OCR ?

OCR is the conversion of scanned images of printed text to editable text.

What is ICR ?

ICR is the technology to extract and save printed text, handwritings and symbols to editable text.