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Automatic Document Classification, Business Card Recognition and Extended PDF Features Added to Industry-Leading Offering; Available on Windows, Linux and Mac Development Platforms
MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software and services, today announced the release of FineReader Engine 11, the newest edition of its optical character recognition (OCR) software development kit (SDK). ABBYY FineReader Engine 11 introduces various enhancements including an API for automatic document classification; a new business card recognition capability; extended PDF export, enhanced image preprocessing, improved Word and Excel export; and native 64 bit and easier Java integration. The industry-leading SDK delivers high accuracy OCR for more than 200 languages including improved recognition of Arabic. It is available for the Windows, Linux and Mac platforms.
"ABBYY has long been committed to pushing the envelope on OCR performance and accuracy, and FineReader Engine 11 represents the culmination of this effort," stated Andrey Isaev, director of Technology Products Department at ABBYY. "The latest generation of our SDK brings together numerous enhancements that software vendors have been asking for to satisfy the challenges their customers are facing. It also raises the bar on accuracy and language support, enabling development teams to not only save time and money themselves, but pass it onto their own customers, making them more competitive."
New features and enhancements in ABBYY FineReader Engine 11 include:
About ABBYY FineReader Engine
The newest enhancements build upon an industry-leading platform delivering robust, highly accurate document recognition and PDF conversion technologies. The ABBYY FineReader Engine family of software development toolkits enables independent software vendors, system integrators, and in-house development teams to integrate machine print (OCR), handprint (ICR), mark (OMR) and barcode recognition technologies into new or existing applications or business processes. ABBYY solutions support recognition and conversion of full pages or selected zones that have a variety of applications such as conversion of paper archives and creation of digital libraries, creation of searchable texts for insertion into document workflows, as well as extraction of key text for input into databases and other back-end systems.
ABBYY FineReader Engine 11 is immediately available for integration into applications running on Windows, Linux and Mac platforms. ABBYY offers flexible licensing options, as well as dedicated technical support and detailed documentation, enabling developers and OEMs to easily incorporate OCR functionality into their applications and devices.
To learn more about ABBYY FineReader Engine 11, please visit http://www.abbyy.com/ocr_sdk/.
* Export to PDF/A-3 will be supported in the 2nd release of ABBYY FineReader Engine 11.
** According to internal ABBYY testing. Accuracy results can vary depending on factors such as document quality and scanner settings.
ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and services. Its key products include the ABBYY FineReader line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software, and development tools, supporting a variety of platforms and computing environments. ABBYY Language Services provides comprehensive linguistic solutions to corporate customers. Paper-intensive organizations from all over the world use ABBYY solutions to automate time- and labor-consuming tasks and to streamline business processes. ABBYY products are used in large-scale government projects such as those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of Ukraine, Montgomery County Government of the USA, and Government of Canada. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Hewlett-Packard, KnowledgeLake, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic, Plustek, Ricoh, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the UK, the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Cyprus, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. For more information, visit http://www.abbyy.com.
McGrath/Power Public Relations
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