Scanning & Capture

Based in Newport Beach, California, Insurer Pacific Life has successfully used EzeScan capture technology to improve user adoption of a newly deployed OpenText content management system.

The TWAIN Working Group (TWG) and the PDF Association , both not-for-profit organizations designed to foster universal public standards, have announced the joint publication of PDF/raster 1.0 , a subset of the PDF specification suited to the needs of resource-constrained imaging systems.

A major project undertaken by ABBYY and the NSW Parliamentary Library has made available online a collection of over 60,000 documents previously held on microfiche. The documents have been optimised for online access so amateur and professional historians alike are just a simple cut and paste away from incorporating them in their research.

Kodak Alaris is expanding its information capture ecosystem with the launch of the Alaris S2000 Series – a new family of network/wireless and USB-connected desktop scanners.

Foxit Software has announced the latest release of PDF Compressor, which has been enhanced to make scanned documents more accessible for people with disabilities using assistive technology. PDF Compressor now features automatic tag generation that improves the ability of screen readers to understand document content.

In the era of data chaos, organisations are faced with a near-constant influx of paper and digital documents that threaten employee productivity. IDC predicts digital data will exceed 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020 with 90 percent of that growth in the form of unstructured data.

Motor Trade Finance (MTF), a leading provider of vehicle financing in New Zealand, has selected Ephesoft’s Transact platform for document capture and analytics.

ActivePDF, a developer of PDF automation tools, has announced the release of DocSight OCR to enable business professionals to gain better control of their PDF documents and processes. This allows businesses to convert PDF files into searchable-text, edit and archive PDF in high volume environments with ease, speed and high fidelity.

ABBYY has launched its TextGrabber 6.0 app, one that allows smartphone users to quickly and accurately convert a text contained in a photo or video into digital, editable text.

Contex has launched the IQ FLEX flatbed scanner able to scan A2 / C-size originals of any size or shape, or documents up to A1 / D-size, and unlimited thickness with an accuracy of 0.1% +/- 1 pixel and six-second scanning speeds.