Scanning & Capture

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.

Nuance Communications and Seiko Epson Corp have announced a worldwide strategic partnership to provide Nuance document imaging solutions through Epson distributors and resellers

Ephesoft Inc., developer of Smart Capture software that extracts meaning from unstructured content, has announced the availability of its Cloud Services on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform.

KWizCom, a developer of SharePoint Forms & Workflows, as well as numerous other SharePoint web parts, add-ons and apps, has unveiled a new scanning add-in for Office 365 users, called Scan App.

If you want to see a bank customer wince, ask them to manually input a series of long numbers or text strings into online banking systems. Yet even though we are well into the “digital transformation era” and despite the customer turnoff, many bank payments still require such painful manual rekeying of data.

Despite the long-heralded prospect of the 'paperless office' most offices continue to print documents. Toshiba is hoping the launch of its 2nd Generation erasable printing system will herald a new way to cut down the paper consumption that is driven by the everyday functioning of business and government.

Wacom has announced the PHU-111 Wacom Clipboard, a smartpad that lets users complete and sign documents using standard paper forms with ink and converts the documents to a digital version in realtime.

US document management vendor GRM has developed a proprietary intelligent character recognition (ICR) solution designed to help more efficiently transition physical and unstructured data to highly-leveragable, structured digital data.