Scanning & Capture

Dunedin City Council supports a population of 120,000 and is one of New Zealand's largest territorial authority areas. Environmental Health staff at Dunedin City Council (DCC) are charged with protecting and improving the health of the city’s residents.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) wants to implement a new way to identify taxpayers, issuing a tender for a mobile OCR solution to allow identity documents (e.g. driver’s licence, passport or Medicare card) to be scanned on a mobile device and the fields prefilled using data held in the national Document Verification Service (DVS).

The TWAIN Working Group (TWG), a not-for-profit organisation designed to provide and foster a universal public standard which links applications and image acquisition devices, has announced the addition of ABBYY as an Associate member of the TWAIN Working Group.

A2iA has announced new versions of its core recognition engines for server-based workflows: a2ia TextReader, a2ia DocumentReader, a2ia FieldReader, a2ia CheckReader and a2ia XE.

German enterprise software developer inovoo has launched a multi-channel capture platform, NOVO CxP, that receives structured and unstructured data and documents in a wide variety of formats, analyses it and hands it over to downstream processes in a standardised fashion.

Foxit Software has released a PDF Compressor Command Line Tool specifically developed for organizations that use Linux. The new solution integrates ABBYY OCR technology to allows Linux shops to automate their paper to digital document conversion process through the creation of highly compressed and searchable PDF/A compliant files.

The City of Darebin, a local government area in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, has implemented a new capture solution from EzeScan which is integrated with its Infor Pathway property management system and Objective ECM.

The rise in digital transformation, artificial intelligence and robotic process automation initiatives are being highlighted as the source of 25% revenue growth in 2017 for ABBYY, the global provider of intelligent capture solution. The company says it is the highest growth rate in five years.

Let’s start with a few questions regarding digital output: Q1:  Does your document scanning platform provide digital output that is ready to connect to business workflows and records and document management systems?

Alaris, a Kodak Alaris business, has received the Buyers Lab (BLI), 2018 Scanner Line of the Year award after a rigorous two-month laboratory evaluation.