Scanning & Capture

iText Group NV has announced the launch of iText pdfOCR, built on the Tesseract OCR engine. Tesseract supports over 100 languages and was originally developed by Hewlett-Packard ('85), and was released under the Apache open source license in 2005. Since 2006, its development has been sponsored by Google.

Dynamsoft has updated its document capture and management software development kit to allow desktop capabilities to be possible on mobile browsers too. This includes full document loading, image capture, editing, and saving functions for enhanced mobile workflows and productivity.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has committed to the ABBYY Flexicapture 12 platform for data capture of Census forms at the 2021 Census, on a new and existing fleet of Kodak i5850s scanners.

Kofax is teaming with Microsoft to allow Microsoft Universal Print users to leverage Kofax ControlSuite, the company’s print management and cognitive capture software solution, across a wide range of printers and multi-function devices (MFD).

Today’s global workforce has experienced fundamental and disruptive changes over the past few months as a result of the pandemic. Organizations across diverse sectors and geographic markets are experiencing shifts in their day-to-day work environment that have revealed the need for greater operating efficiency, connected systems, and seamless workflows across every facet of the enterprise.

Xenith Intelligent Workplace Services has partnered with Kodak Alaris to create a pre-configured Scan@Home Solution built on INfuse, the global information capture specialist’s Smart Connected Scanning Solution. The platform enables remote workers to scan directly into line-of-business systems from their home offices.

Australian company Knowledgeone Corporation has released a cross-browser TWAIN Document Scanner Software Development Kit (SDK)

Outback Imaging, the home of EzeScan Enterprise Capture, has announced a partnership with PaperCut, the innovative print management software provider that allows users to track, control, and enable more thoughtful printing.

Kodak Alaris has announced the expansion of its distribution agreement with ACA Pacific. Building on its existing relationship with the value-added specialist IT distributor in Australia, Kodak Alaris has appointed ACA Pacific as its sole distributor in New Zealand.

Over 200 partners joined Kodak Alaris at its first virtual Partner Summit last month. The global information capture specialist had planned on holding its annual partner conference for the EMEA region in Vienna from April 21 – 23, but in light of the current COVID-19 crisis, decided to make it a virtual event. Similar events are scheduled for the United States & Canada, Asia Pacific, and Latin America regions in May and June.