Scanning & Capture

When discussing intelligent automation with our customers, one key challenge that rises to the top of the conversation is how the data trapped in their documents is the lifeline to many of their processes. They lack the ability to automatically identify the documents, extract the data, and connect it to their employees and processes, and they’re feeling the pain both in back-office operations and on the customer experience.

Kodak Alaris has released an update to its Capture Pro document capture software. Engineered to work seamlessly with any document scanner, the latest release introduces platform enhancements, security updates, and integrations with third-party applications.

The rollout of Microsoft SharePoint across a local government council in South Australia created a pressing requirement to digitize files dating back several years within the Information Records and Management Department.

The Document translation feature of Translator, a Microsoft Azure Cognitive Service,  has added the ability to translate PDF documents containing scanned image content, eliminating the need for users to preprocess them through an OCR engine before translation.

Automation Hero has launched version 6 of its Hero Platform, claiming to take a quantum leap in document processing accuracy.

PSPDFKit has announced the acquisition of France-based ORPALIS Imaging Technologies and UK-based Aquaforest, providers of document imaging components and enterprise software solutions.

Digital Experience Labs has provided digital automation solutions and transformation services to industry innovators throughout A/NZ since 2018. It has now announced a partnership with TCG, developer the no-code intelligent document processing (IDP) automation platform, DocProStar.

Following the acquisition of 80% of Fujitsu’s scanner business, Ricoh is now planning to develop new services that provide closer integration between capture and its AI-OCR solution and DocuWare EDRMS subsidiary. Fujitsu sold an 80% stake in its scanner manufacture subsidiary, PFU, to Ricoh for about 80 billion yen, or $US625 million. It plans to focus on software development.

Digitech Systems has announced a free technology that automatically sweeps electronic files from network directories, digital desktops, and scanners into the company’s Enterprise Content Management software (ECM), PaperVision Enterprise, and cloud-based content services ImageSilo and PaperVision.com.

ScannX has entered the consumer market with the ScannX Overhead Book Scanner, Home Edition. Built on ScannX software and CZUR scanning technology, it streamlines book scanning to page turning by combining the library-quality power and functionality of the CZUR ET18 Pro overhead scanner with ScannX Book ScanCenter, Home Edition software.

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