Scanning & Capture

Ocrolus, a New York startup that utilises machine learning to capture data from financial documents, has announced $US24M in new funding will be used to automate underwriting workflows for lenders and banks, and expand into new verticals.

Spinal Life Australia, a registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider, has implemented a capture solution from EzeScan to streamline the process of administering plan management and invoice payment for its clients.

Kodak Alaris is pursuing an AI future by integrating select models of Alaris scanners with AI software from Singapore firm TAIGER to recognise and interpret text, whether it’s a name, address or other important information that an organisation requires.

Dynamsoft has introduced version 15 of its Dynamic Web TWAIN document scanning software development kit (SDK) which now has a faster way to initiate scan jobs and more equal functionalities for Windows and macOS editions. The SDK is widely used to expedite adding an online document scanner component to document management applications running in popular Internet browsers.

ABBYY has launched ABBYY Mobile Web Capture, a new SDK enabling developers to add realtime image and data capture in mobile web-based onboarding. Suitable for iOS and Android, the SDK is designed to help companies dramatically accelerate onboarding processes and reduce high dropout rates caused by the need for manual data entry on mobile devices.

Chief Sales Officer Bodo Wagener oversees the global sales organization for ABBYY. On a recent visit to Sydney he sat down with IDM to discuss challenges and opportunities in the enterprise capture market. 

The laborious and expensive process of backscanning boxes of paper archives could become a point and click operation in the future, via new Terahertz imaging technology that reads pages through closed books with invisible radiation.

Amazon Web Services has announced the general availability of Amazon Textract, a fully managed service that uses machine learning to automatically extract text and data, including from tables and forms, in virtually any document without the need for manual review, custom code, or machine learning experience.

ABBYY has released a FlexiCapture Connector for the M-Files ECM platform that will more tightly integrate its intelligent data extraction and recognition capabilities. ABBYY has also become an M-Files Certified Application Partner (CAP).

Blue Prism has announced a series of partnerships and initiatives to enhance the integration of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and document capture. These are in addition to its own Decipher product announced last month, and an existing partnership with ABBYY

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