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Scanning documents using the ABBYY optical character recognition software with a Brother portable scanner

ABBYY

OCR and text scanning software.

Working with digital documents

Combining years of knowledge and customer experience with modern enterprise, our scanners ensure the safe, accurate and reliable conversion of paper documents into digital formats. With business centric features and outstanding productivity across the range, wherever your document workflow ends, you can ensure a productive start.

Effective Scanning with ABBYY

To help make the most effective use of scanned documents, ABBYY provides powerful and capable software to take digital documents to the next step.

Who are ABBYY?

ABBYY are a leading provider of technologies and services for document recognition, data capture and linguistics. They develop market-leading Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and text recognition software for the quick and easy conversion of scanned paper documents, PDFs and digital images – turning them into editable, searchable information.

What is OCR?

Optical Character Recognition is the electronic translation of scanned documents into editable, searchable text. This allows you to access the information trapped in an otherwise static document and integrate it into business specific software, such as accounting or logistics programmes.

How can this help my business?

Text recognition (OCR) software enables organisations to work with scanned documents in a business centric way, making them:

Editable

  • Remove confidential information before sharing scanned documents.
  • Update existing documents.
  • Annotate documents with comments, minute meetings or mark up for amends.

Searchable

  • Quickly and easily search for documents using key words or relevant content.
  • Organise and file for instant retrieval.

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Business Specific Applications – ABBYY FineReader 12

Whether you are a large or a small to medium sized operation, ABBYY FineReader 12 provides an intuitive and simple way to operate scan management across all professions.

Legal
  • Redact sensitive information in documents.
  • Create searchable PDFs for quick referencing and filing of case records.
Government/Public Sector
  • Carry out batch recognition on incoming mail.
  • Create searchable digital archives.
Education
  • Allow quick sharing and conversion of study material.
  • Extract text parts for coursework and dissertations.
Finance/Accounting
  • Safely archive time sensitive information.
  • Quickly convert invoices into digital format for distributing or collating.
Engineering
  • Extract tables or numerical data for use in specialised programmes.

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