Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • OCR is used to recognise text inside images scanned documents, photos
  • Technology is used to convert virtually any kind of images containing written text (typed, handwritten or printed) into machine-readable text data.
  • OCR program analyzes the structure of document image.
  • Divides page into elements such as blocks of texts, tables, images, etc.
  • Lines are divided into words and then - into characters.
  • Once characters singled out, the program compares them with a set of pattern images.
  • After processing with patterns, the program finally takes the decision, presenting you the recognized text.
  • With Intelligent OCR a value or values on anywhere in a page can be detected and then captured
  • IOCR works brilliantly for all types of documents - whether scanned or PDF, where you want the values from a document like a sales order or a supplier Invoice.
  • Times saving, image to text takes less than a minute
  • Recognized document looks just like the original.
  • Effort savings when creating, processing and repurposing various documents.
  • Further editing and sharing possible.
  • Useful for end to end automation eg: using IOCR and RPA, in case of Accounts Payable process can read from invoice, store in excel, upload to ERP and post invoices.