Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

A process in which a machine scans, recognizes, and encodes printed (and possibly handwritten) characters into digital form.

Articles on that refer to Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

The Age of Intelligent Machines: A Personal Postscript By Ray Kurzweil
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Foreword to Electronic Reporting in the Digital Medical Enterprise By Ray Kurzweil
The Law of Accelerating Returns By Ray Kurzweil
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News Articles that refer to Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Ray Kurzweil to receive The Economist's Innovation Award
Kurzweil awarded MIT's Lemelson Prize for Invention and Innovation
Kurzweil inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame
Kurzweil, Rapoport receive national inventors awards
Bush, Kennedy laud Kurzweil award from American Foundation for the Blind
When Will AI Get Down to Business?
Kurzweil to present awards at National Federation of the Blind conference
Kurzweil receives honorary doctorate at Landmark College
Camera phones will be high-precision scanners
knfbReader opens the world of text to the blind


ScanSoft, Inc. is the leading provider of digital imaging software. ScanSoft develops OCR, Web publishing, electronic forms, document management, photo imaging, and media asset management software.