Hebrew OCR, which is the ability to convert Hebrew scripts to editable formats, is a relatively new option that many OCR software still do not support it out of the box. ReadIRIS was the first major OCR application to offer support for Hebrew optical character recognition on the PC platform. More recently, ABBYY FineReader has introduced an option for Hebrew OCR in version 11.

Both ABBYY and IRIS also offer Hebrew OCR options in their enterprise server OCR solutionsFineReader Server and IRISDocument Server. In both cases support for Hebrew OCR is optional, so when purchasing be sure to select the correct version. The links below will take you directly to versions that support Hebrew OCR.

Hebrew / Yiddish OCR

When you scan a document that has text or numeric data on it, you are able to read and understand what is written in the scanned image. However, to a computer, the resulting image file is just as meaningless an assortment of pixels as a landscape photo. In order to transform this information into an editable format that you can search through, copy, and modify without retyping it manually, you will need the an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software. There is a wide variety of OCR software available. While they all share the ability to convert images of machine printed (not handwritten) text or numbers into an editable format, [...]

By |2020-04-24T16:19:47-04:00February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Hebrew / Yiddish OCR

Arabic OCR

Arabic OCR Applications Arabic OCR converts combinations of Arabic & Hebrew scripts into editable formats. This innovative recognition capability provides a competitive advantage that many OCR software programs do not have the capacity to support. Since ReadIRIS first developed optical character recognition to identify Arabic, Hebrew, and Farsi characters on the PC platform, ABBYY FineReader has further advanced Hebrew and Arabic OCR capabilities for more modern, versatile applications. Both ABBYY and IRIS have incorporated Arabic OCR features into their FineReader Server and IRISDocument Server enterprise server OCR solutions.  This Arabic OCR component is an optional accessory of both programs, and new users have the ability to choose their preferred version when [...]

By |2020-03-09T17:18:41-04:00February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Arabic OCR

Languages

When you scan a document that has text or numeric data on it, you are able to read and understand what is written in the scanned image. However, to a computer, the resulting image file is just as meaningless an assortment of pixels as a landscape photo. In order to transform this information into an editable format that you can search through, copy, and modify without retyping it manually, you will need the an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software. There is a wide variety of OCR software available. While they all share the ability to convert images of machine printed (not handwritten) text or numbers into an editable format, [...]

By |2019-12-02T12:58:25-04:00February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Languages