FormXtra Capture | Latest Features and Enhancements

We are very excited to announce the following new features and enhacements to our document capture and recognition software, FormXtra Capture, available now. Advanced Document Classification and Separation Allows identification of document and boundaries within a batch regadless of order, dramatically simplifying batch processing of mixed documents. This functionality supports capture needs such as mortgage […]

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Video | Automated Application Processing

Applications processing requires capture and recognition of complex forms. These often include sensitive data such as contact information – address, phone numbers, email addresses; personal information such as social security, date of birth and account numbers; and may include information such as security questions. Additionally, other documents usually accompany an application such as supporting documentation […]

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Form Design Enhancements to Maximize Capture and Recognition

Form design plays a critical role in the success of capture and recognition. Using the right design elements significantly impacts speed and improves accuracy rates, just as incorrectly designed forms result in increased manual processing.  While these days most forms are available online allowing users to fill out the information directly on the computer, there […]

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Why Document Classification Matters in Capture Software

A key component of capture and Intelligent Document Recognition (IDR) software is document classification. It allows automatic classification of all types of documents based on content or structure with minimal human intervention. Document content varies enormously and makes classification particularly challenging. Business documents can include anything from highly structured forms, such as applications, to highly […]

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Video: Process Documents and Checks with a Single Capture Solution

Parascript has been a recognized leader for check recognition in the financial services and banking industry. The company is a key technology supplier providing the powerful engine behind the best solution providers with the highest accuracy and exceptional read rates. This world-class check recognition engine is now available as part of Parascript’s Intelligent Document Recognition […]

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Automating Signature Verification on Absentee Ballots and Mail-In Votes

Since the most common form of identification used at the polls is a signature, many states and municipal governments are making a conscious effort to ensure that their processes include signature authentication. This can be an arduous and labor-intensive process.   Mail-in voting is proving to be an increasingly popular method of voting in the […]

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Benefits of Addressee Name Recognition

A decade of intensive investment in Optical Character Recognition (OCR) systems have resulted in unparalleled success in the speeding up of mail sorting, the increase of OCR reading quality, and the reduction of manual data entry costs. This progress has made recognition technology the most important factor influencing the efficiency of mail sorting equipment. The […]

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What is Really Possible with ICR and Automated Handwriting Recognition

“Can your software read my dad’s diary?” If we only had a penny for each time we were asked that question… Unlike OCR, which is able to recognize entire pages of machine printed text in several different languages with really high accuracy rates, ICR can’t do the same with handwriting, and we don’t foresee this anytime […]

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How Accurate is Handwriting Recognition?

Working with good quality machine print, OCR provides recognition accuracy of nearly 100 percent (99.9%). The diversity of human writing styles, spacing variations, irregularities of handwriting – all these factors make handwriting recognition a much more challenging task than reading machine printed or even hand printed characters. Therefore, the recognition systems that read cursive handwriting […]

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Can You Use ICR for Bad Quality Machine Print Text?

People might think that handwriting is similar to bad machine print and that ICR is a more advanced form of OCR that can process text of worse quality. In reality, those 2 recognizers, OCR and ICR, are designed to process completely different types of text; OCR for machine print and ICR for handwriting. Machine print […]

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Why Check Scanner OCR is Not Enough for Check Recognition

There is often a need to read different data from checks, such as amounts, dates, signatures and so on. It may seem that the most logical approach is to rely on the OCR capability that comes with check scanners. Unfortunately, check scanner’s OCR offers very basic capabilities and it’s often not the solution. Reading fields […]

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The Next Step in Postal Services: The Digital Post

Today’s world—characterized by globalization, liberalization, deregulation, and technological advances—challenges posts’ monopolistic position as the sole providers of postal services. Their only opportunity to withstand increased competition is to raise the bar for performance and efficiency standards of mail sorting and the quality and variety of services offered. Having the advantage of directly servicing the most […]

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