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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Automating Handwriting Recognition – Is NOW The Time?

Despite tremendous gains in process efficiency, paper is still a crucial medium for bridging external and internal processes; which could be as simple as taking a new customer application and entering it into a computer. With rising labor costs and competitive pressures for faster customer service, automation of data extraction from paper is becoming crucial […]

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What (and what not) to expect with ICR, handwriting recognition

A lot of folks, both technologists and end users, are very familiar with the capabilities of OCR and the technology’s ability to convert images of typewritten documents into searchable electronic text. Thanks to incorporation with software packages from companies including Adobe, Apple, and Microsoft— consumers and businesspeople alike can take advantage of OCR’s capabilities to […]

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