Validation Without the Risk – Field-Based Validation

Have you ever been uncomfortable with someone potentially looking over your shoulder while you enter your PIN number at a point-of-sale device or ATM? What about having someone see the document you’re working on while on an airplane? Now do you have documents in your organization being scanned and validated that have sensitive information like credit […]

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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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Infographic: Adoption of Mobile Banking

Mitek Systems has a great year in review infographic regarding adoption of mobile computing devices and their use within retail banking. It’s becoming pretty clear that being able to perform common banking functions with your mobile device is a very appealing draw to many banking customers and it shouldn’t really come as a surprise. ATM […]

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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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“Document Interoperability” is Key for Meaningful Use

There is a great article in Healthcare IT News titled “Meaningful use creates medical bridges to nowhere”.  The article was the result of a discussion at the Clinton Foundation’s 2014 Health Matters Conference where Patrick Soon-Shiong, CEO of NantHealth, asserted that the incentives driving adoption of electronic medical records are causing severe problems with interoperability […]

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3 Basic Rules for Capturing Clean Images

Image capture is the first step to successful document recognition. Image capture might not be under your control, but if it is, here are 3 simple rules to follow:

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Don’t Have Drop Out Forms? Use Template Removal!

A great way to improve recognition results in general is to use a drop out form whenever possible.  These forms are printed with ink that can be “dropped out” by the scanner during image capture (usually red).  What you’re left with is a nice white page with nicely positioned data. Using drop out templates is […]

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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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Form Design: Quick Tip to Make Your Forms Smarter

Form design is essential to the success of recognition technology. Forms should be well designed to reduce illegible, inaccurate, misinterpreted or missing data, and to improve data recognition. It’s not always the case that you will be able to control the forms that you need to handle, but even if you can’t, often you can […]

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7 Reasons to Scan Documents in Full Color

Do you need to scan a variety of documents from various sources? Do the originals contain some color, a little color or a lot of color affecting the form elements? Do you wonder what settings will produce the best quality? Or what is the best choice for scanning documents into your workflow? These questions are […]

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Health Data: How to Improve Productivity and “Meaningful Usability”

A recent IDC Health Insights Survey reveals that there is a lot of dissatisfaction with electronic health records by healthcare providers.  While many HER/EMR solutions providers tout improved access and efficiencies through the management of healthcare-related information and processes, it shouldn’t come as a big surprise that there is dissatisfaction with the current state. Why? […]

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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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Practical Ideas for Extending Health Data with Handwritten Notes

I recently sat-in on a great HIMMS webinar called “Extending Your EMR with Business Intelligence Solutions” that has a lot of great examples of how analytics can be applied to health information stored within electronic medical and health records.  Just as I was about to question where scanned or handwritten information played in this healthcare “revolution” […]

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Addresses Addresses Find Me the Addresses

Addresses are everywhere and they are important for more than just getting a letter or a package from point a to point b. Addresses are a great way to identify and segment data in relational databases or data stored within documents. Whether segmenting at the zip code level, state, city, street or even by business/recipient, […]

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3 Tips for Getting Project Buy-In

What’s the secret to getting project buy-in when you don’t have specific budget or authority? We’ve all heard it a million times. If you want to get something done inside an organization, and you don’t have budget or authority, you need a sponsor. That’s easy to say for a management professor. But in the trenches […]

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