Signature Verification — Software + Humans = Great Fraud Prevention

Do you ever wonder what happens to signatures on the checks you sign? On two different days your signature, although genuine, might look very different. So why don’t you ever get a call from the bank asking to confirm a transaction? There are a number of reasons, but one might be that their signature analysts […]

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2013 Prediction: Remittance gets easier with evolved RDC technology

Every December, trade magazines, freelancers, bloggers and anyone else with a pen start calling on industry leaders to comment about market trends and indicators that might provide insight into what the following year will bring. This year we accepted the challenge. Sharpening our pencils, we doubled down on a trend we are starting to see […]

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Why context is essential in handwriting recognition

Context plays a significant role in the recognition process. When people read handwriting, they look at entire words — or even the entire document — to correctly identify what is written. They can read a sentence and understand illegible words within the “context” of the document. In the same way, recognition engines use context as […]

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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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