Re: OCR programs

Daniel Damacena

Thanks for the info!

I was thinking on changing, but i do not care about tables.


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From: Rui Fontes
Sent: segunda-feira, 29 de outubro de 2018 09:20
Subject: Re: [nvda] OCR programs


By instance, between FineReader 12 and 14, the former is much better

recognizing tables...

If you scan a table for Excel, the results are far better with

FineReader 14...

In character recognition, yes, the changes are almost inexistants...


Rui Fontes



Às 13:08 de 22/10/2018, Gene escreveu:

> Have you seen any meaningful or even minor improvements in OCR quality

> for quite sometime when you upgrade?  I haven't followed this for a

> number of years but when I did follow it, it seemed that little or no

> meaningful improvement occurred for years starting perhaps seven or

> eight or ten years ago.  At some point, meaningful improvements in OCR

> will occur but I doubt any have, at least regarding Fine Reader and

> Kurzweil for quite some time.  Open book is very seldom upgraded so,

> though no meaningful OCR improvements may be made, it may not matter

> since they are so infrequent.  But you still might want to try a demo

> before upgrading with any of these programs.

> People shouldn't reflexively assume that upgrades will benefit them. 

> There are programs that should be upgraded for security reasons and

> programs that may add and improve features but if you don't use those

> features, it doesn't matter.

> So, while Kurzweil, for example, may add or improve a feature, do you

> use it and is its main purpose, OCR, any better?

> Gene

> ----- Original Message -----

> *From:* Dale Leavens <mailto:dleavens@...>

> *Sent:* Monday, October 22, 2018 6:45 AM

> *To:* <>

> *Subject:* Re: [nvda] OCR programs


> Is one or other of these easier or more convenient for a blind user

> wanting to scan and read mail like bills and bank statements?



> As convenient as K100 is, it is getting expensive, even the upgrades

> here in Canada have become rediculous.


> Thanks.


> Cheers.


> Dale Leavens

>  > On Oct 22, 2018, at 6:55 AM, Rui Fontes <rui.fontes@...

> <mailto:rui.fontes@...>> wrote:

>  >

>  > FineReader, from Abbyy, and OmniPage, from Nuance, are the two best

> OCR in the world...

>  >

>  > Which is the best? Maybe anyone knows... Both are very, very good!

>  >

>  > Rui Fontes

>  >

>  >

>  > Às 04:03 de 22/10/2018, enes sarıbaş escreveu:

>  >> hi all,

>  >> Is finereader the best OCR package available? Or are there better ones?

>  >

>  >

>  >








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