Re: OCR programs
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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
If you scan a table for Excel, the results are far better with
In character recognition, yes, the changes are almost inexistants...
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?
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Dale Leavens <mailto:dleavens@...>
> *Sent:* Monday, October 22, 2018 6:45 AM
> *To:* email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
> *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.
> 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?