Re: new addon: NVDA Advanced OCR.

Mani Iyer

Hello Sarah,
That is good to know. I know that feeling of relief. :)


On Dec 8, 2021, at 8:28 PM, Sarah k Alawami <marrie12@...> wrote:

Yep, loved that app, used it for my research papers which I passed btw. Glad to have that over with.  I will be trying this ad don as soon as I find an inaccessible pdf.
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Sent: Wednesday, December 8, 2021 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] new addon: NVDA Advanced OCR.
Hello Steve,
I forgot to mention that I was referring to the present state of the add-on.  I wanted to say it can be done now but like Brian pointed out there will be  some cleanup to follow.  Of course, it will be great to have the add-on access the device directly and produce the accessible format.  This was how I used Serotek’s Docuscan  on my Mac. There was a ’Scan’ button pressing whereupon you get a viewer window where you can read the text and if desired, save it to different file formats.

On Dec 8, 2021, at 5:37 PM, Steve Nutt <steve@...> wrote:
What scanner software? I was talking about using the add-on to access the camera or scanner directly through its software interface, bypassing the need to use it. JAWS does this very successfully.
All the best

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From: <> On Behalf Of Mani Iyer via
Sent: 08 December 2021 18:08
Subject: Re: [nvda] new addon: NVDA Advanced OCR.
In case of a flat bed scanner, wouldn’t the scanner software be able to create a PDF of the scan?  And the camera would create the image file.  So it looks like the add-on can be used as a mail reader. Am I missing something?

On Dec 8, 2021, at 12:05 PM, Brian Vogel <britechguy@...> wrote:
On Wed, Dec 8, 2021 at 12:01 PM, Steve Nutt wrote:
All you need now is an option to scan from a camera or flatbed scanner connected to the computer.
That would be great, wouldn't it?  Would certainly make dealing with daily mail easier (among other things).

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