Re: ocr software

Chris Mullins


I use a 20 year old Epson Perfection 1650 with the Kurzweil scan software and that uses a 2 step process, scan and recognise, albeit integrated. 




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From: Brian Vogel
Sent: 02 April 2022 17:03
Subject: Re: [nvda] ocr software


On Sat, Apr 2, 2022 at 11:47 AM, Chris Mullins wrote:

It has to  be done in a 2 step process, first use the scanner software to obtain an image file

This has not been true for many years now with most name-brand scanners/multifunctions including HP, Brother, Canon, Epson, and some others.

I haven't encountered a scanner/multifunction in some time that does not include OCR functionality as part of its scanning suite.  I OCR scan all sorts of things with my Canon TS6300 all the time, as I prefer keeping electronic archives these days rather than file cabinets full of paper.

Brian - Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H2, Build 19044  

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