Category: imaging/ocr

  • From Text Recognition to Data Control

    Optical Character Recognition (OCR) helps users capture and recognize text information from images. However, basic OCR technology cannot meet the growing requirement for data control, meaning that in some complex scenarios, we may need to extract critical data from a specified region. Dynamsoft has developed some new extraction technologies powered...

    Read more ›
  • Introduction to Dynamsoft OCR SDK

    Introduction to OCR What is OCR OCR (optical character recognition) is software used by a computer to recognize text in a graphic format and turn it into computer text, which can be read and edited normally. For example, one might take a picture of a car’s license plate, and OCR...

    Read more ›
  • How to Scan Documents and Extract Text

    Read Text from Scanned PDFs or Other Images in ASP.NET In this fast-paced world, customers expect work to be delivered in a short time. We often hear from anxious customers who have an urgent project that needs to be completed quickly. If their project involves scanning documents that contain images,...

    Read more ›
  • OCR SDK: Convert Image to Text

    Dynamsoft has a complete C++ OCR library to assist you in converting images to text. With an optical character recognition (OCR) library, you can extract text from scanned images or PDF documents to edit, save, or reuse it. You can produce searchable PDF documents. Dynamsoft offers two OCR engines: OCR...

    Read more ›
  • How can I convert a book into a searchable PDF?

    There are many reasons to convert a book to a digital format, such as PDF, Word, or ePub. A physical book is not friendly for searching text, and it can be inconvenient to carry a book around. A digitalized book can easily address these issues. Also, it works better for making...

    Read more ›
  • Document Capture service for online OCR

    Dynamsoft is releasing a new online OCR (optical character recognition) hosting service, Dynamsoft Document Capture, to Convert scanned images and pdf files to editable word document. Designed to automate information capture from scanned documents or existing PDFs, users are empowered to extract text for purposes of document management, records archive,...

    Read more ›
  • [Deprecated]Convert PDF and JPG files to Microsoft Word / Excel

    We are pleased to announce that Dynamsoft Document Capture service is now online! It is an online OCR (optical character recognition) hosting service which shows how to combine pdf files and image files to dozens of text formats. Here are some highlights of what you can do with the online...

    Read more ›
  • How to Enable OCR Indexing for Scanned Documents in a Web App

    When working with documents, users might need to scan a batch of paper documents from MFP and key in the related information and save it to the database, so that they can easily find and retrieve the document in future. However, manually keying in data costs time and is also...

    Read more ›
  • How to OCR PDF in a .NET Desktop Application

    Convert a PDF file to an image and read text from the image in C# / VB.NET Recently, several customers have asked us if it’s possible to use Dynamic .NET TWAIN to convert a PDF file to an image, and then extract text from it, all in a .NET desktop app....

    Read more ›
  • How to do zone OCR in C# using Dynamic .NET TWAIN

    Optical character recognition (OCR) is an important part of document management workflow. With OCR, the scanned images of documents can be stored more compactly. OCR also lets the scanned document be converted so the text becomes searchable. Sometimes you may not want to OCR through the whole page of an...

    Read more ›
  • OCR a Selected Area of an Image in JavaScript

    Since version 8.2, Dynamsoft’s ImageCapture Suite, an image acquisition SDK optimized for web applications, supports seamless integration with the 1-D/2-D Barcode Reader and OCR add-ons. The following source code will show you how to use ImageCapture Suite to capture images from webcams and scanners, select an area of the scanned...

    Read more ›