[Athen] OCR software recommendations
dann at digilifemedia.biz
Thu Nov 6 17:48:56 PST 2008
Soeone on the list got back to me with questions about the technology I wrote about in this positng. I glanced at the message on my blackberry while running errands today and now I cannot locate the message. Could you resend the message?
Thanks --- Dann
Digilife Media, LLC
1 Bryant Avenue
Bradford, MA 01835-7424
e-mail: dann at digilifemedia.biz
----- "Dann Berkowitz" <dann at digilifemedia.biz> wrote:
| From: "Dann Berkowitz" <dann at digilifemedia.biz>
| To: "Access Technologists in Higher Education Network" <athen at athenpro.org>
| Sent: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 4:50:57 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
| Subject: Re: [Athen] OCR software recommendations
Actually Tim, issues with Abbyy 9.o have quietly been cleared up by Abbyy. Granted it is recommended that you upgrade the technology in use with the program, but nowadays the price of a quad-core with 4 gigs of RAM and a TB of storage is extremely reasonable. Check Tiger Direct for prices and you will see what I mean (while you are at it pick up a 22" ACER monitor and thank me later!).
| Daniel Berkowitz
| Digilife Media, LLC
| 1 Bryant Avenue
| Bradford, MA 01835-7424
| phone: 978-914-4601
| e-mail: dann at digilifemedia.biz
| web: www.digilifemedia.biz
| ----- "Tim Balen" <tbalen at wsu.edu> wrote:
| | From: "Tim Balen" <tbalen at wsu.edu>
| | To: athen at athenpro.org
| | Sent: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 4:45:50 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
| | Subject: [Athen] OCR software recommendations
We are looking into purchasing new OCR software. We are currently using ABBYY Fine Reader 7.0. I understand that there have been some issues with file size in 9.0. Can anyone suggest or offer opinions on 9.0 or some alternatives (Omni Page, Readeris etc.)
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